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Gorillaz Gigography

(All gigs below)


All TV/Radio show dates refer to the recording date of the show. For broadcast info, click on the name of the show.

5 Nov Fictional debut gig at Camden Brownhouse Notes: The fictional debut gig of Gorillaz ... Memorabilia London, UK

Aug Damon Albarn, Sweetie Irie & Ed Case performed "Clint Eastwood (Ed Case Refix)" at Notting Hill Carnival London, UK

20 Mar Maida Vale Studios Notes: A live session for BBC Radio 1 London, UK
22 Mar Scala Notes: The first Gorillaz gig with a live band ... Memorabilia London, UK
22 Jun La Cigale Notes: Video streamed on PlayLouder.com as part of 'virtual Glastonbury 2001' Paris, France
24 Jun Olympia Dublin, Ireland
17 Aug Imperial Hall Osaka, Japan
18 Aug Sonicmania Notes: This mini dance festival was part of Summer Sonic festival near Tokyo, Japan
25 Aug Creamfields Notes: The video of "Clint Eastwood (Ed Case Refix)" was published on the web after the gig Liverpool, UK
24 Sep Corn Exchange Notes: September's UK tour was rescheduled from June Memorabilia Edinburgh, UK
25 Sep Academy Birmingham, UK
26 Sep Academy Manchester, UK
28 Sep Forum Notes: Broadcast on BBC Radio 1 London, UK
15 Dec Crisis in Afganistan (?) Notes: The second night of the two benefit shows organized by Damon Albarn, Robert Del Naja and James Lavelle ... Bristol, UK
17 Dec Crisis in Afganistan (?) Notes: The second night of the two benefit shows organized by Damon Albarn, Robert Del Naja and James Lavelle ... London, UK

20 Feb Brit Awards Notes: The performance cost £300,000 to create ... Memorabilia London, UK
23 Feb Docks Notes: The band's first gig on the other side of the Atlantic ... Toronto, Canada
25 Feb Avalon Boston, USA
26 Feb 9:30 Club Washington DC, USA
28 Feb Hammerstein Ballroom Notes: The only live performance of "911" with D12 and Terry Hall ... New York City, USA
1 Mar Electric Factory Notes: Philadelphian rapper The Last Emperor performed on "Clint Eastwood" ... Memorabilia Philadelphia, USA
3 Mar Aragon Chicago, USA
5 Mar Paramount Seattle, USA
7 Mar Warfield Memorabilia San Francisco, USA
8 Mar Palladium Notes: Professional footage from the gig was found years later ... Los Angeles, USA
9 Mar Palladium Los Angeles, USA
11 Mar Palacio de los Deportes Mexico City, Mexico
4 May Golden Melody Awards Notes: The 3D animatics were the same as at Brit Awards 2002 ... Video Kaohsiung, Taiwan
20 Jul Isle of MTV Notes: The final gig to support the debut album ... Lisbon, Portugal

22 & 23 May Sarm Studios Notes: Recording of Demon Detour, some tracks were also broadcast by BBC Radio 1 London, UK
6-22 Jun Demon Detour Notes: A virtual radio tour across the US USA
1 Nov Opera House Manchester, UK
2 Nov Opera House Manchester, UK
3 Nov Opera House Manchester, UK
3 Nov MTV Europe Music Awards Notes: The world's first 3D hologram performance ... Memorabilia Lisbon, Portugal
4 Nov Opera House Manchester, UK
5 Nov Opera House Notes: Filming of Demon Days Live DVD ... Memorabilia Manchester, UK

8 Feb Grammy Awards Notes: Madonna appeared as a hologram on stage with Gorillaz ... Video Los Angeles, USA
15 Feb Brit Awards Notes: The performance cost £750,000 to create ... Memorabilia London, UK
Mar Friday Night with Jonathan Ross London, UK
2 Apr Apollo New York City, USA
3 Apr Apollo New York City, USA
4 Apr Apollo New York City, USA
5 Apr Apollo New York City, USA
6 Apr Apollo Notes: Video streamed live on MSN Video ... Memorabilia New York City, USA

