Patti Smith and her Band Manchester Academy 07/09/2012

Personal Reflections.

It’s 10:26 pm and a 65 year old mother of two, who is also a widow, has been on the stage for an hour and a half. The Academy is steaming hot. Patti Smith has taken her jacket off. Running her hands through her hair she smiles, her eyes twinkle, “ I haven’t finished with you yet “ she declares and launches into ‘Rock and Roll Nigger’. Continue reading “Patti Smith and her Band Manchester Academy 07/09/2012”

Alice in Chains – Manchester Academy (14/11/09)

by Sam. The night was gloomy and the atmosphere was stark. That’s the mental image of Manchester I’ve had for ages and in that bitter 14th of November, I was proven right. After an olympic record breaking brisk walk from friend Ellie’s spankin’ new appartment to the Manchester Academy, I was greeted with a queue peppered with flannel wearing geezers (some even sporting mullets – … Continue reading Alice in Chains – Manchester Academy (14/11/09)

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