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Early concerts

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Opening acts are given in square brackets (for abbreviations see bottom of page).

      early Aug 1977 UK Portsmouth, Cumberland Tavern (first-ever gig by the Joe Jackson Band)
ca. 18 Aug 1977 UK Portsmouth, Cumberland Tavern (second-ever gig)
Wed, 30 Aug 1978 UK London, Notting Hill Gate, St Mark's Park (first London concert?)
Thu, 28 Sept 1978 UK Cleethorpes, Winter Gardens (opening for The Pleasers) (start of first tour)
Fri, 29 Sept 1978 UK Leeds, Polytechnic (opening for The Pleasers)
Sat, 30 Sept 1978 UK Sheffield, University (opening for The Pleasers)
Mon,   2 Oct 1978 UK London, The Nashville Room (opening for Eric Bell Band) (advert)
Tue,   3 Oct 1978 UK London, Hope & Anchor
Wed,   4 Oct 1978 UK Reading, University (opening for The Pleasers)
Fri,   6 Oct 1978 UK London, King's College (opening for The Pleasers)
Sat,   7 Oct 1978 UK Manchester, University (opening for The Pleasers)
Mon,   9 Oct 1978 UK London, The Nashville Room
Tue, 10 Oct 1978 UK London, Hope & Anchor
Thu, 12 Oct 1978 UK Middlesborough, Teeside Poly (opening for The Pleasers)
Fri, 13 Oct 1978 UK Dundee, College of Technology (opening for The Pleasers)
Sat, 14 Oct 1978 UK Bolton, Institute of Technology (opening for The Pleasers)
Sun, 15 Oct 1978 UK Newcastle, Poly (opening for The Pleasers)
Mon, 16 Oct 1978 UK London, The Nashville Room [with Eric Bell Band]
Tue, 17 Oct 1978 UK London, Hope & Anchor
Fri, 20 Oct 1978 UK Birmingham, Barbarella's (opening for The Pleasers)
Sat, 21 Oct 1978 UK Wolverhampton, Poly (opening for The Pleasers)
Mon, 23 Oct 1978 UK London, The Nashville Room
Wed, 25 Oct 1978 UK Bishop's Stortford (opening for The Pleasers)
Mon, 30 Oct 1978 UK London, The Nashville Room [with C Gas 5]
Tue, 31 Oct 1978 UK London, Hope & Anchor
Tue, 14 Nov 1978 UK London, Hope & Anchor
Sat, 18 Nov 1978 UK London, The Nashville Room [with The Panties]
Tue, 21 Nov 1978 UK London, Hope & Anchor
       Dec 1978 UK Gosport, The John Peel pub (now: Carisbrooke Arms) [MA]
Thu, 21 Dec 1978 UK High Wycombe, Nag's Head [with Ian Gomm]
Sat, 23 Dec 1978 UK London, The Nashville Room [with Ian Gomm]
Thu,   4 Jan 1979 UK London, Hope & Anchor
Tue,   9 Jan 1979 UK London, Dingwalls
Fri, 12 Jan 1979 UK London, The Nashville Room
Fri, 19 Jan 1979 UK London, Brunel University
Sat, 20 Jan 1979 UK London, The Nashville Room [MA]
Tue, 23 Jan 1979 UK London, Hope & Anchor (support for Ian Gomm)

Opening acts:
    [MA] = Mark Andrews & The Gents


UK = United Kingdom


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