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Issue 1101

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Gladys Knight: Royal Albert Hall, London 20/7/22 @bluesandsoul.com REVIEW Gladys Knight: Royal Albert Hall, London 20/7/22 @bluesandsoul.com REVIEW Gladys Knight: Royal Albert Hall, London 20/7/22 @bluesandsoul.com REVIEW Gladys Knight: Royal Albert Hall, London 20/7/22 @bluesandsoul.com REVIEW

Gladys Knight: Royal Albert Hall, London 20/7/22

For an artist of such longevity, the Royal Albert Hall was the perfect place for one of soul music's most regal figures. At the age of 78, Gladys Knight remains a compelling stage presence...

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Corinne Bailey Rae: Royal Festival Hall, London 21/04/22 REVIEW Corinne Bailey Rae: Royal Festival Hall, London 21/04/22 REVIEW Corinne Bailey Rae: Royal Festival Hall, London 21/04/22 REVIEW Corinne Bailey Rae: Royal Festival Hall, London 21/04/22 REVIEW

Corinne Bailey Rae: Royal Festival Hall, London 21/04/22

This was a homecoming performance to savour with Corinne Bailey Rae drinking in the atmosphere while filling London's Royal Festival Hall with love...

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Michael Kiwanuka: Cambridge Corn Exchange 11/5/22 @REVIEW Michael Kiwanuka: Cambridge Corn Exchange 11/5/22 @REVIEW Michael Kiwanuka: Cambridge Corn Exchange 11/5/22 @REVIEW Michael Kiwanuka: Cambridge Corn Exchange 11/5/22 @REVIEW

Michael Kiwanuka: Cambridge Corn Exchange 11/5/22

Good things come to those prepared to wait, and from the opening notes of "Piano Joint”, it was clear that Kiwanuka was keen to make up for lost time...

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Curtis Harding: Electric Brixton, London 25/3/22 REVIEW Curtis Harding: Electric Brixton, London 25/3/22 REVIEW Curtis Harding: Electric Brixton, London 25/3/22 REVIEW Curtis Harding: Electric Brixton, London 25/3/22 REVIEW

Curtis Harding: Electric Brixton, London 25/3/22

Curtis Harding's work over the years has drawn in elements of hip-hop, R&B and gospel, all with a psychedelic edge. That was all on show during his impressive 90-minute set...

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Emeli Sande: Roundhouse Festival, Roundhouse, London 19/1/22 REVIEW Emeli Sande: Roundhouse Festival, Roundhouse, London 19/1/22 REVIEW Emeli Sande: Roundhouse Festival, Roundhouse, London 19/1/22 REVIEW Emeli Sande: Roundhouse Festival, Roundhouse, London 19/1/22 REVIEW

Emeli Sandé: Roundhouse Festival, Roundhouse, London 19/1/22

It was just Sandé seated at a piano and no band onstage. The lighting is spectacular and her easy dialogue adds to the sense of intimacy at the Roundhouse in London...

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Karen Gibson - The Kingdom Choir (Roundhouse Festival): Roundhouse, London 22/1/22 REVIEW The Kingdom Choir (Roundhouse Festival): Roundhouse, London 22/1/22 REVIEW The Kingdom Choir (Roundhouse Festival): Roundhouse, London 22/1/22 REVIEW The Kingdom Choir (Roundhouse Festival): Roundhouse, London 22/1/22 REVIEW

The Kingdom Choir (Roundhouse Festival): Roundhouse, London 22/1/22

There was a palpable sense of joy as The Kingdom Choir took to the stage at The Roundhouse for a special Saturday night show during the In The Round Festival...

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Cc2 Craig Charles: The Boatyard, Leigh-On-Sea, Essex 29/10/21 REVIEW Cc4 Cc5

Craig Charles, Ria Currie, The King Rooster + Urban Allstars: Boatyard, Leigh-On-Sea, Essex 29/10/21

The great thing about Craig Charles is that he presides over a genuine shared experience and he knows instinctively how to read a room...

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Brooklyn Funk Essentials: Jazz Cafe, London 10/10/21 Brooklyn Funk Essentials: Jazz Cafe, London 10/10/21 REVIEW Brooklyn Funk Essentials: Jazz Cafe, London 10/10/21 REVIEW Brooklyn Funk Essentials: Jazz Cafe, London 10/10/21 REVIEW

Brooklyn Funk Essentials: Jazz Cafe London 10/10/21

Across a career that stretches 25 years, Brooklyn Funk Essentials have established themselves as a unique project fusing soul, hip hop, ragga, spoken word, jazz and, of course, da funk!

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Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21 REVIEW Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21 REVIEW Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21 REVIEW Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21 REVIEW

Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21

It was no surprise that the Godfather of UK soul, Omar, drew a capacity crowd to his first show at The Jazz Cafe since COVID restrictions were lifted. A huge smile crossed the singer's face as he stepped onstage...

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Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21 REVIEW Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21 REVIEW Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21 REVIEW Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21 REVIEW

Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21

For anyone in need of an uplifting evening, soul/funk/disco icons Nile Rodgers and Chic are the perfect tonic, and the courtyard of the historic castle at Hampton Court Palace is the perfect venue for it...

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