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1989 16 Dec 12 Dec 10 Dec 05 Dec 06 Dec 03 Dec 02 Dec 01 Dec

Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel Big Audio Dynamite + Guru Josh Michelle Shocked The Bible Lindisfarne Sam Brown Swing Out Sister Hawkwind

26 Nov 25 Nov 16 Nov 15 Nov 10 Nov 09 Nov 08 Nov 07 Nov 05 Nov 04 Nov

Ziggy Marley Dr Feelgood The Primitives Peter Zenner (hypnotist) Ian McCulloch The Quireboys All About Eve FM Julia Fordham Richard Marx

+ Andrew Cunningham

£6.50 £5 £6 £2.50 £7 £4.50 £6.50 £6 £6.50 £7

28 Oct 26 Oct 22 Oct 20 Oct 15 Oct 14 Oct 11 Oct 10 Oct 08 Oct 07 Oct 04 Oct

Jesus Jones + Romeo Suspect Ian Botham (cricket stories) De La Soul Squeeze + 16 Tambourines Dogs D'Amour + Underneath What Runrig + the Big Picture Joe Strummer (ex. The Clash) + One Style Les Negresses Vertes Danny Wilson + The Indian Givers Ted Hawkins (Blues) + The Mean Red Spiders Carmel

£4.50 £5 £6 £6.50 £5 £4 £6 £5.50 £6 £4 £5

27 May 26 May 20 May 12 May 10 May 09 May

China Crisis + Highlanders Fields Of The Nephilim + Mary My Hope 10,000 Maniacs + Kevin Mcdermot The Men They Couldn’t Hang + Playing At Trains Clannad + Andy Pawlak Hue And Cry + Senators

£6 £5.50 £5.75 £5 £7 £6

30 Apr 29 Apr 23 Apr 21 Apr 18 Apr

Big Country Wedding Present Mammoth The Pixies Michelle Shocked

£7 £4.50 £5 £5

s/o

s/o s/o

+ Pale Saints + the Corn Dollies + the Grip + Summer Hill + Romeos Daughter

+ Cry Before Dawn + Wed Pres Ukranian Set + Torino + Wolfgang Press

s/o

s/o s/o

K Block

£4.50 £6 £6 £4.50 £7 £6.50 £6 £6.25

15 Mar Ruby Turner £5 12 Mar Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel + the Boy £4 08 Mar Then Jerico £6 05 Mar Gregory Isaacs cancelled The band arrived in the afternoon but Gregory, notorious for always being late, still wasn’t there at 9:30pm. Just as we announced to the public the show was cancelled, we took a phone call from Mr Isaacs saying he was ready for his car to pick him up… from his friend’s flat in Hammersmith, London.


1989 03 Mar

House Of Love

+ The Wolfhounds

£3.50

28 Feb 25 Feb 22 Feb 11 Feb

Motorhead Stray Cats Blow Monkeys Pop Will Eat Itself

+ Death Wish + Pizza Connection + Midnighter + Wild Weekend + Nasty Rox Inc

£6.50 £5 £4.50 £4.50


1988 08 Dec 07 Dec 06 Dec 05 Dec 04 Dec 03 Dec 02 Dec

Magnum + Stage Dolls Voice of the Beehive + Big Bam Boo Sly n Robbie ft. Maxi Priest and Freddie McGregor The Bootleg Beatles Womack & Womack Hawkwind + Hippy Slags Iggy Pop + the Seers

£7 £5 £7.50 £4 £6 £5.75 £7

28 Nov 27 Nov 24 Nov 20 Nov 19 Nov 18 Nov 11 Nov

Gary Glitter Peter Zenner Hypnotist Salt n Pepa Dr Feelgood Steeleye Span Blow Monkeys Steel Pulse

£7.50 £2 £6.50 £4.50 £5 £5.00

28 Oct 25 Oct 23 Oct 19 Oct 18 Oct 14 Oct 12 Oct 09 Oct 08 Oct 07 Oct 06 Oct 02 Oct 01 Oct

Robert Cray + Ted Hawkins The Wonderstuff + the Stuff The Proclaimers Balaam and the Angel Wagoneers (unknown Texas band) Deacon Blue + Big Sur Transvision Vamp + Fuse Julian Cope + Something Happens The Wedding Present + The Heartthrobs Nanci Griffith Joan Collins Fan Club (Julian Clary) Boogie Bros. - Yargo, Neighbourhood And Steve Rawlings Tanita Tikaram At K Block

