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Boy Tour 1981 Leg IV
North America

03/03/1981 Bayou Club - Washington, District of Columbia, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Twilight, I Will Follow, Out Of Control
comment: First of two shows that night.

03/03/1981 Bayou Club - Washington, District of Columbia, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Twilight, I Will Follow, Out Of Control
comment: Second of two shows that night.

03/04/1981 Bijou Cafe - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Twilight, I Will Follow
encores: Out Of Control, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean

03/05/1981 J.B. Scott's - Albany, New York, USA
setlist not available

03/06/1981 The Paradise - Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Twilight, I Will Follow
encores: Out Of Control, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean
comment: First of two shows that night.

03/06/1981 The Paradise - Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Twilight, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow
comment: Second of two shows that night.

03/07/1981 The Ritz - New York, New York, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Twilight, I Will Follow
encores: Out Of Control, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean

03/09/1981 Le Club - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
setlist not available

03/10/1981 Barrymore's - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
setlist not available

03/11/1981 Maple Leaf Ballroom - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
setlist not available

03/14/1981 Globe Theater - San Diego, California, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Twilight, I Will Follow
encores: Out Of Control, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean

03/15/1981 Wolf and Rissmiller's Country Club - Los Angeles, California, USA
The Ocean, Twilight, I Will Follow, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, I Will Follow, A Day Without Me
comment: Due to strong local promotion on radio station KROQ, this show is sold out and the band plays to an audience of 600 people.

03/16/1981 The Woodstock Concert Theater - Anaheim, California, USA
setlist not available
comment: Widely printed reports that only a dozen people attended this concert are false.

03/18/1981 San Jose State Student Union Ballroom - San Jose, California, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean
comment: This show is hopelessly over-packed; the venue is only designed to hold 1,000 people but approximately 2,000 cram in to see U2.

03/19/1981 The Old Waldorf - San Francisco, California, USA
setlist not available

03/20/1981 The Old Waldorf - San Francisco, California, USA
The Ocean, Twilight, I Will Follow, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, I Will Follow

03/22/1981 Fog Horn - Portland, Oregon, USA
setlist not available
comment: This is the infamous show where Bono reportedly lost (or had stolen) his briefcase containing a notebook of unused, unfinished lyrics.

03/23/1981 Astor Park - Seattle, Washington, USA
setlist not available

03/24/1981 Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
setlist not available

03/26/1981 New Faces Club - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
setlist not available

03/28/1981 Rainbow Music Hall - Denver, Colorado, USA
The Ocean, Twilight, I Will Follow, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, I Will Follow

03/30/1981 The Rox - Lubbock, Texas, USA
setlist not available

03/31/1981 The Club Foot - Austin, Texas, USA
I Will Follow
encores: I Will Follow
comment: Incomplete setlist: the only information known is that I Will Follow was played in both the main set and the encore.

04/01/1981 Cardi's - Houston, Texas, USA
setlist not available

04/02/1981 Bijou - Dallas, Texas, USA
The Ocean, Twilight, I Will Follow, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control

04/03/1981 Quicksilver's - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
setlist not available

04/04/1981 Cain's Ballroom - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, I Will Follow

04/06/1981 Uptown Theater - Kansas City, Missouri, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, I Will Follow

04/07/1981 Graham Chapel - Washington University - St. Louis, Missouri, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, I Will Follow

04/09/1981 Uncle Sam's - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, I Will Follow

04/10/1981 Fillmore - Ames, Iowa, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, Twilight, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, I Will Follow

04/11/1981 International House - U. of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control, Twilight, I Will Follow
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean
comment: Tickets are only US$1 and include free beer; this results in a sizeable crowd of students.

04/12/1981 Park West - Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl / I'm A Believer (snippet), Out Of Control, Twilight, I Will Follow, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, A Day Without Me

04/14/1981 Merlyn's - Madison, Wisconsin, USA
setlist not available

04/15/1981 Palm's - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
setlist not available

04/17/1981 Bogart's Club - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
I Fall Down
encores: I Will Follow
comment: I Fall Down debuts at this concert; no more of the main set is known. I Will Follow is known to have closed the concert, but any other songs played in the encore are not known.

