Live Shows

  • Debbie Bond and The Trudats – Blaengarw Workingmen’s Hall 14th of July 2017 2017, Jun 22nd Debbie Bonds and the Trudats at Blaengar Working Men's HallBlaengarw Workingmen’s Hall Presents Live from Alabama DEBBIE BOND and THE TRUDATS – Friday 14th of July 2017 from 8pm “Like Willie King, I think the blues is powerful healing music – it tells our stories and helps bring people together in our common humanity.” Debbie Bond Debbie Bond needs little introduction. Over the past four decades, she has ... read on...
  • Debbie Bond and The Trudats – Blaengarw Workingmen’s Hall 14th of July 2017 2017, Jun 22nd Debbie Bonds and the Trudats at Blaengar Working Men's HallBlaengarw Workingmen’s Hall Presents Live from Alabama DEBBIE BOND and THE TRUDATS – Friday 14th of July 2017 from 8pm “Like Willie King, I think the blues is powerful healing music – it tells our stories and helps bring people together in our common humanity.” Debbie Bond Debbie Bond needs little introduction. Over the past four decades, she has ... read on...
  • Vintage Trouble live at the O2 Ritz Manchester: The Battle’s end tour 2017, Jun 11th Off to see Vintage Trouble live at the O2 Ritz Manchester In a previous article, I had introduced the troublemakers, the fans of the US Rythm and Blues band Vintage Trouble (aka VT). They are an exceptional bunch that form a family tighten by the most dynamic bond of love and music (and love of music). It ... read on...
  • Vintage Trouble 2017 Tour Dates 2017, Apr 23rd Vintage Trouble On TourVintage Trouble 2017 Tour – Call to all TroubleMakers! This is a call to all existing and future TroubleMakers, the so-aptly named fans of the band Vintage Trouble! We have Vintage Trouble UK / SPAIN / GERMANY headline tour dates for Summer 2017! Tickets for all shows are on general sale right now. O2 and Live ... read on...
  • Live at Crowd of Favours in Leeds 19 March 2017 2017, Mar 19th Live at Crowd of Favours in Leeds 19 March 2017 From 2pm to 5pm, a set of musicians were live at Crowd of Favours in Leeds 19 March 2017. A dreary weather of greys, fog and rain made this journey almost impossible for me. The asphalte was slippery, the drivers were hesitant and the occasional skidding was frightening. I found solstice in the midst of musicians and ... read on...
  • 100 Club – 26/4/2016 – Karena K Band 2016, Jun 11th 26/4/2016 Karena K BandHaving seen The Karena K band last November, I was keen to see them again as I had been really impressed the first time and was anxious to see if there was a consistency. I needn’t have been apprehensive as instantly we were made aware of the beautiful tones of her amazingly soulful voice and ... read on...
  • Live Acoustic Special Loughborough 2016, Apr 14th Live Acoustic Special Loughborough - Carbon CreekLive Acoustic Special Loughborough – Oxjam – 12 April 2016 a short review by Tiki Black photos (the nice ones) and captions by Howard Coleman 2012 was the last time I went to Loughborough for a music night. The Live Acoustic Special has been around for a long time, organised by music aficionado Howard Coleman and this night was ... read on...
  • Threshold Festival 2016, The 6th Threshold is Coming 2016, Mar 15th Threshold Festival 2016 bannerThreshold Festival 2016 (Alchemy), the 6th Threshold, is Coming There’s just 3 weeks to go until Threshold Six and the full line-up is here for all to enjoy. Taking place in 12 Baltic Triangle venues on 1st, 2nd & 3rd of April, Threshold will welcome it’s biggest and most exciting programme yet with over 850 performers and ... read on...
  • Kimme Rhodes at the Hen & Chicken, Bristol 2016, Feb 03rd Kimmie Rhodes 1Kimme Rhodes at the Hen & Chicken, Bristol 29/01/2016 This was an amazing opportunity to see a Great Country & Western Legend in a small & intimate venue and for sure the appreciative audience were treated to an evening of Glorious Music and Wonderful Stories from her Magical & Impressive Musical Journey. With 16 solo CDs and ... read on...
  • Simon Cousins live at Sound, Food and Music 2015, Feb 16th Everything you sing might be held against you and I am sure Simon Cousins had no idea I was going to write up this review when he took the stage on the 16th of Feb 2015 (sneaky) at a gig we were both playing, courtesy of Liverpool Acoustic and K’s Choice at Sound, Food and Music (and neither ... read on...