1 October 1983|
City Of London Polytechnic, London
This seems to have been cancelled. The Smiths would have been supported by Amazulu.
Fan Ian Simpkins reports that the Smiths played Portsmouth Polytechnic's Student Union on this date, and were supported by local band the Telephone Boxes. The venue was very small and crowded, and the show a very sweaty one. There was a rumour that the band had tried to get out of the gig as "This Charming Man" was out and they were about to hit the big time and therefore didn't want to play little unions any more.
Do you have information about this concert? Or do you own an uncirculated recording of it? If yes please contribute and get credited.