17 Jul Damon performed "Feel Good Inc" at De La Soul's gig at Ritz Manchester, UK

21 Mar Wedgewood Rooms Notes: The first Plastic Beach rehearsal gig ... (fan club only rehearsal show) Portsmouth, UK
22 Mar Trinity Centre (fan club only rehearsal show) Bristol, UK
23 Mar Junction (fan club only rehearsal show) Cambridge, UK
25 Mar Old Market (fan club only rehearsal show) Brighton, UK
26 Mar Irish Centre (fan club only rehearsal show) Birmingham, UK
27 Mar Engine Shed (rehearsal show, tickets available to the public) Lincoln, UK
16 Apr Center Staging rehearsal studios Burbank, USA
18 Apr Coachella Notes: The first proper Plastic Beach live show with guest artists and a string section ... Indio, USA
20 Apr Apple Store (?) Notes: Recording of iTunes Session EP ... New York City, USA
20 Apr 101.9 RXP, Electric Lady Studios (not broadcast) New York City, USA
21 Apr AOL Studios: Morning Becomes Eclectic Notes: "Cloud Of Unknowing" featured vocals by Damon ... New York City, USA
21 Apr AOL Studios: World Cafe Notes: The band also performed "Clint Eastwood", which is available exclusively on the World Cafe website ... New York City, USA
21 Apr AOL Studios: AOL Music Sessions Notes: Recorded in the same studio as Morning Become Eclectic / World Cafe session New York City, USA
22 Apr The Colbert Report New York City, USA
27 Apr Later... with Jools Holland London, UK
29 Apr Roundhouse Notes: "White Flag" had an extended intro by the Lebanese orchestra for the first time ... London, UK
30 Apr Roundhouse Notes: Filmed by MTV ... London, UK
12 May Le Grand Journal Notes: Special transmission from the Cannes Film Festival ... Cannes, France
20 May Friday Night with Jonathan Ross London, UK
24 Jun Black Island Studios Notes: The rehearsal show for Glastonbury Festival at a secret location ... London, UK
25 Jun Glastonbury Festival Notes: Gorillaz replaced U2 as the festival's headliner (due to Bono's back injury) ... Memorabilia Pilton, UK
1 Jul Roskilde Festival Notes: A selection of songs were broadcast on the Danish TV channel DR K and the Icelandic radio station RÁS 2 Memorabilia Roskilde, Denmark
9 Jul Damon performed "Clint Eastwood" at Snoop Dogg's both gigs at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire London, UK
18 Jul Festival Internacional de Benicàssim Benicàssim, Spain
20 Jul Byblos International Festival Notes: Eslam Jawaad rapped on "Clint Eastwood" ... Memorabilia Byblos, Lebanon
25 Jul Citadel of Damascus Notes: Gorillaz were the first popular British band to play in Syria ... Memorabilia Damascus, Syria
7 Sep GQ Men Of The Year Awards (?) London, UK
8 Sep SECC - cancelled Glasgow, UK
11 Sep Metro Arena - cancelled Newcastle, UK
3 Oct Bell Centre Notes: The first date of the Escape To Plastic Beach world tour ... Memorabilia Montreal, Canada
5 Oct Oakdale Theatre - cancelled Wallingford, USA
6 Oct Agganis Arena Boston, USA
7 Oct Late Show with David Letterman Video New York City, USA
7 Oct Live on Letterman Notes: A webcast show that was broadcast on CBS.com ... New York City, USA
8 Oct Madison Square Garden Notes: Miho Hatori sang on "19-2000". Lou Reed and Mos Def were also present ... New York City, USA
10 Oct Susquehanna Bank Center Camden, USA
11 Oct Patriot Center Fairfax, USA
13 Oct Fox Theatre Detroit, USA
14 Oct Air Canada Centre Notes: "Punk" added to the setlist. The song was performed for the first since 2002 ... Toronto, Canada
16 Oct UIC Pavilion Notes: Yukimi Nagano not present ("Empire Ants" and "To Binge" replaced with "O Green World" and "Kids With Guns") Chicago, USA
17 Oct Target Center Notes: Yukimi Nagano not present. Also, the guitarist Jeff Wootton had travelled to the UK to rehearse and make a promo video with Beady Eye. Minneapolis, USA
19 Oct Toyota Center Houston, USA
20 Oct Verizon Theatre Notes: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble performed on "Plastic Beach" for the first time ... Dallas, USA
22 Oct Frank Erwin Center Austin, USA
24 Oct Wells Fargo Theatre Denver, USA
26 Oct Comerica Theatre Notes: "Doncamatic" made its live debut Phoenix, USA
27 Oct Gibson Amphitheatre Notes: Lou Reed and Miho Hatori were present ... Los Angeles, USA
28 Oct Viejas Arena San Diego, USA
30 Oct Oracle Arena Notes: The band wore Halloween costumes and there were pumpkins on stage Memorabilia Oakland, USA
2 Nov KeyArena Seattle, USA
3 Nov Rogers Arena Vancouver, Canada
11 Nov O2 Notes: Damon jumped into the crowd during "Clint Eastwood" ... Dublin, Ireland
12 Nov M.E.N. Arena Notes: Rescheduled from 12th September 2010. Manchester, UK
14 Nov O2 Arena Notes: Neneh Cherry performed live on "Kids With Guns" for the first time since 2006 London, UK
15 Nov Heineken Music Hall Amsterdam, Netherlands
16 Nov O2 Arena Notes: MF Doom made his live debut with Gorillaz with the rapping on "Clint Eastwood" ... London, UK
17 Nov NIA Notes: Rescheduled from 10th September 2010 Birmingham, UK
18 Nov Jo Whiley Notes: The band also performed "On Melancholy Hill" which is only viewable on the web ... Memorabilia London, UK
18 Nov Brighton Centre Brighton, UK
19 Nov Forum - cancelled Milan, Italy
21 Nov Velodrom Notes: Rescheduled from 17th November 2010 Berlin, Germany
22 Nov Le Zénith Paris, France
23 Nov Le Zénith Notes: MF Doom performed on "November Has Come" ... Paris, France
24 Nov La Musicale Notes: The performance was part of the 20th anniversary celebrations of La Musicale ... Memorabilia Paris, France
25 Nov Lotto Arena Notes: MF Doom performed on "November Has Come" ... Antwerp, Belgium
3 Dec AsiaWorld Arena Notes: "Hong Kong" performed ... Hong Kong
6 Dec Burswood Dome Perth, Australia
8 Dec Adelaide Entertainment Centre Adelaide, Australia
11 Dec Rod Laver Arena Melbourne, Australia
15 Dec Triple J Memorabilia Sydney, Australia
16 Dec Sydney Entertainment Centre Sydney, Australia
19 Dec Brisbane Entertainment Centre Brisbane, Australia
21 Dec Vector Arena Notes: The final gig to support Plastic Beach Auckland, New Zealand

