Saturday, January 20, 2018

Jorja Smith announced as BRIT Awards 2018 Critics Choice Award winner

Jorja Smith has been announced as the first recipient of a 2018 BRIT Award, taking home the coveted title of BRIT's Critics Choice winner. Following in the footsteps of the likes of Rag’n’Bone Man and Sam Smith (among others), Jorja's win makes her the 11th...

Hacienda Classical self-confirm for Glastonbury 2019

Hacienda Classical are officially playing 2019's Glastonbury Festival, after opening up the Pyramid Stage on Glastonbury's first day back in the summer. Announced by curator/DJ/producer Mike Pickering on Gordon Smart's Radio X show, Hacienda's appointment makes them the first major confirmed act for 2019. Pickering...

Lovebox and Citadel to move south for 2018

Lovebox, alongside its sister festival Citadel, will say goodbye to their East London homes in 2018, and instead move to South London's Brockwell Park, organisers have confirmed. Historically taking place at London's Victoria Park for over a decade (and three years for Citadel), Lovebox...

Wiley announces The Godfather 2018 UK tour

Wiley has announced his biggest ever headline show to date, hitting up Brixton's O2 Academy as part of his just-revealed 6-date UK and Ireland tour. Set to kick off on 20th February at Dublin's Olympia, the Godfather of Grime will then travel across the UK,...

Taylor Swift announces 2018 UK & Ireland stadium tour

Taylor Swift has announced 2018 dates in support of her new album Reputation. If 'The Reputation Stadium Tour' moniker didn't give it away, the shows will see Swift hit major stadiums across the UK and Ireland - Manchester, Dublin and London in June 2018. Tickets...

Justin Timberlake ‘Justified’ 15th anniversary orchestral tribute show announced

London's XOYO has announced a special orchestral live rendition of Justified, as Justin Timberlake's pivotal debut album celebrates its 15th birthday. Set to hit the venue on Saturday 16th December, the night promises a mix of musicians and vocalists to perform the record live...

Plan B announces 2018 UK tour

Plan B has announced a set of 2018 UK tour dates in anticipation for his forthcoming new album Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose. Set to kick off next April (two weeks post album-release), the tour will see the Londoner travel throughout the country, stopping...

We Are FSTVL 2018: second-wave line-up announced

We Are FSTVL organisers have revealed the second wave of their 2018 line-up, adding to their already-exhaustive previous announcement which included the likes of DJ EZ, Hannah Wants, Armand Van Helden and Andy C. Set to run across the 25-27th May Bank Holiday weekend, 2018's...

Download Festival 2018: Ozzy Osbourne confirmed as first headliner

Ozzy Osbourne has been announced as the first headliner for 2018's Download Festival, organisers have confirmed. Set to hit the stage next June (Download runs between 8-10th of the month), Ozzy's appearance will mark his first solo show at the festival since Black Sabbath's farewell slot...

Bestival announce 2018 plans; new Circus theme and new dates

Bestival organisers have announced their 2018 plans, with an all new theme and at a new time of year to boot. Set to return for its second year at Dorset's Lulworth Estate, Bestival 2018 will now take place on 2nd-5th August, one month prior...