2015

29th January 2015 – Spotify Offices, London, England
set: Underdog, stevie, Thick as Thieves*, Goodbye Kiss

notes: The first performance of 2015 is an acoustic one, with Tom, Serge, Tim and Ben in attendance. Serge’s shirt reads “language”.
snippets: *The Doors’ “People Are Strange”

29th January 2015 – The Garage, London, England
set: bumblebeee, eez-eh, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Days Are Forgotten, Cutt Off, bow, Re-Wired*, treat, Empire, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Fire

notes: Serge’s shirt reads “vehicle”. Intimate gig for XFM’s charity “Make Some Noise”. Kasabian last played a show at the venue in July 2009. Dynamo, the TV magician, was in attendance.
snippets: *Cameo’s “Word Up!

8th February 2015 – BAFTAs 2015, Royal Opera House, London, England
set: stevie

notes: The band opt for suits whilst Serge goes for his tour uniform with bonus furry tail. His shirt reads “black tie”. Clips from the year in film appear on the screen behind them during the performance. So do sound effects over the top of the music, which itself is playback. This means Tim, Ben and Gary are absent, however Dirty Pretty Strings were on-hand.

13th March 2015 – Festival Estéreo Picnic 2015, Parque Deportivo 222, Bogotá, Colombia
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner*, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Fire, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Tom wrapped himself in the Colombian flag at one point. It’s their first ever gig in the country.
snippets: *Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead”

15th March 2015 – Lollapalooza Chile 2015, Parque O’Higgins, Santiago, Chile 
set: (shiva), bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner*, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, I.D., Club Foot, Re-Wired**, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Empire, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever), stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Fire ***

notes: The second country debut of the tour. I.D. returns for 2015. Kasabian were due to play in Chile on the cancelled October 2012 mini-tour. Serge’s shirt reads “mumm-ra”.
snippets: *Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead” **Cameo’s “Word Up!” ***The Beatles’ “All You Need is Love”

17th March 2015 – Jockey Club del Perú, Lima, Peru
set: (shiva), bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner*, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Cutt Off, Club Foot, Re-Wired, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Thick as Thieves**, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever), stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Fire

co-headline: The Smashing Pumpkins
notes:
Another debut gig also. The last time Billy Corgan was in Kasabian’s vicinity at a concert, this humorous video of him having a wander and contemplating the bigger issues in life was captured; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm9RiV3wOOk. Lima is another city originally scheduled to be visited in October 2012. Serge’s shirt reads “marmalade”.
snippets: *Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead” **The Doors’ “People Are Strange”

20th March 2015 – Asunciónico 2015, Jockey Club del Paraguay, Asunción, Paraguay
set: bumblebeee, Shoot The Runner*, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Empire, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever), stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Fire **

notes: Serge’s shirt reads “Jopará” which is the local dialect, or alternatively a local dish. Debut performance in Paraguay.
snippets: *Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead” **The Beatles’ “All You Need is Love”

22nd March 2015 – Lollapalooza Argentina 2015, Hipódromo de San Isidro, San Isidro, Argentina
set: bumblebeee, Shoot The Runner*, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh**, Club Foot, Re-Wired, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Empire, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever), stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Fire ***

notes: Debut performance in Argentina, making good on a 2012 cancelled visit. Serge’s shirt reads “mate”. Tom dedicated treat to “my brothers”, Cypress Hill.
snippets: *Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead” **The Fall’s “Totally Wired” ***The Beatles’ “All You Need is Love”

23rd March 2015 – Salón Frers, Buenos Aires, Argentina
set: (shiva), bumblebeee, Shoot The Runner*, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, I.D., eez-eh, Take Aim**, Club Foot, treat, Fire, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Goodbye Kiss, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

co-headline: The Kooks
notes: Serge’s shirt reads “che”. First non-festival show in Argentina. Take Aim makes it’s 2015 debut. Goodbye Kiss is played in full concert for the first time this year.
snippets: *Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead **The Doberman

26th March 2015 – Pepsi on Stage, Porto Alegre, Brazil
set: bumblebeee, Shoot The Runner*, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Cutt Off, Thick as Thieves, Take Aim**, Club Foot, Re-Wired, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Empire, Goodbye Kiss, Fire
encore:
stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

co-headline: The Kooks
notes: Serge’s shirt reads “socrates”. First non-festival show in Brazil.
snippets: *Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead **The Doberman

