Bonnie Prince Billy Shows

2003


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: 05/06/06
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2003
The band is here. At least three shows open with playing the whole new album from beginning to end.
In the set Bonnie plays some songs solo.
In New York Mira Bilotte from White Magic sings along.

27/01/03  Pittsburgh, PA, Rex Theater
28/01/03  Washington DC, Black Cat
29/01/03  New York, NY, Irving Plaza
30/01/03  Philadelphia, PA, First Unitarian Church
31/01/03  Cambridge, MA, Middle East
01/02/03  Northampton, MA, Iron Horse Music Hall
02/02/03  Providence, RI, Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
03/02/03  Albany, NY, Valentine's


Month                        January February
Day                               29  1  2
Total of songs                    28 25 26

the way                            1  1  1
ain't you wealthy, ain't you wise? 2  2  2
master and everyone                3  3  3
wolf among wolves                  4  4  4
joy and jubilee                    5  5  5
maundering                         6  6  6
lessons from what's poor           7  7  7
even if love                       8  8  8
three questions                    9  9  9
hard life                         10 10 10
(thou without) partner            11
o let it be                       12
dreaming my dreams with you       13
old jerusalem                     14
song of all                       15
no gold digger                    16
werner's last blues to blokbuster 17    18
here today, gone tomorrow         18
raining in darling                19
today i was an evil one           20    17
a king at night                   21    21
after i made love to you          22    22
rich wife full of happiness       23    24
riding                            24
horses                            25    20
careless love                     26
barcelona                         27
new partner                       28 25 26
christmastime in the mountains       11
you will miss me when i burn         12
a sucker's evening                   13
my donal                             14
i am a cinematographer               15
work hard/play hard                  16
grand dark feeling of emptiness      17
more brother rides                   18
another day full of dread            19
ease down the road                   20
madeleine-mary                       21 23
west palm beach                      22
at break of day                      23
2/15                                 24
may it always be                        11
the calvary cross                       12
agnes, queen of sorrow                  13
come in                                 14
ohio river boat song                    15
i see a darkness                        16
(i was drunk at the) pulpit             19
66                                      25

Bonnie Prince Billy solo.

28/03/03  Rotterdam, Schouwburg, Grote Zaal, Motel Mozaique Festival
30/03/03  Paris, Mains d'œuvres (15:15 h) 
30/03/03  Paris, La Guinguette Pirate (19:15 h)
04/04/03  Chicago, IL, Metro (opening for the Dirty Three, 66 was played with Mick Turner)


Month                               March    April
Day                                 28 30 30  4
Total of songs                      20 19 27 11

the way                              1  3  1  3
ain't you wealthy, ain't you wise?   2     2  5
master and everyone                  3     3  8
wolf among wolves                    4  9  4
the same love that makes me laugh    5
the sun highlights the lack in each  6    10
ohio river boat song                 7  6
arise, therefore                     8
new gypsy                            9        4
death to everyone                   10
gulf shores                         11 18
three questions                     12    13
even if love                        13    12
64                                  14  1
2/15                                15    17  1
new partner                         16 13 18  2
the brute choir                     17
ease down the road                  18    16  6
i see a darkness                    19 15 25 10
hard life                           20  8
you will miss me when i burn            2
joy and jubilee                         4
apocolypse, no!                         5
nomadic revery (all around)             7     7
little boy blue I                      10
little boy blue II                     11
grand dark feeling of emptiness        12
i am a cinematographer                 14
take however long you want             16
o let it be                            17 19
you have cum (...)                     19
the calvary cross                          5
another day full of dread                  6
riding                                     7  9
the weaker soldier                         8
horses                                     9
west palm beach                           11
(i was drunk at the) pulpit               14
dreaming my dreams                        15
agnes, queen of sorrow                    20
raining in darling                        21
work hard/play hard                       22
i send my love to you                     23
stable will                               24
a king at night                           26
maundering                                27
66                                           11

Mountains and Deserts Tour, the band is here.
The Beach Boys song "Kokomo" was played as an encore during some shows.


