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Post by Jessica-Red » Wed Sep 02, 2009 9:52 am

If my tickets arrive in time we are off to Teignmouth Devon on Fri for the MUSE HOMECOMING GIG on the beach !!!!

staying 2 nights in Exeter

be good to be back in the land of my birth with the lovely noisy lads

Rock Chick Rocks again ha ha -hope Mr JR can keep up !
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Post by Gooner Neil » Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:04 am

Hope the weather holds for you!!!

Went to V. What a poor line up. Trying to source a camper van for next year and we'll give the IoW Festival a go

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Post by Jessica-Red » Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:23 pm

Loudness-extreme
space-crushed
weather-greyish
Teignmouth-very friendly lovely atmosphere
light show-ace !
Matts guitar with the computerised fingerpad thingy-WOW !

overall enjoyment=FABULOUS but exhausting

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Post by Wolfmiester » Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:16 pm

Nice one Carole, sounds great :mrgreen:
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Post by webberg » Tue Sep 15, 2009 12:53 pm

JR - really jealous.

tried to get tickets and couldn't

tried to get tickets for O2 but couldn't

tried to get Green Day tickets for the O2 but couldn't.

Really irritated that Muse sells out for the O2 in 20 minutes and 30 minutes after going on sale they're on E-Bay!

I refuse to pay tout prices for anything and people who go to the trouble to get tickets only to sell them and make a profit should, in my opinion, be strung up by their soft dangly bits until they see the error of their ways or I'm in a better mood.
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Post by plummy » Tue Sep 15, 2009 2:57 pm

You get my vote on that last point there Webberg

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Post by Stan » Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:28 pm

webberg wrote:I refuse to pay tout prices for anything and people who go to the trouble to get tickets only to sell them and make a profit should, in my opinion, be strung up by their soft dangly bits until they see the error of their ways or I'm in a better mood.
Always love your rants Graham - makes me feel less of a grumpy old git myself :lol: :wink: Being strung up until you are in a better mood seems a harsh punishment though. On the other hand the robbing bar stewards deserve it. Add my vote to Plummys then.
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Post by alistairkbs » Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:55 pm

Well I am glad to hear the Teignmouth Trio were up to scratch last week.
They looked good on the "Red Button"
I'm enjoying the new album and yes I did go on "the Bay" at the weekend and got some tickets for Birmingham
Cant wait !

The tout stuff is tedious but Muse only had 95000 seats for the whole country.
Getting the tickets in real time is a real lottery and secondary markets exists elsewhere in the world
Tickets are worth what people are prepared to pay for great nights out.

A work collegue paid over £200 to see The Eagles. I wouldn't do that but she had a great great night.

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Post by derek.reinhard » Tue Sep 22, 2009 11:55 pm

I'll be at the U2 360 tour next week in Charlottesville, VA USA -- birthday present for my long suffering wife
(it also returns the favor for her getting me tickets to David Bowie a few years back)
More eclectic (though reflecting my age):
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Trout Fishing in America

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Post by plummy » Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:06 am

Welcome to the Forum Derek - good to see a new name up here. I nice eclectic mix there and you score points straight away for saying "Lighthouse Family" rather than "The Lighthouse Family" which I believe they used to get upset about.

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Post by derek.reinhard » Fri Sep 25, 2009 11:02 am

Happy to be here, scoring points and all. Plummy scores points for just being in the UK; my wife and I are Brit-wannabes and spend every holiday we can on the canals there.

Slow getting back on the erg as this is end-of-fiscal-year drill; first time in months yesterday--but felt good.

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Post by Jessica-Red » Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:31 am

Oh dear I have a confession
I got my Muse tickets for Teignmouth on Ebay as I was just so desperate and there was no chance otherwise and I HAD to be there !!!!!
they went on sale just before 9am and within seconds were gone and 2 mins later on Ebay !!!! reason for that was there were only 10,000 for each night and majority of those were onsale at the boxoffice in Teignmouth itself-a flippin long way from Oxford ! but they were trying to give the locals a good chance to be there and see their local boys !! the local people were really supportive of the whole event which was nice tho obviously some of them were just out to make dosh out of us all -fair enough I say as a Devon girl anyway---theres not much money down that way is there and every little helps

bought them from a nice chatty guy who was very helpful as there was a postal strike and a bank holiday to complicate things but they arrived in nick of time and I wouldnt have missed it for the world- my only regret is we didnt go down there on Fri as well and just listen from outside on the seafront-instead we ate pizza in Exeter and watched the scanty clad girls tottering by on their way to the clubs !!!! maybe you lot wld have enjoyed that too -Mr Jr did tee hee hee
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Post by Gooner Neil » Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:53 pm

Well I'm off to see Florence + The Machine on Tuesday and next week Bat for Lashes. Two more women to fall in lurv with....

