4th November 2021. Organisers of the Love Supreme Jazz Festival scheduled for 1st - 3rd July 2022 have announced a new headliner. The Queen of neo soul, Erykah Badu, one of the most influential artists of the modern era and will be their Saturday night headliner. Limited tickets are still available for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Thursday 4 November 2021
3rd November 2021. Organisers of the heavy metal festival scheduled for 11th - 14th August 2022 have announced their headliners. Artists confirmed include Behemoth, Spiritworld, Dark Funeral, Belphegor, Heart of a Coward, Ferocious Dog, Blood Youth, Black Tongue and Heriot. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Wednesday 3 November 2021
2nd November 2021. Organisers of the popular music festival are now just 36 weeks away from celebrating their 40th anniversary with dates scheduled for 6th - 10th July 2022. The up-market festival is urging anyone interested to sign up to their mailing list to receive details of line-ups and early bird ticket offers.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Tuesday 2 November 2021
1st November 2021. Organisers of the Retro Rock Festivals across 14 locations in the UK and Ireland have announced their line-up for the Norwich edition scheduled for 28th My 2022. Headliners include Billy Ocean, Human League, Nik Kershaw, Level 42, Nick Heyward, The Selecter, Kid Creole, Scritti Politti, Tenpole Tudor and Sonique. Tickets are still available for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Monday 1 November 2021
29th October 2021. Organisers of the Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering festival in Derbyshire scheduled for 26th - 29th May 2022 have announced their line-up. The festival will feature Placebo, Patti Smith & Band, The Flaming Lips, The Hives, Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, Working Men’s Club, Billy Nomates, The Mission, Amy MacDonald, Shame, Wilko Johnson, The Selecter, Peter Hook & The Light, Yonaka, Afflecs Palace, Little Commets and Concrete Rose. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Thursday 28 October 2021
28th October 2021. A new one-day music festival has been announced scheduled for 25th June 2022. Taking place in Glasgow's Bellahouston Park the festival will be celebrating "love and unity" with a line-up of live music, drag, comedy and karaoke. Anyone interested can register on the Colourboxx website for early bird tickets.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Wednesday 27 October 2021
27th October 2021. A new music festival for fans of country music has been announced for the city of Carlisle and is scheduled for 13th - 15th May 2022. With the theme of ‘Nashville comes to Carlisle’ the event will feature a line-up including Stevie O’Connor Band, Kezia Gill Band, Backwoods Creek, Robbie Cavanagh, Gasoline & Matches Band and Simon James plus many more. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.
Andy Robertson - Tuesday 26 October 2021
26th October 2021. The government has unveiled Unboxed: Creativity in the UK - a major festival taking place in 2022 featuring ten spectacular projects across the UK that people will be able to visit in person or experience through traditional broadcast and digital media. The festival, backed by £120m of government funding, will touch all corners of the UK, with projects moving to different locations across the UK to reach as big an audience as possible.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Monday 25 October 2021
25th October 2021. Organisers of the new festival scheduled for 5th - 7th August 2022 have announced additions to their line-up. The festival will feature Natalie Imbruglia who will join The Levellers, Sleeper and Toploader, other headliners will be announced soon. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.
Andy Robertson - Sunday 24 October 2021
22nd October 2021. Organisers of Camp Bestival held in Dorset every year have announced a new standalone edition for Shropshire scheduled for 18th - 21st August 2022. The new family festival will feature performance artists from pop, rap, rock, dance, dub skiffle, swing and other genres as well as theatre, shows, wellbeing workshops, circus spectacles, sideshow commotions and comedy. Registration for early bird tickets is open now.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Thursday 21 October 2021
21st October 2021. Organisers of the giant American multimedia Music Festival SXSW have announced over 200 artists for their festival scheduled for 14th - 20th March 2022 in Austin, Texas. The line-up includes London R&B vocalist Poppy Ajudha plus Surfbort, Maxo Kream,Aeon Station, CHAII, Delta Spirit, Ezra Furman, Claud, Elephant Stone, Hoodlum and MC Yallah and many more. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Wednesday 20 October 2021
20th October 2021. Organisers of the rock and roll festival, Planet Rock, have added more bands to their event scheduled for 4th -6th March 2022. New additions announced are Wayward Sons, Anchor Lane, HERD, Valhalla Awaits, Bastette, Sons of Liberty, The Hot Damn!, These Wicked Rivers and Vambo. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Tuesday 19 October 2021
19th October 2021. Organisers of the Pub in the Park series of events have confirmed dates for their Marlow festival scheduled of 12th -15th May 2022. The popular touring food and music festival attracts over 120,000 visitors each year at 8 locations throughout the UK. Tickets will go on sale next month for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Monday 18 October 2021
18th October 2021. The popular high altitude music festival returns next year to the ski resort of Les Portes Du Soleil and is scheduled for 13th - 19th March 2022. The event celebrates its 10th year with 30 events over the week although headliners and artists are yet to be announced. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Sunday 17 October 2021
15th October 2021. The new 3-day music festival by Escape Records scheduled for 3rd - 5th June 2022 have announced their first confirmed headliners. Artists confirmed include Arman Van Helden, Todd Terry, Gabrielle, Scouting for Girls, The Vaccines, Tinie Tempah, The Hoosiers, Gwenno, Soul 2 Soul and the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club. Anyone interested can register now to received early bird tickets when they go on sale.
