New Musik embarked on two brief tours in the early 80's. Footage of any concerts is rare. What little exists is listed on the View Musik page.

Gathering info from various magazine and newspaper clippings, these are the known dates...

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UK Tour 1980

  • 02 May - Notts Porterhouse Club
  • 10 May - Edinburgh Usher Hall
  • 11 May - Glasgow Pavilion
  • 13 May - Derby Assembly Rooms
  • 15 May - Hemel Hempstead Pavilion
  • 16 May - Ipswich Gaumont
  • 17 May - West Runton Pavilion
  • 18 May - Bradford St Georges Hall
  • 19 May - Sheffield City Hall
  • 20 May - Hull City Hall
  • 22 May - Manchester Free Trade Hall
  • 23 May - Hatfield Polytechnic
  • 24 May - Brighton Dome
  • 25 May - Dorking Assembly Rooms
  • 26 May - Birmingham Town Hall
  • 28 May - Bristol Colston Hall
  • 30 May - London Rainbow


During 1980 New Musik also toured parts of Europe, the only confirmed event is the Het Vierde New Pop Festival in Rotterdam, some Youtube footage of the band at this event can be found here.

On Saturday August 3rd 1980 New Musik also played at an open air show in aid of Cancer Research at the Red Lion in Green Ore (now the Ploughboy Inn).

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UK Tour 1981

  • 04 March - Sussex University
  • 05 March - Hastings Graffiti
  • 06 March - Dorset Institute, Poole
  • 07 March - Dudley Town Hall
  • 08 March - Croydon Fairfield Hall
  • 10 March - Trent Polytechnic
  • 11 March - Loughborough University
  • 12 March - Bradford Tiffanies
  • 13 March - Crawley Collage
  • 14 March - Wolverhampton Polytechnic
  • 15 March - Digbeth Civic Halls Birmingham
  • 16 March - Leeds Warehouse
  • 17 March - Hull University
  • 18 March - Middlesbrough Town Hall
  • 19 March - Manchester University (UMIST)
  • 20 March - Glasgow University
  • 21 March - Huddersfield Polytechnic
  • 24 March - The Venue, Victoria in London
  • 25 March - Northampton Nene Collage*
  • 26 March - Liverpool Warehouse*
  • 27 March - St. Neots Priory Centre*
  • 28 March - Corby Festival Hall*

The 1981 tour ended prematurely when Phil Towner became ill (*hence these gigs may not have taken place). Support band were The Snips. Video of the 24 March gig at The Venue exists, details on the View Musik page.

Thanks to Jonas, Steve and Tim for help with this info.