Monday, August 23, 2010

Elvis Costello- Heatwave 1980 (Part 3)

The set from Elvis Costello and the Attractions was the second last act for Heatwave, as Canadian band, The Kings came on after midnight to close the show. This Heatwave appearance was the only 1980 live concert for Elvis Costello and the Attractions in North American. A spectacular 23 song, double encore set must surely have been the highlight for the day, as Elvis was touring to support his album, Get Happy!! An amazing show!

Heatwave Festival

Mosport Park
Bowmanville, Ontario

August 23, 1980

01. Shot With His Own Gun
02. Accidents Will Happen
03. The Beat
04. Temptation
05. Green Shirt
06. You'll Never Be A Man
07. (I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea
08. Secondary Modern
09. Lovers Walk
10. Less Than Zero
11. Big Tears
12. High Fidelity
13. Alison
14. Lipstick Vogue
15. Clubland
16. Oliver's Army
17. Watching The Detectives
18. You Belong To Me
19. Radio, Radio
Encore 1
20. Pump It Up
Encore 2
21. (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?
22. Mystery Dance
23. I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down

ELVIS COSTELLO- Heatwave 1980. rar

2 comments: said...

Very good blog.

kelvin said...

Actually NOT the highlight- that would have to go to the TALKING HEADS for the debut of the REMAIN IN LIGHT sound just before the COSTELLO set. I had seen Costello phone it in at a Missouri show the year before, but the HEADS raised the HEATWAVE bar so high that ELVIS had to BRING IT! and he did

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