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    Posted: April 22 2012 at 02:16
The "coolest band in prog" (to quote Uncut magazine) will be in N.A. in two months. Possibly more dates to be added:
 
June 22nd Nearfest, Bethlehem PA
23rd Sellersville Theater, Sellersville PA
24th Ram's Head, Annapolis MD
27th Howard Theater, Washington, DC
28th The Regent Theater, Arlington MA
29th Tralf Music Hall Buffalo NY
30th The Concert Hall, New York Society for Ethical Culture, New York, NY

July 3rd Montreal Jazz Festival
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I've got my tickets for June 22nd!!
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Front Row Center for Jazz Festival! :D
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Please come to Texas...VdGG is my favorite band and I'm just eighteen, have no money to travel.....
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fox On The Rocks Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 27 2012 at 23:54
I'm probably going to see them with my friend at Buffalo in late June. It's not too far from Toronto, maybe roughly an hour; though, we have to cross the border into the states. My friend saw them play at a local venue about 4 years ago just after David left the band. Pawn Hearts and Godbluff were the majority of the setlist, he recalled, so hopefully it's like that this time. I assume they'll play some more recent material too and maybe even some stuff off the new album as well.
This is going to be absolutely amazing! Big smileBowdown
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Wish they came to Prague. They were here last year (for the first and probably the last time) but I didn't know them that time. Go and njoy the concerts instead of me !!
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Looking forward to seeing them at Nearfest, definitely one of my most anticipated going in.
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I hope we get lots of Pawn Hearts, Godbluff and Still Life...
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^Undercover Man, Lemmings, Childlike Faith & Still Life were there in 2009. Mindblowing stuff. Yeah, hope they're still in the set list.
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I'll be at the Regent next Thursday. Hope someone posts setlists of the earlier shows!
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Originally posted by DomValela DomValela wrote:

Front Row Center for Jazz Festival! :D
 
Oh Lucky!!!
Me too, at the Jazz Festival.
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Originally posted by mitchgo mitchgo wrote:

I'll be at the Regent next Thursday. Hope someone posts setlists of the earlier shows!


I'll let you know what they play tomorrow night, to the best of my ability!
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Originally posted by mitchgo mitchgo wrote:

I'll be at the Regent next Thursday. Hope someone posts setlists of the earlier shows!
Don't rush out after the show.  NewEars often gets the musicians to stay for an autograph signing session.
Trust me. I know what I'm doing.
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Originally posted by Barbu Barbu wrote:

^Undercover Man, Lemmings, Childlike Faith & Still Life were there in 2009. Mindblowing stuff. Yeah, hope they're still in the set list.
 
They did a rare performance of La Rossa for an encore in Chicago in '09 (it was FANTASTIC!!) and Man Erg is almost always played.
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ahh when are they going to have a tour in EU?
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Originally posted by Evolver Evolver wrote:

Originally posted by mitchgo mitchgo wrote:

I'll be at the Regent next Thursday. Hope someone posts setlists of the earlier shows!
Don't rush out after the show.  NewEars often gets the musicians to stay for an autograph signing session.

Thanks for the heads up!  Love our NewEars friends!
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Originally posted by Zombywoof Zombywoof wrote:

Originally posted by mitchgo mitchgo wrote:

I'll be at the Regent next Thursday. Hope someone posts setlists of the earlier shows!


I'll let you know what they play tomorrow night, to the best of my ability!

Thanks Zomby!
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Originally posted by mitchgo mitchgo wrote:

Originally posted by Zombywoof Zombywoof wrote:

Originally posted by mitchgo mitchgo wrote:

I'll be at the Regent next Thursday. Hope someone posts setlists of the earlier shows!


I'll let you know what they play tomorrow night, to the best of my ability!

Thanks Zomby!


Scorched Earth
Your Time Starts Now
Flight
Lifetime
Bunsho
Mr Sands
Over the Hill
Childlike Faith in Childhood's End
Refugees (encore)

... they played one or two more, but I didn't recognize them. Nothing from the classic era. Peter's voice was in fine form and the band rocked the house.


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setlist FM only lists one extra tune, All That Before. Thanks for posting! So do you remember how long the show was??

http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/van-der-graaf-generator/2012/zoellner-arts-center-bethlehem-pa-23df1447.html

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