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Pepsi and Shirlie

By Andrew_Hurley
The Here and Now Tour is in its 10th Year. The line up this year wasn't too bad; A Flock of Seagulls (well Mike Score), Pepsi and Shirlie (pictured above), Midge Ure, Belinda Carlisle, Jimmy Somerville, Jason Donoan and Boy George.

I was on the second row so it gave me a great vantage point (absolutely essential for good concert photography). I just used my compact Canon G11, which gave me good results for the internet but they don't tend to print very well due to the pixelation and lack of detail, something I may need to work on.

As you are probably aware, SLR cameras are usually not allowed at concerts, but judging by the security that was on that night (Saturday 25 June), I'd have probably got away with it. Never mind. The results were not bad as you can see. Look out for my Boy George Photos; I was particularly pleased with those.

Here are the Tour dates if you are interested:-
Thurs 7th Apr | DUBAI Meydan Racecourse
Fri 17th June | WHITEHAVEN Whitehaven Marina
Fri 24th June | BIRMINGHAM LG Arena
Sat 25th June | LIVERPOOL Echo Arena
Sun 26th June | MANCHESTER Evening News Arena
Wed 29th June | NEWCASTLE Metro Radio Arena
Thurs 30th June | SHEFFIELD Motor Point Arena
Fri 1st July | LONDON O2 Arena
Sat 2nd July | BRIGHTON Centre
Sat 23rd July | LINCOLN Showground
Sat 6th Aug | ASCOT Racecourse

All comments and votes very welcome indeed.


Tags: Liverpool Pepsi Portraits and people Boy george Midge ure Here and now Shirlie A Flock of Seagulls Belinda Carlisle Jimmy Somerville Jason Donovan

Voters: Anthony, bromley-smith, ShaunsPics and 6 more

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27 Jun 2011 9:09PM
Hi Andrew, hope you're well.
Great image.
ShaunsPics 10 87 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2011 9:18PM
was they singing goodbye stranger the only hit they had iv'e got it on 12in single....nice shot.
Andrew_Hurley 15 71 73 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2011 11:56PM

Quote:Was they singing goodbye stranger the only hit they had iv'e got it on 12in single....nice shot.

I can't believe you have just admitted to that! LOL! They sang Goodbye Stranger, Alright Now (The Free Cover) and Heartache. They are 49 and 52 respectively. Not bad at all. Heartache was a massive hit for the girls reaching number 2 in the hit parade!

Thanks Tony, I am very well. If you want to meet up anytime to do some photography just let me know. We could invite Anthony but somehow I don't think he would come!

PhillipMinnis 11 94 4 Australia
29 Jun 2011 12:08AM
A nice stage image! Well captured!


Andrew_Hurley 15 71 73 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 5:10PM
Thanks Phillip, your comments are much appreciated.


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