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'Mega Festival' Desert Trip Is Confirmed - But Which Of The Six Legendary Artists Playing It Would You Be Most Bothered About Seeing?

While it would be easy to mock the now-confirmed Desert Trip “mega festival” as being potentially the most corporate event in live music history, the sheer spectacle of it speaks for itself. This October, deep in the Californian desert on the same site as Coachella, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, The Who and Roger Waters will share the same festival billing.

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Move Glastonbury From Worthy Farm? Don't Do It, Michael Eavis!

Michael Eavis has us worried. Back in June 2015, the festival boss first revealed he'd thought about moving the Glastonbury site from Pilton, where the festival has taken place since 1970, because he doesn’t own all of the land the festival is held on. "I may have to find a site that's bigger and is all under the control of one person,” he commented. “That's the ideal situation, so that might happen in the long-term". Last month he reportedly started talking about hosting an event at the nearby Longleat Safari Park in 2018. And then, last night at the Oxford Union, the festival’s head honcho discussed the possibility of moving in 2017. Eek.

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North Carolina Music Lovers Tell Us Why They're Happy Artists Are Boycotting Their State Over Anti-LGBT Laws

“'Keep the men out of the ladies’ rooms!'” That’s 33-year-old North Carolinian Aaron Fitt impersonating the pearl-clutching right-wingers of his state. Their support of the month-old “bathroom bill” HB2, which virtually encourages discrimination against LGBT people, has cost NC music fans of all kinds, with high-profile acts like Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Pearl Jam, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas cancelling shows in the state since its inception.

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