Tag Archives: Leamington Spa Assembly

Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ Leamington Assembly, 4 April 2019

The background music stopped and a version of ‘Heroes’ by David Bowie started to come through the PA. Benjamin Francis Leftwich walked on in darkness. He was followed by a solitary musician and it was clear we were in for some pure and unadulterated versions of songs from his back catalogue. Benjamin started with ‘Sometimes’ […]

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Lloyd Cole @ The Assembly, Leamington Spa, 23rd March 2017

Looking out at a sea of Middle aged faces Lloyd Cole is still alive, in spite of what he says that his record company may think, complaining about decrepitude and paying tribute to those of his peers and idols less lucky than him. The victims of the 2016 cull; Prince,Cohen and Bowie. For all that, he’s […]

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De La Soul @ Leamington Spa Assembly – 6th May 2014

Tonight is not just a celebration of 25 years since the release of De La Soul’s debut album ‘Three Feet High and Rising’, it is a bouncing party – and there ain’t no party like a hip-hop party. I had a feeling tonight would be a good night when I bumped into Kelvin Mercer in […]

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Bloc Party + whenyoung + Liz Lawrence @ o2 Academy, 13th July 2019

If you are a keen reader of music magazines and blog posts you may have read recently that indie is […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Sunday- Kawala

Sunday is always the day of struggle at music festivals. Not only are you tired and smelly, but you have […]

Godiva Festival Saturday, 6th July 2019

As the sun struggled to peek its rays through the clouds, it looked as though the second day of Godiva […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Saturday- Indoor Pets

Saturday at Barn on the Farm was a nice, cool afternoon full of music. About midway through the day band […]

KISS @ The Arena Birmingham, 9 July 2019

KISS are the champions of the stadium rock show, a title that they refuse to relinquish. Yet the time has […]

Godiva Festival Sunday, 7th July 2019

We return for Day 3 of Godiva Festival and the sun is shining down so this were going to get […]