A sensible start for me on day one of this excellent three-day festival on Southsea Common.
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Shiiine On Weekender 2021
Over 70 bands on offer through three days and nights of live music with a 90s focus: Adidas trainers and bucket hats everywhere. I did my best to pick a path through it all and survive til Monday morning.
Let’s Rock Exeter: an 80s feast
An 80s party in fields near Powderham Castle, Exeter. A chance to see Adam Ant and Kim Wilde at last but don’t mention Black Lace..shhh!
Victorious Festival 2021
The Victorious Festival returns with another feast of live music on Southsea Common. The grey haired gig goer survives another three day onslaught.
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.
Can I Pick My Top 10 Gigs of 2019 – from 195 performances?
At the end of a mammoth year of gig going, snapping pics as I go, I have reflected on it and tried to pick my top ten gigs.
Old Skulls on Display at Pyramids
Band of Skulls play an end of tour gig at Portsmouth Pyramids Centre, showcasing their first album from 2009, ‘Baby Darling Doll Face Honey’. My photos from 2017 Victorious Festival, on almost the same site, are included.
How many gigs have you been to then?
I never used to count but when I cranked up the gig going a few years back it was a question I was getting asked. I thought I’d better have an answer, for myself at least. But what counts as a gig? Yup, it doesn’t matter but as a gigaholic I think you need to …