Music Monday – Manic Street Preachers @ Hydro 21/5/16

There are few bands still around to celebrate 20 years of their seminal album, let alone one on top form, but the Manics are and they are celebrating Everything Must Go, the album that propelled them into the mainstream, in style. ‘So nice of you to remember.’ quiped James Dean Bradfield to the Hydro. James… Continue reading Music Monday – Manic Street Preachers @ Hydro 21/5/16

Breabach @ Old Fruitmarket

Should really have got my couple of bits from Celtic Connections up much quicker. Here’s the first. It’s a late night at the Old Fruitmarket as headliners Breabach don’t take to the stage until well after 11 when most other Celtic Connections gigs are finished. The crowd have been well entertained as they waited. First… Continue reading Breabach @ Old Fruitmarket

Manic street Preachers – Barrowlands 8/12/14

There was a mixture trepidation and anticipation at the Barrowlands. The Manic street preachers would be playing the holy bible in its entirety tonight but would three middle aged guys be able to pull off an album that they and Richey Edwards wrote as twenty somethings full of passion, frustration and angst? Less than an… Continue reading Manic street Preachers – Barrowlands 8/12/14