Tag: fans

NME Festival blog: Fans injured in stampede at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival

It’s not the first time safety concerns have been raised at his shows Three people were hospitalised with minor leg injuries while trying to enter Travis Scott’s second annual Astroworld festival in Houston yesterday (November 9). ABC13 Eyewitness News reports that fans were trampled before the gates officially opened at midday after the barricades were knocked over, […]

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NME Festival blog: Billie Eilish fans can earn tickets to her tour by fighting climate change

She’s teamed up with Global Citizen to “take action for a more sustainable world” Billie Eilish fans will be able to earn free tickets to her upcoming tour by helping to fight climate change. Watch the clip below. The pop star is set to head out on her ‘Where Do We Go’ arena tour next year, […]

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NME Festival blog: Lorde tells fans her album is “going to take some time” after death of her dog Pearl

“He was instrumental to the discovery that was taking place” Lorde has penned an emotional letter to fans explaining that the timetable for her next album has shifted following the death of her dog Pearl. The singer-songwriter, who has been busy working on the follow-up to her 2017 album ‘Melodrama’, sent the lengthy note to subscribers of […]

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NME Festival blog: Yungblud provides words of wisdom for LBGTQ+ fans in Twitter Q&A

“Every single person on this planet has the right to love whoever they want” Yungblud has offered support for his LGBTQ+ fans and those suffering from mental health issues in a new online Q&A. The ‘Hope For The Underrated Youth’ singer provided his own wisdom after inviting fans to provide a variety of questions. In […]

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NME Festival blog: Fans start mock online campaign to break singer out of jail

Top work. Lorde‘s fans have started a not-so-serious campaign to free the singer from prison, after New Zealand’s opposition party proposed a divisive school policy. Last week, local reports claimed the opposition National party was considering the idea of fining the parents of early-school leavers NZ$3,000 if it won next year’s election. The fine would […]

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NME Festival blog: Sadness and jubilation as fans react to Glastonbury 2020 tickets selling out in 33 minutes

Did you manage to bag yourself some? Glastonbury 2020 standard tickets went on sale this morning (October 6) – and sold out in 33 minutes. The 2020 edition of the world-famous music festival, which takes place June 24-28 on Worthy Farm in Somerset, returns following last year’s hugely successful outing – one Emily Eavis called “the best festival […]

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NME Festival blog: Fans react as first batch of Glastonbury 2020 coach tickets sell out in just 27 minutes

Were you one of the lucky ones? Glastonbury 2020 coach and ticket packages went on sale tonight (October 3) – and sold out in 27 minutes. The 2020 edition of the world-famous music festival, which takes place June 24-28 on Worthy Farm in Somerset, returns following last year’s hugely successful outing – one Emily Eavis called “the best […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Peaky Blinders fans fill Birmingham festival with flat caps | Television & radio

Peaky Blinders is among the most-watched dramas on television and has grown into a cultural phenomenon around the world thanks to Netflix viewers. Now the Birmingham-based gangsters are going about conquering the festival world. The two-day Legitimate Peaky Blinders festival took place this weekend in Digbeth, the area of the city centre closely associated with […]

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NME Festival blog: Fans respond to Flume performing sex act live on stage at Burning Man

“Definitely one of the most Burning Man things ever” Fans have responded after a video emerged of Flume performing a graphic sex act while on stage at Burning Man Festival. The video was posted on (and then swiftly deleted from) Instagram by the DJ’s rumoured girlfriend Paige Elkington with the caption “sorry mom”. During Flume’s set at […]

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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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