Date Location Venue Other Bands / Openers Notes
Apr 20 1970 Stockholm Konserthuset (Concert Hall) Jonathan Swift
Sep 04 1970 Jim Simpson is fired as Black Sabbath's Manager
Sep 11 1970 Official beginning of PARANOID tour
Sep 11 1970 Swansea Bramwygn Hall
Sep 12 1970 Bridlington SPA Royal Hall CANCELLED
Sep 13 1970 Croydon Fox At Greyhound - Greyhound Blues Club, Park Lane Stevens
Sep 14 1970 Homford King's Head - Market Place
Sep 15 1970 London The Marquee The Dog That Bit People
Sep 18 1970 Paranoid is released in the UK
Sep 18 1970 London Sisters Club - Seven Sisters Road Patto, Mandala Light Show, Simon Stable CANCELLED
Sep 20 1970 Paris L'Olympia (The Olympia Theater) Manfred Mann Chapter III
Sep 22 1970 Bâle (Basel) Manfred Mann Chapter III
Sep 23 1970 Zurich Manfred Mann Chapter III
Sep 24 1970 Top of the Pops Appearance - "Paranoid" performed, but no footage exists from show.
Sep 24 1970 Lausanne Manfred Mann Chapter III
Sep 25 1970 Amsterdam The Paradiso Manfred Mann Chapter III
Sep 26 1970 Rotterdam Manfred Mann Chapter III
Sep 26 1970 Bremen, Beat Club TV Appearance. This is a broadcast date, not a filming date. Perform "Iron Man & Paranoid".
Sep 27 1970 Den Haag (The Hague) Manfred Mann Chapter III
Sep 29 1970 Hilversum - Top of the Pops. The black & white video of "Paranoid" on THE BS STORY VOL 1 was taken from this Dutch TV performance.
Sep 30 1970 Southport Seabathing Lake - Prince's Park
Oct 01 1970 Antwerpen Manfred Mann Chapter III
Oct 02 1970 Liege Manfred Mann Chapter III
Oct 03 1970 Brussels Theatre 140 (POPSHOP) Manfred Mann Chapter III The alleged 'Paris '70' pro-shot video was actually done at this theatre in Brussels.
Oct 07 1970 København (Copenhagen) K.B. Hallen? Manfred Mann Chapter III CANCELLED
Oct 08 1970 Hjoerring Hjoerring Gymnasium Manfred Mann Chapter III CANCELLED
Oct 08 1970 Göteborg (Gothenburg) Konserthuset (Concert Hall) Manfred Mann Chapter III CANCELLED
Oct 09 1970 Randers Dronningborg-Hallen Manfred Mann Chapter III CANCELLED
Oct 09 1970 Stockholm Konserthuset (Concert Hall) Manfred Mann Chapter III CANCELLED
Oct 09 1970 Ã…rhus Marselisborg-Hallen Manfred Mann Chapter III CANCELLED
Oct 10 1970 Helsinki Kulttuuritalo? Manfred Mann Chapter III CANCELLED
Oct 13 1970 London The Marquee Manfred Mann Chapter III CANCELLED
Oct 16 1970 Salford Salford University Manfred Mann Chapter III CANCELLED
Oct 16 1970 Birmingham The Mayfair Ballroom - Buhring Trapeze, Galliard, Rock Rebellion, Rockin' Chair The 1st Midland All-Night Head-Rock Explosion.
Oct 17 1970 London Queen Mary College - Stepney Green Principal Edward's Magic Theater Farrm [sic?], Manfred Mann Chapter III (?)
Oct 18 1970 Romford King's Head - Market Place Kripple Vision
Oct 20 1970 Portsmouth South Parade Pier
Oct 20 1970 San Francisco, CA Fillmore West The James Gang (HL), Sugarloaf 2 Shows
Oct 23 1970 Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Mayfair Ballroom Manfred Mann Chapter III [?], Audience A riot occurred at this gig.
Oct 24 1970 Newark (Notts) 'Festival Of Contemporary Music' - Showground (Lincoln Road) Manfred Mann Chapter III, Cherokee Smith [replaced Sabbath as headliner], Johnny Johnson And The Bandwagon, Cochise, Hawkwind, Emery Chase, Medicine Hat, Golden Wheel Discotheque, Grathite. Cancelled after Tony is injured at Newcastle gig.
Oct 25 1970 Bournemouth Bournemouth Pavilion
Oct 26 1970 London Royal Festival Hall Emerson Lake & Palmer [HL - 9 PM], Freedom (with Procol Harum drummer, Bobby Harrison)
Oct 28 1970 Black Sabbath visits the US for the First time - New York City, NY (no gig)
Oct 30 1970 Glassboro, PA Glassboro State College FIRST EVER US GIG!
