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.



24 Jan 1980 - Civic Hall, Halifax
25 Jan 1980 - Royal Hall, Harrogate
26 Jan 1980 - Jollee’s, Stoke
29 Jan 1980 - Heart Of The Midlands, Nottingham
30 Jan 1980
- Heart Of The Midlands, Nottingham
31 Jan 1980 - Heart Of The Midlands, Nottingham
01 Feb 1980 - Heart Of The Midlands, Nottingham
13 Feb 1980 - Fiesta, Sheffield
14 Feb 1980 - Fiesta, Sheffield
15 Feb 1980 - Fiesta, Sheffield
16 Feb 1980 - Fiesta, Sheffield
03 Mar 1980 - Bailey’s, Watford
04 Mar 1980 - Bailey’s, Watford
05 Mar 1980 - Bailey’s, Watford
06 Mar 1980 - Bailey’s, Watford
07 Mar 1980 - Bailey’s, Watford
08 Mar 1980 - Bailey’s, Watford
14 Mar 1980 - Wessex Hall, Poole
15 Mar 1980 - Wessex Hall, Poole
16 Mar 1980 - Fairfield Halls, Croydon
17 Mar 1980 - Fairfield Halls, Croydon
18 Mar 1980 - Brighton Centre, Brighton
29 Mar 1980 - Town Hall, Middlesbrough
30 Mar 1980 - Capitol Theatre, Aberdeen
31 Mar 1980 - Usher Hall, Edinburgh
20 Apr 1980 - Dominion Theatre, London
24 Apr 1980 - Leisure Centre, Gloucester
25 Apr 1980 - Southport Theatre, Southport updated2
26 Apr 1980 - King George’s Theatre, Blackburn
27 Apr 1980 - Opera House, Blackburn
01 May 1980 - Commodore, Nottingham
02 May 1980 - Commodore, Nottingham
03 May 1980 - Commodore, Nottingham
08 May 1980 - Leisure Centre, Ebbw Vale
09 May 1980 - Leisure Centre, Swansea
10 May 1980 - Leisure Centre, Bridgend
11 May 1980 - Palace Theatre, Plymouth
14 May 1980 - Theatre Club, Wakefield
15 May 1980 - Theatre Club, Wakefield
16 May 1980 - Theatre Club, Wakefield
17 May 1980 - Theatre Club, Wakefield
23 May 1980 - Blighty’s, Farnworth
24 May 1980 - Blighty’s, Farnworth
29 May 1980 - Blazer’s, Windsor
30 May 1980 - Blazer’s, Windsor
31 May 1980 - Blazer’s, Windsor updated2
06 Jun 1980 - Winter Gardens, Margate
07 Jun 1980 - King Country Club, Eastbourne
08 Jun 1980 - Guild Hall, Portsmouth
16 Jun 1980 - Night Out, Birmingham
17 Jun 1980 - Night Out, Birmingham
18 Jun 1980 - Night Out, Birmingham
19 Jun 1980 - Night Out, Birmingham
20 Jun 1980 - Night Out, Birmingham
21 Jun 1980 - Night Out, Birmingham
25 Jun 1980 to 06 July 1980 - Temple Park, Sun City, South Africa
14 Jul 1980 - Beau Sejour Leisure Centre, Guernsey updated2
15 Jul 1980 - Beau Sejour Leisure Centre, Guernsey updated2
16 Jul 1980 - Fort Regent Leisure Centre, Jersey updated2
17 Jul 1980 - Fort Regent Leisure Centre, Jersey updated2
04 Aug 1980 - Royal Agricultural Showground, Kenilworth
04 Sep 1980 - Caesar’s Palace, Luton
05 Sep 1980 - Caesar’s Palace, Luton
06 Sep 1980 - Caesar’s Palace, Luton
10 Sep 1980 - City Hall, Sheffield
12 Sep 1980 - South Glamorgan Hall, Wales
13 Sep 1980 - New Theatre, Oxford
14 Sep 1980 - ABC, Peterborough
19 Sep 1980 - St. George’s Hall, Bradford
20 Sep 1980 - Guild Hall, Preston
21 Sep 1980 - Assembly Rooms, Derby
25 Sep 1980 - Golden Garter, Manchester
26 Sep 1980 - Golden Garter, Manchester
27 Sep 1980 - Golden Garter, Manchester
28 Sep 1980 - Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
11 Oct 1980 - New Cornish Riviera, St Austell
12 Oct 1980 - Odeon, Taunton
15 Oct 1980 - Bailey’s, Leicester
16 Oct 1980 - Bailey’s, Leicester
17 Oct 1980 - Bailey’s, Leicester
18 Oct 1980 - Bailey’s, Leicester
07 Nov 1980 - Gaumont, Ipswich
08 Nov 1980 - Gaumont, Ipswich
09 Nov 1980 - Odeon, Chelmsford
14 Nov 1980 - Guild Hall, Preston
15 Nov 1980 - Futurist Theatre, Scarborough
20 Nov 1980 - Wessex Hall, Poole
21 Nov 1980 - Odeon, Birmingham
22 Nov 1980 - Royal Hall, Harrogate
23 Nov 1980 - Fairfield Hall, Croydon
28 Nov 1980 - Brighton Centre, Brighton
29 Nov 1980 - Gaumont, Southampton
04 Dec 1980 - Davenport Theatre, Stockport
05 Dec 1980 - De Montfort Hall, Leicester
06 Dec 1980 - Deeside Leisure Centre, nr Connah’s Quay, Wales
07 Dec 1980 - Civic Theatre, Halifax
08 Dec 1980 - Town Hall, Middlesbrough
15 Dec 1980 - Jollee’s, Stoke
16 Dec 1980 - Jollee’s, Stoke
17 Dec 1980 - Jollee’s, Stoke
18 Dec 1980 - Jollee’s, Stoke
19 Dec 1980 - Jollee’s, Stoke
20 Dec 1980 - Jollee’s, Stoke


