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Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Album review: Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Considered, refined and varied adult pop from this mongrel NY band.

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Dj Monki

Preview: Lovebox, Victoria Park, July 18 and 19

This weekend will once again see Victoria Park turn into a fully-blown festival for 48 hours as Lovebox comes back to town for the tenth time.

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Arcade Fire headlined the British Summer Time stage in Hyde Park

Review: Arcade Fire, Black Sabbath, The Libertines and McBusted at British Summer Time Hyde Park

The giants of rock, metal and pop descended upon the Royal Park to put on some of the most anticipated shows of the year.

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Snoop Dogg at Parklife Festival in Heaton Park on Saturday, June 7.

Parklife Weekender: Snoop Dogg wowed the crowds but Flying Lotus stole my heart

Set in rainy Manchester it came as no surprise that it tipped it down for Parklife.

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Nick Mulvey will be performing at Somersault festival next month

Nick Mulvey tells of his love of English festivals ahead of Somersault appearance

It might not seem very glam to be stuffing your face at a service station, but when you’re a rising star with a shed load of gigs in the offing, eating on the hoof is the reality.

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London-based band Teleman will play at Secret Garden Party this July

Introducing Teleman, the London four-piece set to storm Secret Garden Party

You might not have heard of London-based four-piece Teleman yet. But in the coming months, when the band will release their debut album Breakfast and perform at popular festival the Secret Garden Party, all that is bound to change.

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A sled can help you carry all your kit for the days of revelling ahead

Festival survival guide: Don’t turn your dream weekend into a nightmare

Packing the right items and avoiding common pitfalls helps make your festival the uplifting experience it should be...

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Norman Jay

London DJ Norman Jay to bring sunshine to Lovebox

Ahead of his performance at Lovebox festival in July, legendary DJ Norman Jay took time out of his hectic schedule to tell Sam Gelder about his love of playing the great outdoors, and why London gigs are so special for him.

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Andy C. Pic: Andrew Attah.

Andy C interview: ‘When everybody is vibing with you – there’s no better business’

When I finally speak with Andy C he’s busy running through the soundcheck for a six-hour set in one of London’s biggest nightclubs.

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Katy B

Katy B interview: ‘At festivals I like to have a party and make people dance’

As she prepares to hit the stage at Manchester’s Parklife Weekender and Lovebox in London, Katy B speaks to Anna Silverman about her love of festivals and recalls the time she stole a tent from lost property...

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Wireless Festival

Win tickets to 30 music festivals in tomorrow’s Advertiser

We’re giving readers a chance to win tickets to 30 music festivals in London and across the UK this summer.

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Angela Lansbury in Noel Coward's 'Blithe Spirit' at the Gielgud theatre

Angela Lansbury opening Poplar Film Fest to remember famous granddad

Murder She Wrote, but superstar Angela Lansbury isn’t making a killing hosting a film festival in London’s East End being staged in her honour.

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Tom Packman and Hannah Arterton

Dynamic young band to rock East End

Energetic young band, The Hitmen and Her bring their dynamic live set to Brick Lane’s 93FeetEast tonight.

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Serious business... testing real ale

Pig’s Ear Real Ale festival back in east London with 165 draught beers on tap

Real Ale lovers are making a right pig’s ear of celebrating the renaissance of natural brewing with five days of knocking back draught beers next month.

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Oraginsers Jo Croucher (far left) and Kirsty Kirk (second from right) showcase some of their crafts

Homemade crafts to feature in Bow winter market

A pair of Bow mums who set-up their own craft-making business will showcase their produce in a special Winter Market.

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London Christmas concert for Meningitis charity

London Christmas concert for Meningitis charity

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Birkbeck lecturer and poet Liane Strauss

Birkbeck’s Liane Strauss teaching poets to perform in public at Whitechapel word festival

Budding poets can learn how to perform their compositions in public and listen to real East Enders read their own work.

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Buddhist Monks by Uvindu Kurukulsmiya will be among the works up for auction

Torture-based art up for auction in Wapping

There are those who feel produding art is torture. Now, those who have suffered torture will be auctioning their work alongside art produced by the likes of Hockney.

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Old Nick... Santa is coming to Docklands

Santa comes to Docklands museum with retro Victorian grotto

Santa is making early bookings for kids to meet him by appointment when he shows up in Docklands.

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‘Rum do’ for connoisseurs at Excel’s weekend RumFest

It’s a ‘rum do’ for connoisseus for the first time at east London’s ExCel centre where the world’s largest celebration of rum and its culture is being staged.

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Music See all

Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Album review: Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Considered, refined and varied adult pop from this mongrel NY band.

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Theatre See all

Last Days of Chinatown staged nightly, appropriately, at the old Limehouse Town Hall

Limehouse turns clock back half-a-century to London’s original Chinatown

The Chinese are turning the clock back half-a-century in London’s East End looking for the original Chinatown down by the docks.

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Arts See all

Art for All... London Bridge by Paulette Lewis

Tab Centre’s Art for All charity stages art for all at St Botolph’s in Bishopsgate

Works of art by teenagers and adults with learning disabilities in London’s East End which are soon going on public show in the City include unique collages of life as experienced by the young artists themselves.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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