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
Remembering an iconic music venue.
For this blog I am going to break it down due to the amount of gigs that year. This first part covers January to May and the second part will cover June to December. The first gig of the new year was one of sheer impulse. Jimmy Eat World were due to support Blink 182 … Continue reading 2002 – January to May
I finally caught the festival bug a bit late. Took me to go to the first really big one, Glastonbury (see previous blog, 1999 - festivals) to really want to experience it again. From 1990 to 1994 the annual Trip to Tipp (Feile) completely bypassed me. This was a three day event at Semple Stadium … Continue reading 2000 – festivals
A new millennium begins and first gig goes to Therapy? who brought their 10 year anniversary tour to the Empire. This was the first time I would get to see the band play here. Support on the night came from American rockers Clutch. Next up was Gomez at the Ulster Hall. Gomez were enjoying success … Continue reading 2000
If you were going to do one festival that year it was going to be this one....Glastonbury. At the time one for the bucket list. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be at this festival. Looking back now 20 years ago it seemed easier to get tickets. A mere snip at … Continue reading Glastonbury 1999