Festivals & Concerts Programmes and Pictures

Slade 1974

This is the one concert I did not get to go to. I had the ticket (from the Slade Fan Club) to go to the filming of the Slade in Flame concert at the Hamersmith Odeon.

I had to go to school instead because I was not allowed to go on my own and my dad would not take me !!!!

Nick Turner's Inner City Unit Falaise Hall, Hastings.

Nick Turner signed the back of my ticket

Cracked Mirror supported I seem to remember

Nick Turners Autograph

Reading 77

I did not go to this but I have a badge - This was bougth by me brother who did go

The lineup consisted of - Thin Lizzy, Aerosmith, Hawkwind, The Doobie Bros, Uriah Heep, Golden Earring, John Miles, Eddie and the Hot Rods, Ultravox etc............

Blackbushe 1978

I did not go to this event as I did not like Bob Dylan - my brother went and here are his badges

Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Lake, Jaon Armatrading, Graham Parker and the Rumour, Merger

Knebworth 1978


Roy Harper (Surprise warm up)

Atlanta Rhythm Section

Brand X


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Jefferson Starship

Genesis (And Then There Were Three)

Knebworth 1978


Wilko Johnson's Solid Senders

Dave Edmunds + Nick Lowe (Rockpile)

The Boomtown Rats

Peter Gabriel

Frank Zappa

The Tubes

Frank Zappa 1979

Brighton Centre


Frank Zappa - Guitar / Vocals

Vinnie Colaiuta (Vince) - Drums

Denny Walley - Guitar

Ike Willis - Guitar / Vocals

Peter Wolf - Keyboards

Arthur Barrow - Bass

Ed Mann - Percussion

Tommy Mars - Keyboards

Warren Cucurrullo - Stunt Guitar

Knebworth 1979

Lineup (Second Show August 11th)

Chas and Dave

The New Commander Cody Band

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

Todd Rundgren and Utopia

Todd Rundgren and Utopia

Led Zeppelin
(most pictures didn't come out)

Brand X 1979

The Venue, London

Brand X Featured Phil Collins on Drums
Dweezil does wifeswap

Mike Oldfield 1979

(with Maddy Prior on Vocals)

Wembley Arena

Me and Chris went back stage after the show, Mike Oldfield waved at us as he was driven passed in his limo.

We wanted to see Pierre Moerlen but had a chat with his brother Benoit, who signed our Programs.

The Tubes 1979

The Brighton Centre.

This was the Remote Control tour. Me and Chris could not bring ourselves to buy a program. It was far to expensive. But then it did cost 3 quid to get in !!! How would we have afforded a kebab for the trip home?

Steve Hacket 1979

Brighton Dome

Brighton Dome

At the end a guy leapt on stage and nicked his E-bow.

Steve Hillage 1979

Brighton Dome

Gong 1979

The Venue, London

There were two performances of this show on the same evening. We picked the earlier one because I had exmas the next day. At the end of the first performance (mainly Time is the Key and Downwind) we were told tha we could stay for the next performance if we wanted to. We didn't need asking twice. I did stay awake during the exam.

Toots and the Maytals 1980

Were supported by all girl Ska Band The Bodysnatchers


The Venue, London

Zappa 1980


Ray White - Guitar/Vocals

Ike Willis - Guitar/Vocals

Tommy Mars - Keyboards/Vocals

Arthur Barrow - Bass/Keyboards/Stunt Vocals

David Logeman - Drums

Frank Zappa - Guitar/Vocals

Rainbow 1980

Brighton Centre

Featuring Richie Blackmore formally of Deep Purple. He spent most of the set playing backstage for some reason.

Genesis 1980

Brighton Centre 12th March

Mike Oldfield 1980

Brighton Centre 12th March

Weather Report 1980

Brighton Centre

Jaco Pastorius - need I say more?

