Review: Lauran Hibberd at The Joiners, Southampton

The set of a dozen tracks once again confirmed to me that Lauran Hibberd is only at the start of her journey within the industry. She has bags of personality, an incredible ear for riffs and melody, and an all too rare ability to write catchy, relatable lyrics that can resonate with people of all ages and from all walks of life.

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Review: Lauran Hibberd at Concorde 2, Brighton

Having already played up and down the country in the likes of Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London, the eighth date of the tour brought Lauran and her band to south coast in order to grace the stage at the Concorde 2 on Brighton’s seafront.

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Preview: Costellos at Heartbreakers, Southampton

After a sold out show in their hometown at The Loft last August, Southampton four-piece Costellos will return home once more as part of their headline tour with Modern Age Music to play at Heartbreakers alongside Mancunian quintet Dirty Laces and Hastings natives Alibi.

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Review: Hatchie at the O2 Guildhall, Southampton

Arriving in Southampton for the first time as part of an eleven date UK tour, Hatchie had the unenviable task of providing main support for what was a homecoming show for The Vaccines’ frontman Justin Hayward-Young.

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Review: Frank Turner at the Bournemouth International Centre

Show 2,307 brought Turner to Bournemouth, a short drive down the coast from his hometown of Winchester, to play the largest headline show he has ever played in the seaside town, on a frightfully cold evening dominated by cold winds and icy roads that had threatened to prevent many of the 4,000 strong crowd from attending.

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