Kelly Lee Owens offers an evening of renewal at Manchester’s O2 Ritz
Emily Johnston reviews a riveting and riotous night at Manchester’s O2 Ritz, courtesy of post-punkers shame.
It’s rare to witness a band of only two albums grow to this size and majesty, and the result is a crowd who will roar at every opening drum pattern and bass riff.
Ella Broadbent reviews Liam Gallagher’s new virtual event ‘Down By The River Thames’
Harry Thorfinn reviews Dry Cleaning at their Manchester gig, noting exceptional lyricism from such a young band
Jess Foster reviews YONAKA’s immersive performance at Manchester Academy 2
Whitney surprised and endeared their audience with their recent performance at Albert Hall; bringing the right levels of energy and technical mastery to get a dedicated fanbase swaying along gladly
Hometown favourites Fuzzy Sun played Manchester’s Academy 3 to a raptuous crowd, despite absences and a disappointing support act
Writer Matthew Wilders reviews Lewis Capaldi’s latest performance at Manchester Academy, with support by up-and-comers the Snuts and Grace Carter
For promoter Deco Records’ last gig of the year, Blue Orchids play Night and Day Café with support from DEAFDEAFDEAF and YUKA TREE.
An explosive career-defining set from Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes at Manchester Academy
After reviewing her live in concert, Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Melanie Martinez’ theatrical livestream, Can’t Wait Till I’m Out of K-12
Gentlemen’s Dub Club played an outstanding show at Manchester Academy 2, writes Luisa Bax
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Melanie Martinez’s K-12 Tour, a theatrical concert experience, at the O2 Apollo
Emerging artist Mahalia played an outstanding gig at Manchester’s Albert Hall, writes Issy Khayal
Writer Reece Ritchie reviews Oliver Tree, the scooter riding, meme creating, bowl cut bearing genre bender and his performance at Manchester Academy 2
After winning the title of the best album of the year, Fontaines DC’s gig at O2 Ritz fell far short of expectations, writes Bella Fleming