Ingliston Showground

Large shed like structure and showground, on the road to Edinburgh airport. It has been used as a venue off and on since the late seventies.

  • 1979  1st September Edinburgh Rock Festival featuring Van Morrison, Talking Heads, The Chieftans, Steel Pulse, Squeeze, The Undertones, The Valves,  and The Cheetahs
Thank you to Harry for this item.
Thank you to Rod Irvine for this Feargal Sharkey signed Ingliston ticket.
The three photos above are Van Morrison and Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze at Ingliston 1st September 1979.  Thank you to Allan McKay for the photos. ©Allan McKay 1979. 
Please hover over the articles above to magnify. Thank you to Gordon for the above NME scan dating to 8th September 1979.
  • 1979  26th October Boston, support band Trickster
Boston at Ingliston 26th October 1979.  Thank you to Hugh for these rare pictures. © Hugh C.W. 1979.
  •  1980  22nd February Rainbow
  • 1981  10th &11th July Rainbow
  • 1981  8th November Rush 
  • 1981  16th December E.L.O.
  • 1981  31st December The Police
  • 1982  8th January Black Sabbath (Cancelled)
  • 1982  29th January Barry Manilow
  • 1982  1st & 2nd June Queen, support bands Heart, The Teardrop Explodes 
  • 1982  24th September Genesis
  • 1982  27th September The Jam

1983  24th & 25th May Rush

  • 1983 10th December Duran Duran, support band Australian Crawl
  • 1984  18th December Spandau Ballet
  • 1986  5th December Big Country

1990  23rd & 24th March David Bowie

A Radio Forth clip advertising a competition to win tickets to this David Bowie concert.  Thank you to Gordon for this clip.
  • 1990  12th October Clash Of The Titans Slayer, Megadeth, Suicidal Tendences, Testament
  • 1990  11th December Iron Maiden, support band Anthrax
  • 1990  15th December Billy Idol

1996  21st January Oasis