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S Club 7

Press Conference Video Exclusive
The 'Don't Stop' chart toppers reunited to perform as part of BBC's Children In Need telethon and today announced a full 2015 tour. Read more...

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The Quireboys

The Glasgow Garage
You know that you are in the company of The Quireboys when frontman Spike jokes that after the gig, folks are required to stay on and drink Read more...


Ian Siegal and Jimbo Mathus

Edinburgh Blues Club
On Monday eve a fortnight ago, devotees of rootsy blues and Americana were treated to what can only be described as the icing on the cake of a fantastic Read more...


Andrea Bocelli

The O2 Arena, London
Bocelli is a surprisingly understated performer for one so renowned. There remains a subtlety and delicacy that at times gives the O2 arena an intimacy Read more...

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Marcus Bonfanti

Upstairs @ The Garage
A cracking night of high intensity Blues and boogie from one of the best around. Read more...


Joanne Shaw Taylor

Shepherds Bush Empire
... the fans were out in force for Joanne Shaw Taylor’s show at London’s Shepherd Bush Empire and they certainly weren’t disappointed as she tore out a brillian... Read more...


La Roux

Limelight, Belfast
An old hippy once said that the last will be first and the first last. It is a maxim that La Roux should have taken to heart by playing Read more...


Darius Rucker

Shepherd's Bush Empire - London
Country-rock star hits the capital on first UK headline tour for years. Read more...


Nightmare Festival

Nightmare Festival, Camden
Set in Camden, scarred by the terrible aftermath of Halloween, this year’s Nightmare Festival had an impressive line-up of artists playing in no less than thirt... Read more...


Robert Glasper and Jason Moran

Teatro Manzoni, Milan
It was certainly a novelty for me, that my pre gig drink should be an expresso coffee, but what could be better considering I was to see Robert Glasper Read more...


The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing

Garage Islington
The Steampunks were out in full regalia and there was a remarkable sense of bonhomie with fake beards and cinched waists all over. Read more...


Damien Rice

London, Palladium
When I was a young girl a fell in love with his voice, the stories he told, they way he would sing about love stories with such pain Read more...


Erlend Oye & The Rainbows

Fabrique, Milano: DNA concerti
I seemed to be one of the few who had decided to check out Erland Oye & The Rainbows, on this warm November night in Milan. Read more...


Legends Showcase - Mark Andrew

The Palms - Crown Casino
I've seen hoards of tribute shows and reviewed a number of them over the past year but l have to say Mark Andrew's Legends Showcase is one of the best. Emulatin... Read more...


The Handsome Family

Islington Assembly Hall, London
The Handsome Family have gone about the business of writing and performing their music for a long time now. Over 20 years or so they’ve done things their way a... Read more...



Camden, London
Nightmarefest, a one-day rock festival spread out in the style of the Camden crawl, certainly was a nightmare for me. Read more...



Press Conference Video Exclusive
With the excitement of 2014’s most incredible, jaw-dropping arena tour still ringing in fans’ ears nationwide, and almost exactly Read more...

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The Color Morale

Underworld, Camden, London
Mondays, Mondays what to do on Mondays? You could do a lot worse than go to a concert? And if you had ventured down to the Underworld the other night Read more...



The Palais - St Kilda
Danish Pop sensation Aqua have returned to Australia with their Greatest Hits Tour. Dominating the airwaves in the late 90's with hits Barbie Girl and Doctor Jo... Read more...


Labrinth, Rixton, Ella Eyre, Gorgon City

Vevo Halloween, Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
On the 1st November, we were invited to become one of the ‘infected horde’, instructed to ‘keep moving along’ and informed that there was ‘no escape’. Read more...


The Godfathers

The Lexington, London
There was a celebratory atmosphere at The Lexington on Halloween to herald the return of one of the UKs most underrated bands; The Godfathers. Read more...


Alexia Coley

The 229
It’s nearly 8pm and Bob Marley is filling the airwaves in an almost desert venue, the evening doesn’t look promising. Only a few minutes later, however, people... Read more...


Maverick Sabre

O2 Shepherds Bush
Sold-out homecoming gig of Stoke Newington-born singer.


Steve Hackett

Genesis Revisited II @ Southampton Guildhall
It might seem strange to say it but Steve Hackett plays Genesis a lot better than Genesis played Genesis in their prime! Read more...


Andy Burrows

Dingwalls, London
Last night of four on UK headline tour showcasing sparkling new album. The stage inside Camden's Dingwalls is set out like a little lounge -- with a rug that la... Read more...


Brian May

Brian May 'One Night in Hell' interview
Brian May is a man of many talents first and foremost he is the legendary Queen guitarist, an astrophysicist, Commander of the Read more...


Annie Eve

Borderline, London
Surely it doesn’t take many people to fill up The Borderline, yet it’s interesting to see that even a new act like Annie Eve can do that. Read more...


Cardinal Burns

Poole Lighthouse
Seb Cardinal And Dustin Demri-Burns have now had 2 series of their sketch show Cardinal Burns broadcast on E4 initially and upgraded to Channel 4 for the 2nd se... Read more...


Damien Rice

Gran Teatro Linear4 Ciak, Milano
Exceptional is described in the English Dictionary as “ far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree”; Damien Rice kicked off an Read more...



The Garage, London
An important night for Maybeshewill performing the majority their new album and now looking to consolidate their both live and recording work with a view to mo... Read more...

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