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Wayne Hussey Solo Show + David Knopov @ Philharmonic Music Room

Wayne Hussey Solo Show + David Knopov Wednesday 3rd May 2018 @ Philharmonic Music Room I was first...

Bryan Ferry + Juanita Stein @ Liverpool Philharmonic

Bryan Ferry with support from Juanita Stein Wednesday 11th April 2018 @ Liverpool Philharmonic...

Jarv Is… Jarvis Cocker at Williamson Tunnels

Jarvis Cocker in the Williamson Tunnels performing brand new songs with a new band - gigs like this don't come around very often!

xPropaganda – A Secret Wish performed live at The Garage, Islington

xPropaganda – Claudia Brücken & Susanne Freytag perform “A Secret Wish” Live...

Lee “Scratch” Perry – Arts Club, Liverpool

Lee "Scratch" Perry of course needs no introduction - a true legend and pioneer of the Reggae scene who has worked with everyone from Bob Marley to The Orb, not to mention winning a Grammy for best Reggae Album in 2003.

Howie Payne, Marvin Powell & Zuzu @ Unity Theatre

Every so often a special gig comes along with a perfect lineup and superb performances from all, this was such a night.

Mykal Rose – The Sounds of Black Uhuru (1977-1985) @ District

I love the atmosphere of Positive Vibration gigs, always a happy vibe, lots of people having a fab time, never any trouble, and above all, great music! Tonight was Mykal Rose, the voice of Black Uhuru from 1977-1985. Though I wasn’t particularly familiar with his/their work, a quick listen on spotify confirmed that it was a gig well worth checking out.



Long Division 2018 – Review

Long Division is a city centre based festival in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. We went along to check it out.

Across the Threshold 2018 – Review

Across the Threshold was a mini-Threshold/fallow year whilst the festival decides which direction to take, But it was no less stunning.

Liverpool Music Week – Closing Party

This year’s Liverpool Music Week truly has been a thing of beauty, with a perfectly curated mix of musical styles, if it must come to an end, what better way than with a party!

Liverpool Music Week – Dawn Penn

Dawn Penn is so much more than the one hit wonder many think she is, this was an incredible show.

Liverpool Music Week – Jungle + Stealing Sheep + Makeness

Jungle were one of the hotly anticipated acts of Liverpool Music Week, did they live up to expectations?

Liverpool Music Week – Japanese Breakfast + St Jude the Obscure + Mary Miller

With a truly incredible week at Liverpool Music Week so far, could tonight keep the momentum going?

Liverpool Music Week – 20 Years of Bella Union

For an independent label, Bella Union has punched well above it’s weight, boasting artists such as Flaming Lips, John Grant, Lanterns on the Lake, Fleet Foxes, Emmy the Great, Howling Bells and Mercury Rev to scratch but the surface. Would tonight's lineup, headlined by Simon Raymonde's Lost Horizons do it justice?