Oliver Wilde at “Bungalows and Bears” 27/03/13

Oliver Wilde and his posse (including a gang of errant Finnish film makers) breezed into “Bungalows” three or four gigs into their tour in front of Oliver’s 2nd album release in May. A decent crowd gathered to see the band which proved quite difficult as the venue’s commitment to putting on a live gig seemed to revolve around a very small “performance area” with NO lighting at all. Continue reading “Oliver Wilde at “Bungalows and Bears” 27/03/13”

Rough Shag : That Fucking Tank, Shields, Firesuite

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…the thing is: I like Bungalows and Bears. I’ve said this several times to everyone and it’s my lucky place. Really. It’s the only place women have walked towards me and started a conversation. True, 75% they were extremely drunk but, hey, they were good conversations…

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Impignorating in Sheffield – #1

Art: Glenn Miller.
Wet Nuns. By: Glenn Miller.

Heeeeeeey, it’s me, your friendly neighbourhood listings editor, @Orestes_yipee. There was no preview on May because I was on strike. ATTICA! ATTICA!

However, this is June, the best month of the year. Here’s your June Preview. Continue reading “Impignorating in Sheffield – #1”

Kvetching in Sheffield – #1

Art: Glenn Miller.
Wet Nuns. By: Glenn Miller.


Waddle, waddle, waddle, it’s Springtime for Hitler and Germany…no, wait, that’s from The Producers, the best pisstake musical ever. After Spamalot. I think. Hey, that’s no ordinary rabbit.

Right-o, no more Percol Americano for me. It’s off to Tamper Coffee to write this excuse for a preview. Continue reading “Kvetching in Sheffield – #1”

Gig Review: Rough Shag presents…Chains of Love, Vladimir, Death Rays of Ardilla

The right atmosphere was set up in Bungalows and Bears that night. The usual foot traffic of every Saturday night was treated to a mix of psychedelia, hard rock and desert rock. Yes, another Rough Shag night, full of rocking bands and vinyl records… Continue reading “Gig Review: Rough Shag presents…Chains of Love, Vladimir, Death Rays of Ardilla”

Rough Shag presents: Mudcats Blues Trio, Falls and Drenge

The problem with varied line-ups is not the lack of cohesiveness, but predicting the response from the public. It was a semi-cold Friday in Sheffield and Bungalows and Bears was teeming with people. Continue reading “Rough Shag presents: Mudcats Blues Trio, Falls and Drenge”