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Gigs of 2021

Despite CoVid, a fair number of gigs in 2021

  1. Boomtown Rats - Dagenham - Best live performance from The Rats since Cork.  Short near perfect set.  Even the eponymous song worked with the confetti cannons fired at the end.
  2. Maximo Park - Earth - stunning set from a band I have failed to see too often down the years.  But now I have will be looking out to see them again.
  3. Stone Valley South - Ware - only did 2 of 3 days, but worth it to see great sets Hugh Cornwell, From The Jam, Nevile Staples Specials and of course, The Boomtown Rats.  Undertones were pretty underwhelming Saturday headliners. And Jimmy Pursey has morphed into Iggy Pop!  Great festival, and will be doing it again in 2022.
  4. Jarv Is - Roundhouse - Great show, and the added bonus of bookending the gig with classic Pulp songs namely Shes A Lady and My Legendary Girlfriend
  5. Boomtown Rats - Palladium - Best seat I have ever had for a Rats gig, saw the reds of their eyes.  A few too many new songs in set at the expense of great old songs and a pretty short set given tickets cost £50
  6. EXTC - 100 Club - Just Terry Chambers on drums, a solid if unspectacular run through the XTC back catalogue.  Shame only three songs from English Settlement were in the set.



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Will add some descriptions, but ranked in terms of brilliance...



  1. Suede - electric ballroom
  2. Ash - Subterania
  3. GB Alternative Festival - From The Jam/The Vapors/Tom Robinson/Boomtown Rats/Toyah/Blockheads
  4. The Divine Comedy (5 nights)
  5. Hugh Cornwell - Islington
  6. Maximo Park - roundhouse
  7. Roxy Music -  O2
  8. The Damned - Eventim Apollo
  9. Songs in The Key of London
  10. Christy Moore - Vicar Street
  11. Dervish - King's Place



  1. Pulp/Wet Leg - Finsbury Park
  2. James - Albert Hall
  3. Pulp - Eventim Apollo
  4. James/Happy Mondays- Crystal Palace
  5. Razorlight/Embrace -Audley End
  6. Dodgy/Supernaturals - Forum
  7. The Damned - Alexandra Palace
  8. The Who - O2
  9. Sparks - Albert Hall
  10. Sleeper - garage
  11. The Futureheads -  Garage
  12. UB40 - Albert Hall
  13. Bjorn Again/Real Thing/Boney M - Audley End
  14. The Vapors - 229


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