Bands & Gigs
We all know the drill with academic conferences don’t we?Read the full story..
Not long ago, while talking to Natalie Merchant about Paradise Is There – The New Tigerlily Recordings, her brilliantly imaginative re-recording and re-arranging of songs from her multi-platinum solo debut Tigerlily, I raised the possibility that the project could be perceived as a line under her career to date. She didn’t agree with me.Read the full story..
Mortality might be considered a brave choice as a theme for an evening at the symphony, but Manchester’s Hallé Orchestra has always taken risks.Read the full story..
You might need to brace yourself at the thought, but The Hour of Bewilderbeast – the debut album by Badly Drawn Boy, aka Damon Gough – recently celebrated its 15th birthday.Read the full story..
The star-studded touring band which singer Fay Hield put together to help promote the English Folk Dance & Song Society’s ground-breaking Full English project, the brilliant, searchable database of British folk songs, tunes, dances and customs, is no more, she confirms (although the database is definitely still available).Read the full story..
Like many people I have, as they say, a bit of Jewish blood in me. As such, I’ve grown increasingly curious about this part of my heritage.Read the full story..
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