Eric Gales - (2022)
With photos by Andrew Twambley, Paul Kimber finds watching blues musician Eric Gales, who has been described by Joe Bonamassa as “one of the best, if not the best, guitar player in the world”, a totally encapsulating experience.
Dubioza Kolektiv - (2021)
Denzil Watson watches Balkan ska/punk collective Dubioza Kolektiv play an energetic set at the Academy 3 in Manchester.
And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - (2019)
Andrew Twambley photographs Texan alternative rock group And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead at a gig at the Manchester Academy to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of their much acclaimed second album ‘Madonna’.
Dubiosza Kolektiv - (2018)
Denzil Watson has fallen in deep, deep like with Balkan ska-rap-punk-Balkan folk act Dubioza Kolektiv. They deliver a barnstorming set in the basement of Manchester Academy.
Electric 50 Bob Dylan at the Free Trade Hall Judas Redux - (2016)
Nicky Crewe enjoys a fantastic charity fundraising concert at Manchester Academy which celebrates the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan’s infamous Judas Free Trade Hall concert in which he first played an electric set in the UK in 1966
Nothing But Thieves - (2015)
Billy Seagrave watches rising five-piece alternative rock band Nothing But Thieves play a dynamic set to promote their self-titled debut album at the Academy 3 in Manchester
Lower Than Atlantis - (2015)
Billy Seagrave watches rising alternative rockers Lower Than Atlantis play an intense and energetic set at the Manchester Academy as part of a tour to promote their fourth self-titled album
Sex Pistols Experience - (2014)
Melanie Smith finds tribute band the Sex Pistols Experience bringing back strong memories of 1977 at a show at the Academy 3 in Manchester