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Jesse Kinch

Proclaimed a f*cking rock God by the iconic Kesha, Jesse Kinch is an artist who was destined for international superstardom from the very moment he sang his first note on the US TV Talent Show Rising…
20th Nov 2018 01:40 PM

Kinky Boots, Opera House Manchester

Graham Clark
Features Writer
Callum Francis as Lola with the Angels in Kinky Tour - photo Helen Maybanks
There are no well known songs in it and no star names - it is the show itself that makes this one of the joyous and…
19th Nov 2018 10:00 AM

World’s Top Michael Jackson Tribute Thrills Alhambra Audience

Sharon Cain
Lifestyle Correspondent
Navi - the world's No 1 Michael Jackson impersonator - didn’t stop until the Alhambra audience had had enough - leaving them whooping and shouting for more.
The 46-year-old Trinidadian-born…
18th Nov 2018 04:37 PM

Conchita Wurst & Wiener Symphoniker - From Vienna With Love

Jeremy Williams-Chalmers
Arts Correspondent
There is denying that Conchita Wurst is the Eurovision Song Contest winner from the last decade who has made the bigger global impact. While arguably Sweden's Loreen changed the British perspective…
17th Nov 2018 10:44 PM

Cilla With The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Jeremy Williams-Chalmers
Arts Correspondent
Three years have passed since the world lost the iconic Cilla Black. At the time of her passing, she had already seen her musical foundations paid homage to by Sheridan Smith in the truly impressive…
17th Nov 2018 11:13 AM

Album Review - The Struts - Young And Dangerous (Polydor Records)

Graham Clark
Features Writer
British rock group The Struts will hopefully make the big breakthrough that they deserve with this their second album.
The band could have stayed in the UK and continued to tour but without any radio…
19th Nov 2018 03:32 PM

Messiah In Hull

Andrew Liddle
Features Writer
Christmas may have manifested itself in the high street as early as October but, for many, the real countdown begins with the first Messiah. It is generally estimated that not far short of 500 choirs…
18th Nov 2018 10:30 PM

Taking A View: Landscape Photographer Of The Year – Collection 12

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
The advent of digital photography and the ubiquity of processes of enhancement, have levelled the playing-field of photographic evaluation to an unarguable, if undesirable, degree.
Removing…
18th Nov 2018 12:42 PM

Rick Astley, Leeds Arena

Graham Clark
Features Writer
Whoever thought of asking Gabrielle to support Rick Astley on his current arena tour was thinking along the right lines: both acts are from the same period and appeal to the same generation.
Mention…
17th Nov 2018 11:37 AM

Wooster Sauce For The Christmas Goose

Andrew Liddle
Features Writer
Thomas Richardson (Wooster) and Theo Fraser Steele (Jeeves) photo by Robert Day
York’s famous old gates were illusions of shimmering silver, artificial snow was falling prettily catching the mellow…
17th Nov 2018 10:23 AM
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Buddy Holly - True Love Ways (Decca Records)

Graham Clark
Features Writer
It seems to be a trend at the moment to set classic artist recordings against brand new orchestrations. Cilla Black has recently had this treatment which the Yorkshire Times reviewed.
Now it is the…
19th Nov 2018 03:12 PM

Now Thats What I Call Now Compilation (Sony/ Universal)

Graham Clark
Features Writer
This 5 CD compilation brings together 100 pop classics from over four decades of The Now compilations.
The CDs are in chronological order so it starts off with the Culture Club Karma Chameleon - a…
18th Nov 2018 10:07 PM

Poem Of The Week: ‘Authentic Victorian Mermaid’ By Cliff Forshaw

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
Cliff Forshaw
Cliff Forshaw’s extended metaphor is not unpersuasive.
Anyone who’s ever visited Hull’s Maritime Museum will recognise the cavernously organic interiors, the intestinal passages…
18th Nov 2018 08:53 AM

Vanessa Paradis

Jeremy Williams-Chalmers
Arts Correspondent
For many Vanessa Paradis is best known as Johnny Depps' ex or as the 14 year old chanteuse behind the international hit Joe Le Taxi. However, those who have been paying attention will be aware that…
17th Nov 2018 11:34 AM

The Staple Singers: For What It’s Worth – The Complete Epic Recordings 1964-1968

Thanks to a stunning duet with Hozier, Mavis Staples, the only member of The Staple Singers still active, has recently enjoyed a revival of interest in her absolutely stunning rich vocal. However,…
16th Nov 2018 05:06 PM
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