Category: Entertainment

Bestival 2016 Review

Bestival took place over two weekends ago and the four day event had just about a bit of everything. Despite there being rumours that the festival was slightly smaller this year, the prestigious name certainly lived up to its hype. And of course this would of never happened if it wasn’t for Bestival creator DJ…

Preview: Bestival 16

As the summer is close to it’s end and festivals around the country are slowly beginning to fade out, there is still one major event yet to happen and that is Bestival! The four day music event is set to have some of the finest musicians and bands from around the world to travel to…

Live Review: Southampton’s Common People

Thousands of music lovers gathered together for one epic party this bank holiday weekend at Southampton’s Common People. There was something for everyone and the whole festival was just really well organised with everyone having a huge smile on their faces throughout it. Common People is fairly new in the world of music festivals however…

Portsmouth Summer Show kicks off Festival Season

Portsmouth Summer Show took place over last bank holiday weekend (30th Apr – 1st May) and it was certainly a good feeling to know the festival season is well and truly under way. The two days showcased some of the best local and national talent around surprisingly for a fairly mainstream music based festival there…

Review: Knuckle Puck at Southampton’s Joiners

It was like pop punk heaven last night at Southampton Joiners as Knuckle Puck began their European tour alongside Boston Manor and Seaway. You could tell that the night was eagerly anticipated by fans as there were queues outside the sold  out venue for quite a long  way round. As they began letting fans in,…

Free gig to promote independent record store

Hampshire singer songwriter Nick Tann will be doing his bit to promote National Record Day with a free gig  at The Hundred Record Store in Romsey, when he will be performing tracks from his critically acclaimed album ‘3AM’. A favourite of BBC6 music’s Tom Robinson, the Eastleigh based tunesmith will be performing totally acoustic. “Just me…

Eastleigh music venue ‘The Hangar’ comes to town

Eastleigh’s Silverlake Stadium will be holding a number of music events throughout the year for locals to enjoy. The football club’s clubhouse will be named ‘The Hangar’ on selected nights as they look to bring some of the best local and national music acts in the country. Already the venue has announced four exciting acts that…

Knuckle Puck to play at Southampton’s Joiners this month

American pop punk band Knuckle Puck start their European tour this month alongside Blackpool band Boston Manor. They both will be joined by Canadian rock band Seaway and will play a total of 11 UK dates over the next two months. Knuckle Puck are currently touring at their home country for another week alongside Neck…

Review: Twenty One Pilots at Portsmouth Guildhall

Twenty One Pilots proved once again why they are one of the best performers in the world right now. Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun put in 110% in to their final UK show until Reading Festival in August. Having heard so many good things about the lads from Columbus, United States, it wasn’t that much…

Twenty One Pilots to play at Portsmouth Guildhall

American musical duo Twenty One Pilots have took the world of music to storm lately and they end their tour in the UK next Monday at Portsmouth Guildhall. Already announced as one of this year’s Reading Festival main stage acts, the boys from Columbus – Ohio, have had huge success with their new album Blurryface that got…

Eastleigh’s creatives look forward to a busy year

Members of Eastleigh’s artistic community filled the Studio Theatre at The Point for this year’s Creative Eastleigh Symposium, highlighted by internationally-renowned guest speaker Professor John Holden. The event also gave Eastleigh Borough Council’s Culture Unit, led by Dr Cheryl Butler, the opportunity to announce some of the exciting projects coming up in the year. 2016…

Ferocious Dog rocks Talking Heads

Celtic-folk punk band Ferocious Dog entertained a packed Southampton crowd on Friday night at the Talking Heads. The Nottinghamshire based sextet have been touring around the UK for their ‘From Without Tour’ this coincides with their new album that got released early October called ‘From Without’. Having originally been around since 1988 Ferocious Dogs were…