Fact: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Mumford & Sons will headline the inaugural Arroyo Seco Weekend festival in June (17). The event will be held in the park surrounding the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, and will also feature sets from The Shins, Weezer, and Alabama Shakes.
Fact: Mumford & Sons' documentary chronicling the band's time in South Africa will premiere at the seventh annual DOC NYC festival on 13 November (16). We Wrote This Yesterday was directed by Sam Wrench.
Quote: "I definitely regret the band name. If I had known it was going to go this way, I would have wanted to call it anything other than my last name. It's a b**lache. We thought about changing it but it's a bit late now." Mumford & Sons star MARCUS MUMFORD regrets naming the rock band after himself.
Fact: British folk-rock superstars Mumford & Sons will help fans celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday (18Apr15) by staging a series of listening parties for their new album. Vinyl versions of the band's upcoming release, Wilder Mind, will be played at participating stores throughout Britain. The new album will be available from 4 May (15).
Fact: Mumford & Sons have stunned fans in New York by announcing a last-minute show at Manhattan's Le Poisson Rouge. The band will run through tracks from its new album Wilder Mind on Monday night (06Apr15). The gig news crashed the venue's website on Monday morning and the show sold out in minutes.