This Must Be the Gig

A Music, Arts and Performing Arts podcast

This Must Be the Gig gives backstage access to passionate fans worldwide. Featuring conversations with headlining musicians, up-and-comers, and music industry personalities about the wild wild world of live music - as well as the latest news reports from the biggest tours and the festival scene.

Music journalist and festival-globetrotter Lior Phillips captures the feeling of singing along with thousands of other fanatics, the lights flashing, the roar for an encore, the second the whole world outside this perfect moment disappears: This Must Be the Gig.

Recent Episodes


With the first weekend of Coachella in the rearview mirror, Lior is joined by Consequence publisher and founder Alex Young, as well as host of The Morning AMp on Vocalo radio, Jill Hopkins, to discuss Beyoncé's life-changing headlining set—oh, and all the other highlights, too. 

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Every fan has a gig that changed their life—and so does every musician.This week, intrepid host Lior Phillips is joined by Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson to discuss how touring and performing has changed since the band's 1990s inception, the long line of women musicians that inspired her, and …


This Must Be the Gig gives backstage access to passionate fans worldwide. Hosted by music journalist and festival-globetrotter, Lior Phillips, the show features conversations with headlining musicians, up-and-coming artists, music industry personalities, and notable journalists about the wild wild …