TOUR DATES & SETLISTS
-- 1980s Archive --



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WHAT'S NEW?

  • 19 October 2017 - Setlist added to 20 August 1986, song added to 22 February 1989 and setlist added to 17 July 1983.

  • 10 September 2016 - Setlist added to 12 March 1986.

  • 21 June 2016 - New info added to 6 September 1984, 16 April 1989, 20 July 1986.

  • 20 July 2015 - New info added to 23 May 1986.
  • 27 February 2012 - New setlist added for 19 March 1988.
  • 26 February 2012 - New dates added for 21 May 1981 and 22 May 1981 (thanks to Massimo Foglio).
  • 19 April 2011 - Additional recording information for 15 March 1980.
  • 5 April 2011 - New date and poster for 6 June 1981.
  • 17 July 2009 - New setlists for 2 May 1980, 14 May 1981, 20 May 1981, 26 July 1984, 11 March 1989, 29 May 1989 and 11 August 1989.
  • 18 April 2008 - New date and story added for 14 February 1981.
  • 9 March 2008 - Photos added for Unknown date, 1985.
  • 20 June 2007 - New setlists for 16 May 1981 and 21 January 1984.
  • 2 February 2007 - New setlist for 12 November 1981.
  • 13 October 2006 - New setlists for 10 September 1984 and 26 May 1986, new date for 31 August 1989.
  • 29 September 2006 - New setlist for 1987, exact date unknown.
  • 19 May 2006 - Extra information for August 1982, 3 May 1985, 15 March 1980, 30 April 1980 and 23 May 1986.
  • 28 April 2006 - Partial setlist added for August 1982.
  • 21 April 2006 - Recording info added for 6 May 1980 and 19 August 1986, setlists added for Date Unknown/1986 and 21 February 1988.

  • 16 December 2005 - Setlist added for 23 October 1981.
  • 3 November 2005 - Recording information for 21 November 1984.
  • 24 March 2005 - Additional comments for 25 August 1984.
  • 13 August 2004 - New setlists for unknown date 1980, 11 September 1984 and 7 March 1986.
  • 16 March 2004 - Additional information for 10 March 1989.
  • 7 December 2003 - Setlist for 15 August 1986.

  • 7 November 2003 - Setlists for 27 October 1984, 30 April 1985, 1 May 1985, and 12 March 1988.

  • 20 July 2003 - Setlist for 24 April 1989.

  • 6 April 2003 - Set list for 6 May 1980 and recording information for 19 October 1984.

  • 4 April 2003 - New dates at 27 April 1980, 14 April 1981, and 24 November 1981.

  • 12 January 2003 - New date at 26 March 1988, and setlist at 23 September 1989.

  • 12 December 2002 - New setlists for 25 August 1984, 29 August 1987, 30 August 1987. Amendment to 20 January 1984.

  • 1 August 2002 - Revision to 22 February 1985, and more dates listed: 19 October 1984, 20 October 1984, 17 August 1986, and 19th March 1989.

  • 21 July 2002 - Revised setlist at 2 November 1984, new setlist for 21 October 1984.

  • 2 July 2002 - New setlist for 11 May 1980.

  • 19 June 2002 - New date for 10 March 1988.

  • 5 June 2002 - New setlist at 1984, exact date unknown, and new dates at 22 August 1986, 25 March 1988, 3 March 1989, and 4 March 1989.

  • 28 March 2002 - New setlist for 28 October 1981.

  • 14 March 2002 - Recording info. added for 10 March 1989 and setlist for 6 September 1984.

  • 3 March 2002 - Setlist at 20 January 1984.

  • 18 February 2002 - Update at 22 February 1985.

  • 31 January 2002 - New date at 7 April 1989, correction at 22 February 1985.

  • 17 December 2001 - New dates 1 March 1989, additional info. at 2 May 1980

  • 10 October 2001 - Ticket stubbs added to 2 November 1981

  • 30 September 2001 - Setlists added to 11 July 1984 and 22 March 1988. Additional info added to 27 November 1987.

  • 1 August 2001 - Amendment to 2 November 1981.

