1988

March

Daevid Allen assembles a new line-up of the IOCT for European dates
[04] London, Sir George Robey

April

[05] London, Tabernacle
Daevid Allen meets Graham Clark at this concert
[21] Leeds

May

Play with Didier Malherbe on a gig in France

June

[02] London, Electric Ballroom (Mad Dog's Summer Party) [also: Here & Now, Ozric Tentacles, Earthlight]

August

[late] IOCT is trimmed down to a quartet: Daevid Allen, Wandana Bruce and newcomers Graham Clark (violin) and Space (percussion)

September

UK dates and festival in Italy

October

Didier Malherbe and Shyamal Maïtra (replacing Space) are added for a tour of the UK and Italy
[02] Birmingham, Moseley Road Dance Theatre
[04] Bristol, Old Profanity Showboat
[08] Manchester, Swinging Sporran
[09] Leeds, Phoenix Club
[10] Hammersmith [London], Fulham Greyhound

November

UK tour ends in Exeter
[02] Alzano (Italy), Lombardo (MusicAperta Festival)
[03] Verona (Italy), Il Posto
Daevid and Wandana return to Australia

1989

April

Harry Williamson joins and the band becomes a quintet
[29] Manchester, UMIST [IOCT]
[30] Newcastle, Riverside [IOCT]

May

[01] Birmingham, Kaleidoscope [IOCT]
[02] Liverpool, Sloane's [IOCT]
[03] Leeds, Civic Centre [IOCT]
[05] Coventry, Warwick [IOCT]
[06] Oxford, Co-Op Hall [IOCT]
[09] Nottingham, Old Vic [IOCT]
[10] London, Hackney Empire [IOCT]

June

[10] London, Forest Gate, Upper Cut Club [DA] [also: Here & Now, Groundhogs, Flying Colours, Magic Mushroom Band, Omnia Opera]
[--] Glastonbury Festival [IOCT]

September

[23] Cambridge, Sea Cadet Hall [Daevid Allen solo]
[29] Kenton [London], The Plough [Mother Gong & Daevid Allen solo]
[30] Tonbridge, Angel Centre [Mother Gong & Daevid Allen solo]

October

[01] Birmingham, Hummingbird [Mother Gong & Daevid Allen solo]
[02] Leeds, Phoenix Club [Mother Gong & Daevid Allen solo]
[03] Exeter, Arts Centre [Mother Gong]
[04] London, Sir George Robey [Mother Gong]
Wandana Bruce leaves; Elietta Mackrell (violin, vocals & didjeridu), Jaki Dankworth (vocals) and Jenni Rodger (vocals) join; the band now goes under the name of GongMaison

November

[10] Paris (France), La Cigale [GongMaison]
[13] Dunstable, Wheat Chief [DA solo]
[17] Walsal, The Overstrand [DA solo]
[18] Telford, Lion Street Cultural Centre [DA solo]
[20] Bournemouth, Academy [DA solo] [also: Here & Now]
[22] Brighton, Hare & Hounds [DA solo]
[23] Exeter, Printers Pie [DA solo]
[24] Fulham [London], Greyhound [DA solo]
[25] Oxford, Co-op Hall [DA solo]

December

[10] Leeds, Civic Theatre [DA solo]
[13] Morecombe, Garden Club [DA solo]
[14] Liverpool, Sloane's Rock Club [DA solo]
[15] Manchester, University [DA solo]
[16] Croydon, The Cunningham [DA solo]
[17] Kenton [nr Harrow], Plough Inn [DA solo]
[20] Glastonbury, Town Hall [DA & Harry Williamson duo]
Harry Williamson leaves, as do Mackrell, Dankworth and Rodger

1990

January

Keith Bailey joins on bass

April

Gong perform a one-off televised gig for the Central TV program 'Bedrock'. The line-up is : Daevid Allen (vocals & glissando guitar), Gilli Smyth (space whisper), Didier Malherbe (saxophones, flutes, EWI), Pip Pyle (drums), Keith Bailey (bass), Stephen Lewry (guitar) and Paul Noble (synths)
[22] Glastonbury, Assembly Rooms [public rehearsal]
[24] Nottingham, Central TV Studios [TV filming]

May

[10] Liverpool, Polytechnic [GongMaison]
[11] Manchester, International 2 [GongMaison]
[12] Nottingham, Polytechnic [GongMaison]
[13] Bristol, Bierkeller [GongMaison]
[17] London, Boston Roadhouse [GongMaison] [also: Magic Mushroom Band, Harold Juana]

October

The line-up of Gong Maison at this point is : Daevid Allen, Didier Malherbe, Keith Bailey, Graham Clark and Shyamal Maïtra
[02] Brighton, Zap
[03] Norwich, Arts Centre
[07] Birmingham, Goldwyns
[08] Bristol, Beerkeller
[09] Liverpool, Power Station
[10] Manchester, University
[11] Leeds
[12] Sheffield, University
[13] Wotts, Trent Poly
[14] Brixton, The Fridge [Gong Maison] [support: Going Going]

December

[15] High Wycombe, Nag's Head [Planet Gong] [support: Here And Now]

1991

March

[01] Denver, CO (USA), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[02] Los Angeles, CA (USA), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[05] San Francisco, CA (USA), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[07] Houston, TX (USA), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[08-09] Houston, TX (USA) [workshop] [D.Allen solo]
[11] Kansas City, MO (USA) [poetry reading] [D.Allen solo]
[12] Kansas City, MO (USA), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[14] Kent, OH (USA), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[15] Chicago, IL (USA), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[20] New York, NY (USA), Knitting Factory [D.Allen solo]
[21] Washington, DC (USA), Ethical Society [D.Allen solo]
[22] Baltimore, MD (USA), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[23] Phildelphia, PA (USA), Revival Club [D.Allen solo]

