Category: Live Reviews

LIVE (Photos): Arcade Fire @ Castlefield Bowl, 06.07.17

The ‘Sounds of the City’ gigs at Castlefield Bowl are arguably the finest few days in Manchester’s live music calendar and 2017 hasn’t failed to impress so far. Tonight, Canada’s Arcade Fire bring their carnival of insanely talented, genre-spanning musicians…

LIVE: The Killers @ BST Hyde Park, 08.07.17

While they’re not your usual self-obsessed rock stars, The Killers are not modest about their sell-out show in Hyde Park this evening. Towards the end of the evening, Brandon Flowers (having spent the majority of the show in a pink…

LIVE (Photos): Richard Ashcroft @ Castlefield Bowl, 30.06.17

Amidst a shoal of recent, less relevant reformings and regurgitations, a live comeback worth making is happening tonight at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl. Welcome back Mad Richard! Ex-Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft takes to the stage with a swagger that bares his…

LIVE: The Maccabees @ Manchester Apollo, 27.06.17

A wet Tuesday night in Manchester – usually a bit of a non-event, but not so tonight… A bittersweet evening awaits. As any stalwart The Maccabees fan knows, they’re guaranteed a cracking gig, but they also know it’s time to say…

LIVE: Bleached and Dream Nails @ The Victoria, 20.06.17

Opening for LA band Bleached at The Victoria on this particularly sweaty Tuesday evening are Gigslutz favourites, ‘Feminist Punk Witches From Hell’ Dream Nails. At times like this, it’s more important than ever to have politically-charged bands, set on combining…