Archive for the ‘Billy Bragg News’ Category

Less Than Jake, Augustines and more join Kendal Calling 2015 – Gigwise

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Gigwise

Less Than Jake, Augustines and more join Kendal Calling 2015
Gigwise
Returning to celebrate their 10th anniversary, the multi-award-winning Peak District event had already revealed that headlining would be Elbow, Kaiser Chiefs, The Vaccines, James and Snoop Dogg - with the likes of British Sea Power, Billy Bragg, Public ...
Kendal Calling boosts line-upCumbria Live

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Ex-Labour councillor quits local party posts over ‘Vote Tory’ tweet – East Lothian Courier

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Ex-Labour councillor quits local party posts over 'Vote Tory' tweet
East Lothian Courier
His tweet then went 'viral' – and led to hundreds of comments on Twitter that day, including one from famous singer-songwriter Billy Bragg who said: “Shocking to see Scottish Labour supporters call on a tactical vote for the Tories to keep the SNP out.”.

Stars’ relationship with fans is akin to an ongoing intimate conversation – Straight.com

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Straight.com

Stars' relationship with fans is akin to an ongoing intimate conversation
Straight.com
Says Campbell, “Billy Bragg has this great lyric, 'The temptation to take the simple things in life apart to see how they work must be resisted, for they never fit together again.' And, on some level, I resist the urge to think about how we do what we ...

Sheffield’s Tramlines festival re-routes main stage to new venue – Sheffield Telegraph

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield's Tramlines festival re-routes main stage to new venue
Sheffield Telegraph
As well as the headliners, other acts booked to appear at Tramlines 2015 include The Streets frontman Mike Skinner, singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, punk legends Buzzcocks and Motown queen Martha Reeves. Weekend tickets, priced £30, are now on sale ...
30 more acts also confirmed for the Sheffield festivalGigwise
Wu Tang Clan heading to TramlinesYorkshire Post
Wu Tang Clan To Join The Charlatans And Basement Jaxx In Headlining ...Stereoboard.com
Virtual Festivals
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Maverick Festival Announce Billy Bragg – UK Festival Guides

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

UK Festival Guides

Maverick Festival Announce Billy Bragg
UK Festival Guides
In three decades of music, Billy has recorded an incredible 12 studio albums, including collaborations with Wilco, as well as recording the unreleased work of Woody Guthrie. The three day festival will run over the 4th July weekend and presents an ...

30 more acts also confirmed for the Sheffield festival – Gigwise

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Gigwise

30 more acts also confirmed for the Sheffield festival
Gigwise
... including the famed Sugarhill Gang, The Streets' frontman Mike Skinner, critically acclaimed DJ Erol Alkan, and up and coming lyricist of the moment Kate Tempest - as well as Billy Bragg, Martha Reeves, Buzzcocks, Aquilo, Honeyblood, Jagaara, Melle ...
Wu Tang Clan heading to TramlinesYorkshire Post
Wu Tang Clan To Join The Charlatans And Basement Jaxx In Headlining ...Stereoboard.com
The Charlatans to top Tramlines Festival 2015 - More than 30 acts added to ...Virtual Festivals

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20 most fascinating people visiting Indiana this spring – Indianapolis Star

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Indianapolis Star

20 most fascinating people visiting Indiana this spring
Indianapolis Star
In 1997, Wilco and English musician Billy Bragg wrote music to accompany "lost" lyrics by Woody Guthrie. The project resulted in the albums "Mermaid Avenue" and "Mermaid Avenue Vol. II." Current project: Wilco's 20th anniversary tour includes a May 7 ...

Basement Jaxx added to Sheffield’s Tramlines Festival – Yorkshire Post

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Yorkshire Post

Basement Jaxx added to Sheffield's Tramlines Festival
Yorkshire Post
THe first major announcment for the event – staged between Friday July 24 and Sunday, July 26 - came at the start of the month with Billy Bragg, Blanck Mass, Walls, Kate Tempest, Roman Flügel and many more named to play. The announcment of Basement ...