£8.50 £4 £5 £4.50 £1.50 £5 £4.50 £5 £4.50 £4.50 £4.50 £4.00

30 Sep 29 Sep

That Petrol Emotion Stetasonic

+ Hugo Largo + Epmd

£4.50 -

19 Jun 16 Jun 05 Jun

Squeeze The Bible Burning Spear

+ Boogie Bros. + Twin Set

£2.50 £5.50

28 May 22 May 20 May 19 May 18 May 05 May 01 May

Roy Harper Faith No More Sugarcubes (Feat Bjork) Public Enemy The Icicle Works The Primitives Nanci Griffith

30 Apr 28 Apr 24 Apr 23 Apr

Throwing Muses Steve Hackett It Bites Hawkwind

+ The Pixies

17 Mar 16 Mar 13 Mar 11 Mar

Magnum Clannad Aswad Everything but the Girl

+ Kingdom Come

+ Girlschool

+ The Name + Wolfgang Press + Cookie Crew + Fire Next Time + Goodbye Mr Mackenzie

+ the Quest +Tubilah Dog

£4 £4.50 £4.50 £6 £4.50 £5 £4 £3.50 £4.50 £5.50 £5.50 £6 £5 £5


1988 05 Mar 04 Mar

Zodiac Mindwarp + The Wonderstuff The Cross (Roger Taylor’s band) + Ya-Ya

£4.50 £4.50

27 Feb 26 Feb 25 Feb 24 Feb 21 Feb 19 Feb 13 Feb 09 Feb 07 Feb 04 Feb

Misty n Roots Craig Charles (in LT1) Fairport Convention All About Eve The Pogues Curiosity Killed the Cat The Mission The Woodentops Mighty Lemon Drops Faith No More

£4.50 £4 £6.50 £6.50 £6 £4 £4 £3.50

31 Jan 31 Jan

Peter Casson Hypnotist (in LT1) The Alarm + the Silencers

+ Panic Brothers (comedy) + No Mans Land + the Empire + Sulvation + Wild Swans

£1.75 £5


1987 11 Dec 06 Dec 03 Dec 02 Dec 01 Dec

T'Pau (were at Number 1 ‘China in your Hand”) + Empire Maxi Priest Gary Glitter + Westworld Gary Glitter + Westworld Big Country + Wonderstuff

s/o

30 Nov 29 Nov 25 Nov

Black + Giant Enid LL Cool J + Public Enemy First ever event where Door Staff did pat down, body searches

£6 £4 £5.50

22 Nov 21 Nov 20 Nov 15 Nov 15 Nov 12 Nov 06 Nov 04 Nov

Age of Chance + Mean Mouth Dr Feelgood Fields of the Nephilim Peter Zenner Hypnotist (in LT1) Freddie McGregor Here n Now + Batfish Boys The Damned + the Crows Then Jericho + Hard Rain

£3.50 £3.50 £3.50 £2 £5 £3.50 £5 £3.50

s/o s/o

£4.50 £4 £5 £5 £7

28 Oct Deacon Blue + Lover Speaks £2 24 Oct The Communards £6.75 21 Oct Linton Kwesi Johnson (poet) LT1 £2.75 21 Oct The Ramones s/o £5 18 Oct The Christians + Tim & the Famous £4 17 Oct Bad News (heavy metal parody) s/o £6 Ft. Ade Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Peter Richardson famous as TVs ‘The Young Ones’ 15 Oct 14 Oct 09 Oct 08 Oct 06 Oct 03 Oct 02 Oct 01 Oct

Ruby Turner Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie (comedy) Squeeze + Cry Before Dawn Loudon Wainwright III Motorhead + Sword John Martyn That Petrol Emotion + Yargo Potato 5 at K Block

£4 £3 £6 £4 £5 £4 £4 £2.75

28 Jun 26 Jun 18 Jun 14 Jun 13 Jun 09 Jun

Zodiac Mindwarp + Beki Bondage & the Bombshells The Christians + Danny Wilson The Communards, Mint Juleps, Deacon Blue, The Vicious Boys Hollywood Beyond + Alberto Frog Dr Feelgood Latin Quarter + Jack the Bear

