Photo Gallery: Faces and Exciting from Sonar Barcelona 2016

The one hundred Nights of Summer tour stopped by Barcelona to sample all the electronic treats of Sonar 2016. You’ve got to enjoy an outdoor EDM festival. Everyone is smiling, satisfied, and desires their picture taken. Right here are just a few of the enjoyable loving fans I got a likelihood to meet along with all the art and creativity that Sonar could dish out. Click here to see the very first batch of our Sonar photo coverage.

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Damon Albarn on EU referendum at Glastonbury 2016

The Blur frontman was the very first to tackle the EU referendum outcome

Damon Albarn on EU referendum at Glastonbury 2016 Photo: Danny Payne

Damon Albarn lamented the result of the EU referendum at Glastonbury this morning, saying, “Democracy has failed us.”


The Blur frontman performed a solo set to open the Pyramid Stage right now, and took the chance to rail against the news that the UK will leave the European Union. “I have a very heavy heart right now,” he told the crowd, “because to my thoughts, democracy has failed us. Democracy has failed us since we were ill-informed.”


He added, ”And I just want all of you to know, that when we leave here, we can alter that selection. It is possible,” – although he failed to explain how.


Meanwhile. tonight sees Muse take to the primary stage to headline, alongside performances from Disclosure, Foals, Sigur Ros and future Prime Minister Stormzy.

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Photo Gallery: Electronic Heaven @ Sonar Barcelona 2016

The sun is shining in Spain! Okay, there may possibly have been the occasional downpour, but you wouldn’t know it from these pictures. The 100 Nights of Summer tour blew into Barcelona this weekend for the Sonar Festival — 3 days packed with art, creativity, and non-quit EDM. One of the perks of carrying a camera is that festies often want a picture. Enjoy the 1st photo gallery of our Sonar coverage.

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Glastonbury 2016 lineup set times – see Friday, Saturday, Sunday right here

Glastonbury 2016 lineup set times - see Friday, Saturday, Sunday here Photo: WENN

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Be ready for who you’re going to catch on the line-up at Glastonbury 2016, and see the set times for each day and stage right here. 


While the weather forecast is less than promising, and video footage shows that the Glastonbury web site has currently flooded, you can at least be specific of some historic performances from the largest and most thrilling upcoming bands on the road proper now. 


Naturally, with hundreds of acts across a vast terrain of stages, you can’t possibly see every person – see the 11 worst clashes of the Glastonbury schedule here


The complete line-up for every and each stage can be located right here, or see the 4 main stages of the Pyramid Stage, Other Stage, John Peel Stage and Park Stage for Friday, Saturday and Sunday beneath. 




&#13 Muse 22.15 – 23.45
&#13 Foals 20.00 – 21.15
&#13 ZZ Top 18.15 – 19.15
&#13 Jess Glynne 16.30 – 17.30
&#13 Skepta 13.45 – 14.30
&#13 Rokia Traore 12.15 – 13.00
&#13 The Orchestra Of Syrian Musicians with Damon Albarn and guests 11.00 – 11.45


&#13 Disclosure 22.30 – 23.45
&#13 Bastille 20.40 – 21.40
&#13 Bring Me The Horizon 19.ten – 20.10
&#13 Editors 17.40 – 18.40
&#13 The Lumineers 16.10 – 17.10
&#13 Frightened Rabbit 14.50 – 15.40
&#13 Christine And The Queens 13.40 – 14.30
&#13 Blossoms 12.30 – 13.20
&#13 James 11.00 – 12.00


&#13 Sigur Ros 22.30 – 23.45
&#13 Alunageorge 21.00 – 22.00
&#13 Explosions In The Sky 19.30 – 20.30
&#13 Jack Garratt 18.ten – 19.00
&#13 Half Moon Run 16.50 – 17.40
&#13 Aurora 15.30 – 16.20
&#13 Rat Boy – 14.ten – 15.00
&#13 Elle King 13.00 – 13.40
&#13 X Ambassadors 12.00 – 12.40
&#13 Dan Stuart with Twin Tones 11.00 – 11.40


