The largest and arguably best festival in the world takes place on Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset, UK, from the 21st-25th of June 2017. See the full line-up here.
Jane Weaver has announced UK and Ireland tour dates this autumn. The 14-date tour kicks off on October 20th in Ramsgate and finishes November 11th in Belfast.
The tour also calls in at Brighton, Norwich, Folkestone, London, Nottingham, Oxford, Leeds, Stoke, Newcastle, Hebden Bridge, Glasgow and Dublin. Tickets go on general sale Friday 28th of April. Find all dates and ticket info here.
Tori Amos announces an extensive European and UK tour to coincide with the release a new album, Native Invaders, on September 8th 2017 on Decca Records. Her 15th studio album, Native Invaders is the follow up to 2014’s Unrepentant Geraldines.
The tour starts on September 6th through until October 6th, with the EU leg visiting Ireland, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, Denmark and Norway, before heading to the UK for shows in London, Manchester and Glasgow.
All dates can be found here. UK tickets on general sale April 28th at 9am.
Congrats to Adele and Tobias Jesso Jr who’ve been nominated for their songwriting at the Ivor Novello Awards 2017. ‘When We Were Young’, co-written by both artists and featured on Adele’s 25 album, is nominated in the PRS For Music Most Performed Work category.
Acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards for music creators, The Ivors recognise the writers of individual works released in the UK during the award year and the contribution songwriters and composers have made to British music.
Find all nominations here. The ceremony will take place on May 18th 2017 at London’ s Grosvenor House Hotel.
The 12 date tour runs from the 13th – 26th of November, calling in at Cardiff, Norwich, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Warwick, Nottingham, Bristol, Portsmouth and Bexhill, closing at London’s Eventim Apollo on October 26th. Tickets are on general sale at 9am Friday 21st of April via Goldenvoice.co.uk.
ITB will be presenting an exclusive showcase at Brighton’s The Great Escape Festival featuring some of our finest up-and-coming artists on Thursday May 18th at the Prince Albert from 7pm. The line-up features October Drift, North Downs, Sonia Stein, Pixey and Cheap Meat.
The showcase is part of Europe’s leading urban festival for new music, which features 100’s of artists, including several ITB artists, performing across the city between the 18th – 20th May 2017.
Artists are only eligible for inclusion in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first recording.
Pearl Jam‘s induction comes in the first year that the band have been eligible; their debut album Ten came out in 1991. Retired Late Show host David Letterman (filling in for Neil Young who had to cancel due to illness) inducted the band on the night. Listen to a Rock Hall-curated Spotify playlist here.
At the Barclays Centre Pearl Jam performed Alive, Given To Fly and Better Man. To close out the induction ceremony, the band were joined by members of Rush (Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson) and Journey (Neil Schon, Jonathan Cain) to perform Neil Young’s Rockin’ In the Free World along with Yes guitarist Trevor Rabin and George Harrison’s son, Dhani Harrison.
Yes is the most enduring, ambitious and virtuosic progressive band in rock history and continue to tour to this day. Rush‘s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson inducted the band. Listen to a Rock Hall-curated Spotify playlist here.
Lee joined Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman, Steve Howe, Alan White and Trevor Rabin onstage to play Roundabout at the ceremony in place of late Yes bassist Chris Squire. Following Roundabout, Lee left the stage and the band then performed Owner Of A Lonely Heart, their No. 1 single released originally in 1983.
Producer, composer and solo artist Daniel Lanois has announced a headline tour of Europe and the UK in August and September 2017.
The Canadian kicks off his tour in Sweden on August 8th and visits Denmark, Germany, Austria, Belgium and Finland. Lanois will play one UK show at London’s Oslo on August 22nd.
Tickets are on sale now and can be found here along with all dates.