This is shaping up to be 1 of our 1st gigs proper since Madonna at the Palladium pre-lockdowns in February 2020 and we couldn’t be more thrilled. The occasion is Heritage Live and the setting is north London’s beautiful Kenwood House. We’ve seen Rufus Wainwright here before and we know we’re in for something special because Culture Club and Bananarama always deliver live. Tickets
Read on for reasons including new albums from Lorde and Will Young and the Victorious festival
Postponed from October due to health reasons, the world’s greatest pop star drops by for two nights at The 02 this month. Her last album Joanne won our monsta for Best Album in 2016. Tickets Her new film A Star Is Born is out in May.
Read on for reasons including Jonathan Bailey, Patsy Ferran and John Partridge
We’re not here for the live exhibitions from the celebrity chefs or children’s entertainment and arrive an hour later than planned because one of the acts we wanted to see pulled out at the last minute.
Read on for reasons including the highlights from Saturday which are Metronomy and Basement Jaxx
Just 1 of the reasons why we started this blog. So much to look forward to in 2016: John Grant, Fatboy Slim, Cyndi Lauper, Aluna George, Adele, Coldplay, Disclosure, New Order, Grimes, Roisin Murphy, Years and Years, Jake Bugg and St Etienne, we’re looking at you for starters. And that’s just the main stages. Our annual fix will also feature the delights from the rest including Will Young, The Feeling and Hobo Jones and the Junkyard Dogs. An opportunity to say goodbye also to Bowie and Prince.
Read on for reasons including Shura, Richard III and The Deep Blue Sea
SETLIST: On My One; Me And You; Simple Pleasures; Love, Hope & Misery; Two Fingers; Seen It All; Never Wanna Dance; There’s A Love We’re All Hoping For; There’s A Beast & We All Feed It; Country Song; Trouble Town; Gimme The Love; Bitter Salt; Taste It; Kingpin; Livin’ Up Country; Slumville Sunrise; Lightning Bolt.
Jake Bugg is playing four small London shows to kickstart his third album campaign and we’re here at the first with 700 others to hear much of new album On My One. (out 17 June).