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Hevy Fest

Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Kent
Hevy Fest is utterly small and perfectly formed. If you prefer your metal, punk and alternative music without the posturing of mainstream festival convention, it’s the one for you. Read more...

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Sturgill Simpson

Islington Assembly Hall, London
The Sistine Chapel, Citizen Kane and Tapestry are all considered to be examples of perfect art. Tonight, Sturgill Simpson’s performance was on a par with those... Read more...


V Festival

Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex
It was the V festivals 20th anniversary and with a blazing hot day forecast for the Saturday it looked like the perfect day to kick things off. Read more...


Culture Club

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston, MA
The, Once Again, Return of Culture Club. Of the myriad of 80’s New Wave-era bands you thought you might never see again Read more...

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Cambridge Folk Festival

Cherry Hinton, Cambridge
Of all the folk festivals held up and down the country – there’s more than forty of them every year – the magnificent and world renowned Read more...


Ray Davies

The Old Royal Naval College
Dark rain clouds circled like vultures above Greenwich’s Old Royal Naval College as Ray Davies took the stage. Fortunately, the seasoned musical veteran’s envia... Read more...


Blissfields 2015

Vicarage farm, Hampshire
After a few years absence my heart ached to be back at Blissfields. Looking at the line-up this year it simply baffled me how Read more...


The Libertines

Ibiza Rocks
A week ago The Libertines rocked Ibiza like it was 2003, as they headlined at Ibiza Rocks performing the old and the new, ahead of the release of their long-awa... Read more...


Amy Studt

The Islington
Enigmatic return for London singer. One gets the feeling that Amy Studt is at a critical point of her career. Read more...


Gypsy Kings

Greenwich Music Time, London
If you've never enjoyed the delights of Greenwich Music Festival they hit you as soon as you walk through the unusually well mannered security barrier. Read more...


Truck Festival 2015

Hill Farm, Oxfordshire
Cute little family-friendly festival with a distinct local and non-commercial feel. Featuring a not so little or local line-up. Read more...


Latitude Festival

Southwold, Suffolk
Set in beautiful Southwold in Suffolk, Latitude Festival hosted its 10th Anniversary at the weekend showcasing a huge and diverse selection of music Read more...


Sinatra The Man & His Music

London, Palladium
In honour of the centenary of global icon Frank Sinatra, Sinatra The Man & His Music has opened at the London Palladium. Read more...



Somerset House Series, London
Somerset House really set off my Friday night with Kwab’s edition to the Summer Series.... Read more...


Citadel Festival

Victoria Park, Hackney
After a successful two-days Lovebox Festival gave up its Victoria Park home to new festival on the block, ‘Citadel’. Read more...


James Bay

Somerset House Series, London
James Bay walked onto the Somerset House stage with little fanfare. All in black, trademark hat atop of his slender frame the singer wasted no time in launching... Read more...


Nothing But Thieves

The Dome, London
Two out of three is not a bad ratio, and the bad isn’t really. Twin Wild are just very mediocre, but their bland Nautilus machine honed pop rock is incredibly ... Read more...

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Brownstock, Essex
Brownstock festival (or BSTK) 2015, held in Morris farm, Essex did not fail to live up to expectations on what was a scorching weekend. Read more...


George Ezra

Somerset House
George Ezra probably sent a few postcards on his European travels that helped him pen the album ‘Wanted on Voyage’. Read more...



Tring, Hertfordshire
IT'S not often you can say a band looks and sounds exactly the same as 30 years ago, but Sister Sledge knocked all misconceptions Read more...


Leon Bridges

Notting Hill Arts Club, London
Rising star Leon bridges took to the stage at Notting Hill Arts Club last night for a special Amazon Front Row performance. Read more...


D'Angelo and The Vanguard

'Esta The' Market Sound, Milan
Oscar Wide astutely once remarked “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others when they go“. Well, D’Angelo has to enter Read more...


Hamilton Loomis Band

Edinburgh Blues Club
If you want your blues-groove with a heavy dose of showmanship, than look no further than at Texan-born Hamilton Loomis and his band! Read more...


John Garcia

The Garage, London
A hideously hot night in the Garage is par for the course at this venue regardless of the outside temperatures. Read more...


The Overtones

London Paladium
Already hot London overheats with arrival of The Overtones.For a short time in the late 1980s and early 1990s, a band of men sent women around the Western worl Read more...


Let's Rock

Olympic Park, London
It was a Fantastic Day for 80s nostalgia when Let's Rock held its first ever concert in London. Read more...



British Summer Time, Hyde Park
On a Saturday evening in Hyde Park, after hours of rain, the heavens close and an ice-cream van opens for business. Read more...


Chance The Rapper

Brixton Electric
Psyched after a successful appearance at Wireless Festival, Chance the Rapper (or as my autocorrect prefers to call him ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’) has come ... Read more...


Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding, John Newman, Vance Joy, Rae Morris

British Summer Time - Hyde Park
History was made at Hyde Park yesterday as an eager crowd of 65000 people enjoyed a day of live music, mind blowing performances and a sunny and hot weather Read more...


Kylie Minogue

British Summer Time Festival, Hyde Park
At Hyde Park on the 21st June there was a merge of generations surrounding a massive stage where Pop Princess come Queen Read more...

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