Tonight's concert in the marvellous Albert Hall in the centre of Manchester is a highly anticipated affair. Placebo have carved out a distinctive place in the echelons of British and world music, firstly as purveyors of a particularly distinctive brand of angsty indie but also because they've lasted the distance;
Perseverance does not always pay off in the music industry so it must have been incredibly satisfying for Elgin native Siobhan Wilson when she was crowned 2017's Green Man Rising winner. Vindication perhaps for seven years of hard graft. A couple of impressive albums and EPs established her mellifluous vocal
Death and taxes are a given in life but there is one more certainty in the Black Mountains of the Brecon Beacons and that is rain. Lots of it. In August no less! It arrived by the bucketload on the Sunday of this special edition of the Green Man festival
Multi-talented musician/songwriter, John Mayer, made a pass-through Toronto for the second occasion this year as part of The Search for Everything Tour. This time to get some final summer feels at the outdoor Budweiser Stage while promoting his latest album of the same title.
Opening the evening were Los Angeles folk
Just over twelve months ago, I met Margaret Glaspy and heard her perform for the first time at The Green Man festival in Wales. Her debut record Emotion and Math was only a few months old and her songs that afternoon sounded completely fresh and a just a little bit
It may have been too chilly for tank tops and cut off shorts, but that didn’t prevent the sold out crowd from showing off their southern spirit for Georgia’s Zac Brown Band. August 31st was the first of two nights at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage as part of ZBB’s Welcome Home
You could be forgiven for thinking that twenty-six year old Courtney Marie Andrews is a relative newcomer to the burgeoning alt country/Americana scene. An impressive debut on Later...with Jools Holland a few months ago appeared to be the result of the international success of her latest album Honest Life, but
Lana Del Rey's previous visit to the North West was in May 2013. It had been over a year since the New Yorker's official debut record Born to Die had been released and in that time her status as a bona fide star had grown to the point where Manchester's
Another day, another trip down to Budweiser Stage! It’s been such an incredible summer of music and I love being a Chief Music Officer at this venue. This time, I made my way to see Green Day and Catfish and the Bottlemen perform and it was a killer double bill.
I can’t tell you how much I love the newly renovated Budweiser Stage! Actually, I can, and that’s exactly what this whole article is about. Cheeky, eh? As a Chief Music Officer for Budweiser Stage, I find myself at this venue each week singing my heart out with some of