1972

July

[19] Bill Bruford leaves Yes and joins King Crimson

October

[13-15] Frankfurt (Germany), Zoom Club
[17] Bremen (Germany), Beat Club TV filming
[29] Redcar, Jazz Club

November

[10] Hull, Technical College [support: Lloyd Watson]
[11] York, University [support: Lloyd Watson]
[13] Guildford, Civic Hall [support: Lloyd Watson]
[14] Watford, Town Hall [support: Lloyd Watson]
[16] Derby, King's Hall [support: Lloyd Watson]
[18] Exeter, University [support: Lloyd Watson]
[19] Torbay, Festival Hall [support: Lloyd Watson]
[20] Plymouth, Guildhall [support: Lloyd Watson]
[21] Weymouth, Pavillion [support: Lloyd Watson]
[24] Colchester, Essex University [support: Lloyd Watson]
[25] Oxford, New Theatre [support: Lloyd Watson]
[26] Bournemouth, Winter Gardens [support: Lloyd Watson]
[27] Malvern, Winter Gardens [support: Lloyd Watson]
[28] Bristol, Top Rank [support: Lloyd Watson]
[29] Cardiff, Capitol Theatre [support: Lloyd Watson]
[30] Preston, Guildhall
[support: Lloyd Watson]

December

[01] Glasgow, Green's Playhouse [support: Lloyd Watson]
[02] Edinburgh, Empire [support: Lloyd Watson]
[03] Manchester, Hard Rock [support: Lloyd Watson]
[04] Sheffield, City Hall [support: Lloyd Watson]
[06] Swansea, Top Rank [support: Lloyd Watson]
[08] Newcastle, Odeon [support: Lloyd Watson]
[09] Liverpool, Empire [support: Lloyd Watson]
[10] Birmingham, Town Hall [support: Lloyd Watson]
[11] Brighton, The Dome [support: Lloyd Watson]
[13] London, Rainbow Theatre [support: Lloyd Watson]
[15] Portsmouth, Guildhall
[support: Lloyd Watson]

1973

February

[10] London, Marquee Club
Jamie Muir leaves following the first of two nights at the Marquee Club; the band continues as a quartet
[11] London, Marquee Club

March

[16] Glasgow, Green's Playhouse [support: Claire Hamill]
[17] Sheffield, City Hall [support: Claire Hamill]
[18] London, Rainbow Theatre [support: Claire Hamill]
[19] Birmingham, Town Hall [support: Claire Hamill]
[21] Newcastle, City Hall [support: Claire Hamill]
[22] Leeds, Town Hall [support: Claire Hamill]
[23] Manchester, Free Trade Hall [support: Claire Hamill]
[24] Bournemouth, Winter Gardens [support: Claire Hamill]
[25] Bristol, Colston Hall [support: Claire Hamill]
[30] Hannover (Germany), Niedersachsenhalle
[31] Amsterdam (Netherlands), Concertgebouw

April

[01] Düsseldorf (Germany), Rheinhalle
[02] Sindlefingen (Germany), Austellungshalle
[03] Darmstadt (Germany), Staatstheatre
[05] Reggio Emillio (Italy), Palazzo dello Sport
[06] Rome (Italy), Palazzo dello Sport
[08] Zurich (Switzerland), Volkshaus
[09] Paris (France), Olympia
[18] Warren, OH (USA), Packard Music Hall [also: Gentle Giant, support: M.F. Rattlesnake (local band)]
[19] Fort Wayne, IN (USA), Embassy Theatre
[20] Chicago, IL (USA), Kinetic Playground
[21] Indianapolis, IN (USA), Coliseum
[22] Kansas City, MO (USA), Cowtown Ballroom [support: Gentle Giant; also: Charles Lloyd]
[23] Wichita, KS (USA), Henry Levitt Arena [support: Gentle Giant]
[24] Oklahoma City, OK (USA), State Fairground [support: Gentle Giant]
[27] Philadelphia, PA (USA), Irvine Auditorium
[28] New York, NY (USA), Academy Of Music [also: Spooky Tooth, The Strawbs]
[30] Syracuse, NY (USA), State Fair Coliseum

