Live Reviews

Lollapalooza 2021 review: Chicago festival makes its raucous return

July 29 – August 1, Grant Park: Megan Thee Stallion, Tyler, The Creator and Miley Cyrus all shine at the Chicago festival, against an uneasy backdrop

Splendour XR: ambitious virtual reality festival… with a few glitches

July 24–25: This stand-out line-up should be unforgettable, but it suffers from the online event's open brief

Download Festival 2021 review: the new generation upend legacy focused rock-fest

The new generation – represented by Loathe, Static Dress, Wargasm and many more – rule at this thrilling pilot event

Tate McRae’s ‘Too Young To Be Sad’ livestream: a high energy spectacle with pop star ambition

May 8: The multi-talented Canadian brings dance prowess and a knack for arena-ready performances to this impressive production

Craig David ‘Born To Do It’ livestream: nostalgic garage hits offer a throwback to simpler times

May 8: To celebrate the 20-year anniversary of his debut album, the king of sensual serenades performs a hit-filled show, with a full live band

MAMAMOO live in Seoul: an underwhelming first global concert for K-pop’s coolest girl group

May 1, Seoul: The band's first global concert doesn't live up to their stellar reputation

Wonho live in Seoul: The K-pop star shows us the full gamut of human emotion

At his second livestream show, Wonho takes us on a journey through all facets of his creativity and personality

SXSW live in Texas: rising talent shine despite showcase’s clunky format

The new music festival's bumpy transition to an online-only showcase thankfully doesn't overshadow the sheer talent on display

BLACKPINK live in Seoul: Superstar girl group make indelible mark with ‘The Show’

January 31, YG Palm Stage: poignant performances and giddy fun from the K-pop quartet