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  • Motown classics on the road 08/03/2019
    Based on the autobiography of the record label's founder Berry Gordy, Motown: The Musical premiered on Broadway in April 2013 and has been playing at London's Shaftesbury Theatre since February 2016. Featuring classic hits by the likes of Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye, the production tells the story of the man who broke down barriers… […]
  • Portstock on Parade in June 08/03/2019
    Portstock Festival will return to Newport this summer following its successful launch last year. A one-day music event with a diverse selection of local food traders, stalls and workshops, the festival is organised by St David’s Hospice Care to raise funds for palliative treatment for people facing life-limiting illnesses. The hospice also provides care and… […]
  • Applications open for 2020 Voice 03/03/2019
    The 2019 version of the hit ITV series The Voice is the eighth, with this year's contestants about to embark on the 'knockout stages' having already survived producers' auditions, blind auditions and the battle phase. Next up are the knockouts when judges Jennifer Hudson, Will.i.am, Sir Tom Jones and Olly Murs have to pick their… […]
  • Top acts about to Hit The North 01/03/2019
    Now into its third year, Hit The North takes places across 12 venues around Newcastle city centre from 3-5 May 2019. With the main festival taking place on the Sunday, 'opening parties' on the Friday are ticketed separately and only valid with a Hit The North wristband. The Friday-night parties see Metronomy playing at the… […]
  • Cosmic Puffin spotted near Colchester 01/03/2019
    It has to be one of the most memorable names for a music festival, but its root stems from the charity gig in 2008 that first inspired it. Now into its second decade, the Cosmic Puffin Festival started out as a fund-raising event for a charity at Basildon and Thurrock Hospital that enables parents of… […]
  • Biggest indoor electronic music festival in Scotland 01/03/2019
    Scotland's biggest indoor electronic music festival gets underway in Edinburgh in April, when Terminal V Festival returns to the Royal Highland Centre. Taking place on Saturday, 20 April 2019, the 11-hour music extravaganza will feature a carefully curated line-up of legends and emerging international acts over multiple indoor stages in the vast warehouse complex in… […]
  • Walk Right Back to the Everlys 19/02/2019
    The younger half of the duo that helped transform pop music in the 1960s, Phil Everly passed away in January 2014, but five years on the music he created with elder brother Don is still selling out theatres across the UK, with the Walk Right Back stage show about to enter it's second year on… […]
  • Metronomy to headline Handmade 18/02/2019
    Metronomy, The Futureheads and The Sherlocks are among the bands lined up for the Handmade Festival, which descends on Leicester over the May bank holiday for a seventh year in 2019. Set across 10 stages, Handmade is an independent music and arts festival that takes place at the O2 Academy Leicester, the Attenborough Arts Centre… […]
  • Nottinghamshire venue for the Big Fake 17/02/2019
    Nottinghamshire's Thoresby Park is the setting for one of the biggest gatherings of "fake" bands seen in the UK, with The Big Fake Festival bringing 24 unreal acts together for three days of the nation's favourite hits from 30 August to 1 September 2019. The conclusion to a summer of "Fake Festivals" across the country,… […]