She Drew the Gun 30.10.19

She Drew The Gun – Manchester Academy 30/10/19 Following a sell out show at the Deaf Institute, She Drew the Gun made their return to Manchester this week and their timing really couldn’t be any better! In a week that saw Parliament confirm that we are heading to the poles in December, and the horrific news […]

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No Hot Ashes 29.9.19

On Friday 29th September, we had the opportunity to catch local upstarts No Hot Ashes play one their biggest gigs to date at the o2 Ritz in Manchester. The band has been on tour since August in support of their debut album, Hardship Starship. Upon arriving at the Ritz it was apparent that no one else […]

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Olympia 26.7.19

Olympia – Yes, Manchester This week saw a heatwave hit the UK of proportions none of us were prepared for: cue office staff complaining that they don’t mind it hot but this is “too hot”, and town centres across the land festooned with men of all shapes and sizes strutting about the place as if […]

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The Kooks, Castlefield Bowl 12.07.19

Once again Manchester seems to be the eye of the hurricane for cultural and sporting events: with Old Trafford playing an integral part of the Cricket World Cup, the biannual behemoth that is the Manchester International Festival and, of course, the now traditional Sounds of The City Festival. Taking place at Castlefield Bowl and located […]

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Dave Fidler 5.4.19

Dave Fidler – The Eagle Inn, Salford   I’ve been going to gigs now for near enough 23 years and sometimes indifference can creep in, so much so that I can’t begin to imagine the amount of decent support bands I’ve missed by deciding to have “just one more”.   Since setting up my own blog, I’ve […]

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Larkin Poe at Gorilla. 10.03.19

Larkin Poe – Gorilla   10.03.19  Nashville based sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell, better known as Larkin Poe, are embarking on a UK and European tour starting this weekend in Manchester at Gorilla.   The tour is in support of their fourth studio album Venom and Faith which has garnered huge critical and and commercial success.  The […]

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White Denim 15.02.19

White Denim – Albert Hall, Manchester Reviewed on 15/02/2019 There is something quite satisfying arriving at a gig and seeing a big gong on stage: rather like a cow-bell, these are criminally under used musical apparatus’ that offer a great deal to any song! However why should I expect anything less from White Denim, for […]

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