Best Gigs of 2019
I went to an incredible 172 live music events & gigs in 2019.
This makes the grand total of 7054 gigs seen by me since 1973.
Loads of great gigs not on this list but here are my stand out Top 20 gigs of 2019...
There are are various reasons why a show can be great , it's just my personal choice.
Gun Control - The Rocket Pub, Acton - Gun Control with me on drums played two great gigs in 2019. People dancing and enjoying our original songs is always pretty special.
Best live band of the year - KISS - Birmingham Arena 09 July and 02 Arena 11 July.
Silver Medal runners-up were
- Stranglers + Rich Kids + Suzi Quatro + Barrie Masters + Glen Matlock --- Islington Academy, 27 March.
- Sting with Shaggy --- Roundhouse, 19 May.
- Lenny Kravitz --- Wembley Arena , 10 June.
- Metallica + Ghost --- Twickenham Stadium , 20 June.
- The Who + Eddie Vedder + Kaiser Chiefs --- Wembley Stadium, 06 July.
- Alice Cooper + Stranglers --- 02 Arena , 10 October.
- Tina Turner - The Musical --- Aldwych Theatre, 04 Feb.
- Mott The Hoople --- Shepherds Bush Empire, 26/27 April.
- Liam Gallagher --- Round Chapel, Hackney, 05 June.
- Fleetwood Mac + Pretenders --- Wembley Stadium, 16 June.
- Bon Jovi + Manic Street Preachers --- Wembley Stadium , 21 June.
- Eagles + Sheryl Crow --- Wembley Stadium , 23 June.
- Pink --- Wembley Stadium ,29/30 June. (Pink flying around Wembley Stadium on a zip-wire was the best visual of the year)
- Nile Rodgers & Chic --- Royal Festival Hall, 04 August.
- Prophets Of Rage --- Shepherds Bush Empire , 11 August.
- Psychedelic Furs --- Roundhouse, 12 October.
- The Damned --- Palladium , 28 October.
- Suede + Pretenders --- Shepherds Bush Empire, 20 Nov.
- Ronnie Wood Band --- Shepherds Bush Empire , 21 Nov.
- Madness --- Roundhouse, 15 Dec/17 Dec.