Music Features

Jessie Ware: “I think I finally know the artist I’m meant to be”

The London artist on her new album 'That! Feels Good!', the evolution of her live shows and the time she turned down the opportunity to support Prince

Five of the best new acts to catch at Brockwell Park’s Wide Awake festival

The festival from the team behind London's Moth Club and Shacklewell Arms returns this summer, with a stacked line-up of fresh acts for you to discover

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – The Damned’s Captain Sensible

In 1979, you took part in a charity cricket match alongside the Stranglers. But which heavy metal icon turned up with a doctor’s note...

A brief history of Sziget Festival

The annual Hungarian festival is one of the biggest and best on the European circuit - here's a look back at the Sziget journey so far

The NME guide to Manchester

The very best venues and bars for live music in Manchester

Where else to see Glasto’s best bands this summer?

Tickets for the iconic festival are very sold out

The best moments of Elton John’s ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour

Elton John is set to make his Glastonbury debut as part of the farewell run

The National on pulling back from the brink: “It’s felt fragile before, but this time was different”

Amidst creative troubles and an uncertain future, the indie-rock stalwarts find salvation on new album ‘First Two Pages of Frankenstein’

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with James Acaster’s Temps

The stand-up comedian on his new Gorillaz-esque album, the origins of 'Party Gator' and wasting Louis Theroux's money