Festival Review: This Is Tomorrow 2019

For several years now, the North-East has been crying out for a major festival that takes the region by storm and brings some of the world’s finest to the area. This year’s This Is Tomorrow promised to do exactly that, with a stellar lineup including FOALS, Stereophonics and God himself, Noel Gallagher. We were lucky enough to be able to attend both the Saturday and … Continue reading Festival Review: This Is Tomorrow 2019

Little Miss Sunshine review – York Grand Opera House

Bringing film to the live stage is never an easy feat. Few have succeeded in recent times, but when they work, they’re pure gold. The first that comes to mind is the brilliant Shrek which translated wonderfully to the stage, so there was genuine intrigue when it came to viewing Little Miss Sunshine live at York Grand Opera House. The film, a comedy drama that … Continue reading Little Miss Sunshine review – York Grand Opera House

Little Miss Sunshine arrives in York: Grand Opera House Preview

Little Miss Sunshine, is currently on a fantastic run at the Grand Opera House, York, and you still have time to head down to watch it! Based on the Academy Award-winning film by Michael Arndt, Little Miss Sunshine is the off-beat musical comedy created by the Tony Award-winning team of James Lapine (who collaborated with Stephen Sondheim on Into the Woods and Sunday in the … Continue reading Little Miss Sunshine arrives in York: Grand Opera House Preview

Single Review: The Snuts – All Your Friends

If you’ve read any of Halfway 2 Nowhere’s festival reviews in the last year or so, you’ll have read nothing but praise for Scottish band, The Snuts. Towards the end of May, the four-piece released their brand new single “All Your Friends” and I can comfortably say, whilst a change in studio sound for the band, it is one of the songs of the year … Continue reading Single Review: The Snuts – All Your Friends

Live Review: The Real People + The Cheap Thrills – Liverpool

The Rooftop of the Shankly Hotel has breath-taking views of the picturesque skyline of Liverpool.  It is best known as a venue for weddings.  Over the last twelve months or so it has established itself as a venue for live music. Under the stewardship of Keith Mullin, guitarist from The Farm, the ‘Signature Live Sessions’ are becoming ‘must see’ events combining new local bands with … Continue reading Live Review: The Real People + The Cheap Thrills – Liverpool

Festival Review: Hit The North 2019

May is one of my favourite months for a number of reasons. Two bank holidays, the climax to football season and so many different festivals up and down the country. Following a bumper day at Live at Leeds on Saturday 4th, it was Newcastle’s turn to host Hit The North. A festival that has grown significantly in its three years of running, this year’s lineup … Continue reading Festival Review: Hit The North 2019

Festival Review: Live at Leeds 2019

This year’s Live at Leeds Festival lineup was without doubt one of the highlights of this year’s day festival circuit. With major artists to appeal to the masses including Tom Grennan, Sundara Karma and Metronomy, the festival shifted a lot of tickets and all of the venues were healthily attended throughout the day. Us being us though didn’t head to these big shows and had … Continue reading Festival Review: Live at Leeds 2019

Live Review: The Luka State – Fulford Arms, York

The north-west of England has, for as long as anybody can remember, being a hive of musical activity. Some of the greatest artists of all time have come from the area and this trend shows no sign of stopping. It is difficult though, despite this long line of success, to really stand out from the crowd with the musical scene so saturated over there but … Continue reading Live Review: The Luka State – Fulford Arms, York

The Luka State – York Show Thursday 2nd May

Hotly-tipped Cheshire four-piece The Luka State, who have just released their brand new single ‘What’s My Problem’ via Salt Town Records/Project Music, will stop at the Fulford Arms in York this week as part of their extensive UK Spring Tour. The Luka State are Conrad Ellis (voice, guitar), Sam Bell (bass, voice), Jake Barnabas (drums) and Lewis Pusey (guitars) and they hail from Winsford, Cheshire. … Continue reading The Luka State – York Show Thursday 2nd May

Festival Review: Stockton Calling 2019

This Easter weekend, over 2000 people descended on Stockton town centre for the 10th anniversary of Stockton Calling. The day festival was fully sold out for the eighth year on the bounce, and saw over 70 artists play across nine stages over ten hours. Here’s the breakdown of our day with the long awaited return of our “H” star rating, back for the festival season! … Continue reading Festival Review: Stockton Calling 2019