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Festivals 2018

Festivals in 2018

taking place in Leicester and Leicestershire

Our selection of music festivals taking place in our local area during 2018.

Many more dates till to be added; please come back soon.


Hand Made Festival.

5th and 6th May at the O2 ACADEMY. See the festival website for lineup.

Glastonbudget music festival

25th to 27th May at Wymeswolde, near Loughborough.

See the festival website for ticket details.








See also

our page on festivals in 2017

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Gary Numan at the O2 Academy, 14th March, 2018

with Nightmare Air

Reviewed by Kashif Hussain

British electronic music progenitor Gary Numan played to a packed out O2 Academy as part of his European tour in support of his latest album Savage (Songs from a Broken World), released last September.

Nightmare Air Photo: Kevin Gaughan

Supporting him was alt rock trio Nightmare Air, hailing from Los Angeles, Gary’s current place of residence. Although the keyboards were piped in, the band formed an intriguing, multi-layered soundscape accentuated by steady percussion and built upon by atmospheric synths, lush bass and dreamy shoegazey riffs.

Bassist Swaan’s dreamy vocals were a perfect fit for their abstract sound, while guitarist Dave’s accompanying vocals provided a nice male/female contrast...

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