Spring / early summer 1989

? ?, 1989 East Anglian Railway Museum, Wakes Colne, ENG (The first ever gig by Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree at a joint birthday party for Damon, his dad and sister)

? ?, Goldsmiths College, London, ENG

September 23, 1989 Lady Owen Arms, London, ENG

November 13, 1989 Dingwalls, London, ENG

November ?, 1989 Powerhaus, London, ENG

December 2, 1989 Sir George Robey, London, ENG (supporting The Keatons & Spit Like Paint)

December ?, 1989 Cricketers, Kennington Oval, London, ENG

December 18, 1989 Square, Harlow, ENG

Also in late 1989 - early 1990

? ?, Borderline, London, ENG (supporting Five Thirty)

? ?, Camden Falcon, London, ENG



February 27, 1990 Brixton Academy, London, ENG (The band's first gig as Blur)

March ?, 1990 Lady Owen Arms, London, ENG

March 10, 1990 University of Birmingham, Birmingham, ENG (supporting Salvation)

March 30, 1990 Camden Falcon, London, ENG

April 7, 1990 University of London Union, London, ENG

April 9, 1990 Dingwalls, London, ENG

April 10, 1990 Borderline, London, ENG  ("Headspin Club")

April 14, 1990 Lady Owen Arms, London, ENG (supported by The Keatons & Mecca)

April 21, 1990 Powerhaus, London, ENG

April 27, 1990 JB's, Dudley, ENG

April 28, 1990 Cambridge Junction, Cambridge, ENG

May 4, 1990 Bull And Gate, London, ENG

May 5, 1990 Keele University, Keele, ENG

May 8, 1990 Camden Palace, London, ENG

May 16, 1990 Sir George Robey, London, ENG

May 17, 1990 Kilburn National, London, ENG (supporting Jesus Jones)

May 28, 1990 Bull And Gate, London, ENG

June 9, 1990 Moles Club, Bath, ENG

June 12, 1990 Camden Palace, London, ENG

June 29, 1990 University of Sheffield, Sheffield, ENG

July 1, 1990 Junction 10, Walsall, ENG

July 11, 1990 Riverside Club, Newcastle, ENG

July 12, 1990 King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow, SCOT

July 13, 1990 Princess Charlotte, Leicester, ENG

July 21, 1990 Boardwalk, Manchester, ENG

July 22, 1990 Burberries, Birmingham, ENG (supported by The Keatons)

July 25, 1990 Dome, London, ENG (supported by The Keatons & The Hinnies)

July 27, 1990 JB's, Dudley, ENG

July 28, 1990 Moles Club, Bath, ENG

August 10, 1990 London, ENG (UK RADIO "Mark Goodier's Evening Session")

October 16, 1990 Zap Club, Brighton, ENG (supported by Suede)

October 18, 1990 Pink Toothbrush, Rayleigh, ENG

October 20, 1990 Buzz Club, Aldershot, ENG

October 23, 1990 Princess Charlotte, Leicester, ENG (supported by The Keatons)

October 24, 1990 University of Sheffield, Sheffield, ENG

October 25, 1990 Wellhead Inn, Wendover, ENG

October 26, 1990 JB's, Dudley, ENG

October 30, 1990 Liverpool Polytechnic, Liverpool, ENG (supported by The Keatons)

November 1, 1990 Hothouse, Bournemouth, ENG (supported by The Keatons)

November 2, 1990 Bristol Polytechnic, Bristol, ENG (supported by The Keatons)

November 3, 1990 University of Warwick, Coventry, ENG

November 5, 1990 Riverside Club, Newcastle, ENG

November 6, 1990 Burberries, Birmingham, ENG (supported by The Keatons)

November 7, 1990 Junction, Cambridge, ENG

November 8, 1990 Duchess of York, Leeds, ENG

November 10, 1990 Moles Club, Bath, ENG

November 11, 1990 University of London Union, London, ENG

November 12, 1990 Hacienda, Manchester, ENG

November 13, 1990 University of Reading, Reading, ENG

November 14, 1990 Venus, Nottingham, ENG (supported by The Keatons)

November 15, 1990 Oxford Polytechnic, Oxford, ENG (supported by The Keatons)

December 21, 1990 Brixton Academy, London, ENG

? ?, 1990 King's Inn, Dublin, IRE (The wedding party of journalists Jane Suiter and Leo Finlay)


February 6, 1991 Town & Country Club, London, ENG

February 9, 1991 Rotterdam, NED

9 Mar Camden Falcon, London, ENG (A secret warm-up gig for the upcoming UK tour)

19 Mar Swansea University, Swansea, WAL

20 Mar Freetown, Stoke-on-Trent, ENG

22 Mar Legends, Warrington, ENG

23 Mar Woughton Centre, Milton Keynes, ENG

12 Apr Eggs 'n' Baker, London, ENG (Blur's first TV show performance)

18 Apr Sheffield Polytechnic, Sheffield, UK

19 Apr Irish Centre, Northampton, UK

20 Apr Wolverhampton Polytechnic, Wolverhampton, UK

22 Apr Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle, ENG (support from Catherine Wheel)

23 Apr Warehouse, Leeds, UK

24 Apr BBC studios, London, ENG (Top of the Pops, Blur's first appearance on TOTP)

25 Apr Boardwalk, Manchester, UK

26 Apr Astoria, London, ENG (support from Dylans)

27 Apr University of Essex, Colchester, UK

29 Apr Goldwyns, Birmingham, ENG (support from Catherine Wheel)

30 Apr Liverpool Polytechnic, Liverpool, UK

1 May King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow, UK

2 May Venue, Edinburgh, UK

3 May Tic Toc, Coventry, UK

9 Jun Nottingham Polytechnic, Nottingham, UK

10 Jun Bierkeller, Bristol, UK

11 Jun Corn Exchange, Ipswich, UK

12 Jun Town & Country Club, London, UK

? Top of the Pops, London, ENG (Damon messed around with a cardboard chicken head)

