2008 Concert Chronology

2008

12 January 2008 - Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
support: Casey Neill
set: Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / Find A Finger / Past Time / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / The Little Black Egg / I'm Not Bitter / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / With A Gun / Ambulance Dancehall / Original Luke / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / Twilight Distillery / Aw Shit Man
encore: The Days Of Wine And Booze / Strychnine / Don't Be Denied
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

21 January 2008 - Various Locations, New York, NY
Driving In Car (Houston Street): Supernatural Superserious
'Inoteca: Supernatural Superserious
Babeland: Supernatural Superserious
Bruschetteria: Supernatural Superserious
September Wines & Spirits: Supernatural Superserious
Driving In Car (Bowery): Supernatural Superserious
notes: Filming 'Supernatural Superserious' video, directed by Vincent Moon. Buck, Mills & Stipe perform acoustic versions of 'Supernatural Superserious' at each location.

25 January 2008 - Basement, Milk Studios, New York, NY
set: Holiday In Cambodia / Roadrunner / Indian Summer
notes: Impromptu jam by Buck, Mills & Stipe at a SPIN magazine interview & photo shoot.

11 February 2008 - 'Zane Lowe', BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1 Studios, Yalding House, London, England
notes: Phone interview with Michael Stipe (in New York) by Zane Lowe.

3-5 March 2008 - R.E.M.'s West Clayton Street Studio & Rehearsal Studio, Athens, GA
notes: Rehearsal Sessions for upcoming tour, these started off in their West Clayton Street Studio, but then shifted to a bigger hangar-like warehouse. The touring band for the upcoming tour comprised of the 3 members with Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin.

8 March 2008 - Everglades Stage, 6th Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, South Florida Everglades, FL
other acts performing: State Radio, Arrested Development, Citizen Cope, Ben Folds, Thievery Corporation, Matisyahu
set: What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / Drive / Fall On Me / Hollow Man / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Orange Crush / Accelerate / Imitation Of Life / Man-Sized Wreath / Begin The Begin / Electrolite / Houston / Losing My Religion / Horse To Water / Walk Unafraid / The One I Love
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / I'm Gonna DJ / Man On The Moon

11 March 2008 - Omni Austin Hotel Downtown, Austin, TX
notes: The band hold various interview sessions.

11 March 2008 - 13th Annual Swollen Circus, The Hole In The Wall, Austin, TX
other acts performing: Paul Minor, The Service Industry, Jonathan Rundman, Spottiswoode & His Enemies, Tom Freund, Jon Dee Graham, Michael Hall & The Savage Trip, SZ, Gingersol, Syd Straw, The Silos & The Drew Glackin Memorial Choir
The Minus 5: In A Lonely Coffin / Aw Shit Man / Circle Sky / Strychnine
Syd Straw set included: The Train Takes You Away
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). The band make a surprise appearance at the pre-SXSW showcase. Mike Mills plays bass as part of Syd Straw's band on her set, with Michael Stipe listening from the doorway.

12 March 2008 - Stubb's Bar-B-Q, SXSW, Austin, TX
support: Johnathan Rice, Summerbirds In The Cellar, Papercranes, Dead Confederate
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Man-Sized Wreath / Second Guessing / Drive / Hollow Man / Animal / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Mr. Richards / Fall On Me / The Great Beyond / Houston / Electrolite / Accelerate / Until The Day Is Done / Final Straw / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Walk Unafraid
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Imitation Of Life / Happy Birthday To DeWitt Burton / I'm Gonna DJ / Man On The Moon
notes: Showcase performance as part of SXSW, this show was broadcast live on NPR.com & many other NPR radio stations.

13 March 2008 - 'Austin City Limits', PBS, Studio 6A, Jesse H Jones Communications Center - Building B, The University Of Texas At Austin, Austin, TX
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Man-Sized Wreath / Drive / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Accelerate / Fall On Me / Hollow Man / Electrolite / Houston / Supernatural Superserious (Take 1) / Bad Day / Final Straw / Losing My Religion / I'm Gonna DJ / Horse To Water / Walk Unafraid
encore: Imitation Of Life / Supernatural Superserious (Take 2) / Until The Day Is Done / Man On The Moon
notes: Television performance for 'Austin City Limits' on PBS. This performance was first broadcast on PBS on 24 March 2008, & was officially released as 'R.E.M. Live From Austin, TX' on 26 October 2010.

13 March 2008 - 'Live Radio Premier Of Accelerate', Studio 6A, Jesse H Jones Communications Center - Building B, The University Of Texas At Austin, Austin, TX
set: Supernatural Superserious / Imitation Of Life
encore: Live Radio Premiere of 'Accelerate', which included album tracks, interview with Jody Denberg, & live versions of 'Supernatural Superserious' & 'Imitation Of Life'.

16 March 2008 - 'Che Tempo Che Fa', Rai3, Sempione TV3, RAI Corso Sempione, Milan, Italy
set: Supernatural Superserious / Interview with Fabio Fazio
notes: Television performance & interview on 'Che Tempo Che Fa' on Rai3. R.E.M. performed 'Supernatural Superserious', then an interview with Michael, Mike & Peter by Fabio Fazio discussing 'Accerlate', the recording process, current political situation, politcal awareness, the album design & the song 'Until The Day Is Done'. The guys were each wearing an earpice translating Italian questions into English, but their answers were translated back into Italian, so was very difficult to hear their answers in English.

18 March 2008 - Rolling Stone, Milan, Italy
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Man-Sized Wreath / Drive / Second Guessing / Accelerate / Animal / Hollow Man / Electrolite / Houston / Supernatural Superserious / Bad Day / Final Straw / The Great Beyond / Losing My Religion / I'm Gonna DJ / Horse To Water
encore: Imitation Of Life / Until The Day Is Done / Man On The Moon
notes: Television performance for MTV Italy. Performance in front of a small audience, including invited Fan Club members.

20 March 2008 - 'Taratata', France 4, Air Productions Studio 128, Paris, France
other acts performing: Jean-Louis Aubert, The Hoosiers, Alain Bashung, Justin Nozuka, Bernard Lavilliers, The New Pornographers, 1990's, Phoebe Killdeer
set: Supernatural Superserious / Hollow Man / Losing My Religion / Interview with Nagui Fam
notes: Television performance & interview on 'Taratata' on France 4. R.E.M. performed 'Supernatural Superserious', 'Hollow Man' & 'Losing My Religion', & an interview with the band by Nagui Fam, discussing the release of 'Accelerate'.

21 March 2008 - 'Canal+', Canal+ Studios, Paris, France
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Accelerate / Drive / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Man-Sized Wreath / Animal / Hollow Man / Electrolite / Houston / Supernatural Superserious / Final Straw / The Great Beyond / Losing My Religion / I'm Gonna DJ / Walk Unafraid / Horse To Water
encore: What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Man-Sized Wreath / Until The Day Is Done / Man On The Moon
notes: Television performance on 'Canal+' on French TV.

24 March 2008 - 'Steve Lamacq', BBC Radio 6 Music, Royal Albert Hall, London, England
notes: Radio interview with Peter Buck & Michael Stipe by Steve Lamacq, just after soundcheck at the Royal Albert Hall.

