Coventry Gigs - Index - Pete Clemons
This site is run by Trev Teasdel and largely house the articles and columns of Pete Clemons who writes for the Coventry Telegraph. It forms part of Trev's Hobo Magazine sites charting the history of the Coventry Music Scene All articles are by Pete Clemons (Fred Bison) unless otherwise stated.
Welcome to Coventry Gigs - This page is an intro and provides links to other parts of the hobo suite of Coventry Music blogs - including the A to Z of Coventry bands, Folkclub Scene / Umbrella arts Club, Discos etc. This post remains on top (pinned).
Intro Welcome to Peter Clemon's Rock of Ages (This is pinned post - stays at the top)
263 Folk Fights Back - Coventry's CVfolk Inaugural Live Event in bid for City of Culture Status.
262 The Sorrows 1965
261 Dissolution - The Pineapple Thief
260 From the Sun / Bitter Suite
259 Old Skool - Crokodile Tears
258 Soft Machine
257 Godiva Festival 2018
256 Irish Rock – The Briefest of Histories
255 Wandering John Reunion Concert 2010
254 Canned Heat
253 The New Nuneaton Folk Club- Kristy Gallacher.
252 Callum Pickard and the Third Look - the Old Grammar School
251 'The Coventry Sound ' How Close was Coventry to a Musical Breakthrough in the 1960's?
250 Luna Kiss – Following Shadows
249 PiL – Copper Rooms, Warwick University - (John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten).
248 Roger Waters – Birmingham Arena
247 Rock of Ages - Pete Clemons with Coventry Gig Listings of the Past.
246 The Ramrods Attempt to Gate Crash the Godiva. - Pete Clemons.
245 Elvis Costello – Blenheim Palace - Pete Clemons
244 Gary Numan by Pete Clemons
243 You Can Sometimes Get What You Want - Review of the Rolling Stones and Specials Concert by Pete Chambers
242 Traitor or Devil? : Could Coventry Duo, Sue and Mary, Have Influenced the Presley Hit, Devil in Disguise? by Trev Teasdel
241 Frank Ifield - Tobacco Road 1961 By Trev Teasdel
240 The Rolling Stones and The Specials at the Ricoh 2018
239 Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets
238 Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells
237 White Noise – St Johns Church (Delia Derbyshire)
236 The Rolling Stones in Coventry
235 Being Mark Rylance 2
234 50 years of the Quo
233 1968 – As I remember it
232 Kast off Kinks – Belgrade Theatre
231 A chat with John Coles - A Coventry Music Photographer and More.
230 Steven Wilson – Warwick Arts Centre
229 The Beverley Martyn Story
228 The Old Grey Whistle Test
227 Shannon Cooper-Garland
226 The story of Coventry's only Grammy winning musician and record producer - Roger Lomas.
225 The 7” single……….
224 'The Man and the Journey’ Pink Floyd
224 Judy Dyble - Union Chapel
223 LIFE AND DEATH OF A PIRATE by S.K. Moore.
222 Maybe Baby
221 The Dirt Road Blues Band at the Musician, Leicester
220 Looking back on 2017
219 1977 The Year of the Single – Sounds Magazine.