May

[02] Pittsburgh, PA (USA), Alpine Arena [also: Foghat; support: Spooky Tooth, Jackson Armstrong]
[04] Boston, MA (USA), Orpheum
[05] Montréal, QC (Canada), Forum
[06] Waterbury, CT (USA), Palace Theatre
[08] Detroit, MI (USA), Masonic Temple [also: Spooky Tooth, Poco]
[11] Springfield, IL (USA), Armoury
[12] St Louis, MO (USA), Kiel Auditorium
[13]
Toledo, OH (USA), Club Agora
[14] Cleveland, OH (USA), Club Agora
[15] Columbus, OH (USA), Club Agora
[16] London, ON (Canada), Forum
[17] Hamilton, ON (Canada), Forum
[18] Toronto, ON (Canada), Massey Hall
[19] Sudbury, ON (Canada), Arena
[20] Ottawa, ON (Canada), Civic Theatre [support: The Strawbs]
[22] Québec, QC (Canada), Pavillon De La Jeunesse

June

[06] Memphis, TN (USA), Ellis Auditorium
[07] New Orleans, LA (USA), Warehouse [support: Heritage]
[08] Houston, TX (USA), Hofheinz Pavillion [supporting Procol Harum; also: Dr. John]
[09] Dallas, TX (USA), Majestic Theatre Centre
[10] San Antonio, TX (USA), Municipal Auditorium
[12] Burbank, CA (USA), Midnight Special
[14] Phoenix, AZ (USA), Celebrity Theatre [also: Spooky Tooth]
[15] San Diego, CA (USA), Arena
[16] Berkeley, CA (USA), Community Theatre [also: The Eagles]
[17] Long Beach, CA (USA), Auditorium
[20] St Petersburg, FL (USA), Bayfront Centre
[21] West Palm Beach, FL (USA), Auditorium
[22] Daytona Beach, FL (USA), Peabody Auditorium [support: local Christian band]
[23] Atlanta, GA (USA), Richard's Club
[25] New York, NY (USA), Central Park [support: Jo Jo Gunne]
[29] Asbury Park, NJ (USA), Sunshine Inn
[30] Portland, ME (USA), Exposition Buildings

July

[02] Kent, OH (USA), Kent State University

September

[19] Québec City, QC (Canada), Le Capitole Théâtre
[20] Montréal, QC (Canada), Capital Theatre
[21] Providence, RI (USA), Palace Theatre
[22] New York, NY (USA), Academy Of Music [support: Steelwind]
[23] Boston, MA (USA), Orpheum
[25] Williams Town, MA (USA), Coliseum
[26] Big Rapids, MI (USA), Ferris State Comp.
[27] Detroit, MI (USA), Masonic Temple [also: The Strawbs, Slade]
[28] Milwaukee, WI (USA), Performing Arts Centre [also: Mark-Almond]
[29] Chicago, IL (USA), Auditorium Theatre
[30] South Bend, IN (USA), Morris Auditorium

October

[01] Kalamazoo, MI (USA), Ice Arena [also: The Strawbs]
[04] Houston, TX (USA), Music Hall [support: White Witch, Captain Beyond]
[05] San Antonio, TX (USA), Municipal Auditorium
[06] Arlington, TX (USA), University Of Texas
[07] Bâton Rouge, LA (USA), White House Inn
[12-13] San Francisco, CA (USA), Winterland [supporting Steve Miller Band; also: Dalton & Dubarri]
[15] Santa Monica, CA (USA), Civic Auditorium
[23] Glasgow, Apollo [support: Colin Scott]
[24] Liverpool, Empire Theatre [support: Colin Scott]
[25] Leicester, University [support: Colin Scott]
[26] London, Rainbow Theatre [support: Colin Scott]
[28] Birmingham, Town Hall [support: Colin Scott]
[29] Bristol, Colston Hall
[support: Colin Scott]

