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.
Category Archives: Reviews
Pale Waves live in Bournemouth
The Pale Waves UK tour hits Bournemouth. A younger newer band for a grey haired gig goer.
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.
The K’s live in Southampton
A welcome escape from the January gloom. The K’s kick off a Winter tour that embraces Independent Venue Week.
Jah Wobble live in Exeter
After a gig free month, induced by a bout of Covid and the festive live music lull, the grey haired gig goer returns…. tonight to Exeter and its Pheonix Arts Centre to find bass man Jah Wobble.
GigswithIvan: a grey-haired gig goer
Introducing my blog which documents my ongoing rock’n’roll tour.