April

[12] Margate, Lido [GongMaison]
[13] Lille (France) [GongMaison]
[15] Paris (France), Elysée-Montmartre [GongMaison]
[18] Liverpool, Poly [GongMaison]
[19] Manchester, International 2 [GongMaison]
[20] Nottingham, Polytechnic [GongMaison]
[21] Glasgow, Mayfair [GongMaison]
[22] Newcastle, Riverside [GongMaison]
[23] Bradford, Queen's Hall [GongMaison]
[24] Wolverhampton, Wulfren Hall [GongMaison]
[25] Bristol, Bierkeller [GongMaison]
[27] Clamecy (France), Salle Polyvalente [GongMaison]

May

[02] Southampton, Easpoint Centre [GongMaison]
[03] London, Shoreditch Town Hall [GongMaison] (cancelled?)
[04] Reading (?) [GongMaison]
[05] Brixton [London], The Fridge [GongMaison] [also: Here And Now]
[22] Southampton, Joiners Arms [DA]

June

[21] Glastonbury, Assembly Rooms [Magick Brothers]

July

[04] Newcastle [Magick Brothers]
[05] Glasgow, Barrowlands [Magick Brothers] [also: Hawkwind]
[13] West Bromwich, Psychedaze [Magick Brothers] [also: Here & Now, support: Ozric Tentacles]
[14] London, Town & Country Club [Magick Brothers] [also: Here & Now]

September

[02] London, Town & Country Club [DA & Graham Clark] [also: Here & Now]
Sessions begin for Gong's new album "Shapeshifter" at Davout Studios, Paris
Mother Gong do a 3-week tour of the UK, with a line-up of Gilli Smyth, Harry Williamson, Rob Calvert and Tom The Poet

October

[06] London, Town & Country Club [Magick Brothers & Mother Gong]
[17] Leeds, Polytechnic [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[18] Glasgow, Mayfair [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[19] Sunderland, Polytechnic [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[19] Huntsville, TX (USA), public library [Mother Gong]
[20] Newcastle, Riverside [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[20] Houston, TX (USA), Cast Cement Cafe [Mother Gong]
[21] Bolton, Crown & Cushion [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[22] Liverpool, 051 Centre [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[23] New York, NY (USA), The Wetlands [Mother Gong]
[25] Baltimore, MD (USA), St.John's Cathedral [Mother Gong]
[26] Philadelphia, PA (USA), venue unknown [Mother Gong]
[28] Cambridge, MA (USA), Old Baptist Church [Mother Gong]
[29] Birmingham, Goldwyns [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[30] Bristol, Bierkeller [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[30] Cleveland, OH (USA), Public Theater [Mother Gong]
[31] Cambridge, Junction [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]

November

[01] Margate, Lido [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[01] Lawrence, KS (USA), private party [Mother Gong]
[02] Norwich, Arts Centre [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[02] Kansas City, MR (USA), art gallery [Mother Gong]
[03] Sheffield, Leadmill [Planet Gong] [also: Here & Now]
[04] Chicago, MI (USA), Lower Links [Mother Gong]
[05] Indianapolis, MI (USA), venue unknown [Mother Gong]
[07] San Francisco, CA (USA), The I-BEAN [Mother Gong] [supporting Big Brother and the Holding Company]
[09] Denver, CO (USA), The Mercury Cafe [Mother Gong]
[10] Manchester, Witchwood [Magick Brothers]

December

[03] Wolverhampton [GongMaison]
[04] Edinburgh, Queen's Hall [GongMaison]
[08] Brixton [nr London], The Fridge [GongMaison & Planet Gong, also: Here & Now]
[17] Kenton [London], The Plough [GongMaison]

1992

February

[05] Bristol, Bierkeller [Planet Gong]
[06] Folkestone, Leas Cliff Hall [Planet Gong]
[07] Salisbury, Arts Centre [Planet Gong]
[08] Cambridge, Junction [Planet Gong]
[09] Colchester, Arts Centre [Planet Gong]
[10] Liverpool, University [Planet Gong]
[11] Preston, Legends [Planet Gong]
[12] Manchester, University [Planet Gong]
[14] Nottingham, Poly [Planet Gong]
[15] Leicester, University [Planet Gong]
[16] London, Venue [Planet Gong] [support: The Wizards Of Twiddly]
[26] San Francisco, CA (USA), I-Beam [Magick Brothers]
[27] Berkeley, CA (USA), church sancuary [Magick Brothers]

March

[03] Los Angeles, CA (USA), Club Lingerie [Magick Brothers]
[07] Denver, CO (USA), Mercury Cafe [Magick Brothers]
[11] Rochester, NY (USA), venue unknown [Magick Brothers]
[13] Cleveland, OH (USA), The Gallery Café [Magick Brothers]
[14] Indy, IL (USA), Camp Chesterfield Chapel [Magick Brothers]
[17] Kansas City, KS (USA), Grand Emporium [Magick Brothers]
[19] Detroit, MI (USA), Alvin's [Magick Brothers]
[20] Philadelphia, PA (USA), venue unknown [Magick Brothers]
[21] Baltimore, MD (USA), St.John's Cathedral [Magick Brothers]
[23] Cambridge, MA (USA), Cambridge MAC [Magick Brothers]
[25] New York, NY (USA), The Wetlands Preserve [Magick Brothers]
[26] Toronto (Canada), Rivoli's [Magick Brothers]

