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First Gong UK Tour (Oct/Nov). Much, much more to come. Thanks to Aymeric Leroy for many of the French details.


January '71

Sat 16/01/71 : Gong : (F) Nancy, Palais des Expositions, (Lorraine Pop Festival) - with Soft Machine, Pete Brown & Piblokto, Art Ensemble Of Chicago…

Sun 17/01/71 : Gong : (F) Cannes, ?

Fri 22/01/71 : Gong : (F) Chelles, MJC

Wed 27/01/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne - with Musica Electronica Viva, Crium Delirium

Sat 30/01/71 : Gong : (F) Dourges, Le Piblokto

Sun 31/01/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, Palais des Sports - with Kevin Ayers & The Whole World, Soft Machine, Yes & Iron Butterfly. A riot before the last 3 bands led to the cancellation of the remainder of the concert


February '71

Sat 06/02/71 : Gong : (F) Montrouge, nr Paris - with Komintern, Catherine Ribeiro + Alpes

Sun 07/02/71 : daevid allen & Friends : (GB) London, Roundhouse - with Gilli Smyth, Elton Dean, Gerry Fields, Archie Leggett, Robert Wyatt, Soft Machine, Kevin Ayers & The Whole World, Elton Dean Quartet, Symbiosis, Ivor Cutler, Ralph McTell

?/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, Centre Culturel Champigny

?/71 : Gong : (F) Joinville, ?

?/71 : Gong : (F) Jussieu, ?

Wed 24/02/71 : Gong : (F) Nanterre,Théâtre des Amandiers


March '71

Sat 20/03/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Centennial of the Paris Commune) - with Komintern, Red Noise, Dharma, Barney Wilen

?/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, Les Halles

?/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, L'Alcazar


April '71 - Pip Pyle joins Gong.

Wed 14/04/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, Gibus Club


May '71

?/71 : Gong : (NL) Amsterdam, Festival of Fools

Sat 22/05/71 : Gong : (F) Gentilly, nr Paris, ?

Wed 26/05/71 : Gong : (F) Strasbourg, ?


June '71

Thu 03/06/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, Salon de Coiffure 'Hair Top' au 'Printemps Haussmann' - Autograph session

Sun 06/06/71 : Gong : (F) Fresnes, nr Paris, MJC

Sat 12/06/71 : Gong : (F) Chalon-sur-Saône, Salle des Fêtes St.Marcel

Fri 25/06 ? : Gong : (GB) Glastonbury, Festival - Debut UK gig


July '71 - daevid allen-'Banana Moon' (BYG) released.
August '71 - Kevin Ayers joins Gong as semi-permanent member until Jan'72.
September '71

Sun 12/08/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, Parc des Sports de la Courneuve - Discothèque (Fête de l'Humanité) (4pm). with Magma, Soft Machine]

Sun 19/08/71 : Gong : (F) Séloncourt, nr Belfort, Salle Omnisport (4ème Festival de Séloncourt) - with Iris, Le Point, Kleptomania, Lagger Blues Machine, Warhorse. Gong guests on closing jam: Robert Wyatt, Mac Poole, Peter Brown


October '71 - daevid allen, Kevin Ayers, Gilli Smyth, Pip Pyle, Christian Tritsch, Didier Malherbe.

Fri 15/10/71 : Gong : (GB) London, City University - guests Robert Wyatt & Lol Coxhill

Sat 23/10/71 : Gong : (GB) Coventry, Lanchester Polytechnic

Sun 24/10/71 : Gong : (GB) London, Roundhouse, (U.C.L. Benefit) - with Renaissance, Day of Phoenix & Isaac Guilory. Guest Robert Wyatt

Fri 29/10/71 : Gong : (F) Lille, Cathédrale St.Etienne - with Soft Machine

Sat 30/10/71 : Gong : (F) Yerres, nr Paris, ? - with Nico


November '71

Thu 04/11/71 : Gong : (GB) Aberdeen, University

Fri 05/11/71 : Gong : (GB) Edinburgh, Student Centre

Sat 06/11/71 : Gong : (GB) Dundee, University, New Dines

Sun 07/11/71 : Gong : (GB) Stirling, University

Tue 09/11/71 : Gong : (GB) London, BBC Studios (Maida Vale?), (Top Gear) - Record 'Magick Brother', 'Clarence In Wonderland' & 'Tropical Fish. Broadcast Nov 17

Thu 11/11/71 : Gong : (GB) London, Hammersmith Town Hall - with Supertramp, Lady June, Charon, or Kevin Coyne?. Guest: Robert Wyatt

Fri 12/11/71 : Gong : (GB) London, Thames Polytechnic - with Formerly Fat Harry, Hackensack

Wed 16/11/71 : daevid allen : (GB) London, Battersea Arts Centre - 'Rock Poets' with Pete Brown & Robert Calvert

Fri 19/11/71 : Gong : (GB) Leeds, Polytechnic? - Pulled? Changed?

Fri 19/11/71 : Gong : (GB) London, Rainbow - with Osibisa


December '71 - Pip Pyle leaves, Laurie Allen joins. - 'Le Camembert Electrique'.

Fri 03/12 : Gong : (F) Paris, Espace Pierre Cardin - with Red Noise

Thu 09/12/71 : Gong : (F) Strasbourg, ?

Fri 10/12/71 : Gong : (F) Mulhouse, ?

Sat 11/12/71 : Gong : (F) Colombes, Maison des Jeunes

Sun 12/12/71 : Gong : (F) Paris, Ecole Spéciale d'Architecture de Paris - with Red Noise

Tue 14/12/71 : Gong : (F) Grenoble, Maison de la Culture

Mon 20/12/71 : Gong : (F) Chelles, Centre Municipal de Culture Populaire - with Red Noise

Tue 28/12/71 : Gong :(B) Brussels, Theatre 140 - with Nico, Daniel Laloux. First gig of residency of 6 gigs. Laurie Allen on dms

Wed 29/12/71 : Gong :(B) Brussels, Theatre 140 - with Nico, Daniel Laloux

Thu 30/12/71 : Gong :(B) Brussels, Theatre 140 - with Nico, Daniel Laloux

Fri 31/12/71 : Gong :(B) Brussels, Theatre 140 - with Nico, Daniel Laloux

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