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Doc'n Roll Festival

20/10/2018

An introduction to the Doc‘n Roll Festival 2018

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

Records

12/10/2018

This weekend marks the first National Album Day

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

02/09/2018

Statement Festival 2018 launches

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

25/08/2018

Metallica and While She Sleeps among Heavy Music Awards winners

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

Thomas Rhett

17/08/2018

2018’s Nashville Songwriter Awards line-up additions revealed

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

11/08/2018

One week left to apply for Anna Meredith residency

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

02/08/2018

CMA Songwriters Series returns for second UK tour

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

Maverick Festival 2018

30/07/2018

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

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

Snail Mail

25/06/2018

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

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

Flogging Molly

02/06/2018

Tickets go on sale for Fuelling The Fire

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

01/06/2018

Winners of The Ivors 2018 are celebrated

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

Netta

12/05/2018

Israel wins the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

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

MC50

04/05/2018

MC5 announces UK leg of anniversary tour

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

28/04/2018

The Darkness to release ‘Live At Hammersmith’ album

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

23/04/2018

Britrock Must Be Destroyed

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

21/04/2018

Evolution Emerging Conference celebrates 10 years

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

04/02/2018

Cardiff’s Festival Of Voice returns for 2018

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

Americana Awards

03/02/2018

The UK Americana Awards 2018 results

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

Jimmy Webb

16/12/2017

Roundhouse is back ‘In The Round’

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

WWP Songwriting Miami

11/12/2017

Wounded Warrior Project veterans get creative

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

 


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