The Smiths Ltd The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester, UK the hometown of The Smiths. After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey, the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and The Smiths Ltd now play at venues and festivals all over the UK. If you never saw The Smiths then this is your chance to experience the thrill of those great songs played live. If you were lucky enough to see them first time around then prepare to relive that excitement again. Committed to getting the same energy that Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce had onstage together, the band are obsessed about getting that live sound right. With an authenticity and provenance that’s hard to beat The Smiths Ltd are the ultimate tribute. The Smiths meant everything to a generation… To us they still do. “Brilliant Smiths tribute band, they are amazing.” – Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets) Transmission the sound of Joy Division Devoted to recreating the atmosphere of a live Joy Division gig, Transmission emulate the sound of one of the most inventive, evocative and influential groups of their era.