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MILAN - Today it's about sports :). I never write about cycling, because I don't like it anymore. But Liam was riding a bike lately, so I have to :).
I used to love this sport around 1994 and those years (when Oasis came out), it was even my favourite sport, even more than football and Formula 1 in that period, there were great athletes as Bugno, Pantani, Indurain, Chiappucci, etc. later Armstrong an example for everyone. And this sport of course is very appreciated in the Alps mountains where I have some origins of my family (it's like Ireland for the Gallaghers), my father is a big fan.
But since cycling started to be more about doping, using forbidden things, it's difficult to feel excited for some athlete, knowing that many of them will be disqualified after some time. The legendary Marco Pantani even died a few years ago, because of drugs. In fact, even today's winner of the "Giro d'Italia", Italian tour, ending as usual in Milan after some hard weeks, the Spanish Contador has some problems with doping. Today was a bit more special 'cause it ended in the cathedral square, I had never seen this (usually it was in a park near there).
Anyway, it's a dangerous sport, in fact some days ago another one even died because he fell.
I think these athletes should be paid much more, 'cause their efforts are huge, while footballers have less risks but are paid so much more. And it's not always their fault when they use forbidden things. When I went to Milanello training centre for the first time, I was impressed for the place but I saw that footballers life is so easy, coming there with a big car, playing for a very short time, then going away.
When I was a kid there were some girls who liked cycling, but boys fooled me around 'cause it's supposed to be a boring sport, for old people, lol. I remember in March '94 (Oasis first single, Supersonic, was out in April, and I was planning a travel to England, by plane as in that video :), we were in Madrid in a hotel, and life in Spain is during the night only, so we were tired: we were all together in a room and I decided (big idea!) to watch on tv "la Vuelta de España" lol, the Spanish tour. Of course everybody fell asleep (as Liam at cinemas, lol). Not me, I was even fighting against a pigeon 'cause it came inside the room and I was trying to defend my friends sleeping. Maybe the pigeon wanted to see the Vuelta and didn't want to leave me alone, lol. A friend of mine saw me and if we think about that, we're still laughing :). He goes: Mark what the fuck are you doing?! lol
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Beady Eye gigography and next tour dates

2000

30 May - Forum, Milan, Italy (the first "Noeless" gig since 1991 when he didn't join Oasis yet)

summer tour without Noel

2003

16 November - Andy Bell unplugged - Debaser, Stockholm, Sweden (bootleg)

2011


3rd & 4th March - Barrowland, Glasgow, Scotland +here and here + bootleg
6th & 7th March - O2 Apollo, Manchester +bootleg 1 +bootleg 2
9th & 10th March - Troxy, London +bootleg 1
13 March - Casino de Paris, Paris, france
14 March - E-Werk, Koln, Germany
16 March - Alcatraz, Milan, Italy +dvd bootleg
18 March - La Riviera, Madrid, Spain +bootleg
19 March - Bikini, Toulouse, france
21 March - Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland (bootleg)
22 March - Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium (bootleg)
14 & 15 April - The Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland here a bootleg image
17 April - Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland
20 April - O2 Academy, Newcastle (a photo here)
23 April - Centre, Newport (photo and bootleg)
30 May - Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany
+a photo here + win tickets here
8 June - Saschall, Firenze, Italy +my story here +bootleg here +win tickets here
11th June - Papillons de Nuit Festival, Saint Lo, france
12 June - Isle of Wight festival +story here and here +interview here +videos here +interview and bootleg here
25th June - Theater of Living Art, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
30 June - Rock Werchter, Belgium (bootleg)
1 July - Main Square Festival, Arras, france +a photo here
7 July - BBK Live Festival, Bilbao, Spain
9 July - Oxegen Festival, Naas, Ireland
26 August - Reading Festival (win tickets) +videos here +review&video here +bootleg here
3 September - AX Hall, Seoul, South Korea
14 September - Twinkle Rock Festival, Taipei, Taiwan
7 October - Atlantico, Rome, Italy +main bootleg here +another bootleg here
+win the concert here
11 October - Volkshaus, Zurich, Switzerland (postponed)
13 October - Gasometer, Vienna, Austria (postponed)
31 October - Theater Caupolican, Santiago, Chile
2 November - Teatro de Verano Ramon Collazo, Montevideo, Uruguay
3 November - Teatro Colegiales, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4 November - Personal Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina
5 November - Planeta Terra festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
12 November - O2 Academy, Sheffield
14 November - O2 Academy, Birmingham
17 November - O2 Academy Brixton, London
2 December - The Warfield, San Francisco, U.S.A.
3 December - Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, U.S.A. +another complete review here +win tickets here and here
5 December - First Avenue, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
6 December - The Rave Ballroon, Milwaukee, U.S.A.
9 December - Terminal 5, New York, U.S.A.
10 December - House of Blues, Boston, U.S.A.

2012

new tour

2013

3 June - Abbey Road, London (acoustic) +bootleg here
7 June - McClusky's, Kingston (album launch acoustic gig)



8 November - Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

2014

Noel Gallagher solo gigography, and Low Lying Turds tour dates

(although his blinded fans say he's a "new solo artist", it's 20 years he's around and already played "solo" gigs previously (the first one in 1994), with the help of other people of course, as the Unplugged 1996, the gig for Tibet, the tour in 2006-2007, London, Milan, Manchester, Moscow, Los Angeles, Toronto, Paris, Australia, etc.)

2010


25 March - Royal Albert Hall - London

2011


28 November - Alcatraz - Milan, Italy + review here +video bootleg here +audio and video bootleg here

2012


lost interest... even Noel got bored of himself

10 April - Auditorio Banamex - Monterrey, Mexico (cancelled)

END OF THE HIGH FLYING BIRDS

2013

fans leave the gig again and ask for Liam again
..... € 10 = £ 8
 

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