Oct 31 1970 Coral Gables University Of Miami Canned Heat (HL)
Nov 01 1970 New York City, NY Ungano's Ritz Theater - Staten Island
Nov 02 1970 Rochester The Club Cactus(?) Unconfirmed
Nov 02 1970 New York City, NY Ungano's Ritz Theater - Staten Island Unconfirmed
Nov 04 1970 Plainfield Haybarn Theater - Goddard College CANCELLED
Nov 07 1970 Detroit, MI Olympia Stadium Three Dog Night (HL), Mutzie CANCELLED
Nov 07 1970 Portland Memorial Coliseum Complex Badfinger, Mungo Jerry
Nov 09 1970 Columbus, OH Ohio Theater Jethro Tull (HL) Unconfirmed
Nov 10 1970 New York City, NY Fillmore East Rod Stewart & The Faces (HL), Pig Light Show, If 2 Shows
Nov 11 1970 Los Angeles, CA Whiskey a Go-Go Alice Cooper (HL) 2 Shows
Nov 12 1970 Los Angeles, CA Whiskey a Go-Go 2 Shows
Nov 13 1970 Los Angeles, CA Whiskey a Go-Go 2 Shows
Nov 14 1970 Los Angeles, CA Whiskey a Go-Go 2 Shows
Nov 15 1970 Los Angeles, CA Whiskey a Go-Go 2 Shows
Nov 19 1970 San Francisco, CA Fillmore West The James Gang (HL), Sugarloaf 2 Shows
Nov 20 1970 San Francisco, CA Fillmore West The James Gang (HL), Sugarloaf 2 Shows
Nov 21 1970 San Francisco, CA Fillmore West The James Gang (HL), Sugarloaf 2 Shows
Nov 22 1970 San Francisco, CA Fillmore West The James Gang (HL), Sugarloaf 2 Shows
Nov 25 1970 Detroit, MI Eastown Theater Savoy Brown (HL), Quatermass
Nov 26 1970 Detroit, MI Eastown Theater Savoy Brown (HL), Quatermass
Nov 27 1970 Asbury Park, NJ The Sunshine In Cactus, Steel Mill [which included Bruce Springsteen]
Nov 27 1970 Maryport Palace Ballroom Mid Stream, Judas CANCELLED
Nov 28 1970 Paramus, NJ Unconfirmed
Dec 05 1970 Liverpool The Stadium Yes, East Of Eden, Stray
Dec 12 1970 København (Copenhagen) K.B. Hallen Daisy Beginning of 8-day European 'mini-tour'
Dec 13 1970 Amsterdam Concertgebouw
Dec 14 1970 Duisburg Mercatorhalle No opening act advertised
Dec 18 1970 Wanne-Eickel Sporthalle Wanne-Sued No opening act advertised
Dec 19 1970 Paris L'Olympia (The Olympia Theater) Freedom Although the alleged ‘Paris ‘70’ was said to have been filmed at The Olympia Theatre in Paris, it was actually done in Brussels on 10/3/70.
Jan 01 1971 Paranoid is released in the US
Jan 05 1971 London Royal Albert Hall Freedom, Curved Air CANCELLED
Jan 07 1971 Hull City Hall Freedom [Curved Air did not appear]
Jan 08 1971 Birmingham Town Hall Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 09 1971 Bristol Colston Hall Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 11 1971 Southampton Guildhall Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 14 1971 Sheffield City (Oval) Hall Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 15 1971 Edinburgh Empire Theater Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 16 1971 Aberdeen Music Hall Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 18 1971 Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Newcastle City Hall Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 19 1971 Nottingham Albert Hall Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 20 1971 Manchester Free Trade Hall (Peter Street) Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 20 1971 Ozzy's first daughter, Jessica, is born.
Jan 23 1971 Leeds Leeds University Freedom, Curved Air
Jan 29 1971 Wellington CANCELLED
Jan 29 1971 Sydney Australia Press Reception
Jan 31 1971 Myponga Myponga Open Air Festival 1-2pm Coney Island Jug Band, 2-3pm Daddy Cool, 3-4pm Hippo, 4-5pm Sunshine, 5-6pm Company Caine, 6-7pm John Graham & Margaret RoadKnight, 7-8pm Sons of the Vegetal Mother, 8-9pm War Machine, 9-10pm Steve Foster / Blackfire, 10-11pm Fraternity, 11-12pm Bla First live performance in Australia! Attendance: 15,000
Feb 03 1971 Tokyo Japan Press Reception - CANCELLED (I think)
Feb 05 1971 Studio work begins for Master of Reality Album
Feb 06 1971 Rotterdam De Doelan Unconfirmed
Feb 17 1971 Asbury Park, NJ Sunshine In Sun Mash, Dirt Road, Phoenix
Feb 18 1971 Scotch Plains, NJ Union Catholic High School Everyman
Feb 19 1971 New York City, NY Fillmore East Pig Light Show, J. Geils Band, Sir Lord Baltimore 2 Shows
Feb 20 1971 New York City, NY Fillmore East Pig Light Show, J. Geils Band, Sir Lord Baltimore 2 Shows
Feb 22 1971 Seattle, WA
Feb 23 1971 Inglewood, CA The Forum Grand Funk Railroad, Ten Years After (?)
