Devo Live Guide - 1982
1982


01/25/82 - Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

01/27/82 - Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand

01/30/82 - Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand

02/02/82 - Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia
Notes
  • Devo performed two shows on this date.


02/04/82 - Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, Australia

02/05/82 - Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, Australia

02/06/82 - Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, Australia
Set
    Nutra Theme Going Under Through Being Cool Jerkin' Back 'N' Forth Pity You Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want Planet Earth Race Of Doom Super Thing Uncontrollable Urge Mongoloid Jocko Homo Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Gates Of Steel Beautiful World Workin' In A Coal Mine DEVO Corporate Anthem

Notes
  • Devo performed two shows on this date. The above setlist is from the early show at 2PM.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > Panasonic
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / 7.0
    • This recording is from the early 2PM show.
    • "Super Thing" cuts in.


02/08/82 - Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia

02/09/82 - Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia

02/??/82 - Australian Broadcasting Corporation Studios (Countdown), Melbourne, Australia
Set
    Whip It Workin' In A Coal Mine

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1 - professional video
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / 9.5
    • This performance was a lip synced pre-recorded music track.
    • This was broadcast on February 14th, 1982.

02/13/82 - Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia

02/15/82 - Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia

02/17/82 - Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia

02/22/82 - Neal S. Blaisdell Center Arena, Honolulu, HI

10/30/82 - Warner Beverly Hills Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want Planet Earth Explosions Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World

Notes
  • This show, entitled "3-DEVO," was a live pay-per-view concert which was broadcasted in 3D to various colleges and cable TV.

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1 - professional video
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / 8.5

Other Performers
    Wall Of Voodoo


11/03/82 - Northrup Auditorium, Minneapolis, MN

11/05/82 - Holiday Star Theatre, Merrillville, IN
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World Come Back Jonee DEVO Corporate Anthem

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-33F > Sony TC-D5M
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / 8.5
    • "Planet Earth" & "Gut Feeling" are cut.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > Craig 2625
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / 7.0
    • "Time Out For Fun" cuts in.


11/06/82 - Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World Come Back Jonee DEVO Corporate Anthem

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / 8.0


11/07/82 - Michigan State University Auditorium, East Lansing, MI

11/09/82 - Cleveland Music Hall, Cleveland, OH

11/10/82 - Massey Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World Come Back Jonee

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / 8.5
    • "Time Out For Fun" is cut.


11/11/82 - Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio (FM broadcast)
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / 10.0
    • "Jocko Homo," "Uncontrollable Urge," & "Beautiful World" are cut.


11/13/82 - Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA
Notes
  • Devo played two shows on this day according to an atendee.


11/??/82 - West Hartford Music Hall, West Hartford, CT

11/16/82 - Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World Come Back Jonee

Notes
  • This show is often mislabelled as being 11/12/82.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: XX min / 8.0


11/17/82 - Warner Theatre, Washington, DC
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo! Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World Come Back Jonee DEVO Corporate Anthem

Notes
  • Devo played two shows on this day according to a newspaper review.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: XX min / 7.0
    • It is unknown whether this recording is from the first or second show.

11/18/82 - Studio 6-A, NBC Studios (Late Night with David Letterman), New York, NY
Set
    That's Good

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1 - professional video
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / 8.5
    • This performance was a pre-recorded music track with live vocals.

11/19/82 - The Palladium, New York, NY

11/20/82 - The Palladium, New York, NY
Set
    Time Out For Fun Speed Racer Big Mess Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World Come Back Jonee DEVO Corporate Anthem

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: XX min / 8.0


11/23/82 - Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA

11/26/82 - Jai-Alai Fronton, Tampa, FL

11/27/82 - Maurice Gusman Cultural Center, Miami, FL
Notes
  • Devo played two shows on this day according to a newspaper review.


11/29/82 - Saenger Theater, New Orleans, LA

11/30/82 - Cullen Auditorium, University Of Houston, Houston, TX

12/01/82 - Dallas Convention Center Arena, Dallas, TX

12/02/82 - Lester E. Palmer Auditorium, Austin, TX

12/03/82 - Civic Center Music Hall, Oklahoma City, OK

12/05/82 - The Old Lady On Brady, Tulsa, OK

12/07/82 - Macky Auditorium, Boulder, CO

12/10/82 - Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA
Notes
  • According to an attendee, Jermaine Jackson made a guest appearance with Devo and the group performed his song Let Me Tickle Your Fancy.


12/11/82 - Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA
Set
    Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / 7.5
    • "Whip It," "Mongoloid," & "Beautiful World" are cut.


12/13/82 - Gammage Center for the Performing Arts, ASU, Tempe, AZ
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World Satisfaction

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: XX min / 7.0


12/15/82 - Fox Theater, San Diego, CA

12/17/82 - Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, CA

12/20/82 - Redding Civic Auditorium, Redding, CA

12/21/82 - Paramount Theatre, Portland, OR

12/22/82 - Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA

12/23/82 - unknown venue, Vancouver, BC, Canada

12/27/82 - Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, NV

12/28/82 - Bakersfield Civic Auditorium, Bakersfield, CA

12/29/82 - Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World Satisfaction Come Back Jonee DEVO Corporate Anthem

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Nakamichi CM-300 > Sony TC-D5M
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / 8.5


12/31/82 - Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA
Set
    Time Out For Fun Patterns Speed Racer Big Mess Peek-A-Boo Out Of Sync That's Good Freedom Of Choice Theme Whip It Girl U Want (EZ) Planet Earth Deep Sleep Jocko Homo Mongoloid Uncontrollable Urge Gates Of Steel Smart Patrol Mr. DNA Gut Feeling Beautiful World Satisfaction Come Back Jonee

Notes
  • Devo performed two shows on this date.
  • According to an attendee, during the 2nd show on this date, during Beautiful World, E.T. made an appearance. "Booji Boy touched his glowing finger and E.T. blew up!" Also Spazz Attack was reported to be doing interpretive dancing for some songs.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Lowest Generation: unknown
    • Length / Sound Quality: XX min / 8.0
    • It is unknown whether this recording is from the first or second show.


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