Ask Debbie Harry

Ahead of a run of June UK tour dates for Blondie, Debbie Harry is set to answer your questions in Uncut as part of our regular An Audience With… feature. So is there anything you’ve always wanted to ask her? What are her favourite memories of playing CBGBs in its heyday? What's her favourite Blondie song? She acted in films for directors including David Cronenberg and John Waters. Are there any other film makers she'd like to work with?

Wilko Johnson cancels final two shows

Wilko Johnson has cancelled the final two shows of his farewell tour. The two sold-out shows were due to take place at the Oysterfleet Hotel on Canvey Island on Sunday, March 31 and Monday, April 1. Johnson, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer before Christmas, recently told Uncut editor Allan Jones that he anticipated having to cancel dates on the farewell tour if his condition became too difficult to manage.

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Laura Marling pens new track for Shakespeare play ‘As You Like It’ – watch

Laura Marling has penned a song for a new production of the Shakespeare play 'As You Like It'. The track, which you can hear in a trailer on YouTube below, is set to feature in act two scene five of the play by the Royal Shakespeare Company. The clip shows people at a modern-day garden party, surrounded by Christmas lights and bunting and letting off fire balloons.

British Sea Power to launch new album with ‘communist table tennis’, mystery bus tour and gig

British Sea Power are set to launch their new album, 'Machineries Of Joy', with a event that will feature a boat trip, 'communist table tennis' and a mystery bus tour. Taking place in London on April 3 – two days after the album's release on April 1 – the band will start the Boat! Bus! Guitars! event at 6pm [GMT] on Westminster Pier with a cruise on the Thames. This will be followed by a mystery tour in a British Sea Power branded bus. The bus trip is set to include dancers, the aforementioned communist table tennis, a beer bar and historical sight-seeing.

The Rolling Stones confirmed for Glastonbury 2013

The Rolling Stones have been confirmed as headlining the Saturday night of this year's Glastonbury festival. A post on the official Glastonbury festivals website appeared at 7pm today confirming the line-up of this year's festival. Arctic Monkeys will headline on Friday and Mumford & Sons will headline on Sunday. Other bands playing include Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Portishead, Alabama Shakes, Elvis Costello, Primal Scream, Vampire Weekend, Dinosaur Jr and Cat Power.

Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Paul Weller, Michael Horovitz collaborate for Record Store Day releases

Poet Michael Horovitz has teamed up with Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon and Paul Weller for a pair of Record Store day releases. The quartet will appear on Horovitz' single, "Ballade Of The Nocturnal Commune" / "Extra Time Meltdown", which will be released by London-based vinyl-only jazz label, Gearbox Records. Weller, Albarn and Coxon will also appear on Horovitz' album Bankbusted Nuclear Detergent Blues, the title track of which was commissioned by Weller, who printed the text in the artwork for his 2012 album Sonik Kicks.

Kings Of Leon confirm new album for September

Kings Of Leon bassist Jared Followill has confirmed the band's new album will be out in September. The record, the four-piece's sixth studio effort, is finished and is currently being sequenced. Speaking in this week's NME Followill said: "I thought we were going to make a really mature album but I'm amazed how youthful it sounds. It's like a mix of 'Youth & Young Manhood' and 'Because Of The Times'."
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