THE GIGS

1973-1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 2007

1973-1976

Mid 1973 - Sheerwater Youth Club, Woking - The Jam's first ever gig
Mid 1973-1975 - Various gigs in the Woking area
1973 - Kingsfield Social Club, Woking - Talent contest - Won by The Jam playing Reelin' an' Rockin'
1975 - Fulham Greyhound, London
October 1976 - Outdoors in Soho Market, London
October - December 1976 - Gigs at The Marquee, 100 Club and The Nashville, London

1977

February 26 - The Hunt Hotel, Linslade, Leighton-Buzzard - My local pub at the time! - Review coming shortly...
March 1 - Flanagans, Putney, London
March 2 - Red Cow, Hammersmith, London
March 5 - Leicester Polytechnic
March 9 - Red Cow, Hammersmith, London
March 11 - Keynes College, University of Kent
March 16 - Red Cow, Hammersmith, London
March 18 - Hope and Anchor, Islington, London
March 23 - Red Cow, Hammersmith, London
March 24 - The Rochester, Soke Newington, London
March 25 - Royal College of Art, London
March 30 - Red Cow, Hammersmith, London
March 31 - The Rochester, Soke Newington, London
April 16 - Leeds Polytechnic - Review by John Hamblett, NME
April - The Roundhouse, London ****BOOTLEGGED****
May - First nationwide tour, "White Riot Tour" with The Clash
June 4-July 24 - Nationwide headlining tour
September - The Nashville, London
September 11 - The 100 Club, London ****BOOTLEGGED****
September-October - Tour of Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands
October 6-October 18 - First American Tour
October 6 - Whiskey-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles
October 13 - The Rat,Boston MA, USA ****BOOTLEGGED****
October 16 - New York
November 17-December 18 - Nationwide tour promoting "This Is The Modern World" LP
15:30 November 26 - Friars, Aylesbury - Extra gig because the evening show sold out so quick! - Review coming shortly...
19:30 November 26 - Friars, Aylesbury

1978

February 14 - Paris ****BOOTLEGGED****
February 24 - The Marquee, London - First of the 4 "London Blitz" gigs to promoting "News Of The World" single
February 25 - The Marquee, London
February 27 - The 100 Club, London - Review coming shortly...
March 2 - The Music Machine, London
March 11-April 18 - Second American Tour
April 78 - The 4 Acres Club, Utica NY, USA ****BOOTLEGGED****
June - Various UK dates
June - The 100 Club, London ****BOOTLEGGED****
June 18 - Lyceum, London
July 30-August 4 - "Seaside Tour" of the south coast, England
August 13 - Bilsen Festival, Belgium
August 25 - Reading Festival
October 20-December - 3 Irish gigs, followed by the UK "Apocalypse Tour"
November 29 - Wembley Arena, London
December 7 - Wembley Arena, London - Headlining the Great British Music Festival - Review coming shortly...
December 21 - Music Machine, London - "Xmas Party"

1979

16 February - Reading University ****BOOTLEGGED****
February - Somewhere in France
February - Somewhere in Germany
February - Star Club, Hamburg - 2 dates here
March 6 - Brussells
April - Third American Tour plus first Canadian dates ****BOOTLEGGED****
April 12 - Paradise Ballroom, Boston MA, USA ****BOOTLEGGED****
May 4-June 9 - "Jam 'em In" UK tour
November 2 - Marquee, London - Secret gig performing as "John's Boys" - Review coming shortly...
November 3 - The Nashville, London - Secret gig performing as "John's Boys"
November 17-December 20 - Nationwide tour to promoting "Setting Sons" LP ****BOOTLEGGED****
November 17 - Friars, Aylesbury - Review coming shortly...
December 13 - The Rainbow, London
December 29 - The Rainbow, London ****BOOTLEGGED****

1980

February - Cambridge
February - Kent
February - Malver
February 22-March 31 - Fourth American Tour
February/March - St. Paul Civic Center, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - Review by Scott A. McWaters
February/March - U.C.L.A (Royce Hall), Los Angeles, California, USA - Review by Gary Page
April 7 - The Rainbow, London
April 8 - The Rainbow, London
April 18 - Guildford - Charity show for Sheerwater Youth Club
May 19 - Barcelona
May 20 - Madrid
May 26 - Pink Pop Festival, Geleen, Holland ****BOOTLEGGED****
June - 3 UK dates
June - Wolverhampton Civic Hall - Review by David Potts
June 21 - Loch Lomand Festival
July - First Japanese Tour
August 9 - Turju Festival, Finland
October 26-November 19 - UK tour promoting "Sound Affects" LP
October 28 - City Hall, Newcastle ****BOOTLEGGED****
November 22-30 - European tour of Norway, Sweden, Holland, Belgium and Germany
November 22 - Gothenburg, Sweden
December 1 - Vredenburg Concerthouse, Utrecht, Holland ****BOOTLEGGED****
December 9-13 - Short UK tour
December - Cornish Coliseum, St. Austell
December 12 - Music Machine, London ****BOOTLEGGED****
December 14 - Music Machine, London - "Xmas Party"

