Gig List for 1994

NumberBand(s)VenueDateRatingComments
2767 Fish Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 28.12.1994 9,25 Fish wore a kilt this evening .Lots of Marillion and solo material in the near 2 hour set .Great stories and Fish has a lovely rapport with fans .  
2766 ZZ Top Wembley Arena , London 22.12.1994 9,5 six sexy female dancers on stage for every third song with a change of outfit was great . 1 hour 45 mins of distorted blues rock with hits at the end .  
2765 Squeeze Clapham Grand , London 20.12.1994 9,25 Really good 2 hours 15 mins set but the crowd kept on shouting for the oldies .  
2764 Status Quo  Wembley Arena , London 17.12.1994 9,5 nice big light show . 1 hour 45 mins set of mainly greatest hits heads down .  
2763 Blue Aeroplanes  Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 16.12.1994 9,25 2 sets .First was 30 mins acoustic and second was 75 mins as a full band great set and massive 7 song encore .  
2762 Gary Glitters Xmas Gang Show + Village People  Wembley Arena , London 15.12.1994 9,75 Great 1970s double bill .Village People did a good trashy set .GG huge set with all the hits with crowd that were totally up for it .Excellent .  
2760 Trextasy + Harlan The Jester Marquee Club , London 09.12.1994 9,5 support band were really good .Trextasy did a fantastic 75 mins of Bolan anthems and album tracks .  
2761 Secret Life Subterania , London 13.12.1994 good but short 40 mins set .  
2759 Ian McNabb + Jackie Leven Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 07.12.1994 8,5 A long 2 hours 15 mins set with some great stories between the songs .  
2758 Astrud Gilberto Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 06.12.1994 Brazils jazz bosa nova queen .  
2757 Elton John with Ray Cooper Royal Albert Hall , London 05.12.1994 9,5 one of 14 sold out RAH Elton shows on this tour .No support . 2 hours 30 mins no band just Elton on piano with some percussion help from Ray Cooper .  
2756 Joe Cocker + Sheryl Crow Wembley Arena , London 04.12.1994 9,5 Good support and Joe did a 1 hour 40 mins set with that fantastic voice .  
2755 Pato Banton Jazz Cafe , Camden, London 01.12.1994 8,5 2 hour set of pop reggae .  
2754 Magic : A Tribute To Queen Hammersmith Apollo , London 30.11.1994 not sure how they headlined such a big venue as they were just a pub band playing Queen songs with no lookalikes  
2753 Cliff Richard Wembley Arena , London 22.11.1994 9,5 A brilliant stage design based around a giant jukebox to celebrate 35 years of hit records .2 hours 30 mins hits set .4th of 10 sell out Wembley shows .  
2752 Shane McGowans Popes + Terry Woods Kentish Town Forum , London 20.11.1994 9,25 mega Pogues songs in both bands .  
2751 Maria Muldaur Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 18.11.1994 7,5 A great blues voice but a bit boring .  
2748 Dr Hook Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 11.11.1994 2 hour show of older hits and songs from more recent albums .  
2749 Crusaders Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 16.11.1994 should have been a lot better .  
2750 Sparks Shepherds Bush Empire, London 17.11.1994 9,75 Sold out one off UK show . Their first UK gig for 15 years .Fantastic 1 hour 45 mins of hi energy disco versions of old and new material .  
2747 Brian Kennedy + Billy Rain Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 10.11.1994 8,75 Brian Kennedy has such a great voice .  
2746 The Kinks Shepherds Bush Empire, London 08.11.1994 9,5 no support . 1 hour 40 mins show .Loads of classics old and new .  
2744 Black Crowes Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 01.11.1994 9,5 100 mins set played tonight . low key club shows for 500 per night .great venue for their blues rock .  
2745 Freak Power  Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 03.11.1994 8,5 good 70 mins of funky pop .  
2742 INXS Brixton Academy , London 28.10.1994 9,5 One off UK show sold out in 1 day .Lovely stage set full of antique looking stage props . Excellent 85 mins set .  
2743 Black Crowes Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 31.10.1994 9,5 90 mins set played tonight .  
2738 Peroxide Blondie (Blondie Tribute) Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 13.10.1994 8,5 Really good 60 mins of Blondie hits .  
2739 Bruce Dickenson  Marquee Club , London 18.10.1994 9,25 Great songs and great vocals but no Iron Maiden songs played tonight .  
