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Gigography
1954-1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004


April

5 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington, London: Skids [1] [2]


May

10 Speakeasy, London: Snivelling Shits[1]

15 "Pinkpop", Burgemeester Damen sportpark, Geleen, Holland: Partner, Mothers Finest, Robert Gordon & Link Wray, Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers, Graham Parker & The Rumour, Journey, Thin Lizzy [3]


June

(exact date unknown) Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London: George Thorogood & The Destroyers[2]


July

8 Derby. Unknown venue. John Peel Roadshow. [4]

11 London (unknown venue): Etta James [5]


August

18 Marquee: Hot Water, Ramrods [6]

25-27 Reading Festival: Lineup included Sham 69, Pirates, Ultravox, The Jam Lindisfarne, Spirit, Motors, Status Quo, Tom Robinson Band, Chelsea, Foreigner, Tom Robinson Band, Patti Smith [7] [8][3]


September

2 Liverpool University, Mountford Hall, John Peel Roadshow, The Moderates

30 Sheffield (unknown venue): All-night event, working with local radio DJ [9]


October

14 Preston, unknown venue, John Peel Roadshow, unknown bands [10]


November

1 London, Venue (opening night), Graham Parker [11] [12]

24 or 25 Hudderfield, probably Polytechnic, John Peel Roadshow, unknown bands [13]


References

  1. Sounds column, 1978-05-27, republished in The Olivetti Chronicles (p. 226-9). The gig took place on the same evening Liverpool won the 1978 European Cup Final at Wembley. A photo of Peel looking the worse for wear and introducing the band was published in the following week's Sounds and is also reproduced in Olivetti Chronicles.
  2. Sounds column, 1978-06-24, republished in The Olivetti Chronicles (p. 341-4). Peel introduced the band, after an earlier wine-tasting session with John Walters.
  3. Sounds column, 1978-08-26, republished in The Olivetti Chronicles (p. 341-4).

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