Gig List

This is a list of gigs I’ve attended over the years – in reverse date order- newest first. The ones in bold I’ve enjoyed the most. I’ll get around to doing my top 20 one of these days!

Gigs/Venues/Dates

Group Support Act 1 Support Act 2 Support Act 3 Tour Date Place Venue Day
Mew Mew Frengers 15 Anniversary World Tour 20 Oct 2018 London Barbican Sat
Suede The Horrors The Blue Hour 2018 Tour 12 Oct 2018 London Hammersmith Apollo Fri
The Musical Box A Genesis Extravaganza 2018 UK tour 11 Oct 2018 London Hammersmith Apollo Thu
Peter Hook and the Light Republic & Technique UK Tour 2018 28 Sep 2018 London Electric Ballroom, Camden Fri
Iron Maiden Killswitch Engage Legacy of the Beast 2018 UK Tour 11 Aug 2018 London O2 Arena Sat
Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy ELP Legacy tour 2018 2 Aug 2018 London Chelsea Under the Bridge Thu
Spear of Destiny Crazy Pink Revolvers Folk Grinder 13 May 2018 London 229 Club Sun
The Waterboys Out of All This Blue 2018 27 Apr 2018 London Palladium Fri
Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary Tour Europe 2018 17 Apr 2018 London Royal Albert Hall Tue
Blancmange Jez Bernholz Unfurnished Rooms Tour 2018 9 Mar 2018 London Chelsea Under the Bridge Fri
Chris Rock Total BlackOut Tour 2018 28 Jan 2018 London O2 Arena Sun
Flunk Rumours Chemistry & Math tour 2018 24 Jan 2018 London 100 Club Wed
Deep Purple Europe The Long Goodbye Tour 23 Nov 2017 London O2 Arena Thu
Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express Curse Of Lono Open Up Your Heart 2017 European Tour 17 Nov 2017 London London ULU Fri
Placebo Husky Loops 20 Years of Placebo World Tour 2016/17 23 Oct 2017 London Brixton Academy Mon
The Icicle Works 21 Oct 2017 London O2 Academy, Islington Sat
Blancmange Jez Bernholz Unfurnished Rooms Tour 2017 6 Oct 2017 London 229 The Venue Fri
Rainbow Sweet Stone Free Festival 2017 17 Jun 2017 London O2 Arena Sat
Blue Öyster Cult The Answer Gun The Crazy World of Arthur Brown Stone Free Festival 2017 17 Jun 2017 London Indigo at the O2 Sat
Tequila Mockingbyrd Stone Free Festival 2017 17 Jun 2017 London Orange Amp stage O2 Sat
Iron Maiden Shinedown The Book Of Souls World Tour – 2017 28 May 2017 London O2 Arena Sun
Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited with Classic Hackett 2017 tour 19 May 2017 London Palladium Fri
The Rezillos Spizzenergi The Tuts UK tour 2017 27 Jan 2017 London 229 The Venue Fri
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 20 Jan 2017 London Chelsea Under the Bridge Fri
Elkie Brooks UK Tour 2016 22 Oct 2016 Harlow Playhouse Sat
Re-Genesis The Lamb in 2016 UK tour 16 Oct 2016 London Shepherds Bush Empire Sun
The Tubes Mondo Pulp 2016 UK TOUR 7 Oct 2016 London Chelsea Under the Bridge Fri
Rick Wakeman Marillion Steve Hackett Stone Free Festival 2016 19 Jun 2016 London O2 Arena Sun
Wilko Johnson Stone Free Festival 2016 19 Jun 2016 London Indigo at the O2 Sun
Rick Wakeman Yet Another Evening With Rick Wakeman Part Two 2016 21 May 2016 Harlow Playhouse Sat
Otway and Barrett Final Straw 3 Mar 2016 London Leicester Sq Theatre Thu
Marilyn Manson Hell Not Halleluiah 19 Nov 2015 London Hammersmith Apollo Thu
