Wed 19:Dec - Spinmasters DJ - Amnesia House, The Dome, Birmingham, England (with Top Buzz, Groove Rider, MC Man Parris) [Probably didn't happen due to Japanese dates?]
Sat 22:Dec - 808 State Live - ManchesterEast (with Paul Oakenfold), Club Quattro, Nagoya, Japan
Thu 15:Dec - Spinmasters DJ - The Soundgarden, Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
Wed 13:Dec - Spinmasters DJ - Trance, Man Alive Club - More info here
Fri 2:Dec - Spinmasters DJ - Street Rave, Ayr Pavillion, Ayr, Scotland (featuring Brothers from Islam)
"The Spinmasters have some good nights throughout the week, notably The Soundgarden on a Saturday plus 'Trance' and 'Meltin' at the Man Alive. 'Trance' on Fridays see them joined by Tony Ross, Eric and Fizz whilst 'Meltin' with Tony Ross is another of those '88 acid revival nights which seem to be in vogue at present. 'Energy House' with Russ at the Banshee on Fridays is another night worth visiting whilst Momentum on a Tuesday with Graham Massey, Dave and Bruce is now up and running. However, if Graham will be there each weeek, we just don't know!"
(Mixmag, Issue 85, December 1990)
Sat 24:Nov -Spinmasters DJ / Graham Massey - Redemption, The Astoria, London, England (with The KLF, Sudden Impact, groverider, Ellis Dee, DJ Hype, Mike Pickering, etc).
Fri/Sat/Sun 9/10/11:Nov - Spinmasters DJ - Life II Weekender, The Holiday Village, Nr. Scarborough, North Yorks., England
Wed 24:Oct - 808 State Live - The Waterfront, Norwich (with MC Tunes and Subsonic Two) - Review here
Wed 3:Oct - Spinmasters DJ - Enigma, The Dome, Birmingham (with Carl Cox, Ragga Twins, Colin Dale, MC Man Parris) [Needs verification]
Fri 21:Sep - 808 State Live - Ku Klub, Ibiza, Spain (with MC Tunes, Together)
Sat 1:Sep -Spinmasters DJ - Perception, The All Night Event, Bletchingdon Park, Oxfordshire, England (with PSI, Excell-D, Fabio, Grooverider, Bones, Easygrove Sam, Mike C)
Sat 18:Aug - 808 State Live - Dance Spec 90, New River Open Air Stadium, White Hart Lane, Wood Green, London, England (with Rebel MC, Blapps Posse, Renegade Soundwave, Shut up and Dance, Richie Rich)
Fri 10:Aug - 808 State Live - Dancedaze, The Academy, Brixton, London (with M.C. TUNES, Guru Josh, MVITA and STEPZ)
("Another new TV pop series is to start filming in August. Titled 'Dancedaze', it will feature a large collection of dance acts, including Adamski, S'Express, Candy Flip, Betty Boo, 808 State and MC Tunes, to be filmed at London's Brixton Academy live starting August 10.")
Sat 21:July - 808 State Live - The United States Of Hacienda Tour, Call The Cops, I-Beam, USA (with Happy Mondays, Adamski)
Fri 20:July - 808 State Live - The United States Of Hacienda Tour, Hollywood Palladium, USA (with Happy Mondays and Adamski) - More info here
"He said that it sounds different and then I told him that the Happy Mondays are coming to town and playing a gig called “Call The Cops” with them, 808 State, and A Guy Called Gerald. The concert was at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday July 20, 1990 and didn’t even start until 10pm."
Wed 18:July - 808 State Live - The United States Of Hacienda Tour/Trance American Tour, Sound Factory, New York, USA (with Happy Mondays/Adamski plus Mike Pickering/Graeme Park/Paul Oakenfold)
Fri 13:July - 808 State Live - Energy, The Palladium, New York, USA (with Black Box)
June 1990 UK Tour:
Sat 30:Jun - 808 State Live - Astoria, London (with M.C. Tunes) - Review and Images here
Thu 28:Jun-Mon18:Jun - 808 State Live - UK Tour, 1990
Thu 28:Jun - 808 State Live - The Octagon, Sheffield (with M.C. Tunes, K-Klass, Steve Williams & Sasha)
(Ticket originally from 'jsz' at the MDMA Archive here)
Tue:26:Jun - 808 State Live - The Studio, Bristol (with M.C. Tunes, K-Klass, Steve Williams & Sasha) - Images here.
Mon:25:Jun - 808 State Live - Hummingbird, Birmingham (with M.C. Tunes, K-Klass, Steve Williams & Sasha).
Fri 22:Jun - 808 State Live - Town Hall, Middlesborough (with M.C. Tunes, K-Klass, Steve Williams & Sasha)
Thu 21:Jun - 808 State Live - Barrowlands, Glasgow (with M.C. Tunes, K-Klass, Steve Williams & Sasha)
Wed 20:Jun - 808 State Live - University, Liverpool (with M.C. Tunes, K-Klass, Steve Williams & Sasha) - Review and Images here
Tue:19:Jun - 808 State Live - Blackpool.
Mon 18:Jun - 808 State Live - The Mayfair, Newcastle (with M.C. Tunes, K-Klass, Steve Williams & Sasha)
Thu:07:Jun - 808 State Live - Ibiza 90, Ibiza (with The Farm & The Beloved) - Later broadcast on Channel 4 film "A Short Film About Chilling"
Sat:26:May - 808 State Live - The Colloseum, Leeds (with M.C. Tunes, K-Klass etc) - Review and photos here.
Fri 27:Apr - 808 State Live - Unity (The Beginning), Unknown, England.
Sat 14:Apr - 808 State Live - Energy - The Live Dance Concept at London's Dockland Arena (also featuring Black Box, Orbital, Guru Josh, Snap, Adamski and The Shamen)
Sat 31:Mar - 808 State Live - i-D World Tour, Konspiracy, 55 Fennel Street, Manchester (with MC Tunes, Candy Flip, Kurt Rogers)
"Billed as 808 State this actually meant you got to hear 808's Darren & Andy DJ'ing as The Spinmasters along with MC Tunes on the mic. Stoke's Candy Flip were also in attendance along with Kurt Rogers, who at the time made the finest mix tapes in town." (1963 at the MDMA Archive)
Despite the above, 808 State actually played Live.
Sat 24:Mar-Sun 25:Mar - 808 State Live - G-Mex, Manchester (with MC Tunes and Bernard Sumner of New Order - he sang "Magical Dream" - supporting Happy Mondays, with DJ Mike Pickering and Paul Oakenfold ) - Review and Images here.
Sat 3:Mar - 808 State Live - Berlin Atonal '90 - Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (with Cosmic Baby, Baby Ford) - programme available here
Fri 2:Mar - 808 State Live - Amsterdam (unknown venue), The Netherlands [from Graham's filofax]
Mon 26:Feb - 808 State Live - Moda Hall, Osaka, Japan
Mon 5:Feb - Spinmasters - The Hacienda, Manchester (supporting Northside and Paris Angels)
Mon 22:Jan - 808 State Live - MIDEM - Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France (with Frankie Bones, Tommy Mustro, Black Box, Delegation and Technotronic)