Ireland's Electric Picnic has announced plans to help finance exhibits in the Trailer Park section of the festival. Electric Picnic is set to provide up to ten grants of between €500 and €3,000 for designing, building and presenting an Art Caravan for the boutique music and arts festival.
Britpop three-piece Dodgy have been added to the Britpop Must Be Destroyed tour. Taking place across the U.K. in May, the Hounslow band will be in a room with Terrorvision, The Wildhearts and Reef, as part of the nineties-centric package.
Released on 16th February 2018, 'In Concert' captures Sir Van Morrison’s intimate 2016 show at the BBC Radio Theatre. A six-time Grammy Award winner, Belfast born ‘Van the man’ performs a selection of tracks, old and new, from his iconic back catalogue. Also featuring his hometown 'Up On Cyprus Avenue' show, we've got four copies to give away.
Rewind Festival has announced the epic line up for their 10 year anniversary extravaganza with more acts on the bill and vibrant entertainment than ever before across nine days. Acts confirmed to perform across the festivals three events include The Jacksons, Kool & The Gang, Status Quo, OMD and Bonnie Tyler.
Ramblin' Man Fair Festival has announced The Cult and Mott The Hoople as headliners for its 2018 happening. The heavyweight acts join already announced special guests Steel Panther and Halestorm, as well as a host of others for the event which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 30th June - 1st July.
The annual winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California has taken place, featuring a host of names from across the music world, from manufacturers to dealers to some of the most recognisable faces in music. Happening from 24th - 28th January 2018, the NAMM Show is the biggest music expo in the world.
Download Festival has added sixty-five acts to its 2018 line-up. Joining previously announced headliners Avenged Sevenfold, Guns 'N' Roses and Ozzy Osbourne are Korn front man Jonathan Davis making his first ever solo appearance at the festival, and veteran rockers Thunder, as well as a host of others. This years' edition takes place from 8th - 10th June 2018 at Donington Park, Leicestershire.
Def Leppard had announced a series of 'Hysteria' anniversary shows where they'll perform the record-breaking album in full. Taking in UK and Irish dates, including stops in both Belfast and Dublin, the trek will see the band joined by special guests Cheap Trick.
Bloodstock Festival has announced a further four bands for the 2018 bill. Joining headliners Judas Priest, Gojira and Nightwish are Venom Inc, Jasta & Friends, Orphaned Land, and Vola. Happening from 9th - 10th August, the event takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire.