Recently I’ve been left feeling disappointed with the lack of accessibility at independent music venues around the UK. [Read more…] about Are Independent Music Venues Shutting Out Disabled Gig-Goers
ABLE2UK Accessible concert at the O2 Academy Glasgow was my first gig of 2016 and what a gig it was. Kicking off 2016 with a big bang and setting a standard that I hope all music venues strive for in the near future. [Read more…] about Able2uk Accessible Concert For Disabled Music Fans
Have you heard of the Access Card? It’s a great little card that makes booking tickets so much easier if you have a disability of any kind. [Read more…] about Guest Post: The Access Card
Friday 4th December was the day myself and most of the UK were waiting for. The day tickets for Adele’s tour went on sale.
I think we all expected it to go a little crazy as everyone rushed to get tickets, but I don’t think we quite anticipated what we were in store for that day. [Read more…] about Did Disabled Adele Fans Stand A Chance
It has been a few years since she has headlined her own tour so I was excited to get my hands on a ticket to see the amazing Karima Francis. Interestingly Karima’s support at The Electric Circus was from Bella and the Bear, a Scottish duo from Ayr. A lot of people turn up just in time for the main act, myself included on many occasions, and if you were one of them in Edinburgh [Read more…] about Karima Francis at The Electric Circus Edinburgh
I don’t usually do anything special for Halloween, but this year was a little different. We decided to have a Halloween party for my nephew the day before Halloween. He is only two and a half, so this was his first Halloween that he knew what was going on. So much so that he refused to wear his costume (it was a cute little skeleton outfit as well). [Read more…] about A Spooktacular Night Seeing Gavin DeGraw
James Bay and Lifehouse both stopped off in Glasgow last week during the UK leg of their tours. Two acts/two venues – how will they match up for accessibility? [Read more…] about Not keeping us at bay…James Bay and Lifehouse in Glasgow
So Taylor Swift was in town last week. I must admit I was pretty quick off the mark getting my tickets for the show when I saw that she was coming to Glasgow and I even dragged my boyfriend along… [Read more…] about Taylor Swift at SSE Hydro Glasgow | Venue Review
Disability discrimination is something I’ve experienced in various forms throughout my life of being disabled and in a wheelchair. It’s not something I’ve ever gotten used to or found easier to accept. Just last month I unfortunately experienced disability discrimination at a music gig… [Read more…] about Disability Discrimination At Òran Mór
I’m a big fan of the Scottish band Prides, so I was excited to discover they are going to be performing at The Lighthouse in Glasgow this month. They are a great band on the verge of big things so I was really keen on getting tickets as I’ve never seen them live before.
Buying tickets for events is usually a straightforward, hassle-free process for many people. A few simple clicks online is all it takes to buy their tickets. Unfortunately for disabled people, that’s not the case. [Read more…] about Disabled Accessibility To Gigs