Gig History 1970′s

1973

OCTOBER

Orange forms in Adelaide South Australia
First gig Italian Working Mens Club
Gawler Raceway
Orange change their name to Cold Chisel

1974

MARCH

Cold Chisel move to Armidale NSW
2 Armidale Town Hall

MAY

21 Wool Shed, Therley Research

JUNE

8 Armidale Teachers College NSW

AUGUST

Band returns to Adelaide

OCTOBER

10 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
11 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
12 The Ritz, Mansfiled Park Hotel Adelaide
24 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
25 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
26 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide

NOVEMBER

1 The Ritz Mansfield Park Hotel Adelaide
7 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
9 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
14 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
15 The Ritz Mansfield Park Hotel Adelaide
16 Burnside Town Hall Adelaide
21 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
22 The Ritz Mansfield Park Hotel Adelaide
23 Memorial Drive Adelaide W/Uriah Heep

DECEMBER

5 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
6 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide

1975

JANUARY

3 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
4 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
12 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
18 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
29 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide

FEBRUARY

8 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
12 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
13 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
15 Burnside Town Hall Adelaide
Ampitheatre Adelaide
16 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
19 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
20 Hotel Finsbury Adelaide
22 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
26 Memorial Drive W/ Joe Cocker
28 Flinders University Adelaide

MARCH

1 Paravista High School Adelaide
8 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
9 Largs Pier Adelaide
15 Victor Harbour Hotel, Victor Harbour South Australia
19 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
20 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
21 Burnside Town Hall Adelaide
22 Walunga Town Hall South Australia
29 Whyalla South Australia

APRIL

4 Shandon Hotel Adelaide
5 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
6 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
9 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
10 Finsbury Hotel Adelaide
11 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
12 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
17 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
18 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
19 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
20 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
24 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
25 Brighton Town Hall Adelaide
26 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
27 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide

MAY

1 Gawler Institute South Australia
2 Elizebeth Hotel Adelaide
3 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
4 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
6 Paravista High School Adelaide
7 Woodville High School
8 Grange Golf Club Adelaide
9 Castle Hotel Adelaide
10 Castle Hotel Adelaide
14 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
15 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
16 Christies Beach Adelaide
18 Elizabeth Octagon Adelaide
22 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
23 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
24 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
29 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
31 School ??? Gig Adelaide

JUNE

7 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
13 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
14 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
15 Private Party Underdale Adelaide
20 Elizabeth Hotel Adelaide
21 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
26 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
28 Shandon Hotel Adelaide

JULY

3 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
4 Surf Club Adelaide
12 Adelaide University Adelaide
18 Elizabeth Hotel Adelaide
19 Flinders University Adelaide
23 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
24 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
25 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
26 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
27 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
28 Festival Theatre W/Lou Reed
31 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide

AUGUST

1 Elizabeth Hotel Adelaide
2 Largs Pier
6 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
8 St. Peters Girls School Adelaide
9 Largs Pier Adelaide
13 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
14 St. Peters Boys College Adelaide
15 Elizabeth Hotel Adelaide
18 Gawler South Australia
21 St Ignacious College Adelaide
22 Shandon Hotel Adelaide
23 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
29 Burnside Town Hall Adelaide
30 Whyalla South Australia

SEPTEMBER

2 Woodville Town Hall Adelaide
5 Shandon Hotel Adelaide
11 Finsbury Hotel Adelaide
13 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
17 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
18 Tivoli Hotel Adelaide
19 Spruance Hall East Elizabeth Adelaide
25 Tivoli Hotel Adelaide
26 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide

OCTOBER

2 Tivoli Hotel Adelaide
4 Merino
5 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
9 Tivoli Hotel Adelaide
10 Shandon Hotel Adelaide
12 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
15 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
17 Shanon Hotel Adelaide
18 Pioneer Hall Adelaide
19 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
22 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
24 Sonic Stairway Adult Disco Adelaide
30 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
31 Shandon Hotel Adelaide

