Playing the first of two nights at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse, there is barely a space in the room as electro-indie favourites Bastille deliver a hypnotic taster of the future.
This Leeds crowd had good reason to be excited for this tour as the last time Snow Patrol had played Leeds was in Millennium Square in 2006.
“We’ve just played two brilliant nights in Manchester,” goads Turner to the expected boos from the crowd before laughing, “it’s great, I get to tour the country whipping up regional hatred!”
As Matt Healy walked out on stage the audience were greeted with “Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the stage the greatest band in the world – The f*****g 1975”
Currently on his debut UK tour, London born Ghanaian Kojo Funds gave the sort of performance that will surely see him have a massive impact on the music scene in 2019.
Rescheduled from October, it’s no surprise that the Albert Hall in Manchester is packed out as local(ish) hero Richard Ashcroft returns home to treat his fans to one hell of a Christmas present two days before the big day.