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T In The Park weather update: Warm and sunny to begin with before longer spells of rain

T In The Park weather update: Warm and sunny to begin with before longer spells of rain

Arctic Monkeys, Calvin Harris and Biffy Clyro will headline annual bash

  • Jul 10, 2014
Sonisphere organisers 'shocked' by festival attack which left 21-year-old male requiring surgery

Sonisphere organisers 'shocked' by festival attack which left 21-year-old male requiring surgery

Attendees urged to come forward with information on attack on 21-year-old George Cook

  • Jul 10, 2014
Kanye West debuts 20 new songs during a private DJ set in London

Kanye West debuts 20 new songs during a private DJ set in London

Rapper drops a series of previously unheard tracks following his final performance at the Wireless Festival

  • Jul 7, 2014
OutKast return to London on final day of Wireless Festival

OutKast return to London on final day of Wireless Festival

Bruno Mars headlines as third day of festival comes to a close

  • Jul 6, 2014
Faith No More close Open'er Festival in Poland with new material

Faith No More close Open'er Festival in Poland with new material

The Horrors, Daughter, Phoenix and Bastille also played the final day of the event

  • Jul 6, 2014
Iron Maiden finish three-year world tour, stage aerial dogfight at Sonisphere 2014

Iron Maiden finish three-year world tour, stage aerial dogfight at Sonisphere 2014

Metal veterans followed aerial dogfight organised by frontman Bruce Dickinson

  • Jul 6, 2014
Crowd boos Kanye West for issuing drawn out monologue at Wireless Festival in London

Crowd boos Kanye West for issuing drawn out monologue at Wireless Festival in London

Rapper ranted for over ten minutes during mid-set rendition of 'Runaway'

  • Jul 5, 2014
Pearl Jam thank local authorities for letting in band member without passport at Open'er Festival

Pearl Jam thank local authorities for letting in band member without passport at Open'er Festival

Elsewhere, Afghan Whigs played 'Across 110th Street' in honour of the late Bobby Womack

  • Jul 4, 2014
Camden Crawl organisers issue full statement following liquidation, blaming poor ticket sales

Camden Crawl organisers issue full statement following liquidation, blaming poor ticket sales

'Total debts substantially exceed the value of the assets of the Company', they say

  • Jul 4, 2014
La Roux, Jenny Lewis added to Bestival line-up

La Roux, Jenny Lewis added to Bestival line-up

The festival takes place on the Isle of Wight from September 4-7

  • Jul 3, 2014
The Black Keys say Open'er has 'ten times the energy' of Glastonbury as they play Polish festival

The Black Keys say Open'er has 'ten times the energy' of Glastonbury as they play Polish festival

The first day of the event also saw performances from Metronomy, Interpol and Haim

  • Jul 3, 2014
Drake cancellation leads to last-minute Wireless Festivals line-up shake up

Drake cancellation leads to last-minute Wireless Festivals line-up shake up

Rapper will be replaced by Kanye West and Rudimental in London and Birmingham

  • Jul 3, 2014
Oasis top NME readers poll of dream Glastonbury 2015 headliners

Oasis top NME readers poll of dream Glastonbury 2015 headliners

David Bowie, Foo Fighters, Muse and Fleetwood Mac also on fan wish-list

  • Jul 2, 2014
Dolly Parton crowd 'biggest ever' claims Glastonbury's Emily Eavis

Dolly Parton crowd 'biggest ever' claims Glastonbury's Emily Eavis

Organiser hails Sunday afternoon appearance from US country singer

  • Jul 1, 2014
Metronomy's Joe Mount criticises government's arts cuts – watch

Metronomy's Joe Mount criticises government's arts cuts – watch

Frontman also speaks about grant his band received as part of the Music Export Growth Scheme

  • Jul 1, 2014
Foster The People reveal they're working with Amber Coffman on new material – watch

Foster The People reveal they're working with Amber Coffman on new material – watch

Dirty Projectors member among "revolving door" of musicians working with US band

  • Jun 30, 2014
Royal Blood tease special guest for debut album – watch

Royal Blood tease special guest for debut album – watch

Duo suggest Sting will make guest appearance on new record

  • Jun 30, 2014
Jake Bugg saddened by changes to Official Singles Chart – watch

Jake Bugg saddened by changes to Official Singles Chart – watch

Digital streams now count towards Official Singles Chart

  • Jun 30, 2014
Angel Haze vows to ditch rap, says new album will be singing only – watch

Angel Haze vows to ditch rap, says new album will be singing only – watch

US star cites Amy Winehouse and Adele as influences on her new music

  • Jun 30, 2014
Reading Festival weekend tickets sell out

Reading Festival weekend tickets sell out

Weekend tickets for Leeds Festival are still available

  • Jun 30, 2014
 
 
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