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1+9+8+2 = 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR 1982

Band members: Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Alan Lancaster, Andy Bown, Pete Kircher
Main Setlist:
Caroline, Roll over lay down, Backwater, Little Lady, Don't drive my Car, Whatever You Want, Hold You Back, Rockin'all over the World, Over the Edge, What you're Proposing, Dirty Water, 4500 Times, Big Fat Mama, Don't waste my Time, Roadhouse Blues, Rain, Down Down, Bye Bye Johnny.
Additional/unusual songs performed: Dear John (only for a short time in the Set)
Tour Crew: Ian Jones (Tour Manager), Elizabeth Gernon (Crew Manager's assistant), John Thompson (Sound Engineer), George Harvey (Lighnting director), Barry Evens (Guitar tech for Rick and Alan), Steve Robinson (Guitar tech for Francis), Chris Ransom (drum tech), Stewart Wicks (Keyboard tech), John Gedenski (FOH Sound Engineer). Management: Quarry Production, Manager: Colin Johnson, Alan Crux. Merchandiser: Bravado

Tour Note: No Support Acts and the first tour without ex-drummer John Coghlan. Strange: Quo celebrated their 20th Anniversary but only a handful of shows were played in Europe. Promoters weren't really interested in QUO because of the World Cup in Spain and the huge Rolling Stones European Summer Tour! The London Brixton Gig 15.5.1982 was cancelled because of "production difficulties". Also cancelled: the 2-day Festival at Würzburg, Germany 29.-30.5.1982 and Freiburg, Germany 31.5.1982.  

 

1982

 

15/04/  IRELAND, Cork - City Hall
16/04/  IRELAND, Galway - Leisureland
17/04/  IRELAND, Castlebar - Royal Ballroom
18/04/  IRELAND, Navan - Exhibition Centre
19/04/  UK, Antrim - Forum Leisure Centre (no support)
20/04/  UK, Antrim - Forum Leisure Centre (no support)
23/04/  UK, Chester - Deeside Leisure Centre | 95'min. AUD Quality: 3
26/04/  UK, Bridlington - Spa Pavilion
27/04/  UK, Bridlington - Spa Pavilion
28/04/  UK, Bridlington - Spa Pavilion | 90'min. AUD Quality: 2
30/04/  UK, Glasgow - Apollo Theatre | 120'min. AUD Quality: 3
01/05/  UK, Glasgow - Apollo Theatre | 110'min. FM (Radio Clyde) Quality: 5
03/05/  UK, London - Hammersmith Odeon | 120'min. AUD Quality: 4
04/05/  UK, London - Hammersmith Odeon | 90'min. AUD Quality: 3
05/05/  UK, London - Hammersmith Odeon | 120'min. AUD Quality: 3
06/05/  UK, London - Hammersmith Odeon | 120'min. AUD Quality: 4
07/05/  UK, London - Hammersmith Odeon | 120'min. AUD Quality: 3
08/05/  UK, London - Hammersmith Odeon
09/05/  UK, London - Hammersmith Odeon | 90'min. AUD Quality: 4
13/05/  UK, Birmingham - N.E.C.
14/05/  UK, Birmingham - N.E.C. | 120'min. FM (BBC) Quality: 5
17/05/  UK, Brighton - Conference Centre | 120'min. AUD Quality: 3
20/05/  UK, St. Austell - Cornwall Coliseum
21/05/  UK, St. Austell - Cornwall Coliseum
23/05/  HOLLAND, Leiden - Groendenhal
24/05/  BELGIUM, Brussels - Cirque Royal | 120'min. AUD Quality: 3
26/05/  GERMANY, München - Olympiahalle
28/05/  GERMANY, Dortmund - Westfalenhalle | 80'min. AUD Quality: 3

09/08/  DENMARK, Skandebourg - Festival

21/08/  UK, Castle Donington - Park | 120'min. AUD Quality: 3

*FACTS FROM THE ROAD

14.05.1982 - Status Quo played a memorable concert at the sold-out N.E.C of Birmingham. It's a charity gig for "The Princes Trust" and all proceedings were given to the donation. It's the first rock concert which was attended by a member of the royal family - Prince Charles. The show was being filmed and 60 minutes were shown at BBC television and the whole 2-hours gig was broadcasted completely on the radio. Later a video was published of this show. A concert highlight for the band and their fans. The bootlegs of this show are one of the best Status Quo bootlegs and gave a good impression of the enthusiastic audience . There's a 23 minutes version of "4500 Times" and at the radio-concert you can hear Tommy Vance (he sadly died 2005) who is announcing Status Quo playing the national anthem.

28.05.1982 - Status Quo performing in Dortmund Westfalenhalle at the "Rock Spectakel Festival" along ZZ Top, Jethro Tull, Heart, Saxon, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. The show was filmed and 45 minutes of Quo's stunning performance were later broadcasted in german TV called "Rockpop in Concert".

 

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