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Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:51 pm

What do you mean that it is too early? It is never too early to book gig tickets
The Icicle Works (24th May at the O2 ABC, Glasgow). Their 35th anniversary. 35 years? Did it really all start in 1984? Well, their debut abum was out that year so, yup that counts!
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:19 pm

A new way of showing this. New gigs are all in bold. Already noted gig have just the artist in bold
Stone Ivy (3 January at KING TUT'S WAH HUT, GLASGOW)
Katee Kross & The Amberjax (6 January at KING TUT'S WAH HUT, GLASGOW)
Black Dove (12 January at KING TUT'S WAH HUT, GLASGOW)
Human Renegade (16 January at KING TUT'S WAH HUT, GLASGOW)
Dancing On Tables (18 January at KING TUT'S WAH HUT, GLASGOW)
CRYSTAL (19 January at KING TUT'S WAH HUT, GLASGOW)
Sister John (25 January at Poetry Club, GLASGOW)
Rachel Sermanni (25 January at City Halls, Glasgow)
Silent Rival (27 January at The Attic, Glasgow)
Alison Moyet (11 February at SSE Hydro, GLASGOW)
Tears For Fears (11 February at SSE Hydro, GLASGOW)
The Struts (19 February at Garage, GLASGOW)
The Struts (26 February at Shepherd Bush Empire, London)
Nerina Pallot (27 February at Clarks, DUNDEE)
Sea Girls (27 February at Mash House, EDINBURGH)
Calva Louise (2 March at Think Tank, NEWCASTLE)
Calva Louise (3 March at The Attic, Glasgow)
Stranglers (8 March at Alhambra Theatre, DUNFERMLINE)
Stranglers (9 March at O2 ACADEMY, GLASGOW)
Midge Ure (10 March at QUEEN'S HALL, EDINBURGH)
Orla Gartland (15 March at BARROWLANDS, GLASGOW)
Dodie (15 March at BARROWLANDS, GLASGOW)
Stillmarillion (29 March at Ivory Blacks, GLASGOW)
Manoeuvres (6 April at The Bungalow, Paisley)
Joe Jackson (19 April at City Halls, Glasgow)
Holy Moly & The Crackers (20 April at SNEAKY PETE'S, EDINBURGH)
Live At Leeds (4 May at Leeds)
Hit The North (Newcastle) (5 May at NEWCASTLE)
The Icicle Works (24 May at O2 ACADEMY, GLASGOW)
We Are Not Devo (25 May at VOODOO ROOMS, EDINBURGH)
The Skids (8 June at O2 Academy Newcastle, NEWCASTLE)
Let's Rock Scotland (15 June at Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith)
KISS (16 July at SSE Hydro, GLASGOW)
Stillmarillion (non-Fish stuff) (12 October at VOODOO ROOMS, EDINBURGH)
Stillmarillion (Fish stuff) (13 October at VOODOO ROOMS, EDINBURGH)
Does that work? Hmm, it is all very BOLD, isn't it?
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby Elevena » Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:44 am

OK...well I have:

OMD (January 26 with a whole bunch of other 80's bands)
Jukebox the Ghost with Mowgli March 6
Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers on March 22 (and I could go on the 23rd, too. I have a ticket...but we'll see)

