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CRONIN Announce Dublin Show & English Tour

Posted in Gig Listing, Music, New Music, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 23, 2012 by Tickets There

The Cronin brothers are at it again – but not with the Aftermath?? You can read the official bio below, we’re just here to let you know their new project, CRONIN, will be playing their debut Dublin show on November 11th as part of the Mercantile’s Sunday Roast. After that the boys are heading across the water for four shows. Full list of dates below & you should check out the band’s Official Facebook page and their debut EP here.

Nov. 11th – The Mercantile, Dublin (IRE)

Nov. 15th – The Boogaloo Bar, Highgate, London (UK)

Nov. 17th – The Grove Inn, Leeds (UK)

Nov. 18th – Old Star Pub, Kilham, North Yorks (UK)

Nov 20th – The Blues Bar, Harrogate (UK)

Cronin is the new project of Irish brothers Johnny and Mick Cronin who were the driving force behind Irish Mod pop rockers The Aftermath, with whom they achieved 3 top 20 singles and a place in the Hot Press best 250 Irish albums ever list.

With this new project they will be making music with no specific genre as they float from soul to elecro to brooding Gothic tones.

The music with be made with collaborations with friends and hero’s such as Terry Edwards (Tindersticks), Steve Wickham (The Waterboys) & Shane MacGowan (The Pogues) already making contributions to an album that is due in early 2013.

The Aftermath’s ‘In Loneliness Lies Love’ Single – Coming to a Radio Near You!

Posted in IRISH NOISE!, Music, Music Video, New Music with tags , , on January 30, 2012 by Tickets There

Longford/The GAR mod rockers The Aftermath are back with a new single, a new video and a revamped line-up as they prepare the build up towards their second album. This week’s sees their new single, In Loneliness Lies Love arriving at radio stations around the country so be sure to have a call in and request it.

The video can be found below, lets wish ‘em the best!

Green Village ‘Music & Arts Festival’ – This Saturday

Posted in Gig Listing, IRISH NOISE!, Music with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 20, 2011 by Tickets There

Look what happens, we go quiet for a few months and ye stick The Stunning and The Aftermath on a festival bill together to entice us back! It worked J

The Green Village Music and Arts festival takes place this weekend (Saturday, September 24th ) in Co. Westmeath and promises to be a terrific, recession busting priced event. Major acts on the bill include The Stunning, Ryan Sheridan, The Aftermath, Bipolar Empire and The Riptide Movement (full acts, stage times..etc can be viewed here – http://greenvillage.ie/festival/brochure.pdf)

There’ll also be fun, food, talks, DJ’s – the whole nine yards. Tickets are only €35 per person with cheaper tickets available for OAP’s and Students. Children under 12 go free and camping is also free with the ticket price. Make sure you check this out because quite honestly, this is an event that’ll be hard to miss.

The Fallen Drakes: Free EP Download – Limited Time Only

Posted in Gig Listing, IRISH NOISE!, Music, News with tags , , , , , , , on June 4, 2011 by Tickets There

The Fallen Drakes have stuck up their début E.P., Death of an Actress on Bandcamp and it can be all yours for free! Four tracks of melodic indie / pop rock, perfect for our current heat wave and just as limited because in just a few days, the EP will disappear. Get it while you can @ The Fallen Drakes – Official Bandcamp Page.

Next month the band will release their début single, ‘Girl From New York’ at Whelan’s with an in-store appearance scheduled in for Tower Records earlier in the day. The band has been recording in The Aftermath’s studio recently with great results. Check out the E.P. now and don’t forget to come back in a few weeks for a taste of the single.

You can also catch The Fallen Drakes at the following dates between now and July,

June 11th: Temple House Festival, Sligo
June 17th: NPLD Festival, Sligo
June 30th: RDS (Supporting Bon Jovi), Dublin

July 15th: Tower Records (In-Store for Single Launch), Dublin
July 15th: Whelan’s (Single Launch), Dublin

The Aftermath: Lost Possession Video & Launch Gig Announced

Posted in Gig Listing, IRISH NOISE!, Music, News with tags , , , , on June 4, 2011 by Tickets There

Ah yeah, The Aftermath are finally revving up for the release of album number two! The albums first single, Lost Possession, which was formally / informally released last year will now get the whole nine yards this month with the release of an official video and a launch gig happening in Mullingar.

