Archive for May, 2017

Primavera Sound a Barcellona, Billy Bragg apre il programma – Radio Popolare

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Radio Popolare

Primavera Sound a Barcellona, Billy Bragg apre il programma
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Barcellona - Il mercoledì al Primavera Sound di Barcellona è il giorno degli arrivi. Quello in cui prende posto in città la maggior parte del pubblico e la maggior ...

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Flying solo and loving it – dailytelegraph.com.au

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

dailytelegraph.com.au

Flying solo and loving it
dailytelegraph.com.au
... hot on the heels of her highly acclaimed third album, At Swim, which was produced by the National's guitarist Aaron Dessner with input from long-time Hannigan collaborator Joe Henry, who was in Sydney recently playing railroad songs with Billy Bragg.

Billy Bragg: ‘Ed Sheeran’s just a ginger bloke with a guitar’ – iNews

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

iNews

Billy Bragg: 'Ed Sheeran's just a ginger bloke with a guitar'
iNews
“If you're angry about the world, you don't need to learn how to play the guitar, or write songs and do gigs,” says the east London-born singer-songwriter Billy Bragg. “That was the only medium available when I was 19. Now you can you start a Facebook ...

The hottest ticket in town? Q&A with Native’s Dan Neale – PSNEurope

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

PSNEurope

The hottest ticket in town? Q&A with Native's Dan Neale
PSNEurope
And they leave thinking, I've had a really good time, I understand the opportunities and the potential for exposure. It's been interesting to see that transformation. You've had these young, dynamic acts here: but then you had Billy Bragg too one ...

Book Review: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed … – hotpress.com

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

hotpress.com

Book Review: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed ...
hotpress.com
Folk-rocker and activist Billy Bragg gives a superb account of the music that was the precursor to British rock and roll in this finely crafted labour of love.
Aidan Smith: Punk was daring but Donegan got there first - The ...The Scotsman

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Book Review: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed … – hotpress.com

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The Scotsman

Book Review: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed ...
hotpress.com
Folk-rocker and activist Billy Bragg gives a superb account of the music that was the precursor to British rock and roll in this finely crafted labour of love.
Aidan Smith: Punk was daring but Donegan got there first - The ...The Scotsman

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Esquire names White Water Tavern as one of the best bars in America – THV 11

Monday, May 29th, 2017

THV 11

Esquire names White Water Tavern as one of the best bars in America
THV 11
Musicians like Leon Bridges and Billy Bragg have found their way to Little Rock to play at the White Water Tavern. From music to book sales, the bar is open to host an eclectic mix of both community-driven events and traveling bands. That variety ...

Billy Bragg: ‘It’s my duty to make people go away feeling they’re not … – The Guardian

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

The Guardian

Billy Bragg: 'It's my duty to make people go away feeling they're not ...
The Guardian
The singer-songwriter on his new book – Roots, Radicals and Rockers – the political power of music and his thoughts on turning 60.
Billy Bragg: Roots, Radicals and Rockers review - riffing on skiffle ...The Arts Desk

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Billy Bragg: ‘It’s my duty to make people go away feeling they’re not … – The Guardian

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

The Guardian

Billy Bragg: 'It's my duty to make people go away feeling they're not ...
The Guardian
The singer-songwriter on his new book – Roots, Radicals and Rockers – the political power of music and his thoughts on turning 60.
Billy Bragg: Roots, Radicals and Rockers review - riffing on skiffle ...The Arts Desk

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Review: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the … – The Times (subscription)

Friday, May 26th, 2017

The Times (subscription)

Review: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the ...
The Times (subscription)
We tend now to think of the Fifties as a wet Sunday of a decade, wedged between the heroism of the Second World War and the “brilliant breaking of the bank”, ...

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Review: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the … – The Times (subscription)

Friday, May 26th, 2017

The Times (subscription)

Review: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the ...
The Times (subscription)
We tend now to think of the Fifties as a wet Sunday of a decade, wedged between the heroism of the Second World War and the “brilliant breaking of the bank”, ...

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Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World by Billy Bragg – The Times (subscription)

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World by Billy Bragg
The Times (subscription)
We tend now to think of the Fifties as a wet Sunday of a decade, wedged between the heroism of the Second World War and the “brilliant breaking of the bank”, of which Larkin ironically wrote, that followed in the Sixties. Rationing, National Service ...