Early Aug (?) The 8:15 from Manchester, Manchester, UK

18 Aug Legends, Warrington, UK

22 Aug EBU Rock Festival, Cologne, Germany

24 Aug Reading Festival, Reading, UK

31 Aug Ein Abend In Wien, Rotterdam, NED (with Nirvana and The Smashing Pumpkins)

? Marquee, New York City, NY

4 Oct Town Hall, Middlesbrough, UK

5 Oct Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

7 Oct McGonagle's, Dublin, Ireland

8 Oct Mandela Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland

10 Oct University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

11 Oct University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

12 Oct Academy, Manchester, UK

14 Oct Institute, Birmingham, UK

15 Oct University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

17 Oct Festival Fnac-Inrockuptibles, Lyon, France

18 Oct Festival Fnac-Inrockuptibles, Lille, France

19 Oct Festival Fnac-Inrockuptibles, Paris, FRA (with Lush and Pulp)

21 Oct Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

22 Oct Leeds Polytechnic, Leeds, UK

23 Oct Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK

24 Oct National Club, London, UK

28 Oct Lee's Palace, Toronto, Canada

31 Oct WBCN, Boston, USA

31 Oct Paradise, Boston, USA

1 Nov Marquee, New York City, NY

10 Nov Cabaret Metro, Chicago, USA

14 Nov KROQ Noontime Free Concert, West Hollywood, USA

14 Nov Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood, USA

1 Dec (?) The Word, London, UK

21 Dec The Food Xmas Party, London, ENG (fundraising show organized by Food Records)


12 Feb Terminal Export, Nancy, France

13 Feb L'Usine, Reims, France

14 Feb Espace Orano, Paris, France

15 Feb L'Ubu, Rennes, France

17 Feb Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany

18 Feb Luxor, Cologne, Germany

20 Feb LOGO, Hamburg, Germany

21 Feb Huxley's Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany

26 Feb Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan

27 Feb Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan

28 Feb Club Quattro, Osaka, Japan

29 Feb Club Quattro, Nagoya, Japan

24 Mar Apollo, Manchester, ENG (The beginning of the Rollercoaster tour with Dinosaur Jr., My Bloody Valentine and The Jesus And Mary Chain)

25 Mar SECC, Glasgow, UK

27 Mar Whitley Bay Ice Rink, Whitley Bay, UK

28 Mar Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, UK

30 Mar Pavilions, Plymouth, UK

1 Apr Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK

3 Apr Wales National Ice Rink, Cardiff, UK

4 Apr NEC, Birmingham, UK

5 Apr Brixton Academy, London, UK

6 Apr Brixton Academy, London, UK

7 Apr Brixton Academy, London, ENG (The last night of the Rollercoaster tour)

11 Apr Mark Goodier's Evening Session, London, UK

14 Apr WBCN Free Show, Boston, USA

15 Apr WFNX Free Show, Boston, USA

17 Apr Opera House, Toronto, Canada

18 Apr Max's, Ithaca, USA

21 Apr Toad's Place, New Haven, USA

22 Apr Club Babyhead, Providence, RI (support from Six Finger Satellite)

23 Apr Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, USA

24 Apr City Gardens, Trenton, NJ (support from Senseless Things)

25 Apr Marquee, New York City, NY (support from Senseless Things and Honus Wagner)

26 Apr Max's On Broadway, Baltimore, USA

28 Apr 9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA

30 Apr Empire, Cleveland, USA

? The Dennis Miller Show, New York, USA

1 May St. Andrews Hall, Detroit, USA

2 May Vic Theatre, Chicago, USA

4 May First Avenue, Minneapolis, USA

8 May 86th Street Music Hall, Vancouver, Canada

9 May RCKNDY, Seattle, USA

11 May Cattle Club, Sacremento, USA

12 May Edge, Palo Alto, USA

13 May Kits Cruise, San Francisco, USA

14 May Anaconda, Santa Barbara, USA

15 May Price Center Plaza, UC San Diego, San Diego, USA

16 May Palace, Los Angeles, USA

17 May Club Rio, Phoenix, USA

20 May Trees, Dallas, USA

21 May Back Room, Austin, USA

22 May Vatican, Houston, USA

24 May Centre Stage, Atlanta, USA

27 May Ritz Theatre, Tampa, USA

28 May Summer, Fort Lauderdale, USA

29 May Edge, Orlando, USA

31 May Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, USA

1 Jun Kahootz, Richmond, USA

2 Jun Zodiac Club, Allentown, USA

3 Jun Graffiti, Pittsburgh, USA

26 Jun Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark

27 Jun Bizarre Festival, Alsdorf, Germany

28 Jun Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, UK

23 Jul Gimme Shelter, London, ENG (A Shelter charity concert co-organized by NME)

7-8 Aug Hultsfred Festival, Hultsfred, Sweden

16 Dec Hibernian Club, London, ENG ("The Wassailing Song" given away as a gig freebie)


6 Feb Town & Country Club, London, ENG (Lost In Music, a seminar sponsored by NME)

April 1993 The Beat, London, UK

May 1993 Promoting in Europe, including a visit to Estonia

19 May Dolce Vita, Lausanne, Switzerland

25 May Washington Heights, Reading, UK

26 May University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

27 May Academy, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, UK (support from Darlingheart)

28 May Roadmenders, Northampton, UK (support from Darlingheart)

29 May University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

30 May University of Hull, Hull, UK (support from Darlingheart)

1 Jun Irish Centre, Birmingham, UK (support from Darlingheart)

2 Jun University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (support from Darlingheart)

3 Jun Mammoth Music Extravaganza, Brighton, ENG (While it is known that Blur played at Stanmer Park on 3th June 1993, the festival/event details are not confirmed)

4 Jun Astoria, London, UK

5 Jun Tivoli, Dublin, Ireland

6 Jun Limelight, Belfast, Northern Ireland

8 Jun University of Bristol, Bristol, UK (support from Darlingheart)

13 Jun Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon at Great Xpectations, London, UK

16 Jun Rocklife, Cologne, GER (supported Duran Duran)

17 Jun Moderna Museet's garden, Stockholm, SWE (supported The Kinks)

18 Jun Elverket, Lidingö, Sweden

3 Jul Mark Goodier's Evening Session, London, UK

8-11 Jul Heineken Music Festival, Nottingham, UK

7 Aug I Mostra de Música Moderna, Figueira da Foz, POR (with Siouxsie & The Banshees, Brain Dead and Tédio Boys)

12-14 Aug Hultsfred Festival, Hultsfred, Sweden

27 Aug Old Trout, Windsor, UK

28 Aug Reading Festival, Reading, UK

3 Sep The 2nd Music Quest, Glasgow, SCOT (co-headlined with Radiohead)

? Rock Over London, London, ENG (Recorded for the New York-based radio show Rock Over London)

