We are currently blessed with a plethora of incredibly talented female singer-songwriters and Manchester welcomes the latest American from this list at the Academy tonight. Lissie is actually not a new artist. She's been making records since 2007, but she is a rather recent personal discovery and it seems that
Martha Wainwright takes the stage with a wry grin. An audience member, perhaps inebriated, shouts from the floor of the Mod Club, asking the singer-songwriter about her rather peculiar frock.
“I’ve taken up a part-time job as a mechanic,” Wainwright gleefully remarks, referring to her grey one-piece. “Since the music industry
2016 has clearly been a lousy year for many reasons. Having said that, we're approaching the time of year when music publications begin planning and compiling their 'best of' lists. This may prove just that bit harder this year, but the musical lows we have all experienced have fortunately been
November 5th is called Bonfire Night here in the UK. It is a pyrotechnical celebration of the capture, torture and eventual death of Guy Fawkes, who was one of several plotters who failed to assassinate King James I in 1605. The dubious evening usually involves standing in the cold watching
Catfish and The Bottlemen made a massive return to Glasgow playing Hall 4 at Scottish Conference and Exhibition Centre (SECC) last Sunday. This was their biggest ever headline show to date in Scotland -- Van McCann kept saying this towards the end of their set.
The band were asking for ID
Jamie T made a triumphant return to Manchester treating the Apollo to an anarchic set behind a biblical backdrop. He showcased tracks of his most recent album Trick as well as the classics we all know and love.
Jamie T started off as he meant to go on smashing out two
As a self-professed movie fanatic, this evening presented itself as a unique opportunity to experience the iconically chilling compositions from legendary film director John Carpenter live, for the very first time. Based on the degree of anger directed at the venue on social media following the show however, it appears
The only real surprise of Neighbourhood Festival's inaugural launch is why an event of this kind has never been attempted before in Manchester's city centre. No other city in the country is blessed with such an amazing spread of live music venues, all within easy walking distance of each other
The Castle Hotel in Manchester's Northern Quarter is such a pleasant place to watch live music. The venue, at the rear of one of the best watering holes in the city, is a warm and friendly place that champions new artists and tonight's lineup fully demonstrates this vital philosophy.
The stratospheric rise of Héloïse Letissier, international Queen of Pop, is confirmed tonight in Manchester. Although there were hints to where the Nantes-born French woman was heading following her electrifying UK festival slots at Latitude and Glastonbury in the summer, this current tour has officially confirmed that her star-status is