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That was the Quo month that was ... June 2010



3rd - Quo concert at Waterfront Hall Auditorium, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Quo kicked off the short Irish tour with a sold-out show to about 2500 (standing) punters in Belfast on June 3rd. Photos of the band in action at the Waterfront Hall can be seen here and here, and the setlist was as follows.

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4th - Quo concert at The Curragh Racecourse, Curragh, County Kildare, Ireland

The second show of the Irish mini-tour saw Quo take to the famous Curragh Racecourse on June 4th. Photos of the band at the races can be seen here.

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5th - Quo concert at INEC, Killarney, Ireland

The penultimate show of the Irish mini-tour saw Quo playing at the INEC in Killarney (adjacent to the splendid Gleneagle Hotel) on June 5th. Photos of the band in action in Killarney can be seen here.

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6th - Quo concert at Royal Theatre and Event Centre, Castlebar, Ireland

Quo's fourth gig in a row on Irish soil marked the end of their mini-tour, on June 6th in Castlebar. Supported by 'Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson', the band finished off the tour in style. Photos of the final Irish gig can be found here and here.

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26th - Quo concert at Whitehaven Festival, Cumbria

Heading back to UK soil, Quo headlined the Whitehaven Festival in Cumbria on June 26th. To a crowd of about 2000, Quo played a familiar festival set and were supported by Six10 Repeater. Photos of Quo tearing up Whitehaven can be found here, here, here and here.

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29th - Francis interview on Simon Mayo Drivetime (Radio 2)

Francis appeared on Simon Mayo's Drivetime show on BBC Radio 2 on June 29th. While the interview was typical radio fodder, Francis said that "One Step At A Time" is the best song he's ever written with anyone, much to the surprise of many Quo fans I'm sure!

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30th - Francis interview on Chris Baxter Show (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Francis finished off a busy month with yet another interview, this time on BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Chris Baxter Show on June 30th. The well-informed interviewer handled the interview particularly well and Francis revealed that the band have discussed playing "Blue Eyed Lady", "Oh Baby" and "Take Me Away" so here's hoping for set changes coming soon!

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