ABC Concert History

ABC (often spelled with three stars) is a New Wave band from Sheffield, England fronted by singer-songwriter Martin Fry. One of the biggest acts of the new romantic boom for a time, they're best known for their critically and commercially acclaimed 1982 debut album 'The Lexicon of Love'. They charted ten U.K. and five U.S. Top 40 singles between 1981 and 1990. Their latest album, 'The Lexicon of Love II', was released in May 2016.

Date Concert Venue Location
May 20, 2023
Upcoming
Cruel World
Siouxsie Sioux / Iggy Pop / Billy Idol / Love And Rockets / Echo and the Bunneymen / Adam Ant / The Human League / Molchat Doma / Gary Numan / Boy Harsher / Modern English / Gang Of Four / Twin Tribes / ABC / Ela Minus / The Vapors / The Soft Moon / The Motels / Glass Spells / Animotion / GVLLOW / RiKi / Urban Heat / Aurat Show all bands
Brookside Park Pasadena, California, United States
Show Duplicate for May 20, 2023
Nov 22, 2022
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The London Palladium London, England, United Kingdom
Jul 17, 2022
ABC Libbey Bowl Ojai, California, United States
Show Duplicate for Jul 17, 2022
Jul 16, 2022
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The Coach House Concert Hall San Juan Capistrano, California, United States
Jul 13, 2022
ABC
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The Kent Stage Kent, Ohio, United States
Jul 12, 2022
ABC Jergels Rhythm Grille Warrendale, Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 10, 2022
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The Magic Bag Ferndale, Michigan, United States
Jul 09, 2022
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Des Plaines Theater Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
Jul 06, 2022
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Sony Hall New York, New York, United States
Jul 04, 2022
ABC
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El Mocambo Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jun 30, 2022
ABC Cliffs Pavilion Southend On Sea, UK
Jun 27, 2022
ABC
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Liverpool Philharmonic Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Jun 25, 2022
ABC
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Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Jun 23, 2022 –
Jul 09, 2022
SummerFest 2022
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American Family Insurance Amphitheater Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Show Duplicates for Jun 23, 2022
Jun 21, 2022
ABC Oval Hall, Sheffield City Hall Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Jun 20, 2022
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Symphony Hall Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Jun 18, 2022
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Bath Forum Bath, England, United Kingdom
Jun 17, 2022
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New Theatre Oxford Oxford, United Kingdom
Jun 04, 2022
Let's Rock Wales 2022
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark / ABC / Howard Jones / Adam Ant / wang chung / Odyssey / T'Pau / Gibson Brothers / Chesney Hawkes / Hue and Cry / Captain Sensible / Betty Boo / Jaki Graham / Sydney Youngblood / Modern Romance / Fiction Factory / the Art Of What?! Show all bands
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Tredegar Park Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
May 21, 2022
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Pop
Dance-Pop
New Wave
Soft Rock
Art Rock
Synthpop
New Wave Pop
Synth-Pop
New Romantic
Classic UK Pop
Dance-Rock
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2023 1 concert
2022 19 concerts
2021 12 concerts
2019 18 concerts
2018 36 concerts
2017 9 concerts
2016 23 concerts
2015 22 concerts
2014 21 concerts
2013 8 concerts
2012 4 concerts
2011 10 concerts
2010 14 concerts
2009 29 concerts
2008 37 concerts
2007 3 concerts
2006 23 concerts
2005 8 concerts
2004 2 concerts
2002 1 concert
2001 6 concerts
1999 2 concerts
1998 8 concerts
1997 1 concert
1983 1 concert
1982 4 concerts
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Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)


How many concerts has ABC had?

ABC has had 322 concerts.

What genre is ABC?

ABC is most often considered to be Pop, Dance-Pop, New Wave, Soft Rock, Art Rock, Synthpop, New Wave Pop, Synth-Pop, New Romantic, Classic UK Pop, Dance-Rock, and Sophisti-Pop.

When is the next ABC concert?

The next ABC concert is on May 20, 2023 at Brookside Park in Pasadena, California, United States. The bands performing are: Siouxsie Sioux / Iggy Pop / Billy Idol / Love And Rockets / Echo and the Bunneymen / Adam Ant / The Human League / Molchat Doma / Gary Numan / Boy Harsher / Modern English / Gang Of Four / Twin Tribes / ABC / Ela Minus / The Vapors / The Soft Moon / The Motels / Glass Spells / Animotion / GVLLOW / RiKi / Urban Heat / Aurat.

When was the last ABC concert?

The last ABC concert was on November 22, 2022 at The London Palladium in London, England, United Kingdom.

What songs does ABC play live?

The songs that ABC performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the November 22, 2022 concert at The London Palladium in London, England, United Kingdom:

  1. Show Me
  2. Poison Arrow
  3. Many Happy Returns
  4. Tears Are Not Enough
  5. Valentine's Day
  6. The Look of Love (Part One)
  7. Date Stamp
  8. All of My Heart
  9. 4 Ever 2 Gether
  10. The Look of Love (Part Four)
  11. Show Me
  12. When Smokey Sings
  13. Ocean Blue
  14. Viva Love
  15. Be Near Me
  16. Poison Arrow