Gig List

This is a list of gigs I’ve attended over the years – in date order.  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 Tour Date Place Venue Day
Deep Purple Europe The Long Goodbye tour 2017 23 Nov 2017 London O2 Arena Thursday
Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express Curse of Lono Open Up Your Heart 2017 European Tour 17 Nov 2017 London The Venue (ULU) Friday
Placebo Husky Loops 20 Years Tour 23 October 2017 London Brixton Academy Monday
The Icicle Works 21 October 2017 London O2 Academy, Islington Saturday
Blancmange Unfurnished Rooms Tour 2017 6 October 2017 London 229 The Venue Friday
Rainbow The Sweet, Blue Oyster Cult, The Answer, Gun, Arthur Brown, Tequila Mockingbyrd Stone Free Festival 2017 17 June 2017 London O2 Arena Saturday
Iron Maiden Shinedown The Book Of Souls World Tour – 2017 28 May 2017 London O2 Arena Sunday
Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited with Classic Hackett 2017 tour 19 May 2017 London Palladium Friday
The Rezillos Spizzenergi, The Tuts UK tour 2017 27 Jan 2017 London 229 Club Friday
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 20 Jan 2017 London Chelsea ‘Under the Bridge’ Friday
Elkie Brooks UK tour 2016 22 Oct 2016 Harlow Playhouse Saturday
ReGenesis The Lamb Lies down Tour 16 Oct 2016 London Shepherd’s Bush Empire Sunday
The Tubes Mondo Pulp tour [UK leg] 07 Oct 2016 London Chelsea ‘Under the Bridge’ Friday
Rick Wakeman Marillion, Steve Hackett, Wilko Johnson Stone Free Festival 2016 19 Jun 2016 London O2 Arena Sunday
Rick Wakeman Yet Another Evening With tour 2016 21 May 2016 Harlow Playhouse Saturday
Otway & Barrett Final Straw Tour 3 Mar 2016 London Leicester Square Theatre Sunday
Marilyn Manson Hell Not Halleluiah tour 19 Nov 2015 London Hammersmith Apollo Thursday
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Mona Lisa Twins The Best Years of our lives – 40th Anniversary tour 11 Nov 2015 London O2 Indigo Wednesday
ABC The Lexicon of Love 8 Nov 2015 London Drury Lane Theatre Sunday
Placebo The Mirror Trap UK and Ireland Tour 2015 24 March 2015 London Hammersmith Eventim Apollo Tuesday
The Tiger Lillies The Very Worst Of the Tiger Lillies 23 May 2015 London Southbank Centre Saturday
Linkin Park Of Mice & Men The Hunting Party tour 24 Nov 2014 London The O2 arena Monday
Steve Hackett Mostly Autumn Genesis Extended tour 1 Nov 2014 London Hammersmith Apollo Saturday
Mostly Autumn Dressed in Voices tour 4 Oct 2014 London Islington Assembly Hall Saturday
Kate Bush Before the Dawn 16 Sep 2014 London Hammersmith Apollo Tuesday
Nine Inch Nails Cold Cave Twenty Thirteen Tour 23 May 2014 London The O2 arena Friday
Drive-By Truckers Heartless Bastards 13 May 2014 London Shepherds Bush Empire Tuesday
Magnum NeonFly Escape From the Shadow Garden tour 4 May 2014 London Islington Assembly Hall Sunday
Rick Wakeman Journey to the Centre of the Earth – 40th Anniversary 30 Apr 2014 London Royal Albert Hall Wednesday
The Waterboys Fisherman’s Blues Revisited tour 15 Dec 2013 Oxford New Theatre Sunday
ReGenesis Selling England By the Pound tour 23 Nov 2013 london Islington O2 Saturday
Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited tour 24 Oct 2013 London Royal Albert Hall Thursday
The Tiger Lillies Rime of the Ancient Mariner 7 Sep 2013 London Southbank Centre Saturday
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Greenwich Summer Sessions 2013 19 Jul 2013 London Greenwich Borough Hall Friday
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Los Lobos Alchemy tour 17 Jun 2013 London The O2 arena Monday
Urban Voodoo Machine 10th Anniversary bash 8 Jun 2013 London Leicester Sq Theatre Saturday
The Tiger Lillies Rime of the Ancient Mariner 7 Jun 2013 London Southbank Centre Friday
Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen 18 May 2013 London The Lexington, ‘Gypsy Hotel’ Islington Saturday
Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen Brighton Fringe 14 May 2013 Brighton Spiegeltent, Old Steine Tuesday
Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited 10 May 2013 London Hammersmith Apollo Friday
The Gaslight Anthem Japandroids 30 Mar 2013 London Troxy
(recorded 4 Live in London DVD)
Saturday
The Killers Battle Born World tour 1 Nov 2012 Birmingham LG Arena Thursday
ReGenesis Foxtrot – 40th Anniversary 26 Oct 2012 London Islington O2 Friday
Marc Almond Marc and the Mambas ‘Torment and Toreros’ – Meltdown 2012 9 Aug 2012 London Southbank Centre Thursday
Lee Scratch Perry and his Upsetter band 3 Feb 2012 Hatfield Forum Friday
Magazine In Fear of Olive (Laurel Canyons) 3 Nov 2011 Hatfield Forum Thursday
The Waterboys An Appointment with Mr Yeats 3 Feb 2011 London Barbican Thursday
Ray Davies Crouch End Festival Chorus 19 Dec 2010 London Southbank Centre Sunday
Rick Wakeman A Very Intimate Evening With Rick Wakeman 30 Jul 2010 Bury St. Edmunds St. Mary’s Church Friday
Placebo Silversun Pickups, The Horrors 9 Dec 2009 London The O2 arena Wednesday
Carousel: The Songs of Jacques Brel Marc Almond, Camille O’Sullivan.. 22 Oct 2009 London Barbican Thursday
Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen 5 Sep 2009 London Soho Theatre Saturday
Golden Earring 13 Mar 2009 Ipswich Regent Friday
Kid Rock 30 Nov 2008 London Hammersmith Apollo Sunday
Paul Simon Surprise tour 10 Nov 2006 London Wembley Arena Friday
New Order Maximo Park UK mini tour 27 Oct 2006 London Wembley Arena Friday
Camille O’Sullivan  La Fille du Cirque 20 May 2006 Brighton Spiegeltent Saturday
The Waterboys 3 Feb 2006 London Shepherds Bush Empire Friday
Green On Red  The missing 1987 gig 10 Jan 2006 London Astoria Tuesday
Patti Smith Steve Earle Meltdown 2005 19 Jun 2005 London Royal Festival Hall Sunday
Steve Hackett Acoustic Trio 16 Apr 2005 London Barking Broadway Theatre Saturday
The Waterboys 22 Oct 2004 London Cabot Hall, Canary Wharf Friday
Avril Lavigne Bonez tour 4 Oct 2004 Birmingham NIA Monday
Camille O’Sullivan  Sings Jacques Brel 7 Mar 2004 Oxford The Mirror Tent, BMW Group Plant, Cowley Sunday
The Waterboys Universal Hall tour 2 Oct 2003 Derby Assembly Rooms Thursday
Neil Young Solo Europe tour (Greendale) 17 May 2003 London Hammersmith Apollo Saturday
Roger Waters In The Flesh tour 26 Jun 2002 London Wembley Arena Wednesday
Ozric Tentacles UK tour 27 Mar 2002 Oxford Bullingdon Arms Wednesday
Starsailor Love is Here UK tour 17 Oct 2001 Oxford Oxford Brookes Students Union Wednesday
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Euro Tour ’01 15 Jun 2001 Birmingham NEC Friday
Steely Dan 2 Against Nature tour 8 Sep 2000 Birmingham NEC Friday
Steve Miller Band 22 Jul 2000 Atlanta, Georgia, USA Centennial Olympic Park Saturday
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 18 June 1999 Bilston Robin 2 Friday
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Reunion tour 16 May 1999 Birmingham NEC Sunday
Supertramp It’s About Time world tour 16 Jun 1997 Birmingham NIA Monday
Def Leppard Terrorvision Slang tour 16 Nov 1996 Birmingham NEC Saturday
Steely Dan Art Crimes tour 12 Sep 1996 Birmingham NEC Thursday
Gun Swagger tour 4 Sep 1994 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Sunday
Marillion Brave tour 28 Feb 1994 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Monday
Del Amitri Pele 13 Jul 1992 Birmingham Symphony Hall Monday
Steve Earle & the Dukes 5 Sep 1990 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Wednesday
Del Amitri 10 Apr 1990 Birmingham Hummingbird Tuesday
Green on Red 4 Dec 1989 Birmingham Irish Centre Monday
10,000 Maniacs 9 Nov 1989 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Thursday
Jesus Jones Liquidizer tour 13 Oct 1989 Aberdeen Aberdeen Ritzy Friday
Del Amitri The Onset, Coral Snakes 11 Aug 1989 Birmingham Synatra’s Friday
The Waterboys 17 Feb 1989 Birmingham Hummingbird Friday
Prince Lovesexy 6 Aug 1988 Birmingham NEC Saturday
Voice of the Beehive  The James Taylor Quartet, The Rhythm Sisters 11 Mar 1988 London Kentish Town & Country Club Friday
The Pogues 8 Dec 1986 London Hammersmith Palais Monday
The Icicle Works The Bolshoi, Yamajak 23 Jul 1986 London Kentish Town & Country Club Wednesday
The Church Heyday European tour 13 May 1986 London Marquee Club Tuesday
The Cult Rain tour 5 Nov 1985 Nottingham Rock City Tuesday
The Icicle Works 3 Oct 1985 Salford University Thursday
Spear of Destiny 15 May 1985 Nottingham Rock City Wednesday
Lloyd Cole & the Commotions 25 Sep 1984 Nottingham Rock City Tuesday
Hanoi Rocks Pet Hate British tour 27 Jun 1984 Nottingham Zhivago’s Wednesday
The Kinks 8 Apr 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Sunday
Manowar Mercyful Fate Spectacle of Might tour 13 Mar 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tuesday
The Smiths The Red Guitars 8 Mar 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Thursday
Spear of Destiny 23 Feb 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Thursday
Hawkwind Bronz Earth Ritual tour 28 Feb 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tuesday
Boomtown Rats Zerra 1 British tour 12 Feb 1984 Middlesbrough Town Hall Sunday
Toyah Rebel Run tour 10 Dec 1983 Middlesbrough Town Hall Saturday
Gary Numan Tik and Tok Warriors tour 18 Oct 1983 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tuesday
The Fall Canker Opera 14 Jul 1983 Derby Tiffanys Thursday
Echo and the Bunnymen 13 Jul 1983 Nottingham Rock City Wednesday
Big Country Crossing the Country 29 Jun 1983 Nottingham Rock City Wednesday
Big Country Lotus Eaters Crossing the Country 14 Apr 1983 Nottingham Rock City Thursday
U2 The Nightcaps War 1 Mar 1983 Newcastle City Hall Tuesday
Echo and the Bunnymen 17 Jan 1983 Newcastle City Hall Monday
Simple Minds China Crisis New Gold tour 20 Nov 1982 Newcastle City Hall Saturday
Neil Young & Trans Band Trans World tour 24 Sep 1982 Birmingham NEC Friday
The Rolling Stones Black Uhuru, J. Giles Band European Tour ’82 26 Jun 1982 London Wembley Stadium Saturday
Fashion 27 May 1982 Birmingham Odeon Thursday
Camel The Single Factor tour 18 May 1982 Birmingham Odeon Tuesday
Nils Lofgren World tour 13 Dec 1981 Birmingham Odeon Sunday
The Pretenders The Flying Padovani’s UK tour 7 Dec 1981 Birmingham Odeon Monday
Gary Glitter 1 Dec 1981 Birmingham Polytechnic Tuesday
Rick Wakeman Daily Error tour 18 Nov 1981 Birmingham Odeon Wednesday
Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias 30 Sep 1981 Dudley JB’s Wednesday
Otway & Barrett 7 Jul 1981 Birmingham Golden Eagle pub, Hill St Tuesday
Split Enz Department S Step Ahead tour 26 Jun 1981 Nottingham Rock City Friday
Whitesnake Billy Squire Come An’ Get It tour 24 May 1981 Newcastle City Hall Sunday
Shakin’ Stevens 28 Apr 1981 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tuesday
Robert Plant & The Honeydrippers R-Cajun 13 Apr 1981 Derby Blue Note Monday
Alex Harvey May 1981 Middlesbrough Madisons Thursday
Slade We’ll Bring the House Down tour 4 Mar 1981 Middlesbrough Town Hall Wednesday
Camel Nude tour 19 Feb 1981 Newcastle City Hall Thursday
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell tour 24 Jan 1981 Leeds Queens Hall Saturday
Stray Cats Barracudas Gonna Ball UK tour 22 Dec 1981 Nottingham Rock City Tuesday
Yes Drama tour 4 Dec 1980 Newcastle City Hall Thursday
Split Enz UK & Europe tour 28 Nov 1980 Newcastle Polytechnic Friday
The Enid 1 Nov 1980 Middlesbrough Polytechnic Saturday
Split Enz 26 Sep 1980 Retford Porterhouse Friday
