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Music News: Monday 5th May 2014

Lisa Bentley



Jay Z and Beyonce to Tour Together

It was announced this week that married power couple Jay Z and Beyonce will tour together. Keep your eyes on our Live Announcements section over the next couple of weeks for tour details.

Lee Ryan Pleads Guilty

It has been a bad week for Lee Ryan. The Blue singer was banned from driving for two years and hit with a £3,325 fine due to causing criminal damage for drunk driving through Ealing, West London.

Ed Sheeran and The Game Collaborate

Music fans have got a great collaboration to look for towards the end of the year; Ed Sheeran and The Game plan to release a joint album.

Heroin Overdose for Geldof

The toxicology report for Peaches Geldof’s was released this week. The report showed traces of heroin in the presenters blood stream. Geldof died on April 25th, aged 25.

Live Annoucements

Chasing Dragons

14th June – Salutation, Nottingham

21st June – The Riverside, Selby

26th June – Corporation, Sheffield

27th June – The Pot & Kettle, Rhyl

2nd August – The Shed, Leicester

22nd August – The Club That Rocks, Consett

Gary Numan

21st June – Body and Soul Festival, Ireland

23rd June – The Chester Live Rooms, Chester

24th June – Junction, Cambridge

25th June – The Waterfront, Norwich

26th June — Sub 89, Reading

28th June – Phoenix Centre, Exeter

30th June – o2 Academy, Bournemouth

1st July – 53 Degrees, Preston

2nd July – Assembly Hall, Leamington Spa

3rd July – Picturedrome, Holmfirth

4th July – Sonisphere

16th August – Alt Fest

28th November – Hammersmith Eventim Apollo, London

Glory Glory

5th May – The Dublin Castle, London

6th May – Upstairs at The Garage, London

7th May – The Slaughtered Lamb, London

9th May – The Blind Tiger Club, Brighton (The Great Escape)

10th May – Green Door Store, Brighton (The Great Escape)

L.A. Salami

7th May – Leyas Cafe, London

8th May – The Great Escape Festival, Brighton

15th May – Jazz Cafe, London

24th May – Auriol Kensington Rowing Club, London

29th May – The Finsbury, London

5th June – Stoke Newington Studios, London

12th June – Competition Winner’s Living Room, London

Laurie Levine

9th May – Live at The Institute, Kelvedon, Essex

10th May – Junction 2, Cambridge

12th May – Americana Music Series @ The Greys, Brighton

13th May – The Half Moon, Putney, London

14th May – Green Note, Camden, London

Paloma Faith

28th October – City Hall, Sheffield

29th October – Cliff Pavillion, Southend

31st October – City Hall, Hull

1st November – Barbican, York

2nd November – o2 Academy, Leeds

4th November – Empire, Liverpool

5th November – o2 Apollo, Manchester

9th November – Pavilions, Plymouth

10th November – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

12th November – Royal Centre, Nottingham

13th November – Cardiff Arena, Cardiff

14th November – De Montford Hall, Leicester

16th November – Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

17th November – Music Hall, Aberdeen

18th November – City Hall, Newcastle

20th November – Forum, Bath

21st November – Centre, Brighto

22nd November – Civic Hall, Wolverhampton

24th November – Leas Cliff Hall, Folkstone

25th November – Hammersmith Eventim Apollo, London

Slow Club

13th May – Village Underground, London

4th July – 6th July – Hop Farm Festival, London

8th July – The Kazimier, Liverpool

9th July – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

10th July – The Georgian Theatre, Middlesborough

12th July – Manchester Gorilla, Manchester

15th July – Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton

16th July -The Portland Arms, Cambridge

17th July – The Fleece, Bristol

18th July – The Institute, The Temple, Birmingham

18th – 19th July – Truck Festival, Oxford

25th – 27th July – Deer Shed Festival, Yorkshire

25th – 27th July – Tramlines 2014, Sheffield

8th – 10th August – Wilderness Festival, Oxfordshire

23rd – 24th August – Victorious Festival, Portsmouth

14th September – On Blackheath Festival, London

Released This Week

Magic Mountain – Black Stone Cherry

Sheezus – Lily Allen

Luminous – The Horrors

Natalie Merchant – Natalie Merchant

Supernova – Ray La Montagne

Resurrection – Anastasia