What happened to Bloc 2012?

If you spent any time on Twitter this weekend, you may have noticed a fair amount of traffic directed towards @BLOCWKND, the official Twitter feed for the Bloc Weekend Festival.

PledgeMusic taps UK popstars for charity

Plan B, Coldplay and Mumford & Sons are to feature on a PledgeMusic compilation album in aid of Artists Project Earth, the charity focused on disaster relief and climate change.

Like your folk? Check out London’s Folkfest

Those familiar with South London’s vibrant music scene may remember Folkfest’s inaugural event in 2011. Back for a second year, Folkfest is returning to The Bedford, Balham, as ukuleles and harmoniums descend upon the venue.

New music carnival offers free tickets

The New Music 20x12 extravaganza will take over London’s Southbank Centre later this month, with an ambitious programme offering free concerts, discounted tickets, composing workshops and debates.

Perform alongside top urban artists

Urban music organisation Bigga Fish has teamed up with PRS for Music to offer aspiring R&B, hip hop and grime artists support slots on its upcoming Champions Tour.