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. Latest revision: 29/09/05
Will Oldham joined Vic Chesnutt and Lambchop's Kurt Wagner for a take on Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings' "Good-Hearted Woman". 22/02/02 New York City, NY, Joe's Pub
Marianne Faithfull has invited Bonny to sing a couple of songs with her at her concert at the Barbican in London. "Dreaming My Dreams" and "A King At Night" were played together. 10/03/02 London, Barbican
West Coast USA Bonny shows. The band is here. Bob Arellano sings with Will on Gulf Shores. A couple of new covers were played; Sade's "King Of Sorrow", Dolly Parton's "Here You Come Again", Aretha Franklin's "Hello Sunshine" and Nicolai Dunger's "Hey Mama". 27/03/02 Seattle, WA, Graceland 29/03/02 Anacortes, WA, Magic City 30/03/02 Olympia, WA, Socket (2 shows on one evening) 01/04/02 Portland, OR, Blackbird 02/04/02 Astoria, OR, Cafe Uniontown 03/04/02 Eugene, OR, Sam Bond's Garage 05/04/02 Arcata, CA, Humboldt Brewery 06/04/02 Chico, CA, Senator Theatre 09/04/02 Berkeley, CA, Starry Plough 10/04/02 Monte Rio, CA, Pegasus Hall 11/04/02 Ben Lemond, CA, Henflings 12/04/02 San Francisco, CA, Noe Valley Ministry 13/04/02 San Francisco, CA, Noe Valley Ministry 16/04/02 Los Angeles, CA, Troubadour 17/04/02 Solana Beach, CA, Belly Up Tavern 20/04/02 Nevada City, CA, The Magic Theatre Month March April Day 30 12 16 17 Total of songs 13 17 14 23 careless love 1 2 every mother's son 2 3 3 barcelona 3 4 1 4 hello sunshine 4 5 we all, us three, will ride 5 5 3 6 merida 6 6 4 7 gulf shores 7 5 8 death to everyone 8 9 6 9 my donal 9 8 10 a king at night 10 12 12 16 i see a darkness 11 16 13 17 i will be good 12 17 14 18 stable will 13 jump in jump in, come in... 1 (thou without) partner 2 22 west palm beach 7 14 (i was drunk at) the pulpit 10 the sun highlights the lack... 11 riding 13 7 66 14 hey mama 15 20 ease down the road 2 may it always be 8 11 viva ultra 9 12 no gold digger 10 forest time 11 early morning melody 1 just to see you smile 13 grand dark feeling of... 15 o paul 19 king of sorrow 21 64 23
Bonny Prince Billy with this band on the ATP festival. As announced on the ATP site, they played a special performance of the 'Arise Therefore' album from start to finish. On 26/04, Will sings "Strong Enough" (from Sheryl Crow) on stage with the Oxes. 28/04/02 East Sussex, Camber Sands Holiday Park, All Tomorrow's Parties, Stage 1 stablemate a sucker's evening arise, therefore you have cum (...) kid of harith the sun highlights the lack in each no gold digger disorder a group of women give me children the weaker soldier 64
The Anomoanon featuring Paul Oldham with Will Oldham blokbuster lineup! 27/06/02 Charlottesville, VA, Tokyo Rose 28/06/02 Baltimore, MD, Creative Alliance 29/06/02 New York City, Tonic 30/06/02 Philadelphia, Khyber
At the festival Will played with Dave Bird and Paul Oldham, in the recordshop Will played solo. 10/08/02 Oslo, Oyafestivalen 2002 13/08/02 Tromsų, Recordshop Feedback
04/10/02 Louisville, KY, Lava House (the band is here) The cops shut down the show, and they moved the audience and equipment to another venue after Faun Fables (the opening band) finished their set.
02/11/02 New York City, Luna Lounge
06/11/02 San Francisco, Great American Music Hall Will solo. He ended doing the Merle Haggard song "My Own Kind Of Hat" singing it with Colin Gagon. ain't you wealthy, ain't you wise. wolf among wolves master and everyone ease down the road the brute choir new partner 2/15 a sucker's evening joy and jubilee werner's last blues to blokbuster you will miss me when i burn o how i enjoy the light little boy blue riding the mountain hard life old jerusalem (attempt) ohio river boat song nomadic revery a king at night madeleine-mary my donal the weaker soldier rider unknown i send my love to you one with the birds i see a darkness 66 my own kind of hat
24/11/02 London, Barbican, Beyond Nashville (Will started solo, the band is here) The Richard Thompson song "The Calvary Cross" was played. This was last played in 1994. grand dark feeling of emptiness the calvary cross three questions riding ease down the road 64 careless love a king at night nomadic revery (all around) a minor place even if love werner`s last blues to blokbuster be still and know god (don`t be shy ) new partner work hard/play hard o let it be the weaker soldier the lion lair my own kind of hat i see a darkness 66 death to everyone the brute choir ohio riverboat song
Solo performances: Note that the Istanbul setlist is probably incomplete. 27/11/02 Istanbul, Babylon 29/11/02 Athens, Ex Back Month November Day 27 Total of songs 27? may it always be idle hands are the devil's... the same love made me laugh the brute choir new partner another day full of dread o let it be i send my love to you grand dark feeling of... riding southside of the world raining in darling madeleine-mary (i was drunk at the) pulpit ohio river boat song gulf shores death to everyone a sucker's evening little boy blue II a king at night careless love pushkin agnes, queen of sorrow i see a darkness work hard/play hard o paul black (attempt)
07/12/02 Baltimore, MD, H. Lewis Gallery (the band is here)
23/12/02 Louisville, KY, The Red Lounge, Will joins Suki Anderson's band to sing the Etta James & Harvey Fuqua duet "If I Can't Have You".
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