Sea Change festival confirms Gruff Rhys and plenty more

Devon’s Sea Change Festival has announced the second wave of artists confirmed to appear in Totnes and Dartington this May. Gruff Rhys – Welsh musician, composer, producer, filmmaker author and one-fifth of Super Furry Animals will be appearing. Also, Bill Ryder Jones, Lubomyr Melnyk, Maps, Du Blonde, who has just released her self-produced Lung Bread…

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Port Eliot lineup – the first wave

Gorgeous independent Cornish festival Port Eliot Festival has unveiled the first set of artists for 2019. Set on the ancient St Germans estate, the festival runs from 25-28 July 2019. Tickets and full details at porteliotfestival.com  LARGE THURSDAY line-up for weekend ticketholders headlined by Aldous Harding.  OPEN FIRE STAGE & Georgian Big Kitchen featuring the…

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Kendal Calling lineup!

KENDAL CALLING ANNOUNCES HUGE LINEUP FOR 2019 Courteneers, Doves, Manic Street Preachers, Nile Rodgers & Chic and Orbital to headline. They’ll be joined by Tom Jones, Years & Years, Gerry Cinnamon, Miles Kane, The Fratellis, Gomez, Idles, KT Tunstall, Mystery Jets, SlowThai, The Subways and Nina Nesbitt. There are four incredible days of music, arts,…

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Lost Village announces first wave of acts

Lost Village entices with a tasty lineup – so appealing it’s already on Phase 3 of its ticket sales, so it’s advisable to get your skates on if you fancy this award-winning small festival, packed with music, theatre, talks, comedy, restaurants, yoga plus lots of unusual and surprise events. Maribou State, Bicep, Modeselektor, Little Dragon,…

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Sea Change 2019 line-up

Metronomy, The Comet is Coming, Stewart Lee and Bagpuss are all confirmed for Sea Change 2019. The Totnes-based event, founded by Totnes’s Drift Record Shop, has moved from its former end-of-summer position to May Bank Holiday. The Quietus presents Gazelle Twin, with full line-up to follow. Hannah Peel and Will Burns, and Dutch 4-piece Pip…

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Winterville festival comes to Clapham Common

If you’re missing festival season, here’s something for Londoners to fill the gap. The city’s alternative festive experience Winterville heads back to  Clapham Common from 15th November to 23rd December.    The music lineup has just been announced: Mel C, Norman Jay MBE, Jazzie B, The Cuban Brothers, London Soul Train, DJ Yoda and lots more. Plus residences…

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Bearded Theory 2019 early news

EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW SOLD OUT! REGULAR PRICE TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT £122. That’s £17 more. 4 (ish) pints. Go on, treat yourself. Get ready – tickets for Bearded Theory 2019 go on sale on Saturday 15th September and the first 1,500 tickets are discounted to £105. Some people are busy counting off the…

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Green Man festival review 2018

Something was definitely missing from Green Man festival 2018 – that wet stuff falling from the sky which churns the Brecon Beacons mud to a smelly mush. Instead, this year’s festival was blessed by sun and wafting clouds; so it was off with the cagoules and on with the fancy dress… and the fine weather…

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The Chemical Brothers and Crazy P at Bluedot festival

The Chemical Brothers set ends Bluedot festival 2018 on a high note, and the hordes pack out the Lovell stage to hear the godfathers of the electronic/dance scene; the sound so colossal and lasers so far-reaching you would think they were competing with the Jodrell Bank telescope itself

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