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A year of infinite touring, ever changing drummers, busts and the release of 'You' (Virgin). Information is still filtering through to complete this most complex of years.


January '74

Thu 03/01/74 : Derby Cleopatra? Gong

Sun 06/01/74 : ? ? Global Village Trucking Company

Thu 10/01/74 : Warwick ? Gong

Fri 11/01/74 : Slough Community Centre Gong

Sat 12/01/74 : Welwyn Garden City ? Gong

Fri 18/01/74 : Salford Salford University unconfirmed Gong

Sat 19/01/74 : London N.E. London Polytechnic plus Chilli Willi, Rubber Rhino, John Peel

Tue 22/01/74 : Nottingham ? Gong

Fri 25/01/74 : Weymouth Pavilion Theatre Gong

Mon 28/01/74 : London ? Orlando Allen born


February '74

Sat 02/02/74 : Amsterdam Melkweg Gong

Sun 03/02/74 : Rotterdam Sci-Fi Festival Gong

Tue 05/02/74 : Rennes ? CANCELLED Gong

Wed 06/02/74 : Brest ? Full Moon Gig Gong

Thu 07/02/74 : Nantes ? Gong

Fri 08/02/74 : Le Mans ? Gong

Sat 09/02/74 : Cherbourg ? Gong

Sun 10/02/74 : Joué les Tours ? Gong

Mon 11/02/74 : Poitiers ? Gong

Tue 12/02/74 : Orleans ? Gong

Wed 13/02/74 : Bordeaux ? Gong

Thu 14/02/74 : Rodz ? Gong

Fri 15/02/74 : Colomiers MJC 1st night Gong

Sat 16/02/74 : Colomiers MJC 2nd night Gong

Sun 17/02/74 : Albi ? Gong

Tue 19/02/74 : Montaubaun ? Gong

Wed 20/02/74 : Carcassonne ? Gong

Thu 21/02/74 : Toulouse ? Gong

Fri 22/02/74 : Grenoble ? 1st night Gong

Sat 23/02/74 : Grenoble ? 2nd night Gong

Sun 24/02/74 : Avignon ? 1st night Gong

Mon 25/02/74 : Avignon ? 2nd night Gong

Tue 26/02/74 : Marseille ? Gong

Wed 27/02/74 : Montpellier ? Gong

Thu 28/02/74 : St Etienne ? Gong


March '74

Fri 01/03/74 : Strasbourg ? Gong

Sat 02/03/74 : Mulhouse ? Gong

Sun 03/03/74 : Jarny ? Gong

Tue 05/03/74 : Rennes ? Gong

Sat 09/03/74 : Isleworth Polytechnic with Gilli SMyth Gong plus Neon, Shearwater

Tue 12/03/74 : Cambridge Gong, Henry Cow

Wed 13/03/74 : Norwich? ? Gong

Fri 15/03/74 : Chatham ? Gong

Sat 16/03/74 : Essex Essex University Gong

Sun 17/03/74 : London Roundhouse Last gig with Rob Tate & Di Bond. (which day?) Gong Dave Elliot, Spear with Dudu Pukwana, Mongezi Feza, Global Village Trucking Company, Ace

Mon 18/03/74 : London Roundhouse Last gig with Rob Tate & Di Bond. (which day?) Gong Dave Elliot, Spear with Dudu Pukwana, Mongezi Feza, Global Village Trucking Company, Ace

Thu 21/03/74 : Repton ? Gong

Fri 22/03/74 : Birmingham ? Gong


April '74 - 'Angel's Egg' Tour. UK with Hatfield & the North, plus on film, Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells.

Fri 12/04/74 : Rotterdam ? Gong

Sat 13/04/74 : Den Hague ? Gong

Sun 14/04/74 : Amsterdam Melkweg Gong

Mon 15/04/74 : ? ? Gong

Fri 19/04/74 : Reading Reading University Gong, Hatfield & the North

Sat 20/04/74 : Plymouth Guildhall Gong, Hatfield & the North

Sun 21/04/74 : Paignton Palace Theatre Gong, Hatfield & the North

Tue 23/04/74 : Manchester Free Trade Hall Gong, Hatfield & the North

Wed 24/04/74 : Birmingham Town Hall Gong, Hatfield & the North

Thu 25/04/74 : Newcastle City Hall Gong, Hatfield & the North

Fri 26/04/74 : Sheffield City Hall Gong, Hatfield & the North

Sat 27/04/74 : Liverpool Stadium
Didier's flute stolen from stage Gong, Hatfield & the North

Mon 29/04/74 : Leicester De Montford Hall
Chris Cutler: Drums Gong, Hatfield & the North

Tue 30/04/74 : Bristol Colston Hall Gong


May '74

Wed 01/05/74 : Oxford Mayfly Festival
Pip Pyle, joined by Lol Coxhill Gong, Earwigs, Half Human Band, Byzantium, Global Village Trucking Company, Lol Coxhill

Fri 03/05/74 : Brighton Sussex University
Chris Cutler Gong

Tue 07/05/74 : Swansea ?
Pierre Moerlen returns Gong

Thu 09/05/74 : Hastings Pier? Gong

Sat 11/05/74 : London London School of Economics Gong

Sun 12/05/74 : Croydon Greyhound Gong

Fri 17/05/74 : Dundee ? Gong

Sat 18/05/74 : Aberdeen ? Gong

Tue 21/05/74 : Nottingham ? Gong

Thu 23/05/74 : Bournemouth ? Gong

Fri 24/05/74 : Guildford ? Gong

Sat 25/05/74 : London N.E. London Polytechnic
Arthur Brown sits in Gong, Rubber Rhino


June '74 - 'You' recording sessions

Thu 06/06/74 : 'You' sessions start Gong

Sat 29/06/74 : London Hyde Park free concert Gong, GT Moore & the Reggae Guitars, Kevin Coyne, Chapman Whitney Streetwalkers, Nico, Kevin Ayers with Ollie Halsall, Didier Malherbe, Rabbit


July '74 - Middlefield Farm raided.

