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Belfast Telegraph: Unplugged Gary Lightbody US Concerts A Solo Success

1601010_10153244389487072_1592957640370533408_nSnow Patrol star Gary Lightbody has begun a series of unplugged concerts at small intimate venues on the West Coast of the USA.

The Bangor rocker kicked off the special project this week with a successful solo acoustic show at the Showbox Sodo Lounge in downtown Seattle.

His fans loved it – and so did Gary.

In a tweet to his 177,000 followers, the Snow Patrol frontman – who describes himself as the ‘velour-wearing raconteur’ on his profile, said: “Thank you Seattle. What an amazing crowd. A great start to the tour. I had a ball.”

Expectations had been high after Friends star Courteney Cox, who is engaged to Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid, tweeted: “I heard @garysnowpatrol play new @snowpatrolband songs this weekend before his upcoming tour. I was floored!”

Fans uploaded bootleg smartphone clips of Gary’s Seattle acoustic set to Facebook fan pages, accompanied by ecstatic comments.

One said of the Seattle performance: “It was beautiful, magical, wonderful!” The Lightbody unplugged tour had its second performance in Portland Oregon’s Star Theatre, and continues tomorrow in the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco.

Read the article at its origin here.

Categorised in: Acoustic shows, Articles, Gary's West Coast Tour '15

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