A poster advertising Joy Division’s May 1980 show in Birmingham, which was to be their last The final Joy Division show is famous for frontman Ian Curtis stumbling and having to be helped off stage while the rest of the band continued playing. Curtis was later found hanged on the eve of their upcoming American tour. Audio of the Birmingham show can be found on the band’s 1981 release Still, which features 11 live recordings from the concert.
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