&#13 Richard Hawley 23.00 – 00.15
&#13 Savages 21.30 – 22.30
&#13 Ronnie Spector 20.00 – 21.00
&#13 Daughter 18.30 – 19.30
&#13 Ezra Furman 17.00 – 18.00
&#13 Unknown Mortal Orchestra 15.30 – 16.30
&#13 Nao 14.15 – 15.00
&#13 Night Beats 13.00 – 13.45
&#13 Declan McKenna 12.00 – 12.45
&#13 Gwenno 11.00 – 11.30




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&#13 Adele 22.15 – 23.45
&#13 Tame Impala 20.00 – 21.15
&#13 The Last Shadow Puppets 18.15 – 19.15
&#13 Madness 16.30 – 17.30
&#13 Wolf Alice 15.00 – 16.00
&#13 Baaba Maal 13.40 – 14.30
&#13 Squeeze 12.25 – 13.15
&#13 Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir 11.30 – 12.00


&#13 New Order 22.30 – 23.45
&#13 CHVRCHES 20.45 – 21.45
&#13 The 1975 19.15 – 20.15
&#13 Tom Odell 17.45 – 18.45
&#13 Band Of Skulls 16.15 – 17.15
&#13 Hurts 14.45 – 15.45
&#13 St Paul And The Broken Bones 13.15 – 14.15
&#13 Shura 12.00 – 12.45
&#13 Haelos 11.00 – 11.40


&#13 M83 22.30 – 23.45
&#13 Fatboy Slim 20.30 – 22.00
&#13 Example 19.20 – 20.ten
&#13 John Grant 17.50 – 18.50
&#13 MØ 16.40 – 17.30
&#13 Lapsley 15.ten – 16.ten
&#13 Alessia Cara 13.50 – 14.40
&#13 Dua Lipa 12.45 – 13.25
&#13 Absolutely nothing But Thieves 11.50 – 12.20
&#13 Palace 11.00 – 11.30


&#13 Phillip Glass’s Heroes Symphony 23.45 – 00.30
&#13 Mercury Rev 21.30 – 22.30
&#13 Floating Points (live) 20.00 – 21.00
&#13 Ernest Ranglin and close friends 18.30 – 19.30
&#13 Kurt Vile 17.00 – 18.00
&#13 Jagwar Ma 15.30 – 16.30
&#13 Lady Leshurr 14.ten – 15.00
&#13 Izzy Bizu 13.00 – 13.45
&#13 Cat’s Eyes 12.00 – 12.40
&#13 Vehicle Seat Headrest 11.00 – 11.30




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&#13 Coldplay 21.30 – 23.15
&#13 Beck 19.15 – 20.30
&#13 Ellie Goulding 17.45 – 18.45
&#13 Jeff Lynne’s ELO 16.00 – 17.15
&#13 Laura Mvula 14.30 – 15.15
&#13 Gregory Porter 13.00 – 14.00
&#13 Caravan Palace 12.00 – 12.40
&#13 Burnham And Highbridge Band 11.00 – 11.30


&#13 LCD Soundsystem 21.45 – 23.15
&#13 PJ Harvey 19.50 – 21.00
&#13 Catfish And The Bottlemen 18.20 – 19.20
&#13 Years And Years 16.50 – 17.50
&#13 Jamie Lawson 15.30 – 16.20
&#13 Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott 14.20 – 15.10
&#13 Bear’s Den 13.20 – 14.00
&#13 Newton Faulkner 12.20 – 13.00
&#13 Anteros 11.30 – 12.00


&#13 Jake Bugg 22.00 – 23.15
&#13 Mac DeMarco 20.30 – 21.30
&#13 Of Monsters And Guys 19.00 – 20.00
&#13 Band Of Horses 17.30 – 18.30
&#13 Bat For Lashes 16.00 – 17.00
&#13 Mystery Jets 14.30 – 15.30
&#13 Matt Corby 13.00 – 14.00
&#13 Tired Lion 11.50 – 12.30
&#13 She Drew The Gun 11.00 – 11.30


