Joy Division / Warsaw Gigography

Note: This is mirrored from Water Rat's site, with additions/corrections as needed.

By -Water Rat-

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Warsaw
29 MAY 77 The Electric Circus - Manchester, England
[ Legendary first gig... They were billed as 'The Stiff Kittens', but changed their
name to Warsaw before the show. According to Ian Wood's Sounds review,
they played at least five songs. ]
31 MAY 77 Rafters - Manchester, England
[ Band's equipment broke down before they could play, supporting The Heartbreakers.
AIFL states there were other Rafters performances in JUN 77, one of which
was in support of Fast Breeder, but nothing further specific has surfaced. ]
01 JUN 77 The Squat - Manchester, England
[ According to Hooky, Warsaw supported Penetration for this date. ]
02 JUN 77 Guild Hall, Quayside - Newcastle, England
Reaction

[ According to Hooky, Warsaw also supported the Adverts and Penetration,
on what he described as their second ever gig, not sure if this is in error
or if the Electric Circus debut wasn't counted as a performance. But see
here for additional info, the date may have been 06 JUN 77, with no Adverts.
in sight. ]

03 JUN 77 The Squat - Manchester, England
...Louie Louie (with John the Postman)
06 JUN 77 The Squat - Manchester, England
[ With The Drones, The Negatives, and The Worst, see here ]
16 JUN 77 The Squat - Manchester, England
Tension, The Kill...

[ There were no less than three Squat dates in June of 77, it seems. ]

30 JUN 77 Rafters - Manchester, England
[ Steve Brotherdale's first concert. ]
03 JUL 77 The Squat - Manchester, England
20 JUL 77 Tiffany's - Leicester England
[ With Slaughter and the Dogs. ]
14 SEP 77 Rock Garden - Middlesbrough, England
Reaction, Inside The Line, Leaders Of Men, Novelty, At A Later Date,
Tension, Kill, Lust
24 SEP 77 The Electric Circus - Manchester
02 OCT 77 The Electric Circus - Manchester, England
...Warsaw, At A Later Date...Novelty
07 OCT 77 Salford Technical College - Salford, England
08 OCT 77 Manchester Polytechnic - Manchester, England
13 OCT 77 Rafters - Manchester, England
19 OCT 77 Pips Disco - Manchester, England
[ Most gigographies list 'Piper's Disco', but it seems this was
actually Pips Disco, as no references turn up for "Piper's" ]
24 NOV 77 Rafters - Manchester, England
[ There may have been another Rafters gig in DEC 77. ]
31 DEC 77 The Swinging Apple - Liverpool, England
The last Warsaw concert.

Joy Division
25 JAN 78 Pips Disco - Manchester, England
Leaders Of Men, Warsaw, Failures (Of The Modern Man), Reaction,
Inside The Line, Ice Age, Day Of The Lords, Novelty

[ The first concert as "Joy Division". ]

28 MAR 78 Rafters - Manchester, England
14 APR 78 Rafters - Manchester, England
Stiff Test/Chiswick Challenge
20 MAY 78 The Mayflower - Manchester, England
09 JUN 78 The Factory I - Manchester, England
13 JUL 78 Eric's - Liverpool, England
15 JUL 78 Eric's - Liverpool, England
27 JUL 78 The Fan Club (Roots Club) - Leeds, England
29 AUG 78 Band On The Wall - Manchester, England
04 SEP 78 Band On The Wall - Manchester, England
09 SEP 78 Eric's - Liverpool, England
10 SEP 78 Royal Standard - Bradford, England
02 OCT 78 Bolton Institute Of Technology - Bolton, England
12 OCT 78 Kelly's - Manchester, England
20 OCT 78 The Factory I - Manchester, England
A 'Rock Against Racism' benefit concert.
24 OCT 78 The Fan Club (Branningan's) - Leeds, England
04 NOV 78 Eric's - Liverpool, England
14 NOV 78 The Odeon - Canterbury, England
15 NOV 78 Brunel University - Uxbridge, England
Walked In Line, Digital
17 NOV 78 Top Rank - Reading, England
[ 17th for the date is uncertain ]
19 NOV 78 Bristol, England
20 NOV 78 Check Inn Club - Altrincham, England
26 NOV 78 New Electric Circus - Manchester, England
01 DEC 78 The Factory I - Manchester, England
[ Venue is listed as "The Factory" in Touching From A Distance,
but that contradicts a concert poster extant that says "SALTEC ENTS presents
GRAND XMAS BALL". ]
22 DEC 78 Revolution Club - York, England
27 DEC 78 The Hope And Anchor - Islington, London, England
I Remember Nothing(?), She's Lost Control(?), Shadowplay, Leaders Of Men, Wilderness,
Digital, The Kill, Ice Age, Warsaw, Walked In Line, (encore) Glass, Sister Ray

