U.K. Subs play the Astoria in Edinburgh, Scotland
The band also did a radio interview for Radio Forth

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

*Paul Slack caught pleurisy due mainly to the heavy touring schedule and not taking care of himself. He was replaced by his brother Steve for the next few gigs.

 

News story

 

  • Above: Gig poster

 

FOURTH DATE OF THE ‘APRIL 1980 UK TOUR’

 

U.K. Subs 1980 publicity shot

 

 

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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