Music

‘AstRONomical experience’: SymphRONica review

A showcase of ‘jazz for the playlist era’, SymphRONica aims to change preconceptions about jazz and bring it up to standard for modern ears. Made up of the classical pianist, electric guitarist and drummer, but also a string quartet and double...

Black is the Color of My Voice Review

The life and work of Nina Simone is intertwined with the American civil rights movement. More than just a musical biography, Black is the Color of My Voice puts her work in context to make the audience feel the passion and the pain Simone felt as...

Symphonic Ibiza Review

Offering an experience straight from the “party capital” of the world, Symphonic Ibiza is a unique experience for fans of electronic dance music. Featuring popular tunes from the EDM genre in the last three decades, the unique selling point of...

The Johnny Cash Story review

The Johnny Cash Story has a very specific demographic. The audience know what they are getting into, united by a love so strong for ‘The Man In Black’ that they come with song lyrics memorized and at the ready. Singing Cash’s classics such as...

‘Wonderfully odd’: Little Death Club review

Bernie Dieter’s Little Death Club is a Berlin-inspired experience of glitter and grunge.  It successfully bemuses the audience while welcoming them into Dieter’s weird and wonderful world. The costuming is befitting of the style, with trench...

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