Joy Division

31st May 1977: Rafters, Manchester

Supporting Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers

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Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers were originally scheduled to play Rafters 2 June 1977 but the date was changed due to the band being booked into Ramport Studios, London to mix tracks for the forthcoming "L.A.M.F" album during the first week of June.

This concert is often confused with 30 June 1977 Rafters gig where Warsaw supported Generation X

Kevin Cummins tells us he saw Warsaw at both of these concerts but he only photographed them at Generation X on 30th June. Those photos are sometimes miscredited to the Heartbreakers gig on 31 May. Additionally Mark Johnson's Ideal For Living book incorrectly listed the Johnny Thunders gig as 30th June.