218 The Magical Mystery Tour 1967
217 The Songs of Slade
216 Dirty Stops Outs - Coventry Music, venues and Entertainments in the 1970's
215 The Robin Trower Band
214 Show of Hands – Coventry Cathedral
213 Crokodile Tears
212 The Cavern Club and the Belgrade Theatre
211 YES - at 50
210 Stan Webb and Chicken Shack
209 No-Man – Returning Jesus
208 Tim Bowness, Blue Orange Theatre, Birmingham - 30 September
207 The Bee Gees – Benn Hall, Rugby 1967
206 Chic and the Coventry Dance Club Scene
205 Coventry Music Museum - New EP and Label!
204 Daniel Wylie - More Melodic Sunshine
203 Judy Dyble - Talking About Strangers
202 The Dirt Road Blues Band
201 1967 – The summer of love
200 A chat with Kristian Hartridge – Moom.
199 The Pineapple Thief – Where We Stood
198 Callum Pickard and the Third Look
197 Badfinger at Godiva Festival
196 RiD (Rock in Defiance)
195 The Stranglers at The Godiva Festival
194 Joe O’Donnell's Shkayla at the Godiva Festival
193 Bard’d Wire – Time Has Come
192 A chat with Gary Ramon – Sundial. Sometime during 1995
191 A Chat with Steven Wilson (of Porcupine Tree) late 1994
190 Stone Foundation
189 Badfinger - Musical Legacy
188 Godiva Rocks - The Coventry Musical
187 Pete Shelley / Howard Devoto
186 David Bowie at the Kasbah, Coventry
185 Tim Bowness, vocalist.
184 Ian Bourne, Nuneaton Singer Songwriter
183 Led Zeppelin – Locarno 1971
182 Joe O’Donnell's Gaodhal’s Vision
181 The Sorrows in Europe October 2016
180 Honky Tonk Rose
178 Barnabus - A Charity Gig 2017
177 Otis Redding.
176 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
175 Big Big Train
174 Syd Arthur
173 Dark - Round the Edges - Review by Pete Clemons
172 Pink Floyd - The Early Years 1965-1972
171 European Bands by Pete Clemons
170 Indian Summer - New Album
169 Pete Clemons Looks back on 2016
168 Pete Clemons on the enduring genius of Yes and Jon Anderson
167 Pete Clemons on how rock'n'roll impacted Coventry
166 Pete Clemons on the enduring legacy of The Ramones
165 Pete Clemons on the day The Clash rocked Coventry
164 Pete Clemons on Coventry musician and record plugger Tony Beard
163 Trev Teasdel on the BBC Radio Coventry Jo Cameron Show talking Coventry music.
162 BBC Radio CoventryPeople's History of Pop Broadcast - Coventry with Pete Clemons, Trev Teasdel, Paul Wright and Helen Shapiro
161 Remembering Coventry-born Moody Blues producer Tony Clarke
162 Remembering Nektar guitarist and Coventry musician Roye Albrighton
161 Celebrating 50 years of The Moody Blues
160 Pete Clemons on Pete Waterman's Show, BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire.
159 'Godiva Festival showcases Coventry's wonderful talent'
158 Pete Clemons talking on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire 2015
157 Vince of Vince Martin and the Vampires on the Radio
156 Why a Lower Holyhead Road building is crucial to Coventry's music heritage
155 Remembering Coventry folk legend Dave Swarbrick
154 Flashback: Remembering when Cream played in Coventry
153 Flashback: When Motorhead played Coventry Theatre
152 Review: 'Triumphant' - Elvis Costello, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
151 Independent record label providing 'kaleidoscope of music'
150 Flashback: When The Who came to Coventry Theatre in 1967
149 Ed Sheeran in Coventry? Puzzling mystery of the pop star's 'lost' gig
148 'Totally enthralling' - Trembling Bells wow Coventry at Old Grammar School
147 Flashback: Celebrating The Beatles' Revolver 50 years on
146 Remembering when Birmingham's best would travel to perform in Coventry
145 The history of Birmingham legends ELO and their connections to Coventry
144 Flashback: Remembering Coventry band Jigsaw
143 From the Tic Toc to the Kasbah: A history of the Coventry nightclub
142 Coventry singer songwriter Cliff Hands gets ready to launch new album
141 Caravan to roll back the years with West Midlands performance this March
140 St. Patrick Goes to The Punjab in Albany Theatre event
139 Caludon Castle School's music heritage stretches far and wide Part 1 and 2
138 When The Kinks came to Coventry
137 Remembering The Specials' John Bradbury
136 Fleetwood Mac guitarist titled solo album 'Coventry Blue'
135 Love Revisited comes to the Empire in Coventry this July
134 Coventry gig that saw the start of T.Rex renaissance
133 Callum Pickard and the Third Look are the Coventry band making dream pop
132 Many Delights of Great Music Year - A Look back at 2015
130 Remembering Rico Rodriguez: The Specials trombonist who blew us all away.
129 Pete Clemons on progressive Rock on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire.
128 Flashback: Ten years on from Ricoh Arena's first concert with Bryan Adams
127 David Gilmour: The ups and downs of flying solo from Pink Floyd.
126 Sent From Coventry: The album that charted city's hidden music scene.
125 When Coventry hosted Paul Weller's 1990 comeback.
124 Bedworth band Luna Kiss to launch new EP
123 When Kenilworth's Chesford Grange Hotel played host to Bob Marley
122 Pete Clemons Pens The Pineapple Thief Album Sleeve!
121 Remembering Coventry band The Ramrods - Pete Clemons
120 Charting the Rich Musical History of Warwick University - Pete Clemons
119 The Primitives - Coventry band
118 Coventry Music Stars That Made 2014 a Year to Remember
117 The Enduring Privacy of Pink Floyd - Pete Clemons
116 King - The Rise and Fall of this Coventry Band
115 Hobo Workshop - Concert that Led to 7 Day Protest
114 ABBA REUNION SHOW COVENTRY – Albany Theatre on Saturday 25th October 2014
Not a Pete Clemons article.
