Looking forward on a Sunday night

I’ve just got back from seeing the oh-so-lovely Tina Dico at the Glee Club.  I’ll get the review for that up tomorrow but for now, suffice to say that she’s much better live than on record.  And very beautiful. Tomorrow I’ve got the second day of the music marketing course.  Unfortunately I can only make […]

Sarabeth Tucek, Doug Walker @ Birmingham Glee Club, 27/02/08

Doug Walker is being groomed for stardom, that much is clear.  The story goes that he spent a morning handing out demos to Radio 1 staff one morning and Chris Moyles took one and ended up giving him 30 minutes of airtime that very morning.  A major label deal followed. The thing is, would you […]

Eels @ Birmingham Town Hall, 26 February 2008

Birmingham’s Town Hall, modelled on a Roman temple, first opened in 1834 and closed in 1996 for a £35 million refurbishment, only re-opening last year.  The original 6,000 pipe organ remains in place and towers over the end of the hall where the stage is located.  It takes a certain calibre of artist to belong […]