White Riot Tour with the Jam, Buzzcocks, Slits and Subway Sect.

last updated 27 Jan 2007

cdr - quality (tbc) - boot cassette - time (tbc) - 18 tracks

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London's Burning
1977
I'm So Bored With the USA
Hate and War
48 Hours
Deny
Police and Thieves
Capital Radio
Cheat
Protex Blue
Pressure Drop
Remote Control
Career Opportunities
Janie Jones
White Riot
Whats My Name
Garageland
1977

White Riot full page ad
with dates

The Jam quit White Riot Tour
Melody Maker Mid May 77

Oct 77 - Unknown Fanzine
page 1 page 2 page 3

Tour Poster

Full page ad

Greatness from Garageland
Peter Silverton, Trouser Press, February 1978
UNANNOUNCED, TO SAY the least, a kid in boots, suspenders and short-cropped hair clambers through the photographers' pit and up onto the stage of London's Rainbow Theatre. Benignly ignored by band, stage crew and security alike...

White Riot T-Shirt

Clash Landing
Search and Destroy Fanzine
Clash Interviewed by Annette Weatherman and Vermilion Sands
A lengthy interview with Joe, Mick & Paul in 1977. It was published in Search & Destroy mag out of San Francisco. It was the first word of the Clash in print in the U.S. Birmingham Rag Marktt & Sweden gigs referenced.

RECORD EXEC'S LETTER TO A PUNK FAN ABOUT WHY HE PASSED ON THE CLASH
Last year Paul Dougherty posted this treasure on his blog When p**k was a work in progress, where it then went unaccountably ignored.

any info or a recording wanted


May 1

Civic Hall, Guilford

May 2 Rascals, Chester
May 3 Barbarella, Birmingham
May 4 Affair, Swindon
May 5 Erics, Liverpool
May 6 University, Aberdeen
May 7 Playhouse, Edinburgh
May 8 Electric Circus, Manchester
May 9 Rainbow, London
infamous riot gig - often mis-cited as the 7th. See 7th gig at Edinburgh with Edinburgh Ticket
May 10 Town Hall, Kidderminster
Following an injury to his hand, Mick Jones of the Clash is forced to cancel the gig booked for Kidderminster Town Hall.
May 10

Stourbridge Town Hall

May 12 Palais, Nottingham
May 13 Polytechnic, Leicester
May 14 Brakke Grond Amsterdam

Vlaams Cultuurhuis De Brakke Grond

May 15 Fiesta, Plymouth
May 16 University, Swansea
May 17 Polytechnic, Leeds
May 19 Rock Garden, Middlesborough
May 20 University, Newcastle
May 21 City Hall, St. Albans
May 22 Skindles, Maidenhead cancelled
May 22 Wolverhampton Civic Hall
The Clash played a replacement gig at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall on May 22 1977. This gig was played literally days after The Jam departed the tour. Rumour had it there was a dispute about the use of lighting on the tour. Buzzcocks, Slits and Subway Sect supported. The ticket stub did not have the bands name printed on, but had a "complimentary" stamp across it and the price written on. It was however an official Civic Hall ticket.
May 23 Top Of The World, Stafford
May 24 Top Rank, Cardiff, Wales
White Riot 1977 was Clash at their superlative best – from Cardiff’s Top Rank balcony the front of stage appeared a pogoing and spitting frenzy. Against the Notting Hill Riot backdrop, Joe’s eye’s burning and neck pulsing, his lyrics spat out with such white heat intensity - I wondered if he could survive another year! Dave Smitham
May 25 University of Sussex, Brighton
Filmed by students. 10 of 15 tracks have been put online. 4 of these released offfially by Sony on the SoundsySytem Boxset.
May 26 Colston, Bristol
May 27 Pavilion, West Runton
May 28 Odeon, Canterbury
probably didn't happen...
May 28 De Montfort Hall, Leicester
date listed in NME...This is often listed as CARDIFF 77. It isn't.
May 29 Chancellor Hall, Chelmsford
May 30 California Ballroom, Dunstable