Prince confirms four arena shows

Prince has announced details of a regional UK arena tour. Prince staged a number of impromptu live appearances in the UK throughout February 2014, appearing at venues across London and performing two dates in Manchester. He has now announced four additional UK dates, called "Hit And Run Pt II", which will take place at arenas around the UK. Prince and his 3RDEYEGIRL band will play: Thursday 15th May 2014: Birmingham LG Arena Friday 16th May 2014: Manchester Phones 4u Arena Thursday 22nd May 2014: Glasgow The SSE Hydro

Hear new Sharon Van Etten track, “Every Time The Sun Comes Up”

Sharon Van Etten is currently streaming new song "Every Time The Sun Comes Up". Click below to listen to the track, which features on Van Etten's new album, Are We There, set for release on May 26. She will support the release of the follow-up to 2012's Tramp with a one-off UK show at London's KOKO on June 5, and will play Green Man Festival in August. Scroll down for the Are We There tracklisting.

Michael Eavis hints at third Glastonbury headliner

Michael Eavis has dropped some hints about the mysterious third Glastonbury headliner. Arcade Fire and Kasabian have been confirmed for the Friday and Sunday at the festival respectively but the Saturday night headliner has not yet been revealed. The announcement is expected to arrive imminently, with Eavis saying the full line-up will be issued at the beginning of May.

Pink Floyd and Radiohead members petition against ban on guitars in prisons

Musicians including David Gilmour, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Philip Selway, Elbow's Guy Garvey, Johnny Marr and Billy Bragg have thrown their weight behind a campaign to overturn the ban on steel-strung guitars in British prisons.

Hear unreleased Arcade Fire song, “Get Right”

An unreleased song recorded by Arcade Fire has made its way on line. Scroll down to listen now. The song, reportedly titled "Get Right", is believed to have been recorded by the band during the sessions for their recent Reflektor album. An excerpt of the song first appeared on a TV commercial advertising Reflektor.

Watch Keith Richards cover Bob Marley’s “Get Up Stand Up”

Keith Richards has covered Bob Marley's "Get Up Stand Up" – watch a video of it below. The guitarist performed his track "Words Of Wonder" as well as the cover in a video to promote his musical collective and charity, the Playing For Change foundation, which features musicians including Keb' Mo', Mermans Mosengo and Sherieta Lewis.

Exclusive! Cliff Richard talks Morrissey

Cliff Richard has spoken to Uncut about his forthcoming date supporting Morrissey in America. Richard is billed as “special guest” at Morrissey’s show on June 21 at New York’s Barclays Center. Meanwhile, Tom Jones is scheduled to perform with Morrissey on May 10 at Los Angeles’ Sports Arena.

Johnny Greenwood to play London show

Johnny Greenwood is to perform at Camden's Roundhouse in London later this year. The guitarist will re-create the orchestral soundtrack he created for Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood live for the first time as part of the Roundhouse Summer Sessions on August 6 and 7. Greenwood will perform with a 50 piece orchestra and will be playing the electrical instrument Ondes Martenot. The performances will also include a screening of the film and the orchestra will be conducted by Hugh Brunt.

Roddy Frame announces tour dates

Roddy Frame has announced details of a UK shows in December. These are in addition to his forthcoming gig at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on May 22, 2014. The shows will feature Frame performing songs from his forthcoming new album, Seven Dials, which is due for release on AED on Monday May 5th. The dates are: MAY 22: Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London DECEMBER 1: Music Hall, Aberdeen DECEMBER 2: Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow DECEMBER 3: The Lowry, Manchester DECEMBER 7: Town Hall, Birmingham
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