1 Dec Gorillaz Sound System at 100 Club Notes: The show celebrated the release of The Singles Collection 2001-2011 and forthcoming collaboration of Gorillaz and Converse ... London, UK

25 Sep Damon performed "Feel Good Inc" at De La Soul's gig at Dismaland Notes: A farewell concert for Banksy's dystopian "bemusement" park Dismaland ... Memorabilia Weston-super-Mare, UK

10 Mar Damon performed "Feel Good Inc" at De La Soul's gig at Roundhouse London, UK
24 Mar Printworks Notes: The live premiere of the entire Humanz album at a secret location ... Memorabilia London, UK
25 Apr Rough Trade NYC Notes: An intimate in-store appearance ... Memorabilia New York City, USA
26 Apr FUV Live Notes: Other radio broadcasts: The session was aired on WFUV's The Alternate Side on 28th April 2017 ... New York City, USA
27 Apr The Late Show with Stephen Colbert  Notes: The band performed "Strobelite", "She's My Collar", "Andromeda" and "Feel Good Inc" as the web exclusive Bonus Tracks ... Memorabilia New York City, USA
4 May The Graham Norton Show Notes: At the Humanz live performances, the album assistant engineer Samuel Egglenton played 'the great bell' on "We Got The Power" ... London, UK
2 Jun Alban Arena Notes: The beginning of the UK warm-up tour leading to Demon Dayz Festival ... St Albans, UK
4 Jun Portsmouth Guildhall Notes: Because of the previous day's terrorist attack in London, Damon dedicated "Andromeda" to everyone in the city ... Portsmouth, UK
8 Jun Brixton Academy Notes: Pre-sale tickets were only £5 each ... London, UK
10 Jun Demon Dayz Festival Notes: A one-day festival curated by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett ... Memorabilia Margate, UK
14 Jun Nowy Teatr Notes: The beginning of the European mini-tour presented by Telekom Electronic Beats ... Memorabilia Warsaw, Poland
16 Jun Várkert Bazár Notes: A free show - tickets could be won on electronicbeats.net ... Memorabilia Budapest, Hungary
18 Jun MCK Notes: A free show - tickets could be won on electronicbeats.net ... Memorabilia Katowice, Poland
20 Jun Palladium Notes: A free show - tickets could be won on electronicbeats.net ... Memorabilia Cologne, Germany
8 Jul Huntington Bank Pavilion Notes: "Broken" featured the Chicago-based Hypnotic Brass Ensemble ... Chicago, USA
10 Jul Air Canada Centre Notes: "19-2000" added to the setlist Toronto, Canada
12 Jul Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Notes: The only ever live performance of "Revolving Doors" ... Boston, USA
13 Jul Festival Pier Notes: Due to severe weather, the show was delayed and a few songs had to be dropped Philadelphia, USA
15 Jul Festival d'été de Québec Quebec, Canada
17 Jul Merriweather Post Pavilion near Baltimore, USA
28 Jul Fuji Rock Festival Notes: A selection of songs were broadcast on Fuji TV NEXT ... Niigata, Japan
30 Jul Valley Rock Festival Memorabilia Icheon, South Korea
11 Aug Outside Lands Notes: The only live performance of "Empire Ants" since 2010 ... Memorabilia San Francisco, USA
14 Sep Unknown rehearsal studio Notes: A secret rehearsal show for the upcoming US tour ... New York City, USA
16 Sep The Meadows Notes: Mos Def performed on "Stylo" for the first time since 2010 ... New York City, USA
