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West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum Tour

Kasabian performing at Big Day Out Perth 2010

From March 2009 to August 2010 Kasabian toured in support of their third album, West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum.

Background

Following a handful of UK gigs and festival appearances throughout 2008, the West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum tour started on 23 March 2009 in Margate and finished on 22 August 2010 at V Festival, Chelmsford, covering 20 countries in between, including the band's first ever performances in Denmark, Austria, Poland, Malaysia, Luxembourg and the Czech Republic.

Kasabian supported Oasis at ten gigs in June and July 2009. In June 2010 they supported Muse twice in Italy and France, in August 2010 they supported U2 at three gigs in Germany and Italy.

Songs performed

From Kasabian

From Empire

From West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum

B-Sides & Covers

Tour dates

Date City Country Venue
Europe
23 March 2009 Margate England Winter Gardens
24 March 2009 Preston 53 Degrees
25 March 2009 Leeds O2 Academy
27 March 2009 London Royal Albert Hall[1]
25 April 2009 Camden Crawl
9 May 2009 Swindon Radio 1's Big Weekend
16 May 2009 Brighton The Great Escape
20 May 2009 London HMV Forum
25 May 2009 Paris France Le Trabendo
26 May 2009 Paris Studio 104[2]
29 May 2009 Leicester England De Montfort Hall
30 May 2009
31 May 2009
2 June 2009 Paris France Crowne Plaza Hotel[3]
3 June 2009 Sony Store[3]
4 June 2009 Manchester England Heaton Park[4]
6 June 2009
7 June 2009
8 June 2009 HMV Manchester
9 June 2009 Newcastle O2 Academy
10 June 2009 Sunderland Stadium of Light[4]
12 June 2009 Cardiff Wales Millennium Stadium[4]
13 June 2009 Swindon England Oasis Leisure Centre
14 June 2009 Bridlington The Spa
16 June 2009 Dundee Scotland Caird Hall
17 June 2009 Edinburgh Murrayfield Stadium[4]
18 June 2009 Glasgow O2 Academy
20 June 2009 Slane Ireland Slane Castle[4]
22 June 2009 Belfast St. George's Market
24 June 2009 Nottingham England Rock City
25 June 2009 Liverpool Liverpool University
27 June 2009 Pilton Glastonbury Festival
29 June 2009 Sheffield O2 Academy
30 June 2009 Manchester Manchester Academy
2 July 2009 Southampton Southampton Guild Hall
3 July 2009 Newport Wales Newport Centre
4 July 2009 St Blazey England Eden Project
6 July 2009 Portsmouth Guildhall
7 July 2009 Cambridge Corn Exchange
9 July 2009 London Wembley Stadium[4]
11 July 2009
12 July 2009
16 July 2009 O2 Academy Brixton
17 July 2009
19 July 2009 Gräfenhainichen Germany Melt! Festival
22 July 2009 London England iTunes Festival
23 July 2009 London Relentless Garage
Asia
5 August 2009 Tokyo Japan Shibuya-AX
7 August 2009 Tokyo Summer Sonic Tokyo
8 August 2009 Osaka Summer Sonic Osaka
15 August 2009 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Sunway Lagoon Resort[5]
Europe
20 August 2009 St. Pölten Austria FM4 Frequency Festival
21 August 2009 Biddinghuizen The Netherlands Lowlands Festival
24 August 2009 Wolverhampton England Civic Hall
25 August 2009
29 August 2009 Constance Germany Rock am See
30 August 2009 Milan Italy I-Day Urban Festival
19 September 2009 Paris France Peace One Day
24 September 2009 Dublin Ireland Church Hall[3]
Arthur's Day
21 October 2009 London England HMV Forum
23 October 2009 Paris France Le Bataclan
24 October 2009 Lyon Le Radiant
28 October 2009 Cologne Germany Live Music Hall
29 October 2009 Bochum Zeche
31 October 2009 Munich Theaterfabrik
1 November 2009 Hamburg Uebel & Gefährlich
2 November 2009 Berlin Huxleys Neue Welt
10 November 2009 Newcastle England Metro Radio Arena
11 November 2009 Aberdeen Scotland Aberdeen Exhibition Centre
12 November 2009 Glasgow SECC
14 November 2009 London England Wembley Arena
15 November 2009
16 November 2009 Liverpool Echo Arena
18 November 2009 Nottingham Capital FM Arena
19 November 2009 Birnimgham National Indoor Arena
20 November 2009 Manchester MEN Arena
22 November 2009 Cardiff Wales Motorpoint Arena
23 November 2009 Sheffield England Sheffield Arena
25 November 2009 Bournemouth BIC
27 November 2009 Dublin Ireland The O2
2 December 2009 London England Heaven
Australasia
15 January 2010 Auckland New Zealand Big Day Out Auckland
17 January 2010 Australia Southport Big Day Out Gold Coast
20 January 2010 Sydney Enmore Theatre
22 January 2010 Big Day Out Sydney
25 January 2010 Melbourne Palace Theatre
26 January 2010 Big Day Out Melbourne
29 January 2010 Wayville Big Day Out Adelaide
31 January 2010 Perth Big Day Out Perth
Europe
8 February 2010 Paris France Olympia
9 February 2010 Amsterdam The Netherlands Paradiso
10 February 2010 Rotterdam WATT
12 February 2010 Strasbourg France La Laiterie
13 February 2010 Lille L'Aéronef
16 February 2010 London England Shepherd's Bush Empire
18 February 2010 Milan Italy Alcatraz
19 February 2010 Bologna Estragon
20 February 2010 Roncade New Age
22 February 2010 Istres France L'Usine
28 May 2010 Landgraaf The Netherlands Pinkpop Festival
29 May 2010 Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves France Papillons de Nuit
31 May 2010 Brussels Belgium Ancienne Belgique
1 June 2010 Berlin Germany Astra
2 June 2010 Terville France 112
3 June 2010 Nürburg Germany Rock am Ring
5 June 2010 Nürnberg Rock im Park
8 June 2010 Milan Italy San Siro[6]
9 June 2010 Toulouse France Le Bikini
12 June 2010 Saint-Denis France Stade de France[6]
25 June 2010 Paris Solidays Festival
26 June 2010 St. Gallen Switzerland OpenAir St. Gallen
27 June 2010 Roeser Luxembourg Rock A Field
2 July 2010 Belfort France Eurockéennes de Belfort
3 July 2010 Gdansk Poland Heineken Open'er Festival
4 July 2010 Roskilde Denmark Roskilde Festival
8 July 2010 Oeiras Portugal Optimus Alive!
10 July 2010 Naas Ireland Oxegen Festival
11 July 2010 Kinross Scotland T in the Park
15 July 2010 Benicàssim Spain Benicàssim Festival
Australia
22 July 2010 Melbourne Australia Trak Lounge Bar[7]
23 July 2010 Festival Hall
24 July 2010 Sydney Hordern Pavilion
25 July 2010 Brisbane Riverstage
28 July 2010 Adelaide Thebarton Theatre
Europe
6 August 2010 Turin Italy Stadio Olimpico[8]
8 August 2010 Vienna Austria Arena
10 August 2010 Frankfurt Germany Commerzbank-Arena[8]
11 August 2010 Utrecht The Netherlands Tivoli
12 August 2010 Hanover Germany AWD Arena[8]
14 August 2010 Panenský Týnec Czech Republic Open Air Festival
15 August 2010 Budapest Hungary Sziget Festival
17 August 2010 Belfast Northern Ireland Belsonic Festival
19 August 2010 London England O2 Academy Brixton
21 August 2010 Stafford V Festival
22 August 2010 Chelmsford

