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Glastonbudget audition, 9th November 2018

with Maia Eavan, Strizzy Strauss, Jonezy, Two Hats, Beneath the Embers and Joe Doyle

Tonight’s show was organised by Glastonbudget Music Festival.

Reviewed by Aleksandra Brzezicka

The Soundhouse got loud and rocking with another round of auditions for Glastonbudget 2019. Six performers had their chance to impress the organisers of UK’s biggest tribute festival and prove that they are worthy of being a part of next years line-up.
The opening act was Maia Eavan, an acoustic alternative singer/songwriter. It featured originals which can be found on the debut EP released this year. Maia’s strong yet gentle voice mixed perfectly with the guitar, played quite skilfully...

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Midnight Wire at The Shed, 2nd November 2018

with The Fazed and Deadwires

Reviewed by Trevor Locke

Two Leicester musicians took to the stage to perform the opening set; one of them was Callum Cook. He used to be a member of No More Heroes. He was accompanied by the drummer Sam Marsh. Deadwires is a Leicester band that started out recently. There are a lot of two-piece bands around these days. Timmas, Earls, Scribble Victory. At this, only their fourth gig, they made their mark with a set of high-powered songs fuelled with ear-smacking riffs and vibrant beats. Lots of powerful sounds came from this duo led by the strong voice of Cal, a singer noted for his gravelly tones and high-octane vocals.

Deadwires has a video of Outlaws, which can be seen on the band’s Facebook page. .

Watch this video, by Kevin Gaughan, of Deadwires performing...

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