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Leeds Festival 2018 – Friday preview: what not to miss on the opening day!

Leeds Festival 2018 – Friday preview: what not to miss on the opening day!

Danny Peart July 29, 2018 0

Thick into the festival season, the August Bank Holiday weekend can not come fast enough for Reading & Leeds Festival! To kick things off and make sure you’re ready for the opening day in

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The Americans – live and lean in Leeds

The Americans – live and lean in Leeds

Ross McGibbon July 7, 2018 0

Live at the Lending Room Leeds 5th of August 2018 It says something that I want to see this band only five months after the last time. There’s something about the polish in the

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El Goodo –  Del Shannon plays the Tremeloes while The Beach Boys and The Beatles look on

El Goodo – Del Shannon plays the Tremeloes while The Beach Boys and The Beatles look on

Ross McGibbon June 13, 2018 0

Live at Oporto, Leeds    12th June 2018 I suspect the member of El Goodo meet up weekly at their hideout in the Welsh Valleys and set themselves challenges: “What if Del Shannon sang a

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Review: Good Charlotte & Jimmy Eat World go head to head at Slam Dunk 2018

Review: Good Charlotte & Jimmy Eat World go head to head at Slam Dunk 2018

Danny Peart June 5, 2018 0

Slam Dunk Festival – North – Leeds City Centre – 26/05/18 It’s Slam Dunk 2018, which means it is officially festival season and the kick off party is here. With arguably one of the

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The Magic Numbers – Live at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 

The Magic Numbers – Live at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 

Ross McGibbon May 31, 2018 0

29th May 2018 What’s not to love about a band who walk on to The Shangri-Las’ Give Him A Great Big Kiss and walk off to the same band’s Out In The Streets? The

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Os Mutantes – fifty years of psychedelia tropicalia

Os Mutantes – fifty years of psychedelia tropicalia

Ross McGibbon May 29, 2018 0

Live at the Brudenell Social Club   22nd May 2018 Famed as the premier psychedelic band in Brazil in the 1960s and 70s, Os Mutantes are are at risk of being damned with faint comparisons.

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Sparks – still shooting off sparks after all the years

Sparks – still shooting off sparks after all the years

Ross McGibbon May 29, 2018 0

Live at the O2 Academy Leeds   23rd May 2018 The O2 is very full tonight. Sparks are not a minor nostalgia cult; this is a band that have earned affection in many hearts. Underneath

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Chaka Demus & Pliers Announce 25th Anniversary UK Tour

Chaka Demus & Pliers Announce 25th Anniversary UK Tour

Ross McGibbon May 12, 2018 0

Jamaica’s reggae stars Chaka Demus and Pliers have announced they are to tour the UK for the first time in over ten years during July and August 2018 The tour also marks the 25th anniversary since Chaka Demus

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Legendary synth-pop pioneers, Sparks, play 3 dates in May

Legendary synth-pop pioneers, Sparks, play 3 dates in May

Ross McGibbon May 12, 2018 0

Sparks announce 3 UK shows in May 2018 Ticket links: allsparks.com/calendar/ Tuesday 22nd Glasgow O2 ABC Wednesday 23rd Leeds O2 Academy Thursday 24th London O2 Kentish Town Forum. Sparks, Californian brothers Ron and Russell Mael, announced 3 UK shows

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The Liminanas – Live, relentless, French and dragging retro into the present day

The Liminanas – Live, relentless, French and dragging retro into the present day

Ross McGibbon May 9, 2018 0

Live at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds                       4th May, 2018 Mind-blowing non-stop celebration of Gallic cool, Velvets-style motorik and drums sees a seven-piece band roll ever onwards, dragging the audience into shredding the floor.

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