Rock City Listings 1980-1984

01/11/2010

Every gig at Nottingham's Rock City from 1980-1985


The Definitive Rock City Gig Listings

The first ever Rock City poster
The Human League
Ian Dury and The Blockheads
Patti Smith
Mr Bungle
Run DMC
Arthur Lee Love
Fugazi
David Bowie
Bush
A Perfect Circle
Babyshambles
Biffy Clyro
Eels
 The Flaming Lips
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
December 1980
Thu 11 THE UNDERTONES
Fri 12 SHAKIN STEVENS
Sat 13 ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN
Thu 18 STEVE HARLEY
Fri 19 KINKS
Sat 20 X.T.C.
Mon 22 Q TIPS
Tue 23 HINKLEYS HEROES
Wed 24 GARY GLITTER
Wed 31 OTWAY AND BARRETT

January 1981
Thu 15 U.F.O.
Thu 22 TEA SET
Sat 24 MEMBERS
Thu 29 HUANG CHUNG
Fri 30 TOYAH

February 1981
Sat 07 HAZEL O’CONNOR
Sun 08 MEGAHYPE
Thu 12 ALEX HARVEY BAND
Fri 13 PSYCHEDELIC FURS
Sat 14 BAD MANNERS
Mon 16 GEORGE MELLY
Wed 18 MADNESS
Thu 19 STRANGLERS
Fri 20 A.T.F.
Sat 21 ALTERED IMAGES
Wed 25 PASSIONS
Thu 26 UK SUBS
Fri 27 GORDON GILTRAP
Sat 28 ODYSSEY

March 1981
Wed 04 GILLAN
Thu 05 DURAN DURAN
Fri 06 DARTS
Sat 07 SWEET
Tue 10 DR FEELGOOD
Tue 10 FRANKIE VALLI
Thu 12 ALBERTO-Y-COS-TRIOS-PARANOIAS
Thu 19 SPLODGENESSABOUNDS
Fri 20 WASTED YOUTH
Sat 21 SELECTER
Tue 24 ROSE ROYCE

April 1981
Thu 02 BOW-WOW-WOW
Sat 04 ATHLETICO SPIZZ 80
Wed 08 NEW ORDER
Thu 09 B MOVIE
Fri 10 CULTURE
Sat 11 BLUES BAND
Sat 18 A CERTAIN RATIO
Thu 23 TYGERS OF PAN TANG
Fri 24 ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN
Sat 25 NINE NINE NINE
Wed 29 BILLIE JO SPEARS
Thu 30 GEORGE THOROGOOD

May 1981
Fri 01 FREEZ
Sat 02 GARY GLITTER
Mon 04 BEAT
Thu 07 JAPAN
Fri 08 ALEX HARVEY BAND
Sat 09 THE UNDERTONES
Thu 14 THE CRAMPS
Fri 15 PSYCHEDELIC FURS
Sat 16 SQUEEZE
Tue 26 GIRLSCHOOL
Wed 27 X.T.C.

June 1981
Thu 04 TRUST
Fri 05 SHOCK
Sat 06 JUDIE TZUKE
Thu 11 CLASSIX NOUVEAUX
Fri 12 TEARDROP EXPLODES
Tue 16 TOOTS
Fri 19 BAUHAUS
Wed 24 KRAFTWERK
Thu 25 JOE JACKSON
Fri 26 SPLIT ENZ
Sat 27 JUDIE TZUKE

July 1981
Wed 01 DURAN DURAN
Sat 04 ROSE TATTOO
Thu 09 IGGY POP
Fri 24 HAZEL O’CONNOR
Thu 30 SPIRIT
August 1981
Sat 01 PHOTOS
Thu 27 STEVE HACKETT
September 1981
Sat 12 LANDSCAPE
Thu 17 SIMPLE MINDS
Fri 25 NAZARETH

October 1981
Fri 02 U2
Sat 03 SAD CAFÉ
Sat 10 ODYSSEY
Fri 16 THOMPSON TWINS
Wed 21 JUNIOR WALKER
Sat 24 BLUES BAND
Wed 28 JOOLS HOLLAND
Thu 29 GO-GO’S
Fri 30 GILLAN

November 1981
Tue 05 DEPECHE MODE
Fri 06 KOOL AND THE GANG
Sat 07 BAUHAUS
Thu 12 ALTERED IMAGES
Fri 13 NINE BELOW ZERO
Fri 20 THE STRANGLERS
Thu 26 LINX

December 1981
Thu 03 RORY GALLAGHER
Fri 04 ASWAD
Sat 05 ROSE TATTOO
Wed 09 BUREAU
Thu 10 STEVE HARLEY
Fri 11 SQUEEZE
Sat 12 NILS LOFGREN
Wed 16 SLADE
Fri 18 SUZI QUATTRO
Tue 22 STRAY CATS
Thu 31 NINE BELOW ZERO

January 1982
Fri 08 AFTER THE FIRE
Thu 21 CLIMAX BLUES BAND
Fri 29 SAD CAFÉ

February 1982
Fri 26 FASHION

March 1982
Fri 05 THOMPSON TWINS
Thu 11 HAIRCUT 100
Wed 17 JOHN COOPER CLARKE
Thu 18 DAVE EDMUNDS
Fri 26 NINE BELOW ZERO

April 1982
Fri 16 JUDIE TZUKE

May 1982
Wed 05 NICK LOWE
Thu 06 ROSE ROYCE
Fri 07 JUNIOR WALKER
Tue 18 WISHBONE ASH
Wed 19 TODD RUNDGREN
Thu 20 KID CREOLE & THE COCONUTS
Wed 26 CABARET VOLTAIRE
Thu 27 B B KING

