McD Setlists '08
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This is a quick reference page regarding Michael McDermott's 2007 tour dates.  For full show reports by fans/attendees, go to The Pauper's Sky discussion forum, from which these lists have been compiled. (Note:  An asterisk beside a song signifies it was played on piano.) 

Shows with review pages on artistinsane.com are marked accordingly...just follow the links by these shows to check out photos, commentary, etc.

To view prior/other years' setlists, click the applicable link...   Current Year     2007     2006          2005         2004          2003          2000-2002

 

2008 Shows:

 

Dec. 20 (Band -- This Must Be The Place, Lemont, IL)    

The Great American Novel/Perfectly Imperfect/Arm Yourself/Spark/*Hold Back a River/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/Unemployed/*Diamond Lake/*Scars From Another Life/*Little Drummer Boy/Mississippi (Mike Jordan cover)?/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Encore: I Shall Be Healed book-ended by U2's "Bad" (w/Lance only)/Hellfire in the Holyland

 

Nov. 28 (Band -- Beat Kitchen, Chicago, IL)    

The Great American Novel/Arm Yourself/Perfectly Imperfect/So Am I/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Where the River Meets the Sea/Unemployed/Hold Back a River/Diamond Lake/Spark/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/Scars from Another Life/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Mississippi (Mike Jordan cover)/Mess of Things

 

Oct. 4 (Acoustic -- Kellogg Centennial Global Arts Festival Fountain Square, Evanston, IL)    

(w/ Heather, Nick and TJ)

The Great American Novel/Grace of God/Arm Yourself/Hold Back a River/Celtic Sea/My Monkey Is Gone (But the Circus Is Still In Town) (debut)/Perfectly Imperfect/So Am I/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere
 

Sept. 13 (Band -- SPACE, Evanston, IL)  

(w-Jon and TJ)

The Great American Novel/Broken/Don't Think Twice (Dylan cover - Pete Special on vocals)/Bad + I Shall Be Healed/*The Idler, the Prophet and a Girl Called Rain/Arm Yourself/A Wall I Must Climb/Shadow of the Capitol/Mess of Things/*Here Comes the Rain Again + Need Some Surrender/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Room 411/*Wounded

 

Sept. 12 (Acoustic -- McAuliffe's on the Square, Racine, WI)    

(w/Lance on bodhran)

Arm Yourself /Bad (U2) + I Shall Be Healed/The Great American Novel/Broken/Shadow of the Capitol/*Bourbon Blue/*Around the World/A Wall I Must Climb/When Doves Cry/Mess of Things/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere

 

Sept. 11 (Acoustic -- Cafe Montmarte, Madison, WI)    

The Great American Novel/Arm Yourself (w-In My Time of Dying intro)/Morning Never Brings/Don't Think Twice (Dylan cover)/I Shall Be Healed/*Bourbon Blue /Your Silence I Will Always Admire/Still Ain't Over You Yet (partial)/Room 411

 

Aug. 22 (Acoustic -- Pocart Central Musicale, Bologna, Italy)    

Shadow of the Capitol/Broken/Purple Rain (Prince cover - unplugged)/The Great American Novel/Redemption song (cover)/Arm yourself/Bad(into I shall be healed/)/Your Silence I Will Always admire/Murder in the 1st Degree/She's Gonna Kill Me/Death in the Autumn Air/Wall/Time After time (Cyndi Lauper cover - unplugged)/Into the Mystic (cover - joined by 2 Italian musicans)/I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (U2 cover - joined by 2 Italian musicans)

 

Aug. 21 (Acoustic -- KM Zero, Cento, Italy)    

Shadow of the Sapitol/Broken/Arm Yourself (w/In My Time of Dying intro)/Into the Mystic (cover)/Still ain't Over You Yet/The River (duo with Flavio)/*The American in Me/*Wounded /Wall/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Bad/I Shall be Healed

 

Aug. 16 (Acoustic -- The Living Room, New York, NY)                                                           Review/photos coming soon

Great American Novel/620 West Surf/Wall/*I'll Tell Her When I Land/*Wounded/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Room 411/Shadow of the Capitol

 

Aug. 15 (Acoustic -- The Tin Angel, Philadelphia, PA)                                                           Review/photos coming soon

