Lou Reed Concert History

Lewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, songwriter, and poet. He was the guitarist, singer, and principal songwriter for the rock band the Velvet Underground and had a solo career that spanned five decades. Although not commercially successful during its existence, the Velvet Underground became regarded as one of the most influential bands in the history of underground and alternative rock music. Reed's distinctive deadpan voice...

Date Concert Venue Location
Jun 29, 2023
Lou Reed Free Trade Hall Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Apr 19, 2013 –
Apr 21, 2013
Coachella 2013
Red Hot Chili Peppers / The xx / Major Lazer / The Lumineers / 2 Chainz / Of Monsters and Men / alt-J / Vampire Weekend / Two Door Cinema Club / Phoenix / Disclosure / Tame Impala / Passion Pit / Modest Mouse / Franz Ferdinand / Band of Horses / The Neighbourhood / Moby / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Blur / James Blake / Foals / Sigur Rós / Portugal. The Man / Beach House / Pusha T / Ben Howard / New Order / Grizzly Bear / La Roux / Wu-Tang Clan / Hot Chip / Metric / Local Natives / Tegan and Sara / The Wombats / Grimes / Benny Benassi / Janelle Monáe / BASSNECTAR / Alex Clare / Hardwell / Jake Bugg / Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds / Pretty Lights / Dillon Francis / The Stone Roses / Purity Ring / Earl Sweatshirt / Biffy Clyro / Jessie Ware / Dropkick Murphys / Jamie xx / Lord Huron / Knife Party / Danny Brown / Father John Misty / Yeasayer / Eric Prydz / Violent Femmes / Kurt Vile / Action Bronson / Four Tet / The Postal Service / Bat For Lashes / Baauer / Nicky Romero / Bingo Players / Stars / Jurassic 5 / The Airborne Toxic Event / Social Distortion / Dinosaur Jr. / Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark / The Gaslight Anthem / Parov Stelar / Wolfgang Gartner / Wild Nothing / Fedde le Grand / Excision / Theophilus London / Trevor Powers / Paul Kalkbrenner / Simian Mobile Disco / Poliça / C2C / Paul Oakenfold / Aesop Rock / Rodriguez / Kill The Noise / DIIV / Cloud Nothings / Lou Reed / Infected Mushroom / Spiritualized / Adrian Lux / Birdy Nam Nam / Modestep / Café Tacvba / Ghost / Oh Sees / Japandroids / Tommy Trash / Booka Shade / Robert DeLong / Wild Belle / Puscifer / Descendents / Savages / Smith Westerns / The Faint / Dead Can Dance / Thomas Gold / Shovels & Rope / Tanlines / Allen Stone / Maya Jane Coles / Julio Bashmore / Sparks / Grinderman / Palma Violets / El-P / TNGHT / How to Destroy Angels / Hanni El Khatib / The Colourist / Lee "Scratch" Perry / Little Green Cars / Johnny Marr / The 2 Bears / Dâm-Funk / Joris Voorn / Dirtyphonics / Mimosa / Divine Fits / Dub FX / Mord Fustang / JEFF the Brotherhood / Jamie Jones / Luciano / Mona / Roni Size / Chali 2na / Stanton Warriors / The Selecter / Deap Vally / Richie Hawtin / Guards / Vintage Trouble / Danny Avila / 3BallMTY / Loco Dice / Seth Troxler / Beardyman / Reignwolf / White Arrows / Trash Talk / Kids These Days / Unicorn Kid / Tim Mason / Dog Blood / The Evens / Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra / Dynamite MC / Skinny Lister / Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine / Ioanna Gika / Zane Lowe / Huoratron / DJ Harvey / James McCartney / Make-Up / Cassy / Null / The Three O'clock / Raider Klan / Selector / Deathfix / You Me & Us / Ladies Night / Sam XL Pure Filth Sound Show all bands
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Empire Polo Club Indio, California, United States
Show Duplicates for Apr 19, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
Coachella 2013
