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NB: In 1997 the line-up of Patti Smith and Her Band was Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Jay Dee Daugherty, Tony Shanahan and Oliver Ray.
2 January 1997, 9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA
Piss Factory (poem), Jeanne D’Arc (poem), Dog Dream (poem), Sohl (poem), Going Under, Babelogue (acoustic Version), The Jackson Song, Blues-Jam*, Radio Ethiopia (short version), Dancing Barefoot, Wicked Messenger, Wing, Beneath the Southern Cross, Kimberly, Summer Cannibals, Walking Blind, Ain’t it Strange, About a Boy, Redondo Beach, Wild Leaves, People Have the Power, Not Fade Away, Rock n Roll Nigger

Note: *with Jackson Smith on guitar
3 January 1997, 9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA
Land (poem), Ballad of a Bad Boy (poem), Babelfield (poem) , Farewell Reel (with Kimberly Smith), Babelogue, The Jackson Song, Red House*, People Have The Power (spoken), Gone Again, Dancing Barefoot, Kimberly, Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, Love of the Common People, About a Boy, Wicked Messenger, Wing, Redondo Beach, Summer Cannibals, Dead City, Wild Leaves, Radio Ethiopia (short version), Free Money, Not Fade Away, Because the Night, Land/Gloria*

Note: * with Jackson Smith on guitar
8 January 1997, Nakano Sunplaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan
People Have the Power (spoken)/Gone Again, Dancing Barefoot, Wicked Messenger, Wing, Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, About a Boy, Kimberly, Summer Cannibals, People Have the Power, Wild Leaves, Not Fade Away, (encores): Because the Night, Rock n Roll Nigger
9 January 1997, Nakano Sunplaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan
People Have the Power, Wicked Messenger, Dancing Barefoot, Kimberly, Love of the Common People, Walking Blind, Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, Dead City, Summer Cannibals, About a Boy, Free Money, Wild Leaves, Because the Night, Gone Again, Not Fade Away, (encores): Land/Gloria
11 January 1997, Ebisu Garden Hall, Tokyo, Japan
People Have the Power, Wicked Messenger, Kimberly, Dancing Barefoot, Redondo Beach, Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, Walking Blind, Love of the Common People, Ain’t it Strange, Summer Cannibals, Dead City, About a Boy, Because the Night, Summer Cannibals, Wild Leaves, Gone Again, Not Fade Away, (encores): Gloria/Rock n Roll Nigger
12 January 1997, Ebisu Garden Hall, Tokyo, Japan
People Have the Power, Kimberly, Dancing Barefoot, Redondo Beach, Wicked Messenger, Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, Wing, Summer Cannibals, Love of the Common People, Dead City, About a Boy, Walking Blind, Because the Night, People Have the Power/Gone Again, Not Fade Away, (encores): Land/Gloria
14 January 1997, Koseinenkin, Osaka, Japan
People Have the Power, Kimberly, Redondo Beach, Dancing Barefoot, Dead City, Radio Ethiopia, Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, Walking Blind, Summer Cannibals, Free Money, Love of the Common People, Wicked Messenger, About a Boy, Wing, People Have the Power (spoken)/Gone Again, Not Fade Away, Because the Night, Rock n Roll Nigger
16 January 1997, Ebisu Garden Hall, Tokyo, Japan
People Have the Power (spoken)/Gone Again, Wicked Messenger, Redondo Beach, Kimberly, Dead City, Radio Ethiopia, Dancing Barefoot, Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, Walking Blind, Love of the Common People, Summer Cannibals, About a Boy, Because the Night, Wing, People Have the Power, Not Fade Away, (encore): Rock n Roll Nigger
21 January 1997, Enmore Theater, Sydney, Australia
Beneath the Southern Cross, People Have the Power (spoken)/Gone Again, Free Money, Redondo Beach, Dancing Barefoot, Wicked Messenger, Walking Blind, Ghost Dance, Love of the Common People, Summer Cannibals, Ain’t it Strange, Kimberly, About a Boy, Because the Night, People Have the Power, Wild Leaves, Not Fade Away, Land/Gloria
22 January 1997, Enmore Theater, Sydney, Australia
Piss Factory, Dead City, Wicked Messenger, Redondo Beach, Summer Cannibals, Love of the Common People, Kimberly, Wing, Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, Gone Again, Dancing Barefoot, About a Boy, Ain’t it Strange, People Have the Power, Wild Leaves, Not Fade Away, Because the Night, Rock n Roll Nigger
24 January 1997, The Palais, Melbourne, Australia
Piss Factory, Dead City, Radio Ethiopia, Dancing Barefoot, Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, Wing*, Wicked Messenger, Kimberly, About a Boy, Because the Night, Summer Cannibals, Ain’t it Strange, People Have the Power (spoken)/Gone Again, Wild Leaves, Not Fade Away, Rock n Roll Nigger/Gloria

