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A punk all dayer in Middleton Civic Centre. Polluted Pusy was Ali & Dee (Redhouse) & they put on a great line-up of bands. Born Idle, followed by 3CR, Lowlife, The Swell Bellies, MDM, and a couple more (sorry, memory lapse!) before headliners Red Alert. It all over ran, and Red Alert weren't allowed to go on & do their set because of the venue's strict curfew times. They were very pissed off. Not very well attended as I seem to remember, but a huge stage to run around on, and no bass amp when we played, just DI'd into the pa. Rock 'n' Roll!
Artefact added : 5th May 2009
by Idle Al
foz Says –
i think i've got a ticket stub for this gig somewhere....i'll have to root it out.
COMMENT ADDED 5th May 2009
Darran Says –
You forget to mention The Varukers, Al.........they were very good on the night as I remember, despite that cock of a bass player from Chaos UK who they had at the time (Taffy - not to be confused with Taffy of Disorder fame, who's a very nice bloke!).
'Cast Iron' Smith (Red Alert) wasn't having it with the curfew malarkey.......he thought I was from the council and started kicking off with me! I put him straight, telling him it had nowt to do with me and to go and have a word with the promoters - Dermy and Ali (a true gentleman) - , then he was alright about it when they got paid!

COMMENT ADDED 25th June 2009
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