Purbeck Folk Festival

Talent contest returns to Purbeck Folk Festival

June 29, 2014 in Competitions, News

The annual competition Purbeck Rising offers another opportunity for an act to play the main stage of the award-winning festival…

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The Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones to headline Roskilde

March 25, 2014 in Events, News

The veteran rockers will co-headline the famous Danish rock festival alongside previously announced bill-toppers Arctic Monkeys, it was announced yesterday…

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The Black Keys

The Black Keys to headline Latitude Festival

March 7, 2014 in News

The Black Keys join Damon Albarn and Two Door Cinema Club for top slots at Suffolk’s Latitude Festival this summer…

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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac’s Glasto rumours continue

December 26, 2013 in News

Glastonbury Festival’s founder Michael Eavis confirms that legends Fleetwood Mac won’t play at the next festival, but hopes for 2015…

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Live review: Beautiful Days 11

September 9, 2013 in Events, Features

Now in its 11th year, Beautiful Days is a refreshingly uncommercial fixture on the UK festival scene. Clare Blakely reports……

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Shambala Festival

Festival preview: Shambala (22-25 August)

July 27, 2013 in Events, Festivals, News

A not-so-secret and not-so-tiny gem of a festival that pops up somewhere in Northamptonshire. A legendary party for modern hippies…

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Green Man Festival

Festival preview: Green Man (15-18 August)

July 15, 2013 in Events, Festivals

A mystical mash-up of music, poetry, art and more in the Welsh mountains. Ten years old and hasn’t he grown!…

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Camp Bestival

Festival preview: Camp Bestival (1-4 August)

July 15, 2013 in Events, Festivals, News

The likes of Richard Hawley, Ash and Billy Bragg share the bill with Mr Tumble in this truly family festie…

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Cambridge Folk Festival

Festival preview: Cambridge Folk (25-28 July)

June 25, 2013 in Events, Festivals

Bellowhead, The Mavericks, KT Tunstall and Levellers headline an eclectic Friday and Saturday line-up at this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival…

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Latitude Festival

Festival preview: Latitude (18-21 July)

June 18, 2013 in Events, Festivals

Kraftwerk, Bloc Party and Foals will headline this winner of the ‘Best Family Festival’ award, but Latitude offers much more…

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Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival

Festival preview: Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul (5-7 July)

June 5, 2013 in Events, Festivals

Does exactly what it says on the tin! This 3-day event in Birmingham celebrates the best in jazzy, funky soulfulness…

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Hop Farm

Festival preview: Hop Farm (5-6 July)

June 5, 2013 in Events, Festivals

In 400 acres of unspoilt Kent countryside, this back-to-basics weekender will have no VIP area, no sponsorship and no branding…

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London Folkfest 2013

London Folkfest 2013 details announced

May 25, 2013 in Events, News

The Bedford in Balham will play host to the four-day folk event that’s been called “a smaller version of SXSW”…

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