Great American Novel/Can't Sleep Tonight/Arm Yourself (w/In My Time of Dying intro)/*My Father's Son/*Wounded/Wall (w/Lose Yourself intro)/Still Ain't Over You Yet/So Am I/*Long Way From Heaven/*Around the World/Cal-Sag Road Song/Room 411/*I'll Tell Her When I Land/Spark/Purple Rain (unplugged - amidst the audience)/(Encore) *Bourbon Blue/*Summer Days

 

Aug. 14 (Acoustic -- The Acoustic Cafe, Rockaway, NJ)                                                        Review.photos coming soon

Great American Novel/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Room 411/Shadow of the Capitol/Spark/Mess of Things

 

July 26 (Band -- Naperville Summer Nights-- Naperville, IL)                                                         

Michael, TJ, Nick, Jon, Heather

The Great American Novel (solo)/Summer Days/Celtic Sea/Perfectly Imperfect/Spark/So Am I/A Wall I Must Climb/Unemployed (solo)/ Purple Rain (solo)/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Arm Yourself/Live with Me (Rolling Stones)/Diamond Lake/The American In Me (piano)/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere

 

July 25 (Band --Freeport Music Festival -- Port Washington, WI)    

with Nick and TJ except where noted

The Great American novel (Solo Acoustic)/Summer Days/Spark/In My Time Of Dying/Arm Yourself/Still Ain't Over You Yet/So Am I/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/The American In Me/20 Miles South Of Nowhere

 

July 24 (Band -- McAuliffe's-- Racine, WI)    

with Nick and TJ except where noted

Arm Yourself (w/In My Time of Dying intro)/Celtic Sea/Need Some Surrender/So Am I /Still Ain't Over You Yet/Spark/A Wall I Must Climb/Scars From Another Life/Diamond Lake (with Get Up Stand Up ending)/Junkie Girl/The River (Solo Acoustic)/She's Gonna Kill Me (Solo Acoustic)/(Encore) 20 Miles South Of Nowhere

 

July 23 (Band -- Concerts in the Park-- Algoma, WI)    

Nick on Drums, TJ on Bass and Mark (From the Javelinas) on Guitar except where noted

The Great American Novel (Solo Acoustic)/Room 411 (Solo Acoustic)/Summer Days/Spark/So Am I/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Diamond Lake (with Get Up Stand Up ending)/Unemployed/A Wall I Must Climb /The American in Me/20 Miles South Of Nowhere/(Encore) Junkie Girl

 

July 3 (Band -- Summerfest-- Milwaukee, WI)    

Michael, John, Nick, T.J.

The Great American Novel/Summer Days/Scars From Another Life/Spark/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/So Am I/Arm Yourself/Mess of Things//20 Miles South of Nowhere

 

June 29 (Band? -- Martyr's (a b'day party) -- Chicago, IL)    

???  (In need of setlist)

 

June 28 (Band? -- In The Park Concert Series -- Horner Park-- Chicago, IL)    

(w/Jon Spiegel, TJ and Nick)

Great American Novel/Summer Days/Arm Yourself/Gonna Be Good/Unemployed/Wall/The American In Me/Junkie Girl/20 Miles/Encore: Room 411 (a.k.a. My Baby and Me)

 

June 21 (Acoustic -- Beverly Arts Center-- Chicago, IL)    

(show opened by Brian Fitzpatrick - see a video of his band performing with Michael on piano here.)

w/Angelo, Nino, TJ, and Lance

Great American Novel/She's Gonna Kill Me/Tread Lightly/*One Way To Go/*My Fathers Son/Spark/Unemployed/Shadow of the Capitol/Arm Yourself/I Shall be Healed/My Baby & Me/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/*The American In Me/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South Of Nowhere

 

June 20 (Acoustic [?]-- Cubby Bear -- Chicago, IL)    

w/T.J. and Nick

/Arm Yourself/Unemployed/The American In Me

 

June 19 (Acoustic -- McFaddens at the Ballpark -- Philadelphia, PA)    

Great American Novel (? debut) /Still Ain't Over You Yet/Can't Sleep Tonight/Purple Rain (Prince cover)/Shadow of the Capitol/Cal Sag Road Song/Spark/*Murder On Her Lips/I Shall Be Healed (w/U2 medley)/Wall/Tread Lightly/My Baby And Me (? - debut)/Mess of Things/Everything I Got

 

June 14 (Band -- Ballydoyle -- Downers Grove, IL)    

(Michael, Nick, T.J., Heather. Lance joined when noted.)

