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Rod Stewart – Arena-scale spectacular in Leeds

Rod Stewart – Arena-scale spectacular in Leeds

Ross McGibbon December 13, 2019 0

Leeds Arena 11th December 2019 Words: Ross Halewood / Pictures: Ross McGibbon I never particularly liked Rod Stewart until I saw him live. Sure, he got a pass for the Faces and some early

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sir Was – gig review – Warm. Friendly. Nice.

sir Was – gig review – Warm. Friendly. Nice.

Ross McGibbon November 22, 2019 0

Live at Headrow House    20th November 2019 It’s good to try new things and go to gigs where you aren’t that familiar with the artist. I figured sir Was would have to be different to

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Moon Duo – jamming deep at Leeds Brudenell Social Club

Moon Duo – jamming deep at Leeds Brudenell Social Club

Ross McGibbon November 5, 2019 0

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 2nd November 2019 The psychedelic tradition of San Francisco is in safe hands with Erik Johnson and Sanae Yamada. The husband and wife team played a consistent ninety minute set

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The Unthanks – A starkly beautiful concert in Bradford 2019

The Unthanks – A starkly beautiful concert in Bradford 2019

Ross McGibbon October 25, 2019 0

Live at Bradford St George’s Hall    24th October 2019 I’ve seen The Unthanks with a ten-piece band, as a three-piece acapella unit and now, tonight, we have the two sisters, Rachel and Becky, plus Adrian

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Melt Banana – melting faces at The Brudenell Social Club 2019

Melt Banana – melting faces at The Brudenell Social Club 2019

Ross McGibbon October 25, 2019 2

Live at The Brudenell Social Club 23rd October 2019 Melt Banana make Rolo Tomassi sound like lounge music. They give Atari Teenage Riot a serious challenge. Loud, furious, intense – but FUN. Despite inhabiting

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Jordan Rakei – stick with the albums

Jordan Rakei – stick with the albums

Ross McGibbon October 14, 2019 0

Live at The Stylus, Leeds 12th October, 2019 Jordan Rakei’s most recent album, Origins, blends elements of soul, jazz, sensitive singer-songwriter stuff and dance. It’s a smooth listen on the sofa at home. Live;

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Jo Quail’s arresting performance at Bristol’s Exchange

Jo Quail’s arresting performance at Bristol’s Exchange

Deborah Finamore September 29, 2019 0

The internationally acclaimed composer and cellist Jo Quail put on a mesmerizing show at the Exchange in Bristol supporting Emma Ruth Rundle on her UK Tour. But it was clear from the fans gathering

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The Pixies – Energies undimmed after thirty years

The Pixies – Energies undimmed after thirty years

Ross McGibbon September 19, 2019 0

Live at Leeds O2 Academy 17th September 2019 Is there a better way to open a Pixies gig than Gouge Away, with it’s fantastic surf guitar and epic sweep? Then again, there are a

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READING & LEEDS 2019 – ACTS NOT TO MISS – PART 3

READING & LEEDS 2019 – ACTS NOT TO MISS – PART 3

Danny Peart August 19, 2019 0

TWENTY ONE PILOTS Grammy Award-Winning Twenty One Pilots will be bringing their incendiary live show to Reading and Leeds fresh off the back of their worldwide ‘Bandito’ tour and career-defining show’s at London’s Wembley Arena. Having

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LA Witch – Live at Headrow House, Leeds

LA Witch – Live at Headrow House, Leeds

Ross McGibbon July 6, 2019 0

4th July 2019 I’ve never seen the small and centrally-located Headrow House full. Why is that? Especially surprising when LA Witch tell us they’ve been to Leeds a few times before. It doesn’t help

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