Expecting jazz pianist Jamie Cullum to head straight to the Grand Piano stage left, Cullum instead joined his band centre stage for a stripped-back rendition of “Mankind”.
Stereophonics played Newcastle Arena last night and despite the weather being atrocious, this did not put off the thousands of fans who braved the weather to see their idols.
‘Howard’s solo debut, Jaime, is her most ambitious recording ever, full of synthed-out psychedelic funk, druggy soul ballads, hip-hop loops, and lyrics grappling with her past’ – Rolling Stone
It’s early on another Saturday night in Manchester and the queues at the Ritz are snaking up the road. Even as doors open, teenagers are pouring from every direction towards the Manchester venue.