Monthly Archives October 2015

Fiesta Bombarda Announce First Acts For 21st November 2015

Fiesta Bombarda

Fiesta Bombarda

Fiesta Bombarda Announce First Acts For 21st November 2015

Bring some summertime carnival spirit to your winter with Fiesta Bombarda this November, as the Liverpool-based agency and events company are pleased to reveal the first names on the line-up for FIESTIVAL BOMBARDA.

Their first ever multi-venue, indoor festival is set to take place on Saturday 21stNovember 2015 at a selection of the finest spaces that Liverpool’s vibrant Baltic Triangle district has to offer – New Bird Warehouse, The Garage and Constellations.

Headlining the whole event will be pioneering Jungle MC, CONGO NATTY, also featuring appearances from legendary Chicago-troupe HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE, reggae and dub sound-system and events company REGGAE ROAST w/ BROTHER CULTURE, London-based pop reggae out...

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Ian Prowse releases video for forthcoming single, My Name is Dessie Warren

Ian Prowse

Ian Prowse My Name is Dessie Warren

Merseyside hero Ian Prowse has formed two successful bands Pele and Amsterdam. Pele released 3 albums on Polydor/M&G Records. Abroad they scored hits in Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Holland and most notably a Number One in South Africa with ‘Megalomania’.

Possibly best known for his single ‘Does this train stop on Merseyside‘ also. The song regularly elicited an emotional response from Radio 1 DJ John Peel. Peel’s widow Sheila Ravenscroft went on the station after the DJ’s death and confirmed that ‘He was not capable of playing it without crying’. Lead off single ‘Home’ was played on 21 consecutive days by Radio 2’s Janice Long. Janice is a huge fan of the band having had them in no less than 4 times for live sessions...

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Foxes announces biggest UK tour to date

Foxes

Foxes UK tour

After a stomping performance on TV’s favourite returning music show TFI Friday and riding the wave of anthemic belter Better Love, Foxes today announces her biggest UK tour to date, playing 12 dates including a show at London’s iconic Roundhouse on Friday 4 March.

It’s been a busy month for Foxes (aka Louisa Rose Allen) who released the storming heart felt Better Love which impacts this week and is currently on a sold out UK tour, playing London’s Heaven tonight. The 25 year old was also announced as an Ambassador for the Amy Winehouse Foundation and presented Queen with their Classic Single at the Q Awards.

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR BETTER LOVE HERE: http://iamfox.es/BetterLoveVideo

In the three short years since she released her debut EP Warrior, Grammy-winning, singer s...

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The Wonder Stuff celebrate 30 years with a UK tour ft. The Wedding Present

The Wonder Stuff

The Wonder Stuff 30 years UK tour

March 2016 sees The Wonder Stuff celebrate its 30th anniversary.  Yes, 30 years since the band’s very first rehearsal in the heart of The Black Country. Since then they have sold millions of albums worldwide and continue to record and tour internationally to this day. During the last 29 years The Wonder Stuff have remained at the top of their game and play with a passion and an attitude that has set them apart from the majority of their contemporaries.

To celebrate their longevity the band will be embarking on a UK tour to play some very special shows.

Front man Miles Hunt explains: “I guess it’s quite a remarkable feat, we wrote a bunch of songs, some of them almost 30 years ago, and people still wanna hear them...

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Chris Cornell announces European live dates including five UK shows

Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell European live dates

Multiple Grammy® Award-winning, Golden Globe Nominated and acclaimed singer and songwriter Chris Cornell today announces a solo acoustic European tour for 2016.

Following the huge success of his recent U.S. tour, Cornell will bring his Higher Truth tour to Europe starting on 23rd March in Reykjavik, Iceland, before crossing the continent. The tour will see Cornell’s first ever show in Russia when he plays Moscow on 26th March, and one night at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall on 3rd May. Each headline show venue on the tour has been selected to host Cornell’s widely acclaimed and intimate acoustic live performance, which has generated standing ovations every single night on his U.S...

