Browsing All posts tagged under »I Am Blackbird«

Hungry Pigeon – Festival Highlights

June 4, 2010


Hungry Pigeon 2010 turned out to be an enormous success and Manchester can be proud to have hosted such an impressive event. Around 150 bands played over the three days and it allowed a large audience to assess the credentials of many aspiring music acts. With so many bands performing, there was inevitably going to […]

I Am Blackbird EP Launch – Night & Day Cafe – 7th May 2010

May 15, 2010


Last Friday saw the official launch of I Am Blackbird’s fantastic new EP ‘This Town’ at the Night & Day Cafe in Manchester. Recently named Piccadilly Records’ ‘Record of the Week’, a truly deserved accolade, the EP is excellent and there is a review available on Passions Just Like Mine for anybody not familiar with […]

I Am Blackbird – This Town EP

May 4, 2010


written for High Voltage I Am Blackbird are Manchester’s finest new music act and this week sees the release of their long-awaited debut EP ‘This Town’. It is a breathtaking collection of songs that should act as a catalyst for the band to go on and achieve great things. Unquestionably the best live act in […]

Karima Francis & I Am Blackbird – Band on The Wall, Manchester – 24th March 2010

March 31, 2010


written for High Voltage Band on the Wall is one of Manchester’s finest venues and the music on display this evening was more than a match for the splendid setting. Karima Francis was the headline act, though a stunning performance by I Am Blackbird ensured that the audience left with a new name imprinted firmly […]

Karima Francis and guests – LIVE at Band on the Wall 24.03

March 17, 2010


written for High Voltage Karima Francis has established herself as one of the stand-out singers to have graced the Manchester music scene in recent years. Some breathtaking Manchester performances, including an impressive In The City date, caught the eye of many; and she was eventually signed to Kitchenware Records and performed live on Jools Holland. […]

I Am Blackbird – Deaf Institute, Manchester – 26th February 2010

March 1, 2010


Manchester has a renowned reputation for being a hot-bed of musical talent, though occasionally that can feel like an over-played myth. There are seemingly endless amounts of bands with very little talent or direction and many gig nights in Manchester will leave you disappointed. Still, every now and then a band will come along and […]