Articles Tagged with the word ‘music’

Womad, 2014, Fat Freddy's Drop, festival, music, world

/ Culture

30 Jul 2014


With a standout performance from Fat Freddy’s Drop, it was the sounds of ska, reggae, brass and blues that, despite the heat, had the crowds dancing relentlessly


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

29 Jul 2014


To reignite her creativity, musician Emma Jay Ashton is sailing around the world, recording songs in a mobile studio on her boat

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/ Culture

21 Jul 2014


Festival-goers at this year's Womad will have the chance to delve deeper into sound with a new stage exploring audio intricacies


/ Culture

12 Feb 2014


Singer-songwriter Ruarri Joseph dishes up feisty folk with a side of solemn soul


/ Arts, Culture

21 Jun 2013


Inflated ticket prices for ‘sold-out’ events could become a thing of the past, thanks to the growing popularity of a collaborative ticket-finding service

Gig buddies

/ Arts, Culture

21 Jun 2013


More music fans in Brighton can now enjoy live events, thanks to a scheme pairing up gig-goers who have learning disabilities with volunteer buddies

Dub Pistols

/ Culture

10 Jun 2013


Kristina Georgiou signs up for sunshine and good times as a citizen of the ‘festival micronation’

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/ Culture

16 May 2013


A festival in Somerset aims to become the first ‘participation nation’, rewarding festival-goers for getting involved, and letting bands choose their own support acts


/ Culture

22 Mar 2013


A full 70-piece orchestra, made up of total strangers found at London Underground stations, has performed at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, raising funds for children with disabilities


/ Culture, Wellbeing

08 Jan 2013


Dance music artists joined with spiritual teachers at The Big Om, a unique sound healing party in December 2012. Robin Robinson went along to experience the harmony


/ Wellbeing

07 Jan 2013


Sound is increasingly being used as a healing tool throughout hospitals in the UK. Tom Lawson talks to practitioners from the College of Sound Healing to discover the benefits


/ Culture

15 Oct 2012


A week-long celebration of November’s total solar eclipse is due to take place in Queensland

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/ Arts

14 Sep 2012


Singer-songwriter and eco-activist Jess Gold is currently touring the UK aiming to both educate and entertain with songs about climate change


/ Arts

07 Aug 2012


As much of the country settled down to watch the Olympic opening ceremony on 27 July, a completely different world event had swung into action at Charlton Park in Wiltshire


/ Arts, Culture

19 Jul 2012


Cloud Cuckoo Land, a community-focused creative arts festival with a utopian vision, returns for a second year


/ Arts, Culture

19 Jul 2012


Annual international storytelling festival in Shropshire returns for its 21st year


, / Positive People

12 Jul 2012


Seán Dagan Wood discovers how a new series of innovative workshops run by the award-winning filmmaker, musician and ‘creative catalyst’ Jamie Catto, is inspiring people to realise their potential

Boom Festival

/ Arts, Culture

05 Jul 2012


Boom festival is returning for a ninth year of celebrating art, music, spirituality and alternative living

Dizraeli & the Small Gods at Sunrise Celebration festival 2012

/ Arts, Culture

04 Jul 2012


Tom Lawson heads to Sunrise Celebration festival to see how it combines a party atmosphere with the chance to be part of a sustainable community

Shani Choir (c) Children of Peace

, / Community, Peace, Peace & Democracy, Youth

29 Jun 2012


An Israeli-Palestinian girl’s choir will make its first trip to the UK to open the 2012 Three Choirs Festival in Hereford, sponsored by conflict resolution charity Children of Peace