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Courteeners : (With Miles Kane), Manchester Arena, Manchester, 16/12/2019 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff watches homecoming band the Courteneers play a storming, crowd-pleasing set at the Manchester Arena, but is equally impressed by support act Miles Kane.

Arctic Monkeys : Arena, Manchester, 7/9/2018 - Live Reviews
Harry Sheriff enjoys Arctic Monkeys 'Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino' tour at the Arena in Manchester.

Miles Kane : Hangar 34, Liverpool, 4/7/2018 - Live Reviews
At a homecoming gig for Miles Kane at new Liverpool venue Hangar 34, Harry Sherriff finds that, despite being poorly marketed, tracks from his soon to-be-released third solo album 'Coup De Grace' look highly promising.

Franz Ferdinand : (With Albert Hammond Jr), Albert Hall, Manchester, 13/2/2018 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff watches Glasgow indie stalwarts Franz Ferdinand play the Albert Hall in Manchester at their first UK gig in support of fifth album ‘Always Ascending’.

Kodaline : O2 Apollo, Manchester, 8/12/2017 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff finds Dublin band Kodaline's effortless form of pop surprisingly appealing at the O2 Apollo in Manchester

Billy Bibby and the Wry Smiles : Interview - Interviews
Harry Sheriff chats to Billy Bibby and Matt Thomas of Billy Bibby and the Wry Smiles about touring and what direction the band wants to take

Last Shadow Puppets : Castlefield Bowl, Manchester, 10/7/2016 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff watches the Last Shadow Puppets, the side project of Miles Kane and the Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner, play a n often surprising show at the Castlefield Bowl in Manchester to promote their just released second album, 'Everything You’ve Come to Expect'

Patrick Wolf : Deaf Institute, Manchester, 10/5/2016 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff watches Patrick Wolf play an unusual but compelling set at the Deaf Institute in Manchester

Billy Bibby and the Wry Smiles : Interview - Interviews
Former Catfish and the Bottlemen lead guitarist Billy Bibby talks to Harry Sherriff about his new band the Wry Smiles, working as a front man for the first time and their debut EP, 'Bide Your Time'

Catfish and the Bottlemen : Apollo.Manchester, 4/11/2015 - Live Reviews
Writer Harry Sherriff and photographer Marie Hazelwood review and photograph Welsh indie rock act Catfish and the Bottlemen at the Apollo in Manchester

Buttercup Bill : Film - Profiles
Despite seeing immense potential in ‘Buttercup Bill’, the new music-oriented film of American directors Remy Bennett and Emilie Richard-Froozan, Harry Sherriff finds it to be overall dull and disappointing

Levellers : (DVD) A Curious Life - Profiles
Harry Sherriff finds new Levellers documentary 'A Curious Life' poorly structured and only of appeal to die-hard fans

Blossoms : Gorilla, Manchester, 28/3/2015 - Live Reviews
Although finding much to admire in much hyped group Blossoms, Harry Sherriff watching them at Gorilla in Manchester feels that they still have a lot of work still to do if they are to release the debut album that is expected from them

Catfish and the Bottlemen : Guild, Liverpool, 5/4/2015 - Live Reviews
At the Guild in Liverpool, Harry Sherriff finds Welsh band Catfish and the Bottlemen looking increasingly towards stadium success

Bill Ryder-Jones : Bill Ryder-Jones/Saint Saviour - Deaf Institute, Manchester, 6/12/2014 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff watches former Coral guitarist Bill Ryder-Jones and North East singer-songwriter Saint Saviour perform excellent sets at the Deaf Institute in Manchester

Blossoms : Deaf Institute, Manchester, 1/11/2014 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff finds much to admire in the much touted Blossoms' sold-out show at the Deaf Institute in Manchester, but one wonders if they are rising too rapidly and quickly

Courteeners : O2 Academy, Liverpool, 18/8/2014 - Live Reviews
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

Coral : Nick Power - Interview - Interviews
Harry Sherriff speaks to Nick Power, the keyboardist and co-songwriter in the Coral about his debut poetry collection, 'Small Town Chase'

Filter Distortion : Interview - Interviews
Harry Sherriff chats to Liverpool synth group Filter Distortion, who are about to release their debut album, 'Transition', initially as a vinyl only release

Bird : Kazimier, Liverpool, 23/5/2014 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff watches promising post-rockers Bird play their launch show to promote their four years-in-the-making debut album at the Kazimier in Liverpool

Miles Kane : Olympia, Liverpool, 30/3/2014 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff sees Miles Kane play a flawed but enjoyable set at Olympia in Liverpool

Catfish and the Bottlemen : East Village Arts Club, Liverpool, 23/2/2014 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff watches hard-touring Llandudno rock outfit Catfish and the Bottlemen play an enthralling set at the East Village Arts Club in Liverpool

Mike Hughes : Interview - Interviews
Harry Sherriff talks to Sheffield-based singer-songwriter Mike Hughes about supporting Miles Kane and his forthcoming debut album

Patrick Wolf : St Phillips Church, Manchester, 19/12/2013 - Live Reviews
Harry Sherriff watches Patrick Wolf, with his equipment falling apart on him, play a playful but remarkable and unique set at St Phillips Church in Manchester

Bill Ryder-Jones : Interview - Interviews
Harry Sherriff talks to former Coral guitarist and Liverpool-based singer-songwriter and composer Bill Ryder-Jones about his musical career, recovery from agoraphobia and touring with the Arctic Monkeys

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