Glastonbury Festival 2014: Paolo Nutini supported by Jay Sikora tomorrow

Scunthorpe Telegraph  |  Posted: June 26, 2014 THERE’S no wonder Glastonbury has become like a second home to Jay Sikora. For it will be the fifth year in succession the 32-year-old Scunthorpe-born drummer has appeared at the festival, which has again attracted a sell-out 120,000-strong crowd. Jay will perform on The Other …

The Riverside Swing Cartel

The Riverside Swing Cartel – Porter’s, Cardiff – August 23 2013 (Live Review) Written by Huw Baines Here’s a question for you. What do you get when you cross members of Paolo Nutini’s band with Charlotte Church and a few hardy survivors from Cardiff’s ska-punk scene? Well, it turns out that …

Manic Street Preachers

  Written by Al Newstead on 6 June 2013 One of the UK’s most enduring rock bands, and certainly the best music export to come out of Wales, Manic Street Preachers are returning to the Antipodes this June/July to coincide with the tour of rugby perennials, the British and Irish Lions. …

Betcha didn’t know he moonlights as a model…

This isn’t exactly new news, but for those of you who haven’t seen Gavin Fitzjohn in MR PORTER this month, well, here’s a belated Christmas gift for you.  His charming personality shines through… I prefer him playing a musical instrument, but hey, good to see he’s keeping busy.  🙂 In a future post – …

Dave’s close shave leaves him jittering

Sep 7 2011 by Andy Newport, Paisley Daily Express PAOLO Nutini’s once fur-lined guitarist admits his newly-shorn image may take some getting used too. Hairy Dave Nelson sported a thick beard and a set of long straggly locks until earlier this week when he had a close shave with a charity mission. …

FIVE WAYS TO WEAR: RAINCOATS

Photography by Mr Thomas Giddings Words by Mr Peter Henderson This week, Mr Donnie Little, a 38-year-old session guitarist and motorcycle enthusiast from Glasgow, generously spared a few hours to model versatile ways to wear this spring’s essential outerwear, the raincoat. Whether it’s pleasantly warm or bucketing down, there are …

GRAMMY SoundChecks with Paolo Nutini

On July 29 25 students from middle Tennessee colleges and universities gathered at the Cannery Ballroom for a GRAMMY SoundChecks with Matt Hires and Paolo Nutini. Following their soundcheck, Nutini and band members Dave Nelson, Gavin Fitzjohn and Thomas ‘Seamus’ Simon sat down with the students for an engaging question-and-answer session …