A packed venue. A room full of exuberant youth – there was even a collective scream when the band took to the stage. Inhaler are on their way and the grey-haired gig goer is there to see them off.
Category Archives: Venues
Howard Jones – live in Basingstoke
A surprise trip to Basingstoke to see 80s synthpop legend Howard Jones.
The Lemonheads live – Southampton
Evan Dando returns to the UK with the latest incarnation of The Lemonheads. A grey-haired gig goer gets a chance to see the 90s long-haired grungy rocker, 30 years after the first time and it is a massive disappointment.
The Enemy live in Bournemouth
Right up there with my top gigs of the year: The Enemy reunion tour hits Bournemouth. So much energy in the room.
Gig Venue: The 1865, Southampton
An introduction to The 1865 gig venue from a grey haired gig goer.
Slow Readers Club live in Oxford
A sixth Slow Readers Club gig for the grey-haired gig goer so they must be doing something right. This time to Oxford – another novelty.
The Killers, Marr and more – live in Nashville, Tennessee
A trip to Nashville – music city – with a chance to see The Killers. A chance wasted.
The Shins – live in Chicago
An opportunity to see a band in the beautiful Chicago Theater, while on holiday in the USA – it just so happened to be The Shins.
The Taylor Hawkins tribute concert: Wembley
A remarkable day and a unique experience at Wembley Stadium to celebrate and remember the life of Taylor Hawkins, the late Foo Fighters’ drummer.
Victorious Festival: Sunday
The third and final day of 2022 Victorious Festival on Southsea Common – Suede win it for me.