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Excitment is Mounting for Leeds and Reading Festival 2019

Festival season is in full swing and it isn’t long until Foo Fighter’s The 1975, Post Malone and Twenty One Pilots will be headlining Reading and Leeds Festivals. This year’s festival will be taking place Friday 23 to Saturday 25 August 2019.   We’ve had the chance to witness Twenty-One Pilots both on their own headline tour and headlining a festival this year. Trench is a temperate yet evocative genre-blurring masterpiece its tracks should… Keep Reading

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Distractions Summit and Showcase 18 – 20 July 2019 

Manchester has always been a place where technology, innovation and radical thought have shaped industry, politics, music and culture. Artists and innovators see the power of technology as the ultimate enabler of new music, art, and design, it gives emerging talent the means to both produce and distribute experimental music. This is the core value of new festival Distractions, which is a brand new three-day summit in Manchester that debates… Keep Reading

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Neighbourhood Weekender 2019: Sunday

Day 2 of the Warrington based festival, and it delivered an absolute storm of talent From solo acts, to some of the best bands on the scene at the moment, Neighbourhood Weekender showcased some truly class talent. Kicking it off were a high-spirited WhenYoung, who after performing on the Viola Beach Stage last year, took to the 2nd Stage this time around, and what a performance it was. A perfect… Keep Reading

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Riot Fest Returns to Douglas Park For it’s 15th Anniversary

Ever wished you could listen to some killer live tunes, jump on a Ferris Wheel, then catch a freak show? Welcome to Riot Fest.  Riot fest is an annual music festival held in Douglas Park in Chicago, IL.  There will be five stages (Yes…I said 5), a section for the circus side show, more bars than you know what to do with – and excellent people watching. This years lineup… Keep Reading

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Chicago Open Air 2019, Seat Geek Stadium – 18-19.05.2019

Chicago Open Air lit up Seat Geek Stadium! Saturday morning I woke up with excitement for a weekend that I had been anxiously awaiting for months. I know Chicago Open Air had received a lot of grief about initial ticket pricing and such, but once I saw the names System of a Down and Tool next to each other I put all of that negativity behind me. That anticipation grew… Keep Reading

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Lechlade Festival Expecting Record Numbers Next Weekend

Lechlade Festival expecting record numbers next weekend! The fine, dry weather has reportedly boosted ticket sales, with camping tickets almost sold out for the 3-day festival taking place over the bank holiday weekend. “The site build is underway and we can’t wait to open the gates on Friday” says Festival Director and Founder Jennie Rainsford, “we’ve experienced bumper sales in the last few days. Live in Vehicle pitches sold out… Keep Reading

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Camden Rocks – Final Line-up and Stage Times Announced

Camden Rock Festival is thrilled to announce this year’s finalised phenomenal line-up, alongside the running order for each venue and band. The hottest event in London is taking place on Saturday 1stand Sunday 2ndJune 2019 and it will bring over 400 bands across 20 venues all within Camden Town. Heading this year Camden Rocks line-up are acclaimed punk and folk singer songwriter Frank Turner and talented alt-rock quartet Deaf Havana.… Keep Reading

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One Month Till Download: Final Line Up Additions

You heard it – it is only one month until the big old happy Download fam gets together in the hallowed grounds of Donington Park. Continuing to keep up the hype for the big weekend Download have announced the final bands to complete the #DL2019 line-up. Start practising your circle headbanging now as symphonic metal titans, Epica, are coming to Donington Park with their magnetising mix of heavy metal grit… Keep Reading

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Looking Forward To Lechlade Festival…

Lechlade Festival Full Line Up Revealed Now in its 9th year, Lechlade Festival returns over the bank holiday weekend from 24th to 26th May 2019. The boutique festival in the Cotswolds is jam-packed with over 100 performers, including Ivor Novello award-winning, Brit Award-nominated band The Feeling as headliners.  The Feeling burst onto the British pop scene in 2005 and enjoyed a string of Top 10 hits, including: Sewn, Rosé, Fill My Little… Keep Reading

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Get Ready For A Dead Dead Good Weekend!

