Month: May 2017

Summer Ska

by Rob Jones I remember many moons ago travelling to Rimini where a few of us were based for a Wales away football fixture against Italy. On this week’s sojourn at one hotel poolside every day without fail a crowd of fans would gather to absorb the scorching sun and sample a few cold beverages. There was no intention to do anything other than bask in the beauty all around. One may ask what was the soundtrack for this adventure? Well, we revelled in rude boy rhythms; and, ‘there is nothing like a bit of ska to whip up the troops’ is a quote from one of...

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She’s Every Woman : Chaka Khan.

by Rob Jones Chaka Khan is a ten time Grammy award winner, international chart topper and all around vocal legend. This singing sensation is winging her way to The Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Wednesday, June 7, 8pm. From those early 70’s days with Rufus onwards to solo glory Chaka Khan has successfully dipped her toes in to several musical genres and that has also meant collaborations with a range of artists. The hit singles have been aplenty for this dynamic diva and to the fore have been the likes of: ‘I Feel For You’, ‘This is my Night’, ‘Eye...

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THE CHARLATANS

ANNOUNCE UK AND IRELAND TOUR FOR NOV/DEC ’17   NEW ALBUM ‘DIFFERENT DAYS’ – RELEASED MAY 26TH THROUGH BMG “A brilliant album. The Charlatans have never been more forward looking or relevant as now” – Q     The Charlatans have announced details of a full UK tour for 2017. Kicking off at Nottingham’s Rock City on November 29th the band play eleven dates in total, taking in Brixton Academy on December 9th before finishing in Belfast on the 11th. The band, Mark Collins on guitar, Martin Blunt on bass, Tim Burgess vocals and Tony Rogers on keyboards will be joined...

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JENN BOSTIC.

SUMMER UK TOUR DATES ON SALE NOW NEW SINGLE: ‘WRONG THING’   Critically acclaimed U.S. singer songwriter Jenn Bostic is back with Wrong Thing, a bluesy new single. Debuting the song on JUCE TV in the United States, this track has us anxious for the release of her new album this autumn. Bostic is set to tour the UK on her second “Night in Nashville” tour. The first was a sell out across the United Kingdom in September of 2016, with co-founder and country singer Sarah Darling, accompanied by Nashville Artist Kyshona Armstrong. Now Bostic and Darling are back for round two, adding Scotland,...

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