Fairport's Cropredy Convention Fairport's Cropredy Convention will take place on Thurs 8th, Fri 9th and Sat 10th August 2019. This is a very special year as it's the festival's fortieth anniversary (1979-2019).


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Boardmasters Cornwall’s own surf and music festival Boardmasters takes place from Wednesday 7th through to Sunday 11th August 2019 across two stunning sites, Fistral Beach for exhilarating international surf action and Watergate Bay for world-class live music and simply unbeatable views. This year's incredible line-up includes Wu-Tang Clan, Florence + The Machine, Foals plus The Wombats, Dizzee Rascal, Jorja Smith, Plan B and many more.


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Andy Black Tonight Andy Black brought his ‘The Ghost Of The United Kingdom’ Tour to Birmingham’s O2 Institute which concluded his UK run of dates with support from drag queen artist Adore Delano.


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Van Morrison What a wonderful night for a moon dance as Innervisions Festival 2019 drew to a close with the legend that is Van Morrison performing not one, but two sell out shows at Camden’s iconic Roundhouse venue. The Northern Irish crooner wowed the crowd as he performed with a full band and boy was he on rare form, treating the crowd to an hour and half stellar performance and I'm sure there was even a rare smile thrown in now and again from this megastar.


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Rammstein I’m not exaggerating when I say that I have been waiting to see Rammstein for most of my life. It’s been right up there on my bucket list, probably somewhere between ‘Backpack through Italy’ and ‘Adopt a rescue piglet’. Tonight is finally the night. I’ve booked time off work. I’ve travelled for miles. I’ve agreed to stay at Bates Motel (all the regular hotels in the area were full, so my friends and I are at the most murdery place imaginable). It’s all about to be made worthwhile, and guess what? I’m gonna share my joy with you! You are one lucky bug.


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The Who The greatest bands and musicians are slowly fading away and, being 20 years old, I’ll never be able to say I’ve seen many of the legendary rock bands to have ever lived because they’re either too old or dead by now. But after a trip to Wembley stadium one Saturday night in July, all of that changed with two legendary acts of the rock world taking over the stage.


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Maceo Parker Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Ani DiFranco and Parliament are just some of the acts the incredible American saxophonist Maceo Parker has performed with. Having started his career with the Godfather of soul himself James Brown, Maceo's talent shone through leading the North Carolinian native to be hot property in the jazz industry. In the early millennium Maceo was one of the first wave of Prince's New Power Generation horn section having contributed to eight albums and performing in sell out shows such as the legendary 21 nights at London’s O2, so to see him return to the capital is a huge treat for this flexible musician.


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Mavis Staples Not many 79 year olds can get up on stage at Glastonbury and blow the crowd away as much as the younger artists, but after all there is definitely something special about Mavis Staples. Six days away from her eightieth birthday, Chicago born Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and American gospel singer, Mavis Staples returned for the second year of Innervisions Festival at Camden’s Roundhouse after the success of her first year at Union Chapel.


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Janelle Monáe The Manchester International Festival, held every two years, brings 18 eclectic days of culture, music, world premiers and special events hosted across the city and this year’s kicked off in glorious fashion with an incredible, spellbinding show from the uniquely talented Janelle Monáe at Castlefield Bowl.


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Frank Turner Frank Turner is definitely an old favourite of mine, so when I spotted he was bringing his unique brand of folk-punk to Coventry, I jumped at the chance to go and see him again. Fresh off the Glastonbury stage, he came to Coventry to help raise money for Way Out Arts, an arts programme in Sierra Leone that changes the lives of street, vulnerable, and conflict affected young people through the arts. It’s a very worthy cause, so go check it out!


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Piece Hall, Halifax This weekend saw some incredible live music in one of the most spectacular settings you could imagine as Futuresound Events hosted 4 days of music at the iconic Piece Hall in Halifax. We were there for 3 of those days and we witnessed an anthemic hometown show from Embrace, massive party sets from Terrorvision and The Levellers as well as an astounding show from Elbow.


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Glastonbury Festival 2019 It was another triumphant year for Glastonbury Festival. Please enjoy our photos of Glasto's 49th year.


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Kew the Music 2019 The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is delighted to announce that the full line up of artists joining the incredible summer series for Kew the Music 2019 will be soul-queen Beverley Knight & pop-superstar Billy Ocean (9 July), the awesome Lewis Capaldi (10 July), much-loved Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra (11 July), R&B legend Craig David (12 July), punk sensation Garbage (13 July) and 80’s icon Rick Astley (14 July).


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British Summer Time Hyde Park 2019 Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2019 is back for another year of unique shows and unforgettable music moments, for the 7th year. Year after year, Barclaycard presents British Summer Time brings the greatest artists to the stage in Hyde Park. This year is no exception.


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