&#13 Grimes 21.00 – 22.00
&#13 Guy Garvey 19.30 – 20.30
&#13 Saint Etienne 18.00 – 19.00
&#13 Kwabs 16.30 – 17.30
&#13 Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats 15.10 – 16.00
&#13 Hinds 14.00 – 14.45
&#13 C Duncan 13.00 – 13.40
&#13 Holly Macve 12.00 – 12.40
&#13 Khruangbin 11.00 – 11.30


Headlined by Muse, Coldplay and Adele alongside the likes of New Order, The 1975, Chvrches, PJ Harvey, Bring Me The Horizon, LCD Soundsystem, Beck, Sigur Ros and numerous far more. Check out the set and stage times here.


Glastonbury takes location at Worthy Farm in Somerset from 22-26 June 2016.  

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ATP Iceland 2016 – bands commence to pull out. Will it be cancelled?

Yet more controversy for ATP

ATP Iceland 2016 - bands start to pull out. Will it be cancelled? Photo: Press

After a series of mishaps and controversies currently this year, now fresh trouble faces ATP’s occasion in Iceland – with bands taking on the web to pull out of the festival and slam organisers.


So far this year, Drive Like Jehu saw their curated occasion at ATP cancelled just a week ahead of it was set to take place – sharing a photo of toilet roll and claiming it had ‘crashed and burned’ at the hands of organisers. This came after their weekend and other curated by comedian Stewart Lee faced difficulties securing venues. Different acts booked had complaints relating to payment and communication in the course of Lee’s occasion, which went ahead. 


Now, more difficulties face ATP Iceland which is set to kick off next month. 


Fabio Frizzi has pulled out, saying: “We’ve created each effort to make this show occur, but regrettably the lack of communication and the failure to honour any of the agreements that we created with Barry Hogan (ATP), produced it impossible for us to carry out at this year’s ATP Iceland. It is a fantastic shame considering that as we were quite excited about these shows.”


Blanck Mass and múm have also cancelled their appearances, after múm wrote last month: “Regrettably the terms of the agreement with the festival have not been honoured and the band has been left with no other alternative than to pull out of the line-up.”


Speaking of current cancellations, ATP Iceland wrote on Facebook: 

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In 2014, the ATP-curated Jabberwocky Festival was also cancelled at the last minute, causing considerably frustration and numerous complaints from fans that had been awaiting refunds and bands had arranged to play. 


ATP Iceland is at the moment scheduled for 1-three July at Ásbrú -with Keflavik. Angel Olsen, Omar Souleyman, John Carpenter, and Les Savy Fav all among these set to execute. For tickets and far more information, check out here

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Download 2016 climate – rain causes flooding at Donington festival

Fans and bands have also taken to Twitter to talk about the conditions:


According to the BBC, the weather forecast for the remainder Download 2016 will be:
Saturday 11 June: Heavy rain thoughout the afternoon prior to a cloudy and primarily dry evening, with a higher temperature of 14°C
Sunday 12 June: Largely cloudy with sunny intervals and largely dry, with temperatures peaking at 16°C.


Download Festival kicked off yesterday with performances from Rammstein, KoRn, BABYMETAL and more. 


The destival continues these days with performances from Black Sabbath, Deftones, Megadeth, NOFX, Skindred, Pennywise and many a lot more. Verify back at Gigwise for the latest news, testimonials, photos and more from Download 2016. 

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The Scene: Falling For This is Not a Adore Song Festival 2016


one hundred Nights of Summer: Days #1-3
Location: Nîmes, France
Stats: 50 Artists, 4 Stages, 3 Days
Genre: Indie Rock

Editor’s Note: This post was initially published on our mini-site 100 Nights of Summer season. I’m at present traveling across Europe to 15 festivals in 15 weekends in 15 countries. See more photos and stories from last year’s adventure right here.  -VV

The sunny skies of southern France welcomed me to one particular of the country’s biggest indie rock fests. This boutique festival held in the super charming city of Nîmes remains an undiscovered gem for obtaining up close and individual with some incredible acts. This is Not a Adore Song (TINALS) also impressed with the age diversity of the crowd. Households with modest young children rubbed shoulders with older rockers and teen hipsters.

