Gigography of Paul Clarke for 2002

Gigography 2002

Getting there with my gigography now, all the gigs I was at, from '87 up to about now. A natural progression from my Best gigs of all time post. Well that's the theory, but there's A LOT missing. I have added details from the big bag of old gig tickets that I gathered while I was in London, + a box of old concert tickets + stuff from Mum and Dad's loft. Also got lots of gaps regarding bands seen at festivals, they'll probably stay missing, it's so hard to remember. There's a lot missing where I've lost tickets or never had them, most of the guestlist actions during my NME and Popex years + that. Yeah I know very geeky, let's let that go though, I'm having fun remembering this stuff. At least I've not started scanning the tickets in yet Of course I have scanned the tickets now...

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The Libertines @ Islington Academy

XFM Xmas party, watched support act The Darkness then went mad on free cocktails, don't remember the…

Tue Dec 10 2002

McAlmont and Butler @ Islington Academy

Free thing through work, a gig for competition winners originally billed as being Paul Weller, actually turned out more interestingly as these guys + also…

Fri Nov 01 2002

The Darkness @ The Garage

Big proper gig, with label mate support from Sweatmaster and…

Thu Oct 31 2002

Electric Six @ Barfly

plus The Crimea…

Wed Oct 23 2002

The Darkness @ Kings Cross Water Rats

Best of In The City, with the Raveonettes (who we saw) + Saint Rose and…

Wed Sep 25 2002

Camera Obscura @ Kings Cross Water Rats

Plus support from Jesus + Mary Chain's sister. I went to both gigs they did here, 2 days in a row, so I was either here seeing Camera Obscura on the 22nd September or the 24th September too. I did have some pictures taken at these gigs, on a very early digital camera (it was credit card thin and 480px resolution) so can't find them…

Mon Sep 23 2002

Morrissey @ Royal Albert Hall

Played a couple of Smiths songs, average apart from…

Wed Sep 18 2002

The Datsuns @ Camden Underworld

Mon Sep 16 2002

Mudhoney @ Electric Ballroom

Were you at this gig? Did you see an inflatable lady crowdsurfing? That was mine, I won it in a raffle in the Good Mixer just before the…

Thu Sep 12 2002

The Darkness @ Metro

Setlist: "Bareback", "Black Shuck", "Best of me", "Love is only a feeling", "Get yr hands off", "Givin' up", "Stuck in a rut", "I believe in a thing called love", "Love on the rocks with no…

Fri Sep 06 2002

Suede @ The Scala

Another fan club job I think. Not in the fan club, but someone got me…

Tue Sep 03 2002

The Datsuns @ Barfly

Thu Aug 22 2002

Reading 2002 @ Reading Festival

I was on a big fat freebie and very much enjoyed The Datsuns doing a set in the backstage…

Thu Aug 22 2002

The Darkness @ Notting Hill Arts Club

SOLD OUT in advance, we only just squeezed in, debut single out this…

Wed Aug 14 2002

The Darkness @ Camden Underworld

Fri Aug 09 2002

Suede @ Electric Ballroom

Fan club gig, played the new album, then a hits set, then a "wheel of fortune" set including best songs "My Dark Star" and "The Living…

Tue Jul 16 2002

The Darkness @ Ocean

Thu Jul 11 2002

The Darkness @ Kings Cross Water Rats

Have I misdated this one? I was definitely at David Bowie this…

Wed Jul 10 2002

David Bowie @ Old Trafford Cricket Ground

Plus Suede + Divine Comedy. It booted it down with rain, but we had a great…

Wed Jul 10 2002

Glastonbury 2002 @ Glastonbury

Um, I remember Faithless and then Coldplay, big lasers across the crowd. So very little else. Rolf Harris was there this…

Wed Jun 26 2002

Love @ Royal Festival Hall

Arthur Lee, magic. Hmm, did we go in 2002 or…

Fri Jun 14 2002

The Darkness @ Metro

Wed Jun 12 2002

Brian Wilson @ Royal Festival Hall

Yes of the Beach Boys, one to tick off the list. He was a bit unsteady on his feet but he had great support in recreating the perfect…

Mon Jun 10 2002

The Darkness @ Bull and Gate

I dragged Neil + Camilla, of The Face + Popbitch along. IT WAS ME THAT MADE THE DARKNESS…

Sat May 04 2002

The Cooper Temple Clause @ Shepherds Bush Empire

Wed May 01 2002

Here and Now @ Wembley Arena

Spandau Ballet, Belinda Carlisle, ABC, Howard, Toyah + China Crisis. Don't…

Thu Apr 25 2002

Yeah Yeah Yeahs @ Barfly

Two gigs in one night, get…

Thu Apr 18 2002

The Datsuns @ Camden Underworld

From the brief time when I preferred them over The…

Thu Apr 18 2002

The Datsuns @ Boston Music Room

+ The D4 + The Divine…

Fri Apr 12 2002

Super Furry Animals @ Ocean

MTV2 thing. Plus Cooper Temple…

Thu Apr 11 2002

The Darkness @ Ocean

Fri Apr 05 2002

Belle and Sebastian @ Brixton Academy

Think this is they did a cover of London Calling and Another Girl, Another…

Wed Apr 03 2002

Gilby Clarke @ Underworld, Camden

I went for Love / Hate as I used to love them in about 1990. Also Area…

Wed Apr 03 2002

Iron Maiden @ Brixton Academy

The Clive Burr benefit gig, went with…

Wed Mar 20 2002

The Vines @ Barfly

supported by The Libertines. Two gigs in one night, think I saw either The Darkness or Neds Atomic Dustbin this day…

Thu Mar 07 2002

Haven @ Dingwalls

Wed Mar 06 2002

David Devant and his Spirit Wife @ Kings Cross Water Rats

Back at Uncle Bob's…

Sat Mar 02 2002

The Charlatans @ Astoria

NME…

Mon Feb 11 2002

Andrew WK @ Astoria

NME tour with Lostprophets, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and The Coral. Was Searching forward to AWK. Very…

Sun Feb 10 2002

Snooker @ Wembley Arena

Paul Hunter v Alan…

Sat Feb 09 2002

And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead @ Astoria

plus Clinic, The Faint + British Sea Power. NME…

Thu Feb 07 2002

The Darkness @ Barfly

NME On night, with Kennedy…

Wed Feb 06 2002

Travis @ Astoria

With Starsailor + Ryan Adams and I think Remy Zero. A Warchild benefit night, I quite literally have the t-shirt for this one…

Mon Feb 04 2002

Jimmy Eat World @ Astoria

Fri Jan 25 2002