Pre-Album Shows

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The Smiths Live
Tour Pre-Album Shows
Date 4 October, 1982 - 31 December, 1983
Location England, Ireland, United States
Opening Act A Dog Named Ego, Shambolic Climate, Passion Play, The Go-Betweens, Felt, Quando Quango, The Impressions, Shark Taboo, Red Guitars, James, The Redskins, The Telephone Boxes, The Daintees, Madonna (possibly).
The Smiths opened for Blue Rondo à la Turk, 52nd Street, Richard Hell and the Voidoids, Two Chances, The Sisters Of Mercy, The Fall, The Decorators, Howard Devoto, SPK, Gang Of Four.


Pre-Album UK/North American Shows

Date Location Venue Info
1982-10-04 Manchester, England The Ritz Info
1983-01-25 Manchester, England Manhattan Info
1983-02-04 Manchester, England Hacienda Info
1983-02-21 Manchester, England Rafters Info
1983-03-23 London, England The Rock Garden Info
1983-05-06 London, England University Of London Union Info
1983-05-21 London, England Electric Ballroom Info
1983-06-02 Cannock Chase, England Miner's Gala Info
1983-06-03 Birmingham, England Fighting Cocks Info
1983-06-04 London, England Brixton Ace Info
1983-06-29 London, England Brixton Ace Info
1983-06-30 Coventry, England Warwick University Info
1983-07-01 Bournemouth, England Midnight Express Club Info
1983-07-06 Manchester, England Hacienda Info
1983-07-07 London, England Rock Garden Info
1983-07-24 London, England Hammersmith Palais Cancelled
1983-08-07 London, England Lyceum Ballroom Info
1983-08-09 London, England Dingwalls Info
1983-08-11 Leeds, England The Warehouse Info
1983-08-12 Hull, England Dingwalls Cancelled
1983-08-13 Newcastle, England Dingwalls Cancelled
1983-08-19 Norwich, England Gala Ballroom Info
1983-08-30 London, England Dingwalls Info
1983-09-03 Colchester, England Woods Leisure Centre Info
1983-09-15 London, England The Venue Info
1983-09-16 Bath, England Moles Club Info
1983-09-17 Leeds, England Queen's Hall Cancelled
1983-09-24 Brighton, England Escape Club Cancelled
1983-09-25 London, England Lyceum Ballroom Info
1983-09-29 Blackburn, England Gum Club Info
1983-09-30 Birmingham, England University of Birmingham Info
1983-10-05 London, England ICA Info
1983-10-14 Bangor, Wales Bangor University Info
1983-10-17 Sheffield, England University of Sheffield Info
1983-10-21 London, England North East London Polytechnic Info
1983-10-22 Liverpool, England Polytechnic Info
1983-10-27 London, England Kingston Polytechnic Info
1983-10-28 London, England King's College Info
1983-11-10 Portsmouth, England Portsmouth Polytechnic Info
1983-11-16 Leicester, England Polytechnic Info
1983-11-17 London, England Westfield College Info
1983-11-18 Ormskirk, England Edge Hill College Info
1983-11-23 Huddersfield, England Huddersfield Polytechnic cancelled
1983-11-24 Manchester, England Hacienda Info
1983-12-06 Derby, England Assembly Rooms Info
1983-12-09 Dublin, Ireland SFX Info
1983-12-19 London, England Electric Ballroom Info
1983-12-31 New York, New York Danceteria Info

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