Gigography

Close Encounters!!A complete list of every Salvation gig since 1985.

1985 :: 1986 :: 1987 :: 1988 :: 1989 :: 1990 :: 1991 :: 2004 :: 2007 :: 2011 :: 2012 :: 2013 :: 2014 :: 2015 :: 2016 :: 2017 :: 2018

1985

16.03.1985 – Leeds University – Tartan Bar
12.05.1985 – Leeds – The Ritzy (with Dr and The Medics)
22.08.1985 – Leeds – The Warehouse
02.09.1985 – Wakefield – Rooftops (with The Crowmen)
19.09.1985 – Leamington Spa
02.10.1985 – London – Embassy Club (with The Crisps and The Hive)
11.10.1985 – London – Hammersmith Clarendon (with Red Lorry Yellow Lorry)
05.11.1985 – Leeds University – Tartan Bar (with The Folk Devils)
09.11.1985 – Leeds University – Refectory (with Hawkwind)
10.11.1985 – Sheffield – City Hall (with Hawkwind)
28.11.1985 – Leeds – Astoria (with The Sweet)
29.11.1985 – Leeds – Polytechnic (Live Aid as the Smirnoff Sisters)

1986

08.01.1986 – London – Fulham Greyhound
09.01.1986 – London – New Merlins Cave (with Chatshow)
10.01.1986 – London – Fetcham Riverside
04.02.1986 – Birmingham University (with Children on Stun)
14.02.1986 – Leeds – Royal Park (As the Smirnoff Sisters)
22.02.1986 – Harrogate – Sidewalk Café (As the Smirnoff Sisters)
05.03.1986 – Manchester – Fagins (with Danielle Dax)
08.03.1986 – Sheffield -Leadmill (with Danielle Dax)
25.04.1986 – York – Winning Post
02.05.1986 – Leeds – Marquee
07.05.1986 – Leeds – Warehouse (Danny Mass guests with Ghost Dance on Both Ends Burning)
06.07.1986 – London – Electric Ballroom (with Red Lorry Yellow Lorry)
08.09.1986 – Leeds – Warehouse (with The Chameleons)
09.09.1986 – Nottingham – Rock City (with The Chameleons)
14.09.1986 – Newcastle – Riverside (with The Chameleons)
18.09.1986 – London – Croydon Underground (with The Bolshoi)
19.09.1986 – London – Hammersmith Clarendon (with The Bolshoi)
24.09.1986 – Wakefield – Rooftop Gardens
03.10.1986 – Nottingham – Trent Polytechnic (with Ghost Dance, James’ last Gig)
18.11.1986 – London – 100 Club (Richard’s first gig)
05.12.1986 – Manchester – University (with Ghost Dance)
06.12.1986 – Bradford – University (with Ghost Dance)
09.12.1986 – York – Winning Post

