Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings play an up close and acoustic gig at the recently re-opened Brook, Southampton. The grey haired gig goer is back out on the post-Lockdown live music trail.
Tag Archives: Gigs
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.
The Spitfires Return to Normality
The Spitfires return to the Holroyd Arms, Guildford; scene of their Lockdown dodging seated, spaced garden tent gig – this time it’s normal. On the way there a bit of Guildford Stranglers history.
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.
Keeping it Local: it’s com-ing home 🏴
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.
Forest Folk – A Man They Couldn’t Hang
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.
Bath time for Kirk
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.
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.