Actors on March 24th
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:31 am

All bold means new to the list. Just the band name in bold means I have mentioned it before
Katee Kross & the Amberjax (6 January at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Black Dove (12 January at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Human Renegade (16 January at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Dancing on Tables (18 January at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Crystal (19 January at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Sister John (25 January at Poetry Club, Glasgow)
Rachel Sermanni (25 January at City Halls, Glasgow)
Silent Rival (27 January at The Attic, Glasgow)
Adam Holmes & the Embers (28 January at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh)
The Van T's (31 January at Mash House, Edinburgh)
Alison Moyet (11 February at SSE Hydro, Glasgow)
Tears For Fears (11 February at SSE Hydro, Glasgow)
Thyla (13 February at Lexington, London)
Thyla (16 February at The Hope And Ruin, Brighton)
The Struts (19 February at Garage, Glasgow)
Valeras (24 February at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh)
Nerina Pallot (27 February at Clarks, Dundee)
Sea Girls (27 February at Mash House, Edinburgh)
The Ronains (2 March at Hard Rock Café Glasgow, Glasgow)
Calva Louise (2 March at Think Tank, Newcastle)
Calva Louise (3 March at The Attic, Glasgow)
Stranglers (8 March at Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline)
Stranglers (9 March at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
Midge Ure (10 March at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh)
Sarah Darling (12 March at Oran Mor, Glasgow)
Orla Gartland (15 March at Barrowlands, Glasgow)
Dodie (15 March at Barrowlands, Glasgow)
Alice Merton (22 March at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Joanne Shaw Taylor (26 March at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh)
Stillmarillion (29 March at Ivory Blacks, Glasgow)
Holy Moly & The Crackers (5 April at Cluny, Newcastle)
Manoeuvres (6 April at The Bungalow, Paisley)
Orla Gartland (13 April at Stereo Café Bar, Glasgow)
Orla Gartland (18 April at Omeara, London)
Joe Jackson (19 April at City Halls, Glasgow)
Holy Moly & The Crackers (20 April at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh)
Maisie Peters (25 April at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Ben Montague (27 April EP launch show somewhere in London)
Live At Leeds (4 May at Club, Leeds)
Hit The North (Newcastle) (5 May in Newcastle)
Stag & dagger festival (5 May in, Glasgow)
Emma Stevens (22 May at The Hug And Pint, Glasgow)
The Icicle Works (24 May at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
We Are Not Devo (25 May at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
The Skids (8 June at O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle)
Let's Rock Scotland (15 June at Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith)
KISS (16 July at SSE Hydro, Glasgow)
Stillmarillion (non-Fish stuff) (12 October at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
Stillmarillion (Fish stuff) (13 October at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
Midge Ure (13 October at Barrowlands, Glasgow)
Midge Ure (18 October at Palladium, London)
Straighten Out (8 November at The Bungalow, Paisley)
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby REVO » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:05 pm

Not too many concerts in my future but here is what I'm planning on thus far:

March 7 - Molly Nilsson - The usual superb songs by Ms. Nilsson with a fantastic opener, Apostille! He was like Fad Gadget and actually is the head of Glasgow's Night School label [where Molly releases her music so it can be said that she received label support this tour].
March 21-24 - Big Ears Festival - basically to see Harold Budd shows but ended up seeing:
Peter Gregson - Bach cello adaptations
Joep Beving - a stunning piano concert!
Harold Budd + Nief-Norf + Mary Lattimore - powerful new material in a cathedral with avant percussive collective Nief-Norf!
Mimi Goese + Ben Neill - a mesmerizing show!
Carla Bley TRIOS with Steve Swallow + Andy Sheppard - elegant jazz from a master!
This Is Not This Heat - I could only catch the first half due to conflict with the Budd show. Interesting.
Harold Budd + ACME - New Budd compositions with a brilliant string quartet.
Richard Thompson + Knoxville Symphony Strings: KIA - not really a Thompson fan and after this, still not one
Nik Bartsch's RONIN - Senses shattering jazz that left our legs like rubber afterward. My wife doesn't usually like this sort of thing but was raving afterward as she got her CDs signed. Made King Crimson sound like ABBA®. And I hold King Crimson in the highest regard.
Harold Budd + Friends - played a 90 minute version of "As Long As I Can Hold My Breath" from "Avalon Sutras!"

We also walked out of a fair number of shows:

• Altered Statesman - "Has beens!" sayeth the wife.
• Mercury Rev - Actually, we didn't walk out. The act playing before hand [YUNOHANA VARIATIONS] drove us out of the venue where Mercury Rev were next and we were tired by that time and threw in the towel.
• ABSÎNT (Aurora Nealand, Bill Frisell, Tim Berne, David Torn) - Four musicians playing "jazz" without any regard to each other! And Aurora Nealand was "playing" a box of chains on the floor. Ghastly!
• Spiritualized - Too loud. My wife conceded she might like the records.
• Ian Chang - Way too loud and abrasive for a small art gallery

April 6 - Mott The Hoople [in Cleveland, no less]
April 20 - Southern Culture On The Skids
April 28 - Graham Parker [I bought the tickets so long ago I forgot that it was happening!]

