Tony Bell

Tony is a freelance photographer who first started taking pictures for Grapevine Magazine many years ago. Nowadays he is just as often to be found with pen or microphone in hand conducting reviews and interviews. He is the first to admit that he is most at home in the press pit concentrating on the view through the lens!
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INTERVIEW: When Rivers Meet

Earlier this week I conducted a safe, socially distanced interview on the phone with Grace and Aaron Bond who together are When Rivers Meet. ...

If You Thought Video Killed the Radio Star, Read On…

I read an article yesterday which, on the face of it had nothing to do with live music.  Nor does it, but it may...

Cambridge Rock Festival 2021 – Have You Checked Out the Line-Up?

Amid all the doom and gloom about not having any festivals to go to in 2020 it is great to see how many artists...

A Heartfelt Mesage from Becky & John

A lot of press releases have crossed my desk recently bearing the not unexpected news of festival postponements.  At Grapevine we were just about...

Ten Things About Virtual Gigs That You May Not Have Thought About

Since lockdown began, and social distancing became the new normal, Grapevine Magazine’s unique gig guide has had to adapt, it has become The Virtual...

Adapting What We Do

It’s May 2020 and for the first time since we started back in 1991 we are not producing Grapevine Magazine.  For our small team,...

Save Our Venues #SaveOurVenues

Today The Music Venue Trust has announced #saveourvenues, a new national campaign to save hundreds of grassroots music venues at imminent risk of being...

Clare Teal

Singer and BBC Radio presenter Clare Teal should be making her debut at Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion on April 18th. Sadly that has had...

Stay Safe Online

Everyone is doing it.  We have even listed when and where you can find them.  (Overthere, on the right if viewing this on a...

What to do?

Trying to keep up with all the postponements and cancellations among our 4,000+ gig listings is proving to be quite a task, and if...

Stevie Westwood

It was Foz at BBC Radio Suffolk who introduced me to the music of Norfolk rockers Bad Touch about three years ago.  In all...

Tom Constanten

Tom Constanten has had a long and successful career in music. He is best know as being the Graetful Dead’s keyboard player between...

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