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Six Questions With... Henry Carden of Twisterella

Last updated: 09/22/2018

Welcome to the latest edition of Six Questions With..., a weekly short and sharp interview with a live music figure. Email jhanley@nbmedia.com if you would like to take part or rec

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Ed Sheeran's promoters warn against secondary market as stadium tour passes 1m sales

Last updated: 09/21/2018

Ed Sheeran has sold more than a million tickets for his 2018 stadium tour, promoters Kilimanjiro Live, DHP Family and AEG Presents have confirmed. It has taken the singer little o

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Maynard James Keenan gets candid about Tool’s new album

Last updated: 09/21/2018

Maynard James Keenan is typically coy when talking about Tool, especially as it relates to the band’s long-gestating new album. But during a recent appearance on the Joe Rogan Ex

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Warner buys part of Songkick

Last updated: 09/20/2018

Warner Music Group has snapped up selected assets from live music platform Songkick. Songkick’s concert discovery app and website, as well as the company trademark, will transfer

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BST Hyde Park 2017: The Best Bits

Last updated: 09/20/2018

Another edition of British Summer Time Hyde Park has come and gone, but this year's vintage will live long in the memory. Boasting headliners Phil Collins, Green Day, Justin Biebe

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Ticketmaster pilots audio data ticketing system

Last updated: 09/18/2018

Ticketmaster has begun piloting a smartphone-based ticketing system that relies on audio data to admit fans to live events.  The app, created by Ticketmaster, uses signals emitte

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Judging panel for 2017 Mercury Prize revealed - NME

Last updated: 09/17/2018

There's some big names in there The judging panel for the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize has been announced. This year’s 12 shortlisted albums will be announced on Thursday, July

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Adele's agent on star's touring future

Last updated: 09/16/2018

Adele’s booking agent Lucy Dickins has revealed her thoughts on the star’s touring future. The singer hinted she might never tour again even before cancelling the last two of

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Six Questions With... Adam Goodyer of LiveStyled

Last updated: 09/16/2018

Welcome to the latest edition of Six Questions With..., a weekly short and sharp interview with a live music figure. Email jhanley@nbmedia.com if you would like to take part or rec

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Wembley Stadium gears up for Ed Sheeran's return

Last updated: 09/14/2018

Ed Sheeran's promoting team have said they are "ecstatic" to be bringing the star back to Wembley Stadium in 2018, three years on from his lauded hat-trick of dates at the venue. 

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