A chance encounter with a university reject who could sell sand to the peoples of Arabia, known in my industry as 'a promoter', led me incrementally into the world of festival organization. Its been a long trip (sometimes literally), and this opportunity to blog gives me a chance to recall some of the highlights and explain why festivals are less a job, more a crusade...
The Rolling Stones concert in Hyde Park sold out in just five minutes despite fan concerns over ticket prices. The 65,000
Emerging Icons is a site that's chock-a-block with fresh, new musical talent and it's a real pleasure to share some of our favourite finds with you.
News that The Rolling Stones will headline Glastonbury Festival for the first time in their 50-year-career has been greeted
The Rolling Stones have been finally confirmed as headliners for this summer's Glastonbury Festival after months of rumours
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A tip of the hat today to Neat Dude Collective, who have produced the poster below - and have been making us giggle an awful
Ok, I'll admit, this article might be a little premature, but in the fashion world it's perfectly acceptable to buy summer outfits while outdoor temperatures are still sub-zero. Besides, snow in March is just not ok, so I'm going to shut the curtains and get all excited about festival fashion.
Prince has become the latest star rumoured to headline Glastonbury Festival 2013. The 'Purple Rain' singer was previously
Festivals have changed dramatically in this time - when the first T in the Park took place in 1994 the only other UK festivals were Glastonbury, Reading and WOMAD - now there are literally hundreds all over the country and they have gone from just being a place where you watch bands outdoors, to an entire four day experience or a long weekend away.
What was the last item you bought for over £600? A car, computer or even a very, very special item of clothing? How about
When I finished uni, it became pretty apparent that graduates had almost no chance of survival. A lot of people my age had made the decision to travel. Doing a lower end job becomes more bearable when you can justify it with "well, I'm going travelling in a few months, so whatever."
The Rolling Stones are said to be in final negotiations to headline at Glastonbury 2013. Boss Michael Eavis has apparently
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I awoke Sunday morning to a storm of complaints on my Twitter timeline because nobody could get hold of Glastonbury tickets. With this in mind, I have drawn up the following tips to enable you to have your own Glastonbury in the comfort of your own home, saving you several hundreds of pounds and giving you EXACTLY the same experience.
Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival have sold out in record time. The event's organisers, father and daughter Michael
Glastonbury festival boss Michael Eavis is pursuing The Stone Roses as headliners for next year's event. Eavis was spotted
Today would have been the day the gates opened for what has become Europe's biggest music festival. Instead, because of the
...well, I don't know.... but you may wish to start counting how many times you see a version of this headline in the next eighteen months. Rumours surface daily regards the likelihood of the Rolling Stones organizing a 50th Anniversary tour and other possible public appearances for the band. I won't venture into the possibilities of using 'It's All Over Now...'
Pendulum have announced that they have split up, after 10 years and three studio albums. The Australian dance rockers, who
About Glastonbury
Glastonbury is one of the longest running musical festivals in the UK, with revelers descending on Michael Eavis' Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset, nearly every year since 1970. Many of music's biggest names have played the festival over the years, including David Bowie, Beyonce, The Rolling Stones, Oasis, Blur, Amy Winehouse, The Killers, Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys and Kanye West. 2016 saw Adele headline the famous Pyramid Stage for the first time, alongside Coldplay and Muse. Radiohead, Ed Sheeran and Foo Fighters have been confirmed as 2017's headliners, topping the bill on the Pyramid Stage. Other performers include Katy Perry, Stormzy, The XX and Lorde. The festival will take a break in 2018, and return in 2019 at a new location in the Midlands, where it will be called the Variety Bazaar. Glastonbury will then resume as normal in 2020.