North Yorkshire’s premier acoustic festival BAMfest will take more than sixty performers from all styles to Bedale. After last year’s debut phenomenon, artists like The Blues Band, BabaJack and Jez Lowe will be headlining the event from May 30th to June 1st.
Scotland’s major world music festival is The Edinburgh Mela. Its main purpose? Unify. Its means? Develop a community ruled by understanding and their appreciation of cultural differences. This is an exotic gathering concerned about bringing out the best in music, dance, and arts in general.
Belfast’s jazz scene has more events and bigger audiences than ever before seduced and exposed to all its subgenres. So Moving On Music’s team decided to try something new: they founded a whole festival dedicated to the music style.
There is a recent but already much-admired rock and metal event held in Scotland. Les-Fest became a real headbangers' magnet and its third edition will take place from 27th June to 29th June in Lanarkshire.
One of the oldest displays of modern Portuguese music is back. From February 8th to March 29th, Casa das Artes in Arcos de Valdevez will receive the 12th Sons de Vez Festival. Mundo Cão, Keep Razors Sharp and O Bisonte will be a few of the names among this year’s line-up.
About to turn five years, Farr Festival’s next edition will take place once again in Newnham, Hertfordshire. From July 18th to July 20th, the now acclaimed boutique festival is going to once again fill a deserted forest, just outside London, with music and art fanatics, cultural exchange and non-stop partying.
Last year the Hot Five Jazz & Blues Club launched a brand new music event. The second edition of Porto Blues Festival takes place in February and March. Stay tuned for several performances taking over every Saturday at one of the most iconic blues pubs.
LeeFest is a music and arts event which takes place at South East London’s countryside. The non-profit festival has been drawing an impressive story of solidarity, improvement and recognition. And to think all this started in a teenager’s garden.
Boom Bap Hip Hop Festival proves there still is a whole community fighting for the hip hop culture to continue alive and kicking it hard. The revolution will not be televised; the revolution will be live at the Peterborough’s countryside. VIDEO http://youtu.be/jDN4yKi-HFY One of United Kingdom’s more memorable hip hop events is the Boom Bap [...]
The third edition of Talkfest – Forum about the Future of Music Festivals in Portugal - follows its natural course and features many conferences concerning the Portuguese festivals’ structure, a lot of debates about the music industry and four showcases, among other inviting related activities. VIDEO http://youtu.be/y4AW5hQGzvo Talkfest ret [...]