Roots, Radicals and Rockers by Billy Bragg — in search of skiffle – Financial Times

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Financial Times

Roots, Radicals and Rockers by Billy Bragg — in search of skiffle
Financial Times
In 1956 British teenagers fell under the spell of a wild new music craze. Record Mirror denounced “the utterly stupid antics of fans and fannies who cavort and prance like inmates of a mental home”. A jazz writer jeered that it sounded like “a number ...

Bastille and Billy Bragg at the Union Chapel: Remarkable offering of … – The Independent

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

The Independent

Bastille and Billy Bragg at the Union Chapel: Remarkable offering of ...
The Independent
Put anti-homeless charity ambassador Dan Smith (Bastille frontman) and protest singer/veteran activist Billy Bragg on stage just before a general election, with ...

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Bastille’s Charity Concert For Streets Of London Was Truly Magical – MTV UK

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

MTV UK

Bastille's Charity Concert For Streets Of London Was Truly Magical
MTV UK
With the support act at last night's show being left-wing activist and all-round legend, Billy Bragg, the political tone was set as he performed songs about Donald Trump. However, Billy Bragg also used his set to highlight how music brings us all ...

Fleet Foxes And Wilco Will Headline Newport Folk Festival 2017 – UPROXX

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

UPROXX

Fleet Foxes And Wilco Will Headline Newport Folk Festival 2017
UPROXX
They've got John Prine, Dr. Dog, Drive-By Truckers, Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, Angel Olsen, Rhiannon Giddens, Hurray For the Riff Raff, Shovels & Rope, Margaret Glaspy, Whitney and Chicano Batman. Oh, and comedic couple Nick Offerman (a.k.a. Ron) ...

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Newport Folk Fest reveals 2017 lineup: Fleet Foxes, Wilco, Regina Spektor, and more – Consequence of Sound (blog)

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Consequence of Sound (blog)

Newport Folk Fest reveals 2017 lineup: Fleet Foxes, Wilco, Regina Spektor, and more
Consequence of Sound (blog)
Over the last few months, the famed Newport Folk Festival has been announcing its 2017 lineup one artist at the time. The full lineup has now been revealed and it's highlighted by the likes of Fleet Foxes, Wilco, Regina Spektor, The Avett Brothers, My ...
Newport Folk Festival Announces 2017 Lineup: Fleet Foxes, Wilco ...Go See Live Music

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Musician Billy Bragg plays Norwich gig in support of city Labour general election candidates – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Musician Billy Bragg plays Norwich gig in support of city Labour general election candidates
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
And Nelson Labour posted a photograph of Mr Lewis on stage with Bragg, along with the tweet: “Huge thanks to @billybragg who visited Norwich to support @labourlewis and to treat @norwichlabour members to an amazing gig and memorable night.”.

Pit pop band Dennis asked to play Glastonbury by Billy Bragg – Sunderland Echo

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Sunderland Echo

Pit pop band Dennis asked to play Glastonbury by Billy Bragg
Sunderland Echo
A Hetton band who draw inspiration from their colliery heritage will take to the stage at Glastonbury after being hand-picked by Billy Bragg. Nine-piece Dennis caught the ear of the singer who asked them to perform on the stage he curates at the world ...

Pit pop band Dennis asked to play Glastonbury by Billy Bragg – Sunderland Echo

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Sunderland Echo

Pit pop band Dennis asked to play Glastonbury by Billy Bragg
Sunderland Echo
A Hetton band who draw inspiration from their colliery heritage will take to the stage at Glastonbury after being hand-picked by Billy Bragg. Nine-piece Dennis caught the ear of the singer who asked them to perform on the stage he curates at the world ...

Glastonbury 2017 add more names as Left Field announces line-up … – NME.com

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Stereoboard.com

Glastonbury 2017 add more names as Left Field announces line-up … – NME.com

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Stereoboard.com

Alison Moyet, Nadine Shah And Sad13 Among Acts Announced For … – Stereoboard.com

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Stereoboard.com

Glastonbury 2017 Leftfield line up announced – Somerset Live

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Somerset Live

Glastonbury 2017 Leftfield line up announced
Somerset Live
Glastonbury 2017 Leftfield line up announced. Dreadzone, Billy Bragg and Alison Moyet have been revealed as the headliners of the Leftfield stage. Share; Comments. ByRuth Ovens. 20:21, 9 MAY 2017; Updated 09:00, 12 MAY 2017. What's On. Glastonbury ...

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