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 The Screaming Blue Messiahs Sun, 3.2.85 Hula Tue, 9.4.85 The Woodentops Sat, 31.8.85 Hugh Masekela Tue, 23.7.85 Hoodoo Gurus Tue, 26.11.85
  7. 1986 The Triffids Sat, 12.7.86 Bloodfire Posse Sat, 18.10.86 Pulp Sat, 8.11.86 The Flowerpot Men Sat, 18.1.86 The Church Sat, 14.6.86
  8. 1987 The Mint Juleps Sat, 7.3.87 The Go-Betweens Sat, 2.5.87 The Replacements Sat, 30.5.87 The Planet Wilson Sat, 23.5.87 Green on Red Sat, 21.3.87
  9. 1988 The Flatmates Sat, 22.10.88 Killing Joke Sat, 17.12.88 Death Trash Sat, 20.8.88 The Brilliant Corners Sat, 14.5.88 Hothouse Flowers Sun, 29.5.88
  10. 1989 Swans Sun, 20.8.89 EAT Sat, 14.1.89 Crazyhead Sat, 18.3.89 Pulp Wed, 8.2.89 Frazier Chorus Sat, 3.6.89
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