So after spending half a day in Stockton for Stockton stages watching an Elvis Fronted Nirvana tribute acts, an Electronic Swing band the new boys on the scene SWEARS I made my way to Middlesbrough Empire for the final gig of one of my favourite bands Narcs. I got to The Empires weekly club night […]Read More Gig Review #39 Narcs last gig.
So it was early Saturday afternoon and I had just got home from work. I then get a notification from Facebook telling me that a gig in Sound it Out was going to start in an hour. Without thinking about I got a taxi to Stockton to watch some quality live music. The gig was […]Read More Gig Review #38 Butterfly Effect LP Launch Sound it Out
So it’s been two years of Middlesbroughs most manic night of live music. We have seen some fantastic acts within them two years and this night was no differnt. It kicked off with Mr Bigfoot but sadly I missed the first part of the bands set. But when I did arrive I was greeted to […]Read More Gig Review #37 Whirling Dervish 2nd Birthday Bash
It was a Saturday night and I was looking forward to seeing some solo sets from some top talent. I got to The Empire in time to see the first act Katherine Judson as I walked into The Lounge I saw Katherine on stage playing a flute. So I thought we’ll this will be something […]Read More Gig Review #36 Milk: Unplugged
Friday nights in Middlesbrough have a new accoustic sessions night. It’s at Skins and Needles and I attended the first event. I turned up nice and early so I could check out the venue itself. The stage was set and they had a deal on cocktails which I planned to cash in on. The first […]Read More Gig Review #35 James P Riggall @ Skins and Needles
Here goes Another go at reviewing an all day show. This time it was Into Tomorrow that toke over TSOne in Middlesbrough. With the sun shining I made my way over to the the venue in time to catch the first band The Wainstones. I arrived during the bands second song. It was the perfect […]Read More Gig Review #34 Into Tomorrow All Dayer
17th May has been recognised as international day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. So yesterday 20th May a gig was an organised charity event for Hart Gables a local LGBT charity. It’s a great charity that shows support to anyone who identifies as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender. First act of the evening was Liane […]Read More Gig Review #33 Rock Against HBT