Month: February 2018

Boomtown unveil 2018 lineup with Gorillaz and Limp Bizkit

Boomtown have secured Gorillaz as a UK festival exclusive for 2018, joining rap-rock superstars Limp Bizkit and South African tro Die Antwoord at the festival’s 10th anniversary. They will feature alongside over 200 more acts, including Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Jimmy Cliff, Amadou & Mariam, Morcheeba, and Sleaford Mods. The festival’s 10th ‘chapter’ […]Read More

The Cure’s Robert Smith appointed curator of Meltdown Festival 2018

The Cure’s Robert Smith has been confirmed as this years Meltdown Festival curator, for it’s 25th anniversary event to be held at London’s Southbank Centre. Each Meltdown festival is ‘curated’ by a different artist, with David Bowie, MIA, Nick Cave, Patti Smith, and Jarvis Cocker taking on the roll in previous years. Smith released the […]Read More

Southsea’s Victorious Festival will be The Prodigy’s only UK festival

The Prodigy have been confirmed as the Sunday headliner at Southsea’s Victorious Festival, joining Paul Weller, Paloma Faith, The Libertines, and The Kaiser Chiefs on 2018’s lineup. The festival takes place over the weekend of 24th-26th August, with early bird day tickets currently available for under £40. Other acts announced today include Example, Gomez, The […]Read More

Liam Gallagher gets potato peelers banned from Parklife 2018

After Liam Gallagher made this odd request prior to a gig in London last November, fans had been known to bring the utensils en-masse to his performances. Unfortunately this has left Parklife 2018, where he is due to headline, with little choice but to add ‘potato peelers’ to their prohibited items list. The Parklife team […]Read More

11 more acts confirmed for Arcadia London 10th anniversary event

The Arcadia spider, a favourite fixture at recent Boomtown and Glastonbury festivals, is coming to London this May bank holiday weekend for a special 10th anniversary event. In addition to the famous pyrotechnic spider, a brand new, top secret, 360-degree immersive venue will be unveiled at the event to celebrate the anniversary. This will be […]Read More