live music

Inviting Jansons to the Barbican was like pouring vintage Pol Roger into a throwaway plastic cup

28 November 2017 11:14

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons Barbican NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover / Andrew Manze Symphony Hall At the end of…

I’m never happier than when an arts show on TV is cancelled

11 October 2017 14:34

I am, to paraphrase myself, ‘a freethinking middle aged rock ‘n’ roller, still on the toilet circuit hoping it’s a…

Despite everything, I love Glastonbury – and I wasn’t the only one booing Jeremy Corbyn

26 June 2017 17:07

‘You don’t look like Radiohead fans, lads,’ said the old fashioned Northern lady as she served Boy and me our…

An original and brilliant show: Loudon Wainwright III at Leicester Square Theatre reviewed

24 March 2017 17:03

Loudon Wainwright III: Surviving Twin Leicester Square Theatre Even by the standards of his fellow confessional singer-songwriters who emerged alongside…