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RLKingPunter
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Nick Cave - tonight Manchester Apollo
Mark Lanagan - this sunday Leeds Collage Of Music
Wooden Shjips - Dec 4th Brudenall Leeds
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Report RLKingPunter January 24, 2018 12:45 AM GMT
Lord Huron are on in Leeds this month  morpeth let me know what you  think of them
Report duncan idaho January 24, 2018 8:50 AM GMT
not been to a gig since Alex Cameron nearly 2 months ago

upcoming

Willy Vlautin (formerly of Richmond Fontaine) Feb
Big Thief (excellent band) April
LCD Soundsystem June, all Manc

Gutted to have missed tickets for First Aid Kit's 2-nighter at Manc Albert Hall next month...worse ways to spend 30 mins than YouTubing them doing some great covers
Report PorcupineorPineapple January 24, 2018 9:12 AM GMT
will also be at Big Thief's gig.

Got Nadine Shah next week, Martin Carr in a couple more, then Arcade Fire and Belly in late spring/early summer.
Report morpteh mackem January 31, 2018 11:59 AM GMT
rlkpunter, , just saw them on saturday night, really good couldnt believe size of crowd, didnt realise how big they were. new abum out in apri, only disappointment was didnt do my fav song from their first album.

on a different note, noticed outdoor concerts at kelvingrove park, glasgow in august. james grant , fleet foxes and van morrison in space of 6 day !

https://t.co/o2hsFtecZ3
Report Lee Ho Fooks January 31, 2018 3:30 PM GMT
Spring King

The Brudenell next week
Report asparagus January 31, 2018 4:00 PM GMT
Some great stuff on this thread. Need to get myself along to Big Thief as well and seen Richmond Fontaine a couple of times. They were an excellent band.

I've got Will Varley (brilliant singer/songwriter), First Aid Kit, Elbow,  Arcade Fire, Angel Olsen, Manics, Ezra Furman, Asaf Avidan and Jack White lined up over the next few months. One or two days at All Points East are very tempting in the summer too.
Report windsor knot January 31, 2018 8:48 PM GMT
..for r l king punter ...the brudenell is a really good venue for sure . went to see dale watson there a year or two back. great evening. when you go to austin to see the brian jonestown massacre have they got tess parks with them ? if so i envy you .
Report morpteh mackem February 1, 2018 4:20 PM GMT
asparagus, got last richmond fontaine album, very good think- they have split now, any of their previous albums decent ?
Report The Dragon February 1, 2018 7:58 PM GMT
hey lee ho my future son in law is in spring king --let me know what you think of them he is marrying our daughter in september
Report The Dragon February 1, 2018 7:59 PM GMT
i see def lepperd are playing in december may give them a visit
Report PorcupineorPineapple February 1, 2018 8:44 PM GMT
Got tickets for the Leps. I'll be the one with the "Play Pyromania not Hysteria you whoppers" flag.
Report The Dragon February 1, 2018 9:32 PM GMT
will watch out for you pp if i get tickets for lpool
Report McCoy Carp February 1, 2018 10:08 PM GMT
I don't know how old you people are but you need to understand this. You go through phases in your life, and going to gigs is part of when you were young(er). Can you imagine yourself at Reading '79 and Tom Jones comes on? As Eminem said And Moby? You can get stomped by Obie You 36-year-old baldheaded ****, blow me! You don't know me, you're too old, let go · It's over, Take heed.
Report The Dragon February 2, 2018 8:10 PM GMT
got tickets for def lepperd liverpool arena 15th dec ..s with cheap trick .. should be great
Report McCoy Carp February 2, 2018 9:35 PM GMT
FFs, they must be approaching 60 & in the case of Cheap Trick, I would of thought be in their 60's maybe pushing 70! That Cheap Trick guitarist was always a funny looking bloke, and the drummer, jeezers what must they be like now? Saw Cheap Trick when they supported Motley Crue sometime in the 80's @ the London Astoria. All I remember about that was paying £20 for tickets off of the touts which was a hell of a lot of money, the most I'd ever paid to see anyone, bearing in mind I found a ticket stub recently for a Whitesnake gig 1979 which cost £2.75. Seen Def Leppard, as well, or rather saw them perform one song, before getting drunk in the bar. Only really went to see Tesla who were supporting. Seen loads of bands, but last gig, probably FM, must of been over 20 years ago. I love my music more than ever, but short of Mark Reale and Guy Speranza coming back from the dead and reforming the original Riot there's no one i want to see. Rock stars do not age well and seeing them as have-beens is just plain depressing.
Report The Dragon February 2, 2018 10:08 PM GMT
watched def with whitesnake at the men some years ago and tbf they were both excellent

