The Rifles at the Roundhouse for a show to celebrate 10 years of their Great Escape album, being recorded for a live album.
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Crowd Surfing at the Boston Music Room – Oso Oso and Prince Daddy
A night out at The Boston Music Room, Tufnell Park seeing Oso Oso, Prince Daddy and the Hyena, with support from Fresh.
Gary Numan, the new Numan
An opportunity to get some photos at the soundcheck for Gary Numan’s Bristol gig on his Autumn 2019 (R)evolution tour. The new Numan continues to generate a new wave of success with some of his best material emerging in recent years.
‘Where’s Captain Kirk?’ Spizz at THE 100 Club
At the legendary 100 Club on Oxford Street for a gig to commemorate 40 years of Spizz – with all his accessories and of course “Where’s Captain Kirk?”…twice.
‘No Tears, Party Time is Here Again’: Psychedelic Furs with The Wendy James Band
The last night of The Psychedelic Furs UK tour at London’s Roundhouse. An evening that started with a look at The Wendy James Band soundcheck and ended in the bar after the show with the bands, happy for a few pics as cherished mementos of a top night.
A Peaky Blinder played by Alice Cooper, The Stranglers and MC50
In Birmingham to see Alice Cooper and his big show, with just about the best support I could wish for: The Stranglers
“Oh no, they’re playing the NEC.” Birmingham’s premier gig venue revisited.
Looking back at my occasional visits to see bands at the NEC Birmingham in the 80s and 90s and in recent years.
The Professionals pack ’em in
Anvil, Bournemouth 10.10.19 The start of three gigs in three days for me. The venues couldn’t be more diverse and in three towns and cities. Tonight, my 59th gig of the year, is a short hop on the train to Bournemouth and the tiny Anvil Rock Bar for The Professionals with Poole punks The Mistakes …
Psychedelic Furs back in the UK and back in Pompey
Pyramids Centre, Portsmouth 3.10.19 The Pyramids Centre – the venue The Pyramids Centre is on the sea front at Southsea and boasts “fun leisure pools, funky flumes, wacky waves, pool inflatables and a three-level soft play adventure world filled with mazes, climbing nets and ball pits”. Perfect for a King Kurt gig maybe but is …
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Live and Unheard – in Poole – Part Two
Poole Lighthouse 2.10.19 On Wednesday evening I returned to Poole Lighthouse for another ‘Live and Unheard’ session in the Sherling Studio. Three local acts given a showcase in surroundings where everyone can focus on the music and the artists, rather than accommodating the distractions of a rowdy pub gig – not quite everyone respects that …