Festivals Blog

The road to Parklife 2023: The 1975 and their history of huge Manchester shows

The 1975 will headline the UK's biggest metropolitan festival, Parklife, next month, with the slot set to join an iconic list of the band's past Manchester gigs

Frank Ocean’s Coachella 2023 headline performance – the view from the crowd

The elusive star's supposed grand return quickly becomes a disappointment, marred by delays and setlist frustrations

Every Glastonbury poster and line-up since 1970

A look back at the history of the world's greatest music festival

Every Coachella line-up poster since 1999

Look back at the festival's lineup history by the medium of their legendary posters

Rina Sawayama at the BandLab NME Awards 2022: an exhilarating performance of extremes

March 2, The O2 Academy Brixton, London: NME's newly crowned Best Live Act lived up to the hype with a performance of intoxicating passion and sublime choreography