Category Archives: Festival News

The Great Escape Festival 2018 :: FIRST FIFTY

Festival season 2018 starts here: The Great Escape, the festival for new music renowned for breaking new talent. Now in its 13th year, TGE is here to provide the soundtrack to your future with the second instalment of FIRST FIFTY.

FIRST FIFTY is a series of exclusive gigs, across 5 venues over 3 days in East London from the very hottest new artists around. The artists announced today (Sept 19th) give a first glimpse of the talent lined up to play TGE 2018 and take next year’s festival season by storm.

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6 Acts to Catch at Neighbourhood Festival 2017

With Manchester’s Neighbourhood Festival fast approaching, we thought we’d recommend our favourites for you – be sure to catch these beauties!

Neighbourhood takes place on Saturday 7th October across multiple venues including The Albert Hall, The Union MMU, Sound Control and Deaf Institute. Tickets are available here.

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AIF Festival Congress & Independent Festival Awards 2017

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has announced further details of its flagship event in Cardiff, featuring a two-day conference and Independent Festival Awards.

Confirmed for the 30th and 31st October, the fourth annual Festival Congress will play host to over 400 delegates and is expected to be the final year in Cardiff.

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Late Summer Festivals :: The Social, Hospitality In The Park & more

Summer might be over but we have September festivals to come: The BPM Festival: Portugal, Hospitality in the Park, The Social and Boundary Brighton.

September is the month we bid farewell to beloved festival season, we’ve had Bestival, OnBlackheath, End Of The Road & Festival Number 6 – but summer still has more to give.

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7 Acts to Catch at Beyond The Tracks 2017

September is here, and temperatures have dropped, but if you think for one moment that summer memories are going out the window then you’d be quite mistaken. Wrapping summer up in style is Beyond The Tracks.

Nestled in the heart of Birmingham city centre at Eastside City Park, Beyond The Tracks brings together incredible artists, locals favourites and more for three packed days of music. With final tickets on sale now, here’s our ones to watch.

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Leeds Festival 2017 :: After Movie

Being festival season’s final major blowout, Leeds Festival acts as a rite of passage for teenagers – thousands of music lovers ready for the time of their lives.

This year Leeds Festival delivered with a bold attitude to genre, embracing everything from drum n bass, pop punk, punk rock, hip-hop and grime. Check out our official after movie below.

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Bestival 2017 :: Ones To Watch

The UK festival season is sadly coming to a close, and as the nights draw in, we’re incredibly excited to sign off the summer this weekend (7-10 September) at Bestival.

Bestival has moved to its new home at Lulworth Estate in Dorset, which means no more ferrying to and from The Isle of Wight. While everyone’s busy planning fancy dress for theme of colours, here are the acts we’re raving over other than headliners Justice, The xx, Roots Manuva, The Pet Shop Boys and A Tribe Called Quest.

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Reading and Leeds 2018 :: Tickets on sale

As the dust settles on Reading and Leeds Festivals 2017, we’re getting over our festival blues the only way we know how – looking ahead to next summer! Tickets for Reading and Leeds Festival 2018 are on sale now at special prices via Ticketmaster.

Rumoured acts for Reading & Leeds 2018 include Wolf Alice, Queens Of The Stone Age, My Chemical Romance and Drake. With Glastonbury taking a fallow year in 2018, Reading and Leeds Festival is the U.K’s biggest major festival happening next summer.

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Guide to Amsterdam Dance Event 2017

Who said the festival season was over? Get your fix of the world’s best DJ’s at this years Amsterdam Dance Event as the festival program nears completion.

With the latest additions including Armin van Buuren, Charlotte de Witte, Dixon, Helena Hauff, Jon Hopkins, Maceo Plex, Nina Kraviz and Ricardo Villalobos, the 2017 line up of the Amsterdam Dance Event’s festival is almost complete.

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Bestival 2017 :: Desperados Clubhouse Hosts Shoom, Paranoid London & more

Rebooting three club nights over four days with original residents in an innovative, interactive house structure, Desperados Clubhouse will give a whole new generation a tantalising taste of some truly vintage rave behaviour at Bestival this year.

Kicking things off in on Thursday the 7th September, seminal acid emporium, Shoom are in the house with sets from Lone, Shoom founder Danny Rampling and Pete Heller.

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Bestival 2017 :: The Jagerhaus Welcomes Joe Goddard, Anna Straker & more

‘Best friends don’t let you do stupid things alone.’ The JägerHaus is back at Bestival with a bang! A truly immersive music venue with house party vibes.

The life and soul of Cuckoo Clump, the JägerHaus will be as eclectic as ever in Bestival’s new Dorset home, hosting the very best bands and DJs from Joe Goddard to talented newcomer Anna Straker.

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Listen :: P!NK – What About Us

Naughties pop icon P!NK has returned with her new single, What About Us. The pop anthem is the first official single from P!NK’s highly anticipated seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma, which is set for release on October 13th.

P!NK will debut songs from her new album during her headline set at V Festival. With less than two weeks to go, make sure you secure the last remaining tickets now via Ticketmaster.

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Photo Highlights from Eastern Electrics 2017

Fresh from a South London takeover that saw 17,000 party people descend on Morden Park, Eastern Electrics proved a sell out success in a brand new home.

Highlight sets came from Mr Carl Cox, who celebrated his birthday at Eastern Electrics with a stellar headline set filled with visual madness and pyrotechnics galore. Thousands flocked to see Carl holding it down on the Main Stage, and it was epic.

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