[ Setlist uncertain for this date ]

12 JAN 79 Wythenshawe College - Manchester, England
26 JAN 79 The Factory I (Russell Club) - Manchester, England
31 JAN 79 First Peel Session - Maida Vale, London, England
Broadcast 14 FEB 79
10 FEB 79 Bolton, England
16 FEB 79 Eric's - Liverpool, England
She's Lost Control, Shadowplay, Leaders Of Men, Insight, Disorder,
Glass, Digital, Ice Age, Warsaw, Transmission, I Remember Nothing

[ With Cabaret Voltaire...setlist based on identification given when it was
being exhibted, and is by no means certain.]

28 FEB 79 Playhouse - Nottingham, England
01 MAR 79 The Hope And Anchor - Islington, London, England ??
04 MAR 79 The Marquee - London, England ??
Soundtrack (No Love Lost/I Remember Nothing?) She's Lost Control,
Shadowplay, Leaders Of Men, Insight, Glass, Digital, Ice Age, Transmission,
(encore) unknown
13 MAR 79 Band On The Wall - Manchester, England 40
They Walked In Line, She's Lost Control, Shadowplay, New Dawn Fades,
Day Of The Lords, Insight, Disorder, The Only Mistake,
I Remember Nothing, Sister Ray

[ Dating here is by no means certain ]

14 MAR 79 Bowdon Vale Youth Club - Altrincham, England 40
She's Lost Control, Shadowplay, Leaders Of Men, Insight, Disorder,
Glass, Digital, Ice Age, Warsaw, Transmission, I Remember Nothing,
No Love Lost
17 MAR 79 University Of Kent - Canterbury, England
30 MAR 79 Youth Centre - Walthamstow, England
[ supported by SX ]
03 MAY 79 Eric's - Liverpool, England
Wilderness, Insight, Digital, Glass, Atmosphere

[ Amnesty International benefit ]

11 MAY 79 The Factory I - Manchester, England
[ with OMD, ACR, and John Dowie ]
17 MAY 79 Acklam Hall - London, England
Insight...Transmission...She's Lost Control...I Remember Nothing

[ Ten songs total. With OMD, ACR, and John Dowie ]

23 MAY 79 Bowdon Vale Youth Club - Altrincham, England
Stage lights went out during the concert. One of the rare times "The Kill"
(Still version) was played.
04 JUN 79 Piccadilly Radio Session - Manchester, England
07 JUN 79 Fan Club - Leeds, England
13 JUN 79   The Factory / Russell Club - Manchester, England   ??
         
16 JUN 79 The Odeon - Canterbury, England
Disorder, She's Lost Control, Shadowplay, Wilderness,
New Dawn Fades, Glass, These Days, Something Must Break,
Interzone, Atrocity Exhibition

[ Joy Division was supporting the Cure, who played at the University Of Kent
that night. Only concert that included 'Something Must Break' in the setlist. ]

17 JUN 79 Royalty Theatre - Holborn, London, England
Atmosphere, Disorder, Digital, Candidate, New Dawn Fades,
These Days, Interzone, Transmission

[ See the MDMArchive entry ]

