the first 23 gigs I can remember going to: FULL LIST

A handy reference guide for obsessives, johnny come latelys and future biographers.

0. Introduction

1. Howard Jones. Wembley Arena, 17th April 1985

2. Midge Ure. Wembley Arena, 23rd December 1985

3. Marillion. Milton Keynes Bowl, 28th June 1986

4. Ultravox. Wembley Arena 5th, November 1986

5. New Model Army. Town & Country Club, 23rd December 1986

6. Marillion. Aylesbury Civic Centre, 28th December 1986

7. Test Dept. Hackney Empire, 23rd January 1987

9. The Mission. Brixton Academy, 28th March 1987

10. Psychic TV with With Tiny Lights, Zoskia Meets Sugardog, English Boy On The Love Ranch, Webcore. Hackney Empire, July 3 1987

11. Big Black, Head of David, A.C. Temple. Friday 24th July 1987, Hammersmith Clarendon.

12. Siouxsie and The Banshees, The Fall, Wire, Psychic TV, Gaye Bykers On Acid. Saturday 25th July 1987, Finsbury Park Supertent.

13. Butthole Surfers, Shamen, AR Kane. Clarendon, 6th August 1987.

14. Alien Sex Fiend, Psychic TV, Steven Wells. Hackney Empire, 30 September 1987.

15. SWANS, Dave Howard Singers, The Sugarcubes. Town & Country Club, 14th October 1987.

16. Suicide, Spacemen 3, Into A Circle, 999. Town & Country Club, 13th December 1987.

17. Glenn Branca: Symphony no. 6 (Devil Choirs at the Gates of Heaven). Queen Elizabeth Hall, 30th January 1988.

18. Butthole Surfers, Loop, The Shrubs. University of London Union, 26th February 1988.

19. Spacemen 3. Dingwalls, 28th March 1988.

20. Psychic TV, Spacemen 3, Hiding Place. Astoria, Sat Apr 30 1988.

21. Skinny Puppy plus comedian. Fulham Greyhound, 21st May 1988.

22. Throbbing Gristle Ltd. Astoria, 3rd June 1988.

23. Foetus Interruptus, Tackhead Soundsystem. Town and Country Club, 20th September 1988.

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