The contenders for #3albums01 Twitter poll
My top 41 albums from 2001 and how they fared in the #3albums01 poll.
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 20 covers from 3-8 August.
My last ever Irish festival.
The solo festival.....
That year was a busy one festival wise. As well as doing the normal weekend festivals like Witnness in Ireland and back to the Reading Festival in England, 2002 saw the first arrival of Ozzfest in Ireland and for the first time Belfast getting it's own festival with Tennent's Vital. So onto my first metal … Continue reading 2002 – festivals
The summer of 2001 saw me going to two festivals that year - T in the Park over in Scotland and the second Witnness festival in Ireland. T in the Park took place over the weekend of 7-8 July. This was my first visit to a Scottish festival and it was really good. Very much … Continue reading 2001 – festivals
The new year bring me over to London for the first of two NME gigs in the city at the iconic Astoria venue. I was staying with friends in London that weekend and got them tickets for the second night which was the NME tour show. This was the first time I had ever done … Continue reading 2001
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