Joy Division concert

2nd April 1980: The Moonlight Club, West Hampstead, London Two different tapes of this concert exist Two different tapes of this concert exist

There are two different recordings of this concert - a complete audience tape and a soundboard tape.
The audience tape features all the tracks below.
The only track from the soundboard tape that made it into the wild is Sister Ray - which is featured on Still and wrongly credited to the Moonlight Club gig on May 3rd 1980

Songs performed:
01. The Sound Of Music
02. Wilderness
03. Colony
04. Love Will Tear Us Apart
05. A Means To An End
06. Transmission
07. Dead Souls
08. Sister Ray
Appx. duration: 40 mins. Sound quality: 8/9

This concert appeared in full on the following bootlegs:

Moonlight Club CD

At The Moonlight Club LP

Factory By The Moonlight 2LP

Two tracks appeared on the following bootlegs:

I'm Not Afraid Anymore CD

I'm Not Afraid Anymore LP

Sister Ray appeared on the Passover bootleg 7"

This was the first gig of 4 in 3 days!!
Section 25 played support, but Joy Division didn't
feel the inspiration and played a poor set.

NME 29/03/80

NME 29/03/80
Thanks to Phil for
these NME scans


The moonlight Club photographed in 2008. (C) Copyright Jon Salisbury and reproduced here with permission
The black door was the entrance