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NME Festival blog: David Bowie rarities EP, ‘ChangesNowBowie’ Record Store Day release announced

Two new David Bowie releases have been announced for 2020 by Parlophone Records: A streaming EP of unreleased and rare tracks, titled ‘David Bowie Is It Any Wonder?’, and the ‘ChangesNowBowie’ session, which will be out on Record Store Day. The first track from both releases, an acoustic version of ‘The Man Who Sold The […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Coachella 2020 announced with headliners Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean | Music

Coachella, the most high-profile music festival in the US, has announced its full lineup for 2020. Political rap-rock band Rage Against the Machine headline the Friday of the two-weekend festival in April (each weekend featuring the same lineup), as part of their first tour since 2011. The band, which formed in 1991, released four albums […]

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NME Festival blog: Headliners and first major acts announced for TRNSMT Festival 2020

Courteeners, Liam Gallagher and Lewis Capaldi are heading back to Glasgow. The first headliners and major acts for TRNSMT Festival 2020 have been announced – with Courteeners, Liam Gallagher and Lewis Capaldi all set to top the bill. Returning to Glasgow Green from July 10-12, the acclaimed city festival replacement for T In The Park […]

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NME Festival blog: Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and Twenty One Pilots announced for huge Mad Cool Festival 2020 lineup

What a line up! Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival has released details of its 2020 line-up, with acts including Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and Twenty One Pilots on the bill. Other acts announced for the festival, which is due to place from July 8-11 2020, include Pixies, Alt-J and Tove-Lo, with more expected to follow later […]

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NME Festival blog: New Freddie Mercury box set ‘Never Boring’ announced to mark late icon’s 73rd birthday

Straight on the wish list.. A new box-set of Freddie Mercury‘s solo material has been announced on the same day as what would’ve been the late music icon’s 73rd birthday. For the first time ever, the ‘Never Boring’ collections offers a curated selection of Mercury’s music,visuals and spoken words. Consisting of three CDs with 32 […]

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NME Festival blog: Major cast names and day splits announced for The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival

Bring it on More cast members have been confirmed to attend the first ever Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival in Birmingham next month. Announced earlier this month, the festival will take place in Digbeth in central Birmingham on September 14 and 15 and offers fans the chance to enter the world of the iconic BBC drama. While […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Peaky Blinders’ have announced an official music festival, so we asked writer Steven Knight what to expect

“Everything is officially by order of The Peaky Blinders” An official Peaky Blinders music and culture festival has been announced to take place in the show’s native Birmingham next month, featuring the likes of Primal Scream, Anna Calvi, Slaves and many more. See ticket details along with our interview with show creator Steven Knight below. Fans […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Glastonbury festival 2019: full lineup and stage times announced | Music

The Glastonbury organisers have announced the full lineup and stage times for this year’s festival. Among the names joining the bill are UK chart-topper Lewis Capaldi, UK rappers Dave and Octavian and Scottish cult heroes the Proclaimers. Stormzy, the Killers and the Cure will headline this year’s festival, which takes place from 26-30 June. Headlining […]

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NME Festival blog: Lana Del Rey announced as the latest headliner for Open’er Festival 2019

She’s heading to Gdynia… Lana Del Rey has been announced as the latest headliner for Open’er Festival 2019, joining the likes of Travis Scott, The Strokes and The Smashing Pumpkins. The celebrated Polish festival returns to Gdynia once more from Wednesday July 3 to Saturday July 6, and it’s already boasting one of the strongest […]

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Festival Insights NEWS: Festival Live summit announced for festival & live events sector

UK: Festival Live, a new B2B summit dedicated to the festival and live event sector, will host its first edition from May 10 – 11 at the Brighton Centre in East Sussex. Showing the latest festival technologies and live event services, the event has been launched in response to a sustained spike in sector growth […]

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