The Colourist / Red Hot Chili Peppers / Hanni El Khatib / Shovels & Rope / The xx / Vampire Weekend / Ghost / Allen Stone / OMD / Roni Size / Phoenix / Guards / Dub FX / Joris Voorn / Passion Pit / Johnny Marr / Jamie Jones / Dirtyphonics / The Selecter / Luciano / Unicorn Kid / White Arrows / Richie Hawtin / Of Monsters and Men / Chali 2na / Deap Vally / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Trash Talk / Loco Dice / Two Door Cinema Club / 3BallMTY / Vintage Trouble / Beardyman / The Lumineers / Seth Troxler / Dog Blood / Dâm-Funk / Franz Ferdinand / DJ Sneak / Kids These Days / Danny Avila / The Evens / The Shouting Matches / Band of Horses / Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra / Moby / Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine / Reignwolf / Dynamite MC / Skinny Lister / Zane Lowe / Blur / Huoratron / Make-Up / DJ Harvey / La Roux / The Three O'clock / James McCartney / Cassy / Selector / Doc Martin / alt-J / Godzilla / Deathfix / Jeremy Sole / Jason Bentley / Ladies Night / Disclosure / Sam XL Pure Filth Sound / Moths & Mosques / Wink n Wendy / Modest Mouse / Grizzly Bear / Metric / Sigur Rós / Major Lazer / Hot Chip / Tegan and Sara / Tame Impala / Beach House / Foals / Benny Benassi / 2 Chainz / James Blake / Ben Howard / New Order / The Postal Service / Alex Clare / Wu-Tang Clan / The Wombats / Io Echo / Local Natives / The Neighbourhood / Pretty Lights / Dropkick Murphys / Yeasayer / Biffy Clyro / Knife Party / Grimes / The Stone Roses / Bat For Lashes / Janelle Monáe / Eric Prydz / Violent Femmes / Pusha T / Hardwell / Jake Bugg / Stars / Purity Ring / The Airborne Toxic Event / Jessie Ware / The Gaslight Anthem / Bingo Players / Jurassic 5 / Lou Reed / Social Distortion / Wolfgang Gartner / Four Tet / Fedde le Grand / Baauer / Dinosaur Jr. / Dillon Francis / Simian Mobile Disco / Nicky Romero / Earl Sweatshirt / Theophilus London / Youth Lagoon / Kurt Vile / Danny Brown / Paul Oakenfold / Adrian Lux / Parov Stelar (Live) / Wild Nothing / Jamie xx / Excision / Modestep / Paul Kalkbrenner / C2C / Aesop Rock / Infected Mushroom / Poliça / Father John Misty / Spiritualized / Lord Huron / Cloud Nothings / Japandroids / Booka Shade / Smith Westerns / Rodriguez / Birdy Nam Nam / Action Bronson / Tommy Trash / Kill The Noise / The Faint / Café Tacvba / Tanlines / Puscifer / Thee Oh Sees / Robert DeLong / Descendents / DIIV / Dead Can Dance / Wild Belle / Thomas Gold / Grinderman / TNGHT / Savages / El-P / Palma Violets / How to Destroy Angels / Maya Jane Coles / Sparks / Julio Bashmore / Mord Fustang / Mimosa / Divine Fits / The 2 Bears / Lee "Scratch" Perry / Little Green Cars / Mona / JEFF the Brotherhood / Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds / BASSNECTAR / Portugal. The Man Show all bands
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Empire Polo Club Indio, California, United States
Show Duplicates for Apr 14, 2013
Apr 12, 2013 –
Apr 14, 2013
Coachella 2013
The Stone Roses / Blur / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Modest Mouse / Lou Reed / Grinderman / Passion Pit / Tegan and Sara / Band of Horses / Beach House / Metric / Local Natives / Of Monsters and Men / Japandroids / Johnny Marr / Alt-J / Jake Bugg / Palma Violets / The Neighbourhood / The XX / The Postal Service / Sigur Rós / New Order / Hot Chip / Phoenix / Two Door Cinema Club / Moby / Descendents / Franz Ferdinand / Spiritualized / Café Tacvba / Dropkick Murphys / FOALS / Ben Howard / 2 Chainz / Wild Nothing / Biffy Clyro / The Wombats / Mona / Savages / Red Hot Chili Peppers / Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds / Vampire Weekend / Social Distortion / Wu-Tang Clan / Tame Impala / The Lumineers / James Blake / Grimes / The Gaslight Anthem / Dinosaur Jr. / Cloud Nothings / DIIV Show all bands
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Empire Polo Club Indio, California, United States
Dec 07, 2012
Lou Reed Bergen Performing Arts Ctr. Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Aug 10, 2012
"Meltdown Festival" (UK) / Lou Reed

Meltdown Festival (UK)

