Author: Sydney Cronin

Summer Festivals 2015: No Tomorrow

Nottingham’s No Tomorrow festival debuted for the very first time in the summer of 2014; a simple one-day event in Wollaton Park featuring the likes of Sam Smith, Clean Bandit and London Grammar amongst many others… not bad for a festival’s debut. This year, No Tomorrow has even bigger and better plans as a newly expanded two-day event to take place on the 6th and 7th of June, once again in the grounds of Wollaton Park. Headlining the festival are the unlikely but nonetheless exciting John Newman and Jessie Ware, whilst this week saw the addition of DJ Fresh, Hannah Wants, Kwabs,...

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Summer Festivals 2015: Eden Festival

Summer’s officially here. The sun is out, the clothing is awkwardly sparse and festivals are on everyone’s mind. Kicking off festival season between the 11th and 14th of June is the Eden Festival, known as Scotland’s Boutique Festival with it’s commitment to independent, unsigned acts and the idea of community spirit. Eden is even interesting enough to come with it’s own set of ‘principles and objectives’, namely to involve young people and the community, to support local and national creativity, to support the area of Dumfries and Galloway and to have an environmentally conscious approach to it all. It’s ethical stuff. Fresh...

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Liverpool Sound City Announces Full Line Up

The U.K.’s biggest and best city festival has today announced the full line-up which includes the addition of The Membranes, Gengahr, The Mispers and Lonelady along with many others. On the biggest bill to date, Spring King, Tei Shi, God Damn and Hooton Tennis Club have joined the likes of The Vaccines, The Flaming Lips and Belle and Sebastian on what will be the biggest weekend on the Liverpool music scene’s calendar. Alongside the announcement of the full line up, Sound City have also announced four brand new stages: The North Stage, The Cavern Stage, The Kraken Stage and The...

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Preview: Cream @ Nation’s May Bank Holiday Special

If you’ve got a gap in your diary this May bank holiday, you’ll be pleased to hear the news that Cream is to return on Sunday the 3rd May for a bank holiday special. Warming us up for the festival season, the night is to feature some exciting Cream debuts and some of the biggest names that will be performing at this year’s Creamfields. First to be announced are some of the biggest acts of the moment, MK and Duke Dumont, making their long awaited debuts at Cream. Both artists will be flying the flag at Creamfields this year...

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Paul McCartney to play homecoming show at Echo Arena

Sir Paul McCartney has today announced his first set of U.K. shows in three years in which he will bring his band to Liverpool’s Echo Arena. The 72-year-old is due to play the arena on Thursday May 28, as part of the legendary Liverpool singer’s ‘Out There’ tour launched over 18 months ago, also taking his show to London and Birmingham. The musician said: “It’s always great when you get to play in your home country. It’s been a little while since I’ve performed here so we’re planning a few surprises and looking forward to playing some songs we’ve...

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