There have been several instances in the life of Henry Grace where the light at the end of the tunnel was music, a beacon to hang on to when life became too much to comprehend and depression filled the void. This week at The Lafayette, surely one of London’s outstanding musical venues, he became that light as he not only starred in but organised a magical night of music featuring Jamie Lawson and Elles Bailey alongside his considerable talent.
Earlier this month, Scottish new wave band Altered Images announced a concert celebrating the fortieth anniversary of their third album – their widely acclaimed 1983 release, ‘Bite’. Set to take place on the 26th of October at the 229 in London, the highly anticipated performance follows up the group’s first album release in 40 years – the brilliant ‘Mascara Streakz’, which released last year.
Commemorating the tenth anniversary of his groundbreaking landmark release, ‘Acid Rap’, Chance the Rapper sold out Brooklyn’s Barclays Centre in an incredible performance alongside stars like Joey Bada$$ and Vic Mensa that left fans across New York City stunned. Following an event of similar magnitude at his home city of Chicago’s United Centre some nights before, Chance defied expectations once again in another show for the ages.
On May 16th 2023, Rick Allen, Vivian Campbell, Phil Collen, Joe Elliott and Rick Savage will be in conversation at the Royal Festival Hall, talking about their incredible life in music, and their new book telling the tale – Definitely: The Official Story of Def Leppard, published by Genesis Publications.