1987

27.01.1987 – Leeds – Polytechnic (with Girlschool, Ben’s first Gig)
20.02.1987 – Leeds – Polytechnic (with The Icicle Works)
27.02.1987 – Manchester – University – Solem Bar (with The Primitives)
06.03.1987 – Nottingham – Mardi Gras (with My Bloody Valentine)
11.03.1987 – Preston – Raiders (Postponed)
13.03.1987 – Liverpool – University (with Ghost Dance)
18.03.1987 – Leeds – Irish Centre (with Tom Verlaine, T.V pulled)
10.04.1987 – London – Hammersmith Clarendon (with Ghost Dance)
26.04.1987 – Bristol – Bierkeller (with Ghost Dance)
28.04.1987 – Nottingham – Rock City (with Ghost Dance)
29.04.1987 – Manchester – International (with Ghost Dance)
30.04.1987 – Lancaster – Sugar House (with Ghost Dance)
01.05.1987 – Glasgow – Rooftops (with Ghost Dance)
05.05.1987 – Preston – Raiders (Rescheduled from 11.03.87)
07.05.1987 – Birkenhead – Stairways
20.05.1987 – Huddersfield – Town Hall (with New Model Army, Orange Car Test)
12.06.1987 – Nottingham – Mardi Gras
13.06.1987 – Coventry – Warwick University (with All About Eve)
19.06.1987 – Manchester – Boardwalk (with All About Eve)
01.07.1987 – Coventry – Warwick University (with Pop Will Eat Itself, Ghost Dance, Blues ‘n Trouble)
06.08.1987 – Birkenhead – Stairways
14.08.1987 – Leeds – Duchess of York
22.08.1987 – Retford – Porterhouse (with Head)
31.08.1987 – Nottingham – Rock City (with Longest Day: Pop Will Eat Itself, Gaye Bykers on Acid, Hunters Club)
11.09.1987 – Birmingham – Mermaid
17.09.1987 – Birkenhead – Stairways
18.09.1987 – Edinburgh – Venue
22.09.1987 – Halifax – Piece Hall (with Toy Dolls, Batfish Boys, Psycho Surgeons)
29.09.1987 – Oxford – Polytechnic (joint headline with The Waltones)
03.10.1987 – London – Astoria (with Ghost Dance)
04.10.1987 – London – The George Robey
16.10.1987 – London – Queen Mary College (Storm, what storm?)
17.10.1987 – Coventry – Lanchester Polytechnic (joint headline with The Hunter’s Club)
24.10.1987 – Nottingham – Trent Polytechnic, Byron House (with Ghost Dance)
30.10.1987 – Manchester – University – Solem Bar
14.11.1987 – Bedford – GreyFriars International (with Ghost Dance)
15.11.1987 – Stevenage – Bowes Lyon Club (with Batfish Boys)
19.11.1987 – Glasgow – Rooftops
20.11.1987 – Edinburgh – Venue
21.11.1987 – Coventry – Warwick University (joint headline with The Wonderstuff)
02.12.1987 – Leicester – University (with Ghost Dance)
03.12.1987 – Sheffield – University (with Ghost Dance)
06.12.1987 – Leeds – Astoria (with Danielle Dax)
17.12.1987 – Milton Keynes – Woughton Centre (with Ghost Dance, Cancelled due to Daniel Mass illness)
18.12.1987 – Leeds – Duchess of York
19.12.1987 – Nottingham – Colour Wheel
23.12.1987 – Liverpool – Planet X