NOVEMBER

1 Apollo Stadium W/Suzi Quatro
largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
7 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
12 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
14 Flamingo Hall, Christies Beach Adelaide
15 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
16 Maggies Adelaide
19 Record demos at Slaters in Adelaide
23 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
27 Memorial Drive Adelaide W/Deep Purple
29 Glenelg Sailing Club Adelaide

DECEMBER

3 The Octagon Adelaide
4 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
5 Elizabeth Hotel Adelaide
6 Melbourne St. Fashion Parade (morning)
Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
8 Morialta High School Adelaide
9 Salisbury High School Adelaide
11 Burnside Town hall Adelaide
12 Elizabeth Hotel Adelaide
13 Yankallila Community Hall Adelaide
20 First TV appearance Channel 9 Adelaide
Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
21 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
31 Football Park Adelaide
Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide

1976

JANUARY

3 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
8 Largs Pier Hotel
9 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
10 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
16 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
23 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
24 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
25 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
31 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide

FEBRUARY

5 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
20 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
21 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
25 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide

MARCH

4 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
5 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
6 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
13 Northern Suburbs Leagues Club Wollongong
14 Concord RSL Sydney
15 Trafalger Studios Sydney
16 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
17 Prospect Hill Hotel Melbourne
18 Martinis Carlton Melbourne
19 Southside Six Melbourne
Matthew Flinders Hotel Melbourne
20 Goulburn Valley Hotel Shepparton Victoria
23 Station Hotel
26 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
27 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide

APRIL

2 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
3 Waltzing Matilda Hotel Melbourne
4 Tottenham Hotel Melbourne
5 Southside Six Moorabbinn (afternoon) Melbourne
Mt Erica Hotel Prahran Melbourne
7 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
9 Tea Tree Gully Hotel Adelaide
10 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
14 Ross Trevor College Adelaide
17 Sundowner Hotel Whyalla Souh Australia
18 St, Augusta Football Club South Australia
29 Urbrae Agricultural School South Australia
30 Burnside Town Hall Adelaide

MAY

1 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
14 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
15 Port Adelaide Football Club Adelaide
16 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
28 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
29 St. Michael’s College Adelaide
30 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide

JUNE

12 Peppers Studio Adelaide
Festival Theatre Adelaide W/ Little Feat
18 Port Lincoln Hotel Port Lincoln South Australia
19 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
24 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
25 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
26 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
27 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide

JULY

3 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
4 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
8 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
9 Countdown The Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide
10 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
14 Sandgroper Hotel West Australia
15 White Sands Hotel Scarborough Perth
18 Sandgroper Hotel West Australia
20 Scarborough Hotel Perth
21 Sandgroper Hotel West Australia
22 Sandgroper Hotel West Australia
27 Perth

AUGUST

2 Morphett Vale High School Adelaide
3 Plympton High School Adelaide
6 Brighton High School Adelaide
20 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
21 Beaumaris Civic Centre Melbourne
25 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
26 Waltzing Matilda Hotel Melbourne
27 Mt. Erica Hotel Melbourne
28 Southside Six Hotel Melbourne
Matthew Flinders Hotel Melbourne

SEPTEMBER

1 Blacktown RSL Sydney
2 Oceanic Hotel Coogee Sydney
4 Hurstville Civic Centre Sydney
8 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
9 Waltzing Matilda Hotel Melbourne
10 Mt.Erica Hotel Melbourne
11 Southside Six Hotel Melbourne
Tarmac Hotel Laverton Melbourne
15 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
16 Village Green Hotel Melbourne
17 Heidelberg Golf Club Melbourne
18 Tarmac Hotel Melbourne
22 Adelaide

OCTOBER

5 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
7 Waltzing Matilda Hotel Melbourne
8 Council Club Hotel Preston Melbourne
9 Matthew Flinders Hotel Chadstone Melbourne
13 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
14 Waltzing Matilda Hotel Melbourne
15 Mt.Erica Hotel Melbourne
16 Southern Aurora
22 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
23 Grafton Racecoarse Grafton NSW
25 Chequers Sydney
27 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
29 St. Mary’s Band Club Sydney
30 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney

NOVEMBER

12 Oceanic Hotel Coogee Sydney
19 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
20 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
25 Crystal Palace Gosford NSW

DECEMBER

1 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
4 Northern Suburbs Leagues Wollongong
8 George Hotel Sydney
9 George Hotel Sydney
10 George Hotel Sydney
11 George Hotel Sydney
17 St. Mary’s Hall Sydney
18 Bennelong Restaurant , Sydney Opera House
31 Parkes Community Centre

1977

JANUARY

28 Manly Vale Hotel Sydney
29 Manly Vale Hotel Sydney

FEBRUARY

4 Blacktown Civic Centre Sydney

MARCH

5 Stage Door Tavern Sydney
19 Stage Door Tavern Sydney
23 French’s Tavern Sydney
Chequers Sydney

APRIL

6 Chequers Sydney

MAY

2 Chequers Sydney
13 Newcastle University (lunch)
14 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
24 Chequers Sydney
25 Chequers Sydney
28 Sydney University

JUNE

3 Dodds Hotel Cooma NSW
4 Dodds Hotel Cooma NSW
7 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
8 Beverly Crest Hotel Melbourne
8 Be,Bop & Loo Bar Melbourne
9 Tarmac Hotel Melbourne
10 Ferntree Gully Hotel Melbourne
11 Morwell Hotel Victoria
19 French’s Tavern Sydney
17 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
18 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
22 French’s Tavern Sydney
29 Chequers Sydney
30 Chequers Sydney

JULY

1 Royal Antler Narrabeen Sydney
2 Northern Suburbs Leagues Wollongong
4 Baccus Wine Bar, Bankstown Sydney
5 Bexley North Hotel Sydney
8 Meadowbank High School Sydney
9 Orana Hotel, Newcastle
11 French’s Tavern Sydney
12 French’s Tavern Sydney
15 Rooty Hill RSL (cancelled) Blacktown RSL Sydney
17 Parramatta Jail Sydney
19 Bexley Hotel Sydney
21 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
22 Royal Antler Narrabeen Sydney
23 Orana Hotel Newcastle (cancelled)
24 Icelands Prince Alfred Park Sydney

AUGUST

5 Drummond College, Armidale University NSW
6 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
11 Wollongong Town’ Hall
12 Swansea ~Workers Club
13 Royal Antler Hotel (cancelled) Sydney
13 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
17 Lidcombe Dancers Sydney
18 Ritz Sydney
19 Blacktown R.S.L. Sydney
20 Northern Suburbs Leagues Club Wollongong
26 Morwell Hotel Victoria
27 Golfview Hotel Geelong Victoria
28 Poynton’s Carlton Club Hotel Melbourne
31 Murray Teachers College Melbourne
31 Marryatville Hotel Adelaide

SEPTEMBER

1 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
2 Marryatviile Hotel Adelaide
3 Sundowner Hotel Whyalla
4 Elizabeth Rugby Club Adelaide
7 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
9 Coogee Bay Hotel Sydney
10 Orana Hotel (Swansea)
12 War & Peace. Parramatta
16 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
1 Basser College University
21 Macquarie University Sydney
22 Avalon R.S.L. Sydney
23 Manly Vale Hotel Sydney
24 Mawson Hotel, Newcastle
25 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
28 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney

OCTOBER

1 Northern Suburbs Leagues Wollongong
2 Redhead SLSC Newcastle
5 Illawara Catholic Club Wollongong
7 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
8 Royal Antler Sydney
13 Redhead SLSC Newcastle
14 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
17 Mt. Pleasant Sports Club Sydney
18 Station Hotel Melbourne
19 South Side Six Melbourne
20 Sundowner Hotel Melbourne
21 Martinis Melbourne
22 The Be, Bop. & Loo Bar Melbourne
22 Matthew Flinders Melbourne
23 Bull Bar Melbourne
26 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
28 Stagedoor Sydney
29 Mawson Hotel Newcastle
30 Swansea Workers Club Newcastle

