Newton Faulkner and Amelia Lily rock Green Day’s American Idiot

With Green Day’s new album poised for release this October, we thought it’d be the perfect time to go and check out American Idiot at the Arts Theatre – and...

With Green Day’s new album poised for release this October, we thought it’d be the perfect time to go and check out American Idiot at the Arts Theatre – and boy, was it a treat.

Green Day’s musical has returned to the Arts Theatre for a limited run until 25 September, starring singer-songwriter Newton Faulkner and X Factor star Amelia Lily in the leading roles of Johnny and Whatsername.

One week to go: Everything you need to know about OnBlackheath

Next Saturday and Sunday, SE3 is being taken over by a whole host of live music acts, incredible food outlets and fun for the whole family when OnBlackheath comes to...

Next Saturday and Sunday, SE3 is being taken over by a whole host of live music acts, incredible food outlets and fun for the whole family when OnBlackheath comes to town.

OnBlackheath is now rolling into its third fantastic year, so if you fancy a trip south of the river for a fun-packed day (or two), here’s everything you need to know:

Who’s playing?

Weekend city guide: 2 – 4 September

Avoid the end-of-summer blues and jump-start autumn by going to one of these hot events.

Avoid the end-of-summer blues and jump-start autumn by going to one of these hot events.

With the weather still warm (and hopefully sunny), make the most of your weekend by spending some time outdoors. There’s a couple of rockin’ music festivals as well as lots of sport to enjoy including action-packed rugby matches and monster truck races. Of course, you’ll find plenty of indoor fun too. We can’t wait to laugh it up with two of our favourite TV stars!

Olly Murs announces UK arena tour – plus how to get tickets!

It’s official! Everyone’s X Factor favourite and all-round good egg Olly Murs is returning to the stage next year with a whopping UK arena tour. With a new single, a new album and...

It's official! Everyone's X Factor favourite and all-round good egg Olly Murs is returning to the stage next year with a whopping UK arena tour.

10 reasons we can’t help but love Frank Turner

Besides the obvious (his grand musical skills), English troubadour Frank Turner is pretty damn special – don’t believe us? Just keep readin’ He’s just played Reading & Leeds for the...

Besides the obvious (his grand musical skills), English troubadour Frank Turner is pretty damn special – don’t believe us? Just keep readin’

He’s just played Reading & Leeds for the tenth year in a row (world-record, by the way!) and announced a massive 20-date UK tour, playing the most intimate. So to celebrate, here’s 10 (one for every year at R&L) reasons to love Frank.

Festival diary: The King Is Blind rock at Bloodstock

The King Is Blind go back a long way – with over 25 years of friendship, and memories skiving off school lessons together to go searching through old rock and metal...

The King Is Blind go back a long way – with over 25 years of friendship, and memories skiving off school lessons together to go searching through old rock and metal vinyl at their local record store.

Now they're rocking out at festivals across the UK, including a set on the Sophie Lancaster Stage at Bloodstock earlier this month.

Check out the five-piece’s exclusive festival diary below…

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First Play: Six Time Champion share new video for Down

Say hello to the rising Brighton pop-punkers...

Brighton pop-punk outfit, Six Time Champion, have given us a first play of their brand new video.

The track, Down, see the quintet channel their influences into an infectious song littered with slick hooks and vocals that throwback to bands like Senses Fail.

Discussing their upcoming EP More Than Me, vocalist James Dagg says, “Always writing about my own personal issues is quite a self-involved act, and I just hope that these songs do actually reach out on a personal level to people other than myself.

Festival Fortunes: Sleeping With Sirens, Tonight Alive & more

We chat to some of the bands at Reading and Leeds Festival

What happens when you quiz musicians with an Origami Fortune Teller? Scroll down to find out.

Sleeping With Sirens, SWMRS, Beach Slang, Tonight Alive and State Champs take on our random question generator, old school style.

Watch the interviews below and head to YouTube.com/UKTicketmaster for more.

Sleeping With Sirens

https://youtu.be/atxR4oqmDHU

SWMRS

https://youtu.be/klkX4WSU3Ok

Five ways to get the most our of your weekend at Creamfields 2016

Check out these essential festival tips from some of the biggest acts on the bill.

To continue our countdown to Creamfields 2016 we’ve got the essential festival tips from some of the biggest acts on the bill.

For the first time ever at the Daresbury site, Eric Prydz will perform under his techno banner Cirez D. He’ll be joined by multi-award winning, platinum record selling DJ/producers Chase & Status (DJ Set). Other acts recently confirmed include Martin Solveig, Riton, Malaa, Ghastly, Sigala, Lee Walker and Manse.

Rudimental share their ultimate summer playlist ahead of SW4

To get us ready for the ultimate party weekend, Rudimental have shared their summer playlist to spin before SW4.

Rudimental will grace the grounds of Clapham Common for South West Four this August Bank Holiday weekend, joining the likes of Andy C and The Chemical Brothers at London's unmissable dance festival.

To get us ready for the ultimate party weekend, Rudimental have shared their summer playlist to spin before SW4. Check out their favourite 12 tracks here:

1. Anne Marie - Alarm

https://youtu.be/r3RXHOTMmLw

2. Gorgon City - Zoom Zoom

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