Gigography of Paul Clarke for 1999

PaulyGigography ≫ 1999

Getting there with my gigography now, the list of all the gigs I was at, from 1987 up to about now. It's a natural step from my Best gigs of all time post. Well that's the theory, but there's A LOT missing. I have added details from the big bag of old gig tickets that I gathered while I was in London, and a box of old concert tickets and things from Mum + Dad's loft. Also got lots of gaps regarding bands seen at festivals, they'll prob'ly stay missing, it's so hard to remember. There's a lot missing where I've lost tickets or never had them, most of the guestlist actions during my NME + Popex years + that. Yeah I know very geeky, let's let that go though, I'm having fun remembering this stuff. At least I've not started scanning the tickets in yet Of course I have scanned in the tickets now[^But I've lost the bag of tickets before I scanned them all in!]...

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Delirious? @ Shepherds Bush Empire

Ha, AWFUL christian rock. I was accompanying a friend who was reviewing or something.

Mon Dec 20 1999

Blur @ The Brighton Centre

Fri Dec 10 1999

David Devant and his Spirit Wife @ Mean Fiddler

Sat Nov 13 1999

Super Furry Animals @ Brixton Academy

Wed Nov 03 1999

Camdemonium @ Dingwalls

Camden Crawl type thing, can't remember where we went or who we saw right now.…

Thu Oct 21 1999

Bernard Butler @ Sound Republic

Free gig, recorded for XFM. Beset by tech problems, I think Bernard kicked the barrier down in frustration.…

Thu Oct 07 1999

Arab Strap @ Uni

Looks like the venue of this one is wrong. I don't remember this Arab Strap gig, so don't remember where it was, + have found no record of it now. I can look in my big stack of NMEs, though sure I'd stopped buying it by this point. I was in London, so probably there. I get a vague feeling it was ULU.…

Thu Sep 23 1999

Robyn Hitchcock @ Dingwalls

Wed Sep 22 1999

Reading Festival 1999 @ Reading Festival

Blur headlined, not a very strong lineup I don't think. I was working mostly, and managed to lose my first mobile phone that work lent me.…

Fri Aug 27 1999

Blur @ Goldsmiths College

Reading warmup, got very drunk on vodka red bulls, fell in a bush,and you can see me on the South Bank Show Special that was filmed there. Off to Reading the next day.Definitely one of my favourite ever gigs.I heard about tickets somehow and Clare (who was a student at the time and lived in New Cross went and got the tickets. Was a lot easier than a warm-up gig like this might have been these days!I was working at at the time + was heading off to Reading the next day. Not sure if I lost my laptop or phone at the gig or if I lost them at the festival over the next few days. One or the other thoug, was a chaotic time.We had a few drinks before the gig...…

Thu Aug 26 1999

V99 @ Hylands Park

I remember Mel C and James Brown, so no-one who was any good.Did not pay to get in, I think I was back working with NME again. Maybe the time we slept in the portacabin thing backstage.…

Sat Aug 21 1999

Suede @ Sound Republic

XFM related show.…

Sun Aug 08 1999

Comedy @ Walpole Park

Ed Byrne + Rob Newman…

Thu Jul 29 1999

Art @ Wyndhams Theatre

A play, a birthday treat, long parkrun, had Art Malik in it + it was Frank Skinner's first night.…

Mon Jul 26 1999

Glastonbury 1999 @ Glastonbury

I only remember REM I hope i wrote more on popex at the time that I have found later...Was this the one where Stewart Lee's gig was a bit ruined by a heckler laughing sarcastically? I think I watched more comedy than music at this one.…

Wed Jun 23 1999

Super Furry Animals @ Astoria

Lunchtime recording for Japanese TV…

Sat Jun 19 1999

Supergrass @ Shepherds Bush Empire

MTV Five Night Stand... wish I could find more details of these online, I know the support acts were good too.…

Thu May 13 1999

Pavement (or possibly Gene and Ocean Colour Scene) @ The Scala

MTV Five Night Stand... wish I could find more details of these online, I know the support acts were good says Ocean Colour Scene played this night and Paul Weller joined them, was it the same gig?It says here^Removed old link here.] it was Ocean Colour Scene, [Gene, + Witness. So did I see Pavement somewhere else this night?…

Wed May 12 1999

Suede @ Shepherds Bush Empire

MTelevision Five Night Stand, would have been a few other bands on the bill... broadcast on MTV from May 17 to May 23, 1999.This says^Removed old link here.] it was also [Ultrasound and Dark Star playing.…

Sun May 09 1999

Bowlie Weekender @ Camber Sands

Belle + Sebastian ect ect, the forerunner to All Tomorrow's Parties.I remember Divine Comedy also playing, but Flaming Lips, Snow Patrol, Mogwai, Camera Obscura + more played + Pulp DJ'd..Got very drunk.…

Fri Apr 23 1999

Gene @ Forum

A work freebie from NME, we nearly didn't get in because I couldn't prove I was who I was claiming to be (I wasn't). I basically put a bribe in the charity collection bucket and they let it go.…

Thu Mar 25 1999