News & Features

CD releases, artists touring, festival previews, news from UK venues and anything else that people are talking about


Conversations with international and UK artists about their music, their inspiration and their future plans

cds & other reviews

Sorting through the mass of new releases for the hidden gems, as well as reviews of live shows, festivals, books and movies


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For links to all the artists mentioned on this site, as well as articles and reviews and all their forthcoming gig dates, go to the Artists Page
The websites, addresses, contact details and forthcoming gigs for every venue that has ever hosted a gig that was included in the Backroads gig guide can be found here. If you are a representative of a venue and you'd like to send further details for inclusion, add gigs or correct any of the information currently shown on Backroads, please send an e-mail to the gig guide or check the contact page for other ways to get in touch.
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