Some highlights from the weekend:

Friday, June 3


Back to function

It’s been virtually just more than a year because I embarked on my prior adventure — 15 festivals, 15 nations, 15 weeks. It feels very good to be back. Very first quit is at TINALS at an indie rock festival that I only heard about a couple months ago when I stumbled across this super sick lineup.

This is Not a Love Song


My wrist has felt naked for the last six months


Dilly Dally in the Grand Hall

The 1st official show for 100 Nights of Summer! Katie Monks from Toronto’s Dilly Dally sounds like she smokes a pack of cigarettes chased by a fifth of Jack ahead of every show and just crushes it. Couldn’t be happier that this is the initial act I caught for the duration of 100 NOS..
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It may possibly be vibrant sunshine outside, but the Grand Hall makes each show really feel like a sweaty two:00am efficiency in a pitch black club. Here’s the song that produced the crowd go all nuts.


Ty Segall and the Muggers at the Flamingo Stage

It is nothing at all but vibrant sunshine as I head to my 1st outside show with Ty Segall and the Muggers. These guys are hitting the festival circuit hard this year and it’s worth it to catch the show as they bring a bit of swagger back into rock n’ roll.


Destroyer creating us really feel stuff


Meet the venue!

Paloma, the performing arts center of Nîmes is positioned on the northern edge of the city. It’s…an intriguing design and style to say the least. At some angles, it reminded me of “the beast slouching towards Bethlehem” and at other angles (and significantly less pretentious) it looked like a giant brown turd.Vito Valentinetti TINALS 2016-34Two of the four stages can be located in right here — the Grand Salle, a cavernous area with balcony and the super intimate dance friendly Club Paloma. Most of the action outdoors centers about the Flamingo Stage with up and comers performing just to the proper at the Mosquito Stage.


Foals rocking us into the evening

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Saturday, June 4


Clouds on the horizon

Even though enjoying a fast beer and picnic lunch ahead of heading into a show, the French guy subsequent to me points at the sky and says, “Look. A monster cloud”. He was correct, but it turned out to be a gentle monster and the rolling thunderstorms have been more than in hours. Vito Valentinetti TINALS 2016-23


Gospel punk with Algiers

Rain on the outdoors meant a packed hall on the inside. They completely delivered with a foot-stomping, ass-shaking set to a packed room in the La Grande Hall.

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Elvis has entered the building

If there’s a single breakout star of the weekend, it has to be French Elvis. I’ve seen plenty of “festival marriages”, but never ever one particular with a Las Vegas style ceremony comprehensive with a laugh-a-minute Elvis, guys in wedding dresses, and impromptu sing-a-longs.



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I’m peeing into a bucket of sawdust

Remarkable bathroom solution for a festival with these super clean composting bathroom facilities. I took these shots on a Saturday and the spot nevertheless appears spotless.


Art everywhere

This wasn’t at the festival but I identified this sick mural in a rain sewer across the street from TINALS under a McDonald’s parking lot.

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Dinosaur Jr. closing out Saturday night

I’m not the greatest photographer. Possibly it’s due to the fact for the duration of shows like this I just cannot quit jumping around. Be more skilled man. Anyway, Dinosaur Jr. nonetheless sounds fucking fantastic. Hopefully I’ll be capable to see them a couple of far more occasions this summer time.

Dinosaur Jr.

Dinosaur Jr.

Sunday, June five


Meet A Festival Fan: Marcel from Switzerland

I don’t get starstruck by artists, but I do shed my thoughts when I see kick ass campers like this a single. Marcel and his buddy from have been camping in the parking lot for all 3 days and as I’m warned — “don’t smell very good.” They tell me about 50 others have been crashing right here for the festival. Then they offer me quite a bit of vodka. I’m ready for Sunday!

