Music Reviews

Review: Jason Donovan’s Amazing Midlife Crisis, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Jason Donovan’s Amazing Midlife Crisis, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Lyceum was full of Jason Donovan fans on Wednesday night when the 80s pop star visited South Cheshire with his Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour.

In the show, Donovan talked candidly about his life and career, his issues with addiction and the impact of losing his voice.

October 4, 2018 2 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: The Crooners have Crewe Lyceum audience singing and dancing

Review: The Crooners have Crewe Lyceum audience singing and dancing

By Claire Faulkner
The audience at Crewe Lyceum were treated to a fantastic show full of Big Band swing with a twist of parody and heaps of British fun from The Crooners.

The Crooners are a dying breed. Often misunderstood in this modern world.

August 11, 2018 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Eurovision singer SuRie at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Eurovision singer SuRie at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
It’s been a busy few weeks for UK Eurovision singer SuRie.

Since representing the UK in this year’s Eurovision, she has been touring with a new show. And on Sunday June 3 she played at the Crewe Lyceum Theatre.

REVIEW: 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival – IN PICTURES

REVIEW: 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival – IN PICTURES

Music fans have been flocking into Nantwich to enjoy an eclectic mix of live performances during the 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival.

Soggy conditions failed to dampen the spirits of thousands of revellers on Good Friday as they took in dozens of different shows in venues across town.

Review: Brine Leas “High School Musical” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Brine Leas “High School Musical” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Students from Brine Leas School took to the stage at The Lyceum this week with their production of High School Musical.

More than 100 students from years 7 to 12 took part on stage, in the band and as back stage crew.

Review: Limehouse Lizzy at Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Limehouse Lizzy at Nantwich Civic Hall

In a hall crammed with ageing rockers, fading denim and graying hair, hundreds of Thin Lizzy fans rolled back the years in front of one of the legendary band’s best tribute acts.

And age was no barrier. By the end, the floor in front of the Nantwich Civic Hall stage was packed with head-banging air guitarists thanks to a memorable show by Limehouse Lizzy.

January 20, 2018 1 comment Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: The Bowie Experience, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: The Bowie Experience, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
David Bowie fans were treated to a great tribute night at The Lyceum when The Bowie Experience, The Golden Years Tour came to Crewe.

Opening the show with Space Oddity, singer Laurence Knight was supported by an exceptionally talented group of musicians who celebrated the music of one of the world greatest pop icons.

December 4, 2017 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Holly at Christmas, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Holly at Christmas, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
The audience at Crewe Lyceum definitely had their dancing shoes on and rocked the night away when Buddy Holly and The Cricketers performed their show Holly at Christmas.

Opening with ‘That’ll be The Day’, the show went on to feature all of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits.

Review: The Bay City Rollers, Crewe Lyceum

Review: The Bay City Rollers, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
I’ll admit I didn’t know a lot about Les McKeown and The Bay City Rollers before Sunday night at Crewe Lyceum.

Of course, I’d heard of them and knew a couple of their hit records, but I really wasn’t sure what to expect from the show.

Musical  Midsummer Night’s Dream concert wows Nantwich audience

Musical Midsummer Night’s Dream concert wows Nantwich audience

By Jonathan White
A packed St Mary’s Church audience in Nantwich enjoyed “A Musical Midsummer Night’s Dream” concert.

The concert featured European Mezzo-Soprano Emma Brown and The Band & Drums of the Cheshire Constabulary.

Review: Faith: The George Michael Legacy, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Faith: The George Michael Legacy, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
The first record I ever bought was Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! It was 99p from Woolworths in Nantwich.

So as a Wham! fan, I didn’t need any persuasion to go along and see ‘Faith The George Michael Legacy’ at Crewe Lyceum.

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Fans of ’60s music weren’t disappointed when Brian Poole and The Tremeloes took to the stage at The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe.

Proving that age really doesn’t matter when it comes to rock and roll, Brian, Chip Hawkes and Dave Munden had the audience up dancing to classics such as ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘Suddenly You Love Me’ and ‘(Call Me) Number One’.

Review: Jasper Carrott’s ‘Stand Up and Rock!’ at Crewe Lyceum rocks

Review: Jasper Carrott’s ‘Stand Up and Rock!’ at Crewe Lyceum rocks

Television helped Jasper Carrott hit the heights of fame back in the 1980s.

He was one of those comedians one remembers as being likeable and funny – but without really knowing why!