Levellers – O2 Academy, Leicester

Traffic problems on the way up, and an unannounced change to an 6pm start meant that we arrived too late to see Back To The Planet, which I’m not happy about.

Despite that letdown, Dreadzone were good, and the Levellers were on good form, although they did manage to mess up The Riverflow by forgetting the lyrics.

An annoyingly early finish of 22:15 meant we were home early, still bitter about missing Back To The Planet.

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Bellowhead – Cheese and Grain, Frome

My last trip to the Cheese and Grain a couple of years ago was co-incidentally also the last time I saw Bellowhead.

Support tonight came from Ahab who were good, but sounded a bit too “busy” for my liking. Too many singers all singing at the same time. Bellowhead were superb as always, and actually manage to sound decent at the Cheese and Grain which is usually sounds a bit muddy. They played for getting on for two hours finishing off with two encores.

Setlist:
Yarmouth Town
Whisky is the Life of Man
Cold Blows the Wind
Cross-Eyed and Chinless
Broomfield Hill
10000 miles away
Trip to Bucharest / The Flight of the Folk Mutants Parts, 1 & 2
Hand Weaver and the Factory Maid
Haul Away
Fire Marengo
Captain Wedderburn
Betsy Baker
Hudson’s Hornpipe / Parson’s Farewell
Little Sally Racket
Rochdale Coconut Dance
Sloe Gin
New York Girls

London Town

Frog’s Legs and Dragon’s Teeth