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Emeli Sandé + Ben Monteith @ Symphony Hall, 2 December 2019

British singer and songwriter Emeli Sandé took over the Symphony Hall on Monday as part of her “Real Life” UK tour. After releasing a new album in September, which was highly acclaimed in certain areas and left others with mixed feelings , the expectations for her concert were obviously high and I believe she reached […]

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Emeli Sandé @ 02 Academy, 19th March, 2017

As bodies filed into the O2 Academy on a Sunday night, the temperature rose, and we all waited in anxious hot anticipation for the night ahead. Emeli Sandé is a Scottish powerhouse whose tunes have been played on repeat on the radio since her debut a handful of years ago. Hoping that her passion and spunk would […]

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Emeli Sande @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Tuesday 26th March 2013

From performing at the Olympics to being the best selling album of 2012 in the UK, Emeli Sandé has been going from strength to strength in recent times. Raised in Scotland, she originally came to the public eye through appearing on Chipmunk’s 2009 track ‘Diamond Eyes’ whilst also writing and performing with artists such as […]

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Emeli Sande @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Thursday 8th November 2012

Six months ago I queued for ages on a freezing cold night in Digbeth waiting to be allowed into the much loved but well worn HMV Institute to see the relatively unknown Emeli Sande. Tonight I am in the luxurious surroundings of Birmingham’s premier venue, Symphony Hall, sipping a drink in the plush Foyer Bar […]

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V Festival, Day 2 @ Weston Park, Staffordshire – Sunday 19th August, 2012

Alcohol induced groggy heads and torrential rain aside there was a great atmosphere at Weston Park for the final day of V Festival 2012. Ponchos and raincoats were in abundance and, with acts like Noel Gallagher and the Stones Roses whetting the musical appetites for what was to come later that day, there were smiles […]

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Emeli Sande + guests @ HMV Institute, Birmingham – 14th April 2012

12 months ago Emeli Sande was a name known only to a few music insiders as a promising young writer from Scotland. Fast forward to a packed, sell out Saturday night at HMV Institute and a year which she can only have dreamed of sees her headlining her first ever gig in Birmingham. What the […]

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BRMB LIVE 2011 @ LG Arena, 26th November 2011

Having been hustled and bustled from one queue to the next outside the LG ARENA I arrived just in time to hear the last half of the heart wrenching Pixie Lott‘s opening rendition of ‘Mama Do’. Taking my seat with the adorning screams of, what I assume was either A) 13 year old wannabe pop […]

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Editors + Whispering Sons @ Arena Birmingham 27th February 2020

It made a nice change to go to a gig and not get battered about on the way there by […]

The Boys Are Back @ Symphony Hall, 25 February 2020

If you’ve come to this review expecting to see something about Thin Lizzy, you’re in the wrong place. No, this […]

The 1975 @ Arena Birmingham, 25th February 2020.

There’s often a conversation about where the future female headliners are or even female acts on festival line-ups. Well a […]

The Murder Capital + Egyptian Blue + Unorthodox Coolock @ O2 Institute 24th Feb 2020

It’s easy to get carried away in the here and now, especially with music.  Sometimes you have the feeling that […]

Palaye Royale @ KK’s Steel Mill Wolverhampton 23rd February 2020

What a week it has been for Palaye Royale , the first show of the uk tour in Glasgow was […]

Album Review Humanist – Humanist

Rob Marshall, one time sonic backbone of the stupendous Exit Calm, has surfaced under the pseudonym Humanist. I could cut […]