Do you remember when Status Quo performed at Carrow Road?

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library - Credit: Archant Library

It's been 20 years since Status Quo announced their Norwich gig at Carrow Road.

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library - Credit: Archant Library

The rock legends performed an open air summer concert at the stadium on August, 2 1997 to 15,000 fans supported by bands such as Gidea Park and Shakin' Stevens.

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library - Credit: Archant Library

This show was announced on April, 8 1997 with event organiser Barry Dye saying: 'It will be the biggest concert ever to be held in Norwich.

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library - Credit: Archant Library

'It is a huge project and it will be amazing.'

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library - Credit: Archant Library

Other big names to have graced the stage at the football ground since include Elton John, George Michael and Rod Stewart.

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library - Credit: Archant Library


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Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library

Status Quo playing at Carrow Road, Norwich on the 2nd August 1997. Photo: Archant Library - Credit: Archant Library

• Do you remember Status Quo's concert at Carrow Road? Share your memories of the event in the comments below or email courtney.pochin@archant.co.uk

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