  • 10 June 2001 - Show dates and recording information added for 4 March 1980, 15 March 1980, 30 April 1980, 2 May 1980, 6 May 1980, 10 May 1980, 11 May 1980, 9 November 1980, 12 February 1981, 16 May 1981, 20 May 1981, 23 May 1981, 23 October 1981, 12 November 1981, 1983, date unknown, 23 May 1983, 17 July 1983, 26 October 1983, 1984, date unknown, 20 January 1984, 11 July 1984, 6 September 1984, 17 October 1984, 21 October 1984, 23 October 1984, 19 November 1984, 1 May 1985, 3 May 1985, 16 July 1985, 24 February 1986, 7 March 1986, 21 March 1986, 23 May 1986, 14 July 1986, 15 August 1986, 24 November 1986, 12 August 1987, 12 March 1988, 18 March 1988, 19 March 1988, 22 March 1988, 7 March 1989, 9 March 1989, 10 March 1989, 11 March 1989, 23 April 1989, 29 May 1989, 23 July 1989, 6 August 1989, 11 August 1989, 29 August 1989, 12 September 1989, 23 September 1989

  • 13 May 2001 - Setlist added for 23 October 1981

  • 1 April 2001 - Setlist added for 28 August 1989, additional show info for 4 November 1981 and recording info for 11 September 1984, 20 August 1986, 1986, exact date unknown and 7 September 1989.

  • 24 March 2001 - Setlist added for 9 March 1989 and updated for 10 March 1989.

  • 11 March 2001 - Recording info has been added to 27 February 1985 and a setlist has been added to July 1983-Montreal Jazz Festival.

  • 6 March 2001 - Setlists added to Date Unknown/1986, 21 April 1989, and 10 March 1989.

  • 1 March 2001 - Setlist added to 11 November 1984, 11 July 1984 and tape info added to 2 November 1984- thanks to Scott Ernest.

  • 30 January 2001 - Ticket stub scans have been added to 26 February 1988,
    12 April 1989, and 13 April 1989.

  • 31 December 2000 - Setlist, image scans, and comments have been added for 24 February 1988.

  • 29 November 2000 - Setlists have been added to the following dates: July 1983,
    16 July 1983.
    2 February 1985,
    21 March 1986;
    11 March 1987,
    14 August 1987,
    27 November 1987
    3 June 1988,
    22 February 1989
    21 April 1989.

  • 27 November 2000 - Two setlists added to 1981, November 1981 and
    4 November 1981

  • 23 November 2000 - Setlists and index for the 1980s has been added.


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  • This page last updated: 19 October 2017

    -- 1989 --

    23 September 1989 <=
    Town & Country Club
    London, UK.

    12 September 1989
    Unknown Venue
    Bremen, Germany.

    11 September 1989
    Schwarzer Bar 2
    Hannover, Germany.

    9 September 1989
    Batschkapp
    Frankfurt, Germany.

    7 September 1989
    Volkshaus
    Zurich, Switzerland

    31 August 1989
    Ancienne Belgique
    Brussels, Belgium


    29 August 1989
    BBC
    The Netherlands.

    28 August 1989
    <=
    Greenbelt Festival
    United Kingdom

    26 August 1989
    <=
    BBC 1
    St. Austell, United Kingdom

    11 August 1989 <=
    Maine Festival
    Portland, ME, USA.

    6 August 1989
    Steinfest
    Mt. Currie, BC, Canada.

    23 July 1989
    Living Room
    Providence, RI, USA.

    29 May 1989 <=
    Roy Thompson Hall
    Toronto, ON, Canada.

    24 April 1989 <=
    Concert For Peace In Latin America
    St. Louis, MO, USA.

    23 April 1989
    WNEW-FM
    New York, NY, USA.

    21 April 1989
    <=
    Paramount Theater
    Denver, Colorado, USA.

    16 April 1989
    After the Gold Rush
    Tempe, Arizona, USA.

    13 April 1989
    Zellerbach Auditorium
    Berkeley, California, USA.

    12 April 1989
    Luther Burbank Center
    Santa Rosa, California, USA.

    7 April 1989
    Paramount Theatre
    Seattle, WA, USA.

    21 March 1989
    <=
    Grafitti
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

    19 March 1989
    Power Center, University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

    11 March 1989 <=
    Beacon Theatre
    New York, NY, USA.

    10 March 1989
    <=
    Theatre for the Living Arts
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

    9 March 1989
    <=
    Shriver Hall
    Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

    7 March 1989
    Palace Theater
    Albany, NY, USA.

    4 March 1989
    Palace Theater
    New Haven, CT, USA.

    3 March 1989
    Opera House
    Boston, MA, USA.

    1 March 1989
    Burlington Memorial Auditorium
    Burlington, Vermont, USA.


    22 February 1989
    <=
    Hamilton Place
    Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.


    -- 1988 --

    3 June 1988
    <=
    The Forum
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    26 March 1988
    John M. Greene Hall, Smith College
    Northampton, MA, USA.

