Bluedot to host Inner Space parties

Bluedot brings their festival experience to your living room by hosting live streams across their social channels from some of the top acts performing at this year’s festival.  This weekend starts with Henge (above, at Bluedot 2019), with other notable acts on the bill hosting parties over the coming weeks. Henge was very popular at…

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Van Morrison for Wickham Festival 2020

Wickham Festival doesn’t do things by halves. The lineup of the friendly, small 4-day event has consistently aimed for the top, and this year has managed to secure Van Morrison for its Saturday headliner. Van’s the Wickham man Organiser Peter Chegwyn said: “This is absolutely massive for us – and for the village. It will…

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Victorious Festival: Manic Street Preachers and more

More artists are set to appear at Victorious Festival including Wales’s own Manic Street Preachers. They’ll be joining Ian Brown, The Streets, Royal Blood, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, La Roux, Working Men’s Club, Johnny Marr and more. Delighted festival director Andy Marsh has said about the new additions: “We are thrilled to add The Manics…

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Bluedot festival 2020: the science and space lineup is out of this world

The science and space lineup at Bluedot festival 2020 is just as impressive as the dazzling music on offer. Starting on Thursday with Manchester’s Halle Orchestra and a space-themed concert, you’ll find fantastic and varied array of science and space related talks, demos and workshops over the duration of the festival. And of course, as…

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Bluedot 2020: Bjork, Groove Armada and Metronomy headline

Here it is! Launching Bluedot festival’s 2020 lineup, and we think it’s pretty much out of this world. Bjork, Groove Armada and Metronomy are to set to grace the main stage under the awe-inspiring presence of the Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank. Friday sees the fabulous Groove Armada headline which will have us shaking along…

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Lost Village festival 2020: first announcement

The little Lincolnshire festival Lost Village has released its first lineup: Bombay Bicycle Club, Bonobo (DJ set), Four Tet, Django Django, Floating Points (live), Kojey Radical, Dixon, Honey Dijon, Ross from Friends, Craig Charles, Norman Jay and lots more. Lost Village creates a sonic tapestry with red-hot emerging names and established luminaries in equal measure….

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Aldous Harding to headline Sea Change Festival

Aldous Harding is returning to headline Sea Change Festival this year. In 2017, Aldous performed at the Barrel House in Totnes as part of the festival. Aldous joins the Sea Change line-up us as part of the 4AD 40th Anniversary celebrations, with more special guests from the label to be announced. Also on the lineup:…

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Review: Bright Fest in Crouch End

Music festivals have been a bit thin on the ground in Crouch End of late. All credit, then, to Tom Bright, a young and enthusiastic musician / producer / festival creator for bringing a diverse lineup to the north London ‘village’ for the second year running; a free weekend fundraiser for the legendary Joe Strummer…

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After Bluedot: 5 mins with Working Men’s Club

I managed to catch five minutes with Working Men’s Club after their set at Bluedot last Saturday. They’ve been in Sheffield doing a recording session, attending photoshoots, left to head off to Latitude… and they’re now on to Port Eliot festival. Busy busy. The in-depth interview is going to have to wait. Q Hi Jake,…

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