The Jam & Vapors play Deeside Leisure Centre

By |November 29th, 1979|3 Comments

(by neil crud – pics by Gill Roberts and Chris Birchall)

I had just turned 13; my Dad worked as a photographer for the local paper (Evening Leader I think), so I tagged along on his +1 Press Pass. This was my first gig, having been introduced to the world of punk rock a year earlier at Denbigh High School.

The Jam, The Jolt play Colwyn Bay Pier

By |June 14th, 1978|1 Comment

The_Jam_-_In_the_CityDid you go to this gig? Do you have any pics, ticket stubs, flyers, anecdotes, juicy stories! Please share!

Rumours: Iwan Parry says, ‘This may be a family myth but I’m sure my brother had a ticket to see The Jam on Colwyn Bay Pier in 1977 but had to take it back to Emyr Ac Elwyns for a refund as they only sold about 15 tickets & the gig was cancelled.’
Mike Lloyd says, ‘
If i remember correctly The Jam were due to play Colwyn Bay pier but gig was cancelled days before as they had to return to London as their first single had charted and they had been booked to appear on Top Of the Pops the night of the Colwyn Bay gig, and that first single was..?’