The first bands for this years' Electric Picnic have been announced, with The Strokes, Florence And The Machine, Hozier, and The 1975 among the star attractions. Taking place at Stradbally, Co. Laois from 30th August - 1st September, Electric Picnic is Ireland's largest music and arts festival.
Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering has confirmed the final line-up for 2019’s festival. Indie legends Suede, Sonic Temple rockers The Cult, and The E-Street Band's Stevie Van Zandt’s Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul head up the bill for the event which takes place between 23rd - 26th May.
Black Star Riders will release their fourth studio album in September 2019. Entitled ‘Another State of Grace’ the album was produced & mixed once again by Jay Ruston. The band will support the record with a full UK and Ireland tour in October 2019 with additional dates in other territories to be announced.
Aussie Pub rockers Airbourne and Outlaw Country star Jesse Dayton have been added to the bill of this years' Ramblin' Man Fair Festival. Taking place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 19th - 21st July, 2019., the additions join headliners The Darkness, Black Stone Cherry and Foreigner.
Legendary jazz guitarist George Benson has paid tribute to to Chuck Berry and Fats Domino on new album ‘Walking to New Orleans’. Released on 26th April via Provogue/Mascot Label Group, the set will be followed by a brace of UK dates in July.
Bloodstock has added another seven names to it's 2019 line up. The latest additions join the likes of Anthrax, Queensryche, and headliners The Scorpions, Parkway Drive and Sabaton at the festival which takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire, from 8th - 11th August, 2019.