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2015

Gremlins

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Those of you who subscribe to the Liverpool Acoustic News and Reviews via email will have received July’s newsletter today. Unfortunately due to gremlins in Google’s feedburner service the email also contained copies of our 24 previous posts. We’re sorry if this caused confusion (it confused us!) or caused your email program […]

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Jul
2015

Liverpool Acoustic Newsletter – July 2015

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July marks the middle of the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, and we’ve got plenty of lazy, hazy, crazy live music events to look forward to this month.   LIVERPOOL ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC @ SOUND FOOD AND DRINK Liverpool Acoustic’s weekly open mic takes place every Monday at Sound Food and Drink […]

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Jun
2015

Preview: Liverpool Acoustic Live – Friday 26th June 2015

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‘Long lost’ Tim Buckley song to be performed at lyricist’s rare Liverpool gig Liverpool is set for a memorable night of live music and poetry when respected American poet and lyricist Larry Beckett visits for one of only two UK shows. Larry Beckett, who was Tim Buckley’s lyricist right up until his untimely death in […]

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Jun
2015

EP review: Richard Batty – Loaded Gun

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EP REVIEW Artist – Richard Batty EP – Loaded Gun Release date – 18th June 2015 Reviewer – Graham Holland I’d been aware of the name Richard Batty for some time but hadn’t heard any of his music until I managed to catch part of his solo set at the Unity’s Liverpool Acoustic Festival back in February. […]

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Jun
2015

Live review: Elvis Costello @ Liverpool Phil 15/6/15

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Live review: Elvis Costello Date: Monday 15th June 2015 Venue: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Reviewer: Alan O’Hare It’s all about that singular voice. Elvis Costello is unique. Sure, he’s not the only acclaimed songwriter around who twists brand new melodies from well-worn chords. But he is the only one who renders chords, melodies and structure almost […]

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Jun
2015

Live review: Kathryn Williams @ LEAF 10/6/15

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Live review: Kathryn Williams Support: Moss & Jones, Robert Vincent Date: Wednesday 10th June 2015 Venue: Leaf on Bold St Reviewer: Will Barnes This is the second time I’ve been to a gig upstairs at Leaf. The first time, a friend had a plus one to see a then up-and-coming indie band […]

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Jun
2015

Preview: Peggy Seeger and Calum MacColl – Saturday 13th June 2015

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  Folk queen Peggy Seeger comes to Liverpool It’s been a very busy few months since Peggy Seeger – folk queen, feminist icon, political activist, eco-warrior, muse – released her 22nd and probably finest solo album Everything Changes.  Glowing reviews (“a revelation”, 5 stars The Guardian), many end-of-year ‘best of’ lists […]

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Jun
2015

Preview: Liverpool Acoustic Afternoon – Saturday 13th June 2015

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What better place to spend a Saturday afternoon in June than at the View Two Gallery on Mathew Street for our Liverpool Acoustic Afternoon? It’s taking place on Saturday 13th June 2015 in the third floor performance area, with adjoining bar serving tea, coffee, soft drinks and alcohol. The gallery is open […]

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Jun
2015

EP review: Paul Wilkes – Take The Sunlight

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EP REVIEW Artist – Paul Wilkes EP – Take The Sunlight Release date – 8th June 2015 Reviewer – Alan O’Hare Listen on Soundcloud How does a prolific artist sustain interest in 2015? There is no answer to that. But, in these disposable times, one plan of action is to release music often and to strive to […]

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Jun
2015

Preview: Liverpool Acoustic eXtra – Friday 12th June 2015

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Have you herd about the Buffalo Riot along Mathew Street this Friday? Liverpool Acoustic eXtra is back this coming Friday 12th June 2015 at the View Two Gallery. Headlining the night will be local alt-Indie band The Buffalo Riot who’ll be playing a special acoustic set in the performance space on the top floor of the […]

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