2740 Hue And Cry Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 19.10.1994 8,5 same set as last time .  
2741 Pink Floyd Earls Court Arena , London 20.10.1994 9,75 7th show of a staggering 14 sold out Pink Floyd shows at Earls Court.Most other dates on this world tour have been in 60,000 seater stadiums . No support . 2 hours 30 mins set .On the first night 50 were injured when one of the seating blocks collapsed .Amazing effects and cicular screen .  
2737 Disco Associates + Electric Muthas Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 06.10.1994 Funky headliners .  
2735 Swing Out Sister  Kentish Town Forum , London 29.09.1994 9,25 Really good 90 mins set .  
2736 Duece ( KISS Tribute)  Captain Cook , Acton , London 01.10.1994 9,5 75 mins set of KISS anthems in full make up and costumes . Great fun .  
2734 Ramones + Smash Brixton Academy , London 25.09.1994 9,5 Ramones did a 70 mins set of mainly older material that was fast as usual .  
2731 Glen Tilbrook Garage , London 14.09.1994 8,75 1 hour 45 mins acoustic show .  
2732 Omar Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 15.09.1994 8,5 sold out show by UK soulster .  
2733 Paladinos + The Surfing Brides Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 23.09.1994 the support band were so much better than headliners .  
2730 Big Country ( Acoustic Shows ) Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 08.09.1994 9,25 for this great 1 hour 50 mins set .Great venue to see them up close .Great stories . The crowd loved it .  
2727 Rev Horton Heat + Tribute To Nothing Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 25.08.1994 8,5 support band are getting better .Rev Horton Heat did an interesting 90 mins set of psychobilly/blues rants .  
2728 Bjorn Again Subterania , London 27.08.1994 9,25 another night of 1970s dancing .  
2729 Big Country ( Acoustic Shows ) Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 01.09.1994 9,25 Big Country songs stripped down  
2725 Ian Dury And The Blockheads Clapham Grand , London 21.08.1994 9,5 Great atmosphere and the band were superb as ever . Fantastic gig .  
2726 Average White Band Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 24.08.1994 Reformed with 3 originals .Perfect venue for their smooth funk .  
2724 Funkin Barstewards Clapham Grand , London 20.08.1994 8,5 enjoyable party covers band .  
2722 Larry Adler performing The Glory Of Gershwin Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 15.08.1994 9,5 80 years old and probably the best  
2723 Larry Adler performing The Glory Of Gershwin Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 18.08.1994 9,5 mouth organ player in the world .At this time the album was in Top 10 .Loads of jokes and stories and great vocals by Issy Van Randwyck and Clive Rowe . Superb shows .  
2721 Bjorn Again Subterania , London 11.08.1994 9,25 They are a fantastic night out .ABBA classics and costume changes  
2718 Whitesnake + Paddy Goes To Hollyhead Hammersmith Apollo , London 31.07.1994 9,5 quick return for another sell out show .Excellent 1 hour 40 mins set .  
2719 Madness + Ian Dury And The Blockheads + Aswad + Buzzcocks Finsbury Park , London 06.08.1994 9,5 All bands did really good sets .Madness did 90 mins greatest hits .  
2720 Terry Hall Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 08.08.1994 8,75 Great lyrics in a dead pan vocal style .  
2717 Yothu Yindi + Commanche Park Clapham Grand , London 28.07.1994 Really enjoyable and colourful set from Australias top aboriginee band .  
2714 Killing Joke  Subterania , London 15.07.1994 9,25 low key secret gig .Jaz and Youth back together after 10+ years .rock with a dub bass feel and still with firebreather and chainsaw stage help .really hot and sweaty sold out show .  
2716 John Mayalls Bluesbreakers Kentish Town Forum , London 21.07.1994 8,5 lots of blues and bottleneck guitar .  
2715 Whitesnake + Pride And Glory Hammersmith Apollo , London 18.07.1994 9,75 Emotional return to Hammersmith for David Coverdale to whom this venue is like a second home. Great vocalist .  
2713 Family Cat + These Animal Men + Baby Chaos Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 14.07.1994 3 decent bands but nothing special .  
2709 Fish Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 29.06.1994 9,25 Excellent 1 hour 45 mins set .He is such a great storyteller .  
2710 Ten Pole Tudor Garage , London 07.07.1994 8,5 60 mins set of mad punk lunacy  
2711 Crash Test Dummies + Out Of My Hair Kentish Town Forum , London 08.07.1994 9,25 similar to Mean Fiddler show with a couple of extra couple of songs .  
