Rob has written 15 posts for Lisbon

BBC Introducing at The Ruby Lounge

Hello, here are a few pictures from our recent gig at The Ruby Lounge in Manchester. Highlights of the gig will be aired on BBC Radio Manchester on the introducing show this evening (Sunday 18th September) so tune in if you’re near a radio. The photos are courtesy of Sam Ellis. Advertisements

Lisbon support Milk Maid for BBC Introducing

Hello, the BBC have invited us to play the Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Friday 29th July. It’s free entry and there are 3 other bands on during the night. The gig will be recorded and aired on BBC Radio Manchester at some point in the future. Facebook event page

Lisbon – Live at Jabez Clegg & Eurocultured Festival

We played Jabez Clegg & Eurocultured Festival last week. Thanks to Northern Cats for booking us to play Jabez Clegg, it was a great night. There are pictures and a video from the night below. Also, a big thank you to Richard Cheetham at High Voltage for asking us to play the wonderful Eurocultured Festival. … Continue reading

Lisbon at Blueprint

Hi. I’m nearly 27 years old and have been playing the guitar since I was 12. In this time I’ve picked up a lot of varying styles and sounds but have only recently realised that none of it really matters unless you’re applying it to songs that you believe in. Rob, Dave and myself decided … Continue reading

EP Recording at Blueprint Studios, Salford

This is what I remember in guitar speak from my Blueprint experience in March. I used Jordan’s Vox AC30 amp and my Melody Maker for the recording. I’d never used his amp before so just tweaked the knobs until I got a pleasing sound to my ear and producer Fred’s (which is what I do … Continue reading

‘Vulnerable Mind’ EP Available as a Free Download

We spent a week in Blueprint studios, Salford and the result is a four track demo entitled ‘Vulnerable Mind’. We have made it available as a free download from our Bandcamp site. I have also added the songs below so that people can stream them and have a listen before downloading. I will blog a … Continue reading

Lisbon & I Am Blackbird – 28th January 2011

What a great night at the Roadhouse! We were asked by I Am Blackbird to play ‘I Am Blackbird & Friends’ and it was our favourite gig to date. The Roadhouse was packed and there were some great acts on during the evening. I Am Blackbird continue to impress me with their live set, they … Continue reading

Lisbon – supporting I Am Blackbird – Roadhouse, Manchester 28/1/11

Hey everyone, we have been asked to support the magnificent I Am Blackbird at the Roadhouse in Manchester on Friday 28th January. It’s £5 entry and doors are at 7.30pm. See you there!

Lisbon – Live at Ram ‘n’ Shackle, Fallowfield – FREE ENTRY

Hello, we have very kindly been asked to play a short set at the Ram ‘n’ Shackle in Fallowfield on Thursday evening. It all kicks off at 8pm and I think we are first on so get down early to see us play. Entry is free. Rob

Review of Lisbon’s Roadhouse gig on

On December 4th we played for Designer Magazine at Manchester’s Roadhouse. One of the city’s most celebrated small venues, the Roadhouse has hosted some famous bands (The National, The White Stripes) early in their careers. Cath Aubergine, a well-respected music journalist writing for, was in attendance and reviewed our performance. I myself brought Lisbon … Continue reading

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