Simon Ashberry has been playing the best of local music on his show Bradford Beat for more than a decade. For several years he was music columnist for the Telegraph & Argus, covering the rise to fame of acts such as Embrace, Terrorvision, Tasmin Archer and Ooberman.
Simon has been bassist in many bands himself including Bradford-based Loom, and currently the Stromatolites. He has also had two football books published, and is on the board of Ilkley Literature Festival.
Find out more about Simon’s Bradford Beat here.