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Interview: Sasha McVeigh. Different Places.

Interview: Sasha McVeigh. Different Places.

Sasha Mcveigh @ The Islington (Sara Jenkins)

Sasha Mcveigh @ The Islington (Sara Jenkins)

Sasha McVeigh met Sara Jenkins at The Islington in London on a wonderfully sunny and upbeat afternoon.
Sasha got to talk about how she started with Country Music, why she had her image on a billboard on main street USA and adventures in Kickstarter.

You’ve just started your new tour in the UK, which is 25 dates around the country, how is that going?

It…

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Rock Show: Don McLean. UK Tour

Rock Show: Don McLean. UK Tour

Don McLean 2015

Don McLean returns to the UK and Ireland in May and June 2015 with his band for the ‘Don McLean – The American Troubadour’ tour to celebrate the release of his CD/DVD “Live in Manchester”.

MAY 2015
Fri 15 York Barbican 0844 854 2757 / http://www.yorkbarbican.co.uk
Sat 16 Birmingham Symphony Hall 0121 345 0602 / 0844 338 0000 24hr ticket hotline / BookingsDirect.com
Sun 17 Bristol Colston Hall…

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Rock Show: Jackson Browne. Uk Tour & Album

Rock Show: Jackson Browne. Uk Tour & Album

On October 6th Jackson Browne will release his 14th studio album entitled Standing In The Breach. The album was recorded in Los Angeles and features the single “The Bird’s Of St. Marks” which debuted today on Rolling Stone. The song was originally written many years ago when Jackson was living in New York City.

Photo by Nels Israelson

Standing In The Breach, Jackson’s fourteenth studio album, is a collection of ten…

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Rock Media: Bellowhead. Let Her Run.

Rock Media: Bellowhead. Let Her Run.

‘Let Her Run / I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight’ is the new double A side single from Britain’s most successful ever traditional folk act, Bellowhead. 10 years old this year, Bellowhead released their new album ‘Revival’ on legendary label Island Records earlier this summer. Entering the charts at no.12, ‘Revival’ was the band’s highest album chart position to date.

‘Let Her Run’ is a…

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Live Review: Joan Baez @ Royal Festival Hall.

Live Review: Joan Baez @ Royal Festival Hall.

Joan Baez live at the Royal Festival Hall (Marilyn Kingwill)

Joan Baez live at the Royal Festival Hall (Marilyn Kingwill)

Joan Baez saunters alone onto the stage of the Royal Festival Hall, sits at the microphone and strikes up with Handsome Molly, a song with the opening line ‘Well, I wish I was in London..’. If that’s not savvy song selection, I don’t know what is.

This legend of folk music hardly needs to sweeten her audience, however, who are rapt from…

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Rock Show: Take Me To The River Live.

Rock Show: Take Me To The River Live.

Take Me to the River Live is an all-star group of musicians who are featured in the film of the same name that is making its UK premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London. The legendary group will take over Brooklyn Bowl London for two magical nights on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th of September.

On the live stage the all-star group will consist of The Hi Rhythm Section with Ben Cauley &…

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Rock Media: Queen: Queen Forever.

Rock Media: Queen: Queen Forever.

Three previously unreleased Queen tracks featuring late singer Freddie Mercury spearhead an exciting new Queen album, Queen Forever, due November 10th 2014 on the Virgin Records label.

The tracks include a long anticipated track from Queen and Michael Jackson, There Must Be More to Life Than This, a previously unfinished Mercury-Queen track Let Me In Your Heart Again originating from the band’s…

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Rock Show: Marshall Crenshaw. Jazz Cafe.

Rock Show: Marshall Crenshaw. Jazz Cafe.

Legendary US rocker Marshall Crenshaw announces first UK show in 19 years, EP release on Lojinx.

Marshall Crenshaw will play a one-off show at the Jazz Cafe on 20th November, his first UK show since 1995. He will release the 5 song “Move Now” EP the same week on British indie label Lojinx, a taster of a new album expected in 2015.

Marshall Crenshaw. Photo: Eric Drumwright

Marshall Crenshaw. Photo: Eric Drumwright

“Crenshaw’s music still…

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Rock Show: Michael Schenker. Uk Tour.

Rock Show: Michael Schenker. Uk Tour.

The award-winning, legendary guitarist Michael Schenker will embark on a nationwide UK tour at the Newcastle O2 Academy on Wednesday 10th December. Tickets are available from the 24 hour box office on 0844 478 0898 or from thegigcartel.com. Four days before his UK tour kicks off, Schenker will headline Planet Rockstock at Trecco Bay in South Wales on Saturday 6th December. He is one of Rockshot…

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All Quiet Now: Joe Sample.

All Quiet Now: Joe Sample.

Joe SampleJoe Sample, a founding member of The Crusaders who wrote chart hits such as Street Life and One Day I’ll Fly Away sung by Randy Crawford, has died at 75.

Sample’s manager, Patrick Rains, told the AP press agency that Sample died of complications due to lung cancer at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

In a message on his Facebook page, his wife Yolanda and son Niklas thanked fans…

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