The Inspector Cluzo nip across from Gascony and don’t quite destroy Manchester but do some damage to an innocent drum kit.
We manage a brief catch up with Exploring Birdsong, a band we’ve been admiring, at Satan’s Hollow as they visit Manchester.
The Fairport Wintour is in motion and a good chunk of the team, including several Fairport/Cropredy vets have been in attendance sometime, somewhere. Here we look back on the opening of the tour in Southport, a stop in Manchester and a sojourn to Bath.
The Masters Of Destiny tour hits Manchester. It’s album release day too for Delain’s new masterwork, Apocalypse & Chill.
It’s Independent Venue Week again. Richard Hawley is at The Met again. So are we. Again.
Devin Townsend and Haken. A deadly and triumphant combination that could challenge for gig/tour of the year. Moments of outstanding musicality, devastating delivery and plenty of quirkiness came to Manchester’s Albert Hall.
Black Moth bid us a triumphant farewell as they lay waste to Leeds one more time.
Wit woo – what better way to start your Christmas countdown than with an evening of Yorkshire seasonal pub carols and songs guided by Kate Rusby.
We were at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall for a classic performance by Steve Hackett, celebrating the Spectral Mornings and Selling England By The Pound albums.
The Cardinal knows how to ramp up the crowd as Ghost bring their stunning show to a town that’s done their share in supporting the rise of the Swedish mask-wearing pop-rockers.
We line up a date with Hawkwind and The Blackheart Orchestra in Manchester for a night of astonishing sounds and amazing music.
Leprous bring their Pitfalls album to stunning life in one of only two UK shows. Naturally, we were there, at the barrier.
A legendary combination back together on the Fire & Fleet tour. We catch June Tabor and Oysterband at Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music.
We catch up with the first Big Big Train tour at Halifax’s Victoria Theatre – a grand performance on the Grand Tour.
Ten years since its release, the North Walian troupe revisit their first album and a bit more on their latest tour. We caught them at Bury Met.