Jon Kean


Gigs of the Week | 21st-27th June

Gigs of the Week
If you've shelled out top dollar on a festival ticket or two in recent times, this edition of Gigs of the Week features many a top-drawer free gig to ease your mind and your finances.

Gigs of the Week | 14th-20th June

Gigs of the Week
Gigs of the Week is here to remind you that despite the footballing hoo-ha over in Russia for the next month, gigging truly remains the beautiful game.

Belly | Live Review & Photoset

Wielding songs that were old friends and bringing many pleasant new acquaintances from 2018's 'Dove' Belly satiated the SWX crowd. Jon Kean reviews. Photos by Jess Greenwood.

Gigs of the Week | 7th-13th June

Gigs of the Week
Modern life rarely presents you with silence, so you might as well mindfully take control of what's going into your ears as often as possible in your waking hours. This week's Gigs of the Week includes all-day shows, afternoon shows and many an evening noisefest.

Belly | Live Preview

Fresh from the release of their third album, 'Dove,' alt-rock aristocrats, Belly, head for SWX on Sunday armed with a gutful of gusto. Jon Kean previews.

Gigs of the Week | 31st May-6th June

Gigs of the Week
What tunes for June? Do you feel the need to get more summery and chilled, or does the onset of the big, hot yellow thing in the sky just give you free rein to perspire without a care in the world? Gigs of the Week ought to help you decide.

Gigs of the Week | 24th May-30th May

Bring on the bank holiday. Say hello to the festival season. Drink in the tunes and jump around like a crazy fool. It's Gigs of the Week time.

Gigs of the Week | 17th May-23rd May

Gigs of the Week
It's Mental Health Awareness Week. Let us all celebrate how music can bring such great joy and a sense of community. You never need be alone.

Interview | Wasuremono

Wasuremono play Nightbus at Mr Wolf’s on 19th May, with their album Something Left Behind out now.

Gigs of the Week | 3rd May-9th May

Gigs of the Week
One-third of the year in music may have passed, but our glass is still far more than two-thirds full by the evidence of the current Gigs of the Week.