Tag: Festivals

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Mass Casualty Incident at Astroworld

8 people were killed at an Astroworld festival with more than 50,000 people attending yesterday (6th November). Over 300 people were treated at a set-up field hospital. 17 patients were transferred to nearby hospitals and 11 of them suffered from cardiac arrest. The festival was founded by Travis Scott and the 29-year-old spoke about the tragedy, saying he is “just devastated” and…


Festivals: our perfect chaos

After so many disappointments, I’ve started to not let myself get excited for a social event until it’s literally happening in front of me. The same rule applied last week. While I was packing my bag, getting on the train, changing over to the tube, and even knocking on my best friend’s front door, I…


The environmental impact of live music

Without question, the live music industry is facing a time of unprecedented disruption and uncertainty due to Covid-19. However, even before the pandemic took hold, there were issues within the sector, notably its role within the global climate crisis. Recent research suggests the live music industry releases approximately 405,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases each year,…

#BLM, Travel

Destinations that celebrate Black lives

The Black Lives Matter movement has gained traction not just in America, but throughout the entire world. So, if you’re interested in places that celebrate Black lives, here are some options. When this pesky Coronavirus allows us to travel again, maybe you’ll consider some of these: Montreal, Canada A beautiful and charming city, Montreal is…


Welcome (back) to the Black Parade – MCR are back

Emo twitter is thriving. On 31st October, a fitting holiday for the band, My Chemical Romance announced an LA reunion show in December. Since this news, several more shows have been announced, mostly regarding Download Festivals in different countries. So far, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand have been lucky enough to have the iconic rock…

Music, OldVenue

Interview – Clean Cut Kid

Liverpudlian quartert Clean Cut Kid have enjoyed a dramatic rise in popularity since the release of debut smash ‘Vitamin C’ last summer. They’ve been touted by Radio 1, featured on Spotify’s ‘Viral Chart’, and have performed at Reading and Leeds. Alice Mortimer sat down with the band before their gig at the Waterfront in support…

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June 2022
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