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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

In what was their biggest headline show in the UK yet, The National once again proved they are the real deal.

Part Godfather, part screaming death metal demon, Samuel T Herring channels so many wildly divergent influences that it can be downright confusing to watch him.

Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue reunited on-stage in Victoria Park for a rare performance of their hit Where the Wild Roses Grow.

St Vincent’s attention to detail is something to behold.

Solitude might be an unlikely subject for a festival crowdpleaser, but then Lorde is no ordinary pop star.

What’s the difference between a headline festival set and an intimate gig for diehard fans? Not, apparently, a question that concerned Bjork in preparation for her first UK show promoting the Utopia LP.

It’s been five years since Yeah Yeah Yeahs last played in the UK – and they were out to enjoy themselves for their comeback at Victoria Park.

It’s reassuring to see Friendly Fires frontman Ed Macfarlane drenched in sweat 30 seconds into his band’s set.

To listen to LCD Soundsystem through their intricately produced studio recordings, it’s easy to miss the musicianship James Murphy and his crew of unwilling rock stars command.

Hundreds of revellers are likely to head to east London for the annual Monday Bank Holiday street festival at the Star of Bethnal Green pub.

Gourmet fads are being tempted with edible ‘mystery mist’ when the famous Urban Food Fest turns up at Canary Wharf next week.

Performances of Baul and Vaishnav medieval and earlier music were staged to packed audiences in Bethnal Green and Poplar ahead of tomorrow’s Bengal festival opening in Mayfair.

The headline acts for the biggest Bengali event outside of south Asia have been announced.

A community festival in Victoria Park will celebrate 100 years of votes for women.

Up-and-coming young music and rap talent hits the spotlight tonight for a free public gig in Poplar.

A host of new acts have been announced to perform at All Points East in Victoria Park this summer.

A festival of Bengali culture organised with the Bangladesh community is being staged at the Museum of London Docklands at the end of the month.

The alternative London Remixed music winter festival returns to Bethnal Green’s Richmix arts centre tomorrow for two nights.

New acts have been added to the support line up for headliners The National at All Points East festival this summer.

Catfish and the Bottlemen are the final headline act to be announced for the new All Points East festival in Victoria Park this summer.

Patti Boulaye had ’em rocking in the church aisles with its A-List of showbiz celebs in the audience who turned up in London’s East End for Mildmay Hospital’s Christmas charity concert.

The festive lights have been switched on along Brick Lane reflecting former Jewish and Yiddish-language culture of London’s East End with ghostly figures in doorways from the 1920s.

Battling pub landlady Pauline Forster is getting an award after a pig’s ear of a war lasting a decade to defeat east London developers wanting to put up a block of flats on her doorstep.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will top the bill on the final day of All Points East in Victoria Park, it can be revealed.

LCD Soundsystem and Björk will join The xx as headliners at Victoria Park’s new All Points East festival next year, organisers have announced.

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