1984


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
21 Jan 1984 Lyceum Theatre, Crewe Confirmed. 'Out On The Town' played live for the first time
3 Feb 1984 Newmarket Cabaret Club, Newmarket  
4 Feb 1984 Newmarket Cabaret Club, Newmarket  
5 Feb 1984 Assembly Rooms, Walthamstow, London  
9 Feb 1984 Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey  
10 Feb 1984 Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey  
11 Feb 1984 Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey  
17 Feb 1984 Blighty's, Farnworth  
18 Feb 1984 Blighty's, Farnworth  
21 Feb 1984 Fulcrum Centre, Slough  
24 Feb 1984 Double Diamond Club, Caerphilly  
25 Feb 1984 Double Diamond Club, Caerphilly  
26 Feb 1984 Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon, London  
28 Feb 1984 Fly to Munich Recorded 2 live shows for broadcast on German radio
1 Mar 1984 Munich Festival Discrepancy as to whether the band did the Munich Festival. Some info shows they travelled back to the UK on 2nd March, other info says they travelled back on 4th March.
2 Mar 1984 Munich Festival Discrepancy as to whether the band did the Munich Festival. Some info shows they travelled back to the UK on 2nd March, other info says they travelled back on 4th March.
2 Mar 1984 Arrive back in UK from Germany? Discrepancy as to whether the band did the Munich Festival. Some info shows they travelled back to the UK on 2nd March, other info says they travelled back on 4th March.
3 Mar 1984 Munich Festival Discrepancy as to whether the band did the Munich Festival. Some info shows they travelled back to the UK on 2nd March, other info says they travelled back on 4th March.
4 Mar 1984 Arrive back in UK from Germany? Discrepancy as to whether the band did the Munich Festival. Some info shows they travelled back to the UK on 2nd March, other info says they travelled back on 4th March.
6 Mar 1984 Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone Confirmed
8 Mar 1984 Buddy's Club, South Shields  
9 Mar 1984 Town Hall, Middlesbrough  
10 Mar 1984 Spectrum Arena, Warrington Confirmed
18 Mar 1984 Queens Hall, Oldham  
21 Mar 1984 Sports Centre, Whitehaven Confirmed
24 Mar 1984 Guildhall, Portsmouth  
25 Mar 1984 Gaumont, Doncaster  
30 Mar 1984 Princess Theatre, Clacton  
31 Mar 1984 Sherwood Rooms, Nottingham  
1 Apr 1984 Grand Parade, Skegness  
2 Apr 1984 Guildhall, Preston  
8 Apr 1984 Congress Theatre, Eastbourne  
9 Apr 1984 Sandown Pavilion, Isle Of Wight  
11 Apr 1984 University College, Dyfed  
12 Apr 1984 Town Hall, Cheltenham  
14 Apr 1984 Kings Club, Canvey Island  
19 Apr 1984 Pussycat, Wakefield  
20 Apr 1984 Civic Theatre, Mansfield  
21 Apr 1984 Floral Pavilion, Wirral  
22 Apr 1984 Southport Theatre, Southport  
26 Apr 1984 Aquarius, Chesterfield  
27 Apr 1984 Aquarius, Chesterfield  
28 Apr 1984 Aquarius, Chesterfield  
1 May 1984 Diplomat Hotel, Bahrain  
2 May 1984 Diplomat Hotel, Bahrain  
3 May 1984 Diplomat Hotel, Bahrain  
7 May 1984 Travel home from Bahrain  
12 May 1984 Jackey Baker's Recreation Ground, Ramsgate, Kent  
18 May 1984 Leisure Centre, Macclesfield Confirmed
24 May 1984 Circus Tavern, Purfleet, Surrey  
25 May 1984 Circus Tavern, Purfleet, Surrey  
26 May 1984 Circus Tavern, Purfleet, Surrey  
30 May 1984 Grand Theatre, Blackpool  
31 May 1984 Castles Ballroom, Stanley, County Durham  
1 Jun 1984 Castles Ballroom, Stanley, County Durham  
2 Jun 1984 Castles Ballroom, Stanley, County Durham  
