SO on an offchance I come across the availability of a free rock show at the Black Box
. The band were called Black Sookie
. They will make many happy because their tunes can be sang along to. Some will like the scale of things (a twelve strong band + dancers - which is usually larger according to their guitarist) others the theatrics of it all (face paint, all black halloween/goth schtick, the top hat and bone combo) with the choice to be distracted by what each charachter in the troupe is doing.
There was a graveyard boogie type vibe that put me in mind of the old Groovy Goolies
cartoon, with elements which were amusing, and spooky too. It was a fun show.
The day before that I saw a remarkable 'busker'.
I write 'busker' because he/she wasn't playing the keyboard at all, but playing a CD through a little amp. I made a donation for the picture and effort. The music wasn'y worth much.
Labels: belfast, gigs, music