1 Edinburgh University: Styngrites-John Peel Roadshow 
14 Glasgow University, Queen Margaret Union, Friday night valentine's day disco. Before his set, Peel was taken for an Indian meal at the old Shish Mahal Indian restaurant in Gibson Street (building has been demolished, restaurant relocated round the corner to Park Street in early 90s) with Ken Garner, Sharon Fitzgerald and photographer Andrew Johnson. Garner's interview of the occasion - their first meeting - appeared in the Glasgow University Guardian newspaper, and is recounted in the preface to his book IN SESSION TONIGHT. Fitzgerald had written up an interview with Peel during a visit for a gig at the same venue the previous year for the fanzine Slow Dazzle.
08 Hammersmith, London: Sonic Youth, Jesus And Mary Chain 
22 Electric Ballroom, London: That Petrol Emotion 
28 Wembley Arena, London: Wham!'s final concert, plus support from Gary Glitter and Nick Heyward. John also took his daughter Alexandra to the event. 
16 Hofpark, "Waterpop Festival", Wateringen, Netherlands: The Fall 
11 Hammersmith Palais, London: Hank Ballard & The Midnighters 
Unknown date, unknown venue (college in Chelsea): Bhundu Boys