£5 £3.50 £8.75 £3.50 £3.50 £3.50

16 May 15 May 10 May 03 May

That Petrol Emotion The Fall Mental as Anything The Mighty Lemon Drops

+ The Twang

£3.50 £3.50 £3.50 £3.50

22 Mar 15 Mar 06 Mar 03 Mar

Green on Red The Stranglers Burning Spear Curiosity Killed the Cat

+ Tom Verlaine + Cle Club

+ The Larks + Stars from Heaven

+ Impossible Dreamers

£3.50 £6 £5 £3.50


1987 28 Feb 26 Feb 21 Feb 15 Feb

Big Audio Dynamite + Chiefs of Relief + Pocket Rocket + London Pos £5 China Crisis + The Bible £4.50 New Model Army + Roughtime £3.75 The Icicle Works + The Wild Flowers £3.50

13 Feb Ted Hawkins +Andy White + the Bible £4 Ted started solo, but forgot he had a band with him, failing to notice after more than an hour, the TM went on and whispered a reminder, and they joined him. 08 Feb 06 Feb 01 Feb

Pamela Stephenson comedy “It’s Not the Nine O’clock News” Wang Chung + Alan Darby Band FM + White Sister

£3.75 £2 £3

22 Jan

Julian Cope

£4.50


1986 12/13 Dec Gary Glitter two shows + Terry & Jerry + GOD s/o 05 Dec Hawkwind + Babysitters 03 Dec Human League + Drum Theatre 02 Dec Sly and Robbie’s Taxi Gang with Ini Komosi, Halfpint, Yellowman A US reggae tour, flew into Heathrow at 5pm, on stage 9pm

£4.50 £5 £5.50

29 Nov 28 Nov 27 Nov 22 Nov 20 Nov 16 Nov 15 Nov 11 Nov 07 Nov

Courtney Pine Ben Elton (comedy) The Communards Dr Feelgood Suzanne Vega Cutting Crew Billy Bragg Pendragon The Damned

Jazz + Supernaturals + Fingertips (2 shows 7pm, 9.30pm both sold out) + The Stage + Attacco Decente + Runestaff + Blue in Heaven

£3.50 £5 £3 £5 £3 £4.50 £3 £5

31 Oct 30 Oct 25 Oct 24 Oct 19 Oct 16 Oct 12 Oct 11 Oct

The Mission The Long Ryders Maxi Priest Barbara Thompson Robert Cray BB King Tom Robinson Magnum

+ The Rose of Avalanche

£3.50

13 Jun 10 Jun 04 Jun

Housemartins Gene Loves Jezebel Bronski Beat

+ The Proclaimers

£3.50 £3 £4 £5.50 £3.75 £4.50

+ Love and Money + FM s/o

£3 £3.50

(Cancelled)

31 May Cramps £5 The band and lighting crew fell out during the day, the crew eventually quit/ sacked? The show went on with bright house lights. But it was also the first time we used a stage crash barrier for a gig, the tour manager insisted it was strapped to the stage with the first crowd surge the stage sections came apart, leaving gaps all over for the band to avoid. 28 May 24 May 22 May 18 May 08 May 04 May

Communards Tom Robinson Inxs Belouis Some Katrina and the Waves Blow Monkeys

+ Sheila Smith

27 Apr 14 Apr

Latin Quarter Waterboys

£3 £4

21 Mar 19 Mar 14 Mar 12 Mar 11 Mar 05 Mar

Talk Talk + Keep it Dark Half Man, Half Biscuit Kurtis Blow Amazulu + Seventh Heaven Big Town Playboys: Robert Plant + Rent party Terraplane (later became Thunder) + Underground Zero

£4 £2 £4 £3.50 £5 £2.75

+ the Flaming Mussolinis + Eugenie Arrowsmith + War Party + John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett

