This Week in Live


This Week in Live brings you numerous artists who will be putting on warm-up shows for their sets at this weekends festivals, as well as a very brief preview of two of Britain’s most prestigious festivals – Reading and Leeds Festivals and Creamfields.

So if you find yourself getting bored in what is the last week of August, head out for the evening, or the weekend, and go see some world renowned artists doing what they do best.

Monday 24th

New Found Glory: A pop-punk band from Coral Springs in Florida, American four-piece New Found Glory will be in London to play at the O2 Academy in Islington. Since their formation in 1997 the band, whose lead guitarist Chad Gilbert is engaged to Paramore singer Hayley Williams, have released eight studio albums to date. Their six most recent albums have all made appearances in the Billboard 200 chart, with their fourth album Catalyst being their highest charting record, when it peaked at number three in 2004. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link, with tickets priced at £15.

Tuesday 25th

All Time Low: Another American pop-punk group to be playing in Britain this week, Towson, Maryland-based quartet All Time Low will be travelling north of the English border to play at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. The four-piece recently revealed that they will be venturing on a mammoth headline North American tour with fellow rockers Sleeping With Sirens. The band’s most recent studio album, Future Hearts, which was released back in April, was their highest charting to date, peaking at number two in the Billboard 200 chart and topping the UK album charts for the first time. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link, with tickets priced at £23.50.

Wednesday 26th

Bring Me The Horizon: Before they’re sets at this weekends Reading and Leeds Festivals supporting Metallica, Sheffield rockers Bring Me The Horizon will travel to the North West of England to play a small, intimate gig at the O2 Academy in Liverpool. The five-piece have been heavily promoting their up-coming fifth studio album, That’s the Spirit, which is due to be released on the 11th September. The band have so far released tracks ‘Drown‘, ‘Happy Song‘ and ‘Throne‘ and have recently teased ‘True Friends’. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link, with tickets priced at £22.50.

Thursday 27th

Limp Bizkit: Currently in the process of recording their seventh studio album, and the first since the departure of DJ Lethal, legendary rock group Limp Bizkit will be in London to play a Reading and Leeds warm-up show at the iconic O2 Academy in Brixton. The group hit the big time with their sophomore and third studio albums Significant Other and most notably Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavoured Water, which topped the charts in numerous countries including the US and UK, selling over 20 million copies worldwide as of 2010 and features tracks such as ‘My Generation’, ‘My Way’ and ‘Rollin’. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link, with tickets priced at £39.50.

Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th

Reading and Leeds Festivals: Mumford & Sons, The Libertines and Metallica are this year’s headliners at the Reading and Leeds Festivals. The likes of Bring Me The Horizon, Bastille, Kendrick Lamar, Royal Blood and The Maccabees will also be gracing the Main Stages this weekend. The NME/BBC Radio 1 Stage will see performances from Limp Bizkit, Twin Atlantic and Deadmau5, whilst those who visit the Festival Republic Stage will be treated to sets from Django Django, The Wombats and Frank Turner. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link.

Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th

Cream fields: The UK’s biggest dance music festival is back with a line-up that will make anyone not attending envious of those who do. Those who travel to Liverpool will be rewarded with sets from some of the world’s biggest DJs. This year’s lineup includes: Avicii, Martin Garrix, Armin Van Buuren, The Chemical Brothers, Knife Party, Alesso, Gorgon City, Sub Focus, Sigma, Tempa T, Hardwell, Tiesto, Afrojack and Fatboy Slim, to name but a very select few. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link.



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