Monthly Archives: October 2019

Album Review: Hootie And The Blowfish – Imperfect Circle

October 31st, 2019|

A foot-tappingly good slice of country rock Back together after a 15-year hiatus, Hootie & The Blowfish have picked up where they left off with in their new album Imperfect Circle, released on 1 November on Snakefarm Records. Opening track New Year’s Day hits the ground running with guitarist/vocalist Darius Rucker urging us to [...]

Van Morrison, It’s All About The Music

October 29th, 2019|

Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, 28 October 2019 When Van Morrison takes to the stage, it’s all about the music. No fanfares, no fantastic light show, no conversation between songs (and sometimes not even a gap between songs!). Morrison lets his music do the talking and it speaks volumes about his passion and dedication to [...]

Squeeze Overwhelmed By Concert Tour Support For Trussell Trust

October 28th, 2019|

British music legends Squeeze have been overwhelmed by the generosity of concert goers attending their current UK tour. Founder members Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford have been inviting audience members to bring food donations to the shows on their Difford And Tilbrook Songbook Tour. Food donated at the venues is collected and distributed to [...]

Album Review: Stereophonics – ‘Kind’

October 23rd, 2019|

Kelly Jones reveals an extraordinary vulnerability (Parlophone Records, out Fri 25 October 2019) Kelly Jones’ vocals always have a raw honesty and never more than on the Stereophonics eleventh studio album Kind to be released on 25 October on the Parlophone Records label. Recorded over an eleven-day period between 29 June and 9 July [...]

Album Review: Van Morrison – ‘Three Chords And The Truth’

October 21st, 2019|

41st solo album stands up with his best (Exile/Caroline International, out Fri 25 October 2019) While most rock stars in their 70s are content to release a new album or go on another ‘Greatest Hits Tour’ once in a blue moon, Van Morrison, who most likely was the inspiration for many of them, continues [...]

BGT Golden Buzzer Comedian Kojo Anim To Embark On His Debut UK Tour

October 17th, 2019|

“I don’t really like comedians on this show… But I love you!” That was the reaction of head judge Simon Cowell as he reached for the golden buzzer, after Kojo Anim’s first audition on the 2019 series of Britain’s Got Talent, propelling Kojo straight into the live semi-finals. Stunned, the 39-year old stand-up comedian [...]

Kathrine Windfeld Brings A Slice Of Danish Jazz To Inkwell, Leeds

October 9th, 2019|

One of the rising stars of the European jazz scene makes a welcome return to the UK, this month, with a date in Leeds that is a must for jazz lovers. Multi-award winning pianist and composer Kathrine Windfeld has been described as one of the names of the future by the likes of The [...]

‘Michael Starring Ben’, Ben Bowers On Performing A Tribute To His Hero

October 3rd, 2019|

It is now 10 years since the death of the ‘King Of Pop’, Michael Jackson, in June 2009 but his music remains as popular and influential as ever. Ben Bowman, renowned as the UK’s leading Michael Jackson tribute artist, is currently on a nationwide tour with his spectacular show Michael Starring Ben. “I was [...]