Category: Gigs

The Sweet Blockbuster Chistmas Show / The Jokers @ Parr Hall, Warrington – Photo Review

The Sweet’s “Blockbuster” Christmas show at Warrington Parr Hall with Support from The Jokers.

Heaven 17 ‘The Luxury Gap’ In Concert 2018 / Propaganda – O2 Academy Liverpool

A packed venue, full of people enjoying great music – what more could you want on a Saturday night?

Mogwai + The Twilight Sad @ Eventim Olympia, Liverpool

Putting together The Twilight Sad and Mogwai is an inspired lineup. Did the night live up to expectations?

David Byrne “American Utopia” tour – Manchester Arena – Review

Let’s just cut to the chase – this was a phenomenal evening’s entertainment. Talk of this tour being one of the greatest shows of all time is far from exaggerated.

Wayne Hussey Solo Show + David Knopov @ Philharmonic Music Room

Wayne Hussey Solo Show + David Knopov Wednesday 3rd May 2018 @ Philharmonic Music Room I was first...

xPropaganda – A Secret Wish performed live at The Garage, Islington

xPropaganda – Claudia Brücken & Susanne Freytag perform “A Secret Wish” Live...

Lee “Scratch” Perry – Arts Club, Liverpool

Lee “Scratch” Perry of course needs no introduction – a true legend and pioneer of the Reggae scene who has worked with everyone from Bob Marley to The Orb, not to mention winning a Grammy for best Reggae Album in 2003.

Howie Payne, Marvin Powell & Zuzu @ Unity Theatre

Every so often a special gig comes along with a perfect lineup and superb performances from all, this was such a night.

Mykal Rose – The Sounds of Black Uhuru (1977-1985) @ District

I love the atmosphere of Positive Vibration gigs, always a happy vibe, lots of people having a fab time, never any trouble, and above all, great music! Tonight was Mykal Rose, the voice of Black Uhuru from 1977-1985. Though I wasn’t particularly familiar with his/their work, a quick listen on spotify confirmed that it was a gig well worth checking out.

Dizraeli @ Make. Liverpool

Dizraeli @ Make.Liverpool Friday 26th January 2018 Dizraeli, aka Bristolian rapper and poet Rowan...

The Selecter + The Beat ft Ranking Roger @ Liverpool Olympia

I knew this was going to be a special gig the moment I arrived outside the venue half an hour before doors open, and already there was a sizable queue of fully kitted out rude boys and rude girls!

The Stylistics @ Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

One of the things I’ve learned from going to music festivals is that it often pays to step out of your comfort zone. Did it pay off tonight?