Category Music Venues

Theatre Review: THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY – Waterside Arts, Sale

THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY is not a tribute or a pastiche, but a loving homage to the music we all know and love.

5 out of 5 stars

Say the names Simon and Garfunkel to anyone and they will instantly have a place, a time and at least half a dozen song titles immediately in their head. Along with Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkel held up a mirror to the immense changes in culture and society happening in the world in the late 1960s. They were simply a soundtrack to a disaffected generation.

Fast forward ...

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Singer Vika Bull, Saxophonist Anton Delecca, Bassist Chris Bekker and Trumpeter Jibor Gyapjas talk about AT LAST – THE ETTA JAMES STORY

Having wowed British audiences in 2017, AT LAST – THE ETTA JAMES STORY makes a welcome return to the UK this autumn, with a stop at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall.

Starring the sensational Vika Bull and the phenomenal Essential R&B Band, AT LAST – THE ETTA JAMES STORY tells the story of soul legend Etta James and her turbulent life...

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Venue Review: Franks Cafe, Peckham, London

Franks Cafe

Stepping off the overground into Peckham Rye you are met with a myriad of people looking bewildered into their iPhones. Searching the maps they point left and take flight towards the trendy place to hangout in Peckham. It’s easy to find just follow the crowds. As you twist past the market stalls towards the independent Peckham cinema your met with your classic 80s multi-storey car park. And it’s here that you find Franks Café on the roof top.

The entrance is an unassuming black door followed ...

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Turntable London Opens Its Doors With Gusto For First Time

Turntable Launch

Turntable London, the City’s newest restaurant/cocktail bar, opened its doors with gusto for the first time last night. Joe Newell was there to find out more…

Billed as “a new restaurant concept” fusing South Asian street food with “an ambience of electric soul, Motown funk, Old School hip hop and RnB music” it’s clear that owner Suresh Sivignanam has put his heart and soul into this project; and, in many ways, his labour of love has paid off for him...

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