1976


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 Jan 1976 Top Rank, Reading  
31 Jan 1976 Stour Sports Centre, Ashford Confirmed
6 Feb 1976 Batley Variety Club Confirmed
7 Feb 1976 Batley Variety Club Confirmed
10 Mar 1976 Winter Gardens, Eastbourne  
17 Mar 1976 Bailey's, Leicester  
18 Mar 1976 Bailey's, Leicester  
19 Mar 1976 Bailey's, Leicester  
20 Mar 1976 Bailey's, Leicester Confirmed. Set list: Rock 'n' Roll Music, Sweet Music, Rock 'n' Roll Lady, Chain Gang, Runaround Sue, Johnny Remember Me, King Of The Jive, Heavenly, Teenager In Love, Three Stars/Rave On, Three Steps To Heaven, Rockin' Robin, Heartbeat, Jailhouse Rock, Weekend, Hey Rock And Roll
24 Mar 1976 Broadway, Manchester  
25 Mar 1976 Broadway, Manchester  
26 Mar 1976 Broadway, Manchester  
27  Mar 1976 Broadway, Manchester  
28 Mar 1976 Wythenshaw Forum, Manchester  
7 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Watford  
8 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Derby  
9 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Derby  
10 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Derby  
16 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Derby  
17 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Derby  
18 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Derby or Bailey's Watford Not sure of venue for this date - two different sources of info
19 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Watford Confirmed
20 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Watford Confirmed
21 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Watford Confirmed
22 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Watford Confirmed
23 Apr 1976 Bailey's, Watford Confirmed
30 Apr 1976 'Trocadero' (single) released  
4 May 1976 Performed 'Trocadero' on Arrows Broadcast at 4.25pm (Tuesday)
18 May 1976 Hammersmith Odeon Support band Mr Big
20 May 1976 Performed 'Trocadero' on Top Of The Pops  
7 Jun 1976 'Trocadero' (album) released  
12 Jun 1976 Front cover of Record Mirror  
18 Jun 1976 Trinity College, Oxford  
21 June 1976 Meadowvale Country Club, Tonyrefail  
26 Jun 1976 Stour Sports Centre, Ashford Confirmed
5 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre Line up also included: Pilot, Mr Big, Buster, Glitterband, Hello, Wizzard & Alvin Stardust. SWW didn't necessarily play every night of this run of shows.
6 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
7 Jul 1976 Recording an episode of Superpop for TV in front of a live theatre audience. Recorded at London Television Centre (Kent House Studio). Therefore may not have played Wimbledon Theatre on this date. Mr Big also appeared on the show, who supported SWW at some gigs during 1976.  
7 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
8 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
9 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
10 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
11 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
12 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
13 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
14 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
15 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
16 Jul 1976 Wimbledon Theatre ^
16 Jul 1976 'Take Me In Your Arms' released  
17 Jul 1976 Filming at London Weekend Television Show unknown
19 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album Not known at which studio
20 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
21 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
22 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
23 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
23 Jul 1976 Spennymoor Recreation Centre, Co Durham  
24 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
25 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
26 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
27 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
28 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
29 Jul 1976 Recording sessions for next album ^
30 Jul 1976 Royal Hall, Harrogate  
31 Jul 1976 Spa Pavilion, Bridlington  
1 Aug 1976 Palace Lido, Douglas, Isle of Man  
5 Aug 1976 Sands Showbar, Skegness  
6 Aug 1976 Sands Showbar, Skegness  
7 Aug 1976 Sands Showbar, Skegness  
8 Aug 1976 Crawley Recreation Centre  
11 Aug 1976 Bailey's, Derby  
12 Aug 1976 Bailey's, Hanley Confirmed
13 Aug 1976 Bailey's, Hanley Confirmed
14 Aug 1976 Bailey's, Hanley Confirmed
15 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany Venues not known. The band probably did not play on every date during their time in Germany.
16 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
17 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
18 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
19 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
20 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
21 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
22 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
23 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
24 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
25 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
26 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
27 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
28 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
29 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
30 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
31 Aug 1976 On tour in Germany ^
10 Oct 1976 Woodville Hall, Gravesend  
13 Oct 1976 Apollo, Glasgow Confirmed
15 Oct 1976 'Under The Moon Of Love' released  
15 Oct 1976 Capitol Theatre, Aberdeen  
16 Oct 1976 Caird Hall, Dundee  
19 Oct 1976 City Hall, Glasgow  
22 Oct 1976 Davenport Theatre, Stockport  
23 Oct 1976 New Theatre, Oxford Confirmed
24 Oct 1976 Cliffs Pavilion, Southend  
25 Oct 1976 Queensway Hall, Dunstable  
26 Oct 1976 New Victoria Theatre, London Confirmed. Supported by 'The Great British Invasion'.
27 Oct 1976 Southport Theatre  
28 Oct 1976 Odeon, Birmingham Confirmed. Supported by 'The Great British Invasion'.
29 Oct 1976 De Montfort Hall, Leicester  
30 Oct 1976 Grand Pavilion, Withernsea  
4 Nov 1976 Performed 'Under The Moon Of Love' on Top Of The Pops  
18 Nov 1976 Performed 'Under The Moon Of Love' on Top Of The Pops  
21 Nov 1976 Commodore, Nottingham  
22 Nov 1976 Bailey's, Watford  
23 Nov 1976 Bailey's, Watford  
24 Nov 1976 Bailey's, Watford  
25 Nov 1976 Bailey's, Watford  
26 Nov 1976 Bailey's, Watford  
27 Nov 1976 Bailey's, Watford  
2 Dec 1976 Performed 'Under The Moon Of Love' on Top Of The Pops  
6 Dec 1976 'Greatest Hits' released Went Platinum
8 Dec 1976 Keele University Confirmed
9 Dec 1976 Performed 'Under The Moon Of Love' on Top Of The Pops  
9 Dec 1976 Bailey's Blackburn Confirmed
10 Dec 1976 Bailey's Blackburn Confirmed
11 Dec 1976 Bailey's Blackburn Confirmed
12 Dec 1976 Dingley Hall, Stafford Confirmed
16 Dec 1976 Performed 'Under The Moon Of Love' on Top Of The Pops Repeat performance
16 Dec 1976 Bailey's, Derby Confirmed
17 Dec 1976 Bailey's, Derby Confirmed
18 Dec 1976 Bailey's, Derby Confirmed
26 Dec 1976 Performed 'Under The Moon Of Love' on Top Of The Pops