Wonderful collection of music from a true legend both inside and outside folk music with two new songs to add more spice to an already heady stew. “Ah, Jeez, not Christy Moore, Jayz, we heard him loads of times before”….as […]
Newcastle City Hall has been around since 1927 and has welcomed artists from across the spectrum of music, comedy and theatre. The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and Bob Dylan have all played the “City Hall” as it’s known. Recently […]
This review is by a good friend of mine John Joyce from Newcastle. He was so moved by Bruce Springsteen’s show at Wembley last week he sent me the following in an email. It struck a chord with me…and I […]
Saturday 23 March Life for a reviewer can be either hard or less hard. Trying to translate the minutes an artist spends on stage into around three hundred words that mean something to someone who wasn’t there, or to an […]
3 Mar 2013 A settled hush fell over the concert hall as the lights darkened and Richard Thompson, accompanied by the two members of his new band, walked in from stage left. A short pause, then warm applause erupted and […]
To the strains of Louis Armstrong singing Mac The Knife Thea’s band entered the stage followed, after 30 seconds, to warm applause Thea herself. She checked her guitar tuning then listening to the gravel throated jazz singer she smiled, clicked […]
Ciara SidineShadow Road Shining Self Released – Sidine CDLP001 **** Dublin songwriter with angelic voice contemplates giving up the day job – no contest – she should Ciara is a well known literary editor who has worked on a number […]
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