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Ed Sykes to release debut solo single “Whiplashed” on June 8th 2018

“Whiplashed” is the long-awaited debut solo single from Bury St Edmunds singer, song-writer and producer, Ed Sykes. With its glammy overtones, fondly reminiscent of Bolan, Bowie and ‘70s era Stones, the single immediately announces itself as a classic pop debut while strongly kicking out its own identity, authenticity and individuality.

Todd Rundgren to headline Cleopatra Records First Ever SXSW Showcase in March 2018

One of the few remaining truly independent, privately owned record labels in existence today, L.A.-based Cleopatra Records has been championing underground music and outsider artists since its inception in 1992.

Now, the label has teamed up with the biggest music festival dedicated to discovering and promoting new talent, SXSW, to announce the first ever official Cleopatra Records showcase. Headlining this special event is legendary songwriter/producer/guitarist, Todd Rundgren, an artist well known for pushing the boundaries of rock and pop with his distinctive flair for the eccentric and unusual.

Bent Knee announces March 2018 European Tour

Bent Knee released their latest album “Land Animal” last year, to much critical acclaim, and now they are pleased to announce European tour dates.

You can find the full list below.

European Tour Dates 2018:
2nd March - Cultuurpodium Boerderij, Zotermeer, Netherlands
6th March – Bergkeller, Reichenbach, Germany
7th March – Das Rind, Rüsselsheim, Germany
9th March – Moods, Zürich, Switzerland
10th March – La Casa di Alex, Milan, Italy

Get tickets here.

Armonite signs to Cleopatra Records and announces new studio album “And the Stars Above”

Armonite, the instrumental rock collective led by composer Paolo Fosso and violinist Jacopo Bigi, signed with LA-based indie label Cleopatra Records for the release of their new album, “And the Stars Above”.

Armonite's instrumental music is perfectly in line with the spirit of the label, especially now that Cleopatra expanded in the movie industry.

Cool Britannia brand new festival at Knebworth Park on 31st August - 2nd September 2018

This Summer sees the launch of a brand new epic music festival “Cool Britannia” — which will take place at Knebworth — the stately home of rock on 31st August - 2nd September, 2018.

“Cool Britannia” will feature some of the best of British rock and dance music. The Main Stage will be headlined by Happy Mondays and Ocean Colour Scene — with amazing supporting artists including Embrace, The Lightning Seeds, Peter Hook & The Light, Cast, Heather Small, Dodgy, Space, Toploader, The South and more acts still to be announced.

Lisa Stansfield to release new studio album “Deeper” on April 6th 2018

Lisa Stansfield has announced that her new album “Deeper” will be released on April 6th, 2018, on earMusic.

The first track to be made available is “Everything” - with its groove, funk, soul and signature vocals, the songs is an exciting taster of what we can expect from the new album.

“Everything” is available instantly when pre-ordering the album “Deeper” here and can be streamed on Spotify here.

Hey Jetman to release debut album “I Go Out” on February 2nd 2018

It all started in one mind, then multiplied, then became songs, stories, a band. Hey Jetman have created their own world of songwriting. Here, Ben Folds never became an assortment of gimmicks. Here, love still knows how to swipe left, how to dry its eyes, without the cynicism of Father John Misty. Hey Jetman's soaring choruses do not need irony to anchor them. Their hooks shine like stars, not like floodlights.

Sky One and Sky Arts announce All-Star “It’s Christmas – Live from the Royal Albert Hall” on December 7th 2017

Sky One and Sky Arts, together with specialist live-events producer CC-Lab, are pleased to announce an All-Star line-up Christmas concert at the iconic Royal Albert Hall, which will take place on Thursday, December 7th, 2017.

Tickets are available through the Royal Albert Hall Box Office. 020 7589 8212 or can be booked online here.

Beth Hart announces Spring 2018 UK & Irish Tour

Having sold out her biggest UK concert at London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall on Friday 4th May 2018, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart and her band will embark on a 14-date UK & Irish tour in April and May 2018.

The tour will start at Dublin's Vicar Street on Tuesday 10th April 2018 culminating in the sold out concert at London's Royal Albert Hall on Friday 4th May.

Tickets for the tour will go on sale on Friday 6th October at 10am, here.