Concerts & Gigs

  • Liv Austen Window Shopping
    Hot Tunes: Liv Austen’s Window Shopping
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Features, People

    Norwegian-born singer-songwriter Liv Austen arrived in the UK in 2010 and soon found her voice as one of the hottest properties on the ever-expanding British country music scene. She’s become a key part of that explosion, but has the pop sensibility to cross over to the widest possible audience. The rave reviews that greet Austen’s […]

  • T U R Y A Nicki Wells
    T U R Y A’s Ocean
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Features, People

    London, England. After the consecutive successes of T U R Y A’s singles ‘Rain’, ‘Falling’ and the recent hit ‘Cry Me Out’, the gifted singer, songwriter and composer releases her hugely anticipated debut album ‘Ocean’ on 20th July 2018. To celebrate the launch, the captivating singer will perform an intimate gig at London’s St Pancras Old Church […]

  • From Rock Musician to Horror Film Composer, Danny Jackson Tackles a ‘Blackout’ Thriller
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Drama & Theatre, Features, Movies & TV Shows, People

    SOUND MAESTRO Danny Jackson is more used to taking the stage at rock gigs as lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for experimental rock band Vali Ohm but in recent years he has switched his sound and music skills to the film industry as a boom operator, sound editor and film score composer. He has now […]

  • Where Did They Go After BritPopped?
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Features

    BRITPOPPERS Sleeper are back again with performances at the Latitude Festival July 12-15. Did you know lead singer Louise Wener left the band to become a novelist? Besides reforming,  it’s interesting to discover what these bands have been up to since their 1990s heydays. It was all so very rock n’ roll when the going […]

  • The City Link Up Urban Showcase
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Concerts & Gigs, Highlights

    The City Link Up Urban Showcase gives unsigned acts a platform for their talents every second Wednesday of the month at the Undersolo club, Camden. Right next door is the Good Mixer pub where Britpop’s finest held court in the 1990s but the music performed on this stage was acoustic soul, R n’ B, hip […]

  • Ballet Black: The Barbican Theatre
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Highlights

    Founded in 2001 by Cassa Pancho MBE, (now vice president of the London Ballet Circle), this dance company does exactly what it says on the packet. Providing performance opportunities for dancers from black and Asian backgrounds and attracting a large percentage of this new potential audience in the process. Their March programme kicked off on […]

  • Chineke! Orchestra
    Chineke! Orchestra
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Highlights

    Founded by double-bassist Chi-chi Nwanok, the Chineke Orchestra is Europe’s first all-black professional orchestra. Its principal conductor Wayne Marshall is the only black one in Britain and made his big stage debut on September 13th 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank.  The organisation seeks to address the under-representation of ethnic minorities in this area […]