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 […]

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. […]

Status Quo – 11th December 1986

Having been at the Ice Rink only a few days earlier to see Big Country it was a quick return to catch Status Quo for the first time as they promoted their successful return with the In The Army now album and an altered line up with Rhino […]

Dan Baird – December 8th, 2019

This was the final gig that Dan Baird will likely do in the UK as he announced in advance that he was giving up travelling over after close on 40 years.Dan was former frontman of Georgia Satellites who I’d first seen at the International in Manchester in 1989 […]