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Gig review: THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT – Forum, Kentish Town, London, 9 March 2018

The Temperance Movement - Manchester Academy, 23 April 2014

There was a buzz about this gig. On the back of their third album smashing in to the actual charts at Number 6 and in the middle of a well-received tour, there was a sense that things were happening for … Continue reading

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Gig review: SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE ASBURY JUKES- The Forum, London, 22 June 2017

SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE ASBURY JUKES- The Forum, London, 22 June 2017

If Bruce Springsteen and later Jon Bon Jovi took the sound of New Jersey into the stadium-filling mainstream, both worshipped at the altar of Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, who may never have reached the same commercial heights,  but … Continue reading

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Gig review: WILKO JOHNSON – The Forum, London, 23 April 2016

Wilko Johnson

Support came from the prodigiously talented Joanne Shaw Taylor, who commands a sufficient following of her own to headline decent sized venues. As such, it was no surprise that the Forum was pretty rammed for her set. Nor that she … Continue reading

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Gig review: MARILLION – The Forum, Kentish Town, London, 11 December 2014

MARILLION – The Forum, Kentish Town, London, 11 December 2014

I do love December – my birthday is in it, for a start, and those of some of my closest friends, there is Christmas and then there is that annual fixture of enjoying Marillion in their natural element – on … Continue reading

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Gig review: TRANSATLANTIC – London The Forum, 12 March 2014

TRANSATLANTIC – London The Forum, 12 March 2014

Review by Yiannis (John) Stefanis Photos by Yiannis (John) Stefanis Wednesday the 12th of March was in my calendar for quite some time; this was the day when Progressive super group Transatlantic were to be in London for a highly … Continue reading

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Gig review: WILKO JOHNSON – The Forum, Tunbridge Wells, 24 January 2014

Wilko Johnson, The Forum, Tunbridge Wells, 24 January 2014

Originally only planned for two nights to celebrate the Forum’s 21st birthday, Wilko Johnson added a third night due to the other two shows being sold out so quickly. Roger Daltrey once sang that he hoped to die before he … Continue reading

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Gig review: STIFF LITTLE FINGERS – The Forum, Kentish Town, 22 March 2013

The Men They Couldn’t Hang provided a perfect opening for Stiff Little Fingers. Their firebrand folk-punk set harked back to the glory days of The Pogues and the radical high water mark of New Model Army and Billy Bragg. Well-crafted … Continue reading

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