Four things we learnt at Outlines Festival 2017

Following its successful debut last year, Outlines returned last weekend (3-4 March) delivering new music and local talent to the Sheffield crowds along with headliners Jagwar Ma. Like great musical watering ho...

Outlines Festival Announces 40 New Artists

The multi-venue metropolitan festival returns to Sheffield from the 3rd to 4th of March, after its impressive debut last year. New artists that have been added to the bill include: punk veterans The Membrane...
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Live Review: Outlines Festival

Each summer a handful of new festivals seem to crop up to suffice the needs of those who don't want be drowned to death in a field of 100,000 people by a fourth time, monotone headliner. This year organisers in...

Jagwar Ma: Sheffield, Sydney and Adele in a Library

Returning last year with their second album Every Now and Then Jagwar Ma, cemented their sound in psychoactive synths and Madchester driven hooks. The Sydney based band are less cemented in location however – i...

The VLM’s Photos of the Year 2016

Onstage and backstage, we were there in 2016 to capture some of the most important live moments at gig venues and festivals around the UK. Here's a selection of our favourite shots from our contributors - all o...

Preview: Tramlines Festival

In the last few years there’s been growing evidence that the goliath festivals, once too big to fail, are starting to grow stale. Metropolitan festivals are the current flavour, substituting hangovers in a floo...

Preview: Live At Leeds

For one day a year, the venues of Leeds come together and open their doors for collaborative festival Live At Leeds; West Yorkshire's very own SXSW. This edition is celebrating a decade of the festival, and...