The video is out now and can be viewed below with the launch show planned for June 19th @ Danny Byrnes Music Festival in Mullingar. Also on the bill are Tickets There favourites Sweet Jane plus many more (full line-up below). 9 bands, DJ’s all accompanied by a record fair, fire dancers, face painting, free barbeque, beer promotions and…oh yeah, it’s all FREE ENTRY!! (Tickets There is currently reviewing existing plans for that weekend because that sounds mad!)

Full Line-up:

THE AFTERMATH
SWEET JANE
THE VIBES
ICON ON FIRE
DAVE PEYTON
PETER DORAN
ARROW IN THE SKY
WE GO GO
RICOTTA
& IRATE SOUND SYSTEM DJ’s

Tickets There – Off To Temple House Music Festival!!

Posted in General Tickets There Blog, Music, News with tags , , , , , , , , on September 9, 2010 by Tickets There

Well folks, the time has pretty much arrived. This evening we’ll be grabbing the train with our glorious Editor to Sligo for showers, Big 4 (and maybe a pint if we’re allowed) and tomorrow it’s off to the Temple House Music Festival In Ballymote, Co. Sligo.

If you want to see updates, head over to Tickets There’s Editors Twitter Page and he’ll let ye know how things are going.

In the meantime, why not check out this Interview with Steve Wall from The Stunning & The Walls over at Goldenplec.com.

Talk to you all on Monday and have a great weekend!! (pray for sun!)

The Aftermath Announce Lost Possession Release Date & Live Shows

Posted in Music, News with tags , , on August 30, 2010 by Tickets There


First of all, a big thank-you to the guys over at State Magazine for posting this news.

We finally have the detials, Lost Possession is coming your way on September 2nd. This will be the first single from The Aftermath’s as yet untitled second album due out…hopefully this year.

The band will celebreate the release with a handfull of live shows in Mullingar, Electric Picnic and Sligo. Detials below,

2nd Sept – Daly’s Bar, Mullingar
3rd Sept – Electric Picnic
4th Sept – Electric Picnic
5th Sept – Electric Picnic
11th Sept – Temple House Festival, Co Sligo

Temple House Music Festival Preview!

Posted in General Tickets There Blog, Music, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 28, 2010 by Tickets There

The Temple House Music Festival is just two weeks away and Tickets There is finding it hard to keep the excitement down. Three days of music, drinking, music, drinking, drinking, drinking, music and camping sounds like a lovely way to end a summer that’s already been pretty fantastic.

So now that the date is getting closer, we decided to do the very first ever Tickets There preview of a music festival. The day by day has been released by the organizers so now it’s time for TT to share the bands we’ll be viewing over the course of the three days. Please note copious alcohol consumption is not a band, this is an activity.

DAY 01: Friday September 10th

This is the day we’re really thrilled about. This is when almost all the names that prompted us to buy the tickets in the first place come together, make some noise and provide ‘the perfect opening line’ to a very promising weekend.

Tennents Main Stage

The Undertones: Obviously we’re going to see The Undertones. These boys are headlining the whole thing pretty much so there’s no missing them. Feargal Sharkey may be loooong gone but there a must for any proud Irish music fan. Catch them on the Tennents Stage.

The Stunning: Our Irish music heroes. The Stunning are easily the highlight of this whole weekend. Since splitting in the early nineties, they’ve reformed a handful of times and every performance always prompts the question, ‘why did these guys ever pack it in?’ Led by the amazing Steve Wall, this is guaranteed to be the real headline event of the whole weekend.

The Walls:Ok, so why did The Stunning ever pack it in? Because Joe and Steve Wall needed to create The Walls and in all fairness, that’s a damn fine reason. The Walls will caress you, make you feel calm and happy and then smack you around with a good dose of Drowning Pool. Not happy with that? Well wait till you hear their newest singles Carrying The Fire and Phantom Power and then you’ll be sold. The lads are coming with their two man show, a must viewing for all lovers of music, trust us.

Lucozade Stage

Peter Hook (DJ Set): Does this need a reason to go and see? It’s Peter Frickin’ Hooky for gods sake. The legend of New Order & Joy Divisoon. Always considered the most out spoken member of both bands and never a man to avoid necessary controversy. Unfortuantly it’ just a DJ set but his precene will cement this festival! He’s a must for all fans of everything post-punk, even if you just pop by to say hello on your way to The Stunning and The Undertones.

