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Most Recent Live Reviews

Little Sparrow: Sacred Trinity Church, Salford, 12/9/2014
Mary O'Meara enjoys the spirituality and intimacy of folk act Little Sparrow's gig at the Sacred Trinity Church in Salford
Vashti Bunyan: St Philip's Church, Manchester, 12/10/2014
Nicky Crewe watches 60's singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan play an atmospheric and enthralling set at St Philip's Church in Manchester
Photoscapes: Barb Wire Dolls
Melanie Smith takes photographs of Greek punk act Barb Wire Dolls at Sound Control in Manchester
Photoscapes: Patrick Wolf
Marie Hazelwood photographs singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Patrick Wolf at a gig at the Scandinavian Church in Liverpool
Urban Voodoo Machine: O2 ABC2, Glasgow, 20/9/2014
Tony Gaughan watches extraordinary eleven-piece band Urban Voodoo Machine play an adrenalin-fuelled show at the O2 ABC2 in Glasgow
Christian Bland and the Revelators: Musician, Leicester, 24/9/2014
Anthony Strutt finds compelling Black Angels guitarist Christian Bland's side project the Revelators' brand of psychedelia at a gig at the Musician in Leiester on their first UK tour
Jesus Jones/Amber Herd: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, 10/9/2014
Dave Goodwin watches reformed 90's band Jesus Jones play a fiery set at the Rescue Rooms in Nottingham, but is equally imprressed by local support band the Amber Herd
Ólöf Arnalds : Cornerstone, Manchester, 2/10/2014
Nicky Crewe watches Icelandic singer-songwriter Ólöf Arnalds play an enchanting set in the Cornerstone in Manchester
Joel Gion and the Primary Colours: Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, London, 29/9/2014
Ben Howarth watches Brian Jonestown Massacre member Joel Gion play an erratic set at the Hoxton Bar and Kitchen in London
Jim Jones Revue: Oran Mor, Glasgow, 26/11/2014
Tony Gaughan at the Oran Mor in Glasgow watches London-based rock and roll outfit the Jim Jones Revue play a sensational set on their farewell tour
Chicago Riot Fest: Humboldt Park, Chicago, 12/9/2014...14/9/2014
Lisa Torem enjoys sets from among others Patti Smith, the Flaming Lips, Billy Bragg and Paul Weller at the three day Chicago Riot Fest
Wayne Hussey: Scholar Bar, Leicester, 23/9/2014
Anthony Strutt watches Mission front man Wayne Hussey play an enthralling set to promote his debut solo album ‘Songs of Candlelight and Razorblades’ at the Scholar Bar in Leicester
Band of Holy Joy: Tiger Lounge, Manchester, 27/9/2014
Bill Seagrave watches the Band of Holy Joy play an atmospheric and inventive set at the Tiger Lounge in Manchester
Spear of Destiny: Greystones, Sheffield, 14/10/2014
Denzil Watson watches 80's cult band Spear of Destiny play an explosive set at the Greystones in Sheffield to promote their latest album, '31'
Nicole Atkins: Gullivers, Manchester, 16/10/2014
Mary O'Meara is enthralled by a powerful and extraordinary set from New Jersey songstress Nicole Atkins in a sweltering Gullivers in Manchester

Full ListPublished
Christian Bland and the Revelators: Musician, Leicester, 24/9/2014 14/11/2014
Wayne Hussey: Scholar Bar, Leicester, 23/9/2014 14/11/2014
Joel Gion and the Primary Colours: Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, London, 29/9/2014 14/11/2014
Spear of Destiny: Greystones, Sheffield, 14/10/2014 14/11/2014
Chicago Riot Fest: Humboldt Park, Chicago, 12/9/2014...14/9/2014 14/11/2014
Jim Jones Revue: Oran Mor, Glasgow, 26/11/2014 14/11/2014
Urban Voodoo Machine: O2 ABC2, Glasgow, 20/9/2014 14/11/2014
Photoscapes: Patrick Wolf 14/11/2014
Jesus Jones/Amber Herd: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, 10/9/2014 14/11/2014
Courteeners: O2 Academy, Liverpool, 18/8/2014 14/11/2014
Photoscapes: Barb Wire Dolls 14/11/2014
Little Sparrow: Sacred Trinity Church, Salford, 12/9/2014 14/11/2014
Nicole Atkins: Gullivers, Manchester, 16/10/2014 14/11/2014
Vashti Bunyan: St Philip's Church, Manchester, 12/10/2014 14/11/2014
Ólöf Arnalds : Cornerstone, Manchester, 2/10/2014 14/11/2014
Band of Holy Joy: Tiger Lounge, Manchester, 27/9/2014 14/11/2014
Belle and Sebastian: Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, 28/10/2104 14/11/2014
Toyah: Academy 3, Manchester, 25/10/2014 14/11/2014
Filthy Tongues: African Caribbean Centre, Glasgow, 1/11/2014 14/11/2014
Ian McLagan: Fitzgerald’s, Berwyn, Illinois, 30/10/2014 14/11/2014
Blossoms: Deaf Institute, Manchester, 1/11/2014 13/11/2014
Godfathers: Lexington, London, 31/10/2014 13/11/2014
Sheryl Crow/Red Sky July: Ritz, Manchester, 30/10/2014 13/11/2014
John Mayall: Opera House, Buxton, 30/10/2014 13/11/2014
Turbowolf: Ritz, Manchester, 2/11/2014 13/11/2014
Pop Group: Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 20/10/2014 13/11/2014
Kill It Kid: Oslo, London, 3/11/2014 13/11/2014
Hold Steady/So So Glos: Garage, Glasgow, 15/10/2014 13/11/2014
Eddi Reader: Pavilion, Matlock, 24/10/2014 13/11/2014
Dodgy: Under the Bridge, London, 31/10/2014 13/11/2014
  
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