Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Union Chapel Islington – 14 March 2016

25 years ago I was fortunate to catch the original quartet playing a one-off reunion gig, some fifteen years after having previously seen the line up which made the ‘Blind Dog at St Dunstan’s’ album.

Having criminally neglected to follow the band’s progress since that memorable performance in 1991 I approached this show with some trepidation, afraid that my fond memories might be tarnished by something that couldn’t possibly live up to understandably cautious expectations. Continue reading

Review from Nightshift – Oxford’s Music Magazine

Walking into the grand and evocative confines of the St John the Evangelist church, I’m struck with nervousness at the sight of the neatly arrayed chairs that line the room. My immediate thoughts towards the upcoming performance are of dread; am I about to see one of my favourite old prog bands reduced to a pitiful nostalgia tour, as mere fragments of
their former selves? Thankfully, Caravan don’t disappoint. Continue reading