gigography of the passage live

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the passage live incomplete gigography, compiled by nick blakey
* indicates that a recording of the gig exists

1978


30.01     Manchester Band On The Wall The Elite
10.02     Stockport Edgeley Methodist Church  
17.03 [flyer]   Manchester The Squat Exodus, The Elite
02.04     Manchester Band On The Wall The Elite
23.04 [flyer]   Manchester Band On the Wall The (Manchester) Mekon, Cheap And Nasty
13.05 [advert]   London Goldsmiths SU The Fall, John Cooper Clarke, Patrik Fitzgerald
21.05 [programme]   Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre Supporting 'The Media Band' at 'New Music Exchange IV'
30.07 [review]   Manchester Band On The Wall The Elite, Spherical Objects
21.10     Manchester Manchester Polytechnic “Leveller” Benefit: The Fall, Distractions, Crass, Agony Column
26.11 [flyer][flyer]   Manchester Venue, Collyhurst St Joy Division
 

1979


12 or 18.04     Altrincham Bowden Vale Youth Club  
20.04     Middleton Civic Hall  
21.04     Manchester The Squat anti-nuclear benefit
03.05   [review] Liverpool Eric's Joy Division, The Fireplace
??.??     Chorley (Old) Library Section 25
06.08     Manchester Band on the Wall  
06.10     Liverpool Walton Park Hall Moderattes, Dark Hearts, The Profundos, Activity Minimal
13.10     Manchester The Funhouse Mediators, Grow Up
27.10 [advert] [review] London YMCA Cabaret Voltaire*, The Tiller Boys
 

1980


14.01     Blackpool Jenk's Bar  
17.01     Manchester Manchester Polytechnic  
05.03     Bristol Trinity Hall Joy Division
06.03     Manchester Elizabeth Gaskell College Crispy Ambulance
21.05     Liverpool Mr. Pickwick's The Fall, Felt, Crispy Ambulance
25.05     Manchester Cyprus Tavern Viper, Victor Dragos Volunteers
03.12 [flyer][flyer]   Manchester Beach Club Glass Animals
21.12 [flyer]   Liverpool Liberty Hall, The Everyman Systems
26.12     Manchester Cyprus Tavern Renegades, Liggers
 

1981


*01.01 [flyer][ad] [review] London ICA Crispy Ambulance*, Biting Tongues
24.01     Stockport Hazel Grove School Playground
19.03     Manchester Rafter's unconfirmed
*03.04 [flyer]   London Royal College of Art This Heat, Glass Animals
*11.04 [flyer]   Chorley Tatton Community Centre PR5
08.06 [advert]   London Heaven Red Beat, The Colors, The Event Group
09.07 [flyer]   Bath Nero's Dolls House
15.07 [advert][advert][advert]   London Moonlight Club The French
23.07     Manchester Anderton's  
31.07     Liverpool Bluecoat Hall royal wedding special (as duo):
Eddie & Sunshine, Glass ANimals
22.08 [advert]   Brighton    
30.11 [advert]   London    
10.12 [advert] [review] London Boulevard Theatre The Inevitable
 

1982


14.01     Manchester Manchester Polytechnic  
21.01     Derby Blue Note  
24.01 [flyer]   Manchester Eden (Fagin's)  
29.01     London Euston Golf Club  
30.01     Portsmouth Portsmouth Polytechnic  
05.02     Birmingham Birmingham Polytechnic  
06.02     Cambridge Sound Cellar  
10.02     Huddersfield huddersfield Polytechnic  
13.02     London School of Economics Birds With Ears, The Beat Roots, The 45s, Pookiesnackenburger
*20.02     London Thames Polytechnic  
*26.02     Stoke North Staffs Polytechnic  
           
      Northern Europe    
*14.04     Amsterdam, NL Melkweg Partial broadcast on FM, poss on 25.06
           
      UK    
*04.05 [review] London The Venue The Nightingales, Five or Six
07.05 [review] Birmingham Birmingham Polytechnic  
13.05     Manchester Manchester Polytechnic  
14.05     Aberdeen Aberdeen University  
*15.05     Edinburgh Valentino's  
*16.05     Glasgow Maestro's  
21.05     Colchester Institute of Higher Education  
27.05     Leeds the Warehouse  
29.05     Cambridge College of Art & Technology  
30.05     Brighton Jenkinson's  
31.05     Oxford Scamps  
01.06     Swindon Brunel Rooms  
02.06     Bournemouth Midnight Express  
03.06     London Zig Zag  
05.06     Liverpool Warehouse  
 
      north america   Cabaret Futura (Richard Strange)
23.06     new york city danceteria  
25.06     Boston, MA The Channel  
30.06     Ottawa, ON The Roxy  
01.07     Toronto, ON Larry's Hideaway  
02.07 [flyer]   Detroit, MI Clutch Cargo's  
??.??     Chicago, IL Tut's(?)  
*05.07     Madison, WI Merlyn's  
07.07     Minneapolis, MN First Avenue  
??.??     Norman, OK    
14.07     dallas, tx hot klub  
*15.07     Austin, TX Club Foot  
16.07     Houston, TX The Island(?)  
*17.07     New Orleans, LA Tupelo's Tavern  
??.??     Atlanta, GA 688(?)  
23.07     Washington, DC 9:30 Club  
24.07     Trenton, NJ City Gardens  
28.07     new york city peppermint lounge  
27.07
29.07
    new york city peppermint lounge  
31.07     Philadelphia, PA East Side Club  
           
      Sweden    
25.09     Eskilstuna Old Eskil  
27.09
26.09
    Stockholm Gladjehuset Changed from The Garage
           
      UK    
04.10 [advert]   London Imperial College The Nightingales, S/Z
08.10     Kingston-upon-Thames Kingston Polytechnic Eyeless In Gaza, Attila The Stockbroker
10.10 [advert]   London Hammersmith Odeon The Psychedelic Furs
*11.10 [advert]   Manchester The Ritz The Nightingales (partial broadcast on BBC)
19.10     Liverpool Mr. Pickwick's The Room
*22.10?     Munich, DE Alabamahalle Partial broadcast on TV or FM
23.10     Keele Keele University The Nightingales
28.10     Brighton Brighton Polytechnic  
29.10     Canterbury Kent University The Nightingales
30.10     Slough Slough College The Nightingales(?)
26.10
01.11
    London The Venue The Nightingales
02.11     Sheffield Sheffield Art College  
           
      Greece    
27.11 [ad][flyer]   Athens Sporting The Monochrome Set
 

1983


      UK    
05.03 [flyer]   Manchester Manchester Polytechnic  
           

An extra-special thanks to Simon Dell, for sharing his tireless research

sources and thanks: Andy Wilson, Cabaret Voltaire Yahoo newsgroup, Dick Witts, Jim Manniello, Joe McKechnie, Joy Division Central, MDMA, Mark Buckwalter, Mark Price, Minnesota Historical Society, Motor City Music Archives, L Lianna Ness, Richard Strange, Robert Lloyd, The Fall Online, Tony Ashford, David Marty, Neil Cooper