Live Music

Johnny Marr greets the masses at Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom

The crowd ambling in is likely the most age-varied that Glasgow’s stagnant-aired Barrowland Ballroom gets. Everyone, from teenagers and students, to ‘dad rockers’ dragging along their family members is represented in the dingy hall. This variety is telling of the timelessness associated with the man they are here to see, and the profound dent he […]


The Smiths veteran proves his worth as a frontman

Any anxieties about Marr’s ability to operate as a solo artist are dispelled pretty swiftly as it soon becomes apparent he is a natural front man, commanding the space with ease and infectious energy.