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Best Gigs of 1977

The first 6 months of this year quickly saw many punk bands move out of the pubs and clubs into the bigger venues. The Sex Pistols were banned from venues all across the country so all their gigs had to be short-notice special secret gigs. The famous Roxy club opened and closed. Loads of other great shows like Iggy Pop with David Bowie, Trex, Ted Nugent, Abba, Johnny Thunders, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Status Quo, James Brown, Thin Lizzy, AC/DC, Slade, Pink Floyd... Two great Clash shows with Sham 69 in support at The Rainbow in December.

  # Artists Venue Date Rating
1 255 Sex Pistols + Slits Screen On The Green, London 03.04.1977 10
2 263 Clash + Jam + Buzzcocks Rainbow Theatre, London 09.05.1977 9,75
3 266 Clash + Buzzcocks + Slits St Albans City Hall, Herts 21.05.1977 9,75
4 336 Ramones + Generation X + Rezillos Rainbow Theatre, London 31.12.1977 9,75
5 322+323 Damned + Dead Boys Roundhouse, London 25+27.11.1977 9,75