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Win VIP pass to every Dreamland summer concert

Win VIP pass to every Dreamland summer concert

We’re giving one lucky winner a VIP ‘black card’ to all of Dreamland’s outdoor concerts - even the sold out ones. Here’s how to enter.

Punk-rock band film music video in town centre

Punk-rock band film music video in town centre

A popular band have released a music video for their upcoming album which was filmed in a Kent town.

Ben Portsmouth is bringing The King back to life

Ben Portsmouth is bringing The King back to life

Elvis Presley impersonator Ben Portsmouth is taking his sensational This Is Elvis live show to venues all over the country.

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Kent cinemas to host Eurovision party

Kent cinemas to host Eurovision party

This year’s song contest is set to be broadcast live into cinemas with viewers encouraged to dress up and sing along.

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Fringe festival to promote local bands

Fringe festival to promote local bands

The five-day festival is focusing on homegrown talent with a bank holiday weekend of Kent-based bands and musicians.

Get discounted tickets to this year’s Margate Summer Series

Get discounted tickets to this year’s Margate Summer Series

KentOnline readers can save on tickets to the first event of the concert series, which features artists such as Busted, Paloma Faith and JLS.

Best of the fest: Our guide to Sweeps Festival 2024

Best of the fest: Our guide to Sweeps Festival 2024

Everything you need to know about this year’s Sweeps Festival, from parking to getting the best view of the Morris dancers.

Watch world-class music at one of Kent’s biggest tourist attractions

Watch world-class music at one of Kent’s biggest tourist attractions

We’re giving away five pairs of tickets to this year’s unmissable Leeds Castle Concert, featuring classical music and a fireworks finale.

Cheers! Pubs where you can celebrate the May Day weekend

Cheers! Pubs where you can celebrate the May Day weekend

Kick off the month with a long weekend of craft beer, live music, outdoor BBQs and more at these Kent watering holes.

Outdoor concert series returns to town centre

Outdoor concert series returns to town centre

The live music series features open-air performances from 20 jazz, funk, rock and pop artists.

Rufus Wainwright announced as festival headliner

Rufus Wainwright announced as festival headliner

The singer, songwriter and composer is performing in Kent this summer as his only UK festival appearance of the year.

Colourful Indian festival to celebrate spring season

Colourful Indian festival to celebrate spring season

A new festival is set to welcome spring with traditional Indian music, Bollywood dancing, colour powder and street food.

Iconic album artwork and Libertines singer’s painting up for auction

Iconic album artwork and Libertines singer’s painting up for auction

Artwork for an iconic Pink Floyd album and a Pete Doherty painting will be auctioned to raise cash for a Kent school.

Rock band The Subways to play Kent gig

Rock band The Subways to play Kent gig

The explosive guitar band are bringing their noughties hits to intimate venues all over the country on their latest tour

Album artwork by Peter Blake and Damien Hirst on display

Album artwork by Peter Blake and Damien Hirst on display

Famed album covers from the likes of David Bowie, Sex Pistols, The Beatles and The Clash are on display in a new punk and pop art exhibit.

Boyband Blue added to festival line-up

Boyband Blue added to festival line-up

The chart-topping group have joined a throwback festival celebrating the ‘90s and ‘00s with Eve, Peter Andre and Vengaboys.

MOBO winner Giggs announces Kent concert

MOBO winner Giggs announces Kent concert

The pioneering rapper will perform a one-off headline show by the coast this summer.

Eurovision star to perform headline concert

Eurovision star to perform headline concert

Space Man singer Sam Ryder is the latest name to be announced as part of a seaside summer concert series later this year.

Two new summer festivals announced for seaside venue

Two new summer festivals announced for seaside venue

The one-day festivals celebrating soul, reggae and disco music will make their debut this summer as part of a huge concert series.

Guitarist Joe Bonamassa announced as festival headliner

Guitarist Joe Bonamassa announced as festival headliner

The Grammy-nominated blues musician will be making his only UK festival appearance in Kent this summer.

James Arthur to perform summer concert

James Arthur to perform summer concert

Chart-topping X Factor winner James Arthur is the latest artist to be announced as part of a seaside concert series.

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‘I started singing country in the pub a year ago – now I’m at the O2’

‘I started singing country in the pub a year ago – now I’m at the O2’

An ex-serviceman turned country singer is hoping to enlist a new army of fans when he swaps his regular nights at a pub for a festival at The O2.

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Award-winning composer releases Medway Hymn single

Award-winning composer releases Medway Hymn single

An award-winning composer has released a hymn dedicated to a town’s rich history as a single.

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Lineup announced for second day of castle festival

Lineup announced for second day of castle festival

The organisers of a huge three-day music festival have announced the lineup for the second day.

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‘Is this Folkestone? I thought it was France!’

‘Is this Folkestone? I thought it was France!’

Indie band The Vaccines pull out all the stops for their debut show at an intimate seaside venue as part of their current UK tour.

Food and music festival announces new Kent location

Food and music festival announces new Kent location

Foodies Festival, which previously came to the county in 2022, will bring music from Peter Andre and Sister Sledge and food from top chefs.

Acts announced for summer festival

Acts announced for summer festival

The new organisers of a music festival in the grounds of an historic Kent landmark have revealed more details about the line up.

First wave of artists announced for Black Deer Festival

First wave of artists announced for Black Deer Festival

The huge Americana, country and blues festival is back this summer. Here’s what to expect from this year’s line-up.

Jools Holland adds Kent date to summer tour

Jools Holland adds Kent date to summer tour

The musician will now play three shows in the county later this year with his big band. Here’s how to get tickets.

Oxfam offers music fans free entry to top UK summer festivals

Oxfam offers music fans free entry to top UK summer festivals

Free tickets to some of the UK’s top summer music festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude and Reading are being offered by Oxfam and here’s why.

'Without venues like ours, your favourite bands wouldn't exist'

'Without venues like ours, your favourite bands wouldn't exist'

With more than 15% of grassroots venues being lost in the past year, two venues in the county continue to support new music and are going strong.

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Comedians to lead improv music show

Comedians to lead improv music show

Josie Lawrence and Ruth Bratt will join Improbable’s live band for an off-the-cuff musical performance.

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New promoters brought in to run major music event

New promoters brought in to run major music event

A popular music event which has been criticised in recent years is returning with new management looking to shake things up this summer.

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Kent singer nominated for Brit Award

Kent singer nominated for Brit Award

A singer born and bred in the county has been shortlisted for writing the Song of the Year at the Brit Awards.

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Gareth Gates returns in Frankie Valli tribute show

Gareth Gates returns in Frankie Valli tribute show

The Pop Idol singer is coming back to Kent for another round of his show dedicated to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

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