28th March 2015 – Lollapalooza Brasil 2015, Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo, Brazil
set: (shiva), bumblebeee, Shoot The Runner*, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, I.D., eez-eh, Club Foot, treat, Empire, Fire, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: stevie is dedicated to Jack White. Serge’s shirt reads “doctor”.
snippets: *Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead

11th April 2015 – Coachella 2015, Empire Polo Grounds, Indio, CA, U.S.A.
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, treat, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Fire

notes: Serge wore white trousers for the first time on the 48:13 tour! He paired it with a Aitor Throup hat/mask creation, and his shirt read “Gonzo”. It’s Kasabian’s third visit to Coachella, following a set in 2005 and the double header in 2012.

18th April 2015 – Coachella 2015, Empire Polo Grounds, Indio, CA, U.S.A.
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner*, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, treat**, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Fire

notes: Serge repeats a shirt! He wore “gonzo” again.
snippets: *Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead” **Xenophobia’s “Rush in the House”

30th April 2015 – Blended 2015, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Thick as Thieves* **, Club Foot, Re-Wired, treat, Goodbye Kiss, Fire, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Serge’s shirt reads “hot dogs”.
snippets: *The Doors’ “People Are Strange” **John A. Glover-Kind’s “I Do Like To be Beside the Seaside

26th June 2015 – De Oosterpoort, Groningen, Netherlands
set: Baraka, bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Fast Fuse, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired, bow, Thick as Thieves, People Are Strange, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Warm-up for Rock Werchter with a debut in Groningen. Serge’s shirt reads “forgot”. He left his usual white shirts at the hotel, so had to fashion his own one with a pen. Shoot the Runner is played without the Black Skinhead intro. After years of snippets, Kasabian play The Doors’ “People Are Strange” in full. Pinch Roller appears in concert for the first time without Orange and Fast Fuse makes it’s first appearance of the year. B.B. King is referenced in Vlad.

27th June 2015 – TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Fast Fuse, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired, bow, Thick as Thieves, People Are Strange, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: Revenge of the Nerds, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: First visit to Utrecht since 2010. Serge’s shirt reads “jonny 5”. B.B. King is referenced in Vlad.

28th June 2015 – Rock Werchter 2015, Werchterpark, Werchter, Belgium
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired, Thick as Thieves, People Are Strange, treat, Switchblade Smiles, stevie, Fire, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Kasabian were last on the Rock Werchter bill in 2012. Visit #3 (after they cancelled their slot in 2005). Serge’s shirt reads “balboa”. Fire and stevie switch places in the set.

4th July 2015 – Open’er Festival 2015, Lotnisko Gdynia-Kosakowo, Gdynia, Poland
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Fast Fuse, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired, bow, Thick as Thieves, People Are Strange, treat*, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire ** ***
encore: Revenge of the Nerds, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Serge’s shirt reads “kerbie”. Second appearance at Open’er following 2010′s event. Pink and black balloons fill the moshpit. Kasabian’s set is streamed live online. “We will survive, don’t worry”, Tom tells a fan holding a Leicester City flag.
snippets: *Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” **The Four Seasons “December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) ***The Crazy World of Arthur Brown’s “Fire”

10th July 2015 – T in the Park 2015, Strathallan Castle, Strathallan, Scotland
set: Baraka, bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Fast Fuse, Lust for Life, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired*, bow, Thick as Thieves, People Are Strange, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: Revenge of the Nerds, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Seventh appearance on the T bill and third headline set. It’s also the first at the new site, as Kasabian are the first band to headline the main stage at Strathallan. “Friday night in Scotland, eh?” says Tom. Serge’s shirt reads “radge” and he changes into one with “buckie” for the encore. Gary joins Ian on the drums for a curtailed run through of Iggy Pop’s Lust for Life. It had appeared on some setlists before finally appearing here. Dirty Pretty Strings backed up the band. The video wall is back; themed words include wheesht, purple tin and stappit fu. During Re-Wired, “rspb” appears in apparent reference to the fuss over ospreys at the new site causing a re-location of the main stage. Serge implores the crowd to leave them alone over the weekend during the set.
snippets: *Cameo’s “Word Up!”