2 Oct Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

3 Oct Keele University, near Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK

4 Oct Queen's Hall, Bradford, UK

5 Oct Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK (support from Salad and Helicopter)

7 Oct Forum, London, ENG (supported by The Divine Comedy)

8 Oct Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, UK

9 Oct Municipal Hall, Pontypridd, UK

10 Oct University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

12 Oct Coventry University, Coventry, UK (support from Salad, Sleeper and Mister Toad)

13 Oct University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

14 Oct South Parade Pier, Portsmouth, UK

15 Oct University of Essex, Colchester, UK (support from Salad and Garb)

16 Oct University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

17-19 Oct (?) MTV's Most Wanted, London, UK

21 Oct Passage du Nord-Ouest, Paris, France

22 Oct L'Ubu, Rennes, France

23 Oct Le Bikini, near Toulouse, France

25 Oct Vaartkapoen, Brussels, Belgium

29 Oct Gino, Stockholm, Sweden

31 Oct Loppen, Copenhagen, Denmark

3 Nov Dynamo, Zürich, Switzerland

4 Nov Canguro, San Colombano al Lambro, Italy

5 Nov ? Rimini, Italy

18 Nov On Air, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

19 Nov On Air, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

20 Nov On Air, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

22 Nov Club Quattro, Shinsaibashi, Osaka, Japan

23 Nov Club Quattro, Nagoya, Japan

26 Nov Bimbo's 365 Club, San Francisco, USA

28 Nov Whiskey A Go-Go, Los Angeles, USA

30 Nov Cabaret Metro, Chicago, USA

Nov-Dec (?) The Adventure Club, Dallas, USA

2 Dec Opera House, Toronto, Canada

3 Dec Irving Plaza, New York City, NY (support from Drop Nineteens)

4 Dec Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, USA

6 Dec Late Night with Conan O'Brien, New York City, USA

7 Dec Paradise, Boston, MA


? The Word, London, UK

7 Mar Mark Radcliffe, Manchester, UK

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

13 Apr MTV's Most Wanted, London, UK

15 Apr Rock 'n' Solex, Rennes, France

22 Apr London Calling, Amsterdam, NED (The bands who performed before Blur: Slowdive, Big Geraniums, Beatnik Filmstars, Jacob's Mouse and Auratone)

24 Apr MonstourRock, Mons, BEL (A mini-festival with Slowdive and other bands)

10 May Rock City, Nottingham, UK

11 May Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK

12 May Anson Rooms, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

13 May De Montford University, Leicester, UK (support from Sleeper)

15 May University of Hull, Hull, UK

16 May Plaza, Glasgow, UK

17 May Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, UK

18 May Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK (support from Sleeper)

19 May Academy, Manchester, UK

21 May Octagon Centre, Sheffield, UK

23 May Event, Brighton, UK

24 May Corn Exchange, Ipswich, UK

26 May Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK

27 May Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK

28 May Guildhall, Southampton, UK

29 May University of East Anglia, Norwich, ENG (support from Sleeper)

31 May Town & Country Club, Leeds, UK

? Butt Naked, London, ENG (The band also performed "Jubilee", but it was broadcast on Naked City (the parent show for Butt Naked)

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

1 Jun Civic Centre, Aylesbury, UK

Jun Sixteen-date European tour (details unknown except the date below)

6 Jun Pacha, Madrid, Spain

25 Jun Old Trout, Windsor, UK

26 Jun Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, UK

2 Jul Cosmo Pops, Tokyo, Japan

4 Jul Pop Jam, Tokyo, Japan

7 Jul Sonoria, Milan, Italy

9 Jul Zwemdokrock, Lummen, Belgium

10 Jul Dour Music Festival, Dour, Belgium

20 Jul Quart Festival, Kristiansand, Norway

22 Jul Paléo Festival, Nyon, Switzerland

30 Jul T In The Park, Lanarkshire, UK

31 Jul Féile, Thurles, Ireland

11 Aug Hultsfred Festival, Hultsfred, Sweden

14 Aug Marktrock, Leuven, Belgium (cancelled)

17 Aug 1FM Roadshow, Newquay, ENG

18 Aug Popkomm Festival, Cologne, Germany

20 Aug Rocklife, Germany

27 Aug Lowlands, Netherlands (cancelled)

29 Aug Nulle Part Ailleurs, Paris, France

? Simon Mayo, London, UK

? Top of the Pops, London, ENG

1 / 2 Sep The Late Show: Mercury Music Prize, London, UK

5 Sep Taratata, Paris, France

9 Sep Phoenix, Toronto, ON (rescheduled to 28 Sep)

10 Sep Academy, New York City (rescheduled to 29 Sep)

12 Sep Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA (rescheduled to 30 Sep)

13 Sep ? Boston, USA (possibly rescheduled or cancelled)

14 Sep ? Washington/Baltimore, USA (possibly cancelled)

15 Sep Venus de Milo, Boston, USA

16 Sep ? Detroit, USA

17 Sep Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL (support from Pulp)

18 Sep Live X, Atlanta, USA

19 Sep Masquerade, Atlanta, USA

21 Sep Loscalzo, New York, USA

24 Sep Palace, Los Angeles, USA

25 Sep Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (support from Pulp)

28 Sep Phoenix, Toronto, ON (Rescheduled from 9th September 1994)

29 Sep Academy, New York City, NY (Rescheduled from 10th September 1994)

30 Sep Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA (Rescheduled from 12th September 1994)

? MTV's 120 Minutes, New York City, USA

4 Oct Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK

5 Oct Aston Villa Leisure Centre, Birmingham, UK

7 Oct Alexandra Palace, London, UK

9 Oct Loft, Berlin, GER (Rescheduled from 27th September 1994)

10 Oct Kantine, Cologne, Germany

11 Oct Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany (support from Echobelly)

12 Oct Tilt, Munich, Germany

13 Oct Markthalle, Hamburg, GER (Rescheduled from 27th September 1994)

19 Oct La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France

20 Oct Montjoye, Besancon, France

21 Oct Salle du Bois de l'Aune, Aix-en-Provence, France

22 Oct Krakatoa, Bordeaux, France (support from Terry Hall)

24 Oct Exo, Rouen, France

25 Oct Bataclan, Paris, France

26 Oct Transbordeur, Lyon, France (support from The Days)

27 Oct Zig Zag, Orleans, France

28 Oct Art Rock, Saint-Brieuc, France

30 Oct Zeleste II, Barcelona, Spain

31 Oct Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands

? 40 Principales, SPA (The precise date for this session is unknown)