June 1982
Tue 01 BLUES BAND
Thu 03 LINDISFARNE
Thu 10 BO DIDDLEY
Fri 11 DIAMOND HEAD
Wed 16 GANG OF FOUR
Tue 22 FREDDIE McGREGOR
Wed 23 DEFUNKT

July 1982
Tue 20 S.O.S.
Wed 28 JOE JACKSON

August 1982
Thu 26 BLUE RONDO A LA TURK

September 1982
Thu 09 YAZOO
Tue 14 LEVEL 42
Thu 23 BLUES BAND

October 1982
Tue 05 JOHN MARTYN
Thu 07 KID CREOLE & THE COCONUTS
Tue 12 SAD CAFÉ
Tue 19 BAUHAUS
Wed 20 JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS
Tue 26 THOMPSON TWINS
Wed 27 GILLAN

November 1982
Tue 02 SQUEEZE
Tue 09 A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS
Wed 10 TALK TALK
Wed 24 SHALAMAR

December 1982
Wed 01 GARY MOORE
Wed 08 BOW-WOW-WOW
Tue 14 BLANCMANGE

February 1983
Wed 02 EVELYN KING
Wed 09 FAD GADJET
Tue 21 ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN

March 1983
Tue 01 DEF LEPPARD
Wed 16 GARY GLITTER
Mon 21 AZTEC CAMERA
Wed 23 UFO
Tue 29 THE UNDERTONES
Wed 30 MARILLION

April 1983
Tue 05 ORANGE JUICE
Thur 07 TWISTED SISTER
Tue 12 FASTWAY
Thur 14 BIG COUNTRY

May 1983
Wed 11 MAZE
Wed 25 HANOI ROCKS
Tue 31 MAGNUM
June 1983
Wed 01 CHINA CRISIS
Tue 07 RAVEN
Wed 08 JO BOXERS
Tue 14 BLANCMANGE
Wed 15 FUN BOY THREE
Tue 21 HIGSONS
Wed 29 BIG COUNTRY

July 1983
Wed 13 ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN
Wed 27 THE KILLING JOKE

August 1983
Wed 17 CABARET VOLTAIRE

September 1983
Tue 06 OMD
Wed 14 LEVEL 42
Tue 27 THE FALL
Wed 28 PAUL YOUNG

October 1983
Mon 10 JO BOXERS
Mon 17 JOHN FOXX
Tue 18 XMAL DEUTSCHLAND
Mon 24 SEX GANG CHILDREN
Tue 25 MUSICAL YOUTH

November 1983
Tue 08 A CERTAIN RATIO
Tue 15 SPECIMEN
Wed 16 THE CHAMELEONS
Tue 22 THE CULT
Wed 23 Y AND T
Tue 29 VIRGIN PRUNES

December 1983
Wed 07 PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED
Mon 19 THE KILLING JOKE
Tue 20 HOWARD JONES
Tue 27 MARILLION

January 1984
Wed 25 ACCEPT

February 1984
Wed 01 RED GO RED
Mon 06 GARY MOORE
Tue 07 THE ALARM
Wed 15 THE SMITHS
Mon 20 GARY GLITTER
Tue 21 MAGNUM
Wed 22 FAD GADGET
Wed 29 THOMAS DOLBY

March 1984
Mon 05 DANCE SOCIETY
Wed 04 MANOWAR
Mon 19 HEAVY PETTIN
Wed 21 JULIAN COPE

April 1984
Wed 04 PALLAS
Wed 18 NICK CAVE
Tue 24 SPEAR OF DESTINY
Wed 25 SWANS WAY

May 1984
Wed 02 SISTERS OF MERCY
Wed 09 BRUCE FOXTON
Tue 15 PREFAB SPROUT
Wed 16 DEATH CULT
Tue 22 BLANCMANGE
Wed 23 PSYCHEDELIC FURS
Fri 25 CAMEO

July 1984
Sun 01 SHANNON
Wed 04 XMAL DEUTSCHLAND
Thu 12 VICIOUS PINK PHENOMNON
Fri 20 AFRIKA BAMBAATAA
Mon 30 EBONY QUEEN

August 1984
Wed 22 ARMOURY SHOW
Mon 27 JOHNNY THUNDERS

September 1984
Sun 02 KLEER
Wed 05 ALIEN SEX FIEND
Wed 12 JEFF MARSH
Tue 18 ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN
Wed 19 ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN
Mon 24 DIFFORD AND TILBROOK
Tue 25 LLOYD COLE
Wed 26 GARY GLITTER

October 1984
Tue 02 NAZARETH
Tue 09 AZTEC CAMERA
Sun 14 AFRIKA BAMBAATAA
Wed 17 SISTERS OF MERCY
Tue 23 GUN CLUB
Wed 24 SPEAR OF DESTINY
Tue 30 ELVIS COSTELLO
Wed 31 MARC ALMOND

November 1984
Mon 05 BRONSKI BEAT
Wed 07 THE ALARM
Fri 09 COOL NOTES
Tue 13 MARCH VIOLETS

December 1984
Tue 04 ARCHITECTS
Wed 12 UFO
Tue 18 FLAT-TOPS
Wed 19 THE CULT

 

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