McD Setlists 2006
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This is a quick reference page regarding Michael McDermott's 2006 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    2008   2007     2005           2004          2003          2000-2002

 

2006 Shows:

Dec. 22 (Band -- House of Blues -Chicago, IL)

Scars From Another Life/Arm Yourself/Perfectly Imperfect/Long Way From Heaven/Hellfire/Hold Back a River/When It Comes To You/First Thing About Love/Dance With Me/Since You've Been Gone (Kelly Clarkson cover)/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/One Question/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Little Drummer Boy/ (Encore) Diamond Lake/Need Some Surrender

 

Nov. 22 (Band -- Schubas -Chicago, IL)

Scars From Another Life/When It Comes to You/Perfectly Imperfect/Long Way From Heaven/Hellfire in the Holyland/Hold Back a River/First Thing About Love/Dance With Me/Arm Yourself/Still Ain't Over You Yet/One Question/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere/A Wall I Must Climb/Diamond lake

 

Nov. 21 (Acoustic -- Schubas -Chicago, IL)

Scars From Another Life/Deirdre Dances/Long Way From Heaven/A Wall I Must Climb/Fool's Avenue/Mess of Things/Tread Lightly/Antique Store/(B'day tribute to Lance)/A Kind of Darkness/One Question/Unemployed/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Hand of the Hunter/Arm Yourself/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Cal-Sag Road/Junkie Girl/A Closer Walk with Thee

Video clips from the show...

Tread Lightly

Fool's Ave.

 

Sept. 30 (Solo Acoustic --"Play Chicago", Chicago History Museum-Chicago, IL)

(opening for Buddy Guy)

G=guitar
P-piano

Mississippi (Mike Jordan cover)/Antique Store (piano)/Bourbon Blue (piano)/Arm Yourself/A Wall I Must Climb/Around the World (piano)/Mess of Things/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere

 

Sept. 16 (Solo Acoustic --CSPS Legion Arts-Cedar Rapids, IA)

In need of setlist

 

Sept. 15 (Solo Acoustic --Fine Line-Minneapolis, MN) 

Place of Your Man (Prince cover)/Wall/Father's Son/Antique Store/Arm Yourself/Still Ain't Over You Yet (w/Dan Navarro)/Mess of things/20 miles

 

Sept. 14 (Solo Acoustic --House Cafe-DeKalb, IL)

(may be incomplete)

Place of Your Man (Prince cover)/Hold Back a River?/Arm Yourself/I Shall Be Healed/Antique Store/Just a Little Blue/A Wall I Must Climb/Mess of Things/Long Way From Heaven/First Thing About Love

 

Aug. 19  (Band -- Hotel Lobero, Santa Barbara, CA)

Long Way From Heaven/Antique Store/Mess of Things/Just a Little Blue/Hellfire in the Holyland/Arm Yourself/Junkie Girl

 

Aug. 17  (Band -- Hotel Cafe, Los Angeles, CA)

(In need of setlist)

 

Aug. 10  (Band -- Wise Fool's Pub, Chicago, IL)

Place of Your Man (Prince cover)/When It Comes to You/Arm Yourself/Perfectly Imperfect/Hellfire in the Holyland/Mess of Things/Long Way from Heaven/Dance With Me/Unemployed/(Don't Know the) First Thing About Love/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere (with Gary Stier)/Thinkin' About You (solo)/(Encore) Need Some Surrender

 

Aug. 5  (Band -- North Halsted Market Days, Chicago, IL)

When It Comes to You*/Broken Down Fence*/Summer Days/Long Way from Heaven/Perfectly Imperfect/Hellfire in the Holyland/A Wall I Must Climb/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Gonna Be Good/Arm Yourself/First Thing About Love/Need Some Surrender/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere/(Encore) Unemployed

 

July 29  (Band -- Fitzgerald's, Berwyn, IL)

Mess of Things/ Long Long Long Way from Heaven/When It Comes to You (piano)/Perfectly Imperfect/Hellfire in the Holyland/First Thing About Love [debut] (piano)/Dance With Me/No. 49/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/Need Some Surrender/Junkie Girl/Everything I Got (piano)/20 Miles South of Nowhere/Arm Yourself

 

July ?  (Band -- Red Witch Cruise, Chicago, IL)

(In need of date and setlist)

 

July 9  (Band -- Lakeview Festival, Chicago, IL)

Arm Yourself/Perfectly Imperfect/Hellfire in the Holyland/Long Long Long Way from Heaven/Hold Back a River/When It Comes to You/Dance with Me/Need Some Surrender/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/20 Miles South of Nowhere

 

July 7  (Band -- Irish American Heritage Festival, Chicago, IL)

(set with Fitz and the Celts plus an additional one his own...this is the setlist for the latter)

Never Going Down Again/Arm Yourself/Hold Back a River/I Still Haven't Found What I Am Looking For (U2 cover)/A Wall I Must Climb/Hellfire in the Holyland/Junkie Girl/Need Some Surrender/20 Miles South of Nowhere/(Encore) Summer Days

 

July 2  (Acoustic -- Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL)

Nat'l Anthem prior to Cubs game                                                                 Listen Here

 

June 24  (Band -- Durty Nellie's, Palatine, IL)

Arm Yourself/Perfectly Imperfect/Hellifire in the Holyland/Hold Back a River/Broken Down Fence/Gonna Be Good/Spark/Long Way From Heaven/Need Some Surrender/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/Bells/20 Miles South of Nowhere/(Encore) Dance With Me

 

June 18  (Band -- Taste of Randolph, Chicago, IL)
w-Heather Horton and Nick Kitsos

When It Comes to You (piano)/Perfectly Imperfect/Hellfire in the Holyland/Long Long Way to Heaven/Hold Back a River/Broken Down Fence/Dance With Me/Spark/Unemployed/Bourbon Blue (piano)/Need Some Surrender/Still Ain't Over You Yet/A Wall I Must Climb/Junkie Girl/Bells/20 Miles South of Nowhere

 

June 10?  (Acoustic -- Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago, IL)

(In need of setlist) ???

