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 Waterboys Sat, 5.10.85 Terry & Gerry Sat, 21.9.85 The Screaming Blue Messiahs Sun, 3.2.85 Doctor and the Medics Sat, 12.10.85
  7. 1986 Love and Rockets Sat, 27.9.86 23 Skidoo Sat, 15.2.86 Danielle Dax Sat, 8.3.86 Gene Loves Jezebel Sun, 16.3.86 The Mighty Lemon Drops Sat, 31.5.86
  8. 1987 That Petrol Emotion Sun, 27.9.87 Hue and Cry Sat, 19.9.87 Happy Mondays Sat, 10.10.87 The Gun Club Sat, 17.10.87 Yes / No People Sat, 26.9.87
  9. 1988 Brendan Croker and the 5 O’Clock Shadows Sat, 16.1.88 The Soup Dragons Sun, 24.4.88 Treebound Story Sat, 1.10.88 Tanita Tikaram Sun, 2.10.88 Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers Tue, 4.10.88
  10. 1989 The Railway Children Sat, 11.11.89 Texas Sat, 11.3.89 Win Sat, 4.2.89 Inspiral Carpets Sat, 22.4.89 EAT Sat, 14.1.89
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