Muse announced as first headliner for Reading & Leeds Festival 2017

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Muse have been announced as the 1st headline act for next year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals which happens annually more than the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Muse commented, “We’re very excited to be playing Reading and Leeds once again. Much more news about our plans for 2017 coming in the new year.

Also confirmed are Key Lazer (a UK festival exclusive), Bastille, Tory Lanez, At the Drive-In, Architects (a UK festival exclusive), Glass Animals, Andy C, Danny Brown, Against The Present, and Although She Sleeps.

Melvin Benn added, “I’m thrilled to be in a position to announce Muse as the initial headliner for Reading and Leeds 2017. Their outstanding reside show promises to be an unforgettable overall performance – we have so significantly more to announce and I can’t wait to reveal the rest of the line up.”

Reading Festival takes location at Tiny Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, and Leeds Festival requires location at Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire with each events happening over the weekend of Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th August 2017.

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Weekend tickets are priced at £205. A Wednesday early entry permit is priced at £20, a campervan pass is £75, and a locker is priced at £16, and a automobile park pass is for Reading is priced at £10. Rates do not include booking fees.

Day tickets are priced at £59.50.

Kids under 13 (12 and beneath) are admitted cost-free but Need to be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Please note there is no separate children’s area at this occasion, and eFestivals considers this an occasion not actually appropriate for tiny children.

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first acts announced for SXMusic Festival 2017

Nina Kraviz

buy tickets now &gt Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th March 2017
Simpson Bay, Netherlands Antilles, Sint Maarten
early bird 225 euros

final updated: Fri 18th Nov 2016

The first acts have been announced for next year’s SXMusic Festival. Returning for a second year this modest electronic music festival is held from Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th March 2017 on the Caribbean dual territory island of Sint Maartin.

The term SXMusic derives from St Martin’s 3 letter airport code SXM, and throughout the festival, planes will thunder towards touch-down just meters above revellers’ heads.

The 1st acts announced are Nina Kraviz, Ricardo Villalobos, Ame reside, RPR Soundsystem (Rhadoo, Petre Inspirescu, Raresh), Lee Burridge, Soul Clap, Honey Dijon, Black Coffee, Amir Javasoul, Andhim, Bedouin, Behrouz, Bob Moses, Chaim, Fur Coat, John Acquaviva, Maher Daniel, Nu, Sebastian Mullaert , Thugfucker, and YokoO. Plus more to be announced.

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Early bird five day tickets are priced from 225 euros.

SXM Festival is an 18+ occasion only. Please bring ID when exchanging your confirmation for your wristband.

The atmosphere is as a lot of a headliner as any of the international artists, so the team has taken a number of measures to reduce the carbon footprint of the festival’s sound and lighting energy consumption. Bio-diesel generators will power all outdoor events by means of the most power effective amps in the business, and LED lighting will be made to augment the all-natural beauty of the places.

Every single day through to evening, parties will take location at numerous meticulously selected venues on the island and DJs will be offered comprehensive musical freedom to put the state-of-the-art Void Sound Systems by means of their paces (VOID Acoustics will provide the rigs at all areas at SXMusic) such as a major stage on a white sandy beach, a secret jungle retreat with beach huts and infinity pools, and a cocktail stocked beach bar. The events will be cautiously programmed to take into account setting, time and location, and each stage will function unique additional production.

Also expect a quantity of secret after parties back at private villas, boats and beaches.

buy tickets now &gt Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th March 2017
Simpson Bay, Netherlands Antilles, Sint Maarten
early bird 225 euros

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Airbourne lead first acts for Hard Rock Hell

Airbourne

buy tickets now > Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th November 2017
Haven, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 6HJ, Wales MAP
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accommodation from £129 for 3 day pass (based on 7 people sharing)

daily capacity: 6000

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Hard Rock Hell returns for its 11th edition as a three day event, this time dubbed as ‘Knights Of The Dark Order’ and takes place once again at Haven, Hafan y Môr Holiday Park, in Pwllheli, North Wales from Thursday 9th until Sunday 12th November 2017.

Leading the first acts to be confirmed are Australian power rockers Airbourne. The UK Winter rock music festival line-up will feature over 50 bands from around the globe performing throughout the weekend including Y&T, Gun, Syteria, and Germany’s The New Roses.

We’re not resting on our laurels or anything else: 2017 is going to be the biggest adventure yet!” promises CEO Jonni Davis, adding, “We’re taking the HRH experience out to Australia, NZ and Singapore; meanwhile some fresh new branches are growing from the HRH tree here in the U.K. – new genres and niches of rock and metal that our community want us to add into the mix. It’s going to be a Hell of a year, and of course we’ll still be delivering our core events. HRH XI is going to be the best yet! Bring it on!

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Ticket prices start from £129 for 3 day pass including accommodation (based on 7 people sharing). All tickets include free parking.