Arena tour

Main article: West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum Tour/Arena Tour

Opening acts

  • The Hours
  • Jersey Budd
  • Fight Like Apes (22 June 2009)
  • Dark Horses
  • Twisted Wheel (22 July 2009)
  • Amorphous Androgynous (21 October 2009)
  • Reverend And The Makers (10 - 27 November 2009)
  • Delphic (2 December 2009)
  • Crystal Fighters (2 December 2009)
  • Kissy Sell Out (2 December 2009)
  • Drums Of Death (2 December 2009)
  • Philadelphia Grand Jury (20 January 2010)
  • Fearless Vampire Killers (25 January 2010)
  • Control (8 February 2010)
  • The Sore Losers (31 May 2010)
  • Roman Fischer (1 June 2010)
  • Wagons (23 July 2010)
  • Little Red (24 and 25 July 2010)
  • Across The Delta (8 August 2010)
  • Ash (19 August 2010)

Trivia

  • On 23 March 2009 in Margate, Underdog was performed live for the first time
  • On 16 May 2009 in Brighton, Where Did All The Love Go? was performed live for the first time
  • On 13 June 2009 in Swindon, Swarfiga was performed live for the first time
  • On 24 June 2009 in Nottingham, Take Aim was performed live for the first time
  • On 21 October 2009 in London, West Ryder Silver Bullet was performed live for the first time
  • On 23 October 2009 in Paris, Julie & The Moth Man was performed live for the first time
  • On 24 October 2009 in Lyon, Secret Alphabets was performed live for the first time
  • At all gigs where Dark Horses supported the band, Tom joined them during their set for Count Me In, in turn Lisa later provided the female vocals for West Ryder Silver Bullet
  • On 14, 15 and 27 November 2009, as well as on 16 February 2010, Noel Fielding joined Kasabian on stage during Vlad The Impaler
  • From 19 to 22 February 2010 drum tech Laurie Jenkins replaced Ian, who had a broken finger
  • On 27 June 2010 at Rock A Field Festival, guitar tech Dave White replaced Chris on bass, later swapping instruments with Serge for L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)
  • On 6 August 2010 in Turin, Dave replaced Jay, who was ill

Tour book

West Ryder Tour Book

An official tour programme was sold on the arena tour in November 2009 and at some 2010 gigs. It contains a tour diary written by Serge, covering the first part of the West Ryder promo tour between May and October 2009, and previously unseen photographs of the band by WIZ. It also contains several asylum-themed pictures, graphics from the album sleeve and quotes throughout.

Releases and broadcasts

References

  1. Part of Teenage Cancer Trust 2009
  2. TV recording for Album De La Semaine
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Secret acoustic gig
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Supporting Oasis
  5. Part of MTV World Stage
  6. 6.0 6.1 Supporting Muse
  7. TV recording for [V] Live
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Supporting U2

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