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Emerging Soul Virtuosos St. Paul And The Broken Bones Announce 2015 European Tour

By Holly Williams | 21st October 2014

St. Paul & The Broken Bones are the latest musical knockouts to come out of Alabama with their brand of invigorating soul revival that they plan to demonstrate all across Europe in the coming months.St....

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It's That Time Of Year Again! New Orleans Jazz Festival Returns With Another Two Weekends Of Music Mythology

By Holly Williams | 24th April 2014

It's that time of year again where New Orleans go all out to prove they are one of the most culturally rich cities in North America with their annual two-weekend event, the New Orleans Jazz...

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Hard Rock Calling: Fans Answer In Their Thousands To See Springsteen & Kasabian

By Lauren James | 1st July 2013

In Somerset, Glastonbury was in full swing but further East a different festival drew its own thousands. Rock fans flocked to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London's Stratford to attend Hard Rock Calling: a...

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The Things They Say: 3742314

1st July 2013

"We've just come over from Glastonbury. We got lost, the toilet situation wasn't great but of course we had a blast. We saw the Rolling Stones. They sounded amazing. They still got it." Alabama Shakes...

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Fascinating Fact: 3529529

26th February 2013

Alabama Shakes have made history on the Billboard Hot 100 chart by becoming the 16th act to chart with a song titled Hold On. Wilson Phillips, En Vogue, Santana and Kansas are among the previous...

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A Week In Music - Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds' 'Push The Sky Away' Riding High, Foal Break New Ground With 'Holy Fire' And Haim Get Close To Nature With 'Falling'

By Hayley Avron | 26th February 2013

Albums of Note... Heaped with praise and riding high in the UK charts, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ 15th studio album, Push the Sky Away is not only an artistic triumph but a commercial...

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Alabama Shakes, Christoph Waltz And Djesus Uncrossed On Snl

By Lorna Greville  | 18th February 2013

38 seasons in and SNL still hasn't got stale. But with two prime facets of entertainment; humour and music, something would have to go seriously, seriously wrong for Saturday Night Live to begin to fail....

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Bruce Springsteen Is The 2013 Musicares Person Of The Year

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th February 2013

Sting, Alabama Shakes, Neil Young, Elton John Mumford & Sons and John Legend all paid tribute to Bruce Springsteen as he was named Musicares Person of the Year for 2013 at last night's pre-Grammy award...

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Grammys Week Tribute For Bruce Springsteen Features Neil Young, Mumford And Sons

By Hayley Avron | 2nd January 2013

All eyes will be on Bruce Springsteen during Grammy’s week, as the New Jersey rocker will be the recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award. To celebrate the honour, a Bruce Springsteen tribute...

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Singer Brittany Howard Robbed At Gunpoint

18th December 2012

Alabama Shakes star Brittany Howard was mugged at gunpoint in Tennessee on Saturday night (15Dec12).The singer was outside the Nashville home of music producer Andrija Tokic with members of the band Clear Plastic Masks when...

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Grammy Nominations 2013: Who Will Win? Who Should Win?

By Hayley Avron | 6th December 2012

The nominations for the 55th Grammy Award Nominations in 2013 have officially been announced by the award's organisers. Here’s a run down of some of the main awards, and our tips for Grammy's Glory.Album Of...

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The Things They Say: 3404679

6th December 2012

"I feel really proud. My dad was here tonight and my grandmother was watching... my mom was watching. They're really happy and they all wanna come to L.A. with me." Grammy Awards Best New Artist...

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Fun., Frank Ocean And The Black Keys Lead 2013 Grammy Nominations

6th December 2012

Grammy night looks set to be a lot of fun for pop act fun. next year (13) - the trio picked up nods in four of the main categories announced at the Grammy Nominations Concert...

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A Week In Music Featuring: M83, The Rolling Stones, Fun., Justin Bieber And Much More

By Contributor | 19th November 2012

A Week In Reviews... It's hard to believe that's it's been well over a year since M83 released their single 'Midnight City' and signalled their long-awaited move up to alternative music's big leagues. Going gold...

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Skrillex And Jack White Lead The Festivities At Virgin Mobile Freefest

By Hayley Avron | 8th October 2012

Skrillex and Jack White were amongst the highlights of Saturday’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest (October 6, 2012). Over 50,000 people crowded into the Merriweather Post Pavilion to enjoy the three stages worth of music, from the...

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Arctic Monkeys And Madness Up For Aim Awards

27th September 2012

Adele, Arctic Monkeys and Madness are all nominated for Association of Independent Music (AIM) Awards.The annual awards show honours UK acts signed to independent labels, with this year's nominations led by heavy metal group Enter...

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Alabama Shakes And The Civil Wars Win Americana Awards

13th September 2012

Alabama Shakes and The Civil Wars were among the big winners at the Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville, Tennesse on Wednesday night (12Sep12).The Civil Wars took home the trophy for duo/group of the year,...

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Q Awards Nominations Revealed

6th September 2012

Blur, The Stone Roses, Florence + the Machine and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds lead the nominations for this year's Q Awards.The four acts have each received nominations in two categories for this year's ceremony,...

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Lollapalooza Commencing Today With A Host Of Breakthrough Artists

3rd August 2012

Chicago's Lollapalooza Festival commences today (August 3rd 2012) at the city's Grant Park with a fantastic 150+ line-up of some of the best new artists in the music industry as well as your classic favourites.Among...

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Latitude Festival To Go Ahead Says Organiser Despite Wet Weather Warnings

12th July 2012

The main organiser of Suffolk's Latitude Festival has promised that there will be 'absolutely no cancellation' despite the wet weather warnings over Friday and Saturday.Though Thursday looks to remain dry all day, Friday sees heavy...

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Alabama Shakes Want To Sing Like Pink Floyd

13th May 2012

Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard based her singing on Pink Floyd. The 'Hold On' band's singer discovered the British psychedelic rockers when she was a teenager, and decided she wanted to sing like the band's...

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Alabama Shakes Top First Ever UK Record Store Chart

20th April 2012

Cult group Alabama Shakes have made history in Britain by topping the first ever Official Record Store Chart.Released on the eve of International Record Store Day (21Apr12), the acclaimed U.S. group's album Boys And Girls...

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Latitude Festival 2012: Bon Iver To Play Only UK Festival Date At Latitude

8th March 2012

Latitude Festival has announced its initial line-up for 2012. Due to headline will be Bon Iver; Elbow and Paul Weller. This year, the seventh Latitude Festival will take place from 12-15th July, at Henham Park...

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