Kendrick Lamar confirmed for Les Ardentes Festival 2023!

The American rapper who can’t be ignored, joins the 2023 Les Ardentes Festival line up: KENDRICK LAMAR. Often mentioned as the greatest rapper of all time, KENDRICK LAMAR has accumulated a staggering total of 14 Grammy Award wins. His albums are landmarks in the world of hip-hop and continue to leave a mark on the…

The Killers headline Electric Picnic 2023

It’s the gift that keeps on giving -festival organisers have announced that THE KILLERS will headline the Sunday night of Electric Picnic 2023, joining BILLIE EILISH, LEWIS CAPALDI, FRED AGAIN.., NIALL HORAN, STEVE LACY, IDLES, TOM ODELL, RICK ASTLEY, AMYL & THE SNIFFERS and more in Stradbally next September! Tickets for Electric Picnic 2023 are now…

Bloodstock reveal Triptykon performing Celtic Frost!

Following on from the recent bonanza 15-band announcement BLOODSTOCK has some more news to share about 2023’s event. In these rapidly changing times, unfortunately Saturday’s special guest ANTHRAX have pulled out of their slot. With regret, the band have issued a brief statement saying, “Due to logistical issues beyond our control Anthrax will no longer…

Sam Smith named first Headliner for Positivus Festival 2023!

One of the most listened to musicians in the world has been confirmed as the first headlining artist of the Positivus festival and it is none other than SAM SMITH, who is currently taking the world by storm with his latest super hit ‘Unholy’ and is on his way to the listeners with a new…

Phoenix, Loyle Carner, Warpaint and more for Mayfield derby 2023!

From 16th to 18th June 2023, the Maifeld Derby will take place in the usual form on the Mannheim Maimarkt grounds. 3 days, 4 stages and over 60 artists from all over the world. 100% independent and always on the move in the service of aural and culinary delights. The first band wave is led…

Blur confirmed for Lokerse Feesten on 8th August 2023!

Big big news, boys & girls: BLUR will be playing at Lokerse Feesten on Tuesday August 8! The legendary band will reunite for a summer tour in 2023, including 2 already sold-out shows at Wembley Stadium, and will return to Belgium for the first time since 2013 (headliner Rock Werchter). BLUR were formed in 1989…

Kala Festival returns to Albania for a 4th year in 2023!

The original Albanian festival returns to the sun-drenched beaches of the Riviera with an eclectic selection of DJs and live acts including NU GENEA, MARCELLUS PITTMAN, CC:DISCO!, MAFALDA and very special 5hr B2B sets from HUNEE & ANTAL and MOXIE & LEON VYNEHALL. With a schedule of boat excursions, wellness workshops, and enjoyable holiday activities,…

First 15 names announced for the 2023 edition of Dour Festival!

Review of the first artists to be revealed, with the early names coming from the hip-hop side of things. At Dour, 2023 will sound out with the exclusive Belgian return of the unmissable French-rap playwright LOMEPAL to present his brand new album Mauvais Ordre and the icon ORELSAN, star kid of rap par excellence, author…

Lollapalooza Paris is back and announces for acts for 2023!

Lollapalooza France organisers are proud to announce the first 5 artists to perform at Lollapalooza Paris on July 21st – 23rd 2023! Playing exclusive French shows in 2023 are American rappers KENDRICK LAMAR and LIL NAS X, and Norwegian DJ and music producer KYGO! Also joining the line up are popular Spanish singer ROSALÍA and…

Macklemore joins the Colors of Ostrava 2023 line up!

American rapper, musician and composer MACKLEMORE becomes the next star of the Colors of Ostrava 2023 festival! His melodically elaborate songs have reached billions of plays and topped the charts all over the world. Together with producer Ryan Lewis, he won four Grammy awards in 2014 for his debut album The Heist and the single…

Martin Garrix confirmed for Weekend Festival 2023 in Finland

Next August, Weekend Festival will bring the top names in electronic music to Espoo’s Vermo event park and Friday’s headliner will be MARTIN GARRIX! The hottest DJ name of the moment will be seen on the Weekend Festival stage next summer. MARTIN GARRIX, who has been crowned the world’s best DJ four times, will take…

Lil Nas X, Skrillex and many others confirmed for Ruisrock 2023

Confirmed for Ruisrock 2023 so far – LIL NAS X is a hugely successful American rapper who has revolutionised the entire hip hop culture. The artist has not only dominated the charts with his music, but also served as the voice of LGBTQ culture by advocating for equality. Another influential name in his genre is…

Iggy Pop, Rancid & Lucinda Williams for Azkena Rock Festival 2023!

The flame has been lit at the Azkena Rock Festival, the rock festival of the year. And once again, we will be able to enjoy a classic festival that is already considered an essential event—one which we must go to at least once in our lives to live out an incredible experience that extends from…

Rock Werchter adds 24 new acts to their 2023 line up!

