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by Watergirl
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Beautiful Days
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Beautiful Days

That is some line up! It took me exactly 24 hours to convince myself that it was okay to add another festival to the summer plans. No less than four acts I like so much that I have everything they ever put out (Frank, Waterboys, Kíla and Lankum/Lynched), two more I am a big fan of (Damien Dempsey, E...
by Watergirl
Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Non-Frank Gigs
Replies: 4770
Views: 421084

Re: Non-Frank Gigs

I saw Martin Simpson in Greystones, Co.Wicklow. Have been a fan since I came across him at Cambridge Folk Festival ten years ago. This was a rare opportunity to see him in Ireland. Amazing guitar playing, great stories and wonderful songs. Couldn't be bettered!
by Watergirl
Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Non-Frank Gigs
Replies: 4770
Views: 421084

Re: Non-Frank Gigs

A week ago I saw Maria McKee at St Patrick's Cathedral here in Dublin. This was a really big deal for me. I have been a fan since the first Lone Justice album came out in 1985. I saw Lone Justice only once, but Maria McKee every time she toured. Her six solo albums are fantastic and I never tire of ...
by Watergirl
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Ask Me
Topic: Van the Man
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Re: Van the Man

Totally agree, NickSouthampton. It's peculiar to read the American Springsteen forum at the moment. Bruce has been coming out with mild and reasonable criticism of Trump and this really upsets the redneck section of his American audience. I cannot even get my head around this, but there you go. I ha...
by Watergirl
Thu Jan 26, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Lost Evenings support
Replies: 11
Views: 543

Re: Lost Evenings support

My Seth Lakeman live review from last month -

http://www.therockclubuk.com/index.php/ ... cember-201
by Watergirl
Thu Jan 26, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Ask Me
Topic: Van the Man
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Re: Van the Man

It's that old question - is it necessary to like the musician in order to love the music.
I don't think so. It helps, but it is not a prerequisite.
by Watergirl
Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Ask Me
Topic: Springsteen
Replies: 202
Views: 34863

Re: Springsteen

First time I have ever come across a podcast featuring Bruce. I know nothing about Marc Mahon or his podcast, but this is a fascinating chat. This one is all about psychological stuff, hardly any music talk.

http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episode-7 ... pringsteen
by Watergirl
Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Obligations of Artists
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: Obligations of Artists

Agree with all of the above. There is no obligation. That said, it does mean a lot to people, so if an artist is comfortable doing it, which Frank seems to be more than any artist I can think if, then it is worth doing. There shouldn't be an expectation though that this is part of the deal when you ...
by Watergirl
Thu Dec 22, 2016 12:28 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Fave Christmas Tune
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Fave Christmas Tune

by Watergirl
Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Ask Me
Topic: Van the Man
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Re: Van the Man

Thanks. True about the funky-ness, or soul rather. I got into his music a long time ago and hence still like him a lot.
Not sure if I would be open to it if I discovered him now, which is a regrettable state of affairs really.
by Watergirl
Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: Ask Me
Topic: Van the Man
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Van the Man

Hi Frank. I read the Intertainment Magazine interview today, in which you mention the Band on 'The last waltz', including Van Morrison. Was wondering if you are a fan of Van the Man?
Springsteen is quite a fan. You can hear that particularly on 'The wild. the innocent and the E Street shuffle'.
by Watergirl
Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did anyone use Gigs and Tours for their tickets?
Replies: 8
Views: 398

Re: Did anyone use Gigs and Tours for their tickets?

Valid point. I appreciate them trying to combat touting, but this wait for tickets is a pain in the neck. I travel over from Ireland and am making this into a holiday with several other gigs besides Frank. The other shows are E-tickets, so no worries. With Seetickets (who are indeed the same company...
by Watergirl
Sat Nov 19, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Get Better film
Replies: 24
Views: 1489

Re: Get Better film

Dublin cinema tickets already on sale. Cineworld in Dundrum.
Check the cinema near you that is likely to show such things and look what they have on 13 December.
by Watergirl
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Dublin 16/11 meet up!
Replies: 37
Views: 439

Re: Dublin 16/11 meet up!

*waves manically* I just landed at my hostel in Dublin and am pretty much settled. Desperately want to do something interesting this evening, preferably involving a bar and some music (but no tourist traps!). Up to the task? Welcome! Look up and check out the moon! In Neary's Pub off Grafton Street...
by Watergirl
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Gigs
Topic: Dublin 16/11 meet up!
Replies: 37
Views: 439

Re: Dublin 16/11 meet up!

Have one standing ticket for sale.
See ticket exchange part of the forum.