1 Nov Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway

2 Nov Den Grå Hal, Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark

3 Nov Palladium, Stockholm, Sweden

5 Nov Kåren, Gothenburg, Sweden

6 Nov Mejeriet, Lund, Sweden

9 Nov ? Geneva, Switzerland

10 Nov Factory, Milan, Italy

11 Nov ? Rimini, Italy

12 Nov ? Florence, Italy

13 Nov ? Italy

18 Nov Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan

19 Nov Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan

21 Nov Club Quattro, Nagoya, Japan

22 Nov Club Quattro, Osaka, Japan

23 Nov Club Quattro, Osaka, Japan

24 Nov Skala Espacio, Fukuoka, Japan

26 Nov Shibuya Kokaido, Tokyo, Japan

27 Nov Space Shower TV, Tokyo, JPN (Graham was absent from the session)

28 Nov Liquid Room, Tokyo, Japan

29 Nov U-Port Hall, Tokyo, Japan

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

8 Dec MTV's Most Wanted, London, UK

16 Dec Colchester Sixth Form College, Colchester, ENG (A secret charity gig to raise money for an orphanage in India)

? Jools Holland Hootenanny, London, UK


23 Jan Forum, London, ENG (NME Brat Awards nominees gig)

20 Feb Brit Awards, London, ENG (Blur won four awards on the night)

? Top of the Pops, London, ENG (Damon played keyboards on Elastica's "Waking Up")

18 May Dublin Castle, London, ENG (A 'secret' warm-up gig)

21 May Edgefest, Toronto, ON (one-day festival with Elastica, Our Lady Peace and Ned's Atomic Dustbin)

9-11 Jun (?) 105 Night Express, Milan, Italy

10 Jun Sonoria, Milan, Italy

15 Jun Summer Ball, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

17 Jun Mile End Stadium, London, UK

1 Jul Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, DEN

7 Jul Eurockéennes, Belfort, France

8 Jul (?) Eurockéennes, Belfort, France

9 Jul (?) Eurockéennes, Belfort, France

29 Jul National Bowl, Milton Keynes, ENG (supporting REM with Belly and Magnapop)

5 Aug Féile, Cork, Ireland

? Top of the Pops, London, ENG (The first TOTP performance of "Country House")

? Top of the Pops, London, ENG (The second TOTP performance of "Country House")

? Britpop Now, London, ENG (TV special hosted by Damon)

