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Hot Club of Cowtown – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Dave Cunningham [Rating:4] The Hot Club of Cowtown is a trio of musicians who offer vintage entertainment. This is not just a matter of material and instruments but also of attitude. As musicians develop their skills performances often turn into sterile demonstrations of technical expertise with endless and pointless solos. While The Hot Club are superb musicians there is ...

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9 to 5 The Musical, Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer: Patricia Resnick Music and Lyrics: Dolly Parton Director: Jeff Calhoun Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture Originally produced on Broadway by Robert Greenblatt, April 2009 Reviewer: Gina Skillings [Rating:3.5]   Based on the 1980 film of the same name, 9 to 5 centres on three femaleoffice workers who turn the tables on their sexist, cheating, lying, bigot of ...

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Gretchen Peters Live: The Woman on the Wheel Tour – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Dave Cunningham [Rating:4] Gretchen Peters has the enviable ability to have it both ways. As songwriter she has penned hits for artists such as Trisha Yearwood and Faith Hill while keeping more personal songs for herself. Country and western music has repetitive themes – hard livin’ men and stoic women- and Peters is not immune to this aspect of ...

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