Rick Witter & Paul Banks at Fibbers

Last week saw the return of Independent Venue Week to Fibbers. The annual celebration highlights the importance small venues have in terms of keeping the music industry alive. As the old saying goes, all big bands will have played a small venue at some point in their career. Friday’s line-up consisted of some local legends (including York’s favourite son, Shed Seven’s Rick Witter) and some up-and-comers. We went along to get some photos of the action. Continue reading “Rick Witter & Paul Banks at Fibbers”

The 10 Best Albums of 2016

2016 hasn’t been all bad. A lot of fantastic albums have been released – making this list a hard one to compile! The resurfacing of the pop-punk genre, a slew of classic albums being released and of course the return of several big bands (here’s looking at you, Green Day and Blink 182) has made this task especially difficult. There are a lot of albums we sadly couldn’t include here due to the sheer amount of good releases this year, but there should be something here for all listeners to enjoy. And, if you like these records, why not check out our recommended local bands. Continue reading “The 10 Best Albums of 2016”

Buskathon!

Fast becoming one of the top music festivals in the city of York, York’s Little Festival of Live Music last Friday took on the challenge to prepare and deliver a high quality 16-hour music festival with only seven days notice. The festival will run alongside Visit York’s Easter Family Festival on Parliament Street from 25th-28th March.

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