Prior to the tour, the band made a series of promotional performances at radio stations and late-night talk shows. The tour features several performances at music festivals , including Glastonbury , the Montreux Jazz Festival , and Lollapalooza. On 11 December , alt-j released Live EP. Released as a free digital download on Canvasback Music 's website, the EP collects live recordings of five songs performed by the band during the North American leg of the Relaxer Tour. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 28 September Retrieved 2 October
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LAS VEGAS — A gunman on a high floor of a Las Vegas hotel rained a rapid-fire barrage on an outdoor concert festival on Sunday night, leaving at least 59 people dead, injuring others, and sending thousands of terrified survivors fleeing for cover, in one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. The music stopped, and as victims fell bleeding, concertgoers screamed, ducked for cover, or ran. Investigators were still combing through Mr. Paddock was one of its soldiers, but did not provide any evidence of its claim. The F. Paddock had ties to any international terrorist organization, and relatives said he had not displayed strong political or ideological beliefs in their interactions with him. At least 23 firearms, including a handgun, were found in Mr. Paddock used multiple rifles during the attack. A federal law enforcement official earlier said there were at least 20 rifles in the suite, along with hundreds of rounds of ammunition, including two rifles outfitted with scopes and set up on tripods in front of two big windows.
When you think of major music festivals, big names like Coachella or Glastonbury may spring to mind. The city has more than its fair share of huge music festivals happening every year, representing a wide range of genres. Many of these music fests take place during the summer, attracting locals and out-of-towners alike who are eager to see parts of NYC transform into a giant stage for big-name acts. So you don't miss a single beat, here's a list of 10 of the biggest annual music festivals in New York City, including some relative newcomers. Launched in , Governors Ball is one of the largest and most popular summer music festivals in New York City, drawing in some , attendees annually. While the original, one-day festival was held on Governors Island from where it still borrows its name , the festival smartly relocated to Randall's Island the following year to avoid logistical nightmares since Governors Island is exclusively accessible via boat ; it's been held there ever since. The three-day annual music fest features some of the biggest names in rock, pop, hip-hop, folk, indie, and electronic music. In addition to the tremendous talent that shows up every year, Governors Ball is also known for having great food, giveaways, craft cocktails, mini-golf, and meet-and-greets with select artists. Held annually in June.