Young Thug, Giggs, Krept and Konan & More Tapped For Fresh Island Festival

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This year’s Fresh Island keeps the heavy Hip-Hop and island vibe, with Rae Sremmurd, Sean Paul and Young Thug acting as the main headliners. In addition, French Montana, Giggs, Krept & Konan, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Lady Leshurr, Tonga (Mike Skinner and Murkage), Tim Westwood and more will be making appearances.

Get your tickets here; Fresh Island takes place on Croatia’s Zrce Beach 11th to 13th July.

Mumford & Sons, The xx, Stormzy, Sampha & More Announced For Pukkelpop 2017

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This year’s Pukkelpop Festival sees Bastille, Editors, Mumford & Sons and The xx as the headliners, but the rest of the line-up is top tier as well — Flume, PJ Harvey, Chance the Rapper, London Grammar, Stormzy, Floating Points and Mykki Blanco are just some of the other names set to take the stage.

Pukkelpop takes place in Belgium 16th-19th August. Get your tickets (and check out the full line-up) here.

Stormzy Announces #Merky Festival

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Not a joke. Last week, Stormzy followed up a chart-topping album to announce his first ever #Merky Festival, which is set to take place at Ibiza Rocks 11th July. As you might’ve guessed, the event will see the South Londoner joined by several guests…expect to see many of Grime and UK Rap’s finest sharing the stage.

You can get your #Merky tickets here.

Future Islands – Cave (Lyric Video); UK Tour Dates

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Before they release their new album The Far Field, Future Islands drop off a new lyric sign language visual for ‘Cave’. Check it out above…pre-order The Far Field before it drops 7th April.

In related news, you can check out forthcoming UK tour dates below.

FUTURE ISLANDS UK TOUR DATES:
27 April – Barrowlands, Glasgow
28 April – Stylus, Leeds
29 April – O2 Academy, Liverpool
30 April – Dome, Brighton
02 May – Rock City, Nottingham
03 May – O2 Academy, Bristol

Foo Fighters, Ed Sheeran Confirmed For Glastonbury 2017 (UPDATE)

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UPDATE: Ed Sheeran has been announced as the final headliner (below).

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Foo Fighters will officially redeem themselves after being forced to pull out of Glastonbury a couple of years ago (thanks to Dave Grohl’s unfortunate injury); they’ve been announced for the Pyramid Stage come 24th June.

You can see the official announcement below; those that didn’t score Glasto tickets can head to Foo Fighters’ website for plenty of world tour dates.


Can't wait @glastofest x

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Kehlani Forced To Postpone European Tour

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Early this week, Kehlani announced that her European tour dates would unfortunately be rescheduled in the way of a medical emergency. You can check out her social media posts explaining the low-down (including confirmation of refunds).

Sampha & Migos Added To Lowlands 2017

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UPDATE: More names have been added to Lowlands, including Future Islands, Bastille, London Grammar, Michael Kiwanuka and more. You can see the full line-up to date here.

UPDATE #2: 19 more acts have been added, including Sampha and Migos.

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Next year’s Lowlands Festival has begun announcing acts that’ll be taking the stage: including in the list are Mumford & Sons, The xx, alt-J, Flume, Cashmere Cat, Mura Masa, Tove Lo, Ben Klock and Iggy Pop. You can check out the full list below.

Lowlands takes place in Biddinghuizen (the Netherlands) between 18th to 20th August. Get your tickets here.

NASS Festival 2017: Wiley, Method Man & Redman, Kano, Giggs & More

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Extreme sports festival NASS has announced a very impressive line-up for this year: Method Man & Redman, Pendulum, Kano, Giggs, Sigma and Wiley have been confirmed as the main headliners. In addition, Krept & Konan, Loyle Carner, David Rodigan, Toddla T, Nadia Rose, Stefflon Don, Preditah, Ms. Banks and more will be hitting the stage as well.

NASS Festival takes place 6th to 9th July near Bristol…get more information (and tickets) here.

The 1975, Mumford & Sons & Fleet Foxes To Headline Latitude 2017

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Big news just announced for this year’s Latitude Festival: The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes have been announced for the big event. In addition, Fatboy Slim, Jack Garratt, Glass Animals, Kurupt FM, Mount Kimbie, Loyle Carner and more join the heavyweights on the star-studded bill.

It all takes place in Henham Park (Suffolk) 13th to 16th July. Get your tickets here.

Danny Brown, Sampha Added To Øya Festival 2017

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UPDATE: The XX and Pixies have been added as headliners, Young Thug and Cashmere Cat (and more, obviously).

UPDATE #2: Chance The Rapper and Ryan Adams have been added, along with Thee Oh Sees, Cosima, Testament and Sibiir.

UPDATE #3: Danny Brown and Sampha are among new names added.

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They join a gaggle of already announced acts including Lana Del Rey, Mac De Marco, Vince Staples, Angel Olsen, MØ, Car Seat Headrest, Jenny Hval and Julia Jacklin in a line up that can already be defined as “most certainly not bad at all”.

Øya Festival 2017 has revealed one of its headliners to be Lana Del Rey, along with other acts including BADBADNOTGOOD, MØ, Mac DeMarco, Vince Staples, Angel Olsen and more.

You can check out the current line-up (as well as tickets) at Øya’s official website. It all takes place 8th to 12th August at Oslo’s Tøyenparken.

JAY Z & P!nk To Headline This Year’s V Festival

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After an apparent announcement leak, it’s been confirmed that JAY Z and P!nk have been tapped as headliners for this year’s V Festival, which takes place in Staffordshire and Essex 19th and 20th August. In addition, they’ll be joined by Craig Davis, Stormzy (who’s sailing high with his number one album), Sean Paul, Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Ellie Goulding, George Ezra, Dizzee Rascal, Sigma, James Arthur, Clean Bandit and more.

Tickets are on sale now.

Eminem Added To Reading & Leeds 2017

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UPDATE: More added below.

UPDATE: Super-duper updated line-up below, which included freakin’ Eminem as a headliner. Mad.

This week, it’s been announced that Muse has been tapped as headliner for next year’s Reading & Leeds festival. They spoke on said news while also hinting at other appearances to be revealed:

We’re very excited to be playing Reading and Leeds again. More news about our plans for 2017 coming in the new year.

In addition, Major Lazer, Danny Brown, Glass Animals, Bastille, At The Drive-In, Tory Lanez and more will also be taking to the stage during August Bank Holiday weekend (25th to 27th). Check out more information on Reading & Leeds here.