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!


GroupSupport1Support2Support 3TourDatePlaceVenueDay
Spear of DestinyThe DuelNine Day DeclineGhost Population Tour 202207 Dec 2022HertfordCorn ExchangeWed
Goodbye Mr MackenzieSeil LienGood Deeds and Dirty Rags – 30th anniversary tour07 Oct 2022LondonThe GarageFri
The Black CrowesReefShake Your Money Maker European Tour 202227 Sep 2022LondonBrixton AcademyTue
Fantastic NegritoIraina ManciniWhite Jesus Black Problems tour 202227 Jul 2022LondonJazz CaféWed
Van MorrisonJeff Beck & Johnny DeppMontreux Jazz Festival15 Jul 2022MontreuxAuditorium StravinskiFri
The Pet Shop BoysDreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live tour 202222 May 2022LondonO2 ArenaSun
Carl Palmer’s ELP LegacyTrilogy 50th Anniversary Tour26 Apr 2022London229 The VenueTue
The StranglersRuts DCThe Final Full UK Tour 2022 – In Memory of Dave05 Feb 2022LondonBrixton AcademySat
Theatre of HateSpizzenergiA Thing of Beauty tour 202119 Dec 2021London229 The VenueSun
The DarknessMassive WagonsMotorheart UK Tour 202121 Nov 2021SouthendCliffs PavillionSun
Camille O’Sullivan 17 Nov 2021LondonWilton’s Music HallWed
Bauhaus2021 Tour30 Oct 2021LondonAlexandra PalaceSat
Patti Smith1970 to 2022 Poetry & Music Tour05 Oct 2021LondonRoyal Albert HallTue
Mew15th anniversary – And the Glass Handed Kites04 Sep 2021LondonRoyal Festival HallSat
The RezillosThe MembersRezillomania Tour 202022 Feb 2020London229 The VenueSat
Steve HackettGenesis Revisited Tour 201927 Nov 2019SouthendCliffs PavillionWed
Spear of DestinyDerek Forbes & the DarkFeather Trade35th Anniversary One Eyed Jacks Sept’ 2019 tour 28 Sep 2019London London ULU Sat
Stray CatsLiving EndThe Selector40th Anniversary tour 201927 June 2019LondonEventim ApolloThu
The Icicle Works35th Anniversary Shows18 May 2019LondonO2 Academy, IslingtonSat
Theatre of HateDerek Forbes & the Dark Heiwa Tour 201916 May 2019London229 The VenueThu
BlancmangeFinlay ShakespeareWanderlust tour 201927 Apr 2019LondonUnder The BridgeSat
Mott The Hoople ’74Tax The HeatUK Tour 201926 Ap 2019LondonShepherd’s Bush EmpireFri
UFOTara LynchLast Orders 50th Anniversary Tour22 Mar 2019CambridgeThe JunctionFri
Flunk08 Jan 2019London100 ClubFri
Uriah HeepGUNVon Hertzen Brothers Living the Dream European Tour 201814 Dec 2018LondonShepherd’s Bush EmpireFri
Ian McNabbOur Future in Space Solo Tour 201824 Nov 2018LondonThe Slaughtered LambSat
The Human LeagueMidge Ure’s ElectronicaRed European Tour 201821 Nov 2018SouthendCliffs PavillionWed
MewFrengers 15th Anniversary World Tour20 Oct 2018LondonThe BarbicanSat
SuedeThe HorrorsThe Blue Hour 2018 Tour12 Oct 2018LondonHammersmith ApolloFri
The Musical BoxA Genesis Extravaganza 2018 UK tour11 Oct 2018LondonHammersmith ApolloThu
Peter Hook and the LightRepublic & Technique UK Tour 201828 Sep 2018LondonElectric Ballroom, CamdenFri
Iron MaidenKillswitch EngageLegacy of the Beast 2018 UK Tour11 Aug 2018LondonO2 ArenaSat
Carl Palmer’s ELP LegacyELP Legacy tour 20182 Aug 2018LondonChelsea Under the BridgeThu
The Tiger LilliesDevil’s Fairground Tour22 May 2018LondonWilton’s Music HallTue
Spear of DestinyCrazy Pink RevolversFolk Grinder13 May 2018London229 ClubSun
The WaterboysOut of All This Blue 201827 Apr 2018LondonPalladiumFri
Jethro Tull50th Anniversary Tour Europe 201817 Apr 2018LondonRoyal Albert HallTue
