HUMBER STREET SESH 2017

This weekend the boyfriend and I attended the annual Humber Street Sesh which takes place in and around Hull’s Marina and Fruit Market. Humber Street Sesh is a celebration of the very best emerging bands and acts from across the Humber region. Over 200 acts performed across 14 stages in just one day, Humber Street…

THE STONE ROSES; BUCKET HATS, LEMONS & GIN.

  I grew up more or less on a diet of music my dad introduced me to. During my early formative years Britpop played on the radio and car journeys were filled with the sound of Manic Street Preachers, REM, Oasis and Pulp. Over the years my dad has introduced me to a number of…

DAY TRIPPERS – SCARBOROUGH & THE CHARLATANS.

On Friday 16th June I cashed in some owed lieu hours and took the day off work so the boyfriend and I could go on a little seaside adventure pre-Charlatans gig in Scarborough. We set off just before dinnertime and drove over with a banging playlist of indie / alternative summertime tunes (courtesy of moi)….

RADIO 1’S BIG WEEKEND 2017 – HULL

Radio’s 1 Big Weekend is an annual affair of live music that takes place in a different location every time, and it’s an event I never thought I would experience. With it’s 2017 City of Culture status Hull was awarded the 2 day festival and the 50,000 free tickets were snapped up almost instantly. I…

SUNDAY FUNDAY : FEELING FRUITY

So this weekend was the first completely work-free weekend I’ve had in a few weeks; I work in the sports marketing environment  which means a fair few Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays can be taken up with match days. So on Friday I just chilled at home, on Saturday I visited the other half’s family and…

The Sherlocks – Live Review

  The Sherlocks @Welly | 04/03/17 Indie insurgents with a sound reminiscent of the mid noughties guitar scene  The Sherlocks are an indie rock band made up of two sets of brothers,  hailing from Bolton-upon-Dearne, near Sheffield. Prior to purchasing the tickets for the gig, I had only listened to the band briefly on Spotify, so…

Blossoms Live Review

Blossoms @ Asylum Hull 1st December 2017 Stockport’s finest turned up to show Hull a good time. The first day in December brought the first opening of my advent calendar and my first experience of watching indie pop band Blossoms live. Named after a pub, Blossoms are a Stockport five-piece making waves across the UK…