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Here’s an enthralling and fairly complete (although potentially inaccurate) list of the bands that I’ve seen live and when and where I saw them. The inclusion of a band here should not be interpreted as a condonement of their music. Definitely not.

Amadou & Mariam
·  03/Jul/09, Hyde Park

Ambulance
·  12/Dec/03, Brixton Academy

Andrew Montgomery
·  06/Oct/14, Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
·  12/Oct/10, Underbelly, Hoxton
·  06/Sep/10, 12 Bar Club

Artmagic
·  06/Oct/14, Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
·  12/Oct/10, Underbelly, Hoxton
·  06/Sep/10, 12 Bar Club

Ash
·  25/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Beck
·  27/Aug/00, Leeds Festival

Beth Orton
·  29/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival

Bjorn Again
·  11/Sep/10, Proms in the Park, Hyde Park
·  08/Jun/01, Leeds Universities Graduation Ball
·  08/Dec/98, Town & Country Club, Leeds

Blink 182
·  26/Aug/00, Leeds Festival

Blue
·  07/Jun/02, Leeds University Summer Ball

The Bluetones
·  03/Sep/2016, Star Shaped Festival, The Garage (acoustic)
·  28/Aug/00, Leeds Festival
·  17/Aug/97, V97, Chelmsford
·  29/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival

Blur
·  03/Jul/09, Hyde Park

Boney M
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

Boy Kill Boy
·  14/Dec/07, Shepherds Bush Empire

Candyskins
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

Carter USM
·  19/Nov/11, Brixton Academy

The Clint Boon Experience
·  26/Aug/00, Leeds Festival

Cornershop
·  20/Feb/98, Manchester Academy

Daphne & Celeste
·  26/Aug/00, Leeds Festival

David Devant and His Spirit Wife
·  01/Jun/18, 100 Club, London
·  15/Nov/15, The Lexington, Islington
·  01/Aug/00, Borders, Oxford Street, London
·  03/Oct/97, Manchester Hop & Grape
·  21/Jun/97, The Forum, Tunbridge Wells
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

Dead Kids
·  20/Jul/08, Lovebox, London

Deerhoof
·  03/Jul/09, Hyde Park

Dubstar
·  28/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival

Echobelly
·  17/Aug/97, V97, Chelmsford

Ether
·  30/Nov/97, Leeds Metropolitan University SU, Leeds

The Famous Class
·  16/Jun/10, O2 Islington Academy, London

The Fiery Furnaces
·  20/Apr/04, Blank Canvas, Leeds

The Flaming Lips
·  20/Jul/08, Lovebox, London

Florence & The Machine
·  03/Jul/09, Hyde Park

Foo Fighters
·  25/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Foster & Gilvan
·  22/Jan/10, The Luminaire, Kilburn

Fountains of Wayne (part of set)
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

The Frank and Walters
·  19/Nov/11, Brixton Academy

Franz Ferdinand
·  20/Apr/04, Blank Canvas, Leeds

The Gadsdens [now Autoheart]]
·  12/Oct/10, Underbelly, Hoxton

Gallery 47
·  06/Oct/14, Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen

Garageland
·  07/Mar/97, The Forum, Tunbridge Wells

Gemma Hayes
·  04/Nov/02, Leeds University

Gene
·  16/Dec/04, London Astoria
·  17/Aug/97, V97, Chelmsford

Glitterbox
·  03/Oct/97, Manchester Hop & Grape

Goldfrapp
·  20/Jul/08, Lovebox, London

Gomez
·  07/Dec/98, Town & Country Club, Leeds

Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci
·  29/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival

Grace Jones
·  21/Jun/15, British Summer Time, Hyde Park
·  03/Jul/11, Wireless Festival, Hyde Park

Groove Armada
·  19/Jul/08, Lovebox, London

Guns’n’Roses
·  23/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Hatcham Social
·  20/Jul/08, Lovebox, London

Hazel O’Connor
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

Heaven 17
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

The Hives
·  03/Jul/11, Wireless Festival, Hyde Park
·  25/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Howard Jones
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

Howling Bells
·  20/Jul/08, Lovebox, London

Human League
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common
·  19/Jul/08, Lovebox, London

Imagination
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

Imogen Heap
·  30/Nov/97, Leeds Metropolitan University SU, Leeds

The Indelicates
·  01/Jun/18, 100 Club, London
·  17/Jul/17, The Lexington, King’s Cross
·  22/Jun/14, The Boogaloo, Highgate

Jaki Graham
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

James
·  03/Dec/01, Leeds University

Jocasta
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

Jonathan Coulton
·  13/Nov/09, Union Chapel, London

José Carreras
·  11/Sep/10, Proms in the Park, Hyde Park

Kate Havnevik
·  12/Oct/10, Underbelly, Hoxton

Katrina
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common
·  11/May/16, Eurovision Village, Stockholm

