Podcast: Protest songs and the story behind them

Podcast: Protest songs and the story behind them

   Urbanista Mag brings you the first episode in a new series of podcasts from Amsterdam & Pele frontman Ian Prowse and Mick Ord – Misadventures in Music In this episode the the guys discuss protest songs with Mick and Ian choosing a powerful mix of artists that inspired them from the Punk and […]

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 Dawn Penn to Headline Positive Vibration Festival

Dawn Penn to Headline Positive Vibration Festival

Legendary reggae artist, Dawn Penn, will grace the stage at this year’s Positive Vibration – Festival of Reggae, joining an already stellar line-up, which includes Asian Dub Foundation, Mad Professor, Hollie Cook, Twinkle Brothers, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Zion Train, General Levy, Congo Natty, Mungo’s Hi Fi, Neville Staple, Jah Wobble, Tippa Irie and Benjamin Zephaniah. […]

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 Michael Robert Murphy releases new single Puzzles

Michael Robert Murphy releases new single Puzzles

Michael Robert Murphy hits the distinct vein of mystical Mersey melody with his latest single, Puzzles, a woozy, sultry psych-sundowner.  The prolific singer-songwriter, formerly lead singer with jet-setting, acid-folk-rock five-piece The Wicked Whispers, joins up with The Coral’s James Skelly, who guests on the track and takes the reins as producer. Nothing is taken for […]

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 Huge Halloween Charity Event

Huge Halloween Charity Event

On Sunday 13th October, Uptown Funk Events will be holding a Charity Halloween Ball at Alma De Cuba, Liverpool. A night of spectacular entertainment, with 100% of the proceeds going to Contact the Elderly, who support the more isolated and vulnerable members of our community.  The Entertainment The evening’s entertainment is provided by MD Productions, […]

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 Cigarettes After Sex – Add Liverpool to their anticipated UK Tour.

Cigarettes After Sex – Add Liverpool to their anticipated UK Tour.

Cigarettes After Sex – add Liverpool date with their anticipated second album Cry on October 25th via Partisan Records. Recorded during night time sessions in a mansion on the Spanish island of Mallorca, the album is a lush, cinematic meditation on the many complex facets of love – meeting, wanting, needing, losing… sometimes all at once. Listen to album […]

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 THE SECRET CIRCUS – on home turf for 2019

THE SECRET CIRCUS – on home turf for 2019

Roll up….. Roll up……. see the weird and wonderful cheeky and downright sassy endeavors of the secret and saucy underbelly of Liverpool’s out-there team of performers. Let’s meet The Secret Circus a band of funny, naughty and caring young individuals bringing their burlesque style performance “Seven Deadly Sins” to the stage at Studio 2 at […]

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 Let us introduce you to PinkShinyUltrablast !

Let us introduce you to PinkShinyUltrablast !

The sun is shining through my window this Sunday morning and my ears are still ringing from the previous nights visit of Pinkshinyultrablast to the Shipping Forecast. Currently on tour promoting their lush electro guitar opus Miserable Miracles LP ( in various colour splatter vinyl editions vinyl freaks! !). The St. Petersberg trio ran through […]

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 Love covers Liverpool for the 8th city-wide Pride

Love covers Liverpool for the 8th city-wide Pride

There will be more than a sprinkling of love in Liverpool later this month as Pride returns loud and proud on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July. Capitalising on the huge success of 2016, the two-day free for all festival will once again be hosted at St. George’s Quarter, and no doubt draw in crowds […]

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