14th July 2015 – GlavClub, St. Petersburg, Russia
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Velociraptor!, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired*, bow, Goodbye Kiss, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: Revenge of the Nerds, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Serge’s shirt reads “brody”. Velociraptor! makes it’s tour debut and live return after a two year rest. It’s a debut in St. Petersburg after a planned show in March 2012 was cancelled and never re-scheduled. Five Velociraptor! songs appear in the same set for the first time in 2015, as Goodbye Kiss replaces the Thick as Thieves/People Are Strange medley. 2,000 people cram into a very stuffy GlavClub for this one.
snippets: *Cameo’s “Word Up!”

15th July 2015 – Stadium Live, Moscow, Russia
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Velociraptor!, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired*, bow, Thick as Thieves, People Are Strange, Goodbye Kiss, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Serge’s shirt reads “aughra”. That’s another reference to The Dark Crystal, following “fizzgig” on the screen at T in the Park in the previous week, and the b-side “gelfling”. It’s Moscow’s third visit, with the seconf to take in Stadium Live. Thick as Thieves and People Are Strange return following St. Petersburg. They didn’t appear on a setlist Ben Kealey revealed on Instagram.
snippets: *Cameo’s “Word Up!”

17th July 2015 – Colours of Ostrava 2015, Dolní oblast Vítkovice, Ostrava, Czech Republic
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired*, Thick as Thieves, People Are Strange, treat, Switchblade Smiles, stevie, Fire, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: First visit to the Czech Republic since August 2010. Serge appeared to have forgotten his shirt for this gig, opting for a homemade “mops” slogan. He managed to do this in Groningen last month too.
snippets: *Cameo’s “Word Up!”
 
18th July 2015 – Positivus 2015, Zvejnieku Park, Salacgrīva, Latvia
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired*, bow, Thick as Thieves, People Are Strange, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever) **

notes: Kasabian’s Latvian debut.
snippets: *Cameo’s “Word Up!” **Jackie Wilson’s “Reet Petite”

24th July 2015 – Low Festival 2015, Ciudad Deportiva Guillermo Amor, Benidorm, Spain
set: Baraka, bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired*, Goodbye Kiss, treat**, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: Revenge of the Nerds, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: RTE Radio 3 broadcast set live. Serge’s shirt reads “bits”. Kasabian also headlined their first visit to the Low Cost (Festival) in 2012. Serge sings “Lets go, let’s go, let’s go fucking mental” during Fire. Praise You is dedicated to attendees from Leicester.
snippets: *Cameo’s “Word Up!” **Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s “Shimmy Shimmy Ya”

8th August 2015 – Spirit of Burgas 2015, Central Beach, Burgas, Bulgaria
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired*, Goodbye Kiss, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Bulgarian debut.
snippets: *Cameo’s “Word Up!”

9th August 2015 – Summer Well 2015, Domeniul Știrbey, Buftea, Romania
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired*, Goodbye Kiss, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Third visit to Romania and first set at Summer Well. Serge’s shirt reads ”intact”.
snippets: *Cameo’s “Word Up!”

14th August 2015 – Sziget Festival 2015, Óbudai-sziget, Budapest, Hungary
set: Baraka, bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten*, eez-eh, Club Foot, Re-Wired**, Goodbye Kiss, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Kasabian haven’t played in Hungary since 2011. Serge’s shirt reads ”stripe”.
snippets: *Johannes Brahms’ “Hungarian Dance No. 5″ **Cameo’s “Word Up!”

20th August 2015 – Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland
set: Baraka, bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, eez-eh, Underdog, Where Did All the Love Go?, Days Are Forgotten*, Club Foot, Re-Wired**, bow, Goodbye Kiss, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Serge’s shirt reads “duchamp”. eez-eh moves to third in the set to allow for the return of Where Did All the Love Go? It hasn’t appeared since January. Goodbye Kiss is dedicated to Cilla Black. The band played T on the Fringe at this venue in 2006.
snippets: *Nino Rota’s “Main Title (The Godfather Waltz)” **Cameo’s “Word Up!”

