Monday, April 14, 2008

Half Century

Yes, I count the comedy shows. I believe this makes 50 for 2008... and it's only April. With 11 gigs, April is the joint busiest gigging month I've ever had, equalled only by February 2005 - but one of those shows was an in-store, and these are all full shows.

January 31st - Stars, Manchester Academy 3

February 4th - Laura Veirs, Night & Day
February 14th - Sheryl Crow, Scala
February 15th - Smashing Pumpkins, MEN Arena
February 23rd- Tegan & Sara, Leeds Met
February 26th - Kate walsh, The Lowry

March 1st - Tegan & Sara, Manchester Academy 2
March 8th - Laura Marling, Manchester Academy 2
March 16th - Lucy Porter, The Lowry
March 19th - Kathryn Williams, Bury Met
March 21st - Spamalot, London
March 24th - Long Blondes, Faversham, Leeds

April 6th - Sorry I Haven't A Clue, The Lowry
April 8th - Long Blondes, Manchester Academy 2
April 9th - Portishead, Manchester Apollo
April 11th - Bjork, Apollo
April 12th - James, Liverpool Academy
April 13th - Portishead, Wolverhampton Civic
April 15th - KT Tunstall, Preston Guild Hall
April 17th - Indelicates, Ruby Lounge, Manchester
April 20th - Helen Boulding, Sheffield Boardwalk
April 22nd - Hotel Cafe Tour, Manchester Club Academy
April 30th - Adele, The Lowry

May 2nd - Gemma Hayes, Manchester Academy
May 22nd - Feist, Palace Theatre
May 25th - Martha Wainwright, Bridgewater Hall
May 26th - Paul Merton, The Lowry
May 28th - Bruce Springsteen, Old Trafford
May 29th - Avril Lavigne, MEN Arena
May 30th - Feeder, Manchester Academy 3

June 4th - Bat For Lashes, Liverpool Academy
June 7th - Thea Gilmore, Manchester Club Academy
June 10th - Robyn, Manchester Academy
June 15th - KT Tunstall, Delamere Forest
June 17th - The Police, Manchester Evening News Arena
June 20th - Def Leppard, MEN Arena
June 21st - Crowded House, Westonbirt
June 23rd - Goldfrapp, Bridgewater Hall

July 4th - Bangles, Sheffield Academy
July 5th-6th - Cornbury Festival, Oxfordshire
July 9th - Ben Folds, Liverpool Academy
July 11th - Kylie, MEN Arena
July 14th - Kylie, MEN Arena
July 17th - Kylie, MEN Arena
July 29th - kd lang, Bridgewater Hall

August 17th - V Festival, Staffordshire
August 24th - REM, LCCC
August 25th - REM, Cardiff

October 12th - Glen Tilbrook, Manchester Club Academy

December 19th - James, Manchester Central

Any votes for "Need to stay in more"?


Me... said...

I blow my noze in your general direction! You and your silly english type giggin...

I got FIFTY-ONE gigs booked for the year and thats NOT counting the comedy shows. Oh yeah baby the race is on!

Deborah said...

You should definitely save that glitter from Bjork to throw around in the Kylie shows :)