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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


Jan

08 Royal Albert Hall, London: Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler [2]

15 Limelight, London: Stump [3]

18 Mean Fiddler, London: Divine [4]


Feb

02 King's Head, Fulham: Bad Dressed Sense, Frankfurter, The Stupids [5]

12 King's Head, Fulham: Bhundu Boys[1]

23 Birmingham Odeon: Europe [6] [7] [2]


Mar

05 Limelight, London: Chicago House Music [8]

26 Camden Workers Social Club, London: Rose Maddox [9]


April

07 Royal Albert Hall, London: Paul Simon [10]


May

09 Brussels, Belgium: Eurovision Song Contest [11]

21 Wembley Arena, London: The Pretenders [12]. Peel reviewed the gig for the Observer.

28 Nottingham Garage: Gaye Bykers On Acid support Death Trash, Midnight Choir, The Janitors [13]


June

04 Wembley Arena, London: Neil Young [14] [15] [16]

09 Hammersmith Odeon, London: Dire Straits [17]


July

02 Wembley Arena, London: Luther Vandross [18]

(unknown date) Wembley Arena, Billy Joel - Peel reviewed the gig in the Observer

16 1 in 12, Metropole, Bradford: Larm, Heibel, Heresy, Filthy Christians [19] [20] [21] [22]- Peel reviewed the gig in the Observer


Aug

06 Clarandon, Hammersmith: Butthole Surfers, AR Kane [23] [24]

20 Wembley Stadium, London: Madonna. Peel reviewed the gig in the Observer.

23 Mean Fiddler, London: Riff Raff, Billy Bragg [25]


Sep

17 Corn Exchange, Cambridge: Gary Numan [26]


Oct

08 Royal Albert Hall, London: The Everly Brothers [27]

15 Wembley Area, London: Bob Dylan[28][3]

22 Astoria, London: Godfathers [29]

22 Portlands, London: McCarthy [30] [31]

29 Mean Fiddler, London: Frank Chickens [32]

31 Royal Holloway and Bedford New College Students Union, Egham: John Peel Roadshow, three bands including Primevals and One Thousand Violins [33]


Dec

03 University of East Anglia: Gary Glitter [34]

17 Tiffany's, Great Yarmouth: Fatback Band [35]

References

  1. [1] Observer, 1987-02-15, reprinted The Olivetti Chronicles, hardpark, pg. 25-26
  2. Observer, 1987-02-22, reprinted The Olivetti Chronicles, hardpark, pg. 64-65
  3. On the following night's The Last Resort With Jonathan Ross, it quickly becomes clear that both Peel and George Harrison attended the Dylan gig, but have very different opinions about it. Peel's subsequent review for the Observer apparently prompted hate mail. (See 06 November 1992.)