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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
  ·  12/Oct/10, Underbelly, Hoxton
  ·  06/Sep/10, 12 Bar Club

Artmagic
  ·  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
  ·  28/Aug/00, Leeds Festival
  ·  17/Aug/97, V97, Chelmsford
  ·  29/Jun/97, Glastonbury Festival

Blur
  ·  03/Jul/09, Hyde Park

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/Aug/01, 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
  ·  12/Oct/10, Underbelly, Hoxton

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
  ·  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

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

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

Human League
  ·  19/Jul/08, Lovebox, London

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

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

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

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

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
  ·  30/Nov/97, Leeds Metropolitan University SU, Leeds
  ·  25/May/97, Brighton Essential Music Festival

The Mystery Fax Machine Orchestra
  ·  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

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

Shed Seven
  ·  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

Slipknot
  ·  23/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

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

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

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

The Streets
  ·  23/Aug/02, Leeds Festival

Suede
  ·  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

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