Category: Live Reviews

This Feeling Alive 2017 @ Manchester Club Academy, 8.10.17

“Pathetic, absolutely pathetic” spits Blackwaters’ frontman Max Tanner to the Manchester Club Academy basement, after the voices gathered below his band managed to fall flat-on-their-faces when attempting to bounce back a chant of “Ah, yeah, fuck yeah”.  This, however, only…

LIVE: By The Sea Festival, 2017

My extended festival season finally came to a close as I headed down to the sea side resort of Margate for the 3rd By the Sea festival. The coastal town dubbed Shoreditch-on-Sea, has had large investment in recent years to…

LIVE: RedFaces @ Sebright Arms, London, 27.09.17

It’s been a busy year of near-constant festival dates, support slots and headline shows for Sheffield’s RedFaces. Tonight (Wednesday 27 September) it is the London-leg of their 20-date UK headline tour – with local mates In Sulks in tow. A…

LIVE: Beckie Margaret – The Waiting Room, London 28.09.18

Familiarise yourself with the breath-taking talent of song-writer Beckie Margaret before she inevitably steps in to larger spotlights, performing to sold out crowds. She packed out The Waiting Room at her debut London gig on Thursday night (hosted by Parallel Lines), and…

LIVE: On Blackheath Festival, 2017

The organisers at On Blackheath Festival should be proud of themselves. They have created a cracking little festival that certainly aims to please a wide demographic. It ticked all of the important boxes, which should from now on include having…