On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday To Madness’ Drummer Daniel ‘Woody’ Woodgate!

On October 19, 1960 Daniel ‘Woody’ Woodgate, drummer for Madness, was born. Happy birthday Woody!

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Ticket Offer: House Of Common Festival

Ticketmaster have launched a new offer giving you the opportunity to buy two tickets for £60.00 plus fees for House of Common Festival, which will be headlined by ska-pop legends Madness on August 28.

The child-friendly festival has also just announced details of a Minor Madness arena with performers and activities for kids (under 11’s go for free).

The special offer ends at 23:59 on Sunday, June 18 and is bookable via this page only, subject to availability.


Check back for further ticket offers as and when we receive them.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Clean Bandit, Kaiser Chiefs and House Of Common Festival

CLEAN BANDIT

Clean Bandit will be joined by Louisa Johnson for a Jockey Club Live concert at Sandown Park on June 8. Tickets are on 24 hour pre-sale at 9am on February 7, priced £40.00 plus fees.

Buy Pre-Sale Tickets at AXS


KAISER CHIEFS

Kaiser Chiefs will play Aintree Racecourse on May 19 and Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre on May 25, following their run of arena shows later this month in support of their recent album, ‘Stay Together’. Tickets for the Aintree date are on pre-sale now, prior to general sale at 9am on February 8, while tickets for the Scarborough performance are available from 9am on February 8, 48 hours ahead of general sale. Prices start at  £29.50/£30.00 plus fees.

Buy Pre-Sale Tickets at Ticketmaster


MADNESS

Madness will play their only London show of 2017 at this year’s House of Common at Clapham Common on August 28. Further acts are to be announced in the near future. Tickets go on pre-sale at 12pm on February 8, prior to general sale at 9am on February 9, prices start at £32.50 plus fees.

Buy Pre-Sale Tickets at Ticketmaster


Check back for further details on pre-sale tickets and offers as and when we receive them.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday To Wayne Coyne And Suggs!

On January 13, 1961 both Madness vocalist Graham McPherson, aka Suggs, and Wayne Coyne, frontman for the Flaming Lips, were born. Happy birthday both!

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This Week’s New Releases: Tove Lo, Empire Of The Sun And CRX

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This week there’s a very eclectic mix of releases hitting the shelves. Tove Lo is offering up her sophomore album, Empire Of The Sun are putting out LP #3 and CRX, the new band of Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi, are releasing their debut record, which boasts production by Queens Of The Stone Age’s Joshua Homme.

But if none of those tickle your fancy there’s plenty more to choose from below.

The Answer – ‘Solas’ (Napalm Records)

The Courteeners – ‘Mapping The Rendezvous’ (Ignition)

Crowbar – ‘The Serpent Only Lies’ (Steamhammer)

CRX – ‘New Skin’ (Columbia)

Empire Of The Sun – ‘Two Vines’ (Virgin)

Frank Iero and the Patience – ‘Parachutes’ (Hassle Records)

Helmet – ‘Dead To The World’ (EarMUSIC (via Absolute))

James Arthur – ‘Back From The Edge’ (Sony)

Kacey Musgraves – ‘A Very Kacey Christmas’ (Decca)

LeAnn Rimes – ‘Remnants’ (RCA)

Madness – ‘Can’t Touch Us Now’ (UMC)

Ólafur Arnalds – ‘Island Songs’ (Decca)

Soft Hair – ‘Soft Hair’ (Weird World)

The Pop Group – ‘Honeymoon On Mars’ (Freaks R Us)

Tove Lo – ‘Lady Wood’ (Polydor)

TOY – ‘Clear Shot’ (Heavenly)

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday To Madness’ Drummer Daniel ‘Woody’ Woodgate!

On October 19, 1960 Daniel ‘Woody’ Woodgate, drummer for Madness, was born. Happy birthday Woody!

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Avenged Sevenfold Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Avenged Sevenfold have knocked Jamie T off the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart and all the way down to #16.  At #2 we have funnyman Greg Davies and David Gilmour is a non-mover this week at #3.  Justin Bieber has made a nice comeback, rising from #10 last week to #4 this week, and Reading Festival has returned to the chart at #5, with the event being just three weeks away.

We say hello to newcomer Bianca Del Rio, who has made her chart debut at #7. Very nice! Not having such a good week are Pixies, who, although still in the top 10, have dropped four places, and Jess Glynne, who has gone from #12 to last place on the chart.

During the next week there are some massive shows going on sale, including Joe BonamassaBrian WilsonRumerThe Jesus And Mary Chain and Jack Savoretti. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them have made it to #1.