New names for Rock Werchter are quickly rolling in. Hot on the heels of the announcement earlier this week that RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and EDITORS are appearing, festival organisers have now added 24 acts to the line-up in one fell swoop. In true Rock Werchter tradition, this new crop is highly varied and adventurous….

Kendrick Lamar & Lil Nas X added to the Open’er 2023 line up!

KENDRICK LAMAR, one of of the most important artists in the history of hip-hop, multi-platinum, Grammy and Emmy Award winning artist and co-founder of creative imprint pgLang, has achieved massive critical and cultural success since his debut album „good kid, m.A.A.d city” released in 2012. Since its premiere, Lamar has accumulated a staggering total of 14…

Queens of the Stone Age confirmed for NOS Alive 2023

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE are confirmed to perform at the NOS Stage at the 15th edition of NOS Alive, on July 8th! Queens Of The Stone Age (1998) the homonymous debut album of the band was recorded with former members of Homme’s previous band, Alfredo Hernandez on drums and Josh Homme himself on all…

Aurora confirmed for Metronome Prague 2023

The fragile Nordic goddess is the next sensation to be brought by Metronome Prague 2023. AURORA Aksnes was born on 15 June 1996 in Stavanger, Norway. She released her first song “Puppet” in 2012, followed by “Awakening” and “Under Stars”. Her first major acclaim came in 2015 with the song “Runaway”. The following year, 2016,…

Bloodstock announces Thursday line up and more!

After just last week revealing their final headliner, MESHUGGAH and special guests, HELLOWEEN joining the bill, BLOODSTOCK is excited to announce even more bands for 2023, including the entire Thursday eve, opening party night line up!! Headlining Thursday night on the Sophie Lancaster big top stage are hotly tipped, industrial goth duo, SKYND! Also bringing…

First wave of acts announced for Victorious Festival 2023

Festival organisers are thrilled to announce that JAMIROQUAI will be headlining the Friday night at next summer’s festival!! SIGRID, THE VACCINES, THE DIVINE COMEDY and BEABADOOBEE also join the line-up – Plus other headliners and many more still to be released! You may have spotted giant glittery letters on Castle Field spelling Space Cowboy… If…

Travis Scott first confirmed artist for Les Ardentes festival 2023

Rapper and producer TRAVIS SCOTT, also known as La Flame or Cactus Jack, born in 1991 and originally from Texas, released his debut album Rodeo in 2015 (for which he debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s rap album chart), followed by Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight the next year. In 2018, he released his…

Red Hot Chill Peppers and Editors confirmed for Rock Werchter 2023!

Last summer, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS were the closing headliner of the 2022 edition. The four-man band thanked Werchter for that honour by pulling out all the stops. Good things come back quickly at Rock Werchter – RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are in top form and have just announced a new global tour. On Friday…

Red Hot Chill Peppers and Arctic Monkeys confirmed for NOS Alive 2023!

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are the big confirmation for the first day, 6th July of NOS Alive’23, with a performance scheduled on the NOS Stage of the 15th edition of the festival. This is the band’s first time at Passeio Marítimo de Algés. In 2022, the band released two acclaimed albums Unlimited Love e Return…

Red Hot Chili Peppers announced for Tinderbox 2023

The American rock band have announced their 2023 tour which finally brings them back to Denmark, headlining next year’s Tinderbox Festival in Odense. The Californian four-piece fronted by Anthony Kiedis is the latest addition to the lineup for Tinderbox 2023 which will take place in Odense from June 22nd to 24th. MAROON 5 was the…

Håkan Hellström confirmed as headliner for Way Out West 2023!

HÅKAN HELLSTRÖM, the undisputed heavyweight champion of Swedish music has done it all. Or close to it at least. Still on the list is a closing slot at Way Out West – a box which will be ticked this summer when he crowns our festival with one his unanimously celebrated live shows. Expect Slottsskogen to…

Slipknot, Pantera, Avenged Sevenfold, Tool and more for Welcome to Rockville 2023

Premier festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents kicks off its 2023 season with DWP’s longest-running annual festival, Welcome To Rockville. The festival brought together 150,000 fans in 2022 and the 12th edition of the event will be held for its third installment at the hallowed grounds of “The World Center of Rock,” Daytona International Speedway in…

Soul Asylum joining the Lakes Jam 2023 Lineup!

Known for their punk energy, guitar-fueled firepower, and insightful songwriting, rock band SOUL ASYLUM is officially a performer at Lakes Jam in 2023. Their performance will take place on the Bud Light Main Stage at 8:00PM on Thursday 22nd June! Formed in 1981 in Minnesota, SOUL ASYLUM is a multi-platinum selling band including the triple…

Sebastian Ingrosso and Bolaget confirmed for Bonfire festival 2023 in Sweden!

