At the Manchester Academy, Sophie Hall enjoys distinctly offbeat sets from both Jarvis Cocker and Jeffrey Lewis, who were on tour together to commemorate Rough Trade's 30th anniversary
One of the unsung bands of the post punk era, Artery recently reformed after being invited to play Jarvis Cocker's Meltdown Festival. Singer Mark Goldthorpe speaks to John Clarkson about his group's original career in the early 80s and their first EP of new material in 25 years, 'Standing Still'
Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, 20/7/2019...21/7/2019
At the last two days of the Bluedot Festival Shirley Procter watches sets by Easy Star All Stars, Omar Souleyman, Jarvis Cocker, Kraftwerk and She Drew The Gun.
Festival Hall, London, 18/6/2007
The legendary leader of 60's psychedelic pioneers 13th Floor Elevators , Roky Erickson recently played his first ever British gig at the London Royal Festival Hall as part of Jarvis Cocker's Meltdown Festival. Jon Rogers, however, finds it all rather ordinary
Boardwalk, Sheffield, 22/6/2007
Massively underrated at the time, Sheffield new wave band Artery broke up in 1985 and included a young Jarvis Cocker amongst their fans. Reformed especially to play Cocker's Meltdown Festival, Denzil Watson watches them play a creditable, but intense warm up gig at the Sheffield Boardwalk
Plug, Sheffield, 16/02/2007
In the second night of a two evening residency at Sheffield's the Plug, Denzil Watson watches former Pulp star Jarvis Cocker, in his first home town gigs in eight years, play a stunning set