April

Pip Pyle joins on drums, and the band becomes Gong again
[15] Paris (France), Elysée-Montmartre [Gong]
[17] St.Etienne (France), Théâtre Copeau (Festival International des Musiques Innovatrices) [Gong]
[18] Montpellier (France), Rock Store [Gong]
[19] Prades [nr Perpignan] (France) [Gong]
[21] Perugia [nr Bergamo] (Italy), Club Norman [Gong]
[23] Rome (Italy) [Gong]
[24] Sarzana [nr La Spezia] (Italy), Teatro Impavidi [Gong]
[25] Vicenza [nr Pavia] (Italy) [Gong]
[27] Genova (Italy), Teatro Verdi [Gong]
[28] Milano (Italy), Ansaldo [Gong]
[29] Marseille (France), Espace Julien [Gong]
[30] Clermont-Ferrand (France) [Gong]

May

[01] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Gong]
[20] Bruxelles (Belgium) [Planet Gong]
[23] Amsterdam (Netherlands), Melkweg [Planet Gong]

June

[04] London, George Robey [Planet Gong]
[07] Berlin (Germany), Mariannen Platz [Planet Gong]
[11] Ashton-under-Lymne, The Witchwood [Magick Brothers]
[14] Leeds, Duchess Of York [Magick Brothers]
[20] Glastonbury, Assembly Rooms [Magick Brothers]
[28] Glastonbury Festival [Magick Brothers]

July

Sessions for "Shapeshifter" end

August

[15] Brixton [nr London], Academy [Planet Gong] [supporting Hawkwind]

September

[02] London, George Robey [Planet Gong]
[03] Southampton, Joiners Arms [Planet Gong]
"Shapeshifter" is released
[24] London, Venue [Planet Gong] [support: Here & Now]
[26] Truro, City Hall [Planet Gong] [support: Here & Now]

October

[02] East Grinsted [Magick Brothers]
[04] London, Borderline [Magick Brothers] [also: Kangaroo Moon]
[14] Bristol, Bierkeller [Gong]
[15] Wolverhampton, Wulfren Hall [Gong]
[16] Brighton, East Wing Theatre [Gong]
[20] Bournemouth, Academy [Gong]
[21] Reading, Trades Union Club [Gong]
[22] Cambridge, Junction [Gong]
[23] Manchester, University [Gong]
[24] Glasgow, Mayfair (?) [Gong]
[26] Preston, Poly [Gong]
[27] Sheffield, Poly [Gong]
[28] Leeds, Irish Centre [Gong]
[29] Liverpool, Poly [Gong]
[30] Nottingham, Trent Poly [Gong]
[31] Leicester, University [Gong]

November

[01] Brixton, Fridge [Gong]
[09-10] Paris (France), Grande Halle de La Villette [Gong]
[12] Lille (France), L'Aéronef [Gong]
[13] Lorient (France), Le Manège [Gong]
[14] Rennes (France), Ubu Club (?) [Gong]
[15] Bordeaux (France) [Gong]
[16] Toulouse (France) [Gong]
[18] Marseille (France), Le Moulin [Gong]
[20] Udine [nr Venice] (Italy) [Gong]
[26] Aeus [nr Perpignan] (France), Salle des Fêtes [Gong]
[30] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Gong]

December

[01] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Gong]
[02] Rouen (France) [Gong]
[04] Ris-Orangis [nr Paris] (France), Le Plan [Gong]
[05] Elancourt (France), Le Bilbo [Gong]
[09] Coventry, Tic Toc [Planet Gong]
[10] Liverpool, Poly [Planet Gong]
[11] Glasgow, Barrowlands [Planet Gong]
[12] London, George Robey [Planet Gong]

1993

February

Magick Brothers tour the US with a line-up of Daevid Allen, Graham Clark and Mark Robson
[28] San Francisco, venue unknown [Magick Brothers]

March

[03] San Francisco, CA (USA) [Magick Brothers]
[06] San Francisco, CA (USA) [Magick Brothers]
[13] Seattle, WA (USA) [Magick Brothers]
[18] Chicago, IL (USA) [Magick Brothers]
[19] Denver, CO (USA) [Magick Brothers]
[21] Detroit, MI (USA), Alvin's [Magick Brothers]
[23] Kansas City, MO (USA), Grand Emporium [Magick Brothers]
[24] Rochester, NY (USA) [Magick Brothers]
[25] Toronto (Canada), Rivoli's [Magick Brothers]
[26] Cleveland, OH (USA) [Magick Brothers]
[27] Milwaukee, WI (USA) [Magick Brothers]

April

[03] Washington (DC), venue unknown [Magick Brothers]
[04] town unknown (NJ), venue unknown [Magick Brothers]

September

Graham Clark announces that he is leaving both Gong and the Magick Brothers
[07] San Francisco, CA (USA), Theater 21 Bernice [Daevid Allen solo]
[--] Seattle, WA (USA), Weathered Wall [Daevid Allen solo]
[12] Cleveland, Gallery Café [Daevid Allen solo]

