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Monday 29 June 2009
Monday 29 June 2009
Moderate panic spread through the fug of hangovers yesterday when it emerged that three revellers had been diagnosed with suspected swine flu. A 10-year-old and two university students had shown symptoms and were moved off the festival site and into an isolation facility before returning home. "The view of the chief medical officer is that they had this before turning up," said Cristo Hird, a festival spokesman. "There is no more risk here than anywhere. Three in 177,000 people is very low."
Wednesday 24 June 2009
Glastonbury festival-goers should brace themselves for "torrential thunderstorms" over the weekend, forecasters have warned.
Friday 19 June 2009
Sunday 14 June 2009
Tuesday 26 May 2009
Jake and Dinos Chapman have become rather obsessed with altering and recreating other artists' work.
Wednesday 06 May 2009
The Glastonbury music festival could be cancelled due to the threat of a swine flu pandemic.
Friday 24 April 2009
Set in a lush Californian valley surrounded by mountains and bathed in the hot desert sun, Coachella heralds the start of the festival season.
Saturday 18 April 2009
Saturday 28 March 2009
Wednesday 18 March 2009
After a morning stop for a few live sets, I gathered my official SXSW music badge and visited the offices of C3 – the folks behind Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza. I got a sneak peak into some new music, including a country-style collaboration between Heartless Bastards singer Erika Wennerstrom and the Black Angels.
Tuesday 03 February 2009
Tickets for the Glastonbury Festival have sold out, organisers announced today.
Monday 21 July 2008
For such an obviously immense and successful music festival, the BBC Proms presents, year after year, a surprising number of problems. It ought to be a matter of huge celebration. Every year, it supplies a remarkable range of top-quality concerts. It fills the hall with some of the most unexpected programmes – last year, a late-night concert of renaissance polyphony I happened to catch was packed to the roof. It is immensely popular on radio and television over two months and constantly challenges the audience with unexpected combinations and unfamiliar repertoire, as well as giving them the opportunity to hear visiting orchestras of world class.
Monday 14 July 2008
A young man stabbed at Scotland's biggest music festival was an "innocent victim" who was attacked as he tried to protect a female friend, police said today.
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