Peter Thomson… That must have been the first of the 2 gigs they did in ’73 on the pier. The second was courtesy of Ace Promotions. The performances were so different I was convinced for a long time I’d seen 2 completely different bands. Anyone feel the same? Alan Esdaile… That’s right Pete, they did play again on … Read moreStatus Quo plus Finbow – Hastings Pier 2nd March 1973.
poster source: http://www.leehawkins.com Ad supplied by Sarah Harvey Sarah Harvey… Must admit this one rather took me by surprise when I came across it. February 1st, 1969. Phil Gill… From the words ” personal appearance” It looks like that might have been a Status Quo meet and greet rather than a gig. Mick Knights… Status quo did play … Read moreStatus Quo – The Cobweb 1st Feb 1969
Poster Supplied by Mick Mepham.They returned to Hastings to film at the Blue Reef Aquarium for the film ‘Bula Quo’. John Storer… Remember this gig well … there was a huge buzz of excitement around the town when it was announced. Quo did not disappoint and, if memory serves, they finished with a blistering version … Read moreStatus Quo plus Andy Bown Band – Hastings Pier 28th July 1973
Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music. In Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much, the founder, lead singer and lead guitarist of Status Quo will talk about his mishaps and … Read moreFrancis Rossi of Status Quo – White Rock Theatre Hastings. Sunday 3rd May 2020
supplied by Barry French Who remembers going to this? Nigel Goodman… Sat at home with windows open listening Sandra Cunningham… Yes brilliant night xx Dawn Leaney… Remember it well! Virginia Davis… Yes. Went to all three nights that year. Tony Davis… I went with my wife Claire and think i spent most of the evening bouncing up and … Read moreStatus Quo – Hastings Beer & Music Festival – Alexandra Park Hastings 1st July 2006
Barry French… Saw Rory Gallagher in concert at the Brighton Dome in the early 1970’s. Totally amazing gig from one of the worlds finest blues guitarist. Pete Fisher… my mate John Davis took this photo at Brighton Dome – could be the same concert…
In Sweden 2007. photo by: Håkan Henriksson (Narking) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38427459 Allyson Breeds… 2016 has been officially crap 🙁 Chris Giles… Oh no that’s terribly sad ….. Nick Prince… Great shame. I admired him and Quo greatly. Clearly there was more to the announcement that they would no longer tour after 2016. RIP Rick Parfitt of Status Quo. (12 October 1948- 24 … Read moreRick Parfitt from Status Quo dies
supplied by Sarah Harvey Flyer supplied by Roger Carey Sarah Harvey… This day July 21st, 1973 on Hastings Pier. American progressive band Gypsy. I have a lot of their music in my library and it is really worth a listen. Alan Esdaile… Alias were signed to Martin Casson Agency and sure Andre has memories of … Read moreGypsy and Alias – Hastings Pier 21st July 1973.
Andre Palfrey-martin collection Alan Esdaile… Has anyone heard his version of The Wild Side Of Life (you will find it on You Tube). Rather different to the Status Quo version! Peter Fairless… Not that different, if you play it at 78rpm, or Quo at 33rpm, Alan!