October

[01] Colchester, Arts Centre [Daevid Allen solo]
[02] Southend, Palace [Daevid Allen solo]
[03] Brighton, Concorde Bars [Daevid Allen solo]
[04] London, The Mean Fiddler [Daevid Allen solo]
[05] Bath, The Hub [Daevid Allen solo]
[06] Cardiff, Gassy Jacks [Daevid Allen solo]
[07] Bristol, Fleece & Firkin [Daevid Allen solo]
[08] Cambridge, Boat Race [Daevid Allen solo]
[09] Southampton, Joiners Arms [Daevid Allen solo]
[10] Hull, Adelphi [Daevid Allen solo]
[12] Leeds, Duchess Of York [Daevid Allen solo]
[13] Leicester, Princess Charlotte [Daevid Allen solo]
[14] Manchester, Jabez Clegg [Daevid Allen solo]
[15] Hebden Bridge, Trades Club [Daevid Allen solo]
[16] St.Helens, Citadel [Daevid Allen solo]
[17] Glasgow, King Tuts [Daevid Allen solo]
[18] Ulverston (Cumbria), Sun Inn [Daevid Allen solo]
[23] Glastonbury, Assembly Rooms [D.Allen + M.Robson & Friends]
[24] Exeter, Cavern Club [Daevid Allen solo]

November

[02] Cleveland, OH (USA), Gallery Café [Daevid Allen solo]
[03] New York, NY (USA), Brownies [Daevid Allen solo]
[04] New York, NY (USA), CBGB's Gallery [Daevid Allen solo]
[12] Lakewood, OH (USA) [Daevid Allen solo] [also: Kevin Ayers]
[14] Baltimore, MD (USA), Spike & Charlie's [Daevid Allen solo]
[15] Kansas City, MI (USA), Tuba [Daevid Allen solo] [also: Kevin Ayers]
[17] Seattle, WA (USA) [Daevid Allen solo] [also: Kevin Ayers]
[19] New York, NY (USA) [Daevid Allen solo] [also: Kevin Ayers]
[22] Montréal (Canada), Club Soda [Daevid Allen solo] [also: Kevin Ayers]
[26] Rochester, NY (USA), Geneggee Center For The Arts [Daevid Allen solo] [also: Kevin Ayers]

1994

April

[09] St.Helens, Citadel [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[10] Glasgow, King Tuts [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[11] Edinburgh, The Venue [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[12] Newcastle, Riverside [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[14] Manchester, Jabez Clegg [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[15] Leicester, Princess Charlotte [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[16] Leeds, Duchess Of York [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[17] Hull, Adelphi [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[18] York, Fibbers [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[20] Southampton, Joiners Arms [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[23] Southend, venue unknown [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[24] London, The Powerhaus [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[25] Exeter, The Cavern [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[26] Bath, The Hub [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]
[28] Cambridge, The Boat Race [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo, support: IOCT]

May

Gilli Smyth rejoins Gong and Rob Calvert of Mother Gong replaces Didier Malherbe for this mini-tour, and Steffy Sharpstrings (guitar) replaces Graham Clark
[11] Mâcon (France)
[13] Cahors (France)
[18] Paris (France), Elysée-Montmartre [guest: Didier Malherbe]
[26] London, Paul Robson Theatre [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo]

June

[04] Uden (Netherlands)
[12] Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms [D.Allen/R.Hibbs duo]
[16] Chester, Alexanders [G.Smyth/R.Calvert duo]
[17] Swindon, Link Centre [G.Smyth/R.Calvert duo]
[18] Glastonbury, Assembly Rooms [D.Allen solo, G.Smyth/R.Calvert duo & others]
[19] Glastonbury, The King Arthur [G.Smyth/R.Calvert duo]

July

[12] Wells (Somerset), The Full Moon [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]
[15] London/Camden, The George Robey [D.Allen solo]

August

[20] Chester, Friendly Folk Bar [D.Allen solo]

September

Again with Rob Calvert of Mother Gong replacing Didier Malherbe
[02] Basel (Switzerland), Sommercasino
[03] Linz (Austria), Posthof Open Air Festival [support: Mother Gong]
[04] Munchen (Germany), Backstage
[07] Hannover (Germany), Club Bad
[08] Marl (Germany), Schchat 8 [support: D.Allen/R.Calvert/P.Pyle trio]
[09] Opwijk (Belgium), J.H. Nydrop
[10] Rotterdam (Netherlands), Barog
[18] Milano (Italy), Rolling Stone
[19] Vicenza (Italy), Palasport
[20] Cesena (Italy), Vidia
[21] Firenze (Italy), Teatre Tendo
[22] Roma (Italy), Teatre Tenda
[24] Torino (Italy), Teatre Colosseo

October

This special celebration sees the reformation of the classic 'Trilogy Gong' line-up, featuring Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth, Didier Malherbe, Tim Blake, Mike Howlett, with Pip Pyle and Steffi Sharpstrings replacing Pierre Moerlen and Steve Hillage
[08-09] London, The Forum [Gong 25]
Daevid Allen tours Belgium and France with a new outfit called Les Poissons Dorés Perdus (more or less a continuation of The Magick Brothers with Shyamal Maïtra replacing Mark Robson)
[31] Bruxelles (Belgium), Travers [D.Allen/G.Clark/S.Maïtra]

November

[01] Bruxelles (Belgium), Travers [D.Allen/G.Clark/S.Maïtra]
[03] Strasbourg (France), venue unknown [D.Allen/G.Clark/S.Maïtra]
[04-05] Paris (France), venue unknown [D.Allen/G.Clark/S.Maïtra]
[17] New York, NY (USA), Bottom Line [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]

1995

August

[27] London, Hanover Grand [Glo]

September

[24] Osaka (Japan), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[25] Tokyo (Japan), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]
[26] Tokyo (Japan), venue unknown [D.Allen solo]

October

[22] York, Fibbers [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]
[25] Leicester, Princess Charlotte [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]
[26] Birmingham, Hibernian [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]
[30] Exeter, The Cavern Club [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]
[31] Falmouth, The Laughing Pirate [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]

