This year marks the 10th anniversary of The Hoosiers’ debut album The Trick to Life. They returned to Bournemouth to play at The Old Fire Station as part of their massive 27-date tour to mark the occasion.
Though the band’s line-up may have changed over the years – now the core being Irwin Sparkes (lead guitar) and Alan Sharland (drums) – this doesn’t stop their energetic performance or ability to interact with the crowd. The duo and their touring band took to the stage dressed in a range of bright colours with the crowd cheering in excitement, before opening with the classic Worried About Ray.
This was followed by Worst Case Scenario, where frontman Sparkes got the crowd involved, clapping along. The band rattled through their debut album in its entirety, with fans of all ages singing along to all the hits, including Goodbye Mr A and Cops & Robbers. Continue reading
The Hoosiers will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut album, The Trick To Life, with an extensive autumn tour across the UK.
The indie-pop outfit will play the album in full when they take in a stonking 26 dates between now and 6 November, including dates in Canterbury (3 October), Bournemouth (4), Guildford (5), Stoke (6), Coventry (7), Leicester (11), Oxford (12), and London (13). Full list of dates and tickets available here.
The Hoosiers – Goodbye Mr A