16/04/03  San Diego, CA, The Casbah
17/04/03  Phoenix, AZ, Rhythm Room
18/04/03  Tucson, AZ, Club Congress
19/04/03  Flagstaff, AZ, One Eleven
21/04/03  Albuquerque, NM, Launchpad
22/04/03  Santa Fe, NM, Paramount
23/04/03  Taos, NM, Taos Community Auditorium
24/04/03  Durango, CO, Storyville
25/04/03  Fort Collins, CO, Aggie Theatre
26/04/03  Denver, CO, Bluebird
28/04/03  Salt Lake City, UT, Zephyr Club
30/04/03  Boise, ID, Neurolux
01/05/03  Missoula, MT, Jay's
02/05/03  Moscow, ID, Mikey's Gyros
04/05/03  Walla Walla, WA, Whitman College Amphitheatre
05/05/03  Portland, OR, Jackpot Records (in-store)
06/05/03  Point Reyes Station, CA, Old Western Saloon
07/05/03  Los Angeles, CA, Rhino Records (Westwood)


Month                               April       May
Day                                 16 17 18 28  1  7
Total of songs                      17 19 16 21 25 14

more brother rides                   1  1  1 18
the way                              2  2  2  5  2  1
ain't you wealthy, ain't you wise?   3  3  3 20 17  2
antagonism                           4  5     3 21
be still and know god (don't be shy) 5  4  4 10 10
just to see my holly home            6  6  6  9  7
at break of day                      7  7  5
the brute choir                      8  8  7  6 13 13
take however long you want           9  9  8 12 16
master and everyone                 10 10  9 21  9  3
i see a darkness                    11 12 11 19 22 11
joy and jubilee                     12 13           5
a king at night                     13    12    12
ease down the road                  14 14 13     3  7
another day full of dread           15 16 14    25
the lion lair                       16 17
raining in darling                  17 18    15
madeleine-mary                         11    14 18
lessons from what's poor               15       11
come in                                19
no more workhorse blues                   10
lost blues                                15  4  6
kokomo                                    16
wolf among wolves                             1  1  4
o let it be                                   2  4 10
new partner                                   7 14 14
even if love                                  8 15
nomadic revery (all around)                  11    12
ohio river boat song                         13  5
unknown                                      16
little boy blue I                            17
a minor place                                    8
horses                                          19
riding                                          20  8
work hard/play hard (attempt)                   23
three questions                                 24
a sucker's evening                                  6
agnes, queen of sorrow                              9

Bonnie Prince Billy with Catherine Irwin
A benefit concert for Appalshop

19/06/03 Louisville, Headliners

Mini European tour.
In Malmö "Even If Love" was played twice, they played it in the set and they ended
the set with it. In Göteborg they played "Even If Love" before and after "Hey Mama"
(note that the first song of this set is missing).
In Stockholm Nicolai Dunger sung "Hey Mama".

27/06/03  Dublin, Vicar Street
28/06/03  Oslo, So What
29/06/03  Roskilde Festival, Odeon Stage
01/07/03  Malmö, Folkets Park (Accelarator Festival)
02/07/03  Göteborg, Trädgår'n (Accelarator Festival)
03/07/03  Stockholm, Münchenbryggeriet (Accelarator Festival)


Month                               June  July
Day                                 27 29  1  2  3
Total of songs                      21 22 14 13 15

the way                              1  1  2     2
ain't you wealthy, ain't you wise?   2  2  3     3
master and everyone                  3  3  4  4  5
wolf among wolves                    4  4  5  5  7
joy and jubilee                      5  5  6  6  9
gulf shores                          6 11 11
maundering                           7  8     7
new partner                          8  9  1
lessons from what's poor             9 10     8  6
after i made love to you            10 11  9 10  8
even if love                        11 12 10 11
a king at night                     12 13     2 12
nomadic revery (all around)         13 17 13    13
three questions                     14 15 12
a minor place                       15 16
hard life                           16 18       15
i see a darkness                    17 19        1
death to everyone                   18
ease down the road                  19 20
o let it be                         20  7  8 13 10
careless love                       21
riding                                 14     9
horses                                 21  7     4
madeleine-mary                         22
west palm beach                               3
hey mama                                     12 11
you have cum (...)                              14

Will opens solo for Björk on her American/Candian tour, he plays autoharp.
On at least August 23rd Cindy Hopkins played accordion.
The solo dates are not with Björk.

