Q Magazine Lists The Greatest Gigs Of All Time

Contributed by StilettoSadist:

The latest issue of the UK magazine Q has taken a poll of the greatest gigs ever. is the only female singer to be featured in the top 20. She comes in at #6 with an Earls Court show from 2001, her first in Britain for 8 years. One spot behind is the Beatles doing an impromptu free performance on the roof of Apple’s Savile Row headquarters. At the peak position is Radiohead playing the Glastonbury festival in 1997 followed by Nirvana and Oasis at #3. For the full top 20 list read on.

1. Radiohead – Glastonbury (28 June 1997)
2. Nirvana – Reading Festival (30 August 1992)
3. Oasis – Knebworth (10-11 August 1996)
4. Coldplay – V2003, Weston Park, Staffs (17 August 2003)
5. Brian Wilson – Royal Festival Hall (26 February 2004)
6. Madonna – Earls Court (7 July 2001)
7. The Beatles – Apple HQ rooftop (30 January 1969)
8. REM – Trafalgar Square (29 April 2001)
9. Queen – Live Aid, Wembley Stadium (13 July 1985)
10. Pink Floyd – Earls Court (4 August 1980)
11. Sex Pistols – Screen on the Green, London (29 August 1976)
12. Stone Roses – Spike Island (27 May 1990)
13. U2 – Slane Castle (25 August 2001)
14. Eminem – MEN Arena, Manchester (8 February 2001)
15. Flaming Lips – Bristol Academy (18 January 2003)
16. Stereophonics – Earls Court (17 December 2003)
17. The Strokes – Heaven, London (28 June 2001)
18. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Camden Palais (14 June 1999)
19. The Libertines – The Forum, London (18 December 2003)
20. The Verve – Slane Castle (29 August 1998)

Bring Madonna Down Under

April 26, 2004 – Contributed anonymously: Australian Madonna fans have started a campaign to bring Madonna down under with her latest tour. Apart from signing a petition, their website asks you to print a Madonna postcard and send it to her label, asking Madonna to join us down under soon. Madonna has not toured Australia since 1993, after Molly Meldrum presented her with a petition signed by 80,000 people. Visit the website to download postcards and sign the petition at BringMadonnaDownUnder.com.


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