Tragedy strikes Astroworld music festival in Houston

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Norway's Ice Music Festival (HBO)

In mid-February, a group of international musicians got together in a small ski town in Norway to prepare for a concert. But instead of tuning their instruments and rehearsing in a warm, dry environment, they watched as sculptors shaped their instruments using chain saws and pickaxes in freezing cold weather. This was the start of… Continue reading Norway's Ice Music Festival (HBO)

Inside a Neo Nazi Music Festival | Decade of Hate

Music festivals, like most cultural events, were badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, impacting both the smallest of DIY festivals to behemoths like Glastonbury. And this was no different for the neo-Nazi music scene. Rechtsrock is a German term for music that acts as a vehicle for far-right ideology. A key part of this scene… Continue reading Inside a Neo Nazi Music Festival | Decade of Hate

The Proms: Music festival from home – News Review

Learn English vocabulary to talk about the news. The BBC Proms will go ahead this summer in London – but not as we know it. The season will start with musicians performing from lockdown, and potentially end with live concerts at the Royal Albert Hall. Neil and Catherine look at the vocabulary in the news… Continue reading The Proms: Music festival from home – News Review

Eight killed after crowd surge at US music festival – BBC News

At least eight people have died and scores of people have been hurt after a crowd surge on the opening night of a music festival in Houston, Texas. Panic broke out after the crowd began to press towards the front of the stage at rapper Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival, emergency officials said. Eleven people were… Continue reading Eight killed after crowd surge at US music festival – BBC News

Eyewitness on chaos at Houston music festival

The crowd at a Houston music festival suddenly surged toward the stage during a performance by rapper Travis Scott, squeezing fans so tightly together that they could not breathe or move their arms, witnesses said Saturday. (Nov. 6) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Website: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: ​ You can license this story through AP… Continue reading Eyewitness on chaos at Houston music festival

'Experimental' music festival takes place in Netherlands – BBC News

A music festival is taking place in the Netherlands, despite the rest of the country being under a lockdown. The two-day experiment aims to see if there’s a safe way to allow large-scale social gatherings to restart, without increasing the spread of the virus. The BBC’s Anna Holligan went to the festival in Biddinghuizen near… Continue reading 'Experimental' music festival takes place in Netherlands – BBC News

ASTROWORLD 2019: Thousands attend Travis Scott's music festival

ASTROWORLD 2019: Fans take away many memories as this year’s festival comes to an end. READ MORE: Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel. Follow us for more great content! Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:

"Summer of Soul": Rescuing a historic Harlem music festival

A new documentary, featuring rarely-seen footage, captures the magic of a 1969 music festival held at Mount Morris Park in Harlem, attended by 300,000 people. The festival had long been forgotten in the shadow of that other New York music festival, Woodstock. Contributor Hua Hsu talks with “Summer of Soul” director Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, bandleader… Continue reading "Summer of Soul": Rescuing a historic Harlem music festival