Tag: headliners

NME Festival blog: Emily Eavis says that Glastonbury’s Other Stage will feature “Pyramid level headliners” next year

She also revealed that two of the three Pyramid Stage headliners have now been booked Emily Eavis has revealed that Glastonbury‘s Other Stage will next year feature “Pyramid level headliners.” Talking to Jo Whiley at BBC Music Introducing Live at Tobacco Dock earlier today (October 31), Eavis discussed the festival’s upcoming 50th anniversary and said that […]

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NME Festival blog: Don Broco lead first Slam Dunk line-up announcement as headliners for 2020

They’re off to Leeds and Hatfield. Don Broco have been announced as the first headliners for next year’s Slam Dunk festival, with a host of more names announced for the rock all-dayer. The British rockers will take top billing for next year’s all-dayer festivals, which take place in Leeds and Hatfield on May 23 and 24 […]

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The Guardian festival blog: The Killers at Glastonbury 2019 review – anthemic headliners triumph | Music

A band that obviously have nothing in common musically with Stormzy, the Killers nevertheless share a problem: before they play, a shadow hangs over their headline performance. One rumour circulating around the audience is that they were the third choice for the Saturday night headlining slot, drafted in after big name heritage artists declined to […]

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NME Festival blog: Fleetwood Mac pull out as Jazz Fest headliners, postpone remainder of tour

This comes days after replacing the Rolling Stones at the new Orleans festival Fleetwood Mac have pulled out as headliners of this year’s Jazz Fest and have had to postpone the remainder of their North American tour due to illness. The news comes days after replacing the Rolling Stones as headliners of the New Orleans […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Glastonbury 2019: Killers and the Cure announced as final headliners | Music

The Killers and the Cure have been announced as the final headliners of the 2019 Glastonbury festival. Brandon Flowers’ Vegas band will headline on the Saturday, and Robert Smith and co on the Sunday. They join the previously announced headliner Stormzy, who will close the Pyramid stage on Friday night. It is the Cure’s fourth […]

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NME Festival blog: TRNSMT festival boss responds to criticism of all-male headliners for 2019

“As an industry we can do more, and that includes providing a platform for female artists. “ TRNSMT festival boss Geoff Ellis has defended the festival’s line-up for 2019, after it was criticised for hosting three male headliners. The Scottish festival faced backlash on social media yesterday, after it was revealed that Stormzy, Catfish & […]

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NME Festival blog: Nas and Damian Marley among headliners at exciting new The Ends Festival

Wizkid will also top the bill at the inaugural staging of the Croydon-based event Nas, Damian Marley and Wizkid have all been announced as the headliners of the inaugural The Ends Festival in Croydon, south London. The brand new, 15,000-capacity festival will take place in Lloyd Park in the heart of Croydon from May 31 […]

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NME Festival blog: Deadmau5 joins Swedish House Mafia as Creamfields 2019 headliners

A powerhouse line-up is emerging for the electronic and dance music festival staple Creamfields have confirmed that Deadmau5 and Swedish House Mafia will both headline their 2019 festival. The electronic and dance music festival will be staged from August 22-25 next year, where it’ll be hosted once again at the Daresbury Estate in Cheshire. Deadmau5 and […]

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NME Festival blog: Camp Bestival announce 2019 headliners and line-up

Camp Bestival’s back… Jess Glynne and The Human League have been announced as the headliners for Camp Bestival 2019. The family focused festival will return to Dorset’s Lulworth Castle from 25-28 July next year, with the announcement coming only months after it was plunged into financial uncertainty. As well as the two headliners, Camp Bestival […]

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NME Festival blog: Emily Eavis: “Glastonbury needs to create headliners

After seeing Stormy on the Pyramid Stage in 2017, Eavis says she was convinced he should headline In a new interview, Glastonbury’s Emily Eavis has said that Stormzy is a “perfect” headliner for the festival. Speaking to Matt Wilkinson for Beats 1, Eavis said she was convinced Stormzy should headline after seeing his performance on […]

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