Opera is expensive, posh and you won’t understand a thing – right? That’s what actor Steve Speirs thought, until Welsh National Opera showed him what it is really about! Since joining the Welsh National Opera company, Steve, well known for his role as Alan in the Sky TV series Stella, wants to dispel the mythContinue reading “Opera – Give It A Go! Three Of The Best At Bristol Hippodrome!”
LA outfit The Americans return to Europe for the first time since releasing their debut album I’ll Be Yours this summer, for three whistle stop dates of their European tour. The band are made up of front man and guitarist Patrick Ferris, bassist Jake Faulkner and lead guitarist Zac Sokolow, brought together through their loveContinue reading “Talking Music: Patrick Ferris of The Americans”
Focused around the songwriting talents and production skills of Jo Dudderidge and Adam Gorman and the rhythmic driving force of enigmatic drummer Nick Vaal, Manchester’s The Travelling Band have been quietly honing what Marc Riley described as “Mancunian Americana”. Their latest album, SAILS mines a rich seam of influences, with key album track ‘Last NightContinue reading “Talking Music: Jo Dudderidge of The Travelling Band”
Comedy legend Joe Pasquale, recording and musical theatre star Marti Pellow and Emmerdale and Coronation Street’s Hayley Tamaddon will lead the cast in this year’s Bristol Hippodrome family pantomime Aladdin, from Saturday December 9. Comedian and star of ITV’s Dancing on Ice, Joe Pasquale will star as Wishee Washee. Joe has been delighting audiences forContinue reading “Joe Pasquale Tops Aladdin Panto Bill At Bristol Hippodrome”
Dan Owen has announced a 16-date headline UK and European tour in support of his new single ‘Hideaway’. ‘Hideaway’ sees Dan enlisting huge blues riffs, which bolster the mighty soulful tones of his jaw-dropping vocal abilities. The song is currently gaining widespread exposure as it forms the soundtrack for the Boots No.7 televised and onlineContinue reading “Dan Owen To Play Bristol Date As Part Of Autumn 2017 Tour”
Power pop bastions Alvarez Kings are to play Motion, Bristol on October 26th as part of their autumn UK tour.. Four lads from South Yorkshire, UK who gleefully share their moniker with an infamous old school South American gang, Alvarez Kings summon pop power through timeless analog synth and guitar magic. Andy Howells recently discoveredContinue reading “My Music DNA: Paul Thompson of Alvarez Kings”
Andy Howells chats to vocalist Luke Reilly from Otherkin
Sporting heroes Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean are currently displaying their skating talents at The Bristol Hippodrome as they play the Fairy Godparents in Cinderella.