I went in thinking this might be my last ever Manics gig. I was very, very wrong.
My new 40-something gigging life began in earnest with my first – and sadly also last – gig from the wonderful Lush.
Although not exactly a gig, this was the first time I saw Suede perform live in nearly 14 years. After a long, long wait, finally my Suede curse was broken!
Ease into your Sunday evening with the glorious harmonies of Mark and Andy.
It’s a Saturday in the bonkers summer of ’21! So catch the sun (if you can find it) and wig out to this Kula Shaker classic.
My first Little Boots gig, and the beginning of a new era in my gigging life.
The rejuvenation of my Manics fandom continued in 2014 – and then hit a slight hurdle.
An electric summer’s evening with the Pet Shop Boys in South Wales.
All the gigs of my life: Gig 121 – Manic Street Preachers, Saturday, April 12, 2014, Brixton Academy
The place where my all-consuming love for the Manics began creeping back.
All the gigs of my life: Gig 120 – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Saturday, October 26, 2013, Hammersmith Apollo
Another storming night from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and another gig for which I have far too few memories.