 

June 3  (Acoustic -- High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI)

Mississippi (Mike Jordan cover)/Long Way From Heaven/Arm Yourself (w-In My Time Of Dying intro)/A Wall I Must Climb/Still Ain't Over You Yet/Mess Of Things/20 Miles South Of Nowhere

 

June 2  (Acoustic -- 400 Bar, Minneapolis, MN)

Mississippi (Mike Jordan cover)/Long Way From Heaven/Arm Yourself (with In My Time of Dyin' intro)/Bourbon Blue (piano)/Still Ain't Over You Yet/When It Comes To You (piano)/Mess of Things/Junkie Girl/Morning Never Brings

 

May 26  (Acoustic -- Soldier Field, Chicago, IL)

Anthem and halftime show for Northern Ireland vs. Romania soccer match 
(in need of setlist)

 

May 15  (Acoustic -- The Living Room, New York, NY)                            Review 

Antique Store (piano)/Long Way From Heaven/Wall/Kind of Love Song/I Still Ainít Over You Yet/Wounded (piano)/Mess of Things/Drink You Off My Mind

 

May 14 (Acoustic -- The Bitter End, New York, NY)                                  Review

Getting Off The Dime (piano)/Motel Bed (piano)/Long Way From Heaven/Wall/Hand of the Hunter/#49/Mess of Things/Drink You Off My Mind/Bourbon Blue (piano)

 

May 6  (Eric Lowen Trust Benefit -- Park West, Chicago, IL)

Joined Lowen and Navarro onstage for "Walking on a Wire" (sang and played harmonica)

 

April 11  (Acoustic -- World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA)                        Review

*Antique Store/*Bourbon Blue/Arm Yourself (w/ In My Time of Dying intro)/Long Way From Heaven/Wall/Mess of Things/*Everything I've Got/20 Miles

 

April 4  (Acoustic -- "Corporate County Sucks" Channel 19 TV, Chicago, IL)

(Airdate, April 4th; recorded March 3, 2006)

Interview plus 2 songs (Off My Mind/Long Way From Heaven) -- Click the links below to watch video clips of each:

Off My Mind

Long Way From Heaven

Interview

 

March 18  (Acoustic and Band -- O'Brien's, Chicago, IL)

(Solo Acoustic)
Bourbon Blue/Molly Mockingbird (a.k.a. Cheap Motel Bed)/Bring 'em All In (Mike Scott cover)/Antique Store/Never Going Down Again

Break

 (Band Set)
Arm Yourself/Hold Back a River/Sword of Damocles/Gonna Be Good/Out of My Head and Into Your Heart (? - cover)/My Sweet Rapier/Day Like Tomorrow/Unemployed/A Wall I Must Climb/Into the Mystic (Van Morrison cover)/*Murder on Her Lips/If I Should Fall From The Grace of God (Pogues cover)/The Whole of the Moon (Waterboys cover)/Need Some Surrender/Everything I Got/20 Miles South of Nowhere/(Bells ?)

 

March 17  (Acoustic -- Durty Nellie's, Palatine, IL)

Bring 'Em Alll In (Mike Scott cover)/Spark/Cal Sag Road Song/Don't Think Twice (Dylan cover)/Into The Mystic (Van Morrison cover)/(Irish Eyes ? - cover)/Unemployed/(Traditional Irish song - Gypsy?)/Long Way From Heaven/Can't Sleep Tonight/Wall

Break

Fisherman's Blues (Watervoys cover)/Summer Days(Unknown Irish Song)/No. 49/Pair O' Brown Eyes/Twenty Miles/Encore: Just Like A Woman (Dylan cover)

 

March 11  (Acoustic and Band -- O'Brien's, Chicago, IL)

Fisherman's Blues (Waterboys cover)/Arm Yourself/Hold Back a River/When Doves Cry (Prince cover)/(Unknown Irish Song - cover)/(Unknown Irish Song - cover)/Never Going Down Again/(? - Pogues cover)/Gonna Be Good/The Whole of the Moon (Waterboys cover)/My Sweet Rapier/(?)/Need Some Surrender/Happy Birthday (cover)/A Wall I Must Climb

Break

(Unknown Irish Song - cover)/(Unknown Irish Song - cover)//Everything I Got/Junkie Girl//Bells//20 Miles South of Nowhere/(Drink You) Off My Mind (new)/No. 49

 

Feb. 11  (Acoustic -- Improv Theater [Late Night Late Show], Chicago, IL)

Click Here To Listen to the Podcast (Scroll down to the Feb. 11 date and click "Play Now" --  Michael's two-song performance is near the end of the rather lengthy broadcast so you'll probably want to skip ahead in the show). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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