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Peter Ross

Peter Ross is a freelance journalist based in Glasgow. He has written for titles including The Guardian, Sunday Times, The Times, National Geographic Traveler, Scotland On Sunday and the Boston Review. He is the author of A Tomb With A View: The Stories & Glories of Graveyards, Daunderlust and The Passion Of Harry Bingo.

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The 1975: SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Live Review by Peter Ross, The Times, 14 January 2019

IN BLUE BOILER suit and red Converse, like some hipster Winston Smith, Matty Healy appeared more 1984 than 1975 as he took the Hydro stage. ...

David Byrne, Talking Heads: David Byrne Backwards

Profile and Interview by Peter Ross, Sunday Herald, 21 March 2004

NOT far from David Byrne's London hotel, a fashion store is selling T-shirts bearing the logos of the Ramones and of CBGBs, the legendary New ...

Shawn Colvin: Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Live Review by Peter Ross, The Times, 23 January 2018

The folk veteran's rendition of her 1997 album A Few Small Repairs was full of polish, with great cover versions, but lacked a vital spark. ...

Elbow: SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Live Review by Peter Ross, The Times, 7 March 2018

Long stretches strained for effect, but at their best Guy Garvey's band make the creation of beauty appear effortless. ...

Foals: SWG3, Glasgow

Live Review by Peter Ross, The Times, 19 June 2019

Why did this show feel undercooked? There were issues with pacing, but the main problem was the choice of an outdoor venue. ...

Little Mix: SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Live Review by Peter Ross, The Times, 21 October 2019

WHAT DOES a feminist look like? The question flashed up in huge letters behind the stage before a performance of 'Joan of Arc', one of ...

Texas: SWG3, Glasgow

Live Review by Peter Ross, The Times, 17 December 2019

SHARLEEN SPITERI had a question. "Does everyone remember 1989?" The cheer suggested that, yes, the Glasgow crowd did. Which was just as well. Texas were ...

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