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 Doctor and the Medics Sat, 12.10.85 Hugh Masekela Tue, 23.7.85 Terry & Gerry Sat, 21.9.85 Waterboys Sat, 5.10.85 Sigue Sigue Sputnik Sat, 7.9.85
  7. 1986 Gene Loves Jezebel Sun, 16.3.86 Pulp Sat, 8.11.86 The June Brides Sat, 26.4.86 Godfathers Sat, 29.11.86 Primal Scream Sat, 12.4.86
  8. 1987 The Mint Juleps Sat, 7.3.87 The Replacements Sat, 30.5.87 Dave Howard Singers Sat, 29.8.87 Ghostdance Sat, 15.8.87 That Petrol Emotion Sun, 27.9.87
  9. 1988 Tanita Tikaram Sun, 2.10.88 Small Change Sat, 2.4.88 Tom Tom Club Sat, 15.10.88 Stump Sun, 21.8.88 Nick Fish and The Seahorses Sat, 20.2.88
  10. 1989 Guy Called Gerald Wed, 7.6.89 Man From Delmonte Sat, 15.7.89 Inspiral Carpets Sat, 22.4.89 Langsy D Wed, 22.3.89 Frazier Chorus Sat, 3.6.89
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