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Lil Kim Joins Lovebox Festival 2013

The lineup for this year’s edition of Lovebox just got even more exciting with the addition of the legendarily provocative queen of hip-hop Lil Kim on Sunday, in what will be her only UK festival appearance in 2013.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Thursday, 09 May 2013

Jodrell Bank

Symphony Orchestra The Hallé To Perform Live From Jodrell Bank

The multi award winning Live From Jodrell Bank series has announced a very special performance by the Hallé in the impressive and distinguished setting of Jodrell Bank. On Saturday 31st August, Stephen Bell will conduct a concert inspired by the stars, including Jupiter and Mars from Holst's The Planets, classics from Strauss, Mozart and John Williams, as well as a selection of out-of-this-world film music from blockbusters such as: Star Wars,Independence Day, E.T., Apollo 13, Close Encounters and more.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 08 May 2013

The Great Escape

Tickets For The Great Escape Festival 2013 Near Sell Out

With just two weeks to go until the 2013 Brighton Great Escape gets under way, 1, 2 and 3-day tickets have now officially sold out, meaning that 16,000 revelers will dawn upon the south-coast seaside city.

Written by: Adam Holden | Date: Friday, 03 May 2013

Hop Farm

Hop Farm Festival 2013 Cancelled

Hop Farm Festival 2013 has been cancelled. Vince Power, the boss man behind the event, has just announced the news via the festival's official Facebook page.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Friday, 03 May 2013

Swn Festival

Swn Festival Wins ID&C Grass Roots Bursary

Sŵn Festival, one of the yearly highlights of the South Wales music scene have been awarded a £2,500 grass roots bursary from ID&C. A provider of security and integrated technology wristbands who have been servicing the festival, sports and live events industry by using innovative security solutions over the past 18 years, ID&C launched the bursary in 2011 designed to support grass roots events.

Written by: David Ball | Date: Thursday, 02 May 2013


Bloodstock Festival To Support Teenage Cancer Trust For Third Year

For the third year running and after a record-breaking 2012, Teenage Cancer Trust is to benefit from the Bloodstock Open Air festival again this summer. The festival is held over the weekend of August 8th-11th at Catton Park in Derbyshire and will be raising awareness and funds for the charity.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Thursday, 02 May 2013


Itch Confirms Great Escape Festival Appearance

Electro-punk MC Itch will be giving Brighton a taster of his hard-hitting, beats fuelled sound at this year’s Great Escape Festival. Performing two shows on Saturday 18th May, this will be Itch’s first solo outing at the festival since the split of his former band The King Blues.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 01 May 2013

Beach Break Live

Beach Break Live Announce Second Wave Of Acts

Beach Break Live announce an array of artists to add to the already bulging carnival line-up. Featuring everyone from the globally renowned Cuban Brothers to the phenomenal Dizraelli & the Small Gods. This year Beach Break Live brings ticket holders its best offering yet, taking over the surfer paradise of Newquay from 20th to 24th June. The new music holiday will be creating a carnival extravaganza like no other with ticket holders enjoying everything from cliff-top choirs to cave performances, 2013 is set to be better than ever before. Beach Break Live is discounting a limited number of standard silver tickets for local residents on 6th May at 10am, music lovers living in the postcode of TR7 or with a Sailors Card can purchase tickets for just £20 here. Standard silver Beach Break Live tickets are available now from just £40, for more information please visit beachbreaklive.com

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 01 May 2013

Wireless Festival

Will.i.am Confirmed As Wireless Special Guest Plus More Acts Announced

Will.i.am has been confirmed as special guest for Legends of The Summer featuring Justin Timberlake and Jay Z at Wireless Festival on Sunday 14th July. Other additions across the weekend include Sub Focus (Live), Zane Lowe (DJ Set), Bluey Robinson, Drop City Yacht Club, Devlin, Taboo and Misha B.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Green Man

Be A Hero With Einstein's Garden At Green Man Festival 2013!