24 March 2008 - Main Auditorium, Royal Albert Hall, London, England
support: The Duke Spirit, Foals, Robyn Hitchcock & John Paul Jones
soundcheck: Losing My Religion (Instrumental) / Electrolite / The Great Beyond / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Man-Sized Wreath
Robyn Hitchcock & John Paul Jones set included: Television / Raining Twilight Coast / Hurry For The Sky / N.Y. Doll / Olé! Tarantula
R.E.M.: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Accelerate / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Electrolite / Houston / Hollow Man / Supernatural Superserious / Final Straw / Losing My Religion / The Great Beyond / I'm Gonna DJ / Horse To Water
encore: Imitation Of Life / Until The Day Is Done / Man On The Moon
notes: 'R.E.M. And Friends', a concert as part of the ICA's 60th Anniversary celebrations. Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin join Robyn Hitchcock & John Paul Jones on 'N.Y.Doll' & 'Olé! Tarantula' during their opening set. Parts of the concert were broadcast on BBC Radio 2.

25 March 2008 - 'Gonzo', MTV2, MTV Studios, London, England
notes: Television appearance on 'Gonzo' on MTV2. Interview with the band by Zane Lowe

26 March 2008 - 'Live Lounge', BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1 Studios, Yalding House, London, England
set: Supernatural Superserious / Interview / Munich
notes: Radio interview with Jo Whiley & live in-studio acoustic performance. 'Munich' is a cover of a song by Editors

26 March 2008 - Xfm London 104.9, Xfm London 104.9 Studios, London, England
4 May 2008 Tracklisting: Gil Scott-Heron - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised / Wilco - Pick Up The Change / New York Dolls - Trash / Robyn Hitchcock - N.Y. Doll / R.E.M. - Hollow Man / Gang Of Four - Anthrax / Radiohead - Electioneering / Joseph Arthur - In The Sun / Warren Zevon - Carmelita / Modern Skirts - Motorcade / R.E.M. - All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / The Cramps - Drug Train / Pylon - M-Train / The Lovin' Spoonful - Do You Believe In Magic
11 May 2008 Tracklisting: Big Star - Back Of A Car / Sister Rosetta Tharp - Strange Things Happening Every Day / The Mighty Hannibal - The Truth Shall Make You Free / Steve Earle - Guitar Town / The Jam - Going Underground / R.E.M. - Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Mudville - Eternity / Porter Wagner - Rubber Room / Al Green - L.O.V.E. / The Shags - Philosophy / Drive-By Truckers - Danko Manuel / R.E.M. - I Believe / Townes Van Zandt - Waiting Around To Die / The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
18 May 2008 Tracklisting: The Velvet Underground - I'm Waiting For The Man / The La's - There She Goes / Flamin' Groovies - Slow Death / Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart / The Youngbloods - Darkness, Darkness / Bad Company - Movin On / Buzzcocks - Why Can't I Touch It / R.E.M. - Man-Sized Wreath / Skip James - Devil Got My Woman / The Specials - Do The Dog / Young Fresh Fellows - Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic / The Left Banke - She May Call You Up / R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
25 May 2008 Tracklisting: Catatonia - Road Rage / Fred Neal - The Dolphins / The Stranglers - Bring On The Nubiles / R.E.M.- Horse To Water / Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove / Ramones - Beat On The Brat / Love - Seven And Seven Is / David Bowie - Starman / Gene Clark - Tried Too Hard / NRBQ - When Things Was Cheap / Kraftwerk - Neon Lights / R.E.M. - Leaving New York / Iggy & The Stooges - Search & Destroy
notes: Radio interview with Peter Buck & Mike Mills, & recording for 'The Xfm Residency' with the following playlists played over a four week period.

26 March 2008 - 'Sunday Night Live', Virgin Radio, Virgin Radio Studios, Golden Square, London, England
notes: Radio interview with Michael Stipe by Ben Jones, discussing the new album 'Accelerate'.

26 March 2008 - Apple Store, Regent Street, London, England
set: Bad Day / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Supernatural Superserious / Fall On Me / Man-Sized Wreath / Hollow Man / West Of The Fields / Houston / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Man On The Moon / I'm Gonna DJ / Walk Unafraid / Horse To Water
notes: The setlist listed 'Losing My Religion' or 'Man on The Moon', and the fans present got to vote for which one to be played (the loudest cheer would win)

27 March 2008 - 'BBC Breakfast', BBC1, Studio TC7, BBC Television Centre, London, England
notes: Television appearance by Michael, Peter & Mike on 'BBC Breakfast' on BBC1. Television interview with Michael Peter & Mike, discussing the new album 'Accelerate', how they prepare for the tour, politics, and Peter’s prodigious walks.

29 March 2008 - 'Wetten, dass..?', Exhibition Hall 1, Messe Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany
set:
R.E.M.: Supernatural Superserious
Rolando Villazón: Io Conosco Un Giardino
Udo Lindenberg: Wenn du durchhängst
Kurt Krömer: Comedian
Buddha mit 1000 Händen: Tanzshow
notes: Television performance on 'Wetten, dass..?' on German TV. The band performed 'Supernatural Superserious'.

31 March 2008 - The Melting Point, Athens, GA
notes: 'Accelerate' Pre-Release Listening Party. Preview of new album, with a special video screening, included live & silent auctions of rare memorabilia & other goodies. R.E.M. were not present. Proceeds benefited Community Connection Of North-East Georgia & Family Connection/Communities In Schools

31 March 2008 - 'Rockline', K-Rock 92.3FM (WXRK-FM) Studios, New York, NY
notes: Radio interview with the band, playback of album tracks, & caller Phone-In with Bob Coburn who was in Hollywood.

31 March 2008
event: 'Accelerate' is released everywhere else outside of North America

1 April 2008
event: 'Accelerate' is released in North America

1 April 2008 - Toyota Concert Series, Today, NBC, Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
soundcheck: Hollow Man / Losing My Religion
set: Losing My Religion / Supernatural Superserious / Hollow Man
notes: Television performance on 'Today' on NBC, with 3 songs performed by the band on a stage on the Plaza outside the Today offices.

1 April 2008 - The Living Room, New York, NY
set included: I Will Carry / When I Was Running Out Of Time
encore included: Pale Blue Eyes / Temporary People
notes: Joseph Arthur show. Part of 'The Living Room 10th Anniversary Extravaganza'. Mike Mills guests on 'Pale Blue Eyes'.

2 April 2008 - 'The Colbert Report', Comedy Central, NEP Studio 54, New York, NY
set: Interview with Stephen Colbert / Supernatural Superserious / Hollow Man
notes: Television performance & interview with Stephen Colbert on 'The Colbert Report' on Comedy Central. Stephen Colbert interviewed Peter, Mike & Michael about the new album 'Accelerate', politics, & their history. The band performed 'Supernatural Superserious' & 'Hollow Man' (which wasn't broadcast until 16 June 2008

19 April 2008
event: 'Supernatural Superserious' 7 Inch Single is released worldwide as a Record Store Day exclusive

25 April 2008 - Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
support: The Heavenly States, The Dimes
set: In A Lonely Coffin / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / You Don't Mean It / The Little Black Egg / With A Gun / Time Bomb High School / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / Twilight Distillery / Ambulance Dancehall / Carmelita / Lies Of The Living Dead / Aw Shit Man / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin)

10 May 2008 - Capital Ale House, Richmond, VA
set:
Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3: There Will Come A Day / Bruises / Amphetamine
Danny & Dusty: Let's Hide Away / Cast Iron Soul / Baby, We All Gotta Go Down
Gutterball: When You Make Up Your Mind / Trial Separation Blues / Motorcycle Boy (w/ Armistead Welford) / Transparency (w/ Welford)
The Baseball Project: Past Time / Fernando / The Death Of Big Ed Delehanty
Dennis Duck's Dream Syndicate: The Medicine Show (w/ Peter Buck) / Tell Me When It's Over (w/ Vicki Peterson) / That's What You Always Say (w/ Peterson)
Steve Wynn's Loose Change: The Groom's Still Waiting At The Altar (w/ Bex and Barry Marshall-Everitt) / Nothing But The Shell (w/ Steve Espinola)
Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3: The Deep End / No Tomorrow, Pt 1 / The Days Of Wine And Roses
notes: Steve Wynn & Linda Pitmon's Wedding Review, a get-together for family & friends the day before Steve & Linda's wedding. Peter Buck plays with Scott McCaughey & Steve & Linda as The Baseball Project, & Peter plays guitar on 'The Medicine Show'. This was the live debut of The Baseball Project.

2008 World Tour

North American Tour

23 May 2008 - Deer Lake Park, Burnaby, Canada
support: The National, Modest Mouse
soundcheck: Drive / Until The Day Is Done / Houston / Electrolite / Let Me In / Living Well Is The Best Revenge
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Ignoreland / Second Guessing / Gardening At Night / Man-Sized Wreath / Disturbance At The Heron House / Hollow Man / Accelerate / West Of The Fields / Houston / Electrolite / Losing My Religion / Time After Time (Annelise) / Let Me In / Final Straw / The One I Love / Country Feedback / Bad Day / Walk Unafraid / Horse To Water
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Sweetness Follows / Get Up / I'm Gonna DJ / Man On The Moon
notes: First ever live performance of 'Ignoreland', and first performance of 'Time After Time (Annelise)' since 11 November 1989.

24 May 2008 - Sasquatch! Main Stage, Sasquatch! Music Festival, The Gorge Amphitheatre, Quincy, WA
other acts performing: Fleet Foxes, Dengue Fever, Beirut, Ozomatli, The National, The New Pornographers, M.I.A., Modest Mouse
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / These Days / Drive / Accelerate / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Life And How To Live It / Houston / Losing My Religion / Harborcoat / The One I Love / Final Straw / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Walk Unafraid / I'm Gonna DJ
encore Orange Crush / Supernatural Superserious / Man On The Moon

28 May 2008 - Book Soup, West Hollywood, CA
notes: Book Signing session for 'R.E.M. Hello', with Michael Stipe & David Belisle.

29 May 2008 - Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA
support: The National, Modest Mouse
soundcheck: Sitting Still (Instrumental) / I've Been High / Until The Day Is Done / Circus Envy / Life And How To Live It / Pretty Persuasion
set: Pretty Persuasion / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Sitting Still / Ignoreland / Man-Sized Wreath / Circus Envy / Drive / Accelerate / Hollow Man / Fall On Me / Houston / Electrolite / Final Straw / I've Been High / Let Me In / Losing My Religion / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Walk Unafraid / I’m Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / The One I Love / Until The Day Is Done / Happy Birthday / Man On The Moon

31 May 2008 - The Greek Theatre, University Of California At Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
support: The National, Modest Mouse
set: Horse To Water / Little America / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Ignoreland / Accelerate / Man-Sized Wreath / Imitation Of Life / West Of The Fields / Hollow Man / Wolves, Lower / Walk Unafraid / Houston / Electrolite / The One I Love / Final Straw / Find The River / Let Me In / Losing My Religion / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Mr. Richards / Driver 8 / Life And How To Live It / Man On The Moon

1 June 2008 - The Greek Theatre, Universiy Of California At Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
support: The National, Modest Mouse
set: These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Begin The Begin / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Accelerate / Ignoreland / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Hollow Man / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Houston / Electrolite / Disturbance At The Heron House / Final Straw / I've Been High / Let Me In / Losing My Religion / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / Man On The Moon
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Fall On Me / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / The One I Love / Until The Day Is Done / I'm Gonna DJ

3 June 2008 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Red Rocks Park, Morrison, CO
support: The National, Modest Mouse
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Welcome To The Occupation / Ignoreland / Man-Sized Wreath / World Leader Pretend / Accelerate / Cuyahoga / Hollow Man / Walk Unafraid / Houston / Electrolite / The One I Love / Feeling Gravitys Pull / Departure / Final Straw / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / These Days / Losing My Religion / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon

5 June 2008 - Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN
support: The National, Modest Mouse
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / Disturbance At The Heron House / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Hollow Man / Shaking Through / Man-Sized Wreath / West Of The Fields / Accelerate / Ignoreland / Star 69 / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Houston / Electrolite / The One I Love / Final Straw / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / Walk Unafraid / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Welcome To The Occupation / Losing My Religion / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon
notes: Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me'.

6 June 2008 - United Center, Chicago, IL
support: The National, Modest Mouse
soundcheck included: The Great Beyond
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / Begin The Begin / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Pilgrimage / Hollow Man / Animal / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / The Great Beyond / Accelerate / Houston / Electrolite / The One I Love / Final Straw / Find The River / Let Me In / Walk Unafraid / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Pretty Persuasion / Losing My Religion / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon
notes: Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me'.

8 June 2008 - The Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto, Canada
support: The National, Modest Mouse
soundcheck included: So Fast, So Numb
set: These Days / Horse To Water / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / So Fast, So Numb / Ignoreland / Accelerate / 7 Chinese Bros. / Hollow Man / Bad Day / Houston / Electrolite / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / The One I Love / Final Straw / Until The Day Is Done / Let Me In / Begin The Begin / Animal / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Second Guessing / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon
notes: Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me'.

10 June 2008 - Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion At Walnut Creek, Raleigh, NC
support: The National, Modest Mouse
set: Harborcoat / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / 1,000,000 / Man-Sized Wreath / Welcome To The Occupation / Accelerate / 7 Chinese Bros. / Hollow Man / Imitation Of Life / Houston / Electrolite / Walk Unafraid / The One I Love / Final Straw / Find The River / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Pretty Persuasion / Fall On Me / Sitting Still / Man On The Moon
notes: Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me'. Mitch Easter and Don Dixon guest on guitars on 'Sitting Still'.

11 June 2008 - Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
support: The National, Modest Mouse
set: Finest Worksong / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Ignoreland / Man-Sized Wreath / Little America / Hollow Man / Walk Unafraid / Houston / Electrolite / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Pop Song 89 / Horse To Water / The One I Love / Driver 8 / Until The Day Is Done / Let Me In / These Days / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Mr. Richards / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon
notes: Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me' & 'Man On The Moon'.

13 June 2008 - Comcast Center For The Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA
support: The National, Modest Mouse
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Begin The Begin / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Circus Envy / Man-Sized Wreath / West Of The Fields / Ignoreland / Departure / Cuyahoga / Hollow Man / Driver 8 / Houston / Electrolite / Maps And Legends / Horse To Water / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Bad Day / Get Up / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Fall On Me / Pretty Persuasion / Man On The Moon
notes: Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me', 'Pretty Persuasion' & 'Man On The Moon'.

