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Best small and boutique UK festivals for 2016

Fed up with endless queues for the bar, trekking miles to the campsite and needing binoculars to make out the tiny shapes on stage? For a more satisfying (and cheaper) experience, then a small or boutique festival may be the answer, and luckily there are more than a few to choose from in the UK. …

December gig guide: This month’s must-see live music

Though December is typically brought grinding to a halt by Christmas shopping and lax public transport timetables, the live music touring machine is still in full swing. So here’s a round-up of what we’re looking forward to in the final month of 2015. From aggro rap/punk crossovers to a pop megastar, there’s something to suit …

Gig Guides November 30, 2015

12 gigs and tours to get along to this October

With festival season but a distant memory, it’s left to the touring live music machine to grind into gear and get that Autumnal gig season chugging along nicely. That’s exactly what we’re getting in October, which sees bands jumping into their tour vans and embarking on a number of high profile jaunts. Here are our picks …

Gig Guides October 1, 2015

The best gigs, tours and festivals in August

While it’s safe to say that July is the heavyweight of the festival season, August is still packed to the gunnels with outdoor music events. In fact, the festival scene actually seems to be hogging some of our favourite acts, before they then jet off to embark on American or European tours. So, take this as …

Gig Guides July 31, 2015
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