NOVEMBER

3 Avalon R.S.L Sydney
4 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
5 Swansea Workers Club Newcastle
8 Arkaba Adelaide
9 Arkaba Adelaide
10 Waterloo Corner Adelaide
1 1 Arkaba Adelaide
1 2 Arkaba Adelaide
13 Elizabeth Rugby Club Adelaide
15 Station Hotel Melbourne
16 The Be, Bop & Loo Bar Melbourne
The Beverly Crest Hotel Melbourne
17 Eureka Hotel Geelong
18 Tottenham Hotel Melbourne
19 Matthew Flinders (arvo) Melbourne
Bananas (late) Melbourne
20 Rising Sun Hotel Richmond Melbourne
25 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
26 Alexander Club Revesby Sydney
27 Paris Theatre Sydney
28 Mt Pleasant Sports Club Sydney

DECEMBER

1 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
2 Mawson Hotel, Newcastle
3 Mawson Hotel Newcastle
6 Station Hotel Melbourne
7 Southside Six melbourne
9 Eureka Hotel, Geelong
10 Matthew Flinders (early) Melbourne
Martinis (late) Melbourne
11 Be, Bop & Loo Bar Melbourne
15 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
1 6 Chequers Sydney
17 Northern Suburbs Leagues Club Wollongong
22 Broadway Ballroom Sydney
23 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
23 Private 21st Party Sydney
24 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
27 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
28 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
29 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
30 Arkaba Hotel, Adelaide
31 Elizabeth Oval 2-2:45pm Adelaide
Eel Trap Hotel 8-10pm Adelaide
Arkaba Hotel 11.30-2:00am Adelaide

1978

JANUARY

1 Elizabeth Rugby Club Adelaide
Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
3 Studio
4 Studio
5 Studio
6 Sydney Festival , Opera House Sydney
Selina’s Coogee Bay Hotel Sydney
7 Mawson Hotel Swansea Newcastle
9 Trafalgar Studios Sydney
10 Studio
11 Studio
12 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
13 Studio
14 Studio
15 Victoria Park Sydney W/ Sherbet
Studio
16 Sundowner Hotel Sydney
17 Champion Hotel Melbourne
19 Bananas Melbourne
20 Martinis Melbourne
21 Mathew Flinders Melbourne
Bee Bop a Loo Bar Melbourne
22 Ringwood Icelands Melbourne
24 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
25 Leg Trap Hotel Adelaide
26 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
27 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
28 Arkaba Hotel Adelaide
29 Elizabeth Rugby Club Adelaide
30 Rock Concert Adelaide

FEBRUARY

1 Belmont Community Centre
2 Pleasures Wine Bar Sydney
3 Blacktown RSL Sydney
4 Northern Suburbs Leagues Newcastle
5 Studio
Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
6 Studio
7 Studio
8 Western Suburbs Leagues Club Newcastle
9 Studio
Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
10 Studio
Stage Door Tavern Sydney
12 Studio
13 Mt Pleasant Sports Sydney
14 Studio
15 Chequers Sydney
16 Chequers Sydney
17 Mawson Hotel Newcastle
18 Studio
Stage Door Tavern Sydney
19 Studio
20 University of Wollongong
21 Studio
22 Mawson Hotel Newcastle
23 Studio
Revesby Workers Club Sydney
24 Studio
Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
25 Manly Vale Hotel Sydney
26 Studio

MARCH

1 Waterloo Corner Hotel Adelaide.
2 Waterloo Corner Hotel Adelaide.
3 Abbey Road Disco Gawler SA
4 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide.
5 5KA Concert Adelaide.
Elizabeth Rugby Club Adelaide.
7 Eureka Hotel Geelong
8 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
9 Frankston Teachers College Melbourne
10 London’s Tavern / Bananas Melbourne
11 Station Hotel Melbourne
Tiger Lounge Melbourne
12 Poyntons, Carlton Club Melbourne
13 Studio mixing album
14 Studio mixing album
15 Western Suburbs Leagues Club Newcastle
16 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
17 Caringbah Hotel Sydney
18 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
19 War and Peace Parramatta Sydney
21 Collegians Rugby League Club Wollongong
23 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
24 Swansea Workers Newcastle
25 Stage Door Tavern Sydney
26 Forster NSW – open air show
29 Mawson Hotel Newcastle

