Everyone wants to be part of the roadshow, but we can’t all be part of the band. This coming Saturday 30th, Live Venue Week and live music company Cato Music / Cato Academy are running a free workshop, supported by Arts Council England. They aim to give an introduction to the work that goes on […]
Are you one of those people who constantly have music playing in their head? Then you try to remember where you heard that tune before – and realise you’ve actually made it up? Well, those sounds in your head could be a real talent for composing – and this summer, there’s a course out there […]
Some of you may have read my article in October about the Old Vic Community Company’s workshops towards this year’s production, Rise. The workshops are now completed, the preparation is all done and now they’re looking for people to get the show on its feet! Rise will tackle the relationship Londoners have with the environment, […]
The 2015 BBC Music Awards made for an unforgettable night in December as many of Britain’s iconic musical acts came together to appreciate the talent and achievements of the year. Fans lined up outside of the Genting Arena in Birmingham, 14 hours before acts were scheduled to arrive on the red carpet, pitching tents the […]
As Christmas approaches, our minds may turn to the new year of 2016. The cold British weather inflicted on us may leave you reminiscing over the (slightly) warmer summer and the music festivals that coincide with it. With tickets already on sale for some of Britain’s biggest festivals, fans begin to speculate about potential headliners […]
This week, advance tickets to the 2016 tour of Adele, singer of recent hit ‘Hello’, were released exclusively to members of Adele.com. But thousands of fans still had to spend hours queuing online in the rush for these highly sought-after tickets. This huge demand overwhelmed the ticketing company, Songkick, to the point that some customers […]
The atmosphere was buzzing in Stratford’s Copper Box Arena on Saturday. Around 3,000 young people turned up to see some of the best acts from the UK perform. It was the culmination of UFest – a youth-led cultural festival taking place over three days at different venues in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The concert, […]
Apparat, a.k.a Sascha Ring, is a fascinating and diverse artist, with his finger in a number of musical pies. Over the years his sound has progressed in different directions. He began his musical life producing purely techno tunes and has developed into someone who can create more instrument led, orchestral pieces. Around a decade ago […]
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