Alarm goes off, hit snooze.
Get up, shower, feed the kids, feed myself, check out Oli Ng’s brilliant new single over breakfast, check my socials.
Leave for work, Queen’s ‘The Works’ blaring out the speakers.
Get to work early, result! – Time left for a quick car nap!
Get to work.
Therapy Appointment (us musicians are all mad you know!)
Back to work!
Sneak out of work early, drive to soundcheck.
Get through the Friday night traffic to sound check.
Drummer arrives. Time to cart the drum kit upstairs. Sound check begins.
Hunt for somewhere for tea!
Energy Faaaading; pick up a pick n mix on the way back to the venue (yes, I’m 37!)
Watch opening act James Johnson; great singer/songwriter and I particular love his rendition of the Beatles’ ‘A Day in the Life,’ which I’ve never seen braved on a single acoustic!
Second act on, Cheshire’s finest the BlueYellows, incredible and mesmerising as always!
More caffeine; a pint of Diet Coke and a can of Red Bull: come on, you can do this!
Our set, goes well and we get an encore! Good for the confidence!
Quick interview with a local radio presenter Steve Abbott at ‘This is the Cat FM’
Lug the equipment, amps etc.. back to the car. Home time!
Get home to my poor wife who has had the kids all day and hasn’t seen me.
A snapshot of a musician’s day. This was a good one for sure, thanks loads to everyone who came down to the gig!