A new songwriting festival is coming to Shetland

April 23, 2019 in Events, Festivals, News

A new educational songwriting event will debut on the Scottish island with the aim of attracting the best UK songwriters…

Doc'n Roll Festival

An introduction to the Doc‘n Roll Festival 2018

October 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…

Live review: Tramlines Festival, Sheffield (21-23 July ’17)

August 1, 2017 in Features, Festivals

In late July, Songwriting headed up to the Steel City to check out the three-day musical extravaganza that is Tramlines…

Live review: Tramlines Festival, Sheffield (22-24 July ’16)

August 7, 2016 in Features, Festivals

At the end of June, Tramlines Festival once more brought a veritable smorgasbord of musical delights to the Steel City…

The Who logo

The Who to headline Isle of Wight Festival

March 17, 2016 in Festivals, News

Ex-Verve man Richard Ashcroft will be their ‘special guest’ at the festival, which this year takes place on 9-12 June…

Foals

Second wave of Reading/Leeds artists revealed

January 27, 2016 in Festivals, News

Foals and Disclosure join Red Hot Chili Peppers at the top of the bill for the festivals on 26-28 August…

Joan Armatrading, Cambridge Folk Festival

Live review: Cambridge Folk Festival (30 Jul – 2 Aug ’15)

August 18, 2015 in Events, Features, Festivals

Songwriting saunters along to Cherry Hinton Hall for one of the friendliest festivals, featuring a wide array of folk talent…

Sunset Songwriting Festival

SongTown & Nashville Unplugged launch songwriting festival

June 15, 2015 in Events, Festivals, News

Nashville and LA industry pros will connect songwriters, publishers and producers during a three-day event of workshops, performances and networking…

Radio 1 Big Weekend

Final line-up for Radio 1’s Big Weekend announced

April 20, 2015 in Festivals, News

The line-up for Radio 1’s big weekend in Norwich has been announced, with Foo Fighters and Muse topping the bill…

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!…

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…

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…

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…

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…

INmusic Festival

Festival preview: INmusic (24-26 June)

April 24, 2013 in Events, Festivals

Croatia’s largest open-air festival with an eclectic line-up including Arctic Monkeys, Iggy And The Stooges, NOFX and numerous European acts…

Isle Of Wight Festival

Festival preview: Isle Of Wight (13-16 June)

April 15, 2013 in Events, Festivals

No Jimi Hendrix this year but another star-studded line-up nonetheless – this legendary 55 year-old event is still going strong…

Wychwood Festival

Festival preview: Wychwood (31 May – 2 Jun)

March 31, 2013 in Events, Festivals

Blasts from past, Soul II Soul, The Human League and Toploader, headline this very family-friendly fest at the Cheltenham Racecourse…

Evolution Festival

Festival preview: Evolution Festival (26-27 May)

March 26, 2013 in Events, Festivals

Two days of music in the North East over the May Bank Holiday weekend, including Paloma Faith and The Vaccines…

The Great Escape Festival

Festival preview: The Great Escape (16-18 May)

March 16, 2013 in Events, Festivals

Brighton’s TGE has a reputation for showcasing emerging talent on the verge of universal acclaim. Who’ll be discovered this year?…