16. Bryan Adams – Warwick Castle – 28/7/2002

Previously on Sweating With Strangers: I pad out an entire blog post worrying about whether or not it's okay to like music that the creators have since disowned. In my family, whenever Christmas or a birthday or any other big event rolls around, the default gift of choice for all family members is concert tickets. … Continue reading 16. Bryan Adams – Warwick Castle – 28/7/2002

15. Easyworld – The Cavern, Exeter – 8/5/2002

Previously on Sweating with Strangers: I begin my Wildhearts obsession, and their gig in Bristol takes the crown. Continuing our spring 2002 Easyworld/Wildhearts odyssey, it's time to get back to Eastbourne's favourite indie-pop-rockers - no, not Toploader. This is a gig about which I remember very little, except that I was certain it had happened, … Continue reading 15. Easyworld – The Cavern, Exeter – 8/5/2002

14. The Wildhearts – Bristol Academy – 28/04/2002

Previously on Sweating with Strangers - the Bluetones' guitarist may or may not be wasted, and I find a new favourite band. After first experiencing the musical stylings of David Ford in my previous post, it's on to another artist that would become a huge part of the later phases of my life. In fact, … Continue reading 14. The Wildhearts – Bristol Academy – 28/04/2002

13. The Bluetones – Lemon Grove, Exeter – 14/03/2002

Previously on Sweating with Strangers - the Beach Boys bring the rain, and I'm one ill-timed pee away from meeting my heroes. Where was I? Oh that's right, university! Yes, after 6 years in the Midlands I had failed to learn my own lesson about the proximity of decent gig venues and the availability of … Continue reading 13. The Bluetones – Lemon Grove, Exeter – 14/03/2002