The recent announcement that global pop star Lady Gaga will be embarking on a two-year residency at MGM's Park Theatre in Las Vegas did not come as much of a surprise. However, that would not have been the case a few years back.
Dance music pioneers Massive Attack, iconic hip-hoppers N.E.R.D., and electro rockers Garbage are among the first acts confirmed for 2018’s Electric Picnic. Taking place at Stradbally, Co. Laois from 30th August – 2nd September, Electric Picnic is Ireland’s largest music and arts festival.
Death metal icons Cannibal Corpse, metalcore veterans Bleed From Within, doomsters Godthrymm and newcomers Underside are the latest acts to join this years' Bloodstock Open Air line-up. Joining headliners Gojira, Judas Priest and Nightwish, BOA 2018 takes place from 9th - 12th August at Catton Park, Derbyshire.
Glenn Hughes has announced a brace of Irish dates where he'll bring the material of the Mk III and IV line ups of Deep Purple to Belfast and Dublin for the first time ever. Hughes is is set to delve deep into his past for the September shows, which are billed as 'Classic Deep Purple Live'.
Hail Hail the gods of rock, as Halestorm are set to return for their biggest UK and Ireland tour to date. Taking place in September, the news comes as the band prepare to unleash their forth album this summer.
Therapy? have been added to the line up of this years' Ramblin' Man Fair festival. The Irish Indie rockers join Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, and a host of others as the latest additions to the event which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 30th June - 1st July.