Carnival Round-Up

Carnival Round-Up

 What’s shaking at this year’s Notting Hill Carnival? The streets, no doubt; thanks to its legendary collection of sound systems. Geoff Cowart talks to veteran selector Gladdy Wax about his three decades in the game. Plus, our guide to the impressive array of parties before and after the carnival The...

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Edgar Broughton at the Half Moon Putney

Edgar Broughton at the Half Moon Putney

Edgar Broughton Half Moon – Putney, London Wednesday 21 August 2019 8:00 PM Tickets available £12.50 Advance or £15 Door (tickets available) Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm https://tickets.halfmoon.co.uk/events/2019-08-21-edgar-broughton-half-moon-putney His solo, acoustic performance is an emotive, entertaining tour de force containing both old favourites and new songs from the heart. (Half...

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Bob Dylan & Neil Young – two of music’s greatest icons amaze a sold-out Hyde Park

Bob Dylan & Neil Young – two of music’s greatest icons amaze a sold-out Hyde Park

For the first time in history, two of the world’s greatest musicians performed on the same billing – Bob Dylan and Neil Young. It was a day of music that was simply unmissable, with tickets selling out in a matter of minutes. And it’s easy to see why, this was a unique moment...

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Kew the Music 2019

Kew the Music 2019

For a few days more, July 9th to the 14th,  you can still catch unmissable musical performances in the stunning atmosphere of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew! The UNESCO World Heritage site has been converted into a massive festival ground, yet the beautiful flower collections surrounding the concert area...

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Music Round Up: June

Music Round Up: June

Your summer of musical anniversaries beckons as the BBC Proms toast to the 150th birthday of its founder Sir Henry Wood, while “prog rock” royalty King Crimson turn 50 PROMS The Proms get a bad rap. The flag-waving final night is a quirky footnote in what is one of the...

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British Summer Time Hyde Park’s Open House 2019

British Summer Time Hyde Park’s Open House 2019

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park has announced loads more free activities to their jam-packed midweek festival Open House running from Monday 8 – Thursday 11 July 2019 In collaboration with The Royal Parks, the free programme takes place between two legendary weekends of music, with headliners including Celine Dion...

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Win tickets to British Summer Time in Hyde Park

Win tickets to British Summer Time in Hyde Park

UPDATE: The competition is now closed, congratulations to the victors. British Summer Time is back in Hyde Park for another year of A-list acts, family friendly activities and handpicked developing acts. The festival will start on July 5 and end on July 14, 2019. This is the seventh year that...

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Guitarist from the space age touches down

Guitarist from the space age touches down

By Geoff Cowart   He never uttered a word. Even after a steady 90 minutes on the Cadogan Hall stage, jazz guitarist Bill Frisell probably thought he had said enough with his playing. If so, he was correct.   For his EFG London Jazz Festival gig on November 18, the...

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Byron: Angel & Outcast with Simon Russell Beale

Byron: Angel & Outcast with Simon Russell Beale

Lord Byron – poet, campaigner and serial lover. A superstar, a pariah and a man ahead of his time. From fame and scandal in Regency England to epic voyages across Europe in conflict, Byron: Angel & Outcast offers an intimate look at a troubled genius. Simon Russell Beale narrates this dramatised...

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ABRSM and St Pancras Station unite to create a Make Music Day medley to bring cheer to commuters

ABRSM and St Pancras Station unite to create a Make Music Day medley to bring cheer to commuters

To celebrate Make Music Day, taking place on Thursday 21 June, ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) will be joining forces with St Pancras Station to bring some musical cheer to commuters. Make Music Day is an annual celebration of music around the globe. This year, following...

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