My Top 10 Gigs of the Year, 2017

2017 has been positively laden with gigs up and down the country, from stadiums to bars. Normally this end of year list would be a rundown of just the top five, but there have been so many worthy gigs this year that first here’s a quick rundown of numbers ten to six…

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Gig Review: Radiohead at Emirates Old Trafford, 04/07/2017

One year on from their ninth full-length album ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’ and 20 years on from the seminal ‘OK Computer’, Radiohead are back on tour again, stopping off in Manchester for their only UK (non-festival) date of 2017. Originally intended to be 2 gigs at the Manchester Arena, the concerts were combined into one at Emirates Old Trafford, a massive venue with a 50,000 capacity. Perhaps not the most natural of venues for a concert, but the band made it shine.

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Gig Review: Radiohead at The Roundhouse, 28/05/2016

In a move that proved fairly controversial with fans, earlier this year Radiohead announced a very small, limited tour of venues around the world, as well as a clutch of festival dates. As part of this tour, the band conducted a three night mini-residency at Camden’s Roundhouse, a venue that only seats 5,000. I was lucky enough to make it to the closing night of these gigs, and here’s what I thought.

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