£4 £4.25 £3.50 £3 £3.50 £3.50


1986 27 Feb Sigue Sigue Sputnik + Black Elvis 2000 £4 A fantasy rock band with Tony James (ex Generation X) and Martin Degville (fashion designer). Their single Love Missile was no.3 in the charts this week. Tabloid media reported riots at this first show, this was all made up! 25 Feb Steel Pulse £4 19 Feb Pallas + Underground Zero £2.75 07 Feb Jesus and the Mary Chain £4 The band played with their backs to the audience for their full set, which lasted 18 minutes including the encore! 01 Feb 31 Jan

John Martyn Marillion

£4 £6.50


1985 13 Dec 10 Dec 08 Dec 04 Dec

Gary Glitter Lloyd Cole & the Commotions + The Big Dish Redskins Peter Zenner Hypnotist

£5 £4.75 £3

30 Nov 24 Nov 22 Nov 21 Nov 20 Nov 15 Nov 13 Nov 10 Nov 08 Nov 07 Nov 05 Nov 03 Nov

Hawkwind The Untouchables Magnum The Cult Siouxsie and the Banshees UFO Gil Scott Heron Blue Oyster Cult Level 42 Midge Ure Madness Prefab Sprout

+ Dumpy’s Rusty Nuts

£4 £3 £3.50 £4 £5.50 £4.50 £4 £5.50 £5.75 £5.75 £5 £3.50

31 Oct 30 Oct

Blancmange Long Ryders

+ the Housemartins + That Petrol Emotion

+IQ + Cactus World News + Scientists + Intimate Strangers + Vitamin Z + The Friday Club

£4.25 £3

29 Oct Propaganda + Then Jericho £4 Broadcast live on BBC TV - The Old Grey Whistle Test. As the programme was early evening before a normal gig time, we had to keep moving the sparse arriving audience around the LCR for the TV cameras to make it seem full. 26 Oct 25 Oct 22 Oct 20 Oct 16 Oct 12 Oct 06 Oct 03 Oct

Everything but the Girl + the Appartments Spear of Destiny + Living in Texas The Chieftains China Crisis + Escape Club The Men they couldn’t Hang The Fall The Pogues Terry & Gerry

24 Jun 20 Jun 19 Jun 16 Jun 11 Jun 09 Jun 07 Jun

Squeeze + John Cooper Clarke + the Bouncing Czecks Randy California New Model Army Lost Loved Ones at K Block O.M.D. + Alternative Radio The Pogues The Cult + The March Violets

£5.25 £1.50

30 May 25 May 19 May 15 May 12 May 10 May 07 May 05 May 03 May

Sister Sledge Alexei Sayle comedian Magnum Roger McGough - Poet Twelfth Night Les Enfants Richard Thompson Colourfield Hypnotist Peter Zenner

£6.50 £2.50 £3 £1.50 £3 £0.50 £3 £3.50 £1.50

at K Block

LT1 + Saga back of the LCR + Clive Gregson

£4.50 £4 £3 £4.25 £3 £3 £4 £2.50

£0.50 £5.75 £3.50


1985 29 Apr

The Alarm

17 Mar 03 Mar

George Melly (Jazz Man) Grandmaster Melle Mel

+ Faith Brothers, +Ten Towers

£3.50 £2.75 £4.75

28 Feb Big Sound Authority £2.50 They did TV recording early that evening in Newcastle for the Tube, then flew down but were diverted to East Midlands Airport because of fog, we ran a very late show. 24 Feb 16 Feb 12 Feb 09 Feb 03 Feb

Magnum Killing Joke King Misty in Roots Marc Almond

25 Jan 18 Jan

Hurrah Alison Moyet

+ Ellery Bop

+ Daintees (rescheduled show)

£3 £3 £2.75 £3.50 £3.75 £5


1984 10 Dec 09 Dec 08 Dec 06 Dec

£3 £3.50 £5

04 Dec

Redskins at K Block UFO + Tobruk + Runestaff Alison Moyet cancelled The Inspirational Choir of the Pentecostal First Born Church of the Living God Gary Glitter

25 Nov 23 Nov 22 Nov 21 Nov 15 Nov 14 Nov 11 Nov 09 Nov

Hawkwind REM Tom Robinson Kane Gang Red Guitars Lords of the New Church Orange Juice The Alarm

£3.75 £3.50 £3.75 £3.25 £2.75 £2.75 £2.50 £3.50

+ Wildfire + The Lucy Show + Immaculate Fools + Wall of Voodoo + Blue in Heaven + Rebel Rouse

