Gigs and Music

Gigs & Music

Club Scene with Sam Cherry

Last weekend I attended Surface DnB at The Old Barn which saw a great line up of well-respected DJs (both local and from across the UK) and plenty of good vibes!

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These crazy diamonds keep
shining on at The Wedge

These crazy diamonds keep
shining on at The Wedge

Twenty years in and The Dub Pistols are working harder than ever.

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PRYZM is taking over Liquid and Envy. Picture: www.facebook.com/LukeStrattaPhotography www.lukestrattaphotography.co.uk

£1m revamp and 75 new jobs as Portsmouth nightclub Liquid and Envy changes hands

A NIGHTCLUB in Portsmouth city centre is to undergo a £1m renovation.

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Creeper

Creeper frontman Will Gould: ‘We were making more noise by saying nothing at all’

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Declan McKenna at The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Picture by Paul Windsor

REVIEW: Declan McKenna at The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

Last night saw one major reason why The Wedgewood Rooms is such an important asset to the city.

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Power Quest. Picture by Chris Meany

The hunt goes on as Power Quest make a comeback

Cult metal act Power Quest have hit the comeback trail after a three-year break.

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Declan McKenna

The boy from ‘Brazil’ is coming good as Declan McKenna takes charge

It’s been a busy couple of years for singer-songwriter Declan McKenna.

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Lewis Watson at Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

REVIEW: Lewis Watson at Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

Lewis Watson kicked off his UK tour at the Wedgewood Rooms with a set that featured many songs from his long-awaited new album, Midnight.

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Oliver Taplin from Warsash

Glitzy fundraising ball to be held in aid of Oliver in aid of Oliver

PEOPLE are being urged to get their best ballgowns and dancing shoes on for a fundraiser in aid of a boy with complex disabilities.

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Dr Stephen Baysted

WATCH: Rag’n’Bone Man remix by Chichester lecturer

A chart-topping song by Rag’n’Bone Man has been remixed by a Chichester lecturer for the trailer release of a hotly-anticipated videogame.

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From left, Monty Johnson, Berry Johnson and Eleanor Palmer with their awards from the event

Musicians put on inspiring performance for all tastes

ORGANISERS have spoken of their delight after the brass section of the Portsmouth Music Festival.

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From left: Tim Howar, Mike Rutherford and Andrew Roachford.

‘We’re up for it now – we’ve 
had our break and we’re ready’

Not many people could call on a multi-million-selling rock band to play at their wedding.

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Club Scene with Sam Cherry

I believe a dynamic in Portsmouth is shifting in Portsmouth’s music scene; we are starting to see the rise of smaller promotion teams, the expansion of established local brands (especially within our electronic music scene).

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Adjudicator Carlos Bonell, centre, with cup winners Ollie Searle and Finn Fleming

Youngsters strum their way to success

ASPIRING acoustic sensations were out in droves in the guitar section of the Portsmouth Music Festival.

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Songs for The End of The World. Picture by Libby Overton

The end of the world gets a brand new soundtrack

It’s the end of the world, but Dom Coyote isn’t phased.

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Matt Bowman of The Pigeon Detectives at Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea. PICTURE: Paul Windsor

REVIEW: The Pigeon Detectives at Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

It’s no surprise that, after their triumphant performance at last year’s Southsea Fest, Pigeon Detectives were swiftly booked in for a return match.

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Lewis Watson

Lewis Watson looks set to thrive in the midnight hour

He was a breakout internet star who was snapped up by a major label.

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The violin section of the Portsmouth Philharmonia

Is there a doctor anywhere in the house?

The much-vaunted People’s Concert by the Portsmouth Philharmonia and the Meon Valley Orchestra has raised more than two thousand pounds for the Solent Diabetes Association.

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Skinny Milk at The Old Barn, Milton. Picture: Paul Windsor

REVIEW: Skinny Milk at The Old Barn, Milton

Brightonians Skinny Milk mine a similarly dark world to The Black Keys or The White Stripes, but with just bass and drums, their style and dynamic is unusual to say the least.

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