November

[01] Southampton, Joiners Arms [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]
[06] Stoke-on-Trent, Wheatsheaf [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]
[10] Hull, Adelphi [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]
[21] Cheltenham, Axiom [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]

December

[06] Chester, Telfords [D.Allen/G.Clark duo]

1996

February

Gong embark on their first-ever North-American tour, with a line-up of Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth, Didier Malherbe, Mike Howlett, Pip Pyle and Steffi Sharpstrings on both guitar and synth
[27] Rehearsals for the tour begin at Music Unlimited, New York, and last three days

March

[01-02] Québec (Canada), Le D'Auteuil
[03] Montreal (Canada), venue unknown
[05] New York, NY (USA), Bottom Line (2 shows)
[06] Boston, MA (USA), Mama Kin's
[07] Alexandria, VA (USA), Birchmere
[08] Baltimore, MD (USA), 8x10
[09] Cleveland, OH (USA), The Odeon
[10] Chicago, IL (USA), Cubby Bear
[11] Milwaukee, WI (USA), Shank Hall
[13] Kansas City, MO (USA), Drum Room
[15] Denver, CO (USA), Mercury Café
[16] Seattle, WA (USA), The Back Stage
[17] Portland, OR (USA), Berbetti's
[19] San Francisco, CA (USA), Great American
[20] Los Angeles, CA (USA), Luna Park

April

Rob Calvert of Mother Gong replaces Didier Malherbe for this tour
[04] Manchester, University
[05] Birmingham, Town Hall
[06] Bath, The Pavilion [also: Here & Now, Ozric Tentacles, Porcupine Tree...]
[09] Sheffield, Leadmill
[10] Norwich, Waterfront
[11] Cambridge, Junction
[12] London, The Forum
[13] Dublin, The Mean Fiddler
[14] Glasgow, Arches
[15] Leeds, Irish Centre

June

Didier Malherbe rejoins
[06] Nagoya (Japan), Club Quattro
[07] Osaka (Japan), Club Quattro [also: Angels In Heavy Syrup]
[08] Tokyo (Japan), On Air West
[09] Tokyo (Japan), On Air West

October

[11-13] Québec (Canada), Le D'Auteuil
[15] Boston (MA), Mama Kins
[16] New York City (NY), Tramps
[17] Sayerville (NJ), Club Bene
[18] Philadelphia (PA), Middle East Club
[19] Baltimore (MD), Museum Of Art
[20] Arlington (VA), Birchmere
[22] Chicago (IL), Cubby Bear
[23] Detroit, Seventh House
[25] Cleveland, Phantasy Club
[26-27] Montréal (Canada), Cabaret

November

[07] Rotterdam (Netherlands), Barog
[08] Tilburg (Netherlands), Noorderlicht
[10] Lillers (France), L'Abattoir
[11] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne
[12] Grasse (France), MJC Altitude 500
[13] Genoa (Italy), venue unknown
[14] Vicenza (Italy), Totom
[15] Oleggio (Italy), Black Man
[16] Spilimbergo (Italy), Rototom
[19] Nantes (France), Les Pics et Pocs
[20] Marseille (France), Espace Julien
[21] Paris (France), Le Bataclan [guests: Tim Blake & Elton Dean]
[22] Lille (France), L'Aéronef
[23] Bruxelles (Belgium), VK Club

December

UK tour by the Magick Brothers [D.Allen, G.Clark, M.Robson]

1997

July

Pierre Moerlen (having recently resumed touring with Brand X) rejoins Gong
[18] Breitenbach-am-Herzberg (Germany), Burg-Herzberg Festival
[also Faust, Ash Ra Tempel, Focus, Guru Guru...]
[19] Anvers (Belgium), Rivierenhof
[24] Leeds, Duchess of York [D.Allen solo]
[25] Wiltshire, Big Green Gathering [D.Allen solo]

August

[04] Ashton-under-Lyne, Witchwood [D.Allen solo, guest: Graham Clark]
[17] Cambridge, Boatrace [D.Allen solo]

September

[02] Nagoya (Japan), Club Quatro
[03] Kyoto (Japan), Taku-Taku
[04] Osaka (Japan), Club Quatro
[05] Tokyo (Japan), Liquid Room Rave Party
[10] Seattle, WA (USA), The Phoenix
[11] Vancouver (Canada), Starfish
[12] Portland, OR (USA), Crystal Ballroom
[13] Eugene, OR (USA), WOW Hall
[14] Santa Cruz, CA (USA), Breakroom
[15] San Francisco, CA (USA), Great American Hall
[16] Los Angeles, CA (USA), Billboard Live
[17] Orange County, CA (USA), The Coach House

October

[01] Liverpool, Lomax
[02] Leeds, Irish Centre
[03] Manchester, Nia Centre
[04] Morecambe, Dome [support: Kangaroo Moon]
[05] Sheffield, Leadmill
[16] Stoke-on-Trent, Wheatsheaf
[17] Oxford, Zodiac Club
[18] Reading, Alleycat
[19] London, Forum [support: Whirl-Y-Gig]
[20] Birmingham, Irish Centre
[21] Cambridge, Junction

November

[06] Islington (London), Powerhouse [Planet Gong] [support: Here And Now]
[08] Ashton-under-Lyne, The Witchwood [Planet Gong] [support: Here And Now]
[16] Wheaton, MD (USA), Phantasmagoria [D.Allen solo]

1998

April

[15] Ashton-upon-Lymne, Witchwood [D.Allen solo]
[17] Malvern Fringe, Youth Centre [D.Allen solo]
[18] Leicester, Physio and Firkin [D.Allen solo]
[20] Cambridge, Boatrace [D.Allen solo]
[22] Stoke-on-Trent, Wheatsheaf [D.Allen solo]
[25] Lewes, All Saints [D.Allen solo]
[26] Leeds, Duchess of York [D.Allen solo]
[30] Lespesse [nr Béthune] (France), Salle Olof Palme

