DURAN DURAN Announced As Final BST Hyde Park Headliner – 12 July 2020

Duran Duran are the final headliners for American Express presents BST Hyde Park 2020. One of the most iconic and ground-breaking bands to come out of the UK in the past four decades, Duran Duran will close this year’s BST Hyde Park in London’s greatest outdoor venue on Sunday 12th July. They are a group that defined a generation and continue to prove themselves timeless, always innovating and reinventing, while remaining ahead of the curve.

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How To Increase Your Chances Of Getting Show Tickets!

Trying to get concert tickets is super stressful, we know all too well. There’s always the chance that you’ll end up without any because of how quick they sell out and how many people are trying their best to get some. We have rounded up some tips on how you can increase your chances!

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Cheltenham’s Wychwood Festival 29–31 May Will Be A Fab Time For Fans Of 90s Brit Pop

Cheltenham’s Wychwood Festival, held 29-31 May, have made their second line up announcement, with still more to come!

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Oxfordshire’s Cornbury Festival Is A Virtual Rainbow With Incredible Line-Up

Oxfordshire’s much loved Cornbury Festival is feeling all colourful and full of Summer vibes, as they prepare to deliver a complete spectrum of sensational…

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Skin The Sun: We Talk To LA Based Singer Songwriter Kendall Rucks

Originally from Florida, but now based in Los Angeles, Kendall Rucks takes elements of rock, blues, and dream pop, and fuses them together to create a sound that is both provocative and captivating.

Lisa caught up with Kendall and dug in deep about her life, music, and what to expect from her in the future.

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Neil Arthur, Blancmange Superstar, Talks With Essentially Pop

Blancmange, the hugely successful British electronic band have a new album and a tour to go with it. Kicking off in Scotland on May 1st and working their way across the U.K. to finish in October. To go with the tour they have a new album ‘ Mindset’ which releases on May 22nd. Blancmange music has been used in so much recent music by La Roux, LCD Sound System and Hot Chip. So influential is the band and their music that electronic superstar Moby described the, as “the most underrated electronic band of all time”, high praise indeed. Since Stephen Luscombe was forced by illness to stop touring or recording after 2011’s ‘Blanc Burn’, the band’s evolution has continued with Neil Arthur at the helm and Essentially Pop were lucky enough to chat with him this week about the new album, the tour and even ABBA, who’s ‘Day Before You Came’ they superbly covered. It’s an honour to get a glimpse at what motivates one of our own electronic superstars.

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Announcing Today – Rochester Castle Concerts: Jools Holland, TheLibertines, The Jacksons, Ub40 – July 8 – 11th 2020

Rochester Castle, on the east bank of the River Medway in Rochester, Kent, features a beautiful 12th-century tower, which is one of the best…

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Blanks Wows At VidCon London 2020

Expanding his internet empire into the realm of pop music is Blanks, best-known for his 80s reworkings of current pop hits on his staggeringly successful YouTube channel.

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CORNBURY Festival Announce VAN MORRISON And DIDO To Headline Friday 10 July

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.

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SOLIHULL SUMMER FEST Returns For 5th Year 25-26 July 2020

Now celebrating its 5th year, the festival at Tudor Grange Park in Solihull has already confirmed eight great acts for what looks set to be the biggest year yet on July 25 and 26.

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FREE Tickets For Liffey Lights Midnight Moment Matinee on George’s Quay Snapped Up // Extra FREE Tickets for Custom House Quay Due To Phenomenal Demand Available This Wednesday

New Year’s Festival Dublin (NYF Dublin) have announced extra tickets for their family friendly countdown spectacle – Liffey Lights Midnight Moment Matinee – as tickets for George’s Quay are snapped up. Tickets for Liffey Lights Midnight Moment Matinee on Custom House Quay will be available from Ticketmaster this Wednesday at 9am.

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Kraftwerk To Headline All Points East – Plus Iggy Pop, Chromatics, Kim Gordon And More

All Points East’s announcements continue with a special celebration of one of the most innovative, influential and groundbreaking pioneers in musical history.

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TAYLOR SWIFT Announced As BST Hyde Park Headliner 11th July 2020

American Express presents BST Hyde Park adds another massive headliner for 2020 – the world’s biggest pop artist – Taylor Swift. Lighting up the London stage on Saturday 11th July, Taylor is the third act to be announced and joins the ultimate girl band Little Mix who headline on Saturday 4th July and US rockers Pearl Jam on Friday 10th July.

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BRISTOL SOUNDS 2020 EXCITING LINE-UP: NOEL GALLAGHER, SUPERGRASS AND MORE!

Bristol Sounds have become a firm summer favourite, and are returning for 2020 with an amazing lineup.

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LITTLE MIX Announced As First BST Hyde Park Headliner July 4 2020

American Express presents BST Hyde Park announce the biggest girl band in the world – LITTLE MIX – as the first headliner for 2020. The foursome, Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirwall, are hitting the capital on 4th July!

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Tame Impala Announced As First All Points East 2020 Headliner – UK Exclusive

All Points East’s third year of announcements begins with a very special comeback and one of our most requested acts.

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By Jeff! He’s Gone And Done It! Jeff Goldblum Scores Second Number 1 Album With ‘I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This’

When first album, ‘The Capitol Studios Sessions’ debuted at the top spot on the UK Official Jazz and Blues Albums Chart last year, many might have thought it a mere fluke. But when the second album from Jeff Goldblum And The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, ‘I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This’, released on 1 November, repeated the same path as the first, people are sitting up and taking notice.

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Oasis Festival 2020 – Music, Arts And Culture In Marrakech, Africa’s First Capital of Culture

Oasis Festival sets the dates for 2020, returning to Marrakech from 11th – 13th September. Tickets go on sale today Wednesday 30th October, with a limited number of earlybird passes available.

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BIME LIVE Completes 2019 Lineup With Foals, Floating Points, Röyksopp, Coucou Chloe And More

BIME LIVE, Spain’s largest indoor Autumn festival, has announced the new additions closing out the roster of its seventh edition, to be held on…

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INDIE DAZE FESTIVAL Announce Huge All-Dayer Line Up + 4 Day Residency At The 100 Club

This October the celebrated INDIE DAZE festival returns for a sixth sumptuous year – with its biggest and most ambitious line-up to date.

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