Category : Live review

Nightmares on Wax returns to Hometown Leeds to Showcase New Album

7 months ago / 0 comments

With George Evelyn- better known as Nightmares on Wax- back in his home town Leeds, a sell-out show was certain. With a sprinkling of younger fans and long-time local supporters dominating the crowd, the audience were well acquainted with the tracks- despite most of the show being dedicated to the … Read More

The Cribs Cause Christmas Carnage At Their Unmissable Brudenell Residency

9 months ago / 0 comments

Merry Cribsmas. The Cribs’ sold-out 5 night residency at the somewhat mythologized Brudenell Social Club was testament to the incredible spirit and adoration the band continue to invoke in their fans. Lucky enough to witness the carnage wrecked upon the Brudenell by The Cribs on the first night of the … Read More

James Blunt Fills First Direct Arena with Nostalgia

9 months ago / 0 comments

The night is alive with a sense of nostalgia and James Blunt has once again captured our hearts and taken us back to Bedlam. The venue is filled with fans of all ages, from mums dancing right at the back to teenagers who have come to see their childhood heartthrob. … Read More

Banks performs with ‘Sensational Energy’ @ Manchester Academy, 24/10

9 months ago / 0 comments

Banks stunned the crowds with her haunting, beautiful vocals which echoed throughout the room. She performed with such ease and the audience welcomed her with cheers all throughout the night. She sang songs such as F*ck with Myself, Drowning and Trainwreck, all of which were performed with a sensational energy. … Read More

Wolf Alice have ‘Lucky Lucky Leeds’ in the Palm of Their Hands @ O2 Academy, 18/11

9 months ago / 0 comments

From opener ‘Heavenward’, Wolf Alice had the crowd at O2 Academy in the palm of their hands. The crowd-surfing and moshing had already begun by second song ‘Yuk Foo’, setting the tone for the rest of the night. Tonight we play Leeds academy SOLD OUT early doors again do not … Read More

Benjamin Clementine radiates power at politically charged O2 Academy show, 3/12

9 months ago / 0 comments

The O2 Academy is transformed into a classical recital hall for Benjamin Clementine’s first ever appearance in Leeds. The floors, once sticky with spilt beer and sweat, are lined with 400+ chairs. A grand piano takes centre stage and is uncannily surrounded by naked and faceless mannequins. Clementine will later … Read More

From The Jam @ Leeds University Stylus, 1/12

9 months ago / 0 comments

The reformative fraction, From The Jam, consisting of The Jam’s original bassist, Bruce Foxton, took to Leeds University Union’s Stylus as part of the 35thanniversary celebrations of the original band’s final studio album, The Gift. In the high excitement that builds prior to the gig, my friend and I exchange predictions … Read More

Royal Blood @ First Direct Arena, 17/11

10 months ago / 0 comments

Ever dynamic duo Royal Blood exploded into Leeds’ First Direct Arena last Friday, rightfully playing to a huge and enthusiastic crowd. Their latest album, How Did We Get So Dark?, has elevated their popularity far enough to fill arenas, and they seem to be embracing this growth. Opening with ‘Lights Out’, Royal … Read More