Archive for the ‘Billy Bragg News’ Category

Fatboy Slim, Reverend And The Makers, Billy Bragg back busking festival – NME.com

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

NME.com

Fatboy Slim, Reverend And The Makers, Billy Bragg back busking festival
NME.com
Fatboy Slim, Reverend And The Makers, Billy Bragg back busking festival. Reverend And The Makers will busk in London tomorrow afternoon. Share Tweet Share Share. Getty. NME News Desk, 22nd July 2016 ...

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“Young People, This Is Your Miners’ Strike” – We Spoke to Billy Bragg About Saving Britain – Noisey (blog)

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Noisey (blog)

"Young People, This Is Your Miners' Strike" - We Spoke to Billy Bragg About Saving Britain
Noisey (blog)
It's great talking to Billy Bragg about music, because he loves music so much it makes you wish you had anything in your life you loved as much as Billy Bragg loves music. His new album, Shine a Light (a collaboration with Joe Henry), is the sound of a ...

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‘Young People, This Is Your Miners’ Strike’: We Spoke To Billy Bragg About Saving the UK – VICE (blog)

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

VICE (blog)

'Young People, This Is Your Miners' Strike': We Spoke To Billy Bragg About Saving the UK
VICE (blog)
It's great talking to Billy Bragg about music, because he loves music so much it makes you wish you had anything in your life you loved as much as Billy Bragg loves music. His new album, Shine a Light (a collaboration with Joe Henry), is the sound of a ...

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Billy Bragg: This Machine Kills Cynics – WNYC

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

WNYC

Billy Bragg: This Machine Kills Cynics
WNYC
Despite the rise of far-right nationalism in Europe, the more insidious sentiments of xenophobia underlying "Brexit" in his own country, and the thinly-veiled demagoguery of Donald Trump's ambitions to "Make America Great Again," musician Billy Bragg ...

Billy Bragg and Kate Rusby will bring music fans to Towersey Festival – Oxford Mail

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Oxford Mail

Billy Bragg and Kate Rusby will bring music fans to Towersey Festival
Oxford Mail
Socialist songwriter Billy Bragg, who last headlined Towersey in 2011, will be one of this year's star attractions along with The Wonder Stuff, Kate Rusby and former Ultravox leader singer Midge Ure, from Friday, August 26 to Bank Monday on August 29.

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Billy Bragg And Joe Henry Post Video For Jean Ritchie Cover The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore – Stereoboard.com

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Stereoboard.com

Billy Bragg And Joe Henry Post Video For Jean Ritchie Cover The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore
Stereoboard.com
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry have posted a video for their cover of Jean Ritchie's The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore. The song will feature on their new album, 'Shine A Light - Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad', which is set to arrive on ...

A New Britain? Billy Bragg On Brexit And The Nation’s Future – NME.com (blog)

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

NME.com (blog)

A New Britain? Billy Bragg On Brexit And The Nation's Future
NME.com (blog)
In the week that Theresa May became Prime Minister and Jeremy Corbyn lives to fight another day, Barking singer and political activist Billy Bragg gives us his view on politics, Brexit and Britain's future. Billy Bragg: "Since the Brexit result, our ...

Billy Bragg brings the curtain down on another successful Village Green – Yellow Advertiser

Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Yellow Advertiser

Billy Bragg brings the curtain down on another successful Village Green
Yellow Advertiser
Billy Bragg headlined the Riverside Stage with a stunning festival set playing all his hits including A New England which featured writer and activist Jack Monroe, and closed with his much loved Essex anthem A13: Trunk Road to the Sea to which the ...

Billy Bragg urges councillors to help develop a progressive English identity – LocalGov

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

LocalGov

Billy Bragg urges councillors to help develop a progressive English identity
LocalGov
Englishness should be about 'where you are rather than where your grandparents are from', Billy Bragg tells councillors. The musician and author of The Progressive Patriot, an investigation into the meaning of national identity in modern Britain, spoke ...

