FESTIVAL VIBES: GEN AND THE DEGENERATES

Gen and the Degenerates Words and Photos by Gary Lambert The final FestEvol of 2021 is now with us! It is setting up to be a day to remember with a whole host of fabulous bands. But don’t forget FestEvol: Part 3 doesn’t need you to have been at FestEvol: Part 1 and FestEvol: Part … Continue reading

FESTIVAL REVIEW: FESTEVOL (PART 2)

FestEvol Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool, 7 August 2021 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert Whilst FestEvol: Part 1 was a celebration of the Merseyside music scene, FestEvol: Part 2 was about recapturing the magical feeling of going to a festival once again.  Admittedly there was no camping, but you had bands and music fans coming from … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: DREAM WIFE

Dream Wife Jimmy’s, Liverpool, 6 August 2021 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert I’ve been excited for Dream Wife since the very second this gig was announced.  Dream Wife are quite possibly my favourite band of modern times.  A band that makes me wish I was sixteen again and be insanely deeply in love with a band … Continue reading

FESTIVAL VIBES: PSYCHO COMEDY

Psycho Comedy Words by Gary Lambert It is going to be a treat to catch Psycho Comedy at FestEvol at Invisible Wind Factory this coming Saturday. The Liverpool six-piece are a tight, vibrant unit (and one of our own recommendations to watch) who will prepare you for revolution whilst making you feel you’re likely to … Continue reading

FESTIVAL REVIEW: FESTEVOL (PART 1)

FestEvol Future Yard, Birkenhead, 31 July 2021 Words and Photos by Gary Lambert Oh my God!  What a day FestEvol (Future Yard edition) turned out to be.  This is very unsurprising news to be fair.  A cracking line up of bands primarily from the banks of the Mersey for the Liverpool music scene’s first post-lockdown shindig was always … Continue reading

FESTIVAL VIBES – MiG 15

MiG 15 Words by Gary Lambert One of our tips to watch at FestEvol: Future Yard edition is MiG 15. With a stylish collection of eighties-inspired tunes and a set of confident players on stage, they’re going to offer you a set that’ll make you add to your playlist. We caught up with lead singer … Continue reading

JUST LISTEN: ZUZU – MY OLD LIFE

Zuzu My Old Life Words by Gary Lambert Wow! is the first thing that comes to mind after listening to Zuzu‘s latest single from her forthcoming debut album, Queensway Tunnel. All the old Zuzu touchstones are there, but this is a bold move into for me a more expansive sound. My Old Life reminds me … Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: FestEvol (Liverpool Edition)

FestEvol 2021 Words by Gary Lambert Tickets £25 plus booking fee (Tickets Part 1 and Part 2) On the back of FestEvol: Wirral Edition, FestEvol: Liverpool Edition takes place on Saturdays 7 and 14 August, and it looks like it is going to be the sort of event that you need to attend.  There is music … Continue reading

Festival Preview: FestEvol 2021 (Future Yard)

FestEvol 2021 Words by Gary Lambert PRICE INFO: £15 plus booking fee – FestEvol Well, well, well…  It seems like nothing is going to stop us now and festivals will be going ahead in 2021.  As much as I’ve tried to avoid building my hopes up, the announcement of the first date of FestEvol 2021 on Saturday … Continue reading

Festival Review: Festevol 2016

Festevol 2016 1st May 2016, Liverpool Words: Elena Katrina Photos: Gaz Jones//Elena Katrina From the get go this festival was always going to be of interest, after all Liverpool promoter Evol is well known to us  for putting on great shows featuring many of the bands we love. Gary went along last year, and this … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Festevol 2016

Festevol 2016 Words: Gary Lambert//Elena Katrina Price info: Tickets for Festevol are on sale now £25 (+fees) here. Keep Updated: Facebook//Twitter #FestEVOL16   Arguably  of the highlights of the Liverpool Music Calendar is the musical mayhem of Festevol. A music festival put together by well established Liverpool promoter Evol. This year it’s a day long … Continue reading

Festival Review: Festevol Part 2

Festevol Part 2 The Kazimier August 8th 2015 Words and photos: Gary Lambert Warning: This review contains no song titles or insightful technical details on music performance. This is a study in the sheer enjoyment of being with friends, having beer in a plastic cup and watching live music.   After Festevol Part 1 and … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Festevol 2015 Pt2

Festevol 2015 Words: Gary Lambert The Saturday after the Saturday before. We come to Festevol Part 2, headlined by the fabulous All We Are, and I am excited. After a fantastic day of revelry last week mixed with some brilliant music from the likes of The Probes, Zuzu and a knockout set from The Vryll … Continue reading

Festival Review: Festevol Part 1

Festevol Part 1 The Kazimier August 1st 2015 Words and photos: Gary Lambert Opening up in the rain soaked Kazimier Garden was the young talent that is local singer-songwriter Sophie Anderson. Despite telling the crowd that she was performing none of the music with her eyes open due to being able to see them all … Continue reading

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