Category Archives: Concert

Let’s Rock London – Clapham Common 16th July 2016 (Photos)

After lots of rainy days, we were blessed with the sunshine for this musical trip back to the 80s. It was a brilliant day. Personal highlights were Nik Kershaw (who paid tribute to David Bowie with a cover of Ashes to Ashes – see video at the end of this post), Then Jerico and ABC. The heat took its toll… Read more »

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Elvis Costello – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 11th July 2016

We think that this concert broke me into double digits as far as Elvis Costello gigs go, and not a one of them has been like the other. Monday night was different again. The band delivered the songs in a searing, swaggering fashion with Costello, at times, almost daring the audience to find time to applaud before launching into the… Read more »

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International Pop Overthrow Liverpool 2016

International Pop Overthrow Liverpool is nearly upon us. This will the 14th IPO event in the city and I have not missed one yet. (I’ve even dashed to the venue direct from the airport after a holiday to catch a show). The event rolls up to the Cavern Club and Pub on Mathew Street for eight days and features well… Read more »

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Yes – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 2nd May 2016

As the show opened with a touching tribute to the much-missed Chris Squire, it seemed bizarre that he was still with us when we bought the tickets for this concert. Seeing his bass in the spotlight on the stage while Onwards played over the sound system was moving, as was being aware of the lack of his presence throughout the evening…. Read more »

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