19 JUN 79 Nuffield Theatre - Lancaster University
22 JUN 79 Good Mood - Halifax, England
25 JUN 79 Free Trade Hall - Manchester, England
28 JUN 79 The Factory I - Manchester, England
 
03 JUL 79 Free Trade Hall - Manchester, England
05 JUL 79 Limit Club - Sheffield, England
11 JUL 79 Roots Club - Leeds, England 45
Dead Souls, Shadowplay, She's Lost Control, Candidate, These Days, Disorder,
Interzone, Glass, Transmission, Atrocity Exhibition, No Love Lost
13 JUL 79 Russel Club (The Factory) - Manchester, England 45
Dead Souls, The Only Mistake, Insight, Candidate, Wilderness, She's Lost Control,
Shadowplay, Disorder, Interzone, Atrocity Exhibition, Novelty, Transmission
?? JUL 79 "Transmission" Session, Central Sound - Manchester, England
27 JUL 79 Imperial Hotel - Blackpool, England 40
Dead Souls, Glass, Disorder, Autosuggestion, Transmission, She's Lost Control,
Shadowplay, Atrocity Exhibition
28 JUL 79 The Fun House (The Mayflower) - Manchester, England
02 AUG 79 Prince Of Wales Conference Centre, YMCA - London, England 40
Dead Souls, Disorder, Wilderness, Autosuggestion, Transmission, Day Of The Lords,
She's Lost Control, Shadowplay, Atrocity Exhibition, Insight
08 AUG 79   Romulus - Birmingham, England   ??
    Transmission

[ Insight and She's Lost Control plus others in unknown order ]

   
11 AUG 79 Eric's - Liverpool, England 30
(afternoon) Transmission, Dirty Disco jam w/Section 25, Disorder, New Dawn Fades,
Glass, Shadowplay, Colony, Interzone, Ice Age

(evening) Insight, Autosuggestion, Digital, SLC, Day Of The Lords, Wilderness,
Atrocity Exhibition, Transmission, New Dawn Fades (inst), Interzone (only Hooky vocals),
Dead Souls (full band again)

[ Two performances this day.  First was a matinee for those under 18
followed later in the day with an evening concert. ]

13 AUG 79 Nashville Club - London, England
Exercise One, Disorder, Colony, Candidate, & More
22 AUG 79 Youth Centre - Walthamstow, England
[ Concert may have been on 24 AUG 79.  Anyone know for sure? ]
27 AUG 79 Leigh Pop Festival 40
Disorder, Leaders Of Men, Colony, Insight, Digital, Dead Souls, Shadowplay,
She's Lost Control, Sound Of Music, Transmission, Interzone
31 AUG 79 The Electric Ballroom - London, England 40
Sound Of Music, Wilderness, Colony, Day Of The Lords, Shadowplay,
Transmission, Interzone, Disorder, She's Lost Control, Insight
08 SEP 79 Futurama One, Queen's Hall - Leeds, England 40
I Remember Nothing, Wilderness, Transmission, Colony, Disorder, Insight,
Shadowplay, She's Lost Control, Atrocity Exhibition, Dead Souls
22 SEP 79 Nashville Club - London, England 50
Atmosphere, Wilderness, Shadowplay, Leaders Of Men, Insight, Colony,
Transmission, Disorder, She's Lost Control, Atrocity Exhibition, Glass,
Exercise One
28 SEP 79 The Factory I - Manchester, England 45
Atmosphere, Wilderness, Shadowplay, Insight,
Colony, 24 Hours, She's Lost Control, Dead Souls,
(encore) Transmission and Atrocity Exhibition.

