One of our favourite festivals Sounds of the City is back in Manchester, and so are The Kooks! Chief music writer Alix headed out to review The Kooks SOTC 2019, read on...
SOUNDS OF THE CITY 2019
Castlefield Bowl is such a top Manchester outdoor ve
In a month of epic gigs in Greater Manchester, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott (of The Beautiful South) arrived just down the road gracing the stage at the home of Stockport County for 2 nights last week. Una was there reporting for The Journalix, enjo
The loudest and most colourful of triumphant returns was made by Courteeners at Heaton Park on Saturday. Parklife had already warmed up, or rather severely muddied the park in preparation. With tickets in hand and raring to go 50,000 fans came from a
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The Vaccines triumphantly returned to Blackburn's King Hall this weekend, more than making amends for a cancelled gig back in January. On that occasion a broken barrier put an end to an energetic performance from band and crowd alike. It would be saf...
Admittedly, I had low expectations for this gig but boy can Jesse Dayton PLAY! Undeterred by a small crowd he brought Manchester's Night People to life on a cold Wednesday evening.
This was an energetic show from Dayton and his tight ba
Now it is officially Springtime and despite what you read in the papers, life goes on. And if you enjoy your music - there's plenty to be excited about right now. For there was ShadowParty gig in town on Thursday and Alix was there to review...
We secured our tickets months ago, and watched the social media and TV coverage of all the festivals he’s played this summer. But tonight’s the night us Mancunians have been waiting for. This is the biggest solo gig to date for Liam Gallagher. 50,000...