DAY 02: Saturday September 11th

Will disaster loom with this auspicious day? Did we mean auspicious, I think not. But here’s a chance for it to bring some luck back and with the bands in store for festival goers, this will be the perfect hard rocking / pop rock-tastic day to nurse hangovers and give birth to ‘the beyond’. What exactly happens to tent habitants with hangovers on day two of a festival?

Tennents Main Stage

The Riptide Movement: This is a band Tickets There is watching with great interest. We’ve done their MySpace Review and carried on with a single review over on Drop-D.ie. Now it’s time for the full guns blazing gig experience. Their newest single Hot Tramp is a perfect little slice of rock heaven and you can expect to see us front and center singling along with Hard To Explain.

Donal Dineen: Because you can’t not go and see Donal Dineen.

Lucozade Stage

The Aftermath: Our vote for the real Saturday head-liners. Anyone out there whose a fan of The Stunning will do very well to get their arses over to the Lucozade stage on Saturday and hear some perfect pop-sing along-rock from one of Ireland’s most perfect bands. Their début album, Friendlier Up Here hasn’t got a bad moment on it and judging by their newest single, Lost Procession, their second album will be a perfect follow-up. Six Days to Saturday? Not a chance, day has arrived!

RSAG: Would you believe, we’ve never seen R.S.A.G. live but all that’s about to change. Known for his incredible live performances, this is definitely one to check out for curious folks looking for the future of live performing (unless KISS have their way). Also heck the Walls two man show, both will be fantastic.

Four acts on the Saturday? Well, there’s a lot going on but with hangovers, ‘activities‘ and general wandering about, we’ll try and catch a few more but no promises.

DAY 03: Sunday September 12th

This will be a day mostly based around being destroyed with drink, being tired and not wanting to move from the stuffy, tiny tent. Never the less, we’ll do our best to catch the following groups shake their groove things.

Tennents Main Stage

The Saw Doctors: We’ve seen The Saw Doctors before and they’re well worth viewing. Great fun, classic Irish anthems you’d never buy in a million years but live all those fond eighties/nineties memories will come flooding back and a smile may even break those staunch, indie-cooler than cool faces. Don’t worry, Dublin won’t find out.

Damien Dempsey: Spent so many years slagging the man, we feel we owe him a chance. If nothing else, we’ll enjoy singing along in the hardest Dublin accent you’ll find this side of Finglas.

The Wailer’s: A must! What can you say?

Lucozade Stage

TKO: One of the best younger live bands you’ll catch on the Irish circuit these days. With inspirations like Bruce Springsteen, you’ll be hard pushed to find these guys playing a bad show.

And that’s pretty much it from us and you know what, it’s enough. There’s only so much diversity we can handle in a short space of time and we always think sitting back and appreciating few is always more enjoyable than rushing through many. Some people like to mention the 8,000 bands they fell in love with an hour ago but we’re a lot happier finding one excellent act instead. Fortunately, we have a good 20 to enjoy.

Two weeks folks, tickets are selling fast but you can still get them from Tickets.ie. This will be a great festival!

Temple House Festival Daily Line Up

Friday, 10th September
Music from 1pm – 1am
Tennents Main Stage

• The Undertones • The Stunning • The Chapters •
• The Walls • The Dub Doctor Sound System •
Lucozade Stage
• Peter Hook (DJ Set) • NYPC • Paddy Usher Band •
• Oddsocks Revival • Society X •
Acoustic Stage
• Hamlet Sweeney • Jezzebelle •

Saturday, 11th September
Music from 12noon – 1am
Tennents Main Stage

• Howard Jones • Donal Dineen • Reef • 202s • O Emperor •
• Miracle Bell • CODES • The Riptide Movement •
Lucozade Stage
• Terry Hall (DJ Set) • RSAG • Shouting at Planes • Noise Control •
• The Trampz • The Aftermath • Little Beauties •
• The Revolutionary Commandos of the 3rd Secret of Fatima •
• Merchants of Fortune •
Acoustic Stage
• Ronan O’Snodaigh • John Conneely • Jackk & Jones •
• Bubba • James Morrin • Ester • Test 4 Echo •

Sunday, 12th September
Music from 12noon – 1am
Tennents Main Stage

• The Wailers • Damien Dempsey • The Saw Doctors •
• The Whiteliars • Preachers Son • Bipolar Empire • The Josephs •
Lucozade Stage
• The Beat Poets • My Evil Ex •
• The Danger is (Niamh Danger) • TKO • Relief •
Acoustic Stage
• Lisa McLaughlin • SIVE •
• Majella Murphy • Davide Swarup •

The Aftermath – Lost Possession (Single Review)

Posted in IRISH NOISE!, Music, Single Review with tags , , , , , on July 14, 2010 by Tickets There

Ladies and gentlemen, The Aftermath are back. Longford /Mullingar & Leed’s favorite pop rock band have returned with a fantastic summery, upbeat and irresistibly catchy single from their up and coming second album.

