Category: Live Reviews

An Audience with Frank Turner

I had the absolute pleasure of being invited to an intimate session with Frank Turner, folk, rock, singer songwriter and formerly of punk band Million Dead. The former Eton boy, no stranger to negative press attention, performed with Matt Nasir,…

Liverpool Sound City 2013

With over 300 acts squeezed into 3 days, Liverpool Sound City is the king of metropolitan festivals. This was Gigslutz first visit to Sound City and we have to admit to being slightly apprehensive going into it. All our fears…

Big Daddy Kane – LIVE @ East Village Arts Centre

As BIG DADDY KANE’S DJ warms the crowd with shout outs of “let me hear you” and “Liverpool, are you in the house” some pre gig enthusiasm starts to slip away. This pre planned nonsense which will happen regardless of…

The Wonder Stuff – LIVE in Nottingham

The Wonder Stuff take the stage. Miles Hunt smiling as ever, wearing a black shirt with a red necktie, guitar slung just about as low as possible, with violinist Erica Nockalls wearing a stunning red dress. Bassist Mick McCarthy looks…

Imagine Dragons & The Good Natured – LIVE

Liverpool o2 Academy 4th April 2013 Having heard The Good Natured songs on record but never actually seen them live I was apprehensive going into see the support band for the evening. Electro synth pop can be difficult to pull…

Johnny Marr – LIVE 02 Academy Liverpool

“What’s the point in encores anymore?” I stated to my mate at the end of Johnny’s Marr’s set, knowing he would be back on in a couple of minutes to play some crowd favourites. We agreed they’re a bit obvious…

The Strypes – LIVE!

As you will probably be aware, The Strypes are a four piece 60s infused RnB band from Cavan in Ireland with an average of 15. They have recently been signed to Mercury records and have had the likes of Noel…

The Courteeners – Live in Birmingham

The Manchester based band came to Birmingham as part of their tour for their newly released album “Anna” and what a fantastic gig this was. It all started off with the atmosphere outside pre concert was amazing. People from all…

Lee “Scratch” Perry @ Erics Liverpool

Perry has been described in thousands of articles throughout his illustrious career which goes back all the way to the 1950’s and includes winning a Grammy. In every single article there are mountains of different superlatives used, and rightly so,…