Music

Independent Venue Week is Back In Person, and Announces 2022 Ambassador – Wet Leg

Independent Venue Week returns, in person, for its ninth consecutive year – the annual, seven-day…

Radio 4 increases airtime for the arts with new shows and an extended Front Row

Three new regular arts, film and music strands to launch on Radio 4 and flagship…

Reggae Dub Legend Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry the man who gave Bob Marley reggae dies aged 85

Born Rainford Perry in Kendal, Jamaica in 1936, Perry died in hospital in Lucea, north-west…

Kanye West: Elusive album #Donda has listening party in Atlanta

Kanye West has been quiet in 2021 on the music front even more so by…

Grammy award winning Beenie Man announces first UK show in over a decade at Yam Carnival

Jamaican superstar and worldwide King of the Dancehall, Beenie Man, announces his long-awaited return to…

Diary Date: CHINEKE! ORCHESTRA AT THE 2021 BBC PROMS with Jeneba Kanneh-Mason celebrating great Black Composers @thekannehmasons @bbcproms @Chineke4Change

The live audience in the Royal Albert Hall will experience an exhilarating programme that celebrates…

BBC Proms celebrates return of live music over 44 days 2,000 plus musicians and 52 concerts: Chineke!, Clarke Peters, Kanneh-Mason siblings and Nubiya

Six weeks of live concerts every day from the Royal Albert Hall in its 150th-anniversary…

Quick Chat with Norman Jay MBE as Kaleidoscope Festival comes to the legendary Ally Pally on 24th July

Norman Jay MBE is a British club, radio and sound system DJ. He first came…

Tony Allen: A Retrospective 13 November, LONDON Royal Festival Hall

Last year, the legendary afrobeat drummer Tony Allen passed away at the age of 79,…

Interview: Ballaké Sissoko (No Format) | new single and video

Lifted from his recent album release on April 9 through No Format (also home to Oumou…