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry cover Johnny Cash song ‘The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore’ for new album – video premiere – The Independent

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

The Independent

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry cover Johnny Cash song 'The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore' for new album - video premiere
The Independent
Billy Bragg has never made a secret of his obsession with the history, music and myth behind the Americas. This has taken shape in the form of an upcoming album Shine A Light focusing on the part the American railroad played in all this, collaborating ...

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Toby Young, Billy Bragg and John McDonnell expected at LGA conference at BIC – Bournemouth Echo

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Bournemouth Echo

Toby Young, Billy Bragg and John McDonnell expected at LGA conference at BIC
Bournemouth Echo
HIGH profile politicians will descend on Bournemouth today for the Local Government Association's annual conference. Around 1,300 delegates, 130 speakers and 120 exhibitors are expected to attend the BIC over the course of the three-day event.

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Toby Young, Billy Bragg and John McDonnell expected at LGA conference at BIC – Bournemouth Echo

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Bournemouth Echo

Toby Young, Billy Bragg and John McDonnell expected at LGA conference at BIC
Bournemouth Echo
Don't be last to know! Get the latest local news straight to your inbox. Sign up. HIGH profile politicians will descend on Bournemouth today for the Local Government Association's annual conference. Around 1,300 delegates, 130 speakers and 120 ...

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Glastonbury’s reaction to “Brexit”: Coldplay, Billy Bragg, Damon Albarn and Beans on Toast tell it how it is – The Upcoming

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

The Upcoming

Glastonbury's reaction to “Brexit”: Coldplay, Billy Bragg, Damon Albarn and Beans on Toast tell it how it is
The Upcoming
The program at the Leftfield tent, situated on the path connecting Glastonbury's two marquee performance areas (the Pyramid and Other stages) is curated by folk hero Billy Bragg, who has been fulfilling a remit of “mixing pop and politics” there for ...

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‘Get stuck in’ – Billy Bragg rallies Glastonbury in Brexit aftermath – The Guardian

Friday, June 24th, 2016

The Guardian

'Get stuck in' – Billy Bragg rallies Glastonbury in Brexit aftermath
The Guardian
'Get stuck in' – Billy Bragg rallies Glastonbury in Brexit aftermath. Damon Albarn, Novelist and James among those voicing anger onstage as audiences deal with poll news – and heavy rain. Crowds at the Pyramid stage on day three of Glastonbury.
The Glastonbury Festival Versus EverythingBaeble Music (blog)

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Here’s What Musicians are Saying About ‘Brexit’ on Twitter – SPIN (blog)

Friday, June 24th, 2016

SPIN (blog)

Here's What Musicians are Saying About 'Brexit' on Twitter
SPIN (blog)
... negative — impact on the U.K. and the world-at-large's economy for reasons too many to list here. Overseas musicians made their displeasure known on Twitter. Read reactions from Liam Gallagher, Lily Allen, Johnny Marr, Kate Nash, Billy Bragg, and ...

West Dorset’s Billy Bragg leads Glastonbury tributes to MP Jo Cox – Dorset Echo

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Dorset Echo

West Dorset's Billy Bragg leads Glastonbury tributes to MP Jo Cox
Dorset Echo
SINGER-songwriter Billy Bragg led thousands of Glastonbury-goers in song as they paid tribute to MP Jo Cox. Bragg, who lives in West Dorset, led tributes at the Somerset festival. The festival paid-tribute to the MP, who was killed outside a library in ...
Glastonbury 2016: Thursday - as it happenedThe Guardian
Worthy Farm unites as Glastonbury honours Jo Cox MPBristol Post

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Billy Bragg leads tributes to MP Jo Cox at Glastonbury festival – The Guardian

