Weekly Update

REBEL Editorial || August 12th


Reading and Leeds Festivals have announced the full line-ups for the BBC Introducing Stage over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Headlining the Friday at Reading and the Saturday at Leeds will be Coquin Migale, with support from Beau, Muncie Girls, Paris Youth Foundation, Airways, Happy Accidents, Eat Fast, Strong Asian Mothers, The Wholls, and Jordan Allen.

Saturday at Reading and Sunday at Leeds will see the stage headlined by Fronteers, with Ten Tonnes, The Shimmer Band, High Tyde, Cameron Ag, The Tin Pigeons, Avalanche Party, Tiny Giant, Haus, We Were Giantsy.

Closing the weekend at Reading on the Sunday and headlining the first night on Friday at Leeds will be Superglu, topping a line-up featuring K.O.G & the Zongo Brigade, Lawrence Taylor, Tusk, Sonny Green, Mowbeck, Mouses, Arctic Lake, Castles, and Hardwicke Circus.

This year's line up for Leeds Festival has grown with the addition of the Relentless Stage ttopped by Jaguar Skills, Feed Me, Hannah Wants, and Andy C, abd featuring Levelz, The HeavyTrackerz, Rude Kid, Ghetts, Nadia Rose, Lady Lykez, Flava D, Reeps1, Icarus, Luke Hassan, Jax Jones, Luke Hassan, Monki, Camelphat, Sir Spyro, Luke Hassan, Tonn Piper, and TQD (Royal T, DJ Q, Flava D) .

The UK's only annual reggae camping festival, One Love hosting a world exclusive when three of the most influential UK reggae bands come together for the first time - David Hinds from Steel Pulse, Brinsley Forde from Aswad, and Dennis Bovell from Matumbi will be appearing as 3 x The Hard Way, and also added to the bill are Desmond Dekker's Aces.

The event created in recognition of one of the world's greatest ever rock gig, Bob Marley's famous 1978 'One Love' concert, will host an unprecedented 7 headliners over 3 days including Lee ‘Scratch” Perry, Max Romeo, and The Congos (UK festival exclusive), plus The Gladiators (UK festival exclusive), The Reggae Choir (UK festival exclusive), Battle of The Dubplates (UK festival exclusive), Gaudi, Macka B, Brinsley ‘Aswad’ Forde, Dub collective Mad Professor, King Addis Sound, Natty, Sister Nancy, Ikong and many, many more.

The guests have been revealed for Shy FX’s Party on the Moon on the Thursday of the future themed Bestival, held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, which returns this year from Thursday 8th until Sunday 11th September 2016 .

The Thursday Big Top takeover will feature Giggs, Redlight, The Fatback Band, General Levy, Nadia Rose, and Masterstepz.

Also appearing on the opening day are Glass Animals, Snakehips and The Future kicks off with the cosmic Druid Opening Ceremony. Throughout the rest of the weekend, the Big Top will also be graced with Richie Hawtin, Katy B, The Human League, Odesza, Leftfield, Jagwar Ma, Animal Collective, new additions Wiley, Section Boyz, Chip, Big Narstie, Newham Generals, Frisco, P Money, Elf Kid, AJ Tracey, Jammz, Fekky, Logan Sama, Maximum, L.A. Salami, Lucha Va Voom, and many, many more.

Oxfam Presents: Stand as One – Live at Glastonbury 2016, the live album recorded at this year's Glastonbury Festival, is now available to buy.

The album is part of Oxfam’s new campaign, to put pressure on world leaders to welcome more refugees, to prevent families from being separated and to keep people fleeing their homes safe from harm. We’re pushing for political change. People forced to flee their homes need to be kept safe, supported and together.