A rather early Christmas gig by Low at Club Academy, in the basement of the Students' Union building on Oxford Road. Club Academy is a great, fairly new little venue...nice views, good bar, very clean. My only complaint might be that it seems very light. When Alan Sparhawk came on he said, 'I'd like to dedicate this gig to John Peel' (cheers from the crowd), 'Michelle Obama' (more cheers), 'and Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour.' (Stony silence.) Unfortunately this gig was attended by one of Manchester's 'characters': a tall, long-haired, wacky-hatted dicksplash with jack boots, who insisted on ruining the atmospere with his toe-curlingly unfunny heckles. You know who are! Stay at home! Manchester is sick of you!
Artefact added : 4th December 2008