Tag Archives: Festival

Review: All Points East, 2nd June 2019

Ben Standring/ June 4, 2019

As the sun rose on a glistening June morning, festival goers scrambled to London for the final day of London’s newest high-profile large-scale music festival at Victoria Park. Having already experienced staggering sets from The Chemical Brothers, Christine & the Queens and Mumford and Sons plus a day of hard rock featuring Bring Me The Horizon and Architects and a

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Review: All Points East, 31st May 2019

Sean Hubbard/ June 3, 2019

The second weekend of All Points East kicked off on Friday 31st May with a day that can only be described as an absolute triumph for British heavy music. Everything from Lotus Eater opening the North stage, all the way up to Bring Me the Horizon’s two-hour headline set was an exhibition of the best that British metal has to

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Review: Dot to Dot Festival (Nottingham), 26th May 2019

Daisy Carter/ June 2, 2019

It has now become a ritual almost to begin the UK festival season over the two May bank holiday weekends with a hive of creative new festivals championing the very best of emerging musical talent. The likes of Great Escape, Live at Leeds, Sound City and Dot to Dot have provided striking platforms to showcase the artists of the future.

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Festival Preview: Tramlines

Tristan Phipps/ May 31, 2019

Of all the city festivals: Live At Leeds, Hit The North, Dot 2 Dot – none are as well renowned as Sheffield’s Tramlines, which is now entering its 10th year. While 2009 brought the chart-topping sounds of Example and Pixie Lott, Tramlines 2019 will boast a line-up brimming with indie and alternative royalty. Headlining the festival this year we have

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Review: Slam Dunk Festival (South), 26th May 2019

Sean Hubbard/ May 29, 2019

Another year, another Slam Dunk festival, but this year was the first fully outdoor one ever! Yes the weather was patchy at some points but the music shined through no matter what, and even a bit of rain couldn’t dampen the summery feeling that Seaway always bring to a show. The bands were all incredible, with a personal highlight of

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Interview: Lady Bird

Ben Standring/ May 25, 2019

The all-smiling, all-snarling, all-dancing punk trio caught up with The Mic backstage in Leeds to talk about their headline tour, a debut album and social evolution. Over the course of the past eighteen months, Tunbridge Wells trio Lady Bird have attempted to cause a perpetual shift within our social consciousness through the medium of brash, witty punk rock. Having worn

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Festival Preview – 2000 Trees

Sean Hubbard/ May 23, 2019

The UK’s official best medium sized festival returns this year with a line-up that’s as packed as ever. Headline sets come from Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, You Me At Six and Deaf Havana in a who’s who of British rock music, whilst on the heavier side of things While She Sleeps headline the Cave stage on Thursday night

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Festival Preview: Download, 14th – 16th June 2019

Sean Hubbard/ May 7, 2019

The UK’s biggest rock and metal festival kicks off on Friday 14th June this year and will see over 90,000 people converge on Castle Donington for three days of non-stop riffs. This year’s festival is headlined by three legends of the genre: Def Leppard on the Friday playing their legendary Hysteria album in full, Slipknot on the Saturday, and prog

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Festival Preview: Lowlands, 16th – 18th August 2019

Ben Standring/ April 28, 2019

The Dutch giant looks ready to compete with the very best with a stellar line up for 2019’s edition. With British festival prices soaring to new heights, it’s becoming increasingly popular amongst Brits to take the plunge and enjoy one of the many European festivals dotted across our great continent. With often perfect weather, cheaper tickets and expansive line-ups, it’s

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Festival Preview: All Points East, 24th May – 2nd June 2019

Ben Standring/ April 25, 2019

London’s vastly ambitious ten-day event returns for a second year with an eagerly-anticipated programme of entertainment. It seems to be a staple in the British festival calendar that before we reach the very heart of summer, we’re treated to an array of one day events in and around the capital. British Summer Time in Hyde Park has led the way

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