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Motor Boys Motor

What's left of The MC5 kick out those jams again with help (and hindrance) from Dave Vanian, Ian Astbury and a razor-sharp Lemmy

Manchester Reunited

The homecoming Boy has come a long way

Jackie Leven – The Borderline, London

One of the oddest gigs I've seen in a long time. The weathered Leven sings mournful songs of loss and regret in a rich, soulful voice. He's a big poetry man, quoting Pablo Neruda on his new album Shining Brother Shining Sister. Yet, more often than he's being a melancholic, working-class minstrel, he's being a man of the people in an entirely different manner. For at least half his time onstage, he tells bawdy shaggy dog stories.

Smash And Grab

Ex-Pumpkin head pulps up the volume with his reinvented gang of 'glamadelic' grungesters

Neko Case – Dingwalls, London

Acclaimed American songstress delivers

New York Glory

Jesse Malin THE BORDERLINE, LONDON TUESDAY JANUARY 21 2003 "Just wait til see you me with my fuckin' band, man," Jesse Malin had said backstage at the Royal Festival Hall, after opening solo and acoustic for Ryan Adams last November. And he wasn't kidding. He's flanked by two razor-sharp dudes who look like they walked out of a remake of West Side Story, but turn out to be bassist Johnny Pisano and guitarist Johnny Rocket. It may just be a trick of the light, but keyboardist Joe McGinty is sporting what looks suspiciously like a black eye.

The Mendoza Line – The Borderline, London

US indie quintet calm the country and blast the rock

Wayne’s World

All dressed up and somewhere to go—Oklahoma visionaries in resplendent spectacle

Andmoreagain…

Legendary creator of arguably the finest psychedelic album ever recorded makes a passionate return

While Guitars Gently Weep

East meets West as Clapton, Shankar, Jeff Lynne and both surviving Beatles celebrate the life of The Quiet One
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