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date location venue extra info
february 1996
? east kilbride key youth centre -
? inverness railway club -
march 1996
18 'tuner' (debut 7") released
26 glasgow cathouse -
april 1996
5 edinburgh venue supporting the make-up and blonde redhead
21 glasgow 13th note -
26 camden, london monarch first show outside scotland
may 1996
17 lincoln the falcon -
18 king's cross, london water rats -
20 kingston upon thames dionysus -
21 chelmsford the y club supporting urusei yatsura
22 newport tj's -
23 aberystwyth university supporting urusei yatsura. 'a70' recorded during soundcheck for nme c96 tape
24 barry island friar's bar -
25 oxford point supporting urusei yatsura
26 birmingham jug of ale supporting urusei yatsura
28 derby the garrick supporting urusei yatsura
29 liverpool lomax supporting urusei yatsura
30 glasgow king tut's wah-wah hut supporting urusei yatsura
31 dundee lucifer's mill -
june 1996
14 highbury, london garage -
18 edinburgh, uk the music box -
august 1996
29 edinburgh cas rock -
september 1996
3 brighton freebutt with backwater
4 highbury, london upstairs at the garage with backwater and superstar disco club
19 camden, london monarch -
20 islington, london powerhaus -
october 1996
12 dundee lucifer's mill -
17 glasgow king tut's wah wah hut -
november 1996
4 'summer' 7" released
6 highbury, london upstairs at the garage "club piao!", with six by seven
8 islington, london hope & anchor -
9 brighton freebutt -
24 edinburgh attic -
december 1996
6 glasgow nice 'n' sleazy -
21 battersea, london ross leopard -

1996 tour statistics

33 known mogwai shows, including the first dates outside scotland (in england and wales). this list is incomplete, particularly the scottish dates. some setlist details survive for 9 shows.

notes: final appearances for the unreleased 'dom'. it's not known whether 'hippo march' and 'jazz odyssey' were retitled, rewritten or just dropped. 'stereo dee' appears with a coda consisting of part of what would become 'r u still in 2 it?'. first showings for live staple and fan favourite 'helicon 1'.

summer (8 shows)
angels vs aliens (7)
lower (7)
tuner (6)
a70 (5)
stereo dee (5)
'dom' (4)
a place for parks (2)
helicon 1 (2)
i am not batman (2)
'hippo march' (1)
'jazz odyssey' (1)

worth noting that a short english tour was tentatively scheduled for the end of november/start of december, then cancelled (reason unknown). this would have included:
26th nov - the cornerhouse, middlesborough
27th nov - the foundry, birmingham
28th nov - the point, oxford
29th nov - the anglers arms, west drayton
30th nov - the forum, tunbridge wells
1st dec - the garrick, derby
2nd dec - norwich
3rd dec - the falcon, lincoln