How the Covid Pandemic affected my outlook on music Today is the start of Mental Health Week and it is quite appropriate that onSaturday night I attended my first concert in two years. Prior to the pandemic, 2020 was to be an exciting year for music with loadsof gigs booked throughout the year. January 2020 started … Continue reading Gig Anxiety
Tag: And So I Watch You From Afar
Looking back at some gigs over the years for the month of May.
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
My top 10 NI albums
What's the greatest album of all time by a northern Irish act? This question was posed by David O’Reilly also known as Rigsy from BBC NI’s Across the Line. He’s doing a poll for the Daily Mirror and Belfast Live and it will be interesting to see who makes the list. Using the hashtag #NIALBUMS … Continue reading My top 10 NI albums
Review of the year 2020
Review of the year 2020 - gigs (some!), albums and general music trivia from the COVID year.
Looking back at Christmas gigs over the years
Music life in lockdown week 32 and 33
100 albums, 2 weeks to listen to them and then pick your top 7 #7albums10s
Music life in lockdown week 21
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 21 covers from 10-14 August. Monday 10 August Another day at the "home" office and more tunes to listen to. Today I picked a variety of American rock albums with all different styles. … Continue reading Music life in lockdown week 21
Goodbye Mandela Hall
Remembering an iconic music venue.