This was a Robert Plant show… but Patty Griffin stole it

Plant did a fine and brave thing when he turned down squillions of dollars and refused to continue the Led Zeppelin reunion…

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Fairport Convention still going strong after 45 years

I went to this gig with a fellow 50-something who couldn’t believe I’d never seen Fairport Convention before. He’s been…

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…