Live Reviews

Y Not 2016 Festival @ Pikehall, Derbyshire, 29 – 31/07/2016
Deciding to book two festivals within one week of each other probably isn’t the best idea. My time at Secret Garden Party was amazing, but everybody...more
Port Eliot 2016 @ Saltash, Cornwall, 28 – 31/07/2016
The train to St Germans runs down the heart-stoppingly scenic Jurassic Coast, and spits us out almost directly into the Port Eliot 2016 festival site....more
Farmfest 2016 @ Bruton, Somerset, 29 – 30/08/2016
Having experienced a bucketful of rain for most of the summer, it's with huge relief that we wake up to the glaring sun on 29th August, as the weather...more
Secret Garden Party 2016 @ Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire, 21 – 24/07/2016
A staple of the UK summer festival calendar, Secret Garden Party blasted off into space for another blinding event this year. As regulars will know, e...more
Latitude 2016 @ Henham Park, Suffolk, 14 – 17/07/2016
We arrive at Latitude 2016 in the blistering heat after a five hour drive, to focus on setting up camp for the four-day-long festival in Suffolk – ...more
The Last Shadow Puppets @ Alexandra Palace, London, 16/07/2016
After an 8-year hiatus, The Last Shadow Puppets (Arctic Monkeys front man Alex Turner and best pal Miles Kane) have taken 2016 by storm with a cocksu...more
The Roundhouse Punk Weekender @ London, 09 – 10/07/2016
“Punk. Isn’t. Dead.” These are the words of the day, defiantly spluttered by a host of performers on the Saturday of The Roundhouse Punk Weeke...more
Blissfields 2016 @ Hampshire, 30/06 – 03/07/2016
And so the saying goes: it (usually) never rains at Blissfields. In 2015, the weekend-long event reached new heights of robust weather fame when atten...more
Best Kept Secret 2016 @ Beekse Bergen, Holland, 17-19/06/2016
The sun has permanently disappeared behind the clouds and the beer is on the expensive side. Still, those in the fields of Best Kept Secret 2016 are i...more
Parquet Courts @ Trinity Centre, Bristol, 14/06/2016
Following the recent release of their new album Human Performance, Parquet Courts bring their hallmarked indie rock, post punk grunge to the Trinity...more