£2.75 £4

It was about this time that Ents started to have a regular Thursday disco night in the LCR, as the Social Secretary wanted to avoid going to ‘the boring political student’s forum’ 31 Oct 24 Oct 23 Oct 21 Oct 19 Oct 15 Oct 07 Oct 06 Oct 05 Oct 05 Oct 04 Oct

Elvis Costello + The Pogues £5.50 Shriekback £2 Everything but the Girl £2.75 Level 42 + Yes Let’s £4.25 Sisters of Mercy £3 Red Guitars £2.75 Aswad £3 UG 84 Freshers Disco 80p Billy Bragg + Hank Wangford & the Frank Chickens at K block £3 Michael Chapman (didn’t show up but did the next night, agents?!) £1.50 Cambridge Footlights comedy ‘Bad Lib’ £2.50

29 June 20 June 17 June 13 June

Aswad Thomas Dolby The Bluebells Twisted Sister

+ Friends Again + Lita Ford

£3 £3.50 £2.50 £3

20 May 19 May 18 May 17 May 15 May 14 May 13 May

Carmel Prefab Sprout Red Guitars The Cult Blancmange Sisters of Mercy Bruce Foxton (ex Jam)

+ Hurrah + Flesh for Lulu + Fiction Factory + Portion Control + Flesh for Lulu + Shoot Dispute

£3 £3.50 £2.75 £2.75 £3.50 £2.50 £2.75

Spring 1984: The LCR was closed for a complete refurbishment, the stage was moved to its current position, the entrance foyer and backstage was built, the bar turned around & extra exits added. Capacity went from 920 to 1100 22 Mar 17 Mar

Marillion Stingrays

(St Andrews Hall) (at K Block)

-

25 Feb 14 Feb 07 Feb

Icicle Works The Smiths Carmel

(In the Barn in the Village) (In the Foyer) + Red Guitars (In the Foyer)

£2.50 £3 £2.75


1983 11 Dec 10 Dec 09 Dec 08 Dec 06 Dec 03 Dec 02 Dec

Boomtown Rats The Farmers Boys Gary Glitter Imagination Steve Nieve Slade Tears for Fears

25 Nov 23 Nov 20 Nov 19 Nov 16 Nov 05 Nov 04 Nov

S.P.K. in the Barn John Cooper Clarke Poet Public Image Limited Richard Thompson Aztec Camera Lindisfarne + Alan Hull The Greatest Show on Legs (TOTP dancers)

£1.50 £3.50 £3 £1.50

28 Oct 27 Oct 22 Oct 21 Oct 18 Oct 17 Oct 15 Oct

£1 £1 £3 £1.50 £3.50 £2

12 Oct 08 Oct 07 Oct 06 Oct

The Truth Paul Haig Joboxers + Bang Go Boom Peter Zenner Hypnotist Paul Young + Passion Puppets The Alarm Cambridge Footlights comedy tour ft. Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis & Nick Hancock 60’s Disco Judie Tzuke + Any Trouble ents disco Level 42

07 Jun 03 Jun 02 Jun

Elvis Costello China Crisis Motorhead

£4.50 £2.75 £4.50

29 May 26 May 22 May 20 May 19 May 13 May 09 May 04 May

Clock DVA Joboxers Kissing the Pink The Questions, Tracie, The Craze Weapon of Peace Clint Eastwood and General Saint Steve Hackett Kajagoogoo

£1 £2.75 £1 £2.50 £2.50 £2.75 £3 £3.50

29 Apr 28 Apr

Little Steven (Bruce Springsteen’s guitarist) Spear of Destiny + Kowalski

£3 £2.75

21 Mar 17 Mar 15 Mar 12 Mar 04 Mar 02 Mar

The Undertones + Cook da Books Tears for Fears + Verba Verba Marillion + Peter Hamill Eurythmics + The Choir Hypnotist Peter Casson Kevin Turvey and the Young Ones comedy ft. Rik Mayall, Ade Edmondson and Nigel Planer

£3 £3 £2.75 £2.50 -

+ The Escape

+ The Time + Screen 3 + Unity Series + Howard Jones + Anvil

£3 £1 £3.50 £4.75 free £4 £4

£2.50 75p £3 75p £3

-


1983 27 Feb 26 Feb 19 Feb 17 Feb 14 Feb 01 Feb

Thompson Twins Misty in Roots (reggae) Roy Harper Lenny Henry Disco Animal Nightlife The Disrupters