Never expected to see Mott The Hoople cross the pond! Especially after 45 years. I would have liked to see Ian Hunter solo but this is good too. And a darn sight more rare!
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:14 pm

Time for an update seeing as I now have my OMD 40th Anniversary tickets bought
swim school (16 March at Mango, Glasgow)
100 Fables (22 March at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
Alice Merton (22 March at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
The Van T's (23 March at The Hug And Pint, Glasgow)
Charlotte (23 March at Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow)
Picture This (23 March at Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow)
swim school (24 March at Leith Depot, Edinburgh)
Grace Carter (25 March at The Blue Arrow, Glasgow)
Joanne Shaw Taylor (26 March at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh)
Stillmarillion (29 March at Ivory Blacks, Glasgow)
Start Static (30 March at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Holy Moly & The Crackers (5 April at Cluny, Newcastle)
Manoeuvres (6 April at The Bungalow, Paisley)
SHEARS (12 April at Teviot Row, Edinburgh)
Orla Gartland (13 April at Stereo Café Bar, Glasgow)
Anteros (15 April at Stereo Café Bar, Glasgow)
Anteros (16 April at Cluny, Newcastle)
Silent Rival (18 April at The Attic, Glasgow)
Orla Gartland (18 April at Omeara, London)
Joe Jackson (19 April at City Halls, Glasgow)
Holy Moly & The Crackers (20 April at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh)
The Good Arms (21 April at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Maisie Peters (25 April at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Hands Off Gretel (26 April at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Hands Off Gretel (27 April at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh)
Marina & The Diamonds (30 April at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
Live At Leeds (4 May at Club, Leeds)
Hit The North (5 May at Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle)
Stag & dagger festival (5 May at Broadcast, Glasgow)
The Beths (13 May at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh)
The Beths (14 May at G2, Glasgow)
Emma Stevens (22 May at The Hug And Pint, Glasgow)
The Icicle Works (24 May at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
We Are Not Devo (25 May at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
Honeyblood (3 June at Summerhall, Edinburgh)
Manoeuvres (8 June at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
The Skids (8 June at O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle)
Rosie Bans (15 June at Flying Duck, Glasgow)
Let's Rock Scotland (15 June at Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith)
ACTORS (21 June at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
ACTORS (22 June at Ivory Blacks, Glasgow)
KISS (16 July at SSE Hydro, Glasgow)
Sunburst Deluxe (20 July at Warehouse 23, Wakefield)
Rewind Scotland (21 July at Scone Palace, Perth)
Belinda Carlisle (22 September at Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
Bess Atwell (12 October at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Stillmarillion (Fish stuff) (13 October at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
Midge Ure (13 October at Barrowlands, Glasgow)
Midge Ure (18 October at Palladium, London)
OMD (30 October at The Sage, Gateshead)
OMD (31 October at Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
OMD (4 November at Empire, Liverpool)
Straighten Out (8 November at The Bungalow, Paisley)
OMD (20 November at Eventim Apollo (was HMV Hammersmith), London)
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:05 pm

5 weeks since my last update, here are some more
The Good Arms (21 April at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Cortney Dixon (23 April at Think Tank, Newcastle)
Maisie Peters (25 April at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Roxanne Emery (26 April at Old Church, London)
Hands Off Gretel (27 April at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh)
Eyre Llew (28 April at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh)
Charlotte (29 April at The Sage, Gateshead)
Marina & The Diamonds (30 April at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
Black Honey (1 May at Caves, Edinburgh)
swim school (3 May at SWG3, Glasgow)
Live At Leeds (4 May at Club, Leeds)
Hit The North (Newcastle) (5 May at Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle)
Stag & dagger festival (5 May at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Charlotte (6 May at Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow)
Medicine Cabinet (formerly called Wives) (8 May at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh)
The Beths (13 May at Mash House, Edinburgh)
The Beths (14 May at G2, Glasgow)
Emma Stevens (22 May at The Hug And Pint, Glasgow)
The Icicle Works (24 May at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
We Are Not Devo (25 May at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
Zoee (26 May at La Belle Angele, Edinburgh)
Honeyblood (3 June at Summerhall, Edinburgh)
Manoeuvres (8 June at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
The Skids (8 June at O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle)
SHEARS (12 June at Teviot Row, Edinburgh)
Rosie Bans (15 June at Flying Duck, Glasgow)
Let's Rock Scotland (15 June at Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith)
ACTORS (21 June at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
ACTORS (22 June at Ivory Blacks, Glasgow)
Lola In Slacks (28 June at The Blue Arrow, Glasgow)
XPO North (3 July at Hootananny, Inverness)
XPO North (4 July at Hootananny, Inverness)
Charlotte (5 July at The Polar Bear, Hull)
KISS (16 July at SSE Hydro, Glasgow)
Sunburst Deluxe (20 July at Warehouse 23, Wakefield)
Rewind Scotland (21 July at Scone Palace, Perth)
Belinda Carlisle (22 September at Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
Gary Numan (28 September at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
Rachel Sermanni (2 October at St Andrew's In The Square, Glasgow)
Bess Atwell (8 October at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Lloyd Cole (11 October at Town House, Hamilton)
Stillmarillion (Fish stuff) (13 October at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
Midge Ure (13 October at Barrowlands, Glasgow)
Midge Ure (18 October at Palladium, London)
OMD (30 October at The Sage, Gateshead)
OMD (31 October at Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
OMD (4 November at Empire, Liverpool)
Straighten Out (8 November at The Bungalow, Paisley)
OMD (20 November at Eventim Apollo (was HMV Hammersmith), London)
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby REVO » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:34 pm