14 June 2008 - Nikon At Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY
support: The National, Modest Mouse
soundcheck: I've Been High / Leaving New York / Living Well Is The Best Revenge
set: Have You Ever Seen The Rain? / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Man-Sized Wreath / 1,000,000 / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Welcome To The Occupation / Houston / Electrolite / Horse To Water / The One I Love / Let Me In / Bad Day / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon
notes: Lightning struck one of the towers which forced the evacuation of the theater and shortened Modest Mouse's set. R.E.M. came on at 10:10pm after a lengthy rain delay. Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me' & 'Man On The Moon'.

15 June 2008 - 'Out Of The Box', WAXQ (Q104.3FM), WAXQ Studios, New York, NY
notes: Radio interview with Peter Buckby Johnathan Clarke. 'Supernatural Superserious', 'Living Well Is The Best Revenge', 'Hollow Man' & 'Horse To Water' album tracks were played.

15 June 2008 - McNally Robinson, New York, NY
notes: Book Signing session for 'R.E.M. Hello', with Michael Stipe & David Belisle.

16 June 2008 - 'Late Show With David Letterman', CBS, Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY
other guests appearing: Denis Leary
soundcheck: Past Time (x6) (w/ Paul Shaffer)
set: Past Time
notes: The Baseball Project (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), with Paul Shaffer on keyboards. Television performance on 'Late Show With David Letterman' on CBS, performing 'Past Time'. This was broadcast on 20 June 2008.

18 June 2008 - The Mann Center For The Performing Arts, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA
support: The National, Modest Mouse
soundcheck included: Staring Down The Barrel Of The Middle Distance
set: These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Wolves, Lower / Man-Sized Wreath / Turn You Inside-Out / Imitation Of Life / Staring Down The Barrel Of The Middle Distance / Ignoreland / Bad Day / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Houston / Electrolite / Walk Unafraid / The One I Love / Find The River / Let Me In / Departure / Life And How To Live It / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Begin The Begin / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon
notes: Eddie Vedder guests on 'Begin The Begin'. Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me' & 'Man On The Moon'.

19 June 2008 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
support: The National, Modest Mouse
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Bad Day / Drive / Hollow Man / Ignoreland / Man-Sized Wreath / Leaving New York / Disturbance At The Heron House / Houston / Electrolite / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Driver 8 / Harborcoat / The One I Love / Until The Day Is Done / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Pretty Persuasion / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Begin The Begin / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon
notes: Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me' & 'Man On The Moon.'

19 June 2008 - 2008 Flagpole Athens Music Awards, Morton Theatre, Athens, GA
notes: R.E.M. win Best Album for 'Accelerate', Chris Bilheimer accepts the award on the bands behalf.

21 June 2008 - Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA
support: The National, Modest Mouse
soundcheck: Strange Currencies (without Vocals) / Strange Currencies (with Vocals) / So Fast, So Numb / Time After Time (Annelise) / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Nightswimming
set: These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / So Fast, So Numb / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Time After Time (Annelise) / Driver 8 / Man-Sized Wreath / Walk Unafraid / Hollow Man / Ignoreland / Houston / Electrolite / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Harborcoat / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / I’m Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Pretty Persuasion / Nightswimming / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon
notes: Johnny Marr guests on guitar on 'Fall On Me' & 'Man On The Moon'.

24 June 2008 - Easy Street Records, Seattle, WA
notes: Book Signing session for 'R.E.M. Hello', with Peter Buck, David Belisle & Corianton Hale.

27 June 2008 - Rogan Bouwerie, Manhattan, NY
notes: 'Relics' Exhibition Opening, of multiple bronze castings of a collection of Michael Stipe's personal items.

European Tour

1 July 2008 - The American Book Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
notes: Book Signing session for 'R.E.M. Hello', with Michael Stipe & David Belisle.

2 July 2008 - Westerpark, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
support: Modern Skirts
soundcheck: Unknown Instrumental #1 (x2) / Staring Down The Barrel Of The Middle Distance / The Great Beyond (x2) / Daysleeper
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Bad Day / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Accelerate / Walk Unafraid / Hollow Man / 7 Chinese Bros. / Driver 8 / Houston / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / The Great Beyond / The One I Love / Until The Day Is Done / Imitation Of Life / Let Me In / These Days / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Electrolite / Pretty Persuasion / Man On The Moon
notes: Mike Mills joins Modern Skirts on bass & vocals on 'Motorcade', & Sean Nelson joined on backing vocals on '(Don't Go Back To) Rockville'.

3 July 2008 - Main Stage, Festivalpark, Rock Werchter 2008, Werchter, Belgium
other acts performing: Air Traffic, Counting Crows, Mika, Lenny Kravitz, The Chemical Brothers
set: Orange Crush / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Ignoreland / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Imitation Of Life / Hollow Man / Walk Unafraid / Houston / Electrolite / The One I Love / Begin The Begin / Fall On Me / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Losing My Religion / Supernatural Superserious / Driver 8 / Pretty Persuasion / Man On The Moon

5 July 2008 - Stage 1, Bilbao BBK Live 08, Recinto Kobetamendi, Bilbao, Spain
other acts performing: Krakovia, The Pigeon Detectives, Lenny Kravitz, The Prodigy
set: Orange Crush / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Begin The Begin / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Man-Sized Wreath / Drive / Ignoreland / Little America / Hollow Man / Walk Unafraid / Houston / Electrolite / The One I Love / Bad Day / Let Me In / Driver 8 / Horse To Water / Get Up / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Imitation Of Life / Man On The Moon

6 July 2008 - Open Air Stage, Doctor Loft 05:00, Castelló d'Empúries, Spain
other acts performing: The Whip, The Courteeners, The Pigeon Detectives, Editors, Iggy & The Stooges
set: Orange Crush / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / 7 Chinese Bros. / Hollow Man / Imitation Of Life / Houston / Electrolite / The One I Love / The Great Beyond / Fall On Me / Let Me In / Begin The Begin / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

8 July 2008 - Les Nuits de Fourvičre 2008, Grand Théâtre Romain de Fourvičre, Lyon, France
support: Ludeal
soundcheck: Star 69 / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / I've Been High / Time After Time (Annelise)
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / West Of The Fields / Finest Worksong / Drive / Time After Time (Annelise) / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Driver 8 / Houston / Electrolite / Imitation Of Life / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Star 69 / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Country Feedback / Orange Crush / Man On The Moon

9 July 2008 - Théâtre de Verdure, Nice, France
support: Ludeal
set: Begin The Begin / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Harborcoat / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / 7 Chinese Bros. / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Walk Unafraid / Disturbance At The Heron House / Drive / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Houston / Electrolite / The One I Love / Imitation Of Life / Nightswimming / Let Me In / Pretty Persuasion / Bad Day / Horse To Water / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon

12 July 2008 - Main Stage, Oxegen '08, Punchestown Racecourse, Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland
other acts performing: Bowling For Soup, Scouting For Girls, Newton Faulkner, Counting Crows, Amy Winehouse, Stereophonics, The Verve
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Begin The Begin / Man-Sized Wreath / Drive / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Imitation Of Life / Electrolite / The One I Love / Losing My Religion / Fall On Me / Let Me In / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ
encore: Supernatural Superserious / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

13 July 2008 - Backstage, T In The Park, Balado Airfield, Balado, Scotland
notes: Interview with Michael Stipe for NME.com.

