THE ULTIMATE GIGOGRAPHY & LIVETAPES ARCHIVE compiled by Thomas Franck

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ALAN LANCASTER


THE PARTY BOYS

Band: John Brewster (g), Kevin Borich (g), Alan Lancaster (b,voc), John Swan (voc), Paul Christie (dr), Richard Harvey (2nd dr).

Special guest vocals by Graham Bonnet*

Setlist: In the beginning the band played mostly cover versions from Quo, ZZ Top, The Angels, AC/DC and the Doors. Later in the set songs from their new album: Hold Your Head Up, Rising Star, Gloria, Is This The Way To Say Goodbye, She's A Mystery, Small Talk, He's gonna Step on You Again, Rockin'all Over The World.

Tour Note: The Party Boys supported AC/DC on their "Blow Up Your Video" Australia Tour 1988.

 

 

1986

 

19/12/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Seven Hills Hotel

 

1987

 

09/01/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Carrinbay Inn

13/08/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Sweethearts

14/08/  AUSTRALIA, Dee Why - Dee Why Hotel

15/08/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - FM 104 Showgrounds

16/08/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Stewart House

19/08/  AUSTRALIA, Sans Souci - St. George Sailing Club

20/08/  AUSTRALIA, Ingleburn - RSL Club

21/08/  AUSTRALIA, Fairfield - RSL Club

22/08/  AUSTRALIA, Dapto - Leagues

03/10/  AUSTRALIA, Bankstown - RSL Club

 

1988

 

08/01/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney* - Mona Vale Kitchener Park (free concert)

29/01/  AUSTRALIA, Perth - Entertainment Center (Tour support for AC/DC)
30/01/  AUSTRALIA, Perth - Entertainment Center
31/01/  AUSTRALIA, Perth - Entertainment Center
01/02/  AUSTRALIA, Perth - Entertainment Center
02/02/  AUSTRALIA, Perth - Entertainment Center
04/02/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne - National Tennis Center
05/02/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne - National Tennis Center
06/02/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne - National Tennis Center
07/02/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne - National Tennis Center
08/02/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne - National Tennis Center
09/02/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne - National Tennis Center
11/02/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Entertainment Center
12/02/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Entertainment Center
13/02/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Entertainment Center
14/02/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Entertainment Center
17/02/  AUSTRALIA, Adelaide - Norwood Oval Globe Derby
19/02/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Entertainment Center
21/02/  AUSTRALIA, Brisbaine - Entertainment Center
22/02/  AUSTRALIA, Brisbaine - Entertainment Center

11/04/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - ABC Studio Centre (30'min. TV Show "Blah Blah Blah")

 

 

THE BOMBERS

Band: Alan Lancaster (b,voc), John Brewster (g), Tyrone Coates (voc,sax), John Coghlan (dr), Angelo Salter (g), Steve Croft (g), Peter Heckenberg (dr)

Setlist: The band played original material, also covers of Status Quo, Angels and Party Boys. After the release of "Aim High": Get Up and Get It On, Aim High, Roll Over Lay Down, Small Talk, She's A Mystery, Is This the Way to Say Goodbye, Rising Star, Marseilles, Running in the Shadows, Escape, World's On Fire, Flash In Japan, City Out Of Control.

Support slot: Cheap Trick 1988 Tour*, Alice Cooper 1990 Tour** and Skid Row 1990 Tour***

Tour Note: Shortly after the band completed their first few shows in November 1988, Angelo Salter was replaced by Steve Croft after the Cheap Trick gigs. During their recording sessions for "Aim High" it was decided for various personal and professional reasons, that Peter Heckenberg replaces John Coghlan in mid 1989.

 

1988

 

15/10/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Manly Beach Hotel

02/11/  AUSTRALIA, Ravesby - Roadhouse

25/11/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Manly Beach Hotel

29/11/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne* - Palace Theatre

30/11/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne* - Palace Theatre

02/12/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney* - Coogee Bay Hotel

03/12/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney* - Coogee Bay Hotel

06/12/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Crows Nest Hotel

13/12/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Crows Nest Hotel

 

1989

 

