wed 24/07/2024

Jonathan Geddes

Articles By Jonathan Geddes

P!nk, Hampden Park, Glasgow review - a high-wire act with bravado and bombast

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Smashing Pumpkins / Weezer, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - double-bill of unlikely bedfellows makes a racket

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Girls Aloud, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - pop queens return with poignant hit parade

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Nadine Shah, SWG3, Glasgow review - loudly dancing the night away

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Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - guitar heroics against a low-key backdrop

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Hozier, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - sublime voice and a super-sized sound

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CMAT, Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow review - an evening of exuberance

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Greta Van Fleet, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - all rock and very little roll

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Maisie Peters, O2 Academy, Glasgow review - conjuring up an enjoyable pop spell

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The Last Dinner Party, SWG3, Glasgow review - affection and adulation for rising stars

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New Order, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - a nostalgia trip with a modern feel

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The National, OVO Hydro, Glasgow, review - commanding arenas with ease

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The Walkmen, SWG3, Glasgow review - a classy return for New York's finest

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KISS, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - familiar feel to rock legends bombastic farewell

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Peter Gabriel, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - beaming with optimism and creativity

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The War On Drugs, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - impressive musicianship but a lack of excitement

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