Tag: Points

NME Festival blog: All the biggest talking points from the 2020 Golden Globes

With everything intense that’s going on in the world right now, things like awards ceremonies start to look slightly frivolous. But Hollywood used the 2020 Golden Globes to pass on messages of hope, love and support, coming together to push the need to vote and be kind to our planet. This year’s ceremony might have […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Bon Iver share two new songs at their All Points East headline set

Justin Vernon and co ended their Victoria Park gig by sharing two new videos with fans Bon Iver ended their All Points East closing set by sharing videos of two new songs with fans. The Wisconsin band took to the stage in London’s Victoria Park this evening (June 2) and played an emotional set featuring […]

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NME Festival blog: Bring Me The Horizon’s Oli Sykes proclaims “rock is alive” as he delivers emotional speech at All Points East

The band’s frontman was reduced to tears after admitting that rock was in fact not dead following previous comments he made about the genre. Bring Me The Horizon‘s Oli Sykes delivered an emotional speech during the band’s headline performance at London’s All Points East festival, one that brought the frontman to tears as he admitted that […]

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NME Festival blog: The highlights of The Strokes and co’s sun-soaked day at All Points East 2019 – in photos

With The Raconteurs, Interpol, Jarvis Cocker, Johnny Marr, Dream Wife, Amyl & The Sniffers and many more… All Points East returned for a second year, and what a weekend it gave us. The Saturday of the festival gave us some incredible sets. Headlined by The Strokes mighty comeback, as well as the return of The […]

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NME Festival blog: Gruff Rhys dished out the shots and seditious summer vibes in the Jagerhaus at All Points East

The Super Furry Animals singer closed the Jagerhaus live bill on Saturday May 25 ‘Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ strikes up, but not the bombastic orchestral Space Odyssey version. This version sounds like it’s been recorded on just a cardboard box and toy trumpet. It’s the perfect intro music for Gruff Rhys, solo Super Furry Animal and purveyor of […]

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The Guardian festival blog: All Points East review – blockbuster festival makes a muted return | Music

Once host to a plethora of summer festivals including Field Day and Lovebox, Victoria Park now hosts just one – the blockbuster All Points East, backed by Coachella super-promoters Goldenvoice. Its first run in 2018 offered weekday community events, a three-day weekend festival and headline shows. There are few changes to the formula this year, […]

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NME Festival blog: Christine and the Queens covers David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ at triumphant All Points East 2019 headline set

It was easily the biggest headline performances of her career so far. Christine and the Queens‘ headline slot at All Points East festival this weekend was one for the ages that included an excellent cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’. The French pop star topped the bill on the East Stage at All Points East festival last […]

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NME Festival blog: All Points East respond to complaints of sound problems during The Strokes’ headline set

Some fans complained that their festival experience was “ruined.” All Points East festival have responded to complaints of poor sound during The Strokes‘ headline set yesterday. The NYC icons topped the bill on the East Stage at All Points East festival last night (May 25). Joining The Chemical Brothers and Christine and the Queens as main […]

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NME Festival blog: “Calm down you indie heads” – Watch Johnny Marr shower Smiths classics upon All Points East

He also played favourites by Electronic and his new single ‘Armatopia’ Yesterday saw Johnny Marr play a sun-soaked set at London’s All Points East Festival, filled with solo and Smiths classics. Check out footage and the setlist below. Taking to the main East Stage in the late afternoon, Marr opened with ‘The Tracers’ from 2018’s […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Hot Chip cover Beastie Boys’ ‘Sabotage’ at All Points East festival

“Listen all y’all, it’s a sabotage!” Tonight, Hot Chip performed a cover version of Beastie Boys‘ iconic ‘Sabotage’ track at All Points East festival – watch the video below. The festival takes place at London’s Victoria Park from today (May 24) for the next fortnight. Big names like The Chemical Brothers, The Strokes, Christine and […]

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