Gig history

Thanks to Doug Dean, Peter Hubbard, David Bird and Julian Wales for their help.

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Date City Venue Country
16 Mar 17 Wolverhampton The Robin 2
14 Mar 17 London Half Moon, Putney
Bound to be another sell out
11 Mar 17 Shoreham-by-Sea Ropetackle Arts Centre
10 Mar 17 Graffham, Nr Petworth Empire Hall, West Sussex
15 Oct 16 London Half Moon, Putney
14 Oct 16 London Half Moon, Putney
31 Aug 16 London Ronnie Scott’s
24 Aug 16 London Ronnie Scott’s
8 Apr 16 London Boisdale, Canary Wharf
The Robert Elms Soul Night. Boisdale is a lively restaurant and music venue.
6 Apr 16 London Half Moon, Putney
21 Nov 15 London Royal Festival Hall
The London Jazz Festival ‘Soul Summit’, with The Average White Band.
19 Nov 15 Farncombe, Godalming, Surrey Farncombe Music Club
18 Jun 15 Chichester, West Sussex Blues on the Farm,
“Soul on the Farm” with the Hamish Stuart Band
3 Apr 15 Manchester Band on the Wall
1 Apr 15 Brighton Komedia Brighton
14 Dec 14 Chichester Roots Around The World Xmas Party, Chichester Inn
13 Dec 14 Chichester Roots Around The World Xmas Party, Chichester Inn
11 Dec 14 London Islington Assembly Hall
30 Nov 14 Ayr Darvel Music Festival, Ayr
w. Hamish Stuart Band
30 Aug 14 Farnham Weyfest Music Festival
29 Aug 14 Southampton The Brook, Southampton
28 Aug 14 London Half Moon, Putney
27 Aug 14 London 100 Club, Oxford Street
21 Aug 14 Farncombe St Johns Church
17 May 08 London Sheen Club, Barnes
15 Apr 97 Willseden, London Studio 95, Willesden Green Library Centre
Joe Hearty benefit with Hamish Stuart, Tony Kelly, Tony O’Malley
10 Apr 97 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
Joe Hearty benefit gig
11 Apr 92 London George IV, Brixton Hill
21 Mar 92 Blanford Forum The Sealy Suite, Crown Hotel
‘with special guest, Jim Mullen’
8 Jan 92 London Mary Costello, GLR
Anytime, Naked Flame, Have You Heard(?), I Can Understand It.
23 Apr 88 London Red Lion, Brentford
18 Dec 87 London Red Lion, Brentford
4 Dec 87 London Kings Head, Fulham High Street
21 Nov 87 Islington, London The Pied Bull
6 Nov 87 Newington Green, London New Pegasus
25 Oct 87 London Torrington, Finchley
17 Oct 87 London Kings Head, Fulham High Street
15 Oct 87 Islington, London The Pied Bull
3 Oct 87 London Red Lion, Brentford
26 Sep 87 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
21 Aug 87 Charing Cross Road, London Astoria
14 Aug 87 Islington, London The Pied Bull
27 Jun 87 Islington, London The Pied Bull
7 Jun 87 London Torrington, Finchley
6 Jun 87 London Half Moon, Putney
29 May 87 London Red Lion, Brentford
11 Apr 87 Oval, London Cricketers
4 Apr 87 London Half Moon, Putney
4 Apr 87 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
20 Mar 87 London Torrington, Finchley
14 Mar 87 London Red Lion, Brentford
7 Mar 87 London Half Moon, Putney
27 Feb 87 London 100 Club, Oxford Street
20 Feb 87 Barnet Old Bull
14 Feb 87 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
8 Feb 87 London Torrington, Finchley
16 Jan 87 London 100 Club, Oxford Street
31 Dec 86 Camden, London The Dublin Castle
28 Dec 86 London Red Lion, Brentford
19 Dec 86 London Torrington, Finchley
15 Dec 86 London Half Moon, Putney
12 Dec 86 Camden, London The Dublin Castle
6 Dec 86 Islington, London The Pied Bull
29 Nov 86 Deptford The Royal Albert
