Bands & Gigs
Let’s Eat Grandma aren’t giving anything away.Read the full story..
The Hallé Orchestra brought this season’s focus on Shostakovich to a fittingly dramatic climax with a performance of the great Soviet composer’s powerful eighth symphony at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall.Read the full story..
Many bands suffer from what’s known as ‘Difficult Second Album Syndrome’, that awkward step where a recording career isn’t brand new any more but it’s a not-yet-seen-it-all doddle either.Read the full story..
Everything Everything performed to a packed O2 Apollo in Manchester proving, once again, that they are one of the most consistently compelling and unsettling bands around.Read the full story..
The joy of pop can be as brief as its three-letter onomatopoeia, the giddy thrill of its first kisses paling with familiarity.Read the full story..
For such a towering musical icon he looked small, but anyone would from the back row of the upper tier of a vast, fan-shaped arena accommodating 13,000.Read the full story..
Few musicians can capture – and critique – what it means to be human as beautifully and articulately as folk singer-songwriter Will Varley.Read the full story..
Only one record mattered to me in 1977.Read the full story..
Freerange Comedy Festival at Brewery Arts Centre Kendal
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