Hyde Park, London, 29/6/2009
Anthony Strutt watches the Pretenders in an appearance in support of Neil Young at Hyde Park Calling play an excellent set of both new songs and classic hits
Rough Trade East, London, 10/6/2009
Nearly 30 years on after he first saw them live as a teenager, Anthony Strutt finds the Pretenders still as powerful a live force as ever at an acoustic free gig at the Rough Trade East record shop in London
Guildford, Surrey, 21/7/2002
...and the Pretenders.
KT Tunstall talks to Andrew Twambley about her cover version of the Pretenders' 'Hymn to Her' and contribution to female-only compilation, 'Goodnight Songs For Rebel Girls'.
Malcom Carter reflects on the career of the Katydids, the band of London-based singer-songwriter Susie Hug and ex-Pretenders guitarist Adam Seymour, who after an absence of over twenty years have recently released online a new EP
Arroyo Seco Weekend
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, 23/6/2018...24/6/2018
L. Paul Mann enjoys the second annual Arroyo Seco festival which included sets from the Pretenders, Belle and Sebastian, the Specials, Neil Young, Jack White and Robert Plant.
Cornbury Music Festival
Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire, 7/7/2017...9/7/2017
Nick Dent-Robinson attends the final Cornbury Festival in Oxfordshire which this year saw performances from Bryan Adams, the Pretenders, Kaiser Chiefs and Jools Holland and speaks to organiser Hugh Phillimore about why he has decided to stop.
In 'Vinyl Stories' Dave Goodwin talks to Anthony Strutt, one of Pennyblackmusic's oldest writers, about his favourite vinyl records, which include LPs by the Doors, the Pretenders, the Smiths, the Cure and the Beatles