Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

100% unofficial and fan-made  

Date

4th February 1981


Venue

London BBC Paris Theatre, UK (capacity 400)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Modern Eon. Gig may have been 23rd November 1980, added at the end of the UK tour but before Europeans shows started. 4th February 1981 is likely to be the broadcast date.

Date

28th February 1981


Venue

Toronto Edge Club, Canada (capacity 200)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Our Daughter's Wedding.

Date

25th March 1981


Venue

Rouen Salle Sainte Croix des Pelletiers, France (capacity 200)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

26th March 1981


Venue

Le Mans L'Empire, France (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

27th March 1981


Venue

Orleans Le Zig Zag, France (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

28th March 1981


Venue

Clermont Ferrand Maison De Sports, France (capacity 5000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

29th March 1981


Venue

Aix Le Rex, France (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

30th March 1981


Venue

Montpellier Grand Odeon, France (capacity 1000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

31st March 1981


Venue

Lyon West Side Club, France (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

2nd April 1981


Venue

Toulouse Halle Aux Grains, France (capacity 2200)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

3rd April 1981


Venue

Bordeaux Salles des fetesdu Grand Parc, France (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

4th April 1981


Venue

Paris Palais des Arts, France (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

14th April 1981


Venue

Los Angeles Whiskey a Go Go, LA, USA (capacity 250)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Our Daughter's Wedding.

Date

15th April 1981


Venue

Los Angeles Whiskey a Go Go, LA, USA (capacity 250)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Our Daughter's Wedding.

Date

16th April 1981


Venue

Sacramento UC Davis, CA, USA (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

17th April 1981


Venue

San Francisco The Stone Club, CA, USA (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

18th April 1981


Venue

San Francisco The Keystone Club, CA, USA (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

20th April 1981


Venue

Vancouver Commodore Ballroom, Canada (capacity 1000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

22th April 1981


Venue

Calgary University MacEwan Hall Ballroom, Canada (capacity 1000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

23rd April 1981


Venue

Edmonton Riviera Rock Room, Canada (capacity 750)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

24th April 1981


Venue

Toronto Concert Hall, Canada (capacity 1500)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

25th April 1981


Venue

Hamilton Bannister's, Canada (capacity 200)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

26th April 1981


Venue

Montreal Le Club, Canada (capacity 1000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

27th April 1981


Venue

Quebec Cafe Campus, Canada (capacity 600)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

28th April 1981


Venue

Barrymore's Music Hall, Ottawa, Canada (capacity 400)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

30th April 1981


Venue

Boston Paradise Theatre, MA, USA (capacity 730)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

1st May 1981


Venue

New York Privates Club, NY, USA (capacity 800)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

2nd May 1981


Venue

New York Privates Club, NY, USA (capacity 800)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

3rd May 1981


Venue

New York The Ritz, NY, USA (capacity 300)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

26th September 1981


Venue

The Old Waldorf, San Francisco, LA, USA (capacity 550)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

27th September 1981


Venue

The Old Waldorf, San Francisco, LA, USA (capacity 550)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

28th September 1981


Venue

Hollywood Roxy, LA, USA (capacity 500)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

1st October 1981


Venue

Chicago Tut's, IL, USA (capacity 500)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

2nd October 1981


Venue

Detroit Bookies, MI, USA (capacity 350)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Figures On A Beach.

Date

3rd October 1981


Venue

Kitchener-Waterloo Bingeman Park, Canada (capacity 600)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from The Spoons.

Date

5th October 1981


Venue

Philadelphia East Side Club, PA, USA (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Mother May I.

Date

6th October 1981


Venue

College Park University of Maryland Grand Ballroom, MD, USA (capacity 900)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

7th October 1981


Venue

Lido Beach Malibu Beach Club, NY, USA (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

8th October 1981


Venue

Boston Paradise Theatre, MA, USA (capacity 730)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

9th October 1981


Venue

The Ritz, NY, USA (capacity 300)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Antonia & The Operators.

Date

10th October 1981


Venue

The Ritz, NY, USA (capacity 300)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Antonia & The Operators.

Date

14th October 1981


Venue

Buffalo Salty Dog Club, NY, USA (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support band not known.

Date

7th November 1981


Venue

Lancaster University, UK (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

8th November 1981


Venue

Birmingham Odeon, UK (capacity 2400)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

9th November 1981


Venue

Manchester Apollo, UK (capacity 2700)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

10th November 1981


Venue

Manchester Apollo, UK (capacity 2700)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

11th November 1981


Venue

Glasgow Apollo, UK (capacity 3000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

12th November 1981


Venue

Edinburgh Playhouse, UK (capacity 3000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

14th November 1981


Venue

Ipswich Gaumont, UK (capacity 2000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

15th November 1981


Venue

Leicester De Montfort Hall, UK (capacity 2000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

16th November 1981


Venue

Brighton Dome, UK (capacity 2100)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

17th November 1981


Venue

Southampton Gaumont, UK (capacity 2300)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

18th November 1981


Venue

Poole Arts Centre, UK (capacity 2500)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

19th November 1981


Venue

Hammersmith Odeon, UK (capacity 3500)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

20th November 1981


Venue

Hammersmith Odeon, UK (capacity 3500)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

22nd November 1981


Venue

Newcastle City Hall, UK (capacity 2000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

24th November 1981


Venue

Liverpool Empire, UK (capacity 2400)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

25th November 1981


Venue

Liverpool Empire, UK (capacity 2400)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

26th November 1981


Venue

Hanley Victoria Hall, UK (capacity 2800)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

28th November 1981


Venue

St Austell Coliseum, UK (capacity 2600)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

29th November 1981


Venue

Cardiff Sophia Gardens, UK (capacity 4000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

30th November 1981


Venue

Sheffield City Hall, UK (capacity 2300)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

1st December 1981


Venue

Leeds Tiffany's, UK (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

CANCELLED. Heavy snow caused the gig to be re-arranged.

Date

2nd December 1981


Venue

Norwich UEA, UK (capacity 1500)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold and TV21.

Date

3rd December 1981


Venue

Nottingham University, UK (capacity unknown)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

4th December 1981


Venue

London Theatre Royal, UK (capacity 2200)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

This show was recorded and highlights were released on video and shown on BBC TV in 1982. Support from Random Hold.

Date

5th December 1981


Venue

London Theatre Royal, UK (capacity 2200)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.

Date

14th December 1981


Venue

Leeds Queens Hall, UK (capacity 500)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Rearranged from 1st December. Support from Ex Post Facto.

Date

20th December 1981


Venue

Belfast Whitla Hall, UK (capacity 1850)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from The Perfect Crime.

Date

20th December 1981


Venue

Belfast Whitla Hall, UK (capacity 1850)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold and The Perfect Crime. 2 shows in 1 day to meet demand confirmed by the opening times on the 2 ticket types listed here.

Date

21st December 1981


Venue

Dublin National Stadium, Republic of Ireland (capacity 2000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold and It's A Tightrope.

Date

22nd December 1981


Venue

Dublin National Stadium, Republic of Ireland (capacity 2000)


Band Members

Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Malcolm Holmes, Martin Cooper


Notes

Support from Random Hold.