04/18/1981 Harpo's - Detroit, Michigan, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control, Twilight, I Will Follow
encores: 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, A Day Without Me
comment: Bono announces I Fall Down as a new song that had only been played once before, at the Cincinnati show the previous night.

04/19/1981 The Agora - Columbus, Ohio, USA
setlist not available

04/20/1981 The Agora - Cleveland, Ohio, USA
setlist not available

04/21/1981 The Decade - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control, I Will Follow

05/02/1981 Rathskeller University Of Florida - Gainesville, Florida, USA
setlist not available

05/03/1981 End Zone - Tampa, Florida, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control, I Will Follow

05/04/1981 The Agora - Hallendale, Florida, USA
setlist not available

05/06/1981 The Agora - Atlanta, Georgia, USA
setlist not available

05/07/1981 Ram's Head - Birmingham, Alabama, USA
setlist not available
comment: This concert was cancelled for reasons unknown. U2 do not perform in Alabama until 7 October 1992 at Legion Field, Birmingham, which to this date remains U2's only concert in Alabama.

05/08/1981 Ol' Man River's - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow
comment: This was not meant to be the show immediately after the Atlanta concert on the 6th of May, but a concert for the 7th at the Ram's Head in Birmingham, Alabama was cancelled.

05/09/1981 Poets - Memphis, Tennessee, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, I Will Follow

05/11/1981 Rainbow Music Hall - Denver, Colorado, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Touch, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Yankee Doodle (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl / Let's Twist Again (snippet), Out Of Control
encores: A Day Without Me, Twilight, I Will Follow

05/13/1981 Santa Monica Civic Center - Santa Monica, California, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Touch, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: Twilight, I Will Follow, A Day Without Me

05/15/1981 California Hall - San Francisco, California, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Touch, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl / Let's Twist Again (snippet), Out Of Control, Twilight, I Will Follow, A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean

05/19/1981 Ryerson Theater - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
setlist not available

05/20/1981 Red Creek - Rochester, New York, USA
setlist not available
comment: This show was cancelled. The reasons are not clear, but the cancellation was allegedly after the soundcheck at the request of the venue's regular patrons (see reviews below).

05/21/1981 Uncle Sam's - Buffalo, New York, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Touch, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control, Twilight, I Will Follow, A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean

05/22/1981 City Limits - Syracuse, New York, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control, Twilight, I Will Follow, A Day Without Me

05/23/1981 J.B. Scott's - Albany, New York, USA
setlist not available

05/24/1981 The Casino - Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, USA
setlist not available
comment: To date this remains U2's only show anywhere in New Hampshire.

05/25/1981 Center Stage - Providence, Rhode Island, USA
setlist not available

05/27/1981 Toad's Place - New Haven, Connecticut, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl / I'm A Believer (snippet), Out Of Control
encores: Twilight, I Will Follow, A Day Without Me, Fire
comment: U2 play to a very enthusiastic crowd and decide to premiere Fire live. It had been recorded late the previous month at Compass Rose Studios in Nassau, Bahamas during a brief break in the band's touring schedule.

05/28/1981 The Metro - Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Fire, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl / I'm A Believer (snippet), Out Of Control
encores: Twilight, I Will Follow, A Day Without Me

05/29/1981 Palladium - New York, New York, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, I Will Follow, I Fall Down, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Fire, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do / New York, New York (snippet), Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl / I'm A Believer (snippet), Out Of Control
encores: Twilight, I Will Follow, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
comment: This is an eventful show. During the first I Will Follow, a crowd member throws a box of mice on stage, to Bono's displeasure. Some of the mice die of heart attacks from shock. Later on, before the second 11 O'clock Tick Tock, Busta Jones (a bassist who has worked with Talking Heads) is brought on stage for a guest appearance and he plays a long solo. On a statistical note, this is the last time Touch, 11 O'clock Tick Tock's b-side, is performed live.

05/31/1981 Fast Lane - Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh / Into The Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Stories For Boys, Boy-Girl, Out Of Control
encores: 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, The Ocean


More detailed listings from this tour can be found here.

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