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It’s festival number 10 for Heads Up

Heads Up Festival’s spring 2018 season – the 10th Heads Up Festival – will take place from March 2 – March 17 at various venues, including Kardomah94, Hull Minster and Hull Central Library. Continue reading

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Punk My Queer: NTSLive Takeover

I’m sat in the award-winning NTS radio station in the heart of Dalston, on the biggest day of the LGBT calendar. I am to guest on a very ambitious 8 hour live broadcast extravaganza, celebrating all that is DIY Punk and Queer. The hashtag for the day is #QueerMyPunk.

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A Night For A Fistful of Folk

It was the kind of night where lights shone bright like sunlamps and young men swapped hats with their elders.  Continue reading

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Dead Hormones On The Attack

Modish venue Polar Bear plays host to Hull band Dead Hormones, as they prepare to launch the long-awaited EP this Thursday. Three years on since the band released their debut, the new songs on ‘Nothing, Nothing… Then Something,’  feel harder and aggressive with more attack. Continue reading

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Infinite possibilities as What Is? return to Hull pop-up gallery space

Infinite possibilities as What Is? return to Hull pop-up gallery space

FREE Event at Home Hopper pop-up gallery, Hull, 11 Princes Avenue, Hull, HU5 3RX on Saturday, February 13 (7-10pm) and Sunday, February 14 (1-4pm) 2016 A two-day What Is? Collective event will take place in Hull on Valentine’s weekend. The event will include new original works of art, live music, performances of new writing… and drinks. Continue reading

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Wreckless Eric – Here Today Gone Tomorrow

It’s just a transitory thing… here today and gone tomorrow, he cries amidst reverb soaked guitar. Eric Goulden otherwise known as Wreckless Eric, landed in Hull to play Kardomah 94 for his ‘hometown’ gig.  After last year’s  sold out show, the audience were treated to a stand-out solo performance on the ‘amERICa’ World Tour.  Continue reading

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Jeffrey Lewis Should Be Taught In School

Every time Jeffrey Lewis writes another great song, ten struggling poets bury their heads and sob long into blank pages. Tonight he rolls in with Los Bolts – it’s a simple set up with Jeff on vocals and guitar, Mem on bass and Brent Cole from Dufus on drums. Announcing they’d never played to such a big crowd in the Adelphi – it sure is rammed in here and hot – the three musicians each take out a harmonica to do a James Brown intro, that segues into the first song…  Continue reading

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Awayke 4 – All Eyes On Performance

As the Awayke Collective hits the road to play Manchester, we reflect on the fourth instalment in the occasional live music and performance series.  Continue reading

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Marnie: A Hit At Hull Austerity Show

On Saturday night singer/songwriter Marnie opened the night inside the Queens Pub and entertained the crowds at We Shall Overcome, organised by artist/activist Rich Sharp Wilson (One Hull of A City)  Continue reading

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Humber Street Sesh 4 – A Riot Of Colours and Characters

Back in 2013 I said they were yet to compose their opus, but early contenders for festival pick of the day Dead Hormones, won over the early crowds with their midday slot on the Alternative stage. Reaching out with dynamic melodies and a magnetism that pulls you helplessly in The Dead Hormones remain under the radar somewhat.  The new EP expected later this year, will surely help cement their deserved place in Hull’s pulsating music scene.
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