Solo Gigography - 1980's

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January 8, 1980 - Brighton Centre, Brighton

Pete performed with The Clash during their encore.

The Clash Brighton Centre Jan-8-1980

 


 

March 28, 1981 - Grugahalle, Essen

Pete joined the Grateful Dead for a few songs during their set for the German 'Rockpalast' TV show. The Who had performed a full set earlier on the show.

Set List: Not Fade Away, Wharf Rat, Around and Around (by Chuck Berry)

 


 

May 30, 1981 - Brockwell Park, London

Concert arranged by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) as the culmination to the 'Peoples March For Jobs' campaign.

Musicians: Pete Townshend (guitar) Neil Abbot (Guitar), Mark Brzezicki (Drums), Tony Butler (Bass), Peter Hope Evans (Harmonica), Jim Capaldi (played on Substitute)

Set List: A Little Is Enough (twice), Cat's In The Cupboard, Big Boss Man, Substitute, Corrina Corrina, Body Language, Join Together, Let My Love Open The Door.

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Photos: Nick Hider and Pete Wyatt

For more photos and information, check out the People's March for Jobs page.

 


 

July 21, 1982 - Dominion Theatre, London

Pete performed in the house band for the Prince's Trust Rock Gala for various acts. He played front stage for 3 songs.

Musicians: Pete Townshend (guitar, piano), Phil Collins (drums), Mick Karn (bass), Gary Brooker (keyboards), Kate Bush, Robert Plant, Midge Ure

Set List: Let My Love Open The Door, Amoreuse, Slit Skirts.

 

 

 


 

July 4, 1985 - Wembley Arena, London

Pete joined Dire Straits on their encore song Going Home: Theme from Local Hero at the Prince's Trust Rock Gala.

Here is a video of Pete meeting Prince Charles and Princess Diana, rehearsing with Dire Straits, and audio of the full concert.

 


 

November 1, 1985 - Brixton Academy, London

Concert for Pete’s Double O charity, featuring the Deep End band.

Musicians: Pete Townshend (guitar), David Gilmore (guitar, vocals on Love On The Air and Blue Light), Simon Phillips (drums), John 'Rabbit' Bundrick (keyboards, vocals on Midnight Lover), Chucho Merchan (bass), Peter Hope Evans (Harmonica), Jody Linscott (percussion), Billy Nicholls and Gina Foster (backing vocals), Simon Clarke, Ian Ellis, Coral Gordon, Roddy Lorimer, Dave Plews, Tim Saunders, Chris Staines, and Peter Thoms (the Kickhorns brass section)

Set List: Mary Ann With The Shaky Hand, Won't Get Fooled Again, A Little Is Enough, Secondhand Love, That's Allright Mama, Behind Blue Eyes, The Shout, Harlem Shuffle, Barefootin', After The Fire, Love On The Air, Midnight Lover, Blue Light, I Put A Spell On You, I'm One, Magic Bus, Save It For Later, Eyesight To The Blind, Walkin', Stop Hurting People, The Sea Refuses No River, Boogie Stop Shuffle, Face The Face, Pinball Wizard, Give Blood, Night Train

 


 

November 2, 1985 - Brixton Academy, London

Concert for Pete’s Double O charity, featuring the Deep End band. Released on laser disc, VHS, LP and CD as 'Pete Townshend's Deep End Live'. Pete released an extended 'Live: Brixton Academy '85' on Eel Pie in 2004.

Musicians: Pete Townshend (guitar), David Gilmore (guitar, vocals on Love On The Air and Blue Light), Simon Phillips (drums), John 'Rabbit' Bundrick (keyboards, vocals on Midnight Lover), Chucho Merchan (bass), Peter Hope Evans (Harmonica), Jody Linscott (percussion), Billy Nicholls and Gina Foster (backing vocals), Simon Clarke, Ian Ellis, Coral Gordon, Roddy Lorimer, Dave Plews, Tim Saunders, Chris Staines, and Peter Thoms (the Kickhorns brass section)

Set List: Mary Ann With The Shaky Hand, Won't Get Fooled Again, A Little Is Enough, Secondhand Love, That's Allright Mama, Behind Blue Eyes, The Shout, Harlem Shuffle, Barefootin', After The Fire, Love On The Air, Midnight Lover, Blue Light, I Put A Spell On You, I'm One, Driftin’ Blues, Magic Bus, Save It For Later, Eyesight To The Blind, Walkin', Stop Hurting People, The Sea Refuses No River, Boogie Stop Shuffle, Face The Face, Pinball Wizard, Give Blood, Night Train

Deep End Live      Brixton Academy

 


 

Snow Ball RevueDecember 22, 1985 - Dominion Theatre, London

The Deep End band performed at the Snow Ball Revue charity show to support the Chiswick Family Rescue Centre.

Musicians: Pete Townshend (guitar), David Gilmore (guitar), Simon Phillips (drums), John 'Rabbit' Bundrick (keyboards), Chucho Merchan (bass), Peter Hope Evans (Harmonica), Jody Linscott (percussion), Billy Nicholls and Gina Foster (backing vocals), Simon Clarke, Ian Ellis, Coral Gordon, Roddy Lorimer, Dave Plews, Tim Saunders, Chris Staines, and Peter Thoms (brass section)

Set List: That's All right Mama, Stop Hurting People, Pinball Wizard, Slit Skirts, Night Train

 


 

January 29, 1986 - Midem, Cannes

Pete and the Deep End band perform on Rockpalast for German TV.

Musicians: Pete Townshend (guitar), David Gilmore (guitar), Simon Phillips (drums), John 'Rabbit' Bundrick (keyboards), Chucho Merchan (bass), Peter Hope Evans (Harmonica), Jody Linscott (percussion), Billy Nicholls and Gina Foster (backing vocals), Simon Clarke, Ian Ellis, Coral Gordon, Roddy Lorimer, Dave Plews, Tim Saunders, Chris Staines, and Peter Thoms (brass section)

Set List: Won't Get Fooled Again, Secondhand Love, Give Blood, Behind Blue Eyes, After The Fire, Slit Skirts, Blue Light, I Put A Spell On You, Hiding Out, The Sea Refuses No River, Face The Face, Pinball Wizard, A Little Is Enough, Rough Boys, Night Train

 


 

Volcano ReliefFebruary 9, 1986 - Royal Albert Hall, London

Charity show for the victims of the Columbian Volcano disaster.

Musicians: Pete Townshend (guitar), Peter Hope Evans (harmonica), Emma Townshend (piano)

Set List: Eyesight For The Blind, Hiding Out, I'm One, Save It For Later

Review on Concert Vault website.

 

 


 

February 23, 1986 - 100 Club, London 

Pete joined the Rolling Stones for a couple of songs at a private party to commemorate the death of Ian Stewart. Other guests included; Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jack Bruce and Simon Kirke.

Set List: Barefootin’, Harlem Shuffle.

Reviews on the 100 Club and Rolling Stone websites

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Photos by Richard Horton. These can be seen hanging on the wall of the 100 Club. Many thanks to Mike Kubacheck.