Songwriting Live, Bristol (August'14)

Live review: Songwriting Live, Bristol (26 August ’14)

September 18, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Six of the southwest’s finest singer-songwriters gathered in Clifton’s Fringe Bar to play Songwriting Live – our monthly acoustic showcase…

Richard Thompson and The Rails' James Walbourne

Live review: Richard Thompson

September 8, 2014 in Events

Wednesday 23 July 2014: the folk-rock guitar hero’s Acoustic Classics tour stops at Bath’s Forum, with The Rails in support…

Songwriting Live

Songwriting Live, Bristol (30 Sep’14)

September 2, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Our series of regular songwriter showcases and Q&A sessions continues in the intimate surroundings of Clifton’s Fringe Bar in Bristol…

Songwriting Live – April '14 (generic)

Songwriting Live, Bristol (26 August ’14)

August 19, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Our series of regular songwriter showcases and Q&A sessions continues in the intimate surroundings of Clifton’s Fringe Bar in Bristol…

Songwriting Live, Bristol (29 July 2014) line-up

Live review: Songwriting Live, Bristol (29 July ’14)

August 13, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Five of the southwest’s finest singer-songwriters recently gathered in Clifton’s Fringe Bar to play Songwriting Live – our monthly acoustic…

Reeks Of Effort

Live review: Teenage Gravediggers Festival

August 6, 2014 in Events

As the maiden festival for Reeks of Effort & Space Junkie Press, Teenage Gravediggers saw performances from indie-rocks finest acts…

David Gray live at Colston Hall, Bristol

Live review: David Gray

July 28, 2014 in Events

Tuesday 8 July 2014: Head-swaying singer-songwriter and six-part harmonies enchant Bristol’s Colston Hall, and successfully brush off a Babylon-demanding heckler…

Songwriting Live

Songwriting Live, Bristol (29 July ’14)

July 2, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Our series of regular songwriter showcases and Q&A sessions continues in the intimate surroundings of Clifton’s Fringe Bar in Bristol…

Songwriting Live, Bristol – June '14

Live review: Songwriting Live, Bristol (24 June ’14)

July 1, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Our series of showcase events featuring the cream of southwest UK songwriting talent continues… isn’t it time you came along?…

Songwriting Live – 27 May

Live review: Songwriting Live, Bristol (27 May ’14)

June 3, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Our series of showcase gigs featuring songwriting talent from across the southwest (and beyond, if you wanna come play?) continues…

Songwriting Live, Bristol banner – 24 Jun

Songwriting Live, Bristol (24 June ’14)

May 30, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Our series of regular songwriter showcases and Q&A sessions continues in the intimate surroundings of Clifton’s Fringe Bar in Bristol…

Songwriting Live 4 montage

Live review: Songwriting Live, Bristol (29 April ’14)

May 5, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Our series of showcase gigs featuring songwriting talent from across the southwest (and beyond, if you wanna come play?) continues…

Songwriting Live, Bristol – March 2014

Live review: Songwriting Live, Bristol (25 March ’14)

April 17, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Our series of regular songwriter showcases and Q&A sessions continues in the intimate surroundings of The Fringe Bar in Bristol…

Lily & Madeleine

Live review: Lily & Madeleine at The Birdcage, Bristol

March 10, 2014 in Events

On the year’s most romantic day, Lily & Madeleine gave listeners a love of their music that’s sure to endure…

Songwriting Live, Bristol – February 2014

Live review: Songwriting Live, Bristol (25 February ’14)

March 6, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Local songwriters returned for the second incarnation of our monthly Live event, with another six stirring performances illuminating the evening…

Speedy Ortiz

Live review: Joanna Gruesome & Speedy Ortiz

March 4, 2014 in Events

Thursday 13 February 2014: Birmingham’s Hare & Hounds plays host to a Cardiff C86-grunge act and an Massachusetts indie-rock foursome…

Songwriting Live, Bristol

Live review: Songwriting Live, Bristol (28 January ’14)

February 1, 2014 in Events, Songwriting Live

Six of the southwest’s finest songwriters recently gathered in Bristol to play at Songwriting Live – our new monthly talent…

Cheatahs - Start The Bus, Bristol

Live review: The Wytches, Cheetahs & Metz

December 3, 2013 in Events

Tuesday 26 November 2013: Start The Bus in Bristol plays host to a night of raw grunge, shoegaze and post-hardcore…

Live review: Josh Ritter & Tift Merritt

November 2, 2013 in Events

Wednesday 30 October 2013: The pristine St George’s concert hall in Bristol hosts ‘An Acoustic Evening’ of fine American songwriting…

Live review: Beautiful Days 11

September 9, 2013 in Events, Features

Now in its 11th year, Beautiful Days is a refreshingly uncommercial fixture on the UK festival scene. Clare Blakely reports……

Camp Bestival 2013

Live review: Camp Bestival 2013

August 26, 2013 in Events, Features

The unashamed garden-party-kid-fest rolls into Lulworth Castle’s grounds again. Aaron Slater investigates and speaks with Levellers’ songwriter Mark Chadwick too…

Green Man Festival

Festival preview: Green Man (15-18 August)

July 15, 2013 in Events, Festivals

A mystical mash-up of music, poetry, art and more in the Welsh mountains. Ten years old and hasn’t he grown!…