Ian Hunter Gig Reports
2000 "Once Bitten" Tour
Ian undertook a short tour to promote the Once Bitten Twice Shy 2-CD set. The following dates were played:
- 15th May Yales Wine Bar, Wrexham
- 16th May The Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh
- 17th May The Opera House, Newcastle
- 18th May The Irish Centre, Leeds
- 19th May The Robin 2, Bilston
- 20th May The Astoria, London
Spring 1999 UK Tour
Ian toured the UK in April 1999. The following dates were played:
- 9th April Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon. Report.
- 10th April Wilbarston Hall, Wilbarston.
- 11th April Half Time Orange, Leicester.
- 12th April Park Hotel, Tynemouth.
- 14th April Boardwalk, Sheffield.
- 15th April Irish Centre, Leeds.
- 16th April New Robin, Bilston.
- 17th April Mott The Hoople convention, New Robin, Bilston. Report.
- 17th April New Robin, Bilston. Report.
- 18th April L2 Liverpool.
- 21st April Westgate Hall, Canterbury. (Cancelled).
- 22nd April Wyvern Theatre, Swindon.
- 23rd April The Astoria, London.
- 24th April Kings Hall, Stoke.
- 25th April The Powerhouse, Ayr.
- 26th April Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh.
- 27th April G2, Glasgow.
- 28th April The Forum, Aberdeen.
New York City gig
Ian appeared at the Bruce Henderson Charity Ball, New York City:
- 8th January 1999 Bowery Ballroom NYC
Ian performed two songs, Once Bitten Twice Shy and All The Young Dudes.
Autumn 1997 European Tour
I believe this is now the definitive list of Ian's European tour dates. All gigs after Berlin were pulled - the reason being the tour promoter. It seems he was useless, and didn't pay either the band or the bus company. In short, he did a runner, leaving the band in Berlin with no money, no bus and no means of shipping their gear back to the UK. Some gigs before then had been rescheduled, sometimes at short notice. A gig was planned in Munich, for example, but was pulled with little warning - I know one fan from the UK made the trip only to find the venue no longer did gigs...
- Fabrik, Hamburg, Germany 7th November 1997
- Hirsch, Nurnberg, Germany 9th November 1997
- Fernverkehr, Hof, Germany 10th November 1997
- Rock Haus, Vienna, Austria 11th November 1997
- Pumphus, Copenhagen, Denmark 14th November 1997
- Henriks Bag, Gothenburg, Sweden 15th November 1997
- Fredman's, Uppsala, Sweden 16th November 1997. Report.
- Colos-Saal, Aschaffenburg, Germany 18th November 1997
- Mors, Norrkoping, Sweden 19th November 1997
- KB Club, Malmo, Sweden 20th November 1997
- Quasimodo, Berlin, Germany 21st November 1997. Report.
- Spirit of 66, Verviers, Belgium 22nd November 1997 (cancelled
- Duc-Saal, Freudenburg, Germany 23rd November 1997 (cancelled)
- Rittergarten, Tuttlingen, Germany 25th November 1997 (cancelled)
- Zeche, Bochum, Germany 26th November 1997 (cancelled)
- Rotplombe, Erfurt, Germany 28th November 1997 (cancelled)
Autumn 1997 (UK)
- Hull Arena, Kingston-upon-Hull 9th August 1997 (Mick Ronson Memorial II). Report (with photos - 10 images; 51s @ 28K)
- Running Horse, Nottingham 6th September 1997. Report
- Pavilion, Glasgow 7th September 1997. Report
- Alexander's, Chester 8th September 1997. Report
- New Pavilion, Rhyl 9th September 1997. Report
- Martell, Falkirk 10th September 1997. Report
- Arts Centre, Salisbury 12th September 1997. Report
- Customs House, South Shields 17th September 1997. Report
- Assembly Halls, Tunbridge Wells 18th September 1997. Report
- The Room, Hull 24th September 1997
- The Boardwalk, Sheffield 25th September 1997
- The Prince of Wales Centre, Cannock 26th September 1997
- White Rock Theatre, Hastings 28th September 1997. Report
- Public Hall, Haslingden 30th September 1997. Report
- Fibbers, York 1st October 1997. Report
- Winter Garden, Cleethorpes 2nd October 1997
- Lucky Break, Bury St. Edmunds 3rd October 1997
- Liscombe Park, Soulbury 4th October 1997 (cancelled)
- Fairfield Halls, Croydon, London 5th October 1997. Report
- Cine/Bar, Rayners Lane, London 9th October 1997. Report
- Robin Hood, Dudley 10th October 1997. Report
- (unknown), Liverpool 11th October 1997 (cancelled)
- Wheatsheaf, Stoke 12th October 1997
- Keys, Galway 16th October 1997 (cancelled)
- Mean Fiddler, Dublin 17th October 1997 (cancelled)
- Rialto Centre, Derry/Londonderry 19th October 1997 (cancelled)
- Milky Way, Amsterdam Holland 29th April 1997
- Twilight Café, Nidrum Belgium 30th April 1997
- Mechanics, Burnley England 3rd May 1997. Report
- Opera House, Buxton 4th May 1997. Report.
- Junction, Cambridge 6th May 1997. Report
- Waterfront Club, Norwich 7th May 1997
- Spa Pavillion, Felixstowe 8th May 1997
- Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone 9th May 1997. Report.
- Wilbaston, Mkt Harborough 10th May 1997. Report
- The Brook, Southampton 13th May 1997. Report
- Empire, Shepherds Bush 14th May 1997. Report
- Irish Centre, Leeds 15th May 1997. Photos
- Cellar Club, South Shields 16th May 1997. Report.
- Robin Hood Club, Dudley 17th May 1997
- Wyvern, Swindon 18th May 1997
- Beirkeller, Bristol 20th May 1997
- Irish Centre, Liverpool 21st May 1997. Report
- Powerhouse, Barry 22nd May 1997
- Zodiac Club, Oxford 23rd May 1997
- Cooperage, Plymouth 24th May 1997
- Paradox, Brighton 25th May 1997 (cancelled)
- Alley Cat, Reading 26th May 1997. Report
- Jilly's, Manchester 28th May 1997. Photos
- Cellar Club, South Shields 29th May 1997. Report.
- Cat House, Glasgow Scotland 30th May 1997
- Venue, Edinburgh Scotland 31st May 1997.
- Wheatsheaf, Stoke 1st June 1997. Report
- (Unknown), Kerry, Ireland 2nd June 1997
- Roisin Dubh, Galway, Ireland 3rd June 1997
- Whelan's Bar, Dublin, Ireland 4th June 1997. Report
- (Unknown), Cork, Ireland 5th June 1997
- (Unknown), Belfast, Northern Ireland 7th June 1997
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