Tag: gig

By The Rivers live at Leicester O2

One of Leicesters’ hottest reggae acts By The Rivers smashed it again, supported by local bands Ash Mammal and Will and The People. Most of the crowd arrived at the Leicester O2 venue just before By The Rivers, the tension built...

/ 6th January 2017

Mø – Nottingham Rescue Rooms

Being known by the masses as DJ duo Major Lazer's partner in crime, and by the music-buffs as flawless, it was certain that Mø would do nothing less than pack out the intimate Nottingham venue.

/ 23rd October 2016

MEMORABLE MOMENTS – Carnival of Madness

Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham, 29.01.2016 Carnival of Madness brought America to Nottingham for one night only. Black Stone Cherry acted as the headline, with Shinedown, Halestorm and support act Highly Suspect performing just alongside. The crowd was buzzing from the word...

/ 11th April 2016

Neighbourhood Bests – Halsey

O2 Academy Birmingham 20.02.16   Halsey returned to the UK this month to bring us the ‘Badlands Tour’ and she didn’t disappoint. Opening the show with ‘Gasoline‘, a fan-favourite from debut album Badlands, sent the crowd crazy as everyone started...

/ 7th March 2016

Leicester’s Best Gigs – Drenge @ O2 Academy 2

Armed with two albums and a live bassist, it’s clear to say that Drenge were probably in one of the best live positions of their, albeit short, career. Fronting a boisterous attitude and leaving the Sheffield-shy-boy fear back up North, the...

/ 25th January 2016

Live Review: Paolo Nutini @ London Boston Arms, 11/02/2014

Paisley-born singing sensation Paolo Nutini made his long-awaited live comeback earlier this month (February 11), as he serenaded invited fans and music industry guests with a variety of new material during an intimate gig at London’s Boston Arms. The 27-year-old...

/ 25th February 2014

Coffee House Sessions 2013: Mark Hole @ DSU’s The Lobby, 31/10/2013

Hilarious and dramatic, London based singer-songwriter Mark Hole visited The Lobby at De Montfort Students’ Union last Thursday (October 31), and brought an amazing array of songs and stories with him as the Coffee House Sessions came to town once...

/ 6th November 2013

Live Review: Passenger @ Birmingham O2 Academy, 10/10/2013

No fancy light show, no band, no gimmicks. Just a guitar, an amp and a mic. That’s all Mike Rosenberg – under the stage name Passenger – needed to impress Birmingham’s O2 Academy. In a set of old, current and...

/ 16th October 2013

Live Review: UK Foo Fighters (Foo Fighters Tribute) @ Nottingham Rock City Basement, 28/09/2013

A ‘tribute band’ is defined in the dictionary as being a “musical group that imitates or performs material made popular by a famous predecessor”, and British Foo Fighters tribute band, the UK Foo Fighters, certainly imitated Dave and Co with...

/ 5th October 2013

Live Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis @ Birmingham O2 Academy 1, 11/09/13

Double denim, shiny suits and fur coats were worn with pride last Wednesday (September 11) in Birmingham. If you think I’m talking about the gay pride festival, you’re wrong! The one and only Ben Haggardy, aka Macklemore, and Ryan Lewis...

/ 18th September 2013