Mott The Hoople - (2019)
Andrew Twambley photographs the reformed 1974 line-up of Mott The Hoople on the opening night of a UK tour at the Manchester Academy.
Black Peaks - (2019)
Andrew Twambley photographs rising metal act Black Peaks at a gig in support of Enter Shikari at the Academy in Manchester.
Blue Oyster Cult - (2019)
Andrew Twambley photographs iconic American rockers Blue Oyster Cult at a show at Manchester Academy.
Miles Kane - (2019)
On the road to plug his recent solo disc ‘Coup de Grace’, Marie Hazelwood sees Miles Kane turn in an impressive, reliably crowd-pleasing set at a full to capacity Manchester Academy.
Dream Wife - (2018)
Dixie Ernill at the Manchester Academy finds that Dream Wife, while proving to be genuine, still lack the vocal punch to convince him that they are worthy of the hype.
Jesus And Mary Chain - (2017)
Richard Lewis finds the Jesus and Mary Chain, who are currently touring 'Damage and Joy' their first new album in nineteen years, to be on formidable form at a near-capacity Manchester Academy
Gigantic Indie All-Dayer - (2016)
After an uninspiring start at 90's and 90's festival Gigantic Indie All Dayer, Billy Seagrave enjoys sets from among others the Wonder Stuff, the House of Love, Jesus Jones and Bentley Rhythm Ace
Wolf Alice - (2016)
Billy Seagrave watches rising alternative rock band Wolf Alice play an explosive and dynamic set at the Academy in Manchester
Battles - (2015)
Billy Seagrave watches New York-based experimental trio Battle play a groundbreaking set at the Academy in Manchester
Miscellaneous - (2015)
Billy Seagrave attends the second Gigantic All Dayer at the Manchester Academy and enjoys sets from the Primitives, Hurricane No. 1, the Gang of Four, Pop Will Eat Itself, the Inspiral Carpets and the recently reformed the High, who have got back together after an absence of twenty-two yers
Alabama 3 - (2014)
At the Academy in Manchester Billy Seagrave watches Alabama 3 play an exuberant yet thought-provoking set
Patti Smith - (2014)
In 'Gig of a Lifetime' Nicky Crewe writes of attending a Patti Smith concert at the Academy in Manchester in 2012
Janelle Monae - (2014)
Nicky Crewe watches soul/funk artist Janelle Monae play a magnetic show at the Academy in Manchester
Pierces - (2014)
Melanie Smith photographs glamorous American sister act the Pierces at a show at the Academy in Manchester