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Gogol Bordello’s Raucous Brooklyn Homecoming And ‘Pure Vida Conspiracy’ Release ” Was Banging”

Gypsy-Punk sweat machines Gogol Bordello returned to their NYC stomping grounds for a wild show on the same day they released sixth album Pure Vida Conspiracy. Check out photos of … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Optimus Alive 2013 – 7 Stunning Big Pictures

Lisbon’s Optimus Alive had a line-up so strong this year that it could get in the ring with any festival in the world. Heavyweight, big-hitting bands playing their hearts out … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Latin Alternative Music Conference 2013: Who Rocked, Who Shocked, Who Killed

The annual Latin Alternative Music Conference is the single biggest event of its kind in the U.S. Once a year, Felix Contreras and I head up to New York City … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Global Citizen Festival: Stevie Wonder, Kings Of Leon, Alicia Keys And John Mayer Heading To Central Park

Timed around the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, the Global Citizen Festival will return for a second year to continue efforts of building a movement to … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Music Festival Grows In The Rainforest

The international summer festival circuit is full of contenders, celebrating cultures and subcultures while hustling for global vacation dollars. For musicians, festivals mean exposure, a paycheck and a rolling party … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Music Is The Mission, Not Money

One of the great summertime classical gathering spots in America is the . And while its famed annual concert series, which this year boasts soloists like soprano , pianist and … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glastonbury Festival 2013: Five Acts To Watch Today

Who should you catch on the opening day of Glastonbury?  For those members of the Guardian team who’ve been here since the crack of dawn on Wednesday, well, it feels … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arctic Monkeys To Headline First Day Of Glastonbury 2013

Arctic Monkeys will close the first day of Glastonbury 2013, which kicks off today (June 28), with a bill including performances from Dizzee Rascal, Portishead and Beady Eye. Beady Eye … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alt-J And Django Django Open Glastonbury 2013 With Packed-Out Secret Sets

Crowds flood to the new William’s Green tent Alt-J opened Glastonbury 2013 tonight (June 27), making their Glastonbury festival debut with a secret show at the new-for-2013 William’s Green stage. … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arctic Monkeys Announce UK Tour Baby!

Band will play eight dates through October and November Arctic Monkeys have announced details of a UK tour to take place this October. The band, who release new album ‘AM’ … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glastonbury 2013 Weather latest (June 27)

Some rain and wind expected but generally conditions will remain ‘pleasant’   The Met Office have once again updated NME.com with the very latest weather report for the Glastonbury area … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hit The Road And Hear Some Music: Summer Classical Festivals 2013 Lineup

Summer is heating up and so are dozens of classical music festivals all around the country. We couldn’t possibly list them all, but here’s a sampling of some of the … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Arab Idol’ Winner Returns To Palestine To Cheers And Unease

KHAN YUNIS REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip — The winner of “Arab Idol,” a one-time wedding singer who made it big, returned home here on Tuesday to both excitement and unease. … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Isle Of Man Festival 2013 Cancelled

The Isle Of Man Festival, which was due to take place on July 6, is now cancelled, it has been confirmed today (June 24). Artists including Johnny Marr, Primal Scream, … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The 2013 Philly 4th Of July Jam

Philadelphia’s 4th of July Jam is going global this year, thanks to VH1 and Palladia. The city’s Independence Day concert will be broadcast on both networks and will be streamed … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why We Like Las Vegas! Music Conference August 2013 Be There

Over the last few months, we have talked with hundreds of people about the new SXSW V2V event in August 2013. One of the questions that we keep hearing during … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The South By Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals

The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arab Idol Winner Named UNRWA, Goodwill Ambassador

Associated Press/Nasser Ishtayeh – Palestinians watch the performance of Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf, a contestant in a regional TV singing contest, on a large screen in the West Bank city … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The XX Brings ‘Night + Day’ Festival To London – Video

The xx closed their first Night + Day series with an all day festival in the grounds of Hertfordshire’s Hatfield House yesterday (June 22) – the show was originally due … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Iggy Pop and the Stooges

“Before I die, which may be very soon,” says Iggy Pop as Fun House grinds into life, “I want every single ass in here on stage dancing with the Stooges.” … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glastonbury 2013 Weather Forecast: less Muddy With Each Day

Glastonbury‘s weather forecast is getting more optimistic with every day. Although the festival is still a week away, the latest numbers suggest that the sun will be out, mostly, and … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

New York Hosts Music Research And Music Education Hackathons

                        Next weekend, (starting Friday, June 28th) there are two music-related hackathons in New York City. First up, there’s … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rizzle Kicks ” Ibiza Rocks”

Last week saw the cheeky duo Rizzle Kicks descend on Ibiza Rocks to perform to an eager crowd who were all ready to have some fun! The pair certainly didn’t … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Backstage at Ke$ha’s Wild Pop Circus

The full-body penis costumes are the first order of business for the straight-faced roadies unpacking Ke$ha’s wardrobe cases on the loading dock at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside Detroit. … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

O Music Awards Come To Lively Close After 24 Hours And A World Record

After 70 live performances in three cities, a new world record and a room full of cats, the O Music Awards are officially a wrap! The 24-hour “Live Music Day” … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jack White, Joe Jonas Win Big At O Music Awards

Jack White and Joe Jonas were among the big winners at Thursday’s O Music Awards, the digital awards show produced by Viacom-owned cable networks MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo. White … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Public Enemy Give Away New single via BitTorrent

Public Enemy have released their new single via BitTorrent.     nme ‘Get Up Stand Up’ is being given away for free on the torrent site. The track will be … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Gospel Jamz” AN EVENING OF URBAN CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL MUSIC

Gospel Jamz is an energetic Gospel music community, based in Sydney that seeks to perform Urban Contemporary Gospel Music at the highest level. The group is blessed with some of … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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