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INTERVIEW: Danny Baker

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Danny Baker, comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter, chats with Kevin Cooper about the prospect of retiring, his encounter with the late Hughie Green, his pod cast with Gary Lineker and his theatre tour of the UK with his show, Good Time Charlie’s Back.Danny Baker is an Eng ...
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GIG REVIEW: Daryl Hall and John Oates

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Daryl Hall and John Oates performing their Real Deal Tour at The Resorts World Arena Birmingham on Wednesday 24th April 2019 Images and review by Kevin CooperDaryl Hall and John Oates’ career started in the early 70s but few acts embodied the 80s like they did and last night they too ...
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GIG REVIEW: Mrs Brown’s Boys

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Mrs Brown’s Boys performing D’Musical at The Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Sunday 21st April 2019 Review by Kevin CooperThere was no better way to spend a sunny Easter Sunday afternoon than with Mrs Brown and her family at the Motorpoint Arena and judging by the size of the crowd, ...
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GIG REVIEW: Michael Ball

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Michael Ball performing his Coming Home To You Tour at The Royal Concert Hall on Saturday 20th April 2019.Images and Review by Kevin CooperThere wasn’t a seat to be had at the Royal Concert Hall last night when Michael Ball came to town on the first night of his UK tour, which saw a ...
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GIG REVIEW: Art Garfunkel

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Art Garfunkel performing at The Symphony Hall Birmingham on Wednesday 17th April 2019 Review by Kevin CooperEven at the young age of 77, Art Garfunkel still sings so beautifully that he can silence a whole room, as he did at a packed Symphony Hall in Birmingham last night.Coming on to ...
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INTERVIEW: Jim Moginie

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Jim Moginie, (seen here second from the left), Australian musician and guitarist with Midnight Oil, chats with Kevin Cooper about writing socially aware lyrics, Peter Garrett’s foray into politics, their latest album Armistice Day and their forthcoming live dates in the UK.Jim Moginie is ...
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GIG REVIEW: Shawn Mendes

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Shawn Mendes performing The Tour at The Birmingham Arena on Tuesday 9th April 2019.Images and Review by Kevin Cooper Shawn Mendes, the newly crowned ‘Prince of Pop’, having usurped Justin Beiber, performed to a packed Birmingham Arena last night and like Beiber is one of these newi ...
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INTERVIEW: Sophie Ellis-Bextor

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor, a British singer and songwriter, chats with Kevin Cooper about being a mum to her five boys, recording her songs with a full orchestra, her latest album The Song Diaries and her forthcoming tour of the UK.Sophie Ellis-Bextor is a British singer and songwriter. She firs ...
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INTERVIEW: Steve Hackett

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Steve Hackett, an English musician, songwriter, singer and producer chats with Kevin Cooper about his frustration with cassettes, his fondness for Selling England By The Pound, his latest album At The Edge Of Light and his forthcoming tour of the UK.Steve Hackett is an English musician, so ...
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GIG REVIEW: Giorgio Moroder

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Giorgio Moroder performing The Celebration Of The 80s Tour at The Symphony Hall Birmingham on Monday 1st April 2019 Images and Review by Kevin CooperIt was Birmingham’s Symphony Hall that hosted the opening night of Giorgio Moroder’s first ever tour of the UK, and last night it was ...
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