Kasabian performed their final show of 2014 at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 13th December to bring to an end an incredible year for the band.
The performance in the steel city saw the indie rockers’ tour reach its conclusion, having played shows at arenas all over the UK during the past couple of months – including a five-night stint at London’s Brixton Academy.
All this capped off an amazing year for Kasabian. June saw the release of their fifth studio album, ’48:13′, which quickly became their fourth consecutive number one. But perhaps most impressively, the summer also saw the four-piece headline Glastonbury Festival, one of the most prestigious achievements for any band.
“This is a song by a band called The Vaselines. They’re from Edinburgh, Scotland. And they’re very punk rock.”
Those were the first words uttered by Kurt Cobain to a packed-out crowd at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle on 31st October, 1991. The quiet, long-haired genius then preceded to kick off Nirvana’s Halloween show with a powerful rendition of ‘Jesus Doesn’t Want Me For A Sunbeam’.
23 years on and this small band from the Scottish capital, admired so greatly by one of the icon’s of music history, embarked on Sheffield’s Plug venue on 27th November 2014 for their penultimate show of the year. (more…)
Saint Motel made a wonderful first impression on Sheffield as they made their first visit on Thursday 6th November 2014. The American band had the steel city crowd moving and singing-along to a number of catchy tracks including their hit single ‘My Type’.