13 July 2008 - Main Stage, T In The Park, Balado Airfield, Balado, Scotland
other acts performing: Bowling For Soup, Shed Seven, Amy MacDonald, The Enemy, Counting Crows, Amy Winehouse, Kings Of Leon
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Begin The Begin / Man-Sized Wreath / Drive / Ignoreland / The Great Beyond / Hollow Man / Imitation Of Life / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Electrolite / The One I Love / Losing My Religion / Fall On Me / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

15 July 2008 - Elbufer, Dresden, Germany
support: Editors
soundcheck included: Living Well Is The Best Revenge
set: These Days / Horse To Water / Second Guessing / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Disturbance At The Heron House / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / 7 Chinese Bros. / The Great Beyond / Accelerate / Walk Unafraid / Houston / Electrolite / Imitation Of Life / Little America / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Hollow Man / Country Feedback / Man On The Moon

16 July 2008 - Waldbühne, Berlin, Germany
support: Editors
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / West Of The Fields / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Star 69 / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Begin The Begin / Hollow Man / Airliner / Imitation Of Life / Houston / Electrolite / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / The Great Beyond / The One I Love / Pretty Persuasion / Fall On Me / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Driver 8 / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Man On The Moon
notes: The band played 'Airliner' while Michael was changing his shoes and socks on stage.

18 July 2008 - Moon And Stars '08, Piazza Grande, Locarno, Switzerland
support: Myron
soundcheck: Mine Smell Like Honey (Instrumental) / Living Well Is The Best Revenge (Instrumental) / Airliner / Nightswimming (Instrumental)
set: These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Harborcoat / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Finest Worksong / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / 7 Chinese Bros. / Houston / Electrolite / Imitation Of Life / Walk Unafraid / Time After Time (Annelise) / The One I Love / Get Up / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / The Great Beyond / Losing My Religion / Sitting Still / Man On The Moon

20 July 2008 - Umbria Jazz 08, Arena Santa Giuliana, Perugia, Italy
support: Editors
soundcheck: Unknown Instrumental #2 / Mine Smell Like Honey (Instrumental) / So Fast, So Numb / Daysleeper / The Wake-Up Bomb (x2)
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / The Wake-Up Bomb / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Fall On Me / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / So Fast, So Numb / Houston / Electrolite / Imitation Of Life / The One I Love / Nightswimming / Let Me In / Get Up / Horse To Water / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Driver 8 / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / 1,000,000 / Man On The Moon

21 July 2008 - Arena di Verona, Piazza Bra, Verona, Italy
support: Editors
soundcheck: The One I Love (w/ Mills Lead Vocals) / Begin The Begin (w/ Mills Lead Vocals) / Supernatural Superserious (w/ Mills Lead Vocals)
set: These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Wolves, Lower / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Cuyahoga / Houston / Electrolite / The Great Beyond / Strange Currencies / Walk Unafraid / The One I Love / Country Feedback / Let Me In / Star 69 / Horse To Water / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / 7 Chinese Bros. / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

23 July 2008 - Carpisa Neapolis Festival 2008, Arena Flegrea, Mostra D'Oltremare, Naples, Italy
support: These New Puritans, Editors
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Begin The Begin / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Disturbance At The Heron House / Driver 8 / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Drive / Hollow Man / Fall On Me / Houston / Electrolite / The Great Beyond / Welcome To The Occupation / The One I Love / Find The River / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Pretty Persuasion / Man On The Moon

24 July 2008 - Villa Manin, Udine, Italy
support: Editors
set: I'm Gonna DJ / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / These Days / Supernatural Superserious / So Fast, So Numb / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Maps And Legends / Accelerate / The Great Beyond / Ignoreland / The One I Love / Hollow Man / Turn You Inside-Out / Fall On Me / Nightswimming / Let Me In / Losing My Religion / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Sitting Still / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

26 July 2008 - Milano Jazzin' Festival, Arena Civica, Milan, Italy
support: Editors
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Animal / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / The Wake-Up Bomb / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Leaving New York / So Fast, So Numb / Accelerate / Electrolite / Walk Unafraid / The Great Beyond / The One I Love / Fall On Me / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Country Feedback / Hollow Man / Driver 8 / Man On The Moon

27 July 2008 - Grande Scéne, Paléo Festival Nyon, L'Asse, Nyon, Switzerland
other acts performing: Favez, Dionysos
set: Bad Day / What's The Frequency Kenneth? / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Begin The Begin / The Great Beyond / Electrolite / Pretty Persuasion / The One I Love / Fall On Me / Let Me In / Horse To Water / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon

14 August 2008 - Race Stage, FM4 Frequency Festival, Salzburgring, Salzburg, Austria
other acts performing: Blood Red Shoes, The Wombats, Maximo Park, We Are Scientists, The Dresden Dolls, Flogging Molly, Travis
set: What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Get Up / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / West Of The Fields / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / The One I Love / 7 Chinese Bros. / Electrolite / Losing My Religion / Fall On Me / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Begin The Begin / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

16 August 2008 - Main Stage, Sziget Festival 2008, Obudai Island, Budapest, Hungary
other acts performing: Pannonia Allstars Ska Orchestra, Mademoiselle K, Róisín Murphy, Serj Tankian
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Bad Day / Drive / The Wake-Up Bomb / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Begin The Begin / The Great Beyond / Electrolite / Pretty Persuasion / The One I Love / Let Me In / Horse To Water / These Days / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Fall On Me / Man On The Moon
notes: Michael dedicated 'Let Me In' to Kurt Cobain.

17 August 2008 - Eden Stadium, Prague, Czech Republic
support: The Duke Spirit
soundcheck: Unknown Instrumental #1 / Mine Smell Like Honey (Instrumental) / Circus Envy / Strange Currencies / Daysleeper / Living Well Is The Best Revenge (without last verse + some screaming from Michael)
set: These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Circus Envy / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Walk Unafraid / Hollow Man / Bad Day / Ignoreland / Animal / Driver 8 / Electrolite / The Great Beyond / Little America / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

19 August 2008 - Neues Schloss, Ehrenhof, Stuttgart, Germany
support: Elbow
set: Supernatural Superserious / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Fall On Me / Drive / So Fast, So Numb / Man-Sized Wreath / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Bad Day / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / The Great Beyond / Welcome To The Occupation / Electrolite / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / The One I Love / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / I'm Gonna DJ / Imitation Of Life
encore: Losing My Religion / Pretty Persuasion / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

20 August 2008 - Loreley Amphitheatre, St. Goarshausen, Germany
support: Elbow
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Driver 8 / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Fall On Me / Electrolite / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / The Great Beyond / Walk Unafraid / Begin The Begin / Country Feedback / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / 7 Chinese Bros. / I'm Gonna DJ / Man On The Moon

22 August 2008 - Residenzplatz, Würzburg, Germany
support: Elbow
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Second Guessing / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / The Wake-Up Bomb / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / 7 Chinese Bros. / The Great Beyond / Hollow Man / Walk Unafraid / Ignoreland / Electrolite / Maps And Legends / Animal / Time After Time (Annelise) / The One I Love / Nightswimming / Let Me In / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

24 August 2008 - Old Trafford, Lancastershire County Cricket Club, Manchester, England
support: Guillemots, Editors
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Fall On Me / Ignoreland / Walk Unafraid / Hollow Man / I'm Gonna DJ / Electrolite / Pretty Persuasion / The Great Beyond / So Fast, So Numb / 7 Chinese Bros. / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Mr. Richards / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

25 August 2008 - Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales
support: Guillemots, Editors
soundcheck: Pilgrimage / New Test Leper / Exhuming McCarthy
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Exhuming McCarthy / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Harborcoat / Ignoreland / Bad Day / Pilgrimage / Hollow Man / Driver 8 / Electrolite / New Test Leper / I'm Gonna DJ / The Great Beyond / The One I Love / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Country Feedback / Disturbance At The Heron House / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

26 August 2008 - Xfm London 104.9, Xfm London 104.9 Studios, London, England
notes: Radio interview with Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Michael Stipe. Broadcast as a 5 part documentary

26 August 2008 - 'Simon Mayo', BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio 5 Live Studios, News Centre, BBC Television Centre, London, England
notes: Radio interview with Mike Mills by Simon Mayo.

