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Coffee House Sessions: April Keen

If you happened to spend Valentine’s Day afternoon with a pint at the Swan, you were in for quite a treat: London-based singer/songwriter April Keen stopped by for a Coffee House Sessions gig and spread lots of acoustic love with her charming indie-pop songs. After the gig, the 19-year- old told The Linc about life […]

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Fun Lovin’ Criminals talk politics with The Linc

Multi-platinum New York group Fun Lovin’ Criminals will take to Lincoln’s Engine Shed this month.

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In the Spotlight: CRUISR

The Linc brings some of the most underappreciated bands of today into the spotlight, for this week, its American band ‘CRUISR’. This will be the last ‘In The Spotlight’ before Valentine’s day 2017, so if you’re planning last ditch displays of affection, I’ve looked high and low to find you the perfect backing track for […]

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Issues with invisibility – an interview with author Ross Welford

Have you ever wished to just snap your fingers and become invisible? To hide from the world, just for a moment. Ross Welford’s brilliant new novel What Not To Do If You Turn Yourself Invisible is here to change your mind.

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The Linc’s In The Spotlight: D.I.D

The Linc brings some of the most underappreciated bands of today into the spotlight, this week, none other than ‘D.I.D’.

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January Book Club – Historical Reads

The theme for The Linc’s January book club was Historical Fiction, with everyone free to choose any title within this genre to review.

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Review: La La Land (2017)

  In an attempt to revive the classic Hollywood musical is Damien Chazelle’s (Whiplash) La La Land; a tale of inspiration, romance, jazz and, above all, the American Dream. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone form an idyllic L.A. couple, Mia and Seb, both fed up with their jobs and desperate for their breakthrough, complete with mesmerising […]

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Review: Foxygen – Hang

I can’t say I’ve ever had more than a passing interest for L.A. based progressive pop outfit Foxygen’s music; the only album that impressed me in their discography was 2011’s Take the Kids Off Broadway. 

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Review: Street Cat Named Bob

If you’re still looking for a feel-good movie to get you in the right spirit for holiday season, let me introduce you to Bob, the sassiest and cutest cat on screen in ages.

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BBC Introducing’s Matt Wills set to play Lincoln SU pub

Matt Wills is a young singer-songwriter from London, setting out on a tour with ‘Coffee House Sessions’, which is a national acoustic touring circuit that provides fresh artists with exposure through performances in coffee houses across the UK. Matt’s music is acoustic at heart, but also features 80’s and hip hop elements, and all his […]

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