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Gigs From History: 1998

Here's all the gigs we played in 1998, 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.

Tuesday 24 February 1998 The Blue Note, Derby
The first gig at The Blue Note for eight years - everybody was confused, including us, the audience, and especially the promoter. My first time playing onstage with Mr Frankie Machine!
Sunday 19 April 1998 Victoria Inn, Derby  (setlist)
I have no memory of this gig - all I know is that there's a tape recording of it!
Tuesday 5 May 1998 Victoria Inn, Derby
Supporting Half Man Half Biscuit!
Sunday 24 May 1998 The Point, Oxford
UK-Indie Tape launch with Szeki-Kurva - also featuring Andy TBTG and Frankie Machine in my super-group!
Thursday 4 June 1998 Upstairs At The Garage, London
With Mark 700 and a cast of thousands (ish) onstage for 'The Fair Play Trophy' (again)
Monday 27 July 1998 Upstairs At The Garage, London
No idea what happened at this gig - it is recorded as due to happen in the AAS minutes, but that is all I know.
Saturday 8 August 1998 Abbey Park, Leicester
Validators Full Band Set The Sorted Stage at the Abbey Park Festival, with Dalmatian Rex and the Eigentones, Mel McCrory, The Abandoned, The Freed Unit, ME, Kevin Hewick, Airport Girl, John Sims, Beat Glider, Twinkie, L'Augmentation and Zipperfish.
Thursday 1 October 1998 Upstairs At The Garage, London
An AAS Showcase night with Johnny Domino, Stumble, and Lazer Guided where I did an interview with Canterbury Student Radio and later had an argument with a journalist (Mr B Clancy) about who was the better Belle & Sebastian fan.
Monday 7 December 1998 The Factory, Leicester
The Durham Ox Singers at the first LollopaLeicester, with Dalmatian Rex and The Eigentones, Stumble, and Airport Girl.
Monday 21 December 1998 The Factory, Leicester
The Durham Ox Singers at LollopaLeicester, with Lazer Guided and Twinkie.

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