Regina Spektor – 10 November 2016, Albert Hall Manchester I was late coming to Regina Spektor’s music, first discovering her through her song “Us” on the film soundtrack of “500 Days of Summer” and then through my boyfriend who is a fan (apparently we have all her albums in our house somewhere), but my love […]

All Saints “Red Flag Tour” – 15 October 2016, O2 Academy Sheffield As a teenager in the 90s, “Never Ever” was the song of the decade and All Saints were the girl band I wanted to be part of, and their debut self-titled album was my most played cassette. Two decades later their new album […]

Suggs: My Life Story – 4 May 2016, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield The band I’m most desperate to see live is Madness, being a fan of their songs from “Our House” to it “Must be Love”, their hilarious appearances in “The Young Ones” and of course their lead singer’s hosting of “Night Fever”, the only reason to stay […]

Jungle Lion – 30 April 2016, The Club House, Sheffield You know a band is good when you go to see The Wailers (Bob Marley’s legendary backing band) at Sheffield O2 Academy in November 2015 and much prefer the support act, Sheffield’s very own king of the jungle and ska sensation Jungle Lion, which is why […]

The Proclaimers – 25 October 2015, York Barbican I would walk 500 miles to see The Proclaimers but luckily didn’t have to as after missing them perform in Sheffield had the pleasure of being in the audience for this musically talented pair of identical Leith born twins, Charlie and Craig Reid at York Barbican yesterday […]

Weird Al’s “The Mandatory World Tour” – 3 October 2015, Birmingham O2 Academy Loved by those cult followers who know him for his hilarious parodies of songs and for being a talented comedy song composer in his own right, with a career spanning five decades, this evening myself and my boyfriend had the honour of […]