The wealth of talent here in the Southwest never ceases to blow our minds. This week, hard rock titans Alter Bridge took the Royal Albert Hall by storm with a run of sold out shows. Pictured bottom left is our very own Simon Dobson, conducting the accompanying 52-strong Parallax Orchestra in performing pieces of his own composition. Who wants to start the slow clap?
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He's only gone and done it! Intrepid adventurer Dave Cornthwaite has just pulled his waterbike into Bergen harbour after a 1200+ mile journey from the tip of Norway, all the way down the coast. Dave's 14th successful non-motorised expedition took over two months of fairly solid cycling, in which he experienced some of the most beautiful scenery and acts of kindness that anyone could hope for. Check the video for a roundup of some of the best (and worst!) moments...
With news of grassroots venue closures and of developers destroying creative communities for profit becoming evermore commonplace, it's refreshing to see that there's something positive to report about the Southwest music scene.
Anyone who's had the pleasure of spending time with the Mad Dog Mcrea front man will know that this pub is undoubtedly going to be a roaring success.
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