BlackPaperCrown - I can't help but notice that your gig list not only has you oscillating from Glasgow to London on a night by night basis, but you often have multiple gigs per night in differing cities.

One might ask "how?'
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Postby BlackPaperCrown » Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:05 pm

That is a great question and short answer is driving between them, differing venue starts times, hedging your bets and sometimes only going to see a support band.

A case in hand is a gig not shown yet
swim school (25 April at Caves, Edinburgh)
clashes with
Maisie Peters (25 April at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
but swim school are the support act for Dancing On Tables, who are a great local live band at The Caves in Edinburgh, with doors at 7pm. I hope they are on at 7:30pm.
Maisie Peters is headlining her King Tut's show and even though doors are at 8pm (it is a 14+ gig; 18+ gigs are doors at 8:30pm), she will not be onstage until 10pm at the earliest. So, plenty of time to do the 1 hour drive after swim school are done in Edinburgh - I hope!

A couple of other differing city clashes are
Hit The North (Newcastle) (5 May at various venues, Newcastle)
and
Stag & dagger festival (5 May at various venues, Glasgow)
but the fact is that Stag & Dagger has the much better line-up. I plan to forgo the Newcastle one, unless the Glasgow festival is cancelled last minute (unlikely).

The final reason is by keeping my options open, as per
Manoeuvres (8 June at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
and
The Skids (8 June at O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle)
Manoeuvres play as part of a Retro 80s tribute bands showcase and The Skids are rounding off their last gigs for quite a few years as Richard is about to resurrect The Armoury Show (I know - who would ever have expected that? I wonder if Bruce and Jamie Watson will take John McGeogh's place?) So it is either a last minute trade-off, or sometimes a gig is cancelled and I luckily have a ticket for the, what will have maybe sold-out, other gig. I have time enough to decide.

For me, buying a ticket and not going is better than not having a ticket and it being unattainable due to being sold out. That way, the band have my money which keeps them going.
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby REVO » Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:55 pm

BlackPaperCrown wrote:That is a great question and short answer is driving between them, differing venue starts times, hedging your bets and sometimes only going to see a support band.

A case in hand is a gig not shown yet
swim school (25 April at Caves, Edinburgh)
clashes with
Maisie Peters (25 April at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
but swim school are the support act for Dancing On Tables, who are a great local live band at The Caves in Edinburgh, with doors at 7pm. I hope they are on at 7:30pm.
Maisie Peters is headlining her King Tut's show and even though doors are at 8pm (it is a 14+ gig; 18+ gigs are doors at 8:30pm), she will not be onstage until 10pm at the earliest. So, plenty of time to do the 1 hour drive after swim school are done in Edinburgh - I hope!

A couple of other differing city clashes are
Hit The North (Newcastle) (5 May at various venues, Newcastle)
and
Stag & dagger festival (5 May at various venues, Glasgow)
but the fact is that Stag & Dagger has the much better line-up. I plan to forgo the Newcastle one, unless the Glasgow festival is cancelled last minute (unlikely).

The final reason is by keeping my options open, as per
Manoeuvres (8 June at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
and
The Skids (8 June at O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle)
Manoeuvres play as part of a Retro 80s tribute bands showcase and The Skids are rounding off their last gigs for quite a few years as Richard is about to resurrect The Armoury Show (I know - who would ever have expected that? I wonder if Bruce and Jamie Watson will take John McGeogh's place?) So it is either a last minute trade-off, or sometimes a gig is cancelled and I luckily have a ticket for the, what will have maybe sold-out, other gig. I have time enough to decide.

