Tag Archives: Preston Guild Hall

Lloyd Cole – Preston Guild Hall

We were two songs in on Monday night before our special guest deigned to talk to us, fixing us with something of a 1,000-yard stare while sussing out his audience before announcing, ‘You’re not getting any younger either’. It was … Continue reading

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Moving the room with the James Taylor Quartet

There was some serious attention seeking going on when I called James Taylor at his home studio in Kent. It wasn’t down to him though, but his Cairn terrier, Heidi, after he shut her out of his studio in a … Continue reading

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Telling classical tales – the John Suchet interview

From The Four Tops, Gilbert O’Sullivan, Graham Nash and John Lydon to Lulu, The Membranes, The Puppini Sisters and Will Young, it’s fair to say we’ve criss-crossed the musical genres on this website over 2016. This past week was no … Continue reading

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Frank Skinner – Preston Guild Hall – a live review

I’d like to say Frank Skinner’s cleaned up his act now he’s a proud dad, moving away from his more risque material in a show of middle-aged respectability. For much of this gig that seemed to be the case – … Continue reading

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Weller’s ever-changing mode

Paul Weller – Preston Guild Hall I’ve seen Paul Weller a fair bit over the years, and each and every time he’s an inspiration. But what made Saturday night’s appearance at Preston Guild Hall stand out was perhaps the highly-sociable … Continue reading

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Still rolling after all these years – the Bill Wyman interview

Hard to believe, maybe, but Bill Wyman turns 77 later this month. Yet that’s not stopping him going out on the road again – for a mammoth 27-date UK tour with his star-studded band. Furthermore, few people will have given … Continue reading

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