Live Review: The Courteeners (Carlisle Sands Centre 24/11/12)

Eleventh hour planning sent me homeward bound and a little bit further to see The Courteeners at the Sands’ Centre in Carlisle last night for the penultimate leg of their UK tour.  As is the norm, Are You In Love With A Notion opened the show before Modern Love what seems destined to be the…

Live Review: The Courteeners (Liverpool Echo Arena 18/11/16)

On the back of last month’s release of the fifth chapter from Manchester’s The Courteeners, the band have set out on another UK tour. Met with critical approval, ‘Mapping The Rendezvous’ has enhanced the band’s popularity all over the country, and with no hometown date it was down to the Echo Arena in Liverpool to…

Live Review: Cabbage (The Magnet 4/11/16)

Self-proclaimed “Manc woolybacks” Cabbage played at The Magnet in Liverpool on Friday night, a 40 minute set full of shirtless passion and a front section of fans going mental for them at the front. Lee Broadbent fronts up the Moseley 5-piece, he shakes behind the microphone with a resemblance of Ian Curtis, and like Joy…