Articles by Nicola Chapman
Fun-loving vegan librarian residing in Chapel Allerton: loves her daughter, eating cake and buying tat off Kirkgate Market. Occasionally reactionary or melancholic but consistently sociable. Always eager to engage in cultural, artistic or community events. Twitter @nicochapo (other websites are available).
The recent bad weather didn’t stop intrepid trio Nick Rowan, Daniel O’Dell and Sarah Teresa hotfooting it to Beacon’s Festival last weekend. Read about what they got up to here:
Fancy a grand day/night out in Otley on Saturday? Read this preview of British Wildlife’s mini- music festival at the Courthouse and spend the evening not watching the England match after all!!
For one night only, Wichita Records’ Peggy Sue and friends took over the Hepworth – but did they pull it off?!
Roving reporter Penny Brazier braved the journey to far-flung Wakefield to sample the musical delights of Long Division music festival.
A review of Wes Anderson’s latest flick – Moonrise Kingdom – from guest reviewer Hayley Scott.
Penny Brazier looks ahead to this weekend’s Long Division music festival in Wakefield – follow these 10 steps to make your visit a successful one.
Do you like listening to American fuzzy-punk noise bands? Do you like hair-cuts? Then read Penny Brazier’s account of a recent gig at the Brudenell!!
Guest reviewer Ewan Jamieson was lucky enough to catch The Cribs at their recent homecoming gig in Wakefield. From the sounds it was a top night – read on!
Culture Vulture Sam Monk took a good hard look/listen at what Live at Leeds had to offer… this is his intricate and comprehensive review!
Guest reviewer Penny Brazier attended this year’s Live at Leeds Unconference and picked up some handy hints and tips for anyone aspiring to get ahead in the music industry. Read on…
Guest reviewer Hayley Scott spent a day enjoying the musical delights that Live at Leeds had to offer. Here is her take on the festival and the performances that she witnessed.
Guest reviewer Sam Monk enjoys an evening of cultural enrichment courtesy of German Leider at Howard Assembly Rooms.
Roving reporter Sam Monk takes a look at this weekend’s Live at Leeds festival and gives us his top tips for a good day/night out.
Guest reviewer Mark Tomlinson went to see 2:54 at the Cockpit and came away musing about the importance of band names!
Guest blogger Mark Tomlinson enjoyed a bit of country-folk-blues and gorgeous harmonies courtesy of Nashville’s The Civil Wars. Read all about it!
Guest blogger Sam Monk gives us the low-down on The Wave Pictures’ recent appearance at the Brudenell Social Club.
Guest reviewer Sam Monk (@smonk78) waxes lyrical about the endlessly talented sisters from Sweden that comprise First Aid Kit.
Guest blogger Penny Brazier talks to the editor of the forthcoming ‘Rhubarb Bomb’ book and asks how the music scene in Wakefield is getting on. Very well it seems…