7 Sep BBC Radio Theatre, London, ENG (A secret gig for Radio 1)

12 Sep Pier 39, Cleethorpes, UK (support from Matt Lucas?)

13 Sep Queen's Hall, Dunoon, UK (support from Matt Lucas)

14 Sep Dome, Morecambe, UK

15 Sep HMV Oxford Street, London, ENG  (The band played on the rooftop of the HMV store)

16 Sep Floral Hall, Eastbourne, UK (support from Matt Lucas)

17 Sep Oscars, Clacton, UK (support from Matt Lucas)

18 Sep Showbar, Bournemouth, UK (support from Matt Lucas)

19 Sep Paradox, Brighton, UK (support from Matt Lucas)

20 Sep Ocean Room, Great Yarmouth, UK (support from Matt Lucas)

Blur US Tour 1995

25 Sep Black Cat, Washington DC, USA

26 Sep Academy, New York City, USA

27 Sep WNEW, New York City, USA

28 Sep Axis, Boston, USA

30 Sep Spectrum, Montreal, Canada

1 Oct RPM Warehouse, Toronto, Canada

2 Oct St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit, USA

3 Oct Metro, Chicago, USA

5 Oct First Avenue, Minneapolis, USA

6 Oct Moe's, Seattle, USA (cancelled)

8 Oct Bimbo's 365, San Francisco, USA

10 Oct John Anson Ford Theatre, Los Angeles, USA

17 Oct Falkoner Theatre, near Copenhagen, Denmark

18 Oct (?) Adam TV Show, Stockholm, Sweden

19 Oct Annexet, Stockholm, Sweden

20 Oct Magasinet Klubb Hemulen, Gothenburg, Sweden

21 Oct Copenhagen, Denmark

22 Oct Huxley's, Berlin, Germany

23 Oct Docks, Hamburg, Germany

25 Oct Nulle Part Ailleurs, Paris, France

26 Oct Bataclan, Paris, France

28 Oct E-Werk, Cologne, Germany

27 Oct (?) Propaganda, Milan, Italy

29 Oct Wappensaal, Alter Flughafen Riem, Munich, GER (support from The Cardigans)

2 Nov Sun Palace, Fukuoka, Japan

3 Nov Aichi Kosei Nenkin Kaikan, Nagoya, Japan

4 Nov Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan

6 Nov Izumiti 21 Hall, Sendai, Japan

8 Nov Budokan, Tokyo, Japan

9 Nov HMV Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

9 Nov NHK Hall, Tokyo, Japan

14 Nov Later... with Jools Holland, London, UK

16 Nov MTV's Most Wanted, London, UK

21 Nov King's Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland

23 Nov Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

24 Nov MTV Europe Music Awards, Paris, France

25 Nov NEC, Birmingham, UK

26 Nov NEC, Birmingham, UK

27 Nov Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, UK

28 Nov SECC, Glasgow, UK

30 Nov G-MEX Centre, Manchester, UK

1 Dec G-MEX Centre, Manchester, UK

2 Dec Wembley Arena, London, ENG (Ken Livingstone performed on "Ernold Same")

3 Dec Wembley Arena, London, UK

5 Dec Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, UK

6 Dec Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, UK

8 Dec Newcastle Arena, Newcastle, UK

9 Dec Humberside Ice Arena, Hull, UK

11 Dec SECC, Glasgow, UK

13 Dec Wembley Arena, London, UK

? Top of the Pops, London, UK


25 Jan Commodore, Vancouver, Canada

26 Jan Moe's, Seattle, USA

27 Jan La Luna, Portland, USA

28 Jan Modern Rock Live, USA

29 Jan Fillmore, San Francisco, USA

30 Jan KROQ, Los Angeles, USA

30 Jan Wiltern, Los Angeles, USA

? The White Room, London, UK

1 Feb Mercury Cafe, Denver, USA

3 Feb Trees, Dallas, USA

4 Feb Liberty Lunch, Austin, USA

6 Feb Cotton Club, Atlanta, USA

7 Feb Galaxy, St. Louis, USA

8 Feb Metro, Chicago, USA

9 Feb MTV appearance, New York City, USA

9 Feb Late Night with Conan O'Brien, New York City, USA

10 Feb Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA

11 Feb Avalon, Boston, USA

12 Feb Capital Ballroom, Washington DC, USA

16 Feb TFI Friday, London, UK

20 Feb Sanremo Music Festival, Sanremo, Italy

24 Feb Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal

26 Feb La Riviera, Madrid, Spain

27 Feb Arena, Valencia, Spain

28 Feb Zeleste, Barcelona, Spain (support from The Rentals)

? Tele 5, Spain

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

1 Mar Le Bikini, Ramonville-Saint-Agne, near Toulouse, France (support from The Rentals)

2 Mar Summum, Grenoble, France (support from The Rentals)

4 Mar L'Escall, Nantes, France

5 Mar Olympia, Paris, France

7 Mar Palladium, Geneva, Switzerland (support from The Rentals)

8 Mar Volkshaus, Zürich, Switzerland

10 Mar Messepalast, Vienna, Austria (support from The Rentals)

12 Mar Palalido, Milan, Italy

13 Mar Help, Bologna, Italy

13 Mar Roxy Bar, Bologna, Italy

13 Mar Teatro Tenda, Florence, Italy

14 Mar Vox Club, Nonantola, Italy

16 Mar Forum, Nuremberg, Germany

17 Mar Vobi, Frankfurt, Germany

18 Mar Capitol, Hannover, Germany (support from The Rentals)

19 Mar Biskuithalle, Bonn, Germany (support from The Rentals)

20 Mar Brielpoort, Deinze, Belgium

22 Mar Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands

25 Apr Taratata, Paris, France

26 Apr Nulle Part Ailleurs, Paris, France

? TFI Friday, London, UK

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

15 Jun Hultsfred Festival, Hultsfred, Sweden

22 Jun RDS Showgrounds, Dublin, Ireland

30 Jun Ruisrock, Ruissalo, Turku, Finland

4 Jul Midtfyns Festival, Ringe, Denmark

12 Jul 40 Principales, Spain

13 Jul Doctor Music Festival, Escalarre, Spain

8 Sep Laugardalshöll, Reykjavik, Iceland

5 Dec Matrix Studios, London, ENG


20 Jan Junction, Cambridge, UK

22 Jan Mayfair, Newcastle, UK

23 Jan Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, UK

24 Jan Mark Radcliffe, Manchester, UK

24 Jan Royal Court, Liverpool, UK

26 Jan Rock City, Nottingham, UK

27 Jan Town & Country Club, Leeds, UK

28 Jan Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, UK

29 Jan Top of the Pops, London, ENG (The second TOTP performance of "Beetlebum")

? TFI Friday, London, UK

? Top of the Pops, London, ENG (The first TOTP performance of "Beetlebum")

10 Feb Astoria, London, UK

14 Feb Nulle Part Ailleurs, Paris, France

15 Feb Divan du Monde, Paris, France

21 Feb Space Shower TV, Tokyo, Japan

22 Feb Cosmo Pops Best 10, Tokyo, Japan

3 Mar Viva's Niteclub, Germany

7 Mar Middle East, Cambridge, USA

8 Mar Trocadero, Philadelphia, USA

9 Mar Black Cat, Washington DC (support from Papas Fritas)

10 Mar Tower Records, New York City, USA

11 Mar Supper Club, New York City, USA

12 Mar MTV recording USA

13 Mar RPM Warehouse, Toronto, Canada

14 Mar St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit, USA (support from Papas Fritas)

15 Mar Riviera, Chicago, USA

17 Mar Cotton Club, Atlanta, USA

19 Mar Morning Becomes Eclectic, Santa Monica, USA

19 Mar Palace, Los Angeles, USA

20 Mar Fillmore, San Francisco, USA

2 Apr Brielpoort, Deinze, Belgium

3 Apr Le Zénith, Paris, France

5 Apr E-Werk, Cologne, Germany

7 Apr (?) Sen kväll med Luuk, Stockholm, Sweden

7 Apr Solnahallen, Stockholm, Sweden

8 Apr Valbyhallen, Copenhagen, Denmark (support from Ibens)

10 Apr Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany

11 Apr Arena, Berlin, Germany

13 Apr Kongresshalle, Böblingen, Germany

14 Apr Stadthalle, Offenbach, Germany (support from BE)

15 Apr Stadthalle, Fürth, Germany

16 Apr Colosseum, Munich, Germany

17 Apr Messepalast, Vienna, Austria

22 Apr Peel Acres, London, ENG (The gig was played at John Peel's home patio)

29 Apr Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands

1 May Concerto del Primo Maggio, Rome, ITY (A Labour Day festival with 500,000 people)

2 May Volkshaus, Zürich, Switzerland

3 May Centre Sportif du Bout-du-Monde, Geneva, Switzerland

4 May Transbordeur, Lyon, France

6 May Théâtre de Verdure, Nice, France

8 May Zenith, Valencia, Spain (support from Jonathan Fire*Eater)

9 May (?) Extra Schhh...!, Madrid, Spain

9 May Pabellón del Real Madrid, Madrid, Spain

10 May Pabellón de la Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain

13 May Teatro Tenda Partenope, Naples, Italy

14 May Sportshall, Cesena, Italy

15 May Palavobis, Milan, Italy

25 May Palace, Sendai, Japan

26 May Budokan, Tokyo, Japan

27 May Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan

28 May Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan

30 May Century Hall, Nagoya, Japan

31 May Shimin Kaikan, Fukouka, Japan

2 Jun Blitz, Tokyo, Japan

3 Jun Blitz, Tokyo, Japan

7 Jun WBCN River Rave, Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA, USA

8 Jun Tibetan Freedom Concert, New York City, USA

10 Jun Electric Factory, Philadelphia, USA

11 Jun Capital Ballroom, Washington DC, USA

13 Jun Live 105 BFD4 Beach Ball, Mountain View, USA

14 Jun KROQ Weenie Roast, Irvine, USA

15 Jun Canes, San Diego, USA

17 Jun La Luna, Portland, USA

18 Jun End Session, Seattle, USA

18 Jun Showbox, Seattle, USA

19 Jun Rage, Vancouver, Canada

21 Jun X96 Big Ass Show, Salt Lake City, USA

22 Jun Ogden Theatre, Denver, USA

24 Jun First Avenue, Minneapolis, USA

26 Jun Riviera, Chicago, USA

27 Jun Cluth Cargos, Detroit, USA

29 Jun Roxy, Atlanta, USA

30 Jun Live X, Atlanta, USA

? Top of the Pops, London, ENG (Blur performed via satellite because they were on tour)

