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KT30:1993

By Lucy Hamill

KT30:1993

It's probably the most famous event that's never happened at King Tut's.

1993 was the year a group of lads from Manchester known as Oasis turned up to King Tut’s and demanded to be added to bill for the gig that night.

Oasis were never on the bill and, in fact they just followed another Manchester band to King Tut’s. They took to the stage, performed four songs to a small crowd – one unique cover of The Beatles, I am the Walrus and the other three soon to be hits from their incredible debut album, Definitely Maybe. Unbeknownst to them, independent label boss Alan McGee was in the crowd. After catching McGee’s attention and signing to his label, Creation Records, Oasis went on became one of the biggest and most influential bands in the world selling out stadiums and all began in King Tut’s….