Belfast punk legends on their Covid postponed 20-20 Vision Tour with ex-Pistol Paul Cook’s Professionals… and I look back on my previous SLF gigs.
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The Libertines live in Bournemouth
The Libertines return with their Giddy Up a Ding-Dong Tour, complete with a Libertines Christmas jumper on the merch stand, and modelled by the new look Pete Doherty.
Fontaines DC – live in Bournemouth
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.
Sleeper and The Bluetones showcase debut albums
The Bluetones and Sleeper revisit their first albums for a double headline tour. Familiar ground for a grey haired gig goer and plenty of gigs to look back on from these two bands.
Alice in a Sweaty Wonderland
A return to normality with a Wolf Alice gig in Bournemouth. Relief and euphoria.
Last Gig Before Virus Shut-Down: Blossoms
The last gig for a while. As Coronavirus engulfs our world the show stopped here – Blossoms touring their third album. Sunday night in Boscombe.
Shedcember: Worth the Wait
A cancelled date from The Shed Seven ‘Shedcember’ tour brings a bonus Saturday night in Boscombe out for those of us still ‘Chasing Rainbows’.
Wonderful Stuff: the Eight Legged Groove Machine comes to town
The Wonder Stuff live in Boscombe to play ‘The Eight Legged Groove Machine’ and ‘Hup’ in their entirety, plus some new songs. This prompts a look back to 1988 when I first saw them in Coventry.