26 Nov 86 Camden, London The Dublin Castle
22 Nov 86 Portsmouth Basins Dance Hall
21 Nov 86 London Torrington, Finchley
15 Nov 86 London Half Moon, Putney
13 Nov 86 London Red Lion, Brentford
7 Nov 86 Catford The Green Man
1 Nov 86 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
26 Oct 86 London Torrington, Finchley
24 Oct 86 Finsbury Park, London The Sir George Robey
18 Oct 86 Islington, London The Pied Bull
17 Oct 86 Camden, London The Dublin Castle
12 Oct 86 London Red Lion, Brentford
21 Sep 86 London Torrington, Finchley
17 Sep 86 Camden, London The Dublin Castle
13 Sep 86 Moulton, Lincs The Swan
12 Sep 86 Moulton, Lincs The Swan
12 Mar 83 London The Venue, Victoria
15 Jan 83 London The Venue, Victoria
16 Dec 82 London Kings Head, Fulham High Street
w. Jazz Sluts
20 Nov 82 London The Venue, Victoria
14 Aug 82 London The Venue, Victoria
1 Jul 82 London Half Moon, Putney
20 Mar 82 London The Venue, Victoria
2 Jan 82 London The Venue, Victoria
16 Aug 81 London Thames Hotel, Hampton Court
15 Feb 81 London The Venue, Victoria
16 Aug 80 London The Venue, Victoria
w. Nine Below Zero
2 Feb 80 London The Venue, Victoria
28 Dec 79 London The Venue, Victoria
w. The Dukes
23 Dec 79 London Torrington, Finchley
1 Sep 79 Rotterdam, Netherlands Unknown venue
Recorded for radio
21 Jul 79 London Music Machine, Camden Town
w. The Small Hours
26 May 79 London Music Machine, Camden Town
w. Skin Deep
7 Apr 79 London The Venue, Victoria
23 Mar 79 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
w. The Voice Squad, Carol Grimes Band, The Retainers
3 Mar 79 London The Venue, Victoria
w. The Dukes
31 Dec 78 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
30 Dec 78 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
29 Dec 78 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
9 Dec 78 London Hammersmith Odeon
Supporting Sylvester
8 Dec 78 London Hammersmith Odeon
Supporting Sylvester
16 Oct 78 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
1 Oct 78 London Roundhouse, Chalk Farm
(VAT gig) w. Matumbi, The Sinceros
16 Jan 77 London Roundhouse, Chalk Farm
w., Cado Belle, Strutters
1 Jan 77 Birmingham Bingley Hall, Birmingham
w. Joe Cocker
11 Dec 76 Birmingham Birmingham University
with Joe Cocker
10 Dec 76 Uxbridge Brunel University
joined by Joe Cocker
21 Nov 76 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
20 Nov 76 Sheffield Unknown
precise date and venue unknown
30 Aug 76 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
24 Aug 76 London Ronnie Scott’s
Extra show!
18 Jul 76 London Roundhouse, Chalk Farm
w. Carol Grimes, FBI
Tour: UK Tour supporting AWB
5 Jun 76 London Hammersmith Odeon
4 Jun 76 London Hammersmith Odeon
2 Jun 76 Bournemouth Winter Gardens, Bournemouth
1 Jun 76 Bristol Colston Hall
30 May 76 The Hague, Netherlands Zuiderpark Stadion
With Rolling Stones
29 May 76 The Hague, Netherlands Zuiderpark Stadion
With Rolling Stones
Tour: UK Tour supporting AWB
28 May 76 Birmingham Birmingham Odeon
27 May 76 Empire Empire Hall, Liverpool
26 May 76 Newcastle City Hall
23 May 76 Glasgow Apollo Theatre
22 May 76 Glasgow Apollo Theatre
18 May 76-19 May 76 Manchester Palace Theatre
16 May 76 Edinburgh Odeon, Edinburgh
14 May 76 Edinburgh Odeon, Edinburgh
14 Mar 76 Swindon Oasis Leisure Centre
13 Mar 76 Bristol Bristol Polytechnic
