Live Reviews

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Reviewed : Curtis Eller/The Silver Darlings 18.11.11 + Roger Davies/Wilful Missing 20.11.11

One weekend, two great gigs. It didn’t look promising when i rolled up at Shakespeares on the Friday night. The evening’s gig coincided with a beer festival, as a result of which the venue had made the show free entry. And the upstairs room was seemingly packed with people who were only there for the … Continue reading

Reviewed : Attempted gig hopping, Sheffield, 28.08.11

The Sunday before a Bank Holiday and every bar in town is looking to cash in on end of the summer/no work tomorrow good feelings. There are at least three bands playing different venues that you want to see. What else are you going to do? Gig hop. And so the plan. Act 1 is … Continue reading

Last Sunday at The Cupola

Cupola is a contempory art gallery that’s been established in Sheffield for over 20 years. They’re currently hosting live music on the last Sunday afternoon of each month, organised by Andy Whitehouse of Four Rivers Promotions. Subject to the weather it’s held in their picturesque sculpture garden, or in one of their four gallery spaces. … Continue reading

Reviewed : Justin Townes Earle, Sheffield, 27.07.11

A packed back room at The Greystones for a long sold out show was buzzing when support act Mike Hughes took to the stage. It made quite a contrast from having seen him a few days earlier in Sheffield Cathedral as part of Tramlines. Though whilst he played a similar hush fell over the crowd, and he … Continue reading

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