Although making music is a passion for most artists, it doesn’t always pay significant returns. Musical artists need to eat and pay bills, just like everyone else – but there’s the additional expense of having to set something aside to put back into making more music. A side hustle may well be the answer – especially if it’s one that brings in money while a the same time satisfies your creative urges.
Global music icon and 15-time GRAMMY Award winner Alicia Keys announced ALICIA – THE WORLD TOUR, her highly anticipated return to the stage. Keys will bring her repertoire of worldwide hits to iconic venues across North America and Europe, including a stop at the legendary Radio City Music Hall in Key’s hometown of New York City. The celebrated singer/songwriter/producer will visit major cities on both continents including London, Paris, Berlin, Atlanta, Toronto, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more on the tour produced by Live Nation.
Cornbury Festival begins with a mighty double bill this summer of legendary troubadour Van Morrison and electropop singer songwriter Dido. These big hitting stars will both take to the stage on Friday 10 July, the first day of the three-day festival held at the stunning Great Tew Estate in Oxfordshire.
YUNGBLUD announced the underrated youth North American spring tour. In 2019, the U.K. artist sold out all of his dates in the U.S., Europe and the U.K. – totalling more than 150 shows. He’ll kick off the 2020 headline run on April 21 at Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA – after performing both weekends at Coachella. The tour will take him up the West Coast to Canada, throughout the Midwest, and down the Eastern seaboard before wrapping up on May 15 at the Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA. See below for itinerary.
Dublin quartet INHALER releases their new single ‘We Have To Move On’ today via Interscope Records. It’s the follow-up to their first single on the label, ‘Ice Cream Sundae’, which was released in September. The jubilant indie-rock of ‘We Have To Move On’ showcases the band’s way of combining sharp, hooky melodies with expansive, atmospheric brooding. Listen to ‘We Have To Move On’:
A new year – a new decade – needs a new voice, step up Twinnie. Having taken 2019 by storm, the rising artist kicks off 2020 with the announcement of her anticipated debut album, ‘Hollywood Gypsy’ – out 17th April on BMG. The fresh taste of what’s to come on the album is new single ‘Type of Girl’, out now. Twinnie also announces a run of UK headline dates this March, including a show at Omeara in London on the 24th.
Undeniably one of the best voices of our generation, Grammy award-winning singing sensation Gregory Porter has made his eagerly-awaited return to the studio with the uplifting new single ‘Revival’, out today on Decca Records/Blue Note. He also announces the release of his sixth studio album ‘All Rise’ on 17th April.
As they gear up for a huge 2020, Sea Girls have kicked off the year being hotly tipped by media across the board. Sea Girls unleash their dynamic new anthem ‘Ready For More’, taken from their forthcoming new EP ‘Under Exit Lights’ – out March 6th on Polydor and available on limited edition 12’’ vinyl, CD and all Digital Service Providers.