1 Jul K-Rock Dysfunctional Family Picnic, New York City, USA

2 Jul Late Show with David Letterman, New York City, USA

8 Aug Festival Sudoeste, Zambujeira do Mar, Portugal

10 Aug Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, Benicassim, SPA (cancelled due to storm)

14 Aug Stockholm Water Festival, Stockholm, Sweden

16 Aug V97, Chelmsford, UK

17 Aug V97, Leeds, UK

23 Aug Pukkelpop, Hasselt-Kiewit, Belgium

24 Aug Lowlands Biddinghuizen, Netherlands

27 Aug Gundadalur, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

29 Aug Godthåbhallen, Nuuk, Greenland

31 Aug Laugardalshöll, Reykjavik, Iceland

8 Sep Strand, Providence, RI (supported by The Dandy Warhols)

9 Sep Tradewinds, Seabright NJ (supported by The Dandy Warhols)

11 Sep Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA

13 Sep Orpheum Theatre, Boston, USA

15 Sep Metropolis, Montreal, Canada

16 Sep Varsity Arena, Toronto, Canada

17 Sep Lyric Theatre, Kitchener, Canada

18 Sep MuchMusic Video Awards, Toronto, Canada

19 Sep WENZ, Nautica Stage, Cleveland, USA

20 Sep Metropol, Pittsburgh, USA

22 Sep Ziggy's, Winston-Salem, USA

23 Sep Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, USA

24 Sep 328 Performance Hall, Nashville, USA

26 Sep Garage, Cincinnati, OH (supported by Smash Mouth)

27 Sep 96 X-Fest, Memphis, USA

29 Sep Numbers, Houston, USA

30 Sep Liberty Lunch, Austin, USA

? Top of the Pops, London, ENG

1 Oct Bronco Bowl, Dallas, USA

3 Oct Warfield, San Francisco, USA

4 Oct County Bowl, Santa Barbara, USA

6 Oct Electric Ballroom, Tempe, USA

7 Oct Palladium, Los Angeles, USA

8 Oct Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, USA

21 Oct Munhwa Gym, Seoul, Korea

24 Oct North Shore Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

26 Oct Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia

28 Oct Metro! Sydney, Australia

29 Oct Metro, Sydney, Australia

30 Oct Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, AUS (Originally, the gig was scheduled to be held at the smaller Metro)

1 Nov (?) Hey Hey It's Saturday, Melbourne, Australia

1 Nov Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

2 Nov Metro, Melbourne, Australia

4 Nov Thebarton, Adelaine, Australia

6 Nov Metropolis, Fremantle, Australia

8 Nov MBK Hall, Bangkok, Thailand

11 Nov Harbour Pavillion, Singapore, Singapore

28 Nov Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

30 Nov Hull Arena, Hull, UK

1 Dec SECC, Glasgow, UK

2 Dec Newcastle Arena, Newcastle, UK

4 Dec NYNEX Arena, Manchester, UK

5 Dec Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, UK

6 Dec NEC, Birmingham, UK

7 Dec Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, UK

9 Dec Wembley Arena, London, UK

11 Dec Brixton Academy, London, UK

12 Dec Brixton Academy, London, UK

13 Dec Brixton Academy, London, UK

16 Dec Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, UK

17 Dec Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK

? Jools Holland Hootenanny, London, UK


23 Jun Alleycat, Reading, UK

24 Jun Q Club, Birmingham, ENG (Blur's first fan club-only show)

25 Jun Pavilion, Bath, UK

27 Jun Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, UK

5 Jul Royal Festival Hall, London, ENG (Meltdown Festival, Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon collaborating with the '60s electronic pioneers Silver Apples)