26 August 2008 - 'The One Show', BBC1, BBC Media Village, BBC White City, London, England
notes: Television appearance by Michael Stipe on 'The One Show' on BBC1. Interview with Michael Stipe by Adrian Chiles & Christine Bleakley, discussing the 'Accelerate' tour.

27 August 2008 - The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England
support: Guillemots, Editors
set: Bad Day / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Fall On Me / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Begin The Begin / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Ignoreland / Animal / Electrolite / I'm Gonna DJ / Pretty Persuasion / The One I Love / 7 Chinese Bros. / Nightswimming / Let Me In / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Imitation Of Life / Man On The Moon

28 August 2008 - Grande Scene, Rock en Seine, Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, Paris, France
other acts performing: Apocalyptica, Hot Chip, Serj Tankian, Kaiser Chiefs
set: Bad Day / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / The Great Beyond / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Electrolite / Imitation Of Life / I'm Gonna DJ / The One I Love / Fall On Me / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon

29 August 2008 - Waterstone's, Piccadilly Store, London, England
notes: Book Signing session for 'R.E.M. Hello', with Michael Stipe & David Belisle.

30 August 2008 - 'Steve Lamacq', BBC 6 Music, BBC 6 Music Studios, Western House, London, England
notes: Radio interview with Chris Martin & Will Champion by Steve Lamacq in the studio, with Michael Stipe joining via phone from the Twickenham Stadium dressing room (team changing room), before R.E.M.'s concert that evening.

30 August 2008 - Twickenham Stadium, London, England
support: Guillemots, Editors
soundcheck included: Find The River
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / The Wake-Up Bomb / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Disturbance At The Heron House / Ignoreland / Walk Unafraid / Hollow Man / Fall On Me / Electrolite / The Great Beyond / I'm Gonna DJ / Exhuming McCarthy / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Perfect Circle / Country Feedback / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

3 September 2008 - Vallhall Arena, Oslo, Norway
support: The Disciplines, Editors
soundcheck: At My Most Beautiful (w/ Ken Stringfellow) / At My Most Beautiful (w/ Ken Stringfellow) / Pretty Persuasion (w/ Ken Stringfellow) / Living Well Is The Best Revenge
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Begin The Begin / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Driver 8 / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Imitation Of Life / West Of The Fields / Houston / Electrolite / The Great Beyond / I'm Gonna DJ / Turn You Inside-Out / Exhuming McCarthy / The One I Love / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / At My Most Beautiful / Pretty Persuasion / Man On The Moon
notes: Ken Stringfellow guests on 'At My Most Beautiful', 'Pretty Persuasion' & 'Man On The Moon'.

4 September 2008 - Koengen, Bergen, Norway
support: The Disciplines, Editors
set: These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Harborcoat / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Wolves, Lower / Walk Unafraid / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Imitation Of Life / Electrolite / Animal / Horse To Water / Fall On Me / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / I'm Gonna DJ / Bad Day / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / At My Most Beautiful / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon
notes: Ken Stringfellow guests on 'At My Most Beautiful', 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)' & 'Man On The Moon'.

6 September 2008 - Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark
support: The Disciplines, Editors
soundcheck: Sing For The Submarine / Final Straw / Departure
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Departure / The Great Beyond / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Electrolite / Fall On Me / Exhuming McCarthy / I'm Gonna DJ / Get Up / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / The One I Love / Final Straw / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Imitation Of Life / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Country Feedback / At My Most Beautiful / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon
notes: Ken Stringfellow guests on 'At My Most Beautiful', 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)' & 'Man On The Moon'.

7 September 2008 - Globen, Stockholm, Sweden
support: The Disciplines, Editors
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / So Fast, So Numb / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Animal / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Driver 8 / The Great Beyond / Electrolite / Disturbance At The Heron House / I'm Gonna DJ / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / 7 Chinese Bros. / The One I Love / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / These Days / Imitation Of Life / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / At My Most Beautiful / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon
notes: Ken Stringfellow guests on 'At My Most Beautiful' & 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)' & 'Man On The Moon'.

9 September 2008 - Finnair Stadium, Helsinki, Finland
support: Editors, The Disciplines
set: What's The Frequency Kenneth? / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Turn You Inside-Out / Circus Envy / Man-Sized Wreath / The Great Beyond / Hollow Man / Cuyahoga / Accelerate / The One I Love / Ignoreland / 1,000,000 / Electrolite / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Losing My Religion / Find The River / Let Me In / Little America / Horse To Water / I'm Gonna DJ / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / At My Most Beautiful / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon
notes: Ken Stringfellow guests on '(Don't Go Back To) Rockville', 'At My Most Beautiful', 'Orange Crush', 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)' & 'Man On The Moon', & Editors guest on 'Orange Crush' & 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)'. After the concert, Peter's Black Rickenbacker guitar was stolen, but was returned on 19 September 2008.

11 September 2008 - Saku Suurhall, Tallinn, Estonia
support: We Are Scientists
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Bad Day / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Pop Song 89 / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Driver 8 / Hollow Man / Time After Time (Annelise) / The Great Beyond / World Leader Pretend / Ignoreland / Strange Currencies / The One I Love / Electrolite / Disturbance At The Heron House / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / I’m Gonna DJ / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Country Feedback / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

12 September 2008 - Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia
support: We Are Scientists
set: Bad Day / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Walk Unafraid / Drive / These Days / Man-Sized Wreath / Harborcoat / Ignoreland / The Great Beyond / Hollow Man / Welcome To The Occupation / Cuyahoga / The One I Love / Electrolite / Fall On Me / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / I’m Gonna DJ / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Animal / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

14 September 2008 - Siemens Arena, Vilnius, Lithuania
support: We Are Scientists
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Walk Unafraid / Animal / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Disturbance At The Heron House / Electrolite / Circus Envy / I'm Gonna DJ / The Great Beyond / Driver 8 / Imitation Of Life / The One I Love / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

17 September 2008 - König-Pilsener-Arena, Oberhausen, Germany
support: We Are Scientists
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / I Took Your Name / Second Guessing / Drive / Walk Unafraid / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / The Great Beyond / Hollow Man / Circus Envy / Just A Touch / Electrolite / The One I Love / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / I've Been High / Let Me In / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Imitation Of Life / Sing For The Submarine / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon
notes: First performance of 'Just A Touch' since 14 March 1989. Debut performance of 'Sing For The Submarine'.