BlancmangeJez BernholzUnfurnished Rooms Tour 20189 Mar 2018LondonChelsea Under the BridgeFri
Chris RockTotal BlackOut Tour 201828 Jan 2018LondonO2 ArenaSun
FlunkRumoursChemistry & Math tour 201824 Jan 2018London100 ClubWed
Deep PurpleEuropeThe Long Goodbye Tour23 Nov 2017LondonO2 ArenaThu
Chuck Prophet and the Mission ExpressCurse Of LonoOpen Up Your Heart 2017 European Tour17 Nov 2017LondonLondon ULUFri
PlaceboHusky Loops20 Years of Placebo World Tour 2016/1723 Oct 2017LondonBrixton AcademyMon
The Icicle Works21 Oct 2017LondonO2 Academy, IslingtonSat
BlancmangeJez BernholzUnfurnished Rooms Tour 20176 Oct 2017London229 The VenueFri
RainbowSweetStone Free Festival 201717 Jun 2017LondonO2 ArenaSat
Blue Öyster CultThe AnswerGunThe Crazy World of Arthur BrownStone Free Festival 201717 Jun 2017LondonIndigo at the O2Sat
Tequila MockingbyrdStone Free Festival 201717 Jun 2017LondonOrange Amp stage O2Sat
Iron MaidenShinedownThe Book Of Souls World Tour – 201728 May 2017LondonO2 ArenaSun
Steve HackettGenesis Revisited with Classic Hackett 2017 tour19 May 2017LondonPalladiumFri
The RezillosSpizzenergiThe TutsUK tour 201727 Jan 2017London229 The VenueFri
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel20 Jan 2017LondonChelsea Under the BridgeFri
Elkie BrooksUK Tour 201622 Oct 2016HarlowPlayhouseSat
Re-GenesisThe Lamb in 2016 UK tour16 Oct 2016LondonShepherds Bush EmpireSun
The TubesMondo Pulp 2016 UK TOUR7 Oct 2016LondonChelsea Under the BridgeFri
Rick WakemanMarillionSteve HackettStone Free Festival 201619 Jun 2016LondonO2 ArenaSun
Wilko JohnsonStone Free Festival 201619 Jun 2016LondonIndigo at the O2Sun
Rick WakemanYet Another Evening With Rick Wakeman Part Two 201621 May 2016HarlowPlayhouseSat
Otway and BarrettFinal Straw3 Mar 2016LondonLeicester Sq TheatreThu
Marilyn MansonHell Not Halleluiah19 Nov 2015LondonHammersmith ApolloThu
Steve Harley & Cockney RebelMona Lisa TwinsThe Best Years of our lives – 40th Anniversary11 Nov 2015LondonO2 IndigoWed
ABCThe Lexicon of Love8 Nov 2015LondonDrury Lane TheatreSun
The Tiger LilliesThe Very Worst Of the Tiger Lillies23 May 2015LondonSouthbank CentreSat
PlaceboThe Mirror TrapUK & Ireland Tour 201524 Mar 2015LondonHammersmith ApolloTue
Linkin ParkOf Mice & MenThe Hunting Party24 Nov 2014LondonThe O2 arenaMon
Steve HackettMostly AutumnGenesis Extended1 Nov 2014LondonHammersmith ApolloSat
Mostly AutumnDressed in Voices4 Oct 2014LondonIslington Assembly HallSat
Kate BushBefore the Dawn16 Sep 2014LondonHammersmith ApolloTue
Nine Inch NailsCold CaveTwenty Thirteen Tour23 May 2014LondonThe O2 arenaFri
Drive-By TruckersHeartless Bastards13 May 2014LondonShepherds Bush EmpireTue
MagnumNeonFlyEscape From the Shadow Garden4 May 2014LondonIslington Assembly HallSun
Rick WakemanJourney to the Centre of the Earth – 40th Anniversary30 Apr 2014LondonRoyal Albert HallWed
The WaterboysFisherman’s Blues Revisited15 Dec 2013OxfordNew TheatreSun
Re-GenesisSelling England By the Pound23 Nov 2013londonO2 Academy, IslingtonSat
Steve HackettGenesis Revisited24 Oct 2013LondonRoyal Albert HallThu
The Tiger LilliesRime of the Ancient Mariner7 Sep 2013LondonSouthbank CentreSat
Steve Harley & Cockney RebelGreenwich Summer Sessions 201319 Jul 2013LondonGreenwich Borough HallFri
Neil Young & Crazy HorseLos LobosAlchemy tour17 Jun 2013LondonThe O2 arenaMon
The Urban Voodoo Machine10th Anniversary bash8 Jun 2013LondonLeicester Sq TheatreSat
