British Sea Power at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

You know you’re at a British Sea Power gig when there’s some slightly weird stuff at the merch stall and the stage is full of foliage.  The band’s new March release Let The Dancers Inherit the Party has had positive reaction from fans – it’s a triumphant, upbeat and playful collection, designed to give us hope in these dark times,…

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British Sea Power continue their tour of the UK with new album Let the Dancers Inherit the Party at The Trades Hebden Bridge. Date: 28th July. They are also a recent addition to Green Man Festival in August.   If you can’t get away once school has started in September,  On Blackheath in south London might do…

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Review: Festival Number 6 2015

Festival Number 6 feels as if it has fully got into its stride. It offers a dizzying array of intelligently-curated events, from bands and DJs to comedy, nighttime processions, workshops and talks, plus something this festival has come to excel in – interviews and intimate performances by a handful of the main-stage artists.

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Review: Bearded Theory Friday/Saturday 2015

Bearded Theory Festival has got its mojo back. Not that it ever really went away, it just went through a dip last year with the new site to adjust to, coupled with relentless rain. But for 2015, the weather smiled down on Bearded Theory, the festival site was looking all new and improved and the confidence was back. Arriving at…

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Review: Suede and British Sea Power play Kenwood House

Suede and British Sea Power playing in the grounds of Hampstead’s Kenwood House is an irresistible opportunity, especially as complaints from nearby residents mean concerts here are few and far between. As Suede’s set draws to a close, Brett Anderson remarks how pleased he is to be back in Hampstead, an area he loves. As headliners, Suede are indeed…

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