Gig Reviews

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Gig Review: Tyler Massey Trio at Paradiddles

Tyler Massey Trio at Paradiddles, Worcester – 22nd August 2020 After several gig-free months, the local live music scene has started making the first few tentative steps of its return. While cramped, sweaty rooms full of revellers still seem a […]

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Primrose benefits from one of first socially-distanced festivals

ONE of the first social-distanced festivals took place in Bromsgrove on Saturday raising money for Primrose Hospice. Orchard Fest at Puddle Wharf Farm, Redditch Road, returned with a host of great bands as well as additional safety measures to keep […]

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Gig review: Hipflask Virgins & Ruben Seabright

Hipflask Virgins  & Ruben Seabright live at Paradiddles, Worcester – 18th July 2020 Its been almost four months since Worcester’s music venues were forced to close their doors in the midst of the pandemic and for any music lover, those […]

Joe Wheldon playing guitar at a gig

Joe Wheldon – Live Review

Joe Wheldon live at The Fox and Hounds, Bredon – 18th July 2020 There was something quintessentially English about this open-air gig, I couldn’t quite put my finger on, in this rural part of Worcestershire, at The Fox and Hounds, […]

Joe Wheldon - Live Stream

Joe Wheldon’s – Life Stream – live from his kitchen #4

Joe Wheldon live stream gig review Two sobering asides have coloured my perspective of late. Driving over the Northway bridges and discovering no cars on the motorway at peak times was symbolic. Additionally, turning over the page on our calendar […]

Nigel Clark of Dodgy

Nigel Clark – Lockdown Club

Nigel Clark of Dodgy live stream gig review | 23rd April 2020 I moved to my then new home a few years back. As tradition dictates, I of course, explored the local pubs for the most welcoming. On one such […]

Ricky Delaney Live stream

Ricky Delaney (Red Hot Riot) | Live Stream

Live stream gig review| 18/04/2020 It’s a cliché to describe staying-in as the new going-out on a Saturday night but at times it feels as if all we have left are clichés… It’s perhaps a cliché to point out that […]

Sofa Sessions

Sofa Sessions

The Royal Oak in Alcester The March Singer/Songwriter Sofa Sessions at The Royal Oak in Alcester promised an evening of diverse talented artists and it did not disappoint! The monthly sessions showcase artists who write and perform their own songs […]

Rich Hall

Rich Hall – in the Vern

Forum Theatre, Malvern – 27 March 2020 When it involves my infatuation with live comedy, much like Romeo in his pursuit of Juliet, I am not afraid to flout the stalking laws. Following one such love-in with a seasoned comedian […]

Matt Woosley

Matt Woosey Band at Malvern Cube

Matt Woosey, Saturday 7th March 2020, Malvern Cube I’ve had the pleasure of seeing Matt live innumerable times over the years; playing electric and acoustic sets, solo or two-tone with Dave Small, and at many album launches across the country. […]