A night of glorious riotous youth - not giving a monkeys about what people think - turn it up load, jump in the crowd and crank the fun up to 11 - I'd love to be on their tour bus..... April have swagger and a great shambling sound that's held together by a great frontman - ...

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 ...

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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 ...