18 Sep Fox Theatre Notes: "Superfast Jellyfish" added to the setlist Memorabilia Detroit, USA
20 Sep Roy Wilkins Auditorium Notes: "Every Planet We Reach Is Dead" added to the setlist - the song was played for the first time since 2006 Saint Paul, USA
22 Sep Sprint Center Notes: "O Green World" added to the setlist Kansas City, USA
24 Sep Life is Beautiful Notes: Video streamed live on Yahoo Music ... Memorabilia Las Vegas, USA
26 Sep Red Rocks Amphitheatre Notes: "Every Planet We Reach Is Dead" had an alternative ending for the first time ... near Denver, USA
30 Sep KeyArena Notes: New Gorillaz song "Idaho" premiered ... Video Seattle, USA
4 Oct Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Notes: Del the Funky Homosapien rapped on "Clint Eastwood" San Francisco, USA
5 Oct Forum Notes: Surprise guest Arthur featured on "Stylo" ... near Los Angeles, USA
8 & 15 Oct Austin City Limits Music Festival Notes: "Re-Hash" was performed for the first time since 2002 ... Austin, USA
11 Oct Infinite Energy Center Notes: "Some Kind Of Nature" played ... near Atlanta, USA
13 Oct III Points Notes: "Plastic Beach" performed Miami, USA
27 Oct Fiesta de los Muertos Notes: "Busted And Blue" was performed with Faia Younan ... Memorabilia Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 Nov Rockhal Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
2 Nov Wiener Stadthalle Memorabilia Vienna, Austria
4 Nov Royal Arena Copenhagen, Denmark
5 Nov Oslo Spektrum Oslo, Norway
6 Nov Hovet Stockholm, Sweden
8 Nov Samsung Hall Notes: "Spitting Out The Demons" added to the setlist near Zürich, Switzerland
9 Nov Geneva Arena Notes: Broadcast live on the Swiss radio Couleur 3 ... Geneva, Switzerland
11 Nov Zenith Munich, Germany
13 Nov Aréna Notes: "Hong Kong" added to the setlist ... Budapest, Hungary
14 Nov O2 Arena Prague, Czech Republic
17 Nov Max-Schmeling-Halle Berlin, Germany
18 Nov Mitsubishi Electric Halle Düsseldorf, Germany
19 Nov Sporthalle Notes: "Cloud Of Unknowing" added to the setlist ... Hamburg, Germany
21 Nov Ziggo Dome Notes: "Punk" added to the setlist Memorabilia Amsterdam, Netherlands
22 Nov Forest National Notes: "Feel Good Inc" was restarted, because Damon started to sing the first verse too early ... Brussels, Belgium
24 Nov Zénith Paris Notes: At the Paris shows, Cheick Tidiane Seck played keyboards on "Andromeda" ... Paris, France
25 Nov Zénith Paris Notes: Broadcast live on France Inter radio and a few days later on Canal+ ... Memorabilia Paris, France
27 Nov Brighton Centre Brighton, UK
29 Nov SSE Hydro Memorabilia Glasgow, UK
1 Dec Manchester Arena Manchester, UK
2 Dec Arena Birmingham Notes: "Charger" was performed with Pauline Black at Birmingham and London shows ... Birmingham, UK
4 Dec O2 Arena Notes: Noel Gallagher sang a special extra verse on "We Got The Power" ... Memorabilia London, UK
5 Dec O2 Arena Notes: The guest artist lineup was the same as the day before ... Memorabilia London, UK
13 Dec Primavera 0 Montevideo, Uruguay
16 Dec BUE Notes: Due to a thunderstorm warning, the performance was moved from 23:00 to 19:45 Buenos Aires, Argentina

