The remaining incarnation of 70s rock’n’roll popsters Showaddywaddy pay a visit to the East Dorset town of Wimborne… don’t be sniffy, come on in, you know you’d enjoy it (if you’re over 55).
Tag Archives: Dorset
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.
90s Revival at Poole Harbour
Down at Poole Harbour for some bands that kicked off in the 90s: Dodgy, Toploader and Oasis….well Oasiss, a tribute version.
Alice in a Sweaty Wonderland
A return to normality with a Wolf Alice gig in Bournemouth. Relief and euphoria.
Basement Blues: keeping it local… again
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.
Five Months of Silence is Over: Toploader play Bournemouth
A long awaited return to live gigs to see Toploader back on stage after 18 months and kicking off a big tour marking 20 years of their debut album.
Live Music in the Dark Days of Covid
The last few months of the Covid riddled 2020 meant a harder search for the grey haired gig goer to find live music, but there was still some life out there.
Hello Again Mr A: The Hoosiers’ Pandemic Return
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.
Live, yes live, and unheard.. and indoors
Emerging from Lockdown, this is the first indoor Live and Unheard session in Poole’s Lighthouse Arts Centre. Three new acts play their original material.
Live and Unheard – emerges from Lockdown
The first post Lockdown live music at Poole Lighthouse. The Live and Unheard series brings an opportunity to showcase unsigned acts in the Poole and Bournemouth general area. Tonight offers a taste of some normality for a grey haired gig goer searching for live music.