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Tue, 16:58

A Bangla music festival has released details of its lineup.

A diverse audience packed the start of the Bangla music festival that has returned to east London for its eighth year.

The iconic Brick Lane in the heart of London’s East End is staging a street festival on Sunday aimed at keeping traders up to date.

The biggest festival of Bengali music outside the Indian sub-continent returns to east London at the end of the month for its sixth year running.

A family history event is being staged to help anyone who thinks their ancestors may have been East End suffragettes fighting for votes for women more than 100 years ago.

The Troxy is slipping back through a timewarp on September 23 with a nostalgic performance on its historic Wurlitzer theatre organ.

Some of the ‘Little Ships’ that took part in the Dunkirk wartime military evacuations are among vintage sailing and motor boats taking part in a floating festival at St Katharine Docks this weekend.

Troxy in Commercial Road, Stepney, started selling digital tickets on Thursday (August 30). The new tickets are now available only on mobile phones. The brains behind the decision say the move will stop people copying them resale.

A food festival is planned over three days in the Moat at the Tower of London next month with cooking demos from top chefs and lessons on how to decorate a naked cake.

Teenager Shakila Karim who raised funds for Grenfell Tower families and for victims of the Nepal earthquake with her own benefit concerts is launching a singing career with her first EP record.

Women are taking over Wilton’s Music Hall for a four-day festival to “put the gender balance” into traditional south Asian performance culture.

The fun is just starting this-morning at east London’s Victoria Park for a family day out.

Children got their mums and dads out putting up a marquee on Wapping Green selling home-made samosas, sweet dumplings and hotdogs to raise money for a new school library.

The annual Boishakhi Mela returns to east London on Sunday with a carnival parade along Brick Lane and 40,000 spectators expected for the live stage show at Bethnal Green’s Weavers Fields.

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.

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