18 Mar Vive Latino Notes: The band performed "M1 A1" in masks ... Mexico City, Mexico
20 Mar Movistar Arena Notes: The live debut of "Hollywood" Santiago, Chile
24 Mar Festival Estéreo Picnic Notes: A fan carrying a mini disco ball joined the stage during "Clint Eastwood" Bogotá, Colombia
27 Mar Asuncionico Notes: Guitarist Jeff Wootton missed the gig due to sickness ... Asunción, Paraguay
30 Mar Jockey Club Notes: The band started the encore with an instrumental jam that reminded of Spacemonkeyz vs Gorillaz material São Paulo, Brazil
1 Jun Rock im Park Notes: The first gig of The Now Now tour and the live premiere of six tracks from the album ... Nuremberg, Germany
3 Jun Rock am Ring Notes: "Rhinestone Eyes" was restarted, because Damon started to sing too early ... Nürburg, Germany
9 Jun Malahide Castle Notes: "Broken" was performed with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Dublin, Ireland
15 Jun Sónar Notes: Video streamed live on Culturebox ... near Barcelona, Spain
21 Jun Makuhari Messe Chiba, Japan
22 Jun Zepp DiverCity Notes: The gig is advertised as "the world premier of the new album" ... Memorabilia Tokyo, Japan
5 Jul Rock Werchter Notes: Blur played at the festival exactly five years ago Werchter, Belgium
6 Jul Open'er Festival Gdynia, Poland
7 Jul Roskilde Festival Notes: To be possibly live streamed ... Roskilde, Denmark
11 Jul Gurtenfestival Bern, Switzerland
12 Jul Lucca Summer Festival Lucca, Italy
14 Jul Bilbao BBK Live Bilbao, Spain
19 Jul Paléo Festival Nyon, Switzerland
21 Jul Vieilles Charrues Carhaix-Plouguer, France
22 Jul Lollapalooza Paris Paris, France
25 Jul UPark Festival Kiev, Ukraine
28 Jul Park Live Moscow, Russia
9 Aug Sziget Festival Budapest, Hungary
11 Aug Boomtown Fair Notes: The band's only UK show of the year near Winchester, UK
16 Aug FM4 Frequency Festival St. Pölten, Austria
17 Aug Lowlands Biddinghuizen, Netherlands
8 Oct Air Canada Centre Toronto, Canada
9 Oct Bell Centre Montreal, Canada
11 Oct Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, USA
13 Oct Barclays Center New York City, USA
14 Oct TD Garden Boston, USA
16 Oct United Center Chicago, USA
20 Oct Demon Dayz Festival Notes: The lineup of the festival ... Memorabilia near Los Angeles, USA

Please note:
  • Not all Gorillaz Sound System dates are listed, only those which featured Damon Albarn performing.
  • Damon also performed various Gorillaz songs at his 2013-2014 solo gigs - these performances can be found on Damon's Gigography.

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