May

[01] Strasbourg (France), La Laiterie
[02] Nancy (France), Terminal Export
[03] Vitry-le-François (France), Scène des Musiques Actuelles
[05] Ploémeur [nr Lorient] (France), Océanis
[06] Alençon (France), La Luciole
[07] Blois (France), Chato'Do
[09] Perpignan (France), Le Médiator
[11] Toulouse (France), Le Bikini
[12] Bordeaux (France), Théâtre Barbey
[14] Paris (France), Le Bataclan
[15] Rennes (France), Salle de la Cité

June

[16] Leeds, Duchess of York [Brainville]
[17] Stoke-on-Trent, Wheatsheaf [Brainville]
[18] Ashburton, Lanterns [Brainville]
[19] Leicester, Physio & Firkin [Brainville + Graham Clark]
[20] London, King's Cross [workshop] [Brainville]

September

[03] Sydney (Australia), King's Cross Palladium (Music Festival) [DA]
[05] New York, NY (USA), Knitting Factory [Brainville]
[08] New York, NY (USA), Knitting Factory [Brainville] [R.Wyatt tribute, also: Peter Blegvad Trio, Karen Mantler, Fred Frith...]
[09] Boston, MA (USA) [also: Roy Harper] [DA]
[10] Philadelphia, PA (USA) [also: Roy Harper] [DA]
[11] North Fitzoy (USA), Punters Club (Music Festival) [DA]
[19] Chicago, IL (USA) [also: Roy Harper] [DA]
[20] Milwaukee, WI (USA) [also: Roy Harper] [DA]
[22] San Francisco, CA (USA), Bottom Of The Hill [also: Roy Harper] [DA]
[23] Santa Cruz, CA (USA), Santa Cruz Brewing Company / Front St. Pub [also: Roy Harper] [DA]
[24] Nevada City, NV (USA) [also: Roy Harper] [DA, guest: Altered Walter]
[25] DA guests with Mushroom
Daevid Allen forms University Of Errors with Josh Pollock (guitar), Michael Clare (bass) and Pat Thomas (drums) plus Jay Radford (guitar/saz); the band is created spontaneously during a jam session. The band's first CD "Money Doesn't Make It" is recorded there and then although it wasn’t named or even a band until a few months later after hearing the mixed recordings and Daevid saying “This is a band, we must do this live".
[26] San Francisco, CA (USA), Komotion (jam) [University Of Errors]
[27] San Francisco, CA (USA), Komotion (vocal overdubs) [University Of Errors]
[28] DA flies back to Australia

October

[03] Bellingen, NSW (Australia) (Festival) [DA with Mark Robson & Russell Hibbs]

1999

March

University Of Errors play their first gigs as such, with Erik Pearson (guitar/sax) reinforcing the line-up
[17] San Francisco (CA), Bottom Of The Hill [University Of Errors]
[18] Los Angeles (CA), Planet Spaceland [University Of Errors]

April

[10] Baltimore (MD), Orion Sound Studios [DA & Kramer] [support: Fingerpaint]
[18] Leeds, Duchess of York [DA solo]
[21] Stoke-on-Trent, Riddles Music Bar [DA solo]
[22] Cheltenham, Axiom Centre [DA solo]
[25] Exeter, Cavern [DA solo]

May

Gong for this tour consists of Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth, Mike Howlett and Pierre Moerlen with new members Mark Hewins (guitars) and Theo Travis (sax/flute)
[02] Verviers (Belgium), Spirit of '66
[03] Hamburg (Germany), Fabrik
Pierre Moerlen leaves on the day of the Berlin gig; in his absence Keith Bailey deps on drums for the next two gigs
[04] Berlin (Germany), Pfefferberg
[05] Wuppertal (Germany), Haus der Jugend Barmen
After two gigs with Keith Bailey on drums, replacement drummer Chris Taylor joins
[06] Karlsruhe (Germany), Substage
[07] Offenbach (Germany), MTW
[08] Dornbirn (Austria), Conrad Sohm
[11] Vienna (Austria), Szenewien
[13] Udine (Italy), Teatro Pasolini Cervignano del Friuli
[15] Cavaillon [between Avignon/Marseille], Le Grenier à Sons
[16] La Voulte [nr Valence] (France), Salle Des Fêtes
[17] Brainans (France), Le Moulin de Brainans
[18] Ris-Orangis [nr Paris] (France), Le Plan
Didier Malherbe rejoins for the American leg of the tour
[26] Wheaton (MD), Phantasmagoria
[27] New York City (NY), Knitting Factory
[29] San Francisco (CA), Palace of Fine Arts [Progfest'99]

June

[02] West Hollywood (CA), House Of Blues [support: Brand X West]
[03] San Juan Capastrano (CA), Coach House
[05-06] Mexico City, Teatro Bella Epoca [also: Magma]
[08] Milwaukee (WI), Shank Hall
[09] Chicago (IL), House of Blues
[11] Cleveland (OH), Phantasie Theatre
[12] Philadelphia (PA), TLA
The following Japanese dates were performed by Goddess T (G.Smyth, D.Allen, M.Hewins, O.Allen & T.Wandella) and Canterbury Family (D.Allen, M.Hewins, H.Hopper & C.Cutler)
[23-24] Tokyo, On Air West [Goddess T & Canterbury Family]
[26] Kyoto, Taku Taku [Goddess T & Canterbury Family]
[27] Okayama, Pepperland [Goddess T & Canterbury Family]
[28] Osaka, Club Quattro [Goddess T & Canterbury Family]

