Big Mac Brings Soul to Abertillery

It’s over a quarter of a century since Big Mac’s Wholly Soul Band were formed as the house band for the legendary Hollywood Club in Newport, and the line-up of tenor sax, trumpet and trombone, bass, drums, guitar, keyboards, two dynamic female vocalists and charismatic front-man Mike ‘Big Mac’ McNamara are still a huge hitContinue reading “Big Mac Brings Soul to Abertillery”

Blues Brothers show will meet approval in Cardiff

THE feelgood show Blues Brothers (Approved) is currently keeping soul fans entertained at Cardiff’s New Theatre until Saturday July 2. Purveyors of classic soul are advised to dig out their shades, dust off their dancing shoes and to party like never before to music from the classic films including the worldwide hit Everybody Needs Somebody ToContinue reading “Blues Brothers show will meet approval in Cardiff”

In Concert: Jools Holland and The Rhythm N Blues Orchestra, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

The audience at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena were literally bristling with excitement on Saturday evening as fans took their seats to witness the penultimate date in Jools Holland and His Rhythm N Blues Orchestra’s current tour. Rhythm and Blues Orchestra guitarist Mark Flanagan  provided opening duties playing a brief set comprising of Americana and acoustic stylisedContinue reading “In Concert: Jools Holland and The Rhythm N Blues Orchestra, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena”

Airrion Love Back On Tour With The Stylistics

With instantly recognisable hits such as Stop, Look, Listen to your Heart, You Are Everything and Betcha By Golly Wow, The Stylistics are one of the most iconic groups in soul history. The group still feature two of the original members (Herbert Murrell and Airrion Love) and is fronted by the brilliant Harold ‘Eban’ Brown,Continue reading “Airrion Love Back On Tour With The Stylistics”