Posts by Month: October 2011


Gig: My Morning Jacket

My Morning Jacket is a rock band which formed in 1998 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The band consists of Jim James (vocals, guitar), Carl Broemel (guitar), “Two Tone” Tommy Blankenship (bass), Bo Koster (keyboards) and Patrick Hallahan (drums).

The band is best known for their reverb-soaked sound and their

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Gig: Magazine

Magazine are to don their rock star outfits and kick up some Autumn leaves come November time. The UK tour coincides with the release of the band’s fifth studio album, ‘No Thyself’. The first new material recorded since 1981. … Read on

Gig: Blackfoot

Blackfoot was formed in Jacksonville, Florida in the Fall of 1969 by childhood friends Greg T. Walker (bass and vocals), Rickey Medlocke (lead vocals and percussion), Jakson Spires (drums and vocals), DeWitt Gibbs (keyboards and vocals), and Charlie Hargrett (lead guitar). Originally called “Hammer,” they played their first major concert

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Gig: Yes

Yes the prog rock super group have announced new tour dates for November 2011 today. Tickets are on sale now. Famous for elaborate instrumentation and an almost endlessly changing lineup, Yes have been around for more than 40 years since their formation in 1968. Now they return to the UK

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Gig: Imelda May

Imelda May has confirmed details of a November tour, which will see her perform at a number of major cities across the UK. … Read on


Gig: Smashing Pumpkins

The tour is in support of the band’s ninth album ‘Oceania’, which is due to be released in late 2011.

The dates are the band’s first in the UK since 2008, when they undertook a five date arena tour. They are also the band’s first UK shows since their … Read on


Gig: Chris Bradley

Edinburgh-based Chris Bradley’s biography is an impressive read, all tales of musical scholarships, first class honours studying Music at Newcastle University and – most memorably – forming Ukrainian folk groups in Kiev. But then, who likes a swot? In the case of the recently inaugurated member of Edinburgh indie-poppers Aberfeldy

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Gig: Kate Walsh

Kate Walsh is a British singer/songwriter from Burnham-On-Crouch, Essex, a small fishing village. Her music is characterized by her beautiful voice and life caressing vocals. She is an artist who takes you away from the rush and madness of the world. Her music has a timeless quality, making it hard … Read on


Gig: Nils Frahm

Nils Frahm, born in 1982, had an early introduction to music. During his childhood he was taught to play piano by Nahum Brodski – a student of the last scholar of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It was through this that Nils began to immerse himself in the styles of the classical … Read on


Gig: Adam Cohen

From Montreal, Canada, Adam Cohen is the son of Leonard and former frontman with Californian rock band Low Millions. Now solo, Adam steps out of his father’s shadow to deliver his own captivating take on acoustic folk-rock with latest album ‘Like A Man’. … Read on