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Post by Jessica-Red » Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:35 pm

Wot !! you telling me Ive got 2 MORE rivals for yr affections !!!! GGGRRRR :lol:

soony Jim just phoned from New York wher ehe ha sbeen helping take photos of U2- day before he was in Houston asssisting with Arctic Monkeys then soon back over the pond again for Dave Grohl and Rihana then Greenday

all right for some except as humble assistant he gets same paltry amt of dosh per day there as he does here even tho he does more work than the photographer

no autographs allowed its unprofessional he say s !!! GRRRRRRRRRRR what abt free gig tickets next time ??? LOL

Gooner-if you want a companion give me a shout !
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Post by Gooner Neil » Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:05 am

Don't worry JR, you're still my number 1. Both were excellent. Flo was vocally amazing but I enjoyed Mrs Bat more, a pounding drum machine and her pixie folkesque musings were very complimentary. First time I'd been to the Roundhouse. Classy joint and quite small so felt very intimate.
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Post by Gooner Neil » Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:53 pm

Got a late ticket and saw Revd and the Makers. Although very Kasabian like in terms of the front man they were very good.

Now if I can just get a couple of tickets for Muse at the O2 I'd forgo and Xmas pressies this year [-o<
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Post by alistairkbs » Mon Nov 16, 2009 6:50 pm

Well I caught the Muse boys in Birmingham last week and it was a truly extraordinary show - songs. sound, lights video. One of the best ever

Finally took the plunge and saw Deep Purple at the LG in birmingham last Friday. Still well capable of rocking out and truly magical to hear that riff from Smoke on the Water live.

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Post by Gooner Neil » Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:09 pm

Lucky boy Alistair I'm very jealous :evil:

Breaking news (so I'm told) tickets for Muse next year go on sale Friday for those interested Wembley and Sheffield in September 2010
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Post by alistairkbs » Wed Nov 18, 2009 2:33 pm

MUSE are playing Wembley on 11/9/09 and Manchester 4/11/09

Tickets went on pre-sale this am for members of MUSE.MU (sadly that includes me)

There is another pre-sale tomorrow at 9 am (see www.muse.mu) before the Friday general release

I'm alreday ticketed for Saturday 11th September.
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Post by Gooner Neil » Tue Nov 24, 2009 7:12 pm

Well young Alistair I'll see you there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by alistairkbs » Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:01 pm

Should be good no make that great 8) 8) 8)

I'll have the 17 year old son in tow (and i wont be the only one with their children along too)
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Post by Jessica-Red » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:23 pm

and Mr and Mrs JR will be at Muse too-TWICE !!! cos they are also playing on Friday ! when we went back online to get Bad Company tickets we noticed the extra date released so got in QUICK !

Fri we are down on the ground with the superfans and Sat we are up in the roof as thats all we cld get !!!! Fri night we have Ibis hotel next door-Sat night we will be crawling off somewhere as no rooms available nearby !

and Bad Co at Wembley arena we had to resort to Ebay to get tickets -they played our song back in the 1970s so we HAVE to attend this gig !!!!!
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Post by Gooner Neil » Sat Nov 28, 2009 11:20 pm

Lucky JR!!!

I'll give you a wave from the front on the Saturday (I'll be drunk you won't miss me :mrgreen: )
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Post by jbh » Thu Feb 04, 2010 12:35 am

I've re-discovered Skiffle :!: :!: :!: Lonnie Donegan in particular - sad old git I am :lol:
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Post by Gregor Andrews » Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:38 pm

went to see Yo La Tengo last night in concert. Mellow in parts with lots of feedback driven electric guitar in other parts.

One of their tunes:


was quite good, although my ears are still ringing.
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