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1980

January
Tuesday 8 January 1980: studio session at Pennine Sound Studios Oldham (UK)
Friday 11 January 1980: concert at Paradiso Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Saturday 12 January 1980: concert at Paard Van Troje The Hague (Netherlands)
Sunday 13 January 1980: concert at Doornroosje Nijmegen (Netherlands)
Monday 14 January 1980: concert at King Kong Antwerp (Belgium)
Tuesday 15 January 1980: concert at Basement Cologne (Germany)
Wednesday 16 January 1980: concert at Lantaren Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Thursday 17 January 1980: concert at Plan K Brussels (Belgium)
Friday 18 January 1980: concert at Effenaar Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Saturday 19 January 1980: concert at Vera Groningen (Netherlands)
Monday 21 January 1980: concert at Kant Kino Berlin (Germany)

February
Thursday 7 February 1980: concert at New Osbourne Club Manchester (UK)
Friday 8 February 1980: concert at University College Union London (Bloomsbury) (UK)
Wednesday 20 February 1980: concert at Town Hall High Wycombe (UK)
Thursday 28 February 1980: concert at Warehouse Preston (UK)
Friday 29 February 1980: concert at Lyceum Ballroom London (Strand) (UK)

March
Wednesday 5 March 1980: concert at Trinity Hall Bristol (UK)
March 1980: release of
Licht und Blindheit 7"
March 1980: studio session at Strawberry Studios Stockport (UK)
Tuesday 18 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Wednesday 19 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Thursday 20 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Friday 21 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Saturday 22 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Sunday 23 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Monday 24 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Tuesday 25 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Wednesday 26 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Thursday 27 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Friday 28 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Saturday 29 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)
Sunday 30 March 1980: studio session at Britannia Row Studios London (UK)

April
Wednesday 2 April 1980: concert at Moonlight Club London (West Hampstead) (UK)
Thursday 3 April 1980: concert at Moonlight Club London (West Hampstead) (UK)
Friday 4 April 1980 (beginning of evening): concert at Rainbow Theatre London (Finsbury Park) (UK)
Friday 4 April 1980 (end of evening): concert at Moonlight Club London (West Hampstead) (UK)
Saturday 5 April 1980: concert at Winter Gardens Malvern (UK)
Tuesday 8 April 1980: concert at Derby Hall Bury (UK)
Friday 11 April 1980: concert at Russel Club Manchester (UK)
Saturday 19 April 1980: concert at Ajanta Theatre Derby (UK)
April 1980: cancelled concert at an unknown venue Rochdale (UK)
Friday 25 April 1980 (afternoon): Love will tear us apart video was shot in TJ Davidson rehearsal studios
Friday 25 April 1980 (evening): cancelled concert at Scala Cinema London (King's Cross) (UK)
Saturday 26 April 1980: cancelled concert at Rock Garden Middlesbrough (UK)

May
Friday 2 May 1980: concert at High Hall (University) Birmingham (UK)
Tuesday 6 May 1980: Ian Curtis's last appointment at the epilepsy clinic Manchester (UK)
Thursday 8 May 1980: cancelled concert at Astoria Edinburgh (Scotland) (UK)
Sunday 18 May 1980: Ian Curtis committed suicide in his house of 77 Barton Street Macclesfield (UK)
Mon
day 19 May 1980: cancelled fly to New York (USA) for the US tour
Wednesday 21 May 1980: cancelled concert at Hurrah New York (USA)
Thursday 22 May 1980: cancelled concert at Hurrah New York (USA)
Friday 23 May 1980: cancelled concert at The Underground Boston (USA)
Saturday 24 May 1980: cancelled fly to Toronto (Canada)
Sunday 25 May 1980: cancelled concert at The Edge Toronto (Canada)
Monday 26 May 1980: cancelled concert at Bookies Detroit (USA)
Tuesday 27 May 1980: cancelled concert at Tuts Chicago (USA)
Wednesday 28 May 1980: cancelled concert at an unknown venue Madison (USA)
Thursday 29 May 1980: cancelled concert at Duffy's Minneapolis (USA)
Friday 30 May 1980: cancelled fly to New York (USA)
Saturday 31 May 1980: cancelled fly to New York (USA)

June
Sunday 1 June 1980: cancelled concert at Tier 3 New York (USA)
Monday 2 June 1980: cancelled fly to Los Angeles (USA)
Friday 6 June 1980: cancelled concert at The Starwood Los Angeles (USA)
Saturday 7 June 1980: cancelled concert at an unknown venue San Francisco or Los Angeles (USA)
Tuesday 10 June 1980: cancelled fly to London (UK)
June 1980: release of Komakino 7"
Friday 27
June 1980: release of Love Will Tear Us Apart 7"

July
July 1980: release of
Closer LP

September
September 1980: release of
Atmosphere 12", Love Will Tear Us Apart 12" and Transmission 12"

October/November
October/November 1980: second release of
Komakino 7"