Live Reviews

Buzz bands, popsters and "an artist waggling a dildo around" - here's the BIG Dork report from The Great Escape 2023

We sent our intrepid scribblers and snappers down to the seaside to capture all the best of the action.

This is what went down when Dork and Chess Club Records teamed up for a packed showcase at The Great Escape

Coach Party! Lip Filler! SOFY! Trout!

Arlo Parks reminds us she's always had something special at The Great Escape

Before she undoubtedly levels up again, it's really special to see Arlo in a venue like this.

Maisie Peters comes out swinging at The Great Escape 2023

The weekend's most wholesome vibes can be found on Friday night at Brighton Dome.

Dork's The Great Escape showcase shuts down Brighton Pier with Lime Garden, English Teacher and more

As the buzziest bands and industry whispers sweep Brighton for The Great Escape, the Dork's Night Out takeover rolls into town, heading to Horatio's at the end of the pier.

Believe the hype - The Last Dinner Party attract queues round the block at The Great Escape

We’d predict big things for The Last Dinner Party, but everyone’s already done that.

Yard Act prove they're anything but predictable as they kick off their Brudenell Social Club residency in Leeds

This isn’t your usual Bank Holiday Monday. Then again, Yard Act aren’t your usual band.

Måneskin prove that just because you’re one of the biggest bands in the world, it doesn’t mean you need to start getting predictable

A lot has been said about them taking inspiration from the rock greats that came before them, but tonight, Måneskin are very obviously leading the way. 

Paramore bring catharsis, collective mourning and giddy joy to London's O2

Hayley, Taylor and Zac prove just why they're one of the most beloved bands of their generation.

There's nobody quite like Do Nothing as they wow at the latest Dork's Night Out

Dropping into London's famed Sebright Arms for Dork's Night Out, Do Nothing are ready to embark on their most glorious chapter to date with a night full of celebration and special looks at what's to come.
Load More

  • cover
    Dork Radio
Wet Leg are on the 'Chaise Longue' at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend - watch
Watch Self Esteem do this all the time at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend
Watch Mimi Webb warn of 'Red Flags' at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend
Watch Jonas Brothers perform 'Waffle House' at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend
Pale Waves performed 'Jealousy' at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend - watch