Feb 24 1971 Inglewood, CA The Forum Grand Funk Railroad
Feb 25 1971 Reno, NV Unconfirmed
Feb 25 1971 Orono, ME University Of Maine Unconfirmed - Unlikely
Feb 26 1971 Salt Lake City, UT The Salt Palace No opening act advertised Unconfirmed
Feb 27 1971 Denver, CO Denver Coliseum Mountain [HL]
Feb 28 1971 Winnipeg, Ontario Centennial Concert Hall Salt
Mar 01 1971 Memphis, TN Overton Park Shell
Mar 02 1971 Chapel Hill, NC University Of North Carolina Fleetwood Mac [HL]
Mar 04 1971 St. Petersburg, FL Bayfront Center Fleetwood Mac [HL]
Mar 05 1971 Orlando, FL Sports Stadium Fleetwood Mac [HL]
Mar 06 1971 Dania Beach, FL Pirates World Fleetwood Mac [HL]
Mar 07 1971 Owings Mill, MD Painters Mill Music Fair Fleetwood Mac [HL]
Mar 08 1971 Virginia Beach, VA The Dome Sir Lord Baltimore
Mar 09 1971 Paramus, NJ Century's Paramus Theatre Spider Benefit sponsored by an Episcopal church - 2 gigs (6:30 & 9PM)
Mar 11 1971 Williamsburg, VA William & Mary College - Blow Gym Sir Lord Baltimore
Mar 12 1971 Hackensack, NJ Fox Theater CANCELLED
Mar 12 1971 Detroit, MI Eastown Theater Fleetwood Mac [HL], Sir Lord Baltimore
Mar 13 1971 Detroit, MI Eastown Theater Fleetwood Mac [HL], Sir Lord Baltimore
Mar 13 1971 Hackensack, NJ Fox Theater CANCELLED
Mar 15 1971 Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater Sir Lord Baltimore
Mar 16 1971 Kansas City, MO Memorial Hall J. Geils Band [ Concert Reviews ]
Mar 17 1971 Toronto, Ontario Market
Mar 19 1971 Cleveland, OH Public Auditorium Mountain [HL], Johnny Winter, J. Geils Blues Band CANCELLED
Mar 21 1971 St. Louis, MO Annex
Mar 24 1971 Oklahoma City, OK Civic Center Music Hall Mountain [HL]
Mar 25 1971 Wichita, KS Henry Levitt Arena Mountain [HL]
Mar 26 1971 Dallas, TX Memorial Coliseum
Mar 27 1971 New Orleans, LA 'A Warehouse' - 1820 Tchoupitoulas Seatrain, Melting Pot
Mar 28 1971 San Antonio, TX Municipal Auditorium Mountain [HL]
Mar 30 1971 Long Island, NY Rock Pile Sir Lord Baltimore, Dust
Mar 31 1971 Syracuse, NY Onondaga War Memorial Mountain [HL] Possibly two shows?
Apr 01 1971 Rochester, NY Community War Memorial Auditorium Unconfirmed
Apr 02 1971 Philadelphia, PA The Spectrum Humble Pie, Mountain
Apr 05 1971 Work is completed on Master of Reality Album
Apr 14 1971 København (Copenhagen) K.B. Hallen? Jonathan Swift?
Apr 15 1971 Odense Fyens Forum Jonathan Swift
Apr 16 1971 Ã…rhus Vejlby-Risskov Hallen Jonathan Swift
Apr 17 1971 Hostebro Holstebro Hallen Jonathan Swift
Apr 18 1971 København (Copenhagen) Falkoner Centret Jonathan Swift
Apr 21 1971 Göteborg (Gothenburg) Konserthuset (Concert Hall) Jonathan Swift
Apr 22 1971 Oslo Njaardhallen Jonathan Swift; Salen?
Apr 23 1971 Bergen Konsertpaléet Jonathan Swift?
Apr 24 1971 Sandnes Giskehallen Jonathan Swift?
Apr 26 1971 London Royal Albert Hall Freedom
Apr 26 1971 Last date on the Paranoid Tour
May 07 1971 Paranoid achieves gold record status in the US
Jun 14 1971 Black Sabbath (First Album) achieves gold record status in the US