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MTV Crashes Plymouth – all you need to know

With just one day to go until MTV Crashes Plymouth, organisers MTV and Plymouth City Council are asking everyone to make sure they plan ahead for a fun, safe and hassle-free event. Tens of thousands of spectators will be heading to the Hoe on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 July for two nights of incredible live […]

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Win MTV Crashes tickets with the Plymouth History Centre

As part of its major community engagement project Plymouth After Dark, the Plymouth History Centre is offering a chance to win a pair of tickets to either Day One or Day Two of this year’s MTV Crashes Plymouth. Plymouth After Dark is a four-year community project looking at everything that happens in the city when […]


Clean Bandit and Jax Jones complete MTV line-up

MTV UK have announced that chart toppers Clean Bandit and British DJ Jax Jones will complete the amazing line-up for this year’s MTV Crashes Plymouth. Day One of the biggest music event in the South West (Thursday 27 July) will see Clean Bandit, Sigma with guest Birdy, Charli XCX , Busted, and Louisa Johnson wow […]

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Charli XCX and Duke Dumont join MTV Crashes Plymouth line-up

If it wasn’t exciting enough that Martin Garrix, Sigma, Louisa Johnson, Wilkinson, Busted, Gorgon City and R3wire and Varksi are all heading to MTV Crashes Plymouth in July, MTV UK have announced today that UK music superstars Charli XCX and Duke Dumont are also on the line-up .  Joining some of the biggest names from […]


First acts announced for MTV Crashes Plymouth

MTV UK have announced the first round of performers for this year’s MTV Crashes Plymouth. The first acts to play Day One of the biggest music event in the South West on Thursday 27 July are chart toppers Sigma (who will be playing a full live set) and pop princess Louisa Johnson. If that isn’t […]

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Dates announced for MTV Crashes Plymouth 2017

MTV Crashes Plymouth will return for its fourth year on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 July and is set to see thousands of people enjoy two more nights of chart-topping acts on Plymouth Hoe. Tickets for the live music event, organised by MTV in collaboration with Plymouth City Council, will go on sale on Friday […]


Council awards two Art Weekender grants to local artists

Two local artists have received funding support from our Arts and Heritage Service to enable them to take part in this year‘s Plymouth Art Weekender. Katy Richardson with The Imperfect Orchestra and LOW PROFILE have each been awarded £500. They will now feature on the programme for the Art Weekender which will run from Friday 23 […]


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Afrojack and Sub Focus announced for Day Two of MTV Crashes Plymouth

MTV have announced today that Dutch superstar DJ and producer Afrojack and drum and bass hotshot Subfocus are set to join the line-up for Day Two of MTV Crashes Plymouth on Friday 29 July. They will be joining Example and Tough Love for Club MTV – a massive, anthem-packed finale to this year’s event. After […]


Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Example and Tough Love announced for MTV Crashes Plymouth

MTV have announced today that consecutive chart toppers Rudimental and pop music heavyweight Jess Glynne will be heading up the stage at Day One of MTV Crashes Plymouth on Thursday 28 July. The following night Example will be returning to the city, joining Tough Love and more top DJs (still to be announced) for a […]

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Christmas comes early as MTV Crashes Plymouth tickets go on sale

Music lovers can get their hands on tickets for Plymouth’s biggest music event from Monday 21 December as dates for MTV Crashes Plymouth are confirmed. The spectacular live music event, organised by MTV in collaboration with the Council, will be returning for its third year on Plymouth Hoe on the evenings of Thursday 28 and Friday […]


Little Mix, Kodaline, Steve Aoki and Deorro announced for MTV Crashes Plymouth

MTV has announced today that the hottest girl group in pop music, Little Mix, will be crashing Plymouth this summer. Jesy, Perrie, Jade and Leigh-Anne will be joined by Irish rockers Kodaline for Day One of MTV Crashes Plymouth on Wednesday 22 July. American electro house superstar Steve Aoki will also be coming to the […]

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Local bands to perform on MTV Crashes stage for third night of live music

Local bands will once again get an opportunity to perform in front of thousands of people on Plymouth Hoe following this year’s two-day MTV Crashes live music event. Organised by Plymouth City Council, the community music event will take place on Friday 24 July, with entertainment starting from 2pm. Deputy Council Leader Peter Smith said: […]


Line-up announced for second night of MTV Crashes Plymouth

MTV has announced that 20-year-old Dutch wonder-kid Oliver Heldens will headline day two of MTV Crashes Plymouth with Club MTV. Oliver Heldens was only 17 years old when the biggest record label in the dance industry, Spinnin’ Records, approached and signed him and he is now one of the most in-demand DJs in the world. […]


Over 31,000 experience the return of iOrchestra in Plymouth

More than 31,000 people experienced the recent iOrchestra events in Plymouth city centre, North Prospect, Whitleigh, Efford, Stonehouse and Devonport. Inspired by the latest digital technology, iOrchestra gave local people and communities the amazing opportunity to step inside the beating heart of an orchestra. A whopping 26,873 visited Universe of Sound, the Philharmonia’s giant digital […]


