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I first came across The Jim Jones Revue in 2009, when they played at the Open House Festival with Andrew Weatherall supporting. I hadn’t heard them but reading about them was enough to make me want to go and see them so I bought tickets and was so glad that I did. That night introduced me to one of the best frontmen I have ever seen, and to some great music which is regularly played (quite loudly) in our house.
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After an absolutely brilliant Christmas, Mr G-S and I took ourselves away to the Slieve Donard Hotel and Spa for our present to each other. We decided back in November that instead of buying actual presents, we would take advantage of a Travelzoo offer which was a deal for bed,breakfast and a 3 course meal at the Slieve Donard in the seaside town of Newcastle, Co.Down for £120.

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