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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


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
131  How Anathema conquered the world: 25 years and still going strong

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

81 Barnabus

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

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