06/01/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Crows Nest Hotel

07/01/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Crows Nest Hotel

14/01/  AUSTRALIA, Balina - RSL Club

16/01/  AUSTRALIA, Balina - RSL Club

17/01/  AUSTRALIA, Coffs Harbour - Park Beach Hotel

18/01/  AUSTRALIA, Nambucca Heads - RSL Club

19/01/  AUSTRALIA, Gosford - Central Coast Leagues Club

20/01/  AUSTRALIA, Manly - Hotel Manly

21/01/  AUSTRALIA, Newcastle - Palais Royal

22/01/  AUSTRALIA, Caringbah - Caringbah Inn

25/01/  AUSTRALIA, Parramatta - General Bourke Hotel

21/02/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Crows Nest Hotel

04/04/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Crows Nest Hotel

11/05/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Gladsville Hotel (last Gig with John Coghlan)

25/11/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Crows Nest Hotel

31/12/  AUSTRALIA, Newcastle - Rugby League Club

 

1990

 

20/01/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Gladsville Hotel

18/03/  AUSTRALIA, Parramatta - General Bourke Hotel

19/04/  AUSTRALIA, Canberra** - Indoor Stadium
20/04/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne** - National Tennis Centre

21/04/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne** - National Tennis Centre

23/04/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney** - Entertainment Centre

24/04/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney** - Entertainment Centre

26/04/  AUSTRALIA, Brisbane** - Entertainment Centre

11/05/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney*** - Horden Pavilion

12/05/  AUSTRALIA, Parramatta - HMV Records Blow Church ST Mall Sky High

12/05/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne*** - Festival Hall (evening show)

13/05/  AUSTRALIA, Melbourne*** - Palace Theatre

19/06/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Cobra Club

 

 

THE LANCASTER BOMBERS

Band: Alan Lancaster (b,voc), Steve Croft (g), Peter Heckenberg (dr), Brett Williams (g,bvoc). Special guests: Angry Anderson* (voc), John Coghlan** (perc).

Setlist: The band played mostly Quo covers and some original stuff from the "Aim High" album. Whatever You Want, Caroline, Roll Over Lay Down, Backwater, Flash In Japan, Matchstick Men, Rain, City Out Of Control, Rocky Mountain Way, Big Fat Mama, Roadhouse Blues, Rockin' All Over The World, Down Down, Jumping Jack Flash, Juniors Wailing, Bye Bye Johnny.  

Tour Note: By Febuary of 1994, the new line-up again invited Angry Anderson from Rose Tattoo to be special guest vocalist.

 

1992

 

11/04/ AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Stags Aubun* (with Angry Anderson on vocals)

 

1994

 

24/02/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Tattoo Charity Convention

21/03/  AUSTRALIA, Sydney - Rockfest'94

06/08/  AUSTRALIA, Brisbane Redlands District - Sea Rescue Associated

15/10/  AUSTRALIA, Tamworth New South Wales

24/10/  SWEDEN, Stockholm**

25/10/  SWEDEN, Harnosand - Nybokällaren**

26/10/  SWEDEN, Östersund - Saga**

27/10/  SWEDEN, Umea - Cowboy Logen**

28/10/  SWEDEN, Hudiksvall - Folkets Hus**

29/10/  SWEDEN, Sandviken - Garbo**

30/10/  SWEDEN, Svardsjö - Hedenborg Folkets Hus**

01/11/  SWEDEN, Katrineholm - Klubb Otello**

02/11/  SWEDEN, Nyköping - Klubb TB**

03/11/  SWEDEN, Örebro - Fake**

04/11/  SWEDEN, Avika - Parkhallen**

05/11/  SWEDEN, Göteborg - Bar Lönnkrogen**

06/11/  SWEDEN, Uddevalla** 

09/11/  DENMARK, Arhus**

10/11/  DENMARK, Odense**

11/11/  DENMARK, Holstebro**

12/11/  DENMARK, Esbjerg**

 

1995

 

25/01/  AUSTRALIA, Ourimbah - Tall Timbers Hotel

14/04/  SWEDEN, Köping - Star Hotel Scheels

23/06/  SWEDEN, Orsa - Angbatsbryggan

24/06/  SWEDEN, Hedesunda, Öns Folkets Park

01/07/  SWEDEN, Kisa - Folkets Park

06/07/  DENMARK, Ringe - Midfyns Festival

07/07/  SWEDEN, Gothenburg - Barken Viking (midday gig)

07/07/  SWEDEN, Gothenburg - Metro

08/07/  SWEDEN, Fjällbacka - Gröna Lid's Pub

12/07/  SWEDEN, Falun - Borggarden

05/08/  SWEDEN, Säter - Säterdalens Folkets Park | 80'min. AUD Quality: 3