There are few things more devastating than waking up bright and early on the morning that gig tickets for your favourite band go live, logging onto the website, finding the tickets you want and hitting purchase, only to realise the concert is sold out and, quite frankly, have your heart broken...
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I take another glance at the unwarranted queue at the bar and breathe a heavy sigh at the thought of queuing twenty minutes for a bog standard lager served in a plastic cup. And then, it happens. I reach into my pocket and remove the packet of fruit flavoured ant-acid tablets.
So for now, it's back to my temp job ( I'm sat here now with nothing but this computer, my phone and people walking past this reception desk either ignoring me or being told "I smell delicious" by an old man), and some good comedy gigs to look forward to. Have a good weekend and if you don't enjoy your job, walk out. NOW (you won't regret it).
So now it's out there, how do we achieve Safe Gigs for Women? Writing this in the week we've seen debate on whether women only carriages on the tube, it feels like the debate around achieving safe spaces for women is difficult at best. But here's my ideal.
Professor Green at Warwick Castle. Photo: Roger Crow By the time Ricky Wilson and the Kaisers took to the stage, all of that
Clearly, promoters and venue owners who embrace accessibility are attracting a whole new audience, eager to join their friends and share their passion. In fact, these days, I hardly recognise anybody on the viewing platforms - which is perhaps the ultimate sign of progress.
Stood in the darkness, with only the occasional sighting of a silhouette or a small stream of light through the cardboard
The Dodos rehearsing with the stargaze orchestra (Image: Emanuel Florakis) The Dodos are a band of two, clean-cut halves
With 1,900 people in one venue, I imagine my wife and I weren't the only ones who trekked to see the Mock the Week host in action.