AMP Gig Timeline

The Toby Jug

1964 - The Yardbirds

1968 - Chicken Shack

1968 - Fleetwood Mac

1968 - John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

1968 - Captain Beefheart

1968 - Jethro Tull

1968 - Joe Cocker & The Grease Band

1968 - The Drifters

1969 - The Jeff Beck Group feat. Rod Stewart

1969 - John Lee Hooker

1969 - Free

1969 - Led Zeppelin

1969 - Howlin' Wolf

1969 - Yes

1969 - King Crimson

1969 - Jimmy Reed

1971 - Status Quo

1971 - Thin Lizzy

1971 - Hawkwind

1972 - David Bowie

1972 - Genesis

1972 - Manfred Mann's Earth Band

1972 - Electric Light Orchestra

Kingston Polytechnic

1967 - Pink Floyd

1971 - Yes

1971 - Queen

1971 - Elton John

1972 - Stone the Crows

1972 - Wizzard

1972 - David Bowie

1972 - The Electric Light Orchestra

1972 - Genesis

1972 - Lou Reed

1972 - The Velvet Underground

1972 - Supertramp

1976 - Motorhead

1979 - The Cure

1980 - U2

1983 - New Order

1983 - The Smiths

1984 - The Pogues

1993 - Radiohead (then Kingston University)

1994 - Kula Shaker (then Kingston University)

Cellar Club

1960 - Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

1964 - Nashville Teens

1964 - The Rolling Stones

1964 - The Animals

1964 - The Yardbirds (regular performers)

1964 - Gene Vincent & The Shouts

1964 - Jerry Lee Lewis

1964 - Jimmy Reed

1965 - The Moody Blues

1966 - Small Faces

1966 - John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

1966 - The Troggs

1969 - Screaming Lord Sutch & The Savages

Other venues

1962 - Cliff Richard, ABC Cinema

1964 - The Rolling Stones, ABC Cinema

1964 - The Kinks, ABC Cinema

1967 - The Who, Granada Cinema

1978 - Siouxsie and the Banshees, Cononation Hall

1983 - New Order, Tolworth Rec

1990-93 - Dodgy, Bacchus

AMP Kingston:
Art, Music, Pop Fashion

The AMP Kingston Heritage Trail explores and celebrates Kingston’s rich music heritage from the 1960’s to the present day at key sites across the town.

Find out more and explore the map of venues.