Mon 01/07/74 : Witney Didier Malherbe busted for dope in stop and search

Tue 02/07/74 : Middlefield Farm Oxford Drug Squad raid. daevid, Venux and Mike Howlett busted for possession of dope.

Sun 07/07/74 : London Olympia
Gilli's 'last' gig Gong Incredible String Band.


August '74 - Pierre Moerlen leaves, temporarily replaced by Chris Cutler. 'Fish Rising' sessions at the Manor.

Wed 07/07/74 : Torquay ? Gong

Thu 08/07/74 : Penzance ? Gong

Fri 09/07/74 : Plymouth ? Gong, Byzantium

Thu 15/07/74 : Stafford ? Gong

Fri 16/07/74 : Newcastle Mayfair Gong

Fri 23/07/74 : Bath Bath Festival : Bath Pavilion Gong, Global Village Trucking Company, Keith Christmas, Isotope

Mon 26/07/74 : Winsor Free Festival Gong, Magma, Kevin Coyne, Hatfield and the North, Isotope, LolCoxhill…


September '74 - Gong 'You' tour with Isotope on many dates. Laurie Allen joins Gong.

Sun 15/09/74 : Edinburgh Caley Cinema Gong, Isotope

Tue 17/09/74 : Glasgow, City Hall Gong, Isotope

Wed 18/09/74 : Manchester Free Trade Hall Gong, Isotope

Fri 20/09/74 : daevid, Didier, Venux & Mike fined £50.00 each for the July busts

Sat 21/09/74 : Dagenham Roundhouse Gong, Vandella

Mon 23/09/74 : Preston Guildhall Gong, Isotope

Tue 24/09/74 : Sheffield City Hall Gong, Isotope

Wed 25/09/74 : Bristol Colston Hall Gong, Isotope

Fri 27/09/74 : Chatham Central Hall Gong, Isotope

Sat 28/09/74 : Cambridge Corn Exchange Gong

Sun 29/09/74 : Croydon Fox Gong


October '74 - 'You' released

Tue 01/10/74 : Bradford Bradford University Gong, Isotope

Wed 2nd/10/74 : Stoke on Trent Victoria Hall, Hanley Gong, Isotope

Fri 04/10/74 : 'You' is released Gong

Sat 05/10/74 : Reading Reading University Gong, Albertos

Sun 06/10/74 : London Hammersmith Palais Gong, Good Habit, Isotope

Tue 08/10/74 : Cleethorpes Winter Gardens Gong, Isotope

Wed 09/10/74 : London/Hackney Town Hall? Gong, Isotope, Hatfield & the North

Thu 10/10/74 : Liverpool Stadium Gong, Isotope

Fri 11/10/74 : Southend ? Gong

Sat 12/10/74 : Cardiff Cardiff University Gong

Mon 14/10/74 : Birmingham Town Hall? Gong, Isotope

Sat 19/10/74 : Sartrouville ? Gong, Robert Wood

Tue 22/10/74 : Lille ? Gong, Robert Wood

Wed 23/10/74 : Reims ? Gong, Robert Wood

Thu 24/10/74 : Dijon ? Gong, Robert Wood

Fri 25/10/74 : Juvisy ? Gong, Robert Wood

Sun 27/10/74 : Longny? ? Gong, Robert Wood

Mon 28/10/74 : Nancy ? Gong, Robert Wood

Wed 30/10/74 : Mulhouse ?
Laurie Allen busted leaving France. Gong, Robert Wood


November '74 - Bill Bruford drafted in on drums for the French dates after Laurie Allen cannot re-enter France after being busted.

Mon 04/11/74 : Bremen Sparkasse
Radio broadcast Gong

Fri 08/11/74 : Berlin ? Gong

Sat 09/11/74 : Triehaus ? Gong

Tue 12/11/74 : Strasbourg ?
Bill Bruford's first gig? Gong

Wed 13/11/74 : Colmar Palais des Expositions Gong

Fri 15/11/74 : Allonnes F-49

Gymnase Gong

Mon 17/11/74 : La Rochelle ? Gong

Wed 20/11/74 : Orléans Eglise de Jean D'Arc Gong

Fri 22/11/74 : Rennes Rennes University Gong

Sat 23/11/74 : St.Etienne Salle des Mutilés? Gong

Sun 24/11/74 : ? ? Gong

Tue 26/11/74 : Bordeaux, Théâtre de L'Alhambra Gong

Wed 27/11/74 : Colommiers Salle des Fêtes Gong

Thu 28/11/74 : Clermont Ferrand ? Gong

Fri 29/11/74 : Marseille or Nice ? ? Gong

Sat 30/11/74 : Nice ? Gong


December '74

Mon 02/12/74 : Paris Salle Wargram Gong

Fri 06/12/74 : Den Haag Paard van Troje Gong

Sat 07/12/74 : Rotterdam Eksit Gong

Sun 08/12/74 : Amsterdam Melkweg Gong

Wed 11/12/74 : Kristiansand Føniks cinema
At one point daevid allen fell off the stage - about 2 meters - but continued as if nothing had happened. Gong

Thu 12/12/74 : travel day? Gong

Fri 13/12/74 : Stavanger ? Gong

Sun 15/12/74 : Oslo Château Neuf Gong

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