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Added 17th July 2009 by OT

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Poster
The Electric Circus
1977

i love this poster belonging to Alyn Currie.... and i'm assuming it would have been a great gig too.
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“Oh! My! God!”
18 Jul 2009
“Hi

This poster got my old grey matter working.

Because I knew that i had seen AC/DC, but I thought it was at the Stoneground but, no, it was at the electric circus. but not in 77.
in March 77, I was elsewhere.

they first appeared at the Electric Circus in May 1976. their first Manchester show,
i checked their gig history and here it is.

www.ac-dc.net/archives/date.php?date_...

shame I have no memory of that night,
scheeech, I hate getting old.

rock on
John”
19 Jul 2009
“I don't think the Electric Circus was open in May 1976. I am sure it opened around September/October 1976. AC/DC did play at Manchester University SU (now the Academy 2) on 3 November 1976.”
25 Jul 2009
“It was a great gig. See review from Ghast Up 1.”
28 Jul 2009
“I remember the Electric Circus!!! Saw Talking Heads there before they were famous :)”
14 Aug 2009
“I'm trying to get in touch with whoever submitted this, I need permission to use it (and a high res scan) in a book on British Rock posters. Mike Evans/ 020 7352 6115”
15 Jan 2010
“hi mike - contact alyn at www.punkrockposters.net/
15 Jan 2010
“I stand corrected. I have been told by someone who does a French AC/DC website that AC/DC did play the Electric Circus, Manchester in May 1976. I have been sent a photo, which looks nothing like the Circus stage that I remember, but which I am assured is the same venue. If I can get permission and verify that it is the Circus in Manchester I will post it on here.”
01 Aug 2012
“HI.HERE,S MY TAKE ON ACDC PLAYING AT THE ELECTRIC CIRCUS IF IT HELPS.RIGHT .I BOUGHT THERE 1ST ALBUM,HIGH VOLTAGE IN 1976.IN A RECORD SHOP OFF OXFORD ROAD,THERE WAS AN AD IN SOUNDS OR NME.FOR A GIG AT THE FREE TRADE HALL 1977,SURE IT WAS MARCH..I DID GO...IT WAS,NT SOLD OUT.FAR FROM IT,BUT THEY DID PLAY THE ELECTRIC CIRCUS BEFORE THIS GIG...SO IT MIGHT BE 76.”
28 Feb 2017
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