Concerts, Shows, Exhibitions and the like

A list of some of the concerts, shows and exhibitions I have been to over the years – bit of a work in progress!

2017

Public Service Broadcasting – Camden Electric Ballroom (8/10)

Amy Macdonald – Royal Albert Hall (5/10) Very Disappointing. Drowned by band

Howard Jones – Union Chapel (10/10) Videos

Twelfth Night (play) – National Theatre (10/10)

Goldfrapp – Cambridge Junction J1 (10/10)

Sean Lock – Southend Cliffs Pavilion (9/10)

Sam Duckworth – Chinnerys (9/10)
Pocket Dragon – Chinnerys (8/10)
Eat The Evidence  Chinnerys (9/10)
Lydia Kito – Chinnerys (7/10)

Green Day – O2 Greenwich (10/10)

John Shuttleworth – Chelmsford Civic Theatre (7/10)

The Midnight Barbers – Chelmsford Bassment (8/10) – Photos
The Horse Heads – Chelmsford Bassment (8/10) – Photos
Freak – Chelmsford Bassment (8/10) – Photos

RPO Music of John Williams – Southend Cliffs Pavilion

King Creosote – Cambridge Corn Exchange (50/10) Exceptional
Charlie Cunningham – Support Act (9/10) Video

2016

Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions – Hammersmith Odeon (8/10)

Diamond Family Archive – Chinnerys (10/10) Photos
Kevin Pearce – Chinnerys (10/10) Photos
Grace Savage – Chinnerys (9/10) Photos
Mo Fingers – Chinnerys (9/10) Photos

Amy Macdonald – Islington Assembly Hall (10/10) Photos
Kelvin – Support (8/10)

Petty Phase – The Railway Hotel (8/10) Photos
Asylums – The Railway Hotel (10/10) Photos

Catfish and the Bottlemen – Wembley Arena (8/10)

Nina Conti – Southend Cliffs Pavillion (10/10) Hilarious

Letters Live – Central Hall London (9/10)

Prof Cox – Southend Cliffs Pavillion (9/10)

Bjork – Hammersmith Apollo (10/10) Exceptional

Dr John Cooper Clarke – Westcliff Palace Theatre (8/10)

The Bank Robbery (play) – London Criterion Theatre (7/10)

Many and Varied inc Billy Bragg – Village Green 2016 Southend (10/10)

John Grant – Royal Albert Hall (10/10) Exceptional Videos

Mica Paris – Westcliff Palace Theatre (8/10)

James – Southend Cliffs Pavilion (10/10) Photos Videos
The Slow Readers Club – Support (8/10) Photos Videos

Bellowhead Farewell – Southend Cliffs Pavilion (10/10) Photos Videos
Mawkin -Support (9/10) Photos Videos

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – o2 Arena Greenwich (10/10) Photos Videos
The Feeling – Support (9/10) Photos Videos

MUSE – O2 Greenwich (10/10) Photos Videos

Darren Jones and the World Music Band – Clifftown Theatre (9/10) Videos

Catfish and the Bottlemen – Southend Cliffs Pavilion (7./10) Videos

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott – Southend Cliffs Pavilion (7/10) Videos

Pain Killer (play) – West End (8/10)

From The Jam – Palace Theatre, Westcliff (8/10) Very good

Howard Jones – Union Chapel, London (10/10) Utterly brilliant Videos

2015

Peter Pan Goes Wrong (play) – Apollo Shaftsbury (7/10)

Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions – Hammersmith Apollo (10/10) Video

Simply Red – O2 Greenwich (9/10) Videos

Star Wars (Film) – The Force Awakens- Southend

Half Man Half Biscuit – The Forum Kentish Town (10/10) Videos

Squeeze /Dr John Cooper Clarke – Southend Cliffs Pavilion (9./10) Videos

Lord of the Flies (play) – Regents Park Open Air Theatre (7/10)

Hamlet – Barbican Theatre (10/10)

Bryan Ferry – Southend Cliffs Pavilion (8/10)

The Producers – Southend Cliffs Pavilion (9/10)

Simple Minds – Southend Cliffs Pavilion (10/10) Videos

Letters Live – Freemasons Hall London (9/10)

The Avenue – Pebbles 2 Southend (9/10) Video

Paul Weller – Southend Cliffs Pavillion (9/10) Videos

Count Arthur Strong – Southend Palace Theatre (7/10)

The Ruling Class – Trafalgar Studios London (10/10)

Kaiser Chiefs – O2 Greenwich (9/10) Videos

Support – Public Service Broadcasting (8/10) Videos

2014

Bombay Bicycle Club – Earls Court (7/10)

Bellowhead – Southend Cliffs Pavillion (9/10)

Alexander O’Neal – Southend Casino (with S)

David Gray – Southend Cliffs Pavillion (7/10)

Goldfrapp – Royal Albert Hall (9/10)

The South – Westcliff Palace Theatre (8/10)
Support – Tristan Mackay (8/10)

Kate Bush – Hammersmith Odeon (5/10)

Eels – Royal Albert Hall (8/10)

Tori Amos – Royal Albert Hall (9/10)

Gypsy Kings – Royal Albert Hall (8/10)

2013

Alison Moyet – Southend Cliffs Pavillion (Ocy) (10/10)

Muse – Emirates Stadium

Peter Gabriel So Revisited- O2 Greenwich

Eels – Brixton Academy

Pink – O2 Greenwich (10/10) Videos

Simple Minds – Southend Cliffs Pavillion

Village Green Festival – Southend

2012

Alanis Morrisette – O2 Arena

Keane – Brixton Academy

Hazel O’Connor – Chinnerys

Tinchy Stryder (with Liz)

2011

Norfolk Spectacular (with Liz)

2010

Tinchy Styder – Clacton Holiday Camp (with Liz)

David Gray – Hammersmith Odeon

Eels – Brixton Academy

2009

Fleetwood Mac – Unleashed tour (Oct)

The Saturdays – Cambridge Corn Exchange (with Liz) (Jun)

Girls Aloud – O2 Greenwich (with Liz) Vid

2004

Jools Holland – Southend Cliffs Pavilion

1996

Jools Holland – Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Simply Red – Docklands Arena

1995

Simple Minds – Wembley Arena

1991

Eric Clapton Blues Band – Royal Albert Hall

1990

Phil Collins – But Seriously tour – Wembley Arena

Simply Red – Wembley Arena

1989

Eurythmics – Wembley Arena

1988

Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel of Love tour – Wembly Stadium

Michael Jackson – Bad tour – Wembley Stadium (raining)

Eric Clapton and his Band – Guilford Town Hall

Jean Michelle Jarre – Destination Docklands (Oct)

1987

26 Jun – Peter Gabriel – So tour – Earls Court

Genesis – Invisible Touch tour – Wembley Stadium

Marillion – Wembley Arena (Nov)

1986

Queen – Kind of Magic tour – Wembley Stadium Vid

1985

Bruce Springsteen -Born in USA tour – Wembley Stadium

1984

Howard Jones – Gloucester Leisure Centre

1982

Genesis – Six of the Best – Milton Keynes

I shall have to dig out my old gig shirts and programmes.. 🙂

One Reply to “Concerts, Shows, Exhibitions and the like”

  1. Ahhhh………i’m so glad you have the Guildford TH gig there!! i have some photos somewhere. I too have a stack of old t-shirts including Prince and my other guilty pleasure Rush….and the programmes so many…. Queen at Knebworth, Gabriel at Earls Court, Jackson/Madonna in early 90s at the old Wembley…….
    Brill.

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