The Concerts that made History.
23rd September 1969 - Genesis play their first gig at Mrs Balmes Dance Party, Chobham, England.
Their first live gig as Genesis was at a teenager's birthday party for Mrs Balmes for £25.
It was the start of a series of live shows in small venues across the UK included a spot at the Atomic Sunrise Festival on 11th March 1970.
Here’s the video file from the Atomic Sunrise Festival, the only time Anthony Phillips appears:
Genesis is in the third lineup of their history:
1 - from January 1967 to June 1968 - Tony Banks Mike Rutherford Peter Gabriel Anthony Phillips Chris Stewart
2 - from June 1968 to July 1969 - Tony Banks Mike Rutherford Peter Gabriel Anthony Phillips John Silver
3 - from July 1969 to 18th July 1970 - Tony Banks Mike Rutherford Peter Gabriel Anthony Phillips John Mayhew
On 7th March 1969 Genesis released their 1st album: "From Genesis To Revelation" - LISTEN:
Buy now on Amazon:
- Kingsbury Working Mens Club, Tamworth - Oct 10, 1969
- Wood End Youth Centre, Tamworth - Oct 11, 1969
Horizons Radio News: