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Gig review: DAN REED NETWORK – Live Rooms, Chester, 17 November 2018

DAN REED NETWORK - Live Rooms, Chester, 17 November 2018

This archive interview from April 2009 catches Dan Reed at the start of his more recent musical journey when the idea of reforming Dan Reed Network seemed less likely… (20:46) Get Ready to ROCK! Radio celebrated its 10th anniversary this … Continue reading

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Gig review: ANDREW ROACHFORD – Live Rooms, Chester, 2 November 2017

ANDREW ROACHFORD - Live Rooms, Chester, 2 November 2017

Andrew Roachford has spent much of 2017 gigging with Mike + The Mechanics – during which time he was described in our review as ‘the epitome of cool.’  We should be grateful, therefore, that he can find the time to … Continue reading

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Gig review: DAN REED NETWORK / Vega – Live Rooms, Chester, 4 March 2017

DAN REED NETWORK - Live Rooms, Chester, 4 March 2017

Chatting to two excellent songsmiths recently – Blue October’s Justin Furstenfeld and Dan Reed – I suggested to them that modern songcraft isn’t what it used to be and that we were unlikely to be whistling many contemporary tunes in … Continue reading

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Gig review: HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, BONAFIDE – Live Rooms, Chester, 19 March 2015

Hardcore Superstar  - Live Rooms, Chester, 19 March 2015

By the time Oceans Black hit the rather cramped stage there is a reasonable crowd to see what turns out to be an excellent set from this relatively new band.  Although only formed back in 2014 they have been honing … Continue reading

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Gig review: STEVE CROPPER with ANIMALS & FRIENDS – Live Rooms, Chester, 18 October 2014

Steve Cropper - Chester Live Rooms, 18 October 2014

Interview with Steve Cropper, chatting about his career (18 October 2014) I last saw The Animals and Steve Cropper back in 2011.  Sadly the setlist hasn’t changed much since then, inevitably built around the “hits” and some Colonel fans may … Continue reading

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Gig review: GRAVELTONES, Cadillac Three, Buffalo Summer – Live Rooms, Chester, 26 February 2014

The Graveltones - Chester, 26 February 2014

Sometimes you come away from a gig and you just want to shout ‘WOW’.  Tonight was one of those occasions and even though I had seen the same line-up a few days before at The Institute in Birmingham my excitement … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE QUIREBOYS – Live Rooms, Chester, 6 February 2014

THE QUIREBOYS - Live Rooms, Chester, 6 February 2014

What better way to spend my birthday that at a live gig and tonight we are at The Quireboys acoustic show in The Live Rooms, Chester. A new venue that is ideally situated across from the train station and has … Continue reading

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