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Friday 31st August 2012 - Valley Bar, High Valleyfield

Well I don't really know what to say about this venue.  I've been putting off writing it hoping that I could come up with a reason to gig here. 

As you can see it's been a while.  Now...

Whilst the people are friendly enough here, I feel I have grown past performing in wee pubs like this now.  That may well sound snobby, but squeezing myself into the space between the coat rack and the bar is not ideal.  I really don't want to tell you all that I encountered on the night, but I think a firm hand is needed in this pub.  I can't see myself returning any time soon.

I quite enjoyed the gig itself, and a few of the punters from the Goth in Newmills came along which was nice.  And my good friend Lesley came along to help me with the gear, as Al couldn't make it on the night.

I think I'll leave it there, thanks.

Friday 8th April 2005 - Valley Bar, High Valleyfield

This pub is very small, and split into two sections - the bar /lounge and the pool room. It was therefore quite hard to get the sound right for the whole place, with there being a wall in the middle (with an archway, I hasten to add). Consequently, Alan set up the sound for the main bar, and took a walk through to the other part of the room now and again to make sure that they could hear some of what was going on.

It turned out I was to do two 45 minute sets, and I took a 45 minute break in between too! Good job too, as there were a few boxing matches on the telly, which the majority of people were more interested in!

I'm not complaining too much though, as it was a quick night.