- Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion at The Huntingdon Hall Worcester 2021, Aug 26th
I am really looking forward to seeing Zoe this Friday at the Chapel Arts Venue in Bath. After almost two years since I last heard them, it will be amazing to see some special live music again. The chance to chat with husband and wife Rob and Zoe is especially great. They are such an ...read on...
- Future Echoes, Sweden’s New Showcase Festival 18-20 Feb 2021 2020, Jul 18th
New Future Echoes showcase festival
Discover Sensation announces Future Echoes, a new Future Showcase festival taking place 18 to 20 of February in the city of Norrköpingin in eastern Sweden. The idea is to make a gateway for artists who want to enter the Swedish market or develop their international career. Musicians and music fans can ...read on...
- Sofar Manchester Oct 2018 2018, Nov 25th
I met the members of the band Hope Country when we were both performing at Sofar Leeds only a few days ago. Sofar stands for songs from a room and is the cosy and secret meeting of music lovers to sample their passion in an intimate and hidden setting. An average of 3 artists present 25 ...read on...
- Colours of Life – Maseko & Mayeva Unite to Celebrate Music In Manchester’s Norther Quarter 2018, Sep 10th
Colours of Life – DJ, Musician and Broadcasters Maseko & Mayeva Unite to Celebrate Music In Manchester’s Norther Quarter
Curated Music & Porter + Cole present Colours of Life
Sat 29 Sep 2018 7pm – Midnight Curated Music & Porter + Cole present Colours of Life
A fresh night of cool global and urban rhythms with a dash of live percussion featuring DJ-broadcasters ...read on...
- Edward Chilvers – The Future Is Polyrhythmic 2018, Mar 13th
Edward Chilvers – The Future Is Polyrhythmic, FRI 02 MAR 2018 7:00 PM
The month of March has not seen this amount of snow in Manchester in many years, so it was befitting that the music that was to accompany a night of windy and snowy Friday would also be exceptional. So even the harsh and obstructing ...read on...
- FUZETA – Part 1: Sound, Unlimited 2017, Oct 21st
This article retraces, via captain logs, the encounter of French band Fuzeta by ZeBoss aka as the founder of Radio Kaos Caribou #RKC who sums up the experience as:
‘Where the incredible sonic trip of your ears, heart, soul, or simply of you begins, leading to the country of the quasi automatic eargasm.’
ZeBoSS’s Logbook in the ...read on...
- Debbie Bond and The Trudats – Blaengarw Workingmen’s Hall 14th of July 2017 2017, Jun 22nd
Blaengarw 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 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
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
Having 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 – 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 (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
Kimme Rhodes at the Hen & Chicken, Bristol
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...