Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno Tour

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Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno Tour
Tour poster featuring Byrne posing in front of a teal brick wall with stylized text reading "David Byrne on Tour / Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno".
Promotional poster for Byrne's tour
Promotional tour by David Byrne
Location North America (first leg)
Europe, Asia, and Oceania (second leg)
Europe (third leg)
United States (fourth leg)
Europe (fifth leg)
Associated album Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
Start date September 16, 2008 (2008-09-16)
End date August 9, 2009 (2009-08-09)
Legs Five
Shows 51 (first leg)
20 (second leg)
36 (third leg)
17 (fourth leg)
24 (fifth leg)
148 (total)
David Byrne concert chronology
My Backwards Life Tour
(2004–2005)
Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno Tour
(2008–2009)
Cities, Bicycles, and the Future of Getting Around
(2009–2011)

The Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno Tour is a 2008–2009 promotional concert tour of music co-written by David Byrne and Brian Eno with performances by Byrne. In addition to being a retrospective of the duo's collaborations, the tour promoted the album Everything That Happens Will Happen Today.

Material[edit]

Byrne assembled a band to tour for the album, performing music throughout the latter half of 2008 and early 2009 across North America, Europe, and Australasia. He hired more singers than he had on previous tours to reproduce the complex vocal harmonies of the album[1] and was inspired to bring along dancers after seeing Sufjan Stevens promote the album Illinois[2] as well as the Japanese films Funky Forest and The Taste of Tea.[3] Byrne was initially uninvolved in the choreography, but made more suggestions as the tour went on and after he saw a live performance by Deerhoof that incorporated dancing with instruments.[4] He began booking tour dates before the album was completed[5] and continued writing his book The Bicycle Diaries throughout the tour.[6]

In planning the set lists for the tour, Byrne initially considered only promoting this album,[7] but decided to assemble songs this album as well as their previous collaborations,[8] including the Talking Heads albums More Songs About Buildings and Food, Fear of Music, and Remain in Light and Byrne's The Catherine Wheel soundtrack. By playing music from all of their collaborations, Byrne hoped to "draw a line linking this new material with what we did 30 years ago"[9] with the goal of clarifying the connection between all of the duo's previous work.[5] In reviewing the music, he found that "[t]here might be more continuity than I imagined, which I hope is going to work in my favor."[10] Although he was invited to participate[11] and early reports indicated that would, Eno chose to not tour,[12] letting Byrne decide how to present this music live.[13]

A month after releasing the album, Byrne was skeptical of market saturation, claiming "I sense that a lot of people don't know we have a record out" and hoped to counterbalance that ignorance with this tour. At the same time, the main goal of the performance was not promotion but the show itself.[14]

Set lists[edit]

The set list for the first night:[15]

Set
  1. "Strange Overtones" (originally from Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)
  2. "I Zimbra" (Fear of Music)
  3. "One Fine Day" (Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)
  4. "Help Me Somebody" (My Life in the Bush of Ghosts)
  5. "Houses in Motion" (Remain in Light)
  6. "My Big Nurse" (Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)
  7. "My Big Hands (Fall Through the Cracks)" (The Catherine Wheel)
  8. "Heaven" (Fear of Music)
  9. "Home" (Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)
  10. "The River" (Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)
  11. "Crosseyed and Painless" (Remain in Light)
  12. "Life Is Long" (Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)
  13. "Once In a Lifetime" (Remain in Light)
  14. "Life During Wartime" (Fear of Music)
  15. "I Feel My Stuff" (Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)
Encore
  1. "Take Me to the River" (recorded by Talking Heads for More Songs About Buildings and Food)
  2. "The Great Curve" (Remain in Light)
Second encore
  1. "Everything That Happens" (Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)

By the time he reached St. Louis in mid-October, the following set was played:[16]