The Tiger LilliesRime of the Ancient Mariner7 Jun 2013LondonSouthbank CentreFri
Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen18 May 2013LondonThe Lexington, ‘Gypsy Hotel’ IslingtonSat
Mikelangelo & The Black Sea GentlemenBrighton Fringe14 May 2013BrightonThe Spiegeltent – Old SteineTue
Steve HackettGenesis Revisited10 May 2013LondonHammersmith ApolloFri
The Gaslight AnthemJapandroidsUK tour30 Mar 2013LondonTroxySat
The KillersBattle Born1 Nov 2012BirminghamLG ArenaThu
Re-GenesisFoxtrot – 40th Anniversary26 Oct 2012LondonO2 Academy, IslingtonFri
Marc AlmondMeltdown 2012 – Marc and the Mambas’ Torment and Toreros9 Aug 2012LondonSouthbank CentreThu
Lee Scratch Perry and his Upsetter band3 Feb 2012HatfieldForumFri
MagazineIn Fear of Olive (Laurel Canyons)3 Nov 2011HatfieldForumThu
The WaterboysAn Appointment with Mr Yeats tour3 Feb 2011LondonBarbicanThu
Ray DaviesCrouch End Festival Chorus19 Dec 2010LondonSouthbank CentreSun
Rick WakemanA Very Intimate Evening With Rick Wakeman30 Jul 2010Bury St. EdmundsSt. Mary’s ChurchFri
PlaceboSilversun PickupsThe HorrorsBattle for the Sun tour9 Dec 2009LondonThe O2 arenaWed
Carousel: The Songs of Jacques BrelMarc AlmondCamille O’Sullivan22 Oct 2009LondonBarbicanThu
Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen5 Sep 2009LondonSoho TheatreSat
Golden Earring13 Mar 2009IpswichRegentFri
Kid Rockone off show’30 Nov 2008LondonHammersmith ApolloSun
Paul SimonSurprise tour10 Nov 2006LondonWembley ArenaFri
New OrderMaximo ParkUK tour27 Oct 2006LondonWembley ArenaFri
Camille O’Sullivan La Fille du Cirque20 May 2006BrightonSpiegeltentSat
The Waterboys3 Feb 2006LondonShepherds Bush EmpireFri
Green On Red10 Jan 2006LondonAstoriaTue
Patti SmithSteve EarleMeltdown 200519 Jun 2005LondonRoyal Festival HallSun
Steve HackettAcoustic Trio16 Apr 2005LondonBarking Broadway TheatreSat
The Waterboys22 Oct 2004LondonCabot Hall, Canary WharfFri
Avril LavigneBonez tour4 Oct 2004BirminghamNIAMon
Camille O’Sullivan Sings Jacques Brel7 Mar 2004OxfordThe Mirror Tent, BMW Group Plant, CowleySun
The WaterboysUniversal Hall tour2 Oct 2003DerbyAssembly RoomsThu
Neil YoungSolo Europe tour (Greendale)17 May 2003LondonHammersmith ApolloSat
Roger WatersIn The Flesh tour26 Jun 2002LondonWembley ArenaWed
Ozric TentaclesUK tour27 Mar 2002OxfordBullingdon ArmsWed
StarsailorLove is Here tour17 Oct 2001OxfordOxford Brookes Students UnionWed
Neil Young & Crazy HorseEuro Tour ’0115 Jun 2001BirminghamNECFri
Steely Dan2 Against Nature tour8 Sep 2000BirminghamNECFri
Steve Miller Band22 Jul 2000Atlanta, GeorgiaCentennial Olympic ParkSat
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel18 June 1999BilstonRobin 2Fri
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street BandReunion tour16 May 1999BirminghamNECSun
SupertrampIt’s About Time world tour16 Jun 1997BirminghamNIAMon
Def LeppardTerrorvisionSlang tour16 Nov 1996BirminghamNECSat
Steely DanArt Crimes12 Sep 1996BirminghamNECThu
GunSwagger Tour4 Sep 1994WolverhamptonCivic HallSun
MarillionBrave tour28 Feb 1994WolverhamptonCivic HallMon
Del AmitriPele13 Jul 1992BirminghamSymphony HallMon
Steve Earle & the Dukes5 Sep 1990WolverhamptonCivic HallWed
Del Amitri10 Apr 1990BirminghamHummingbirdTue
Green on Red4 Dec 1989BirminghamIrish CentreMon
10,000 Maniacs9 Nov 1989WolverhamptonCivic HallThu
Jesus JonesLiquidizer tour13 Oct 1989AberdeenAberdeen RitzyFri
