The Hoosiers @ Diamond Live Lounge

  I have seen a bunch of great bands play at Live Lounge to small crowds and this is a real shame as it suggests that the people of Doncaster don’t care about live music.…

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Crazy Town @ Woolpack Live

There is a disappointing tendency in Doncaster for people to get a little sniffy about events that people have worked really hard to organise. Comments like ‘Are they still going?’ are wilfully negative and help…

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Placebo @ Doncaster Dome

“I know, you love the song but not the singer…” There is a temptation when covering local music to just declare everything brilliant and be done with it. I mean, nobody wants to lose those…

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Chris Helme @ The Leopard

“Lay back and enjoy the ride…” York singer/songwriter Chris Helme is, of course, best remembered as the front man of Britpop heroes the Seahorses. The story goes that a friend of a friend of Stone…

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Texas @ Doncaster Racecourse

Until the band embarked on stage some 25 minutes after the last race of the day, I had completely forgotten that in the mid to late nineties, I often confused Texas lead singer Sharleen Spiteri…

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