113 Vince Martin and the Vampires
112 The Mosquitos are Back (Coventry R n B band)
111 Reg Calvert - A Rock n Roll Rollercoaster
110 Bob Tempest and the Buccaneers
109 Roye Albrighton - Interview on his Coventry Days
108 Horace Panter - Artist, Author, Musician
107 The Buzzcocks in Coventry
106 Nick Drake - Pete Clemons Asks "did he play in Coventry?"
105 Farewell to Rod Felton - Coventry Folk Star
104 Dog and Trumpet - Coventry Music Venue
103 Rog and Pip - New 'Heavy' Album
102 The Ecko Four and The Pickwicks
101 Lieutenant Pigeon
100 Virgin Records Coventry - 1973 Onwards.
99 Delia Derbyshire
98 Colin Williams - Indian Summer
97 When Punk Invaded Coventry
96 Hot Rod - Rod Felton and The New Modern Idiot Grunt Band
95 Si Hayden - Coventry Virtuoso Guitarist's Growing International Reputation
94 Tangerine Dream - Coventry Cathedral 1975
93 The Flamingoes c1963 - 66
92 Stuart Colman - Cataracts / Beat Preacher / Carribeans / author
91 Glam Rock Bands in Coventry 1970's
90 Monty Python's First Live Performance - Belgrade Theatre Coventry 1971
89 Music Scene Still Buzzing
88 Cliff Richard's Wild Concerts in Coventry
87 Coventry Music Museum (The Coventry Sound)
86 Brian Matthew
85 Noel Nouvelet - Joe O'Donnell's Shkayla - Celtic Christmas Charity Single
84 Peppermint Kreem
83 The Matadors
82 Not Strictly Folk - The New Acoustic / Open Mic Nights
80 Steve Walwyn - Dr Feelgood and The DT's
79 The Pilot and The Craftsman - Venues
78 Jimi Hendrix at Coventry Theatre 1967
77 Roddy Radiation
76 The Mad Classix
75 The Sabres
74 50 Years of the Coventry Folk Scene
73 The Zodiacs
72 Coventry Rock n Roll Cafes
71 Porcupine Tree
70 Bob Jackson's Tribute to Badfinger's Peter Ham
69 Johnny B Great (Johnny Goodison)
68 Pete Waterman's Coventry Days (bands / DJ / Soul Hole)
67 Nektar - Roye Albrighton
66 The Mighty Avengers
65 The General Wolf
64 The Four Seasons - Oh What a Night
63 The DT's and Steve Marriott
62 The Bamba Club
61 Joe O'Donnell's Shkayla
60) Police Ballroom Gigs
59) Ziggy's Dates in Coventry - David Bowie
58) Badfinger - Tribute to Peter Ham (Coventry connexion via Bob Jackson - Indian Summer)
57) Dave Swarbrick - The Fiddler from Fairport - Dave now lives in Coventry.
56) Trane - The band named after John Coltrane
55) Rugby Rag Blues festival 1969
54) Roger Lomas - From The Sorrows to Award Winning Producer
53) Rocking at the Ritz - Coventry Venue
52) Don Fardon - From The Sorrows to Indian Reservation
51) Pink Floyd at the Locarno 1972
50) Chuck Berry at the Locarno 1972
49) Martin Cure - Sabres, Peeps, Cupid's Inspiration, Chevy
48) Chesford Grange Venue
47) Orchids and the Beatles - Juke Box Jury
46) Rocking at the Gaumont
45) Indian Summer - Coventry band
44) Mercer's Arms - Music venue
43) Hotel Leofric - Venue
42) The Lanch - Lanchester Polytechnic gigs
41) Coventry Theatre
40) Nuneaton's Coop Hall
39) Pinkerton's Assorted Colours
38) Matrix Ballroom - Coventry
37) Asgard - Progressive band 1969 - 71
36) The Moonbears
35) Beverley Jones and Ricky Lee
34) History of the Kasbah - the Orchid Ballroom
33) Mr George's
32) The Locarno
31) The Walsgrave Band nights
30) Ray King Music legend
29) The Fortunes - 50 year Milestone
28) Coventry Cathedral Gigs
27) Reg Calvert and Johnny Washington
26) The Sorrows Reform
25) Friars Promotions - Recent article by Pete Clemons