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Gorillaz Gigography

(All gigs below)

Legend

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

 1998
Nov 5 Fictional debut gig at Camden Brownhouse Notes: The fictional debut gig of Gorillaz ... Memorabilia London, UK

 2000
Aug Damon Albarn, Sweetie Irie & Ed Case performed "Clint Eastwood (Ed Case Refix)" at Notting Hill Carnival London, UK

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

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

 2005
May 22 & 23 Sarm Studios Notes: Recording of Demon Detour, some tracks were also broadcast by BBC Radio 1 London, UK
Jun 6-22 Demon Detour Notes: A virtual radio tour across the US USA
Nov 1 Opera House Manchester, UK
Nov 2 Opera House Manchester, UK
Nov 3 Opera House Manchester, UK
Nov 3 MTV Europe Music Awards Notes: The world's first 3D hologram performance ... Memorabilia Lisbon, Portugal
Nov 4 Opera House Manchester, UK
Nov 5 Opera House Notes: Filming of Demon Days Live DVD ... Memorabilia Manchester, UK

 2006
Feb 8 Grammy Awards Notes: Madonna appeared as a hologram on stage with Gorillaz ... Video Los Angeles, USA
Feb 15 Brit Awards Notes: The performance cost £750,000 to create ... Memorabilia London, UK
Mar Friday Night with Jonathan Ross London, UK
Apr 2 Apollo New York City, USA
Apr 3 Apollo New York City, USA
Apr 4 Apollo New York City, USA
Apr 5 Apollo New York City, USA
Apr 6 Apollo Notes: Video streamed live on MSN Video ... Memorabilia New York City, USA

 2009
Jul 17 Damon performed "Feel Good Inc" at De La Soul's gig at Ritz Manchester, UK

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

 2011
Dec 1 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

 2015
Sep 25 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

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

 2018
Mar 18 Vive Latino Notes: The band performed "M1 A1" in masks ... Mexico City, Mexico
Mar 20 Movistar Arena Notes: The live debut of "Hollywood" Santiago, Chile
Mar 24 Festival Estéreo Picnic Notes: A fan carrying a mini disco ball joined the stage during "Clint Eastwood" Bogotá, Colombia
Mar 27 Asuncionico Notes: In the beginning of "Hollywood", Damon revealed that Gorillaz will "have a new album [The Now Now] in two months time" ... Asunción, Paraguay
Mar 30 Jockey Club Notes: The band started the encore with an instrumental jam that reminded of Spacemonkeyz vs Gorillaz material São Paulo, Brazil
Jun 1 Rock im Park Notes: The first gig of The Now Now tour and the live premiere of six tracks from the album ... Nuremberg, Germany
Jun 3 Rock am Ring Notes: "Rhinestone Eyes" was restarted, because Damon started to sing too early ... Nürburg, Germany
Jun 9 Malahide Castle Notes: "Broken" was performed with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Dublin, Ireland
Jun 15 Sónar Notes: Because Peven Everett was not present, "Strobelite" was changed to "Sleeping Power" ... near Barcelona, Spain
Jun 21 Makuhari Messe Notes: The live debut of "Fire Flies" Chiba, Japan
Jun 22 Zepp DiverCity Notes: The official launch show for The Now Now ... Memorabilia Tokyo, Japan
Jul 5 Rock Werchter Notes: Damon wished good luck to Belgium for the following day's World Cup game and chanted Eden Hazard's name many times ... Werchter, Belgium
Jul 6 Open'er Festival Notes: Del the Funky Homosapien rapped on "Clint Eastwood" ... Gdynia, Poland
Jul 7 Roskilde Festival Notes: Very unfortunately, Del the Funky Homosapien fell off the stage during the final song, "Clint Eastwood" ... Roskilde, Denmark
Jul 11 Gurtenfestival Notes: The band, especially Damon, were in a sad mood because England had just failed to get into the World Cup final ... Bern, Switzerland
Jul 12 Lucca Summer Festival Notes: Gorillaz' first live performance in Italy ... Lucca, Italy
Jul 14 Bilbao BBK Live Notes: "Hallelujah Money" was performed live for the second time ever Memorabilia Bilbao, Spain
Jul 19 Paléo Festival Notes: Video streamed live on the festival's website ... Nyon, Switzerland
Jul 21 Vieilles Charrues Notes: "We Got The Power" added to the setlist - the song was performed for the first time in 2018 ... Carhaix-Plouguer, France
Jul 22 Lollapalooza Paris Notes: Noel Gallagher, Jehnny Beth and Little Simz performed on "We Got The Power" ... Paris, France
Jul 25 UPark Festival Kiev, Ukraine
Jul 28 Park Live Notes: The gig had to be stopped because of the heavy rain ... Moscow, Russia
Aug 9 Sziget Festival Notes: Damon was impressed with the audience ... Memorabilia Budapest, Hungary
Aug 11 Boomtown Fair Notes: Snoop Dogg introduced "Hollywood" via webcam ... near Winchester, UK
Aug 16 FM4 Frequency Festival St. Pölten, Austria
Aug 17 Lowlands Notes: Video streamed live on NPO 3 Extra ... Biddinghuizen, Netherlands
Oct 8 Scotiabank Arena Notes: "Latin Simone (Que Pasa Contigo)" was performed for the first time since 2006 ... Memorabilia Toronto, Canada
Oct 9 Bell Centre Notes: "M1 A1" was performed with "Lil' Dub Chefin'" outro for the first time ... Montreal, Canada
Oct 11 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, USA
Oct 13 Barclays Center Notes: Mos Def performed on "Stylo" ... New York City, USA
Oct 14 TD Garden Notes: "To Binge" was performed by Gorillaz for the first time since 2010 ... Boston, USA
Oct 16 United Center Notes: The first ever live performance of "Shy-town" ... Chicago, USA
Oct 19 HD Radio Sound Space Notes: A free intimate show organized by KROQ ... Los Angeles, USA
Oct 20 Demon Dayz Festival Notes: The second edition of the one-day festival curated by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett ... Memorabilia near Los Angeles, USA
Oct 24 Palacio de los Deportes Notes: The final gig to support The Now Now ... Memorabilia Mexico City, Mexico


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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