The Guardian festival blog: Leaving Lost Vagueness: how Glastonbury left bohemia behind | Music

It was the after-midnight naughty corner of the Glastonbury festival, a tucked-away stretch of the Somerset fields where tens of thousands of revellers flocked when the artists stopped playing. They called it Lost Vagueness – an ironic pastiche of a Las Vegas strip with casinos, theatrical bars, naked burlesque, even an “unholy” wedding chapel and […]

NME Festival blog: Katy Perry’s Left Shark says his moves were meant to be ‘freestyle’

Katy Perry‘s Left Shark has spoken publicly for the first time about his part in her 2015 Super Bowl performance.  The dancer went viral after he appeared to forget the dance moves for the piece during the game between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.  In a new interview, Left Shark’s identity has […]

NME Festival blog: Viewers left unimpressed as Dizzee Rascal swears on pre-watershed TV performance

He was performing his new single on ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’. The BBC were forced to apologise last night (November 3) after Dizzee Rascal forgot to censor his lyrics in a pre-watershed live performance. The rapper was performing new single ‘Bop N Keep It Dippin’ on BBC 1’s ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’ when he let out […]

NME Festival blog: Watch Kit Harington’s April Fools prank on Rose Leslie that left her in tears

Kit Harington has shared footage of his fiancée Rose Leslie’s reaction to an April Fools prank he played on her. The actor recently announced his engagement to his Game of Thrones co–star Leslie, who played Ygritte in the HBO show before leaving in 2014. Appearing on the Jonathan Ross Show at the weekend, Harington revealed how he hid a fake […]