26. The Bluetones – Exeter Cavern – 10/12/2003

Previously on Sweating with Strangers: Status Quo are heavy, unpredictable and exciting, and then two weeks later I see them and they're just fine. What do you do when you meet your heroes? I've met an upsettingly small number of mine, but judging by the two experiences that spring to mind, that's no bad thing. … Continue reading 26. The Bluetones – Exeter Cavern – 10/12/2003

25. Status Quo – Plymouth Pavilions – 27/11/2003

Previously on Sweating with Strangers: the All-American Rejects sucked... my blood! Also, they just sucked. Remember when I said it would get awkward remembering how much money I spent going to gigs when I was a student surviving on a few thousand pound a year? Well this is the third gig out of four I … Continue reading 25. Status Quo – Plymouth Pavilions – 27/11/2003

24. All American Rejects – Bristol Academy – 19/11/2003

Previously on Sweating With Strangers:┬áKelly Jones takes drugs and has a bad haircut in an Exeter cowshed. What makes a gig a bad gig? What makes anything a bad anything for that matter? Enjoyment? Expectation? Whose? Talent? Skill? Those are highly relative. I've been to gigs which many others could have argued were awful, but … Continue reading 24. All American Rejects – Bristol Academy – 19/11/2003