1994 Gigography of Paul Clarke

Gigography 1994

Getting there with my gig history now, a list of all the gigs I went to, from 1987 up to about now. It's a natural step from my Best gigs of all time post. Well that's the theory, but there's A LOT missing. I have chucked in 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 stack missing where I've lost tickets or never had them, most of the guestlist ACTION during my NME + Popex years and that. Yeah I know it's a bit geeky, let's let that go though, I'm enjoying remembering this stuff. At least I've not started scanning the tickets in yet Of course I have scanned in the tickets now...

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Oasis @ Southampton Guildhall

and the Bootleg…

Wed Nov 30 1994

Primal Scream @ Portsmouth Guildhall

Think I have the date right, sure it was the day before…

Tue Nov 29 1994

Sawdoctors @ Portsmouth Guildhall

Sort of folky thing, I'm sure I was at this one. Definitely came to see them here once in the early '90s with Nick Palmer from…

Sat Nov 19 1994

Reading Festival 1994 @ Reading Festival

Just went for the day, and we picked the worst day by far looks like, Red Hot Chili Peppers disappointed. I remember They Might Be Giants and…

Sun Aug 28 1994

Shakin' Stevens @ Southsea Common

Portsmouth Festival / Heineken Festival, a freebie, Chris Wilson's birthday. The Pogues also played on the Sunday, I think it was without Shane…

Thu Aug 18 1994

Gosport Festival 94 @ Walpole Park (Gosport)

Wedding Present + Credit To The Nation + Senseless Things. I know I went, I seem to remember one band did not though. One more band advertised…

Fri Jul 29 1994

Freak Power @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Mat Welcome + Parrot, cabaret night, I went to a lot of these. Freak power was one of Fatboy Slims bands of course. Details from an ad in Insomnia,…

Thu Jul 28 1994

Sultans of Ping @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Thu Jul 21 1994

Dodgy @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Tue Jul 19 1994

Salad @ The Wedgewood Rooms

plus Catatonia. We liked Salad and saw them quite a few times. I didn't like Catatonia as much but they did crop up quite a…

Wed Jul 06 1994

Glastonbury 1994 @ Glastonbury

My first Glastonbury festival, did we go in my van? Or was this the one where I had a last minute bad back and Ro drove in his Volvo? Hard to fault…

Thu Jun 23 1994

The Nubiles @ The Joiners

possibly at this one, it rings a…

Tue Jun 07 1994

The Farm @ The Wedgewood Rooms

With support from The Iliad, I don't really remember…

Tue Jun 07 1994

Monsters of Rock @ Castle Donington

Aerosmith, who I hardly even remember. Not a great lineup, though the biggest one ever, over two stages. I enjoyed Wildhearts and Terrorvision.…

Sat Jun 04 1994

Shed Seven @ The Joiners

Plus Baby Chaos. This was ace, Chrissy and I…

Tue May 31 1994

Carnival '94 @ Stanmer Park

Don't think i was at the '95 event but I was definitely at this one, Inspiral Carpets + Boo Radleys + Elastica + Terrorvision + Chumbawamba + Dodgy +…

Sat May 28 1994

Ed Tudor-Pole @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Caberet, with Nan Vernon, Wasp Factory, Kevin Eldon, George Egg, Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue, The Really Band and compere Lee Hurst. We went to…

Fri May 27 1994

Skin @ Portsmouth Pyramids

Not her from Skunk Anansie, a rock band of this…

Thu May 19 1994

Chumbawamba @ Portsmouth Pyramids

First of the Portsmouth Venue Campaign freebies helping out on the door (first one I was at, not their first one). Plus Gunshot, Attilla the…

Tue May 17 1994

David Lee Roth @ Portsmouth Guildhall

High camp at the Guildhall. Part of the Whole World Tour. I don't remember who the special guests…

Sun May 15 1994

Sean Meo @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Caberet possibly, with Martin Coyote and Paul B…

Fri May 13 1994

Annie Hates Cordial @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Plus Freaks Of Desire, Local! I must have a ticket or a mention in my fanzine of this, but also just found it in NME listings for this…

Wed May 11 1994

Rollins Band @ Portsmouth Pyramids

Plus support from Dig I originally had this down as the 2nd but I was at Oasis that day. Don't remember this one clearly, though I do remember…

Tue May 03 1994

Oasis @ The Wedgewood Rooms

I was at this one. These "oasis" are going to do well for themselves I think. Ones to…

Mon May 02 1994

The Wonderstuff @ Portsmouth Guildhall

Plus The Gigolo Aunts. At the time a record price paid for a gig as I bought an extra one from a tout for friend Sophie who was visiting that…

Tue Apr 12 1994

Toyah @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Caberet, hosted by Lee Hurst, with TV Smith, Dave Spikey, Pooka, Crisis Twins and almost certainly the Raymond and Mr Timpkins revue. Originally I…

Fri Mar 25 1994

The Wildhearts @ Portsmouth Pyramids

plus Baby Chaos. Another one I don't remember. Think I worked / volunteered at…

Tue Mar 22 1994

Soundgarden @ Shepherds Bush Empire

Superunknown warm up show at Shepherds Bush... pretty huge venue for a warm up show now I come to think of it. First gig at the reopened venue I…

Sat Mar 12 1994

Therapy? @ Portsmouth Pyramids

Thu Mar 03 1994

Caberet @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Desree, John Otway, Lemontrees, Sean Locke, Uncoordinated Juggler and compere Lee Hurst... how did they do all this for a fiver or whatever it…

Fri Feb 25 1994

Gunshot @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Not my normal sort of show, but so keen to show how varied my musical tastes were I even bought the…

Wed Feb 16 1994

Elastica @ The Wedgewood Rooms

with 60ft Dolls. I spun my car in the snow on the way home. Valentines day, out alone, of…

Mon Feb 14 1994

Sultans of Ping @ The Wedgewood Rooms

I did see them twice at the Wedge, was this one of…

Thu Feb 03 1994

Wishplants @ The Joiners

+ Echobelly. Saw them here this year, was it this night though? I thought Echobelly headlined the night Chris and I…

Sat Jan 22 1994