As part of Glasgow's Summer Nights of Music, The Jesus and Mary Chain graced the Kelvingrove Bandstand with their presence. There were 14 nights of music at the bandstand and this was the second last night of running events. Here in Glasgow we have had unusually warm weather but no one was complaining, it makes a change from the rain we usually get. It meant that it was set to be a lovely evening with music, drink, food and good weather.
The band is a Scottish alternative rock band originally formed in East Kilbride in 1983 so I can bet that it is nostalgic to be playing so close to their hometown.
There was no shortage of fans in attendance tonight, the seats around the bandstand were packed to the brim, with more people standing in the background, the aisles and even at the front near the stage. They opened with Amputation then Between Planets and followed with I Love Rock and Roll.
It was an amazing set with music that rang through the park, it could be heard from the greens surrounding the bandstand and plenty of fans who couldn't attend were listening while sitting on picnic blankets or walking by.
Finishing their set with Darklands which is the title of one of their albums and also a song featured on it. I think almost everyone went home humming, singing or listening to the songs again in the car, just reliving some of the moments of tonight. I know I did.
Photo & Review by: Tyler Sams