Gallagher was performing with his High Flying Birds in at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena in Australia a few nights ago when he stopped his gig mid-set to ask a fan why he was blowing bubbles from the front row.
“Hey El Houdini,” Gallagher called out to the man, according to news.com.au and via the NME. “Someone actually brought a fucking bubble machine to a gig… You’re a magician? Why don’t you make the fucking bubbles disappear then? Did you pay to get in? Or did you magic yourself through the fucking door. If you bought a ticket you’re a shit magician.”
Urban Dictionary defines “shit magician” as: “Someone who can turn even the best situation into shit.”
According to reports, Gallagher had a feeling that the bubbles would be part of the evening’s recaps in the press. “If they mention in the fucking review of this gig that I had a shit bubble machine on stage you’re in fucking big trouble,” Gallagher said.
The bubbles have now made headlines around the world. Watch fan-filmed video from the gig below.