saw mott the hoople a few years ago and despoite there age had a great night

hoping for the same tickets not cheap though
Report McCoy Carp February 2, 2018 10:16 PM GMT
No, I just had a look. Plus you never had all this ticket agent nonsense when I first went to gigs, you dealt directly with the venue the band were playing either by post or queuing for tickets the day they went on sale if the band were popular.
Report The Dragon February 2, 2018 10:21 PM GMT
my first gig was be pop deluxe in 1974 in liverpool brilliant
Report McCoy Carp February 2, 2018 10:40 PM GMT
Beats me, aformentioned Whitesnake gig 1979 with Diamond Head supporting @ the Southampton Gaumont. Loved the Gaumont, it was my favourite concert venue, even if we sometimes missed the bands encore in order to catch the last train back to Havant :-(
Report The Dragon February 2, 2018 11:15 PM GMT
twas a differrent world back then
Report Lee Ho Fooks February 2, 2018 11:27 PM GMT
MC - I'm drawing my pension and I'm one of the ones who know it's over but why sit in front of the TV every night? And as for the tickets I had to pay a £1 fee just to collect my ticketsConfused wtf is all that about! Out to see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rVbC47ibyg tomorrow
Report McCoy Carp February 2, 2018 11:34 PM GMT
Oh no, not the blues - lol. Reminded me of this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9fKhx8lm6k
Report Lee Ho Fooks February 2, 2018 11:37 PM GMT
What a shame to see Dr John so far down
Report RLKingPunter February 3, 2018 3:54 AM GMT
Moon Duo are on at The Brudenell tonight might go if I have a decent day on Betfair today , the Rugby League season has started again !
Mik Artistik Feb 15 th Crescent Social Club York

The Green Man Festival Brecon Beacons August, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The War On Drugs, Fleet Foxes
Eels Manchester Academy July 3rd

Windsor Knot , I saw Tess Parks with Anton Newcombe ( BJM ) 2 year ago at The Brudenell she was great.
Morpeth, missed Lord Huron will catch them next time

Wand ( Corey Hanson,s Band ) were awesome at The Brude last week.
Report doridoru February 3, 2018 12:47 PM GMT
Shed Seven abs hitting it brilliant live at the minute, best guitar band out there bar non, really upped their game.
Report RLKingPunter February 22, 2018 8:34 PM GMT
The Boxer Rebellion , this sat night The Brudenell Leeds
Report bigH February 22, 2018 8:59 PM GMT
British Sea Power in Cambridge last week

Django Django in London next month
Report JBNAY March 11, 2018 8:50 PM GMT
Good evening from the wombats in manchester
Report Make my hay March 11, 2018 9:10 PM GMT
David Icke  at a secret location somewhere in Norwich next month  doing a 4 Hour Show.Happy
Report RLKingPunter March 29, 2018 11:13 AM BST
Wooden Shjips 11th sept The Brudenell ( my fav band alongside The Brian Jonestown Massacre !! )
Report morpteh mackem March 29, 2018 4:07 PM BST
china crisis in november , contemplating lord huron in october at gateshead sage, going to wait till album out and then judge
Report JBNAY April 7, 2018 11:20 PM BST
Probably the best band in the world,,,,,,,,,,,Arcade Fire in Manchester on Sunday.
Report RLKingPunter May 1, 2018 10:22 PM BST
Whoa.... The Brian Jonestown Massacre ... The Leadmill Sheffield Oct 22nd
Report bigH May 2, 2018 10:36 PM BST
Microdisney next month at the Barbican
Report lcredd May 4, 2018 4:28 PM BST

Apr 7, 2018 -- 5:20PM, JBNAY wrote:


Probably the best band in the world,,,,,,,,,,,Arcade Fire in Manchester on Sunday.


