Palace Shows

2001


By Leo Meijer.
Here is a list of known live dates with the known setlists that Will Oldham played under different names.
If you know more dates or setlists then let me know so I can add them.
Thanks to Jonathan Moore.
Latest revision: 12/03/16
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2001

Bonny Billy plays with Papa M in Ireland.
In both the Shelter and Vicar Street Dave Pajo opened. At the Vicar Street gig Will
played a song or two with Dave. Dave also played along on some songs with Will.
At Vicar Street they end with one verse of Leonard Cohen's "The Old Revolution"
and with Jerry Jeff Walkers' "Pissing In The Wind" (from Pajo's 'Papa M Sings' album),
halfway it turned into David Allan Coe's "Pussy Whipped Again", but only for one verse.
In Cork Bonny Billy and Papa M providing a live soundtrack to the movie Nosferatu.

20/01/01  Dublin, The Shelter
21/01/01  Dublin, Family Club (Vicar Street)
22/01/01  Cork, Triskel Arts Centre
24/01/01  Paris, Gibert Musique, instore gig

Month                            January
Day                              20 21 24
Total of songs                   20 17 16

the lion lair                     1
ease down the road                2  6  6
o let it be                       3    15
the brute choir                   4
new partner                       5 10
the same love that made me laugh  6     4
rich wife full of happiness       7
nomadic revery (all around)       8
the gator                         9
little boy blue II               10     1
for the mekons et al             11
grand dark feeling of emptiness  12     9
here today, gone tomorrow        13    10
ohio river boat song             14     7
after i made love to you         15
riding                           16    16
careless love                    17 12 14
i see a darkness                 18 13 13
a king at night                  19 14
horses                           20
2/15                                 1
i am a cinematographer               2
another day full of dread            3  8
one with the birds                   4  3
new gypsy                            5
i send my love to you                8  5
death to everyone                    9  2
at break of day                     10
sweeter than anything               15
the old revolution (attempt)        16
pissing in the wind/pussy whipped...17
agnes, queen of sorrow                 11
blue lotus feet                        12

Bonny Billy played three Wailers songs and a Tommy Collins song as part of an anti-folk night.
The band is here.

01/02/01  Baltimore, MD, Ottobar

soul rebel
kaya
no sympathy
carolyn

Will played at the opening reception of "Dichotomies" show, featuring the photography of Dianne Jones.
The band is here.

02/03/01  Baltimore, MD, H. Lewis Gallery

Baltimore is the warming up for the European tour. After that the European tour.
David Human sings on the traditional "Down In The Valley/Birmingham Jail", Will plays bass on that one.
The Misfits' songs "Skulls" and "Last Caress" were sung by Will and Dave Pajo, Dave plays guitar on these
songs, as well as on "Horses".
In Fribourg "A King At Night" was played twice. The first time they stopped halfway the song which was
played as number four.
In Bordeaux Will sings with The Oxes the Sheryl Crow song "Strong Enough".
The band is here. 

11/03/01 Baltimore, MD, Ottobar
12/03/01 Baltimore, MD, Frazier's

15/03/01  Paris, Cafe de la Danse
16/03/01  Nantes, L'Olympic
17/03/01  Bordeaux, C.A.T.
18/03/01  Oñati, Santa Ana
20/03/01  Lisboa, Galeria ze dos Bois
21/03/01  Cadiz, Universitat
22/03/01  Granada, Planta Baja
23/03/01  Madrid, Nasti
24/03/01  Valencia,
25/03/01  Barcelona, Aplolo
27/03/01  Marseille, Le Poste à Galène
28/03/01  Lyon, Le Pezner
29/03/01  Geneva, L'Usine
30/03/01  La Chaux-de-Fonds, Bikini-Test
31/03/01  Fribourg, Fri-Son
01/04/01  Zurich, El Locale
03/04/01  Milano, Tunnel
04/04/01  Bologna, Il Covo
05/04/01  Ljubljana, Orto Klub
06/04/01  Zagreb, KSET
07/04/01  Vienna, Szene Wien
08/04/01  Munich, Club 2
09/04/01  Frankfurt, Cooky's
10/04/01  Köln, Gebäude 9
11/04/01  Amsterdam, Paradiso
14/04/01  Brussels, Le Botanique, Orangerie

