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Billy Seagrave
Music is my Passion, Photography is in my Heart, photographing, gigs, festivals ,bands is in my soul, through my images you see what I see...
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Neighbourhood Weekender 2019 Saturday

George Ezra, Primal Scream, hold court on day one of Neighbourhood weekender 2019. Neighbourhood Weekender returned for its second year, with a stellar line-up. As the gates opened on the Saturday the fans didn’t stand on ceremony in getting in and quickly filling the stages as the artists began to perform. Over Three stages, first up on the main stage is Sea Girls, a band that are set on taking… Keep Reading

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Suede Firmly Confirm They Are The Beautiful Ones. At Manchester’s Albert Hall

The first of two complete sell-out gigs in Manchester. The insatiable ones take to the stage at Manchester’s Albert Hall’s for the first of two sell out evenings, they could have probably sold the whole weekend out as well. The temperature is certainly rising, in the old Methodist hall, as the band take to the stage. Osman-Gilbert-Oakes-Coding and finally Anderson, take up position and immediately launch into “As One”, from… Keep Reading

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Nina Nesbitt is a rising star with an ever growing army of fans, playing to a sell out Manchester Acedemy

 to a devoted and ever growing fanbase. Manchester Academy has over the years hosted many up and coming artists as well as some of the biggest hitters listed on any tour roster, Oasis, AC/DC, Lady Gaga, Prince, Pink Floyd to name just a few. Manchester Academy 2 and its 950-capacity held host to Nina Nesbitt who had sold out the venue well in advance of tonight’s performance. Its only a… Keep Reading

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The Zutons Hit Fever Pitch at Manchester’s Albert Halls

The Zutons are infectious, and have been sorely missed as they Bring Zuton Fever to Manchester Having been off the scene for over a decade Zuton Fever returned to Manchester’s Albert Hall’s. Over 2000 people eagerly fill the Venue to capacity, since the initial announcement of the tour, Who Killed The Zutons, has gathered momentum, growing from a handful of events growing into more venues along with a healthy dose… Keep Reading

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George Ezra Completes Sell Out UK Tour.

George Ezra delivers an intimate and powerful evening to a sell to Crowd at Manchester Arena. On the final evening on what has been a whirlwind 13 date tour, the last three added after the initial 10 quickly sold out, George Ezra returns to another sell out show a week after his last one in the same venue, 18,000 fans packed in the Manchester Arena, to watch an artist that… Keep Reading

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GIGANTIC ALL DAYER Vol 5

GIGANTIC ALL DAYER VOL. 5A BIG, BIG LOVE… ANNOUNCING THE RETURN OF… GIGANTIC ALL DAYER BACK FOR A FIFTH MASSIVE VOLUME WITH… ECHO & THE BUNNYMENPlus Very Special Guests THE WONDER STUFF performing HUP & THE HITSTHE BLUETONES  + SPECIAL GUEST: JIM BOBJULIANA HATFIELD | JESUS JONES  CRAZYHEAD Plus Gigantic MCs & DJs Marc & Jason Jones– BANK HOLIDAY 25TH MAY 2019 – Returning revitalised after something of a year’s… Keep Reading

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The Struts Put The Glam Back Into Rock

The Struts take to the stage to entertain a sold Manchester Audience, returning to the UK after five fruitful years touring America, gaining a solid reputation whilst supporting the likes of The Who, Motley Crue, The rolling Stones as well as a fantastic stint with The Foo Fighters. Dave Grohl stating that “The Struts are the best band that have ever supported them”. Not a bad accolade from a band… Keep Reading

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Tears for Fears come to “Shout shout let it all out”.

Tonight, is set for an 80’s pop Melancholy explosion, two of the big hitters from that era on one bill With a staggering 53 million album sales between them, the back catalogue of hits should warm, the eager fans who have braved the elements to be here early for tonight’s opening act. Alison Moyet takes to the stage, and opens with I Germinate”, engulfed in a sea of vivid blue… Keep Reading

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LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs Manchester Apollo.

With the Kaiser Chiefs you always get a show, one where your participation is a must, you have no choice, its infectious, you come away knowing you have had a great time, there must be something special in the water over them hills. Keep Reading

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Dandy Warhols 25th Anniversary Tour.

