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PennFest, The Big Park, Penn

Last year I had a great time at this festival despite the poor summer weather. A little different this year, very warm, sunny and dusty! As in the past the music was spread over 4 stages offering a wide and diverse range appealing to many. It runs for two days Friday night had featured Feeder and The Kaiser Chiefs and I’m told went down a storm with the fans. I… Keep Reading

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Neighbourhood Weekender 2018 Saturday

The Bar is firmly set and this festival is set to grow. From the outset the Neighbourhood weekender lay down a bold statement of intent for this fledgling festival. Firstly, the line-up over the two days was awesome, set over three stages, the array of artists for the Saturday was immense. The 3rd stage named after Warrington’s very own Viola Beach, was a nice touch and a very poignant touch… Keep Reading

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Tom Clarke of the Enemy, 02 Ritz, Manchester

Tom Clarke delivers “We’ll live and die in these towns” at the 02Ritz Manchester. Tom Clarke of the Enemy, celebrates 10 years of the Album “We live and die in these towns”. Having last year finally calling time on the Enemy, Tom Returns to the )2 Ritz in Manchester to play the entire album acoustically. Support for the evening is front man of Starsailor, James Walsh, also providing an acoustic… Keep Reading

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Starsailor Make A Triumphant Return With Their Fifth Studio Album – 5*

After only a single listen it’s evident that All This Life is vastly superior than its predecessor, 2009’s All The Plans, which does contain some brilliant songs, but overall was a conflicted, sombre and at times lazy album. The band have clearly had a booster injection or two since then, and the result is a collection of eleven songs that have a welcome mixture of styles. The album opens with… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Starsailor ‘Listen To Your Heart’

Starsailor have just unleashed an energetic new song, Listen To Your Heart, from their forthcoming fifth album, fusing the familiar string-laden harmonies with gritty guitars and the unmistakable, gorgeous vocals of James Walsh. It’s been an agonising eight long years since their last studio album (not including their 2015 Greatest Hits release), meaning that it was absolutely paramount for the band to come back with a song that would hit… Keep Reading

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