Top 5 Festival No-Nos

The summer is here, which means that festival season is upon us.  Most of us dream of sun-soaked glamour, all denim hot pants and Hunter wellies.  However, a festival can also be a pretty grim place at times, and here’s why. People who vape Ok, so the UK decided to ban smoking in public places. 

Interview with Jack Garratt

Jack Garratt is a rising star.  He’s no stranger to the industry – he’s enjoyed support from BBC Introducing London and you may have heard his recent radio appearances, including a Radio 1 Live Lounge set.  His difficult-to-define sound has made him a huge hit around the world, and he already has a string of

Let Hozier take you to church

The Irish singer has just announced an additional Manchester date to his sold-out UK tour next year, so what can you expect from a live Hozier show? You can expect to be captivated from start to end.  This is one artist that you won’t want to record on your phone – you’ll be so immersed

Review: Take That at the Genting Arena, Birmingham

Not many people in the audience were sure what to expect from a band which has gone from five to three members, but they need not have worried. The show opened early with a fantastic carnival showcase by some very talented performers, which led nicely into the opening track of the night.  Their staging for

REVIEW: Twelve Angry Men at the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Proving beyond reasonable doubt how good the show really is. The scene was set – a large opaque curtain with the scales of justice covered the stage before the show began.  As the lights dimmed for the audience, the lights went up behind the curtain as the judge told the jury they had to prove

Moody Blues live at the Genting Arena, Birmingham

Now reaching the end of a three-month tour, The Moody Blues brought their Timeless Flight tour to the Genting Arena in Birmingham.  It’s hard to believe that the band have been going for over 50 years, but they’re still as relevant today as they ever were. They opened their set with the toe-tapping Gemini Dream,

Brandon Flowers live at the O2 Academy, Birmingham

After releasing his second album, The Desired Effect, in mid-May, the tour seemed rather rushed – after all, a week is not a long time to learn new songs. However, when he took to the stage, it was clear that most of the audience were already familiar with the new material.  Opening with the first