Category Archives: Best gigs

Starcrawler + Gladboy @ NAC 22 June 2018

Just seven months ago Starcrawler played a legendary gig at Bedford’s Crypt which even they in a recent interview have cited as their favourite in Europe. It’s one of the best gigs I have ever experienced, enjoyed with about 80 … Continue reading

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C.W. Stoneking + DLore @ NAC 12 June 2018

“Best laid plans” and all that. Due to some unforeseen circumstances I had all but written-off my chances of making this gig but happily managed to arrive just a matter of minutes before DLore took to the stage in his … Continue reading

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Reverend Beat-Man & Sister Nicole Izobel Garcia + Ravenous Hounds + Voodoo Boogie DJs @ EPIC 15 May 2018

Another gig I was covering for Outline Magazine, this one a co-production from Punk Rock Blues and Gluttonous Mutt and an early contender for one of the gigs of the year, despite being criminally under-attended yet everyone seemed to feel … Continue reading

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Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra + Hot Raisin @ NAC 26 April 2018

For the second time in the space of a few days I was seeing a band from the US with some of the finest musicians I have ever seen perform.  Still on something of a high from seeing Courtney Marie … Continue reading

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Courtney Marie Andrews @ Islington Assembly Hall + Rough Trade East, 24 April 2018

Courtney Marie Andrews in undoubtedly one of my favourite musical discoveries of the past few years, first coming to my attention on an outstanding live KEXP session but she’s been productively busy for a good ten years or so already. … Continue reading

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The BellRays + Los Pepes + Beast with a Gun @ NAC for Punk Rock Blues 16 March 2018

Heading out it felt like one of those March evenings where winter stretches its icy fingers trying to cling onto the cold and delivering yet more drizzly rain. It meant yet another cold and damp arrival which perhaps explained the … Continue reading

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JD McPherson + Charley Crockett @ NAC 23 February 2018

If a gig is put on by Punk Rock Blues that’s a sure-fire guarantee of quality for me. These nights are superb and even if I don’t know a band I’ll still go because there’s a brand endorsement attached to … Continue reading

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