28 Jan 25 Jan

Echo and the Bunnymen Eurythmics

+ Unity Series

£2.75 £2.75 £2.75 60p £3 -


1982 14 Dec 12 Dec 11 Dec 10 Dec 07 Dec 06 Dec 05 Dec 04 Dec 02 Dec

Mari Wilson + Roman Holiday The Kinks + The Truth Boomtown Rats + The Alarm Gary Glitter + Presence Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five Simple Minds + China Crisis Slade (original full band members) + Shy Remark Shakatak Gary Moore

£2.75 £3.75 £3.50 £3.25 £3 £3.50 £3.75 £3.50 £3

30 Nov 28 Nov 24 Nov 21 Nov 19 Nov 16 Nov 14 Nov 12 Nov 06 Nov 05 Nov 03 Nov

John Williams Guitarist Bow Wow Wow Dead Kennedys + Peter & the Test Tube Babies Aswad Vital Disorders, Happy Few, Baptism of Fire, Unity Series Flock of Seagulls + The Happy Few Level 42 Talk Talk + Music for Pleasure Diamondhead + Twisted Sister Hawkwind + Baron Rojo Stiff Little Fingers + Roddy Radiation & Tearjerkers

£3 £3 £3 £2.75 £2 £2.75 £2.25 £3.50 £3.25

29 Oct 27 Oct 23 Oct 22 Oct 20 Oct 19 Oct 17 Oct 13 Oct 10 Oct 08 Oct 07 Oct

Fashion + Kajagoogoo Joan Jett and the Blackhearts + The Smart Killing Joke + The Danse Society Thompson Twins + Tears For Fears The Damned + Charge John Martyn Light Of The World Bauhaus + Amazulu Clint Eastwood and General Saint reggae Teardrop Explodes + Screen 3 Q Tips (Paul Young)

£2.75 £3.50 £3 £2.50 £2.75 £3 £2.50 £3 £3.85 £2.75

at K Block


1982 19 Jun 15 Jun

Gang Of Four + King Trigger Dance Crazy Ball with Pigbag, Funkapolitan, Higsons, Vital Disorders + C20th Coyote (Rik Mayall & Ade Edmondson) £3

06 Jun

Lindisfarne

£2.75

27 May 24 May 23 May 22 May ?? May 18 May 16 May 08 May 01 May

Level 42 + Screen 3 Girlschool + Raven Kid Creole and the Coconuts + Data Altered Images + Vic Goddard & Subway Sect Pookiesnackenburger + Alexi Sayle at the Barn, John Martyn Nick Lowe + the Blasters Thomas Dolby Steel Pulse

£2.50 £3.50 £3.50 £3 £2.25 £3 £2.50 £2.50

29 Apr 28 Apr 25 Apr 23 Apr 18 Apr

The Cure + Richard Jobson + Zera1 Boomtown Rats Judie Tzuke + Bloomsbury Set George Melly (Jazz Man) Blackfoot

£3.25 £3.50 £3.50 £2.50 £2.50

17 Mar 16 Mar 14 Mar 11 Mar 07 Mar 03 Mar

Haircut 100 + Weapon of Peace Kevin Coyne Dave Edmunds + Dbs Bill Nelson Hypnotist Peter Zenner Linton Kwesi Johnson + John Cooper Clarke (poets)

£2.75 £2 £2.75 £2 £1.35 £2.50

02 Mar

Mari Wilson & the Wilsations + Trimmer Jenkins A free daytime concert in support of NUS Grants Campaign

24 Feb 24 Feb 19 Feb 14 Feb 13 Feb 07 Feb 02 Feb

Depeche Mode + Blancmange Anti Nowhere League (Cancelled) Teardrop Explodes + Ravishing Beauties Bootleg Beatles + Pookiesnackenburger Bo Diddley Hot Gossip (dancers from Kenny Everett TV show) Stiff Little Fingers

£2.75

24 Jan 22 Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan

Climax Blues Band + The Look Orange Juice + The Farmers Boys Hypnotist Peter Casson Trimmer and Jenkins (comedy)

£2.50 £2.50 -

£3.85 £1.50 £2.25 £2.85 £3


1981 11 Dec 10 Dec 09 Dec 08 Dec 05 Dec 02 Dec

Pretenders Bill Nelson Gary Glitter Duran Duran Echo and the Bunnymen O.M.D.