18 September 2008 - Color Line Arena, Hamburg, Germany
support: We Are Scientists
set: These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / I Took Your Name / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Little America / Drive / Ignoreland / Man-Sized Wreath / Hollow Man / World Leader Pretend / The Great Beyond / Circus Envy / Just A Touch / Time After Time (Annelise) / The One I Love / Sweetness Follows / I've Been High / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Animal / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

20 September 2008 - Rockhal, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
support: We Are Scientists
soundcheck: Sing For The Submarine / Until The Day Is Done / She Just Wants To Be
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / I Took Your Name / Walk Unafraid / Horse To Water / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Finest Worksong / Ignoreland / 7 Chinese Bros. / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Strange Currencies / Exhuming McCarthy / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Just A Touch / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Bad Day / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Sing For The Submarine / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

21 September 2008 - Geneva Arena, Geneva, Switzerland
support: We Are Scientists
set: These Days / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Driver 8 / I Took Your Name / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Until The Day Is Done / Electrolite / Animal / Hollow Man / Get Up / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / The One I Love / Fall On Me / Let Me In / Imitation Of Life / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

23 September 2008
event: 'In Time: The Best Of R.E.M. 1988-2003' is certified Platinum (sales of 1,000,000) in the US

23 September 2008 - Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany
support: We Are Scientists
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / So Fast, So Numb / I Took Your Name / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Just A Touch / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Time After Time (Annelise) / She Just Wants To Be / Horse To Water / The One I Love / Electrolite / I've Been High / Let Me In / Walk Unafraid / Bad Day / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Country Feedback / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

24 September 2008 - Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland
support: We Are Scientists
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Horse To Water / I Took Your Name / Fall On Me / Drive / Ignoreland / Man-Sized Wreath / 7 Chinese Bros. / Just A Touch / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Circus Envy / She Just Wants To Be / Departure / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Walk Unafraid / Bad Day / Imitation Of Life / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Exhuming McCarthy / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

26 September 2008 - Futurshow Station, Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna), Italy
support: We Are Scientists
soundcheck included: Maps And Legends
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / I Took Your Name / So Fast, So Numb / Drive / Maps And Legends / Walk Unafraid / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Circus Envy / The Great Beyond / Just A Touch / 7 Chinese Bros. / She Just Wants To Be / The One I Love / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Animal / Sweetness Follows / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

27 September 2008 - Palaolimpico, Torino, Italy
support: We Are Scientists
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Begin The Begin / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / I Took Your Name / The Great Beyond / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Exhuming McCarthy / Animal / Hollow Man / Electrolite / Driver 8 / I'm Gonna DJ / She Just Wants To Be / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / The One I Love / Until The Day Is Done / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Imitation Of Life / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Walk Unafraid / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

30 September 2008 - Plaza de Toros de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
support: We Are Scientists
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Animal / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / I Took Your Name / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Electrolite / I'm Gonna DJ / Driver 8 / Sweetness Follows / The Great Beyond / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / She Just Wants To Be / The One I Love / Find The River / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Imitation Of Life / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Country Feedback / Happy Birthday To Bill Rieflin / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon
notes: 'Happy Birthday' is performed for Bill Rieflin with Mike Mills on drums, Peter Buck on bass & Scott McCaughey on guitar. A birthday cake furnished with drum sticks was brought on stage.

1 October 2008 - Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Madrid, Spain
support: We Are Scientists
soundcheck included: Staring Down The Barrel Of The Middle Distance
We Are Scientists set included: This Scene Is Dead / Chick Lit / That's What Counts / Let's See It / After Hours / It's A Hit / The Great Escape
R.E.M.: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Circus Envy / Animal / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Just A Touch / Strange Currencies / Hollow Man / These Days / Walk Unafraid / The Great Beyond / Staring Down The Barrel Of The Middle Distance / The One I Love / She Just Wants To Be / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Imitation Of Life / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Accelerate / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon / I Wanna Be Your Dog
notes: Mike Mills joins on acoustic guitar on 'After Hours' on We Are Scientists opening set. Keith Murray, Chris Cain & Max Hart from We Are Scientists join on 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)', 'Man On The Moon' & 'I Wanna Be Your Dog'.

4 October 2008 - S.O.S. Istanbul Festival, Turkcell Kurucesme Arena, Istanbul, Turkey
support: Ayyuka, Spiritualized, Mor ve Ötesi
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / So Fast, So Numb / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Disturbance At The Heron House / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Electrolite / Sweetness Follows / Bad Day / Horse To Water / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / She Just Wants To Be / The One I Love / Fall On Me / Nightswimming / Let Me In / I'm Gonna DJ / Imitation Of Life / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Walk Unafraid / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

5 October 2008 - Kallimarmaro Panathinaiko Stadium, Athens, Greece
support: C:Real, Gabriella Cilmi, Kaiser Chiefs
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Bad Day / Hollow Man / Electrolite / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / The Great Beyond / The One I Love / She Just Wants To Be / Losing My Religion / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / Imitation Of Life
encore: Supernatural Superserious / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon
notes: Free concert to celebrate launch of MTV Greece.

17 October 2008 - Mission Theater, Portland, OR
support: Weinland
set: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Time Bomb High School / The Little Black Egg / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / Ambulance Dancehall / The Lurking Barrister / I Would Rather Sacrifice You / Massachusetts / Rage On Regardless / With A Gun / Burned / Past Time / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Carmelita / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Twilight Distillery / Aw Shit Man / Strychnine
encore: In A Lonely Coffin / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Mary Lou / Lies Of The Living Dead
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook, Scott McCaughey & John Ramberg), with Little Sue, Jane McDonald & the SheBeeGees on 'Ambulance Dancehall', 'Massachusetts', 'Carmelita' & 'Twilight Distillery'.

18 October 2008 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA
support: Band Of Annuals
set: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Time Bomb High School / The Little Black Egg / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / Ambulance Dancehall / The Lurking Barrister / I Would Rather Sacrifice You / Rage On Regardless / With A Gun / Burned / Past Time / Lies Of The Living Dead / Carmelita / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Twilight Distillery / Aw Shit Man / Strychnine
encore: In A Lonely Coffin / I Still Miss Someone / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / Don't Be Denied
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook, Scott McCaughey & John Ramberg), with Sean Nelson on 'Twilight Distillery' & 'Aw Shit Man'.

