Ed Sheeran fans warned of fake tickets and backstage passes for UK tour

Ed Sheeran fans warned of fake tickets and backstage passes for UK tour

Ahead of his three-night stint at Scotland’s Hampden Park this summer, Ed Sheeran fans have been warned about fake tour tickets and backstage passes being sold at massively inflated prices. Sheeran kicks off a huge UK and Ireland stadium tour in May – and those wishing to attend are urged to exercise caution after reports that fake tickets have been appearing online for the Galway Girl singer’s triple-whammy of shows at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium. “It’s been brought…

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Ed Sheeran announces huge Scottish show

Ed Sheeran announces huge Scottish show

Following his headlining set at Glastonbury, Ed Sheeran has announced he is to play a huge outdoor gig in Scotland next year. The show, which will be the singer’s biggest Scottish gig to date, will take place at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Thursday, 1 June. It is part of Sheeran’s 2018 European stadium tour, during which he will also perform in Cork, Belfast, Galway, Dublin, Manchester, Newcastle, London and Cardiff, as well as in…

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The Stone Roses to play Hampden Park

The Stone Roses to play Hampden Park

Manchester indie legends The Stone Roses have announced three UK shows for 2017 – including a gig at Scotland’s Hampden Park on June 24. This summer saw the legendary band play to over 240,000 people across four sold out nights at Manchester Etihad stadium, as well as a sold out show at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The group, fronted by Ian Brown, became indie legends in the late 1980s with their self-titled debut album,…

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Bruce Springsteen’s Hampden gig to become live album

Bruce Springsteen’s Hampden gig to become live album

Fans who enjoyed Bruce Springsteen’s Boss-like performance at Hampden Park last week – and indeed anyone who couldn’t get a ticket – will be delighted to know that the show is to become a live album. The 66-year-old from New Jersey elicited a deafening Hampden roar from over 50,000 fans, who watched him perform a three-and-a-half-hour set of songs from his iconic The River album alongside his greatest hits – including Born To Run and Dancing In…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week

Okay, break-time everyone. Stop that work, work, work, work, work, work for minute… the video for the brand new Rihanna track has just dropped – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. The second single cut from new album ANTI, Kiss It Better is Prince-like in its balladry, and the video, shot entirely in black and white, focusses only on Rihanna (no bad thing, that). Admittedly, it’s a tad explicit (hey, it’s Rihanna!), so you…

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The Weeknd quits Rihanna’s world tour – including Hampden Park gig

The Weeknd quits Rihanna’s world tour – including Hampden Park gig

The Weeknd will no longer support Rihanna at her summer gig in Scotland – or any of the other dates on her current world tour. Rihanna recently kicked off her tour in support of latest album ANTI and is due to visit Glasgow’s Hampden Park on June 27 – but Grammy-winning R&B singer The Weeknd has reportedly quit the tour due to ‘unforeseen changes with upcoming projects’. A statement from promoters Live Nation reads: “Due to some unforeseen…

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Coldplay to receive NME’s Godlike Genius Award

Coldplay to receive NME’s Godlike Genius Award

Coldplay will receive the Godlike Genius Award at the NME Awards 2016 with Austin, Texas. The multi-million-selling band will collect the award in person and also perform live at the ceremony on February 17 at London’s O2 Academy. Coldplay, who recently released their seventh studio album A Head Full of Dreams and are due to play Hampden Park on June 7, will perform an exclusive set of their greatest hits to close the show. Tickets for…

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