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Elly Bailey

Music, Sun, Pints & Pals? The Great Escape 2022 Reviewed

After days of cloudy weather, the music industry was met with blue skies and sunshine as they descended to the seaside town of Brighton for The Great Escape 2022.

Taking place across the city’s countless music venues, The Great Escape consists of new artists from all around the globe and is the perfect place to see the next big thing play before anyone else. 

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Elly Bailey

Jake Bugg, O2 Kentish Town, 06/04/22

On the final night of his UK tour singer, songwriter Jake Bugg took to the stage of a packed out O2 Kentish town, opening the show with new fan favourite Lost, from this most recent album ‘Saturday Night, Sunday Morning’.

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dinosaur pile-up
Elly Bailey

Dinosaur Pile-Up enrapture O2 Kentish Town London 23/03/22

Alt-rock trio Dinosaur Pile-Up proved their continual popularity at their London headline show, which due to Covid-19, finally took place two years after it was originally scheduled, with herds of free-spirited fans from start to finish thriving on the enticing zest of the set. 

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Mort

Planet Earth II, Live in Concert

As the sunset on an unusually warm Sunday evening, the maskless masses took to their seats at the London O2 Arena. We filtered through the isles of metal chairs on concrete flooring, welcomed by soundscapes of birdsong and soft glowing amber lighting. Having arrived uncharacteristically early I sat and listened. The birdsong subtly moved from America to Britain, across to south Europe. Amplified through giant monitors to fill the space, the size of the venue was striking. Ever the optimist, I’d describe it as half full.

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Elly Bailey

Best Performance, Biggest Surprise, Best Headliner? Why Generation Reviews Reading Festival

Reading Festival, 3 days of non-stop music, giving a platform to some of the best musicians around now. As the festival returned for the first time in 2 years, the expectations and pressure were riding high. This had to be a pretty spectacular weekend. And let us tell you, it 100% was. 

So here is our roundup of the stand out performances from the weekend. Hopefully, we’ll see you there next year. 

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Elly Bailey

REVIEW: ALT LDN 2021

Isle of Wight Festival 1970. A remarkable event that to this day people still rave about, kids tell their friends they wish they had been there, the lineup was impeccable, it was a perfect festival. Except for one thing…  it wasn’t.

It was an operation, organisation mess. Yet it still went down in history as an iconic festival. 

There have been different things said about the lead up to ALT LDN, a brand new day festival for alternative rock and hip-hop. Acts confirmed to play and then pulled out much to ticket buyers dismay, (but believe it or not, even festival organisers can’t control covid-19). 

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