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Rock 'n' Roll Wiltshire

You are in: Wiltshire > History > Rock 'n' Roll Wiltshire > Swindon gig history

Swindon gig history

A chronological list of notable gigs well-known bands and acts have played in Swindon.

The Affair

27 April 1977: Cherry Vanilla (backed by The Police)
4 May 1977: The Clash; Subway Sect; The Aggravators
15 August 1977: Elvis Costello and The Attractions
23 January 1978: Rich Kids

Area 51

29 May 2007: Wheatus

The Bell Hotel

DATE TBC: 1994: Reef

Brunel Rooms

13 March 1973: Cockney Rebel
31 August 1973: 10cc
1 August 1975: Thin Lizzy
17 May 1977: After The Fire
31 May 1977: The Ramones; Talking Heads
17 June 1977: The Damned; The Adverts; XTC
30 June 1977: The Jam
26 August 1977: Generation X
16 September 1977: The Boomtown Rats
3 October 1977: Ultravox
15 June 1978: Barclay James Harvest; Rare Bird
10 October 1978: After The Fire
23 October 1979: The Fall
30 May 1980: Iron Maiden
26 March 1982: The Fall
Date TBC: Blondie
Date TBC: Ray Campi and his Rockabilly Rebels
Date TBC: Climax Blues Band
Date TBC: Eddie And The Hotrods
Date TBC: The Fabulous Poodles
Date TBC: The Flamin’ Groovies
Date TBC: George Hamilton IV
Date TBC: The Handsome Family
Date TBC: Heatwave
Date TBC: Heavy Metal Kids
Date TBC: Steve Hillage
Date TBC: Judas Priest
Date TBC: Kool and The Gang
Date TBC: League Of Gentlemen
Date TBC: Mass Production
Date TBC: The Motors
Date TBC: National Health
Date TBC: Suzi Quatro
Date TBC: The Real Thing
Date TBC: Sham 69
Date TBC: The Starjets
Date TBC: Shakin’ Stevens and The Sunsets
Date TBC: The Soft Boys
Date TBC: Tavares
Date TBC: Voyager
Date TBC: Bruce Woolley’s Camera Club
Date TBC: Writz

The Castle

DATE TBC: 1964: Paul Simon

Catholic Youth Club

23 October 1968: Simon Dupree and The Big Sound

Central Hall

Date TBC: Son House

County Ground

13 June 1972: Lindisfarne; Marmalade
19 June 2005: Elton John, Lulu
8 June 2006: Bryan Adams, Beverley Knight

Faringdon Road Park

3 October 1986: Status Quo

Level 3/The Furnace nightclub

27 March 1994: Snuff
19 June 1996: The Wedding Present
5 December 1996: Half Man Half Biscuit
29 January 1997: The Fall
7 October 2005: Senser
4 December 2005: Mastodon
3rd November 2007: Spunge
11 April 2008: Ozric Tentacles
Date TBC: 1993: Senser
Date TBC: UK Subs
Date TBC: The Housemartins
Date TBC: X Mal Deutschland
Date TBC: Chumbawumba
Date TBC: Del Amitri
Date TBC: Therapy?
Date TBC: Bad Manners
Date TBC: China Drum

Link Centre

10 June 1989: The Vibrators
30 April 1993: Midge Ure

Locarno

4 May 1962: Gene Vincent; Sounds Incorporated
9 April 1964: Cilla Black
11 June 1964: Gene Vincent
30 July 1964: The Yardbirds; Cadillac and The Playboys
8 October 1964: Little Eva; Danny Storm and The Strollers
5 December 1964: The Druids
25 March 1965: The Animals; The Sole Savages
15 April 1965: The Who (Cancelled)
4 August 1965: Georgie Fame; Tony Rivers
19 August 1965: Lulu; Robb Storme
28 October 1965: The Who
11 November 1965: The Small Faces; The Sons Of Adam
10 March 1966: Pinkerton’s Assorted Colours
Date TBC: 1968: Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
Date TBC: 1968:  Marmalade
6 February 1969: Clouds
20 February 1969: Ten Years After; Village
27 February 1969: Family
6 March 1969: Colosseum
13 March 1969: Caravan
20 March 1969: Taste
Date TBC: Swinging Blue Jeans

