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After a discusion on the sp mailing list, a few of us tried to put out knowledge together and produce a list of Spacemen 3 gigs. This is the best we can do for now. Please send any additions or corrections to dronemaster@spacemen3.co.uk. If you can give a source for any info, that would be really helpful.

Date

Where?

Source

Notes

3/8/1995

Black Lion, Northampton

Sean Cookís review in Ear To The Ground fanzine, H's diary

 

30/8/1995

Caldecott Arms, Long Lawford, Rugby H's diary Private party in back room.

16/10/1985

The Blitz, Church Street, Rugby

Christopher E Roseís List

Certainly were some Blitz gigs - is this one, or one of the confirmed ones wrongly labelled?

25/10/1985

Black Lion, Northampton

Christopher E Roseís List, poster reproduced in Outer Limits 2, H'sdiary

 

1/11/1985

Black Lion, Northampton

Poster reproduced in Outer Limits 2

 

27/11/85

Mercia Park Leisure Centre, Lockhursdt Lane, Coventry

Poster reproduced in Outer Limits 2

Probably the same Coventry gig dated to November 1985 in Christopher E Roseís List.

6/12/85

Reverberation Club, The Blitz, Rugby

Christopher E Roseís List, H'sdiary

 

19/12/1985

Benn Hall, Rugby Christmas On Mars poster, reproduced in Outer Limits 2  

27/12/1985

Black Lion, St. Giles Street, Northampton H's diary  

7/2/1986

Roadmender Centre, Northampton H's diary

 

10/2/1986

Chesterfield, kaleidoscope

Jason H. Tournetís List & Christopher E Roseís List

 

14/2/1986

Imperial Pub (backroom), Oxford Street, Rugby H's diary Rugby Biker'sClub party

6/3/1986

Reverberation Club, Blitz, Rugby H's diary  

20/3/1986

Reverberation Club, Blitz, Rugby H's diary 'Free Form Freakout' (Spacemen 3 & friends jam session)

27/3/1986

The Blitz, Church Street, Rugby

Poster reproduced in Outer Limits 2

w/ The Jazz Butcher 

18/4/1986

The Mermaid Pub (upstairs room), Stratford Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham H's diary  

5/6/1986

Reverberation Club, Blitz, Rugby H's diary  

17/6/1986

Pilgrim Club, Sir Colin Campbell Pub (upstairs room), Coventry

Poster reproduced in Outer Limits 2, H's diary

 

25/7/1986

Roadmender Centre, Northampton H's diary  

8/8/1986

Black Lion, St. Giles Street, Northampton H's diary  

19/9/1986

Reverberation Club, Blitz, Rugby H's diary  

31/10/1986

The Blitz, Church Street, Rugby

Poster reproduced in Outer Limits 2, H's diary

'Halloween Free Form Freakout'  (Spacemen 3 & friends jam session)

18/11/1986

Reverberation Club, Blitz, Rugby H's diary 'Birthday gigs - New songs'

26/11/1986

Wall of Sound Club, Blitz, Rugby H's diary With the Dark Side as support in their first gig)

18/12/1986

Benn Memorial Hall, Rugby H's diary 'Christmas on Mars'. 4 other bands played including Loop and the Dark Side. The Purple Things headlined.

13/02/1987

Clarendon, Hammersmith.

NME, 14/2/87.

Possibly didnít happen Ė is the 19/2/87 gig a rescheduled date?

19/02/1987

Clarendon, Hammersmith.

NME, 21/2/87.

 

12 & 13/3/1987

Vera Groningen

Christopher E Roseís List

 

15/3/1987

Brussels, ab

Jason H. Tournetís List

 

22/03/1987

Old Five Bells, Northampton.

NME, 14/3/87.

 

23/4/1986

Benn Hall, Rugby Easter Everywhere poster, reproduced in Outer Limits 2 w/ Perfect Disaster, Loop, The Darkside and Telltale Hearts, amongst others. Clint Boon took the Performance LP cover photos at this gig.

24/04/1987

Clarendon, Hammersmith.

NME, 18/4/87.

 

06/05/1987

Hackney Empire.

NME, 28/2/87.

 

14/5/1987

Crown & castle

Jason H. Tournetís List & Christopher E Roseís List

 

16/05/1987

Maze Bar, Sheffield.

Super Cosmic Joy cassette

Super Cosmic Joy

22/05/1987

The Sir George Robey, Seven Sisters.

NME, 23/5/87.

 

04/06/1987

Clarendon, Hammersmith,.

NME, 6,6,87.

w/ The Perfect Disaster

01/08/1987

Clarendon, Hammersmith.

NME, 1/8/87.

 

24/09/1987

Electric Ballroom.

NME, 14/9/87.

Psychic TV event

17/10/1987

Clarendon.

NME, 17/10/87.

w/ Robert Calvert

22/10/1987

Mean Fiddler.

NME, 10/10/87.

Is this Revolution Or Heroin? Christopher E Roseís List  says 1/8/1986, and Mís list says that was sometime in August 1986, but thatís far too early to be playing Revolution.

