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Rival Sons, photo by David Wilson

Rival Sons, Classic Grand, 27 September 2012
Photo by David Wilson


Band Venue Date
Thin Lizzy/ Quireboys Shepherd's Bush Empire, London 17.12.12

Mostly Autumn Robin 2, Bilston 09.12.12

TNT/ Stampede/ Neonfly Camden Underworld, London 30.11.12

Hard Rock Hell Pwllheli, North Wales 29.11/02.12.12

Soil/ Fozzy/ Breed 77 The Underground, Stoke 27.11.12

Buckcherry,Kobra & The Lotus /The Howling Manchester Academy 25.11.12

Europe Manchester, HMV Ritz 23.11.12

Magnum O2 Academy, Liverpool 20.11.12

Karnataka/Winter In Eden Assembly, Leamington 17.11.12

Arena/ Paul Menel/ John Young Assembly, Leamington 16.11.12

Sad Cafe Floral Pavilion, New Brighton 15.11.12

Motorhead/Anthrax City Hall, Newcastle 08.11.12

Vega/Tainted Nation/Degreed Borderline, London 04.11.12

Blame Sally Victoria Hotel, Menai Bridge, Anglesey 28.10.12

Wishbone Ash Floral Pavilion, New Brighton 27.10.12

The Ordeal/ Knock Out Kaine Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh 21.10.12

Firefest Nottingham Rock City 19-21.10.12

Reckless Love Barfly, Camden, London 18.10.12

Joanne Shaw Taylor Leicester Square Theatre, London 16.10.12

Richie Sambora Shepherds Bush Empire, London 16.10.12

Walter Trout/Mitch Laddie The Assembly,Leamington 14.10.12

Y&T The Garage, Highbury, London 13.10.12

Slash Manchester Apollo 08.10.12

Nickelback/Daughtry Manchester MEN 04.10.12

Dragonforce ABC, Glasgow 28.09.12

Romeo's Daughter Bush Hall, London 28.09.12

Rival Sons The Garage, Glasgow 27.09.12

Pat Travers Band Boom Boom Club, Sutton 27.09.12

Halestorm The Garage, Glasgow 23.09.12

W.A.S.P. Picture House, Edinburgh 22.09.12

Kip Winger Borderline, London 14.09.12

Firewind/Leaves' Eyes MOHO Live, Manchester 14.09.12

Europe (acoustic) Distillers, Hammersmith, London 13.09.12

Marillion Manchester Academy 10.09.12

Weyfest Nr. Farnham, Surrey 01/02.09.12

Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash & Friends Leighton Buzzard, Bucks 31.08.12

Solfest Cumbria 24/26.08.12

Gallus Cooper Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 17.08.12

Dio Disciples The Cathouse, Glasgow 09.08.12

Cambridge Rock Festival Barton, Cambridgeshire 03/05.08.12

Two Rivers Festival Paisley, Scotland 04.08.12

Nanci Griffith/The Kennedys Shepherds Bush Empire, London 25.07.12

Rockfest Cadott,Wisconsin, USA 21.07.12

Moondance Jam Walker, Minnesota, USA 19/21.07.12

Guilfest 2012 Guildford, Surrey 13/15.07.12

Loopfest Chicago, USA 13.07.12

Celebr8 Prog Hippodrome, Kingston, Surrey 07/08.07.12

Summerfest Milwaukee, USA 03/08.07.12

Blink 182 Liverpool Echo Arena 12.07.12

Eric Johnson ABC Glasgow 07.07.12

Bruce Springsteen Manchester Etihad Stadium 22.06.12

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Royal Albert Hall, London 20.06.12

Pearl Jam Manchester MEN 20.06.12

Tenacious D Manchester Apollo 10.06.12

Download Download 08/10.06.12

Albert Lee & Hogans Heroes Assembly, Leamington 08.06.12

Night Ranger/ Dante Fox Islington Academy, London 04.06.12

Lynyrd Skynyrd HMV Hammersmith Apollo 03.06.12

Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac The Lowry,Salford 28.05.12

