This month, the Isle of Wight festival and Glastonbury launch that British summer season of traipsing around fields to hear live music.
Nearly 1,500 yachts have entered the race around the Isle of Wight
A new portrait of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix - made from 4,000 Fender plectrums - will go on public display for the first time tomorrow.
If there were any doubts about the lingering force of fabled rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix more than four decades after his death, his latest release should put them to rest.
The former Chicago congressman son of civil rights leader the Rev Jesse Jackson has been charged with spending $750,000 (£483,000) in political campaign funds on personal expenses.
Amy Winehouse will be one of the first names to be immortalised in a monument inspired by Hollywood
Beyoncé’s second inaugural performance didn’t have the impact of her version of Etta James’s “At Last” in 2009. Singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” this time, she still inevitably stopped the show.
As budget cuts look set to bring an end to London’s Blue Plaques, Jerome Taylor laments the demise of a cultural landmark
'Mitch Mitchell wasn't the most accurate drummer ever, but he had that swing...'
In the mid-1960s, the emergence of the powerful Marshall amplifiers enabled musicians to turn up the volume – and effectively transformed pop music into rock.
For Matt Hayward from the Southampton rockers, festival season means tequila, Biffy Clyro – and a cup of tea with mum
Caught on camera while on the job? As Tulisa's proved, it doesn't matter what you're getting up to – it's how you conduct yourself afterwards that counts
Amy Winehouse left a trove of unreleased music, but no decision has been made about whether it will be released, people close to the singer say.
The soul and R&B star, whose drink and drug problems often made the headlines, was found in her London home yesterday
TFCOTW is the first proper album from bass lunatic Collins in nearly a decade.
The Georgia-born singer's fourth album showcases her gospel background in a set that mixes traditional songs with adaptations of Bob Marley, Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix.