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The Levellers

Union Chapel, Islington, London
Many years after first seeing The Levellers at Glastonbury, I am looking forward to tonight’s screening of ‘A Curious Life’ Read more...

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The Subways

La Salumeria Della Musica, Milan
‘Showtime’ as the Americans are wont to say to describe a ‘happening’, is the word that comes to mind to describe tonight’s gig with Read more...



Bristol Thekla
The Blackpool based, grunge-rock band Darlia headed to Bristol last week to perform one of their many sold out gig venues at the Bristol Read more...


Giovanni Allevi

Cadogan Hall, Sloane Square, London
Running onto the stage in typically exuberant manner Giovanni Allevi was greeted with rapturous applause from his adoring (generally Italian) public. Read more...

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Alabama Shakes

Islington Town Hall Assembly Rooms
On a cold Febrauary Thursday night, Islington shook to the wild sounds of Alabama Shakes “We’re keeping it real” drawls Britney Howard Read more...


All We Are

Aloft, Liverpool
Tonight’s venue is the newly converted Aloft Liverpool hotel recently transformed from its long-standing 19th Century Royal Insurance beginnings. Read more...



The Forum, London
Although it's a rather windy thursday night of this cold February, nothing can warm me up more than a pint of Guiness and one of the most relevant bands of toda... Read more...


Boxed In

Electrowerkz, Islington, London
It was a packed out Electrowerkz that saw Boxed In take to the Islington stage to showcase their self-titled album for the first time to a London crowd. Read more...



Koko, Camden
Friday the 13th can bring either luck or misfortune. When it comes to last Friday, and to the people who gathered at the Koko in Camden Read more...


The Shires

Shepherds Bush Empire, London
The venue is full, the audience is principally here to see Little Big Town so who could blame The Shires for some nerves. Read more...


Miles Graham

Backed by the bit of exposure received from the session he did on BBC Radio 2 with Terry Wogan back in January, last Thursday Miles Graham comfortably sat down ... Read more...


Lionel Richie

Mediolanum Forum, Milan
What better place to be on the eve of Valentine’s day than in a packed Mediolanum Forum in Milan with the ‘Doctor of Love’ himself, Read more...


Imagine Dragons

House of Vans, London
House of Vans, the eclectic underground venue situated next to Waterloo station, hosted the 2nd album launch of Imagine Dragons in what was a night full of memo... Read more...


The Cribs

Electric Ballroom
With The Cribs back and a new album on the way, there was cause for celebration at the sold out Electric Ballroom. Read more...


Gorgon City

The Ritz, Manchester
After taking the world by storm and double invading the UK’s top 10 last year with force, one of the country’s most recognisable dance music duo’s took to Manch... Read more...


Ennio Morricone 'My Life In Music'

The O2 Arena, London
The name Ennio Morricone has become synonymous with film having provided the backdrop to countless classic movies. Read more...


The Districts

100 Club, London
Playing at the legendary 100 Club for the NME Awards 2015 with Austin Texas, Pennsylvanian quartet The Districts showed how four barely twenty something’s shoul... Read more...

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The Weeks

The Garage, London
Fresh from the southern States, The Weeks are tearing around the UK’s shores in support of the Buttons EP. With them they've brought commanding anthems and a wh... Read more...


Rasharn Powell

'Route 219'
The incredible Rasharn Powell features in the second episode of the new series from #TheGarageDoor and stuns with his beautiful vocals. Read more...


Hugh Cornwell

Liquid Rooms - Edinburgh
What a treat to enjoy a pre-Yule double whammy in the Scottish capital! Ex-Strangler Hugh Cornwell introduced his new novel ‘Arnold Drive’ Read more...


DOPExBROKE - 'Dilla Eulogy'

#TheGarageDoor is back! The second series launched yesterday with its first episode featuring London hip hop collective DOPExBROKE. Read more...


The Rifles

Boogaloo, London
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without The Rifles’ annual knees up at Boogaloo. Read more...


The Albion Christmas Band

Kings Place, London
The recently released live album of The Albion Christmas Band’s concert at the Kings Place last year was, if truth be told, lacking a little atmosphere. Read more...



Borderline, London
There is something in the air tonight; hard to place what exactly a certain feeling that this is going to be special. Read more...


Chas and Dave

O2 Indigo, London
Greenwich had more Rabbit than Sainsbury’s when Chas and Dave took to the stage on Friday. Read more...


New Model Army

The Forum, London
Music News were privileged to be invited down to the Forum Friday night for NMA's annual December-time visit to London. Read more...


The Survival Code

Barfly, London
Following a hiatus from the live scene to concentrate on writing and recording, London Alt-Rock outfit The Survival Code are back Read more...


Chico & the Gypsies

Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
The Theatre Royal Drury Lane stage, bathed in a purple light from the ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ set tonight made way Read more...


Secret Affair

Under the Bridge, Stamford Bridge, London
Cairns on the left sets up Page through the middle and he hits the spot with an icy cool. The crowd goes wild and the Bridge is rocking. Read more...


Elton John

Milan, Mediolanum Forum
Elton John ended the show with the song ‘Circle Of Life’ from the very successful ‘Lion King’ a phrase that perfectly represents the show. Read more...

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