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.
Celebrating with Kula Shaker on one of the most significant days of my life.