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Pom Poko at the Scala, Kings Cross, 23 October 2019

Pom Poko, a Norwegian band who can only be described prog-punk, are playing their biggest UK tour yet this month. They released their debut album “Birthday” in February and this performance at the Scala in Kings Cross was the third … Continue reading

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The Orielles at the Scala, 20 March 2019

The Orielles played the Scala tonight, as part of the 20th anniversary of the venue. Funny that, I thought it had been going at least the 70s. I had it in my head that the punks used to play there. … Continue reading

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The She Street Band at the Scala, Kings Cross, 4 October 2018

The She Street Band are an all-female Bruce Springsteen covers band. They played a short session at Latitude this year at the Guilty Pleasures dance night on Friday/Saturday. That one was a greatest hits selection; the show at the Scala … Continue reading

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Catherine McGrath at the Scala, Kings Cross, 18 September 2018

Catherine McGrath released her debut album “Talk of this Town” in July. It’s a great album, and I reviewed it in an earlier blog. It got to No 13 in the UK pop charts and No 1 in the UK … Continue reading

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Two parts country, one part rock’n’roll – Brandy Clark, Catherine McGrath and Dream Wife

I somehow managed to schedule three gigs in successive nights this week – all great, but fatigue set in this morning! Two were at the suggestion of friends; the other from a Facebook post and subsequent ballot. Read on. On … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 128 – From Flat Iron Square to Kings Cross

Yesterday Kath and I walked from Flat Iron Square, which is just down from Borough Market, through old London, to Kings Cross. Inspired in part by Peter Ackroyd’s “London – The Biography” which I’m reading at the moment. No other … Continue reading

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Julia Jacklin at the Scala, 2 March 2017

I first came across Julia Jacklin at the End of the Road festival in September last year. The programme gave her a good write up, describing her music as a cross between alt. country and grungy lo-fi. I read about … Continue reading

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