Filled with the Cronin brother’s hooks, changes, choppy structures and full on beat attacks, Lost Possession is a worthy contender for one of the best tunes the lads have released. Tickets There have been playing this tune for roughly four hours now and we still can’t get enough. If we thought The Wall’s new single defined the summer, Lost Possession will drive it home.

For the last year, the lads have been huddled into studios across Ireland and England including London’s legendary Abbey Road Studios with Ger McDonnell and Karl Odlum recording tracks for the next album and today’s first single is a great sign of things to come.

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The Aftermath Announce New Single and Irish Tour Plans.

Posted in IRISH NOISE!, Music, News with tags , , , , , , on June 23, 2010 by Tickets There

Mullingar, Leeds and Longford’s finest, The Aftermath are coming back. The band are currently holed up in various studios finishing the mastering and recording of their second, as of yet untitled second album and will be hitting Irish stages for dates in Offaly, Donegal, Cork, Dublin and Mullingar this summer.

On top of this, the band have announced that the first single from the new album, Lost Possession will be released in early August and Tickets There cannot wait. Hopefully they’ll stick it into the summer set-lists and give us a preview.

The Full list of dates can be viewed below.

Saturday June 26 – Astral Planes Festival, Birr Castle, Birr, Co Offaly.
Saturday June 26 – The Sea Sessions, Bundoran, Co Donegal.
Sunday June 27 – The Crane Lane Theater, Cork City.
Friday July 2 – Phantom First Friday, The Academy, Dublin
Friday July 30 – One Night Stand, The Equestrian Centre, Mullingar.

Review: The Aftermath – Live @ The Academy (12th Feb, 2010)

Posted in Gig Review, IRISH NOISE!, Music with tags , , , on February 14, 2010 by Tickets There

Tickets There has never been good at arriving on time for anything. We’re so bad at it, people have actually stopped talking to us on different occasions because we’re so damn unreliable at turning up for nights out, days out and anything that involves being somewhere at a certain time. Despite heading straight into town after work to ensure a good two/three hours to get from Tara Station to the Academy, we still only manage to arrive at the venue just as The Aftermath were taking the stage at nine thirty. As TT standards go, that’s not bad.

From the start, The Aftermath are on fire. Johnny, Mick and the boys deliver their hits at rapid speed to ensure they squeeze in as much material as possible before the ten thirty curfew kills the joy. Opening with the classic Are You Not Wanting Me Yet, the lads play a set comprised of material from their highly acclaimed debut, Friendlier Up Here, aswell as tracks from their second album, which the guys are currently recording.

Considering it’s been a couple of years since the album first came out and almost a year since the band last played Dublin, there’s a pretty strong crowd in the Academy tonight and Wish My Love Would Die, Hollywood Remake and Northern Lingerie all help remind people what it is we love so much about this band. After opening with some of their hits, the band lash out some of the newer songs which go over extremely well before blasting into one of their biggest singles, All I Want Is For You To Be Happy which evokes it’s traditional sing along before One Is Fun ends the main half of the set.

Without going through the motions of leaving the stage, the band use every minute they have to play as much material as possible. They kick off their encore with the stomping, heaving weekend anthem, Six Days to Saturday before inviting a friend onstage to perform The Clash’s classic, I Fought The Law (and do a ridiculously good job of it). Before calling it a night, the band finishes things of with a storming rendition of Song of a Graveyard.

It may have been short but the band played a stunning set, thrilling all in attendance. After a very quiet 2009, Tickets There has officially ended it’s gig drought and what better way to do it than see one of Ireland’s most entertaining live acts at the top of their game. Judging by the new material, the lads have a great second album in store for us and hopefully it’s release will see the band get the attention they deserve from Irish people.

The Aftermath Live @ Academy 2 Tomorrow Night!

Posted in IRISH NOISE!, Music, News with tags , , , , on February 11, 2010 by Tickets There

Mullingar, Longfords and Leeds leading legendary pop rock outfit, The Aftermath are coming to Dublin tomorrow night.

