Rebellion Festival 2022 – my wander through it – Part 1

Part one of a four-day wander through this indoor with outdoor bonus festival – so much choice but this was my path through it all.

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.

A Pilgrimage to Dunfermline: Skids and Big Country

The Skids and Big Country at the Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline 28.12.19 What a trip and what a privilege to get here tonight. Up from Poole as a Christmas treat to the home of The Skids and Big Country. I never thought I’d get up here, ever. My fourth Skids gig of 2019 and third Big …

‘An Evening with Richard Jobson’

St. George’s, Bristol 4.9.19 Beforehand I wasn’t quite sure of the format of Tuesday night’s gig. At one point I had a question mark over whether this was a gig or a chat but ‘an evening with Richard Jobson’ was exactly what it was. A gig and as billed. In the recently renovated, historic and …

The Skids back on track

This week I’m heading to Bristol on Tuesday night to catch THE SKIDS acoustic tour, or ‘An Evening with Richard Jobson of The Skids’ as it’s billed. My first SKIDS gig was 1980 at Hammersmith Palais. Circus Games was high in the charts. Jobbers was sporting cricket whites. Great venue the Palais. Don’t recall any …