Flash forward a few years to the Beta Band in January 2000, at an NME Brats show. I don't really remember much, other than that I was with a big group of my gigging mates in the upstairs bit, we were all trolleyed o
ah chopped some of it off, I think that was from Stu originally.
I went to this one, more from this year in my gig history for 2000. Part of a list of every gig I went to from 1987 to 2023. A natural step from my Best Gigs Ever blog post. Yeah I know it's a bit geeky, let's let that go though, I'm having fun remembering these things.
Other gigs at Astoria I have been to are Foo Fighters (2005), The Tears ('05), Goldie Lookin' Chain (2004), Suede ('03), Belle & Sebastian ('03), The Darkness homecoming gig (2003), Blur ('03), Athlete (2003), The Darkness (2003), The Charlatans ('02), Andrew WK (2002), And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead (2002), Travis (2002), Jimmy Eat World (2002), The Hives ('01), Neds Atomic Dustbin ('01), Gene ('01), Outkast (2001), Doves ('01), And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead ('01), Queens Of The Stone Age (2000), Bloodhound Gang ('00), Six By Seven ('00), Elastica (2000), Super Furry Animals (1999), Baby Bird ('98), NME Brats Tour (1998), Travis (1998), NME Brats Spiritualized ('98), Strangelove ('97), Space (1997), Brat Bus tour (1997), Placebo ('97), NME Brats gig with Pavement (1997), Super Furry Animals ('97), The Lightning Seeds (1997), Longpigs ('96), NME Bratbus tour (1996), Revolting Cocks (1991), Under Neath What (1990)
Was right by Tottenham Court Road tube, now demolished in the name of "cross rail"