29 Nov 28 Nov 26 Nov

Department S Squeeze Rory Gallagher

21 Nov 20 Nov 19 Nov 14 Nov 12 Nov 10 Nov 08 Nov 07 Nov 06 Nov 02 Nov 01 Nov

Wishbone Ash Stan Tracey and Ronnie Scott (jazz) Level 42 Stranglers Mink de Ville (Cancelled) Higsons Steeleye Span Killing Joke PigBag The Go Go’s ft. Belinda Carlisle + Jools Holland Gang of Four + Way of the West

31 Oct 30 Oct 24 Oct 23 Oct 15 Oct 14 Oct

The Sound Madness + The Belle Stars Bauhaus + Virgin Prunes The Blues Band Carlene Carter & the CC Riders Polecats + John Cooper Clarke

(Cancelled) + The Darts + Talk Talk + TV21

s/o at K Block

+ Point

£3.75 £2 £2.85 £3.50 £3.50 £2 £3 £3 £2 £2 £2 £3.50 £2 £2.75 £2 50p £2.50

at K Block

at K Block

£4 £1.50 £1.75 £2 -


1981 13 Oct 10 Oct 05 Oct 04 Oct 03 Oct 01 Oct 30 Sep

Greg Lake + Gary Moore + Voyager Bow Wow Wow + The Passions Q Tips Weapon Of Peace at K Block Wrestling U2 + Comsat Angels + Wall of Voodoo Comic Strip feat Alexei Sayle

£3 £2.50 £2 £3 £1.50

24 Jun 21 Jun

Elvis Costello With: Revillos, Scars, Higsons, Screen 3 TISWAS - Chris Tarrant, John Gorman, Neil Innes, John Carrolgees, Spit The Dog, And The Phantom Flan Flinger Teardrop Explodes Feat. Julian Cope Judie Tzuke Thompson Twins At K Block Nine Below Zero

£5.50

£3 £3.25 £2 £1.80 £1.50

03 May

XTC The Undertones + TV21 Trust at K Block John Cooper Clarke + Invisible Girls Modern Eon at K Block Cabaret Futura - Richard Jobson, Richard Strange, Everest the Hard Way, Eddie and Sunshine The Plastics + Screen 3 Discipline feat. Robert Fripp + Lounge Lizards Japan + Modern English Stiff Little Fingers + the Wall Radio One recorded the show for evening broadcast Freez + Torso

15 Mar 14 Mar 12 Mar 07 Mar 03 Mar

Hot Gossip (Kenny Everett TV show dance troupe) George Melly Bow Wow Wow The Cramps cancelled to summer Dr Feelgood + the Inmates

£2.50 £2.75 £1.75 £2 £2

25 Feb 24 Feb 22 Feb 21 Feb 20 Feb 18 Feb 14 Feb 13 Feb 12 Feb 07 Feb 04 Feb

Fatal Charm Q Tips Au Pairs The Jam Madness Iron Maiden The Darts Bad Manners Camel Peter Casson Hypnotist The Passions

at K Block failed RAG Event, Ents take over at K Block + Purple Hearts + Team 23 + Samson? or Trust? + Pearl Harbour + Dolly Mixtures

50p £1.50 £5 £5 £2.50 £2.50 £2.25 £2.50 £1.25 £1.60

28 Jan 24 Jan 23 Jan 17 Jan

U2 The Fall The Blues Band Lindisfarne

+ Altered Images + Higsons + Step Aside

13 Jun 07 Jun 03 Jun 01 Jun 29 May 25 May 24 May 22 May 20 May 17 May 13 May 09 May 08 May 06 May

+ Zilch + Screen3

at K Block

£1.50 £2.50 £2.50 £1.50 £2

£2 £1 £2 £2.50 £2.50 £2.50

£1 £1.25 £2.25 £2.50


1980 06 Dec 04 Dec

Gary Glitter Hazel O’Connor

+ Moving Parts + Duran Duran

£2 £2.50

30 Nov 28 Nov 21 Nov 20 Nov 16 Nov 07 Nov 04 Nov 01 Nov

Motels + Screen 3 Queen Ida & The Bon Temps Zydeco Band Steel Pulse + Jimmy Lindsay Stray Cats (Radio 1 live broadcast) + Mike Reid Split Enz + Screen3 Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark + Fatal Charm Cheap Trick cancelled Hawkwind + Vardis