12 Mar 76 Bath Bath University
11 Mar 76 London New Victoria Theatre
w. Kilburn & the High Roads
10 Mar 76 Sheffield Sheffield Polytyechnic
6 Mar 76 Manchester Manchester University
5 Mar 76 Bradford Bradford University
Tour: UK tour with Graham Parker and the Rumour
29 Feb 76 Hemel Hempstead Pavilion
28 Feb 76 Maidenhead Fox’s at Skindles
27 Feb 76 Brighton Sussex University
with D’Dancer
Tour: UK tour with Graham Parker and the Rumour
26 Feb 76 Bournemouth Village Bowl
25 Feb 76 Plymouth Fiesta
Tour: UK tour with Graham Parker and the Rumour
24 Feb 76 Tunbridge Wells Assembly Rooms
21 Feb 76 Loughborough Loughborough University
Tour: UK tour with Graham Parker and the Rumour
20 Feb 76 Newcastle Newcastle Poly
19 Feb 76 Leeds Leeds Poly
17 Feb 76 Birmingham Barbarellas
16 Feb 76 High Wycombe Town Hall
15 Feb 76 Guildford Civic Hall, Guildford
and Kursaal Flyers
Tour: UK tour with Graham Parker and the Rumour
13 Feb 76 Uxbridge Brunel University
12 Feb 76 Swansea Swansea University
Tour: UK tour with Graham Parker and the Rumour
7 Feb 76 Glasgow
6 Feb 76 Edinburgh Edinburgh University
21 Jan 76 Helsinki, Finland Tavastia Club
19 Jan 76 Stockholm, Sweden Unknown venue
Recorded for radio
14 Jan 76 Melkweg, Netherlands Melkweg
2 Jan 76 Amsterdam, Netherlands Unknown venue
Recorded for radio
28 Dec 75 London Greyhound, Croydon
14 Dec 75 London Winning Post, Twickenham
7 Dec 75 London Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Supported by Upp
6 Dec 75 Leicester Leicester Poly
‘Live in Concert 1975’ was recorded at this gig
5 Dec 75 Oxford Oxford Poly
2 Sep 75 London BBC John Peel Session
22 Aug 75 Reading Reading Festival
Tour: US tour supporting AWB
3 Aug 75 Santa Barbara, CA, United States Santa Barbara County Bowl
23 Jul 75 New York, United States Schaefer Music Festival, Central Park
with Phoebe Snow
Tour: US tour supporting AWB
12 Jul 75 Jacksonville, FL, United States Coliseum
11 Jul 75 Mobile, AL, United States Municipal Auditorium
9 Jul 75 Birmingham, AL, United States Municipal Auditorium
8 Jul 75 Atlanta, GA, United States Civic Auditorium
5 Jul 75 St. Louis, MO, United States Ambassador Theatre
4 Jul 75 Louisville, KY, United States Convention Center
2 Jul 75 Knoxville, TN, United States Civic Auditorium
1 Jul 75 Huntsville, AL, United States Von Braun Auditorium
28 Jun 75 Tulsa, OK, United States Assembly Center
27 Jun 75 Amarillo, TX, United States Civic Auditorium
25 Jun 75 Dallas, TX, United States Moody Coliseum
24 Jun 75 San Antonio, TX, United States Municipal Auditorium
23 Jun 75 Houston, TX, United States Coliseum
21 Jun 75 New Orleans, LA, United States Warehouse
19 Jun 75 Greensboro, NC, United States Coliseum
18 Jun 75 Chattanooga, TN, United States Memorial Auditorium
16 Jun 75 Savannah ,GA, United States Civic Convention Center
14 Jun 75 West Palm Beach, FL, United States Auditorium
13 Jun 75 Lakeland, FL, United States Civic Auditorium
30 May 75 London The Nashville, West Kensington
exact date uncertain
29 May 75 London Lyceum
with F.BI. and Kellys Eye
25 May 75 London Winning Post, Twickenham
24 May 75 Spennymoor Top Hat
23 May 75 Spennymoor Top Hat
18 May 75 Guildford Civic Hall
17 May 75 Dagenham Dagenham Roundhouse
16 May 75 London Chiswick Poly
9 May 75 London Old Grey Whistle Test
27 Apr 75 London Roundhouse, Chalk Farm