Month                          March     April
Day                             15 22 31  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 14
Total of songs                  22  ? 25 25 27  ? 28 18 33 38 37

2/15                             1     1     2  1        1
sheep                            2     4 11 19     9 17 14 14 16
a king at night                  3  1 23 10  3  -  5    10  2 29
the same love that made me laugh 4  2     1     -  4       35 19
ohio river boat song             5  8 17    13  - 17 18 31 26 28
rich wife full of happiness      6  5     6 21  3 19  6 27     9
ease down the road               7  6 18     9  - 16 12  8  5 17
just to see my holly home        8    10 16 20  -  3  3  2  9  8
the gator                        9     5  7     - 20     7 22  4
arise, therefore                10     7  2        2    33 17  5
o how i enjoy the light         11       14              6    10
i am a cinematographer          12     3 21 16       11 20 11 21
i see a darkness                13 13 13 13 14  - 14 15 16 21 24
madeleine-mary                  14 11    25 12  - 18  9 18 18 11
after i made love to you        15     8  4  6  -  7  8 15 10 15
the brute choir                 16                27    26 20
o let it be                     17 12 14 17 15  - 13        4  7
lost blues                      18           7  - 24 16    31 30
little boy blue I               19 14       26  - 26    32 34 25
all gone, all gone              20    22 18     -     4 13 23  6
may it always be                21 10  2  9  4  2 21    17 13  1
horses                          22          22  -       28 28 33
one with the birds                  3 12 20     - 23 13 25 19 20
death to everyone                   4 11 22 25        1 23 24 26
southside of the world              7  9 19 17       14  9    13
66                                  9    23     - 25          18
raining in darling                 15 25                   36 37
new partner                        16             15    29 30 12
nomadic revery (all around)            6  5  5  -  8    11  8  2
in my mind                            15 15             22
stable will                           16                 5 15
riding                                19  8     -  6    21    22
down in the valley                    20    23  -             34
last caress                           21                   27
grand dark feeling of emptiness       24
pushkin                                   3  8    11  2  4 32
64                                       12 10  -     5 19 16 23
careless love                            24     -          29
at break of day                              1  -             36
disorder                                    11  - 12  7     6
a minor place                               18  1          38  3
be still and know god (don't be shy)        24              7 31
little boy blue II                          27  - 28    24 25 35
skulls                                          -             32
idea and deed                                   -    10 12 12 14
come in                                           10
here today, gone tomorrow                         22
o lord are you in need?                                  1 32
work hard/play hard                                      3
agnes, queen of sorrow                                  30 33
idle hands  are the devil's...                             37
winter lady                                                   27

Bonnie Billy and the Marquis de Tren. The band is here.

26/05/01  Chicago, IL , Double Door

A new Ramones song is played; "I Just Want To Have Something To Do". In Louisville Brett Ralph
of Rising Shotgun duets with Will on this song.
In Asheville Bob Arellano opens "Southside Of The World" in Spanish.
In Baltimore the chorus of the traditional "I'm A Man You Don't Meet Everyday" was sung by
Will and Bob Arellano, Bob talked inbetween the chorus.
In Baltimore the chorus of "Drift Away" from Doby Gray was worked into "Madeleine-Mary", in
Asheville they played this chorus halfway the set.

The band is here.

25/06/01  Pittsburgh, PA, Beehive
26/06/01  Morgantown, WV, 123 Pleasant Street
27/06/01  Cleveland, OH, Beachland Ballroom
28/06/01  Newport, KY, Southgate House
30/06/01  Louisville, KY, Bernheim Forest
01/07/01  Knoxville, TN, Blue Cats
02/07/01  Asheville, NC, Stella Blue
03/07/01  Raleigh, NC, Kings
04/07/01  Harrisonburg, VA
05/07/01  Washington, DC, Black Cat
06/07/01  Baltimore, MD, Creative Alliance


