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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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 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 this year’s champion. Revellers at last years […]

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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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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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Akasha – live in London on 19 Sept 2018

Festival faves Akasha play with Son of Ugly in support, Upstairs at The Ritzy Cinema in Brixton. Wednesday 19 September. A cinematic jazz-infused double bill with local band Akasha headlining, and support from exceptional Brighton band Son of Ugly. Formed in 1994, Akasha were members of the original Wall of Sound bratpack of 1995. Renowned for their jazztronic appearances on festival stages throughout the last decade from Glastonbury to The Big Chill. Admired by DJs and producers, Akasha are exceptional musicians who embrace their left field sensibilities and eclectic influences. ‘One hell of a rocked out, jazzed up orchestral ride’ – International DJ Magazine Son of Ugly are Brighton’s notorious purveyors of cinematic weirdcore. The band formed at the tail […]

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Undercover Festival 2019 – this time it’s London’s turn

Undercover Festival VII – 26, 27 & 28 April 2019   SEVENTH consecutive year Now at Boston Music Room and The Dome Tufnell Park London An established INDOOR celebration of alternative music including Punk, Post Punk and so much more….   Since it started in 2013 Undercover Festival has had a nomadic existence having occupied various locations on the South Coast. 2019 sees yet another move as well as a reversion to its old three-day format. For it’s next reincarnation Undercover makes it’s way to the big city, relocating to The Dome and the accompanying Boston Music Room in North London’s Tufnell Park. Undercover Festival boasts main acts such as Sham 69 (Pursey, Parsons, Treganna, Guy) / Slaughter and the […]

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The Sweetchunks Band – your new favourite festival experience

We pride ourselves in knowing a thing or two about what makes a great festival act. And The Sweetchunks Band tick all our boxes. After 25 years of walking the fields and experiencing all of the highs and lows of festival life there’s no questioning that we’ve seen and heard some truly awful stuff in our day. Inappropriate bookings like Daphne and Celeste at Reading Festival spring to mind. And then there have been moments when global megastars have been caught out doing really bad karaoke…don’t remind us about the Kanye West cover of Bohemian Rhapsody… URGH… So whenever we find something magnificently authentic and utterly original we pause to celebrate – because festivals are about discovery…and when you find […]

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Departures (Nick Parker) – Beautiful Days 2018 lyric video

Here’s a great ‘live’ lyric video of ‘Departures’ by the rather wonderful Nick Parker filmed at Beautiful Days 2018.If you look closely you can spot FF’s Ed apparently playing air guitar behind a post at 1:43… Nick ParkerNick’s songs are often tongue-in-cheek and cheerful, and on the rare occasion when fun IS poked it is always with a wry smile and an element of satire.

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