Ellie Goulding and Beck have been added to the line up of this year’s Live in the Marquee

Concert promoter Peter Aiken has called for a relaxation of Ireland’s planning laws to allow a series of major concerts to take place each year at sta(...)

Ed Sheeran on stage during the Brit Awards. Promoter Peter Aiken has ruled out a third Croke Park gig featuring the singer this summer. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Concert promoter Peter Aiken has ruled out a third Ed Sheeran concert for Croke Park, despite the Yorkshire-born singer selling out two concerts at th(...)

Midge Ure and Bob Geldof attend to record the Band Aid 30 single on Saturday in London. Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images 4:15

Musicians lamenting the advent of the digital age, which has seen record sales collapse, may have been surprised to hear Bob Geldof piping up his supp(...)

Bob Geldof arrives to record the Band Aid 30 charity single at the Sarm Studios in London on Saturday. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA 4:15

Band Aid organiser Bob Geldof said sales had “gone manic” as the reworked version of Do They Know It’s Christmas? became available for the first time (...)

DJ Jenny Greene co-host of 2fm’s The Nicky Byrne Show with Nicky and Jenny

RTÉ is renewing its hunt for a sponsor for The Nicky Byrne Show with Nicky and Jenny (as it is awkwardly known), which has been on air in the mid-morn(...)

Angel Haze performing at Glastonbury recently: ‘Being honest in my music was being honest with myself.’ Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Most musicians spend years trying to unearth that shiny diamond of truth and honesty in the rough of their artistry. Angel Haze, a 22-year-old rapp(...)

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said it was not clear how many people were on the Glastonbury Festival site by last night, but in previous years around 80 per cent of ticket holders arrived on the Wednesday. Photograph:  Ian Gavan/Getty Images 1:15

Glastonbury revellers woke up to sunshine today - but are likely to see heavy showers before the day is out.Thousands of festival-goers are already on(...)

 Budapest’s Sziget music festival is on an island in the Danube River

Sónar Barcelona, Spain, June 12th-14th There’s no shortage of music festivals to choose from in and around Barcelona, but Sónar might be (...)

Peaches Geldof and her husband Thomas Cohen who has led tributes to the 25-year-old who was found dead at her home yesterday. Photograph: Getty

Thomas Cohen, the husband of Peaches Geldof, led a flood of tributes to his “beloved” late wife, saying that he and the couple’s two sons “shal(...)

The Human League: Don’t you want them? Yes, actually, you do (photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times)

Golfer Paul Lawrie pulled out of an important golf tournament in Morocco two weeks ago to be in Celtic Park to watch his football team, Aberdee(...)