Elisa Bray is The Independent's Rock & Pop Editor
27 May 2013 03:59 PM
“Say ‘hola’ to la luna,” says Damon Albarn, turning thousands of heads towards the full moon that is casting its beautiful glow, adding to a magical atmosphere.
22 May 2013 07:30 PM
This weekend's Field Day festival in east London is packed with storming new acts.
21 May 2013 04:31 PM
Elisa Bray on how urban festivals are taking on their traditional rural rivals
17 May 2013 07:00 PM
Kate Nash will play next month
03 May 2013 07:00 PM
Album of the Week: Thrilled by some old-school sounds and a starry cast
03 May 2013 04:00 PM
Whether you want to party in the park, rock out in the woods, hang out with the kids or dance until sunrise, Elisa Bray previews this summer’s top events for indie, pop, classical, art and jazz fans alike
02 May 2013 08:00 PM
Forget love and happiness - these multi-tier marvels are reason enough to get hitched this summer.
26 April 2013 07:00 PM
Who'd have thought it? Just as the last memories of jammed Walkmans fade away, labels are again releasing on cassette. Elisa Bray ditches her iPod
05 April 2013 07:00 PM
Synth-pop pioneers OMD were one of most innovative bands of the Eighties. They're still on a quest for originality, they tell Elisa Bray
05 April 2013 11:18 AM
After a well-deserved year off, Glastonbury’s back with a bang this summer – and headlined by rock royalty in Mick and Keith. Organiser Emily Eavis tells Elisa Bray how it all comes together
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
John Barrowman praised for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony gay kiss
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