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Festivals in 2021: Sun, cider and no more social distancing?

As the live music scene readies itself for a big return this summer, festival organisers tell us about how they’re preparing

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Festival and clubbing scenes left feeling conflicted after Budget news

Industry bodies are grateful for the Culture Recovery Fund boost and VAT reductions - but there’s no word of the much-needed Covid cancellation insurance

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How Dolly Parton turned getting her vaccine into a viral moment

With a song and plenty of style, Dolly Parton has got the vaccine she helped to fund. It’s typical Dolly - here is why we love her

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My mum, Poly Styrene: Celeste Bell on her mother’s incredible legacy

The daughter of multi-layered punk icon Poly Styrene hopes her new film will give her mum the respect she deserves

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Burna Boy interview: ‘I haven’t really felt like me in a long time’

He’s taken Afro-fusion global, has collaborated with everyone from Beyoncé to Stormzy and his latest album has been streamed over 80 million times. But with everything else that’s been going on for the past year, Burna Boy has been struggling

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All the major UK festivals that have confirmed line-ups for 2021

With news of the Government’s roadmap for exiting lockdown, festival organisers are hopeful that some events may go ahead this summer

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Jeff Buckley biopic to star Reeve Carney as the late musician

Buckley’s estate are on board with the movie, which means his entire discography can be used in the soundtrack

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Darcey Bussell, Joanna Lumley and more pick their classical faves

Missing live concerts? A host of names have shared their favourite classical choices to transport us back to them

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Julien Baker - Little Oblivions: startlingly open, musically expansive

The Boygenius alumna’s third solo album sticks with the forensic self-examination but the music is a whole new experience

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Netflix’s Biggie doc skims over rap feuds to tell a richer story

Instead of getting bogged down in the East Coast-West Coast controversy, this film explores another side to Christopher Wallace

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Tash Sultana - Terra Firma review: Lacking that on-stage wow factor

Unable to properly tour as usual, this incredible live artist struggles to recreate those same heights on record

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Ghetts - Conflict of Interest review: Subdued, sophisticated maturity

Newly signed to Warner, one of the most respected artists in the scene returns - and he hasn’t gone pop

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Inquiry into Covid’s impact on nightlife finds a sector ‘on its knees’

A new parliamentary report has delved into both the financial and human damage of the pandemic

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Headie One - EDNA (Deluxe) review: On top, but with lots left to prove

Expanding his debut album to 28 tracks, the Tottenham chart-topper still has plenty to say

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MUSIC album review: Vintage Sia - if you can ignore the controversy

This soundtrack is one of the few good things to be connected with Sia’s new film

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Slowthai’s TYRON is a many-sided gem

There’s a lot to take in on this album of two halves

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It’s official: Taylor Swift is releasing a new version of Fearless

It's the latest twist in the long-running drama over who owns the rights to Swift's master recordings

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Professor Green: ‘This lockdown’s hit me harder, we are all suffering’

Professor Green tells Jimi Famurewa about becoming a father and his mission to improve our mental health

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Foo Fighters - Medicine at Midnight review: BOOM

This landmark tenth album for the band is so much fun - roll on the days when we'll be able to see them perform it live

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Around 80% of nightclubs ‘won’t survive past February’ without support

The UK clubbing scene faces being 'eradicated from society' unless venues receive financial aid

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The best new music arriving in February

From long-awaited debuts to an album recorded in a haunted house, these are the releases you need to hear

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Tonight with Arlo Parks review: An understatedly impactful show

The ‘variety hour’ special proves that there’s plenty more to come from this 20-year-old artist

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What to expect from Blackpink’s YouTube extravaganza

It looks set to be one of the biggest live-streamed concerts yet

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At-risk Camden venue The Black Heart crowdfunds £36k in two days

The popular gig spot needs to generate £100k by the end of March “or it could be over”

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Inside the fight to revive Crobar, Soho’s beloved heavy-metal hangout

The long-running Manette Street venue was killed by the pandemic - but a new film is supporting the battle to revive it

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Five must-see streams at Independent Venue Week 2021

The seven-day celebration of grassroots gig spots goes digital for the first time

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Bicep’s Isles is great listening now, but I can’t wait to hear it live

They’ve promised it’ll be ‘much harder’ in person but these 10 new songs have some serious heft even through headphones