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Depeche Mode close 6Music Festival

October 16 1984. Depeche Mode have been in business for the past four years, back in March they celebrated their most successful track to date, ‘People Are People’ and recently released their fourth album, ‘Some Great Reward’. Tonight they play the 1,900 capacity venue – Barrowland in Glasgow. Ticket prices won’t break the bank account. Publicity around the gig is scarce and you’ll probably need to rummage through the pages of Smash Hits magazine to identify yourself with most of their lyrics.

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Wolf Alice play Bestival

Back in June we gatecrashed a reserved area at a festival. If we are honest, it's nothing new. For the past sixteen years the ABLE2UK gang have been slithering their way into VIP areas, artist gardens - even side of stage. But our self-invited presence at Glastonbury's posh restaurant situated in the guest area - which we talked our way into - was less than a fanfare as say, watching a headline act just metres away in the wings.

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Foals headline Reading

You usually see him wandering around festival sites, sporting a pair of shorts, immaculate cut white hair and a Walkie Talkie either peering out of his pocket or directly in front of his mouth. To the average punter Melvin Benn may not stand out from the crowd, but for people like Yannis he can make dreams come true.

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The 1975 play T in the Park

Stroll into the artist village at T in the Park. Walk straight ahead keeping to the plastic floor protecting feet from the muddy ground. Turn right at the bar. Keep going and you come to…The toilets and showers. Our fault. Go back to the bar. Turn left. Walk straight on. Now turn right. See those dressing rooms at the far end? They are waiting for The 1975 to arrive!

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Massive Attack play Hyde Park

18th September 1998. That was the last time Massive Attack played ‘Eurochild’ in front of an audience, Four years after Portishead and Tricky released critical appraised albums earning the collective trio the term ‘Bristol Scene’ – a title coined up from the music press.

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Adele plays Glastonbury

Thursday 23rd June: Thousands of Britons have a tough choice to make. A decision which could affect their wellbeing for days to come. An extra pair of waterproofs. Do they remain In or Out?

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