999 and Vibrators Wakefield Warehouse 23 – 9th June 2017

Sure some of the original members may be missing in action The Vibrators being the worse hit with only their drummer standing. So I was intrigued as to whether they’d come across as a tribute band. I was also looking forward to seeing them…

Long Division Festival – Wakefield 11th July 2016

Long Division is in it’s 6th year and the 6th time for me. Every single one of them being incredible value for money and a great mix of bands both young and old.   Arriving at Wakefield station at around 3pm and a quick step next…

British Sea Power – Wakefield Unity Hall – 12th June 2015

Day 1 of a 2 part British Sea Power gig run that would see me in London’s Roundhouse the following day. Kicking off Wakefield’s Long Division festival British Sea Power played the recently restored Unity Hall on the Friday night. A decent “festival style”…

Wire @ Wakefield Unity Hall 20th February 2015

Walking into the venue no one checks our tickets – coulda saved £30 there (only joking of course). One third full at best, the newly revamped Unity Hall looks fantastic but feels a bit empty this evening.  The sound mix is horrific.  Possibly the…

Long Division Festival Wakefield 2013

Recovering from another excellent Long Division festival. The 3rd for me (and for them). Bagged a £10 Super Early bird ticket – no brainer really. Bit of a weird one. The sun was blazing and I think a lot of people that wouldn’t have…