Category Archive: Live review

Nashville’s songwriters break out of the back room and into the O2

“Always stay humble and kind” – a fine sentiment which began as advice from a 47-year-old mother to her children; four boys and one girl…

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Jagger kept the same haircut: Steve Earle held on to his voice

Big, balding and bearded like an Old Testament prophet, Steve Earle looks nothing like the skinny black-haired youth who stared out of…

Dexys return after a decade with a sensational show

They hadn’t played live since 2003 and their last new release was 27 years ago. So to start a comeback show with a new album played…

Emotions run high as Rufus and Martha pay tribute to their mother

When Nick Cave asks you for directions on the way in, Richard Curtis is behind you at the bar and Joe Boyd is sitting two tables away, well…