    25 March 1988
    Berklee Performance Center
    Boston, MA, USA.

    22 March 1988 <=
    Chestnut Cabaret
    Philadelphia, PA, USA.

    19 March 1988 <=
    Town Hall
    New York, NY, USA.

    18 March 1988
    Lisner Theater
    Washington, DC, USA.

    14 March 1988
    <=
    Michigan Theater
    Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

    12 March 1988 <=
    The Vic Theater
    Chicago, IL, USA.

    11 March 1988
    The Vic Theater
    Chicago, IL, USA.

    10 March 1988
    Union Theatre
    Madison, WI, USA.

    8 March 1988 <=
    Macky Auditorium
    Boulder, Colorado, USA.

    26 February 1988
    Zellerbach Auditorium
    Berkeley, California, USA.

    24 February 1988
    <=
    Luther Burbank Center
    Santa Rosa, California, USA.

    22 February 1988
    Unknown venue
    Eugene, Oregon, USA

    21 February 1988 <=
    Intermediate Theatre
    Portland, Oregon, USA


    -- 1987 --

    1987, exact date unknown <=
    Massey Hall
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    27 November 1987 <=
    Massey Hall
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    30 August 1987 <=
    Greenbelt Festival, Castle Ashby (Cabaret Nicaragua)
    Northamptonshire, UK.

    29 August 1987 <=
    Greenbelt Festival, Castle Ashby
    Northamptonshire, UK.

    14 August 1987 <=
    The Assembly Room
    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    12 August 1987
    Unknown
    Kristiansand, Norway.

    1987, possibly June
    <=
    Montreal Forum
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    11 March 1987
    <=
    Diamond Club
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


    -- 1986 --

    24 November 1986
    <=
    Spanish Benefit
    Santa Cruz, California, USA.

    22 August 1986
    Orpheum Theatre
    Boston, MA, USA.

    20 August 1986
    Wolftrap
    Vienna, Virginia, USA.

    19 August 1986 <=
    The Trocadero
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

    17 August 1986
    Bogart's
    Cincinatti, Ohio, USA.

    15 August 1986 <=
    Moonshadow Saloon
    Atlanta, GA, USA.

    20 July 1986
    After the Gold Rush
    Tempe, AZ, USA.


    14 July 1986
    Luther Burbank Center
    Santa Rosa, CA, USA.

    12 July 1986
    Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
    Portland, OR, USA.

    27 May 1986
    Unknown
    Erlangen, Germany

    26 May 1986 <=
    Alabamahalle
    Munich, Germany.


    25 May 1986
    Music Hall
    Wuerzburg, Germany.

    24 May 1986
    Unknown
    Munich, Germany

    23 May 1986 <=
    Unknown
    Stuttgart, Germany.

    22 May 1986
    Unknown
    Frankfurt, Germany

    21 May 1986
    Unknown
    Mannheim, Germany

    20 May 1986
    Wartesaal
    Koln, Germany

    19 May 1986
    Odeon
    Munster, Germany

    17 May 1986
    Festival der Jugend, Westfalenhalle
    Dortmund, Germany

    16 May 1986
    PC69
    Bielefeld, Germany

    15 May 1986 <=
    Rotation
    Hannover, Germany

    14 May 1986 <=
    Grosse Freiheit
    Hamburg, Germany

    13 May 1986
    University Mensa
    Bremen, Germany

    21 March 1986
    Keene State College
    Keene, New Hampshire, USA.

    12 March 1986 <=
    Hamilton Place
    Hamilton, ON, Canada.

    7 March 1986 <=
    Massey Hall
    Toronto, ON, Canada.

    24 February 1986
    University of Calgary
    Calgary, AB, Canada.


    -- 1985 --

    Unknown date, 1985
    The Bottom Line (possibly)
    New York, NY, USA.

    16 July 1985
    Entertainers Radio
    Kingston, ON, USA.

    3 May 1985 <=
    University of Maine
    Orono, ME, USA.

    1 May 1985 <=
    Peabody's Down Under in the Flats
    Cleveland, OH, USA.

    30 April 1985 <=
    Peabody's Down Under in the Flats
    Cleveland, OH, USA.

    27 February 1985 <=
    Paradiso
    Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    22 February 1985
    <=
    Markthalle
    Hamburg, West Germany.


    -- 1984 --

    1984, exact date unknown
    University of Alberta
    Edmonton, AB, USA.

