News Round-Up: Liam Gallagher, the Grammys and more

Liam Gallagher live at Terminal 5 in NYC (Paul Bachmann / Live4ever)

Liam Gallagher live at Terminal 5 in NYC (Paul Bachmann / Live4ever)

Our recap of the biggest and best headlines we featured during the past seven days includes a new festival booking for Liam Gallagher and a record-breaking night at the Grammys.

Those behind the restart of Lowlands Festival have warned some of the line-up confirmed for August 20th-22nd near Amsterdam in the Netherlands may still be unable to attend should Europe’s current vaccination programme have run into problems by the summer.

If not, big names like Liam Gallagher and The Chemical Brothers will be joined by more top acts from the UK such as slowthai, Shame, Working Men’s Club, Sleaford Mods and Dry Cleaning.

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Wolf Alice are planning ahead for the lifespan of Blue Weekend, and have detailed a UK and Ireland tour during the first month of 2022.

The band will visit Glasgow, Newcastle, Norwich, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, London, Southampton, Bexhill-On-Sea, Dublin, Birmingham and Plymouth along the way, closing out on January 30th at the Bristol O2 Academy.

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Jake Bugg has confirmed his new album Saturday Night, Sunday Morning for release on August 20th.

Making us all feel old, it’s not far off a decade now since the breakthrough of his debut LP, this one produced with Steve Mac and his first full length on RCA Records.

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Taylor Swift @ Toyota Summer Concert Series, Today Show NBC (Photo: Paul Bachmann)

Taylor Swift @ Toyota Summer Concert Series, Today Show NBC (Photo: Paul Bachmann)

Beyonce became the most-awarded woman in the ceremony’s history whilst Taylor Swift picked up a third Album Of The Year prize at last week’s Grammy Awards.

These records were the big headlines on a night when Billie Eilish also added to her growing collection, getting Record Of The Year for Everything I Wanted, and H.E.R won Song Of The Year for I Can’t Breath

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Gruff Rhys has confirmed the details of his seventh solo album Seeking New Gods.

The LP was recorded after a US tour and kept an American flavour through being mixed in Los Angeles by Mario C.

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Griff has won the BRITs Rising Star award for 2021, placing first ahead of Rina Sawayama and Pa Salieu.

The newly crowned Brit winner has marked the occasion with the release of a new mixtape, One Foot In Front Of The Other, ‘a collection of songs written during lockdown’.

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