1981

February - 3 UK dates
February 26-March 16 - European tour of France, Germany, Belgium, Holland and Scandinavia
March 20-April 20 - Fifth American Tour
March 26 - The Ritz, New York
April 27 - Liverpool - "RIGHT To WORK" benefit gig
May 13 - Second Japanese Tour - 4 dates
June 10 - Stockholm - Headlining the Swedish Festival
June 17 - Rainbow, London - promoting "Funeral Pyre" single
June-July - "Bucket and Spade Tour"
June-July - Leicester
June-July - Stafford
June-July - Bridlington
June-July - Skegness
December 12 - Michael Sobell Centre, Finsbury Park, London - Pro CND show
December 13 - Michael Sobell Centre, Finsbury Park, London - Pro CND show
December 14 - Hammersmith Palais, London - Pro CND show
December 15 - Hammersmith Palais, London - Pro CND show
December 19 - Hippodrome, Golders Green, London

1982

February 27 - Hammersmith Odeon, London ****BOOTLEGGED****
March 6 - Guildford - Secret gig in honour of John and Anne Weller's Silver Wedding Anniversary
March 12-April 8 - "The Trans Global Unity Express Tour" of the UK
March 21 - Bingley Hall, Birmingham
April 6 - The Playhouse, Edinburgh
April 8 - The Apollo, Glasgow
April-May - Tour of Sweden, Denmark, Holland, France and Belgium
May 13-June 5 - Sixth and final tour of America and Canada
May-June 1982 - Kerrisdale Arena, Vancouver, BC, Canada - Review by Darren Cranwell
June 11-20 - Third and final Japanese tour
June 14 - Tokyo ****BOOTLEGGED****
September 20-October 1 - The "Oh Gawd, Not Another Tour" - Cut short by illness
October - Jersey
October - Guernsey
November 25-December 11 - The farewell "Beat Surrender '82" tour
November 25 - The Apollo Theatre, Glasgow
December 2 - Wembley Arena, London ****BOOTLEGGED****
December 10 - Civic Hall, Guildford
December 11 - Conference Centre, Brighton - The last ever Jam gig :( ****BOOTLEGGED****

2007

The following gigs feature the original line up excluding Paul Weller, and with Russell Hastings (vocals, guitar) and Dave Moore (guitar, keyboards).

March 22 - Jailbreak, Rome, Italy
March 23 - Velvet Rock Club, Pordenone, Italy
March 24 - Sonar, Siena, Italy
May 2 - Oxford Zodiac
May 3 - Cambridge Junction
May 5 - Middlesbrough Town Hall - The Crypt
May 6 - Aberdeen Lemon Tree
May 7 - Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
May 9 - Nottingham Rescue Rooms
May 10 - Stoke Sugarmill
May 11 - Liverpool Academy 2
May 12 - Sheffield Leadmill
May 13 - Preston 53 Degrees
May 16 - Bristol Academy 2
May 17 - Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
May 18 - Cardiff Point
May 19 - Guildford Surrey University
May 20 - Isle of Wight: The Venue - Ryde Theatre
May 23 - Norwich Waterfront
May 24 - Tunbridge Wells - The High Rocks
May 25 - Northampton Soundhaus
May 26 - Reading Fez Club
May 27 - Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
November 24 - Plymouth Pavilions
November 25 - Cardiff St Davids Hall
November 26 - Grimsby Auditorium
November 27 - Liverpool Carling Academy
November 29 - Glenrothes Rothes Halls
November 30 - Preston 53 Degrees
December 1 - Leicester De Montfort Hall
December 3 - Leeds Met Students Union
December 4 - Nottingham Rock City
December 5 - Manchester Academy
December 8 - Sheffield Octagon
December 9 - Bristol Carling Academy
December 11 - Southampton Guildhall
December 12 - Norwich UEA
December 14 - Newcastle Carling Academy
December 15 - Glasgow Carling Academy
December 16 - Cambridge Corn Exchange
December 18 - Birmingham Carling Academy
December 19 - London Kentish Town Forum
December 21 - Brighton Centre