Jimmy Barnes – 7th July, 2011

This was my fourth time seeing Jimmy with the first being back in 1991 at Glasgow Barrowlands when he was making a concerted effort to break internationally. This was followed in 2005 with a gig in Melbourne during a work visit to Australia and then an Academy gig […]

UFO – 14th February, 1998

This was my first time seeing UFO although I had seen Pete Way in the guise of Waysted in previous years. From memory the tour was a big reunion one with Schenker back in the ranks in what was often deemed as the classic line-up, although the drum […]

Cinderella – 14th January, 1991

Second time that I saw Cinderella with the first being on the Long Cold Winter tour in 1989 at Edinburgh.This was a great double bill at Newcastle City Hall with support coming from Slaughter who were hot at the time and featured a bit of an all star […]

Limehouse Lizzy – 13th January 2012

A great tribute band that I have seen quite a number of times over probably 25 years including at Whitley Bay Dome and Newcastle Opera House. Thanks to the efforts of a big local fan we got to enjoy them a number of times at the Maltings Theatre […]

Big Country – 13th December, 1987

A gig which was part of the band’s Under Wraps tour when they were road testing some material from the upcoming Peace in Our Time album playing in smaller venues than they would normally do made for a fantastic concert. The set-list can be found here – https://guestpectacular.com/artists/big-country/events/1987-12-13/united-kingdom/newcastle/mayfair-ballroom. […]