Iain Stirling: U OK Hun? 24.11.18

Iain Stirling:  U OK Hun? X – Quays Theatre, The Lowry, Salford Reviewer: Matthew Forrest Reviewed on the 24th November 2018 Reviewed for Reviews Hub. As Iain Stirling introduced himself to those at the Lowry this evening, you could be forgiven for closing your eyes for a moment, as you are transported to sunny Mallorca […]

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Tea Street Band 25.11.18

The Tea Street Band: Gulliver’s- Manchester Reviewed: 25/11/18 Reviewer Matthew Forrest There must be something in the water over in Merseyside; the city of Liverpool seems to have the knack of churning out damn fine distinctive bands. The Coral, Shack and The Zutons all have their own unique and unmistakable sound which sets them apart […]

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Middle Kids 20.11.18

Middle Kids: Deaf Institute – Manchester   20/11/18   Reviewer: Matthew Forrest   It’s been a year of firsts for Middle Kids: Their debut album, Lost Friends, came out in the spring and now the band are on their first headline UK tour.   Lost friends earned huge critical acclaim across the board, with the NME calling it “timeless […]

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The Americans 15.11.18

The Americans – Albert Hall Manchester Reviewed  15th November. Batten down the hatches and lock the doors because The Americans are coming! You don’t really need to do that, but The Americans have arrived and they aren’t taking any prisoners. Having released their debut, I’ll be Yours, the Los Angeles trio of Patrick Ferris, Zac […]

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An Evening with Nigella 11.11.18

  An Audience with Nigella Lawson: The Lyric Theatre, the Lowry-Salford Reviewer: Matthew Forrest It’s hard to believe that 20 years ago one of the nation’s favourite food writers, Nigella Lawson, had her first book published How to Eat: Pleasures and Principles of Good Food. This food bible changed not just how we cook, but […]

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Ian Felice 4.11.18

Ian Felice/Nick Panken – Night and Day Café. Manchester 4/11/18 Reviewer: Paul Roberts Ian Felice (Felice Brothers) returns to the Night & Day Café in support of his latest album, In the Kingdom of Dreams. This is Ian’s first solo album away from the Felice Brothers (although brother James plays drums and brother Simon produces) […]

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