Commitments and Blues Brothers Experience

Commitments and Blues Brothers Experience comes to Braintree for one night only

A local Commitments and Blues Brothers Experience comes to Braintree for one night only on 22nd April 2017. Fronted by Richard Alcock and Ritchie Hicks who have been performing on the East Anglia circuit for over 14 years, ‘Committed to the Blues Brothers Band‘ brings the songs of two cult-classic films together providing two foot-tapping […]

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Cliff Richard Roll Over Beethoven – Please stop it, Sir Cliff

I have just had the misfortune of hearing it again: Cliff Richard Roll Over Beethoven cover. It really is dreadful and I wish major radio networks such as the BBC would stop promoting this singer who seems to have been around since Jesus was a child. The song originally made fame when released by the […]

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Live Act Lounge

Live Act Lounge, Chelmsford

Those people over at Card Trick Music in Essex have come up with a great idea: a rehearsal studio which doubles as a Live Act Lounge. The Live Act Lounge provides bands a place to polish their performance with a stage-like setting, which includes subtle lighting and a drum riser. Not only does the room […]

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‘Big Brother’ – David Bowie’s most underrated song

Some time in the mid 1980s I was given a second-hand copy of David Bowie’s ‘David Live’ album on vinyl LP. I was still young and we didn’t have a great deal of money so I was happy with anything new to listen to. I’ll be honest; I didn’t really get Bowie’s music at the […]

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