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Gig review: LEVEL 42 – The Lowry, Salford, 4 October 2016

LEVEL 42 - The Lowry, Salford, 4 October 2016

David Randall chatted to Mark King for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio in July 2016. This hour long special traces the rise of Level 42 in the 1980s and their subsequent reformation. Part 2 of this feature showcases some of … Continue reading

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Gig review: STEVE HACKETT – The Lowry, Salford, 25 October 2015

STEVE HACKETT - The Lowry, Salford, 25 October 2015

David Randall chatted to Steve Hackett in October 2014 on the eve of his UK ‘Genesis Extended’ tour. Their conversation takes in the impact of Genesis and Steve’s own interpretation in more recent times.  With tracks from the ‘Live At … Continue reading

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Gig review: IAN ANDERSON (JETHRO TULL) – The Lowry, Salford, 14 September 2015

IAN ANDERSON (JETHRO TULL) - The Lowry, Salford, 14 September 2015

It’s Jethro Tull, but not as we have known them.   ‘The Rock Opera’ continued the format of previous outings with a large screen and a theme.  A few things have grated in recent years, not least the use of Ryan … Continue reading

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Gig review: JUDIE TZUKE – The Lowry, Salford, 10 May 2015

JUDIE TZUKE - The Lowry, Salford, 10 May 2015

Judie Tzuke’s Songs & Stories tour, billed as ‘an intimate evening of old favourites, new songs and tales from her life and career’ is something of a revelation.  If for no other reason than the apparent exorcism of her well … Continue reading

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Gig review: ROBIN TROWER – The Lowry, Salford, 29 March 2015

ROBIN TROWER - The Lowry, Salford, 29 March 2015

Forty years might separate Robin Trower’s biggest success and Joanne Shaw Taylor’s latest album, but both tap into that deep vein of soulful, heart-felt blues rock.  Only this month Trower has become a fully certified elder statesman of rock, celebrating … Continue reading

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Gig review: STEVE HACKETT – The Lowry, Salford, 2 November 2014

Steve Hackett - The Lowry, Salford, 2 November 2014

Steve Hackett chats about the Genesis Revisited and Extended tours (11:16).  This is an edit from an extended interview that was first broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 5 October 2014 The interview is replayed on Christmas Day 2014, … Continue reading

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Gig review: JUDIE TZUKE – The Lowry, Salford, 7 June 2014

Judie Tzuke - The Lowry, Salford, 7 June 2014

Judie’s Woman Overboard tour has been ill-fated in a number of respects – firstly the album won’t now be available until the autumn, and secondly several dates had to be postponed as a result of her contracting a throat infection. … Continue reading

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Gig review: STEVE WINWOOD, The Lowry, Salford, 24 June 2013

STEVE WINWOOD, The Lowry, Salford, 24 June 2013

If Steve Winwood’s only banter tonight included playful reference to both the ‘vintage’ crowd and the vintage music,  we didn’t need to worry.  The sheer historical potency – and nostalgia – was what the vintage crowd expected and what Winwood … Continue reading

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Gig review: CARAVAN – The Lowry, Salford – 14 January 2013

Pye Hastings, Caravan - photo by Simon Dunkerley

The night was to start with a support slot from Garron Frith, A local Manchester singer songwriter who is building up a steady following. To describe a style is not always easy but he has been likened to Stephen Stills … Continue reading

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