Glastonbury 1981

Bands I remember seeing:

Beverly Thompson / Stan Webb's Chicken Shack

Matumbi / Robert Hunter / Roy Harper

Ginger Baker / Jazz Slutts / Aswad

New Order / Hawkwind (from the tent)

Gong / Gordon Giltrap / Talisman / Taj Mahal

One Drop

No Pictures I am afraid - I left my camera on site.
We went back for it but it had gone.

Camel 1982

Brigthon Dome1982


Andy Latimer

David Paton

Chris Rainbow

Stuart Tosh

Kit Watkins

Andy Dalby

Glastonbury 1982

Bands I remember seeing:

John Cooper Clark / Aswad / Van Morrison

The Blues Band / Sad Cafe / Jean-Phillipe Rykiel and Didiere Malherbe / Talisman / Climax Blues band

The Chieftans / Jackson Browne / Judie Tzuke

Ritchie Havens

No Pictures - I lost my camera last year !!!!

Genesis 1982

Milton Keynes Bowl

with Peter Gabriel and Steve Hacket

I bought my ticket from a guy on a roundabout - thank you whoever you were.

Glastonbury 1985

Bands I remember seeing:

The Pogues / Third World / Joe Cocker

Aswad / Ian Dury and the Blockheads

Rory McCloud / Billy Bragg / Hugh Masakela

Style Council / Misty in Roots

No Photos

Glastonbury 1986

Bands I remember seeing:

Amazulu / The Waterboys / The Psychodelic Furs

Latin Quarter / John Martyn

The Electric Chamber Ensemble (Darryl Way and Francis Monkman)

Black Uhuru and the Wailers / The Cure

The Robert Cray Band / Simply Red / Madness

Level42 / Gill Scott-Heron

Queen 1986

Cologne Football Stadium

The lineup for this open air event included:

Level 42, Gary Moore and Marillion.

Suzanne Vega 1987

Brighton Centre

Glastonbury 1987

Bands I remember seeing:

Nick Turners Allstarts / World Party / Husker Du

Ben E. King / Robert Cray Band / New Order

The Bhundu Boys / Los Lobos / Elvis Costello

Misty in Roots / The Proclaimers / Trouble Funk

Van Morrison / Taj Mahal / Coutney Pine

Genesis 1987

Wembley Stadium

We went prepared with Vodka and orange juice for this one - the loos would be a long way away we thought.

The program was bought outside - a bootlegged version - the pukka program was way to expensive.

Miller Magic 1988

The Dome, Brighton

I took my dad to see this bit of nostalgia.

Frank Zappa 1988


Frank Zappa - Guitar/ Vocals

Ike Willis - Guitar / Vocals

Scott Thunes - Bass

Chad Wackerman - Drums

Bobby Martin - Keyboards / Vocals

Ed Mann - Percussion

Mike Keneally - Stunt Guitar

Bruce Fowler - Trombone

Walt Fowler - Trumpet / Flugelhorn / Synth

Albert Wing - Tenor Sax / Flute

Paul Carmen - Alto Sax / Flute

Kurt McGettrick - Baritone/Bass Sax

Royal Philhamonic Orchestra

conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy 1989

White Rock Theatre, Hastings

Phil and his harmonica played Shostakovich's 5th Symphony

Glastonbury 1989

Bands I remember seeing:

David Rudder / All About Eve / Suzanne Vega

Van Morrison / Elvis Costello / Black Uhuru

The Waterboys / Youssou N'Dour (+Peter Gabriel)

Fela Kuti

Glastonbury 1990

Bands I remember seeing:

The Cure, The Pogues, Hawwind, Ry Cooder, Sinead O,Conner, De La Soul, Aswad, Happy Mondays, Ozric tentacles, Archaos, Del Amitri, Deacon Blue

Bottom 1991

Live recording at the BBC

Bexhill Blues Festival 1991

Van Morrison 1991

White Rock Theatre, Hastings

I would like to thank by brother for being ill and giving me the tickets for this concert.

Seats right in front of the mixer - what more could you ask?

