Tag Archives: Leicester

Review : Tea Street Band – Leicester Soundhouse 3 October 2014

Last night I got see Liverpudlian band The Tea Street Band again perform, this time locally to me at The Soundhouse in Leicester. Many artists these days are happy to play around their neighbourhood with the knowledge they can pull … Continue reading

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Sam Bailey – Electrifies The KP Stadium Crowd

Last night I went to see my beloved Leicester City entertain the mega rich Manchester City in the Quarter-Finals of The Football League Cup. We were the only non Premiership club left in the competition. We were not expected to … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems : The Wild Swans – Revolutionary Spirit

Labelled the best single released on Zoo Records by its owner Bill Drummond, the single ‘Revolutionary Spirit‘ was the debut single by The Wild Swans, fronted by Paul Simpson (formerly of The Teardrop Explodes). They came back a couple of … Continue reading

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Impending Sounds : Lanterns On The Lake – Keep On Trying

I heard Lanterns On The Lake by pure chance, when a friend mentioned they’re performing at the Cookie Jar in Leicester, 20 June 2013. So being the nosey type of person I headed over to their website and watched the … Continue reading

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Band Names – Oh That Reminds Me Of …

On posting my last blog, 10 Questions For Adam Sweeting, it reminded me of a prank we did many moons ago after talking about The Rutles. It was devised over a drinking session that included my cohorts Shay, John and … Continue reading

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Peel Sessions : The Danse Society

Another in the occasional series made possible due to the wonderful exploits by some wonderful YouTube Up-loaders. I want to highlight some of those bands that John Peel had recorded sessions for his show over the years. Barnsley own so-called … Continue reading

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