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The Damned: Live Performances - 1997

All potential shows for 1997 are believed to be included (lists for some years are very much 'work in progress').


Friday 12 December - Sanky's Soap Manchester

Set: Plan 9 Channel 7, Dozen Girls, Neat Neat Neat, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Disco Man, Shadow of Love, Curtain Call, Noise Noise Noise, Melody Lee, Looking At You, Eloise. encore - New Rose, Love Song, Smash It Up.

Comments: Last day of 6-day UK tour. Monty did not play during the encore following the swiping of setlists by audience members.

Thursday 11 December - Cat House, Glasgow

Set: unknown.

Comments: This show is believed to have gone ahead because a recording from the final night of the tour (Manchester), clearly indicates that The Damned had successfully completed a 6-night tour.

Wednesday 10 December - Fat Sam's, Dundee

Set: Plan 9 Channel 7, Dozen Girls, Neat Neat Neat, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Disco Man, Shadow Of Love, Curtain Call, Noise Noise Noise, Melody Lee, Looking At You, Eloise. encore - drum solo, keyboard solo, New Rose, Love Song, Smash It Up.

Comments: 'Ignite' and 'I Feel Alright' were included on the setlist but were not played.

Tuesday 9 December - Venue, Edinburgh

Set: unknown.

Comments: Support from Huckleberry. Tickets for this show are known to have sold out at the last minute.

Monday 8 December - Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Set: unknown.

Comments: This show is believed to have gone ahead because a recording from the final night of the tour (Manchester), clearly indicates that The Damned had successfully completed a 6-night tour.

Sunday 7 December - The Martell, Falkirk

Set: unknown.

Comments: Gig known to have taken place.

Thursday 27 November - Dingwalls, Camden, London

Set: Plan 9 Channel 7, Disco Man, Dozen Girls, Neat Neat Neat, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Shadow Of Love, Curtain Call, Noise Noise Noise, Melody Lee, Looking At You, Eloise. encore - Love Song, Smash It Up, New Rose, Ignite.

Comments: Support from Crimson and another(?). A short rendition of 'Sugar Sugar' preceded 'Looking At You', a drum solo was played before 'Love Song', and snippets of 'Snooker Song' preceded 'Ignite'.

Friday 31 October - Civic Hall, Guildford

Set: Plan 9 Channel 7 (1st), Dozen Girls, Neat Neat Neat, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Disco Man, Shadow of Love, Curtain Call, Noise Noise Noise, Melody Lee, Looking At You, Eloise. encore - Love Song, Smash it Up, New Rose.

Comments: Support from The Ice Mummies. 'Ignite' and 'I Feel' Alright were included on the setlist but were not played.

Monday 29 September - West Point Bar, Dundee

Set: unknown.

Comments: Second show of the night. Gig known to have taken place.

Monday 29 September - Fat Sam's, Dundee

Set: unknown.

Comments: First show of the evening, supporting Happy But Twisted.

Friday 26 September - Stripes Farm, Whitby

Set: Plan 9 Channel 7, Dozen Girls, Neat Neat Neat, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Disco Man, Shadow of Love, Curtain Call, Melody Lee, Eloise, Smash It Up, New Rose.

Comments: Dracfest. The Damned played the 1st night of this 3-day festival. Supported on the night by Alien Sex Fiend, Christian Death, 13 Candles, Diet Of Worms, and Friends Of Dorothy. Bassist Patricia Morrison had begun the intro to 'Love Song' when the plug was pulled on the gig as after the curfew.

Saturday 20 September - The Square, Harlow

Set: Plan 9 Channel 7, Dozen Girls, Neat Neat Neat, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Disco Man, Shadow of Love, Curtain Call, Noise Noise Noise, Melody Lee, Looking At You, Eloise. encore - Love Song, Smash It Up, New Rose, Ignite.

Friday 6 June - Crackers, Gloucester

Comments: Advertised as The Damned but actually part of the Captain Sensible's Punk Floyd tour.

Sunday 27 April - Stuarts, Alexandra Hotel, Sunshine Coast, Australia

Set: unknown.

Saturday 26 April - Playroom, Gold Coast, Australia

Set: unknown.

Friday 25 April - The Roxy, Brisbane, Australia

Set: unknown.

Thursday 24 April - Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay, Australia

Set: unknown.

Wednesday 23 April - Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle, Australia

Set: unknown.

Saturday 19 April - The Sands, Sydney, Australia

Set: unknown.

Comments: Support from Feedtimes and Panadolls.

Friday 18 April - Waves, Wollongong, Australia

Set: unknown.

Comments: Gig known to have taken place.

Thursday 17 April - Metro, Sydney, Australia

Set: unknown.

Comments: Gig confirmed as having taken place.

Wednesday 16 April - Carringbah Coyotes, Sydney, Australia

Set: unknown.

Tuesday 15 April - National Uni Bar, Canberra, Australia

Set: unknown.

Comments: Gig known to have taken place.

Sunday 13 April - The Palace, Melbourne, Australia

Setlist: Love Song, Dozen Girls, Plan 9 Channel 7, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Disco Man, Neat, Neat Neat, Curtain Call, Melody Lee, Looking At You, Noise Noise Noise, I Feel Alright, New Rose, Smash It Up, Ignite.

Comments: Support from X, Corpse Grinders and Feedtime. Note that the information given above is the setlist and that the actual set played may have varied.

Saturday 12 April - Tivoli, Adelaide, Australia

Set: unknown.

Friday 11 April - The Planet, Perth, Australia

Set included: Love Song, Smash It Up, I Just Can't Be Happy Today.

Comments: 'Love Song' is known to have been the opening number.

Tuesday 25 March - Rio's, Bradford

Set: Love Song, Dozen Girls, Plan 9 Channel 7, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Disco Man, Neat Neat Neat, Curtain Call, Melody Lee, Looking At You, Noise Noise Noise, I Feel Alright. encore 1 - New Rose, Smash It Up. encore 2 - Ignite.

Comments: Snippets of 'he Snooker Song', 'Big Spender', 'Jimmy Crack Corn' and 'The Turkey Song' were played during between song banter.

Monday 24 March - JB's, Dudley

Set: Love Song, Dozen Girls, Plan 9 Channel 7, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Disco Man, Neat Neat Neat, Curtain Call, Melody Lee, Looking At You, Noise Noise Noise, I Feel Alright. encore 1 - New Rose, Smash It Up. encore 2 - Ignite.

Comments: Banter during the show included references to The Spice Girls, John Major, Oasis and Brian Connolly of The Sweet.  A whimsical snippet of 'The Snooker Song' was played prior to 'Ignite'.

Sunday 23 March - The Pitz, Milton Keynes

Set: Love Song, Dozen Girls, Plan 9 Channel 7, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Disco Man, Neat Neat Neat, Curtain Call, Melody Lee, Looking At You, Noise Noise Noise, I Feel Alright. encore - New Rose, Smash It Up.


The Damned Live Performances Index
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1979 1978 1977 1976
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