30 Jan Depot, London, ENG (A fan club gig)

3 Feb Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

11 Feb Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm, SWE (The official warm-up/press gig for 13 album)

22 Feb Viva's Overdrive, Cologne, Germany

24 Feb Kultkomplex-Café, Cologne, GER (A small 'secret' gig broadcast on WDR Eins Live)

25 Feb VPRO Studios, Amsterdam, NED (A small 'secret' gig shown on Dutch TV)

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

1 Mar Taratata Video, Bologna, Italy

4 Mar Séptimo de Caballería, Spain

10 Mar Depot, London, UK

15 Mar Hippodrome, London, ENG (An exclusive gig for BBC Radio 1)

17 Mar Nulle Part Ailleurs, Paris, France

23 Mar Later... with Jools Holland, London, UK

28 Mar Modern Rock Live (WBCN radio?) USA

29 Mar Late Show with David Letterman, New York City, NY ("Tender" was performed with the Harlem Boys Choir)

30 Mar Roseland Ballroom, New York City, US

1 Apr Mayan Theater, Los Angeles, USA

4 Apr MusiquePlus, Montreal, Canada

5 Apr Intimate and Interactive, Toronto, Canada

6 Apr Palais Royale, Toronto, ON

15 May Nulle Part Ailleurs, Cannes, France

1 Jun Old Royal Naval College, London, UK

3 Jun Gala Ragazza, Madrid, Spain

4 Jun Básico 40, Madrid, Spain

13 Jun Tibetan Freedom Concert, Amsterdam, Netherlands

19 Jun Provinssirock, Seinäjoki, Finland

20 Jun Heineken Jammin' Festival, Imola, Italy

23 Jun Mark Radcliffe, Manchester, UK

24 Jun Top of the Pops, London, UK

26 Jun Southside Festival, near Munich, Germany

27 Jun Hurricane Festival, Scheeßel, Germany

2 Jul Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium

4 Jul Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark

9 Jul Quart Festival, Kristiansand, Norway

10 Jul T in the Park, near Kinross, SCOT ("Tender" and "The Universal" featured the London Community Gospel Choir)

13 Jul Rockware Festival, Athens, Greece

22 Jul Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

30 Jul Fuji Rock Festival, Niigata, Japan

6 Aug Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, Benicàssim, Spain

9 Aug Stockholm Water Festival, Stockholm, Sweden

15 Aug La Route du Rock, near Saint-Malo, France

26 Aug Goldsmiths College, London, ENG (A 'secret' warm-up gig for Reading and Leeds)

28 Aug Reading Festival, Reading, UK

29 Aug Leeds Festival, Leeds, UK

6 Sep Electric Ballroom, London, ENG (The 'B-sides gig' part of the band's 10th anniversary celebrations)

15 Sep Mutualité, Paris, France

17 Sep John Peel's Birthday Bash, Suffolk, ENG (The gig played at John Peel's home to celebrate his 60th birthday)

18 Nov Teatro Metropólitan, Mexico City, Mexico

21 Nov Credicard Hall, São Paulo, Brazil

23 Nov Metropolitan, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

25 Nov Estadio Monumental, Santiago, CHI (cancelled due to political reasons)

26 Nov Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina

27 Nov Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

4 Dec Newport Centre, Newport, UK

6 Dec Waterfront, Belfast, UK

7 Dec Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, UK

9 Dec NEC, Birmingham, UK

10 Dec Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK

11 Dec Wembley Arena, London, UK

Also in 1999

? Musica si Spain


2 Jul Meltdown Festival, London, UK

20 Oct Depot, London, ENG (A filmed rehearsal session)

? CD:UK, London, UK

? Later... with Jools Holland, London, UK

? T4, London, UK

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

5 Nov BBC Two Awards, London, UK

10 Nov Late Night with Conan O'Brien, New York City, USA

24 Nov Nulle Part Ailleurs Paris, France


19 Sep Park Lane Hilton, London, ENG (A special music industry bash where Blur made a performance to honour their manager, Chris Morrison)



7 Feb Parlophone showcase, London, ENG (A private record label showcase where Blur revealed their new live guitarist Simon Tong)

6 Mar MTV's Brand Spanking New, London, UK

13 Mar SXSW: MTV2 & Virgin showcase, Austin, TX

16 Mar Bowery Ballroom, New York City, NY (A promo-only gig?)

29 Mar CD:UK, London, UK

7 Apr Fritz Studios, Potsdam, GER (A small 'secret' gig for journalists and fans)

9 Apr Espace Clacquesin, Paris, FRA (A small 'secret' gig for journalists and fans)

11 Apr Real Fábrica de Tapices, Madrid, SPA (A small 'secret' gig for journalists and fans)

16 Apr Zoe Ball, London, UK

17 Apr Jo Whiley, London, UK

17 Apr Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, London, UK

22 Apr MTV Latinoamérica 10 años, Mexico City, MEX (MTV Latin America 10th Anniversary celebrations)

26 Apr The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Los Angeles, USA

26 Apr Coachella, Indio, USA

? T4 London, UK

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

8 May Astoria, London, UK

9 May Astoria, London, UK

10 May Astoria, London, UK

12 May Astoria, London, UK

13 May Astoria, London, UK

15 May Supersonic, Milan, Italy

16 May Alcatraz, Milan, Italy

18 May E-Werk, Cologne, Germany

19 May Bataclan, Paris, France

31 May Blitz Tokyo, Japan

? Jools' Spring Hootenanny, London, UK

7 Jun Field Day Festival, New Jersey, USA

9 Jun Late Show with David Letterman, New York City, USA

11 Jun Marquee Theatre, Phoenix, USA

12 Jun House of Blues, Las Vegas, USA

14 Jun KROQ Weenie Roast, Los Angeles, USA

15 Jun 91X's X-Fest, Chula Vista, USA

16 Jun Wiltern, Los Angeles, USA

17 Jun Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, USA

19 Jun Roseland Theatre, Portland, USA

20 Jun Showbox, Seattle, USA

21 Jun Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, Canada

26 Jun TV total, Cologne, Germany

28 Jun Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark

13 Jul First Avenue, Minneapolis, USA

14 Jul Congress Theatre, Chicago, USA

16 Jul Last Call with Carson Daly, New York City, USA

17 Jul Late Night with Conan O'Brien, New York City, USA

17 Jul Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, USA

18 Jul Avalon, Boston, USA

19 Jul 9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA

21 Jul Kool Haus, Toronto, Canada

23 Jul Metropolis, Montreal, Canada

24 Jul Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, USA

26 Jul Tabernacle, Atlanta, USA

2 Aug Summer Sonic, Chiba, Japan

3 Aug Summer Sonic, Osaka, Japan

8 Aug Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, Benicàssim, Spain

23 Aug Reading Festival, Reading, ENG (The setlist included "Parklife" and "Me, White Noise", which were performed with Phil Daniels)

24 Aug Leeds Festival, Leeds, UK

24 Sep Total Show! Moscow, Russia

24 Sep Gorbunova, Moscow, Russia

25 Sep Gorbunova, Moscow, Russi

7 Oct Zane Lowe, London, UK

8 Oct Zoe Ball, London, UK

9 Oct Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, London, UK

10 Oct Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway

12 Oct Store Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

13 Oct Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden

15 Oct Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany

16 Oct Olympia, Paris, France

17 Oct Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium

19 Oct Pepsi Stage, Amsterdam, Netherlands

20 Oct Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany

21 Oct Palladium, Cologne, Germany

23 Oct Circus Krone, Munich, Germany

24 Oct Volkshaus, Zürich, Switzerland

? Razor Cuts, London, UK

? Top of the Pops, London, UK

2 Nov Razzmatazz, Barcelona, Spain

3 Nov La Riviera, Madrid, Spain

5 Nov Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal

8 Nov Posthof, Linz, Austria

9 Nov Gasometer, Vienna, Austria

11 Nov Vox, Nonantola, Italy

12 Nov Alcatraz, Milan, ITY (Originally, the gig was scheduled to be at the ItaliaOnLine Stadium, but it was moved to Alcatraz a few weeks before the gig)

13 Nov Métropole, Lausanne, Switzerland

20 Nov Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, UK

21 Nov Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, UK

22 Nov Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, UK

24 Nov Royal Court, Liverpool, UK

25 Nov Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK

26 Nov Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK

28 Nov Apollo, Manchester, UK

29 Nov Apollo, Manchester, UK

30 Nov King Georges Hall, Blackburn, UK

2 Dec Brixton Academy, London, UK

3 Dec Brixton Academy, London, UK

4 Dec Brixton Academy, London, UK

5 Dec Coronet, London, UK

7 Dec Olympia, Dublin, Ireland

8 Dec Olympia   Dublin, Ireland

9 Dec Olympia, Dublin, Ireland

11 Dec The Brits Are Coming 2004, London, ENG (A special show to promote Brit Awards)

11 Dec Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK

12 Dec Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, UK


25 Feb Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon at NME Awards, London, ENG (Damon and Graham's first public performance together since 2000)

