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Thumper – a band on fire, damped down by tiny crowd in Leeds

Thumper – a band on fire, damped down by tiny crowd in Leeds

Ross McGibbon February 29, 2020 0

Live at Oporto, Leeds 26th Feb 2020 It has to be noted that Oporto in Leeds is a black hole for bands. Unless they are local, I have never seen their tiny gig room

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El Goodo –  Del Shannon plays the Tremeloes while The Beach Boys and The Beatles look on

El Goodo – Del Shannon plays the Tremeloes while The Beach Boys and The Beatles look on

Ross McGibbon June 13, 2018 0

Live at Oporto, Leeds    12th June 2018 I suspect the member of El Goodo meet up weekly at their hideout in the Welsh Valleys and set themselves challenges: “What if Del Shannon sang a

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The Lottery Winners – gig review from Oporto, Leeds 2nd October 2016

The Lottery Winners – gig review from Oporto, Leeds 2nd October 2016

Ross McGibbon October 5, 2016 0

It’s hard to know if a gig you’ve seen is typical of the band. Some bands are famous for having “on” nights and “off” nights. Perhaps it was the packed venue (a large living

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Holy Holy – Oporto, Leeds 28th Sept 2016      – live review

Holy Holy – Oporto, Leeds 28th Sept 2016 – live review

Ross McGibbon September 29, 2016 0

It’s a lottery, the music business and I feel for bands like Holy Holy, travelling halfway round the world to a hipster bar (I mean, they serve pale ale at great price in schooners

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