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Blind Eye–Fibbers, 01/04/16

Tonight reminded me of those halcyon days when I first started attending local gigs, with my then-regular gig-buddies. Evenings where York bands would headline a bill of three or four bands, some of which we might have come across in … Continue reading

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Reef–Fibbers, 18/03/16

Photos provided by and © Marc McGarraghy, whose work can be found on Facebook or the Yellow Mustang website. Thanks, as always, go to him for allowing me to use them. Desert Mountain Tribe kicked off their set with a … Continue reading

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Týr–Fibbers, 19/02/16

Until last year I hadn’t realised that there was a traditional Viking metal gig at Fibbers to mark the end of York’s annual Viking festival. Moonsorrow, the headliners in 2015 might have been just outside my musical comfort zone – … Continue reading

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Ben Poole/Stevie Nimmo–Fibbers, 05/02/16

Big bloke, Scottish, playing the Blues, name of Nimmo – we’ve been here before, haven’t we? Well, no. While I’ve seen Alan Nimmo’s band three times, I’ve never seen his brother, Stevie, before tonight. In fact, being a relative newcomer … Continue reading

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FM–Fibbers, 27/01/16

Although it’s no secret that my current musical genre of choice is prog-rock (and that it will take some shifting), my first love, when I started to listening to music properly, back in secondary school, was a the more generic … Continue reading

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Lifesigns–Fibbers, 12/12/15

Aside from the whole live experience there are a number of things that make me happy at gigs, and two of them happened tonight – hearing somebody new to a band that I already like proclaim that they had enjoyed … Continue reading

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Matt Berry & The Maypoles–Fibbers, 05/12/15

Truth be told, I wasn’t sure what to expect tonight. I had seen Matt Berry listed as playing in York before, but hadn’t yet ventured out. Whether that was because I hadn’t seen his music described as “prog” before, or … Continue reading

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King King–Fibbers, 01/11/15

Photos provided by and © Marc McGarraghy, whose work can be found on Facebook or the Yellow Mustang website. Thanks, as always, go to him for allowing me to use them. Once again a lack of pre-gig research led to … Continue reading

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Glenn Hughes–Fibbers, 28/10/15

I was recently chided by promoter Mr H for not going to a series of punk gigs hosted by Fibbers over the Summer, in particular an appearance by John Lydon and Public Image Ltd. “There are some gigs you have … Continue reading

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Hope & Social–Fibbers, 23/10/15

With no more preamble than a quick, “Two, two” into his microphone, Boss Caine kicked off tonight’s proceedings with what I assume was a new song – I don’t remember hearing it before – singing about yearnings to return to … Continue reading

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