Category Archive: Concerts

Oct 10 2014

Snake Davis Band | Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt

I got a message from Paul Birchall a few days ago to remind me that he would be playing a gig at Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt with the Snake Davis band and i simply couldn’t resist the opportunity to see Snake Davis again after the last one i attended in Stokesley a few months ago. …

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May 04 2014

Yes | Newcastle City Hall May 3rd.

I must admit to being a little sceptical about attending a Yes gig without Jon Anderson heading up the band. However, I was soon to be pacified a side of Yes i hadn’t really seen before. This line up although not traditional is quite a tour de force. With only a few coloured lights and …

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Mar 16 2014

Camel | Sheffield City Hall

One of the things i am not too keen on in life is hero worship. And yet i am perhaps as guilty as anyone else of it. That is why i attend gigs by Camel on every occasion that it is possible. Knowing full well that the band had no new music to play i …

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Nov 10 2013

Steve Hackett (Genesis Revisited II) Newcastle City Hall

Sunday is a day of worship and with the first chapter of the bible being the book of Genesis what better way to spend an evening than at Newcastle City Hall in the company of Mr Steve Hackett performing some of the most revered work of the prog force that paved the way, Genesis? The …

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Oct 28 2013

Camel | Harrogate Royal Theatre

  Some things in your life are very personal and effect you in a way that touch your soul. Camel are one of those things and an element of my life since adolescence. Imagine how thrilled i was to hear that after a ten year abscence due in no small part to guitarist Anrdew Latimers …

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Oct 20 2013

Steven Wilson | Newcastle City Hall Friday 18th October

Despite declaring that he felt the North East of England was: “like a black hole as far as my type of music is concerned”, and expressing his feelings of trepidation on seeing Newcastle on the tour schedule, a little over two hours later Steven Wilson was delightedly showing his appreciation to a more than receptive …

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May 21 2013

Steve Hackett | Genesis Revisited II at The Sage Gateshead

  I seem to have been waiting for ever to see Steve Hackett perform the Genesis Revisited II concerts. On Wednesday May 15th of May i headed North from Teesside to one of the best music venues in the North East, The Sage in Gateshead to bring my wait to an end. The atmosphere in …

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May 16 2013

A fan’s day with The Spock’s

I was interested in what other peoples experience of the recent Spock’s Beard gigs were like so i persuaded fellow (lady) fan Helen Spooner to let me know about her encounter with the band. A big thanks to helen. Great to see and hear from lady Prog fans out there too. MY DAY WITH SPOCKS …

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