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 Terry & Gerry Sat, 21.9.85 Hoodoo Gurus Tue, 26.11.85 The Screaming Blue Messiahs Sun, 3.2.85 The Dave Howard Singers Sat, 30.11.85 Doctor and the Medics Sat, 12.10.85
  7. 1986 Pastels Sat, 15.11.86 The Triffids Sat, 12.7.86 Redskins Tue, 15.4.86 The June Brides Sat, 26.4.86 Danielle Dax Sat, 8.3.86
  8. 1987 The Replacements Sat, 30.5.87 Hue and Cry Sat, 19.9.87 Gaye Bykers on Acid Sat, 4.4.87 Michelle Shocked Sun, 25.10.87 Voice of the Beehives Sat, 16.5.87
  9. 1988 Green on Red Sat, 2.7.88 Voice of the Beehives Tue, 19.7.88 Killing Joke Sat, 17.12.88 Timbuk 3 Sat, 28.5.88 McCarthy Sat, 27.8.88
  10. 1989 Mega City 4 Sat, 22.7.89 Jones Addiction Sat, 28.1.89 Zoot and the Roots Sat, 23.12.89 Ben Lowe Sun, 7.5.89 Cookie Crew Sat, 13.5.89
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