Monthly Archives: September 2019

Refused – ‘We’re Gonna Play Some Great Songs And Talk About Politics!’

September 26th, 2019|

Internationally renowned Swedish hardcore punk band Refused are returning the UK for a short autumn tour co-headlining with American band Thrice. Refused’s previous visits to the UK have included the major festivals at Download and Reading & Leeds and they also have a new album War Music released on 18th October. Vocalist Dennis Lyxzén [...]

Album Review: John Lodge ‘B Yond – The Very Best Of’

September 20th, 2019|

A contemporary take on familiar tracks (BMG Records, out Fri 27 September 2019) Fifty years ago John Lodge was at the very heart of a musical revolution as bass guitarist, vocalist and songwriter with The Moody Blues. I was delighted, therefore, to learn that he is set to release a long overdue collection of [...]

Beverley Knight Takes ‘The Songs Of Stevie Wonder’ On Tour

September 19th, 2019|

A ‘one-off’ special performance for the BBC has, unexpectedly, become a UK tour for Beverley Knight. Britain’s ‘Queen of Soul’ will celebrate the songs of Motown legend Stevie Wonder in a 10-date show that tours the UK in October. Beverley performed a special concert recorded for BBC Radio 2’s ‘Friday Night Is Music Night’ [...]

Breakdancing Karam Is A ‘Made in Derby’ Star

September 16th, 2019|

Karam Singh, Derby’s breakdancing World Champion, was one of 10 recipients of a pavement star when the second phase of Made In Derby stars were unveiled on Saturday. The 21-year old is the youngest recipient of a star. After unveiling his plaque, Karam joined Derby breakdancing crew Trinity Warriors for a spectacular impromptu demonstration. [...]