glastonbury

Mumford and Sons secret Glastonbury gig

Glastonbury institution the Strummerville Campfire Sessions will play host to a show by folk-pop troupe Mumford and Sons today, organisers can reveal. Mumford and Sons sold more than a million copies of debut album Sigh No More through Island Records, but worked with the Strummerville charity at the start of their career.

Glastonbury 2011: Strummerville

Strummerville music charity returns to Glastonbury to host another round of campfire sessions, bringing revellers a mix of new talent and some established names. Located in its usual spot by the Joe Strummer memory stone in the Unfair Ground, Strummerville will be burning a campfire all weekend long, showcasing the best that the charity’s music roster has to offer.

Glastonbury 2011: L.A.C

London Afrobeat Collective describe themselves as a ‘dirty dozen of battle-hardened musicians from all corners of the globe’, who’ve played everywhere from Gdansk to Zanzibar, from Lagos to Los Angeles. They formed in the capital in 2008, recorded an album and have built up a dedicated live following, keen to experience their latest afrobeat sounds.

Remembering a Womble

Taken at the 1975 Ivor Novello Awards in London, Wombles music creator Mike Batt celebrates winning an Ivor for The Wombling Song which had been the most-performed British song of the previous year.

Broadcast Awards winners

Congratulations to the winners at the Broadcast Awards that took place on Wednesday 2 February at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. PRS for Music Sponsored the Best Music Programme, which was won by Glastonbury 2010, BBC and Glastonbury Festivals for BBC Two