November

[02] Hamburg (Germany), Audimax
[03] Frankfurt (Germany), Jahrhundethalle
[04] Munich (Germany), Cirkus Krone
[05] Dusseldorf (Germany), Rheinhalle
[07] Strasbourg (France), Palais Des Fêtes
[08] Saarbrücken (Germany), A.S.T.V. Halle
[12] Turin (Italy), Palazzo dello Sport
[13] Rome (Italy), Palazzo dello Sport
[15] Zurich (Switzerland), Volkshaus [support: Colin Scott]
[17] Nancy (France), Parc Des Expositions
[18] Lyon (France), Palais d'Hiver
[19] Paris (France), Salle Pleyel
[20] Fâches-Thumesnil [Lille] (France), Salle Faches
[22] Bruxelles (Belgium), Théâtre Marni
[23] Amsterdam (Netherlands), Concertgebouw [support: Colin Scott]
[27-28] Granollers [Barcelona] (Spain), Palau Dels Esports
[29] Madrid (Spain), Cine Alcala

1974

March

[19] Udine (Italy), Palazzo dello Sport
[20] Brescia (Italy), Palazzo Dello Spor
[22] Paris, ORTF TV Studios (Melody filming)
[23] Marseille (France), Salle Vallier
[24] Avignon (France), Palais Paul Videl
[25] Besançon (France), Palais des Sports
[27] Augsburg (Germany)
[28] Dieburg (Germany), Halle Der Fachhochschule
[29] Heidelberg (Germany), Konzerthaus
[30] Mainz (Germany), Elzerhof
[31] Pforzheim (Germany), Jahnhalle

April

[01] Kassel (Germany), Kongress Palais
[02] Göttingen (Germany), Stadthalle
[11] Owings Mills, MD (USA), Painters Mill Music Theater (two shows) [also: Spooky Tooth]
[12] Philadelphia, PA (USA), Spectrum [also: The Kinks, Frampton's Camel]
[13] Atlanta, GA (USA), Municipal Auditorium [support: Nils Lofgren & Grin]
[14] Gainsville, FL (USA), Jai Alai Fronton [also: Dion]
[17] Nashville, TN (USA), Mothers Club [also: Nightcrawler]
[19] Tampa, FL (USA), Curtis Hickson Auditorium [also: Robin Trower, Poco]
[20] Miami, FL (USA), Hollywood Sportatorium [also: Robin Trower, Poco]
[23] Boston MA (USA), Music Hall [also: Maggie Bell, Procol Harum]
[25] Chicago, IL (USA), Auditorium Theatre (two shows)
[26] Detroit, MI (USA), Ford Auditorium [also: Robin Trower]
[27] Rochester, NY (USA), Auditorium Theater [also: Robin Trower] (concert cancelled)
[28] Columbus, OH (USA), Veterans Memorial Coliseum [support: Aerosmith]
[29] Pittsburgh, PA (USA), Stanley Warner Theatre [also: Robin Trower]
[30] Akron, OH (USA), Civic Theatre [support: Ethos]

May

[01] New York, NY (USA), Felt Forum [also: Robin Trower]
[03] Montréal, QC (Canada), Forum
[04] Hamilton, ON (Canada), McMasters University
[05] Detroit, MI (USA), Ford Auditorium
[also: Maggie Bell]