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Royal Festival Hall London, England, United Kingdom
Aug 09, 2012
Lou Reed
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The Assembly Coventry, England, United Kingdom
Show Duplicate for Aug 09, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
Lovely Days
"Lovely Days" / Lou Reed / Ian Anderson / Ray Manzarek & Robby Krieger / Gov't Mule / iron butterfly / Stan Webb's Chicken Shack / Norbert Schneider
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Ottakringer Arena Wiesen, Burgenland, Austria
Jul 05, 2012
"Pohoda Festival" / Lou Reed / The Plastic People Of The Universe / The Asteroids Galaxy Tour / Caribou

Pohoda Festival

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Trenčín Airport (Letisko Trenčín) Trenčín, Trenčiansky kraj, Slovak Republic
Jul 01, 2012
"Tollwood" / Lou Reed

Tollwood

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Olympiapark Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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Conspiracy of Hope
Jun 15, 1986
 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
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Conspiracy of Hope
Jun 15, 1986
 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
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Glastonbury Festival 1992
Jun 26 - 28, 1992
 Shepton Mallet, England, United Kingdom
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Lou Reed / 14 Karat Soul / Run DMC
Sep 25, 1984
 Passaic, New Jersey, United States
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Farm Aid
Sep 22, 1985
 Champaign, Illinois, United States
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The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball (Music Night) on Mar 28, 1987 [971-small]

The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball (Music Night)
Mar 28, 1987
 London, England, United Kingdom
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The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball (Music Night) on Mar 28, 1987 [972-small]

The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball (Music Night)
Mar 28, 1987
 London, England, United Kingdom
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The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball (Music Night) on Mar 28, 1987 [974-small]

The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball (Music Night)
Mar 28, 1987
 London, England, United Kingdom
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A CONSPIRACY OF HOPE on Jun 15, 1986 [985-small]

A CONSPIRACY OF HOPE
Jun 15, 1986
 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
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A CONSPIRACY OF HOPE on Jun 15, 1986 [986-small]

A CONSPIRACY OF HOPE
Jun 15, 1986
 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
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U2 / Lou Reed / The Pogues / Lone Justice on Jun 13, 1987 [989-small]

U2 / Lou Reed / The Pogues / Lone Justice
Jun 13, 1987
 London, England, United Kingdom
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U2 / Lou Reed / The Pogues / Lone Justice on Jun 13, 1987 [990-small]

U2 / Lou Reed / The Pogues / Lone Justice
Jun 13, 1987
 London, England, United Kingdom
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The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball (Music Night) on Mar 28, 1987 [258-small]

The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball (Music Night)
Mar 28, 1987
 London, England, United Kingdom
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Lou Reed / Genesis on Apr 9, 1973 [847-small]

Lou Reed / Genesis
Apr 9, 1973
 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Lou Reed / String Driven Thing on May 15, 1975 [753-small]

Lou Reed / String Driven Thing
May 15, 1975
 Detroit, Michigan, United States
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tags: Ticket - Xacobeo Festival 2004 on Jul 15, 2004 [376-small]

Ticket

Xacobeo Festival 2004
Jul 15 - 17, 2004
 Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
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Lou Reed on Aug 3, 1990 [833-small]

Lou Reed
Aug 3, 1990
 Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How many concerts has Lou Reed had?

Lou Reed has had 420 concerts.

What genre is Lou Reed?

Lou Reed is most often considered to be Rock, Punk, Pop Rock, Singer-Songwriter, Hard Rock, Classic Rock, Experimental, Psychedelic Rock, New Wave, Experimental Rock, Art Rock, Noise, Permanent Wave, Glam Rock, Proto-Punk, and Bay Area Hip Hop.

When was the last Lou Reed concert?

The last Lou Reed concert was on June 29, 2023 at Free Trade Hall in Manchester, England, United Kingdom.

What setlist does Lou Reed play live?

The songs that Lou Reed performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the August 10, 2012 concert at Royal Festival Hall in London, England, United Kingdom:

  1. Brandenburg Gate
  2. Heroin
  3. I'm Waiting for the Man
  4. Senselessly Cruel
  5. The View
  6. Mistress Dread
  7. Street Hassle
  8. Cremation (Ashes to Ashes)
  9. Think It Over
  10. Walk on the Wild Side
  11. Sad Song
  12. Junior Dad
  13. White Light/White Heat

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