Bongo1

For Marisa’s 18th I took her to Amsterdam for a fun packed week-end. We arrived Friday evening in time to book into our hotel, have a wander along the canals and get to the ‘Melkweg’ in time for a gig. I had seen that there was a gig on but knew nothing about who was ...

ORB

It hasn't happened often, but previously, cancelled gigs that I've had tickets for have been due to ill health and there's not much you can do about that except wish the artist the speediest of recoveries. I had an XTC ticket for their 'English Settlement' tour which was cancelled when Andy Partridge's stage fright took ...

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GruffCover

Gruff Rhys was back in town with ¾ of Y Niwl as his backing band and the animal like drummer Kliph (Boy! can he bash those drums!). As it was Aluntanlan’s birthday I made him a cake and dropped it off earlier “Don’t miss Gwenno Saunders tonight – she’s great” Gwenno was indeed great. “All revolutions ...

Elbow

Dave loved his Elbow so much he felt compelled to write about it........ When tickets came out for elbow at The Apollo it was a no brainer. My favourite of 8 previous gigs rests at the Apollo back in 2008 for The Seldom Seen Kid tour where Elbow got right under my skin and has stayed ...

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MenaceBeach

5 bands for £2.00......hard to believe but true.....and the 3 we saw were excellent! Colour of Spring were playing as we entered - the lead singer had a NEU! T-shirt on so he was in my good books already. Edgy pop with a touch of 'Slowdive' about them - a really good set.....but terrible footwear.... Seize the ...