Bonnie Prince Billy Shows

2004


Here is a list of known live dates with the known setlists that Will Oldham played.
If you know more dates or setlists then let me know so I can add them.

Latest revision: 20/08/06
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2004
Both unanounced gigs. Will plays with Matt Sweeney.

04/01/04  Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Pete's Candy Store
06/01/04  Baltimore, MD, Ottobar

The first Japanese tour. The band is here.
The setlists are taken from the Lost Blues page.
Several new songs were played.

12/03/04  Yokohama, Thumbs Up
13/03/04  Tokyo, Shibuya Nest
14/03/04  Kobe, Zink
15/03/04  Okayama, Mo Gla
17/03/04  Kyoto, Taku-Taku
18/03/04  Nagoya, Toku-zo
19/03/04  Tokyo, Shibuya Nest

Month                             March
Day                               12 13 15 14 17 18 19
Total of songs                    20 21 21 22 21 22 28

2/15                               1  1  1        1
the brute choir                    2  3  2 11     2  3
you will miss me when i burn       3  5  4     3  3
a sucker's evening                 4  7  3     8  4
new partner                        5  9  5 14  9  5 28
death to everyone                  6 11  6 16  4  6  7
a king at night                    7 13  7  2  2  7  2
may it always be                   8 15  8  4  7  8  6
o let it be                        9 17  9  5     9 13
idle hands are devil's playthings 10    10 12    10
my home is the sea                11    11       16
raining in darling                12    12 17       17
three questions                   13    13 15 11     8
i will be good                    14    14
master and everyone               15    15 19  6 13 18
after i made love to you          16    17 13 13 15 21
madeleine-mary                    17 20 16  8 14 14 20
ohio river boat song              18       10  5 18 16
the way                           19  4     7 19     5
i see a darkness                  20 18    21 16 20 19
beast for thee                        2     9 12 11 25
stablemate                            6     3        4
the sun highlights the lack...        8       18 17
i am the sky                         10     1  1    27
west palm beach                      12     6
nomadic revery (all around)          14 20           9
lift us up                           16    20       14
i send my love to you                19 21    17
hard life                            21    18       26
grand dark feeling of emptiness         18
arise, therefore                        19
little boy blue I                          22        1
the mountain                                  10 19 10
i am a cinematographer                        15 21 11
riding                                        20    15
at break of day                               21
one with the birds                               12 22
(i was drunk at the) pulpit                      22
come in                                             12
work hard/play hard                                 23
lost blues                                          24

More new songs were played.
The April the 2nd shows are solo shows.
From April the 16th the second show is listed here.
The band is here.

02/04/04  Detroit, MI, Institute of Art
02/04/04  Detroit, MI, Institute of Art (one early show and one late!)
15/04/04  Chicago, IL, The Open End Gallery
16/04/04  Chicago, IL, Logan Square Auditorium, matinee performance
16/04/04  Chicago, IL, Logan Square Auditorium
17/04/04  Champaign, IL, Nargile

Month                             April
Day                                2  2 16 17
Total of songs                    11 13 21 19

grand dark feeling of emptiness    1        3
ease down the road                 2
three questions                    3     9 12
a minor place                      4    10 18
sweeter than anything              5
come in                            6
riding                             7    11 10
arise, therefore                   8        2
west palm beach                    9
take however long you want        10
(i was drunk at the) pulpit       11
2/15                                  1
new partner                           2  8  8
o let it be                           3
joy and jubilee                       4    17
the way                               5 12 14
gulf shores                           6
the risen lord                        7
little boy blue I                     8
you will miss me when i burn          9
i see a darkness                     10 16 15
master and everyone                  11
work hard/play hard                  12
one with the birds                   13    15
the gator                                1
give me children                         2
the brute choir                          3
lift us up                               4
beast for thee                           5
my home is the sea                       6  6
agnes, queen of sorrow                   7  7
werner's last blues to blokbuster       13 16
rider                                   14 11
madeleine-mary                          17 19
after i made love to you                18
at break of day                         19
wolf among wolves                       20  9
i am a cinematographer                  21
the same love makes me laugh...             1
only someone running                        4
what are you?                               5
pushkin                                    13

Pebbles & Ripples. A Summer 2004 Tour.
R. Kelly's "Ignition" was played as well as an Aram Stith song named "Hearts".
The band is here.

25/05/04  Denton, TX, Hailey's
26/05/04  Austin, TX, The Parish
27/05/04  Austin, TX, The Parish
29/05/04  San Marcos, TX, Triple Crown
30/05/04  Houston, TX, Orange Show Center for Visionary Art
31/05/04  Houston, TX, Orange Show Center for Visionary Art
02/06/04  Baton Rouge, LA, Chelsea's
03/06/04  New Orleans, LA, One-Eyed Jacks
04/06/04  Mobile, AL, Satori Sound
05/06/04  Jackson, MS, Martin's Lounge
06/06/04  Hattiesburg, MS, Thirsty Hippo
07/06/04  Pensacola, FL, Sluggo's
09/06/04  Oxford, MS, Proud Larry's
10/06/04  Atlanta, GA, Echo Lounge
11/06/04  Asheville, NC, Orange Peel
12/06/04  Athens, GA, Orange Twin Conservation Community
13/06/04  Tallahassee, FL, Beta Bar
14/06/04  Orlando, FL, The Social (formerly Sapphire)
15/06/04  St. Augustine, FL, Cafe Eleven
16/06/04  Jacksonville, FL, Jack Rabbits
17/06/04  Mount Pleasant, SC, Village Tavern
18/06/04  Wilmington, NC, Soapbox Laundro-Lounge

Month                             May      June
Day                               26 27 30  5 13 14
Total of songs                    23 20 21  ? 21  ?