These Acts Probably Won’t Be Playing Splendour In The Grass 2015 – Music Feeds

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Music Feeds

These Acts Probably Won't Be Playing Splendour In The Grass 2015
Music Feeds
Other notable exclusions from this year's Splendour lineup will likely include English folk stalwart Billy Bragg, who will be performing at North Yorkshire's Deer Shed Festival in July, and fellow Britain Ghostpoet, who's set to play Tramlines 2015 in ...

Billy Bragg To Headline Maverick Festival 2015 – Stereoboard.com

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Stereoboard.com

Billy Bragg To Headline Maverick Festival 2015
Stereoboard.com
The three day festival takes over Easton Farm Park from July 3 to July 5 and celebrates its eighth birthday. Joining Bragg are Hannah Aldrige, Lisa Mills, Debbie Bond, Chastity Brown, Miriam Jones, Amanda Rheaume, Gal Holiday, Honky Tonk Review, Dan ...

‘They’re five no-ones who won the lottery’ – One Direction slammed by Kasabian – Take 40

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Take 40

'They're five no-ones who won the lottery' - One Direction slammed by Kasabian
Take 40
Singer-songwriter Billy Bragg said of them “They have an import role to play. They are there to remind us how true (movie parody band) Spinal Tap was. I'm not a fan, but if you read their interviews as if it was dialogue from Spinal Tap, it's very ...

Singer-Songwriter Kevin So – WTSP 10 News

Friday, February 20th, 2015

WTSP 10 News

Singer-Songwriter Kevin So
WTSP 10 News
Subsequently, he opened for Joe Cocker, Billy Bragg, Randy Newman and Robben Ford. Following the sudden passing of his father, So moved back to Boston in 2001. The day after September 11th, Kevin connected with Grammy-award winning bluesman ...

Sweet Jean’s harmony blooms in unsafe territory – Sydney Morning Herald

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Sydney Morning Herald

Sweet Jean's harmony blooms in unsafe territory
Sydney Morning Herald
The difference, now that she's a bona fide singer-songwriter herself, is that conversations with PJ Harvey, Billy Bragg, Jen Cloher and Courtney Barnett are less about vocation anxiety and more about mining songwriting secrets. According to a manifesto ...

Top 4 shows to see in Ottawa this week – CBC.ca

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

CBC.ca

Top 4 shows to see in Ottawa this week
CBC.ca
As frontman and founding member of Saint John solo-project-turned-six-piece Penny Blacks, it's his admiration for songwriters like Billy Bragg and Morrissey that endows the band with a sense of celebration and humour — even when the lyrics are a ...

The Crate: Al Wilson: Searching for the Dolphins – Sydney Morning Herald

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Sydney Morning Herald

The Crate: Al Wilson: Searching for the Dolphins
Sydney Morning Herald
Neil was a 60s folk singer, he wrote Everybody's Talking, and The Dolphins, which I first heard when Billy Bragg sang it in concert in the 90's. Just a phenomenal song, alongside Tim and Jeff Buckley songs, Gram Parsons songs and Minnie Ripperton songs ...

Man behind folk rock heroes – The Star

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

The Star

Man behind folk rock heroes
The Star
His CV extends to work with Maria Muldaur, Toots and the Maytals, REM, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, 10,000 Maniacs, Billy Bragg, Taj Mahal and many others. He also started Hannibal Records, which he ran for 20 years. As if that was not enough, as head of ...

