Young Guiseley alt-pop firecrackers, BACKSPACE are back this autumn and will be supporting fellow Guiseley born band Elephant Trees at the Leeds date of their nationwide “Uncomfortable” tour. “This will be a brilliant gig for us” said Harry Turner BACKSPACE’S drummer, “we’ve had a fantastic summer season and it’ll be great to be back on stage to support Elephant Trees, who inspired us to pick … Continue reading Guiseley band BACKSPACE to support H2N heroes Elephant Trees at Leeds Wardrobe
This weekend marks the best three days in the British music calendar as Reading and Leeds Festivals take place. We have picked one artist, opening up the Radio 1 Stage, as our artist of the weekend who you simply cannot miss – they’re Leeds band Sounds Like a Storm. For about 2 years now, we’ve followed this four-piece grow from a generic rock band, to one … Continue reading R&L 2018 – Artist of the Weekend, Sounds Like a Storm
Following the beautiful vibes, glorious sun and killer line up of last summer’s LAZY SUNDAY AFTERNOON, the curators – Bradford’s cinematic alt-rock quartet GLASS MOUNTAIN – have upped the ante with another eclectic and exciting line up, including THE GOLDEN AGE OF TV, THE HOWL & THE HUM, DREAM ENGLISH KID, RADIDAS, LELO, TALKBOY and, of course, GLASS MOUNTAIN themselves. As well as this brilliant … Continue reading Lazy Sunday Afternoon: Sunday 19th August @ Wharf Chambers
There are only a few days left until Hillsborough Park opens it’s gates for the first time to Tramlines festival, welcoming the biggest lineup in it’s 10 year history. It’s never easy spotting the best new talent amongst a lineup as crowded as this year’s so we’ve done the ground work, listened to every artist performing and picked the top five to catch at the … Continue reading Live Preview: 5 Acts To Watch at Tramlines 2018
Sean Paul has today announced that he will be joining the line-up for the first ever RiZE Festival in Chelmsford this August. Performing on the Saturday, this dancehall legend, Grammy Award winner and much loved hit maker extraordinaire is a remarkable addition to the line-up. His performance at RiZE Festival will be one of his only UK appearances this year, guaranteeing a show that’s not … Continue reading RiZe Festival Completes Bumper Lineup – 17th/18th August 2018
While I’ve followed and enjoyed hundreds of bands and artists over the years there have only been a few where I’ve felt I would happily follow them to the ends of the nation and back for a chance to see them live. Dry the River was one such band and we saw them live in a number of cities across the country. When the band … Continue reading P D Liddle – a welcome return for the former Dry The River vocalist.
Barn on the Farm festival is very pleased to announce Tom Misch as Sunday’s headliner this summer. As previously announced Tom Grennan will headline on Saturday. London based producer/singer/songwriter Tom Misch combines hip hop inspired beats with jazz, disco, guitar and techno in his musical landscape, resulting in a freshness and fluidity as witnessed on his debut album ‘Geography’, out this week. NME says: ‘There’s something undeniably unique about … Continue reading TOM MISCH ANNOUNCED AS SUNDAY HEADLINER FOR BARN ON THE FARM, PLUS FICKLE FRIENDS & MORE…..
Over the coming weeks, we will be profiling each of the three days at this years Tramlines Festival. With a lineup bigger than ever, at a new location across the city; Tramlines 2018 promises to be one of the most exciting festivals in the UK this year so we thought we’d make it easy for you, picking some of the best acts you cannot miss … Continue reading Halfway 2 Nowhere’s Friday @ Tramlines Festival Guide
This year’s Hit The North festival is a huge celebration of music taking place over the first May bank holiday weekend in Newcastle. With three massive opening parties, Meet the North (a day of new artists from the North East and beyond) and the main day on Sunday 6th, the festival is now well established and is going to be a fantastic weekend. We’ve listened … Continue reading Hit the North – Artists you simply cannot miss – Part 1
This April, festival season truly kicks off early with the brand new, North Yorkshire based event, Pop Punk Pile Up. Halfway 2 Nowhere have given you the perfect guide to the weekend, where it is, who to see and most importantly a bumper Spotify playlist with all our favourite artists playing over the weekend. What is it and where is it taking place? PPPU is … Continue reading Halfway 2 Nowhere’s Pop-Punk Pile Up picks ++ Spotify Playlist!