13 Jun East Anglian Railway Museum, near Colchester, UK (Blur's first public gig with Graham since 2000)

15 Jun Rough Trade East, London, ENG (A secret in-store appearance to mark the release of Midlife: A Beginner's Guide To Blur compilation)

20 Jun Brixton Academy, London, ENG (A secret gig for family and friends - no media allowed)

21 Jun Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, UK

22 Jun Goldsmiths College, London, ENG (A "fan club gig" with profits going to Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT)

24 Jun Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK

25 Jun O2 Academy, Newcastle, UK

26 Jun M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, UK

28 Jun Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, UK

2 Jul Hyde Park, London, UK

3 Jul Hyde Park, London, UK

5 Jul Les Nuits de Fourvière, Lyon, France

10 Jul Oxegen, near Naas, Ireland

12 Jul T in the Park, near Kinross, Scotland, UK


19 Feb Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon at War Child Brits Show, London, ENG (The annual pre-show for the Brit Awards with all profits going to War Child)

21 Feb Brit Awards, London, ENG (Blur received the Outstanding Contribution To Music award)

2 Jul secret location, London, ENG (The full-band live premiere of two new Blur songs)

31 Jul Maida Vale Studios, London, ENG (A special double session for BBC Radio)

1 Aug Winter Gardens, Margate, UK

2 Aug 100 Club, London, ENG (part of Converse's Represent music series)

5 Aug Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK

6 Aug Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK

7 Aug Pavilions, Plymouth, UK

9 Aug Smukfest, Skanderborg, Denmark

10 Aug Way Out West, Gothenburg, Sweden

12 Aug Closing Ceremony Celebration Concert, London, ENG (The London Olympics' closing concert tagged as "The Best Of British")


15 Mar El Plaza Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico

16 Mar Vive Latino, Mexico City, Mexico

23 Mar Royal Albert Hall, London, ENG (Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon at Teenage Cancer Trust, A charity concert curated by Noel Gallagher)

12 & 19 Apr Coachella, Indio, US

6 May AsiaWorld-Arena, Hong Kong

9 May Taipei County Stadium, New Taipei City, Taiwan (cancelled)

12 May Tokyo Rocks, Tokyo, JPN (cancelled, The festival was cancelled due to "management problems")

15 May Big Sound Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia

24 May Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain

31 May Optimus Primavera Sound, Porto, Portugal

14 Jun Provinssirock, Seinäjoki, Finland

21 Jun Efes Pilsen One Love Festival, Istanbul, TUR (cancelled due to Istanbul's Gezi Park protests)

3 Jul Open'er Festival, Gdynia, Poland

5 Jul Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium

7 Jul Eurockéennes, Belfort, France

13 Jul Afisha Picnic, Moscow, Russia

27 Jul Paléo Festival, Nyon, Switzerland

28 Jul City Sound, Milan, Italy

29 Jul Rock in Roma, Rome, Italy

1 Aug Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

7 Aug Øya Festival, Oslo, Norway

9 Aug Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary

6 Sep Berlin Festival, Berlin, GER (Phil Daniels wore a German football jersey with "blur" written on the back)

29 Oct Estadio San Marcos, Lima, Peru

2 Nov Quilmes Rock, Buenos Aires, Argentina

4 Nov Primavera 0, Montevideo, URU (After the gig, Damon played a DJ set at La Ronda bar)

7 Nov Pista Atlética, Santiago, Chile

9 Nov Planeta Terra Festival, São Paulo, Brazil


13 Jan Zepp DiverCity, Tokyo, JPN (A warm-up gig for the Budokan)

14 Jan Budokan, Tokyo, Japan

Blur cancelled their co-headline slot on the Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand

17 Jan Big Day Out - cancelled  Auckland, New Zealand

19 Jan Big Day Out - cancelled Gold Coast, Australia

24 Jan Big Day Out - cancelled Melbourne, Australia

26 Jan Big Day Out - cancelled Sydney, Australia

27 Jan Big Day Out - cancelled Sydney, Australia

31 Jan Big Day Out - cancelled Adelaide, Australia

2 Feb Big Day Out - cancelled Perth, AUS


20 Mar MODE, London, ENG  (A free fan show at a secret club)

14 Apr Later... with Jools Holland, Maidstone, UK

15 Apr La Musicale Live, Paris, France

20 Apr Circus HalliGalli, Berlin, GER (After the recording, Blur performed a full-length promo gig in the same studio)

20 Apr Berliner Union-Film, Berlin, GER (A promo gig not open to the public)

22 Apr The Graham Norton Show, London, UK

24 Apr The Chris Evans Breakfast Show, London, UK

26 Apr Che tempo che fa, Milan, Italy

27 Apr Le Grand Journal, Paris, France

29 Apr studios?, New York City, NY (An acoustic session for and WFUV)

30 Apr The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, New York City, NY (In addition, Blur and Jimmy Fallon performed an acoustic version of "Tender" at the backstage of the show)

1 May New York City, NY (Converse Rubber Tracks Live, A free show sponsored by Converse Rubber Tracks)

6 Jun Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton, ENG (An intimate gig mainly for family and friends)

9 Jun Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, UK

10 Jun Empress Ballroom, Blackpool, UK

11 Jun Venue Cymru, Llandudno, UK

12 Jun TFI Friday, London, ENG (A one-off 20th anniversary episode)

13 Jun Isle of Wight Festival, Isle of Wight, UK

15 Jun Zénith, Paris, France

20 Jun Hyde Park, London, UK (British Summer Time)

17 Jul Super Bock Super Rock  Lisbon, Portugal

18 Jul Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, Benicàssim, Spain

22 Jul Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

25 Jul Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney, Australia

26 Jul Splendour in the Grass, near Byron Bay, Australia (Video streamed live on the Splendour in the Grass TV by Telstra (available only in Australia)

28 Jul Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia

30 Jul Perth Arena, Perth, Australia

5 Sep Electric Picnic, Stradbally, Ireland

7 Oct Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile

10 Oct Plaza de la Música, Córdoba, Argentina

11 Oct Tecnópolis, Buenos Aires, Argentina

15 Oct Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City, Mexico

17 Oct Coordenada, Zapopan, Mexico

20 Oct Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA ("Parklife" featured a surprise guest, comedian Fred Armisen)

23 Oct Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA

29 Nov Yasalam, Abu Dhabi, UAE (The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after-race concert)

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