Gig dates taken from press cuttings, ticket stubs and fan club sheets and may have been subject to change. Gig dates assumed to be accurate unless otherwise stated. Items marked updated2 were added or amended on the last page update.



19 Jan 1979 - Golden Garter, Manchester
20 Jan 1979 - Golden Garter, Manchester
24 Jan 1979 - Commodore, Nottingham
25 Jan 1979 - Commodore, Nottingham
28 Jan 1979 - Fairfield Hall, Croydon
01 Feb 1979 - Leisure Centre, Gloucester
02 Feb 1979 - St George’s Hall, Bradford
15 Feb 1979 - Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
16 Feb 1979 - Opera House, Blackpool
18 Feb 1979 - Bletchley Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes
20 Feb 1979 - Jollees, Stoke
26 Feb 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
27 Feb 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
28 Feb 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
01 Mar 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
02 Mar 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
03 Mar 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
12 Mar 1979 - ABC, Chester updated2
16 Mar 1979
- Civic Centre, Oldham - POSTPONED
17 Mar 1979 - Southport Theatre, Southport
01 Apr 1979 - Magnum Centre, Irvine updated2
02 Apr 1979
- Capitol Theatre, Aberdeen updated2
03 Apr 1979
- Apollo, Glasgow
23 Apr 1979 - Fiesta, Sheffield updated2
30 Apr 1979
- Civic Centre, Oldham
02 May 1979 - Hammersmith Apollo, London
04 May 1979 - Double Diamond Club, Caerphilly
05 May 1979 - Double Diamond Club, Caerphilly
06 May 1979 - (venue unknown), Wolverhampton
21 Jun 1979 - Blighty’s, Farnworth updated2
22 Jun 1979 - Blighty’s, Farnworth updated2
23 Jun 1979 - Blighty’s, Farnworth updated2
29 Jun 1979
- Fort Regent Leisure Centre, Jersey updated2
30 Jun 1979 - Fort Regent Leisure Centre, Jersey updated2
05 Jul 1979 - Holiday Festival, Minehead FC, Somerset (double bill with Hot Gossip) updated2
08 Jul 1979
- Cappielow Park, Greenock
21 Jul 1979 - Køge Byfest ’79, Denmark
27 Sep 1979 - Golden Garter, Manchester
28 Sep 1979 - Golden Garter, Manchester
29 Sep 1979 - Golden Garter, Manchester
08 Oct 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
09 Oct 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
10 Oct 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
11 Oct 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
12 Oct 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
13 Oct 1979 - Night Out, Birmingham
10 Nov 1979 - De Montfort Hall, Leicester
11 Nov 1979 - City Hall, Hull
12 Nov 1979 - Odeon, Birmingham
18 Nov 1979 - Gaumont, Southampton
19 Nov 1979 - New Theatre, Oxford
24 Nov 1979 - St George’s Hall, Bradford
25 Nov 1979 - Futurist Theatre, Scarborough
01 Dec 1979 - City Hall, Newcastle
02 Dec 1979 - City Hall, Sheffield
03 Dec 1979 - Empire Theatre, Liverpool
04 Dec 1979 - New Theatre, Coventry
07 Dec 1979 - Guild Hall, Preston
08 Dec 1979 - Assembly Rooms, Derby
09 Dec 1979 - Colston Hall, Bristol
10 Dec 1979 - Winter Garden, Bournemouth
11 Dec 1979 - Dome Theatre, Brighton


Notes:

  • Feb 1979 - the run of shows at Birmingham Night Out were all sold out. The support act for the week was Brummie comedian Johnnie Carroll.
  • 15 Feb 1979 - this was a new date, as the original date was postponed due to snow.
  • 16 Mar 1979 - the Oldham Civic Hall gig was postponed due to snow - the journey from Leicester should have taken 2 hours, but took 8! The gig eventual took place on 30 Apr.
  • Apr 1979 - SWW were on tour in Scotland for a week commencing 02 Apr - the only dates known are listed above. The band were also due to play at Aviemore Ice Rink on 06 Apr but this was cancelled for reasons unknown.
  • Jun 1979 - the band were in the Isle of Man for TT week at the beginning of the month. Not confirmed whether they had a gig there during this time.
  • 07 Jun 1979 - SWW became the first western group to be beamed live by satellite to Cuba - the gig was reportedly performed in Bulgaria.
  • 08 Jul 1979 - this was an open air gig at the home of Morton FC - supported by Rosetta Stone.
  • Jul 1979 - on tour in Scandinavia and northern Europe for most of the month.
  • Aug 1979 - the band had a well earned month off.
  • Sep 1979 - gigs scheduled for Austria, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia and Poland.
  • Nov 1979 - gigs scheduled for West and East Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg early in the month, possibly commencing late Oct.
  • 12 Nov 1979 - a review of the gig at Birmingham Odeon stated the band’s set included Hey Rock And Roll, Jailhouse Rock and Rave On.
  • 03 Dec 1979 - a review of the gig at Liverpool Empire stated that the band’s set included, Twist & Shout, Jailhouse Rock and Rave On.
  • SWW played in Bulgaria sometime during the year. Also during 1979, there was discussions for a tour of Japan, but this did not come to fruition.
  • The band played at Blackburn King George’s Hall sometime during the year, date unknown.