It’s 30 years since The Stone Roses performed their legendary gig on Spike Island. Gayle Ritchie looks back at the era-defining concert and explores the indie rock band’s legacy.
The date was May 27 1990. The venue was a man-made island in the middle of an industrial wasteland in Cheshire.
It was here, on Spike Island, that The Stone Roses headlined a gig that would go down in music history.