Month                           June          July
Day                             25 26 27 28 30  1  2  3  6
Total of songs                  20 13 19 22 19 20 24 26 22

today i was an evil one          1  2  1  1  2  1  8  3  2
dreaming my dreams               2  3  2  2  3  2 11  5  3
after i made love to you         3  4  4  3  4  3     6  4
death to everyone                4  5  5  4  5  4     7  5
the sun shines down on me        5  6     5  6     6
southside of the world           6  7     6  7  7  2  9  9
the lion lair                    7     8  7     8
mrs. william                     8  9     8 10  9  5
may it always be                 9    10 10  8 10 14 12 11
just to see my holly home       10 11 11 11  9 11 16 13 12
i see a darkness                11 12 12 12 11 12 18 14 17
a king at night                 12 10 13 13 12 13 22  1 15
madeleine-mary                  13 13 14 14 13 15 19 15 19
another day full of dread       14    16 18 14 14 13
knockturne                      15          15
66                              16    19    19
a whorehouse is any house       17                   22
lost blues                      18                   25
nomadic revery (all around)     19       19 17     3 18 18
raining in darling              20             18 20    20
i just want to have something..     1 17    18 17       22
64                                  8              1 17
grand dark feeling of emptiness        3    16 16
one with the birds                     6  9     5       10
rich wife full of happiness            7        6
black                                  9
meaulnes                              15 14
careless love                         18 22       10
new partner                              15
riding                                   16
in my mind                               17           4
ease down the road                       20  1       20
ohio river boat song                     21          19  7
little boy blue II                             19       14
little boy blue I                              20    23 13
sheep                                              4
the weaker soldier                                 7
drift away                                         9
i am drinking again                               12
drinking woman                                    15
agnes, queen of sorrow                            17    16
for the mekons et al                              21
horses                                            23
down in the valley                                24
the mountain                                          2  8
the risen lord                                        8
work hard/play hard                                  10
new pony                                             11
the brute choir                                      16
more brother rides                                   21
the gator                                            24
last caress                                          26
the same love that made me laugh                         1
i'm a man you don't meet everyday                        6
here today, gone tomorrow                               21

A couple of new songs were played. Amongst them a John Phillips song called "Last Of The Unnatural Acts".
The band is here.

04/08/01  Chicago, Schuba's ("summer on southport" event)
05/08/01  Champaign, IL, Highdive
07/08/01  Columbia, MO, Mojo's
08/08/01  Lawrence, KS, Bottleneck
10/08/01  Boulder, CO, Tulagi
11/08/01  Denver, CO, The Blue Bird
13/08/01  Lincoln, NE, Knickerbockers
14/08/01  Omaha, NE, Music Box
15/08/01  Iowa City, IA, Gabe's Oasis
26/08/01  San Francisco, Crissy Field (free concert of the summer "Power To The People")
05/09/01  Brooklyn, NY, Warsaw (Polish National Home)
08/09/01  Beloit, WI, Beloit College- Folk & Blues Festival


Month                         August     September
Day                              4  5  8 26  8
Total of songs                  18 21 20 17 17

(end of) travelling                    1
last of the unnatural acts       1  1  2     1
new partner                      2  3  3 10  2
fall again                       3  4  4     3
hard life                        4  5  5     4
madeleine-mary                   5  6  6     5
at break of day                  6  7  7     6
fall and raise it on             7  8  8
song of most                     8  2  9     8
grand dark feeling of emptiness  9  9 10     9
the mountain                    10 10 11    10
nomadic revery (all around)     11 11 12  3 11
may it always be                12 12 13    12
(i was drunk at the) pulpit     13 13 15    13
i see a darkness                14 14 17  7 14
sheep                           15 15 18
song of all                        16
drinking woman                  16 17
rider                              18   16    16
barcelona                       17 19      17
you have cum (...)                 20   14
little boy blue II              18 21   19  5
agnes, queen of sorrow                  20
ease down the road                       1
o let it be                              2
riding                                   4
after i made love to you                 6
66                                       8
81                                       9
ohio river boat song                    11
dreaming my dreams                      12
christmastime in the mountains          13
death to everyone                       14
64                                      15
raining in darling                      16
i am a cinematographer                  17
o lord are you in need?                     7
west palm beach                            15

In three nights Bonnie played 92 songs and 79 different titles.
The first night was a solo gig, on the second night songs marked with * are played with this band,
on the third night the songs marked with * are played by this band.
"My Donal" is a Scottish traditional song.