Rick Wakeman 18 Sep 1980 Newcastle City Hall Thursday
Pink Floyd The Wall tour 9 Aug 1980 London Earls Court Saturday
Otway & Barrett DK 50/80 Tent tour 9 Jul 1980 Nottingham Grey Goose pub, Gedling Wednesday
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 21 Jun 1980 Leicester University Saturday
Steve Hackett Defector tour 15 Jun 1980 Newcastle City Hall Sunday
Devo Freedom of Choice tour 6 Jun 1980 Sheffield City Hall Friday
Wishbone Ash The Trend Blowin’ Free tour 27 May 1980 Middlesbrough Town Hall Tuesday
Chuck Berry 25 May 1980 Middlesbrough Town Hall Sunday
Genesis Duke tour 16 Apr 1980 Derby Assembly Rooms Wednesday
Magnum Tygers of Pan Tang 16 Mar 1980 Redcar Coatham Bowl Sunday
Peter Gabriel Melt tour 3 Mar 1980 Newcastle City Hall Monday
Rainbow 19 Feb 1980 Newcastle Town Hall Tuesday
Def Leppard Witchfynde On Through the Night tour 26 Jan 1980 Newcastle University Saturday
Queen Concert for the people of Kampuchea 26 Dec 1979 London Hammersmith Odeon Wednesday
Roger Chapman and the Shortlist 19 Nov 1979 Middlesbrough Polytechnic Monday
Samson The Nicky Moore Band  Survivors Tour 9 Nov 1979 Middlesbrough Rock Garden Friday
Steve Hackett Spectral Mornings tour (Autumn leg) 28 Oct 1979 Middlesbrough Town Hall Sunday
Gillan Randy California, Samson Mr. Universe tour 4 Oct 1979 Middlesbrough Town Hall Thursday
Siouxsie & the Banshees The Cure 18 Sep 1979 Leicester De Montfort Halls Tuesday
The Police Reggatta de Blanc tour 10 Sep 1979 Derby Assembly Rooms Monday
Otway & Barrett 9 Jul 1979 Nottingham Grey Goose pub, Gedling Monday
Scorpions Lovedrive tour 15 May 1979 Derby Assembly Rooms Tuesday
Motorhead Girlschool Overkill tour 3 Apr 1979 Derby Assembly Rooms Tuesday
Thin Lizzy The Vipers Black Rose tour 1 Apr 1979 Birmingham Odeon Sunday
The Enid 16 Feb 1979 Derby Assembly Rooms Friday
UFO 5 Feb 1979 Leicester De Montfort Halls Monday
Horslips The Man Who Built America Tour 31 Jan 1979 Leicester Polytechnic Wednesday
Buzzcocks Subway Sect Love Bites tour 28 Nov 1978 Derby Kings Hall Tuesday
Sham 69 23 Nov 1978 Derby Kings Hall Thursday
Hawklords (Hawkwind) UK tour 1978 10 Nov 1978 Derby Assembly Rooms Friday
Gruppo Sportivo 6 Oct 1978 Derby Derby College of Art and Technology Friday
Dr. Feelgood 26 Sep 1978 Derby Assembly Rooms Tuesday
Peter Gabriel  1978 ‘Second Album’ tour 24 Aug 1978 Derby Assembly Rooms Thursday
David Bowie Low/Heroes World Tour or
The Stage Tour
1 Jul 1978 London Earls Court Saturday
Buzzcocks The Slits 23 Mar 1978 Derby Kings Hall Thursday
Eddie & the Hot Rods Squeeze, Radio Stars Life on the Line tour 9 Mar 1978 Derby Kings Hall Thursday
Rush Tyla Gang Drive ‘Till You Die tour 12/02/1978 Birmingham Odeon Sunday
The Adverts 9 Feb 1978 Derby Kings Hall Thursday
The Depressions 27 Jan 1978 Derby College of Art and Technology Friday
The Enid Airee Fairee Nonsense tour 9 Dec 1977 Derby College of Art and Technology Friday
The Jam This is the Modern World tour 25 Nov 1977 Derby Kings Hall Friday
Yes Donovan Going for the One tour 2 Nov 1977 Stafford Bingley Hall Wednesday
Boomtown Rats 29 Oct 1977 Derby Kings Hall Saturday
Radio Stars UK & Ireland Tour 1977 28 Oct 1977 Derby College of Art and Technology Friday
Horslips The Book of Invasions tour 11 Mar 1977 Derby College of Art and Technology Friday
The Damned The Dead Boys 5 Mar 1977 Derby College of Art and Technology Saturday
Budgie If I Were Brittania I’d Waive The Rules tour 10 Feb 1977 Derby Kings Hall Thursday
Genesis Wind and Wuthering tour 22 Jan 1977 Leicester De Montfort Halls Saturday
The Pat Travers Band Autumn Stormer tour 29 Oct 1976 Derby College of Art and Technology Friday
Steve Hillage  Nova L Tour 18 Nov 1976 Derby Kings Hall Thursday
Curved Air 21 Jan 1976 Derby Kings Hall Wednesday

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