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Mona Lisa Twins The Best Years of our lives – 40th Anniversary 11 Nov 2015 London O2 Indigo Wed
ABC The Lexicon of Love 8 Nov 2015 London Drury Lane Theatre Sun
The Tiger Lillies The Very Worst Of the Tiger Lillies 23 May 2015 London Southbank Centre Sat
Placebo The Mirror Trap UK & Ireland Tour 2015 24 Mar 2015 London Hammersmith Apollo Tue
Linkin Park Of Mice & Men The Hunting Party 24 Nov 2014 London The O2 arena Mon
Steve Hackett Mostly Autumn Genesis Extended 1 Nov 2014 London Hammersmith Apollo Sat
Mostly Autumn Dressed in Voices 4 Oct 2014 London Islington Assembly Hall Sat
Kate Bush Before the Dawn 16 Sep 2014 London Hammersmith Apollo Tue
Nine Inch Nails Cold Cave Twenty Thirteen Tour 23 May 2014 London The O2 arena Fri
Drive-By Truckers Heartless Bastards 13 May 2014 London Shepherds Bush Empire Tue
Magnum NeonFly Escape From the Shadow Garden 4 May 2014 London Islington Assembly Hall Sun
Rick Wakeman Journey to the Centre of the Earth – 40th Anniversary 30 Apr 2014 London Royal Albert Hall Wed
The Waterboys Fisherman’s Blues Revisited 15 Dec 2013 Oxford New Theatre Sun
Re-Genesis Selling England By the Pound 23 Nov 2013 london O2 Academy, Islington Sat
Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited 24 Oct 2013 London Royal Albert Hall Thu
The Tiger Lillies Rime of the Ancient Mariner 7 Sep 2013 London Southbank Centre Sat
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Greenwich Summer Sessions 2013 19 Jul 2013 London Greenwich Borough Hall Fri
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Los Lobos Alchemy tour 17 Jun 2013 London The O2 arena Mon
The Urban Voodoo Machine 10th Anniversary bash 8 Jun 2013 London Leicester Sq Theatre Sat
The Tiger Lillies Rime of the Ancient Mariner 7 Jun 2013 London Southbank Centre Fri
Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen 18 May 2013 London The Lexington, ‘Gypsy Hotel’ Islington Sat
Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen Brighton Fringe 14 May 2013 Brighton The Spiegeltent – Old Steine Tue
Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited 10 May 2013 London Hammersmith Apollo Fri
The Gaslight Anthem Japandroids UK tour 30 Mar 2013 London Troxy Sat
The Killers Battle Born 1 Nov 2012 Birmingham LG Arena Thu
Re-Genesis Foxtrot – 40th Anniversary 26 Oct 2012 London O2 Academy, Islington Fri
Marc Almond Meltdown 2012 – Marc and the Mambas’ Torment and Toreros 9 Aug 2012 London Southbank Centre Thu
Lee Scratch Perry and his Upsetter band 3 Feb 2012 Hatfield Forum Fri
Magazine In Fear of Olive (Laurel Canyons) 3 Nov 2011 Hatfield Forum Thu
The Waterboys An Appointment with Mr Yeats tour 3 Feb 2011 London Barbican Thu
Ray Davies Crouch End Festival Chorus 19 Dec 2010 London Southbank Centre Sun
Rick Wakeman A Very Intimate Evening With Rick Wakeman 30 Jul 2010 Bury St. Edmunds St. Mary’s Church Fri
Placebo Silversun Pickups The Horrors Battle for the Sun tour 9 Dec 2009 London The O2 arena Wed
Carousel: The Songs of Jacques Brel Marc Almond Camille O’Sullivan 22 Oct 2009 London Barbican Thu
Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen 5 Sep 2009 London Soho Theatre Sat
Golden Earring 13 Mar 2009 Ipswich Regent Fri