McIlroy’s Ballroom

17 July 1962: The Beatles
24 July 1962: Jimmy Crawford And The Ravens
31 July 1962: Duke D’Mond and The Barron Knights
21 November 1963: The Rolling Stones; Frankie Roy and The Soundcasters
16 January 1964: The Rolling Stones; The Hummelflugs
9 April 1964: The Rolling Stones
18 May 1965: The Who
13 October 1966: Cream
9 November 1967: The Gods
28 May 1970: Black Sabbath
25 June 1970: Trapeze
7 July 1970: Free
15 September 1970: Principal Edwards Magic Theatre
1 October 1970: Mott The Hoople
14 January 1971: The Strawbs
4 March 1971: Mott The Hoople
15 April 1971: Status Quo; Grass
29 April 1971: Edgar Broughton Band
27 February 1972: The Strawbs
Date TBC: 1962: Joe Brown
Date TBC: 1962: 1962: Karl Denver
Date TBC: 1962: 1962: Shane Fenton and The Fentones
Date TBC: Kenny Ball
Date TBC: Chris Barber
Date TBC: Acker Bilk
Date TBC: Terry Lightfoot
Date TBC: Mungo Jerry
Date TBC: Screaming Lord Sutch and The Savages
Date TBC: The Temperance Seven
Date TBC: Amen Corner

The Monkey Club

7 April 1995: The Phantom Chords
DATE TBC: May 1994: Midway Still

New Yorker Discotheque

25 March 1967: Pink Floyd
Date TBC: Cream
Date TBC: Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames
Date TBC: Jimmy James and The Vagabonds
Date TBC: Zoot Money
Date TBC: Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band
DATE TBC: John Mayall's Blues Breakers (several gigs)

Oasis Leisure Centre

25 March 1978: Eddie and The Hotrods; Radio Stars; Squeeze
8 May 1978: AC/DC
1 June 1979: Dr Feelgood; The Inmates
29 March 1980: Elvis Costello and The Attractions
28 February 1981: Showaddywaddy
3 January 1982: Showaddywaddy; Roman Holiday
23 October 1982: Gillan
8 November 1997: Sleeper
6 April 1999: Ocean Colour Scene
3 February 2002: Ash; Hundred Reasons
14 June 2002: Fun Lovin' Criminals
20 October 2004: Scissor Sisters
10 December 2004: Hawkwind
5 July 2005: Kings of Leon
14 April 2007: Kings of Leon
23 April 2007: Paolo Nutini
22 May 2007: Simon Webbe
19 November 2006: The Zutons
25 October 2006: Razorlight
20 April 2007: McFly, Lil Chris
7 June 2007: Pet Shop Boys
21 June 2007: The Fratellis
8 December 2007: Hard-Fi
19 October 2007: Bowling for Soup; Bloodhound Gang; Zebrahead; Army of Freshman
23 April 2008: The Kooks
8 November 2008: The Feeling
12 November 2008: Scouting for Girls
4 December 2008: The Fratellis
8 December 2008: The Pigeon Detectives
5 March 2009: The Ting Tings
18 March 2009: Paul Weller
1 April 2009: Lemar; JLS
3 April 2009: The Enemy
13 June 2009: Kasabian
2 July 2009: The Saturdays
Date TBC: 1991: Inspiral Carpets
Date TBC: Suzi Quatro

Odeon

11 May 1965: The Kinks; The Yardbirds; Goldie and The Gingerbreads

Piccadilly Club

16 June 1972: Unicorn
Date TBC: Billy J Kramer

Sugarhill Festival

9 September 2006: Dr Feelgood

Swindon College

June 1973: Wild Turkey; Amazing Blondel; Camel, Blue; Arthur Brown's Kingdom Come
27 November 1973: Gong

Technical College

27 February 1971: Cochise
1 May 1971: Hawkwind; The Pink Fairies
Date TBC: May 1973: Thin Lizzy; Star Park
Date TBC: Amazing Blondel
Date TBC: America
Date TBC: Climax Blues Band
Date TBC: Johnny Shines

Town Gardens

Date TBC: XTC

Town Hall

16 January 1970: Principal Edwards Magic Theatre
15 May 1970: Principal Edwards Magic Theatre
20 August 1970: Derek And The Dominoes (Cancelled)
1 October 1970: Derek And The Dominoes
19 April 1974: Budgie
Date TBC: Nektar

Vadims

Date TBC: Fred Wedlock
Date TBC: Stadium Dogs

Wyvern Theatre

21 December 1971: Mark Almond
27 February 1972: The Strawbs
3 March 1972: Ashton, Gardner and Dyke
24 March 1972: Edgar Broughton Band
14 April 1972: Van Der Graaf Generator; Khan
5 May 1972: Peter Sarstedt
28 May 1972: Marvin, Welch and Farrar
29 October 1972: Ralph McTell; Natural Acoustic Band
10 September 1983: Showaddywaddy
24 November 1984: Showaddywaddy
12 February 1994: Midge Ure
Date TBC: Roy Harper

Multi-storey car park behind Fleet Street

28 June 1969: The Equals; Status Quo (replacing Chicken Shack); The Nite People

Unknown venue

6 February 1970: Status Quo

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