24 October 2008 - Nokia Live At Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX
support: Old 97's
soundcheck: Sing For The Submarine (Instrumental) / Fall On Me / Living Well Is The Best Revenge
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Walk Unafraid / Hollow Man / Electrolite / Imitation Of Life / Exhuming McCarthy / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Disturbance At The Heron House / The One I Love / She Just Wants To Be / I've Been High / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Sing For The Submarine / 7 Chinese Bros. / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) / Man On The Moon

26 October 2008 - Le Ritual: Voodoo Stage, Voodoo Experience 2008, City Park, New Orleans, LA
other acts performing: The Vettes, Cold War Kids, Dashboard Confessional, Panic At The Disco
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Fall On Me / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Houston / Electrolite / Walk Unafraid / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / West Of The Fields / The One I Love / She Just Wants To Be / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Driver 8 / 7 Chinese Bros. / Man On The Moon

South American Tour

29 October 2008 - ColombiaFEST, Coliseo Cubierto El Campín, Bogota, Colombia
support: The Mills, The Mars Volta
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / I Took Your Name / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Fall On Me / Electrolite / Losing My Religion / Imitation Of Life / Walk Unafraid / These Days / She Just Wants To Be / The One I Love / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Exhuming McCarthy / Everybody Hurts / Animal / Man On The Moon

1 November 2008 - Personal Fest 2008, Club Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
support: Bloc Party, The Kaiser Chiefs
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / I Took Your Name / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Driver 8 / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Fall On Me / Electrolite / Imitation Of Life / Hollow Man / Everybody Hurts / She Just Wants To Be / The One I Love / Nightswimming / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / The Great Beyond / Man On The Moon

3 November 2008 - SUE Festival 2008, Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile
support: Kaiser Chiefs, The Mars Volta
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / The Great Beyond / Hollow Man / Ignoreland / Electrolite / Imitation Of Life / 7 Chinese Bros. / Everybody Hurts / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / The One I Love / Country Feedback / Let Me In / I'm Gonna DJ / Bad Day / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Disturbance At The Heron House / Man On The Moon

4 November 2008 - SUE Festival 2008, Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile
support: The Gangas, The Jesus And Mary Chain
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / I Took Your Name / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Driver 8 / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Fall On Me / Hollow Man / Imitation Of Life / Horse To Water / Everybody Hurts / She Just Wants To Be / The One I Love / Nightswimming / Sweetness Follows / Bad Day / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / I Believe / Radio Free Europe / Cuyahoga / Man On The Moon
notes: Before 'I Believe', Bertis Downs comes onstage with laptop to announce that Barack Obama looks very likely to be the next US President. Michael puts on a Barack Obama shirt & 4 audience members wearing Obama t-shirts are invited onstage to dance to the song. After the song, Stipe checks his phone to make sure of the result.

6 November 2008 - Estádio do Săo José, Porto Alegre, Brazil
support: Nenhum de Nós
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / I Took Your Name / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Animal / Drive / Disturbance At The Heron House / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Electrolite / Imitation Of Life / Walk Unafraid / The One I Love / Find The River / Let Me In / Horse To Water / Bad Day / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Cuyahoga / Everybody Hurts / Man On The Moon

8 November 2008 - HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
support: Fernando Magalhăes
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Driver 8 / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Imitation Of Life / Exhuming McCarthy / Hollow Man / The Great Beyond / Everybody Hurts / She Just Wants To Be / The One I Love / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Animal / Nightswimming / Man On The Moon

10 November 2008 - Via Funchal, Săo Paulo, Brazil
support: Wilson Sideral
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / I Took Your Name / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Fall On Me / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Electrolite / The Great Beyond / Everybody Hurts / Imitation Of Life / She Just Wants To Be / The One I Love / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Animal / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Man On The Moon

11 November 2008 - Via Funchal, Săo Paulo, Brazil
support: Wilson Sideral
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / These Days / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Driver 8 / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Exhuming McCarthy / Imitation Of Life / Pretty Persuasion / The Great Beyond / Everybody Hurts / 7 Chinese Bros. / The One I Love / I've Been High / Nightswimming / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Maps And Legends / Begin The Begin / Man On The Moon

14 November 2008 - Lima HOT Festival, Estadio Nacional, Lima, Peru
support: Los Turbopotamos, Cemeterio Club, Travis
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / I Took Your Name / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Driver 8 / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Imitation Of Life / Electrolite / The Great Beyond / Everybody Hurts / The One I Love / Sweetness Follows / Let Me In / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Fall On Me / She Just Wants To Be / Man On The Moon

16 November 2008 - Festival Movistar Música 2008, Campo de Fútbol Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela
support: Fractaler, Los Paranoias, Travis
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Animal / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Hollow Man / Imitation Of Life / Electrolite / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / The Great Beyond / Everybody Hurts / She Just Wants To Be / The One I Love / Let Me In / Bad Day / I'm Gonna DJ / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / Pretty Persuasion / Man On The Moon

18 November 2008 - Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico
support: Los Concorde
set: Living Well Is The Best Revenge / I Took Your Name / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Fall On Me / Drive / Man-Sized Wreath / Ignoreland / Disturbance At The Heron House / Hollow Man / Imitation Of Life / Electrolite / The Great Beyond / Everybody Hurts / The One I Love / Find The River / Let Me In / Bad Day / Horse To Water / Orange Crush / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Supernatural Superserious / Losing My Religion / I Believe / Country Feedback / Life And How To Live It / Man On The Moon

23 November 2008 - Bertis Downs' House, Athens, GA
notes: Rally & fund-raising event for Jim Martin to help elect to the US Senate. Mike Mills, Bill Berry & Michael Stipe were in attendance, alongside Bertis, R.E.M. staff members, band members families, & numerous friends & neighbours.

25 November 2008
event: 'Murmur' 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition is released world-wide

25 November 2008 - Perfect Circle: Athens Bands Play R.E.M.'s Murmur, 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
set:
Nate Nelson: Laughing / Shaking Through / Moral Kiosk
Packway Handle Band: Pilgrimage / Catapult
Heavy Feather: Laughing / Talk About The Passion / Sitting Still
Liz Durrett: Shaking Through / We Walk
Iron Hero: Talk About The Passion / Pilgrimage / Radio Free Europe
Spring Tigers: Perfect Circle / Catapult
Don Chambers & GOAT: Sitting Still / 9-9 / Radio Free Europe
notes: CD Release Party for the 'Murmur' 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition. Various Athens bands performed songs from Murmur. This was preceeded with screening of vintage 1983 R.E.M. footage from the R.E.M. archives. Proceeds to benefit Community Connection Of North-East Georgia & Family Connection & Communities In Schools. Members of R.E.M. did not perform, but Bertis Downs & Michael Stipe were present, who was a bit embarrassed seeing his younger self during the archival screening.

10 December 2008 - KEXP 90.3FM, KEXP 90.3FM Studios, Seattle, WA
set: Interview / The Old Carving Knife / Missionary Death Song / Interview / Rage On Regardless / Ambulance Dancehall / Questions from Kevin Cole
notes: Radio interview with Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Barrett Martin & Dave Carter by Kevin Cole, with live in-studio performance.

10 December 2008 - Neumos, Seattle, WA
support: Gina Sala, Quetzal, Joveno Santos, Jakai Jakai, Rahim Elhaj, Barrett Martin & The Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
set included: You Don't Mean It / The Little Black Egg / Mary Lou / Dear My Inspiration / Out There On The Maroon / Aw Shit Man / Strychnine / Don't Be Denied / I'm Not Bitter / Time Bomb High School / In A Lonely Coffin / With A Gun / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin). Amnesty International Benefit show. Peter also performed with Tuatara.

11 December 2008 - Milk Studios, New York, NY
notes: The Lunchbox Auction, a star-studded, invitation only fundraiser preview party & mini auction hosted by Michael Stipe & Mario Batali. Benefit for Food Bank For New York City & The Lunchbox Fund of South Africa. Both Michael (with 3) & Mike submitted lunchboxes in the auction.

17 December 2008 - WUOG 90.5FM, Memorial Hall, The University Of Georgia, Athens, GA
notes: Mike Mills is a guest DJ, and played nearly 3 hours of songs from his own collection of vinyl including a special dedication of 'Smokin' In The Boys Room' to Pete & Bill, on his 50th birthday!.

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