Download Named Best Major Festival

Download Festival

Download named big winner at the UK Festival Awards last night. The festival beat the likes of Glastonbury, Creamfields and T in the Park in a public vote. [Read more…]

Palisade Music Festival

Palisade Music Festival

A blissful weekend in Palisade was just what the doctor ordered to usher in mid-June summer days in Colorado. Endless sunshine, lush green grass, a backdrop of the western Colorado peaks, and good old bluegrass tunes filled the long weekend. With a modest sized crowd with an overall mellow demeanor and music with the pleasant, upbeat tunes, the Palisade Bluegrass Festival was on point. [Read more…]

Tribfest Heads To Ireland

Tribfest Heads To Ireland

Tribfest Heads To Ireland

A Massive Tribute to The Gathering 2013 in Ireland

Music fans in Mullingar, County Westmeath, have an opportunity to enjoy a new style music festival created in UK over the weekend of July 12th -14th. Tribfest is a festival that provides songs from the biggest names in the music world, but the performers on stage are tribute acts. They may not be the real stars but are the nearest thing that you could see in County Westmeath. [Read more…]

Love Supreme Jazz Festival for 2013

Jools Holland Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Marcus Miller, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Neil Cowley Trio, Soweto Kinch, Phantom Limb and Zara McFarlane have all been confirmed to perform next July at the Love Supreme Jazz Festival, the first major UK festival of its kind in over 20 years. [Read more…]

Edinburgh Jazz And Blues Festival 2012

The Stooges Brass Band

The Stooges Brass Band

The 2012 Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival welcomes an outstanding line-up of musicians from home and abroad to celebrate 10 days of jazz and blues that’s open and accessible. Embracing music of the highest artistic quality and music that’s played for partying, there’s sophistication and simple pleasures. [Read more…]

French Jazz Trio At Sofitel Macau

Guitar Soloist - Li Zheng Kai

Guitar Soloist – Li Zheng Kai

Summer means it’s time for Sofitel’s Fête de la Musique, the third such annual celebration at Sofitel hotels around the region. All day long, on June 21st 2012, Sofitel hotels will become musical ambassadors in celebration of the annual Fête de la Musique. This popular street Music Festival was launched in France back in the summer of 1982, on the June 21st Solstice, and soon spread across the globe to become an international phenomenon. As a French brand of international hotels, Sofitel naturally plays an active role in this federating cultural event. [Read more…]

Max Klub Jazz Festival 2012

Max Klub Jazz Festival

Max Klub Jazz Festival

Max Klub Jazz Festival is a festival that has been revived in the year 2012 after 10 years of absence, and set a basis for cultural renaissance of jazz scene in Velenje. Jazz enthusiasts will be able to witness interesting musical acts in five more shows. [Read more…]

Dublin Bay Taste and Music Fest 2011

 

Dublin Bay Taste & Music Festival 2011

Dublin Bay Taste & Music Festival 2011

Dublin Bay chefs prepared to ‘Eat to the Beat’ at the launch of the inaugural Dublin Bay Taste & Music Fest . This culinary and entertainment extravaganza is set to take place from Thursday 25th August to Sunday 28th August 2011 in the beautiful setting of The Peoples Park, Dun Laoghaire(12noon – 10pm daily) . [Read more…]

Flow Festival Finland 2011

Flow Festival Finland 2011

Flow Festival Finland 2011

Finland is about to have a change of pace. Flow Festival, a well respected music and arts festival, is getting ready to take over Helsinki from the 12th to 14th of August 2011. Returning for its eighth year, Flow is known not only for its top name performers but also for its experimental music, groundbreaking installations, great food, drink and visual arts. [Read more…]

Music Festival Tips for Summer

 

Summer Music Festival Tips

Summer Music Festival Tips

Stay ahead of the festival pack this summer with these tips. Festivals abroad have become increasingly popular with music fans in recent years. Whether you are heading off to Sziget or planning a weekend of debauchery at Oxegen, here are a few helpful hints to make your festival fun memorable for all the right reasons. [Read more…]