APRIL

2 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
4 Station Hotel Melbourne
5 Council Club Melbourne
6 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
7 Eureka Hotel Geelong
8 Bananas Melbourne
11 Brisbane Festival Hall W/Foreigner
13 Sydney Hordern Pavilion W/Foreigner
14 Melbourne Festival Hall W/Foreigner
16 Adelaide W/Foreigner
18 Tivoli Hotel Adelaide
19 St Leonards Inn Adelaide
20 Highway Inn Adelaide
21 Marryatville Hotel Adelaide
22 Marryativille Hotel Adelaide
23 Tivoli Hotel Adelaide
24 Bombay Rock Melbourne
25 Prospect Hill
Rusden State
27 La Trobe Uni Melbourne
Poyntons Carlton Club Melbourne
28 Deacon Uni Melbourne
Bombay Rock Melbourne
29 Matthew Flinders Hotel Melbourne

MAY

3 Mawson Hotel, Newcastle
4 Studio – remix Khe Sanh
Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
5 Selinas Coogee Bay Hotel Sydney
6 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
7 War and Peace Parramatta Sydney
9 Tamworth Workers Club NSW
10 Mawson Hotel Newcastle
12 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
13 Manly Vale Hotel Sydney
14 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
16 Castle Hill RSL Sydney
17 Ambassador Club, Newcastle
18 Ambassador Club, Newcastle
20 Studio
Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
21 Belmont Hotel Newcastle
22 Mt Pleasant Sports Club Sydney
23 Mt Pritchard Comm. Club Sydney
24 Comb & Cutter Hotel Sydney
25 Avalon RSL Sydney
26 Swansea Workers Newcastle
27 Stagedoor Tavern Newcastle
28 2JJ Concert
Penrith Leagues Club Sydney
31 Floyds – Canberra

JUNE

2 Mawson Hotel Newcastle
3 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
4 Benefit Show – "Save The Whale"
Stagedoor Taven Sydney
6 Station Hotel Melbourne
7 Rusden College Melbourne
8 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
Bombay Rock Melbourne
9 Tiger Lounge Melbourne
10 Martinas Melbourne
11 Bananas Melbourne
Poyntons Melbourne
13 Port Pirie Hotel Melbourne
14 Findon Park Hotel Adelaide
15 Largs Pier Hotel Adelaide
16 Whyalla
17 Porraka Hotel Adelaide
18 Elizabeth Rugby Club Adelaide
20 Martinis Melbourne
22 Village Green Melbourne
Bananas Melbourne
23 Bombay Rock Melbourne
24 Station Hotel Melbourne
Manhattan Melbourne
25 Bombay Rock Melbourne
26 Mt Pleasant Sports Club Sydney
27 Recording – new single
28 Recording – new single
29 Recording – new single
30 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney

JULY

1 Mawson Hotel Swansea
2 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
3 Sundowner Hotel -Sydney
4 Castle Hill Tavern Sydney
8 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
9 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
11 Melbourne Hotel Brisbane
12 Queens Hotel Brisbane
13 Exchange Hotel Brisbane
14 Jindalee Hotel Brisbane
15 Queens Hotel Brisbane
16 Easts Leagues Club Brisbane
18 Byron Bay Rehearsal
19 Byron Bay Rehearsal
20 Byron Bay Rehearsal
21 Byron Bay Rehearsal
22 Byron Bay Rehearsal
23 Byron Bay Rehearsal
25 Byron Bay Rehearsal
26 Byron Bay Rehearsal
27 Byron Bay Rehearsal
28 Swansea Workers Newcastle
29 Jam Disco Sydney