08/08/03  San Francisco, Pier 30/32
11/08/03  Los Angeles, Hollywood Bowl
15/08/03  Seattle, Summer Nights at the Pier 62/63
17/08/03  Vancouver, Arts Club Theatre (solo)
18/08/03  Morrison, CO, Red Rocks Amphitheatre
22/08/03  New York, NY, Cyclone Field
23/08/03  New York, NY, Cyclone Field
26/08/03  Toronto, Olympic Island
27/08/03  Ottawa, Babylon (solo)
28/08/03  Montreal, Parc Jean Drapeau
30/08/03  Winooski, VT, Higher Ground (solo)
31/08/03  Boston, MA, FleetBoston Pavilion (first it was scheduled at Suffolk Downs but the permits weren't right)
03/09/03  Toronto, Olympic Island


Month                               August
Day                                 17 27 30
Total of songs                      26 26 26

the way                              1  1  5
the brute choir                      2  2  7
a king at night                      3 14 17
riding                               4  3  8
horses                               5  4  9
ease down the road                   6  5 10
sweeter than anything                7  6 12
2/15                                 8 21 23
new partner                          9 22 24
little boy blue I                   10 26
even if love                        11
nomadic revery (all around)         12 12  3
ohio river boat song                13 13  4
agnes, queen of sorrow              14
southside of the world              15 23
you will miss me when i burn        16
gulf shores                         17    22
take however long you want          18    11
grand dark feeling of emptiness     19  9 15
master and everyone                 20 10  1
death to everyone                   21
may it always be                    22
i see a darkness                    23 19 20
three questions                     24    25
little boy blue II                  25 25
hard life                           26 20 21
i am a cinematographer                  7 13
wolf among wolves                       8 14
ain't you wealthy, ain't you wise?     11  2
the weaker soldier                     15
i send my love to you                  16
o let it be                            17 18
(i was drunk at) the pulpit            18
the same love that made me laugh       24
you have cum (...)                         6
black                                     16
antagonism                                19
a minor place                             26

The first date is the celebration of Domino's 10th birthday.
Will plays with Matt Sweeney. Three new songs were played.

15/10/03  Camden, Cecil Sharp House
16/10/03  London, Sheperds Bush Empire
17/10/03  Porto, Bla Bla


Month                               October
Day                                 16 17
Total of songs                      28 29

even if love                         1  1
a sucker`s evening                   2  2
all gone, all gone                   3  4
ease down the road                   4 18
a minor place                        5 23
three questions                      6 22
grand dark feeling of emptiness      7 10
horses                               8 11
riding                               9
pushkin                             10
64                                  11
rich wife full of happiness         12 14
wolf among wolves                   13 15
nomadic revery (all around)         14  7
just to see my holly home           15
hard life                           16  8
i gave you                          17 19
what are you?                       18 20
beast for thee                      19 21
death to everyone                   20 28
west palm beach                     21
i see a darkness                    22 29
one with the birds                  23 25
joy and jubilee                     24
o let it be                         25
a king at night                     26 27
the weaker soldier                  27
after i made love to you            28  6
another day full of dread               3
may it always be                        5
you will miss me when i burn            9
master and everyone                    12
forest time                            13
the brute choir                        16
new partner                            17
raining in darling                     24
come in                                26

Will with Matt Sweeney.

12/12/03  New Orleans, El Matador

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