First Set:
/Arm Yourself /Celtic Sea/Fisherman's Blues (cover)/*Hold Back a River/*No. 49/Diamond Lake (started on guitar, moved to piano) [also included Bob Marley's Get Up Stand Up]/This was a montage of songs, which started with U2's Bad, then I Shall Be Healed, followed by When Doves Cry and Here Comes the Rain Again. Michael moved back and forth betwen guitar and piano and only Lance accompanied.

Second Set:
Shadow of the Capitol [w/Lance]/Legendary [w/Lance]/Still Ain't Over You Yet [w/Heather]/Gonna Be Good/A Wall I Must Climb /Junkie Girl

Encore:
*Where the River Meets the Sea [w/Heather]/20 Miles South of Nowhere [band + Lance]

 

June 11 (Acoustic -- Wrigley Field -- Chicago, IL)    

National Anthem performance (which included a request by Jesse Jackson to be introduced afterwards)

 

May 24 (Acoustic -- McAuliffe's Pub -- Racine, WI)   

Broken/Cal Sag Road/Still Ain't Over You Yet/She's Gonna Kill Me (with Nino on square drum)/Shadow of The Capitol /*Wounded /*One For My Baby & one More For The Road (Sinatra cover)/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl /*Around The World/Purple Rain (Prince cover)

 

May 23 (Band -- Gaelic Park Irish Fest -- Chicago, IL)   

Michael, Heather, Nick, Rafe.

Celtic Sea/Spark/The American In Me/A Long Way From Heaven/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Dance With Me/*Hold Back a River/Perfectly Imperfect/She's Gonna Kill Me/Arm Yourself/So Am I/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere*Where the River Meets the Sea

 

May 22 (Acoustic -- Blender Theater -- New York, NY)   

w/Ed Fritz

Broken/Still Ain't Over You Yet /Tread Lightly (w/Eddie on accordion)/Arm Yourself (w/In My Time of Dying intro)/Long Way From Heaven (w/Eddie on piano)/American In Me (w/Eddie on piano)/Wall (w/Eddie on piano)/Shadow of the Capitol/*Wounded

 

May 17 (Acoustic -- ? -- Memphis, TN)   

??? (In need of setlist)

 

May 16 (Acoustic -- Lazy Days -- Indianapolis, IN)   

Shadow of the Capitol/Mess of Things/Still Ain't Over You Yet/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Spark/Cal-Sag Road Song/She's Gonna Kill Me/A Wall I Must Climb (unplugged)

 

May 15 (Acoustic -- Verve -- Terre Haute, IN)   

Broken/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Bad (U2 Cover) into I Shall Be Healed/Cal Sag Road Song/She's Gonna Kill Me/Shadow of the Capitol

 

May 8 (Acoustic -- Cafe Montmarte -- Madison, WI)   

Broken/Paupers Sky/Shadow Of The Capitol/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/I Shall Be Healed/*Wounded/*Around The World

 

April 26 (Acoustic -- S.P.A.C.E. -- Evanston, IL)   

(w-John Spiegel)

FIRST SET:
Broken/She's Gonna Kill Me/Long Way From Heaven/Still Ain't Over You Yet/*I'll Tell Her When I Land/*Wounded/A Wall I Must Climb/Mess of Things/Junkie Girl

SECOND SET:
*Scars From Another Life/Spark/A Kind of Love Song/Cal-Sag Road Song/Purple Rain (Prince cover)/*The American In Me/*I Shall Be Healed/(cover song?)/Mississippi (Mike Jordan cover - Dave from S.P.A.C.E. joined on guitar)

 

April 18 (Acoustic -- Naima Club -- Forli, Italy)   

[soundcheck (One/Bells]/Broken/Spark (dedicated to "Miami and the Groovers")/A Wall I Must Climb/Charlie Boy
Around The World/Bad / I Shall Be Healed

