Live Reviews

Coachella 2022 review: the festival’s return to the desert is cause for celebration

US music fans were not ready to let this moment of freedom pass by quietly

Billie Eilish at Coachella 2022: a record-breaking performance from an artist born to headline

April 16: With special guests and countless hits the singer delivers a groundbreaking set

Harry Styles live at Coachella: spectacular showman makes a bid for rock god status

In his debut performance at the Californian festival, the British star previewed his new album alongside some big surprises

Joyland Bali 2022 review: An exuberant, eclectic spectacle hailing the return of music festivals to Indonesia

Taman Bhagawan in Bali, Indonesia, 25-27 March: With a diverse line-up of artists raring to put on a show, the three-day extravaganza set a benchmark and a blueprint for Indonesian music festivals to come

SXSW 2022: the most exciting artists we caught at the returning Austin festival

The Texas new music showcase came back with a bang last week

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

BERWYN at the BandLab NME Awards 2022: rising star sheds a triumphant tear

The rapper/producer/songwriter cannot conceal his delight during his debut BandLab NME Awards appearance

Griff & Sigrid at the BandLab NME Awards 2022: pop perfection from the dynamic duo

The pair debuted their sizzling collaboration 'Head On Fire' live for the first time

CHVRCHES & Robert Smith at the BandLab NME Awards 2022: a world-first meeting of minds

The Glasgow electro-poppers link up with The Cure’s iconic frontman live for the very first time.

Sam Fender at the BandLab NME Awards 2022: Geordie hero kicks off the night in style

The triumphant singer-songwriter and his new pal Francis Bourgeois brought the silliness we craved
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