Seventeen – Live Gigs 1978-1981

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Seventeen Live Gigs
Line-up for all shows Mike Peters, Dave Sharp, Eddie Macdonald, Nigel Buckle

27th May 1978 : The Bee Hotel, Rhyl, Wales
The was the first Seventeen gig at The Bee Hotel (Now Station Hotel) at a night called “Pop Generation”

10th November 1979 : The Town Hall, Rhyl, Wales
Three band bill with Squire and The Fixations

14th December 1979 : Raven Hotel, Flint, Wales

(Ticket supplied by Ian Edwards)
15th December 1979 : Seventeen – Pier Pavilion, Hastings, England – live gig
The 1st Mods Convention. Seventeen were 3rd on the bill with Secret Affair as headline act, Squire and The Same the other 2 bands

1st January 1980 : Raven Hotel, Flint, Wales

(Ticket supplied by Ian Edwards)
9th February 1980 : Polytechnic, Huddersfield, England
Supporting Dexys Midnight Runners
16th February 1980 : Pier Pavilion, Hastings, England
The 3rd  Mods Convention. Seventeen were 2nd on the bill with the event opened by Relay and headlined by The Circles

26th March 1980 Art College, Maidstone, England (Show was cancelled)
27th March 1980 Civic Hall, Orpington, England (Show was cancelled)

9th April 1980 Rotters Club, Hereford, England
19th April 1980 Picketts Lock, London N9, England
The First National Eight-Hour Mod Festival 3pm to 11pm capacity 2,000.
The Festival line up was : Skatalites, The Mods, Squire, Gangster, Seventeen, The Step.
Mod, Ska , R&B + Disco DJ Andy (The Bear) Ruw. Event included badge bar, clothes stalls etc.

9th May 1980 The Norton Arms, Shrewsbury, England
10th May 1980 The Mecca, Sunderland, England
24th May 1980 Albion Hotel, Chester, England
25th May 1980 Lafayette, Wolverhampton, England

9th June 1980 Everyman Bistro, Liverpool, England

10th July 1980 Assembly Halls, Holywell, Wales
Supporting the Spectres

11th July 1980 Joiners Arms, Chorley, England
12th July 1980 Dereks Clubs, Shrewbury, England
14th July 1980 Fosseway Hotel, Leicester, England
16th July 1980 General Wolffe, Coventry, England
17th July 1980 Winsford Youth Club, Winsford, England
18th July 1980 Town Hall, Kidderminster, England
21st July 1980 New Regent, Brighton, England
22nd July 1980 Chequers Inn, Maltravers, Poole, England
23rd July 1980 Jumpers Tavern, Christchurch, England
24th July 1980 The Pelican, Torquay, England
25th July 1980 The Pelican, Torquay, England
26th July 1980 The King and Bishop, Salisbury, England
27th July 1980 Coach House, Huddersfield, England (Show was cancelled)
This gig was cancelled due to an ongoing DHSS DOLE violation investigation
28th July 1980 Hamilton Club, Birkenhead, England
30th July 1980 Cyprus Bar, Manchester, England
31st July 1980 Portland Bar, Manchester, England

1st August 1980 Carnegie Arts Centre, Workington, England
2nd August 1980 Bungalow Bar, Glasgow. Scotland
3rd August 1980 Border Terrier, Carlisle, England
7th August 1980 Three Tuns, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Greater London KT1 England
29th August 1980 Town Hall, Ealing, London W5, England
Band decides to give free entry to Dole card carriers
31st August 1980 The Kensington, London W14, England
Band decides to give free entry to Dole card carriers

15th September 1980 The Bridge House, Canning Town, London E16, England
Supporting Les Apache

19th September 1980 Crystal Palace Hotel, Upper Norwood, London SE19, England
Supporting The Associates
21st September 1980 The Trafalgar, Shepherds Bush W12, England
Free entry was given to the unemployed as a response to the DHSS investigation
22nd September 1980 Old Queens Head, Stockwell, London SW9, England
23rd September 1980 Crawdaddy Club at The Star Public House, Croydon CR0, England
24th September 1980 The Windsor Castle, Maida Vale, London W9, England
26th September 1980 The Acklam Hall, Notting Hill, London W10, England
Supported by Fanatics
28th September 1980 White Lion, Putney, London SW15, England
29th September 1980 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E, England

12th October 1980  The Trafalgar, Shepherds Bush W12 England

4th December 1980 The Warehouse Club, Leeds, England
Supporting the Stray Cats

1st January 1981 The Half Moon, Dulwich, London SE24, England
Final show as Seventeen as the and make an announcement they are going to change their name to Alarm Alarm
21st January 1981 Seventeen/Alarm Alarm Music Machine, Camden, England

(Page update 15/11/2021)

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