Kid Rock one off show’ 30 Nov 2008 London Hammersmith Apollo Sun
Paul Simon Surprise tour 10 Nov 2006 London Wembley Arena Fri
New Order Maximo Park UK tour 27 Oct 2006 London Wembley Arena Fri
Camille O’Sullivan La Fille du Cirque 20 May 2006 Brighton Spiegeltent Sat
The Waterboys 3 Feb 2006 London Shepherds Bush Empire Fri
Green On Red 10 Jan 2006 London Astoria Tue
Patti Smith Steve Earle Meltdown 2005 19 Jun 2005 London Royal Festival Hall Sun
Steve Hackett Acoustic Trio 16 Apr 2005 London Barking Broadway Theatre Sat
The Waterboys 22 Oct 2004 London Cabot Hall, Canary Wharf Fri
Avril Lavigne Bonez tour 4 Oct 2004 Birmingham NIA Mon
Camille O’Sullivan Sings Jacques Brel 7 Mar 2004 Oxford The Mirror Tent, BMW Group Plant, Cowley Sun
The Waterboys Universal Hall tour 2 Oct 2003 Derby Assembly Rooms Thu
Neil Young Solo Europe tour (Greendale) 17 May 2003 London Hammersmith Apollo Sat
Roger Waters In The Flesh tour 26 Jun 2002 London Wembley Arena Wed
Ozric Tentacles UK tour 27 Mar 2002 Oxford Bullingdon Arms Wed
Starsailor Love is Here tour 17 Oct 2001 Oxford Oxford Brookes Students Union Wed
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Euro Tour ’01 15 Jun 2001 Birmingham NEC Fri
Steely Dan 2 Against Nature tour 8 Sep 2000 Birmingham NEC Fri
Steve Miller Band 22 Jul 2000 Atlanta, Georgia Centennial Olympic Park Sat
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 18 June 1999 Bilston Robin 2 Fri
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Reunion tour 16 May 1999 Birmingham NEC Sun
Supertramp It’s About Time world tour 16 Jun 1997 Birmingham NIA Mon
Def Leppard Terrorvision Slang tour 16 Nov 1996 Birmingham NEC Sat
Steely Dan Art Crimes 12 Sep 1996 Birmingham NEC Thu
Gun Swagger Tour 4 Sep 1994 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Sun
Marillion Brave tour 28 Feb 1994 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Mon
Del Amitri Pele 13 Jul 1992 Birmingham Symphony Hall Mon
Steve Earle & the Dukes 5 Sep 1990 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Wed
Del Amitri 10 Apr 1990 Birmingham Hummingbird Tue
Green on Red 4 Dec 1989 Birmingham Irish Centre Mon
10,000 Maniacs 9 Nov 1989 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Thu
Jesus Jones Liquidizer tour 13 Oct 1989 Aberdeen Aberdeen Ritzy Fri
Del Amitri The Onset Coral Snakes 11 Aug 1989 Birmingham Synatra’s Fri
The Waterboys 17 Feb 1989 Birmingham Hummingbird Fri
Prince Lovesexy 6 Aug 1988 Birmingham NEC Sat
Voice of the Beehive 11 Mar 1988 London Kentish Town & Country Club Fri
The Pogues 8 Dec 1986 London Hammersmith Palais Mon
The Icicle Works The Bolshoi Yamajak 23 Jul 1986 London Kentish Town & Country Club Wed
The Church Heyday European tour 13 May 1986 London Marquee Club Tue
The Cult Rain tour? 5 Nov 1985 Nottingham Rock City Tue
The Icicle Works 3 Oct 1985 Salford University Thu
Spear of Destiny 15 May 1985 Nottingham Rock City Wed
Lloyd Cole & the Commotions 25 Sep 1984 Nottingham Rock City Tue
Hanoi Rocks Pet Hate British tour 27 Jun 1984 Nottingham Zhivago’s Wed
The Kinks 8 Apr 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Sun
Manowar Mercyful Fate Spectacle of Might tour 13 Mar 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tue
