2018 Brit Awards

Its the Brit Awards 2018 tomorrow!   Coming off the back of his stellar Superbowl half-time performance, Justin Timberlake will be performing, as well as nominees; Stormzy, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith confirmed amongst the line-up, as well as Rag’n’Bone Man, who enjoyed a stellar 2017. But Critics’ Choice winner Jorja Smith is our one to watch with an expected… Read More »

2018 Festival Line Ups!

So in the depths of bleak winter and darkness the only thing we have to cheer us is … Festival Line ups!   The big ones have started trickling out their headliners, so we at Small Green Shoots are planning our favourite dates & festival moments for this Summer.   FIELD DAY The London festival… Read More »

Blog of 2017

To celebrate the end of this year we asked everyone at the Small Green Shoots office about their favourite album/single of the year & who’s music they were looking forward to in the new year! Niki – Two albums have undoubtedly made this year for me: ‘About Time’ by Sabrina Claudio and ‘Wamp 2 Dem’… Read More »

Sexual Harassment in Music

Sexual Assault within the Music Industry With the recent cases of sexual assault & harassment within the Hollywood film industry, more and more women have found the confidence within each other to release their experiences & this has recently come to light within the music industry; a profession which is deemed to be male-dominated. Women… Read More »

A Boogie (With The Hoodie) Review

After queuing up for what felt just over an hour, we had finally entered The Electric Brixton. With echoes of Kojo Funds voice bouncing off the walls and excited fans reciting the lyrics to his tracks, we were left wondering what British artist, A Boogie (With The Hoodie) was going to bring out next, if… Read More »

Jamiroquai Performance Review

Jamiroquai at the 02 I’ll start by being honest. I hate the O2. Its so big, impersonal and contradicts the reasoning behind why I go to see live music & I want that connection, the real or imagined eye contact, the “ hearing every nuance & elaboration from the band/vocalist….Guess what. I had that last… Read More »

Gorillaz ‘Human’ Tour Review

The Gorillaz are back in London!     Following the release of their fifth studio album “Humanz”, virtual band Gorillaz stopped off at London’s O2 Arena as part of their 40-date global tour to play a phenomenal show featuring supporting act “Little Simz” as well as a slew of talented performers. Little Simz blew the… Read More »

Kelela Performance Review

Kelela just released her new album and is touring in support of that. A highlight of last night, Better, a song to her ex partner from the new album. Really shows how her sound has evolved and she’s mastered her craft. Another highlight was the encore where she played Cherry Coffee and ultimate kelela anthem… Read More »

MOBO Awards

MOBO Awards If you’ve not caught up to the latest music news, we are here to deliver the latest MOBO details. The past months have lead up to this moment of knowing if you’re favourite nominees managed a win for the night. The beautiful Bristolian, Maya Jama was an amazing edition the night as the… Read More »