List of the Smiths' live performances

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The Smiths were an English rock band from 1982 to 1987. This is a chronological list of their known live performances.

Tour dates[edit]

Date Town/City Country Venue
4 October 1982 Manchester United Kingdom The Ritz
25 January 1983 Manhattan Sound
4 February 1983 The Haçienda
21 February 1983 Rafters
23 March 1983 London The Rock Garden
6 May 1983 University of London Union
21 May 1983 Electric Ballroom, Camden
2 June 1983 Cannock Chase Miners' Gala
3 June 1983 Birmingham Fighting Cocks
4 June 1983 London Brixton Ace
29 June 1983
30 June 1983 Coventry University of Warwick
1 July 1983 Bournemouth Midnight Express Club
6 July 1983 Manchester The Haçienda
7 July 1983 London The Rock Garden
7 August 1983 Lyceum Ballroom
9 August 1983 Dingwalls, Camden
11 August 1983 Leeds Warehouse
19 August 1983 Norwich Gala Ballroom
30 August 1983 London Dingwalls, Camden
3 September 1983 Colchester Woods Leisure Centre
15 September 1983 London The Venue
16 September 1983 Bath Moles Club
25 September 1983 London Lyceum Ballroom
29 September 1983 Blackburn Gum Club at Fernando's
30 September 1983 Birmingham University of Birmingham
1 October 1983 London City of London Polytechnic
5 October 1983 Institute of Contemporary Arts
14 October 1983 Bangor Bangor University
17 October 1983 Sheffield University of Sheffield
21 October 1983 London North East London Polytechnic
22 October 1983 Liverpool Liverpool Polytechnic
27 October 1983 London Kingston Polytechnic
28 October 1983 King's College London
10 November 1983 Portsmouth Portsmouth Polytechnic
16 November 1983 Leicester Leicester Polytechnic
17 November 1983 London Westfield College
18 November 1983 Ormskirk Edge Hill College
24 November 1983 Manchester The Haçienda
7 December 1983 Derby Assembly Rooms
9 December 1983 Dublin Ireland SFX
19 December 1983 London United Kingdom Electric Ballroom, Camden
31 December 1983 New York City United States Danceteria
31 January 1984 Sheffield United Kingdom University of Sheffield
1 February 1984 Stoke-on-Trent North Staffordshire Polytechnic
2 February 1984 Coventry University of Warwick
12 February 1984 London Lyceum Ballroom
14 February 1984 Norwich University of East Anglia
15 February 1984 Nottingham Rock City
16 February 1984 Leicester University of Leicester
18 February 1984 Colchester University of Essex
21 February 1984 Bournemouth Town Hall
22 February 1984 Reading University of Reading
23 February 1984 Swansea Swansea University
24 February 1984 Bristol University of Bristol
25 February 1984 Brighton Brighton Polytechnic
27 February 1984 Canterbury University of Kent
28 February 1984 Stoke-on-Trent Victoria Hall
29 February 1984 Leeds University of Leeds
2 March 1984 Glasgow University of Glasgow
3 March 1984 Dundee University of Dundee
4 March 1984 Aberdeen Fusion Club
5 March 1984 Edinburgh Coaster's
7 March 1984 Newcastle upon Tyne Mayfair Ballroom
8 March 1984 Middlesbrough Middlesbrough Town Hall
9 March 1984 Lancaster Lancaster University
10 March 1984 Coventry Lanchester Polytechnic
12 March 1984 London Hammersmith Palais
13 March 1984 Manchester Free Trade Hall
14 March 1984 Liverpool University of Liverpool
15 March 1984 Kingston upon Hull University of Hull
17 March 1984 Loughborough Loughborough University
18 March 1984 Leicester De Montfort Hall
19 March 1984 Sheffield Sheffield City Hall
20 March 1984 Birmingham Tower Ballroom
21 April 1984 Amsterdam Netherlands Theater de Meervaart (nl)
22 April 1984 Bree Belgium Breekend Festival
24 April 1984 Zürich Switzerland Rote Fabrik
4 May 1984 Hamburg Germany Markthalle Hamburg
9 May 1984 Paris France L'Eldorado (fr)
17 May 1984 Belfast United Kingdom Ulster Hall
18 May 1984 Dublin Ireland SFX
19 May 1984
20 May 1984 Cork Savoy
3 June 1984 Seinäjoki Finland Provinssirock Festival
10 June 1984 London United Kingdom Jubilee GardensGLC Jobs for a Change Festival
12 June 1984 Carlisle Market Hall
13 June 1984 Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom
14 June 1984 Edinburgh Caley Palais
15 June 1984 Dundee Caird Hall
16 June 1984 Aberdeen Capitol Theatre
17 June 1984 Inverness Eden Court Theatre
20 June 1984 Blackpool Opera House Theatre
22 June 1984 St Austell Cornwall Coliseum
23 June 1984 Pilton Glastonbury Festival
24 September 1984 Gloucester Gloucester Leisure Centre
25 September 1984 Cardiff Cardiff University
26 September 1984 Swansea Mayfair
11 November 1984 Waterford Ireland Savoy
12 November 1984 Dublin SFX
13 November 1984
16 November 1984 Limerick Savoy
17 November 1984 Galway Leisureland
18 November 1984 Cork Savoy
20 November 1984 Letterkenny Leisure Centre
21 November 1984 Coleraine United Kingdom University of Ulster
