Meet The Artist: Ant Law

Guitarist and composer Ant Law is back on tour this Spring performing with his new trio music as well as favourites from his critically acclaimed debut album. His tour brings him to Monmouth’s Queen’s Head on March 30 where Matt Ridley joins him on double bass and the drum chair is split between Asaf SirkisContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Ant Law”

Revitalised Reef Back On Tour – Jack Bessant Q&A

Following  their recent guest appearance on the newly resurrected 90s hit show TFI Friday, performing an acoustic version of  their worldwide hit Place Your Hands, London Alt-Rockers Reef are back on tour and heading to Cardiff’s Tram Shed venue on March 25. Vocalist Gary Stringer, bassist Jack Bessant and drummer Dominic Greensmith will be joinedContinue reading “Revitalised Reef Back On Tour – Jack Bessant Q&A”

Meet The Band: Heck

2015 was a difficult year for Matt Reynolds, Jonny Hall, Paul Shelley and Tom Marsh AKA Heck. Having cemented their reputation as Baby Godzilla since 2012, with a deserved notoriety for redefining the word havoc, their live performances a ballistic barrage of flaying limbs and hurled instruments, out of nowhere came the news that theContinue reading “Meet The Band: Heck”

Meet The Band: Flowers

London trio Flowers, are back this month with their second album Everybody’s Dying to Meet You. Over the course of ten intensely thrilling pop songs, singer Rachel Kennedy’s ethereal vocals and Sam Ayres textured guitar are backed by the powerful, metronomic beat of drummer Jordan Hockley. Flowers began with Sam’s year-long search for a singer,Continue reading “Meet The Band: Flowers”

Review: The Big Chris Barber Band, Newport Riverfront

There are some shows which immediately fall on to the must-see radar for me and the scheduled appearance of legendary jazz star Chris Barber and his Big Band at Newport Riverfront was certainly one of those. “I am frequently greeted by people at my concerts who say “I last saw your band in 1955”” BarberContinue reading “Review: The Big Chris Barber Band, Newport Riverfront”

British Jazz Pioneer Chris Barber Plays South Wales Show – Interview

Andy Howells speaks to British Jazz legend, Chris Barber ahead of a performance at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre.

Tom Jones Life Story Told In New Biography – Sean Smith Interview

As Sir Tom Jones 75th birthday approaches his biographer Sean Smith chats to Andy Howells about a new book on the music legend.

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