MTV Crashes Plymouth announce Tinie Tempah and Jess Glynne

BRIT, MOBO and Ivor Novello award winner Tinie Tempah and pop heavyweight Jess Glynne have been confirmed to appear on the first night of MTV Crashes Plymouth. Tinie Tempah, who had a number one with his debut album Disc-Overy and has won BRIT Awards for Best British Breakthrough Act and Best British Single, will be […]


iOrchestra’s ‘Universe of Sound’ arrives in Plymouth

A huge digital installation that gives people an amazing opportunity to step inside the beating heart of an orchestra will be open free of charge in Plymouth’s city centre piazza from Monday 27 April to Saturday 9 May. Inspired by the latest technology, iOrchestra’s ‘Universe of Sound’ will be open daily from 10am to 6pm […]


Extra capacity confirmed for MTV Crashes

Capacity at day two of this summer’s spectacular MTV Crashes Plymouth show has been increased following discussions between Plymouth City Council and MTV. Extra tickets will be released on Saturday 25 April, giving music fans a second chance to be part of the crowd on the second night of this year’s Crashes event (Thursday 23 […]


Tickets for two-day MTV Crashes Plymouth show now sold out

Tickets for this summer’s spectacular MTV Crashes Plymouth and Club MTV Crashes shows have now sold out. Pre-sale tickets for MTV Crashes Plymouth went on sale at 6pm last night and sold out in around two hours. Those allocated for general sale this morning were snapped up in just 15 minutes. See Tickets apologised to […]


iOrchestra MusicLab returns to Plymouth

MusicLab – iOrchestra’s touring musical truck – is back in Plymouth. Fuelled by the latest digital technology, the free pop-up ‘play-and-create’ truck will be visiting North Prospect, Whitleigh, Efford, Stonehouse and Devonport until Saturday 9 May. MusicLab offers schools, community groups and the public the chance to put themselves in the shoes of a horn, […]


Tickets go on sale for MTV Crashes Plymouth 2015

Tickets for this summer’s MTV Crashes Plymouth event will be on sale from Thursday 16 April. The spectacular live music event, being organised by MTV in collaboration with Plymouth City Council, will take place on Plymouth Hoe on Wednesday 22 July. It will be followed by a ‘Club MTV’ night on the same stage on […]


iOrchestra returns to Plymouth

A pioneering digital music project led by the Philharmonia Orchestra will return to Plymouth this April and May. Inspired by the latest technology, iOrchestra offers people an amazing opportunity to step inside the beating heart of an orchestra. As in 2014, when more than 16,500 Plymouth people took part in the experience, the project will […]


Vital Sparks brings Hindu festival of Holi to Mutley

Six more projects have been given received Vital Sparks funding to put art and creativity into the heart of the community. The Plymouth Culture project, led by Plymouth City Council and funded by Arts Council England has awarded bursaries to groups that promise to create a buzz in their own communities. All these new and […]


MTV Crashes treat for Children in Care

Hundreds of Plymouth children and young people who are supported by the city’s children’s services enjoyed last night’s MTV Crashes event after receiving free tickets. Plymouth City Council and Destination Plymouth gave 1,000 complimentary tickets to children in care, their carers, young people leaving care, along with other young people receiving extra support or making […]


Days to go before MTV Crashes Plymouth

Excitement is rising with just days to go until 20,000 people take to The Hoe for the spectacular live music event of the summer. MTV Crashes Plymouth on Tuesday 15 July with performances from chart-topping artists the Kaiser Chiefs, Example, The 1975 and Kiesza. Doors to the event, organised by MTV and Plymouth City Council, […]


Twelve local acts to perform on MTV Crashes stage

Twelve local acts will get to perform on the massive MTV Crashes Plymouth stage the day after the sell-out event. Plymouth City Council is hosting a free evening show on Wednesday 16 July to celebrate local talent and give anyone who was unable to secure tickets for MTV Crashes Plymouth an opportunity to experience another […]


The 1975 and Kiesza join MTV Crashes Plymouth line-up

Number one selling band The 1975 and electro-pop breakthrough artist Kiesza have joined the stellar line-up for MTV Crashes Plymouth. The sold out show, which takes place on the Hoe on Tuesday 15 July, is being organised in collaboration with the Council and is one of the highlights in this year’s Three Towns centenary celebrations. […]


Ground breaking music project comes to Plymouth

A pioneering music project led by the world-renowned Philharmonia Orchestra arrives in Plymouth this week. iOrchestra aims to ignite people’s enthusiasm for classical music through unique interactive displays and performances that will excite audiences of all ages. Funded by Arts Council England, the two-year project starts in Plymouth before moving to Torbay and Cornwall. During its […]