Tag Archives: Keith Weir

Gig review: THE QUIREBOYS – Tolbooth, Stirling, 7 December 2017

THE QUIREBOYS - Tolbooth, Stirling, 7 December 2017

Almost exactly a year ago local man Ross Wilson managed to lure The Quireboys to Stirling for a show under the ‘Rock For Strathcarron’ banner. The premise is that all profits raised from the gigs are donated to nearby Strathcarron … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE QUIREBOYS – Islington Academy, London, 23 April 2017

THE QUIREBOYS- Islington Academy, London, 23 April 2017

There is a danger we can become blasé about the Quireboys, and it is easy to form a stereotype around the lovable, shambolic rogues with the singer in a gypsy headscarf and glass in hand, who turn every gig into … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE QUIREBOYS – The Tolbooth, Stirling, 14 December 2016

The QUIREBOYS – The Tolbooth, Stirling, 14 December 2016

A gig in Stirling is a rare occurrence and as it is the closest I get to a home tie this show was a must see. Add in the facts that the night was being put on by ‘Rock For … Continue reading

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Album review: THE QUIREBOYS – Twisted Love

THE QUIREBOYS – Twisted Love

Off Yer Rocka [Release date 16.09.16] Twisted Love is the tenth studio album release by Spike and co. and it reinforces the fact that the band are still in fine form and as relevant as ever. The album was recorded … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE QUIREBOYS – The Bungalow, Paisley, 18 September 2016

THE QUIREBOYS – The Bungalow, Paisley, 18 September 2016

Rock gigs in Paisley are not the most frequent of occurrences but The Bungalow venue is trying to rectify that situation. It is the first time I have been in the venue which has gone under a few different names … Continue reading

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Gig review: HRH AOR TOUR – ABC, Glasgow, 17 March 2016

QUIREBOYS - HRH AOR TOUR – ABC, Glasgow, 17 March 2016

Walking along Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow towards tonight’s venue was like being transported to Grafton Street in Dublin. It was St Patrick’s Day and the streets were awash with green, Guinness hats and people looking for drinking, dancing, good music … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE QUIREBOYS – The Garage, Glasgow, 20 November 2014

THE QUIREBOYS – The Garage, Glasgow, 20 November 2014

Mid November is a time when you can count on a few things, shops will have their decorations up, the latest ridiculous Christmas ads will hit your TV screens and Spike and his merry men will be in town ready … Continue reading

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Gig Review: QUIREBOYS – The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh,16 February 2014

The Quireboys - photo by Simon Dunkerley

The Quireboys have to be one of the hardest working and most enduring bands on the UK rock scene. This year sees the band celebrate their 30th anniversary with the promise of a new album, some special birthday shows, and … Continue reading

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Gig review: QUIREBOYS – The Garage, Glasgow, 11 October 2013

The Quireboys’ annual autumnal visit to The Garage in Glasgow has has now become a firm favourite of my wife and I. There is always a great atmosphere at the gig and a special bond between band and audience that … Continue reading

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