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Handmade Festival announce first wave of bands for 2018

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Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2018 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography, hand-picked and carefully curated. The festival will take place on 5th & 6th May 2018. As such, Handmade Festival have announced the first wave of bands for the 2018 music programme: CIRCA WAVES IDLES / LITTLE… Read more »

Alternative rock radio returns to New York City with the launch of Alt 92.3 FM

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Alternative rock returns to radio for the first time since 2011 in the largest media market in the country with the launch of ALT 92.3 FM, New York’s New Alternative.   ALT 92.3 will give music fans a true alternative – an expertly curated playlist with local, informed discovery.  Eschewing the hype of traditional radio formats, ALT 92.3 is celebrating… Read more »

NXNE announces 2018 dates and returns to Yonge-Dundas

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NXNE 2018

North by Northeast (NXNE) has announced the 2018 edition will be held June 8-17. Now in its 24th year, the festival returns to Toronto’s downtown epicenter, Yonge-Dundas with free outdoor programming June 15-17. They will transform Yonge Street into a festival village throughout the weekend to host free concerts, talk sessions and comedy shows. In addition, the festival will expand… Read more »

Republic Live will push pause on the 2018 edition of WayHome Music & Arts

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Republic Live pause

Republic Live, producers of WayHome Music & Arts have announced that the 2018 edition will be put on hold. “After much consideration, we have made the difficult decision to push pause on the 2018 edition, to allow us to reflect, re-assess and re-imagine the event,”  says Eva Dunford, co-founder / partner, Republic Live. “We want to thank all of our fans,… Read more »

Lockdown Festival announces Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Chase & Status, Fatboy Slim + Giggs

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Lockdown, the South-West England’s biggest dance music festival, will return to the Powderham Castle, Exeter on the weekend of the 1st – 3rd of September 2017. Acts already confirmed: Dizzee Rascal Chase & Status (DJ) Fatboy Slim Wiley Giggs Wilkinson (DJ) Sigma DJ Gorgon City (DJ) Basement Jaxx (DJ) AJ Tracey Becky Hill Sasasas TQD Jax Jones Sam Whitmore J.Massision Sam Devine… Read more »