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MusicMafia presents Pennsylvanian rock band, Manwomanchild

Manwomanchild

Manwomanchild

Manwomanchild is a rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania fronted by David Child.

The band was started in Rhode Island in 2008. In February 2010, the band release a self-titled EP recorded at Machines with Magnets in Pawtucket, RI. The band’s lineup for the EP and album consisted of David Child on vocals, guitars, and synths, Mason Neely on drums, and Craig Gifford on bass. In May 2010, Manwomanchild released the song “Chile La Roja” in support of Chile’s 2010 World Cup team. The song was featured in 4 national newspapers and on 2 Chilean TV networks.

The band released its self-titled debut album on 12/14/2010 on West Cortez Records.

In 2013, Manwomanchild moved to Philadelphia. In April 2014, they wrote and recorded the soundtrack for Decidedly‘s iOS and Andro...

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All The King’s Men to Release New EP ‘Making My Escape’

All The King's Men

All The King’s Men

All The King’s Men were formed 12 months ago by Matthew Holland, Tino Caine and Ben Robinson. Growing up together against the backdrop of Manchester’s vibrant and world renowned music scene they were quickly inspired to start making music spending time honing their skills by playing in various local bands. Matthew left for California, returning a year later with a lyric book and his Les Paul. Joining forces with Tino on bass and Ben on drums they recruited fellow musicians on the Manchester circuit to help them lay tracks and fine tune their sound.

With influences including Led Zeppelin, The Beatles and The Doors coupled with their unmistakable Manchester attitude, this is a band that stands out from its contemporaries...

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Jamie Cullum added to line-up for Prudential BluesFest 2015

Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum

BluesFest Director Leo Green has confirmed that multi-million-selling singer and pianist Jamie Cullum has joined the bill for this year’s Prudential BluesFest and will perform at indigO2 on Sunday November 8th. Backed by his usual band plus a 12-piece big band, Cullum will draw on music from his extensive back catalogue, including from 2014’sInterlude.

Jamie Cullum:

Having performed at the very first BluesFest in 2011, it’s great to be asked back and I’m looking forward to performing on the same bill as all of these incredible acts.

Cullum joins an impressive line-up for Prudential BluesFest 2015, which already boasts the likes of Grammy-winning blues-rock group Tedeschi Trucks Band, a superstar double bill from Van Morrison and Tom Jones, British blues stars Jo ...

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Panic! At The Disco Announce New Album, Death Of A Bachelor

Panic! At The Disco

Panic! At The Disco

DCD2/Fueled By Ramen recording group Panic! At The Disco has announced that their highly anticipated fifth studio album, DEATH OF A BACHELOR, will arrive everywhere on Friday, Jan. 15, 2015. The album is now available for pre-order on the iTunes Store accompanied by three instant grat downloads: “Emperor’s New Clothes,” “Hallelujah,” and the recent #1 hit, “Victorious.”
In addition to the new album, Panic! released a stunning new video for “Emperor’s New Clothes” directed by award-winning filmmaker/choreographer Daniel “Cloud” Campos . The clip continues upon 2013’s Cloud-directed “This Is Gospel” video, which has earned close to 40 million views...
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Natalie McCool hometown show at Parr Street Studios 2 on November 19th

Natalie McCool

Natalie McCool

Excelling in razor-sharp alt-pop production developed with Dave Berger from seminal Liverpool alt-pop band Outfit, Natalie McCool‘s new recordings have every hallmark of great pop music with a fresh twist of modern alternative influences.

New track “Cardiac Arrest” follows on from blog favourite ‘Pins’ which Huw Stephens at Radio One declared as ‘brilliant’ before playing the track on his show a number of times.  ‘Oh Danger’ followed which was described by the 405 as ‘one of those rare tracks where the lyrics are as immediate as the sonic output.

In “Cardiac Arrest” McCool coos ‘Your blood is my best friend, and now my oxygen is the beat of your heart’ in a song warm and familiar in its sentiment whilst fronted effortlessly hooky pop melodies...
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