I saw them at Wembley Arena a few weeks. What a show! My ears were ringing for a few hours after. Grin

Report morpteh mackem May 4, 2018 6:10 PM BST
trashcansinatras august 2nd oran mor,  glasgow Cool
Report PorcupineorPineapple May 4, 2018 7:03 PM BST
Gomez monday!
Report Gin May 4, 2018 7:08 PM BST
I saw Conflict last weekend - Blast from the past!
Report PorcupineorPineapple May 8, 2018 9:33 PM BST
Not sure how long they've got left on the tour but drop any plans, sell your first born and go and see Gomez.

Wasn't expecting great things to be honest but they blew the roof off the place.
Report morpteh mackem May 13, 2018 7:40 PM BST
just ordered tickets for father john misty, gateshead sage in october.
Report GoBallistic May 13, 2018 9:50 PM BST
Breeders in a couple of weeks
Report RLKingPunter May 26, 2018 8:52 PM BST
The Breeders tues night Leeds Uni
Report RLKingPunter June 1, 2018 11:13 AM BST
you,re in for a treat GoBallistic
Report Badsworth June 1, 2018 2:42 PM BST
Chameleons Vox at The Cookie in Leicester. Must be close to the tenth time seeing them since this thread started.
Report GoBallistic June 1, 2018 8:01 PM BST
You were correct RLKingPunter.  Saw them at the Roundhouse on Wednesday.  It was as if I'd written the setlist
Report twonky June 2, 2018 10:59 AM BST
The Damned 24th August ...Warrington parr hall
Echo and the Bunnymen...14th October...Warrington parr hall
Report pixie June 7, 2018 1:24 PM BST
Saw The The last night, thought they were a bit meh.
Report morpteh mackem June 8, 2018 6:04 PM BST
michael head and red elastica band- cluny, newcastle july 20th
Report rogerthebutler June 9, 2018 10:08 AM BST
Local band of mine called Callow Saints - checkout their new EP 'Unhinged' and the single 'E.M.M.A' (https://youtu.be/gaYSXJa81A4)

15 June - Beacon Festival
15 July - Cornbury Festival
15 September - Antelope, High Wycombe
21 September - Apocalyptus Festival
12 October - O2 Academy, Oxford (supporting Antarctic Monkeys)

Worth a listen and definitely worth seeing live
Report RLKingPunter July 3, 2018 4:34 PM BST
Tonight!!......eels.... Manchester academy
Report pixie July 5, 2018 1:55 PM BST
I saw Eels at Brixton on Monday, they were as usual, very good.

I saw Billy Idol at Brixton the week before that and he was very good too. Put on a good old fashioned Rockstar performance and played all of his big numbers including King Rocker from his Generation X days.

The best of them all though, was David Byrne. His show was absolutely unforgettable - superb! All of us who went to the gig together said the same, one of the best gigs we'd ever been to and I urge you all to try and catch him if you get a chance!
Report morpteh mackem July 5, 2018 7:29 PM BST
me nephew is playing keyboards for blockheads at the moment if anyone sees them this summer. then he's playing for spiritualized when tour in autumn to promote new album.
Report stickyvicky July 5, 2018 7:57 PM BST
^ There Ain't Half Been Some Clever B@stards' Devil
Report morpteh mackem July 5, 2018 8:01 PM BST
Grin
Report RLKingPunter July 5, 2018 11:40 PM BST
pixie , was their an aussie guy playing support for eels who looked like a cross between seasick steve and mad max playing some sort of electronic harp ? I thought he was amazing what did you think ?
Report pixie July 6, 2018 10:53 AM BST
Yep, he was great wasn't he? They did a jokey segment where he sneaks back on to the stage during an instrumental break and sets his weird instrument up and then he scarpers quickly when E comes back on - I'm sure they probably did the same thing at your gig.

I love Eels and think they're hugely underrated, they have become a very polished live act however I thought the Brixton audience could have been a little more responsive especially as they seem to have picked up more younger fans now than they had last time. I was surprised to see so many in the audience in their early twenties, it was the same for LCD Soundsystem earlier in the year too.
Report TELL DEL July 6, 2018 1:53 PM BST
How old is too old to be gadding around music festivals ?