AUGUST

2 Recording
4 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
5 Mawson Hotel Swansea
9 Civic Hotel Sydney
10 Revesby Workers Sydney
11 Ocean Beach Hotel Central Coast
12 Local Inn West Ryde Sydney
16 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
17 Rex Hotel Kings X Sydney
18 Macquarie Uni Sydney
19 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
20 Marconi Club Fairfield Sydney
21 Sundowner Hotel Sydney
22 Castle Hill RSL Sydney
23 Local Inn West Ryde Sydney
24 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
Picnic Point High School Sydney
25 Swansea Workers Newcastle
26 Northern Suburbs Leagues Newcastle
28 Kuringai College Sydney
Mt Pleasant Sports Sydney
29 Floyds, Canberra
31 Largs Pier Adelaide

SEPTEMBER

1 Pooraka Hotel Adelaide
2 Old Mariner Hotel Adelaide
6 La Trobe Uni Melbourne
7 Sandringham Melbourne
8 Bombay Rock Melbourne
9 Manhattan Melbourne
10 Bombay Rock Melbourne
12 Tamworth Workers Club Melbourne
13 Mawson Hotel Swansea
14 Maitland RSL NSW
15 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
16 Selinas Coogee Bay Hotel Sydney
17 Belmont Sports Club Newcastle
20 Lidcombe Dancers Club Sydney
22 Floyds, Canberra
23 Floyds, Canberra
25 Alberts Studio Sydney
26 Studio
27 Studio
28 Studio
29 Manly Flicks Sydney
30 Jam Disco Sydney

OCTOBER

1 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
2 Recording – Alberts Studio Sydney
3 Studio
4 2JJ Regent Theatre Sydney
5 Studio
6 Ocean Beach Umina NSW
7 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
8 Studio
9 Recording – Alberts Studio Sydney
10 Studio
11 Studio
12 Studio
13 Swansea Workers Newcastle
14 Selinas Coogee Bay Hotel Sydney
15 Guilford Leagues Sydney
16 Sundowner Hotel Sydney
17 Civic Hotel Sydney
19 Comb & Cutter Hotel Sydney
20 Local Inn Sydney
21 Caves Beach Surf Club Newcastle
22 War and Peace Parramatta Sydney
24 Floyds, Canberra
26 Sandringham Commodore Melbourne
27 Croxton Park Hotel Melbourne
28 Mathew Flinders Hotel Melbourne
29 Bombay Rock Melbourne
30 Recording Studio – Alberts Sydney
31 Studio

NOVEMBER

1 Recording Studio – Alberts
2 Revesby Workers Club Sydney
3 Armidale NSW
4 Brisbane 4ZZZ
Queens Hotel
5 Brisbane Festival Hall W/Peter Frampton
9 Perth Entertainment Centre W/Peter Frampton
10 Perth Entertainment Centre W/Peter Frampton
13 Adelaide Oval W/Peter Frampton
15 Melbourne Myer Bowl W/Peter Frampton
18 Sydney Sports Ground W/Peter Frampton
Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
20 Alberts Studio
21 Studio
22 Studio
23 Studio
24 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
25 Studio
26 Studio
27 Civic Hotel Sydney
28 Studio
29 Floyds, Canberra
30 Bananas Melbourne

DECEMBER

1 Council Club Melbourne
2 Hells Angels Festival, Broadford Victoria
3 Sarah Sands Hotel Melbourne
6 Warrnambool Victoria
7 Sth Gambier Football Club South Aust
8 Countdown Adelaide
9 Countdown Adelaide
11 Studio
12 Studio
13 Studio
14 Lidcome Dancers Sydney
15 Selinas Sydney
16 Mawson Hotel Swansea
17 Northern Suburbs Leagues Newcastle
19 Civic Hotel Sydney
20 Jam Disco Sydney
21 Cronulla Leagues Club Sydney
22 Selinas Coogee Bay Hotel Sydney
23 Local Inn West Ryde Sydney
25 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
27 New Albury Hotel
28 Council Club Melbourne
29 Tiger Lounge Melbourne
30 Manhattan Hotel Melbourne
31 Countdown – Adelaide

