Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will soon drop its latest LP, Specter At The Feast, while pop star Justin Timberlake will return to music with his much hyped The 20/20 Experience. Later in March Depeche Mode returns with Delta Machine.
US singer Justin Timberlake performs on stage at the BRIT Awards 2013 in London. AFP/Ben Stansall
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Specter At The Feast
American rock band Black Rebel Motorcycle Club returns with Specter At The Feast, the group's seventh studio album.
Justin Timberlake: The 20/20 Experience
World-renowned pop star Justin Timberlake is back with his first album in almost a decade.
The Strokes: Comedown Machine
American rock band The Strokes drops its highly anticipated album Comedown Machine, the band's fifth studio LP.
Depeche Mode: Delta Machine
English electro outfit Depeche Mode drops its thirteenth studio album on March 26.
Cape Town International Jazz Festival
Cape Town, South Africa
The annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival draws together artists from all over the world for two days of jazz music and also features an accompanying photographic exhibition. This year's festival features performances from Buena Vista Social Club, the Steve Turre Quintet, the Brand New Heavies and many, many more. Tickets are R440 (€37) for a Day Pass or R645 (€54) for a Weekend Pass.
April 12-14/April 19-21
Indio, California, USA
Held over two weekends in April, the Coachella music and arts festival features performances from alt. artists such as Bat For Lashes, Band Of Horses, Beach House and many, many others. Tickets cost from upwards of $349 for the weekend and have largely sold out. Check website for more details.
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
April 26, 27, 28 / May 2, 3, 4 & 5
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is held over two weekends in April and May and celebrates the culture of the local area, with performances from some of the world's leading musicians. This year featured artists include Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac and The Dave Matthews Band. Tickets for this year's event cost upwards of $50.
The Electric Daisy Carnival: New York
New York, USA
Annual event the Electric Daily Carnival is one of the biggest electronic music events in North America, attracting upwards of 300,000 people. Pre-sale tickets are now available, priced upwards of $215 for the weekend.