Note: This event is for over 18s

Starting on Thursday evening with a hand-picked selection of live appearances and The Great Big Prog Mag Quiz. HRH: Prog 2’s arenas feature state-of-the-art sound and lighting production with lots of seating, food stations and well-stocked round-the-clock bars, plus signings, psychedelic entertainment, fringe activities, plus go karts, crazy golf, archery and laser quest.

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A Handy Guide for your Very first Trip to Cuba

Captivating scenery, enticing nearby drinks (specifically rum, of course) and sultry salsa dancing – it’s fair to say Cuba has a lot to provide its visitors. If you’re heading off to this picturesque Caribbean spot, hopefully you’ll locate our guide for first timers in Cuba quite handy, and you can focus on having the best time ever.

Accommodation in Cuba

As with any idyllic tourist hot spot, there are countless accommodation sorts available in Cuba, from your standard (to far more luxurious) hotels, to even price range-friendly hostels. Nevertheless, one selection that differs significantly on this island is the Casas Particulares. Casas particulares are a type of accommodation in Cuba. They are incredibly popular with tourist and travellers. You spend to rent a area in a local’s residence or apartment. Do your research and triple verify arrangements etc, but government-registered casas are all fully legal and above board.

Kuba, Oldtimer in Havanna

Getting around

Cuba can be fairly challenging to navigate around, and the public transport there isn’t usually the most dependable. Consequently it pays to do a bit of additional analysis on how to get around ahead of you go, so you can invest less time functioning items out when you are there, and much more time having enjoyable. Some of the most common items to see and do contain Havana tours, salsa classes and Vinales mogotes and cigar experiences. These will all be relatively simpler to navigate to as they’re so popular.

CAMAGUEY, KUBA - Strasse in der historischen Altstadt bei Sonnenuntergang

Meals and drink in Cuba

The food in Cuba has somewhat of a undesirable reputation, and as lengthy as you go a tiny prepared, you’ll notice that reputation is rather unfair. In recent years, the government has offered back control and ownership of restaurants to local chefs, allowing creativity and delicious cuisine to flourish as a outcome. Some dishes you must attempt incorporate ropa vieja, grilled lobster and milk flan for afters. And of course, you can wash it down with the island’s finest – Havana rum, or a tantalising mojito.

Staying protected

Beach in Cuba

As with any common tourist location, staying safe must be a enormous priority as even though it is a reasonably secure country, there will usually be opportunist thieves out to make some cash from vulnerable tourists, especially via scams. One particular of the most recognisable scams incorporate becoming massively more than charged for items such as accommodation or even things like coffee, so always double check prior to handing over any cash.

Budgeting during your trip

You may possibly be surprised to discover that Cuba is not a specifically expensive country, though it could feel it when compared to some other hot backpacking spots such as Vietnam and Cambodia. Budgeting can massively aid make positive you don’t overspend and so that you don’t land oneself in a pickle at the end of the trip. Diving in Cuba is also one particular of the most least expensive areas in the world to do it, which is nicely worth considering.

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first acts announced for We Are FSTVL 2017

Carl Cox

get tickets now &gt Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th May possibly 2017
Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2TN, England MAP
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accommodation £144.50 for the weekend with camping

daily capacity: 15000

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Carl Cox, Basement Jaxx, Armand Van Helden, Hannah Desires, Dixon, Duke Dumont, Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Marco Carola, MK, Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, Sigma, Solomun, Sven Vath, Wilkinson, and Wiley lead the initial wave of acts announced for the We Are FSTVL.

The We Are FSTVL team will be pulling out all the stops with another heavyweight line up befitting any serious international dance music occasion. 20 stages will play host to over 200 of the world’s leading dance music stars, with not one particular but two main stages and  occasion brand partners, and celebration hosts which includes on Saturday – Into The Woods, Also Damn Glam, The Small Festival, Brighton Rox, Roger That, Banjax, and Yaya. Sunday parties are by Pukka Up, Illicit La Chateau, London Rave Network, Oscuro, Cutting Edge, Covert, Ymo, and Ill Behaviour.

Confirmed for Saturday are Armand Van Helden, Hannah Desires, Jonas Blue, Kurupt FM, MK, Sigma, GW Harrison, Headspace, Marco Carola, Apollonia, Dan Ghenacia, Dyed Soundorom, Shonky, Joey Daniel, Leon, Paco Osuna, Carl Cox, Loco Dice, Dixon, Art Department, Enzo Siragusa, Archie Hamilton, Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, Ame, Davide Squillace, Jackmaster, Gerd Janson, Kerri Chandler, Matthias Tanzmann, Tania Volcano, Wilkinson, Dimension, Low Steppa, My Nu Leng, Preditah, Redlight, Section Boyz, TQD (Royal T, DJ Q, Flava D) , DJ Zinc, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Joey Negro, Simon Dunmore, Shapeshifters (reside), Shovell, Julie McKnight, Man Without having A Clue, Solomun, Adriatique, Kollektiv Turmstrasse, H.O.S.H., Stimming, Dennis Cruz, Josh Butler, Michael Bibi, Pawsa, Reelow, Michael Green, Bongo Ben, Steve Taylor, Charlo, Darrell Privett, Brad James, Jack Cav, and Skyhigh.