For me, buying a ticket and not going is better than not having a ticket and it being unattainable due to being sold out. That way, the band have my money which keeps them going.


Well, that was an education! Someone needs to make a documentary on you. On the basis of rarity I'd vote for The Skids gig! For me I'd never see a tribute band over a real one. In fact, I'd never see a tribute band. Though it can be perhaps argued that Mott The Hoople '74 are effectively one. And we really enjoyed that. I think that there was maybe one instance of attending multiple gigs that I can remember going to one night in the 90s. We saw Ted Roddy [a touring act] once at one venue [in the same city] in an early gig [9-ish] before heading to a different club to see local act The Hate Bombs playing their usual 11-ish gig. In America things like 7:30 early gigs just didn't happen for me. In the city I live in now, there can occasionally be late and early bills at a single venue, but typically, American bars like the patrons to have several hours of drinking time before [grudgingly] putting the headlining talent onstage around 11-ish.

I am shocked that Armoury Show are getting revived. Especially with McGeoch long gone, but I do like that material. And Magazine 2009 have shown that it's possible to play that material without him.
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:12 pm

Given the swim school/Maisie Peters gigs were last night I thought I would jot down how it went, although the executive summary is "amazingly well".

Generally I find that only half the gigs I go to publish the on-stage times in advance. More often than not, it is the support acts who do this, to perhaps drum up attendance for their show. Main acts tend not to do it, neither do the venues. They just say "Doors at 7pm" under the hope that folk turn up on the dot and drink copious quantities of beer by the time the bands come on.

Indeed, some gigs don't even tell you the support acts in advance whereas, for me, the support acts can be the draw. I knew swim school were supporting Dancing On Tables but, in the case of Maisie Peters, the support act was not on the venue website listing. Nether was it on the three Facebook listings! I found it out by accident via a Tweet from the act themselves when they "woo-hoo"ed an announcement that they were doing two on Maisie's tour. Social media has its uses, but really only for music. The act was Plested and were not my scene so missing them was not a concern. Still, no times had been posted. I really had to hope I did not miss Maisie.

As a reminder, first up I had Edinburgh doors at 7pm (the Glasgow gig was 8pm) and there were two support acts before the superb band Dancing On Tables. But, I was going to see swim school (they use lowercase, just because!) and so I had to hope they were on first as I wanted to see all their set. Luckily, both Dancing On Tables and swim school posted their times. 9pm and 8pm respectively. By a process of elimination, I guessed that The 101 (the first support act) were on at 7:15pm playing 30 minutes. As they are a new band, as are swim school, there would not be playing more than a 30 minute set. So, I knew that swim school would be done by 8:30pm, giving me 90 minutes for the 1 hour drive to Glasgow to catch Maisie, who I presumed would be on at 10pm.

The Edinburgh gig was great fun. The 101 put on a good show to about 40 people. When swim school came onstage at 7:56pm (I am okay with them being 4 minutes early!) and the crowd had swelled to about 60 people. That is about half full so quite good for a school night. They actually only have a 20 minute, 6 song repertoire. To their absolute credit they did not pad it out with cover songs. They play all original material and I love their sound. Alice, the lead singer, manned (oops, womaned) the merch stall afterwards and I had a wee chat with her. I had bought my ticket for the gig through their own website so they knew I was not fully sure if I could make. She was really pleased I was there but then chased me away, to head off to Glasgow, knowing I was on a tight schedule. I see them again in early May supporting a band in Glasgow. I will spend more time with them then and buy a t-shirt!

But, I did miss Dancing On Tables. I will catch them again some other time. Local bands do play locally a lot and they are normally not to be missed. Last night was a necessary exception.

The trip along the M8 motorway is generally free flowing between Edinburgh and Glasgow but it is not all motorway all the way between the venues. I had 20 minutes of town roads before the open road but still made it to my parking spot, which was just around the corner from King Tut's, by 9:25pm, all within the limits of the road.

A chalk board proudly proclaimed the gig was sold out so I knew I would be about the last person into the all-standing venue which holds 300 at most. As I showed my ticket I apologised for being late and the door person asked where I had been. Sometimes saying you are from Edinburgh, when in Glasgow, does not go down too well, but as this was music; everyone loves knowing you go to gigs. So they were pleased I had made it here too. I also spotted the gig schedule on the wall. Maisie was to be on at 9:30pm not my presumed 10pm. I had literally just made it.

