MR SCRUFF – LOST VILLAGE FESTIVAL 2017

So, Lost Village festival 2017 has reached the morning of its final day (27th of August) and despite there being plenty still to come, some of the incredible things we’ve seen, heard and been lucky enough to be a part of over the past few days has made this year so unbelievably special and one…

SMERZ – LOST VILLAGE FESTIVAL 2017

Ok, so stop what you’re doing, Mojo20 has got something special for you, as we may just be introducing you to your new favourite band. It’s the morning after the second day at Lost Village festival and we’ve seen some sights and heard some sounds. As well as having the absolute honour of playing to…

SOULWAX – LOST VILLAGE FESTIVAL 2017

On the opening night of Lost Village 2017, thousands and thousands of revellers gathered in the Lincolnshire countryside for a select few performances that’d guarantee the festival’s energetic beginning, and set the weekend into full swing. Not only was nobody disappointed but they did it in style as Amazon music presented a secret forest party…

DMA’S – ENGINE SHED, LINCOLN

Last year we had the absolute pleasure of interviewing a relatively new name to the popular music scene, as they consistently grew in popularity and became one of the hottest garage pop outfits of 2016/2017. As Australian trio DMA’S have released their debut album ‘Hills End’ and then subsequently embarked on a UK tour, setting…

GLASTONBURY 2017 FROM THE SOFA

So the biggest weekend on the music calendar has been and gone for another year as Glastonbury festival 2017 drew to a close tonight. Fans of Mojo20 may have read our review piece from 2016 and in keeping with consistency, we’re back to give you our thoughts (from the sofa) on 2017. This means two things of course, firstly… we weren’t there again and secondly that there is a lot to talk about and multiple amazing performances that need addressing, and here we go

KINGS OF LEON – SHEFFIELD ARENA

Last night, the 10th of June 2017, Sheffield arena was host to one of the greatest modern rock n roll bands of the past 15 years as Nashville family band, Kings Of Leon continued the UK leg of their WALLS tour. At a massive arena, packed to the rafters, fans had travelled from far and…

RAZORLIGHT – LINCOLN SHOWGROUND

Friday the 26th of May, marked the start to the second May bank holiday and it was advertised as being one hell of a start. With posters, banners and roadside placards promoting the event for the months prior, this event had a huge build and potentially a large pay off if it all went well. Thousands…

BLOSSOMS – ENGINE SHED, LINCOLN

Tonight, the VO5 NME Awards tour came through Lincoln and landed at the one of it’s biggest venues, The Engine Shed, providing a stage for this years headliners, Blossoms. The up and coming indie-pop five piece have been building and maintaining momentum ever since being named the BBC sound of 2016 and proved all the critics…

THE STRANGLERS – ENGINE SHED, LINCOLN

The Engine Shed in Lincoln on the 7th of March 2017 was the setting for the first live performance in a string of many, making up the Classic Collection tour for legendary Guildford four piece The Stranglers. The iconic post punk outfit took to the stage and absolutely blew the crowd away for a solid…

SAARA AALTO – SENATE SQUARE, HELSINKI

On Monday the 5th of December, around ten thousand people descended on Senate Square in Helsinki, the site of the Helsinki cathedral and the ongoing December Christmas market, to welcome home one of their very own, Saara Alto, the Finnish top three finalist in this years English version of the X Factor.  Now, I couldn’t…

TOM ODELL / O2 ACADEMY, LEEDS

A complete “not-what-I-expected” extravaganza of jumping around, mass participation and cheering… no not the US presidential election, an evening with Tom Odell at Leeds O2! As a first album fanboy I walked in to the renovated church building on a cold Tuesday evening expecting a night of lighter-waving (mobile phones for the millennials), blubbing and gentle left-to-right swaying but…