Category 2014

OnTheRoad

Matt Henshaw’s

Life on the Road

Part 1

September-December 2014

On the eve of travelling down to Buckinghamshire to do a lunchtime radio session for Marlow FM, then playing in Matlock, Derbyshire in the evening, it’s a good example of how my year or so has gone.  In just one day, I’ll be doing a heck of a lot of miles driving through a bunch of counties and I can recite the junctions and service stations of the M1 by heart.

It was ages ago that Trevor from Arts In Leicester asked me to write a blog for the website about life on the road as a Leicester musician, and I’ve only just gotten round to it.  My last show in LE1 was September last year, and I’ll be doing a homecoming gig Saturday 3rd October at The Cookie.

That’s over a year !  But I’ve been busy in that time...

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News 2014

News 2014

This is the old home page for the news section, for articles up to the end of 2014.

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News items for 2014

27th October

Leicester venue to cease operating

Lock42, the music venue located on Frog Island, is to cease to operate. The owners of the building in which it is situated – Stayfree Music – have decided to close it down...

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Stars of Leicester

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ThatWasJune

1st January 2015

That was June 2014

We forgot to publish our usual round up of gigs for the month of June; but here it is now, to complete the picture.

28th June

FourPointOh at The Shed

FourPointOh at The Shed, June 2014

FourPointOh at The Shed, June 2014

Leicester Band Four Point Oh played at The Shed with a strong line-up of other bands.

22nd June

Fun at Foxton Locks

The Crowd in front of the main stage

The Crowd in front of the main stage

Formal Warning and Jonezy were two of the many acts provided the musical fun at Foxton. Here is our report.

21st June

The Shed on Summer Solstice

On the day that Kasabian played in Victoria Park, The Shed puts on its own celebration of Mid-Summer’s night. Solistice at The Shed.

21st June

Tom Meighan at Leicester O2

Tom Meighan at Leicester O2

Kasabian on The Park.

21st June

Kasabian – Summer Solstice Day.

20th June

The Furies at The Musician

Alex Beattie of The Furies, at The Musician.

Alex Bea...

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ThatWasJuly

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That was July 2014

We forgot to publish our usual round-up of gigs for the month of July; but here it is now, to complete the picture.

25th July

Raghu Dixit returns

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The world-famous band from India returned to Leicester for another show. Read about Raghu Dixit in Leicester.

25th and 26th July

Leicester Music Festival

The stage being set up. Photo from Facebook

The stage being set up.
Photo from Facebook

The Tigers rugby ground provided the venue for this new festival; read our report.

Hinckley Music Festival

11th and 12th July

The Furies at Hinckley Festival 2014

The Furies at Hinckley Festival 2014

The Hinckley Music festival took place on 11th and 12 July; here is our report.

Ska at the Scholar Bar

Matt Wiliamson, Last Edition, O2 Academy Leicester, 2014

Matt Williamson, Last Edition,
O2 Academy Leicester, 2014

Last Edition brought the intoxicating rhythms of Ska to the O2 Academy; read ou...

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