The Sisters On This Day

THE place for your Sisters-related comments, questions and snippets of Sisters information. For those who do not know, The Sisters of Mercy are a rock'n'roll band. And a pop band. And an industrial groove machine. Or so they say. They make records. Lots of records, apparently. But not in your galaxy. They play concerts. Lots of concerts, actually. But you still cannot see them. So what's it all about, Alfie? This is one of the few tightly-moderated forums on Heartland, so please keep on-topic. All off-topic posts will either be moved or deleted. Chairman Bux is the editor and the editor's decision is final. Danke.
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Just the one October 1st show

Riviera Theatre, Chicago 1999
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I've broken my collarbone whilst out cycling, so one handed at the moment! So links to the Wiki from me, but on 5th October, we know that the Sisters played:

The Leeds Riley Hall in 1982 (NVL's got some great stuff on his blog about this one)

Queen Margaret Hall in Glasgow in 1984

Barby Club, Tel Aviv, in 2017
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Mothra wrote:I've broken my collarbone whilst out cycling,
Ouch!
I stuck the links in for you.
Get better soon :)
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Cheers. It's a massive pain in the arse, as well as in the shoulder!

Looks like a day got missed yesterday, so, not quite on this day (October 6th), The Sisters played:

York in 1982 (maybe)
Liverpool in 1984
San Francisco in 1999

And on this day (7th October), there were gigs in:

Manchester (the Hacienda, 1982)
Lancaster (the University, 1984)

Here's the gigography Wiki link - https://sisterswiki.org/Gigography
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& on the 8th October...

Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles 1999
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After a day without Sisters gig, there was at least one on this day at the

House of Blues in Las Vegas in 1999.
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11th October 1999 & the Sister hit Vegas
The House Of Blues, Las Vegas 1999
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12 October 2015 - the starting gig of the UK&Europe October Tour 2015 ... It took place in Glaosgow, Scotland, at the o2 abc.

On that occasion, The Sisters of Mercy performed 1959 live for the very first time in full length ...
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13th October, and for sure not a day as hot as today in 2018. Anyway, three Sisters gigs pleased the crowds of various decades ...

Manchester University in 1984 during the Black October Tour

A further Planet-Edge gig in the US at The Tabernacle, Atlanta in 1999

and the Rock Ternat Festival, in Belgium 2001
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Ahh, the garden centre! :urff:

Dropped Ribbons that night.. :eek:

Last outing for the covers as well :(
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16th October 1984 saw The Sister play at Newcastle City Hall on the Black October tour
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Two shows on this day through the ages

Rock City, Nottingham 1984

The Ritz, Manchester 2015
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[quote="Pista"]Two shows on this day through the ages

Rock City, Nottingham 1984

After the Doktor throws a spaz:
von: "we have to attend to our machinery..."
crowd: >various abuse<
Adams (in increasing vocal pitch and agitation without taking a breath): "listen you can get these songs the wrong way and you can get these songs the right way if you wait ten minutes we can get them the right way so i suggest you shut up for a while and talk amongst your selves!
hilarious.
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Waiting for another ....
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in fact thats a highly quotable gig all over.

(presumably in response to someone doing the "wanker" hand gesture):
"A right hand is a horrible thing to lose my man... i suggest you withdraw yours."

"i'm not anorexic alright i'm just compact."

(during an overlong guitar-tuning session between songs:)
"what i want to now is: if i can sing so blissfully out of tune why you guys cant just play out of tune? >aside to audience< one of them just does actually..."
Waiting for another ....
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:lol:
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October 20th ...

The Sisters of Mercy at Essex University, Colchester, England, UK during the Black October Tour 1984

and the Speed Kings in 1990 at Boxing Club, Drogheda, Ireland ... :D ...



EDIT:
Just for the records: yesterday, on the 19th, they played Norwich UEA in 1984 and TRIX in Antwerp in 2015.
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On October, 21st - the second Speed Kings gig in Ireland 1990 at Sir Henry's in Cork and in 1999 a concert at Pabellon Este Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City


The gig in Cologne, Germany in 2015 was postponed as as various members of the band and the crew, including Andrew, Chris and Dave, had fallen ill.
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Today (October 22nd) there was a gig at the Brighton Top Rank in 1984 (https://sisterswiki.org/Mon,_22-Oct-1984), but there was no gig in Berlin (https://sisterswiki.org/Thu,_22-Oct-2015) as Andy, Chris & Davey had the sh!ts
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One gig at the Studio in Bristol on 23 October 1984 ...
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In 1984, The Sisters played their one and only gig in Wales on 24 October at Cardiff University,

while their 2015 concert in Athens got to be postponed and moved to its final location at Gazi Music Hall in December that year.
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