A magical musical menu for hungry appetites in gigtastic Northwich! Yes you read that right. Northwich has all you could want in terms of musical majesty this weekend. Forget the city centre, this is the only place to be from the opening FREE launch night on Thursday until you’ve emptied your overdraft on Saturday. That said, it’s all made up of affordable bite size chunks so have a look at what’s on… Keep Reading

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Looking Forward: Neighbourhood Weekender 2019

The Incredible Festival Is Back At The End Of The Month Ahead of it’s return, we are looking at what to expect from this years Neighbourhood Weekender festival With acts such as Richard Ashcroft, George Ezra, Nothing But Thieves, The Vaccines, Sam Fender and Gerry Cinnamon, festival goers are in for one hell of a weekend with this lineup, and if the set-up is anything similar to last year, then… Keep Reading

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Liverpool Sound City 2019 – Sunday

Another stunning day in the sun as Sound City wrapped up for another year. In the shadow’s of Liverpool’s stunning cathedral, the Baltic Triangle was the perfect place to host this incredible weekend of music.  A stunning mix of astonishing artists made the Sunday for Sound City a day to remember, and was a perfect end to a great weekend of music, art, poetry and fun. The main stage was… Keep Reading

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Liverpool Sound City 2019 – Saturday

An eclectic mix of indie, punk, blues, poetry, and pretty much everything in-between. In the shadows of Liverpool’s stunning cathedral,  the Baltic Triangle was the perfect place top host this incredible festival. Zangwills kicked off the day, with a stunning performance in the dim and highly intimate Brick Street venue, which filled up nicely for the set, considering it was the first of the day. It was then onto the… Keep Reading

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Vegan Camp Out 2019: Festival Preview

In three short years, the Vegan Camp Out has grown from 400 likeminded people in a field with one food vendor. To last year selling out to over 5,000 attendees who had flown in from over thirty countries around the world. This year Vegan Camp Out 2019 looks to serve up an incredible weekend in the East Midlands with an outstanding wealth of activities and artists to enjoy. The Vegan… Keep Reading

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Leeds and Reading Festival Annouce First Comedy & DJ Artists

Leeds and Reading Festival isn’t all about headliners and 2019’s options does not disappoint with the variety of alternative entertainment. Which, including dozens of word class comedians, DJ sets and the opportunity to relax with a film. Comedy has become a special part of Leeds and Reading Festival and the first wave of funny acts have been announced. The Last Leg’s Josh Widdicombe will headline the Alternative Stage, which will… Keep Reading

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Lollapalooza Returns To Grant Park With An Epic Lineup You Won’t Want To Miss!

How can you not be excited by an all-star lineup featuring four days of the worlds best musicians hitting the stage one after another? Lollapalooza is THE music festival in the Chicago area each and every year. This year’s lineup leaves our jaw’s on the floor as they manage to pack endless amounts of talent into one 4-day weekend. The headliners include Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino (I personally can’t wait… Keep Reading

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YANA You Are Not Alone Festival, March 30th At Jimmy’s/Night & Day/Whiskey Jar

Saturday afternoon and Northern Quarter was alive with people. Guitar and flight cases were lined up outside venues alongside gig goers being told to take their drinks back.  The reason was the sold out and stellar line up of YANA Festival the one dayer raising money for Manchester MIND a cause clearly close to the hearts of performers and attendees alike In the words of organiser Ben Taylor “It was down… Keep Reading

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Louder Than Life Returns To Louisville With Its Biggest Year Yet!

  Louder Than Life Returns To Louisville With Its Biggest Year Yet Featuring Guns N’ Roses And More To Be Announced April 8 The World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival Set For September 27, 28 & 29 At Festival’s New Home Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center Tickets On Sale April 8 At 9:00 AM ET Starting At $69.50   Quintessential rock band Guns N’ Roses, notorious for… Keep Reading

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Macclesfield Festival 2019

Return of the Macc… The FOTF festival season countdown has well and truly begun and the next one on our radar is Maccslefield Fest : July 20th 2019. Headlining this years one-day musical bonanza will be British icons Soul II Soul, spreading their mantra of a happy face, a thumpin’ bass for a lovin’ race and god knows we could all do with a bit of that at the moment.… Keep Reading

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Leeds and Reading: Sunday and Saturday Reading Day Tickets SOLD OUT!

Don’t say we didn’t warn you how incredible this year’s Leeds and Reading Festival was shaping up. Well, we have the proof now tickets because not only have day tickets for Sunday at Reading Festival sold out – so have Saturday day tickets. This year’s Leeds and Reading festival really is an unmissable August bank holiday event. Fortunately, weekend tickets and Friday day tickets, when The 1975 will headline the… Keep Reading

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