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Flower crowns, button crafting, and French drinking games

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Among the flower crowning, old college video games, hat design and style, and button workshops, there was plenty to keep busy among sets. There’s also some bizarre French peg throwing game that I never figured out.


The TINALS choir covers Destroyer’s Times Square

TINALS featured a roving choir that would break into song about the festival grounds. Here they are producing a unique look at a festival wedding. Watch for Elvis dropping some moves towards the end. Enjoyable reality: 1 of the singers ended up getting my Air BnB host.


Sunsets, Tortoise, and hamburgers

Following seeing drool-worthy meals all weekend, I decided to track down dinner at a single of the outstanding food trucks at TINALS. This disarmingly charming duo from FollyBun’s set me up in hamburger nirvana. Just seeing this image is generating me hungry once again.

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Complete of burgers and beer, I did handle to catch this fantastic set from Tortoise where I swear each member can play each instrument.

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Beach Residence finishing up TINALS 2016

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Photo Gallery: This Is Not a Adore Song Festival 2016

Welcome to the debut photo gallery for the 2016 edition of one hundred Nights of Summer season! To kick off our European festival foray, we stopped by This is Not a Adore Song Festival in France for 3 days of indie rock and content faces. A lot more photographs and stories will be on their way in the subsequent couple days so stay tuned.

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Isle Of Wight Festival 2016 weather forecast, see the lineup &amp tickets

Will it rain or shine for Queen &amp The Who?

Isle Of Wight Festival 2016 weather forecast, see the lineup &amp tickets Photo: Andy Sidders

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We’re just a few days away from Isle Of Wight Festival 2016 kicking off, and as we prepare to welcome the likes of The Who, Queen &amp Adam Lambert and Stereophonics to the line-up, fans are naturally searching to the skies to see what the weather could have in store. 


Tickets to the Isle Of Wight Festival 2016 are on sale here


Effectively, it’s mainly good news – with largely mild and warm situations, but a opportunity of rain. As per usual with British festivals, it’s greatest to pack your wellies. 


According to BBC, right here is the climate forecast for Isle Of Wight Festival 2016:
Thursday 9 June: Some sunny intervals in the morning, but largely cloudy and warm throughout the day and evening as temperatures peak at 23°C.
Friday 10 June: Cloudy all day, with probabilities of light rain all through the evening as temperatures attain a high of  21°C.
&#13 Saturday 11 June: A day of light cloud, with temperatures reaching 21°C.
&#13 Sunday 12 June: Sunny intervals with light rain showers, as temperatures attain 19°C.



– Study our interview with Isle Of Wight Festival boss John Giddings discussing what to expect, Queen, Prince, David Bowie and the future, here 


Isle Of Wight festival kicks off from 9-12 June. For tickets, and a lot more information visit here.

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Glastonbury Festival 2016, how to watch televised broadcast

The festival is arranging to broadcast at least 25 hours of footage

Glastonbury Festival 2016, how to watch televised broadcast Photo: WENN

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Excellent news if you weren’t in a position to get Glastonbury tickets – the BBC has announced details of when and exactly where you can watch festival coverage on Television this year. 


The festival, which is getting headlined by Adele, Muse and Coldplay this year, always sells out in a matter of hours – which leaves numerous fans in search of other ways to appreciate the festival.


This year, the BBC has promised “over 25 hours” of coverage, with performances aired across BBC1, BBC2, BBC 3 and BBC Four. The footage will include the headliner’s sets in full, as well as the Sunday afternoon legends slot from Jeff Lynne’s ELO.


Amongst this year’s presenters are Chris Evans, Lauren Laverne, Mark Radcliffe, Gemma Cairney, Huw Stephens and Annie Mac. Other presenters are but to be confirmed.


There’ll also be exclusive complete sets on the BBC Music app, even though BBC Four will show sets from the likes of Foals, PJ Harvey and New Order.


Glastonbury takes place at Worthy Farm in Somerset from 22-26 June 2016.  

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