PiL @ Club Nokia, Los Angeles 4/13/10

By Erika / April 14, 2010 - 1:51 pm

When PiL performed on Jimmy Kimmel last week, I mentioned the old-timey post-punks were about to launch their first US tour in 18 years: It happened last night at L.A.’s Club Nokia and Andrew Youssef returned with some great photos. (He tells us the show was also filmed for a documentary, so keep eyes peeled for that.) There was no opener, which gave the guys time to dig into a substantial set that included “This Is Not A Love Song,” “Death Disco,” “Public Image,” “Memories,” “Flowers Of Romance,” “Disappointed,” “Rise,” and various other gems (and some filler) from across their career. After this, Lydon & Co. head to Coachella, where they’re slotted against Fever Ray, Jay-Z, and Deadmau5. Tough, yes, but Andrew notes, Lydon — who broke before the encore to “take a piss,” noting he “should have worn his “incontinent pants” — boasted of being an L.A. resident, so maybe the kids will accept him as their own come out to Indio to rep. Take a look at the setlist and the rest of the group’s tour dates after checking out the many faces of Mr. Lydon.

Setlist:

“This Is Not A Love Song”
“Poptones”
“Tie Me To The Length Of That”
“Albatross”
“Death Disco”
“Flowers Of Romance”
“Psychopath”
“Warrior”
“U.S.L.S. 1″
“Disappointed”
“Religion”
“Bags”
“Chant”
“Memories”
“Public Image”

“Sun”
“Rise”
“Open Up”

Those other dates:

04/16 – Indio, CA @ Coachella
04/17 – San Francisco, CA @ Grand Ballroom (Regency Center)
04/20 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox at The Market
04/21 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
04/23 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
04/24 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
04/26 – Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theatre
04/28 – Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Ballroom
04/30 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater
05/01 – Chicago, IL @ House Of Blues
05/02 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
05/04 – Boston, MA @ Royale Boston
05/05 – Boston, MA @ Royale Boston
05/07 – Toronto, ON @ Kool Haus
05/08 – Montreal, QC @ Theatre L’Olympia de Montreal
05/09 – Providence, RI @ Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
05/11 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
05/12 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
05/14 – Pittsburgh, PA Club Zoo
05/15 – Atlantic City, NJ The Borgata Music Box
05/16 – Northhampton, MA @ Pearl Streat
05/18 – New York, NY Terminal 5
05/19 – New York, NY Terminal 5