2712 Natalie Cole And 18 Piece Orchestra Royal Festival Hall , London 12.07.1994 8,5 90 mins set that was a tribute to the music fron her fathers era and she did do any of her own material .  
2708 Limehouse Lizzy Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 28.06.1994 9,25 low turn out but a great Lizzy night .  
2707 Peter Gabriel + James + Johnny Cash + Lemonheads + Jackson Browne + Dwight Yoakum Glastonbury Festival , Somerset 26.06.1994 9,75 So well put together by Glasto staff .Best band today was Peter Gabriel .  
2706 Elvis Costello + Bjork + M People + Sensor + Nick Cave +John Otway + Atilla The Stockbroker  Glastonbury Festival , Somerset 25.06.1994 9,75 So much going on at the festival .Best band today was Bjork .  
2705 Pretenders + Manic Street Preachers + Boo Radleys + L7 +Spin Doctors + Blind Melon + Ian McNab Glastonbury Festival , Somerset 24.06.1994 9,75 Superb weekend of live music .Best band today was The Pretenders .  
2704 Paul Young + Dear James Clapham Grand , London 23.06.1994 9,5 Excellent 1 hour 40 mins set .  
2702 Hue And Cry Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 21.06.1994 9,25 really good 1 hour 45 mins set .  
2701 Tom Robinson Band + TV Smith + Andy White Clapham Grand , London 16.06.1994 9,25 TRB did a really good 80 mins set and both supports did good 30 mins each .  
2703 Jimmy Barnes Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 22.06.1994 9,25 low key club 90 mins club show .great blues rock vocals .  
2700 Big Country + Big Corporation Clapham Grand , London 14.06.1994 9,5 Fantastic 2 hour greatest hits set that the fans really did get into it madly .  
2698 Godfathers Powerhaus , London 26.05.1994 Good but not one of their best gigs .  
2699 Bubby Bryd And Vicki Anderson Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 13.06.1994 8,75 Lively and funky set .  
2695 Marillion Hammersmith Apollo , London 18.05.1994 new singer now with the band and its mainly new material for the first hour and older material in the second hour .  
2696 David Lee Roth Hammersmith Apollo , London 22.05.1994 9,5 Last show of UK tour .1 hour 40 mins set .Great showman .Still has the gift of the gob.  
2697 David Bryne Band Palladium Theatre , London 24.05.1994 9,25 Sold out one off UK show .He played about 8 Talking Heads trax .  
2694 Neds Atomic Dustbin + Sheep On Drugs + Terrorvision Clapham Grand , London 10.05.1994 8,25 all 3 bands did average 40 mins sets .  
2693 Galliano + Urban Species + Misty Oldfield Clapham Grand , London 09.05.1994 8,25 jazz funk double bill .  
2691 Bryan Adams Wembley Arena , London 04.05.1994 9,75 His only UK dates on this tour were  
2692 Bryan Adams Wembley Arena , London 08.05.1994 9,75 6 shows at Wembley Arena .mammoth 2 hours 45 mins set .great catchy rock songs with the 30 mins encore of cover versions played in the centre of the arena .  
2690 David Lee Roth + The Motherland Regent Theatre , Ipswich 01.05.1994 9,5 First date on this solo UK tour .Sadly he has cut his long blonde hair .Mainly solo material but there was a few Van Halen rock anthems.Kinda bizarre to see him in Ipswich.  
2688 Mick Ronson Tribute Show feat sets by Glen Matlock Band + Big Audio + Steve Harley + Roger Taylor(Queen) And The Cross Joe Elliot with Spiders From Mars + Roger Daltry + Ian Hunter  Hammersmith Apollo , London 29.04.1994 9,75 really fantastic evening with all bands doing short sets then everyone on stage for All The Young Dudes but sadly David Bowie did not show .  
2689 Dressed To Kill + City Kidds Marquee Club , London 30.04.1994 really good 75 mins KISS tribute band but the sound was a bit dodgy .  
2687 Pretenders Garage , London 28.04.1994 9,5 90 mins low key club show .The overall sound was superb.  
2686 Tony Hadley Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 25.04.1994 really good mix of solo material ,Spandau hits and cover versions .  
2684 Crash Test Dummies Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 21.04.1994 80 mins debut UK show .Great fun .  
2685 Peter Perrett  Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 22.04.1994 9,25 same set as Subterania last month.really great to see him back on stage .  
2683 Glen Tilbrook Garage , London 20.04.1994 9,25 really good 1 hour 50 mins acoustic set of Squeeze hits and cover versions .  