 

April 15 (Acoustic -- ??? -- Torino, Italy)   

[soundcheck: Can't Sleep Tonight]/Getting off the Dime/Death in the Autumn Air/Murder in the First Degree/A Wall I Must Climb/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Wounded/The American in Me/The River

 

April 13 (Acoustic -- La Locomotiva -- Osnago,LC, Italy)   

Arm Yourself  (w-In My Time of Dying intro)/A Wall I Must Climb /Mess Of Things /Junkie Girl /The American In Me /20 Miles South Of Nowhere /The River

 

April 12 (Acoustic -- Teatro Civico -- Dalmine, BG, Italy)   

Broken /A Wall I Must Climb / Arm Yourself (w-In My Time of Dying intro) /Still Ain't Over You Yet /The American In Me /Just a Closer Walk With Thee /The River

 

April 8 (Acoustic -- St. Mary Le Bow Crypt -- London, England)   

No 49/A Wall I Must Climb/Wounded/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Purple Rain (Prince cover)/I Shall Be Healed/Pauper's Sky/Hellfire in the Holyland/A Kind of Love Song/Forgotten /The American in Me

 

March 25 (Acoustic -- Jackson's -- Balleybofey, Ireland)   

Murder In The 1st/Grace Of God/Celtic Sea/When It Comes To You/Morning Never Brings/A Wall I Must Climb/Arm Yourself/Death In The Autumn/The American In Me/Murder On Her Lips/Still Aint Over You Yet/Long Way From Heaven/Wounded /Mess Of Things/Around The World/20 Miles South Of Nowhere/Gettin Off The Dime/One For My Baby and One More For The Road (Frank Sinatra cover)

 

March 24 (Acoustic -- Jackson's -- Balleybofey, Ireland)   

The American In Me/Bourbon Blue/Arm Yourself/Long Way From Heaven/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/Anything/No.49/I Shall Be Healed/A Kind Of Love Song/Unemployed/Spark/My Father's Son/One For My Baby and One More For The Road (Frank Sinatra cover)/Mess Of Things/Junkie Girl/Wounded/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Leave Her To Heaven/Around The World

 

March 17 (Band -- McNally's Irish Pub -- St. Charles, IL)   

Michael, Nick, Jon, Heather and TJ

I Am Stretched on Your Grave (Sinead O'Connor cover)/Perfectly Imperfect/Arm Yourself/Still Ain't Over You Yet/My Sweet Rapier/A Wall I Must Climb/Fisherman's Blues (Waterboys cover)/*The American In Me/*Diamond Lake/(An Irish song)/Unemployed/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere/(Another Irish song)/Need Some Surrender

 

March 15 (Band -- Schubas -- Chicago, IL)    10PM Show

I Am Stretched On Your Grave (Sinead O'Connor cover/Arm Yourself (w/In My Time of Dying intro)/When It Comes To You/Spark/Traditional Irish Song (something about a gypsy)/Perfectly Imperfect/Still Ain't Over You Yet/So Am I/First Thing About Love/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Fisherman's Blues (Waterboys cover)/A Rovin' I'll go or Pair of Brown Eyes (not sure of the correct title)/Unemployed/Hold Back A River/Dance With me

 

March 15 (Band -- Schubas -- Chicago, IL)    7PM Show

I Am Stretched On Your Grave (Sinead O'Connor cover)
Scars From Another Life/Arm Yourself (w/In My Time of Dying intro)/Traditional Irish Song (not sure on the title...something about a gypsy)/Perfectly Imperfect/Diamond Lake/Still Ain't Over You Yet/So Am I/Celtic Sea/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South Of Nowhere/My Sweet Rapier/A Rovin' I'll Go or Pair Of Brown Eyes (not sure of the correct title)/A Man You Don't Meet Everyday(?)

 

March 3 (Acoustic -- Yakzies -- Chicago, IL)

*The American In Me/Unemployed/Arm Yourself/A Wall I Must Climb/*Hold Back A River/Mess Of Things/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere

 

Feb. 22 (Band -- International Folk Alliance Conference -- Memphis, TN)

???

