Not only are The Rolling Stones are the greatest rock’n’roll band in the world, they’re also a live music phenomenon.
This week, Music Week welcomes the Stones to the cover, as we meet the team behind their No Filter tour, from the group’s manager Joyce Smith and AEG Presents’ Jim King to the creative gurus and merch bosses. The scale of the operation beggars belief, and you can read every detail in our extensive report.
The Great Escape has been wowing fans and industry alike since 2006.
Ahead of this year’s bumper edition, we tell the story of the Brighton showcase, with contributions from co-founders Jon McIldowie, now talent buyer for Reading And Leeds Festivals, and Glastonbury’s Martin Elbourne, plus the current team and a host of top names.
Music Week will be on site in Brighton this year, and alongside a line-up of exciting new acts, we’ll be In Conversation with producer and songwriter Fraser T Smith. Catch up with him in our latest Hitmakers edition, as he tells the story of Stormzy’s hit Blinded By Your Grace Part 2.
We chat to Australian dream pop newcomer Hatchie in On The Radar, get the lowdown on Loski in Making Waves and find out why a William Hill ad could propel rock trio The Blinders into the big time in Sync Story
As if all that wasn’t enough, we zoom back in time to 1988 in this week’s Archive and round things off with a superb Aftershow interview from Stereophonics singer Kelly Jones, who regales us with tales of Richard Branson, David Bowie and more.
Plus, there’s all the very latest news, charts, analysis and our inimitable revamped market shares.
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