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Holiday Ghosts – live in Leeds – go and listen to the album instead!

Holiday Ghosts – live in Leeds – go and listen to the album instead!

Ross McGibbon March 28, 2019 0

Live at Leeds’ Hyde Park Book Club     27th March 2019 Nearly every time I will say to go and listen to a band live rather than just on disc. And most bands reward the effort.I

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Deaf Havana & The LaFontaines – Manchester Albert Hall – 25/03/19

Deaf Havana & The LaFontaines – Manchester Albert Hall – 25/03/19

Richard J Hyslop March 27, 2019 0

Formed in Kings Lynn, Norfolk in 2005 Deaf Havana have come a long way since first appearing on my radar around the time their first studio album was released in late 2009. It now

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The Japanese House at Electric Ballroom, London 19/03/19

The Japanese House at Electric Ballroom, London 19/03/19

Yasmine Gaio March 27, 2019 0

The Japanese House wrapped up her latest tour in London’s iconic venue Electric Ballroom last Tuesday. The artist, born Amber Bain, released her debut album “Good At Falling” earlier this month – a dreamy

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The Goat Roper Rodeo Band – The new in the old – Live at The Grove, Leeds

The Goat Roper Rodeo Band – The new in the old – Live at The Grove, Leeds

Ross McGibbon March 25, 2019 0

24th March 2019 It’s lovely to know there are institutions that last and give a city character, yet the flow of the new passes through. Like a river – always the same, always different.

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Sleepmakeswaves, Distant Lands Tour 2019, Dingwalls, London 20/03/19

Sleepmakeswaves, Distant Lands Tour 2019, Dingwalls, London 20/03/19

Paulina Leyton March 21, 2019 0

So it is gig time! Vanguard Online had a date at the iconic venue in the heart of Camden Town, The Dingwalls, open from 1973 this venue saw the beginnings of bands such as

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Pabst – “Blue Ribbon spectacle at the Brudenell Social Club”

Pabst – “Blue Ribbon spectacle at the Brudenell Social Club”

Ross McGibbon March 17, 2019 0

Live at Leeds’ Brudenell Social Club, 15th March 2019 They might be named for an unlikeable American beer – Pabst Blue Ribbon – but they can’t be faulted for their energy and that will

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Red Rum Club – “fizzing with energy” – Live in Leeds 2019

Red Rum Club – “fizzing with energy” – Live in Leeds 2019

Ross McGibbon March 17, 2019 0

Live at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 16th March 2019 Red Rum Club arriving on stage was like a dam breaking; running out, they launched into Angeline at high speed, trumpet blasting and Fran

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As It Is – Live at The Academy, Dublin (5/3/19)

As It Is – Live at The Academy, Dublin (5/3/19)

Stuart Hayes March 6, 2019 0

Live review of As It Is from their show in The Academy, Dublin

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She Drew The Gun – Hitting the target in Leeds

She Drew The Gun – Hitting the target in Leeds

Ross McGibbon February 24, 2019 0

Live at Leeds Brudenell Social Club 21st February 2019 It’s nice to be right. I’d seen She Drew The Gun open for The Coral only four months ago and, despite the usual support band

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The Residents – live in Manchester – bluffing buffers or ageing artists?

The Residents – live in Manchester – bluffing buffers or ageing artists?

Ross McGibbon February 6, 2019 2

Live at Gorilla, Manchester 5th Feb, 2019 There is nothing not to love about a band as wilful and individual as The Residents. Their idiosyncratic approach to material, composition and performance means many great

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