Category: Gigs

Do You Remember The First Time?

Do You Remember The First Time?

Part 3 Catatonia Venue: Olympia, Dublin 03/05/98 Catatonia went from indie-also rans to chart-topping band with the release of their X Files-inspired song, Mulder, and Scully. Being a big fan of the show, I naturally bought into the cult pop reference and it’s a great song too. The band had just released International Velvet to … Continue reading Do You Remember The First Time?

Do You Remember The First Time?

Do You Remember The First Time?

Part 2 Beastie Boys Venue: Castlegar Sports Ground, Galway 11/07/98 I was never a big fan of Beastie Boys as I steered clear of rap and wasn’t interested in it.  But that was me being a music snob as something changed along the way and it was more of the cross-over appeal between rock and … Continue reading Do You Remember The First Time?

Review – Iron Maiden, Ormeau Park, Belfast Belsonic Festival 13/06/22

Review – Iron Maiden, Ormeau Park, Belfast Belsonic Festival 13/06/22

The cancelled gigs of 2020 feel like it really is in the past as Iron Maiden finally made their Belsonic debut two years after it was originally scheduled. This was the band's fifth visit to Belfast overall and the first time that they had played an open-air festival here. Support came from American bands Tempt … Continue reading Review – Iron Maiden, Ormeau Park, Belfast Belsonic Festival 13/06/22

May Gigs

May Gigs

Looking back at some gigs over the years for the month of May.

April Gigs

April Gigs

With no gigs in nearly over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started, I started looking back on my gig tickets and created a new almost daily post on Twitter, #gigoftheday. This is a snapshot of all gigs that I have been to over the years in month of April. #gigoftheday - looking back at … Continue reading April Gigs