Best small and boutique UK festivals for 2016

Fed up with endless queues for the bar, trekking miles to the campsite and needing binoculars to make out the tiny shapes on stage? For a more satisfying (and cheaper) experience, then a small or boutique festival may be the answer, and luckily there are more than a few to choose from in the UK. …

December gig guide: This month’s must-see live music

Though December is typically brought grinding to a halt by Christmas shopping and lax public transport timetables, the live music touring machine is still in full swing. So here’s a round-up of what we’re looking forward to in the final month of 2015. From aggro rap/punk crossovers to a pop megastar, there’s something to suit …

Gig Guides November 30, 2015

5 of the best musical open mic nights in Portsmouth

Been playing alone in your bedroom for too long? Is your shower singing not hitting the spot anymore? Perhaps you’re ready to take the plunge and perform at one of Portsmouth’s many open mic nights. Our guide will help you find an open mic to suit your musical needs. Open Mic With Sedge and Jon …

Music Lists October 20, 2015

Wolf Alice announce 2016 UK tour

Wolf Alice seem nothing short of unstoppable at the moment. The London band, fronted by Ellie Rowsell, have just finished an extensive UK and US tour and will be hitting the road in Europe next month. After discovering that their debut album My Love Is Cool had been nominated for the Mercury Prize, they have today announced a 2016 …

12 gigs and tours to get along to this October

With festival season but a distant memory, it’s left to the touring live music machine to grind into gear and get that Autumnal gig season chugging along nicely. That’s exactly what we’re getting in October, which sees bands jumping into their tour vans and embarking on a number of high profile jaunts. Here are our picks …

Gig Guides October 1, 2015

9 of the best restaurants in the Portsmouth area

With the UK’s prominent south coast city now home to a rising hub of top cafés and eateries, it seems an ideal time to look at the best restaurants in Portsmouth area. We’ve teamed up with food critic Carol Godsmark, resident restaurant reviewer at Portsmouth paper The News, to bring you a guide to the finest places to …

Restaurants August 1, 2013
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