"Where, when and what did Van Morrison play?"
Within the chapter VAN MORRISON - LIVE - THE PERFORMANCES you will find information for
As many of you already know, Van Morrison is taping each and every of his performances since the early 70s.
The information within these pages derive from fan recordings and may differ from Mr. Morrison's.
- more than 4,000 performances
- more than 2,200 setlists including venues, musicians and song duration
A performance is defined as follows:
- one public appearance on a given day
- the first public appearance on a given day, when two shows are played
- the last public appearance on a given day, when two shows are played
- one public appearance on a given day with restricted public access
- rehearsal done for a public appearance; as there are rehearsals before every show (and Van Morrison doesn't attend all of them) only the fan recorded ones and/or the made public ones are listed
- one public appearance on a given day intended for broadcasting
- known studio appearance; there are many more as Van Morrison is always working, but yet unknown to me
- appearing as guest of another artist
- these performances were advertised but did not happen for various reasons; 2020/21 list many reschedued and/or definitely cancelled performances due to COVID-19 restrictions
|Meaning of the symbols
|means, that a tape of this appearance exists and will be verified
|means, that a tape of this appearance exists
|means, that 2118 appearances were completely taped (the setlist equals the tracklist) and verified
|means, as far as is now known , 140 appearances were NOT taped completely and verified
|means, the tracks for 6 appearances could not really be verified by now
|means, that a video/DVD of this appearance is said to exist
|means, that a video/DVD of this appearance exists
|means, that at least parts of this appearance were (for a short time) provided as free download from the official website
|means, that the setlist is questionable
|means, that at least parts of this appearance were officially released
|The setlist is adjusted to the tracklist of a known recording. That means, that the listed medleys depend on the track markers. A medley is defined by it's starting song.
|Always either the latest available rework by known specialists, or the best available source (if different ones exist) is used.
|Always the title of the first known official recording (if available) is used.
|The appearances listed under this category were intended and done for public broadcast