Sunday’s line-up includes Jamie Jones, Eats Everything, Hot Since 82, Maya Jane Coles, Patrick Topping, Richy Ahmed, Skream, Steve Lawler, Waff, Sven Vath, Solomun, Basement Jaxx (DJ set), Duke Dumont, Dennis Ferrer, Julio Bashmore, Sam Divine, Simon Dunmore, Sonny Fodera, Dubfire, Ilario Alicante, Kolsch, Solardo, Tim Green, Claptone, Heidi, Steve Lawler, Richy Ahmed, Patrick Topping, Waff, Solardo, Detlef, De La Swing, Max Chapman, Pirate Copy, Pete Zorba, Camo &amp Krooked, Wiley, Dub Phizix &amp Approach, Metrik, Fred V and Grafix, S.P.Y, Danny Byrd, Maduk, Nu:Logic, Etherwood, Hugh Hardie, Krakota, Makoto, David Morales, Jazzy M, Brandon Block, Alex P, Andy Manston, Tall Paul, Seb Fontaine, Danny Clockwork, Keith Mac, Owen Clarke, Tony Nicholls, Kydus, Artikal, Senzala, Parris &amp Lloyd, Anthony Lowther, Adam Cotier, Twenty2, Jedd Barry, Mr A, DJ Charlesy , George Mensah, Michael Green, Sam Lashmar, CJ Sax, Bongo Ben, Mark Ingram, Jack Cav, Brad James, Steve Taylor, Nana B, and O’Neil McDowall.

This year sees the event grow to be a camping festival offering glamping, hot tubs, a woodland spa and a ‘We Are Houseparty’ on the campsite each and every night!

New this year is Now We Are Camping who from Friday to Sunday will host Chris Lorenzo, Tom Zanetti &amp K.O. Kane, Shift K3y, Jamie Duggan, Tom Garnett, Ma?k, Ryan James, DJ Target, Darius Syrossian, Josh Butler, Matt Tolfrey, Jay Kermis, Granite State, Mista Bounce, Jack Swift, DevStar, Moucha, Sam Divine, Franky Rizardo, Amine Edge &amp Dance, Jess Bays, Monki, and DJ SKT.

To see the line-up specifics, day and stage splits as offered see the We Are FSTVL 2017 line-up web page.

The 5th We Are FSTVL returns over two days happening on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th Might 2017 at Damyns Hall Aerodrome, in Upminster, in Essex. Camping tickets provide access on the Friday as well.

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Tickets are currently priced at £99.50 for the weekend no camping, or £54.50 for a day ticket. A 3 day ticket with camping is priced at £144.50.

We Are FSTVL will be taking location more than a sprawling 122 acre former WW1 airfield in Upminster, Essex, 20 minute train journey from Central London.

This event is for more than 18s only.

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every day capacity: 15000

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first acts announced for BerkoFest

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Starsailor’s James Walsh, The Wonder Stuff’s Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls, Republica, Hackney Colliery Band, Shane Lamont, and host Robin Ince are the very first acts confirmed for this year’s BerkoFest which takes spot in Berkhamsted, in Hertfordshire happening on Saturday 10th September 2016, at Berkhamsted Cricket Club.

The small family members-friendly music festival returns for a fourth year to a natural amphitheatre in the Chilterns, showcasing established and emerging talent across three music stages. Festival goers will also be treated to the very best of regional meals and drink, and plenty of entertainment for the youngsters and these who are young at heart.

BerkoFest is all about top quality and quirky music at reasonably priced costs, and I think with this year’s remarkable eclectic line we have accomplished that,” explained festival founder Charlie Hussey. “It is also about loving regional, and some of the monies raised will be supporting nearby charities including the Swan Youth Centre which once more has its personal music stage at this year’s occasion.

James Walsh added, “I am actually forward to playing BerkoFest. There’s a wonderful line up of established and up and coming acts nearby to the location and beyond. Also did somebody mention cautiously chosen crafted beer? Beautiful! See you there!”

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Early bird tickets are priced at £14 for adults, £10 for concessions (full time students, seniors, and blue badge holders),teens aged 14 to 17 years tickets are priced at £5, tickets for those aged from six to 13 years are priced at £2.50, and cost-free to below 5s. Rates do not contain booking fees.

Throughout the day there will be a variety of tomfoolery for all the loved ones to take pleasure in which includes drum workshops, face painting and Sandy Art. Neighborhood craft beer will be supplied by Haresfoot Brewery’s Ale tent, and for foodies, exotic and scrumptious cuisine is accessible in abundance from nicely-known local eateries which includes Mario’s ice cream, Porters and Cinnamon Travelling Cafe.

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