Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Ani DiFranco: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

John Aizlewood, The Guardian, 1 February 2001

WITHOUT A HINT OF MAINSTREAM chart or media attention over a decade-long career, without a new record to promote and without any discernible music industry "buzz", Ani DiFranco and her tightly drilled, multi-instrumental five-piece band can undertake an extensive tour of Europe. Moreover, they can sell out — and it's a genuine, sweating-walls, packed-to-the-rafters sell-out — one of London's more prestigious mid-range venues.

Total word count of piece: 348

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.