A sweltering Saturday night engulfed in the sounds and sights of Bicep.
My second Pet Shop Boys gig of 2017 was a much more sedate and stately affair than the first.
My final venture into the world of tribute bands.
This was, without a doubt, the gig I’ve been waiting for, the gig I’ve needed since the dark days of April 2020: a legendary rock star singing legendary rock songs. And it was so, so good to be back.
Rounding off an excellent weekend Up North with a gig from the Pet Shop Boys.
All the gigs of my life: Gig 137 – Taxloss Lovers and Desperate Icons, Saturday, February 18, 2017, Parr Street Studio 2 (Mansun Convention)
A 20th anniversary celebration of the greatest album of my lifetime: “Attack of the Grey Lantern” by Mansun.
A raucous and celebratory return to the full joy of live music with the incredible Gorillaz.
All the gigs of my life: Gig 136 – Celebrating David Bowie, Sunday, January 8, 2017, Brixton Academy
A year on from the death of David Bowie, and on what would have been his 70th birthday, came this star-studded party in tribute to that most wonderful man.
Rounding off my 2016 of gigs with a majestic set from the Anchoress.
The Super Furry Animals revisiting their first two albums in spectacular style.