Martyn’s Trek Now Set

Martyn’s trek now set.

JOHN MARTYN has now been confirmed for an 18-date autumn tour, his first major concert series for three years. Plans for the tour, and a couple of dates, were revealed last week – but the full schedule comprises Epsom Baths Hall (October 17), Manchester Polytechnic  (18), Birmingham Town Hall (20), Norwich East Anglia University (22), Hull College (24), Colchester Essex University (25), Canterbury Odeon (26), Leeds University (29), Coventry Lanchester Polytechnic (30), Huddersfield Polytechnic (31), Loughborough University (November 1), London Victoria Apollo Theatre (2), Bangor University (4), Liverpool University (5), Stirling University (7), Fife St. Andrew’s University (8), Edinburgh Odeon (9) and Glasgow City Hall (10). He’ll be touring with Geoff Allen (drums) and Alan Thompson (bass), and his new album ‘Grace & Danger’ —which includes Phil Collins on drums and back-up vocals – is issued by Island next week.

New Musical Express
11 October 1980