For a measly €12 on the door of The Academy 2, you can experience some of the finest sing along guitar pop classics that this country’s produced since The Stunning. Their 2008 debut album, Friendlier Up Here was chock full of irresistibility catchy, fun anthems and with the lads currently recording their second record, you might get a chance to get a sneak peak at their new material.

Honestly, The Aftermath are a fantastic group and as Friday nights in town go, you’re not going to beat these guys for sher full on entertainment and excellent musicianship. With songs like Are You Not Wanting Me Yet, One if Fun, Hollywood Remake, All I Want Is For You To Be Happy, Northern Lingerie and Joyful Mystery there’ll be no shortage of enjoyment.

Date: 12th February 2010 (Tomorrow!)
Venue:
The Academy 2
Tickets:
€12

The Aftermath Play Academy 2, Feb 12th 2010

Posted in IRISH NOISE!, Music, News with tags , , , , , , , on December 9, 2009 by Tickets There

What makes Tickets There happy? The Aftermath makes T.T. happy. If you haven’t heard them yet, The Aftermath are one of Irelands leading pop rock groups with enough hook filled, catchy as hell material to keep you entertained for many a cold month this Christmas. Their debut album, Friendlier Up here, was release in 2008 and it managed to spawn three top 20 singles including the scrumptious Are You Not Wanting me Yet.

If you like well written, tightly preformed, instantly lovable pop rock (without the overzealous cheese indulgence many of the genres bands…ehm, indulge in), then buy their album (reviewed here), love their songs and go check them out when they play The Academy 2, Feb 12th 2010.

Tickets are on sale now priced €12.00 from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and www.ticketmaster.ie

Check out MCD for more detials

See you there,
Tickets There

The Aftermath Start Recording Second Album

Posted in IRISH NOISE!, Music, News with tags , , , on October 17, 2009 by Tickets There

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Tickets There’s favourite pop rock Irish combo, The Aftermath are heading into their brand new studio and starting work on the follow up to last years excellent, Friendlier Up Here album.

Both lead singer Johnny Cronin and drummer Michael Cronin confirmed the band are to start recording their second album this week in Mullingar. Hopefully we’ll hear more about the record in the coming weeks.

Tickets There would like to wish the band the best of luck!!

Tickets There HY GIY?: The Aftermath – Friendlier Up Here

Posted in Album Review, Hy-Giy, Music with tags , , , , , on August 17, 2009 by Tickets There

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I May have been a bit harsh on this new series, maybe it’ll work and here to help me road test its second outing is The Aftermath and their debut album Friendlier Up Here.  This is one of those albums I’m very surprised Tickets There hasn’t found a way to review before but first, a little bit of background.

Hailing from the fine towns of Longford, Leeds and Mullingar, The Aftermath have been working overtime for the last few years gigging every single chance they get in order to make a name for themselves. Their live performance is always fantastic and the Johnny Cronin is every bit a classic rock front man. Thankfully the band don’t sulk and stare down when on stage and they also don’t hide behind a pile of hats, masks, gimmick’s or any of the other shite most Irish bands try. It’s just them and the music and that’s all you need folks. Friendlier Up Here was released last year and has received a massive load of critical success. Unfortunately The Aftermath are one of those Irish bands that RTE scouts haven’t picked up yet (may your heads be struck from your shoulders) and this is one of the reasons the band haven’t achieved the commercial success they truly deserve.

Opening with the infectiously catchy Are You Not Wanting Me Yet?, the band explode into a semi-psychedelic/Beatles driven kind of sound that comes nicely packaged as a heavy, upbeat array of sounds. Really, really, really catchy. I Wish My Love Would Die is a strange choice for a second song after such a full on opener…but it works, works so well in fact that the massive difference in sounds highlights each other qualities and the bands ability to diversify their talent rather than play on one strength. Northern Lingerie is pure pop-rock at its finest. Another dance floor filling, slightly psychedelic riff’s played by a rock guitarist (of you catch my drift. Imagine Oasis playing The Velvet Underground). Nice, slow and once again, extremely catchy. All I Want For You Is To be Happy is one of the bands lead singles and a firm fan favorite. It’s a little slower than their other dancy songs and it’s just a lovely piece of music, probably because it’s clean cut and believable. There’s no bitches or bling bling. There’s also no decaying rats are antichrist mentions but it’s also not The Script.