 

Feb. 9 (Acoustic -- Linneman's Riverwest -- Milwaukee, WI)

(guitar on all songs -- joined by Lance on *)

Shadow of the Capitol*/I'll Tell Her When I Land/My Own Little World/Dance With Me/Murder in the First Degree/First Thing About Love/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Arm Yourself*/A Wall I Must Climb/A Kind of Love Song/Mess of Things/20 Miles South of Nowhere*/Never Going Down Again*/(Encore) Where the River Meets the Sea

 

Feb. 2 (Acoustic -- Wilbert's -- Cleveland, OH)

???    (In need of setlist)

 

Feb. 1 (Acoustic -- Hard Rock Cafe -- Boston, MA)

Celtic Sea/Dance With Me/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Arm Yourself (w/In My TIme of Dying intro)/Spark/Junkie Girl/A Wall I Must Climb/Leave It Up To The Angels/Wounded/Long Way From Heaven/Tread Lightly/One For My Baby (Frank Sinatra cover)/Mess Of Things/Say Hey Charlie Boy/Around The World

 

Jan. 31 (Acoustic -- Arlene's Grocery -- NY, NY)                                                                 Review page coming soon

Arm Yourself (w/In My Time of Dying intro)/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Wounded (partial)/Broken/Kind of Love Song/Spark/Mess of Things/20 Miles

 

Jan. 30 (Acoustic -- Maxwell's -- Hoboken, NJ)                                                                   Review page coming soon

Celtic Sea/Arm Yourself (w/In My Time of Dying intro)/*Wounded/*Long Way From Heaven/Wall (w/Brian Fitzpatrick and his band)/Mess of Things/20 Miles (w/Brian Fitzpatrick)/*Murder on Her Lips/One For My Baby and One More For the Road (in honor of Frank Sinatra having come from Hoboken)/Junkie Girl

 

Jan. 28 (Acoustic -- IOTA Cafe -- Arlington, VA)

???  (In need of setlist)

 

Jan. 26 (Acoustic -- The Tin Angel -- Philadelphia, PA)      10:30 Show                                            Review page

*I'll Tell Her When I Land/*Scars From Another Life/A Day Like Tomorrow/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Wall/*Lantern/*When It Comes To You/Thinkin' About You/*Murder On Her Lips/*My Father's Son/Mess of Things/20 Miles/Broken/(Encore) Around The World

 

Jan. 26 (Acoustic -- The Tin Angel -- Philadelphia, PA)      7:30 Show 


Dance With Me/Arm Yourself/Wounded/Spark/Bourbon Blue/Junkie Girl/Everything I Got/Kind of Love Song/Long Way From Heaven/I Shall Be Healed/No Words/Morning Never Brings/Just a Little Blue/A Wall I Must Climb

 

Jan. 25 (Acoustic -- Gullifty's -- Camp Hill, PA)                                                                   Review page coming soon

The Place of Your Man (Prince cover)/Grace of God/Murder in the First Degree/Cal-Sag Road/Mess of Things/*Where the River Meets the Sea/*One Way to Go/*I'll Tell Her When I Land/*Wounded/Still Ain't Over You Yet

 

Jan. 24 (Acoustic -- Club Cafe -- Pittsburgh, PA)

??? (In need of setlist)

 

Jan. 23 (Band -- Austin's Fuel Room -- Libertyville, IL)                                                          Photos

Celtic Sea/A Wall I Must Climb/So Am I/Arm Yourself/Perfectly Imperfect/Unemployed/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Dance With Me/Hellfire in the Holyland/Scars From Another Life/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere/(Encores) The American In Me/Tread Lightly/No. 49

 

Jan. 10 (Band -- Ballydoyle -- Downers Grove, IL)                    Hellfire in the Holyland (video)            photopage 1                 photopage 2

First set:  Celtic Sea/Spark/Arm Yourself/Scars From Another Life/First Thing About Love/Tread Lightly/Still Ainít Over You Yet/So Am I/Wall/Natalia/Diamond Lake

Second set:  Dance with Me/When It Comes To You/Hold Back A River/Hellfire in the Holy Land/Long Way from Heaven/American in Me/No. 49/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Where the River Meets the Sea/(Encore) Perfectly Imperfect



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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