(asking for a friend.Cool)
Report pixie July 6, 2018 2:25 PM BST
Never too old, Del!Grin
Report morpteh mackem July 6, 2018 2:56 PM BST
depends who's playing. Mischief
Report PorcupineorPineapple July 6, 2018 3:00 PM BST
Heard that Radio 2 inadvertantly let slip that Macca will headline Glastonbury next year.
Report RLKingPunter July 6, 2018 11:54 PM BST
Macca....oh no,  after the Olympic Games Fiasco this could be embarrassing.

anyone ever seen Rammstein ? one Band who I would love to see at Glastonbury
Report JBNAY July 26, 2018 7:50 PM BST
Three nights camping at Kendal calling this weekend, catfish and the Bottlemen being the highlight.
Also hoping to see the Sherlock’s, the Amazons, Declan McKenna, ocean colour scene, shed seven and maybe some of tom grennon if he don’t clash with anyone.
Bring on the mud Fest!
Report RLKingPunter July 27, 2018 12:41 AM BST
Drinks ( cate le bon and Tim Presley ) 5th nov The Brudenell
Report twonky August 25, 2018 12:44 PM BST
Saw the damned in Warrington last night and they were surprisingly very good. Played the obvious favourites, new rose and Eloise, but standing on the edge and the morrissey inspired I'm not miserable anymore are worth checking out
Report morpteh mackem August 25, 2018 6:48 PM BST
got tickets for james grant, stiring december 1st
Report bigH August 27, 2018 8:42 PM BST
Mew - Barbican
Shame - Norwich Waterfront
Mercury Rev - Norwich Arts Centre
Report Gin August 29, 2018 11:40 AM BST
I saw Jesse Dayton in Bristol last night - He put on a great show.

If you're interested in Americana he's definitely worth seeing.

https://youtu.be/fdEP1l6CDf8
Report RLKingPunter September 11, 2018 3:21 PM BST
Wooden Shjips tonight at The Brudenell
Report morpteh mackem October 4, 2018 6:03 PM BST
the genius that is james grant , stirling 1st december.
Report pixie October 4, 2018 6:26 PM BST
Saw 'The Sleaford Mods' a couple of weeks ago and they were good. Lots of anger and swearing.
Report RLKingPunter October 4, 2018 7:44 PM BST
The Dandy Warhols...Manchester Albert Hall Jan 28th tickets booked
Report RLKingPunter October 18, 2018 11:01 PM BST
The Brian Jonestown Massacre .....Northumbria University this sunday, a long trek from Leeds but should be worth it !
Report Gin October 19, 2018 8:48 AM BST
Sham 69 (original line-up) tonight.
Report morpteh mackem November 5, 2018 1:25 PM GMT
got tickets for marina records celebration 25 years in glasgow in january.
Report Gin November 5, 2018 1:42 PM GMT
I saw Culture Shock and Radical Dance Faction on Saturday night.

One for the crusties!Cool
Report Gin November 5, 2018 1:43 PM GMT
Actually, it was Friday night........
Report RLKingPunter November 5, 2018 3:30 PM GMT
Drinks (Cate Le Bon - Tim Presley ) tonight

Mogwhi - Leeds Academy 23rd Nov
Report morpteh mackem November 5, 2018 3:30 PM GMT
saw father john misty last week, very good, man is a born song and dance man.
Report pixie November 5, 2018 6:13 PM GMT
Saw Van Morrison and Robert Plant last week. Plant was superb, did a twenty minute version of 'Babe I'm gunna leave you' which was fantastic and finished on 'Whole lotta love'.

Went to the Pixies on Friday night at The Roundhouse and as usual they were very good, although I didn't like the pretentious rubbish at the start which went on far too long about the album covers.
Report morpteh mackem November 5, 2018 8:12 PM GMT
what was van the man like ?
Report bigH November 5, 2018 8:43 PM GMT
Microdisney - Barbican a few weeks agp
Mew - Barbican two weeks ago
Shame - Norwich Waterfront
Mercury Rev - Norwich Arts Centre
Peter Hook and The Light - Colchester Arts Centre
The War against Drugs/Slowdive - O2
Kraftwerk - Luxembourg
Report Hanx November 5, 2018 9:08 PM GMT
Callow Saints - Aylesbury Shoot, November 16th
Report morpteh mackem November 5, 2018 10:17 PM GMT
microdisney still going ? wow
Report pixie November 6, 2018 4:51 PM GMT
Morteh Mackem, Van the man was good but his music is sooo smooooooth I don't think it lends itself well to live music, more like late night hotel bars. He still has a fine set of lungs and there is no weak link in a superbly tight band - the piano/trumpet player was especially good (just looked him up and I think he's called Paul Moran). He is still very much Van the Man, though, absolutely superb but I would have to say Robert Plant was more fun and more to my taste. Van Morrison 9/10, Robert Plant 10/10.
Report RLKingPunter November 27, 2018 1:22 AM GMT
Mogwhi were excellent last sat night and LOUD !

