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Gig review: Neil McSweeney and Vera Van Heeringen, by Anna Morell

Neil McSweeney and Vera Van Heeringen

Sometimes, someone comes along with songs that drill un-anaesthetised into your heart. Which is how I found myself shocked that I was sobbing my heart out, six feet away from Neil McSweeney last year on our wonderful neighbourhood lightship, LV21. Roberta Flack was right. Alone, McSweeney is a howling wolf of a man, his voice…

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Preview: The Dave Barry Quintet, by Ian Fleckney

Dave Barry Quintet WOW Kent

WOW contributor Ian Fleckney introduces us to The Dave Barry Quintet, playing at the Anchorians Rugby Club in Gillingham this Friday 19 June. Dave Barry is one of the best drummers around and his performances are always a model of good drumming, preferring to push the band along, rather than hog the limelight. He has been on the…

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Deal Festival is Back for its 32nd Year!

  • Posted by Sam Froudist
  • Events / Music
Ukulele Orchestra Deal Festival 2015

One of the mainstays of the English music festival scene and a treasured event of the East Kent region, Deal Festival of Music and Arts is back this Summer! The beloved festival aims to bring music and arts lovers from far and wide to enjoy performances from world-class artists in an eclectic selection of venues and settings. This year’s fabulous offerings include…

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Archive Feature: An Interview With Lupen Crook, by Rob Flood

Lupen Crook by Sara Norling

Music contributor Rob Flood spoke to Lupen Crook ahead of the 2012 release of his album British Folk Tales. This interview originally appeared as The Lone Wolf at the Back of the Pack in the October 2012 issue of WOW Magazine. If you’re a regular on the Medway music scene the name Lupen Crook won’t be new…

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Archive Feature: An Interview with John Lydon, by Rob Flood


Music Contributor Rob Flood spoke to John Lydon of Public Image Limited ahead of their 2012 appearance at the ME1 Festival in Rochester. This article first appeared as Proper Music for Proper People in the May 2012 issue of WOW Magazine. Thanks for talking to me John. First of all, your new single ‘One Drop’ and the…

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