Notes:

  • 19 Jan 1980 - SWW were due to play at Birmingham NEC on this date alongside Marvin Gaye, KC & The Sunshine Band, McFadden & Whitehead, Edwin Starr and George McCrae, however the event was cancelled.
  • 18 Mar 1980 - set list included: Johnny Remember Me, Sea Cruise, Chain Gang, Under The Moon of Love, and Hey Rock And Roll.
  • 01 Apr 1980 - SWW were due to play at Glasgow Apollo, but the gig was cancelled.
  • 08 Jun 1980 - set list: Let There Be Drums/Shazam/In The Hall of the Mountain King, Dance With The Guitar Man, Dancin’ Party, I Wonder Why, Remember Then, Pretty Little Angel Eyes, Sea Cruise, Johnny Remember Me, King Of The Jive, Sweet Little Rock ’n’ Roller, A Little Bit Of Soap, When, Three Stars, Chain Gang, Under The Moon Of Love, Jailhouse Rock, Romeo drum solo, You Got What It Takes, Twist & Shout, Hey Rock And Roll.
  • 25 Jun to 06 Jul 1980 - the band did 10 shows in South Africa over this 12 date period.
  • 13 Sep 1980 - set included Why Do Lovers Break Each Other’s Hearts, which had been released as a single the previous day. Al James and Malcolm Allured handed out free copies to gig goers.
  • 15 Nov 1980 - set list: Let There Be Drums/Shazam/In The Hall of the Mountain King, Dance With The Guitar Man, Dancin’ Party, I Wonder Why, Remember Then, Pretty Little Angel Eyes, Johnny Remember Me, King Of The Jive, Three Steps To Heaven, Why Do Lovers Break Each Other’s Hearts, A Little Bit Of Soap, When, Three Stars, Chain Gang, Sweet Little Rock ’n’ Roller, Under The Moon Of Love, Jailhouse Rock, Romeo drum solo, You Got What It Takes, Hey Rock And Roll.
  • 16 Nov 1980 - SWW due to play at Hull City Hall - gig cancelled.
  • 30 Nov 1980 - band due to play at Colston Hall, Bristol. However this gig cannot have taken place as the band were at Pebble Mill studios for the BBC Television special ‘Showaddywaddyshow’. This day involved recording backing tracks between 09:00 and 11:00, and rehearsing over the day until 22:00.
  • 01 Dec 1980 - band due to play at Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre, but this did not take place as the band were filming in front of a live audience at Pebble Mill Studios in London for their BBC Television special ‘Showaddywaddyshow’.
  • 05 Dec 1980 - Let There Be Drums/Shazam/In The Hall of the Mountain King, Dance With The Guitar Man, Dancin’ Party, I Wonder Why, Pretty Little Angel Eyes, Johnny Remember Me, King Of The Jive, Blue Moon, Three Steps To Heaven, Why Do Lovers Break Each Other’s Hearts, A Little Bit Of Soap, When, Three Stars, Chain Gang, Sweet Little Rock ’n’ Roller, Under The Moon Of Love, Jailhouse Rock, Romeo drum solo, You Got What It Takes, Hey Rock And Roll.
  • 11 Dec 1980 - SWW were due to play at Newcastle City Hall, but the gig was rearranged for 05 Jan 1981