Tag: show

NME Festival blog: My Chemical Reunion confirm Japan show as part of live comeback

My Chemical Romance have confirmed that they’ll head to Japan next year to play a show as part of their live comeback. The ‘Black Parade’ emo icons will head to Osaka’s International Exhibition Center on March 28 for a special show supported by Download Festival. They’ll be supported by Jimmy Eat World at the show, […]

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NME Festival blog: Massive Attack announce Liverpool “super-low carbon” show

Massive Attack have announced a huge show in Liverpool, which will be “super-low carbon” as part of their ongoing work with a climate change organisation. The concert will take place at an as-yet-undisclosed venue next summer, with an exact date not yet revealed. The gig will be part of The Good Business Festival, a new […]

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NME Festival blog: Pearl Jam announce BST Hyde Park 2020 show

Pearl Jam have been confirmed as the latest headliners for Hyde Park’s British Summer Time Festival next summer. The annual concert series, which boasted performances from the likes of Robbie Williams and Celine Dion in 2019, will see Pearl Jam performing on Friday July 10. They’ll be supported by Pixies and White Reaper with more […]

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NME Festival blog: The inside story of Bang Bang Romeo’s Doncaster floods benefit show

“This area has a history of people looking out for each other,” explains Ross Cameron, guitarist with pop-rock behemoths Bang Bang Romeo, who recently toured with megastar Pink. Cameron hails from the recently flood-hit Doncaster: he grew up – as did I – down the road, past the Royal Infirmary, then the rugby ground, in […]

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NME Festival blog: Liam Gallagher announces massive homecoming show at Manchester’s Heaton Park

Liam Gallagher has announced that he’ll return to Manchester for a huge homecoming show at Heaton Park next summer. The Oasis icon will play the massive outdoor show at the 600-hectare park on Friday, June 12, with a raft of special guests who are yet to be revealed. His biggest solo show to date, it […]

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NME Festival blog: Twenty One Pilots announce Dublin arena show for the day before Glastonbury 2020

Rock Could they make their Worthy Farm debut next year? Twenty One Pilots have announced a Dublin arena show which is set to take place the day before Glastonbury 2020’s full music programme kicks off. The line-up for next year’s Worthy Farm festival has yet to be confirmed, although Sir Paul McCartney has been confirmed […]

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NME Festival blog: Morrissey wears ‘Fuck The Guardian’ t-shirt during LA show

The singer has called the publication a ‘wretched hate-paper’ Morrissey finished up his North American tour last night (October 26) at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl by wearing a cut-off black t-shirt emblazoned with the words ‘Fuck The Guardian’. The artist reappeared for an encore of The Smiths’ ‘I Won’t Share You’ and ‘How Soon Is […]

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NME Festival blog: Tool fan unwittingly asks Eddie Van Halen to take his photo at show

His son said it was “his favourite moment from the show” A Tool fan has amused the metal community on Twitter by asking Eddie Van Halen to take his photo at a show without realising. In support of their long-awaited and universally-acclaimed 2019 album ‘Fear Inoculum‘, Tool’s current world tour called at Los Angeles on […]

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NME Festival blog: D’oh-hemian Rhapsody: ‘The Simpsons’ recreate Queen’s iconic Live Aid show in new episode

Homer’s been given a Freddie makeover… Queen‘s historic performance at Live Aid has been recreated in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. Check out the preview image below. The hit animated series returned for its 31st season last Sunday (September 29) and will continue tomorrow (October 6) with ‘Go Big or Go Homer’. Now, it’s […]

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Festival Insights NEWS: UK’s first zero waste, carbon neutral cup launches at the Showman’s Show 2019

UK: This year’s Showman’s Show will see the release of a 100% recycled and 100% recyclable plastic cup. The Rubbish Cup is the UK’s first zero waste, carbon neutral plastic cup, and will feature on Grist Environmental Event Service’s stand at the exhibition. The rubbish cup is the first innovation from UK based company The Rubbish Project, […]

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