July

Second University Of Errors tour, with Daevid Allen, Josh Pollock, Michael Clare, Pat Thomas, Jay Radford and Erik Pearson.
[17] Berkeley (CA), Starry Plough [University of Errors] [support: Thumb Of The Maid]
[22] Portland (OR), Berbati's Pan [University of Errors] [support: Rockin' Teenage Combo & The Gone Orchestra]
[23] Seattle (WA), The Rainbow [University of Errors] [support: Rockin' Teenage Combo]
[24] Eugene (OR), Sam Bond's Garage [University of Errors]
[25] Eugene (OR), Center for Appropriate Transport [private wedding party] [University of Errors]
[27] San Francisco (CA), Bottom Of The Hill [full moon party] [University of Errors] [support: Rockin' Teenage Combo & Azigza]

August

[05] Southampton, Talking Heads [Magick Brothers]
[06] Cheltenham, Axiom Centre [Magick Brothers]
[07] Bath, Window Arts Centre [Magick Brothers]
[10] Fowey (Cornwall), Eclipse Camp [Magick Brothers]
[11] Penzance (Cornwall), Moon Shadow Camp [Magick Brothers]
[13] Wimbourne (Dorset), Gaunts House Gathering [also: Global] [Magick Brothers]
Gong resume activities, with Mark Hewins no longer in the line-up (he is not replaced)
Didier Malherbe is now involved with Gong as a special guest - gigs where he appears are marked "*"
Rehearsals and early album recordings in London
[25] Coalburn (Lanarkshire), Full Moon Camp [Magick Brothers]
[26] Edinburgh, Carlton Studios [Planet Gong]

September

[17] New York (NY), Knitting Factory [University of Errors] [with Bella Neurox (Petra Haden and Miss Murgatroid) & Marianne Nowottny]
University of Errors' first show as a quartet - Daevid Allen, Josh Pollock, Michael Clare with Miles Poindexter on drums for this one show in New York.
Sessions for "Zero To Infinity" at Moat Studios, London

October

Sessions for "Zero To Infinity" at Moat Studios, London
[15] Glastonbury, Town Hall (cancelled?)
[16] Southampton, The Brook
[18] Leverkusen (Germany), Jazz Tage (cancelled?)
[20] Nancy* (France), Chapiteau de la Pépinière (Jazz Pulsations Festival) [also: Magma, Soupsongs]

2000

March

New keyboardist Gwyo Zeprix from Zorch) is added to the line-up
[22] Oakland (CA), Stork Club [DA solo]
[24] New York (NY), Knitting Factory [DA solo]
[25] Baltimore (MD), Phantasmagoria [DA solo]

April

[01] Vlissingen (Netherlands)
[06] London*, Subterranea [CD launch party] [guests: Steffi Sharpstrings & Basil Brooks]
[13] Leeds, Irish Centre
[15] Manchester, University
[20] Southampton, The Brook
[21] Reading, The AllyCat
[22-23] Bristol, Fleece and Firkin
[27] Exeter, Phoenix Arts Centre
[29] Bergen (Norway), The Garage

May

[04] Paris* (France), La Cigale
[07] London*, Hammersmith Palais
[12] Malvern, Fringe Festival
[29] Blandford (Dorset), Festival

June

[25] Glastonbury, Avalon Fields [Glastonbury Festival]

July

[07] Imatra (Finland), Big Band Festival
[21] Blaye-les-Mines* [nr Albi] (France), Summer Festival
[25] Arles* (France), MIMI Festival [rained out; soundcheck only]
[28] Wiltshire Downs [nr.Warminster], Big Green Gathering [DA & Scapegoats]
[29] Guildford, Stoke Park (Aladdin's Cave Stage)
[30] Faversham, Mount Ephraim Gardens [Canterbury Sound Festival] [also: Caravan, Colosseum, Man, Arthur Brown]

August

University Of Errors resume their activity with new drummer Jason Mills
[08] New Haven (CT), Tune Inn [University of Errors] [also: Gno]
[09] New York City (NY), Knitting Factory [University of Errors] [also: The Dylan Group & Marianne Nowottny]
[10] Washington DC, Metro Café [University of Errors]
[11] Nelson (OH), Strange Daze Festival [University of Errors]
[12] Chicago (IL), Schuba's [University of Errors] [also: Euphone]
[13] Milwaukee (WS), Shank Hall [University of Errors]
[15] Rochester (NY), Bug Jar [University of Errors] [also: Coffee]
[16] Pittsburgh (PA), Mr. Roboto [University of Errors] [also: Need New Body & Dead Meadow]
[17] Philadelphia (PA), Khyber Pass [University of Errors] [also: Need New Body]
[19] Hoboken (NJ), Maxwell's [University of Errors] [also: Marianne Nowottny]
[26] Le Puy-en-Velay (France) Festival En Stock 'Les Amis de l'Epouvantail' [Magick Brothers]
[29] Chadron [nr Le Puy] (France), Foyer des Amis [Magick Brothers]
[30] Herrenwaes [nr Baden Baden] (Germany), Turning Point Kultur Forum [Magick Brothers]

September

[08] Los Angeles (CA), Knitting Factory
[09] San Francisco (CA), Great American Music Hall
[11] Eugene (OR), Wow Hall
[12] Portland (OR), Satyricon
[15] Denver (CO), Soiled Dove
[16] Lawrence (KS), Bottleneck
[18] Chicago (IL), House of Blues
[19] Milwaukee (WI), Shank Hall
[20] Minneapolis (MN), First Avenue
[23] Huntington (WV), Buffalo Gap Community Camp
[24] Columbus (OH), Thirsty Ear
[26] Cleveland (OH), Odeon
[30] New York (NY), Knitting Factory

