It turns out that last weekend was not a fluke. I have been reformed in my opinion of Dos Kolegas as a venue because even this week, with a buzzing crowd and rocking music, I was not disappointed. The only thing that would have been nice was a little help behind the bar, but Doufu keeps himself on his toes and never skips a beat. The mood of this gig, though, was entirely different to Lonely China Day last week, and much closer to what I expect of a night at Dos Kolegas.
Unfortunately, I missed SUBS. Why they were up first when they were one of the longest-running bands there, I’m not sure, but they played and all I heard about them was that they were noisy and a bit boring. Then again, I was talking to new arrivals so I’m not sure I got the most measured opinion. I’ll have to check them out at some point, but what I did get in return was an unexpected fifth act on this already jam-packed bill.
The first band I saw was 24 Hours. Wait, strike that. The first band that was playing with 24 Hours. Read more