A few notes and a peek inside Bournemouth’s O2 Academy.
London can you wait: they’ve waited, and I’ve waited, a few years for this, the Martin Rossiter farewell gig, not without some controversy in the eyes of the other former members of Gene.
Over 70 bands on offer through three days and nights of live music with a 90s focus: Adidas trainers and bucket hats everywhere. I did my best to pick a path through it all and survive til Monday morning.
A late to the Heaven 17 party grey haired gig goer is in for the soundcheck and a great Saturday night out at Bristol O2 Academy.
Notes and observations on this Bristol venue, from a grey haired gig goer.
The father of goth and his original Bauhaus are live in London. The bats have left the bell tower and a grey haired gig goer is there to see it.
Hey Ho – Let’s Go. A grey haired gig goer relives The Ramones experience through the eyes of Cloey, Rohnny, Pee Pee and Cammy – The Ramonas – in Southsea.
Nick Lowe in the relaxed setting of Nell’s Jazz and Blues Club, as part of a string of dates at this West Kensington venue.
A sell out crowd in Bournemouth for the visit of the boys from Dublin: Fontaines DC. A grey haired gig goer is there with trusty pocket zoom.
Three Britpop frontmen go solo acoustic in Southampton Engine Rooms. A novel opportunity.