The 80s

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80s

In 1982 the NME described the Leadmill as “combining the thrift and intimacy of a working men’s club with the leisure processor a Hacienda” with the potential “to become an important landmark in pop culture.

The 80s featured gigs by Pulp, The Fall, Everything But The Girl, Marc Almond, New Order, The Pogues, Big Audio Dynamite, Culture Club, Housemartins, Simply Red, Happy Mondays, Primal Scream, Jools Holland, Jane’s Addiction, Faith No More, Stone Roses, Inspiral Carpets and The La’s at the Leadmill.

  1. 1980
  2. 1981
  3. 1982
  4. 1983
  5. 1984
  6. 1985 Boothill Foot Tappers Sat, 19.10.85 Hoodoo Gurus Tue, 26.11.85 The Roaring Boys Sat, 15.6.85 Waterboys Sat, 5.10.85 Haze Sun, 12.5.85
  7. 1986 Quando Quango Sat, 25.1.86 Gene Loves Jezebel Sun, 16.3.86 Godfathers Sat, 29.11.86 Abdullah Ibrahim Tue, 28.1.86 Redskins Tue, 15.4.86
  8. 1987 Stump Sat, 24.1.87 That Petrol Emotion Sun, 27.9.87 The Gun Club Sat, 17.10.87 The Go-Betweens Sat, 2.5.87 The Triffids Sat, 24.10.87
  9. 1988 Jazz Defektors Sat, 13.2.88 Head Sat, 18.6.88 Zoot and the Roots Sat, 16.7.88 Death Trash Sat, 20.8.88 Hothouse Flowers Sun, 29.5.88
  10. 1989 Frontline Assembly Sat, 1.7.89 Win Sat, 4.2.89 Pulp Wed, 8.2.89 Inspiral Carpets Sat, 22.4.89 Man From Delmonte Sat, 15.7.89
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