808state live in 1989

808 State = Graham Massey, Martin Price, Andy Barker, Darren Partington, Gerald Simpson (left early '89)
Spinmasters = Andy Barker & Darren Partington

Page last updated: 23-Oct-2013

December:1989

Tue 26:Dec - 808 State DJs - Party People Presents Freaks, International 2, Manchester, England

Tue 26:Dec - 808 State DJs - Party People Presents Freaks, International 2, Manchester, England

Thu 14:Dec - 808 State Live - MTV "United Nations Of House", Camden Palace, London (with Big Audio Dynamite, Black Box, Coldcut, Kym Mazzelle, and The Beatmasters)

October:1989

Sat 28:Oct - 808 State PA - Bingobangobongo II, London, England (with Live p.a Frankie Knuckles,Djs inc Eddie Richards, Judge Jules, 808 State, Carl Cox plus others)

Sat 28:Oct - 808 State PA - Bingobangobongo II, London, England

Sat 28:Oct - 808 State PA - Bingobangobongo II, London, England

September:1989

Wed ??:Sep - 808 State PA - 21 Picadilly, Manchester

Sat 23:Sep - 808 State Live - Hipnosis I, International 2, Manchester (with Ritchie Rich, Jon Da Silva, The Spinmasters) - from the MDMA Archive

Hipnosis I, International 2, Manchester, 23/09/89

Fri 22:Sep - 808 State Live - The Hacienda Goes To Glasgow, Slam / Schiltz Splashdown All Nighter, Glasgow, Scotland (with Mark The, Double Trouble, Graeme Park, Mike Pickering)

The Hacienda Goes To Glasgow at Slam - flyer

August:1989

Thu 28:Aug - 808 DJs - Mersey View Country Club, Frodsham, Cheshire, England

Thu 28:Aug - 808 DJs - Mersey View Country Club, Frodsham, Cheshire, England
Flyer from Acid Grandad's blog

Mon 7:Aug - 808 State DJs - The Venue, Whitworth Street, Manchester. [State 808 v Vanilla Sound Corp].

Mon 7:Aug - 808 State DJs - The Venue, Whitworth Street, Manchester. [State 808 v Vanilla Sound Corp]

Fri 4:Aug - 808 State Live - Blackburn

Thu 3:Aug - 808 State Live - Hippodrome, 13 Corporation St., Middleton

July:1989

Fri 28:July - Quadrastate released

Sat 8:July - The Other Side Of Midnight - TV Show - possible airing of Pacific State

June:1989

??? ??:Jun - Spinmasters DJ - Thunderdome, Manchester

(from http://www.everythingstartswithe.co.uk/tracklists/475.txt)

Wed 14:Jun - 808 State Live - The Free Trade Hall, Manchester (supporting A Certain Ratio)

A Certain Ratio, 808 State at The Free Trade Hall, Manchester on Wednesday 14th June 1989 - ticket

(ticket added by 'dave' at the MDMA Archive)

May:1989

Fri 26:May - Test Pressing of Qaudrastate

April:1989

Thu 20:Apr - Edward Barton - Dingwalls, Boardwalk, Manchester (featuring A Guy Called Gerald, 808 State, Cathal Coughlan, and the Ruthless Rap Assassins)

Mon 17:Apr - Edward Barton - Dingwalls, Camden, London (featuring A Guy Called Gerald, members of Stump, 808 State, and Cathal Coughlan)

Mon 17:Apr - Edward Barton - Dingwalls, Camden, London (featuring A Guy Called Gerald, members of Stump, 808 State, and Cathal Coughlan)

March:1989

Fri 31:Mar - 808 State Live - Venue Unknown, Town Unknown (MC Tunes party)

Sat 18:Mar - 808 State Live (although could be just Spinmasters DJ) - Thunderdome, Manchester

Sat 18:Mar - 808 State Live (although could be just Spinmasters DJ) - Thunderdome, Manchester

Tues 14: Mar - Granada TV Session (possibly Tony Wilson pilot show that never got aired?)

Sat 11:Mar - 808 State Live - International 2, Manchester (supporting Happy Mondays and M.C. Buzz B.)

808 State Live - International 2, Manchester (supporting Happy Mondays and M.C. Buzz B.)

Fri 10:Mar - 808 State Live - Venue Unknown, Town Unknown (with Tackhead Sound System)

Thu 9:Mar - Spinmasters DJ - Thunderdome, Manchester

Thu 2:Mar - Spinmasters DJ - Thunderdome, Manchester

February:1989

Thu 23:Feb - 808 State Live - Venue Unknown, Chester

Thu 16-18:Feb - Inspiral Carpets (session with Graham and Martin for the "Joe" EP)

Fri 10:Feb - Edward not Edward session (with A Guy Called Gerald/Ruthless Rap Assassins for "Z Bend")

Sat 4:Feb - 808 State Live - Warehouse Party, venue unknown, town unknown

January:1989

Wed 11:Jan - Edward Barton - Dingwalls, Camden, London (featuring 808 State, A Guy Called Gerald)

Thu 5:Jan - Techno Sax - recording of saxophones on Pacific State (from Peel Session tapes)