Tag Archives: Manchester
British blues rocker performs “The Day You Left” at North Sea Jazz Club in Amsterdam
Matt Schofield has been a fixture on the international blues scene for more than a decade. Having got his start playing in the house bands of various festivals around Europe, the Manchester-born guitarist embarked on a successful… Read More
The pre-summer festival season is in full swing, and this week, the lineup for Bonnaroo 2013 was released.
Check it out below, and if travel isn’t an issue, be sure to pick up your passes to Bonnaroo when they go on sale this Saturday at noon EST.
Former lead guitarist for pioneering UK indie band gets back to his roots with The Messenger
By Alex Baker
As a member of the influential Eighties British indie group, The Smiths, Johnny Marr pioneered the alternately jangly, alternately jagged guitar style that is such an integral part of what we now regard as the indie rock sound.
The Smiths were regarded as one of the definitive British… Read More
Legendary English indie-pop dance-rockers the Stone Roses played their first gig in their hometown of Manchester since 1996 on Saturday night. The Roses were a sensation in the UK and an underground hit in the US back in the early 1990s when they first emerged with their “baggy” “Madchester” sound, a forerunner to the Britpop of Oasis and the Verve that conquered MTV and the… Read More