1979

JANUARY

3 Boy Scouts Concert – Victoria Racecourse
Adelaide
4 Studio
5 Studio
6 Studio
7 Studio
8 Studio
9 Studio
10 Studio
11 Croxton Park Melbourne
13 Southside Six Melbourne
15 Riverwood Hotel Sydney
Album Cover Shoot
16 Jam Disco Sydney
17 Local Inn West Ryde Sydney
18 Belmont Sailing Club Newcastle
19 Royal Antler Narrabeen Sydney
20 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
21 South Sydney Juniors Sydney
22 Sundowner Hotel Sydney
23 Captain Cook Hotel Canberra
26 Marryatville Hotel Adelaide
27 Marryatville Hotel Adelaide
28 Glenelg Pier Adelaide
31 Perth concert W /Rod Stewart

FEBRUARY

1 Perth concert W/Rod Stewart
3 Parker Villa Ampitheatre Perth
5 Adelaide Oval W/Rod Stewart
9 Melbourne VFL Park W/Rod Stewart
12 Sydney Sports Ground W/Rod Stewart
16 Brisbane Festival Hall W/Rod Stewart
17 Brisbane Festival Hall W/Rod Stewart
Queens Hotel Brisbane
18 Brisbane Festival Hall W/ Rod Stewart
22 Auckland NZ Western Springs W/Rod Stewart
25 Wellington NZ concert W/Rod Stewart
26 Christchurch NZ W/Rod Stewart
2nd studio album
“Breakfast at Sweethearts” released

28 Christchurch NZ concert W/Rod Stewart

MARCH

2 Sydney Uni
3 Sydney Cove Tavern
5 Sundowner Hotel Sydney
8 Village Green Sydney
9 Bombay Rock Melbourne
10 Sentimental Bloke Melbourne
13 Ambassador Hotel Melbourne
14 Maroubra Seals Club Sydney
15 Sylvania Hotel Sydney
16 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
17 Manly Vale Hotel Sydney
18 Parramatta Leagues Sydney
21 Armidale Uni NSW
22 Toowoomba Institute Queensland
23 Coolongatta Patch Gold Coast
24 Waterford Club Hotel Brisbane
25 Brisbane Uni
27 Collegians Wollongong
28 Comb and Cutter Hotel Sydney
29 Manly Flicks Sydney
30 Redhead Surfclub Newcastle
31 Stage Door Tavern Sydney

APRIL

1 Penrith Leagues Sydney
2 Harmony German Club Canberra
3 Armidale Hotel Melbourne
4 Warrnanbool Victoria
5 Mt Gambier Sth Football Club South Australia
6 Arkaba Adelaide
7 Arkaba Adelaide
8 Arkaba Adelaide
11 Herdsman Hotel Perth
12 White Sands Hotel Perth
14 Lilac Park Perth
15 Charles Hotel Perth
18 Herdsman Hotel Perth
19 Raffles Perth
20 Raffles – Perth
21 White Sands Hotel
22 Charles Hotel Perth
26 Sandown Park Hotel Melbourne
27 Bombay Rock Melbourne
28 Manhattan Hotel Melbourne
29 Sovereign Hotel Frankston Victoria

MAY

2 Fraternity Bowling Club Sydney
3 Local Inn West Ryde Sydney
4 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
5 Royal Antler Hotel Sydney
7 Ambassador Hotel Newcastle
9 Surf Air Hotel Noosa Queensland
10 Homestead Hotel Brisbane
11 Playrrom Gold Coast
12 Waterford Hotel Brisbane
13 Easts Leagues Brisbane
16 Comb + Cutter Sydney
17 Sylvania Hotel Sydney
18 Marconi Club Sydney
19 Bondi Lifesaver Sydney
21 Sundowner Hotel Sydney
23 Local Inn West Ryde Sydney
24 Fairfield Hotel Sydney
25 Royal Antler Hotel Sydney
26 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
28 Mt Pleasant Sport Club Sydney
29 ANU Canberra
30 Eureka Hotel, Geelong
31 Village Green Melbourne

