Portsmouth Music Scene

The Portsmouth Music Scene
Known gigs in 1989


1989

14/1/89 Prong and Boltthrower, but no note of venue, sorry (possibly the Kentone Club???)
18-Jan-89 Pyramids Centre, Southsea Fairport Convention

5-Feb-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Big Country
15-Feb-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth The Waterboys

13-Mar-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth The Stranglers
15-Mar-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Blue Oyster Cult
18/3/89 The Membranes and The Milk Monitors, The Hornpipe

1989 April 3rd Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Al Barrett
Thursday 4th APRIL 1989 Le Cage, Havant County Line
1989 April 5th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms,The Champions
1989 April 10th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Spare Wheel
Friday 12th APRIL 1989 The Salutation, Portsmouth County Line
1989 April 17th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Jeannie Sinclair & Stateside
Thursday 18th APRIL 1989 The Landmark, Portsmouth County Line
1989 April 18th Waterlooville Country Music Club Jubilee Rooms, Jan Mark & Norman Russell
Sunday 23rd APRIL 1989 The Salutation, Portsmouth (Lunch & Evening) County Line
28-Apr-89 South Parade Pier, Southsea Stone Roses
1989 April 29th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Pete Palmer Band
1989 April 29th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, The Champions, Georgia

1/5/89 Battle of the Bands (Perfectly Frank came 1st; Mild-mannered Janitors came 2nd; The Wild Bunch and No Fixed Abobe); South Parade Pier
13/5/89 Mudhoney, Soundgarden and Sharkey's Machine, Portsmouth Polytechnic
19-May-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth R E M
19-May-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Blue Aeroplanes
21-May-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth W.A.S.P.

1/6/89 Napalm Death. S. O. B., Engwore and Long Cold Stare, South Parade Pier
Sunday 4th JUNE 1989 The Salutation, Portsmouth (Lunch & Evening) County Line
1989 June 5th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Norman Morant & OTT
1989 June 10th Bill Cody Country Music Club Deverall Hall Purbrook, Western Appraoch
1989 June 10th Southern Commancheroes Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Chalk Valley
1989 June 12 Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Rio
13-Jun-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Transvision Vamp ?
13-Jun-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Syndicate ?
1989 June 13th Waterlooville Country Music Club, Sandy Mac & Ken Byng
Thursday 15th JUNE 1989 Le Cage, Havant County Line
1989 June 19th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Second Time Around
21-Jun-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth It Bites
1989 June 21st Buffalo Indian Villiage Leight Park WMC Buckboard, Jan Mark & Norman Russell
25/6/89 All This and More and Watch You Drown, Milton Barn
1989 June 26th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Sylvie & Silva Dollar

Friday 28th JULY 1989 Landmark, Portsmouth County Line

1989 August 7th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Midnight Rodeo
1989 Augist 8th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Lansdowne Country
1989 August 12th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, The Champions
1989 August 12th Bill Cody Country Music Club Deverall Hall Purbrook, Black Gold
1989 August 14th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Hank Dalton and his band
1989 August 22nd Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Jan Mark & Norman Russell
1989 August 25th Horndean Community Assoc Merchistoun Hall, Linda Venus and band
1989 August 28th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Gerry Ford and the Ford Band

1989 October 2nd Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, The Foster Boys
1989 October 3rd Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Glenn Jackson
1989 October 9th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Bandit
1989 October 12th Grand Old Opry Country Music Club Merchistoun Hall Horndean, Linda Vernus & Al King
1989 October 14th Bill Cody Country Music Club Deverall Hall Purbrook, Memphis Short & Grand Canyon
1989 October 14th Pondarosa Boarhunt, Hank Dalton Band
1989 October 16th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Memphis Short & Grand Canyon
1989 October 17th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Sandy Mac & Ken Byng
1989 October 20 Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Lansdowne Country
1989 October 23rd Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Kansas Kountry
24/10/89 Faith No More and Scat Opera, Portsmouth Polytechnic
25-Oct-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth The Sugar Cubes Bjork is the band's singer
1989 October 26th Grand Old Opry Country Music Club Merchistoun Hall Horndean, The Champions
1989 October 27th Gosport Civil Service Club, Kansas Kountry
28-Oct-89 Alexandra House, Museum Road, Portsmouth Heavier Than Heaven European Tour Nirvana £3.50 Kurt Cobain, Kris Novoselic & Chad Channing
1989 October 28th Southern Commancheroes Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Georgia
1989 October 30th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Tony Aston & the Original Shades
30-Oct-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth The Wedding Present
30-Oct-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Greenhouse
1989 October 31st Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Champions

1989 November 4th Pondarosa Boarhunt, Cactus Jack
1989 November 6th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Big Als Express
7-Nov-89 South Parade Pier, Southsea Affairs Of The Heart Tour Ralph McTell
10/11/89 Bad Brains, Portsmouth Polytechnic
1989 November 10th Buffalo Indian Villiage Leight Park WMC, Bill Hurren, The Foster Boys
1989 November 11th Bill Cody Country Music Club Deverall Hall Purbrook, Panama Red
1989 November 13th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Western Approach
1989 November 14th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, S outhern Cross
15-Nov-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth All About Eve
15-Nov-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Summerhill
1989 November 17th Wild Bunch Country Music Club Vikers Social Club Havant, Jan Mark & Norman Russell
20-Nov-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth The Primitives
20-Nov-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Pale Saints
1989 November 20th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Freddie Jameson & Convoy
22-Nov-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth The Wonder Stuff
22-Nov-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Eat
22-Nov-89 The Guildhall, Portsmouth Ned's Atomic Dustbin

1989 Nobvember 27th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Georgia
1989 November 28th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Al King & Ron White

2-Dec-89 Alexandra House, Museum Road, Portsmouth Heavier Than Heaven European Tour Nirvana £3.50 Return gig after touring Europe promoting the Bleach Album
2/12/89 Mudhoney, Portsmouth Polytechnic
2-Dec-89 Alexandra House, Museum Road, Portsmouth Portsmouth Polytechnic Students Union Mudhoney
1989 December 2nd Pondarosa Boarhunt, Country Pride
1989 December 4th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Honky Tonk Heroes
1989 December 9th Bill Cody Country Music Club Deverall Hall Purbrook, Prairie Dog or Black Gold
1989 December 11th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Midnight Rodeo, Robin West
1989 Decmebr 12th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Brian Alexander
1989 December 16th Pondarosa Boarhunt, Sandy Mac band
1989 December 16th Southern Commancheroes Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Family Tradition
1989 December 18th Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Hank Hillman & The Hole in the wall gang
1989 December 19th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, Frank McCarthy & Jim Gibson
24/12/89 Dr. Brown, The Landmark
1989 December 29th Waterlooville Country Music Club Waterlooville FC, The Champions
1989 December 30th Bill Cody Country Music Club Deverall Hall Purbrook, Normarant & OTT
1989 December 31 Portsmouth Country Music Club Hilsea Lido, Pete Palmer Country Band


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