Author Archives: Samantha Coombes

‘Hit the Deck’ festival bring rock ‘n’ roll antics to Nottingham

“Hit the Deck” festival took place in Nottingham on Sunday, April 21st, 2013. Samantha Coombes went along.

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Mr. B is ready to spread some good old ‘Chappishness’ in Lincoln

After a successful year of playing his ‘chap-hop’ across the country, spiffingly talented Mr. B the Gentleman Rhymer will play Lincoln on Thursday, January 31st. Samantha Coombes caught up with him.

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The Staves – the sisterly folk rock band

Folk rock band, The Staves have toured alongside Bon Iver and performed on “Later… with Jools Holland.” Samantha Coombes spoke to Emily Staveley-Taylor from the band to find out how they’ve come so far.

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Lostprophets “Bring an Arsenal” to Lincoln fans

Welsh rockers, Lostprophets performed a mix of old and new hits at the Engine Shed on Tuesday, November 13th. Samantha Coombes went along.

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Lostprophets expected to ‘Bring ‘em Down’ at the Engine Shed

With their much anticipated “Weapons Reloaded” tour coming to the Engine Shed, Sam Coombes spoke to Lostprophets drummer, Luke Johnson, to find out what can be expected at the gig.

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Jack Shaw gains regional recognition with Brit Writers’ Award nomination

Former University of Lincoln student, Jack Shaw is a singer/songwriter who is up for a Brit Writers’ Award. Samantha Coombes caught up with him to find out more.

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Twisted Wheel can’t wait to ‘Do It Again’ in Lincoln

Manchester-based Twisted Wheel are to perform at the Engine Shed on Monday, October 15th. Samantha Coombes spoke to their lead singer, Jonny Brown, to find out how the tour is going.

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Matt Cardle: ‘My new album is more honest’

Matt Cardle has come a long way since winning the X Factor in 2010. Samantha Coombes spoke to him about his upcoming album and tour.

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Halestorm leave a lasting impression in Nottingham

Rock band, Halestorm went down a treat at Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms. Sam Coombes went along.

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Lincoln band set for UK’s biggest unsigned competition

Lincoln band The Red are just days away from competing in one of the UK’s biggest talent competitions. Samantha Coombes caught up with them to find out more.

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