Set
  1. "Strange Overtones"
  2. "I Zimbra"
  3. "One Fine Day"
  4. "Help Me Somebody"
  5. "Houses in Motion"
  6. "My Big Nurse"
  7. "My Big Hands (Fall Through the Cracks)"
  8. "Heaven"
  9. "Never Thought" (originally from the deluxe edition of Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)
  10. "The River"
  11. "Crosseyed and Painless"
  12. "Life Is Long"
  13. "Once In a Lifetime"
  14. "Life During Wartime"
  15. "I Feel My Stuff"
Encore
  1. "Take Me to the River"
  2. "The Great Curve"
Second encore
  1. "Air" (Fear of Music)
  2. "Burning Down the House" (Speaking in Tongues)
  3. "Everything That Happens"

Mid-way through this leg, Byrne expanded some shows to have three encores, such as Omaha, Indianapolis, Toronto, and Raleigh. The first was as listed above, the second was "Don't Worry About the Government" and "Burning Down the House", and the third was "Everything That Happens". He also played this extended encore at the Hong Kong and Sydney shows. Byrne expanded his February 28, 2009, show to contain four two-song encores.

Musicians and technical personnel[edit]

Performers[edit]

Performers from the Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno Tour on the opening night—September 16, 2008—at the Zoellner Arts Center - Baker Hall in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. (Left to right):
Back: Refosco, Hawthorne, and De Gli Antoni
Middle: Kaïssa, R. Frazier, Muldaur and P. Frazier
Front: Reker, Byrne, Kuhn, and Baldwin

Byrne has assembled the following musicians and dancers to accompany him:[17]

Refosco previously toured with Byrne's My Backwards Life band in support of Grown Backwards;[18] he also appears on Look into the Eyeball, Grown Backwards, Live from Austin, Texas, and Everything That Happens Will Happen Today playing percussion. The performers started rehearsals the day that the album was released[19] and continued to rehearse more for this tour than is typical for other Byrne presentations.[14] All performers dress alike in cream-colored jumpsuits and overalls.[20] The dancers have choreographed for seven songs[21] and the entire ensemble performed together for the first time on September 9.[22]

Technical crew[edit]

The equipment was engineered by Clair Global and included gear from Lab.gruppen, TC Electronic, and Yamaha.[23]

Choreographers[edit]

Supporting acts[edit]

There were only a handful of dates that included other performers and no opening act was scheduled throughout the tour.[27] Ani DiFranco opened on June 2, 2009, and Byrne played a double bill with Marianne Faithfull opening on July 30, 2009. The Extra Action Marching Band guested on "Burning Down the House" and "Road to Nowhere" on the October 7, 2008, and June 23, 24, and 26, 2009, dates. DeVotchka opened on some 2009 dates.[28]

Tour dates[edit]

The tour was expected to run six months into spring 2009,[29] including dates in Australia and Europe[30] before finally concluding after 11 months with five legs worldwide:[17]

First leg – North America, fall 2008[edit]