June

[04] San Antonio, TX (USA), Municipal Auditorium [also: Robin Trower, Ten Years After]
[05] Houston, TX (USA), Hofheinz Pavillion [also: Robin Trower, Ten Years After]
[06] Fort Worth, TX (USA), Tarrant County Convention Centre [also: Robin Trower, Ten Years After]
[07] Oklahoma City, OK (USA), Fairground Arena [also: Robin Trower, Ten Years After]
[08] El Paso, TX (USA), Civil Auditorium [also: Robin Trower, Ten Years After]
[09] Phoenix, AZ (USA), Feyline Fields [also: Robin Trower, The Strawbs, Ten Years After]
[13] San Francisco, CA (USA), Cow Palace [also: The Strawbs, Ten Years After]
[15] Salt Lake City, UT (USA), Terrace Ballroom [also: Golden Earring, The Strawbs]
[16] Denver, CO (USA), Coliseum [also: Golden Earring, ZZ Top]
[18] Tucson, AZ (USA), Community Centre [also: The Strawbs]
[19] Los Angeles, CA (USA), Shrine Auditorium [also: The Strawbs]
[22] Milwaukee, WI (USA), Performing Arts Centre (two shows)
[also: Robin Trower]
[23] Grand Rapids, MI (USA), Aquinas College [support: local band]
[24] Toronto, ON (Canada), Massey Hall [support: Golden Earring]
[25] Montréal, QC (Canada), Municipal Community
[26] Cape Cod, MA (USA), Coliseum [supporting Mahavishnu Orchestra; also: Golden Earring]
[27] Washington DC (USA), Kennedy Center [support: Steeleye Span]
[28] Asbury Park, NJ (USA), Casino [support: Golden Earring]
[29] University Park, PA (USA), Penn State University [support: Gino Vanelli]
[30] Providence, RI (USA), Palace Theatre
[support: Steeleye Span]

July

[01] New York, NY (USA), Central Park - Wollman Rink (Schaeffer Music Festival) [support: Golden Earring]

November

Bruford joins Gong as replacement for Laurie Allan
[12] Strasbourg (France) [Gong]
[13] Colmar (France), Palais des Expositions [Gong]
[15] Allonnes [nr Le Mans] (France), Gymnase [Gong]
[17] La Rochelle (France) (?) [Gong]
[20] Orléans (France) (?) [Gong]
[21] Clermont-Ferrand (France) (?) [Gong]
[22] Grenoble (France) (?) [Gong]
[23] St.Etienne (France), Salle des Mutilés [Gong]
[24] Lyon (France) [Gong]
[26] Bordeaux (France), Théâtre de L'Alhambra [Gong]
[27] Colommiers [nr Toulouse] (France), Salle des Fêtes [Gong]
[28] Nîmes (France) [Gong]
[29] Marseille (France) [Gong]
[30] Nice (France) (?) [Gong]

December

[02] Paris (France), Salle Wagram [Gong]
[06] Den Haag (Netherlands), Paard van Troje [Gong]
[07] Rotterdam (Netherlands), Eksit [Gong]
[08] Amsterdam (Netherlands), Melkweg [Gong]
[15] Oslo (Norway), Château-Neuf [Gong]

1975

January

[31] London, Morgan Studios (sessions for Steve Howe Beginnings)

February

[01] London, Morgan Studios (sessions for Steve Howe Beginnings)
Roy Harper & Trigger is formed, featuring Harper on vocals and guitar, Chris Spedding on lead guitar, Dave Cochran on bass and Bill Bruford on drums
[12-13] London, EMI Abbey Road Studios (sessions for Roy Harper HQ)
[18] London, Essex Studios (session for Annette Peacock)
[25-27] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)

March

[03] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)
[05] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)
[07-08] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)
[10-12] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)
[13] London, EMI Abbey Road Studios (sessions for Roy Harper HQ)
[17-21] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)
[24] London, EMI Abbey Road Studios (sessions for Roy Harper HQ)
[26] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)
[28-29] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)

April

[01-04] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)
[21-22] New York, NY (USA), Record Plant Studios (demo recording) - with Jeff Berlin (bass), Ray Gomez (guitar) and Tim De Huff (guitar), produced by Jimmy Iovine

May

[03] Wembley [London], DeLane Lea Studios (session for Absolute Elsewhere's In Search Of Ancient Gods)
[20] London, Trident Studios (session for Jack Lancaster and Robin Lumley's Peter And The Wolf)
[27] Birmingham, Town Hall [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[28] Portsmouth, Guildhall [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[30] Leicester, DeMontfort Hall [Roy Harper & Trigger]