2 / 15                             1
the brute choir                    2
i gave you                         3
what are you?                      4     3     4
my home is the sea                 5 18  6 14 19
one with the birds                 6        2
agnes, queen of sorrow             7     8    12 17
i send my love to you              8
wolf among wolves                  9    15
gulf shores                       10 16 16
viva ultra                        11
lessons from what's poor          12       10  7
madeleine-mary                    13 20
give me children                  14        6
death to everyone                 15     4  7  6
new partner                       16    11    14 18
ease down the road                17    14  5  9  5
i see a darkness                  18    13  9 18 14
i am a cinematographer            19 15 20
southside of the world            20
ignition                          21 19    15
o let it be                       22          13
raining in darling                23
ohio river boat song                  1
66                                    2
beast for thee                        3           3
only someone running                  4
at break of day                       5  9 13    12
three questions                       6       16
a minor place                         7
rider                                 8 18 12
riding                                9 19 11 17  8
pushkin                              10     3     6
the way                              11  7
may it always be                     12     8 20
werner's last blues to blokbuster    13        8 11
a sucker's evening                   14 12
master and everyone                  17 10  1 11  4
(i was drunk at) the pulpit              1
more brother rides                       2
joy and jubilee                          5        7
for the mekons et al                    17        9
horses                                  21       13
hearts                                      4  5 16
little boy blue I                              1
nomadic revery (all around)                    2
rudy foolish                                   3  2
take however long you want                    10
stablemate                                    15
gulf shores                                   21 10
drinking woman                                    1
west palm beach                                  15

Sprout (the movie) pre-screening set performance.
Will Oldham sang (no guitar) with Matt Sweeney (guitar, banjo) and at some point
Dan Malloy (guitar) who appears in the movie as a surfer.
"My Donal" was played among other songs

31/07/04  Portsmouth, NH, The Music Hall
01/08/04  Portsmouth, NH, The Music Hall

New Zealand and Australia
The first show on September 19 was an extra show to replace Mark Kozelek who cancelled due to illness.
The band is here.

10/09/04  Auckland, NZ, Dogs Bollix
11/09/04  Auckland, NZ, Dogs Bollix
12/09/04  Wellington, NZ, Indigo Bar
15/09/04  Byron Bay, Community an Cultural Centre
17/09/04  Brisbane, The Zoo
18/09/04  Sydney, Annandale
19/09/04  Sydney, Hopetoun Hotel
19/09/04  Sydney, Annandale
21/09/04  Perth, Hyde Park Hotel Backroom
22/09/04  Adelaide, The Gov
23/09/04  Melbourne, The Corner
24/09/04  Melbourne, The Corner
26/09/04  Hobart, The Venue

Month                              September
Day                                12 15 17 18
Total of songs                     21 24 23 18

wolf among wolves                   1 12     6
work hard / play hard               2 14 12  2
beast for thee                      3 10  3
another day full of dread           4     1
joy and jubilee                     5
rudy foolish                        6
pushkin                             7     6
i am a cinematographer              8  4 15  9
64                                  9     9
today i was an evil one            10     2
no gold digger                     11    11  7
my home is the sea                 12 20  8  5
i am drinking again                13        3
madeleine-mary                     14 15 22 16
lost blues                         15
i see a darkness                   16 24
ease down the road                 17 23 14
new partner                        18  2 17 15
little boy blue II                 19
little boy blue I                  20
one with the birds                 21  9 13
2/15                                   1 16 14
west palm beach                        3
werner’s last blues to blokbuster      5
after i made love to you               6  7
master and everyone                    7 19
a king at night                        8  4
barcelona                             11
come in                               13     8
in my mind                            16
southside of the world                17
three questions                       18 23
the eagle and the hawk                19
o let it be                           21  5 10
horses                                22
riding                                   10
death to everyone                        18
idle hands are the devil’s playthings    20
a minor place                            21
the way                                      1
even if love                                 4
agnes, queen of sorrow                      11
unknown                                     12
nomadic revery (all around)                 13

Will Oldham and Matt Sweeney aka Superwolf.
Dan Malloy plays along in Laguna Beach on "My Donal".

10/10/04  Laguna Beach, CA, The Moonshine Festival
28/10/04  New Orleans, LA, One-Eyed Jacks

Month                              October
Day                                10 28
Total of songs                     11 13

rudy foolish                        1  5
lift us up                          2 11
beast for thee                      3  2
what are you?                       4  3
only someone running                5  4
i gave you                          6  8
bed is for sleeping                 7  7
blood embrace                       8 10
my home is the sea                  9  6
my donal                           10
death in the sea                   11  9
goat and ram                           1
death to everyone                     12
may it always be                      13

Will Oldham plays shaker and sings along on three Little Wings songs.

04/12/04  Camber Sands, All Tomorrow's Parties

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