Category: Live Reviews

LIVE: Inhaler @ Academy 2, Birmingham 13.02.20

Review and images by Jonathan Taylor. Instagram jonathantaylorphotography For those of you who are in the dark about this promising musical outfit, Inhaler are an Irish pop rock band originating from Dublin, Ireland. The band consists vocalist/guitarist Elijah Hewson, who…

LIVE: Joe Talbot – Manchester Bread Shed

IDLES frontman Joe Talbot takes to the stage for at Manchester’s Bread Shed for the opening night of his ‘In Conversation’ tour. Joined by local legend Clint Boon, Talbot explored many facets of his storied life and career in music.  Musical support for the night came from rising…

LIVE: The Vandalis – Fuel Bar

Rating: Fresh-faced Mancunian rockers The Vandalis headline the Fuel Bar, with support for the night coming from some of Manchester’s promising punk acts. Opening the night was dream-hazed indie group Martini Police. Despite obvious nerves that come with one’s first…

Review: Blossoms Take Over Rough Trade East

Written by Thomas Muckian Following the release of their third studio album, Stockport’s very own Blossoms returned to Rough Trade East debuting a whole host of tunes from the LP. Stepping into the store, the atmosphere inside seemed fairly subdued;…

LIVE: Stereophonics @ Liverpool Mountford Hall, 18.01.20

Review and Photography by Jonathan Taylor Instagram: jonathantaylorphotography After the release of their 11th studio album ‘Kind’ at the back end of last year the Stereophonics play two intimate warm up shows in Liverpool and Leeds in preparation for their…

LIVE: Sasha & The Shades, The Dublin Castle, 14/01/2020

Sasha & The Shades are the fast-moving sextet, hailing from Peckham, South London. They bring a fusion of sounds from country, folk, blues and rock ‘n’ roll, with vocals that deliver inflections of blues, soul, country and infusions of jazz….

LIVE: The Courteeners @ Manchester Arena 14.12.19

Review and Images by Jonathan Taylor Instagram: jonathantaylorphotography After a string of headline slots on the summer festival circuit, the mammoth concert at Heaton Park in Manchester this summer and the much anticipated release of their sixth studio album, ‘More….

LIVE: Ride @ o2 Institute, Birmingham 01.12.19

Review and Images by Jonathan Taylor Instagram: jonathantaylorphotography Following the release of Ride’s sixth studio album ‘This is Not a Safe Place’, which is the second release since 2015’s welcomed reunion, the band with fresh material and a back catalogue…

LIVE: Martin’s Broken Neck – Manchester Retro Bar

Manchester bares its punk-rock teeth, with a staggering 7 band line-up showcasing the city’s burgeoning punk scene. Opening the night was group Weltz. Providing somewhat of a differing sound than established through the course of the night, the classic rock…