June

[01] Hemel Hampstead, Pavilion [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[02] Sheffield, City Hall [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[03] Preston, Guildhall [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[04] Manchester, Free Trade Hall [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[05] Newcastle, City Hall [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[06] Edinburgh, Usher Hall [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[08] Gravesend, Town Hall [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[10] London, BBC Maida Vale (radio session, broadcast Jun 23) [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[11] Swansea, Brangwyn Hall [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[14] London, Hammersmith Odeon [Roy Harper & Trigger]

July

[03] London, Paris Theatre (BBC In Concert) (broadcast Sep 06) [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[05] Knebworth Festival [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[06] Blackpool, Football Ground [also: Steeleye Span, Kevin Coyne, Good Habit, Street] [Roy Harper & Trigger]
[07] London, Trident Studios (session for Jack Lancaster and Robin Lumley's Peter And The Wolf)

September

[14] London, New Pipers (Chris Squire's house) (sessions for Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water)

October

[01-04] New York, NY (USA), Record Plant Studios (sessions for Pavlov's Dog's At The Sound Of The Bell)
Joins National Health - rehearsals and demo recording

December

[early] Bruford plays three gigs as guest percussionist with Brand X
[05] London, LSE [Brand X]
[06] St. Albans, City Hall [supporting Jack The Lad] [Brand X]
(Temporarily) leaves National Health
[15-16] London, Island Studios [sessions with Phil Manzanera (unreleased)]

1976

January

[17] Canterbury, University of Kent [Sinclair & The South: Dave Sinclair, John Murphy, Richard Sinclair, Dave Arbus & BB]
Rejoins National Health
[31] Stroud [nr Gloucester], Leisure Centre [support: Kilgaron] [National Health]

February

[06] Nottingham, Trent Polytechnic [National Health]
[07] Chichester, Bishops Otter College [National Health]
[11] Birmingham, Aston University [National Health]
[13] Canterbury, College of Technology [guest: Steve Hillage] [National Health]
[14] London School of Economics [without Amanda Parsons; MC & guest: Steve Hillage] [National Health]
[17] London, BBC Maida Vale Studios (Top Gear) - "Paracelsus", "Agrippa" and "The Lethargy Shuffle (Part 2)" performed (broadcast Apr 20) (without Amanda Parsons) [National Health]
[19] Middlesborough, Teeside Polytechnic [National Health]
[20] Aberdeen, Polytechnic [National Health]
[21] Glasgow, Queen Margaret Union [National Health]
[22] Dundee, University [National Health]
[24] Manchester, Polytechnic [National Health]
[25] Sheffield, Polytechnic [National Health]
[26] Enfield [nr London], Middlesex Polytechnic [National Health]

March

[mid] Las Colinas TX (USA), Reunion Centre (rehearsals) [Genesis]
[25] London [Ontario] (Canada), Civic Centre [Genesis]
[27] Kitchener (Canada), Auditorium [Genesis]
[28] Buffalo NY (USA), Century Theatre [Genesis]
[29] Hamilton (Canada), Hamilton Place Great Hall [Genesis]
[31] Toronto (Canada), Maple Leaf Gardens [Genesis]
Setlist: "Dance On A Volcano", "The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway", "Fly On A Windshield", "The Carpet Crawlers", "The Cinema Show", "Robbery Assault & Battery", "White Mountain", "Firth Of Fifth", "Entangled", "Squonk", "Supper's Ready", "I Know What I Like", "Los Endos", "It" / "Watcher Of The Skies"

