The 7th Annual Urban Music Awards 2009 – Bloomsbury Theatre, London review

Last night, Sunday November 1, 2009, we attended the 7th annual Urban Music Awards (UMA) at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London.

Urban Music Awards

Dave and I made our way to London via the Oxford Tube bus which is convenient and not too pricey. We were somewhat entertained by strangers Charlie and his mates, sitting behind us.

Last night, Sunday November 1, 2009, we attended the 7th annual Urban Music Awards (UMA) at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London.

Urban Music Awards

Dave and I made our way to London via the Oxford Tube bus which is convenient and not too pricey. We were somewhat entertained by strangers Charlie and his mates, sitting behind us.

Benjamin Taylor ‘The Legend Of Kung Folk’ review + LIVE @ The Social, London + “She’s Gone” video

Benjamin Taylor

Photo Credit: Dave Tommo. After listening to Benjamin Taylor’s music on his website and MySpace page, I was quite interested to see him perform live. Ben is Carly Simon and James Taylor’s son, so the idea of seeing him and hearing him in person was intriguing …

Benjamin Taylor

Photo Credit: Dave Tommo. After listening to Benjamin Taylor’s music on his website and MySpace page, I was quite interested to see him perform live. Ben is Carly Simon and James Taylor’s son, so the idea of seeing him and hearing him in person was intriguing …

Emma Deigman (Edei) interview + live review (The Regal Room, London)

Emma Deigman

With her upcoming tour supporting Girls Aloud and her debut album release this summer, London based singer Emma Deigman is one to watch this year – and Dave and I had the pleasure of meeting her at The Regal Room in London last week …

Emma Deigman

With her upcoming tour supporting Girls Aloud and her debut album release this summer, London based singer Emma Deigman is one to watch this year – and Dave and I had the pleasure of meeting her at The Regal Room in London last week …

Leonard Cohen review – O2 Arena, London

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen review, O2 Arena, London – 14 November 2008. Have you ever seen Annie Hall? If yes, then you’ll recall the scene where Alvy dates a music journalist played by Shelley Duvall and they emerge from a Stones concert, Duvall’s character rhapsodising about how the gig was ‘transplendent’. Well before you go any further, I should confess: that was me, after witnessing the legend that is Leonard Cohen in London …

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen review, O2 Arena, London – 14 November 2008. Have you ever seen Annie Hall? If yes, then you’ll recall the scene where Alvy dates a music journalist played by Shelley Duvall and they emerge from a Stones concert, Duvall’s character rhapsodising about how the gig was ‘transplendent’. Well before you go any further, I should confess: that was me, after witnessing the legend that is Leonard Cohen in London …

Reckless Sons + The Splendour review LIVE at Madam JoJo’s – Soho, London

Reckless Sons

Last night I went to the Reckless Sons and The Splendour show at Madam JoJo’s in Soho, London. Before the show, we were having drinks across the street from Madam JoJo’s, upstairs at The O Bar …

Reckless Sons

Last night I went to the Reckless Sons and The Splendour show at Madam JoJo’s in Soho, London. Before the show, we were having drinks across the street from Madam JoJo’s, upstairs at The O Bar …

Fila Vintage White Line film with Danny Dyer, Tamer Hassan (video) + EXCLUSIVE interview

Danny Dyer

There’s a short online – viral – film that has been making the rounds the last few weeks. The Fila Vintage White Line film features British actors Danny Dyer and Tamer Hassan and can be found around the net on sites like YouTube, Bebo, various blogs and now Band Weblogs …

Danny Dyer

There’s a short online – viral – film that has been making the rounds the last few weeks. The Fila Vintage White Line film features British actors Danny Dyer and Tamer Hassan and can be found around the net on sites like YouTube, Bebo, various blogs and now Band Weblogs …

Nicole Atkins LIVE at Soho Review Bar, London + EXCLUSIVE interview

Nicole Atkins

Nicole Atkins is one to watch – and I’ve found out why first hand. The singer/songwriter New Jersey native has been on tour in Europe with her band, the Sea, and I was lucky enough to catch her show while she was in London …

Nicole Atkins

Nicole Atkins is one to watch – and I’ve found out why first hand. The singer/songwriter New Jersey native has been on tour in Europe with her band, the Sea, and I was lucky enough to catch her show while she was in London …