Oasis at Wembley

The demise of Michael Jackson had an unforeseen benefit for myself.  When his London concert dates were announced I had joined the thousands of others to the web to order tickets because I knew how much my wife would like to see him.  Due to their ticket ordering website crashing, I ended up with twice as many tickets as I wanted.  After his death, the ticket agency (SeeTickets) were very good at setting up the refund process, however I declined their kind offer to receive the holographic ticket in lieu of my money.  So, I decided to see what other concerts were on offer, and one struck me as being quite interesting … Oasis at Wembley!  Oasis have been one of my (and my wife’s) favourite bands for years, and I had never been to the new Wembley stadium.  Despite my misgiving about being miles from the stage, I decided that this would be a good experience … and I could even take my post-school, pre-Uni son.  Oasis are cool for all generations!  Deep Zoom in Silverlight make it even cooler.

We arrived in the sunshine to see the warm-up acts Reverend and the Makers, The Enemy and Kasabian.

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Hello Wembley Beena and Krysh await Oasis

 

Being early, we had plenty of time to admire the new Wembley Stadium!

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Here is the Deep Zoom version : Pre-Oasis Concert

As each act came on, the sound quality got better … maybe it was the extra bodies, but maybe it was because the best amps are reserved for the top of the bill. 

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Here is the Deep Zoom version : Oasis Concert

Well, it was a long way from the far goal mouth … but at least there were huge screens either side of the stage so we could be assured it really was the brothers Gallagher down there!

Liam Gallagher giving it large GoodbyeWembley

Liam Gallagher gives it large

Goodbye Wembley

 

I am the egg man, I am the walrus ….. just thought … Michael Jackson’s estate owns the rights to the Oasis encore.  So, we must have contributed something to Michael Jackson’s kids!  Seeing the Gallaghers live was better than having a hologram of Jacko though.

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