2682 Beautiful South Clapham Grand , London 19.04.1994 lively 90 mins set of old and new songs  
2679 Godfathers Camden Underworld , London 09.04.1994 9,5 blistering 65 mins set .  
2680 Jah Wobble Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 11.04.1994 8,5 ex Public Image Ltd bass player .nice set of bass heavy world music .  
2681 Black Sabbath + Cathedral Hammersmith Apollo , London 13.04.1994 9,25 sadly no Ozzy or Dio on vocals but all those classic riffs are still there .  
2677 Paul Young Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 30.03.1994 9,5 brilliant 1 hour 40 mins set .this venue is great for live music .  
2678 Manowar Marquee Club , London 07.04.1994 9,25 the band as usual looked great with the bass player a right nutter but the 10 mins opus type track was crap but great to see them in a small venue .  
2676 Maze Hammersmith Apollo , London 27.03.1994 9,5 as usual a fantastic Maze show .  
2675 Compulsion + Shed 7 Garage , London 25.03.1994 8,5 both bands are hotly tipped .Shed 7 did a good 30 mins .Compulsion did a good 45 mins .  
2673 Meat Loaf Wembley Arena , London 23.03.1994 9,75 no support. 2 hours 15 mins set .one big anthem after another with some great stage theatrics .Superb .  
2674 Peter Perrett + Then Jerico Subterania , London 24.03.1994 9,5 really good double bill .Then Jerico did a great 60 mins set .This was Peter Perrett (Only Ones) first live show for about 10 years .PP and band did a brilliant 90 mins set that included 5 Only Ones classics.  
2672 Luka Bloom Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 22.03.1994 pleasant 2 hour set .  
2670 Soundgarden + These Animal Men Shepherds Bush Empire , London 12.03.1994 8,5 invite only opening night of this venue which is now under new ownership .support did a good 30 mins set .Soundgarden overall sound was good but I did not like the blurry vocal style .  
2671 Shane McGowans Popes Clapham Grand , London 17.03.1994 mad St Patricks Day party gig . the band did a 70 mins set .Nick Cave came on for a song .  
2668 SWV + Intro Hammersmith Apollo , London 24.02.1994 SWV did a really good 60 mins set .Mega 10 mins version of Right Here 
2669 Eric Clapton Royal Albert Hall , London 02.03.1994 9,25 9th of 12 sold out RAH shows by EC .he did a 2 hour set which was an hour of blues cover versions and then an hour of his own best known material .  
2667 Mick Karn Band Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 22.02.1994 A mainly instrumental set from a band that featured 3 members of Japan .  
2666 Limehouse Lizzy Mean Fiddler,Harlesden,London 19.02.1994 9,25 The singer was Phil Lynotts double.Brilliant 90 mins of Thin Lizzy classics.The crowd were well up for it .  
2663 Trextasy + Blade Chain Princes Theatre , Clacton 05.02.1994 9,25 support did a good rockin set .Trextasy did a full 90 mins set of Marc Bolan classics. Really good .  
2665 Roy Ayers Band Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 16.02.1994 Nice and long 2 hours 10 mins set .Great atmosphere for this vibes legend.  
2664 Ohio Players Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 08.02.1994 sound should have been better .the band were well under rehearsed .good fun but should have been better .  
2662 Heitor Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 01.02.1994 Heitor is current Simply Red guitarist .He did a really good 90 mins set of mainly instumentals with latin flavour .Mick Hucknall and other Simply Red members came on for the encore .  
2660 Dodgy + Banco De Gaia Garage , London 27.01.1994 8,5 support were up n coming techno act who did 40 mins ambient synth set .Dodgy did a short 45 mins set .  
2661 Duran Duran Wembley Arena , London 28.01.1994 9,5 First major London show for 3 years .Really enjoyable 2 hour set .Melle Mel came on White Lines 
2658 UB40 + Bitty McLean Wembley Arena , London 23.01.1994 9,25 great 1 hour 45 mins dance vibe .  
2659 Marcella Detroit Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 26.01.1994 8,5 50 mins slightly wacky set .  
2657 Sarah Jane Morris Jazz Cafe , Camden , London 19.01.1994 8,5 75 mins set . Great voice .  
2655 Mega City Four Clapham Grand , London 07.01.1994 really good 60 mins indie rock set .  
2656 Sting + Vinx Royal Albert Hall , London 11.01.1994 9,5 first of four sold out RAH shows .support act had some great vocals.1 hour 45 mins of Police + solo hits .