James Halifax, a town famous for Cat’s Eyes (the reflecting studs on the road that keep you safe), chocolate and banking has a rich musical history, but of late the calibre of acts playing here has had a bit of a boom with the Stone Roses, Kasabian and Florence + the Machine having all played at the Victoria Theatre recently. Tonight it was the turn of Mancunian legends James to bring their unique show to the beautiful venue tonight.


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Low What a night! I was lucky enough to see one of Low’s few current UK gigs in a small intimate venue like The Glee Club. The band are touring their latest album, C’mon. Low have been around since 1993 and have gained a high critical reputation over the years, being championed by the late John Peel, amongst others. However, they have now deservedly come to the attention of a wider audience, especially following use of many of their songs on TV and after Robert Plant (a big fan) recorded two of their songs on his Band of Joy album, in 2010.


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