Another single One is Fun is probably the bands best live track. Really upbeat, really melodic and full of crackin’ beats and changes. (Yes I’m rushing through this because my MP3 is about to die and I want to listen to each track while I’m writing about it). Overlooking Paris is the bands strongest love song. The style and tones are completely different to everything else on the album and the added accordion and string backing makes it all the more special. Haunting would be the best way to describe the atmosphere for this one. Up and Down with the Aftermath is a nice, short instrumental  that leads into another heavy number, Need. Really fast guitars and drums and a great hark back to the days of Brit-pop.  There’s a Darkness is another one of the albums strongest tracks and by this time you start to wonder how the hell this album hasn’t made it to number one? Hollywood Remake, Joyful Mystery, Tickets There’s personal favorite Six Days to Saturday and Song of a Graveyard follow  and expand the albums incredible stock pile of tracks.

If you haven’t bought it already, go and get it now.

CONCERTO FOR CONSTANTINE / THE AFTERMATH / ANIMAL CHANNEL – RADIO CITY

Posted in Gig Review, Music with tags , , , , , on June 3, 2009 by Tickets There

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Stop the presses; Tickets There is doing a review of Concerto for Constantine and The Aftermath!!! Holy God, I’ll bet no-one say that coming.

OK, so my interest for these two bands may be the worst kept secret in the world but when two of 2009 Tickets There’s Choice Award Winners get together to play a show, I sure as hell aint letting it go without dishing out some praise. It’s been a few months since I did a live review and I have written about these bands so much I’m running out of things to say, so please bear with me.

Radio City is less than packed when I arrive. The first band of the night, Audio have already finished and the fifty or so people in attendance are evenly divided between the smoking area and bar. Good atmosphere in the place and the Guinness aint too bad. Radio City is a nice little venue. Very small, very poky, dark and a lot of little nooks and crannies, all the perfect trademarks of any underground club. It’s also on the north side which makes a nice change from the Wexford street scene.

With pints in hand and Animal Channel all set up, it’s straight to the smoking area I go. Despite the fact that it’s been about three months since I saw an Irish band live, I have no interest in watching one I don’t know tonight. Especially when they sound exactly like every other indie/Franz Ferdinand wannabe out there. I did give them a few go while en-route to the bar but they just didn’t grab me. They sounded great and the songs were tight but just too done before. Thank god the real support of the night are just around the corner.

After last seeing them supporting The Stunning in Tripod, it was great to see The Aftermath back on a small stage. Johnny and the boys never have any trouble filling a big space but they completely own Radio City tonight. With an enthusiastic crowd down the front the band belts out one perfect song after another. Six Days to Saturday, All I Want Is For You To Be Happy, I Wish My Love Would Die, One is Fun and many more I cant remember (blame the booze) thrill the growing crowd. There’s no ego in this band and there’s no experimenting or retro rehashing attempts, just good, solid, catchy, perfect rock songs. How anyone could not love this band is beyond me. Also, how Michael Cronin (Drums) can play a set in a leather jacket is a mystery. Hopefully more people will start paying real attention to The Aftermath soon, because these guys deserve it.

It’s hard to believe it’s been year since Concerto’s first headlining show in Fibber Magee’s. 2008 saw Concerto’s audience grow from former JJ72 die-hards and local hanger on folk, into a real fan base. Mark Greany’s days with the popular trio are well and truly over and it appears he has found his niche with Gavin and Binzer. The sher presence of the lads ooze’s stardom as they command the stage and crowd alike. By now, their fans have become more than familiar with tracks like Gaps, Minsk, Wasps and Killing Fields. While newer tracks like The Last Swim are fast becoming favourites. Sadly, Concerto play a very short set, only consisting of seven or eight songs but the audience laps up every minute of it. There’s even some light moshing up the front for the heavier material.

Despite several notable missing songs such as Silver, Everything and Cats Cradle (I don’t think they played this, beer again), the band did treat the crowd to, two brand new songs. Hard riffs with some serious blues style lead all backed by furious bass and drum beats. With an announcement about an EP coming our way in May, the band jump into The Last Swim before departing the stage without an encore.

It may have been short but it was sweet. Sadly Sinead what’s her names DJ’ing manages to clear the venue out before Tickets There decides to throw in the towel and head home. Looking forward to the next one.

The Aftermath

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Concerto For Constantine

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