Wednesday, 31 March 2010
Monday Night Is Music Night
Hullo ma wee blog,
Monday night saw the latest live gig, Amy Macdonald at the HMV Picture House in Edinburgh, a complete sell out. We got there early as I met the lovely G from work and we had a lght dinner at the cafe in 'The Filmhouse' just across the road. Then, as usual, G insisted we get in the queue early to make sure we had a good slot for the show. As it turns out - again, as usual - she was right and we ended up in the front row of the balcony, dead center with the perfect view at this small venue.
Support was Jersey Budd, singer songwriter, and very good he and his band were too. Echoes of 'Oasis' and 'The Verve' with a twist of 'Stereophonics'
The roadies were very efficient and the support act cleared and Amy set up in less than half an hour.
Onstage by 9pm, she was in good voice and in great form for a lengthy session covering off her last two albums in their entirety.
A great show, great crowd and great venue. Couldn't ask for much more from my late birthday present. She's a great little entertainer, writes her own material and gives a powerhouse performance. She's got an engaging style, some fabulous lyrics and can come up with some unforgettable tunes. I have wanted to see her live since I heard her on the radio for the first time and it was such a great concert. Amazing.
2 hours over all too soon and then time to hit the road to home.
Cant wait till Thursday and Chris Rea.
Never too much live music in your life!!!
see you later.
Listening to Chris Rea 'Stainsby Girls'
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