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Go West & Nik Kershaw – The Grand Opera House, 14/11/15

Given the number of gigs I go to, along with the fact that I started properly listening to music, buying albums and going to gigs in the eighties, it seems strange that I don’t think I have seen a single … Continue reading

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Mostly Autumn–The Grand Opera House, 13/11/15

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. It seems that even traditions can be broken. Last … Continue reading

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Mostly Autumn–The Grand Opera House, 07/12/13

It’s become a bit of a tradition. I’ve seen the Mostly Autumn Christmas gig at York’s Grand Opera House every year since 2008 and, for the last couple of years, Elizabeth has gone with me. It has become known as … Continue reading

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Mostly Autumn – The Grand Opera House, 06/12/12

Photos included in this posting were taken by Marc McGarraghy, who is on a year long project to generate donations for MacMillan Cancer Support from his live music photography. More details can be found on his fundraising community Facebook Page. … Continue reading

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Mostly Autumn – The Grand Opera House, 19/11/11

I sometimes get the feeling that Mostly Autumn’s annual Christmas concert at the Grand Opera House is a sort of “comfort” gig for both the band and the audience. For most of the former, it’s a hometown appearance, with an … Continue reading

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Mostly Autumn – The Grand Opera House, 04/12/10

…and it’s time for the now annual trip to see Mostly Autumn at York’s Grand Opera House. Much has already been said, by better writers and critics than me, about the line-up change resulting from Heather Findlay’s departure from the … Continue reading

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Mostly Autumn – The Grand Opera House, 05/12/09

…and, as bands continue to morph into other bands, the Mostly Autumn themed mini-festival continues as three of us (again not the usual three, although the usual three for this particular gig) make our way through the damp evening to … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter – The Grand Opera House, 22/05/09

…and in attempt to counter the disappointment of not being at Wembley on Sunday I’m taking a punt with two artistes who are unknown to me, although one does come highly recommended (by both Roj and my highly-knowledgeable colleague Phil). … Continue reading

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Mostly Autumn – The Grand Opera House, 28/11/08

I still find it difficult to believe that, until just over a year ago, I hadn’t heard of Mostly Autumn. York-based, prog-rock (with more than a hint of folk), eleven years old, extremely talented and, somehow, completely off my radar … Continue reading

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