Tag: moving

NME Festival blog: Field Day festival is moving, again

Farewell, Brockwell Park London’s Field Day festival is set to change location yet again. This year saw the event relocate to Brockwell Park after 11 years at Victoria Park in East London. Its move was sparked by rival promoter AEG signing an exclusivity deal to host events at its former site for the next five […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Presteigne festival review – new song cycles are compelling and moving | Music

Music from the Baltic countries has featured regularly in both the Presteigne and the Vale of Glamorgan festivals, and St Michael’s Church, Pembridge, was packed out for Arvo Pärt’s Passio, the Estonian composer’s setting of the passion according to St John. Its austere beauty was realised with measured calm in the performance directed by Rupert […]

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NME Festival blog: US transport safety board urges people to stop jumping out of moving cars to dance to Drake

Sage advice: “jumping into lanes of traffic to show your dance moves is foolish” The National Transportation Safety Board is the US has issued an official statement urging people to stop jumping out of moving cars to complete the ‘In My Feelings’ challenge based on the Drake song. Read more: The best – and very worst – […]

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NME Festival blog: Dave Grohl dedicates Kerrang! Award to Chester Bennington with moving speech

‘I know what it’s like to lose somebody like that’ Dave Grohl used Foo Fighters‘ acceptance speech at last night’s Kerrang! Awards to pay tribute to the late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. Last night saw the Foos pick up the prizes for Best Live Band and Best International Act. During their speech for the […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Halsey deliver powerful and moving speech at New York Women’s March 2018

Halsey delivered a powerful and moving speech at the Women’s March 2018 in New York today (January 20). The inaugural Women’s March was held in cities across the US and around the world on January 21, 2017 – the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the President of the United States. The protest was designed […]

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NME Festival blog: Lovebox and Citadel Festival moving to new location for 2018

The two London festivals will move to Brockwell Park in the south of the capital next year Lovebox and Citadel Festival are being relocated for their 2018 editions. The two London events have been held in Victoria Park – which is located in the east of the capital – for a number of years. Last […]

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NME Festival blog: Field Day is moving away from East London for 2018

A new location is yet to be revealed… Field Day has announced that it is relocating from East London next year for the first time in its history. The festival, which this year hosted the likes of Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, and Nina Kravitz, has been held in Victoria Park since its inception in 2007. […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ share moving and hilarious tribute to late comedian Sean Hughes

‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ have shared a moving and hilarious tribute to late comedian and former host Sean Hughes. Fellow host Phill Jupitus also said he was ‘shocked’ by his death but hailed his ‘unapologetic’ friend’ Hughes’ death was announced yesterday, he was aged just 51. Amid the many friends, fans and colleagues to pay […]

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The Guardian festival blog: I Feel Love review – a moving celebration of sexual freedom and LGBT rights | Music

Headlined by Will Young, Marc Almond and Alison Moyet, this concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of sexual freedom – simultaneously broadcast on Radio 2 – doesn’t lack party atmosphere. There are ticker-tape explosions and massed singalongs of the Village People’s YMCA and Donna Summer’s I Feel Love, led by the Gay Abandon choir. The […]

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