With 2013’s music line up filling out nicely, and Chai Wallah’s plans for their area announced recently, it’s now time to turn our attention to Green Man Festival's ‘Einstein’s Garden’ area. Always a massively popular spot for families attending the festival, located near the Walled Garden stage, Einstein's Garden provides all sorts of brain bending science and nature activities.

Written by: David Ball | Date: Monday, 29 April 2013

Cambridge Folk Festival

Stereoboard Preview Cambridge Folk Festival 2013

It’s that time of year again. We should all be getting our shopping lists ready for tents, wellies, sun cream, cheap food, sunglasses and comedy hats as the Great British Summer is fast approaching, and with it, a slew of very different and varied festivals all over the country.

Written by: James Ball | Date: Monday, 29 April 2013

Download Festival

More Acts Announced For Download Festival 2013

Download Festival continues to score out of the park with the announcement that a further 25 acts have been added to this year’s line up, including Thunder, Kvelertak, Devin Townsend and We Are The Ocean.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Monday, 29 April 2013


TomorrowWorld Announce First Wave Of DJs

With the first ticket allocation going on world-wide sale earlier this week, TomorrowWorld has released its first wave of DJ's to entice it's already huge following.

Written by: Adam Holden | Date: Friday, 26 April 2013

Heavens Basement

Heaven's Basement Confirmed For Reading And Leeds Festival

Heaven’s Basement have been announced for the Reading and Leeds Festival, the band will be playing the Lock Up stage on Friday, 23rd August at Leeds and Sunday, 25th August at Reading.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Friday, 26 April 2013

Enter Shikari

Enter Shikari Unveil 'Shikari Sound System' For Reading & Leeds Festival

At this year's Reading and Leeds Festival, Shikari Sound System will make its world debut headlining the Lock Up Stage on Friday 23rd (Leeds) and Sunday 25th (Reading) August.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Friday, 26 April 2013

Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack To Headline Glastonbury’s West Holts Stage

Bobby Womack will be the closing act for Glastonbury's West Holts Stage on the Sunday night alongside Damon Albarn and Richard Russel together forming The Bravest Band.

Written by: Owen Sheppard | Date: Friday, 26 April 2013


Bestival Announces New Dance Arena ‘The Port’ And New Acts.

Celebrating its 10th year, Bestival has announced a new music arena for this year’s nautical theme with confirmed appearances from Knife Party, DJ EZ, Toddla T Sound, and Jaguar Skills.  

Written by: Owen Sheppard | Date: Thursday, 25 April 2013

Hevy Fest

Hevy Festival Faces Venue Mix Up

The hardcore and metal festival has been forced to admit there is no confirmed venue, despite falsely advertising a return to Port Lympne, Kent.

Written by: Owen Sheppard | Date: Thursday, 25 April 2013

Hard Rock Hell

Hard Rock Hell 7 Announce More Acts Including Michael Monroe, Vain, Snakecharmer & More

Hard Rock Hell 7 (Cirque Du Rock), which takes place November 28th-30th at Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park in Pwllheli,  N.Wales, has announced more acts for this year’s event including the iconic uber-energetic front man and rock n' roll legend Michael Monroe, whose new studio album ‘Horns and Halos’ is released on August 26th on Spinefarm Records.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Thursday, 25 April 2013

Festival Number 6

Festival No.6 Adds Chic Ft. Nile Rodgers, Neon Neon, Lianne La Havas & More To 2013 Line-Up

The award-winning Festival No. 6 has announced Chic ft. Nile Rodgers and a second raft of stellar line-up additions, ahead of revealing their final announcements in May. Festival No.6 is a pioneering festival concept bringing together music, arts and culture. Festival No.6 takes place over the weekend of 13th-15th September, 2013 in the eccentric surrounds of Portmeirion, Wales.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 24 April 2013


"To All The Haters" - Fake Letter From Oxegen Festival Surfaces Online

After Oxegen organisers announced the festival’s 2013 line-up last night, a lot of criticism started flying in through the likes of Facebook and Twitter damning the amount of electronic and commercial names that feature on the bill - they even reportedly removed a Facebook post as it filled up with negative comments.

