Watch Robert Plant, Bonnie Dobson and Bernard Butler perform at Bert Jansch tribute

Footage has emerged of Robert Plant, Bonnie Dobson, Bernard Butler and Danny Thompson performing at A Celebration Of Bert Jansch. The tribute concert took place on Sunday, December 3 at London's Royal Festival Hall. Plant, Dobson, Butler and Thompson played Dobson's "Morning Dew".

Watch Jack White perform a folk version of ‘We’re Going To Be Friends’

In September of this year a host of music stars came together in New York for Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating The Music of Inside Llewyn Davis, a fundraising concert for the American non-profit, the National Recording Preservation Foundation.

The Rolling Stones announce “14 On Fire” tour dates

The Rolling Stones have announced the full run of dates for their forthcoming tour. The 14 On Fire tour will take in Australia, New Zealand, the Far East and Asia. Mick Taylor has been confirmed as special guest on all dates. The Rolling Stones will play: February 21: du Arena, Abu Dhabi February 26: Tokyo Dome, Tokyo March 4: Tokyo Dome, Tokyo March 6: Tokyo Dome, Tokyo March 9: Cotai Arena, Macau March 19: Perth Arena, Perth March 22: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide March 25: Allphones Arena, Sydney

The 45th Uncut Playlist Of 2013, + Ryley Walker and the Sound Of 2014

Not uncharacteristically, I’ve spent the past few days repressing a bunch of unnecessary rage about the publicity afforded the BBC’s Sound Of 2013 poll. Not so much because of the artists selected, but because of the way it effectively presents an ultimatum to new talent: have something resembling success in the next 12 months, or else people will weary of your miserable underachievement and move on to the next batch of hopefuls.

Watch Neil Young cover Bert Jansch’s “Needle Of Death” in Jack White’s Third Man Recording Booth

A specially recorded film of Neil Young covering Bert Jansch's "Needle Of Death" was shown last night [December 3, 2013] during a tribute concert to Jansch. A Celebration Of Bert Jansch took place at London's Royal Festival Hall. Among the performers were original Pentangle members Jacqui McShee and Danny Thompson, Robert Plant, Ralph McTell, Martin Simpson, Bernard Butler, Martin Carthy and Beverley Martyn. Bert Jansch died on October 5, 2011 at the age of 67.

Roddy Frame, London Theatre Royal Drury Lane, December 1, 2013

There have been plenty of surprises and revelations in music during the last twelve months. Admittedly, perhaps not all of them have had the same impact as the sudden arrival of records by David Bowie or My Bloody Valentine; nevertheless, a Tweet on June 3 from Edwyn Collins’ label AED carried its own quietly momentous piece of breaking news. “A new @RoddyFrame record in the wind, on AED, early 2014. It’s a lovely thing, just wait til you hear it. Watch this space, popsters.”

James Taylor announces tour dates

James Taylor has announced a 10 date UK tour with his band to take place in September/October 2014. Taylor, who last toured the UK in 2011, will play: SEPTEMBER 5 - Plymouth Pavilions 26 – Birmingham LG Arena 27 – Leeds First Direct Arena 29 – Glasgow SSE Hydro 30 – Manchester Phones 4 U Arena OCTOBER 2 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena 4 – Brighton Centre 5 – Bournemouth BIC 7/8 – London Royal Albert Hall Book from www.ticketline.co.uk / 0844 888 9991 or from the venue direct.

Uncut reveals albums of the year in The Best Of 2013

The Uncut team reveal our albums of the year in The Best Of 2013, a special supplement that comes with the new issue, dated January 2014 and out now.
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