1988

13.01.1988 – Huddersfield – Polytechnic (with Fields of The Nephilim)
20.01.1988 – Portsmouth – Polytechnic
05.02.1988 – Leeds – Polytechnic (with members of Ghost Dance, amongst others, Comic Relief)
07.02.1988 – Croydon – Underground
12.02.1988 – Leicester – University (with The Mission)
13.02.1988 – Norwich – U.E.A (with The Mission, Bomb Alert after gig)
20.03.1988 – Leicester – University (with The Hothouse Flowers)
23.03.1988 – London – Astoria (with The Mission)
24.03.1988 – Birmingham Hummingbird (with Kevin Ayers, Kevin Ayers didn’t turn up)
07.04.1988 – London – Fulham Greyhound
08.04.1988 – Northampton – Roadmenders (joint headline with Spacemen 3, Perfect Disaster were openers)
09.04.1988 – Bradford – Queens Hall
23.04.1988 – Leeds – University Tartan Bar
29.04.1988 – Nottingham – Trent Polytechnic (with The Flatmates, Paul’s last gig / Stop the Clause benefit)
12.05.1988 – Portsmouth – Polytechnic (with The Wonderstuff, Cancelled due to Industrial action)
13.05.1988 – London – Fulham Greyhound (with support from My Life Story, Jez Farrar’s 1st Gig)
19.05.1988 – London – Town and Country Club (with Fields of The Nephilim)
20.05.1988 – Nottingham – Mardi Gras
27.05.1988 – Bedford – Civic Centre (Lazy Sunday Benefit)
17.06.1988 – Leeds – Polytechnic (with The Damned)
18.06.1988 – Retford – Porterhouse
20.06.1988 – Birmingham – Kaleidoscope Club (joint headline with Rubella Ballet)
23.06.1988 – London – Tunnel Club (Salvation did not play – Drummer didn’t show!!)
24.06.1988 – Sheffield – Take Two Club
29.06.1988 – Warwick University – Students Union (with Transvision Vamp, End of year Ball)
30.06.1988 – London – Hammersmith Clarendon (with Ghost Dance)
01.07.1988 – London – Hype Club, Bull and Gate, Kentish Town
02.07.1988 – Bradford – Queen’s Hall
07.07.1988 – Liverpool – Bierkeller
09.08.1988 – London – Fulham Greyhound
12.08.1988 – Leeds – Astoria (Anti Poll Tax Gig)
24.08.1988 – London – Hammersmith Palais
28.08.1988 – London – Dingwalls, Camden Lock
13.09.1988 – London – Camden Palace (Choque and Jez’s Last Gig)
10.10.1988 – Leeds – Polytechnic Students Union (Andy and George’s first gig)
14.10.1988 – Rotherham – Sub Club
15.10.1988 – Bradford – Queens Hall
18.10.1988 – London – Boston Arms, Tuffnell Park (Cancelled – can’t remember why)
19.10.1988 – Coventry – Warwick University – Students Union
20.10.1988 – Edinburgh Venue (Cancelled – Promoter went bust)
21.10.1988 – Glasgow Rooftops (Cancelled – Promoter went bust)
24.10.1988 – Sheffield – Limit Club
25.10.1988 – Birmingham – Kaleidoscope Club
26.10.1988 – Milton Keynes – Woughton Centre
27.10.1988 – Portsmouth – Polytechnic
28.10.1988 – Northampton – Roadmenders
29.10.1988 – Nottingham – Trent Polytechnic
30.10.1988 – Huddersfield – Pleasure Dome
02.11.1988 – Bristol – Thekla (A boat!)
03.11.1988 – Liverpool – Planet X
04.11.1988 – Manchester – University, Hop and Grape
07.11.1988 – Newcastle – Riverside
10.11.1988 – Rayleigh – Pink Toothbrush
12.11.1988 – London – Fulham Greyhound
19.11.1988 – London – Astoria (with The Bolshoi)
16.12.1988 – Leeds – Duchess of York
27.12.1988 – London – Camden Palace

1989

18.01.1989 – London – Boston Arms, Tuffnel Park
19.01.1989 – Sheffield – University Students Union
20.01.1989 – Manchester – University, Hop and Grape
25.02.1989 – London – Fulham Greyhound
10.03.1989 – Leeds – Duchess of York
08.04.1989 – London – Marquee
21.04.1989 – Bradford Queens Hall – Cellar Bar
22.04.1989 – Leeds – Queens Hall (with Ghost Dance, Anti Vivisection Benefit)
28.04.1989 – Retford – Porterhouse
29.04.1989 – Reading – After Dark Club
02.05.1989 – London – Astoria (with Lords of The New Church)
04.05.1989 – Glasgow – Rooftops
05.05.1989 – Edinburgh – Venue
06.05.1989 – Aberdeen – Venue
08.05.1989 – Birmingham – Kaleidoscope Club
09.05.1989 – Sheffield – Limit Club
10.05.1989 – Huddersfield – Polytechnic
11.05.1989 – Leeds – Duchess of York
13.05.1989 – Manchester – Boardwalk
18.05.1989 – London – Powerhaus
19.05.1989 – Wolverhampton – Polytechnic
20.05.1989 – Leicester – Princess Charlotte
31.05.1989 – Milton Keynes – Woughton Centre (with support from We are Going To Eat You)
09.06.1989 – Bedford Civic Theatre
13.06.1989 – London – Camden Palace
15.06.1989 – Nottingham – Meadow Lane Club
23.06.1989 – Keele University – Hawthornes May Ball
24.06.1989 – Durham – Rose Tree Hotel
08.07.1989 – London – Marquee
14.07.1989 – Dudley – JB’s
29.09.1989 – London – Queen Mary College
30.09.1989 – Bradford University – Futurama 6 (with The Men They Couldn’t Hang, Andy’s last gig)
14.11.1989 – Wakefield – Players Arms (Adam’s first Gig)
16.11.1989 – Luton – Switch Club
18.11.1989 – Leicester – Princess Charlotte
20.11.1989 – Bradford – University
21.11.1989 – Birmingham- Edwards No 8
22.11.1989 – Nottingham – Bobby Brown’s Café
24.11.1989 – Chelmsford – Anglia College
25.11.1989 – Ipswich – Caribbean Centre
20.12.1989 – Sheffield – Take 2 Club
22.12.1989 – Leeds – Astoria