So, in I went and the place was stuffed to the gunnels with teenage girls, all eager to see Maisie. As I am worming my way to find a decent spot (I did find one too. Sometimes knowing the venue layout works well in my favour!) Maisie came onstage with her 2 piece band. This 19 year old girl has an EP and a few singles out but basically only 11 songs yet she is already headlining a tour. She played them all, plus a new one mashed into an old one. Every single girl in the audience sang every word to the songs. I sang too! It was really nice to see the crowd loving seeing her playing live. Maisie loved the attention and loved that they sang along, and she really encouraged them to do so. She went offstage after song 10 and back for the last song as an encore. The whole show was only 50 minutes but it was really good to see her play live. She is also still so new that she will man (oops, woman) her merch stall afterwards and there was a huge queue building up almost immediately. The venue has a 11pm curfew especially when you have 14 year olds in a pub due to licensing laws, so it was good of them to start her at 9:30pm not 10pm and so give her 30 minutes or so, for a free meet and greet time and to sell much more merch than she would do had it finished at 11pm and everyone being instantly kicked out. Although, I suspect a bucket load more selfies with her were taken than tote-bags were sold!

So, that was once again a time where my travel to and from the gig exceeded the gig time but it was worth it. I was really pleased it worked out so well. Two gigs in one night is made up of one third timing, one third compromise and one third sheer luck!
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby REVO » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:50 pm

BPC - All I can say is that your petrol bills must be prodigious!
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Thu May 09, 2019 3:23 pm

Updated 09/05/2019
D R I F T (9 May at 13th Note, Glasgow)
Luke La Volpe (10 May at Leith Depot, Edinburgh)
Cara Rose (10 May at The Blue Arrow, Glasgow)
The Beths (13 May at Mash House, Edinburgh)
The Murder Capital (14 May at Nice 'N' Sleazy, Glasgow)
The Beths (14 May at G2, Glasgow)
The Motion Poets (16 May at Audio, Glasgow)
Emma Stevens (22 May at The Hug And Pint, Glasgow)
The Icicle Works (24 May at Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow)
We Are Not Devo (25 May at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
Zoee (26 May at La Belle Angele, Edinburgh)
False Friends (30 May at Old Hairdressers, Glasgow)
100 Fables (31 May at The Bungalow, Paisley)
Betty And The Bass (1 June at Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh)
Honeyblood (3 June at Summerhall, Edinburgh)
Manoeuvres (8 June at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
The Skids (8 June at O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle)
Rosie Bans (15 June at Flying Duck, Glasgow)
Let's Rock Scotland (15 June at Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith)
ACTORS (21 June at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
ACTORS (22 June at Ivory Blacks, Glasgow)
Sunset Sons (24 June at The Attic, Glasgow)
Lola In Slacks (28 June at The Blue Arrow, Glasgow)
XPO North (3 July at Hootananny, Inverness)
Charlotte (5 July at The Polar Bear, Hull)
Hands Off Gretel (12 July at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Hands Off Gretel (13 July at Bannerman's, Edinburgh)
KISS (16 July at SSE Hydro, Glasgow)
Charlotte (17 July at Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow)
Sunburst Deluxe (20 July at Warehouse 23, Wakefield)
Rewind Scotland (21 July at Scone Palace, Perth)
CRYSTAL (29 August at SWG3, Glasgow)
The Beths (1 September at BAad, Glasgow)
Belinda Carlisle (22 September at Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
Gary Numan (28 September at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
Rachel Sermanni (2 October at St Andrew's In The Square, Glasgow)
Holy Moly & The Crackers (5 October at Hemelvaart Bier Café, Ayton)
Holy Moly & The Crackers (6 October at Art School, Glasgow)
Thyla (7 October at The Green Door Store, Brighton)
Bess Atwell (8 October at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Lloyd Cole (11 October at Town House, Hamilton)
Thyla (11 October at Broadcast, Glasgow)
The Struts (12 October at Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh)
Midge Ure (13 October at Barrowlands, Glasgow)
Thyla (15 October at Electrowerkz, London)
Midge Ure (18 October at Palladium, London)
OMD (30 October at The Sage (Hall 1), Gateshead)
OMD (31 October at Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
LNFG extravaganza (3pm) (3 November at Oran Mor, Glasgow)
OMD (4 November at Empire, Liverpool)
Straighten Out (8 November at The Bungalow, Paisley)
OMD (20 November at Eventim Apollo (was HMV Hammersmith), London)
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Mon May 20, 2019 12:49 pm

