Review: An Evening with Whitney @ Manchester Apollo

As An Evening with Whitney rocked up at the Manchester Apollo, there had already been a fair-share of complaining that people had willingly paid up to £70 to see a hologram. MM’s Richard Brown went to see for himself what all the fuss was about…

Gig review: James Bay @ O2 Apollo Manchester

James Bay performs at the O2 Apollo in Manchester and aside from his soppy compositions and repetitive choruses, there aren’t many singer-songwriters I’ve seen at close quarters that have fully convinced me that they’re born rockstars.

Review: Jarvis Cocker @ Albert Hall, Manchester

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker took his Albert Hall audience on an adventure into an underwater dream world with the help of the Manchester Chamber Choir and BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Maxime Tortelier.