Andy Robertson - Thursday 14 October 2021
14th October 2021. Promoters 432 presents have announced a new festival for Edinburgh called The Great Eastern Festival and is scheduled for 27th November 2021. The event follows on from the success of the Great Western Festival in Glasgow back in 2019. There will be 42 bands performing in 6 venues across the city. Headliners include Beak, Field Music, Tracyanne & Danny, BC Camplight, The Ninth Wave and Free love. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Wednesday 13 October 2021
13th October 2021. One of the biggest music festivals in the United States is set to return in 2022. Organisers, Goldenvoice, have confirmed dates are scheduled for Coachella’s return on 15th -17th and 22nd - 24th April. Coachella has been postponed twice in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Tuesday 12 October 2021
12th October 2021 (NTIA and NDML). A new report released has found that the UK’s night time cultural economy sector has been ravaged by the pandemic, with around 86,000 jobs lost in the sector since the 2019 high. The report, commissioned by the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA), shows for the first time the value of the UK’s night time cultural economy, which was 1.6% of GDP – or £36.4 billion – in 2019. This contribution accounted for 425,000 jobs across the UK.
Andy Robertson - Monday 11 October 2021
11th October 2021 (DJ Mag). Nightclubs in Northern Ireland will reopen on 31st October, following an Executive meeting on Thursday 7th October. Music venues in the country have been shuttered for well over 18 months, having locked down in March 2020. This means partygoers in cities such as Belfast and Derry will enjoy their first nightclub experience on Halloween, traditionally one of Northern Ireland's biggest dates for dance music. By Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
Andy Robertson - Sunday 10 October 2021
8th October 2021 (Access All Areas) Live Nation’s stock price closed at $101.03 (£74.35) yesterday, a new high and valuing the company at about $25.2bn (£18.55bn). The company’s all-time high stock price comes after a year of growth, with the concert and festival giant’s share price being up 78% from $56.83 (£41.82) at the same point last year, and up 212% on a pandemic low in March 2020. The continued rise in value of the world’s biggest live music promoter suggests growing confidence in the live music industry ahead of what is set to be an extremely busy year for major events. By Christopher BarrettRead More ->
Andy Robertson - Thursday 7 October 2021
7th October 2021. After an absence of 2 years the touring festival ‘Halloween Returns’ has confirmed dates in 6 cities across the UK from 22nd October to 6th November 2021. The events will feature a unique blend of circus, carnival and chaos set to a huge soundtrack spanning rock, indie, bass, dnb, house and industrial techno performed by DJ’s and live bands. Festival-goers are known for creating their own incredible characters and costumes. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Wednesday 6 October 2021
6th October 2021. The long running festival celebrating Scotland's Celtic heritage returns in 2022 with dates scheduled for 20th January to 6th February 2022. With over 1,000 musicians plus talks, workshops, film screenings, theatre productions, ceilidhs, exhibitions, free events and late-night sessions the orgainsers are expecting 30,000 festival-goers to attend. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.
Andy Robertson - Tuesday 5 October 2021
5th October 2021. A new festival just for families with a focus on the under 18s will launch next year scheduled for 22nd - 25th July 2022. Organised by Lindisfarne Festival activities will centre around music arts and crafts and they are currently looking for performance artists under the age of 18 too. The festival will take place in Lambton Park estate not far from Durham. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.
Andy Robertson - Monday 4 October 2021
1st October 2021. The Terminal V festival scheduled for 30th - 31st October 2021 has been cancelled and moved to Easter next year. Organisers stated that were too many risks from the ongoing COVI9-19 situation in Scotland. The 2-day indoor festival was to feature Nina Kraviz, Amelie Lens and Sven Vath with 40,000 festival-goers. Tickets will be transferred to the new dates next year.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Thursday 30 September 2021
30th September 2021. Organisers of the popular Bristol music festival have confirmed a move to a larger venue next year after this year's event attracted over 50,000 festival-goers. The new venue is Ashton Court, home of the famous Balloon Fiesta, and will allow for additional and bigger stages with an expanded capacity. First release tickets are now on sale for the festival scheduled for June, as yet no headliners have been announced.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Wednesday 29 September 2021
29th September 2021. Organisers of the popular techno and street rave festival have confirmed that Platform 18 will go ahead in 2022. Platform 18 has been going since 2013 and takes place in a subway station car park beneath two bridges that has a raw, illicit feel that harks back to the earliest, purest days of raving. As yet no dates or headliners have been announced and tickets are yet to go on sale.
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Andy Robertson - Tuesday 28 September 2021
28th September 2021. Organisers of the Cinch Presents Isle of Wight Festival have announced that early bird tickets for next year will go on sale from 30th September 2021. The festival is scheduled for 16th - 19th June 2022 and headliners confirmed include Lewis Capaldi, Lionel Richie, Kasabian, Pete Tong & the Heritage Orchestra presents Ibiza Classics conducted by Jules Buckley and Muse.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Monday 27 September 2021
27th September 2021. Organisers of the Lytham Festival have extended their deadline to buy discounted early bird tickets until 30th September 2021. The festival is scheduled for 10 days next year in June and July and will feature Diana Ross, Lewis Capaldi, Lionel Richie, Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, The Strokes and Tears For Fears.
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Andy Robertson - Sunday 26 September 2021
23rd September 2021. A new EDM dance trance music festival has been announced for The Mill, Digbeth in Birmingham scheduled for 14th - 15th May 2022. Organisers said that festival-goers will experience the future of hard dance and trance clubbing. Headliners announced include Dave Pearce, Rob Tissera, BK, Andy Farley, Amber D, David Rust, Lisa pin up, CLK and Nicholson. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Thursday 23 September 2021
22nd September 2021. Organisers of the Y Not Festival have announced their headliners for the return of the festival next year scheduled to take place on 28th - 31st July 2022 in Derbyshire. Headliners include the Courteeners, Blossoms, Jade Bird, Pale Waves, Nothing But Thieves and Sports Team with still more acts to be announced. Tickets are still available for anyone interested.Read More ->
Andy Robertson - Wednesday 22 September 2021