Brussels, Le Botanique, Musee, Les Nuits de Botanique Festival; "3 Special Nights"
26/09/01
27/09/01
28/09/01
26/09/01

my donal

little boy blue I
(thou without) partner
the mountain
idea and deed
gulf shores
death to everyone
rider
i just want to have something to do
barcelona
hard life
just to see my holly home
black
werner's last blues to blokbuster
i send my love to you
more brother rides
a minor place
merida
a king at night
64
the same love that made me laugh
the brute choir
new partner
66
raining in darling
christmastime in the mountains
new gypsy
i had a good mother and father
i see a darkness
the eagle and the hawk
27/09/01

ease down the road
grand dark feeling of emptiness
drinking woman
o let it be
you have cum (...)
riding
last of the unnatural acts
nomadic revery (all around)
ohio river boat song
after i made love to you
apocolypse no!
arise, therefore
the mountain*
(end of) travelling*
west palm beach*
may it always be*
you will miss me when i burn*
a minor place*
(i was drunk) at the pulpit
in my mind
madeleine-mary
horses
rich wife full of happiness
little boy blue II

28/09/01

here today, gone tomorrow
disorder
sheep
i am a cinematographer
one with the birds
sweeter than anything
work hard/play hard
marriage
o how i enjoy the light
another day full of dread
agnes, queen of sorrow
2/15/new partner
o lord are you in need?
arise, therefore*
(end of) travelling*
stablemate*
the sun highlights the lack in each*
the mountain*
the weaker soldier*
death to everyone*
i see a darkness*
a minor place*
careless love
meaulnes
all gone, all gone
southside of the world
idle hands are the devil's playthings
at break of day
no more workhorse blues
gulf shores
a king at night
winter lady
cat's blues (attempt)
the same love that made me laugh
the gator
the risen lord
little boy blue I

Will plays an acoustic solo set instead of Neil Haggerty who cancelled his show.

18/10/01  San Francisco, Bottom Of The Hill

Bonny Prince Billy with this band.

26/10/01  Belfast, Queens University
27/10/01  Dublin, Whelan's
28/10/01  Dublin, Whelan's
29/10/01  Tramore, South
30/10/01  Limerick, Dolans

Month                           October
Day                             26
Total of songs                  23

careless love
ease down the road
pushkin
antagonism
o let it be
the gator
after i made love to you
gulf shores
a king at night
wither thou goest
all is grace
new gypsy
the brute choir
new partner
the sun highlights the lack in each
you will miss me when i burn
o lord are you in need?
i send my love to you
unknown
nomadic revery (all around)
(end of) travelling
horses
i see a darkness

Bonny Prince Billy with these guys.

03/11/01  London, Shepherd's Bush Empire
04/11/01  Manchester, Manchester University
05/11/01  Glasgow, The Arches

Bonny Prince Billy solo:
On November the 7th "Yellow Submarine" was played on request of the audience.

06/11/01  Reykjavik, Gaukur a Stong
07/11/01  Reykjavik, Gaukur a Stong

Month                           November
Day                              6
Total of songs                  27

the same love that made me laugh
may it always be
the brute choir
a king at night
ohio river boat song
o let it be
ease down the road
christmastime in the mountains
nomadic revery (all around)
i send my love to you
sheep
no more workhouse blues
agnes, queen of sorrow
lost blues
old jerusalem
after i made love to you
rich wife full of happiness
death to everyone
one with the birds
riding
little boy blue I
raining in darling
arise, therefore
black
you will miss me when i burn
careless love
i see a darkness

Bonnie Prince Billy with Zwan (Billy Corgan, David Pajo, Matt Sweeney, Jimmy Chamberlain).
Sarah DeVincentis sang harmonies on "After I Made Love To You".

14/11/01  Santa Monica, CA, Track 16 Gallery, Festival for RAWA

Bonnie Prince Billy with David Human:

01/12/01  Baltimore, Mission Media Space

Bonnie Prince Billy in Australia with this band.

13/12/01  Melbourne, PBS-FM, Totally Wired
14/12/01  Melbourne, Corner Hotel
15/12/01  Meredith, Meredith Music Festival
16/12/01  Melbourne, Corner Hotel
18/12/01  Canberra, Tilleys
19/12/01  Sydney, Basement
20/12/01  Sydney, Metro
21/12/01  Brisbane, The Zoo

Month                           December
Day                             21
Total of songs                  19

64
after i made love to you
another day full of dread
i see a darkness
i send my love to you
here today, gone tomorrow
the risen lord
ohio riverboat song
o let it be
you have cum (...)
careless love
southside of the world
the sun highlights the lack in each
i am a cinematographer
madeleine-mary
66
stable will
the mountain
raining in darling

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