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Looking Forward: Neighbourhood Weekender 2019

The Incredible Festival Is Back At The End Of The Month Ahead of it’s return, we are looking at what to expect from this years Neighbourhood Weekender festival With acts such as Richard Ashcroft, George Ezra, Nothing But Thieves, The Vaccines, Sam Fender and Gerry Cinnamon, festival goers are in for one hell of a weekend with this lineup, and if the set-up is anything similar to last year, then… 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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New Music – Richard Ashcroft – Surprised By The Joy

Bring on the Joy with Richard Ashcroft It’s a very well known fact that The Verve are still regarded as one of the greatest British bands of the last 50 years. And that has had something to do with the quality of the songs they delighted crowds with. And now, Richard Ashcroft presents his latest single, Surprised By The Joy. Surprised By The Joy is taken from the forthcoming album from Richard… Keep Reading

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Richard Ashcroft, Castlefield Bowl, Manchester

It seems more and more these days, I find myself walking away from gigs saying the same thing… “that has to be in my top 5 gigs of all time” That said there’s nothing better than going to a gig and seeing the band or artist perform like it’s their last ever show and I think it’s performances like these that make some gigs stand out over others. This was… Keep Reading

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Richard Ashcroft Set List: Castlefield Bowl + Tickets

As the count down to this Friday begins, We’ve been looking at Richards recent set lists and here’s our top pics of what we would like and expect to see… There is still time to Get Tickets Dont miss out on what is set to be a fantastic show! It appears Richards set list has been pretty consistent over recent gigs playing the usual hits, Drugs dont Work, Sonnet, Lucky Man, and… Keep Reading

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The Richard Ashcroft Quiz: Bet You Don’t Get 10/10

With the count down to Castlefield Bowl well under way How well do you know the ledged that is… Richard Ashcroft…?? The full line up for Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl is as follows? Fri 30th June – Richard Ashcroft – Get Tickets Sat 1st July Hacienda Classical– Get Tickets Sun 2nd July – A Beautiful Day featuring The Levellers – Get Tickets Thu 6th July – Arcade Fire – Get Tickets Fri… Keep Reading

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The FOTF Manchester Sounds of the City Top Picks

With almost all shows now sold our for this years Castlefield Bowl, this is who we’ll be looking forward to… Sounds of the City is back this summer taking over Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl in June and July 2017.  Fri 30th June – Richard Ashcroft – Get Tickets Sat 1st July Hacienda Classical – SOLD OUT Sun 2nd July – A Beautiful Day featuring The Levellers – Get Tickets Thu 6th July – Arcade Fire… Keep Reading

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Richard Ashcroft: All You Need To Know + Tickets…

With Richard Ashcrofts 2017 shows (get tickets) becoming ever so close, here’s a little light reading for you to get you in the mood… Ashcroft was born on September 11, 1971, and grew up the eldest of three children in the Wigan suburb of Billinge, England. While Ashcroft was attending Upholland Comprehensive School (along with future Verve members Simon Tong and Peter Salisbury), his father died of a blood clot… Keep Reading

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Castlefield Bowl: Richard Ashcroft, Hacienda, James & Blossoms – Get Tickets

Each year the Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl ‘Sounds of the City’ line up has got bigger and bigger and 2017 is no exception. As good as the following bands look as far as line ups go – is there one more HUGE band yet to be announced? This year we are treated to the following: Fri 30th June – Richard Ashcroft – Get Tickets Sat 1st July Hacienda Classical– Get Tickets… Keep Reading

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Richard Ashcroft, O2 Arena, London

The former Verve frontman thrills under the Docklands big top with material new and old. An awful lot of bad things have happened this year. Richard Ashcroft’s ‘These People’ album and the subsequent tour promoting it were not either of those things. I’ll be honest and say that I don’t own a single recorded work by Richard Ashcroft; either as a solo artist or from when he was fronting The… Keep Reading

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Verve Re Release Box Sets of ‘A Storm In Heaven’ and ‘A Northern Soul’

Back then, of course, they were known simply as ‘Verve’… But can it really be almost 25 years since Richard Ashcroft (vocals), Nick McCabe (guitars), Simon Jones (bass) and Pete Salisbury, (drums) arrived like a bolt from the blue into a grey musical universe and reminded the world quite how transcendent rock’n’roll can be? On September 9th UMC release expanded editions of The Verve’s seminal first two albums “A Storm… Keep Reading

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Richard Ashcroft Is Going To Scarborough Fair… Are You??

Scarborough Fair festival announce headliner Richard Ashcroft Returning Richard Ashcroft joins the festival line up including: Everything Everything, Lianne La Havas, involvement from Sir Ben Kingsley, Michael Fassbender’s DMC Film, Dave Beer, Craig Charles and many more! Scarborough Fair are thrilled to announce that Brit and Ivor Novello award winning and Grammy nominated artist Richard Ashcroft is joining the line up for a headlining performance. Richard’s fourth solo album These… Keep Reading

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Richard Ashcroft Announces Solo Album

Richard Ashcroft will make a much-awaited return to the stage in the UK in 2016. Following the announcement of his first new album in six years, These People, he will be playing two special intimate dates in support of the album on 14th May at Albert Hall in Manchester and 16th May at the Roundhouse in London. Tickets will go on sale 9am Friday, Feb 26th via general outlets, check richardashcroft.com for… Keep Reading

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