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

The Guardian

Billy Bragg leads tributes to MP Jo Cox at Glastonbury festival
The Guardian
The singer Billy Bragg led festivalgoers in a solemn version of We Shall Overcome, as people spilled around the sides of the packed Park stage to celebrate her life. He was joined on stage by Emily Eavis, carrying her newborn baby, and hundreds of ...
Billy Bragg leads crowd singing 'We Shall Overcome' at Glastonbury tribute to murdered MP Jo CoxNME.com
Billy Bragg pays tribute to murdered MP at Glastonbury festivalTV3.ie
Watch thousands at Glastonbury Festival sing 'We Shall Overcome' together in moving tribute to murdered Jo CoxMirror.co.uk
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The English working class will be the first victims of a Brexit vote – The Guardian

Monday, June 20th, 2016

The Guardian

The English working class will be the first victims of a Brexit vote
The Guardian
The English working class will be the first victims of a Brexit vote. Billy Bragg. Leave's libertarians will destroy the welfare state. The desire to give the ruling class two fingers is understandable, but we must resist this false patriotism. Boris ...

Come to the Echo’s free EU Referendum debate tomorrow with Billy Bragg – Exeter Express and Echo

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Exeter Express and Echo

Come to the Echo's free EU Referendum debate tomorrow with Billy Bragg
Exeter Express and Echo
We are hosting a free debate just hours ahead of the EU Referendum tomorrow morning. The event is at Barnfield Theatre in Exeter from 09.30am until 11am on Tuesday, June 21. Our panellists include Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw and musician and activist ...

Musician Billy Bragg’s biting approach to Brexit – CBC.ca

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

CBC.ca

Musician Billy Bragg's biting approach to Brexit
CBC.ca
So how was Thomas Mair radicalised? Or if he is mentally ill, what triggered his violent attack on Jo Cox? pic.twitter.com/0vzqnkae5J. — @billybragg. "I'm a communicator," he said in a recent interview. "In the 20th century, music was the only social ...

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Big guns line-up as Billy Bragg and Ukip chairman sign up for Echo’s EU Debate – Exeter Express and Echo

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Exeter Express and Echo

Big guns line-up as Billy Bragg and Ukip chairman sign up for Echo's EU Debate
Exeter Express and Echo
What happens when Billy Bragg, the founder of pub giant Wetherspoons and a handful of politicians get together in a theatre? There is only one way to find out. It may sound like a sequence from a bizarre dream, but hours before the country takes to the ...

Inclusive music experience returns to Kendal Calling – The Westmorland Gazette

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

The Westmorland Gazette

Inclusive music experience returns to Kendal Calling
The Westmorland Gazette
Speaking of his involvement in the project last year, folk legend Billy Bragg said: "The warmth of feeling in the JamTent was one of the highlights of my weekend at the festival." The tent has attracted an eclectic mix of musicians, with Manchester ...

A New England? Billy Bragg On The EU And Current Affairs – The Quietus

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

The Quietus

A New England? Billy Bragg On The EU And Current Affairs
The Quietus
On September 23, the singer-songwriter Billy Bragg releases his 11th studio album, Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad on the Cooking Vinyl label - although whether it's actually a studio album is debatable, as the 13 cover ...

Week 4: Frank Black, Built To Spill, Blur, and more… to the used CD store – A.V. Club

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

A.V. Club

Week 4: Frank Black, Built To Spill, Blur, and more… to the used CD store
A.V. Club
Billy Bragg: Between my wife and me, we've got almost the entire Billy Bragg catalog, and even doubles in some cases—up to 2002's England, Half English. He's a weird one—a brilliant one, but a weird one. His earliest, barest albums still send shivers ...

EU referendum: Prime Minister’s renegotiation ‘hopeless’ – BBC News

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

BBC News

EU referendum: Prime Minister's renegotiation 'hopeless'
BBC News
The Remain camp were represented by singer Billy Bragg, former Lib Dem MEP Sir Graham Watson and former High Sheriff of Bristol, Peaches Golding. The economy and immigration were some of the liveliest areas of the debate, which will air on Sunday.