22 November 1984 Belfast Ulster Hall
1 December 1984 Paris France Parc des Expositions de Villepinte
27 February 1985 Chippenham United Kingdom Golddiggers
28 February 1985 Guildford Guildford Civic Hall
1 March 1985 London Brixton Academy
3 March 1985 Portsmouth Portsmouth Guildhall
4 March 1985 Reading The Hexagon
6 March 1985 Poole Arts Centre
7 March 1985 Brighton Brighton Dome
8 March 1985 Margate Winter Gardens
11 March 1985 Ipswich Gaumont
12 March 1985 Nottingham Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
16 March 1985 Stoke-on-Trent Victoria Hall
17 March 1985 Birmingham Birmingham Hippodrome
18 March 1985 Oxford Apollo Theatre
22 March 1985 Sheffield Sheffield City Hall
23 March 1985 Middlesbrough Middlesbrough Town Hall
24 March 1985 Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle City Hall
27 March 1985 Liverpool Royal Court Theatre
28 March 1985 Bradford St George's Hall
29 March 1985 Northampton Derngate Theatre
31 March 1985 Manchester Palace Theatre
1 April 1985 Leicester De Montfort Hall
4 April 1985 Bristol Bristol Hippodrome
6 April 1985 London Royal Albert Hall
14 May 1985 Rome Italy Teatro Tendastrisce (it)
16 May 1985 Barcelona Spain Studio 54
18 May 1985 Madrid Paseo de Camoens
7 June 1985 Chicago United States Aragon Ballroom
8 June 1985 Royal Oak Royal Oak Music Theatre
9 June 1985 Vaughan Canada Kingswood Music Theatre
11 June 1985 Washington, D.C. United States Warner Theatre
12 June 1985 Upper Darby Tower Theatre
14 June 1985 Boston Opera House
17 June 1985 New York City Beacon Theatre
18 June 1985
21 June 1985 Oakland Kaiser Auditorium
25 June 1985 San Diego San Diego State University Open Air Theater
27 June 1985 Los Angeles Hollywood Palladium
28 June 1985
29 June 1985 Irvine Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
22 September 1985 Irvine United Kingdom Magnum Leisure Centre
24 September 1985 Edinburgh Edinburgh Playhouse
25 September 1985 Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom
26 September 1985 Dundee Caird Hall
28 September 1985 Lerwick Clickimin Centre
30 September 1985 Aberdeen Capitol Theatre
1 October 1985 Inverness Eden Court Theatre
31 January 1986 Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle City Hall – Red Wedge concert
8 February 1986 Liverpool Royal Court Theatre
10 February 1986 Dublin Ireland National Stadium
11 February 1986 Dundalk Fairways Hotel
12 February 1986 Belfast United Kingdom Queen's University Belfast
16 July 1986 Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom
17 July 1986 Newcastle upon Tyne Mayfair Ballroom
19 July 1986 Manchester G-Mex Centre
20 July 1986 Salford University of Salford
30 July 1986 London Canada Centennial Hall
31 July 1986 Vaughan Kingswood Music Theatre
2 August 1986 Ottawa Congress Centre
3 August 1986 Montreal Université de Montréal
5 August 1986 Mansfield United States Great Woods Center
6 August 1986 New York City Hudson River Park, Pier 84
8 August 1986 Washington, D.C. Charles E. Smith Center
11 August 1986 Cleveland Music Hall, Public Auditorium
12 August 1986 Pittsburgh Fulton Theater
14 August 1986 Detroit Fox Theatre
15 August 1986 Chicago Aragon Ballroom
16 August 1986 Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
22 August 1986 Santa Barbara Arlington Theater
23 August 1986 Berkeley Hearst Greek Theatre
25 August 1986 Los Angeles Universal Amphitheatre
26 August 1986
28 August 1986 Irvine Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
29 August 1986 San Diego San Diego State University Open Air Theater
31 August 1986 Mesa Mesa Amphitheatre
3 September 1986 Boulder University of Colorado Boulder Events Center
5 September 1986 Houston Cullen Performance Hall
6 September 1986 Dallas Bronco Bowl
8 September 1986 New Orleans McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University
10 September 1986 St. Petersburg Bayfront Arena
13 October 1986 Carlisle United Kingdom Sands Centre
14 October 1986 Middlesbrough Middlesbrough Town Hall
15 October 1986 Wolverhampton Wolverhampton Civic Hall
17 October 1986 St Austell Cornwall Coliseum
18 October 1986 Gloucester Leisure Centre
19 October 1986 Newport Newport Centre
21 October 1986 Nottingham Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
23 October 1986 London Kilburn National Ballroom
24 October 1986 Brixton Academy
26 October 1986 London Palladium
27 October 1986 Preston Preston Guild Hall
30 October 1986 Manchester Free Trade Hall
12 December 1986 London Brixton Academy – Artists Against Apartheid benefit

References[edit]

  • Simon Goddard. The Smiths: Songs That Saved Your Life (Reynolds and Hearn 2002, 2004²; ISBN 1-903111-47-1, ISBN 1-905287-14-3)
  • Passions Just Like Mine (Smiths fansite)