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Gigs From History: 1996

Here's all the gigs we played in 1996, along with any details of the night I can remember. If there's a blog entry you can click on the date to read it.

Thursday 14 March 1996 click for larger versionThe Magazine Hotel, Leicester
Sorted gig, promoting the release of Ashtray Heart. I played solo as "Mark From Voon" with John Sims, Kookie Monster and Jon Dennis from Slinky
Thursday 20 June 1996 Physio & Firkin, Leicester
The Council play with Ludd Gang
Friday 26 July 1996 Brian & The Teenager's Back Garden, Leicester
Ashby Magna PopFest, with Liquid Gun, John Sims, and Brian & The Teenagers
Saturday 10 August 1996 Abbey Park, Leicester
The Council "headline" (go on last at) The Sorted Stage. We were very very DRUNK indeed. Also playing were Whizzbang, Stormclouds, Kooky Monster, Super Eight, Lazarus Clamp, Wrinkly Pink Catsuits, John Sims, Slinky, Prolapse, The Melons, Performance, Kevin Hewick and Crazyhead. ALL before us!
Saturday 17 August 1996 The Railway Inn, Ipswich
The Council at Framlingham 'festival', playing to nobody in a shed by the side of a pub, with The Freed Unit, Lazarus Clamp, The Melons and a LOT of beer.
Sunday 1 December 1996 The Durham Ox, Leicester
VOON
Wednesday 4 December 1996 click for larger versionThe Charlotte, Leicester
The big reunion gig, supporting Speedy and Posh. This was meant to be a big night full of old songs and fans singing along, to launch The Curse Of Voon but, of course, hardly anybody came.

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