75p £1.50 £2.20 £1.40 £2 £3 £2.50

29 Oct 24 Oct 22 Oct 18 Oct 15 Oct 11 Oct 08 Oct 03 Oct

50p £2.75 £1.75 £2.75 £1.65 £2.25 £1.85

02 Oct 02 Oct 01 Oct 01 Oct 20 Sept

Teardrop Explodes ft. Julian Cope + Thompson Twins Rockpile ft. Dave Edmunds & Nick Lowe + Johnny Memphis John Martyn The Tourists ft. Annie Lennox + The Barracudas Inmates + Deaf Audio at K Block The Skids + the Books Echo and the Bunnymen + the Sound at K Block Son of Stiff Tour ft. Dirty Looks, Joe king Carrrasco, Tenpole Tudor, Any Trouble, The Equators Geno Washington Fischer Z at K Block Weapon of Peace at K Block Q Tips feat. Paul Young Dr Feelgood

18 Jun 18 Jun 11-14 Jun 11 Jun 14 Jun 14 Jun 05 Jun

Dexys Midnight Runners + Black Arabs + Upset Echo and the Bunnymen (cancelled) The Nearly Free Festival: Atomic Rooster + Otway & Barrett on 13 Jun Gary Glitter + free entry to 60’s disco day before Fred Wedlock and Chris Newman, in the Square The Vapours + 3 Minutes

£2.50 at K Block

70p 80p free £1.75

30 May 28 May 24 May 17 May 16 May 11 May 08 May 07 May 05 May

The Beat + Mood Elevators + Eclipse The Teardrop Explodes at K Block Joe Jackson + the Keys Jane Aire and the Belvederes The Monochrome Set + Amorphons The Undertones + moondogs Neil Innes, John Gorman, comedians Eddy Grant Martha and the Muffins + the Interview

£2.50 £1.30 £3 50p £2.50 £1.80

£2 £1.65 £1.65 £1.50 -


1980 26 Apr 25 Apr 23 Apr

Purple Hearts Tom Paxton Sonny Terry & Brownie McGee

at K Block folk club blues club

£1.50 £2.00 £1.60

17 Mar 15 Mar 09 Mar 07 Mar 05 Mar 02 Mar

The Photos + Mark Andrews & the Gents Eddie and the Hot Rods The Skids cancelled Peter Casson Hypnotist Nazareth + Praying Mantis O.M.D. + Au Pairs

at K Block

£1.25 £1.80 £1.60 85p £2.75 £1.25

29 Feb 28 Feb 27 Feb 22 Feb

Elvis Costello Roy Harper Shakin Stevens The Pretenders

at K Block

+ Fashion folk club RAG event + UB40

£3 £1 £2

LCR bar re-opens with plastic glasses 15 Feb 10 Feb 06 Feb 06 Feb 02 Feb 30 Jan 29 Jan 28 Jan

Squeeze + Clive Langer & the Boxes Dexys Midnight Runners at K Block RadioActive (Oxford comedy review) Wreckless Eric + Capitalist Music at K Block Fischer Z at K Block Robin Trower + Samson George Melly The Mekons at K Block

£1.60 £1.50 £1.50 £1.50 £1.65 £2.75 £1.25

LCR bar closed for events because of number of broken glasses 26 Jan 23 Jan 19 Jan

The Revillos Dr Magnus Pike lectured on ‘The world in 2030’ The Ramones + the Boys

Discos were organised by student societies for fund raising, either in the LCR, The Barn in UEA village or in K block Horsham, Fifers Lane. Usually 30-40p entry, 50 -300 people go and there would be 6 or 7 different ones a week to choose from. Always last tune at 12.30, buildings on full lock by 1am and of course it was illegal for any pub to serve after 11pm, and any night club after 1.30am.

50p free £2.50

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