U.K. Subs play the Music Hall in Aberdeen, Scotland

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

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 He had been replaced by his brother Steve for the previous two & next few gigs.

 

News story

 

 

FIFTH 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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