Tag Archives: Bury

Gig review: THEA GILMORE – The Met, Bury, 8 December 2018

THEA GILMORE - The Met, Bury, 8 December 2018

Thea Gilmore is becoming something of a fixture in our seasonal despatches.  As traditional as decking the halls of GRTR! HQ with boughs of holly. This time last year The Counterweight was winning our readers’ album of the year vote … Continue reading

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Gig review: KIKI DEE & CARMELO LUGGERI – The Met, Bury, 26 October 2018

KIKI DEE & CARMELO LUGGERI - The Met, Bury, 26 October 2018

David Randall chatted to Kiki Dee in March 2015 for a two-part special on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. Part 2 covers the 1970s including her work with Elton John and her partnership with Carmelo Luggeri, bringing the story up … Continue reading

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Gig review: JAMES GRANT & The Hallelujah String Quartet – The Met, Bury, 5 May 2018

JAMES GRANT & The Hallelujah String Quartet - The Met, Bury, 5 May 2018

Whether it is a folk club in Biddulph (2007) or an art gallery in Liverpool (2011),  you can see James Grant in any number of small venues but the bigger stages seem to be reserved for his homeland. It was … Continue reading

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Gig review: JUDIE TZUKE – The Met, Bury, 12 November 2015

JUDIE TZUKE - The Met, Bury, 12 November 2015

Six months on since we last caught up with her – at The Lowry in Salford – Judie Tzuke’s Songs And Stories tour continues to wend it’s way happily around the UK.  It’s her most extensive tour for decades, crisscrossing … Continue reading

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Gig review: IQ – The Met, Bury, 26 September 2015

 IQ - The Met, Bury, 26 September 2015

IQ have been at the forefront of home-grown progressive rock since the release of their debut album ‘Tales From The Lush Attic’ in 1983. They first came to my attention in 1989 (oh God, was it that long ago?) with … Continue reading

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Gig review: KARNATAKA – The Met, Bury, 27 February 2015

Karnataka - The Met, Bury, 27 February 2015

Two years ago, at this very venue, Karnataka made a very bold move by recording a full show with a very new line-up.  It paid off, quite clearly a credit to new girl Hayley Griffiths who we described as bringing … Continue reading

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