in Royal Festival Hall - 2004

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I saw the New York Dolls play the Royal Festival Hall in 2004 as part of Morrissey's Meltdown. It was the first show the Dolls had played since splitting up in the late seventies, and a show that, not even in my wildest dreams, I ever expected to see. Although I absoloutley couldn't pass up my one chance to see a band that were almost mythical to me, I was also scared that the myth would be ruined by the reality. I was slightly sceptical about how a band who in their time, had been the essence of wild, arrogant youth, would come across 30 years after the event.But they were great - they …   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 2 October, 2022 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Popular performed by Morrissey, New York Dolls

Experience Information

Date/Time 2004
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:55:58 +0000
Approved on Sat, 16 Jan 2016 18:46:26 +0000