As we seek to reconnect after several summers without large, in-person gatherings, we reflect on the significant and often transformational role that music festivals play in our communities.
Every part of the body ages, including the vocal cords. But there are some things you can do to reduce the impact on your voice.
Elton John is still standing after at least five previous retirement announcements. An expert in music psychology explains why intrinsic motivation is behind many musicians’ reluctance to retire.
Your guide to what is going to become of the great British summer bonanza.
From oil disasters in Mauritius to street artists in South Africa, the story of rubbish in the media helps shape popular culture and environmental change.
From VR music festivals to immersive meeting spaces, headsets are go.
Why 50/50 festival line-ups are not an easy solution to gender inequality.
From the hippie heaven of the 1970s to the massive mainstream event it is now, Glastonbury has always found a way to fuse popular culture with a potent political message.
New archaeological research on Glastonbury Abbey pushes back the date for the earliest settlement of the site by 200 years – and reopens debate on Glastonbury’s origin myths.
Is impartiality a red herring in the age of blogs and social media?
Pop music has lost the political edge it had in the 1970s. But there are signs that may be returning.
Festival-goers are changing and their expectations of what makes a headline act are becoming more diverse.
Imagining the 100th anniversary festival, after decades of severe climate change.
T in the Park is on the rocks. So what else is new?
Jump on the Glastonbury bus, bring your tent back home afterwards, and promote long term behaviour change.
When did revellers stop rebelling?
Forget the main stage headliners, the real festival heroes might be selling you crocodile burgers and mango smoothies.
It seems like every year there is controversy over Glastonbury lineups and the worst sin in popular music – that of “selling out”.
Future archaeologists sifting through Glastonbury’s earth will look for clues as we do at Stonehenge.
The rock promoter thinks festivals are on the way out. But he couldn’t be further from the truth.