Neil Young

BST Hyde Park festival announces headliners for 2019

December 1, 2018 in Events, News

Organisers of British Summer Time Hyde Park promise ‘historic night’ as they reveal two music heavyweights will share headline slot…

Ultimate Seminar

Free ‘Ultimate Seminar’ in London

Nov 14, 2018 in Events, News

Music conference takes place at Westminster university on 24 November, with talks and discussions involving leading songwriters, managers and execs…

Doc'n Roll Festival

An introduction to the Doc‘n Roll Festival 2018

Oct 20, 2018 in Events, Festivals, News

Music and film combine to shine a torch on creativity and diversity over 18 days of short movies and documentaries…

Records

This weekend marks the first National Album Day

Oct 12, 2018 in Events, News

In its inaugural year, NAD is prompting music fans all over the UK to enjoy an album of their choice…

Statement Festival 2018 launches

Sep 2, 2018 in Events, News

World’s first major festival exclusively for women, non-binary and transgender persons took place this week in the city of Gothenburg…

Metallica and While She Sleeps among Heavy Music Awards winners

Aug 25, 2018 in Events, News

HMA is in its infancy, but they’ve taken big strides to recognise artists and charities that celebrate heavy music subcultures…

Thomas Rhett

2018’s Nashville Songwriter Awards line-up additions revealed

Aug 17, 2018 in Events, News

Announcement of additional artists being added to the bill likely to draw criticism due to the lack of female performers…

One week left to apply for Anna Meredith residency

Aug 11, 2018 in Events, News

Generator’s Tipping Point: WeCreate and Brighter Sounds have teamed up with composer Anna Meredith to create a unique residency opportunity…

CMA Songwriters Series returns for second UK tour

Aug 2, 2018 in Events, News

The annual country music tour brings a mixture of established songwriters and ‘rising stars’ to five UK venues this autumn…

Maverick Festival 2018

Live review: Maverick Festival (6-8 July 2018)

Jul 30, 2018 in Events

Lisa Redford took in the sun, sights and sounds of the UK’s first Americana festival, now in its 10th year…

Snail Mail

Live review: Snail Mail, Louisiana, Bristol (21 May 2018)

Jun 25, 2018 in Events, Music

Catch what we thought the of rising indie-rock stars, Snail Mail, on the Bristol leg of their maiden UK tour…

Flogging Molly

Tickets go on sale for Fuelling The Fire

Jun 2, 2018 in Events, News

Line-up and details of this December’s 10-date punk rock showcase are announced, and Fireball’s Hottest Band 2019 competition kicks off…

2018 Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter Of The Year Ed Sheeran by Mark Allan

Winners of The Ivors 2018 are celebrated

Jun 1, 2018 in Events, News

Last night saw BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, announce the winning songwriters of the 63rd Ivor Novello Awards…

Netta

Israel wins the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

May 12, 2018 in Events, News

Eurovision divides opinion like no other music show. As the old saying goes: you either love it or hate it…

MC50

MC5 announces UK leg of anniversary tour

May 4, 2018 in Events, News

Wayne Kramer brings his special show to the UK this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of MC5’s classic album…

The Darkness Live At Hammersmith

The Darkness to release ‘Live At Hammersmith’ album

Apr 28, 2018 in Events, News

Here’s your chance to have Lowestoft’s finest in your home, as the band gets set to release a live LP…

Britrock Must Be Destroyed

Britrock Must Be Destroyed

Apr 23, 2018 in Events, Features, Interviews

BRITROCK WEEK: Before their playful UK tour celebrating mid-90s British rock, we hear from Reef, The Wildhearts, Terrorvision and Dodgy…

Evolution Emerging Conference celebrates 10 years

Apr 21, 2018 in Events, News

This year’s event in Gateshead promises to be the biggest ever, including a seminar by independent music publisher Sentric Music…

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Cardiff’s Festival Of Voice returns for 2018

Feb 4, 2018 in Events, News

The Welsh capital’s international biennial arts festival announces headliners, including Patti Smith, Gruff Rhys, Billy Bragg, Nadine Shah and Passenger…

Americana Awards

The UK Americana Awards 2018 results

Feb 3, 2018 in Events, News

Robert Plant scoops two prizes amongst a mix of worthy winners, proving 2017 was another strong year for the scene…

Jimmy Webb

Roundhouse is back ‘In The Round’

December 16, 2017 in Events, News

The London venue’s series of intimate shows returns with another eclectic mix of artists, including Jimmy Webb and Beth Orton…

WWP Songwriting Miami

Wounded Warrior Project veterans get creative

December 11, 2017 in Events, News

Army veterans attended a singer-songwriter Elsten Torres’ ‘Songwriting For Life’ workshop at a Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) event in Miami…