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Aberdeen Pubs And Clubs Of The 80S

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15 minutes ago, redstrummer said:

Loved the Venue also some good gigs in then place under Metro  , what was that called? mind seeing the Buzzcocks there 

Pelican🐧

Used tae get lost fir hoors en err

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Bus from Bridge Of Dee

Meet up in Bells/Balmoral Lounge or The Grill

Cupids, Hayloft, Betty Burkes, Barney Rubbles

Occasionally down to Jamie’s at the beach

Chipper from Geno’s

Marvellous.  

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Venue was the place where you could go and not have to deal with testosterone-fueled, gold-chained Miami-Vice wannabe wankers sporting pedophile mousers and blonde highlights in their mullets. 

Loaned a mate a suit one New Year since he was going into toon trapping slutties and I was, of course, headed to The Venue. 

Just before the bells he comes wandering up to me with some tart... in the Venue... looking terrified, with a crowd of bemused goths and punks following him around like he'd just landed from another planet. 

"You ken this boy, Kelt?" says one of my goth chums. 

"I do not." I said, throwing him and his trap under the bus... 

As far as I can remember, I did not see that suit again. 

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24 minutes ago, Ke1t said:

  pedophile mousers and blonde highlights in their mullets. 

Leave Poodler alone.

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Amadeus was absolutely shite on a Friday and Saturday but during the week was cheap drink and full of absolute tarts 

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47 minutes ago, Misers Hill said:

Pelican🐧

Used tae get lost fir hoors en err

Sure that was the Pelican , with the outside bit ? fuck my memory is going but I thought the pelican was off Windmill brae 

Or further up past the Star n Garter down a lane 

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3 minutes ago, redstrummer said:

Sure that was the Pelican , with the outside bit ? fuck my memory is going but I thought the pelican was off Windmill brae 

Or further up past the Star n Garter down a lane 

Nah Pelican was Market street. 

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43 minutes ago, redstrummer said:

Sure that was the Pelican , with the outside bit ? fuck my memory is going but I thought the pelican was off Windmill brae 

Or further up past the Star n Garter down a lane 

Zuu?  Videoplex?

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48 minutes ago, redstrummer said:

Sure that was the Pelican , with the outside bit ? fuck my memory is going but I thought the pelican was off Windmill brae 

Or further up past the Star n Garter down a lane 

Thats Fever i think you’re on about

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1 hour ago, Misers Hill said:

Venue was immense 🥰seen some cracking gigs there.early mid 80s

Gil Scott Heron was a top gig.  Half man half biscuit in the early days also

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1 minute ago, RedArmyFakshun said:

Gil Scott Heron was a top gig.  Half man half biscuit in the early days also

👽Sex Fiend

GBN

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2 minutes ago, RedArmyFakshun said:

Gil Scott Heron was a top gig.  Half man half biscuit in the early days also

Gil Scott Heron gig in the 2000s? Postponed cos of the volcano in Iceland, that een? 

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Just now, Simply Red said:

Gil Scott Heron gig in the 2000s? Postponed cos of the volcano in Iceland, that een? 

nah this was around 86 or 87

after that he was banned from the uk for quite a while on a coke bust

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22 minutes ago, RedArmyFakshun said:

The Station Hotel also had some primo gigs back in the day

Spacemen 3, the Shamen, the Meteors

 

Participated in a furious bottling (plastic beer glassing) of The Shamen at The Venue back in the day. 

Either we simply weren't ready for their brand of brilliant electronic music, or they were shite... I can't remember which... 

Regardless, they would go on to be a top act, despite that setback. 

For some reason I have almost perfect clarity in remembering the circumstances of Sid Ozalid also being bottled (plastic beer glassed) off the stage after about 30 seconds. 

Comes on stage in a Hawaiian Shirt, carrying a trumpet, and proceeds to say, and I quote... "Everybody GET DOWN! Now GET UP AGAIN! Now GET A LITTLE BIT SIDEWAYS!"

At which point the crowd turned on him... Goths are not tolerant of, nor patient towards, acts of blatant frivolity... and that was Sid's 30 seconds on stage at The Venue. 

He went on to be a poet of some repute, apparently, and is still at it... if that's your thing... while I am no longer a Goth. 

So... Sid won that one. 

 

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Used to go into the Balmoral Lounge for a couple of lunchtime pints when I worked in a garage on Chapel Street. Got a bad pint one time (honest!) had to sprint to the door and projectile vomited across the pavement then walked down to the zebra crossing  and while I'm crossing violently throwing up what seemed to be 10 feet in front of myself, (like the David Walliams racist woman in Little Britain) same all the way up Chapel Street... Never returned

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14 hours ago, Captain Caveman said:

Amadeus was for folk who didn’t know what proper clubbing was. 

I'm only young enough for the U18 nights they used do to so probably true enough.

Happy to sneak in a 1/4 quarter bottle of vodka and split it between 6.

Used to enjoy the nights back in the day.

 

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2 minutes ago, RAZOR said:

I'm only young enough for the U18 nights they used do to so probably true enough.

Happy to sneak in a 1/4 quarter bottle of vodka and split it between 6.

Used to enjoy the nights back in the day.

 

Was shut by the time I was going to those. Hotstepper, min. 

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Bad mobby , will recall the Alford person making a hoax 999 call to fire service saying Ramadam was on fire

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6 hours ago, RAZOR said:

I'm only young enough for the U18 nights they used do to so probably true enough.

Happy to sneak in a 1/4 quarter bottle of vodka and split it between 6.

Used to enjoy the nights back in the day.

 

CLUB FRUITY!!! Had to hand in your chewing gum at the door. 

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7 hours ago, RAZOR said:

I'm only young enough for the U18 nights they used do to so probably true enough.

Happy to sneak in a 1/4 quarter bottle of vodka and split it between 6.

Used to enjoy the nights back in the day.

 

Younguns excused

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1 hour ago, ericblack4boss said:

Bad mobby , will recall the Alford person making a hoax 999 call to fire service saying Ramadam was on fire

:Traynor:

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1 hour ago, ericblack4boss said:

I will accept that!!!

Nae seen him in yonks, his ex is still cutting aboot though (gadz)

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Ritzy .....unlikely venue for one of the best gigs I went to back in the day .... The Redskins.

Hoachin wi nurses (female) and other potential victims just there for a Thursday night oot rather than any show of solidaririty for the miners.

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Ritzys changed to Bonkers before settling on The Palace. 

Im just glad i grew up going to Rock/indie/rave nights at a club called Bonkers. 

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1 minute ago, cheesepipes said:

Ritzys changed to Bonkers before settling on The Palace. 

Im just glad i grew up going to Rock/indie/rave nights at a club called Bonkers. 

Showing your age, was the Palace when I started going into toon. Monthly Love Child being a highlight of my youth 

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10 minutes ago, NEM said:

Showing your age, was the Palace when I started going into toon. Monthly Love Child being a highlight of my youth 

We probably bumped into each other, mumbled "im fucked min" put our hands on our knees for a few seconds to compose ourselves then disappeared in opposite directions, finger pointing the DJ. 

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