JJ’s 70th Birthday Gig: The Stranglers live in Bristol

In Bristol for another night on The Stranglers last full UK tour. Tonight is a special one: it’s bassist and original maninblack Jean-Jacques Burnel’s 70th birthday.

Echo and the Bunnymen: big coats and Bournemouth live

From the first album to the ‘greatest song ever written’ the Bunnies perform a nostalgic set – it had me looking through old tickets and wondering what became of my old big coat.

The Charlatans: live in Bournemouth 2021 (with memories of Later with Jools Holland 1999)

The Charlatans visited Bournemouth in November 2021 on their greatest hits tour. The grey haired gig goer was there reflecting on this and previous Charlatans encounters.