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Picture this:

Two men are sat watching some good old fashioned rock and roll music at a gig. They’ve already had to endure the poor organisational skills of Huddersfield, Wetherspoons meals without the drinks (because the wait for drinks was longer than the food for some reason), rain, snow, sleet, drunk Yorkshire idiots and a winding, zig-zagging queue to get inside.

The support act were fine. The sun came out and the woman took her top off. If only the sound system was decent enough to make what she was shouting about audible but you can’t have everything I suppose.

The first band came on and despite numerous jokes at their expense (not from me), a jolly good time was had by all, especially when they did a rousing cover of ‘Enter Sandman’ by Metallic and a soothing rendition of ‘Africa’ by Toto.

The second band began their set with a weird recorded message by some semi-famous actor guy who I recognise the face of but can never remember his name. About four songs in the band suddenly decided to leave the stage.

“What’s going on?” everyone asks.

Cue the stagehands and roadies going backstage and trying to wheel on what can only be described as the world’s most unnecessarily large shed (FYI it looked more like a log cabin to me, Kev’s description is the official description though because he said it first). The shed is so big they struggle to get it onto the stage because a corner keeps getting caught on something. Manoeuvre, pivot, manoeuvre, pivot. A few minutes later it’s wheeled into the middle and the drummer climbs on top.

The band then do a two further songs before sacking the shed off and putting it back where they found it.

Was the shed some kind of protest? Probably not. Were the two songs that the band sung whilst it was there based around sheds? Did they sing ‘Sweet Shed of Mine’ and ‘My Love (How I Shed Those Tears For You)’? No they did not. Did the shed have anything to do with what was happening onstage? Not in the slightest.

It’s times like these that does make you wonder if anything actually makes sense anymore.

11 comments on “Mysterious shed

  • No it was Fallout Boy. I have no idea why it was there, and neither did the people behind us.
    There was a secret shed in the stadium though… high up in the stand behind the bands, so I guess it wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to think we do love a good shed.

  • That was Fallout Boy. They didn’t sing that when they were onstage though.

    They sang ‘Dance Dance’ and one other song. I’ve checked the lyrics and they never mention a shed, a mattress a few times but no shed.

  • So Fallout Boy came all the way to Huddersfield, they drank all the drinks in Wetherspoons so there were none left, they put a shed on the stage, and then they only sang two songs, neither of which is the only one anyone knows? What a bunch of Charlies.

  • Your band is coming back one of these days to make a Best Of and a Christmas EP, and believe me, neither will involve sheds.

  • I wouldn’t rule it out. I wouldn’t rule anything out.

    Actually, no, that’s not true. I’d rule out any more attempts at rap.

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