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 Hula Tue, 9.4.85 Hoodoo Gurus Tue, 26.11.85 Haze Sun, 12.5.85 Hula Sat, 7.12.85 Monochrome Set Tue, 7.5.85
  7. 1986 The Flowerpot Men Sat, 18.1.86 The Church Sat, 14.6.86 Abdullah Ibrahim Tue, 28.1.86 Primal Scream Sat, 12.4.86 Half Man Half Biscuit Tue, 16.9.86
  8. 1987 Dave Howard Singers Sat, 29.8.87 The Triffids Sat, 24.10.87 Happy Mondays Sat, 10.10.87 Edwyn Collins Sat, 25.7.87 Gaye Bykers on Acid Sat, 4.4.87
  9. 1988 The Brilliant Corners Sat, 14.5.88 Voice of the Beehives Tue, 19.7.88 Death Trash Sat, 20.8.88 Green on Red Sat, 2.7.88 The Railway Children Sat, 30.4.88
  10. 1989 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Tue, 11.7.89 Balkana Tue, 25.7.89 Hurrah Sat, 6.5.89 Guy Called Gerald Wed, 7.6.89 James Taylor Quartet Sat, 17.6.89
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