Del AmitriThe OnsetCoral Snakes11 Aug 1989BirminghamSynatra’sFri
The Waterboys17 Feb 1989BirminghamHummingbirdFri
PrinceLovesexy6 Aug 1988BirminghamNECSat
Voice of the Beehive11 Mar 1988LondonKentish Town & Country ClubFri
The Pogues8 Dec 1986LondonHammersmith PalaisMon
The Icicle WorksThe BolshoiYamajak23 Jul 1986LondonKentish Town & Country ClubWed
The ChurchHeyday European tour13 May 1986LondonMarquee ClubTue
The CultRain tour?5 Nov 1985NottinghamRock CityTue
The Icicle Works3 Oct 1985SalfordUniversityThu
Spear of Destiny15 May 1985NottinghamRock CityWed
Lloyd Cole & the Commotions25 Sep 1984NottinghamRock CityTue
Hanoi RocksPet HateBritish tour27 Jun 1984NottinghamZhivago’sWed
The Kinks8 Apr 1984MiddlesbroughTown HallSun
ManowarMercyful FateSpectacle of Might tour13 Mar 1984MiddlesbroughTown HallTue
The SmithsThe Red GuitarsDebut Album tour – British leg8 Mar 1984MiddlesbroughTown HallThu
HawkwindBronzEarth Ritual Preview tour28 Feb 1984MiddlesbroughTown HallTue
Spear of Destiny23 Feb 1984MiddlesbroughTown HallThu
Boomtown RatsZerra 1British Tour12 Feb 1984MiddlesbroughTown HallSun
ToyahRebel Run tour10 Dec 1983MiddlesbroughTown HallSat
Gary NumanTik and TokWarriors tour18 Oct 1983MiddlesbroughTown HallTue
The FallCanker Opera14 Jul 1983DerbyTiffanysThu
Echo and the Bunnymen13 Jul 1983NottinghamRock CityWed
Big CountryCrossing the Country tour29 Jun 1983NottinghamRock CityWed
Big CountryLotus EatersCrossing the Country tour14 Apr 1983NottinghamRock CityThu
U2The NightcapsWar tour1 Mar 1983NewcastleCity HallTue
Echo and the BunnymenUK tour17 Jan 1983NewcastleCity HallMon
Simple MindsChina CrisisNew Gold tour20 Nov 1982NewcastleCity HallSat
Neil Young & Trans BandTrans World tour24 Sep 1982BirminghamNECFri
The Rolling StonesEuropean Tour ’8226 Jun 1982LondonWembley StadiumSat
Fashion27 May 1982BirminghamOdeonThu
CamelThe Single Factor tour18 May 1982BirminghamOdeonTue
Stray CatsBarracudasGonna Ball UK tour22 Dec 1981NottinghamRock CityTue
Nils LofgrenWorld tour ‘Night Fades Away’13 Dec 1981BirminghamOdeonSun
The PretendersThe Flying Padovani’sUK tour7 Dec 1981BirminghamOdeonMon
Gary Glitter1 Dec 1981BirminghamPolytechnicTue
Rick WakemanDaily Error UK Tour18 Nov 1981BirminghamOdeonWed
Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias30 Sep 1981BirminghamJB’s DudleyWed
Otway and Barrett20 Nov 1981BirminghamGolden Eagle pub, Hill StFri
Split EnzDepartment SStep Ahead tour26 Jun 1981NottinghamRock CityFri
WhitesnakeBilly SquireCome An’ Get It tour24 May 1981NewcastleCity HallSun
Shakin Stevens28 Apr 1981MiddlesbroughTown HallTue
Robert Plant & The HoneydrippersR-cajun13 Apr 1981DerbyBlue NoteMon
Alex Harvey20 Dec 1981MiddlesbroughThe Madison aka ‘The Mad House’Tue
John Otway11 Mar 1981MiddlesbroughTeesside PolytechnicWed
SladeWe’ll Bring The House Down tour4 Mar 1981MiddlesbroughTown HallWed
CamelNude tour19 Feb 1981NewcastleCity HallThu
Black SabbathHeaven & Hell tour24 Jan 1981LeedsQueens HallSat
YesDrama tour4 Dec 1980NewcastleCity HallThu
Split EnzUK & Europe tour28 Nov 1980NewcastlePolytechnicFri
The Enid1 Nov 1980MiddlesbroughPolytechnicSat
Split EnzUK tour26 Sep 1980RetfordPorterhouseFri
Rick Wakeman18 Sep 1980NewcastleCity HallThu
Pink FloydThe Wall tour9 Aug 1980LondonEarls CourtSat
Otway and BarrettDK 50/80 tent tour9 Jul 1980NottinghamGrey Goose pub, Gedling, NottinghamWed