A closeup of Byrne playing guitar in a white suit and sunglasses
Byrne performed at Austin City Limits during the tour
Date Location Venue
2008-09-16 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States Zoellner Arts Center – Baker Hall
2008-09-17 Baltimore, Maryland, United States Lyric Opera House
2008-09-18 Newport News, Virginia, United States Ferguson Center for the Arts
2008-09-20 Atlanta, Georgia, United States Chastain Park Amphitheater
2008-09-21 Asheville, North Carolina, United States Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
2008-09-22 Nashville, Tennessee, United States Ryman Auditorium
2008-09-23 Memphis, Tennessee, United States Orpheum Theatre
2008-09-25 Austin, Texas, United States The Paramount Theatre
2008-09-26 Austin, Texas, United States Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park
2008-09-28 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States Kiva Auditorium
2008-09-30 Phoenix, Arizona, United States Orpheum Theatre
2008-10-02 San Diego, California, United States Humphreys
2008-10-03 Los Angeles, California, United States Greek Theatre
2008-10-04 Santa Barbara, California, United States Arlington Theater
2008-10-06 San Francisco, California, United States Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
2008-10-07 San Francisco, California, United States Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
2008-10-08 Santa Rosa, California, United States Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
2008-10-09 Saratoga, California, United States Mountain Winery
2008-10-11 Park City, Utah, United States Eccles Center for the Performing Arts
2008-10-12 Denver, Colorado, United States Buell Theater
2008-10-14 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States State Theatre
2008-10-15 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Pabst Theater
2008-10-17 Omaha, Nebraska, United States Kiewit Concert Hall
2008-10-18 St. Louis, Missouri, United States Fox Theatre
2008-10-19 Kansas City, Missouri, United States Uptown Theatre
2008-10-21 Louisville, Kentucky, United States Louisville Palace Theatre
2008-10-23 Cleveland, Ohio, United States Allen Theatre
2008-10-24 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States Michigan Theater
2008-10-25 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States Clowes Memorial Hall
2008-10-26 Chicago, Illinois, United States Civic Opera House
2008-10-29 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Massey Hall
2008-10-30 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Metropolis
2008-10-31 Boston, Massachusetts, United States Citi Performing Arts Center
2008-11-01 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Borgata
2008-11-03 Red Bank, New Jersey, United States Count Basie Theatre
2008-11-05 Albany, New York, United States Empire State Plaza
2008-11-07 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States Carnegie Music Hall
2008-11-08 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Tower Theater
2008-11-09 Washington, D.C., United States Warner Theatre
2008-11-28 Buffalo, New York, United States UB Center for the Arts
2008-11-29 Syracuse, New York, United States Landmark Theatre
2008-11-30 New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States Zeiterion Theatre
2008-12-02 Northampton, Massachusetts, United States Calvin Theatre
2008-12-03 Wilmington, Delaware, United States Grand Opera House
2008-12-04 York, Pennsylvania, United States Strand–Capitol Performing Arts
2008-12-05 Ledyard, Connecticut, United States Foxwoods Resort Casino
2008-12-07 Knoxville, Tennessee, United States Tennessee Theatre
2008-12-08 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States Meymandi Concert Hall
2008-12-09 North Charleston, South Carolina, United States North Charleston Performing Arts Center
2008-12-10 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States Ovens Auditorium
2008-12-12 Tampa, Florida, United States Tampa Theatre
2008-12-13 Miami Beach, Florida, United States Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater

†Date scheduled and later canceled

Second leg – Winter 2009[edit]

Date Location Venue
2009-01-19 Hong Kong, People's Republic of China Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
2009-01-21 Singapore Suntec City Concert Hall
2009-01-23 Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan Osaka Hatch
2009-01-27 Tokyo, Kantō Region, Japan Shibuya-AX
2009-01-28 Tokyo, Kantō Region, Japan Shibuya-AX
2009-02-01 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney Opera House
2009-02-02 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney Opera House
2009-02-04 South Perth, Western Australia, Australia Perth Zoo
2009-02-07 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
2009-02-09 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hamer Hall
2009-02-10 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hamer Hall
2009-02-13 Wellington, Wellington Region, New Zealand Michael Fowler Centre
2009-02-14 Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand ASB Theatre
2009-02-18 Seattle, Washington, United States Benaroya Hall
2009-02-19 Spokane, Washington, United States Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox
2009-02-20 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Queen Elizabeth Theatre
2009-02-22 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
2009-02-23 Calgary, Alberta, Canada Jack Singer Concert Hall
2009-02-27 New York City, New York, United States Radio City Music Hall
2009-02-28 New York City, New York, United States Radio City Music Hall

Third leg – Europe, spring 2009[edit]