The Smiths The Red Guitars Debut Album tour – British leg 8 Mar 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Thu
Hawkwind Bronz Earth Ritual Preview tour 28 Feb 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tue
Spear of Destiny 23 Feb 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Thu
Boomtown Rats Zerra 1 British Tour 12 Feb 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Sun
Toyah Rebel Run tour 10 Dec 1983 Middlesbrough Town Hall Sat
Gary Numan Tik and Tok Warriors tour 18 Oct 1983 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tue
The Fall Canker Opera 14 Jul 1983 Derby Tiffanys Thu
Echo and the Bunnymen 13 Jul 1983 Nottingham Rock City Wed
Big Country Crossing the Country tour 29 Jun 1983 Nottingham Rock City Wed
Big Country Lotus Eaters Crossing the Country tour 14 Apr 1983 Nottingham Rock City Thu
U2 The Nightcaps War tour 1 Mar 1983 Newcastle City Hall Tue
Echo and the Bunnymen UK tour 17 Jan 1983 Newcastle City Hall Mon
Simple Minds China Crisis New Gold tour 20 Nov 1982 Newcastle City Hall Sat
Neil Young & Trans Band Trans World tour 24 Sep 1982 Birmingham NEC Fri
The Rolling Stones European Tour ’82 26 Jun 1982 London Wembley Stadium Sat
Fashion 27 May 1982 Birmingham Odeon Thu
Camel The Single Factor tour 18 May 1982 Birmingham Odeon Tue
Stray Cats Barracudas Gonna Ball UK tour 22 Dec 1981 Nottingham Rock City Tue
Nils Lofgren World tour ‘Night Fades Away’ 13 Dec 1981 Birmingham Odeon Sun
The Pretenders The Flying Padovani’s UK tour 7 Dec 1981 Birmingham Odeon Mon
Gary Glitter 1 Dec 1981 Birmingham Polytechnic Tue
Rick Wakeman Daily Error UK Tour 18 Nov 1981 Birmingham Odeon Wed
Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias 30 Sep 1981 Birmingham JB’s Dudley Wed
Otway and Barrett 7 Jul 1981 Birmingham Golden Eagle pub, Hill St Tue
Split Enz Department S Step Ahead tour 26 Jun 1981 Nottingham Rock City Fri
Whitesnake Billy Squire Come An’ Get It tour 24 May 1981 Newcastle City Hall Sun
Shakin Stevens 28 Apr 1981 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tue
Robert Plant & The Honeydrippers R-cajun 13 Apr 1981 Derby Blue Note Mon
Alex Harvey 26 May 1981 Middlesbrough The Madison aka ‘The Mad House’ Tue
Slade We’ll Bring The House Down tour 4 Mar 1981 Middlesbrough Town Hall Wed
Camel Nude tour 19 Feb 1981 Newcastle City Hall Thu
Black Sabbath Heaven & Hell tour 24 Jan 1981 Leeds Queens Hall Sat
Yes Drama tour 4 Dec 1980 Newcastle City Hall Thu
Split Enz UK & Europe tour 28 Nov 1980 Newcastle Polytechnic Fri
The Enid 1 Nov 1980 Middlesbrough Polytechnic Sat
Split Enz UK tour 26 Sep 1980 Retford Porterhouse Fri
Rick Wakeman 18 Sep 1980 Newcastle City Hall Thu
Pink Floyd The Wall tour 9 Aug 1980 London Earls Court Sat
Otway and Barrett DK 50/80 tent tour 9 Jul 1980 Nottingham Grey Goose pub, Gedling, Nottingham Wed
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 21 Jun 1980 Leicester University Sat
Steve Hackett Defector tour 15 Jun 1980 Newcastle City Hall Sun
Devo Freedom of Choice tour 6 Jun 1980 Sheffield City Hall Fri
Wishbone Ash The Trend Blowin’ Free tour 27 May 1980 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tue
Chuck Berry 25 May 1980 Middlesbrough Town Hall Sun