Written by: Elliott Batte | Date: Wednesday, 24 April 2013


David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Example, Chase & Status, Snoop Dogg & More Confirmed For Oxegen 2013

Oxegen returns to Punchestown from the 2nd, 3rd and 4th August Bank Holiday weekend.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Cambridge Folk Festival

Cambridge Folk Festival Reveal Final Acts For 2013 Line-Up

The latest names, to complete this year’s line­up, have been revealed by Europe’s most acclaimed folk festival: ground breaking Malian husband­and­wife duo Amadou & Mariam, acclaimed worldwide for their songcraft, vocal interplay and thrilling electric blues sound; exquisite songwriting and sublime harmonies from sibling trio The Staves, whom the Festival has nurtured from their 2011 debut in The Den through the Club Tent and Stage 2 to Main Stage 1 this year; Tommy Emmanuel, regarded as the world’s most exciting country­folk acoustic guitarist; Thea Gilmore, described by Mojo magazine as “the most coherent, literate and charged British singer­songwriter of her generation”; The Rambling Boys of Pleasure, boasting some of the finest musicians on the Irish traditional music scene: Bernard O’Neill, Gino Lupari, Alan Burke, David Munnelly and Sean Regan; American singer, writer and guitarist Darrell Scott, one of the most in­demand sidemen, as well as a highly­regarded musician in his own right; compelling, Bafta­winning songwriter Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo, from Western Australia; Jamie Smith’s Mabon, an irresistible blend of world music, Celtic roots and rabble­rousing funk folk; rural Indiana’s finest finger­pickin’ country blues trio The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band; a stunningly emotive mix of blues, folk, gospel, soul, Appalachian and bluegrass from hotly tipped newcomer Valerie June.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Global Gathering

Nero Added To Global Gathering 2013 Line-Up

GlobalGathering have announced that dub royalty Nero will be returning this year for a live show.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Tuesday, 23 April 2013


Nero, Example And Pitbull Set For Oxegen 2013 - Full Line-Up Announced Tonight At 7PM

Nero, Example and Pitbull are the latest top acts confirmed for Ireland's Oxegen Festival 2013, while more are set for announcement 7pm tonight.

Written by: Owen Sheppard | Date: Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Beacons Festival

Yorkshire’s Beacons Festival Announce New Acts And Arts Space

Beacons Festival in North Yorkshire have announced 24 new acts for the line up.

Written by: Owen Sheppard | Date: Monday, 22 April 2013

Global Gathering

Global Gathering Announce Further Acts For 2013 Line-Up

GlobalGathering, the UK’s celebration of rave culture and annual summer pilgrimage for true electro music lovers, have added Afrojack, James Zabiela, Dada Life, Mark Knight, Eats Everything, Dusky, George Fitzgerald, MK (Mark Kinchen), Doorly, Mihalis Safras, Rene Amesz, Prok & Fitch, Filthy Rich, Spectrasoul, Pedestrian, Matt Smallwood and many more to the already phenomenal line-up for 2013.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Friday, 19 April 2013

Camden Crawl Dublin

Camden Crawl Dublin Unveils Full Comedy Line-Up And Individual Venue Line-Ups And Late Additions

Camden Crawl Dublin pops its comedy cherry at The Bankers (Dame Lane) and The Swan (Aungier St) this year with four fantastic shows at each venue commencing 7:00 and 9:00pm on Sunday 5th May.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Thursday, 18 April 2013


Plan B, Goldfrapp, Azealia Banks Plus Many More Announced For Lovebox 2013

One of the most anticipated events in the London festival calendar, Lovebox returns to its original weekend this year for three days in July. Celebrating the very best in music, fashion and art, Lovebox has once again delivered one of the most diverse and exciting lineups around this summer, bringing a fantastically unique and eclectic range of the finest international talent to London’s doorstep.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2013


More Acts Announced For Latitude 2013

Latitude recently announced that Bloc Party, Kraftwerk 3-D and Foals will headline this year’s event. Latitude is now pleased to confirm the next wave of performers set to appear across the weekend from 18th – 21st July 2013.

Written by: Jon Stickler | Date: Tuesday, 16 April 2013

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