Glastonbury 1992

Bands I remember seeing:

Jah Wobble / Gary Clail / The Orb

Albert Lee / Kirsy MacColl / Run Rig / Carter USM

Lonnie Liston Smith / Joan Armatrading

The Sawdoctors / Lou Reed / Shakespears Sister

Caparcaillie / Alison Moyet / Buddy Guy /Van Morrison

Youssou N'Dour / Misty in Roots / Judie Tzuke

World Party 1993

The Forum (May)

Supported by Dodgy

Glastonbury 1993

Bands I remember seeing:

Rolf Harris / Midnight Oil / The Velvet Underground

Robert Plant / The Black Crowes

The James taylor Quartet / The Ozric Tentacles

Alison Moyet / The saw Doctors / The Kinks

Lenny Kravitz / The Bronte Brothers / Van Morrison

Baaba Maal

Carnival 94

Brighton Stanmer Park

Macka B, Dub Syndicate, Jah Wobble

Glastonbury 1994

Bands I remember seeing:

Peter Gabriel / Man / Jackson Browne / Mary Black

Rory McCloud /Van Morrison / Johnny Cash /The Dharma's (from Hastings) / Oui 3

We listened to The Pretenders / Paul Weller / Jamoraqui

Our tent had been robbed and we felt like staying in for the evening

I have lost my program for this one but you can look at the pictures

Canterbury Sound Festival 2000

Mount Ephram Gardens, Canterbury

Bands appearing


Arthur Brown - A very nice man

Coloseum - Featuring Jon Hiseman and Dave Greenslade with Chris Farlow on Vocals.

Gong - Daevid Allen and Gilly Smyth with Mike Howlett on bass.

An exceptional set - every track I could have asked for

Drawn by the very hands of Bert Camembert himself

Watch the Videos

The Lion King 2001

Lyceum Theatre

Canterbury Sound Festival 2002



Porcupine Tree

The Hamsters and Josiah


MC - Arthur Brown

No Photos I am afraid

Hawkwind release their set on a CD.

Watch the Videos

The Black Horse Festival 2002


Roger Hubbard & Louise Turpin with Liam Genockey

The Elevators

Big Joe Louis and the Big Town Playboys (boogie-woogie big band)

Hard Rock Vault 2003

Folida USA 2003

This is the home of the famous Frank Zappa 'Panty Quilt' - it had to be seen.

This is my son's ticket by the way - he was not that impressed.

David Bowie 2003

Wembley Arena

Global Fusion 2004

Pestalozzi, Sedlescombe

Main attraction:

Bob Geldof

Baka Beyond

Pass the Cat (I jammed with them many years ago)

Global Fusion 2005

Pestalozzi, Sedlescombe

Main attraction;

Sly and Robbie featuringBunny Rugs of Third World

Jugnu Bhangra

The Black Horse Festival 2005


The Blockheads

Zappa play Zappa 2006

Royal Albert Hall, London

Dweezil Zappa, Napolean Murphey Brock and Steve Vai plus a bunch of very young musicians play the nusic of Frank Zappa.

A stunning set list - could not have asked for more
Dweezil does celebrity wife swap

Van Morrison 2006

Battle Abbey Grounds

The evening also featured a set from Chris Farlow and I think some opera singer off the telly.

Washington Wizards v Detroit Pistons - 2007

Verizon Center, Washington DC

Not music but great entertainment

The Black Horse Festival 2007


The Blockheads with Wilko Johnson


Think Floyd 2007


Gong + Steve Hillage 2009

Guitar Month 2010

White Rock Theatre

Allan Holdsworth

Matt Schofield

High Voltage Festival 2010


2015 Classic Legends of Rock and Folk

Hasting White Rock Theatre

Carl Palmer from ELP
Dave Cousins from the Strawbs

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue - 2015

Dismaland 2015




The Blockheads June 2016

Wilko Johnson
13th August 2016

A New Day Festival  2017

Photos and Lineup

Dweezil Zappa  October 2017


Stomp  September 2016