1990

13.01.1990 – Leeds – Daggis
15.01.1990 – Doncaster – Jug
17.01.1990 – Huddersfield – Polytechnic (with support from Loud)
19.01.1990 – Aberdeen – Music Hall (with The Alarm)
20.01.1990 – Glasgow – Barrowlands (with The Alarm)
22.01.1990 – Edinburgh – Network (with The Alarm)
23.01.1990 – Newcastle – City Hall (with The Alarm)
24.01.1990 – Sheffield – City Hall (with The Alarm)
25.01.1990 – Bradford – St Georges Hall (with The Alarm)
27.01.1990 – Liverpool – Royal Court (with The Alarm)
28.01.1990 – Manchester – Apollo (with The Alarm)
29.01.1990 – Hull – City Hall (with The Alarm, Salvation did not play due to Danny having a throat infection)
31.01.1990 – Aston Villa – Leisure Centre (with The Alarm)
01.02.1990 – Leicester – De Montfort Hall (with The Alarm)
05.02.1990 – Bristol – Colston Hall (with The Alarm)
06.02.1990 – Exeter – University Great Hall (with The Alarm)
08.02.1990 – Derby – Assembly Rooms (with The Alarm)
10.02.1990 – Cambridge – Corn Exchange (with The Alarm)
12.02.1990 – Portsmouth – Guildhall (with The Alarm)
13.02.1990 – Reading – Hexagon (with The Alarm)
14.02.1990 – Norwich – UEA (with The Alarm)
15.02.1990 – London – Brixton Academy (with The Alarm)
01.03.1990 – Leeds – Polytechnic (with The Mission)
01.03.1990 – Manchester – Boardwalk
02.03.1990 – London – The Marquee
10.03.1990 – Birmingham – University (with support from Blur, Run for Life)
15.03.1990 – Manchester – Apollo (with The Mission)
16.03.1990 – Sheffield – City Hall (with The Mission)
25.04.1990 – London – Royal Holloway College
27.04.1990 – Kings Lynn – LA’s
28.04.1990 – Dudley – JB’s
30.04.1990 – Lincoln – Vienna’s
02.05.1990 – Leicester – Princess Charlotte
03.05.1990 – Sheffield – Polytechnic NMB
04.05.1990 – Doncaster – Jug
05.05.1990 – Manchester – University Hop and Grape
08.05.1990 – London – Thames Polytechnic
09.05.1990 – Derby – The Dial
10.05.1990 – Coventry – Psychic Dance Hall
11.05.1990 – Oxford – Jericho Tavern
12.05.1990 – Reading – After Dark Club
17.05.1990 – Windsor – Pyschic Dance Hall (Postponed)
19.05.1990 – London – The Marquee
25.05.1990 – Bradford – Queen’s Hall Ballroom
29.05.1990 – Newcastle Under Lyme – Bridge Street Arts Centre
01.06.1990 – Perth – Bianco’s
02.06.1990 – Edinburgh – Venue
03.06.1990 – Aberdeen – Ceasar’s Palace
07.06.1990 – Chelmsford – Y Club
08.06.1990 – Hull – The Adelphi
21.06.1990 – Liverpool – Polytechnic (joint headline with Rosetta Stone)
26.06.1990 – London – Camden Palace
27.06.1990 – Coventry – Warwick University (with Dr and The Medics / Senseless Things)
28.06.1990 – Grantham – Images
29.06.1990 – Letchworth – Plinstone Hall (Cancelled)
03.08.1990 – Oxford – Jericho Tavern
04.08.1990 – London – The Marquee
05.08.1990 – Doncaster – Jug
07.08.1990 – Derby – Rockhouse
08.08.1990 – Windsor – Pyschic Dance Hall (Rescheduled from 17.05.1990)
09.08.1990 – Leeds – Irish Centre (Danny’s last Gig)

