Feature: 8 Must-See Winter Shows

Feature: 8 Must-See Winter Shows

Life is short, and therefore it should be enjoyed to the fullest. And, what can be better than attending a live show of your favourite performer? Live music is thrilling and cheerful and offers a chance for people of different age groups to share their passions with each other. Moreover, discovering new music and personally witnessing great performances can be quite engaging, especially in a large venue. A lot is going to happen in the music scene this winter. Let’s have a look at the ten most entertaining gigs this winter.

A Day To Remember – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff (22.01.2017)

A Day to Remember is one of the most promising American bands out there, so you definitely do not want to miss a chance to see them live in Cardiff. The band will be touring through the UK in the end of January, which is only a small part of their ‘Bad Vibrations’ tour. Impressive fusion of styles, including elements of metalcore, post-punk and hardcore is exactly what makes each and every of their tunes memorable. Add some drive, stage charisma, and and infectious energy, and you got yourself a great show!

Placebo – The Brighton Centre, Brighton (14.12.2016)

If you’re a lover of raw and punky guitar riffs and want to experience some androgynous attire/makeup, you must attend the concert of Placebo. You can enjoy the alternative rock and glam rock. However, the band also performs songs in pop punk, electronic rock and industrial rock genres, too. Lyrically, Placebo’s music revolves mainly around LGBT and drug themes like the song ‘Special K’ that was about the use of recreational drugs. All in all, Brian Molko and Stefan Olsdal’s live performances are always dynamic, energetic and sparkling, so get a ticket booked to be a part of the live action.

Frightened Rabbit – Barrowlands, Glasgow (18.12.2016)

With their fifth and latest album ‘Painting of a Panic Attack’, Frightened Rabbit are going to rock the music scene of Glasgow and undoubtedly, it’s great news for the music lovers. A dream will come true for many when at last, they’ll get a chance to see Scott Hutchison live in concert at Glasgow. From their latest songs like ‘Death Dream’ and ‘Die Like a Rich Boy’ to ‘Late March, Death March’ and ‘December’s Traditions’, you can enjoy each note of the music and dance to the rhythms. All in all, a great concert which would start on a whim!

Fatherson – Cafe Drummond, Aberdeen (21.12.2016)

With the latest hit tracks like ‘Just Past the Point of Breaking’ and ‘Lost Little Boys’, the three-piece Scottish band is going to perform live at Aberdeen this winter. While entirely sincere rock bands aren’t hard to come by these days, Fatherson have more than enough melodious notes to get their listeners invested. For an indie rock gig, Fatherson’s performance does what it does well, and with charm, but there’s also a sense of energy there. Founded in 2010, the band has grown up to the maturity within a small time, and you can witness this while attending their live performance.

Beach Slang – Scala, London (26.01.2017)

It is yet another mesmerising and lively performance going to rock the musical scene in London. The band is well known for their unique and entertaining style. The best thing about Beach Slang is that they truly connect with the audience. This connection is obvious not only for the fans but also for the new visitors. In a nutshell, Beach Slang has a lot of musical rhythms and notes in their arsenal to offer. This, however, is but one of the must-watch upcoming rock concerts in London that you should never miss; so stay tuned for more amazing rock shows this winter! So get your ticket booked ASAP, otherwise, it’d be tough to get a seat when the dates are so close. You’ll surely have fun and amusement.

Kevin Devine – Thekla, Bristol (29.01.2017)

The American songwriter and musician, better known for his political lyrics, Kevin Devine started his singing career in the New York City. What can we say about the live concert of Kevin Devine? Well, it is nothing but a complete package of ultimate fun and amusement. It’s his most exhilarating, engaging, entertaining and challenging songs to date. Besides, it will keep you on your toes throughout the concert by presenting extraordinary music and lyrics. All the great tracks stick out musically for one or another reason. Whether it is the various movements of ‘Somewhere Unoccupied’, or the groovy bass line of ‘Sick of Words’, you’ll enjoy each note. So get a ticket booked for you and your partner.

Trivium – Manchester Academy, Manchester (15.02.2017)

Even though the band was formed only in 1999, Trivium are already legends that don’t need an introduction. Their tunes are based on the solid foundations of heavy and thrash metal, and the elements of metalcore give the band’s sound a modern edge. All in all, this ‘Silence of the Snow’ tour is promising to be something really exciting. Even more so for the fans of SHVPES which will be supporting Trivium in Manchester. For those of you who have never heard SHVPES play, this is an amazing opportunity to find out how the mixture of the hip hop, jazz, and funk genres sounds.

Four Year Strong – Koko, London (17.02.2017)

London is a place where musicians and singers got incredible fame. Four Year Strong – a very creative American band formed in 2001 – is going to perform in London this winter, and if you’re living there or visiting the capital, then you must not miss this unique chance. The band members are going to make your night memorable by playing some extraordinary musical notes. In addition to that, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, Boston Manor and Homebound will be supporting. So what you’re waiting for? It will be an amazing night from an incredible line-up. You’ll surely have a great time!


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