Tag Archives: The Duchess

Black Moth–The Duchess, 28/09/14

After my (self)enforced exile from live music earlier this year and then a period of laziness which saw me going to very few gigs solely to experience new music, I believe I am now well and truly back in the … Continue reading

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Kobra And The Lotus–The Duchess, 25/09/14

It’s not often that I come away from a gig feeling disappointed but tonight was one of those times and, I’ll be honest, it was partly my own fault. As a bit of background I saw tonight’s Canadian headliners at … Continue reading

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Unfinished Drawings–The Duchess, 23/07/14

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. Reasonably hot on the heels of his EP launch … Continue reading

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Ian McLagan–The Duchess, 12/07/14

A tad over the bare minimum line-up for a Boss Caine gig opened proceedings tonight. The duo of Daniel Lucas and Jennifer Chubb provide an odd juxtaposition on stage, both visually and musically – his rumpled, lived-in look versus her … Continue reading

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Opinion–Stonebow House

Scanning the YorkMix website this morning, I came across a request by the York:Living With History project for memories of Stonebow House who, in the light of recent developments meaning that the building’s future is uncertain, are working to develop … Continue reading

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Blackbeard’s Tea Party–The Duchess, 29/11/13

It’s a busy night at The Duchess – a large queue had formed before the doors were opened and, by the time I get in, the staff on both bars were being kept busy. There are some bands I just … Continue reading

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Big Country–Fibbers, 20/10/13

I don’t like missing support bands but when we arrived at Fibbers tonight We Could Be Astronauts were just announcing the last song of the set. Admittedly we had dallied over our pre-gig drinks but there has been an increasing … Continue reading

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Touchstone/Von Hertzen Brothers–The Duchess, 19/10/13

Photos included in this posting were taken by 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 was almost a tough choice. … Continue reading

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Y&T–Fibbers, 22/09/13

I don’t like turning up late to gigs, especially when I’m going on my own and can’t blame anybody else. (“I would have been on time, but XXX wanted another pint!”) Night By Night were already on stage when I … Continue reading

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The Psychedelic Warlords–The Duchess, 19/09/13

Photos included in this posting were taken by 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. If you are paying attention you … Continue reading

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