8 Jun 1984 The Savoy, South Shields  
10 Jun 1984 Blazers, Windsor  
15 Jun 1984 Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford  
20 Jun 1984 Butlins, Bognor Regis  
21 Jun 1984 Queen Elizabeth Military Hospital, Woolwich, London Private gig
23 Jun 1984 Theatre Royal, Lincoln Confirmed
1 Jul 1984 Opera House, Buxton Confirmed
4 Jul 1984 Derngate, Northampton Confirmed
15 Jul 1984 Festival Hall, Paignton  
22 Jul 1984 Blazers, Windsor Confirmed
25 Jul 1984 Butlins, Bognor Regis  
28 Jul 1984 Cabaret Club, Newmarket  
29 Jul 1984 Floral Hall, Scarborough  
2 Aug 1984 Arts Centre, Poole  
10 Aug 1984 Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl 2 shows
11 Aug 1984 Mr Kaiser's, Haymarket Centre, Leicester  
12 Aug 1984 Floral Hall, Scarborough 2 shows. Confirmed
19 Aug 1984 Opera House, Blackpool 2 shows
22 Aug 1984 Winter Gardens, Margate Confirmed. Without Malcolm
25 Aug 1984 Colisseum, St Austell, Cornwall Gig was postponed to 7th Sep
29 Aug 1984 La Taverna, Epping  
30 Aug 1984 Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare  
31 Aug 1984 Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare  
1 Sep 1984 Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare 2 shows
2 Sep 1984 Westlands Helicopter Club, Yeovil  
6 Sep 1984 Broadcast of the Jim Davidson Show Performed 'Under The Moon Of Love'
7 Sep 1984 Colisseum, St Austell, Cornwall  
8 Sep 1984 Town Hall, Oakengate, Telford 2 shows
14 Sep 1984 Blighty's, Farnworth  
15 Sep 1984 Blighty's, Farnworth  
22 Sep 1984 Queens Hall, Barnstaple  
30 Sep 1984 Theatre Royal, Bath  
11 Oct 1984 Stardust Club, near Usk, Gwent  
13 Oct 1984 Stardust Club, near Usk, Gwent  
19 Oct 1984 Cabaret Club, Newmarket  
20 Oct 1984 Cabaret Club, Newmarket  
26 Oct 1984 Warner's Holiday Camp, Seaton, Devon  
27 Oct 1984 Warner's Holiday Camp, Southleigh, Hayling Island Showaddywaddy fan club members were able to stay at the camp from Friday to Sunday, for a special price of 32 each, including all meals, accommodation, holiday camp facilities, and to see the band on the Saturday night.
29 Oct 1984 On tour in Ireland  Venues not known. The band probably did not play on every date during their time in Ireland.
30 Oct 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
31 Oct 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
1 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
2 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
3 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
4 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
5 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
6 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
7 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
8 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
9 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
10 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
11 Nov 1984 On tour in Ireland  ^
14 Nov 1984 Grand Theatre, Leeds  
16 Nov 1984 Commodore, Nottingham  
17 Nov 1984 Warner's Holiday Camp, Isle Of Wight  
23 Nov 1984 Civic Theatre, Darlington  
24 Nov 1984 Wyvern Theatre, Swindon  
25 Nov 1984 Lyceum Theatre, Crewe  
30 Nov 1984 The Forum, Hatfield, Herts  
2 Dec 1984 Ferneham Hall, Fareham, Hants  
3 Dec 1984 Civic Hall, Bedworth  
6 Dec 1984 Assembly Hall, Tunbridge Wells  
7 Dec 1984 Princes Hall, Aldershot  
9 Dec 1984 Theatre Royal, York  
10 Dec 1984 Frontier Club, Batley, West Yorks  
11 Dec 1984 Frontier Club, Batley, West Yorks