    21 November 1984 <=
    Moore Theatre
    Seattle, WA, USA.

    20 November 1984
    The Starry Night
    Portland, Oregon, USA

    19 November 1984
    Old Town Bar And Grill
    Eureka, CA, USA.

    11 November 1984
    <=
    Cotati Cabaret
    Cotati, California, USA.

    10 November 1984
    Rainbow Music Hall
    Denver, CO, USA.

    2 November 1984 <=
    Park West
    Chicago, Illinois, USA.

    27 October 1984 <=
    John Carrol University
    Cleveland Heights, OH, USA

    23 October 1984
    Chestnut Street Cabaret
    Philadelphi, PA, USA.

    20 October 1984
    The Bottom Line
    New York, NY, USA.

    19 October 1984
    The Bottom Line
    New York, NY, USA.

    21 October 1984 <=
    Wax Museum
    Washington, DC, USA.

    17 October 1984
    Lupos Theater
    Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

    11 September 1984 <=
    Fabrik
    Hamburg, Germany

    10 September 1984 <=
    Alabamahalle
    Munich, Germany


    6 September 1984
    <=
    Schauberg
    Bremen, Germany.

    25 August 1984 <=
    Greenbelt Festival, Castle Ashby
    Northamptonshire, UK.

    27 July 1984 <=
    Camp Fortune
    Chelsea, QC, Canada.

    26 July 1984 <=
    Ontario Place Forum
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    11 July 1984 <=
    Unknown
    Hamburg, Germany.

    21 January 1984 <=
    McCabe's Guitar Shop
    Santa Monica, CA, USA.


    20 January 1984
    <=
    McCabe's Guitar Shop
    Santa Monica, CA, USA.

    -- 1983 --

    29 October 1983
    <=
    Capitol Theatre
    Sydney, Australia.

    26 October 1983
    Camberwell Town Hall
    Melbourne, Australia.

    25 October 1983
    Mayne Hall, University of Queensland
    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.


    July 1983
    <=
    Montreal Jazz Festival
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    17 July 1983
    New England Energy Arts Fair
    Gilford, NH, USA.

    16 July 1983
    <=
    Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
    Alberta, Canada.

    23 May 1983
    Jubilee Auditorium
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

    1983, exact date unknown
    Massey Hall
    Toronto, ON, Canada.


    -- 1982 --

    August 1982, exact date unknown <=
    Festival Theatre
    Stratford, Ontario, Canada

    18 May 1982 <=
    Unknown
    Prato, Italy.


    -- 1981 --

    30 November and 1 December 1981
    <=
    Danforth Music Hall
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    25 November 1981
    <=
    The Bayou
    Washington D.C., USA.

    24 November 1981
    The Bottom Line
    New York, NY, USA

    12 November 1981 <=
    Uptown Theater
    Kansas City, MO, USA.

    10 November 1981
    <=
    Tut's
    Chicago, Illinois, USA.

    4 November 1981
    <=
    Rainbow Music Hall
    Denver, Colorado, USA.

    2 November 1981
    <=
    The Old Waldorf
    San Fransisco, California, USA.

    28 October 1981 <=
    Euphoria Tavern
    Portland, Oregon, USA.

    23 October 1981 <=
    Rainbow Music Theater
    Denver, Colorado, USA.

    6 June 1981
    Nuremberg Zeppelinfeld
    Nuremberg, Germany.

    23 May 1981
    Unknown
    Palasport, Italy.

    22 May 1981
    Teatro Massimo
    Benova Sampierdarena, Italy.

    21 May 1981
    Teatro Nuovo
    Torino, Italy.

    20 May 1981 <=
    Rolling Stone Theater
    Milano, Italy.

    16 May 1981 <=
    The Venue
    London, UK.

    14 May 1981 <=
    Teatro Tendra
    Napoli, Italy.

    14 April 1981
    Unknown venue
    Napoli, Italy

    14 February 1981
    Unknown venue
    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

    12 February 1981
    Jubilee Auditorium
    Calgary, AB, Canada.

    1981, exact date unknown
    <=
    Insession
    A Canadian TV series.

    1981, exact date unknown
    Biblioteca Comunale
    Oriago, Italy.



    -- 1980 --

    9 November 1980
    Robert Klein Show
    Unknown location.

    13 May 1980
    <=
    My Father's Place
    Roslyn, New York, USA.

    11 May 1980 <=
    Paradise Music Hall
    Boston, MA, USA.

    10 May 1980
    Saturday Night Live
    New York, NY, USA.

    6 May 1980 <=
    Rainbow Music Hall
    Denver, CO, USA.

    2 May 1980 <=
    The Place
    Seattle, WA, USA.

    30 April 1980 <=
    Agora Theater
    Cleveland, OH, USA.

    27 April 1980
    Bijou Cafe
    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    15 March 1980 <=
    CHUM-FM
    Toronto, ON, Canada.

    4 March 1980
    Jubilee Auditorium
    Calgary, AB, Canada.

    Unknown date 1980 <=
    Unknown venue
    Toronto, Canada.




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