Portsmouth Music Scene

The Portsmouth Music Scene
Known gigs in 1988


1988

9/1/88 - Hair of the Dog, The Salutation
1988 January 30th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms, Good Old Boys
11-Feb-88 The Guildhall, Portsmouth The Alarm

1988 March 6th Wild Bunch Vickers Social Club Havant, Lansdowne Country
1988 March 7th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Sunset Boulevard
1988 March 8th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Bil Lavopio
1988 March 11th Copernicus Rice, Portsmouth Sixth Form (lunch-time gig)
1988 March 14th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Pete Palnmer
1988 March 20th Wild Bunch Vickers Social Club Havant, Pedro
1988 March 21st Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Cottonwood
1988 March 22nd Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, The Champions
1988 March 26th Southern Commancheroes Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Bandit
1988 March 28th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido,Kane's Country

2-Apr-88 The Guildhall, Portsmouth The Mission
1988 April 5th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms, Southern Blend
8-Apr-88 The Guildhall, Portsmouth The Mad Professor's Laboratory Tour Hawkwind
1988 April 19th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms, Keith Daly
29-Apr-88 Portsmouth but where? Budgie Budgie's web site??

1988 May 3rd Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms, A J Campbell
1988 May 17th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms, Blue Denim
1988 May 21st Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms,Collins Family Band
28/5/88 Mild-mannered Janitors, The Hornpipe

1988 June 6th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Bandit
1988 June 10th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms, Champions
11/6/88 The Kinks, Guildhall
1988 June 12th Bill Cody Country Music Club Lobster Pot Waterlooville, Bandit
1988 June 12th Wild Bunch Vickers Social Club Havant, Champions
13/6/88 Battle of the Mild-mannered Janitors, Dr. Brown, C. I. Rogues and Margerita??? or Magenta South Parade Pier
1988 June 13th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Steve Knight CB
1988 June 14th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Bob Ames & his band
20/6/88 Battle of the Bands semi-final (Mild-mannered Janitors, Hair of the Dog, La Belle E. Beat and Radical Dance), South Parade Pier
1988 June 20th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Western Rodeo
1988 June 25th Southern Commancheroes Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Chalk Valley
1988 June 26th Wild Bunch Vickers Social Club Havant, James Boys
1988 June 27th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Norman Morant & OTT
1998 June 28th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Frank McCarthy
1988 June 29th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms, Frank McCarthy Duo

3/7/88 The Psylons, Milton Barn
1988 July 4th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Western Approach
1988 July 10th Bill Cody Country Music Club Lobstrer Pot Club Waterlooville, Spice
1988 July 10th Wild Bunch Vickers Social Club Havant, Linda Venus Band
11/7/88 Battle of the Bands (Dark Ravens of Dance, Goodnight Dolores, 3 Little Mice and the soundcrew as 3 Blind Drunks couldn't make it)
1988 July 11th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Pete Henry Band
1988 July 13th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubill Rooms, Silver Wings
14/7/88 Jasmine Minks, Paul Groovy and the Pop Art Experience and Pop Bandits, The Hornpipe
1988 July 18th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Dave Lord & Country Gold
1988 July 24th Bill Cody Country Music Club Lobstrer Pot Club Waterlooville, Kansas Kountry 1988 Jult 24th Barry Jackson band
1988 July 26th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubill Rooms, Brian Alexander
1988 July 29th Buffalo Indian Villiage Leight Park WMC, George Moody & The Country Squires
1988 July 30th Southern Commancheroes CMCh Jubilee Rooms, Georgia Country Band

1988 August 1st Portsmouth Country Music Club The Pyramid Centre, Hank Hillman Band, Frank Jennings Show. Opening night at this venue.
6/8/88 Artists Against Apartheid Benefit Gig (3 Little Piggies, the Immortals who apparently played instead of La Belle Beat, who had dropped out Duck Soup, Mild-mannered Janitors and Radical Dance), The Hornpipe
1988 August 7th Wild Bunch Vickers Social Club Havant, Wingspan
1988 August 8th Portsmouth Country Music Club The Pyramid Centre, Kaynes Country, Greta & the Stray Shots
1988 August 9th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Lansdowne Country
10/8/88 McCarthy, with support by the name of Vee VV or similar, The Hornpipe
1988 August 15th Portsmouth Country Music Club The Pyramid Centre, Les Close Band, Desperado
19/8/88 Stump, The Hornpipe
21/8/88 Watch You Drown and Mild-Mannered Janitors, Milton Barn
1988 August 21st Wild Bunch Vickers Social Club Havant, Barry Jackson Band
1988 August 22nd Portsmouth Country Music Club The Pyramid Centre, Pete Palmer Band, Raymond Froggatt Band
1988 August 23rd Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Barry Jackson
25/8/88 Toyz, Kentone Club
26/8/88 A. C. Temple and Berserker Joe, The Hornpipe

1988 August 27th Southern Commancheroes Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Chalk Valley
1988 Auguist 29th Portsmouth Country Music Club Rock Gardens Pavillion,Norman Morant & OTT or Jan Mark *& Norman Russell, Mel Hague Band

1/9/88 Doctor Dupree, The Salutation
4/9/88 County Line, The Salutation
1988 September 4th Wild Bunch Vickers Social Club Havant, Chalk Valley
5/9/88 Battle of the Bands (Hair of the Dog, 3 Little Piggies, Doves and Watch You Drown), South Parade Pier
1988 September 6th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Champions
12/9/88 Battle of the Bands (Dr. Brown, La Belle E. Beat, Lot 66 and No No No)
1988 September 12th Portsmouth Country Music Club Pyamid Centre, Steve Knight CB
16/9/88 Wilko Johnson Band and Busted Fender Blues Band, Wedgewood Rooms (the first gig I ever went to there)
17/9/88 3 Little Piggies, The Salutation
1988 September 17th Bill Cody Country Music Club Community Centre Waterlooville, Ken Phillips
18/9/88 Mild-mannered Janitors and Noisy or "Noizy"? Herberts, Milton Barn
1988 Spetember 18th Wild Bunch Vickers Social Club Havant, Pete Palmer Band
19/9/88 Siouxsie and the Banshees, Guildhall
1988 September 19th Portsmouth Country Music Club Pyamid Centre Dixie & Allon<>br> 1988 September 24th Southern Commancheroes Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Bob Ames Band
1988 September 26th Portsmouth Country Music Club Pyamid Centre, Rio

1988 October 1st Pondarose Country Music Club Boars Head Barhunt, Hank Dalton Band
3/10/88 Battle of the Bands (may have been the Final??) Duck Soup won, Mild-mannered Janitors, 3 Little Piggies, Dr. Brown and Cool Dizzy's Playhouse, South Parade Pier
8/10/88 The Psylons, The Landmark
12/10/88 Marc Almond, Guildhall
19/10/88 Julian Cope, Guildhall

2/11/88 Metal Messiah, Kentone Club
25-Nov-88 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Billy Bragg
25-Nov-88 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Michele Shocked & The Beatnigs

3/12/88 The Psylons, The Landmark
3/12/88 UK Subs and Red Letter Day, The Hornpipe (yes, seems I went to both gigs that night!)


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