JUNE

1 Bombay Rock Melbourne
2 Manhattan Hotel Melbourne
3 Sovereign Hotel Melbourne
5 Victoria Hotel Ballarat Victoria
6 Goulburn Valley Inn Shepperton Victoria
8 Sweethearts Adelaide
9 Sweethearts Adelaide
10 Sweethearts Adelaide

JULY

2 Rehearsals Nowra
3 Rehearsals
4 Rehearsals
5 Rehearsals
6 Unofficial gig. Nowra "Skateway"
8 4IP show Brisbane River, Brisbane
9 Rehearsals
10 Rehearsals
11 Rehearsals
12 Rehearsals
13 Rehearsals
23 Paradise Studio
24 Studio
25 Studio
26 Studio
27 Studio
28 Sydney Cove Tavern Sydney

AUGUST
SET FIRE TO THE TOWN TOUR

1 St Kilda Surfriders Ball Melbourne
2 Council Club Melbourne
3 Tottenham Hotel Melbourne
4 Crystal Ballroom Melbourne
7 Granada Hotel, Hobart Tasmania
8 Granada Hotel, Hobart Tasmania
9 Menai Hotel, Burnie Tasmania
10 Old Tudor Inn, Launceston Tasmania
11 Hotel Tasmania, Launceston Tasmania
14 Eureka Hotel Geelong
15 Lady Bay Hotel Warrnambool Victoria
17 Marryatville Hotel Adelaide
18 Woodville Town Hall Adelaide
21 Canberra ANU.
22 Comb + Cutter Hotel Sydney
23 Sylvania Hotel Sydney
24 Royal Antler Hotel Narrabeen Sydney
25 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
26 Fairfield Showground Sydney
27 Mount Pleasant Sports
29 Castle Hill RSL Sydney
30 Local Inn West Ryde Sydney
31 Florida Hotel Terrigal

SEPTEMBER

1 Selinas Coogee Bay Hotel Sydney
2 Penrith Leagues Sydney
3 Strata Inn
5 Surf Air Hotel Queensland
6 Toowoomba Insitute Queensland
Homestead Hotel Brisbane
7 Cloudland Ballroom Brisbane
8 Jet Club Coolangatta
9 Easts Leagues Club Brisbane
11 Ambassador Club Newcastle
12 Fairfield Hotel Sydney
13 Macquarie Uni Sydney
14 Sydney Uni
15 Manly Flicks Sydney
16 Parramatta Leagues Sydney
17 Sundowner Hotel Sydney
18 Canberra ANU
19 Riverina College Wagga NSW
21 Countdown Adelaide
22 Countdown Adelaide
23 Countdown Adelaide
26 La Trobe Uni Melbourne
27 Eureka Hotel Geelong
28 Bombay Rock Melbourne
29 Southside Six Melbourne
30 Ferntree Gully Hotel Melbourne

OCTOBER

2 Family Inn, Rydlemere Sydney
3 Paradise Studios
4 Studio
5 Studio
6 Studio
7 Studio
8 Studio
9 Studio
10 Studio
11 Studio
12 Studio
13 Studio
14 Studio

NOVEMBER

13 Wollongong Leagues
14 Florida Hotel Terrigal
16 Playroom Coolangatta
17 Playroom Coolangatta
18 Lismore RSL NSW
23 Apollo Stadium Adelaide “Pooled Resources”
25 Festival Hall Melbourne “Pooled Resources”
29 Canberra Showgrounds “Pooled Resources”

DECEMBER

1 Marconi Club Sydney “Pooled Resources”
2 Motordrome Newcastle “Pooled Resources”
12 Sylvania Hotel Sydney
13 Local Inn West Ryde Sydney
14 Royal Antler Hotel Narrabeen Sydney
15 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney
19 Shortland Rock Cabaret, Newcastle
20 Comb + Cutter Hotel Sydney
21 Fairfield Hotel Sydney
22 Nowra + Bombaderry RSL NSW
23 Milton Showgrounds NSW
24 Batemans Bay Youth Hall NSW
25 Moruya RSL NSW
26 Bega Town Hall NSW
28 Ferntree Gully, Melbourne
29 Bombay Rock Melbourne
30 Calledonian Hotel Melbourne