Tag archive for ‘o2 academy’
By Caroline Harrow On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

The Courteeners – gig review

Indie rock band The Courteeners was formed 2006, the Manchester band and have being going strong since, narrowly missing on number 1 spot in the album charts for their latest release. Famous for singles ‘Not Nineteen More...

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By Luke Nightingale On Sunday, February 17th, 2013

NME Awards Tour Live – review

The surrounding streets of Liverpool’s O2 Academy were swarming with taxis, touts and those downing their last can – nothing out of the ordinary there. But inside, something was different. Unlike your More...

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By Katie Davies On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Jake Bugg – gig review

He’s been compared to Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Noel Gallagher, heady expectations could have affected the 18 year old, however, tonight it was all about Jake Bugg.  Recently nominated for the Best British Breakthrough More...

By Leanne Cook On Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Is Liverpool heading for musical silence?

With Liverpool’s music venues closing left, right and centre, you can’t help but wonder where on earth bands are going to play. With a musical heritage like the one we have, there are high expectations of what More...

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By Simal On Friday, October 5th, 2012

Marina and the Diamonds – review

After less than half an hour of anticipation, audiences are cheering hopefully at the end of every song that is being played out of the sound system. Pauses between songs seem to have been purposely put there to More...

By Ian D. Hall On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Rising Star, Jake Bugg, To Play In Liverpool As Part Of 2013 U.K. Tour.

Jake Bugg, the fast-rising hitmaker from Nottingham has announced a new set of dates, his first for 2013. This will be his biggest U.K. headline tour so far and will follow on from his sell-out autumn tour as well More...

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By Simal On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Maverick Sabre, Gig Review. O2 Academy, Liverpool.

The man everyone has been waiting for all night, Maverick Sabre, stands on stage after seamlessly playing his two quite chilled-out opening songs, Open My Eyes and Memories. All lights and eyes are on him as he More...

By Ian D. Hall On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Liverpool Music Legends, Space, To Perform At The o2 Academy.

Photograph by Ian D. Hall In December of 2011, one of the all-time greats of Liverpool bands, Space, reformed and played a sell out Christmas show at the o2 Academy. Since then they have wowed crowds at the Liverpool More...

By Ian D. Hall On Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Nik Kershaw, Gig Review. O2 Academy, Liverpool.

Nik Kershaw in concert at the o2 Academy, Liverpool. Photograph by Ian D. Hall. A night of two halves joined by a very talented individual thread, that is the key behind Nik Kershaw’s fantastic night at the Liverpool More...

By Ian D. Hall On Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Room For Rent, Gig Review. o2 Academy, Liverpool.

Photograph by Ian D. Hall Every band has to start somewhere; it is a basic fact of live music and of life and some don’t, for whatever reason, make it in the end.  However, sometimes the hint of promise is there More...