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Jan
2011

Live review: Jacqui and Bridie’s final folk club @ Liverpool Philharmonic 23/1/11

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Gig review: Jacqui and Bridie’s final folk club @ Liverpool Philharmonic Sunday 23rd January, 2011 I started out at Jacqui and Bridie’s Folk Club when it was based at the Rocket pub at the bottom of the M62. It was the place of my first ever public performance and I […]

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23
Jan
2011

Live review: T-J & Murphy @ Birkenhead Priory (Guitar Festival) 13/10/10

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Gig review: T-J & Murphy @ Birkenhead Priory International Guitar Festival of Great Britain – Saturday 13th November 2010 T-J & Murphy myspace.com/thomasjosephandmurphy Part One: Acoustic Set An acoustic set took us by the hand, leading us on, leading us down the road, including some favourite songs from “Weary Nights”, […]

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20
Jan
2011

Mellowtone gig 26th January, and competition

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Mellowtone’s first venture of 2011 hits town on Thursday 26th January when one of Liverpool’s best Americana and Rockabilly outfits Mike Badger and the Shady Trio headline the gig at The Shipping Forecast on Slater Street.  Support is from Copenhagen’s Billie Van, and top Liverpool bluesman SJ Downes. Plus the ever-reliable Beaten Tracks […]

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15
Jan
2011

Liverpool Acoustic Live preview – 28th January 2011

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Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight #37January 2011 1. Zoe Mulford – Welcome In Another Year 2. Property of Nadya Shanab – Cairo’s Minarets 3. Ste Hedley – Love Gone Wrong 4. Northerndaze – Gypsy Girl Download the show for free  (right-click to download) Or listen online belowhttp://itsafrogslife.net/podcast/player/player.swf (not available for email subscribers) This […]

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14
Jan
2011

January 2011: Liverpool Acoustic Live preview

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Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight #37 January 2011 1. Zoe Mulford – Welcome In Another Year 2. Property of Nadya Shanab – Cairo’s Minarets 3. Ste Hedley – Love Gone Wrong 4. Northerndaze – Gypsy Girl   Download the show for free (right-click to download) This month’s Liverpool Acoustic Live takes place […]

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11
Jan
2011

Jacqui & Bridie’s Folk Club 50th Year and Final Night

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In January’s newsletter we mentioned an important date coming up on 23rd January. Jacqui & Bridie’s Folk Club is celebrating its 50th year and final night with a celebration at the Liverpool Phil. It’s impossible to underestimate the impact that Jacqui McDonald and the much missed Bridie O’Donnell has had […]

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9
Jan
2011

Album review: Jo Bywater – Cycle Grace Pulse Break

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ALBUM REVIEW Artist: Jo Bywater  Album: Cycle Grace Pulse Break Website: jobywater.com Jo Bywater isn’t your run-of-the-mill singer-songwriter and doesn’t fit neatly into the standard ‘guy strumming guitar’ mould. Instead she has forged her own path over the years developing an individual style that makes her stand out from the […]

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1
Jan
2011

Liverpool Acoustic Newsletter – January 2011

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Welcome to 2011, and it’s set to be another great year of acoustic music for the city of Liverpool and the surrounding area, with at least one new festival and another festival returning bigger and better than before. One event that’s worth pointing out this month is the last ever […]

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28
Dec
2010

Opinion: New Years Resolution

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Earlier this year Liverpool Acoustic ran a survey on the news and reviews service. Amongst the feedback, one of the suggestions for a new feature was an ‘opinion’ column and we’re delighted that Acoustic Solo (real name withheld to protect the guilty and innocent alike) has sent us this fitting […]

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24
Dec
2010

Happy Christmas from Liverpool Acoustic

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“Snow is falling all around us. Children playing, having fun. It’s the season – love and understanding. Merry Christmas everyone.”Apt words there from one of our greatest living philosophers, S Stevens.What Shaky failed to point out, however, is that it’s also the season for Liverpool Acoustic to take a well-earned […]

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