October

[01] Philadelphia (PA), Trocadero Theater
[02] Boston (MA), House Of Blues
[07] Ann Arbor (MI), The Firefly Club [D.Allen & pickup group]
[17] Verviers (Belgium), Spirit of 66
[19] Roma (Italy), Palacisalfa
[20] Treviso (Italy), New Age
[21] Rimini (Italy), Velvet
[22] Florence (Italy), Tenax
[23] Turin (Italy), Supermarket
[24] Vienna (Austria), Szene
[26] Linz (Austria), Posthof
[27] Winterthur [nr Zurich] (Switzerland), Gaswerk
[28] Nancy (France), Chez Paulette

November

[04] Athens (Greece), Radon Club
[05] Salonika (Greece), Mylos Club
[20] London, Hackney Empire [also: IOCT, Zorch]
[22] Shrewsbury, Music Hall
[23] Whitley Bay, Dome
[24] Aberdeen, Lemon Tree
[25] Glasgow, Renfrew Ferry
[26] Edinburgh, Liquid Rooms
[27] Birmingham, The Foundry
[28] Sheffield, Boardwalk
[29] Cambridge, Junction
[30] Northampton, Roadmenders

December

[01] Aldershot, West End Centre

2001

April

[15] Osaka (Japan), Club Quattro
[16] Tokyo (Japan), Club Quattro
[17] Tokyo (Japan), Star Pine's Café

August

[17] Seattle (WA), venue unknown [University of Errors] [also: Kinski] (cancelled?)
[18] San Juan Island (WA), Egg Lake Shake [University of Errors] [also: Randy Hansen]
[21] Philadelphia (PA), Khyber [University of Errors] [also: Analogue II]
[22] Baltimore (MD), venue unknown [University of Errors] [also: Analogue II]
[23] Cleveland (OH), Grogshop [University of Errors] [also: Kevin Coyne & Analogue II]
[24] Chicago (IL), Schubas [University of Errors] [also: Analogue II]
[25] Detroit (MI), Magick Stick [University of Errors] [also: Analogue II]
[26] Pittsburgh (PA), Millvale Industrial Theatre [University of Errors] (cancelled?)
[27] New York City (NY), Knitting Factory [University of Errors] [also: Metric]

October

Didier Malherbe briefly "rejoins" as principal sax/flute player for the first nine dates of this tour while Theo Travis is busy with a promotional tour for his own album; both appear together at the first date in London; from October 14th, Theo is the sax/flute player
[03] London*, Royal Festival Hall [also: The Orb & Acid Mothers Temple]
[04] Exeter*, Phoenix
[06] Athens* (Greece), Rodon
[07] Salonika* (Greece), Mylos
[10] Brighton*, Concorde II
[11] Southampton*, The Brook
[12] Aldershot, Princess Hall [guest: Graham Clark - without Theo Travis]
[13] Harlow, The Square [guest: Graham Clark - without Theo Travis]
[14] Macclesfield, Bar Cuba [guest: Graham Clark]
[15] Norwich, Arts Centre
[17] Leicester, The Charlotte
[18] Wolverhampton, Robin
[19] Sheffield, Boardwalk
[20] Milton Keynes, Wavendon Stables
[21] Bath, Windows Art Centre [guest: Mark Robson]
[22] Penzance, Acorn Theatre
[24] Blackburn, King George's Hall
[25] Leeds, Irish Centre
[26] Manchester, University [guest: Graham Clark]
[27] Widnes, Queens Hall
[28] Crewe, Limelight
[29] Stockton, The Arc
[31] Newcastle, University Student Union

November

[01] Huesca (Spain), Periferias Festival (?)
[02] Glasgow, Renfrew Ferry
[03] Aberdeen, Glow 303
[04] Edinburgh, Liquid Room
[07] Nottingham, Rock City [also: Hawkwind]
[08] Zoetermeer (Netherlands), De Boerderij
[09] Karlsruhe (Germany), Substage
[10] Schweinfurt (Germany), Stattbahnhof
[11] Hildesheim (Germany), Vierlinden
[12] Berlin (Germany), Knaak
[13] Hamburg (Germany), Logo
[15] Kristiansand (Norway), Vaskeriet
[16] Stavanger (Norway), Folken [guest: Graham Clark]
[17] Bergen (Norway), The Garage
[18-19] Oslo (Norway), So What!
[20] Trondheim (Norway), Blue Garden
[21] Gothenburgh (Sweden), Musikens Hus
[22] Copenhagen (Denmark), Foppen
[23] Odense (Denmark), Rytmeposten
[25] Bonn (Germany), Harmonie
[28] Marseille (France), Espace Julien
[29-30] Grasse (France), Théâtre

December

[03] Milan (Italy), Transsilvania
[04] Turin (Italy), Bar Rumba
[05] Treviso (Italy), New Age
[06] Modena (Italy), Vox
[07] Vienna (Austria), Szene
[08] Winterthur (Switzerland), Gaswerk
[09] Montpellier (France), Rock Store
[11] Bordeaux (France), Barbey Rock School
[12] Maubec (France), La Gare
[13] Gap (France), Psyché Live Café
[14] Paris* (France), New Morning
[15] Nancy (France), Terminal Export
[20] London, The Scala (King's Cross) [guests: Graham Clark & Basil Brooks] [also: Zorch]

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