April

[02] Montreal (Canada), Forum [Genesis]
[03] Ottawa (Canada), Civic Centre [Genesis]
[04] Québec (Canada), Colisée de Jeunesse [Genesis]
[07] Upper Darby [Philadelphia] PA (USA), Tower Theatre (two shows) [Genesis]
[08] New York NY (USA), Beacon Theatre [Genesis]
[09] New York NY (USA), Beacon Theatre (two shows) [Genesis]
[10] Boston MA (USA), Orpheum Theatre [Genesis]
[12] Baltimore MD (USA), Lyric Theatre [Genesis]
[13] Pittsburgh PA (USA), Syria Mosque (broadcast on WDVE FM) [Genesis]
[14-15] Cleveland OH (USA), Music Hall (2nd show broadcast on WMMS FM) [Genesis]
[16-17] Chicago IL (USA), Auditorium Theatre [Genesis]
[19] Columbus OH (USA), Ohio Theatre [Genesis]
[20] Detroit MI (USA), Ford Auditorium [Genesis]
[21] Milwaukee WI (USA), Riverside Theatre [Genesis]
[22] Grand Rapids MI (USA), Civic Centre [Genesis]
[23] St Louis MO (USA), Ambassador Theatre [Genesis]
[25] Kansas City MO (USA), Memorial Hall [Genesis]
[29] Berkeley CA (USA), Community Centre [Genesis]
[30] Fresno CA (USA), Warner Theatre [Genesis]

May

[01] Burbank CA (USA), Starlight Bowl [Genesis]
[03] San Diego CA (USA), Sports Arena [Genesis]
[05] Austin TX (USA), Memorial Auditorium [Genesis]
[06] Houston TX (USA), Music Hall [Genesis]
[07] Fort Worth TX (USA), Will Rogers Auditorium [Genesis]

June

[10-14] London, Hammersmith Odeon (1st show broadcast on DIR's "British Biscuit") [Genesis] (1st show of the run is BB's 1000th gig)
[15] Stafford, New Bingley Hall [Genesis]
[16] Rotterdam (Netherlands), Ahoy Sportpaleis [Genesis]
[18] Dortmund (Germany), Philipshalle [Genesis]
[19] Berlin (Germany), Deutshlandhalle [Genesis]
[21-22] Bruxelles Belgium), Forest National [Genesis]
[23] Paris (France), Pavillon de Paris [Genesis]
[24] Lyon (France), Palais des Sports [Genesis]
[26] Berne (Switzerland), Festhalle [Genesis]
[27] Munich (Germany), Olympiahalle [Genesis]
[28] Berne (Switzerland), Festhalle [Genesis]
[29] Hamburg (Germany), Congresshalle [Genesis]
[30] Gothenburg (Sweden), Scandinavium [Genesis]

July

[02] Dusseldorf (Germany), Philipshalle [Genesis]
[03] St Goarshausen (Germany), Lorelei Freiluftbuhne [Genesis]
[04] Heidelberg (Germany), Rhein Neckar Halle [Genesis]
[08-09] Glasgow (Scotland), Apollo Theatre (2nd show recorded and filmed for Genesis In Concert film) [Genesis]
[10-11] Stafford, New Bingley Hall (recorded and filmed for Genesis In Concert film) [Genesis]
[29] Bruford rejoins National Health

September

Bruford joins John Wetton and Rick Wakeman in working sessions for Wakeman's next album
[21] London, BBC Maida Vale Studios (Top Gear) - "Clocks & Clouds" and "Brujo" performed (broadcast Oct 12) [National Health]

October

[09] Bishops Stortford, Triad Arts Centre [National Health]
[10] London, Roundhouse [also: Kraftwerk, Penguin Café Orchestra] [National Health]
[14] Worcester, College of Further Education [National Health]
[15] Brighton, Sussex University [National Health]
[16] Chichester, Bishop Otter College [National Health]
The Wakeman-Wetton-Bruford trio peters out after the project is disclosed prematurely in a Melody Maker headline
[23] Newcastle, University [National Health]

November

[03] Loughborough, University [National Health]
[04] Manchester, Hollings College of Food Technology [National Health]
[10] Keele, University [National Health]
[13] Canterbury, Kent University [supporting Larry Coryell's 11th House] [National Health]
[17-18] London, Collegiate Theatre [support: Crass Stupidity] [National Health]
[19] Egham, Royal Holloway College [National Health]
[20] Cambridge, College of Technology [National Health]

December

Bruford leaves National Health after a failed attempt to get them signed to EG Records

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