Tag Archives: The Quireboys

Gig review: STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL DAY 3 – 29 July 2018

Black Star Riders - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL DAY 3 - 29 July 2018

There was a tentative start to Sunday as the dreadful weather continued with what can only be described as monsoon rains decided to throw in some 40mph gusts for good measure. The organisers opened the arena early so those in … Continue reading

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Gig review: RAMBLIN’ MAN FAIR – Day 3 – Mote Park, Maidstone, 30 July 2017

RAMBLIN

After the deluge on Saturday the forecast for the Sunday was looking a lot brighter and judging by the size of the crowd in the arena the sun had enticed a few extra bodies along for another top day of … 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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Interview: GUY BAILEY (Thirsty) – October 2015

Thirsty

Thirsty is the new band featuring former Quireboy Guy Bailey and Russian poet Irina. Their debut album is out now and features guest musicians Simon Hanson (Death in Vegas, Squeeze), Chris Johnstone (The Quireboys) and Lynne Jackaman (Saint Jude). Nikk … Continue reading

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News: THE QUIREBOYS, WHITESNAKE, WALTER TROUT – 17 February 2015

WALTER TROUT Jun 15 London Royal Albert Hall Nov 17 Stockton Arc Nov 18 Glasgow ABC Nov 20 Holmfirth Picturedrome Nov 21 London Forum Nov 24 Leamington Spa Assembly Nov 25 Frome Cheese & Grain ENUFF Z NUFF + ESTRELLA … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE QUIREBOYS – Sheffield Corporation, 27 November 2014

The Quireboys - Sheffield Corporation, 27 November 2014

In over thirty years The Quireboys have had multiple lineup changes but the core of Spike and Guy has been together for all the albums and has helped to develop their distinctive rock and roll sound. Support band tonight Preachers … 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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Album review: THE QUIREBOYS – This Is Rock n Roll II

THE QUIREBOYS - This Is Rock n Roll II

Off  Yer Rocka [Release date 27.10.14] This has been some year for The Quireboys. They are celebrating their 30th anniversary, have been on a worldwide tour and have recently released latest album “Black Eyed Sons”. They are also re-releasing their … Continue reading

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Album review: THE QUIREBOYS – Black Eyed Sons

THE QUIREBOYS - Black Eyed Sons

Off Yer Rocka Recordings [Release date 16.06.14] 2-CD/DVD The Quireboys are currently celebrating 30 years as a band – 30 years, where did that go, it seems like only yesterday that the band were being heralded as the next big … Continue reading

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Gig review: The Great British Rock & Blues Festival, Skegness 24-27 January 2014

Jefferson Starship

Listen in to Pete Feenstra on Sunday 9 February at 19:00 for a Skegness Special More information The 18th Great British Rock & Blues Festival was a triumph of familiarity and enthusiasm over logistics. Many of the capacity crowd were … Continue reading

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Album Review –THE BURNING CROWS –Behind The Veil

      Self-release (release date – out now) This album has been around for a couple of months now but is still well worthy of a mention here. The band are managed and promoted by Matt Goom, who was … Continue reading

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Gig review: SAXON, The Quireboys, Leamington Assembly, 18 April 2013

Saxon, Leamington Assembly, 18 April 2013

A couple of years ago Biff announced from the Assembly stage that he was so impressed with the venue and the audience that he promised to bring the band back on the next tour. Many things get said within the … Continue reading

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