Archive for the 'Live Shows' Category

Alison Moyet At The Fonda

She told the audience to shut up. That she was 56 and might never come back so they’d better let her talk. It’s not that they were rabble-rousing, lost in their own personal world, the assembled multitude was in thrall, shouting, interrupting, wanting to connect. And you’d want to connect too. The only other time […]

Tom Petty At The Hollywood Bowl

He’s the last rock star. And he’s finally comfortable in his own skin. He used to have attitude, a chip on his shoulder. He kept his distance. He needed to express his anger. Now he knows what he’s achieved and he can accept our love and the end result is satisfaction and transcendence. I’m not […]

Glass Animals At The Shrine

You just wanna know those peanut butter vibes So, the Shrine is full. Well, in the corners of the upper deck there were a few spare seats. But the rest were filled by a demo born in the nineties, the late nineties, the crowd was in the neighborhood of 19 and 20, a bit older, […]

Niall Horan At The Palladium

Richard told me it was an UNDERPLAY! I sauntered into the Palladium expecting attendance to be sparse and the people who were there to be kids. But the place was packed and those in attendance were way past puberty, not that there was not screaming involved, but average age was 19 or 20, what was […]