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2019-10-29 Midge Ure - Olympia Theatre Dublin

Ever since I missed out on seeing James Brown at Oxegen, I decided that anytime I have a chance to catch a legend playing, I'll take it.

This means I've seen the likes of  Lionel Richie, Jimmy Somerville, Christina Aguilera, The Sugarhill Gang and many others. Not exactly my normal taste in music, but all were great gigs.

Anyway, this time it was the turn of Midge Ure and he was definitely my style of music! Earlier in the summer, he'd annouced he was playing the Olympia Theatre in Dublin, so I obviously booked a ticket!

On the night, he played tracks from his Visage, Ultravox and his solo careers.  All sounded brilliant live. Oh and in a class move, he started the night with a nod to Phil Lynott cover, Yellow Pearl.  You may or may not be aware, but he played with Thin Lizzy for a short spell!

Check out the set list below.

  1. Yellow Pearl
  2. Visage
  3. Blocks on Blocks
  4. The Dancer
  5. In The Year 2525
  6. Mind of a Toy
  7. Glorious
  8. Fade to Grey
  9. Astradyne
  10. New Europeans
  11. Private Lives
  12. Passing Strangers
  13. Sleepwalk
  14. Mr. X
  15. Western Promise
  16. Vienna
  17. All Stood Still
  18. Passionate Reply
  19. Dancing With Tears in My Eyes
  20. The Voice
  21. Hymn
Last night was the end of this leg of his tour, but there are morfe European dates coming up and I'd really recommend catching him live.  

Check out the photos below:














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