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Xmas Night Out 2011/12/17

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[Photo of We Were Promised Jetpacks taken at ABCO2 gig in Glasgow]Yesterday was my main client’s Christmas work’s lunch. The entire office (about 40 of the Glasgow team plus  contractors/ freelancers) booked a “boutique hotel” (whatever that is) on Bath Street, and we had the usual sporadically served, cold Christmas rubbish food one has come to expect after years of experience.  (more…)

Grizzly Bear & St. Vincent 2009/11/02

Posted by Daddy Dave in Music, nights out, Reviews.
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[Picture of St Vincent at O2ABC, 2009]Back in July we missed St.Vincent at Nice’n’Sleazy. So we were overjoyed when Donny told us Annie was playing again (so soon) — this time as support for Grizzly Bear at the O2ABC1.

How good was that? We’d been enjoying Veckatimest — don’t you just love it when the (more…)

Hawley Good Time 2009/10/12

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[Picture of Our Hawley tickets]I was buying tickets at the O2ABC a few weeks back, and while they sometimes sell tickets for gigs at The Old Fruitmarket, they didn’t have any for Richard Hawley.

Well, as often happens, life got in the way — and by the time we went on-line to get tickets, it was Sold Out. We were pretty disappointed.

Anyhoo — the gig was tonight, so we got papa and Charlie to babysit, and Ruthie and I nipped along to Candleriggs and got tickets at the door — brilliant tickets, and a pop at just £39 for two. (more…)