1/12/1987

Northampton Arts Centre

Christopher E Roseís List

 

12/12/1987

Queens Hall, Leeds.

NME, 14/11/87.

w/ Hawkwind

13/12/1987

Town & Country Club, w/ Suicide.

NME, 28/11/87.

 

19/12/1987

Roadmender Centre, Northampton.

NME, 5/12/87.

w/ Fields Of The Nephelim

4/1/1988

London Camden Dingwalls

Christopher E Roseís List

I seriously doubt this. There were no adverts for it in the NMEs of the time. Could be the 28/3/1988 date.

5/1/1988

Markthalle, Hamburg

Christopher E Roseís List

Well, itís not impossible, but I have my doubts. The rest of the European dates are so close together, why go over one week early for one date? And why not mention it in the pre-publicity material?

11/01/1988

Rose Club, Koln, Germany

European Tour Booklet

Mís List and Christopher E Roseís List says 1/11/1989, but this date is right.

12/01/1988

Zeche Club, Bochum, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

13/01/1988

Bad, Hanover, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

14/01/1988

Kir, Hamburg, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

15/01/1988

Jugend Kulturzentrum, Oldenburg, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

16/01/1988

Forum, Enger, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

17/01/1988

Romer, Bremen, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

19/01/1988

Loft, Berlin, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

20/01/1988

Schwimm Bad, Heidelberg, Germany

European Tour Booklet

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List says Munchen

21/01/1988

Wiedbaden, Germany

European Tour Booklet

Christopher E Roseís List and Mís list says 2/2/1988, Jason H. Tournetís List says 2/2/1989. I think this is the real date.

22/01/1988

Jugend Haus, Ravensburg, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

23/01/1988

Rockhaus, Schwindkirkchem, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

24/01/1988

Linzt Poishof, Austria

European Tour Booklet

 

25/01/1988

Rohie, Stuttgart, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

26/01/1988

Alabama House, Munich, Germany

European Tour Booklet

 

27/01/1988

V4, Vienna, Austria

European Tour Booklet

 

28/01/1988

Utopia, Innsbruck, Austria

European Tour Booklet

 

29/01/1988

Spielboden, Bormbirm, Austria

European Tour Booklet

 

30/01/1988

Dolce Vita, Lausanne, Switzerland

European Tour Booklet

 

31/01/1988

Bern, Switzerland

European Tour Booklet

 

03/02/1988

Zurich, Switzerland

European Tour Booklet

 

04/02/1988

Saarbrucken, Switzerland

European Tour Booklet

 

05/02/1988

Giant, Appeldorn, Holland

European Tour Booklet

 

06/02/1988

Milkyway, Amsterdam, Holland

European Tour Booklet

 

07/02/1988

Vera, Groningen, Holland

European Tour Booklet

 

09/02/1988

Brussels, Belgium

European Tour Booklet

 

18/03/1988

Manchester Boardwalk.

NME, 19/3/88.

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List says London

20/03/1988

Glasgow Rooftops.

NME, 19/3/88.

 

21/03/1988

Edinburgh The Venue.

NME, 19/3/88.

 

22/03/1988

Newcastle Riverside.

NME, 19/3/88.

 

23/03/1988

Leeds Adam & Eve.

NME, 19/3/88.

 

24/03/1988

Sheffield Take Two.

NME, 19/3/88.

 

25/03/1988

Sheffield Take Two.

NME, 19/3/88.

 

28/03/1988

London Dingwalls.

NME, 19/3/88.

 

31/03/1988

Salisbury Arts Centre.

NME, 19/3/88.

 

08/04/1988

Northampton Kamikazi Klub

NME, 19/3/88.

 

21/4/1988

Rennes, ubu

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List

 

24/4/1988

Sheffield

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List

Seems a bit unlikely Ė probably 24/3/1988.

25/4/1989

Copenhagen Barbue

Mís List

 

30/04/1988

Astoria.

NME, 16/4/88.

w/ Psychic TV

1/5/1988

Hamburg, markthalle

Jason H. Tournetís List

 

7/5/1988

Kassel, spot

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List

 

14/5/1988

Saarbrucken

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List

 

20/05/1988

ULU.

NME, 21/5/88.

 

27/05/1988

Tunnel Club, SE10.

NME, 30/4/88.

Gig is cancelled

16/06/1988

Tunnel Club, SE10.

NME, 14/5/88. NME, 18/6/88.

Presumably rescheduled from 27/5/88. This gig is also cancelled (or so my notes say, I donít know why)

20/06/1988

Dingwalls.

NME, 18/6/88.

MBV in support

14/07/1988

Tunnel Club, SE10.

NME, 9/7/88.

 

19/08/1988

Waterman's Art Centre, Hammersmith.

Liner notes, Dreamweapon.

Dreamweapon

24/08/1988

Riverside, Hammersmith.

NME, 6/8/88.

 

04/11/1988

ULU.

NME, 29/10/88.

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List says 11/4/1988. This date is correct.

