U.K. Subs play The Russell Club, Manchester, England

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



From the Rob Cook U.K. Subs collection


  • Above: Music press ad, Sounds, 3 May 1980, Page 56. Click to enlarge.

Ed Thomas provides some further information regarding this gig:

"The support band for the 31 May 1980 gig at the Russell Club in Manchester was Discharge.

See http://thenightmarecontinues.yolasite.com/discharge-past-gigs.php
There was a load of Discharge fans up from Stoke at the gig, which was severely disrupted by some pretty nasty fighting. The club resembled a wild west brawl, with glasses and furniture getting smashed all over the place. There was a tense atmosphere in the club right from the start. I think it was Discharge fans kicking off against the Manchester punks."

Cheers Ed...


Below: Photos from this gig by Martin Prophet. Click to enlarge.


Slack & Harper


P. Slack


Cheers Martin!

View all Martin's undated Manchester Poly photos here

Below: Martin also submitted the below flyer, which "was carefully peeled off a billboard to put in my bedroom! Just wish I'd kept it." Click image to enlarge.

BNA flyer



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