1973


Key: record releases in pink, gigs in blue, TV appearances in green, other in yellow.

Gig dates taken from press cuttings, ticket stubs and fan club sheets and may have been subject to change. Those marked as 'Confirmed' are known to be correct.

Items marked were added or amended on the last page update.

Date Event Misc Info
28 Aug 1973 Bailey's, Leicester "Top Town Talent Contest". Set list: Wipeout, Rip It Up, New Orleans, Chain Gang, Rockin' Robin, Teenager In Love,  Jailhouse Rock, It's Only Make Believe, Weekend. Showaddywaddy won the contest - and a prize of 1,000
1 Sep 1973 Dreamland Ballroom, Margate First professional gig as "Showaddywaddy"
27 Dec 1973 Bailey's, Leicester  
28 Dec 1973 Bailey's, Leicester  
29 Dec 1973 Bailey's, Leicester  
29 Dec 1973 Runners up on New Faces 'All Winners Final'.  
30 Dec 1973 Bailey's, Leicester  
31 Dec 1973 Bailey's, Leicester