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Hybrid Kid – Shortts Bar, Brighton

Back to Brighton again for my second Hybrid Kid show since I first discovered them. Last time I drove 75 read more

January 14th, 2022 Posted in Gigs

Speakeasy Vol 1 – Buckinghamshire New University, High Wycombe

A new venue and a new town, almost, for me. I haven’t been to High Wycombe for maybe 40 years, read more

December 12th, 2021 Posted in Gigs

S*M*A*S*H, The Astronauts – Club 85, Hitchin

Club 85 is a weird large aircraft hangar of a venue (with added stars on the high walls) which seemed read more

December 3rd, 2021 Posted in Gigs

Thousand Yard Stare, The Shop Window – Academy 2, Islington

Back to see a band I’ve seen lots of – Thousand Yard Stare – and a band I’ve never seen read more

November 26th, 2021 Posted in Gigs

Bugeye – The Horn at the Half Moon, Bishop’s Stortford

Bugeye are a highly underrated band who I’ve been playing for a while at home, so it was great to read more

November 25th, 2021 Posted in Gigs

Ned’s Atomic Dustbin – Powerhaus, Camden

My 7th Ned’s gig, so they now enter my top 20 of bands-seen-the-most. It was also my 5th gig at read more

November 19th, 2021 Posted in Gigs

Sea Power – Esquires, Bedford

Ah welcome back Esquires, with your sticky floors and your funny sign in the men’s toilets. Another gig I had read more

October 29th, 2021 Posted in Gigs

Salad, Piney Gir – The Lexington, Islington

Never quite sure if I still have the energy to haul myself up to London on a Sunday evening to read more

October 24th, 2021 Posted in Gigs

Fightmilk, The Spaces – Oast Community Centre, Rainham

Unusual for me to see the same band twice in three days, but I bought this ticket on the tour read more

October 15th, 2021 Posted in Gigs

Fightmilk, Gold Baby, Gutts – The Victoria, Dalston

Really looking forward to my first Fightmilk gig, after playing their current album Contender so many times this year I read more

October 13th, 2021 Posted in Gigs