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The Eagles at Manchester’s Phones 4u Arena

June 29, 2014 Comments Off on The Eagles at Manchester’s Phones 4u Arena

The Eagles’ Don Henley infamously proclaimed “we’ll play together again when Hell freezes over” after the biggest-selling American band of the 70s fell apart in 1980 amid legendary bad behaviour, recriminations, and backstage punch-ups.

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Kings of Leon

June 19, 2014 Comments Off on Kings of Leon

First time I heard Kings of Leon was in 2004. The Bucket had been released as their first single off the album Aha Shake Heartbreak and it blew me away, with its raw power and unpolished energy.

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Gary Barlow at Phone 4u Arena, Manchester

Gary Barlow: the Frodsham frontman comes home

April 20, 2014 Comments Off on Gary Barlow: the Frodsham frontman comes home

Last week’s Manchester Arena gig by Gary Barlow was a first for me.

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Guy Garvey of Elbow at Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Elbow: soaring to new heights

April 11, 2014 Comments Off on Elbow: soaring to new heights

Elbow played Manchester’s Phones 4u Arena on Wednesday night to a crowd of almost 20,000 and pulled off a spectacular trick. They made it feel like an intimate gig.

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