Tales Of Layton Rakes – Star Botherers

Review by Tanya Russell Lyric Lounge Review first encountered the Star Botherers whilst searching for food near The Secret Forest Stage many years ago at Bearded Theory Festival. Half a song in, all thoughts of sustenance were abandoned as we were quickly captivated by the band's dance inducing melodies and mirth

Paloma Faith – Sheffield 28th September

Paloma Faith has been busy throughout lockdown, she gave birth to her second child and released her 5th album ‘Infinite things’. She said to the Sheffield crowd, it's a album she would go out and buy, it's just a pity we didn't, but I'm sure after her amazing performance last

Steve Hackett – Victoria Theatre, Hanley 12th Sept 2021

I bought the original vinyl double album of Seconds Out upon its release in 1977 and was intrigued to see how its tracks could be recreated by Steve Hackett’s latter-day ensemble. I also saw Genesis four times between 1973 and 1978 so had some perspective on the band’s live performance,