Archive for February, 2016

  • Glad All Over

    By Chris Wells on February 29, 2016
    Soul and pop legend Gladys Knight is once again to enrich us with her presence this summer. She currently has a four-date schedule lined up, which includes a gig at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The full list is: London, Royal Albert Hall [July 2]; Nottingham, Royal Centre [3]; Leeds, First Direct Arena [5]; and Edinburgh, Festival Theatre [6]. Ticket prices […]
  • Long Live King

    By Chris Wells on February 24, 2016
    Having just released their much anticipated debut album, ethereal nu-soul trio King – that’s twins Paris and Amber Strother and musical sister Anita Bias – have lined up a couple of live shows in the UK next month. Catch the LA-based threesome at London’s Bush Hall on March 29 and Manchester’s Deaf Institute on March 31. Made available from February […]
  • Sun Up On Sundown

    By Chris Wells on February 23, 2016
    Jason Derulo, Years & Years, Dizzee Rascal, Jess Glynne, Fleur East, Wilkinson, Jaguar Skills, David Rodigan, Friction, Redlight and more have been confirmed for this year’s Sundown Festival at Norfolk Showground in Norwich, on the weekend of Sept 2-4. This year the festival expands to three stages with Defected, UKF, Drum & Bass Arena and Ministry Of Sound hosting huge […]
  • YolanDa’s Reggae Got Soul

    By Chris Wells on February 12, 2016
    Double MOBO award winning saxophonist and composer YolanDa Brown will be taking her ‘Reggae Love Songs’ tour out on the road later this month on a string of dates that will last right through the summer and beyond. There are some special guests too: marrying soul and jazz prowess with the reggae sounds of her roots, YolanDa will be joined on various […]
  • Archived Magazine December 2015

    By jo GB on February 10, 2016
  • Pop Up Empirical

    By Chris Wells on February 9, 2016
    UK jazz super group Empirical will be taking their music direct to Londoners this month. For six days, from February 22-27, the band will take over a retail unit in the centre of Old Street Underground Station and transform the space into a pop-up Jazz Lounge. Listeners are invited to visit the lounge for lunchtime and evening commute live sets, […]
  • That Fire’s Hot

    By Chris Wells on February 9, 2016
    Their inimitable leader, Maurice White, may have recently passed on, but Earth, Wind & Fire continue to bring their music to the world – the group have just announced three UK live dates in the summer. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 12 @ 9.00am for the following gigs: London, O2 [July 1]; Bournemouth, BIC [July 2]; and Liverpool, Echo […]
  • Khan Does

    By Chris Wells on February 5, 2016
    Multi-instrumentalist Sean Khan is to support the release of his critically acclaimed second album Muriel with a performance at the legendary Ronnie Scott’s club in London on Monday, February 8. Special guests on the night are Heidi Vogel (Cinematic Orchestra) and UK soul icon Omar. The former SK Radical released Muriel on December 4 on Far Out Recordings. Visit […]