Performers on the tour in a semi-circle bowing and gesturing toward Byrne as he plays guitar
The Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno Tour sought to integrate pop musical performance with modern dance
Date Location Venue
2009-03-09 Düsseldorf, North Rhine – Westphalia, Germany Tonhalle Düsseldorf
2009-03-10 Antwerp, Flemish Region, Belgium Koningin Elisabethzaal
2009-03-12 Hamburg, Germany Congress Centrum
2009-03-14 Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany Alte Oper
2009-03-16 Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark Falkoner Theatre
2009-03-17 Stockholm, Södermanland and Uppland, Sweden Cirkus
2009-03-19 Oslo, Østlandet, Norway Sentrum Scene
2009-03-20 Malmö, Skåne, Norway Concert House
2009-03-22 Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany Theater am Aegi
2009-03-23 Berlin, Germany Tempodrom
2009-03-24 Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands MC Vredenburg
2009-03-25 Paris, Île-de-France, France Paris Olympia
2009-03-27 Bristol, England, United Kingdom Colston Hall
2009-03-29 Birmingham, England, United Kingdom Symphony Hall
2009-03-30 Manchester, England, United Kingdom Bridgewater Hall
2009-03-31 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
2009-04-01 Gateshead, England, United Kingdom The Sage Gateshead
2009-04-03 Liverpool, England, United Kingdom Philharmonic Hall
2009-04-04 Sheffield, England, United Kingdom City Hall
2009-04-06 Dublin, Leinster, Ireland National Concert Hall
2009-04-07 Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Waterfront Hall
2009-04-09 Oxford, England, United Kingdom New Theatre Oxford
2009-04-11 Nottingham, England, United Kingdom Royal Centre
2009-04-12 London, England, United Kingdom Royal Festival Hall
2009-04-13 London, England, United Kingdom Royal Festival Hall
2009-04-14 Brighton, England, United Kingdom Brighton Dome
2009-04-16 Stuttgart, Baden–Württemberg, Germany Hegelsaal
2009-04-17 Zürich, Zürich Canton, Switzerland Volkshaus Zürich
2009-04-19 Senigallia, Marche, Italy La Fenice
2009-04-20 Verona, Veneto, Italy Teatro Filarmonico
2009-04-21 Milan, Lombardy, Italy Teatro Dal Verme
2009-04-22 Modena, Emilia–Romagna, Italy Teatro Comunale Modena
2009-04-24 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Palau de la Música Catalana
2009-04-26 Oviedo, Asturias, Spain Auditorio Príncipe Felipe
2009-04-27 Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain Teatro Lope de Vega
2009-04-28 Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal Coliseo

Fourth leg – United States, summer 2009[edit]

Dancers striking a pose with their arms stretched to their sides
Byrne both performed music and danced with the performers
Date Location Venue
2009-06-01 Shelburne, Vermont The Green at Shelburne Museum
2009-06-02 Canandaigua, New York Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
2009-06-03 Montclair, New Jersey Wellmont Theatre
2009-06-05 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mann Center for the Performing Arts
2009-06-06 Vienna, Virginia Filene Center
2009-06-08 Brooklyn, New York Prospect Park Bandshell
2009-06-10 Charlottesville, Virginia Charlottesville Pavilion
2009-06-12 Manchester, Tennessee Bonnaroo Music Festival
2009-06-14 Dallas, Texas Majestic Theatre
2009-06-15 Houston, Texas Jones Hall
2009-06-17 Santa Fe, New Mexico Lensic Theater
2009-06-18 Telluride, Colorado Telluride Bluegrass Festival
2009-06-20 Morrison, Colorado Red Rocks Amphitheatre
2009-06-21 Salt Lake City, Utah Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
2009-06-23 Portland, Oregon Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
2009-06-24 Seattle, Washington Paramount Theatre
2009-06-26 Berkeley, California Hearst Greek Theatre

Fifth leg – Europe, summer 2009[edit]

David Byrne looking down at the crowd and smiling while playing guitar
The white suits were a staple of the performances
Date Location Venue
2009-07-06 Athens, Attica, Greece Badminton Theatre
2009-07-07 Skopje, Macedonia Universal Hall
2009-07-08 Belgrade, Serbia Sava Centar
2009-07-10 Ljubljana, Inner Carniola, Slovenia Križanke
2009-07-11 Vienna, Austria Open Air Arena
2009-07-12 Ostrava, Moravian–Silesian, Czech Republic Colours Festival
2009-07-13 Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland Stodola
2009-07-15 Budapest, Hungary Millenáris
2009-07-16 Graz, Styria, Austria Kasematten
2009-07-17 Grado, Friuli – Venezia Giulia, Italy Diga Nazario Sauro
2009-07-18 Fiesole, Tuscany, Italy Festival Teatro Romano
2009-07-20 Rome, Lazio, Italy Parco della Musica
2009-07-22 Ferrara, Emilia–Romagna, Italy Piazza Castello
2009-07-23 Naples, Campania, Italy Castel Sant'Elmo
2009-07-24 Locorotondo, Puglia, Italy Locus Festival, Cantina Sociale
2009-07-27 Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy Anfiteatro Romano
2009-07-29 Turin, Piedmont, Italy Real Festival, Palace of Venaria
2009-07-30 Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France Grand Théâtre Romain de Fourvière
2009-08-01 Lokeren, East Flanders, Belgium Lokerse Feesten
2009-08-02 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands Melkweg
2009-08-03 London, England, United Kingdom Barbican Centre
2009-08-04 Southampton, England, United Kingdom Southampton Guildhall
2009-08-08 Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Edinburgh Playhouse
2009-08-09 Ledbury, England, United Kingdom The Big Chill

