Sunday, November 26, 2017

Scouting For Girls - Saturday 25th November - Guildford G-Live

One Line Review: Great show musically, but one of the worst lighting setups I have ever seen, meaning the band were only silhouettes for most of the show whilst the balcony was blinded!

Setlist
I Need a Holiday
Heartbeat
Famous
Love How It Hurts
It's Not About You
I Wish I Was James Bond
Michaela Strachan
Bad Superman
Posh Girls
Millionaire
The Airplane Song
Elvis Ain't Dead / (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You 
This Ain't a Love Song
Livin' on a Prayer
Keep on Walking
Dancing In the Daylight
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1+1
Christmas in the Air (Tonight)
She's So Lovely

Saturday, November 25, 2017

T'Pau - Friday 24th November - Concorde 2, Brighton

One Line Review: Excellent trip to the south coast and a rip roaring sing-a-long with a small but enthusiastic crowd.

Setlist
Thank You for Goodbye
Sex Talk
Island
Monkey House
Valentine
I Will Be With You
Secret Garden
Road to Our Dream
Walk on Air
Say You Will
Whenever You Need Me
Read My Mind
One Lesson In Love
The Promise
Bridge of Spies
Heart and Soul
China in Your Hand

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Joanne Shaw Taylor - Wednesday 15th November - Royal Festival Hall

One Line Review: Really good solid show as usual and great seats in the 3rd row. Shame one of my favourites from the new album was dropped.


Setlist
Dyin' to Know
Nothing to Lose
No Reason to Stay
Jump That Train
Diamonds in the Dirt
Tried, Tested & True
Bones
Time Has Come
You Should Stay, I Should Go
Just Another Word
Wild Is The Wind
Tied And Bound
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Going Home


Saturday, November 11, 2017

Homemade Sin without Dan Baird - Friday 10th November - Bush Hall

One Line Review: Not the same without Dan obviously, but a really good show none the less - the boys did him proud.

Setlist
Shake It 'Til It's Sore
Open All Night 
?
Red Light 
Two For Tuesday 
Younger Face 
Mon Cheri 
Knocked Out Cold
The Myth of Love 
Railroad Steel 
Ghost On The Road
Six Years Gone 
Julie + Lucky 
I Love You Period 
Happy Birthday To You [with audience]
Get Loud
Don't Pass Me By 
White Lies 
Sheila / ? / Do You Wanna Dance / I Wanna Be Sedated / Tush / Sheila
Shake Em On Down 
Right Back Where We Started
Keep Your Hands to Yourself 
Take Me Home Country Roads 


Friday, November 03, 2017

Michael Schenker Fest - Thursday 2nd November - Shepherds Bush Empire

One Line Review: Weakest show I have been to this year. Crowd seemed lacklustre and it only really got going for the extended encore. He can certainly play guitar though!

Setlist
Searching for Freedom
Into the Arena
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie [Gary Barden on vocals]
Victim of Illusion Gary Barden on vocals]
Cry for the Nations [Gary Barden on vocals]
Attack of the Mad Axeman [Gary Barden on vocals]
Armed and Ready [Gary Barden on vocals]
Coast to Coast 
Desert Song [Graham Bonnet on vocals, mike failure near end of song]
Dancer [Graham Bonnet on vocals, assisted by Barden and Mcauley]
Assault Attack [Graham Bonnet on vocals]
Captain Nemo 
No Time for Losers [Robin McAuley on vocals]
Save Yourself Robin McAuley on vocals]
Bad Boys [Robin McAuley on vocals]
Love Is Not a Game [Robin McAuley on vocals]
Rock Bottom [Robin McAuley on vocals]
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Doctor Doctor [McAuley, Bonnet and Barden on vocals]
Shoot Shoot [McAuley and Barden on vocals]
Natural Thing [McAuley and Barden on vocals, with Tyson Schenker on guitar]
Lights Out [McAuley, Bonnet and Barden on vocals]

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Slade / Mud 2 - Saturday 28th October - Guildford G-Live

Don Powell & Dave Hill - Slade 2017
One Line Review: Mud were OK, but not much atmosphere. Decent show from Slade with a couple of set changes.

Setlist anyone please?

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Tom Robinson - Wednesday 25th October - 100 Club, Oxford St

One Line Review: Excellent all round - surprised by how much of the material I knew.

Setlist
Up Against the Wall
Grey Cortina
Too Good to Be True
Ain't Gonna Take It
Long Hot Summer
The Winter of '79
Man You Never Saw
Better Decide Which Side You’re On
You Gotta Survive
Power in the Darkness
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Martin
(Sing If You're) Glad to Be Gay
2-4-6-8 Motorway
Don't Take No for an Answer

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Scouting For Girls - Tuesday 17th October - HMV, Oxford St

One Line Review: Decent acoustic mini-set with a smaller than expected crowd (probably due to date change) - did not hang around for signing as signed CD was in the post!

Setlist
Heartbeat
Dancing In The Daylight
This Ain't A Lovesong
Posh Girls
Butterflies
Kids At Christmas
She's So Lovely

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Belinda Carlisle - Friday 13th October - Indigo2

One Line Review: Front row view and a fantastic set.

Setlist
I Feel Free
Nobody Owns Me
World Without You
I Get Weak
Circle in the Sand
Fool for Love
Summer Rain
Should I Let You In?
Vision of You
We Can Change
Valentine
(We Want) The Same Thing
Leave a Light On
Heaven Is a Place on Earth
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Big Scary Animal
Mad About You
Live Your Life Be Free
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Runaway Horses
Love Never Dies

Friday, October 13, 2017

Broken Witt Rebels - Thursday 12th October - Old Blue Last, Shoreditch

One Line Review: Really good show with excellent vocals and musicianship, despite me only knowing one song.



Setlist
Low
Howlin'
Wait For You
Breathless
Bang Bang
Bottom Of The Hill
Fearless
Give It Up
Spell On You
Snake Eyes
Loose Change
Turn Me On
Georgia Pine
Getaway Man
Guns
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Shake Me Down