w. Betty Wright, GT Moore & the Reggae Guitars
20 Apr 75 London Greyhound, Croydon
25 Mar 75 Los Angeles, United States Troubadour
With Bill House and Roadhouse Gang. Precise date unknown
13 Mar 75-16 Mar 75 New York Bottom Line Club, New York
w. Chambers Brothers
Tour: Naughty Rhythms Tour
28 Feb 75 London North London Poly
27 Feb 75 Cambridge Cambridge Corn Exchange
27 Feb 75 London BBC John Peel Session
Tour: Naughty Rhythms Tour
25 Feb 75 Leicester De Monfort Hall
23 Feb 75 Chelmsford Chancellor Hall
22 Feb 75 Eastbourne Eastbourne Winter Gardens
21 Feb 75 Cardiff University of Cardiff
15 Feb 75 London Rainbow
14 Feb 75 Norwich UEA
13 Feb 75 Cheltenham Cheltenham Town Hall
12 Feb 75 Brighton Sussex University
8 Feb 75 Ewell Ewell Technical College
7 Feb 75 London University of London Union Ball
Naughty Rhythm acts and others
6 Feb 75 Leeds Leeds Poly
5 Feb 75 Sheffield City Hall
2 Feb 75 Yeovil Johnson Hall
1 Feb 75 Plymouth Guildhall
31 Jan 75 Penzance Winter Gardens
30 Jan 75 Manchester Free Trade Hall
29 Jan 75 Birmingham Town Hall
28 Jan 75 Watford Town Hall
18 Jan 75 Bristol Bristol University Students Union
13 Jan 75 Guildford Civic Hall
Second Naughty Rhythms warm-up Exact date uncertain
12 Jan 75 London Hope & Anchor
Tour: Naughty Rhythms Tour
11 Jan 75 Bristol Bristol University Students Union
Naughty Rhythms warm-up show
31 Dec 74 London Hope & Anchor
22 Dec 74 London Torrington, Finchley
Mike Patto and Carol Grimes join band on stage
21 Dec 74 London Hope & Anchor
20 Dec 74 London Hope & Anchor
18 Dec 74 London 100 Club, Oxford Street
with Nick Pickett , some of AWB jam with the band
17 Dec 74 London Newlands Tavern, Peckham
15 Dec 74 Birmingham Barbarellas
14 Dec 74 London Capital Radio, Night Flight show
11 Dec 74 Birmingham Birmingham University
Joe Cocker guesting
10 Dec 74 Uxbridge Brunel University
Joe Cocker guesting
8 Dec 74 London Upstairs at Ronnie Scotts, Frith Street
7 Dec 74 Colchester Essex University
1 Dec 74 London Hope & Anchor
30 Nov 74 London BBC Radio 1 In Concert
with Dick and the Fireman
20 Nov 74 London Greyhound, Fulham Palace Road
Frankie Miller Band with Neil on guitar
9 Nov 74 London Kingston Polytechnic
with Dr Feelgood
1 Nov 74 Uxbridge Brunel University
With Chapman/Whitney Streetwalkers
28 Oct 74 Hove, Sussex Town Hall
with Herbie Hancock
19 Oct 74 London Imperial College
With Chapman/Whitney Streetwalkers
13 Oct 74 London Torrington, Finchley
6 Oct 74 Hemel Hempstead The Pavilion
with The Heavy Metal Kids
26 Sep 74 London City of London Polytechnic
25 Sep 74 London AIR Recording Studios
Recording first album
22 Sep 74 South Harrow Tithe Farm House
21 Sep 74 London Young Vic
w. Jonathan Kelly, Octuin, Maggie Nichols & Contradicto
15 Sep 74 London Roundhouse, Chalk Farm
10 Sep 74 London 100 Club, Oxford Street
7 Sep 74 London AIR Recording Studios
3 Sep 74 London AIR Recording Studios
1 Sep 74 London AIR Recording Studios
Recording first album
31 Aug 74 London Hyde Park
w. Roger McGuinn, Roy Harper, Julie Felix, Chilli Willi
31 Aug 74 London Hope & Anchor
After the Hyde Park show
27 Aug 74 London 100 Club, Oxford Street
15 Aug 74 London BBC John Peel Session
Broadcast 22 August
11 Aug 74 London Torrington, Finchley
8 Aug 74 London Torrington, Finchley
29 Jul 74 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
