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Review: Christine and the Queens, Manchester Apollo

Dec 3, 2018 No Comments

Chances are you discovered Christine and the Queens through Tilted, a Top 20 UK hit single that, thanks to Glastonbury and notable TV performances, seemed to be everywhere in Summer 2016.

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Ray LaMontagne

Music Review: Ray LaMontagne, Manchester Apollo

May 23, 2018 Comments Off on Music Review: Ray LaMontagne, Manchester Apollo

Never one for a grandiose entrance, Ray LaMontagne quietly wanders onto the Manchester Apollo stage before a hushed crowd, his face half-concealed under a brimmed hat.

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Bonnie Raitt

Making Music in the Slipstream

Jun 12, 2013 Comments Off on Making Music in the Slipstream

When Bonnie Raitt launched her career in the late 60s, she took her lead not from flash-in-the-pan chart-botherers but from the blues and folk greats she would see on the Boston club circuit, people like Muddy Waters, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker and, a particular favourite of hers, Sippie Wallace.

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