1. Avenged Sevenfold
2. Greg Davies
3. David Gilmour
4. Justin Bieber
5. Reading Festival
6. Pixies
7. Bianca Del Rio
8. Geko
9. Beyonce
10. Rod Stewart
11. Black Stone Cherry
12. Jack Whitehall
13. Jeff Lynnes ELO
14. The Cure
15. V Festival
16. Jamie T
17. The 1975
18. Madness
19. Bryan Adams
20. Jess Glynne

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Joe Bonamassa

2. Brian Wilson

3. Rumer

4. The Jesus And Mary Chain

5. Jack Savoretti

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Beyonce Is Back On Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Queen Bey has done it, having kicked off the UK leg of her ‘Formation’ tour this week, she’s back at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, followed closely by ColdplayRihannaStevie Wonder and Lionel Richie, who make up the rest of the top five. Meanwhile, last week’s top spot holders, Black Sabbath, have come in at #10.

New to the chart this week is Professor Brian Cox, who has entered at a modest 13th position. However, he is still above Elton John who has slipped from #14 to #18 and Jeff Lynnes ELO who have re-entered the top 20, just, at #19. Simply Red are also only just clinging on, having dropped from #9 to #20.

Over the next week tickets will go on sale for Fifth HarmonyDavid GilmourWhite LiesJason Donovan and The Janoskians, among many more. Come back and see us next week to see if Queen Bey has been bumped from the top spot.

1. Beyonce
2. Coldplay
3. Rihanna
4. Stevie Wonder
5. Lionel Richie
6. Jess Glynne
7. Rod Stewart
8. Justin Bieber
9. Madness
10. Black Sabbath
11. Bruce Springsteen
12. BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
13. Professor Brian Cox
14. The Cure
15. Stereophonics
16. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
17. Billy Joel
18. Elton John
19. Jeff Lynnes ELO
20. Simply Red

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Fifth Harmony

2. David Gilmour

3. White Lies

4. Jason Donovan

5. The Janoskians

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Black Sabbath Soar To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Rock royalty Black Sabbath have risen to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, relegating Coldplay to second place. Making up the rest of the top five we have The Stone RosesBeyonce and Jess Glynne.

Rihanna is also having a good week, going from #15 last week to #7 this week. Meanwhile, not having such a good time are Lionel Richie and Paul Simon, who have gone from #7 and #9 last week to #10 and #15 this week, respectively.

Over the course of the next week tickets for Rizzle KicksFrankie VallieProfessor Brian CoxJake Bugg and Brian Fallon, among others, go on sale. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them can give Black Sabbath the boot and take over the #1 spot.

1. Black Sabbath
2. Coldplay
3. The Stone Roses
4. Beyonce
5. Jess Glynne
6. Stevie Wonder
7. Rihanna
8. Rod Stewart
9. Simply Red
10. Lionel Richie
11. Nashville In Concert
12. BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
13. Bruce Springsteen
14. Elton John
15. Paul Simon
16. The Tenderloins
17. Bryan Adams
18. Madness
19. David Gilmour
20. Barry Manilow

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Rizzle Kicks

2. Frankie Vallie

3. Professor Brian Cox

4. Jake Bugg

5. Brian Fallon

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Springsteen’s Standing Strong At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Bruce Springsteen has managed to hold on to the #1 spot for another week, followed closely by Coldplay, who are in the same position as last week, at #2.  Adele has risen from #9 last week to third position this week, and knocked down Michael Ball and Alfie Boe to #4, while chart newcomer Melanie Martinez does well to go straight into the top 5.

We also welcome Richard Ashcroft and Fetty Wap to the top 20.  However, as new blood arrives, we must bid adieu to some acts. AC/DC are back in last place, while Jack Whitehall has dropped from #5 to #17 and Beyonce has also not had a great week, leaving the top 10 and this week finding herself at #13.

Over the next week there are a shedload of shows going on sale, including Catfish and the BottlemenBad CompanyPharrell WilliamsOf Mice And Men and The Jesus And Mary Chain. Come back and see us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to knock The Boss off the top spot.

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Coldplay
3. Adele
4. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
5. Melanie Martinez
6. Stevie Wonder
7. The Stone Roses
8. Paul Simon
9. Elton John
10. Rod Stewart
11. Madness
12. Summertime Ball
13. Beyonce
14. Richard Ashcroft
15. Justin Bieber
16. Kasabian
17. Jack Whitehall
18. Nashville In Concert
19. Fetty Wap
20. AC/DC

 On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

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