Paul Rodgers/ Deborah Bonham The Venue, Chichester 27.05.12

Ten/Serpentine/White Widdow Yardbirds, Grimsby 27.05.12

Judas Priest/Saxon Hammersmith Apollo, London 26.05.12

Acoustic Festival of Britain Uttoxeter Racecourse 25/27.05.12

Gun O2 Academy,Islington 22.05.12

It Bites/Jon Amor Blues Group Bush Hall, London 20.05.12

Thin Lizzy/Black Spiders/The Treatment Assembly, Leamington 15.05.12

Elvis Costello Liverpool Empire 13.05.12

Michael Schenker ABC, Glasgow 11.05.12

Brit Floyd NIA, Birmingham 10.05.12

Z Rock 2012 Robin 2, Bilston 05-06/05.12

Pendragon Assembly, Leamington 05.05.12

Quireboys/Pat McManus Borderline, London 03.05.12

Gun Classic Grand, Glasgow 02.05.12

Manfred Mann's Earth Band The Brook, Southampton 02.05.12

Oli Brown Assembly, Leamington 28.04.12

Great British Alternative Music Festival Butlins, Minehead 27-29/04.12

10cc Assembly, Leamington 24.04.12

Axel Rudi Pell/Mad Max Camden Underworld 22.04.12

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson Philharmonic Hall,Liverpool 18.04.12

The Dunwells The Bowery, London 18.04.12

Esoteric Antenna showcase/The Reasoning/Sanguine Hum/Panic Room/Tin Spirits Camden Underworld, London 14.04.12

Oli Brown O2 ABC2, Glasgow 14.04.12

UFO/Heavy Metal Kids HMV Forum, London 04.04.12

Judie Tzuke The Lowry, Salford 01.04.12

Stackridge/Blackheart The Citadel,St Helens 31.03.12

UFO HMV Ritz, Manchester 30.03.12

Steel Panther/The Treatment O2 Academy, Glasgow 28.03.12

Joe Bonamassa Liverpool Echo Arena 28.03.12

Hammerfest Pontins, Prestatyn 16/17.03.12

Sting Manchester Apollo 16.03.12

Nazareth O2 Academy, Liverpool 16.03.12

Black Stone Cherry/Rival Sons O2 Academy, Liverpool 15.03.12

The Selecter Oran Mor, Glasgow 11.03.12

FM/Romeo's Daughter/Deborah Bonham Shepherds Bush Empire, London 10.03.12

Neonfly/The Morning After/Serpico O2 Academy, Islington 09.03.12

The Answer/The Union The Garage, Glasgow 07.03.12

Girlschool Assembly, Leamington 02.03.12

Rammstein Manchester MEN 01.03.12

Theory Of A Deadman Koko, Camden, London (and secret session, Glasgow) 28.02.12

Beth Hart Shepherds Bush Empire, London 25.02.12

Steve Hackett Assembly, Leamington 24.02.12

Pallas Classic Grand, Glasgow 24.02.12

Karnataka The Met, Bury 23.02.12

Steve Hackett Floral Pavilion, New Brighton 20.02.12

Karnataka Robin 2, Bilston 19.02.12

Patsy Matheson & Becky Mills The Maltings, Farnham 19.02.12

Voodoo Vegas Assembly, Leamington 17.02.12

Melissa Etheridge Shepherd's Bush Empire, London 17.02.12

Big Country/Gun Shepherd's Bush Empire, London 11.02.12

Rock Of Ages (Musical) Shaftesbury Avenue, London 11.02.12

Shinedown Roundhouse, London 08.02.12

Dave Jackson Band 100 Club, London 08.02.12

Peter Doherty Nambucca, London 05.02.12

The Last Republic Borderline, London 03.02.12

Great British Rock & Blues Festival Butlins, Skegness 27/29.01.12

Argent Academy 3, Manchester 27.01.12

Thin Lizzy Barrowlands, Glasgow 19.01.12

Chickenfoot Brixton O2 Academy, London 14.01.12


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