A Cold wet Sunday afternoon saw Sledge Matty and I warming the cockles of our hearts with the Biscuit Badgers at one of the child friendly 'Youth Anthems' gigs at Wharf Chambers - a great turn out with a great atmosphere. Beer, crisps and connect 4. Got talking to Andy and Rachel who had noticed ...

A few years ago I noticed that friends (Hi Helen, Hi Jim) had the cartoonist Tony Husband as a facebook friend. I’ve been a big fan since his ‘Oink!’ comic days so messaged him to see if he wanted an MP3 version of the ‘Oink Song’ - I’d kept the 7” version I had in ...

The last time I went a month without a gig was Aug 2010......tonight was my last chance not to let that happen again....so Sledge and I headed to the Belgrave to see 'Hippo Campus' - surely worth a watch with a name like that.....so we get in there, feeling and looking twice as old as ...

hawley

Tonights gig was a suprise birthday present for Dave from Helen and we were lucky enough to join them. A birthday meal out meant we missed most of Henri Herberts set but his last song burst with the kind of rock'n'roll gymnastics you'd expect from the ex-JJR supremo . This was Richard Hawleys final gig of ...

lissiecover

An acoustic night down the Brudenell with 2 acts I 've seen before but not without a band... Teddy Thompson may be well known for being Richards son, but should be FAMOUS for his voice, guitar playing and songs. He completely swept me away with the most delicate, intricate guitar playing you could hope to hear. ...