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Logo of the 1981 Tour

The 1981 Tour was the second concert tour by Depeche Mode.

History

The 1981 Tour begun before the band had released a single or an album. Three singles as well as Depeche Mode's debut album Speak and Spell were released during the tour.

The band mainly toured through England with a few concerts in Scotland, Wales and nearby European countries. The tour began on May 31, 1980 with a concert in Rayleigh and ended on November 16, 1981 with a concert at the Lyceum in London. The tour was followed by a TV show at TVS in Chichester on December 3, 1981.

Lineup

The lineup of Depeche Mode for the entire tour was:

Tour dates

  1. January 3, 1981 at Crocs, Rayleigh, Essex
  2. January 6, 1981 at Bridgehouse, London
  3. January 11, 1981 at Hope 'N' Anchor, London
  4. January 11, 1981 at Rascals, Southend, Essex
  5. February 1, 1981 at Moonlight Club, London
  6. February 2, 1981 at Warehouse, Leeds, West Yorkshire
  7. February 3, 1981 at Limit Club, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  8. February 9, 1981 at Bridgehouse, London
  9. February 12, 1981 at Moonlight Club, London
  10. February 14, 1981 at The Rainbow, London
  11. February 16, 1981 at Cabaret Futura, London
  12. February 26, 1981 at Lyceum, London
  13. March 24, 1981 at Moonlight Club, London
  14. March 30, 1981 at Flicks, Dartford, Kent
  15. April 2, 1981 at Technical College, Southend, Essex
  16. April 4, 1981 at Thames Boat Trip, London
  17. April 11, 1981 at Crocs, Rayleigh, Essex
  18. April 16, 1981 at Amnesia, Leeds, West Yorkshire
  19. April 23, 1981 at Cedar Ballroom, Birmingham, West Midlands
  20. April 26, 1981 at Lyceum, London
  21. April 28, 1981 at Sweeneys, Basildon, Essex
  22. April 30, 1981 at The Pits, London
  23. May 1, 1981 at Southbank Poly, London
  24. May 3, 1981 at Raquels, Basildon, Essex
  25. May 9, 1981 at Nero's, Cardiff, Wales
  26. May 12, 1981 at The Venue, London
  27. May 25, 1981 at Flicks, Dartford, Kent
  28. June 1, 1981 at Bridgehouse, London
  29. June 2, 1981 at Hammersmith Palais, London
  30. June 27, 1981 at Crocs, Rayleigh, Essex
  31. July 9, 1981 at Regency Suite, Chadwell Heath, Greater London
  32. July 23, 1981 at The Venue, London
  33. July 25, 1981 at Zuiderpark, The Hague, Netherlands
  34. July 30, 1981 at Alexandras, Slough, Berkshire
  35. August 2, 1981 at Jenkinsons, Brighton, East Sussex
  36. August 5, 1981 at Rafters, Manchester
  37. August 6, 1981 at Warehouse, Leeds, West Yorkshire
  38. August 7, 1981 at Nite Club, Edinburgh, Scotland
  39. August 26, 1981 at ICA, London
  40. September 1981 at Lawrence Weston School, Bristol
  41. September 19, 1981 at The Venue, London
  42. September 25, 1981 at Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany
  43. September 26, 1981 at Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  44. September 28, 1981 at Disco Rouge, Brussels, Belgium
  45. September 29, 1981 at Bains Douche, Paris, France
  46. October 31, 1981 at University, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
  47. November 2, 1981 at Coasters, Edinburgh, Scotland
  48. November 3, 1981 at Fagins, Manchester
  49. November 4, 1981 at Locarno, Birmingham, West Midlands
  50. November 5, 1981 at Rock City, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  51. November 6, 1981 at University, Liverpool, Merseyside
  52. November 7, 1981 at Polytechnic, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  53. November 9, 1981 at Locarno, Bristol
  54. November 10, 1981 at Raquels, Basildon, Essex
  55. November 11, 1981 at Top Rank, Brighton, East Sussex
  56. November 12, 1981 at Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset
  57. November 14, 1981 at University, Leicester, Leicestershire
  58. November 15, 1981 at Lyceum, London
  59. November 16, 1981 at Lyceum, London

Videos

External links


Tours by Depeche Mode
1980 Tour (1980) - 1981 Tour (1981) - See You Tour (1982) - Broken Frame Tour (1982/83) - Construction Time Again Tour (1983/84) - Some Great Reward Tour (1984/85) - Black Celebration Tour (1986) - Music for the Masses Tour (1987/88) - World Violation Tour (1990) - Devotional Tour (1993) - Exotic Tour/Summer Tour '94 (1994) - The Singles Tour (1998) - Exciter Tour (2001) - Touring the Angel (2005/06) - Tour of the Universe (2009/10) - Delta Machine Tour (2013) - Global Spirit Tour (2017/2018)

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