U.K. Subs play the Town Hall in Grangemouth, Scotland
The band's second LP
Brand New Age was also released on this date


Line up:
Charlie Harper - vocals
Nicky Garratt - guitar
Paul Slack - bass*
Pete Davies - drums


*Paul Slack had caught pleurisy due mainly to the heavy touring schedule and not taking care of himself. This was his first show back, he had been replaced by his brother Steve for the previous four gigs


News story




U.K. Subs 1980 publicity shot



Below: Photo of a gig poster advertising ticket sales, submitted by James Sneddon, who "...'acquired' it from a Falkirk record shop...!" Click image to enlarge.


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Below: "Scottish Tour Dates 1980 Itinerary" front cover. The majority of the tour was in Scotland but the actual 6 Scottish gigs were bookended by two dates in England. Information inside, provided by Nicky Garratt was as follows:

April 1980

5th Rock Garden - Middlesbrough, England (Matinee at 5:00)
5th Rock Garden - Middlesbrough, England (Evening show 8:00)
6th Stagecoach - Dumfries, Scotland
7th Pavilion – Ayr, Scotland
8th Astoria – Edinburgh, Scotland
8th Radio interview with Radio Forth
9th Music Hall – Aberdeen, Scotland
10th Maryatt Hall – Dundee, Scotland
11th Town Hall - Grangemouth, Scotland (Brand New Age Released)
12th Friars – Aylesbury, England

From the Nicky Garratt collection


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