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Unknown date (1981)

Olympia, East Kilbride: Orange Juice, Recognitions, John Peel Roadshow [2]


Jan

3 Edinburgh Playhouse, Nite Club: Boots For Dancing, The Fire Engines & John Peel [3] [4]

15 or 16 Manchester, venue unknown: The Fall, Smack. [1] [5]

17 Reading University: John Peel Roadshow. Three unspecified bands. [6]

31 Southampton University Students' Union: The Exploding Seagulls & John Peel Roadshow [7]


Feb

9 London, Heaven: New Order [8]

20 Leicester Polytechnic: Altered Images, Groundation & John Peel Roadshow


March

6 Lowestoft College, Suffolk: John Peel Roadshow, Nuclear Socketts, Needles [9]

7 Sheffield University: John Peel Roadshow and "local band" (entrance 1.00 advance or 1.20 on door) [10]

13 Bristol University: John Peel Roadshow, The Undertones, The Revillos, Aswad [11] [2]

14 Portsmouth (unknown venue): John Peel Roadshow, The Revillos [2]


April

4 Unspecified charity event, Eye, Sufolk: John Peel Roadshow with John Gorman and Neil Innes [12]

7 London Embassy Club: The Fire Engines + Restricted Code [13]


May

8 or 9 Leeds area pub (exact venue unknown): A Flock Of Seagulls (Peel attended gig with Bill Nelson) [14]


June

8 "Pinkpop", Burgemeester Damen sportpark, Geleen, Holland: New Adventures, U2, Fischer Z, Madness, Michael Schenker Group, UB40, Ian Dury & The Blockheads [15]


July

9 West Hampstead, London, Moonlight Club: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds [16]

25 Ipswich Gaumont Theatre: Siouxsie & The Banshees [17]


Aug

3 London, Heaven: Talisman, Thompson Twins [18]


Sept

5 Edinburgh Playhouse, Nite Club: The Twinsets, & The Dreamboys & John Peel [19]


Oct

10 Sheffield Polytechnic: John Peel Roadshow (Peel was given a Pulp demo tape by Jarvis, and soon after booked the band for their first session) [3]


Nov

6 Derby unknown venue: John Peel Roadshow [20]

13 or 14 Leicester Polytecnic: John Peel Roadshow [21] [22]

References

  1. The Fall website lists a gig at Rafters in Manchester on 15 January 1981 [1] but this was a Thursday night, when Peel was presenting his usual programme. The gig could be misdated, or the show pre-recorded of course.
  2. 2.0 2.1 As mentioned on 16 March 1981 show.
  3. Truth & Beauty: The Story Of Pulp, Mark Sturdy, pg. 34 (accessed via Google Books)

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