Live Review: Paolo Nutini at Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

Paolo NutiniMotorpoint Arena, Sheffield25th October 2014Having spent years on the club and academy live scene, producing some incredible albums and regular placing in chart listings, it was only a matter of time before Paolo Nutini, the Scottish guy with the spectacular soulful voice made the leap to filling arenas. Now clearly is that time and [...]

Live Review: Kids In Glass Houses at Corporation, Sheffield

Save Your Breath and Kids In Glass Houses12th October 2014, 7pmCorporation, SheffieldThe first time I saw Save Your Breath was back in 2008 supporting KIGH at Leadmill and now 6 years on the band that showed so much promise back then has delivered growing in sound, style and confidence to become a really great alt-rock [...]

Tramlines 2014 Review: Sunday at The Leadmill

Sunday is a much calmer day at Tramlines, there is a chilled atmosphere which makes for a more family friendly environment in the city centre [instead of families being confined to the folk forest] and it's just generally a lot better for people not so bothered about getting insanely drunk. It's probably my favourite day [...]

Tramlines 2014 Review: Saturday at City Hall & Corporation

Saturday at Tramlines is also ridiculously busy! There are plenty of acts on at the many venues all over the city centre and it is always the day that regardless of the line up sells out/sells the most of the day tickets first. With such a relaxed atmosphere at the festival, a lot of people [...]

Live Review: Thumpers & Cut Ribbons at Leadmill, Sheffield. 24th May 2014.

A gig I’ve been looking forward to for absolutely ages was finally here and after releasing a wonderful debut album just a matter of days before it seemed like the stage was set for a very special Thumpers gig on this Saturday night in the Steel City.The second band on that night was the absolutely [...]