22nd August 2015 – V Festival 2015, Hylands Park, Chelmsford, England
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, eez-eh, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten*, Club Foot, Re-Wired**, Ready or Not, bow, Goodbye Kiss, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: Serge’s shirt reads “tout”. Where Did All the Love Go? is dropped. A cover of The Fugees 1996 hit “Ready or Not” is a surprise debut. It’s Kasabian’s second time headlining the V Festival (first in 2010) and fifth time appearing across the two day, two site bill.
snippets: *Nino Rota’s “Main Title (The Godfather Waltz)” **Cameo’s “Word Up!”

23rd August 2015 – V Festival 2015, Weston Park, Stafford, England
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, eez-eh, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten*, Club Foot, Re-Wired**, Ready or Not, bow, Goodbye Kiss, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever) ***

notes: Serge’s shirt reads “mooch”.
snippets: *Nino Rota’s “Main Title (The Godfather Waltz)” **Cameo’s “Word Up!” ***The Beatles’ “She Loves You”

28th August 2015 – Rock en Seine 2015, Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, Saint-Cloud, France
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, eez-eh, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten*, Club Foot, Re-Wired** ***, Thick as Thieves, People Are Strange, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Pinch Roller, Empire, Fire
encore: Revenge of the Nerds, stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You****, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)*****

notes: Friday night headliners on the return to Rock en Seine following a set here way back in 2006. Serge shockingly opts for a skeleton print shirt. The set is streamed live online and freezes throughout. “God bless you, Jim Morrison” shouts Tom following People Are Strange. Morrison is buried at the nearby Père Lachaise Cemetery. Tom references Star Wars during Pinch Roller, telling the crowd, “may the force be strong with you”. Fire is dedicated to Noel Fielding, Birdy and Amy. Fielding later made his cameo as Vlad during the encore for the first time since Glastonbury 2014. Tom references Jack the Ripper in Vlad.
snippets: *Nino Rota’s “Main Title (The Godfather Waltz)” **Cameo’s “Word Up!” ***Cypress Hill’s “Insane in the Brain” ****The Four Seasons “December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) *****The Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil”

29th August 2015 – Zürich Openair 2015, Flughofstrasse 21, Glattbrugg, Switzerland
set: bumblebeee, Shoot the Runner, eez-eh, Underdog, Days Are Forgotten, Club Foot, Re-Wired, treat, Switchblade Smiles, Empire, Fire
encore: stevie, Vlad the Impaler, Praise You, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever)

notes: The 48:13 tour ends some sixteen months later. Serge’s shirt reads “fin”. He’s also seen watching Tame Impala following the set.

2015: (32)

01. stevie – 32
02. Underdog – 31
03. bumblebeee – 30
04. eez-eh – 30
05. Days Are Forgotten – 30
06. treat – 30
07. Fire – 30
08. Vlad the Impaler – 30
09. Shoot the Runner – 29
10. Club Foot – 29
11. Praise You (Fatboy Slim) – 27
12. L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever) – 27
13. Re-Wired – 25
14. Switchblade Smiles – 24
15. Empire – 22
16. Pinch Roller – 15
17. Goodbye Kiss – 13
18. Thick as Thieves – 13
19. bow – 11
20. People Are Strange (The Doors) – 9
21. Fast Fuse – 4
22. Cutt Off – 3
23. I.D. – 3
24. Take Aim – 2
25. Velociraptor! – 2
26. Where Did All the Love Go? – 2
27. Ready or Not (The Fugees) – 2
28. Lust for Life (Iggy Pop) – 1

48:13 – 133
West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum – 112
Velociraptor! – 94
Kasabian – 77
Empire – 51
Covers – 37

Kasabian (5/13):
Club Foot, Cutt Off, I.D., L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever), Pinch Roller

Empire (2/11):
Empire, Shoot the Runner

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum (7/12):
Fast Fuse, Fire, Take Aim, Thick as Thieves, Underdog, Vlad the Impaler, Where Did All the Love Go?

Velociraptor! (5/11):
Days Are Forgotten, Goodbye Kiss, Re-Wired, Switchblade Smiles, Velociraptor!

48:13 (5/13):
bow, bumblebeee, eez-eh, stevie, treat

Covers (4):
Lust for Life (Iggy Pop), People Are Strange (The Doors), Praise You (Fatboy Slim), Ready or Not (The Fugees)