New For 2019

  Last Live in 2018

  My Best Albums 2018

  Piano Week Liverpool

  Brexit - Now We Know

  Download 2019 First Bands

  50th Anniversary White Album

  Christine and The Queens Tour

  Karine Polwart Trio Live

  Tip For The Top: Shred Kelly

  The Dangers Ahead

  Spear Of Destiny Live

  Jazz On A Summer’s Day 1958

  Benjamin Folke Thomas Live

  Chilly Gonzales Live

  Let The People Decide

  The Secrets of Piano Solo-III

  Gomez Live in Manchester

  Madeleine Peyroux Tour & New LP

  John Lennon Interview

  The Edwin Hawkins Singers

  Thelonious Monk Tapes Emerge

  Anna Burch Live

  My 100 Greatest Albums

  Road To Nowhere - Brexit

  Tom Baxter’s 2018 LP and Tour

  Ray LaMontagne Live

  Satriani’s G3 Live

  Frank Turner LP, Tour & Single

  Josh Rouse New LP & UK Tour

  Two New Must-Have Albums

  Stick In The Wheel Live

  Halo Maud, Baxter Dury Live

  Matthew Logan Vasquez Live

  The Barr Brothers Live

  Best New Album Reviews

  Glen Hansard Album Review

  My Best Albums of 2017

  Emily Barker Live in Manchester

  Katey Brooks New Single/Album

  Jim White Live in Manchester

  Album Of The Year?

  Tori Amos Live

  Bush & RavenEye Live

  Nitin Sawhney New Live LP

  Jeff Lynne’s ELO Live CD/DVD

  Grandaddy Live

  George Vjestica’s Bandante

  Laura Marling Live

  Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes

  Martha Wainwright Live

  A Thousand Horses Live

  Rachael Yamagata Live

  Jimmy Eat World Live

  Swans Live in Manchester

  Nick Cave With Feeling

  Ben Folds & yMusic Live

  Dan Patlansky Live Blues

  Beverley Knight Live

  Wolfmother Live

  Ludovico Einaudi Live

  Barry Adamson Live Manchester

  Jess Glynne Live

  The Temperance Movement Live

  Courtney Barnett Live

  Mercury Rev Live

Last Live in 2018

Tea Street Band Live
Telfords Warehouse, Chester, 30 November 2018

Band Members
Dominic Allen (drums)
Nicholas Otaegui (bass)
Lee Smith  (guitar, vocals)
Timo Tierney (guitar, vocals)
Chester has never been the best of live pop/rock cities but that is now changing with both established and newer venues beginning to attract class acts from far and wide. Telfords Warehouse has for a long [...]

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Christine and The Queens Tour

Christine and the Queens has added additional UK & EIRE shows to her November UK tour. Tickets for the new dates are on sale now; for ticket information.

New 2018 Album CHRIS
2018 release CHRIS, the highly-anticipated sophomore album from Christine and The Queens - AKA French pop songstress Héloïse Letissier. Chris [...]

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Karine Polwart Trio Live

RNCM Manchester, 20 October 2018
“Polwart writes music for social change, with lyrics that articulate their values poetically and succinctly, obliquely and persuasively” - The Guardian
“An unflinching social eye” - The Observer
“One of our most lyrically striking, and significant, artists” - The List
Karine Polwart is a multi-award-winning songwriter and musician, a theatre maker, storyteller, spoken-word performer, [...]

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Spear Of Destiny Live

Live Rooms, Chester, 3 October 2018
The current line up of Spear is the longest serving to date and features Adrian Portas (New Model Army/Sex Gang Children - guitar), Craig Adams (Sisters of Mercy /The Cult/The Mission - bass guitar) and Phil Martini (Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind - drums). Long time Brandon cohort Steve [...]

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Benjamin Folke Thomas Live

Telfords Warehouse Chester, 18 September 2018
One of the very few live venues in Chester stands next to the city’s attractive and well-used Chester Canal, Telfords Warehouse is popular with local resisdents and visiting singer/songwriters. The focus of my attention tonight is Benjamin Folke Thomas whose last two album releases have impressed me greatly. Tonight he [...]

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Chilly Gonzales Live

RNCM Manchester, 11 September 2018
Chilly Gonzales, the Grammy-winning Canadian pianist and entertainer, is known as much for the intimate piano touch of best-selling SOLO PIANO albums as for his showmanship and composition for award-winning stars. Gonzo, as he is known to close collaborators, aims to be a man of his time, approaching the piano with [...]

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