02 OCT 79 Mountford Hall, University Of Liverpool - Liverpool, England 40
Wilderness, Ice Age, Candidate, Shadowplay, Insight, She's Lost Control,
Twenty Four Hours, Disorder, Transmission, Warsaw
03 OCT 79 Leeds University - Leeds, England
04 OCT 79 City Hall - Newcastle, England 40
Disorder, Shadowplay, Colony, Day Of The Lords, Glass, Transmission,
She's Lost Control, Atrocity Exhibition
05 OCT 79 The Apollo - Glasgow, Scotland
06 OCT 79 Odeon - Edinburgh, Scotland 50
Leaders Of Men, Digital, Day Of The Lords, Transmission, Shadowplay,
She's Lost Control, New Dawn Fades, Disorder, (encore) Transmission
07 OCT 79 Capitol - Aberdeen, Scotland
08 OCT 79 Caird Hall - Dundee, Scotland
Atmosphere, Wilderness, Interzone, Colony, These Days,
New Dawn Fades, Transmission, Shadowplay, She's Lost Control
16 OCT 79 Plan K - Brussels, Belgium
Love Will Tear Us Apart, Wilderness, Disorder, Colony, Insight,
24 Hours, New Dawn Fades, Transmission, Shadowplay,
She's Lost Control, Atrocity Exhibition, (encore) Interzone
18 OCT 79 Bangor University - Bangor, England
20 OCT 79 Loughborough University - Loughborough, England
Walked In Line, Shadowplay, Colony, These Days, 24 Hours,
Interzone, Love Will Tear Us Apart, I Remember Nothing
21 OCT 79 Top Rank - Sheffield, England
Love Will Tear Us Apart, Digital, Disorder, Colony, Autosuggestion,
She's Lost Control, Transmission, Day Of The Lords (instrumental)
22 OCT 79 Assembly Halls - Derby, England
Sound Of Music, Wilderness, Insight, Colony, These Days,
She's Lost Control, Transmission, Atrocity Exhibition
23 OCT 79 King George's Hall - Blackburn, England
I Remember Nothing...
24 OCT 79 The Odeon - Birmingham, England
Dead Souls, Wilderness, New Dawn Fades, Day Of The Lords,
She's Lost Control, Shadowplay, Disorder, Insight (encore) Transmission
25 OCT 79 St. George's Hall - Bradford, England
Exercise One...
26 OCT 79 The Electric Ballroom - London, England 50
I Remember Nothing, Love Will Tear Us Apart, Wilderness, Colony, Insight,
Day Of The Lords, Shadowplay, She's Lost Control, Transmission, Disorder,
Atrocity Exhibition, Interzone
27 OCT 79 Apollo Theatre - Manchester England 35
Dead Souls, Wilderness, Colony, Autosuggestion, Love Will Tear Us Apart,
Shadowplay, She's Lost Control, Transmission
28 OCT 79 Apollo Theatre - Manchester England 55
Sound Of Music, Shadowplay, Colony, Day Of The Lords, Twenty Four Hours,
Disorder, Walked In Line, I Remember Nothing, Transmission
29 OCT 79 De Montfort Hall - Leicester, England
Dead Souls, Digital, 24 Hours, These Days, Love Will Tear Us Apart,
New Dawn Fades, Transmission, Atrocity Exhibition
30 OCT 79 The New Theatre - Oxford, England
Walked in Line, The Only Mistake, Leaders of Men, Insight
Ice Age, Love Will Tear Us Apart, I Remember Nothing
01 NOV 79 Civic Hall - Guildford, England
No Love Lost, These Days, Disorder, Candidate, Shadowplay
Autosuggestion, Warsaw, Transmission, Sound Of Music

[ soundcheck ] Autosuggestion, These Days

02 NOV 79 Winter Gardens - Bournemouth, England 45
I Remember Nothing, Love Will Tear Us Apart, Interzone, Colony, Insight,
These Days, Digital, Transmission, Atrocity Exhibition
03 NOV 79 Sophia Gardens - Cardiff, England
This gig was cancelled.
04 NOV 79 Colston Hall - Bristol, England
Exercise One, Wilderness Colony, Day of the Lords, 24 Hours,
She's Lost Control, Walked In Line, I Remember Nothing

[ Setlist pictured here ]

05 NOV 79 Pavilion - Hemel Hempstead, England 20+15
Dead Souls, Wilderness, 24 Hours, New Dawn Fades,
Digital, Disorder, Interzone...Colony

