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by Freddie Laker
01 Dec 2011, 21:16
Forum: Contact Fans/Arrange Pre-gig piss-ups etc.
Topic: MANCHESTER - 24th March
Replies: 62
Views: 7484

Re: MANCHESTER - 24th March

Hi, Have booked Glasgow, but would also like to do Manchester , could anyone suggest where to stay hopefully within walking distance. :smile: I think the Manchester gig is the same day as a Man United home game, so hotels are busier than usual. why? do manchester united fans not come from mancheste...
by Freddie Laker
01 Dec 2011, 11:09
Forum: Contact Fans/Arrange Pre-gig piss-ups etc.
Topic: MANCHESTER - 24th March
Replies: 62
Views: 7484

Re: MANCHESTER - 24th March

Hi, Have booked Glasgow, but would also like to do Manchester , could anyone suggest where to stay hopefully within walking distance. :smile: I think the Manchester gig is the same day as a Man United home game, so hotels are busier than usual. The Ibis and Holiday Inn Express (Oxford Road) are bot...
by Freddie Laker
21 Nov 2011, 20:20
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Insprial Carpets tour 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 645

Insprial Carpets tour 2012

Dates just announced. Not exactly great timing, given that another band is on the road in March (playing Manchester the same night :( ) Thursday 15th March The Thekla, Bristol Friday 16th March Koko, London Saturday 17th March Picturedome, Holmfirth Sunday 18th March The Waterfront, Norwich Wednesda...
by Freddie Laker
18 Nov 2011, 18:05
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: The Rezillos at Xmas
Replies: 12
Views: 1037

Re: The Rezillos at Xmas

Turkey Troter wrote:December 12th
Underworld
Camden


Tickets booked! 8)
I fancy this one too, but work is getting in the way at the moment. :evil:
by Freddie Laker
14 Nov 2011, 14:15
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Damned 35th anniversary tour
Replies: 54
Views: 3759

Re: Damned 35th anniversary tour

I've got a few minutes, so here is a very brief review of the Cambridge gig. There was never any chance I would get there in time to see the support, which was a bit disappointing for me, as I've heard good things about her. :wink: I got to the Corn Exchange around 8:30, and had no trouble getting t...
by Freddie Laker
13 Nov 2011, 22:45
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Damned 35th anniversary tour
Replies: 54
Views: 3759

Re: Damned 35th anniversary tour

Here are a few pics from Cambridge. Nowhere near a full house, but still a great gig. 8) http://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy97/Sweeting1_photos/TheDamned-CambridgeNov2011009.jpg http://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy97/Sweeting1_photos/TheDamned-CambridgeNov2011011.jpg http://i781.photobucket.com/a...
by Freddie Laker
13 Nov 2011, 22:05
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Damned 35th anniversary tour
Replies: 54
Views: 3759

Re: Damned 35th anniversary tour

Anyone doing Norwich? The complete black album? Not sure I could face a less than 17 minute curtain call though...... Sure they played the full 17 minutes last night at The Roundhouse. The only downside to the gig imho. Yes, they also did the long version at Cambridge on Friday, to a mixed reaction...
by Freddie Laker
11 Nov 2011, 09:22
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: John Robb wins indie award
Replies: 2
Views: 302

John Robb wins indie award

http://louderthanwar.com/featured/ltw-b ... e-champion

Congrats, Brother John - thoroughly deserved. 8)
by Freddie Laker
10 Nov 2011, 14:59
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: The Damned Bristol Academy 09/11/11.
Replies: 19
Views: 1394

Re: The Damned Bristol Academy 09/11/11.

Thanks Gizz - looking forward to Cambridge tomorrow. :grin: :grin: :grin:
by Freddie Laker
09 Nov 2011, 16:58
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: CAPTAIN SENSIBLE INTERVIEW
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Re: CAPTAIN SENSIBLE INTERVIEW

Thanks Gizz. 8)
Cambridge on Friday for me. :grin:
by Freddie Laker
08 Nov 2011, 15:50
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: WHAT THE FCUK ARE YOU LOT LISTENIN TO - When it's not the fucking Stranglers??!
Replies: 4992
Views: 273067

Re: WHAT THE FCUK ARE YOU LOT LISTENIN TO - When it's not th

Might need to duck for cover but... :? I'm enjoying the new Arctic Monkeys album, Suck It And See. Thumping basslines, crisp guitars, a stack of good tunes and witty lyrics delivered in a Sheffield stylee - what's not to like? Wasn't greatly impressed by their last offering (Humbug), but glad I gave...