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. ...

biscuits2

Tonight I got to celebrate my birthday with Biscuithead and the Biscuit Badgers who were celebrating their 10th Anniversary. There were party games, balloons, crisps and lots of friends ready to party. Support came from the lovely Mestisa who took us on a musical tour of South America. Their bass player Mike was 8 days overdue ...

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It’s been quite a while since I last saw Teenage Fanclub. I was quite late in coming to them, initially dismissing them as a Britpop band (without ever having heard any of their stuff). It was when I moved in with a friend Martin circa ‘99, where ‘Grand Prix’ was on heavy rotation on the ...