1991

25.04.1991 – Liverpool – University Students Union (with Slammer, played as ‘ Throbber’, Andy Watkins 1st gig)
26.04.1991 – Liverpool – University Students Union
24.05.1991 – Leeds – Haddon Hall (played as ‘ Thunderbird’)
25.05.1991 – Liverpool – Planet X
03.06.1991 – London – Camden Underworld
03.07.1991 – Buckley – Tivoli (with The Primitives)
04.07.1991 – Leicester – Princess Charlotte
06.07.1991 – Leeds – Duchess of York
10.07.1991 – Nottingham – Bobby Brown’s Café
11.07.1991 – Port Talbot – Wall Street Club
15.07.1991 – Derby – The Dial
17.07.1991 – Oxford – Jericho Tavern
18.07.1991 – Coventry – Tic Toc Club
19.07.1991 – Dudley – JB’s
08.10.1991 – Leeds – Duchess Of York

2004

10.04.2004 – Nottingham – Trent University (with Daniel Mass / Richard Miechje / Benoit Farvak / Adam Clarkson / George Shultz, Private party, 4 song set)

2007

08.12.2007 – Leeds – Metropolitan University (with The March Violets)

2011

28.10.2011 – Leeds – O2 Academy (with The Mission / The Wonder Stuff)

2012

18.02.2012 – Midlands Goth Festival – Birmingham Ballroom (with Inkubus Sukkubus Mechanical Cabaret, Zeitgeist Zero, T-Lab, Vince Ripper and the Rodent Show)
29.06.2012 – DV8 Festival – The Duchess, York (with Terrorvision, Hellbound Hearts, Panda Cubs)
30.10.2012 – Leeds – O2 Academy (with Fields of The Nephilim, Skeletal Family)

2013

01.11.2013 – DV8 Festival – The Coliseum, Whitby (with Battle Lines, The Witch Hunt, Ten Foot Tom & The Leprosy Crooks)

2014

31.05.2014 – Nottingham, The Dog House (with Paper Cape, The Standby Setting)
03.10.2014 – Sheffield, O2 Academy (with Skeletal Family, Luxury Stranger)
04.10.2014 – Birmingham, O2 Academy (with Skeletal Family, Birthrite)
10.10.2014 – Glasgow, O2 Academy (with Skeletal Family, Danse Macabre DJs)
11.10.2014 – Newcastle, O2 Academy (with Skeletal Family, Masamune)
24.10.2014 – Oxford, O2 Academy (with Skeletal Family) (Cancelled)
26.10.2014 – London, O2 Academy Islington (with Skeletal Family, Terminal Gods)

2015

21.03.2015 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club (all-dayer with The Lost Souls, Of Colours, Expelaires, Interrobang‽, Glamogoth, Zeitgeist Zero)
14.10.2015 – Leeds, The Fenton (Unannounced gig)
23.10.2015 – Whitby, Pavilion (‘Bram Stoker Festival’ with Fields of the Nephilim)

2016

26.11.2016 – Goth City Festival, Wharf Chambers, Leeds (with Zeitgeist Zero, Rhombus, Expelaires, Rosie Garland)

2017

22.12.2017 – London, O2 Forum Kentish Town (with Fields of the Nephilim, Skeletal Family)

2018

21.10.2018 – Leeds, Northern Guitars (Unannounced gig)
27.10.2018 – Whitby, Pavilion (‘Tomorrow’s Ghosts Festival’ with Fields of the Nephilim, Sometime the Wolf)