28 Jul 74 London Greyhound, Fulham Palace Road
27 Jul 74 London Biba’s, Kensington High Street
26 Jul 74 London Biba’s, Kensington High Street
24 Jul 74 London Hope & Anchor
23 Jul 74 London Hope & Anchor
17 Jul 74 London Victoria & Albert Museum
The Fabric of Pop exhibition
16 Jul 74 London 100 Club, Oxford Street
With Freddy King
12 Jul 74 London ICA Theatre, The Mall
11 Jul 74 London Torrington, Finchley
10 Jul 74 London Hope & Anchor
9 Jul 74 London Hope & Anchor
3 Jul 74 London Hope & Anchor
2 Jul 74 London Hope & Anchor
29 Jun 74 London Biba’s, Kensington High Street
28 Jun 74 London Biba’s, Kensington High Street
27 Jun 74 South Harrow Tithe Farm House
25 Jun 74 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
24 Jun 74 London Hammersmith Palais
w. Brinsley Schwarz, Dave Edmunds
20 Jun 74 London Greyhound, Fulham Palace Road
15 Jun 74 London Hope & Anchor
15 Jun 74 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
14 Jun 74 London Hope & Anchor
13 Jun 74 South Harrow Tithe Farm House
11 Jun 74 London 100 Club, Oxford Street
11 Jun 74 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
9 Jun 74 London Torrington, Finchley
8 Jun 74 London Hope & Anchor
7 Jun 74 London Hope & Anchor
2 Jun 74 London Roundhouse, Chalk Farm
1 Jun 74 Guildford Bottleneck Club Star
24 May 74 Dudley JB’s
23 May 74 High Wycombe Nags Head
21 May 74 London Newlands Tavern, Peckham
19 May 74 London Torrington, Finchley
9 May 74 London Capital Radio, Sarah Ward Show
with Carol Grimes
5 May 74 South Harrow Tithe Farm House
2 May 74 London 100 Club, Oxford Street
30 Apr 74 London Hope & Anchor
28 Apr 74 London Greyhound, Fulham Palace Road
23 Apr 74 London Hope & Anchor
Recorded on mobile studio
16 Apr 74 London Hope & Anchor
9 Apr 74 London Hope & Anchor
8 Apr 74 London BBC John Peel Session
2 Apr 74 London Hope & Anchor
31 Mar 74 London Torrington, Finchley
30 Mar 74 London Sundown Discotheque
29 Mar 74 London Sundown Discotheque
29 Mar 74 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
27 Mar 74 London Greyhound, Fulham Palace Road
26 Mar 74 London Hope & Anchor
22 Mar 74 London Rainbow
with Alvin Lee Band
19 Mar 74 London Hope & Anchor
12 Mar 74 London Hope & Anchor
10 Mar 74 Guildford Civic Hall
Supporting Chick Corea, Isotope and Magma
7 Mar 74 High Wycombe Nags Head
5 Mar 74 London Hope & Anchor
26 Feb 74 London Hope & Anchor
19 Feb 74 London Hope & Anchor
17 Feb 74 London Roundhouse, Chalk Farm
w. Thin Lizzy, Ducks Deluxe, Heavy Metal Kids
29 Jan 74 London Hope & Anchor
23 Jan 74 London Apple recording studios (recording)
19 Jan 74 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
17 Jan 74 London Hope & Anchor
5 Jan 74 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
20 Dec 73 London Dingwalls, Camden Lock
15 Dec 73 London Capital Radio, Night Flight show
7 Dec 73 London Upstairs at Ronnie Scotts, Frith Street
7 Sep 73 London Mr Badger, Southgate
With AWB
18 Aug 73 London Upstairs at Ronnie Scotts, Frith Street
17 Aug 73 London Upstairs at Ronnie Scotts, Frith Street
14 Jul 73 London Upstairs at Ronnie Scotts, Frith Street
13 Jul 73 London Upstairs at Ronnie Scotts, Frith Street
12 Jul 73 London Blaises Night Club
12 Jul 73 Shoreham-by-Sea Ropetackle Arts Centre
14 May 73 London The Pheasantry, Kings Road
First gig – Monday nights for a few weeks