CARDI B, PUSHA T, NAS & MORE ANNOUNCED FOR PARKLIFE 2019

Parklife Festival announced their 2019 line-up this week, which is set to include performances from Province favourites Pusha T, Nas, Cardi B, Loyle Carner, The Streets, Mura Masa, Earl Sweatshirt, Slowthai and a whole lot more besides.  It’s shaping up to be the British festival for Hip Hop this year. Returning to Heaton Park in Manchester Saturday…

6 MUSIC FESTIVAL: JAMIE T

With ‘Carry On The Grudge’ released to critical acclaim last Summer, Jamie T was one of the ones to watch at this year’s 6 Music Festival.  Playing at The Sage Gateshead, the singer-songwriter built massively on his solid live performances at music festival’s last year.  Undoubtedly the highlight of his set was recent single, ‘Zombie’, which…

6 MUSIC FESTIVAL: JUNGLE

The Sage’s Concourse could barely contain Jungle last night, whose tropical Funk vibes could be heard for miles around.  Performing as part of a seven-piece band, it seems that founding members Tom McFarland and Josh Lloyd-Watson have really found form; exuding an infectious, youthful exuberance throughout.  Midway through, the band were joined by a local choir, who…

6 MUSIC FESTIVAL: YOUNG FATHERS

  Young Fathers lit up The Sage last night at the BBC’s 6 Music Festival with a live show that is as charged with energy and emotion as it is inch-perfect in terms of execution.  As it has been since the release of their third album, ‘Dead‘, the Edinburgh trio’s performance was absolutely engrossing, to…

6 MUSIC FESTIVAL: KATE TEMPEST

Essentially a spoken-word artist backed by a full band, it can’t be easy for Kate Tempest to make her stories heard in a live context.  Regardless, she pulled it off with aplomb, lighting up Sage Gateshead’s Hall One last night with her honest brand of spoken-word and general likability.  Kate-ye TempWest [as she will henceforth be…