Gigs: Are you doing them wrong? I’ve briefly touched on gig etiquette failure before (see “What is there to talk about?” re-blogged from ‘Let the rhythm hit them’.) Here’s the top 10 gig etiquette failures from ‘Dancing About Architecture’ Do you have any other gig etiquette peeves? Let me know about them in the comments […]Read more "10 Gig Etiquette Failures (by Dave Franklin)"
Let me introduce you to a most delightful entertainer… On his website, Joe Black describes himself as “A gin-drinking cabaret darling, musical comedy misfit, drag clown and acid-tongued ringmaster.” Specialising in dark cabaret, Joe Black has a talent for the darkly comedic. Mixing comedy with tragedy to create a surreal and inspiring experience. I first […]Read more "Meet Joe Black"
This is a blog post from a colleague of mine who’s a regular gig-goer and who writes his own blog: let the rhythm hit’em. This post touched on a pet peeve of mine; People talking during gigs. Whether you’re goth or not, I’m sure you’ve experienced this at some point or another. There you are, […]Read more "What is there to talk about?"
Another beautiful day dawned in Reading as we headed out in search of breakfast. I was slightly hungover and craving a bacon sandwich while my partner in crime needed a caffeine fix. A Wetherspoons was found where both our needs were met. Later on, we found ourselves back at the Butler and the afternoon […]Read more "Sacrosanct 2015: Day Three"
Day 1: Friday 25th September Just a few weeks ago, before college stole my life, I travelled to Reading, England for Sacrosanct Festival. This festival, resurrected from the 90’s and re-booted in 2013 is now in its third year and getting better all the time. Here’s what you need to know about it: While […]Read more "Sacrosanct 2015: The little festival that could"
The National Concert Hall on Earlsfort Terrace is a an impressive building both outside and in. Formerly the home of University College Dublin, it is fitting that an edifice of this beauty should be one of the cultural meccas in Dublin City. You don’t have to be a culture vulture or a classical music aficionado […]Read more "Things to do in Dublin if you’re Goth: Visit the National Concert Hall"