Everything That Happens Will Happen on This Tour[edit]

Everything That Happens Will Happen on This Tour – David Byrne on Tour: Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno
A blurry black-and-white photo of a middle-aged Caucasian man in white overalls swinging his arms with a guitar slung over his shoulder. He is standing behind a microphone stand and in front of a man with a drum kit. In the upper left corner is written "EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS / WILL HAPPEN ON THIS TOUR /DAVID BYRNE ON TOUR / SONGS OF DAVID BYRNE AND BRIAN ENO" in a stylized white font.
EP (live) by David Byrne
Released May 11, 2009 (2009-05-11)
Recorded December 4, 2008, Strand–Capitol Performing Arts Center, York, Pennsylvania, United States
Genre Alternative rock, world
Length 19:28
Language English
Label Todo Mundo
Producer David Byrne
David Byrne chronology
Big Love: Hymnal
(2008)
Everything That Happens Will Happen on This Tour – David Byrne on Tour: Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno
(2009)
Here Lies Love
(2010)
David Byrne live chronology
Live from Austin, Texas
(2007)
Everything That Happens Will Happen on This Tour – David Byrne on Tour: Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno
(2009)
Live at Carnegie Hall
(2012)

Everything That Happens Will Happen on This Tour – David Byrne on Tour: Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno is a 2009 live EP released by David Byrne recorded during the Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno Tour. The album is composed of live recordings of three songs from the 2009 Byrne/Eno collaboration Everything That Happens Will Happen Today and one—"Help Me Somebody"—from their 1981 album My Life in the Bush of Ghosts.

Recording and release[edit]

Byrne was approached by Amnesty International to get involved in his tour. For years, Byrne had performed one date on his tours as a benefit and decided to record this EP with proceeds from sales benefiting the organization.[31]

Byrne's band performed with an audio system that could professionally record every show based around Pro Tools. Byrne had these recordings mixed by Patrick Dillett—who was also responsible for engineering on Everything That Happens Will Happen Today.[32]

The album was made available digitally in the form of DRM-free 320 kbit/s MP3s with the option of a FLAC as well. Like Everything That Happens Will Happen Today, the EP was marketed with Internet startup Topspin Media.

The album received a positive review from The Village Voice, calling it "cheerful" and "lovely."[33]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by David Byrne and Brian Eno; "Strange Overtones" co-written by Leo Abrahams.

  1. "Strange Overtones" – 4:37
  2. "Help Me Somebody" – 3:28
  3. "One Fine Day" – 4:34
  4. "I Feel My Stuff" – 6:29

Personnel[edit]

Ride, Rise, Roar[edit]

Main article: Ride, Rise, Roar

On February 11, 2010, it was announced that a documentary film entitled Ride, Rise, Roar chronicling the tour would be released to the 2010 film festival circuit.[34] The debut with be at South by Southwest on March 15, 2010,[35] where it will be screened in all three media categories—film, interactive, and music.[36] The film was the feature-length directorial debut by Hillman Curtis[37]—who also worked on the short film that accompanies the deluxe edition of Everything That Happens Will Happen Today.[38] The film includes concert footage, footage of the planning and rehearsals for the tour, and exclusive interviews with Byrne, Eno, and the supporting musicians and dancers.[39] Curtis was initially contacted to document the tour with no clear objective for the film and decided to focus on the collaboration between Byrne and his tour mates as well as the unique challenge of combining popular music with modern dance.[40]

See also[edit]


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