15/11/1988

Drummonds, Euston Road.

NME, 12/11/88.

Advertised as ďSonic Boom & Jason of Spacemen 3Ē. H adds: "Actually Jason didnít play at all, Will Carruthers played bass and Sonic played guitar and keyboard. Snippets of Honey and bits of his first solo album. Jason stood at the bar all night with his girlfriend."

02/01/1989

Dingwalls.

NME, 10/12/88.

 

23/02/1989

Glasgow Fury Murys

NME, 18/2/89.

 

24/02/1989

Edinburgh The Venue

NME, 18/2/89.

 

27/02/1989

Newcastle Riverside

NME, 18/2/89.

 

28/02/1989

Leeds Dutchess Of York

NME, 18/2/89.

 

01/03/1989

Keele University

NME, 18/2/89.

 

02/03/1989

Chester Olivers

NME, 18/2/89.

Gig actually moved to a health club called Knights after the promoter suffered last minute problems with the original venue 

03/03/1989

Nottingham Trent Poly

NME, 18/2/89.

 

04/03/1989

Warwick University

NME, 18/2/89.

 

06/03/1989

Manchester Hacienda

NME, 18/2/89.

 

07/03/1989

Birmingham Burberries

NME, 18/2/89.

 

08/03/1989

Oxford Poly

NME, 18/2/89.

 

09/03/1989

Liverpool University

NME, 18/2/89.

 

11/03/1989

Colchester Essex University

NME, 18/2/89.

 

13/03/1989

Cardiff The Venue

NME, 18/2/89.

 

14/03/1989

Brighton Escape Club

NME, 18/2/89.

 

15/03/1989

Portsmouth Poly

NME, 18/2/89.

 

17/03/1989

Kent University

NME, 18/2/89.

 

20/03/1989

Morcombe The Gardens

NME, 18/2/89.

 

21/03/1989

Sheffield Leadmill

NME, 18/2/89.

 

22/03/1989

London Leicester Square Notre Dame

NME, 18/2/89.

Jason H. Tournetís List says 28/3/1989

23/03/1989

Aylesbury Civic Centre

NME, 18/2/89.

 

23/4/1989

Gent, vooruit

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List

 

25/4/1989

Copenhagen, barbue

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List

 

30/4/1989

Koln, Rose Club German press advert

 

1/5/1989

Markthalle, Hamburg

German press advert, Chris Barrusís List

 

2/5/1989

Dortmund, live station

German press advert, Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List

 

3/5/1989

Heidelberg, Schwimmbad German press advert  

4/5/1989

Berlin, Quartier Latin German press advert  

5/5/1989

Hannover, Bad German press advert  

6/5/1989

Enger, Germany Widely circulated live video recording Often listed as 3/5/1989, but this date is right.

7/5/1989

Gottingen, Ballhaus German press advert  

9/5/1989

Nurnberg, Ruhrersaal German press advert  

10/5/1989

Wien, Arena German press advert  

11/5/1989

Linz, Posthof German press advert  

12/5/1989

Budapest, Fekete Luk German press advert  

14/5/1989

Stuttgart, Rohre German press advert  

15/5/1989

Innsbruck, Jugendzentrum German press advert  

16/5/1989

Munchen, Schlachthof German press advert  

17/5/1989

Mainz, Kulturcentrum

German press advert, Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List

 

18/5/1989

Geneve, le new

Jason H. Tournetís List

Also listed as 18/5/1986 on mís list and Christopher E Roseís List, but tracklist suggests 1989 as correct.

19/5/1989

Thun, Cafe Mokka German press advert  

20/5/1989

Dornbirn, Spielboden German press advert  

26/5/1989

Rimini, velvet estate

Jason H. Tournetís List and Christopher E Roseís List

Mís list says 26/5/1990, but this date is right.

30/05/1989

Brentford Watermans Arts Centre.

NME, 20/5/89.

Jason didn't show. Some Sonic Boom solo material played.

10/06/1989

Tonbridge Angel Centre

NME, 10/6/89.

 

13/06/1989

Leicester University

NME, 10/6/89.

 

14/06/1989

Bristol Bierkeller

NME, 10/6/89.

 

16/06/1989

Exeter University

NME, 10/6/89.

 

21/06/1989

Hull Adelphi

NME, 10/6/89.

 

22/06/1989

Lancaster Sugarhouse

NME, 10/6/89.

 

23/06/1989

Edinburgh Venue

NME, 10/6/89.

 

24/06/1989

Aberdeen Station House

NME, 10/6/89.

 

25/06/1989

Glasgow Mayfair

NME, 10/6/89.

 

26/06/1989

Carlisle Twisted Wheel

NME, 10/6/89.

 

20/07/1989

 Imperial Pub (backroom), Oxford Street, Rugby H's diary 'Freebie 3' Free gig,

23/07/1989

T&C

NME, 15/7/89.

 

22/08/1989

Subterainia

NME, 5/8/89.

 

25/08/1989

Reading Festival.

NME, 3/6/89.