I have been busy!
Emma Stevens (22 May at The Hug And Pint, Glasgow)
Shadowparty (23 May at Classic Grand, Glasgow)
The Icicle Works (24 May at Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow)
We Are Not Devo (25 May at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
Zoee (26 May at La Belle Angele, Edinburgh)
False Friends (30 May at Old Hairdressers, Glasgow)
100 Fables (31 May at The Bungalow, Paisley)
Betty And The Bass (1 June at Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh)
Honeyblood (3 June at Summerhall, Edinburgh)
Calva Louise (6 June at Think Tank, Newcastle)
Manoeuvres (8 June at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
The Skids (8 June at O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle)
Strange Behavours festival (9th to 29th) (9 June at Tollbooth, Stirling)
Rosie Bans (15 June at Flying Duck, Glasgow)
Let's Rock Scotland (15 June at Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith)
ACTORS (21 June at Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh)
ACTORS (22 June at Ivory Blacks, Glasgow)
Sunset Sons (24 June at The Attic, Glasgow)
Emma Gillespie (27 June at The Hug And Pint, Glasgow)
Lola In Slacks (28 June at The Blue Arrow, Glasgow)
Ruts DC (29 June at Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow)
The Stranglers (29 June at Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow)
XPO North (3 July at Hootananny, Inverness)
XPO North (4 July at Hootananny, Inverness)
Charlotte (5 July at The Polar Bear, Hull)
Hands Off Gretel (12 July at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Dean Owens (13 July at Woodside Hotel, Aberdour)
Hands Off Gretel (13 July at Bannerman's, Edinburgh)
KISS (16 July at SSE Hydro, Glasgow)
Charlotte (17 July at Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow)
False Friends (19 July at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Sunburst Deluxe (20 July at Warehouse 23, Wakefield)
Rewind Scotland (21 July at Scone Palace, Perth)
OK Button (28 July at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Talker (28 July at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Das Plastixx (2 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Medicine Cabinet (2 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Anna Sweeney (4 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Luke La Volpe (9 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Riley (11 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Cortne (11 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Messed Up Youth (15 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Swim School (17 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
The Eves (25 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Noah & The West River Band (25 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
CRYSTAL (29 August at SWG3, Glasgow)
Russell Stewart (29 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Gallus (30 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
The Good Arms (30 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Cara Rose (31 August at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
The Beths (1 September at BAad, Glasgow)
Rachel Sermanni (13 September at Tollbooth, Stirling)
Fur (19 September at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh)
Belinda Carlisle (22 September at Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
The Howl & The Hum (23 September at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
Gary Numan (28 September at O2 Academy, Glasgow)
Rachel Sermanni (2 October at St Andrew's In The Square, Glasgow)
Holy Moly & The Crackers (5 October at Hemelvaart Bier Café, Ayton)
Holy Moly & The Crackers (6 October at Art School, Glasgow)
Thyla (7 October at The Green Door Store, Brighton)
Bess Atwell (8 October at Broadcast, Glasgow)
Thyla (10 October at The Cluny 2, Newcastle)
Lloyd Cole (11 October at Town House, Hamilton)
Thyla (11 October at Broadcast, Glasgow)
The Struts (12 October at Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh)
Midge Ure (13 October at Barrowlands, Glasgow)
Thyla (15 October at Electrowerkz, London)
Midge Ure (18 October at Palladium, London)
OMD (30 October at The Sage (Hall 1), Gateshead)
OMD (31 October at Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
LNFG extravaganza (3pm) (3 November at Oran Mor, Glasgow)
OMD (4 November at Empire, Liverpool)
Straighten Out (8 November at The Bungalow, Paisley)
The Regrettes (11 November at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow)
OMD (20 November at Eventim Apollo (was HMV Hammersmith), London)
China Crisis (9 December at Woodside Hotel, Aberdour)
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Re: Which bands have you bought tickets to see in 2019?

Postby REVO » Tue May 28, 2019 6:56 pm

OMD are playing Charlotte, North Carolina. Two and a half hours away from where I live for one of just four headlining dates on their otherwise support slot with the B-52's in July. But I don't want to incur any further out of town concert expenses, so I'm not planning to go. Besides, the last concert was the best one ever, and I suspect the set list would be similar since no new album has happened yet.
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