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No camping, no problem: 2020’s best one day festivals

Not a fan of camping, but still love a bloody good festival? Need a little pick-me-up to tide you over before your big weekender?...

All the biggest talking points from the Coachella 2020 lineup

From Lana Del Rey's headline snub to Danny Elfman's bizarre booking

Iceland Airwaves 2019: The story of the festival in stunning pictures

Iceland Airwaves took place this past weekend (Nov 7-9) across venues in the nation’s capital of Reykjavik. Now in its 20th edition, the festival...

Iceland Airwaves 2019: Five artists that dominated the Reykjavik weekender

Iceland Airwaves might well be the coolest festival of the year. Yes, it takes place in the windswept Reykjavik in November (a daunting prospect...

We went to Rock In Rio, the music festival where mega-gig meets Disneyland meets religious cult

To sum up Rock In Rio in one word, it would have to be this: big. Or maybe even this: BIG.  The gigantic festival, which...

Meet the future headliners: these are the new artists that smashed it this festival season

Festival season was fun, wasn't it? Back in May we were stumbling the streets of Brighton for the next big thing at The Great...

It’s not over yet! Here are some autumn and winter music festivals to beat the back-to-school-vibes blues

God, doesn't August Bank Holiday's glorious, sunny Reading & Leeds weekend seem a million miles away now? But the onset of September and it's...

Tyla Yaweh: “I want to travel the world, and become a household name!”

Floridian sensation Tyla Yaweh creates his own brand of hip-hop, which mixes trappy beats with rock-flecked production and lingering half-rapped, half-sung vocals. Watch our full...

The 10 essential Reading & Leeds 2019 sets to catch on BBC iPlayer before they disappear

Feeling rested after this year's Reading & Leeds yet? Whether you're still firmly in the 'post-festival sads' camp, or rested, washed and raring to...

Notting Hill Carnival 2019: “If I didn’t have carnival, I wouldn’t get to see how special my people are”

Being a West Indian and a west Londoner, Notting Hill Carnival is vital to my identity. When I parade around Ladbroke Grove in a cape made...
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