Tag Archives: Bellowhead

Gig review: JON BODEN – Cornerstones, Didcot, 9 November 2017

A first for me a gig in walking distance of my home! Cornerstones is a cosy, modern theatre. It was a sold out show to see former Bellowhead frontman Jon Boden play a solo gig in support of his recently … Continue reading

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Album review: JON BODEN – Painted Lady

Navigator Records [Release date 30.9.16] Jon Boden was the frontman and fiddle player for Bellowhead who called it a day in May this year. This album was his debut solo album and was originally released back in 2006. Navigator Records … Continue reading

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Album review: BELLOWHEAD – Live The Farewell Tour

BELLOWHEAD - Live The Farewell Tour

Navigator Records [Release date 08.04.16] Bellowhead formed in 2004 and since then they have headed major UK and international festivals, selling out tours of major concert halls and selling in excess of 250,000 albums. Their last studio album, ‘Revival’ debuted … Continue reading

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Album review: BELLOWHEAD – Pandemonium: The Essential Bellowhead

BELLOWHEAD - Pandemonium: The Essential Bellowhead

Navigator Records [Release date 16.10.15] Sadly Bellowhard have announced they are calling it a day after 11 years, however they are going out in style with an extensive farewell tour that carries on into 2016 and this, their first best … Continue reading

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News: TREAT, RICK WAKEMAN, BELLOWHEAD – Sunday 13th September 2015

Rick Wakeman - Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, 9 May 2014

RIP – guitarist Gary Richrath, who was in REO Speedwagon between 1970 and 1989. Former bassist with the Damned, Byrn Merrick, has passed away at the age of 56 after a battle with cancer. Treat have confirmed they are recording … Continue reading

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Album review: LEVELLERS – Greatest Hits

Levellers - Greatest Hits

On The Fiddle Recordings [Released 29.09.14] This greatest hits collection collects every one of the Levellers singles from the past twenty five years, of which twenty were hit singles. There is also an accompanying DVD which features some weird and … Continue reading

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Gig review: BELLOWHEAD – Royal Albert Hall, London, 20 April 2014

Amazing to think Bellowhead have been going for ten years now as they chose the regal surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate their tenth birthday and bless them they invited all of their fans along. It was a … Continue reading

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Gig review: Cambridge Folk Festival, 25-28 July 2013

Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge Friday 26th July It almost comes as a surprise reaching the festival site as it is right on the outskirts of Cambridge’s sprawling suburbs and the festival is in a lovely, green setting. It must be … Continue reading

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News: CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL 25th-28th JULY 2013 announce headliners

CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL 25th-28th JULY 2013 CHERRY HINTON HALL GROUNDS FIRST NAMES ANNOUNCED The Mavericks (Sat) Bellowhead (Fri) KT Tunstall (Sat) Levellers (Fri) Liam O’Flynn, Andy Irvine, Paddy Glackin & Dónal Lunny aka LAPD (Fri) Capercaillie (Sun) Heritage Blues Orchestra … Continue reading

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BELLOWHEAD gig review Roundhouse London

BELLOWHEAD + MAMA ROSIN Roundhouse, London Wednesday 7th November 2012 I was excited to see my first Bellowhead concert having discovered their wonderful brand of folk music a few years ago. A suitable venue as well, as the Roundhouse is … Continue reading

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BELLOWHEAD – Broadside

Navigator Records/Proper Music (Released on 15th October)         One of the joys of reviewing is discovering bands and new music, of which this band are a prime example. I had read rave reviews about their debut album … Continue reading

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Bellowhead, Carl Palmer, Hawkwind & Marillion tour dates

CARL PALMER 11 April L’Aquila, Italy Venue: TBA 15 April Roma, Italy Venue: TBA 17 April Prattien, Switzerland Venue: TBA 18 April Paris, France Venue: TBA 19 April Verviers, Belgium Venue: TBA 20 April Siegburg, Germany Venue: TBA 21 April … Continue reading

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The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny

An evening of classic songs by Sandy Denny featuring Joan Wasser aka Joan As Policewoman, Maddy Prior, Jerry Donahue, Dave Swarbrick, Green Gartside, PP Arnold, Thea Gilmore, plus members of Bellowhead, Lavinia Blackwall (Trembling Bells), Sam Carter, Blair Dunlop (The … Continue reading

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