Bill Nelson Live
This section will catalog Bill's live appearances and provide a description of events from fans, playlist, and, if available, pictures.  If you have anything to contribute, please send an email to webmaster@billnelson.com


Tour Programmes:

November 26 & 27 Bill will be participating in the PopuLUs show, held at the School of Music, University of Leeds.  For more detailed information, including a whole truckload of links, please go to the PopuLUs page here in the Live! section.


 

Fall 2004:

Bill Nelson and The Lost Satellites...The Be Bop Deluxe and Beyond Tour...
Celebrating 30 years of ever evolving music.

Date

City

Venue

Web site/Box Office

Sunday, 3rd October

Sheffield 

The Leadmill    

http://www.leadmill.co.uk

Thursday, 7th October

Milton Keynes

The Stables

http://www.stables.org

Saturday, 9th October

Birmingham

Robin 2

http://www.therobin.co.uk

Sunday, 10th October

Manchester

Academy 3

http://www.manchesteracademy.net

Thursday, 14th October

Leeds

Irish Centre

http://www.liveinleeds.com/irish.htm

Saturday, 16th October

Nottingham

Rescue

http://www.rescuerooms.com

Saturday, 23rd October

London

Bloomsbury Theatre

http://www.thebloomsbury.com/shows/index.php

Thursday, 28th October

Ediburgh

The Venue

http://www.edinvenue.com

Friday, 29th October

Newcastle

Tyne Theatre & Opera House

http://www.wegottickets.com/event/4059

Sunday, 31st October

London

Bloomsbury Theatre

http://www.thebloomsbury.com/shows/index.php


Soave Guitar Fair:

Bill will be performing solo with backing tracks at the annual Soave Guitar Fair.  The set list, as of April 27, is as follows:

  1. This Very Moment
  2. Avanti  (New Piece)
  3. Gloria Mundae
  4. Cresta  (Another New Piece)
  5. Transoceanic
  6. Appolinaire
  7. For Stuart
  8. Moon Rocket Highway

January 25th, 2004:  
The Mick Jagger Arts Centre in Dartford.  This will be a solo perfomance based on the Romance of Sustain set list.  More details as they come.


September/October 2003:

City When Where How Much? Box Office #/web link
Tonbridge Wells  4th September Trinity Arts Centre   10 & 12  01892 678 678
http://www.trinitytheatre.net
Glasgow 6th September   King Tut's   n/a  0141 221 5279
http://www.kingtuts.co.uk
 

Alnwick

25th September

The Playhouse

  8adv
  9 door

01665 510785
http://www.btinternet.com/~alnwickplayhouse/index.htm

Sheffield 26th September Memorial Hall   12.50  0114 278 9789 
 http://www.sheffieldcityhall.com/frames.asp 
Windsor 4th October Arts Centre   n/a   01753 859336
 http://www.windsorartscentre.org/
 Deal 11th October Astor Theatre Arts   10 adv
  12 door 
01304 368481
http://www.astortheatre.co.uk/
Wavendon  18th October  The Stables    10 & 12 01908 280800
http://www.stables.org/
Leeds   22nd October Cities Varieties   12.50 adv
  14 door
0113 243 0808
http://www.liveinleeds.com/cv.htm

As more information comes my way this page will be updated.  Stay tuned...

The Romance of Sustain/Nelsonica 03:

Bill has provided me with a copy of the set list for this fall's 'Romance of Sustain' tour.  [Okay, Alan Myers sent me the list, but he got it from Bill.  i must give credit where due and appreciated.]  The three encore numbers shown are ONLY for the show at Nelsonica 03.  PLUS, we still might get to see 'The Lost Satellites,' something that even Bill would really like to see...

  1. THIS VERY MOMENT
  2. ARTIFEX
  3. APPOLINAIRE
  4. IT JUST DOESN'T RAIN LIKE IT USED TO
  5. ROCKET RABBIT'S SECRET DREAM
  6. TRANSOCEANIC
  7. GLORIA MUNDAE
  8. SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE DAY
  9. WONDERMONSTER
  10. REAL MEN WITH RAY GUNS
  11. LOCARNO
  12. HOTEL ON WHEELS
  13. SAD, SWEET AND DARK
  14. SMALL RED BIRDS
  15. FOR STUART

Encore numbers:
        (Nelsonica 03 ONLY)

  1. MOON ROCKET HIGHWAY
  2. FUZZY DUX
  3. MY FLICKERING NEON AFTERLIFE

Nelsonica 03:

Bill Nelson solo:

  1. This very Moment
  2. Artifex
  3. Appollinaire
  4. It Just Doesn't Rain Like It Used To
  5. Rocket Rabbit's Secret Dream
  6. Transoceanic
  7. Gloria Mundae
  8. Somewhere Within The Day
  9. For Stuart
    encore
  10. Moon Rocket Highway
  11. Another Sexy Dream

The Lost Satellites:

  1. Ordinary Idiots
  2. Big Yellow Moon
  3. The October Man
  4. Adventures in a Yorkshire Landscape
  5. Sister Seagull
  6. Furniture Music
  7. God Man Slain
  8. Do You Dream In Colour?
  9. Slumberlite
  10. Panic in the World
    encore
  11. Wonder of the Moment
  12. Need Your Love So Bad

September 7, 2002:
Nelsonica '02Bill performs live with his brother Ian and a backing tape.  Bill then plays with his ad hoc band, "The Lost Satellites"

November 8, 1998:
Live Internet Chat at Talk City, coordinated by Gary Davis at the Artist-Shop.

October 2, 1998:
LaBradford Festival of Drifting, Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, London, England

September 25, 1998:
LaBradford Festival of Drifting, Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, London, England

August 2, 1998:
Sundaze Festival, Rushton Hall, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England

October 31/November 1, 1996:
LaForet Museum, Tokyo
In white shirt, playing e-bow guitar(25K, color)
Another shot, white shirt, playing e-bow guitar(19K, color)
Playing keyboards(24K, color)
Side shot(24K, color)
All Saints Night Concert Handbill (autographed by Bill Nelson) (64K, color)

May 7, 1996:
After The Satellite Sings in-store promo gig, Los Angeles, California
Playing guitar, dressed up in shades and black beret (51K, color)

May, 1996:
After The Satellite Sings in-store promo gig, San Francisco, California
In concert (32K, color)
Jammin' (31K, color)

May 1996:
After The Satellite Sings in-store promo gig, New York City
Processed photo (31K, b&w)

May, 1995:
Practically Wired in-store promo gig, New York City
Playing guitar(26K, color)

1992:
Harold Budd & Bill Nelson at LaForet Museum, Tokyo
Handbill announcing the concert (177K, color)

July 20, 1990:
Heros De Lumiere/Opus Illuminatus

1990:
Altar Pieces

Feburary 23, 1983:
Manchester Polytechnic

1981:
Invisibility Exhibition

April 25, 1978:
Be Bop Deluxe Live at the Circle Theater, Indianapolis, Indiana

April 11-12, 1978:
Be Bop Deluxe gig flyer from Phoenix, Arizona. (38K jpg)  The Jam opened up for them!

March 30, 1973:
Be Bop Deluxe Set list from Kings School, Pontefract
Be Bop Deluxe set list from 1973

 

Red Noise - Sound On Sound Tour Programme front cover
Red Noise - Sound On Sound Tour Programme back cover
Be Bop Deluxe - Drastic Plastic Tour Programme front cover
Be Bop Deluxe - Modern Music Tour Programme front cover
Be Bop Deluxe - Modern Music Tour Programme back cover


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