American mezzo-soprano dedicates performance of 'Over the Rainbow' to LGBT community
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Wednesday 25 January 2012
Interest in The Big Chill has cooled, Glastonbury is too commercial... Summer music festivals need to get creative and reinvent themselves to survive
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Peter Dubens' Oakley Capital is among the private equity firms and trade players considering a bid for the live music business of HMV, the troubled entertainment retailer.
Monday 12 December 2011
During the most commercially fruitful chapter of his life, Howlin' Wolf's earthy lyrics and bestial growl were lacquered with the terse and inventive lead guitar of Hubert Sumlin.
Saturday 27 August 2011
For entertainment journalists, covering a music festival is as close as most will come to war reporting.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Friday 19 August 2011
At least three people were killed last night, and 71 injured, when a stage collapsed during stormy weather at a Belgian music festival.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
Kanye West was booed by crowds at the Big Chill Festival this week after he compared himself to Hitler onstage.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Saturday 16 July 2011
Friday 15 July 2011
Monday 11 July 2011
Slipknot closed Sonisphere festival in the UK with a "f***ing celebration" last night.
Saturday 02 July 2011
Friday 01 July 2011
There is an 18-hour beach party on the last day of Gilles Peterson's Worldwide Festival, which starts next week, in Sète, in the south of France. This year's line-up, hand-picked by Peterson, includes Raphael Saadiq, Dam-Funk, James Blake, Jamie xx, Flying Lotus, Mount Kimbie, Joy Orbison and Laurent Garnier.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Music Festivals, the new venture set up by Vince Power, the man behind the Mean Fiddler venue chain, fell slightly on its first day of trading on London's growth market yesterday.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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