The Killers’ put on an appropriately emphatic performance in their first visit to Leeds’ First Direct Arena.Read More The Killers – Leeds First Direct Arena, 19th November 2017: Review
For one night in September, NYC became LEIC, as Kasabian completely took over New York’s Terminal 5. They may have been playing almost three and a half thousand miles from home, but it won’t have felt like it. There was a massive British presence at the gig, there were fans bearing Leicester City shirts, Leicester […]Read More Kasabian: Terminal 5, New York City, NY, September 14th 2017 – Review
Many are already talking about The Amazons as being one of Britain’s next big guitar bands. They have their critics, and as with many British rock artists, ensuring they release a second album that has the same impact as the first could prove to be a struggle, but this gig showed that they are fully capable of putting on a highly energetic and entertaining show.Read More The Amazons: The Riverside Newcastle, 8th October – Review
Admittedly, I use superlatives a lot to describe gigs. Too often in fact. I use the words “special” and “best” to the point that they don’t really mean that much anymore. One of their biggest hits “Saturday” was notably absent from the set, but I haven’t got the slightest bit of hesitation in me when I say that this was the most emotional gig I’ve ever been to.Read More This Night Was About You: The Enemy – Farewell Tour, Newcastle O2 Academy, Saturday 24th September 2016 – Review
Awe-inspiring. Breathtaking. Triumphant.
Arcade Fire put on unforgettable shows around the globe almost as a matter of routine these days, but even by their own faultless standards, this one was pretty damn special. If seeing Arcade Fire live isn’t already on your bucket list, this gig shows that it’s something that you should seriously look at pencilling in.
Latitude has become established as one of the highlights of the British festival calendar. 2017 may not of been it’s premier year, but there was still more than enough quality performances to take in over the weekend, and send visitors home happy. Picking highlights from a range of acts as diverse as those offered by Latitude is never easy, but after some thought and arguing we’ve managed to pick out our top ten performances from Latitude 2017.Read More Latitude 2017: Top 10 Performances
Newcastle’s precious time with The Maccabees came to a close as they played one of their few farewell shows in Newcastle.Read More The Maccabees – 02 Academy Newcastle 24th June 2017: Review
Royal Blood had a raucous crowd eating out of the palm of their (blood) hands as they stopped off at Newcastle’s O2 Academy, as part of their short run of intimate UK dates prior to the release of their highly anticipated second album.Read More Royal Blood – O2 Academy Newcastle 18th May 2017: Review