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2015 Review of the year

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in Music in Leicester magazine

Pages in our magazine that are popular

in November 2015

selected by the editor

(revised monthly)

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Feature articles

Our review of Leicester Oxjam Takeover 2015

Small music venues – research explains why they are so important


Sounds Familiar (Carlos Stein)

On The Road (Matt Henshaw)

Editor (Trevor Locke


Aztec Temples

Reckless Youth

Final Coil

The Heroes




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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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Stars of Leicester

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Friday 2nd January 2015

The Musician.

Launch of obsUnplugged series.

obsUnplugged is a unique showcase for our local singing and acoustic artists. This year, as in previous years, the entry has been open, including singers, acoustic groups and rap artists. There is no denying that the shows have displayed the wealth of musical artistry that our local area has to offer. It is the showcasing of singing and acoustic talent that makes this series such a valuable source of musical entertainment.

As it says on the Facebook page for the shows ‘The obsUnplugged is a series of nights to make selections for this years local festival stages. 80+ Acoustic/Electro Acoustic Acts will be selected to play over two weeks showcasing some of the best local and national acoustic talent...

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