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300 bands now announced for Camden Rocks Festival 2019

300 bands now announced for Camden Rocks Festival 2019

Music
Celebrating Camden’s Thriving Music Scene With A Stellar Line-up Camden Rock Festival is proud to announce a further sixty bands for the 2019 edition, including The Pigeon Detectives, scheduled to perform on Saturday. Hailing from Yorkshire, the all-English quartet has established itself amongst the country’s best Indie bands. From their platinum selling debut album “Wait For Me” to the deeper and more reflective fifth record “Broken Glances”, The Pigeon Detectives have the catalogue and the experience to deliver a show to be remembered. Also announced are English reggae-influenced punk rockers The Ruts DC, celebrating the 40th anniversary of debut album “The Crack”; critics’ favourite metal-core four-piece Glamour Of The Kill, singer-songwriter Sean McGowan, anthemic pop-rock Lon
10 weeks to go for Camden Rocks Fest …

10 weeks to go for Camden Rocks Fest …

Music
We present to you the latest additions to our 2-day 2019 lineup, from punk-rock to melodic metalcore  Featuring 70s dub-punk explosion Ruts/Ruts DC who are this year celebrating 40 years since their seminal album The Crack, northern alt-metal legends GLAMOUR OF THE KILL, singer-songwriter Seán McGowan, anthemic pop-rock Luna Bay and Undead Raisins featuring Colin and Andy of Hundred Reasons, playing Hundred Reasons!  For tickets and info visit https://camdenrocksfestival.com/
Going through Mayday Parade’s history with Derek Sanders

Going through Mayday Parade’s history with Derek Sanders

Music
You've always dreamed to see two of your childhood bands together playing the same tour? It happened. Crying whilst singing out loud to "Miserable At Best" as well as "Don't Let me Cave In" have always been the anthem to your emo days? With 1 million records sold in the bag, 14 official singles and 9 world tours, Mayday Parade hit back the UK to co-headline a tour with The Wonder Years, which has been described "a collaboration we always wanted to happen" by Derek himself. Fifteen years in the business, the boys from Tallahassee, Florida have shared the same growth and experiences with The Wonder Years, from the earliest Warped Tours in 2013. "It was the time for us to do it, and I am so happy we crossed path" he commented. A few days ago, we had the chance to hang out with Der...
Is the theatre industry really becoming diverse ?

Is the theatre industry really becoming diverse ?

Arts, Entertainment, Featured
Over the last few years, there have been several debates and discussions on making the theatre industry more diverse, in terms of its actors/actresses and behind the scenes. Lyn Gardner is one of the critics discussing the industries diversity with her most recent article, ' Theatre is embracing diversity but it's still not enough.' With the Theatre industry known for being owned by white impresarios, it has been highlighted that theatre audiences have acquired a specific demographic which consists of white middle-aged women and men. The theatre industry is trying to appeal more to a wider audience through plays such as Aladdin and the lion king which are known for having an ethnic cast, however, this still has not bridged the gap in bringing diversity to the stage. However, UK theatres...
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