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The Boy Tour 1980-1981 Leg III
Europe

12/17/1980 Ulster Hall - Belfast, Northern Ireland
setlist not available

12/18/1980 Leisureland - Galway, Ireland
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into the Heart, A Day Without Me, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Twilight, I Will Follow
encores: Stories for Boys, Boy-Girl, Out of Control

12/19/1980 Baymount Entertainment Centre - Strandhill, Ireland
setlist not available
comment: Admission cost £3 including supper. Bono reportedly removed his pants during the performance after they ripped. Supposedly most of Boy was performed, but the exact set and order is unknown.

12/20/1980 Arcadia Ballroom - Cork, Ireland
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, Touch, An Cat Dubh / Into the Heart, A Day Without Me, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co., Things To Make And Do, Twilight, I Will Follow
encores: Stories for Boys, Boy-Girl, Out of Control
comment: This is U2's final show at the Arcadia Ballroom, the Cork venue they play regularly in their early years.

12/22/1980 TV Club - Dublin, Ireland
The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, An Cat Dubh / Into the Heart, I Will Follow
encores: Boy-Girl, Stories for Boys, Out of Control, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
comment: Setlist is incomplete and possibly out of order: the main set began with The Ocean and ended with I Will Follow but only three other songs are known; the encore is complete.

01/23/1981 McMordie Hall Queen's University - Belfast, Northern Ireland
The Ocean, 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, Twilight, I Will Follow
encores: A Day Without Me, Out of Control
comment: This concert is filmed by the BBC. The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Cry / The Electric Co., and Out of Control are broadcast. I Will Follow is released on Love U2, a 33-minute video that could be downloaded from iTunes with a coupon from the U2 video iPod.

01/24/1981 Strathclyde University - Glasgow, Scotland
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: 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean
comment: U2's first performance in Glasgow is a sellout with a capacity crowd of 1000. Bono dedicates Twilight to Peter Rowan as the band had just learned they would have to change the cover of Boy for the North American release.

01/25/1981 Valentino's Club - Edinburgh, Scotland
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
encores: I Will Follow, Out of Control

01/26/1981 University - York, England
setlist not available
comment: This show was announced as being cancelled in the Record Mirror. A purported bootleg from this date is mislabelled and actually comes from a concert in Glasgow.

01/27/1981 Polytechnic - Manchester, England
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

01/28/1981 University Of East Anglia - Norwich, England
setlist not available

01/29/1981 Iron Horse - Northampton, England
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
comment: U2 are listed as U-2 on the tickets. Delta 5 were scheduled as the support act but were replaced by Altered Images for unknown reasons; tickets to this event featured Delta 5's name crossed out.

01/30/1981 Loughborough University - Loughborough, England
I Will Follow, Out of Control
comment: Some publications list Altered Images as the opening act but ticket stubs from the event list Delta 5.

01/31/1981 City Hall - St. Albans, England
setlist not available

02/01/1981 Lyceum Ballroom - London, England
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, All Along The Watchtower (with Pete Wylie)
encores: 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
comment: Pete Wylie from Wah! Heat joins U2 for a cover of Bob Dylan's All Along The Watchtower. This is the first time U2 cover the song; it later goes on to become a setlist staple on 1989's Lovetown Tour.

02/09/1981 Underground - Stockholm, Sweden
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, I Will Follow
comment: U2's first Scandinavian concert. Setlist is possibly incomplete.

02/10/1981 Beursschouwburg - Brussels, Belgium
Interview, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send in the Clowns (snippet), Things To Make And Do, Stories for Boys, Twilight, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
comment: Setlist is incomplete. The show is recorded for the TV show Rock Follies, which broadcasts six songs on 14 February and includes a brief interview with Bono at the start.

02/11/1981 Paradiso - Amsterdam, Netherlands
setlist not available

02/12/1981 Paard Van Troje - The Hague, Netherlands
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: 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean, Out of Control
comment: The concert is recorded for a later broadcast on Dutch TV and radio.

02/13/1981 Eksit - Rotterdam, Netherlands
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: 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean

02/14/1981 Donkiesjot - Sittard, Netherlands
setlist not available

02/15/1981 Onkel Pös Carnegie Hall - Hamburg, Germany
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: U2's first concert in Germany.

02/17/1981 Kant Kino - Berlin, Germany
setlist not available

02/18/1981 Sugar Shack - Munich, Germany
The Cry / The Electric Co., Stories for Boys, I Will Follow, Twilight, Out of Control, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, The Ocean
comment: Setlist is incomplete, and what we do know is possibly out of order. The last three songs were likely performed as the encore. The opener is unknown. The concert starts at 1am and after drinking during the wait the band fall asleep in their dressing room before the show and need to be woken by Paul McGuinness.

02/19/1981 Salle Du Fauburg - Geneva, Switzerland
setlist not available
comment: U2's first concert in Switzerland, and their only concert ever in Geneva; the next time U2 visit Switzerland is February 1985 on the Unforgettable Fire Tour. U2 are stopped by customs on entry to the country and some of their equipment is blocked from crossing the border. Consequently a drum kit has to be loaned to the band by the promoter, though they are able to regain their equipment when exiting the country.

02/20/1981 Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics - Vaulx-en-Velin, France
setlist not available
comment: The concert was organized by the student union. Bono uses the union's phone for a lengthy phone call with Ali in Dublin, and they consequently end up with the bill for the international dialing charges.

02/21/1981 Théâtre Le Palace - Paris, France
setlist not available



More detailed listings from this tour can be found here.

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