Best Live Bands 2016

I’ve seen quite a few live bands this year, so I thought it would be nice to make a list of my favourites. If you like live music I’d highly recommend you try and see these bands when/if they play a venue near you. Scorpion Child Website: http://www.scorpionchildofficial.com/ Gig review: https://realrockandroll.wordpress.com/2016/10/31/gig-review-scorpion-childjared-james-nicholsthe-bad-flowers-london-301016/ Toseland Website: http://www.toselandmusic.com/ Gig Read More …

Gig review: The Slow Readers Club, SKIES, Puppet Rebellion – Oslo, Hackney – 26/11/16

There were 3 awesome bands playing at last night’s sold-out show at Oslo, Hackney, London. I was particularly looking forward to seeing Puppet Rebellion and The Slow Readers Club as I hadn’t heard of SKIES. PUPPET REBELLION I arrived late, slightly gutted at having missed half of the Puppet Rebellion gig due to an unreliable Read More …

Concert Review: CHRIS ISAAK – May 1, Clearwater, Florida

I went to my first concert when I was 15, way back in 1977. (I saw Heart at the old Boston Garden.) I’ve seen a whole lot of shows since then; well known and hardly known bands, rock, blues, folk. Some were phenomenal, many were great, a few so-so, and one my husband and I Read More …

Gig review: The Slow Readers Club and Jackals Rose – Birthdays, London – 30 Apr 2016

I arrived at Birthdays last night just as Jackals Rose took to the stage. This young band are very impressive. They blasted some catchy and anthemic indie/rock music. They also did a brilliant cover of The Rolling Stones’ classic, “Sympathy For The Devil”. I think this band could go far. I didn’t know much of Read More …

Gig review: Puppet Rebellion – Upstairs at The Garage – London -2/4/16

  Manchester band Puppet Rebellion brought a touch of class to the venue at Upstairs at The Garage in London last night. I’ve been following this band for a while now and love all their songs. They are the complete package as far as bands go. They have awesome songs that sound just as good Read More …