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U2 Pre-War Tour 1982

12/01/1982 Tiffany's - Glasgow, Scotland
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet) / Loch Lomond (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean, I Will Follow
comment: Live debuts of Surrender, Sunday Bloody Sunday, and New Year's Day, all a few months before the release of War in early 1983.

12/02/1982 Apollo Theater - Manchester, England
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean, I Will Follow

12/03/1982 De Montfort Hall - Leicester, England
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean
comment: Bono introduces Sunday Bloody Sunday with the claim that it won't be played on radio due to its lyrics.

12/04/1982 Odeon - Birmingham, England
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean, A Celebration, Sunday Bloody Sunday

12/05/1982 Lyceum Ballroom - London, England
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean

12/06/1982 Hammersmith Palais - London, England
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean
comment: Before U2's set, Bono joins opening band The Alarm onstage to sing Knockin' On Heaven's Door.

12/08/1982 Muziekcentrum Vredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean
comment: The opening band were pelted with fruit and yoghurt by an audience member impatient for U2's set to begin.

12/09/1982 Martinihal - Groningen, Netherlands
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean

12/10/1982 Volksbelang - Mechelen, Belgium
setlist not available

12/11/1982 Brielport - Deinze, Belgium
setlist not available
comment: This show was marred by violence; a small smoke bomb was thrown on stage during the opening band's set, and Bono became frustrated by a fan up the front who was provoking and picking fights with other fans during U2's set.

12/12/1982 Limburghal - Genk, Belgium
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co., I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, I Will Follow, Gloria
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean

12/14/1982 Falkoner Teatret - Copenhagen, Denmark
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, I Will Follow, Gloria
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean
comment: Steven Wickham joins U2 to play violin during Into The Heart and Sunday Bloody Sunday. During 11 O'clock Tick Tock, Bono invites fans to come on stage and dance, so a significant number cram onto the stage.

12/15/1982 Konserthuset - Stockholm, Sweden
Out Of Control, Twilight, Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, An Cat Dubh, Into The Heart, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet), I Fall Down, October, New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock / We Wish You A Merry Christmas (snippet), The Ocean
comment: Last recorded performance of The Ocean until 6 April 2005. It was likely performed at the remaining 1982 concerts, though.

12/15/1982 Swedish TV - Unknown, Sweden
setlist not available

12/16/1982 Unknown - Oslo, Norway
setlist not available
comment: First U2 concert in Norway.

12/18/1982 City Hall - Cork, Ireland
setlist not available

12/19/1982 Leisureland - Galway, Ireland
Out Of Control, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co., New Year's Day, Gloria, I Will Follow
encores: Fire, A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
comment: Setlist is incomplete. Closer is unknown.

12/20/1982 Maysfield Leosure Center - Belfast, Northern Ireland
Surrender, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, A Day Without Me, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry, The Electric Co., I Fall Down, New Year's Day, I Will Follow
encores: A Celebration, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
comment: Setlist is incomplete, opener and closer are unknown. The band are wary about performing Sunday Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland, and before its performance, Bono promises that it will never be played again in Belfast if the audience dislikes it, but they positively and enthusiastically respond to the song.

12/22/1982 SFX Centre - Dublin, Ireland
Out Of Control, Sunday Bloody Sunday
comment: Setlist is incomplete, but Out Of Control is known to have been the opener.

12/23/1982 SFX Centre - Dublin, Ireland
setlist not available

12/24/1982 SFX Centre - Dublin, Ireland
setlist not available


More detailed listings from this tour can be found here.





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