Stephen K Amos: The Feelgood Factor

Article by Edward Whelan | 10 Aug 2009

The Pleasance Grand is the perfect venue for Stephen K Amos, who eschews the deep and meaningful in favour of just giving us a great night. The venue is large enough to handle a dazzling light show but small enough to still feel intimate, which is good because Amos wants to get to know us all and he wants us to have fun. Shimmering on the stage in the light of several disco balls, he indulges us in an hour of reminiscence on the joys of being a child and remembering to enjoy the simple pleasures in life.

Unafraid to poke fun at Leithers and Americans alike he frequently gets in amongst the first rows to chat with the audience. They’re somewhat startled, but his informal repartee is one of the best parts of the show. With a joyfully daft opening and a warm and wonderful end, he will leave you wrapped in good feelings