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Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Tom Petty European Tour 2012

Well it looks like at long alst a welcome return to European Shores for Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers with the exciting news that the band are to haedline at The Isle of Wight Festival.

I will keep an eye on any additional dates!

And here they are. Not so good I am afraid and I can only hope  the gap  in the schedule (15th - 22nd)get filled up pronto with some UK dates (i.e Scotland):

April 19: 1st Bank Center, Broomfield, CO

April 21: Verizon Arena, Little Rock, AR

April 24: Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM

April 26: INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita, KS

April 28: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans, LA

April 29: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA

May 1: Germain Arena, Estero, FL

May 3: Amway Center, Orlando, FL

May 5: Frank Irwin Center, Austin, TX

June 3: Mile One Centre, St. John's, NL

June 7: 02 Arena, Dublin, IR

June 8: The Marquee, Cork, IR

June 10: 02 World, Hamburg, GER

June 12: Open Air, Horsens, DK

June 14: The Globe, Stockholm, SWE

June 15: Norwegian Wood Festival, Oslo, NOR

June 22: Isle of Wight Festival, UK

June 24: Hallenstadion, Zurich, SWI

June 25: Lanxess Arena, Cologne, GER

June 27: Grand Rex, Paris, FR

June 29: Piazza Napoleone, Lucca, IT

June 30: SAP Arena, Mannheim, GER

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Thanks for nothing Letterman!!

Live streaming of Ryan Adams from thge Ed Sullivan theatre not allowed in my country. Another sleepless night wasted! Ryan Adams in Edinburgh was one of the best gigs in many a long time and if you get the chance to catch him on his January 2012 US Dates do not miss him...

Well here is a great clip anyway fom the Live At Abbey Road Sessions:


Celtic Connections 2012

A somewhat belated link to this years Celtic Connections Festival. Have to admit not quite as much grabbing my, or Michaels, attention as in previous years. But there is always someone who you will want to see. Anyway here is the link and a couple of clips of acts that I will see:


Firstly a very welcome return for Steven Lindsay and The Big Dish. This promises to be a real highlight of the Festival and I would expect you need to get your tickets quickly:


Justin Currie

Billed as a co-headling show with Naomi Bedford readers of this psace will know that any Justin Currie show is a must. Intimate venie I am betting on an acoustic show, hopefully with a couple of new tracks.


and a terrible audience clip of a great song which I hope he keeps in the set:


Monday, 5 December 2011

Is There Anybody Alive Out There!

Well I am still alive...thankfully, but not had time to update this little corner of the globe!

However the announcement of the upcoming Springsteen Tour has given me some fresh incentive. If you are a European fan chances are The E Street Band are popping bye not too far away from you. As of to days date here is the full list of confirmed shows:

DateCityVenueOn Sale
13 May Sevilla Estadio Olimpico 14 Dec
17 May Barcelona Estadio Olimpico Lluis On Sale
25 May Frankfurt Commerzbank Arena On Sale
27 May Cologne Energie Stadion On Sale
28 May Landgraf Pink Pop 3 Mar
30 May Berlin Olympia Stadion On Sale
2 June San Sebastian Estadio Anoeta On Sale
3 June Lisbon Rock in Lisbon On Sale
7 June Milan Stadio Meaza On Sale
10 June Florence Stadio Francesco On Sale
11 June Trieste Stadio Trieste On Sale
17 June Madrid Estadio Santago Bernabu On Sale
19 June Montpellier Park & Suites Arena On Sale
21 June Sunderland Stadium of Light On Sale
22 June Manchester Etihad Stadium On Sale
24 June Isle of Wight Isle Of Wight Festival On Sale
4 July Paris Bercy On Sale
5 July Paris Bercy On Sale
7 July Roskilde Roskilde Festival On Sale
9 July Zurich Stadium Letzigrund On Sale
11 July Prague Synot Tip Arena On Sale
12 July Vienna Ernst Happel Stadium On Sale
14 July London Hard Rock Calling On Sale
17 July Dublin RDS On Sale
18 July Dublin RDS On Sale
21 July Oslo Valle Hoven On Sale
23 July Bergen Koegen On Sale
24 July Bergen Koegen On Sale
27 July Gothenberg Ullevi On Sale
28 July Gothenberg Ullevi On Sale