Blogs Festivals Blog

Festivals Blog

“I’ve spent my life savings on blonde wigs” – Black Honey’s Izzy reveals syrup-based hint for future show at Mad Cool festival

You know when you’re backstage at a festival and the temperature is in the mid-30s and you just can’t resist sticking your feet in...

15 brilliant things about The 1975’s festival set (as witnessed at Madrid’s Mad Cool)

The sheer cleverness of the stage set Anyone who witnessed The 1975’s UK arena shows last winter will know that the production was ground-breaking. For...

Mark, My Words: stop the everlasting ‘80s revival, I want to get off

The Tron dancers grab their neon poles and sink beneath the stage. Matt Bellamy, his jacket covered in flashing dot matrix lights and his face transformed...

The Cure carry on their Glastonbury high with giddily joyous Mad Cool 2019 set

“There’s an atmosphere and everyone’s clicking,” The Cure frontman Robert Smith told NME in an exclusive interview last week after their glorious finale set...

Florence + The Machine celebrate a decade as a band at emotional BST Hyde Park show

Florence Welch fell in love with London again on her latest album, last year’s ‘High As Hope’. Crafting the beginnings of the record in...

Vince Staples at Mad Cool: The King of The Summer continues his reign with pulsating live show

Vince Staples is the King of the Summer. His last album ‘FM!’ was made for beach-side listens and debut record ‘Summertime '06’ reflected his...

Spanish trap star Fusa Nocta on her stellar Mad Cool festival set and the power of ‘The X Factor’

Spanish trap star Fusa Nocta received a hero’s welcome at the Consequence of Sound Stage at Madrid’s Mad Cool festival, her bassy trap bangers,...

Five must-see acts at WOO HAH! Festival 2019 – as picked by the acts themselves

If your religion is hip-hop then your yearly pilgrimage to the Netherlands for WOO HAH! Festival begins this week. Kicking off on Friday (July...

The must-see moments of Florence + The Machine and The National at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park

Florence + The Machine take to the stage in London this Saturday for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park, topping the multi-day event for...

Four reasons why Festival Beauregard 2019 was a pretty sweet getaway

We’re back and rested after enjoying a laid-back party weekend at France’s Festival Beauregard. You probably haven’t heard of it, but here are four...
Advertisement