Mercury Rev
British Sea Power

next couple of weeks
Report morpteh mackem November 27, 2018 8:37 AM GMT

Nov 6, 2018 -- 10:51AM, pixie wrote:


Morteh Mackem, Van the man was good but his music is sooo smooooooth I don't think it lends itself well to live music, more like late night hotel bars. He still has a fine set of lungs and there is no weak link in a superbly tight band - the piano/trumpet player was especially good (just looked him up and I think he's called Paul Moran). He is still very much Van the Man, though, absolutely superb but I would have to say Robert Plant was more fun and more to my taste. Van Morrison 9/10, Robert Plant 10/10.


cheers ta, only just read this

Report morpteh mackem November 27, 2018 8:39 AM GMT
saw china crisis on friday, great stuff, was like a lecture regarding their album flaunt the imperfection. overhead screen behind band and gary daly ( singer ) explaining each song.

got james grant on friday in stiring, and marina records 25th anniversary concert( bathers, pearlfishers, starless etc )  in glasgow in january.
Report Poppydog. November 27, 2018 8:48 AM GMT
Saw Eddie Izzard on Saturday. His old Prep school, here, for a Work In Progress show.
80-90 people in a tiny school theatre. He did about 90 minutes non-stop and didn't bother with a stage.
Was about 5 feet in front of me and my better half, in the front row.

Looking forward to Martin Stephenson and the Daintees in Brighton on Wed night.
Playing one of his old albums from the 80s.
Report twonky November 27, 2018 10:11 AM GMT
Martin Stephenson and the Daintees....saw them backing the bunnymen in the 80s

The Specials...Liverpool
Wilkies Johnson with special guest Glen Tilbrook Love....warrington
Report Johnny The Guesser November 27, 2018 6:59 PM GMT
IDLES - Best live band around Happy
Report doridoru November 27, 2018 7:01 PM GMT
The best British guitar band left in England, the mighty Shed Seven in York in January, looking back actually better tunes than Oasis, and much better live.
Report kansas November 27, 2018 7:16 PM GMT
Lorelle Meets The Obsolete Soup Kitchen Manchester Jan 10
Report twonky December 3, 2018 10:03 AM GMT
Gabrielle ...Warrington March
SqueezeLoveLoveLove...Liverpool philharmonic...November...heaven 17 support
Report RLKingPunter January 22, 2019 11:49 AM GMT
The Wave Pictures ( last night )

The Dandy Warhols next week manchester
Report johnizere January 22, 2019 12:32 PM GMT
Classic Rock Show, Cardiff tomorrow night, 23rd Jan.
Simply the best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rv3l1m8ySt0
Report Badsworth January 22, 2019 12:37 PM GMT
Skids at Coventry Empire - 26.01.19
Report morpteh mackem January 22, 2019 2:51 PM GMT
was at marina records 25 years anniversary at mitchell theatre ,glasgow on friday, great stuff.
Report RLKingPunter March 24, 2019 11:24 AM GMT
Billy McCarthy out of The Augustines last weds night

Psycadelic Porn Crumpets 3 weeks ago
Report SlippyBlue July 20, 2019 9:19 PM BST
I just saw Imagination at the Lambeth Country Fair in Brockwell Park, they were truly dire beyond words.

This coming Wednesday, Madness after racing at Sandown Park. I'm looking forward to the racing as I love Sandown but I'm not really a big fan of Madnesss to put it mildly but it is forecast to be about 30C so a few cold ones and 2 or 3 winners and I'm sure I'll have a good evening in the sunshine.
Report twonky July 21, 2019 9:59 AM BST
Rick Astley last night haydock park...surprisingly good
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