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Saturday, 17th March 1979
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  • Location / Hough Lane, Wombwell/Barnsley, England
  • Venue / Reform Club

The first show by the band in this town.

The first time at this venue.

This venue is located to the south of the town centre.

It was hosting concerts as far back as 1963.

The band were reportedly paid 20 pounds.

The Reform Club was later turned into the Nu-Well Shopping Mall which is currently closed.

It contains a War Memorial Tablet dedicated in June 1992 to soldiers who were killed in action during World War I and featuring a list of their names.

Read more about the memorial here along with a photo.

The exact setlist is unknown but included covers of Thin Lizzy's 'The Boys Are Back In Town' and 'Jailbreak' and UFO's 'Doctor Doctor'.

show intro

  • 00 - n/a


songs by album / single

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show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard Early Years Tour 1979
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - No Website
  • Venue Address - Nu-Well Shopping Mall, Hough Lane, Wombwell, Barnsley S73 0DR
  • English County - South Yorkshire
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - n/a
  • Capacity - n/a
  • Attendance - n/a
  • Show Time - n/a
  • Tickets - n/a
  • Total Gross - £20
  • Promoter - n/a
  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Support Act - n/a

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