Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Where: Night and Day Café Manchester When: 5th May 2009 I suppose when you go to see a group called Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band, you don’t go expecting an evening of introspective loveliness, and there was most certainly none of that. Nothing deep. There was though plenty of strut, plenty of gumption, a song… Continue reading Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Cheshire Life

Good art it seems is often born out of pain and such is the case with Malcom Croft’s work, a Stockport based artist who was forced to give up a successful career as a press photographer after an accident left him seriously injured. As a photojournalist for the Press Association and the Manchester Evening News,… Continue reading Cheshire Life

Scott Matthews : Elsewhere

Who ever heard of a Wolverhampton troubadour? It’s not really a place you would expect to breed troubadours, but obviously Scott Matthews slipped through the net. You don’t often take a stroll around the Bullring and bump into a Woody Guthrie like character carrying around a battered guitar marked “This Machine Kills Fascists”. Although, honestly… Continue reading Scott Matthews : Elsewhere