ELBOW To Headline Kendal Calling 2015 – Manchester Confidential

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Manchester Confidential

ELBOW To Headline Kendal Calling 2015
Manchester Confidential
Celebrating its tenth birthday, other main stage highlights include: Mercury Award nominee Nick Muvley, The Horrors, Brit-Award winning Ella Eyre, political bard Billy Bragg, British Sea Power, Bipolar Sunshine, Mr Scruff, Soul II Soul, Levellers and ...
Elbow, Kaisers, Vaccines for Kendal CallingGigwise
Kendal Calling 2015: Snoop Dogg and Elbow among this year's headlinersThe Independent
Festival line-up is "Top Dogg"The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald
Manchester Evening News -Lancaster Today -NW Evening Mail
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Festival line-up is “Top Dogg” – The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald

Festival line-up is "Top Dogg"
The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald
Also on the bill are Kodaline, The Levellers, The Horrors, Ella Eyre, Embrace, Nick Mulvey, Billy Bragg, Soul II Soul, Fuse ODG, Lucy Rose, Public Service Broadcasting, Kate Tempest, Mr Scruff, Emmy The Great, Bipolar Sunshine, The Bohicas, and Palace.

The Horrors, Embrace, Billy Bragg and British Sea Power will also appear the … – NME.com

Monday, February 16th, 2015

NME.com

The Horrors, Embrace, Billy Bragg and British Sea Power will also appear the ...
NME.com
The festival is situated in Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe in The Lake District and will also see appearances from The Levellers, The Horrors, Embrace, Nick Mulvey, Billy Bragg, British Sea Power, Fuse ODG, Lucy Rose, Kate Tempest, Mr Scruff, Emmy The ...
ELBOW To Headline Kendal Calling 2015Manchester Confidential
Elbow, The Vaccines, James join Kendal Calling's 10th anniversary partyLive4ever
Elbow, Kaisers, Vaccines for Kendal CallingGigwise
The Independent -Stereoboard.com -Music News
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Hi-Fi Bar goes into voluntary administration – Sydney Morning Herald

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Hi-Fi Bar goes into voluntary administration
Sydney Morning Herald
According to Australian Securities and Investments Commission documents, the Hi-Fi's creditors had been invited to a meeting in Melbourne on February 24. The Brisbane venue, which has hosted acts such as Prince, Public Enemy, Billy Bragg, Kate Miller ...

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PREVIEWS: Tramlines and Doncaster Blues Festival – Thorne Gazette

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Thorne Gazette

PREVIEWS: Tramlines and Doncaster Blues Festival
Thorne Gazette
Other acts confirmed as playing this year include singer-songwriter and political activist Billy Bragg – making his Tramlines debut – indie-pop group Dutch Uncles and Kent punk duo Slaves. A festival spokesman said: “The 2015 event comes hot on the ...

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Lakefest line-up revealed – Gloucestershire Echo

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Gloucestershire Echo

Lakefest line-up revealed
Gloucestershire Echo
The eclectic mix will also feature singer/songwriter Billy Bragg, Dreadzone, Ferocious Dog, Hayseed Dixie, Lloyd Yates, Nizlopi and ska band The Selecter. The festival is returning for its fourth consecutive year at Croft Farm Waterpark in Tewkesbury ...

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Listen to “Valentine” from Local Summer, the New Project from Ian Perkins of … – Noisey (blog)

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Noisey (blog)

Listen to “Valentine” from Local Summer, the New Project from Ian Perkins of ...
Noisey (blog)
It all makes for a beautiful and enchanting record that's caught between the influence of two continents—as much as there's Elliott Smith and Jets to Brazil in these songs, there are also shades of Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, and Billy Bragg. But don't ...

Hi-Fi Bar goes into voluntary administration – The Age

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Hi-Fi Bar goes into voluntary administration
The Age
According to Australian Securities and Investments Commission documents, the Hi-Fi's creditors had been invited to a meeting in Melbourne on February 24. The Brisbane venue, which has hosted acts such as Prince, Public Enemy, Billy Bragg, Kate Miller ...

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West End’s Hi-Fi Bar goes into administration – Sydney Morning Herald

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Sydney Morning Herald

West End's Hi-Fi Bar goes into administration
Sydney Morning Herald
The West End venue, which has hosted acts such as Prince, Public Enemy, Billy Bragg, Kate Miller Heidke, Custard and David Hasselhoff, opened in 2009 on the site of the former bar and pool hall, the Pavilion. The Hi-Fi, which can hold about 1500 people ...

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