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Fearne & Tinderbox

Review Date: 13 December, 2015 Reviewed By: John Roffey Location: Sugar & Spice Club, Boscombe What a bonus to have two of Bournemouth’s top attractions under one roof to whet the pre-Christmas musical appetite. The town responded by packing the Sugar & Spice Club to the rafters and the SRO audience were rewarded with stellar …

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Cornbury Festival

Review Date: June 29-July 1, 2012 Review By: Nick Dent-Robinson Location: Great Tew Park, Cotswolds This year’s ninth Cornbury Festival followed just a week after the Isle of Wight Festival, with its sodden, muddy fields and mega-traffic chaos-even though there was great music there and generally happy, rain-soaked, attendees. The downpours had continued so it …

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The Wiyos

Review Date: February 5, 2012 Review By: Sean Marsh Location: The Cluny, Newcastle Back in April 2011, The Wiyos told me: “We’ll be back; maybe next winter.” True to their word, their return trip coincided with our first snow of the season. The last time I saw them, they debuted some songs for their forthcoming …

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Nanci Griffith

Review Date: March 22, 2012 Review By: Helen Mitchell Location: The Sage, Gateshead Support for the evening came from the Kennedys; a husband and wife duo who started out in Nanci’s band and credit her for them getting together both professionally and personally. They took the opportunity to play us a selection of old and …

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Larkin Poe

Review Date: August 22, 2012 Review By: Emily Saxton Location: The Greystones, Sheffield Calhoun, Georgia-born Larkin Poe – sisters Megan and Rebecca Lovell (formally members of the folk trio, the Lovell Sisters) – dropped by the bustling Sheffield Greystones Inn, the 24th of 30 European tour dates scheduled in support of their recently released fifth …

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