A Scottish indie rock sing-a-long at a sell out small venue in Southampton.
A return to normality with a Wolf Alice gig in Bournemouth. Relief and euphoria.
Staying local again to see some Dorset talent in the form of the Andy Grant Band, in a new venue for me… The Four Horsemen.
Still in Lockdown Step 3, but a chance to see six new acts in the outdoor theatre of Poole Lighthouse, one almost sunny afternoon before a big England footy match.
A journey to the unlikely setting of North Boarhunt Social Club – the first live gig since Lockdown started, by Phil ‘Swill’ Odgers of The Men They Couldn’t Hang, and the first since the sudden loss of fellow Men They Couldn’t Hang frontman Stefan Cush.
As Step 3 of Lockdown restrictions drag on, Kirk Brandon goes on a solo tour of seated socially distanced audiences and a grey haired gig goer is there to enjoy it, pocket camera to hand.
A first trip to the Madding Crowd nightclub venue in Bournemouth for the grey haired gig goer. Tonight this is a socially distanced, Covid-safe gig with The Hoosiers popping their heads above the Lockdown parapet. This piece focuses as much on the venue and the adaptations as it does the former chart toppers.