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In Memory of Stuart Adamson

 

    1977

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Summary:

Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club hosted gigs eight times this year.

As 'New Wave' began to sweep the country, management of the Kinema were slow to catch on and a 'Vibrators' gig booking was cancelled early in this year (date unknown) as was a 'Slaughter and the Dogs' gig (10/09/1977). However 'The Skids' were eventually accepted and played twice in the September/October before 'The Clash' appeared in the October with 'The Skids' in support.

However ... 'The Rezillos' beat them all to a Kinema Gig in June!

 

Highlights this year included:

Cado Belle
The Clash
The Dead End Kids
Richard Hell & The Voidoids
The J.A.L.N. Band
Medicine Head
The Rezillos
The Skids

 

January 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
02/01/1977SundayFrenzy

04/01/1977TuesdayJames Lindsay Trio
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
07/01/1977FridayRokotto

14/01/1977FridayDuke
'The Police' had their first rehearsal on Wednesday of this week!
21/01/1977FridayFunky Stuff

28/01/1977FridaySloopy

February 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/02/1977TuesdayGordon Pattullo
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
04/02/1977FridayYankee

11/02/1977FridayGinger

18/02/1977FridayBreakaway

25/02/1977FridayThe Dead End Kids 

March 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/03/1977TuesdayFife Strathspey & Reel Society
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
04/03/1977FridayDuke

11/03/1977FridayFunky Stuff
'The Slits' make their live debut supporting 'The Clash' at The Roxy Club.
18/03/1977FridayRokotto
The Clash released 'White Riot' on this day.
24/03/1977ThursdayOzo
 
25/03/1977FridayTNT

April 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/04/1977FridaySpellbound

05/04/1977TuesdayHebbie Gray
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
08/04/1977FridaySloopy
The Clash's first (eponymous) album released & The Damned play CBGB's - the first UK punks to play live in USA.
15/04/1977FridayYankee

22/04/1977FridayParis
The Jam's first single 'In the City' released on this day.
29/04/1977FridayRitz

May 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
06/05/1977FridayVingibus

13/05/1977FridayMedicine Head

20/05/1977FridayBreakaway

27/05/1977FridayBilbo Baggins
The Sex Pistols 'God Save the Queen' was released today, selling 200,000 in one week. Four days later on the 31st the BBC banned the single citing "gross bad taste". The IBA commented that playing the single on radio would breach section 4:1:A of the Broadcasting Act. It reached No.2 in the UK. Many claim it was actually No.1.

June 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
03/06/1977FridayThe Rezillos

07/06/1977TuesdayFraser McGlynn and his Broadcasting Band
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
10/06/1977FridayThe Rezillos

15/06/1977WednesdayBill BarclayCool 'n' Country
17/06/1977FridayHavana

24/06/1977FridaySouthbound

July 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/07/1977FridayBees Knees

08/07/1977FridayYankee

15/07/1977FridaySloopy

22/07/1977FridayCurly

25/07/1977MondayThe Dead End Kids

29/07/1977FridayRitz

August 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
05/08/1977FridayBad News

12/08/1977FridayYankee

19/08/1977FridayThe Ramblers
While The Skids play their first ever gig in The Bellville Hotel
26/08/1977FridayParis

27/08/1977SaturdayBad News

02/09/1977FridayThe Boyz

September 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
09/09/1977FridaySloopy

10/09/1977SaturdaySlaughter & The Dogs
(CANCELLED)
The Drones
(CANCELLED)
Gig was cancelled due to Slaughter's reputation for chucking flour about on stage!

Another booking on 25/05/78 was also cancelled because they'd split!

They played in 1980 though

15/09/1977ThursdayThe Skids
In the bar area.
16/09/1977FridayBad News

19/09/1977MondayThe Dead End Kids

22/09/1977ThursdayThe Skids
In the bar area.
23/09/1977FridayAfter Burner

24/09/1977SaturdayThe J.A.L.N. Band
 
29/09/1977ThursdayThe Rezillos

30/09/1977FridayYankee

October 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
04/10/1977TuesdayJim Johnstone & His Broadcasting Band
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
07/10/1977FridayCentaur

14/10/1977FridayThe Skids

21/10/1977FridayBad News

22/10/1977SaturdayCado Belle
 
24/10/1977MondayThe ClashRichard Hell & The Voidoids / The Skids / The Lou'sĎGet Out Of Controlí Clash Tour (Tickets £1.75)
25/10/1977TuesdayUnknown Artistes
Charity Jazz Jambouree
28/10/1977FridayIgnatz

November 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
04/11/1977FridayJack Easy

11/11/1977FridayParis

18/11/1977FridayYankee

25/11/1977FridayThe Skids
(Tivvy cancelled)
The success of this gig got the Skids booked for the Christmas ball!

December 1977

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
02/12/1977FridayFreddie 'Fingers' Lee

06/12/1977TuesdayJimmy Blue
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
09/12/1977FridaySloopy

16/12/1977FridayDuke

23/12/1977FridayThe Dead End Kids

25/12/1977SundayThe Skids
Christmas Ball
27/12/1977TuesdayUnknown?
Dunfermline & District Accordion & Fiddle Club
30/12/1977FridayJody


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