Earlier this year, Country music legend Glen Campbell announced that he had being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and would be retiring from the music business after his next tour So as Glen Campbell’s Goodbye Tour reached St David’s Hall on Sunday evening it was of little surprise that fans turned out in force to seeContinue reading “In Concert: Glen Campbell, The GoodbyeTour, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 2011”
Andy Howells goes back to the 1960s to review Gerry and The Pacemakers show at Newport Riverfront.
Andy Howells reviews The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular at Newport Riverfront
Andy Howells reviews Elkie Brooks concert at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre.
“Some big and bad noise is gonna happen” promised Jethro Tull front man Ian Anderson to a packed house at St David’s Hall. The mixture of acoustic blues, classical music, jazz and prog rock that followed certainly delivered. The show kicked off with special guests, Welsh band, The Crook family performing tracks from their newContinue reading “In Concert: Jethro Tull, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 2008”
Andy Howells reviews The Barron Knights show at The Riverfront, Newport
The Blues Band arrived at Newport Riverfront on Friday night with two sets worth of classic Rhythm and Blues tracks. Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Gary Fletcher and Rob Townsend now in their 29th year as an ensemble, delivered over two hours of classic blues and original compositions from group and solo albums. Paul Jones,Continue reading “In Concert: The Blues Band, Newport Riverfront, 2007”
Andy Howells reviews The Searchers at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre.
Andy Howells reviews the last show of Joe Brown’s 2007 UK Tour at The Riverfront, Newport
Reelin’ and a Rockin arrived at Newport Riverfront on Friday evening, bringing with it five celebrated music stars from the 1960s, namely, Dave Berry, Dave Dee (of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mich and Tich) , Chip Hawkes (of The Tremeloes), Barry Ryan and Susan Maughan. All artists had sold over 30 million records between themContinue reading “In Concert: Reelin’ and a Rockin’, Newport Riverfront”