[ soundcheck ] New Dawn Fades (false start), New Dawn Fades, Dead Souls,
The Only Mistake, Love Will Tear Us Apart

07 NOV 79 Pavilion - West Runton, England
Colony, These Days(?), Autosuggestion, 24 Hours,
Love Will Tear Us Apart, Sound Of Music, Atrocity Exhibition
09 NOV 79 The Rainbow Theatre - London, England 30
Sound Of Music, Shadowplay, New Dawn Fades, Colony, Insight,
Love Will Tear Us Apart, She's Lost Control, Transmission
10 NOV 79 The Rainbow Theatre - London, England 30
Dead Souls, Wilderness, 24 Hours, Day Of The Lords, These Days, Interzone,
Disorder, Atrocity Exhibition
26 NOV 79 Second Peel Session - London, England
Broadcast 10 DEC 79
08 DEC 79 Eric's - Liverpool, England
18 DEC 79 Les Bains-Douches Club - Paris, France 70
Passover, Wilderness, Disorder, Love Will Tear Us Apart, Insight,
Shadowplay, Transmission, Day Of The Lords, 24 Hours, Colony,
These Days, A Means To An End, She's Lost Control,  Atrocity Exhibition,
Interzone, Warsaw
31 DEC 79 Woolworth's, Oldham Street - Manchester, England
A Factory New Year's Eve Party
11 JAN 80 Paradiso - Amsterdam, Holland 75
Passover, Wilderness, Digital, Day Of The Lords, Insight, New Dawn Fades,
Disorder, Transmission, Love Will Tear Us Apart, These Days,
A Means To An End, 24 Hours, Shadowplay, She's Lost Control,
Atrocity Exhibition, Atmosphere, Interzone
12 JAN 80 The Trojan Horse - The Hague, Holland
13 JAN 80 Doomroosje - Nijmegen, Holland
14 JAN 80 King Kong - Antwerp, Belgium
15 JAN 80 The Basement - Cologne, West Germany 55
Atmosphere, Love Will Tear Us Apart, These Days, Insight, 24 Hours,
A Means To An End, She's Lost Control, Sound Of Music, Glass,
Day Of The Lords, Shadowplay, Interzone, Disorder, Transmission,
Atrocity Exhibition
16 JAN 80 Club Lantaren - Rotterdam, Holland
17 JAN 80 Plan K - Brussels, Belgium 70
Dead Souls, Wilderness, Insight, Colony, 24 Hours, A Means To An End,
Transmission, Atmosphere, Love Will Tear Us Apart, Digital, Warsaw,
Shadowplay, Atrocity Exhibition, Sister Ray, The Eternal
18 JAN 80 Effenaar - Eindhoven, Holland 60
Love Will Tear Us Apart, Digital,  New Dawn Fades, Colony, These Days,
Ice Age, Dead Souls, Disorder, Day Of The Lords, Autosuggestion,
Shadowplay, She's Lost Control, Transmission, Interzone,
(encore) Atmosphere, Warsaw
19 JAN 80 Vera - Groningen, Netherlands
21 JAN 80 Kantkino - Berlin, West Germany 35
Dead Souls, Wilderness, Colony, Insight, 24 Hours, A Means To An End,
Transmission, The Eternal, ...Interzone(?)
07 FEB 80 The Factory II (New Osborne Club) - Manchester, England
08 FEB 80 University of London Union - London, England 50
Dead Souls, Glass, A Means To An End, 24 Hours, Passover, Insight, Colony,
These Days, Love Will Tear Us Apart, Isolation, The Eternal, Digital
20 FEB 80 Town Hall - High Wycombe, England 40
Sound Of Music, A Means To An End, Colony, 24 Hours, Isolation,
Love Will Tear Us Apart, Disorder, Atrocity Exhibition

[ soundcheck ] Isolation, Eternal, Ice Age, Disorder, Sound of Music,
A Means To An End

