Hastings Fat Tuesday: festival applications open

Hastings Fat Tuesday is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019 and is now inviting applications from musicians across all genres, as well as from stage managers and potential volunteers, for this special edition of the annual music festival.Hailed as Hastings’ answer to SXSW in Texas, or Brighton’s The Great Escape, Hastings Fat Tuesday is the UK’s largest Mardi Gras celebration and has its own distinctive flavour.Hastings Fat Tuesday, which runs from 1 to 5 March 2019, is now open to applications from solo artists and bands from both Sussex and beyond, to perform at two of the key events, which between them regularly attract audiences well into the thousands:Unplugged Saturday (2 March) – a hugely popular acoustic afternoon in Hastings […]

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Nick Mulvey announced as Cambridge Folk Festival guest curator

Cambridge Folk Festival is excited to announce that local lad, Nick Mulvey will be returning to Cambridge in 2019 as the Festival’s guest curator. Responsible for selecting five of his favourite artists to deliver extraordinary sets for the Cherry Hinton crowd, Mulvey’s curation will proudly sit across the line up in August next year. Beyond his role as guest curator, Mulvey will also take to the main stage for his own performance. He returns to the event that has seen him graduate from emerging talent platform The Den in 2012 through the stages, to sit at the curatorial helm for 2019.   Mulvey says: “As a Cambridge boy born and bred I’m honoured to be the guest curator of next […]

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VENUE CHANGE Brand new amateur competition added to DMC Wolrd Championship Finals 2019

“It’s such an important event for the culture, there have many competitors who have gone on to achieve great things” – DJ Semtex Following a record-breaking year, DMC World are back with their 2018 World DJ Championship Finals. Sponsored by audio specialists Rane, the legendary event will take place on Sunday, 7 October at ISLINGTON ASSEMBLY HALL (note venue change from KOKO) in Camden, London. With years of practice, months of national competitions and hours of back-to-back battles, DJs from around the globe will take part in this historical event to win the coveted title – a huge accolade in the DJ world. With its international status, the competition will see thousands of beat-enthusiasts descend on KOKO to witness the crowning of […]

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Sziget 2019 announces Ed Sheeran as first headline act

Attended by over 565,000 people last year, Europe’s answer to Glastonbury welcomes the biggest male pop star on the planet as its first headliner 7th-13th August 2019 Óbudai-sziget, Budapest, Hungary #sziget szigetfestival.com @szigetofficial Sziget is Europe’s most diverse festival and the fifth biggest in the world. So what better platform for the biggest-selling artist on the planet to take to the stage for a headline performance on Budapest’s historic Óbuda Island? Ed Sheeran‘s infectious singalong tunes and stories of love, loss and youth have earned him countless awards and the title of current king of pop, and are set to be the perfect soundtrack to Sziget’s Love Revolution in August 2019. Szitizen Prime passes for Sziget 2019 are on sale from 1 October. […]

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The Funking Barstewards – Hastings Fish and Wine Festival 2018

The Funking Barstewards have been putting smiles on the faces of festival crowds since they first graced a big stage at Phoenix Festival back in 1993. Still funking it up after all these years with a greatest hits back catalogue of disco classics, the Barstewards’ most recent foray into festival land was at the annual Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival. Headining the Saturday night they lit up the tent with a set that kept young and old alike dancing from start to finish

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Glastonbury Festival 2019 tickets will go on sale on Thursday, Oct 4th (coach + …

Latest Festival Flyer update from Glastonbury Festival ALERT!!! Coach package tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2019 (26-30 June 2019) go on sale at 6pm on Thursday 4th October, 2018, with general admission tickets on sale at 9am on Sunday 7th October, 2018. As part of the festival’s ongoing efforts against ticket touting, anyone who would like to attend Glastonbury 2019 will need to have registered in advance. Registration remains free of charge and only takes a few minutes at: www.glastonburyregistration.co.uk. You can also check your existing registration here. Registration will close at 12 noon on Monday, 1st October After this there will be no opportunity to submit/re-submit a registration until after both ticket sales. Glastonbury strongly advises you submit your registration well […]

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Outcider Festival – early bird bargains for 2019

Early-bird tickets for Outcider Festival 2019 are now on sale and getting snapped up fast! Get your bargain now for the best little cider and music festival in the West Country on 2 – 4 August 2019. www.outciderfestival.co.uk “Fernhill Farm – An Arcadian place to stay” Set in the Mendip hills, just 10 miles south of Bristol, get along and enjoy two alternating stages of original live music in different genres, plus a mouthwatering choice of West Country ciders at the Fuelled By Cider bar. Early-bird ickets will be limited to just 500 lucky people. Line-up to be announced shortly but as ever the emphasis will be on quality and originality throughout the bill. Tent camping is included in the […]

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