Live Reviews

21 Savage live in London: a fiery, long-overdue homecoming

The trap superstar’s first gig in the capital was a breakneck ride through a decade-long catalogue

Heartworms live in London: British rock’s newest cult heroes go to war

In a show defined by high melodrama, Jojo Orme and co prove why 2024 is set to belong to Heartworms

Jessie Ware live in London: a ray of light in an increasingly gloomy world

The star's live show is joyous, OTT and carefully thought-out at the same time – it's a genuine triumph

Lip Critic live in London: furious intensity from a remarkable new band

Sweaty! Messy! Rowdy! The quartet's debut UK gig proves why they're on their way to becoming the next great NYC band

Queens of the Stone Age live in London: Josh Homme turns on the charm

With confessions, crowdsurfing and charisma, the rock royals dig deep from latest album ‘In Times New Roman’

50 Cent live in Manchester: Fiddy toasts ‘Get Rich…’s 20th anniversary with a blockbuster spectacle

The rapper-turned-mogul flits between gangsta rapper and family-fun entertainer with a toast to his '00s breakthrough

Little Simz live in London: UK rap’s greatest talent dazzles in homecoming

The north Londoner completes her UK tour with a homecoming performance that toasts to another phenomenal year

Ezra Collective live in London: a landmark moment for the Mercury Prize winners

The success story of London's enviable jazz scene cap 2023 off with a historic, joyful show at the iconic venue

Fat Dog live in Manchester: the coronation of 2023’s wildest live band

The final date of the Domino signees' autumn UK tour is a sweaty success, with raucous, joyous singalongs galore

Iceland Airwaves 2023 review: quirky, brilliant and refreshingly boundless

Essential emerging acts from across the globe grace Reykjavík, among them Blondshell, Kneecap and Lime Garden