28 FEB 80 The Warehouse - Preston, England 50
Incubation, Wilderness, 24 Hours, The Eternal, Heart And Soul, Shadowplay,
Transmission, Disorder, Warsaw, Colony, Interzone, She's Lost Control
29 FEB 80 The Lyceum - London, England 45
Incubation, Wilderness, 24 Hours, The Eternal, Heart And Soul,
Love Will Tear Us Apart, Isolation, Komakino, She's Lost Control,
These Days, Atrocity Exhibition

[ soundcheck ] Heart And Soul, Incubation, Komakino, Isolation (inst),
Isolation

05 MAR 80 Trinity Hall - Bristol, England
Incubation, A Means To An End(?), 24 Hours, Colony, Passover(?)
Heart And Soul, Love Will Tear Us Apart, Isolation, Ice Age(?)

[ Setlist very tentative...likely "Wilderness" or "Shadowplay" instead of
A Means To An End, and the final two tracks may have been Insight and SLC,
during which Ian suffered another fit ]

02 APR 80 The Moonlight Club - London, England 35
Sound Of Music, Wilderness, Colony, Love Will Tear Us Apart, A Means To An End,
Transmission, Dead Souls, Sister Ray
03 APR 80 The Moonlight Club - London, England 35
Love Will Tear Us Apart, Glass, Digital, Heart And Soul, Isolation, Disorder,
Atrocity Exhibition, Atmosphere
04 APR 80 The Rainbow - London, England
Dead Souls, Wilderness, Shadowplay, Heart And Soul, Decades,
She's Lost Control, Atrocity Exhibition

[ First concert of two that evening... ]

04 APR 80 The Moonlight Club - London, England 30
Transmission, A Means To An End, 24 Hours, Day Of The Lords, Insight, Interzone
05 APR 80 The Winter Gardens - Malvern, England 45
Disorder, Wilderness, 24 Hours, Heart And Soul, Atmosphere,
Love Will Tear Us Apart, Isolation, Interzone, She's Lost Control,
untitled (improvisation with Section 25)
08 APR 80 Derby Hall - Bury, England 20
Girls Don't Count, Love Will Tear Us Apart, Digital,
Decades (titled 'Europop'), The Eternal, Sister Ray
11 APR 80 The Factory I (Russel Club) - Manchester, England
12 APR 80 unknown venue - Bradford
19 APR 80 Ajanta Theatre - Derby, England 45
Dead Souls, Wilderness, Digital, Insight, Passover, Heart And Soul, Isolation,
These Days, Transmission, She's Lost Control, (encore 1) Colony, (encore 2),
Girls Don't Count (Improvisation with Section 25)
25 APR 80 Scala Cinema - London, England
Cancelled by the band due to Ian's health.
26 APR 80 Rock Garden - Middlesbrough, England
The band cancelled...
02 MAY 80 High Hall, Birmingham University - Birmingham, England 60
Ceremony, Shadowplay, A Means To An End, Passover, New Dawn Fades, 24 Hours,
Transmission, Disorder, Isolation, Decades, Digital
08 MAY 80 The Astoria, Edinburgh
Cancelled as well due to Ian Curtis' ill health...
21-23 MAY 80 Hurrah's - New York City
A three night residency, of course which never happened.
25 MAY 80 The Edge - Toronto
26 MAY 80 Bookies - Detroit
27 MAY 80 Tuts - Chicago
27 MAY 80 Merlyn's(?) - Madison, Wisconsin
1 JUN 80 Tier 3 - New York
3 or 4 JUN 80 American Indian Centre - San Francisco
6 JUN 80 The Starwood - Los Angeles
7 JUN 80 Madame Wong's - Los Angeles


Please email me with any additions, corrections, setlists,

or anything else that might have been interesting (or out
of the ordinary) at any of the concerts.

Go to: Water Rat's NewOrder Centre
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Special thanks to the following people who provided some of the
information for the Joy Division/Warsaw Gigography:  David Blacklock,

Arne Johannessen, Sam Habash, and so many more!