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Tom Hanks‘ wife Rita Wilson has marked the one year anniversary of the pair’s high-profile COVID-19 diagnosis. Hanks and Wilson were two of the first celebrities to reveal a diagnosis for COVID-19 last March, which they picked up while they were in Australia and left them hospitalised. The couple were in Australia for pre-production of the […]

More than 1,000 clubbers in the Netherlands briefly returned to the dancefloor to take part in a study that explored the risks of reopening clubs during the pandemic. As reported by The Guardian, 1,300 music fans visited Amsterdam’s largest venue, the Ziggo Dome, over the weekend for four hours, dancing to DJ sets from Sam […]

New York is preparing to reopen arts and entertainment venues beginning April 2. Next month, venues will be able to welcome back attendees at 33% capacity, up to 100 people indoors and up to 200 people outdoors. With testing, up to 150 people indoors and up to 500 people outdoors. Social distancing and face masks […]

The Music have rescheduled their hometown reunion show until 2022 – get all the details about the new date below. Last September, the band announced they would return to play a huge outdoor show in Leeds’ Temple Newsam Park on May 28, 2021, supported by The Cribs, The Coral, The Snuts and The Skinner Brothers. Due to […]

Tame Impala played two sold-out hometown show in Perth, Australia this weekend as the country begins to return to life as normal post-coronavirus. On Friday night (March 5), Kevin Parker took to the Metro City venue, performing to a packed, maskless crowd, returning the next evening for another show. With two members of the band’s […]

Richard Ashcroft and Supergrass have been announced as the headliners for the 2021 edition of Nottingham’s Splendour Festival. The festival, held on Saturday July 24, is the latest UK festival to announce its intention to go ahead following the unveiling of the UK’s road map out of lockdown. Alongside Ashcroft and Supergrass, the likes of […]

Record Store Day has announced a second drop date for 2021, with events now taking place in June and July. It comes after the 2020 version of the annual celebration ended up being split across three events in August, September and October. After announcing their initial date of June 12 for 2021’s RSD at the […]

Rage Against The Machine will never consider socially-distanced gigs, the band’s bassist Tim Commerford has said. Discussing Rage Against The Machine’s planned 2020 tour dates, all of which were postponed due to coronavirus, Commerford said that “musicians got kicked to the curb” during the pandemic. “It’s stressful for me, just because I look at Rage […]

The cast of The Lord Of The Rings are set to reunite for a series of fundraisers to help cinemas struggling due to COVID-19. Across three weeks in March and April, the stars of the iconic trilogy will join Stephen Colbert for special editions of his late-night TV show in the US to reminisce about […]

Independent festival bosses and industry insiders have warned that their 2021 events risk cancellation if they fail to receive Government-backed insurance by the end of the month. The government recently outlined plans for England to gradually exit lockdown by the end of June, with a selection of festivals confirming that they provisionally plan to go […]