With the likes of Muse, Kasabian and Florence And The Machine set for a busy summer of European festivals, NME.COM is publishing its Euro festivals 2010 guide online in full for the first time. Head to nmemeeurofestivals.com to read the guide digitally and get the complete lowdown on this summer’s European festivals and the bands playing them.
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Paul Weller was joined onstage by Noel Gallagher on Wednesday (April 21), at his gig at London’s Relentless Garage. The guitarist joined the former Jam frontman to play Oasis’ 2005 song ‘Mucky Fingers’ and Weller’s 2008 single, ‘Echoes Round The Sun’, which originally featured Gallagher and Oasis’ Gem Archer.
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T in the Park Festival – Scotland
Pete Doherty claimed to have unveiled a new look Babyshambles at a gig on Tuesday night (April 20) – causing some fans to leave in protest, it has been claimed. The singer, who was billed to play a solo show at London’s Charlotte Street Blues bar, arrived at the venue with Babyshambles guitarist Mik Whitnall and a new, unnamed drummer.
The funeral procession for punk impresario Malcolm McLaren took place through the streets of Camden, north London on Thursday (April 22), as the former Sex Pistols manager’s cortege made its way to Highgate Cemetery following his funeral. The manager-turned artist in his own right passed away on April 8 in Switzerland after suffering from cancer.
Beck and The Beatles are among the acts set to be covered on the latest Glee album, titled ‘Glee: The Music, Volume 3 – Showstoppers’. The album, released on May 18, starts with the cast covering The Beatles’ ‘Hello Goodbye’ and also features versions of Beck’s ‘Loser’ plus ‘Poker Face’ and ‘Bad Romance’ by Lady GaGa.
Ozzy Osbourne in concert – Birmingham
Scissor Sisters, Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Bennett will play free London gigs as part of the iTunes Festival this July. The acts are the first to be announced for this year’s gig series – with the shows again set to take place in the Roundhouse venue in Camden. Tickets will be free to competition winners – see iTunesfestival.co.uk for details.