The Daily Ligger: Pete Doherty's other solo show, Arctic Monkeys boozing

Your music gossip stop: Stereophonics get messy, Cerys Matthews leaps onstage

Pete Doherty
Welcome to the Daily Ligger: your daily gossip stop to see who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today’s top gossip:

Last night’s (December 16) Rhythm Factory show wasn’t the only solo Pete Doherty show of the weekend. He supported Chas and Dave in Kent’s Tap'n'Tin venue, then joined the duo onstage. “I was honoured to have shared a bill with Chas and Dave,” he said afterwards (Daily Star).

From the papers:

Gareth Gates was spotted on London's Oxford Street, trying to hail a taxi (Daily Star).

Cerys Matthews joined Dawn Kinnard on-stage at Soho’s Revue bar in central London (Daily Mirror).

The Horrors were pelted with objects from the crowd as they supported Arctic Monkeys as they played Aberdeen’s AECC venue (Daily Star).

Pogues frontman Shane McGowan had to read lyrics off a board as his band played a gig at the Manchester Central Convention Complex (The Sun).

Arctic MonkeysAlex Turner headed to Manchester Students’ Union bar wearing a scruffy mac to down a few pints (Daily Mirror).

Lily Allen has bought her father Keith a piece of tree bark Robin Hood was said to have shot his last arrow into for Christmas (Daily Star).

StereophonicsKelly Jones’ mum had to clean up his kitchen after Jones made a mess, making food for friends after playing a gig at his local working mens’ club (The Sun).

E-mailed in from NME.COM readers:

BabyshamblesAdam Ficek went to the Rhythm Factory to see his band-mate Pete Doherty play a solo show there (from Jezza B).

Gary and Ross Jarman from The Cribs hung around the train station near Alexandra Palace late into the night after supporting Bloc Party at the venue (from Caz).

At the Bloc Party aftershow for the aforementioned gig, Kele Okereke was all smiles as he posed for loads of photos for fans in the Phoenix bar (also from Caz).

Gordon Ramsay and June Sarpong checked out The Spice Girls at London’s O2 Arena (from Paul).

Check back tomorrow for the next Daily Ligger. E-mail your spots to news@nme.com.

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