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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,

Keane: Cause and Effect Review, Louis Key

After a four-year hiatus, Keane are back with their fifth studio album, entitled Cause and Effect, released on 20th September 2019. The title seems apt given the lyrical themes of facing up to the consequences of one’s actions. Indeed, the lyrics on the album are consistently framed in a relatable,

Something to Smile About 2019 – Review

Something To Smile About Festival 2019 - Tanya Russell It is our first year at Something To Smile About Festival, so we don't really know what to expect and therefore we are immediately delighted when we enter the festival field to a genial atmosphere with a vibrant, feel-good vibe. The music kicks off with