Archive for the ‘Gig News’ Category


Posted on September 11th, 2015 by in Festivals, Gig News

One of the UK’s most prestigious music festivals attracting music industry folks from all corners of the globe is set to return in May 2016. The Great Escape welcomes new and breakthrough bands every year and acts as a stepping stone to bigger things for many that perform at it. Applications are now open for […]


Music Week’s ‘RADAR’ – Live Showcase

Posted on August 14th, 2015 by in Gig News, Music Industry News

Music Week’s RADAR will return to Under the Bridge, Chelsea on Thursday September 3, with another terrific line-up of unsigned and just signed talent including: Newly announced WSTRN, Sam Brockington, Hollie Stephenson, The Greasy Slicks, Midé and Shields. RADAR is a returning live event born from a collaboration between Music Week, ILUVLIVE and MusicConnex. With […]


‘Flawed Is Beautiful’, screening + Q&A w/ members of These Animal Men (who also play live stripped down set) + Ed S*M*A*S*H

Posted on July 24th, 2015 by in Gig News, Music Industry News, Music News, Offbeat

    Friday 24th July 2015 ‘Flawed Is Beautiful’, screening + Q&A w/ members of These Animal Men (who also play live stripped down set) + Ed S*M*A*S*H.  Doors 7pm. Film 7.30pm. Advance tickets SOLD OUT. £7 on the door. Amersham Arms, 388 New Cross Rd, London SE14 6TY. 18+ event.   Like all the best music documentaries, Flawed Is Beautiful is […]


New Cardiff venue in final stages of renovation announce first show

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 by in Gig News, Music Industry News

  Promoters in South Wales are currently renovating a former bank to create a brand new event’s venue in an area that has become known as the musical graveyard of Cardiff. Recently named Portland House, the venue has been largely forgotten for over a decade in the former Cardiff docklands area previously renowned for its […]


Warp Records Announce Free Event at Tate Britain

Posted on November 6th, 2013 by in Gig News

Warp Records has announced that it will be hosting a special free music event at London’s Tate Britain on Friday 6th December. The event will see performances inspired by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller’s 1998 piece History of the World, which is a graphic representation drawing parallels between brass bands and acid house music in […]


Music Week Launches RADAR Showcase Events

Posted on October 24th, 2013 by in Gig News

Music Week has joined forces with ILUVLIVE and MusicConnex to launch a series of nights designed to showcase unsigned and up-and-coming talent to the UK music industry. RADAR will take place four times a year in London, with the first event happening on Thursday, November 28th at Under The Bridge in Chelsea, with line-up including […]


TAMIKREST play Shoreditch on Sunday 20th October

Posted on October 9th, 2013 by in Gig News

Junction2Music & EatYourOwnEars present a rare London gig for Malian desert blues band TAMIKREST launching their highly acclaimed new CD ‘Chatma’. +Tarq Bowen + DJ PAP.IL.LON Get Tickets: Tamikrest ratings for their new album ‘Chatma’ from the UK Press. 8/10 Uncut 4/5 Q 4/5 Mojo 4/5 Time Out ‘Album Of […]


Paul McCartney to Play BBC 6 Music Maida Vale Session

Posted on September 20th, 2013 by in Gig News

Former Beatle Paul McCartney will perform at BBC Maida Vale as part of 6 Music Live next month. McCartney, whose forthcoming album New will be released on 14th October, will play at the BBC studios on 16th October, with the session to be broadcast during Lauren Laverne‘s morning show. Other acts featured during the week-long […]


Rivington Street Festival 2013

Posted on June 5th, 2013 by in Festivals, Gig News

It’s finally summertime here in the UK, and what better way to celebrate than by enjoying some of the great outdoor events on offer over the coming months? Taking place on Sunday 23rd June 2013 (12-10pm), east London’s Rivington Street Festival will be transforming the streets of Shoreditch into a family friendly outdoor exhibition of […]


Press To Meco Win a Slot at Download Festival and Release Their EP

Posted on May 30th, 2013 by in Festivals, Gig News, Music News, New Music

Crawley/Croydon rock trio Press To Meco released their new EP Affinity this week fresh off the back of winning a slot at Download Festival 2013 following their Red Bull Session which was judged by an industry panel which included Radio 1 faves Don Broco. The guys will be playing the Red Bull Session Live Stage […]


93 Feet East To Reopen Following Licensing Appeal

Posted on May 24th, 2013 by in Gig News, Music Industry News

London music venue 93 Feet East celebrates winning an appeal against the decision to close the venue earlier this year.


The Rolling Stones, Mumford & Sons and Arctic Monkeys to Headline Glastonbury; Full Lineup Announced

Posted on April 4th, 2013 by in Festivals, Gig News

Infamous UK festival Glastonbury recently announced the main and headlining acts for their 2013 event, including quite a grand booking for the June 26th-30th festivities; The Rolling Stones.


Hear Alice Russell’s Insight Into All The Tracks on ‘To Dust’

Posted on March 15th, 2013 by in Gig News, Music News

Alice Russell discusses the inspiration behind the tracks on her critically acclaimed album ‘To Dust’. Catch Alice live at Scala on Wednesday 17th April 2013 – tickets here


Ghostpoet, Benga & Tom Odell to play Record Store Day launch party

Posted on March 12th, 2013 by in Gig News, Music Industry News

The UK organisers of Record Store Day have announced that Ghostpoet and Tom Odell will play live at a special launch show for this year’s event. Taking place at Rough Trade East next Thursday (21 March), the invite-only party will also see Benga take up the DJ reins. Record Store Day 2013 takes place on […]


Syleena Johnson headlines Acoustic Soul Sessions European Tour

Posted on March 8th, 2013 by in Gig News

Presented by Swag Shaq, Grammy-Nominated R&B Divas co-star Syleena Johnson will headline her Acoustic Soul Sessions European Tour this year in the Netherlands, France and UK. Sylenna hits the stage in her first international tour, divine as the diva she has become, on March 27 at Paradiso in Amsterdam, March 29 at New Morning in […]