Tag: celebrate

NME Festival blog: The legendary bat signal will shine over cities worldwide tonight to celebrate ‘Batman’s 80th birthday

“Just like a solar eclipse, this may be a once-in-a-lifetime event” The iconic Batman bat signal will shine over eleven cities across the globe tonight (September 21). 80 years ago today, the first ever Batman comic was released in New York, and the new global event marks the event. The bat signal will be beamed […]

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NME Festival blog: BTS’ Jungkook teases new music as friends and fans celebrate his 22nd birthday

Justin Bieber was among those to wish him many happy returns Today (September 1) marks the 22nd birthday of BTS singer Jungkook – and to celebrate he’s teased fans with a snippet of a new song. “Thank you for making me happy,” Jungkook wrote in a tweet. He then posted a short video that teased […]

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NME Festival blog: The Cure announce new concert film to celebrate their 40th anniversary

It will arrive in UK cinemas this October The Cure have announced a new concert film to celebrate some of the band’s 40th anniversary shows. CURÆTION-25: From There To Here | From Here To There will be built around footage from the band’s set at the 2018 edition of the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown Festival, which was […]

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NME Festival blog: Beastie Boys to celebrate 30th anniversary of ‘Paul’s Boutique’ with new digital EPs featuring rare unheard material

Six new EPs, including remixes and B-sides, will arrive over the next month Beastie Boys‘ classic record ‘Paul’s Boutique’ celebrates its 30th birthday next week (July 25), and the band are lining up a host of special releases to mark the occasion. Six new digital EPs will be released over the course of the next […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Glastonbury founders to celebrate 50 years in behind-the-scenes book | Music

Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis and co-organiser Emily Eavis will tell the official story of the world-famous music and arts festival in a new book published to mark next year’s 50th edition. Emily Eavis told the Guardian: “With our 50th anniversary fast approaching, we felt now was the time to put all of our memories and […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Blink-182 play ‘Enema Of The State’ in full to celebrate its 20th anniversary

Rock More anniversary shows please. Blink-182 have played ‘Enema Of The State’ in full to mark 20 years of the seminal record. Ahead of the landmark anniversary on June 1, the pop-punk icons played the record as they headlined California’s Back To The Beach festival over the weekend. While it meant performances of live show […]

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NME Festival blog: Blink-182 to play ‘Enema Of The State’ in full to celebrate 20th anniversary

Tom DeLonge probably won’t be joining his old band, though Blink-182‘s Mark Hoppus has said that the band are planning to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of their album ‘Enema of the State’ by playing the record in full at a US festival next month. The June 1999 LP, which was the trio’s third, catapulted the […]

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NME Festival blog: Friendsfest announces UK tour to celebrate 25th anniversary

Fans will even get a chance to recreate Joey’s cardboard box Porsche A special Friendsfest UK tour has been announced to mark the 25th anniversary of the popular sitcom. The fan event, which is being hosted Comedy Central, is set to call at Manchester’s Heaton Park from August 2 to 18, then Bristol’s Blaise Castle Estate […]

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NME Festival blog: Sir Ian McKellen to celebrate 80th birthday with 80-date tour in 2019

The veteran actor is showing no signs of slowing down Sir Ian McKellen will celebrate his 80th birthday next year by embarking on a huge solo tour of 80 venues. The veteran actor will reach the milestone on May 25 – and he’ll spend the evening of his 80th birthday performing at Bolton’s Albert Halls Theatre […]

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NME Festival blog: The Cure and Sigrid to headline and celebrate 20 years at Øya Festival 2019

All eyes on Norway The Cure and Sigrid are the first headliners to be announced for Øya Festival 2019, with the acclaimed Norwegian event celebrating its 20th year. After 2018’s event featured the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Arcade Fire, Lykke Li, St Vincent, Kendrick Lamar and many more, next year will see the Oslo festival […]

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