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel21 Jun 1980LeicesterUniversitySat
Steve HackettDefector tour15 Jun 1980NewcastleCity HallSun
DevoFreedom of Choice tour6 Jun 1980SheffieldCity HallFri
Wishbone AshThe TrendBlowin’ Free tour27 May 1980MiddlesbroughTown HallTue
Chuck Berry25 May 1980MiddlesbroughTown HallSun
GenesisDuke tour16 Apr 1980DerbyAssembly RoomsWed
MagnumTygers of Pan Tang16 Mar 1980RedcarCoatham BowlSun
Peter GabrielMelt tour3 Mar 1980NewcastleCity HallMon
Rainbow19 Feb 1980NewcastleTown HallTue
Def LeppardWitchfyndeOn Through The Night tour26 Jan 1980NewcastleUniversitySat
QueenCrazy tour – Concerts for the People of Kampuchea 26-29 Dec26 Dec 1979LondonHammersmith OdeonWed
Roger Chapman and the Shortlist19 Nov 1979MiddlesbroughPolytechnicMon
SamsonThe Nicky Moore Band9 Nov 1979MiddlesbroughRock GardenFri
Steve HackettSpectral Mornings tour (Autumn leg)28 Oct 1979MiddlesbroughTown HallSun
GillanRandy CaliforniaSamsonMr. Universe tour4 Oct 1979MiddlesbroughTown HallThu
Fisher-ZWord Salad 1979 UK tour29 Sep 1979MiddlesbroughPolytechnicSat
Siouxsie & the BansheesThe Cure18 Sep 1979LeicesterDe Montfort HallsTue
The PoliceReggatta de Blanc tour10 Sep 1979DerbyAssembly RoomsMon
ScorpionsLovedrive tour15 May 1979DerbyAssembly RoomsTue
MotorheadGirlschoolOverkill tour3 Apr 1979DerbyAssembly RoomsTue
Thin LizzyThe VipersBlack Rose UK tour1 Apr 1979BirminghamOdeonSun
The EnidTouch Me tour16 Feb 1979DerbyAssembly RoomsFri
UFOU.K. Tour 19795 Feb 1979LeicesterDe Montfort HallsMon
HorslipsThe Man Who Built America tour31 Jan 1979LeicesterPolytechnicWed
BuzzcocksSubway SectLove Bites tour28 Nov 1978DerbyKings HallTue
Hawklords (Hawkwind)UK tour 197810 Nov 1978DerbyAssembly RoomsFri
Gruppo Sportivo6 Oct 1978DerbyCollege of Art and TechnologyFri
Dr. Feelgood26 Sep 1978DerbyAssembly RoomsTue
Peter Gabriel1978 ‘Second Album’ tour24 Aug 1978DerbyAssembly RoomsThu
David BowieThe Low / Heroes World Tour or The Stage Tour1 Jul 1978LondonEarls CourtSat
BuzzcocksThe Slits23 Mar 1978DerbyKings HallThu
Eddie & the Hot RodsSqueezeRadio StarsLife on the Line tour9 Mar 1978DerbyKings HallThu
RushTyla GangDrive ‘Til You Die Tour12 Feb 1978BirminghamOdeonSun
ZAL24 Feb 1978DerbyDerby College of Art and TechnologyFri
The Adverts9 Feb 1978DerbyKings HallThu
The Depressions27 Jan 1978DerbyCollege of Art and TechnologyFri
The EnidAiree Fairee Nonsense tour9 Dec 1977DerbyCollege of Art and TechnologyFri
The JamThis is the Modern World tour25 Nov 1977DerbyKings HallFri
Sham 6912 Nov 1977DerbyCollege of Art and TechnologySat
YesDonovanGoing for the One tour2 Nov 1977StaffordBingley HallWed
Boomtown Rats29 Oct 1977DerbyKings HallSat
Radio StarsUK and Ireland Tour 197728 Oct 1977DerbyCollege of Art and TechnologyFri
HorslipsBook of Invasions tour11 Mar 1977DerbyCollege of Art and TechnologyFri
The DamnedThe Dead Boys5 Mar 1977DerbyCollege of Art and TechnologySat
BudgieIf I Were Brittania I’d Waive The Rules tour10 Feb 1977DerbyKings HallThu
GenesisWind and Wuthering tour22 Jan 1977LeicesterDe Montfort HallsSat
Steve HillageNovaL tour18 Nov 1976DerbyKings HallThu
Pat Travers BandAutumn Stormer tour29 Oct 1976DerbyCollege of Art and TechnologyFri
Curved Air21 Jan 1976DerbyKings HallWed
Thin LizzyFighting UK Tour21 Nov 1975DerbyCollege of Art and TechnologyFri

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