Debut Album Launch Proves Kris James To Be One To Watch For In 2022

Kris James took to the stage at the Liverpool Hope Street Hotel last Wednesday evening to give the biggest performance of his career thus far – the one which would officially see his debut album, the self-titled Kris James, triumphantly into the world.

Cha:dy Launches Her Brilliant New EP ‘Manifesto of Honesty’ At The Superb Battersea Barge.

Having put back the launch due to Covid restrictions, it was so nice to be in a room of such diversity all united in that familiar love of music, and for Cha:dy in particular. The Battersea Barge could not have been better suited and I can’t wait to visit again.

Aliensdontringdoorbells Wow Crowds Around The UK

People underestimate the value of a good live show supporting act. Being stood in front of an audience that is there not necessarily to see you perform; the pressure is on. For the US-based rock ‘n’ roll band, aliensdontringdoorbells opened for the English pop-indie band Scouting For Girls, and to set the record straight, ADRD has done a phenomenal job.

Griff at O2 Shepherd's Bush 27 October. Photo Credit Ruby Gaunt

Griff Wows At Sold Out Show At O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire 27 October

Griff, performing at the sold out O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, put on a short but excellent show on Wednesday night.

Review Of Picture This ‘Life In Colour’ Tour At The O2 Academy, Brixton On Thursday 14th October

Irish band Picture This, performing at the O2 Academy in Brixton for their ‘Life in Colour’ tour, put on a high energy and extremely entertaining show with a mix of new album tracks and older favourites.

JC Stewart, Eventim Apollo, 17 September - Photo Credit Ruby Gaunt

JC Stewart Opens For The Vamps ‘Cherry Blossom’ Tour At Eventim Apollo Friday 17th September 

JC Stewart, opening for The Vamps at Eventim Apollo, was greeted by huge screams from the almost full venue before even stepping on stage.

The Vamps, Eventim Apollo, 17 September - Photo Credit Ruby Gaunt

The Vamps ‘Cherry Blossom’ Tour Rocked Eventim Apollo Friday 17th September

The Vamps ‘Cherry Blossom’ tour was the first concert I’ve been to post-pandemic and what a first show to go to! At the beautiful Eventim Apollo, full of a crowd prepared to sing (and scream) their hearts out, The Vamps put on an excellent show with a mix of fan favourites from previous albums as well as tracks from their latest release ‘Cherry Blossom’, written and recorded over lockdowns in 2020.

Tom Walker At OMEARA, London As Part Of BRITs Week With War Child

I considered myself very lucky to be watching an incredible artist play an intimate set at an outstanding music venue in London on Valentine’s Day in aid of a charity which carries out important work. It really felt like the stars had aligned themselves!

Soda Blonde Held Us In The Palms Of Their Not At All Terrible Hands At Whelan’s Dublin 16 December

It was a concert that wasn’t meant to happen but due to popular demand and a sold out Sunday night show, I was privileged to see Soda Blonde in action at Whelan’s in Dublin on Monday night, supported by The Junior Show, with their “last show of the decade”.

A Little More milk: Dublin Four Piece Kept Away The Cold At Dublin’s Workman’s Club 14 December

milk. have only been around for a minute but listening to them last night at Dublin’s Workman’s Club it feel as though it’s been at least two.

North Shields Indie-Rocker Sam Fender Tears Apart Brighton Dome Amid His Hypersonic Missiles Tour

Zac Sherratt reviews Sam Fender’s show at the Brighton Dome.

Rebecca Ferguson Wows Full House At Boisdale After Minor Hiccup

Rebecca Ferguson, ably supported by her 3 piece band and wonderful backing singer Wendi Harriott, wowed the audience on Tuesday night during her performance at Boisdale, Cabot Square, Canary Wharf.

Stay With Me: Delena Proves Perfect Support For Brilliant Shakespears Sister Show At Brighton Dome

November 20 saw the final performance for the month long ‘Ride Again’ tour, headlined by Shakespears Sister. The group returned to its most recognisable membership of Siobhan Fahey and Marcella Detroit, when the pair reunited last year after a 25 year break. Since then they have released the compilation album ‘Singles Party’ in July this year, followed by the ‘Ride Again’ EP in October, their first original material since the split.

Jake Bugg Nottingham Rock City 16 November - photo credit Jane Sweeney

Jake Bugg Wows Hometown Crowd With Tour Opener At Nottingham Rock City

Jake Bugg returned to a sold out Rock City in his home town of Nottingham, for the first of a 5 date UK tour in November.

An Evening With A-ha, Hunting High And Low, Royal Albert Hall, 5th November 2019

Steve Holley was lucky enough to be present as a-ha, Norway’s legendary band, presented their seminal near thirty five year old debut album ‘Hunting High & Low’ live and in album running order to a sell out adoring crowd at the Royal Albert Hall.

James Arthur Gets Up Close And Personal With Packed Eventim Apollo London Audience

Last night James Arthur wowed the audience at London’s Eventim Apollo, the lower level packed solid with fans of the artist whose third album, ‘You’ was released last Friday.

Live Review: Kate Lomas, The Grace, London, 02/10/19

Closing off 2019 in style, indie inspired electro-pop artist Kate Lomas put on a dazzling performance at The Grace in London, off the back of releasing her dreamy summer bop ‘Happy Like This’ alongside accompanying party-popping visual.

Live Review: Jonatha Brooke, The Islington, London, 28/09/19

Merging expressive folk, melodic pop and edgy rock, singer, songwriter and musician Jonatha Brooke took to London’s prestigious The Islington for a headlining gig that showcased a selection of songs that spanned the course of Brooke’s two decade long back catalogue.

Dance With Me Tonight: Olly Murs Wins Hearts With Nottingham Performance

Olly Murs is currently touring the UK and Ireland, promoting his ‘You Know | I Know’ album. Malvika Padin caught his show on May 6, at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

The Rolling Stones Satisfy Deeply On Opening Show Of #NoFilter Tour At Dublin’s Croke Park

Many in attendance at Croke Park, Dublin, on Thursday May 17 could well have gone with the lyrics ringing in their ears of The Rolling Stones 1965 classic, ‘The Last Time’. Thankfully however the veteran rockers proved they have more than enough stamina, as they played the first show in their mammoth #NoFilter European tour.

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