Last Saturday saw us taking a little trip into Leicester to Kasabian's summer solstice event.
We were all really looking forward to this - our daughter Jasmin was joining us, so a nice little family trip to see one of the best live bands out there.
|About to board the Mini, tickets at the ready|
Wow, it certainly was heaving, we found a spot to chill out whist we waited, unfortunately we we're unable to miss Rudimental! However they were only on for 30 minutes and once they were off the crowd was greeted to a giant countdown clock, only 45 minutes left to the main event.
|Can you feel it coming?|
Amazing, we were a fair way back but that enabled us a bit of room for some serious bouncing about and dancing. The band was looking great and sounding awesome. The set list was spot on, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, the fantastic Fast Fuse (wasn't expected that one but was so pleased it was played) then it slowed down briefly for Days Are Forgotten. Soon all of Victoria Park was chanting Eez-eh from the new album. Processed Beats, Stevie and ID all followed, then the beginning of The Doberman before seguing into Take Aim then the outro of Doberman again.
Can this evening get any better, it was hot, sweaty and loud. Then onto fan favourite Club Foot, followed by Re-wired, Treat and Empire before ending with the festival anthem Fire. Of course there was an encore the regular Switchblade Smiles, Vlad the Impaler then a bit of Fatboy Slims Praise You, I have to admit that I had goosebumps at this point and then the big ending LSF just like the early days.
The band looked genuinely overwhelmed to be in their home town looking out at the 50,000 fans. An awesome night.
- Serges' Les-tah t-shirt
- Serge and Tom being overwhelmed at the presence of Hot Dog and Noodle Bars
- Fast Fuse and even faster dancing
- The Doberman, absolute favourite even in the segue
- Star jumping in front of the boring arses in front of us who had not even wiggled all night.
- Finishing with LSF
- Dibs getting to speak - that is a first for us
Such a great feeling to be walking down London Rd with everyone still singing LSF those two miles soon flew by. Lets hope its not too long before we see them again.
|Jasmin and Victoria|
|Victoria and Paul|
|Paul and Jasmin disturb Victoria's snooze during the Rudimental set|
|We can feel it coming?|