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The Damned: Live Performances - 2011

The list of shows for 2011 is complete (lists for some years are very much 'work in progress').


Sunday 20 November - HMV Picture House, Edinburgh

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Nasty, Eloise, Love Song, Happy Talk, Smash It Up.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Viv Albertine. Captain Sensible and Monty joined Viv Albertine on stage for the final song of her set, playing guitar and bongos respectively. A short piece of 'Mull of Kintyre' was played prior to 'Happy Talk' during The Damned's encore.

Saturday 19 November - Academy, Manchester

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Disco Man, Eloise, Love Song, Smash It Up.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Gig officially recorded on behalf of The Damned by Concert Live Recordings, and available for purchase, immediately after the show, or by mail order. Support from Viv Albertine.

Friday 18 November - O2 Academy, Leeds

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Disco Man, Nasty, Love Song, Smash It Up.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Viv Albertine.

Thursday 17 November - O2 Academy, Newcastle

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Disco Man, Love Song, Nasty, Smash It Up.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Viv Albertine.

Tuesday 15 November - Rock City, Nottingham

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Disco Man, Love Song, Antipope, Smash It Up.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Viv Albertine. Tomfoolery during the encore included short excerpts of 'Black Night' by Deep Purple (prior to Disco Man) and 'Happy Talk' (prior to Smash It Up).

Monday 14 November - UEA, Norwich

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Melody Lee, Love Song, Antipope.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Viv Albertine.

Sunday 13 November - East Wing, Brighton

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Disco Man, Love Song, Smash It Up (part 2 only).

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Viv Albertine.

Saturday 12 November - Roundhouse, London

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Disco Man, Love Song, Eloise, Antipope.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Gig officially recorded on behalf of The Damned by Concert Live Recordings, and available for purchase, immediately after the show, or by mail order. Support from Viv Albertine.

Friday 11 November - Corn Exchange, Cambridge

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Disco Man, Love Song, Antipope.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Viv Albertine.

Thursday 10 November - O2 Academy, Birmingham

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Eloise, Love Song, Antipope.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Viv Albertine. During stage banter prior to Eloise in the encore, a short piece of 'Black Sabbath' by Black Sabbath was played.

Wednesday 9 November - O2 Academy, Bristol

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Eloise, Love Song, Antipope.

Comments: UK '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Viv Albertine.

Saturday 5 November - Shores Auditorium, Austin, Texas (Fun Fun Fun Festival)

Setlist: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright, Wait For The Blackout, Nasty, History of the World, Love Song, Melody Lee, Antipope, Ignite, Smash It Up. 

Comments: Headlining 'The Black Stage'.  Apparently 'Melody Lee' and 'Ignite' were missed from the actual set played because the show had to be over at 22:00 due to a city noise ordinance. Also scheduled to play The Black Stage on this day - Thieves, Shapes Have Fangs, Touche Amore, B-L-A-C-K-I-E, Death Grips, The World Inferno / Friendship Society, Trash Talk, Dead Horse, Youth Brigade, Paint It Black, Negative Approach, Cave In, Hot Snakes).

Tuesday 1 November - House Of Blues, San Diego, California

Set 1 unknown: ... but web comments suggest that it was probably as previous shows.

Set 2 unknown: ... but web comments suggest that it was probably as previous shows.

Encore included: Love Song, Smash It Up.

Comments: The Damned US '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Manic Hispanic.

Monday 31 October - House Of Blues, Anaheim, California

Setlist 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Setlist 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Love Song, Eloise, Antipope.

Comments: The Damned US '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Manic Hispanic and Cute Lepers.

Sunday 30 October - House Of Blues, Los Angeles, California 

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Eloise, Love Song, Antipope.

Comments: The Damned US '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Manic Hispanic and Cute Lepers.

Saturday 29 October - Slim's, San Francisco, California 

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Eloise, Smash It Up.

Comments: The Damned US '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Manic Hispanic and Cute Lepers. Apparently an 'on stage  misunderstanding' led to the intro to 'Eloise'  being confused as it appears that  two different songs were being played!

Thursday 27 October - Showbox at The Market, Seattle

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Melody Lee, Love Song, Antipope.

Comments: The Damned US '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support supposedly from Manic Hispanic and Cute Lepers, however, a contributor to this site wrote "There was, in fact, no sign of Manic Hispanic. It was just the Cute Lepers as support".

Tuesday 25 October - Metro / Smart Bar, Chicago, Illinois

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Eloise, Love Song, Antipope.

Comments: The Damned US '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Legendary Shack Shakers.

Sunday 23 October - Black Cat, Washington

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Love Song, Smash It Up.

Comments: The Damned US '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Legendary Shack Shakers.

Saturday 22 October - Irving Plaza, New York

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Eloise, Love Song, Smash It Up.

Comments: The Damned US '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Legendary Shack Shakers.

Thursday 20 October - Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge, Massachusettes

Set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright.

Set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call.

Encore: Love Song, Antipope, Smash It Up.  

Comments: The Damned US '35th Anniversary' tour featuring 'Damned Damned Damned' and 'The Black Album'. Support from Legendary Shack Shakers.

Sunday 28 August - Tarnside Farm, Silloth, Aspatria, Cumbria (Solfest)

Set included:  New Rose, Fan Club, Eloise, Love Song, History of the World, Jet Boy Jet Girl. Smash It Up.

Saturday 13 August - Long Marston Airfield (Bulldog Bash)

Set included: Under The Floor Again, Disco Man, Eloise. Smash It Up.

Comments: An at least partial version of  'Happy Talk' was played - probably at the end of the set.

Friday 5 August - The Olympia Hall, Winter Gardens, Blackpool (Rebellion Festival)

Set: Melody Lee, Fan Club,  I Just Can't Be Happy Today, New Rose, History of the World, Neat Neat Neat, Under The Floor Again, Wait For the Blackout, I Fall,  Eloise, 1 of the 2, Love Song, Ignite. encore1 - Antipope, Nasty, Smash It Up. encore 2 - Disco Man.

Comments: Many people left the Olympia Hall following 'Smash It Up', presuming it to be the end of the concert. The band returned for a second encore and those trying to return found they were locked out  for the last number - 'Disco Man'.

Friday 22 July - East Kirkcarswell, Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright (Wickerman Festival)

Set included: Wait for the Blackout, Love Song, Eloise, Smash It Up.

Comments: Support on the night included Spunge. Partial versions of 'Happy Talk' and 'Snooker Loopy' were played during the set.

Thursday 14 July - Tavastia Club, Helsinki, Finland

Set included: Melody Lee, Eloise, Neat Neat Neat., Street of Dreams, I Just Can`t Be Happy Today, New Rose, Under The Floor Again, I Fall, Love Song.

Comments: Support from GBH.

Wednesday 13 July - Pakkahuone Club, Tampere, Finland (Tammerfest)

Set included: New Rose, 1 of the 2, I Just Can't Be Happy Today.

Sunday 12 June - Ruhrpott Rodeo, Dusseldorf, Germany

Set: Disco Man, Wait For The Blackout, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, [*see comments - History Of The World, Antipope, Bad Time For Bonzo, Fan Club, New Rose, Neat Neat Neat, Ignite, Love Song], Smash It Up.

Comments: The planned schedule for the day stated -13:00 to 14:00 tba, 14:00 - 14:30 Antirockstars, 14:40 - 15:10 Left for Dead, 15:20 - 15:50 Alarmsignal, 16:00 - 16:30 Modern Pets, 16:40 - 17:20 Rasta Knast, 17:35 - 18:20 The Movement, 18:30 - 19:15 Dödelhaie, 19:30 - 20:25 The Damned,  20:40 - 21:30 Razzia, 21:45 to 22:40 The Adicts, 22:50 - 23:45 local heroes, 00.00 - 01.00 Misfits.*Whilst the start and finish of the set is confirmed, the running order for the rest of the set is unknown - therefore, songs shown in the set above make up the entire set, but the running order of those given in brackets is unclear. 'Neat Neat Neat' was apparently a short version (ie did not include an extended jam) and there was no encore.  

Saturday 11 June - Treffen, Leipzig, Germany (Wave Gothik)

Set: Street Of Dreams, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Wait For The Blackout, Plan 9 Channel 7, 13th Floor Vendetta, History Of The World, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Under The Floor Again, Limit Club, Eloise, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose, Antipope, Curtain Call, Smash It Up.

Comments: The Damned headlined The Werk II Hall A.  The planned schedule for the evening was - 16:30 The Cemetary Girlz, 17:30 Squishy Squid, 18:30 House Of Dolls, 19:30 Castrati, 20:30 The Last Days Of Jesus, 21:30 Cinema Strange, 23:00 The Damned. The set above has been pieced together from separate video that appears on the www, is understood to be in the correct running order, but may be missing the odd track - ie there has been some suggestion that 'Thrill Kill' was also played... but this is unconfirmed.  

Thursday 9 June - Norje, Solvesborg, Sweden (Sweden Rock Festival)

Set: Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Antipope, History Of The World, New Rose, Thrill Kill, Alone Again Or, Neat Neat Neat, Plan 9 Channel 7, 13th Floor Vendetta, Bad Time For Bonzo, Street Of Dreams, Ignite. encore - Love Song, Nation Fit For Heroes. Smash It Up.

Comments: Headliners for the Zeppelin Stage. The planned schedule for the stage was advertised as - 11:30 to 12:15 OZ, 13:45 to 14:45 Dan Reed Band, 16:00 to 17:00 FM, 17:30 to 18:30 Groundhogs, 2015 to 21:30 Gwar, 00:00-01:30 The Damned.

Saturday 26 March - Spa Pavilion Whitby (Whitby Goth Weekend)

Set: Street of Dreams, I Just Can't Be Happy Today, Wait For The Blackout, Plan 9 Channel 7, 13th Floor Vendetta, History Of The World, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Under The Floor Again, Thrill Kill, Limit Club, Bad Time For Bonzo, Shadow Of Love, Neat Neat Neat. encore - Curtain Call, New Rose, Nasty, Happy Talk (excerpt), Smash It Up.

Comments: The Saturday line-up for this festival weekend also included Frankenstein, The Beauty of Gemima, Luxury Stranger and Pink Hearse.


The Damned Live Performances Index
The Damned - 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
1979 1978 1977 1976
Naz Nomad & The Nightmares The Phantom Chords Captain Sensible
Selected Miscellany Unresolved issues Site updates


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