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Hobo Johnson & The LoveMakers + JMSEY + Jordan Moore at Village Underground, London, UK – 9th August 2018 

9 Aug 18

So, summer ‘18 and that insanely tropical heatwave we’d all gotten used to has suddenly disappeared, and instead we’re left outside waiting for doors on a wet and what now feels like a cold 20 something degree evening, desperate to get in and …


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Album Review: Coup De Grace by Miles Kane 

9 Aug 18

Miles Kane inhabits that weird sweet spot in indie guitar music wherein he is pretty much a household name without ever becoming a bona fide pop star.


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Tragedy + 4Q + Dead Mob at Mama Roux’s, Birmingham, UK – 8th August 2018 

8 Aug 18

What a night! Heavy guitars, black eyeshadow, glitter and energy, a match made in… disco heaven? Tragedy, for the uninitiated are the ‘All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees and Beyond!’ and if you’re looking for a night full of high-octane, …


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G-Unit Will Join 50 Cent On The ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ UK Tour 2018 

7 Aug 18

G-Unit have confirmed they will be performing alongside Hip Hop superstar 50 Cent to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of his debut album ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ for his three date arena tour of the UK in September.


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The Wildhearts + Raging Speedhorn at The Plug, Sheffield, UK – 3rd August 2018 

3 Aug 18

Apparently, tonight’s gig is billed as a warm up for The Wildhearts before they head off to Japan and Australia, let’s hope they enjoy similar size crowds out there as they are doing here in The Plug in Sheffield.


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New Power Generation at The O2 Indigo, London, UK – 2nd August 2018 

2 Aug 18

Indigo at the O2 last night laid down its funky weapons as the legendary New Power Generation came to town.


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One Month To Go Until South West Four Festival 2018 

31 Jul 18

With just one month to go until South West Four celebrates its 15th-anniversary edition, all weekend and Sunday tickets are now sold out, with the last remaining tickets for the Saturday selling fast.


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Black Star Riders + The Howling Tides at Warehouse 23, Wakefield, Yorkshire, UK – 28th July 2018 

28 Jul 18

Just as a near post-apocalyptic heatwave is coming to an end, what’s the best idea for something to do – I know, cram yourself into a sweaty club in Wakefield and watch some bands.


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Gig Junkies Chat with The New Power Generation’s Kip Blackshire 

26 Jul 18

This week we had the honour of speaking with the immensely talented Kip Blackshire before he flew out of Los Angeles ahead of the European summer leg of New Power Generation’s ‘Celebrate Prince’ Tour.


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White Lies at Subterania, London, UK – 26th July 2018 

26 Jul 18

I’ve been to some sweaty gigs in my time but come on.


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British Summer Time Hyde Park Ft. Michael Bublé + Van Morrison + Bananarama + The Feeling + The Shires, London, UK – 13th July 2018 

16 Jul 18

Girl group icons, Bananarama, legendary Van Morrison, The Feeling and The Shires were just a few to mention that warmed up the 6th year rendition of Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park for the headliner and Canadian chart-topper, …


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British Summer Time Hyde Park Ft. Paul Simon + James Taylor + Bonnie Raitt, London, UK – 15th July 2018 

15 Jul 18

One of pop’s finest singer-songwriters – whose songs have delighted generations of music lovers – said goodbye to his UK fans with a stop on his Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour.


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British Summer Time Hyde Park Ft. Bruno Mars + Khalid + DNCE + Cuban Brothers, London, UK – 14th July 2018 

14 Jul 18

Since 2013 BST Hyde Park has been see some of the greatest performers of our time have graced the Great Oak Stage, having first attended BST in 2014 the format is a little bit different, however the family fun is no less and keeps the masses …


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Somerset House Summer Series Ft. Jorja Smith + Ezra Collective, London, UK – 13th July 2018 

13 Jul 18

Ok.


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The Muppets Take The O2, London, UK – 13th July 2018 

13 Jul 18

‘The Muppets take the O2’, were three performances by The Muppets, their first time performing on stage in Europe (that said the original Muppet show was filmed in the UK back in the 70s!), hosting a collection of VERY special guests, new materials, …


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Lucky Chops at Club Academy, Manchester, UK – 10th July 2018 

10 Jul 18

What we see before us tonight is a new band.


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Somerset House Summer Series Ft. MGMT, London, UK – 9th July 2018 

9 Jul 18

A summer night at Somerset House listening to good music seems like a dream, right? Sure- until much of the crowd, who too had the same idea but less of the interest in the music itself, decide to spend the night talking.


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Innervisions Festival: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic + Miss Velvet and the Blue Wolf at Roundhouse, London, UK – 8th July 2018 

8 Jul 18

London has been treated to an array of talented and legendary musicians over the past week of Innervisions Festival and tonight at Camden’s iconic Roundhouse venue was no different.


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British Summer Time Hyde Park Ft. Eric Clapton + Santana + Steve Winwood + Gary Clark Jr, London, UK – 8th July 2018 

8 Jul 18

This is the sixth year of British Summer Time concerts in Hyde Park and the sustained quality of acts suggests that there will be many more to come.


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British Summer Time Hyde Park Ft. The Cure + Interpol + Goldfrapp + Editors, London, UK – 7th July 2018 

7 Jul 18

London is high in temperature and spirit today.


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British Summertime Hyde Park Ft. Roger Waters + Squeeze + Richard Ashcroft + Seasick Steve, London, UK – 6th July 2018 

6 Jul 18

It’s not every day you get to spend a Friday afternoon, in 30-degree sunshine watching some of your favourite artists, especially in England.


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Innervisions Festival: Angie Stone + Tony Momrelle at Roundhouse, London, UK – 6th July 2018 

6 Jul 18

With Innervisions Festival well under way, London’s iconic Roundhouse venue was the place to be on this glorious friday night.


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The New Power Generation To Play Indigo at London’s O2 Arena 

4 Jul 18

Hold onto your wigs as August 2nd the summer is about to get wild as The New Power Generation are set to play Indigo at London’s O2 Arena.


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Innervisions Festival: Lalah Hathaway + Joel Culpepper at KOKO, London, UK – 3rd July 2018 

3 Jul 18

Whilst the majority of the UK were going crazy at their TV screens cheering on their heroes against Columbia, KOKO London presented a different kind of hysteria with five time grammy winner Lalah Hathaway opening Innervisions Festival.


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Steve Winwood + The Black Feathers at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK – 2nd July 2018 

2 Jul 18

I declare I’ve been a big fan of Steve Winwood ever since Traffic’s appearance at Lancaster University in 1974.