Swedish megastar SEBASTIAN INGROSSO from “Swedish House Mafia” and “Axwell Λ Ingrosso” needs no further introduction. With huge global hits like “More Than You Know”, “Don’t You Worry Child”, “Sun Is Shining”, “Dreamer”, “Greyhound”, “Save The World” and most recently “Moth To A Flame” feat .The Weeknd, Ingrosso’s various musical projects have been streamed several…

Iggy Pop, Jamie xx, Caribou for All Together Now 2023

Taking place at the Curraghmore Estate, County Waterford in Ireland on the 4th – 6th August 2023, All Together Now Festival organisers are incredibly pleased to reveal​ the first 20 artists to perform at the fourth edition of the festival! Check out the 2022 after movies to see what you missed: From IGGY POP returning…

Anti-Flag, Nothing More, Bury Tomorrow & more for Rock For People 2023

BURY TOMORROW belongs to the modern metal top. This bunch from Hampshire, UK, has long been one of the UK’s most successful metal exports, performing on the stages of virtually every major European festival, amassing millions of YouTube views, twice topping the UK’s Top 40 albums chart and selling tens of thousands of tickets to…

Swiss festival Open Air Gränichen announces first bands for 2023!

What do Swiss metalheads and punks have in common? They drag themselves and their camping equipment to Open Air Gränichen in the canton of Aargau to drink together and listen to deafening music, hoho! The announcement begins with FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES, featuring everything from aggressive outbursts, reflective lyrics to more ‘classic’ punk rock…

Reading & Leeds festival announce first acts for 2023

JUST ANNOUNCED – Billie Eilish, Sam Fender, Foals, The Killers, Imagine Dragons and Lewis Capaldi will headline the main stages at Reading and Leeds festivals next August Bank Holiday Weekend. But that’s not all…. You can catch Becky Hill, Bicep, Wet Leg, Central Cee, Steve Lacy, Slowthai, Trippie Redd, Yung Lean, Loyle Carner, Don Broco,…

The initial Electric Forest 2023 line up is here!

Taking place on the 22nd – 25th June 2023 in Rothbury, Michigan, organisers have released their initial line up for next summer! So here we go, kicking off with a few high lights – ODESZA, ILLENIUM, ZEDS DEAD, ABOVE & BEYOND, JAMIE XX, GRYFFIN, LANE 8, REZZ, SOFI TUKKER, GOOSE, GANJA WHITE NIGHT, CHRIS LAKE,…

The Kooks to headline Saturday night at Valley Fest 2023

Pillars of the UK indie pop world, THE KOOKS, will headline Saturday night at Valley fest 2023! They launched their career with ‘Inside In/Inside Out’. The quadruple-platinum album includes ‘She Moves in Her Own Way’, ‘You Don’t Love Me’ and the band’s top five single ‘Naive’. Since then, they’ve gone on to release five further…

Taubertal festival reveals phase 2 bands for 2023

Christmas is coming early this year – In this case with a full wave of acts for the Taubertal Festival 2023 program, taking place on the 10th – 13th August! Clear the stage for: And who thinks that that’s all for now… the festivals booking department has meanwhile given up all vacation and sleep and…

Snowbombing 2023 adds more acts to their line up!

More DJs, live artists, performers and stage takeovers announced for Snowbombing 2023 – CHANNEL ONE, HORSE MEAT DISCO, JENNIFER CARDINI, KINGS OF THE ROLLERS, MELLA DEE, PROSPA LIVE and TSHA join the stacked DJ and live acts bill. A myriad of performers, takeovers and endless entertainment are added to take the apres-ski antics to a…

Imagine Dragons and David Guetta headline Lollapalooza Germany 2023!

There could be no better end to the year for fans of Lollapalooza Berlin – the international festival has confirmed IMAGINE DRAGONS and DAVID GUETTA as the first headliners for 9th and 10th September 2023. A further twenty acts give a taste of the varied line-up which bridges pop, EDM, rap and rock, all in…

First Acts Announced for KITE Festival UK 2023

KITE reveals its line-up for the second ever edition of the festival – a curated journey of cutting-edge debate and a rich programme of ideas with spectacular musical performances for audiences seeking an alternative festival experience. Household names from the world of literature, music, politics, art, culture, and comedy are lining up across 7 unique…

Tinderbox reveals another 10 acts including George Ezra, Jada, bbno$ & more!

Tinderbox has added another 10 names to the bill for next year’s festival which already includes MAROON 5. The newest additions count both international names and several domestic stars. The festival which takes place in Denmark’s 3rd largest city Odense from June 22nd to 24th has already announced that MAROON 5 will be visiting as…

First names released for Stereo Festival 2023 in Norway!

This year’s best Christmas present is four very strong artists for next year’s Pstereo festival in Norway and organisers are pleased to present a wide range of genres and four powerful live acts that guarantee a great atmosphere and concert magic at the festival! AURORA returns with the steaming fresh, high-hanging P3 award in her…