The 21st edition of Viña Rock will take place on April 28-30 in Villarrobledo, Spain, featuring over 100 acts across six stages.
Apple has announced that generic ad-supported, algorithmically-generated stations will be disappearing from iTunes Radio at the end of the month.
Entry for the Emerging Talent Competition opened at 9am today Monday January 18th and closes at 5pm next Monday January 25th. Entry for the Glastonbury Emerging Competition is open to all UK and Ireland based acts of any genre and gives the winning band the opportunity to play on one of the festivals main stages.
The Lee Scratch Perry documentary, “Visions of Paradise”, directed by Volker Schaner, will become available on DVD/digitally via Cadiz Music in April 2016.
Prince has announced a Gala Event at his Paisley Park recording complex on Thursday, January 21 where he will perform solo with just a piano and a microphone.
Michael Gira has lined up a solo show at the Barbican with guest appearances from Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and fiddle improviser Laura Cannell.
Mos Def was arrested at the Cape Town International airport on Thursday, along with some of his family members, after presenting officials with what he called a “world passport,”
Shellac have announced a small tour of the UK in May, playing Leeds’ Brudenell Social Club, Cardiff’s Trashed and London’s KOKO. This will be the band’s first time in the UK in 2.5 years.
Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis has revealed that the festival will feature more female-led acts this year. The move comes as the festival circuit comes under criticism for its perceived lack of gender equality.