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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
Photoscapes: Blossoms
Marie Hazelwood takes photographs of young Manchester band Blossoms at a show at the O2 Academty in Liverpool
Blondie: O2 Academy, Leicester, 19/8/2014
Anthony Strutt watches Blondie on what might be their last tour play an excellent set of both their classic hits and also tracks from their new album 'Ghosts of Download' at the O2 Academy in Leicester
Towersey Festival: Nr.Thame, Oxfordshire, 21/8/2014...25/8/2014
Nick Dent-Robinson enjoys Oxfordshire's week long Towersey Festival, which celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, saw performances among many others from Eliza Carthy, Richard Thonpson, Seth Lakeman and the Bootleg Beatles
Courteeners: O2 Academy, Liverpool, 18/8/2014
Harry Sherriff watches the Courteeners play an enjoyable set in front of an exuberant crowd, but is even more impressed by their support band Blossoms at a show at the O2 Academy in Liverpool
Richard Thompson: Buxton Opera House, Buxton,
Nicky Crewe watches Richard Thompson play a stunning acoustic solo show over a Bank Holiday weekend in the intimate and theatrical setting of the Opera House in Buxton
Poliça: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, 14/8/2014
Dave Goodwin watches rising Minneapolis-based synth-rock act Poliça play an exuberant set at the Rescue Rooms in Nottingham
Vena Portae: Castle Hotel, Manchester, 30/8/2014
At the Castle Hotel in Manchester, Nicky Crewe watches alternative folk group Vena Portae, which includes much acclaimed singer-songwriter Emily Barker, play a fine and intimate set
Photoscapes: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 1
Over three galleries Melanie Smith takes photographs of this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Photoscapes: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2

Twilight Sad: Richmond Park, Glasgow, 30/8/2014
At the chaotic Last Big Weekend Festival in Glasgow, Tony Gaughan watches brooding Scottish post-rockers the Twilight Sad play a short but intense and brilliant gig
Photoscapes: Bill Ryder-Jones
Marie Hazelwood photographs former Coral guitarist and now solo artist and composer Bill Ryder-Jones at a show at the Kazimier in Liverpool
Photoscapes: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 3

Photoscapes: Pennyblackmusic Bands Night, Glasgow 1
Over two galleries Bill Gray photographs some of the highlights and acts of our seven-act Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night at The River in Glasgow on June 7th
Photoscapes : Pennyblackmusic Bands Night, Glasgow 2


Full ListPublished
Little Sparrow: Sacred Trinity Church, Salford, 12/9/2014 16/09/2014
Photoscapes: Blossoms 16/09/2014
Blondie: O2 Academy, Leicester, 19/8/2014 13/09/2014
Towersey Festival: Nr.Thame, Oxfordshire, 21/8/2014...25/8/2014 06/09/2014
Courteeners: O2 Academy, Liverpool, 18/8/2014 06/09/2014
Richard Thompson: Buxton Opera House, Buxton, 06/09/2014
Poliça: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, 14/8/2014 06/09/2014
Vena Portae: Castle Hotel, Manchester, 30/8/2014 06/09/2014
Photoscapes: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 1 06/09/2014
Photoscapes: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2 06/09/2014
Twilight Sad: Richmond Park, Glasgow, 30/8/2014 06/09/2014
Photoscapes: Bill Ryder-Jones 06/09/2014
Photoscapes: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 3 06/09/2014
Photoscapes: Pennyblackmusic Bands Night, Glasgow 1 16/08/2014
Photoscapes : Pennyblackmusic Bands Night, Glasgow 2 14/08/2014
Deerstock Festival: Newton, Nottinghamshire, 25/7/2014...27/7/2014 09/08/2014
Henley Festival: Henley, Oxfordshire, 8/7/2014...12/7/2014 09/08/2014
Fairport's Cropedy Convention: Cropredy, Oxfordshire, 7/8/2014...9/8/2014 09/08/2014
Photoscapes: Twilight Sad 09/08/2014
Photoscapes: Astral Coast Festival 1 09/08/2014
Photoscapes: Astral Coast Festival 2 09/08/2014
Lois: Jam Cafe, Nottingham, 10/7/2014 18/07/2014
Amber Herd: Hasland Theatre, Chesterfield, 5/7/2014 18/07/2014
Doors Alive: The Lowry, Salford, 12/7/2014 15/07/2014
Photoscapes: Future Islands 14/07/2014
Cornbury Festival: Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire, 4/7/2014....6/7/2014 11/07/2014
Gary Clark, Jr.: Saint Andrews Hall, Detroit, 9/7/2014 11/07/2014
Fall: Under the Bridge, London, 10/6/2014 09/07/2014
Loop/Godflesh: Heaven, London, 4/6/2014 09/07/2014
Slowdive: Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, London, 18/5/2014 09/07/2014
  
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