Kerry Ellis & Brian May
·  11/Sep/10, Proms in the Park, Hyde Park

Kiri Te Kanawa
·  11/Sep/10, Proms in the Park, Hyde Park

Krista Siegfrids
·  11/Jan/19, Eurofest, Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Kylie Minogue
·  21/Jun/15, British Summer Time, Hyde Park

Ladyhawke
·  19/Jul/08, Lovebox, London

The Libertines
·  25/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Longpigs
·  17/Aug/97, V97, Chelmsford
·  28/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival

Magicdrive
·  10/Sep/97, The Borderline, London

Mansun
·  29/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival
·  03/Feb/97, Brighton Centre

Marlowe
·  17/Sep/97, The Borderline, London

Matt Bianco
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

MC Frontalot
·  16/Jun/10, O2 Islington Academy, London

McAlmont & Butler
·  03/Oct/02, The Cockpit, Leeds

The MidiMidis
·  27/Oct/07, Bush Hall

Miles Hunt
·  02/Jul/00, Breeze 2000, Leeds

Missing Andy
·  03/Sep/11, Brownstock 2011, Chelmsford

The Moldy Peaches
·  24/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Monaco
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

Mr Solo
·  22/Jan/10, The Luminaire, Kilburn

Muse
·  25/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

My Life Story
·  22/Dec/2017, Star Shaped, O2 Academy Islington
·  14/Oct/2016, The Borderline
·  30/Nov/97, Leeds Metropolitan University SU, Leeds
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

The Mystery Fax Machine Orchestra
·  17/Jul/17, The Lexington, King’s Cross
·  22/Jun/14, The Boogaloo, Highgate
·  22/Jan/10, The Luminaire, Kilburn

Neil Sedaka
·  11/Sep/10, Proms in the Park, Hyde Park

Oasis
·  28/Aug/00, Leeds Festival

Ocean Colour Scene
·  28/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival

Patrick Duff
·  22/Dec/2017, Star Shaped, O2 Academy Islington

Paul and Storm
·  13/Nov/09, Union Chapel, London

Pulp
·  03/Jul/11, Wireless Festival, Hyde Park
·  24/Aug/02, Leeds Festival
·  27/Aug/00, Leeds Festival

Radiohead
·  03/Sep/97, London Astoria
·  28/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival

Raissa
·  03/Feb/97, Brighton Centre

Razorlight
·  12/Dec/03, Brixton Academy

Les Rhythmes Digitales
·  20/Feb/98, Manchester Academy

Roland Gift
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

Saffron (Republica)
·  03/Sep/2016, Star Shaped Festival, The Garage

Saara Aalto
·  25/Apr/2018, Under the Bridge

Shed Seven
·  03/Sep/2016, Star Shaped Festival, The Garage (acoustic)
·  14/Dec/07, Shepherds Bush Empire
·  14/Nov/02, Leeds Metropolitan University SU, Leeds
·  28/Apr/01, Leeds University
·  28/Sep/00, Leeds University Union Introweek
·  28/Aug/00, Leeds Festival

Silver Sun
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

Sister Sledge
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

Slipknot
·  23/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

The Smiles
·  21/Jun/97, The Forum, Tunbridge Wells

Sons & Daughters
·  20/Apr/04, Blank Canvas, Leeds

Space
·  03/Sep/2016, Star Shaped Festival, The Garage

Straw
·  07/Dec/98, Town & Country Club, Leeds

The Streets
·  23/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Suede
·  10/Oct/18, Koncerthuset, Copenhagen
·  13/Nov/15, The Roundhouse, Camden
·  21/May/11, Brixton Academy
·  20/May/11, Brixton Academy
·  19/May/11, Brixton Academy
·  27/Oct/10, Bush Hall
·  12/Dec/03, Brixton Academy
·  08/Dec/03, Manchester Academy
·  26/Sep/03, ICAlink
·  04/Nov/02, Leeds University
·  16/Jul/02, The Electric Ballroom, Camden – linklink
·  03/Feb/97, Brighton Centre

The Sultans of Ping
·  19/Nov/11, Brixton Academy

Sum 41
·  25/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Super Furry Animals
·  27/Aug/00, Leeds Festival

Supergrass
·  11/May/99, Town & Country Club, Leeds – link

The Supernaturals
·  29/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

Symposium
·  29/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival
·  23/May/97, Union Bar, Maidstone
·  07/Mar/97, The Forum, Tunbridge Wells

Terrorvision
·  02/Jul/00, Breeze 2000, Leeds

3 Colours Red
·  29/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival

T’Pau
·  15/Jul/17, Let’s Rock London, Clapham Common

TV on the Radio
·  03/Jul/11, Wireless Festival, Hyde Park

Vampire Weekend
·  03/Jul/09, Hyde Park

The Wannadies
·  27/Aug/00, Leeds Festival
·  28/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival
·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

Weezer
·  24/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Wheatus
·  16/Jun/10, O2 Islington Academy, London

You Am I
·  23/May/97, Union Bar, Maidstone