Subscribe to our RSS News feed Follow safeconcerts on Twitter Follow Safeconcerts on Facebook 
You're the stars! We have thousands of crowd photos here.
We know live music would be nothing without you!
Protect yourself from ticket scammers and fraudsters
before you buy with our Be Ticket Safe® Directory

One Direction at the BIC Bournemouth

The X-Factor finalists reviewed as they perform two sold out shows in Bournemouth

It’s only been just over twelve months since One Direction finished in the final three of X-Factor but those twelve months have been a whirlwind ride for the young boy band and, as they kick of 2012 with two sold-out shows on the same day in a fairly chilly post-Christmas Bournemouth it’s fair to say their journey doesn’t look like slowing down anytime soon.
 
Of course the cynics out there will be screaming the usual phrases – ‘manufactured’, ‘plastic’, ‘karaoke pop’ etc. but, at the end of the day, the five lads in One Direction are living their dream and the few thousand screaming girls shoe-horned into the BIC for the second performance by the band that day couldn’t care less what those cynical old sods think. As screams shake the foundations of the entire building, the quintet stride out and spend the next seventy minutes working through a very polished, well choreographed performance. With flawless dance moves, pristine harmonies and a collection of highly marketable pop songs in their armoury, there is little you can fault One Direction on. Throw in a few well known covers in the form of Natalie Imbruglia's 'Torn' and The Black Eyed Peas 'I Got A Feelin’ and as the guys interact with the audience at every given opportunity you’ve got a band who’ve clearly learned some very important lessons in how to become a successful boy band.
 
While certain members of the band have made the gossip columns with their recent extra-curricular activities, One Direction come across as nice lads who you could imagine head off stage and are tucked up asleep in bed by ten thirty.  

Whether their sugary smiles and boyish charms will give them a lengthy pop career only time will tell but, for now, these five lads are clearly heading in one direction only, upwards.

 

Sorry, but you need to login to your account to add feedback.

Login now, or sign up for your free account

Review Info

Author:
Graham Finney
Added:
6th January 2012
This Review has not been rated yet
Login now, or sign up for your free account
and be be the first to rate it
One Direction at the BIC Bournemouth

Want to see more photos?
There is a gallery of 25 photos to accompany this item. Click here to view them

One Direction news

Other Reviews
Takedown Festival 2014 Reviewed
Southampton's metal fest made for a truly mad March weekend
Suede at The Royal Albert Hall - reviewed
The re-invention of Suede comes full circle with a return appearance at Teenage Cancer Trust
Susan Boyle on Tour @ Oxford New Theatre, 29th March 2014 review
SuBo's on a UK tour so we sent Graham Finney along to see what its all about
Lawson - The Everywhere We Go tour @ Bournemouth BIC Solent hall
Lawson are well into their Everywhere We Go tour and tonight it’s the turn of Bournemouth’s BIC centre to host their latest date
Sir Elton John brings Bestival's triumphant 10th birthday bash to a close
The best festival performance of the season? Bestival saved the best until last in 2013
Camp Bestival 2013 review: Labrinth, Levellers, Richard Hawley and Mark Owen come to Lulworth Castle
A white wedding, the Rocky Horror, Labrinth, Mr Tumble, medieval jousting, Dick and Dom, the Cuban Brothers and a booming firework display define another fun filled family festival of Chuff Nuts
Benicassim 2013 Review
Tales from a Brit abroad - my first festival outside the UK
Secret Garden Party 2013 Review: Faithless, Regina Spektor and so much more
Pirate ships, casual nudity, paint fights, pig racing, fancy dress and raving? Abandon inhibitions all ye who enter here, you're about to enter an alternative reality at perhaps our newest favourite festival
The Courteeners reviewed at Castlefield Bowl 05/07/13
The Courteeners, Miles Kane, The Strypes and The Heartbreaks
Blissfields 2013 review: Bastille, Mystery Jets and a large portion of punching above its weight
It's hard to quantify what makes some festivals work, while others fail to deliver, but having gone to Blissfields for the first time we can say, for certain, that it falls squarely into the former category.

Want to write your Review?

Do you have a review or article to submit?

If you are a registered member of Safeconcerts you can submit your article or reviews. You will need to be logged in, and your article will not show until it has been approved.


Share Safeconcerts
Dull yet neccessary disclaimer: Safeconcerts.com cannot be held liable for any loss caused as a result of the publication of information here or of your acts or omissions based on the information published here. This is an open forum and as such we welcome contributions from any companies, artists or people listed to correct any inaccuracies. Unfortunately, due to the way that information is distributed, Safeconcerts cannot make any warranty or representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on this site. Read our full terms and conditions of use.
Contact Us | Website Terms of Use | BACK TO TOP | Safeconcerts: Proud to be a thorn in the site of ticket touts and fraudsters
Ticket Safe Home Page The Red List: websites to avoid now The Green List: websites we recommend Suggest a site here The latest Ticket Safe News How to buy tickets safely What to do if you've been a victim of fraud Ticket Safe Forum Ticket Safe Articles About Us Media Contacts Buy Concert Tickets Safely