Genesis Duke tour 16 Apr 1980 Derby Assembly Rooms Wed
Magnum Tygers of Pan Tang 16 Mar 1980 Redcar Coatham Bowl Sun
Peter Gabriel Melt tour 3 Mar 1980 Newcastle City Hall Mon
Rainbow 19 Feb 1980 Newcastle Town Hall Tue
Def Leppard Witchfynde On Through The Night tour 26 Jan 1980 Newcastle University Sat
Queen Crazy tour – Concerts for the People of Kampuchea 26-29 Dec 26 Dec 1979 London Hammersmith Odeon Wed
Roger Chapman and the Shortlist 19 Nov 1979 Middlesbrough Polytechnic Mon
Samson The Nicky Moore Band 9 Nov 1979 Middlesbrough Rock Garden Fri
Steve Hackett Spectral Mornings tour (Autumn leg) 28 Oct 1979 Middlesbrough Town Hall Sun
Gillan Randy California Samson Mr. Universe tour 4 Oct 1979 Middlesbrough Town Hall Thu
Fisher-Z Word Salad 1979 UK tour 29 Sep 1979 Middlesbrough Polytechnic Sat
Siouxsie & the Banshees The Cure 18 Sep 1979 Leicester De Montfort Halls Tue
The Police Reggatta de Blanc tour 10 Sep 1979 Derby Assembly Rooms Mon
Scorpions Lovedrive tour 15 May 1979 Derby Assembly Rooms Tue
Motorhead Girlschool Overkill tour 3 Apr 1979 Derby Assembly Rooms Tue
Thin Lizzy The Vipers Black Rose UK tour 1 Apr 1979 Birmingham Odeon Sun
The Enid Touch Me tour 16 Feb 1979 Derby Assembly Rooms Fri
UFO U.K. Tour 1979 5 Feb 1979 Leicester De Montfort Halls Mon
Horslips The Man Who Built America tour 31 Jan 1979 Leicester Polytechnic Wed
Buzzcocks Subway Sect Love Bites tour 28 Nov 1978 Derby Kings Hall Tue
Hawklords (Hawkwind) UK tour 1978 10 Nov 1978 Derby Assembly Rooms Fri
Gruppo Sportivo 6 Oct 1978 Derby College of Art and Technology Fri
Dr. Feelgood 26 Sep 1978 Derby Assembly Rooms Tue
Peter Gabriel 1978 ‘Second Album’ tour 24 Aug 1978 Derby Assembly Rooms Thu
David Bowie The Low / Heroes World Tour or The Stage Tour 1 Jul 1978 London Earls Court Sat
Buzzcocks The Slits 23 Mar 1978 Derby Kings Hall Thu
Eddie & the Hot Rods Squeeze Radio Stars Life on the Line tour 9 Mar 1978 Derby Kings Hall Thu
Rush Tyla Gang Drive ‘Til You Die Tour 12 Feb 1978 Birmingham Odeon Sun
ZAL 24 Feb 1978 Derby Derby College of Art and Technology Fri
The Adverts 9 Feb 1978 Derby Kings Hall Thu
The Depressions 27 Jan 1978 Derby College of Art and Technology Fri
The Enid Airee Fairee Nonsense tour 9 Dec 1977 Derby College of Art and Technology Fri
The Jam This is the Modern World tour 25 Nov 1977 Derby Kings Hall Fri
Sham 69 12 Nov 1977 Derby College of Art and Technology Sat
Yes Donovan Going for the One tour 2 Nov 1977 Stafford Bingley Hall Wed
Boomtown Rats 29 Oct 1977 Derby Kings Hall Sat
Radio Stars UK and Ireland Tour 1977 28 Oct 1977 Derby College of Art and Technology Fri
Horslips Book of Invasions tour 11 Mar 1977 Derby College of Art and Technology Fri
The Damned The Dead Boys 5 Mar 1977 Derby College of Art and Technology Sat
Budgie If I Were Brittania I’d Waive The Rules tour 10 Feb 1977 Derby Kings Hall Thu
Genesis Wind and Wuthering tour 22 Jan 1977 Leicester De Montfort Halls Sat
Steve Hillage Nova L tour 18 Nov 1976 Derby Kings Hall Thu
Pat Travers Band Autumn Stormer tour 29 Oct 1976 Derby College of Art and Technology Fri
Curved Air 21 Jan 1976 Derby Kings Hall Wed

 

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