One thing for certain is The Dandy Warhols are a tight unit, they play and deliver in their own way, certainly tonight’s show was full of nostalgia for those who have avidly supported them over the years, what triumphed in the depth of albums and singles, was not matched by the performance. Keep Reading

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Richard Ashcroft Delivers Early Christmas Present From Manchesters Albert Hall

An early Christmas present that was well and truly worth the wait. Tonight’s gig is the rearranged one from October, where Ashcroft at late notice had to cancel both the Manchester concert as well as the London Kentish town one as well, due to ill health. Having sold out for the original date, and a DJ for the opening support, The Albert Halls was packed to the rafters, virtually as… Keep Reading

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Razorlight return, to Manchester Apollo, with a new album and lineup.

Johnny Borrell brings a new line up and a renewed vigour to Razorlights self imposed Exile, with aperformane that tore back the years. British Britpop/indie rockers Razorlight return from their long-imposed exile to play the sold-out Manchester Ritz, all the old hits where there mixed in amid their latest offering. There are two support bands this evening first up is Fetiche, French rock band, unfortunately for me they where lost… Keep Reading

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Gig Of The Year For The Slow Readers Club?

Carefully and confidently the band have made a march on Manchesters Iconic Apollo theatre selling out 3 months in advance. As I ventured into Manchester Apollo tonight, it is just a little over 4 years, since I first had the pleasure of seeing The Slow Readers perform, over at Manchester’s Night & Day Café. For me it was clear from that initial gig, there was something special about this band….… Keep Reading

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LIVE: Ocean Colour Scene, Albert Hall, Manchester

Ocean Colour Scene, deliver an early Christmas present, in a masterclass of Indie rock at its best! Ocean Colour Scene, the stalwarts of 90’s Britpop nostalgia, take to the stage for the second sold out evening at Manchester’s Albert Hall. The support act for tonight may have surprised a few people, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, of legendary Motown fame. I would love to know how this deal went down?… Keep Reading

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Miles Kane first night of two at Manchester Academy

Miles Kane plays to a packed crowd at the Academy, with a renewed vigour, one that seems to say thanks for coming along for the ride. Miles Kane brings His Coup De Grace tour and album for the first of two nights, to Manchester Academy, With a title inspired by his favourite WWE wrestler (the demonically body painted Finn Balor, who likes to finish opponents with his signature “Coup de… Keep Reading

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Killing Joke 40th Anniversary Tour

The Past, The Present and the Future. Billed as the Bands 40th Anniversary tour, Jaz Coleman and Band, Saunter into Manchester Academy for what is know by the Fans as a Gathering. There are a couple of support acts on the bill tonight, Firstly Black Waters and then Turbwolf. Two high octane bands before the main event. First up are Black Waters Indie Punk rock band from Guildford, it was… Keep Reading

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The Struts New Album, Young and Dangerous

Forming The Struts in Derby, England, in 2012, all four members began making music as teenagers, initially finding inspiration in groups like Oasis and the Libertines and then tracking their idols’ influences to discover the glam bands that would one day shape their own sound. “When we first started, we both just wanted to make fun, happy rock songs with big choruses—the kind of thing that bands like Slade and… Keep Reading

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Lewis Capaldi entertains the crowds

Lewis Capaldi plays his biggest headline gig at Manchester’s Albert Halls. Northampton singer-songwriter Billy Lockett opens proceedings tonight and makes music that is deeply poignant, personal and wise beyond its years. Billy’s material is heart wrenchingly honest and raw. It’s the work of acclaimed Italian pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi, who truly inspires Billy and motivated him to develop his piano style which he flawlessly executes today. Main support for… Keep Reading

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Idles Deliver A High Octane Performance At Manchesters Ritz

Idles Bring the house down at a sold out Ritz with tickets exchanging hands for £100 outside. Flick of the Finger ventured down to The Ritz in Manchester to cover IDLES, dubbed as one of the UK’s most exciting bands. After their debut album ‘Brutalism’ which certainly put them on the map with Joe Talbot’s all empowering infectious lyrics, strong, yet sympathetic, delivered in a fury of power and passion… Keep Reading

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The Sun Goes Gown On Sounds of the City 2018 With Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott return to Castlefield Bowl, to bring down the curtain on this years Sounds of the City. The line up had changed earlier in the day, after if was announced that Elvis Costello had to withdraw through ill health. Thankfully at such short notice Manchester Punk Rockers Buzzcocks, stepped in to fill the bill. Tonight’s first support act was London Based “When Young”. When Young are… Keep Reading

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