Note: * with guest Kerryn Tollhurst on guitar.
26 January 1997, Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Piss Factory, Amelia Earhart, Y, Psalm 23rd revisited, Land, Georgia O’Keefe, Jeanne Darc**, Magua, Beneath the Southern Cross*, Grateful*, Babelogue* (with the music of Spell) , People Have the Power*

Note: solo reading except * with Lenny and Oliver. ** Jeanne Darc as written by Patti in Babel while the original french spelling is Jeanne d’Arc.
27 January 1997, Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia
"Big Day Out Festival"
Wicked Messenger, Beneath the Southern Cross, Free Money, Kimberly, Dancing Barefoot, About a Boy, Dead City, People Have the Power(spoken)/Gone Again, Radio Ethiopia/Rock n Roll Nigger
14 February 1997, Late Show with Letterman, Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY, USA
Who Do You Love (Bo Diddley)
17 February 1997, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, USA
"Tibet House Benefit"
Spell, Beneath the Southern Cross*, Poem to the Dalai Lama, E-Bow the Letter**, People Have the Power+

Note: Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye and Oliver Ray. * With John Cale and J D Daugherty. **REM with Patti Smith. +All artists finale.
8 March 1997, Canadian Music Week, Rivoli Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
No setlist

Note: Patti Smith and Oliver Ray performed three songs from "Gone again"
9 March 1997, Rivoli Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
No setlist

Note: Surprise show at midnight with Oliver Ray after the Canadian Music Week event that happened in the evening of 8 March.
12 April 1997, St-Mark’s Church, New York, NY, USA
"Allen Ginsberg Memorial"
Poem for Allen Ginsberg, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
12 April 1997, Brownie’s, New York, NY, USA
"Tom Clark benefit"
Kimberly, People Have the Power, Radio Ethiopia/I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Who Do You Love

Note: also appearing: Jim Caroll, Tom Clark with the Dictators
4 May 1997, Hoboken Arts and Music Festival, Hoboken, NJ, USA
Who Do You Love, Kimberly, Dancing Barefoot, Wicked Messenger, Gone Again, Smoke On the Water, Beneath the Southern Cross, Free Money, Spell/Radio Ethiopia, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, People Have the Power, Because the Night, Not Fade Away, Gloria
24 May 1997, Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
"Jewel Heart Benefit"
Ophelia*, These Are Days*, Wonder*, Poem for Allen Ginsberg, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Beneath the Southern Cross, Wicked Messenger, Spell

Note: * Natalie Merchant singing her own songs
24 May 1997, Coffee House, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Wicked Messenger, Beneath the Southern Cross, Because the Night*, I’ll Be Your Mirror (TheVelvet Underground)*/Leaving on a Jet Plane (Peter, Paul & Mary)*, Gone Again, Dancing Barefoot, Who Do You Love?

Note: This is an informal late night performance after the official show at Hill Auditorium. * with Natalie Merchant.
4 June 1997, Town Hall, New York, NY, USA
"Tiananmen Square Anniversary"
Beneath the Southern Cross, Poem For the Dalai Lama, People Have the Power

Note: with Lenny Kay and Oliver Ray
7 June 1997, Downing Stadium, Randalls Island, NY, USA
"Tibetan Freedom Concert"
People Have the Power, Dancing Barefoot, Happy Birthday, 1959, Beneath the Southern Cross, About a Boy, Rock n Roll Nigger
17 July 1997, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO, USA
No Setlist

Patti was support for Indigo Girls
18 July 1997, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO, USA
Wicked Messenger, Spell, Don’t Say Nothing, Dancing Barefoot, Howl, Gone Again, Redondo Beach, Because the Night, People Have the Power, Not Fade Away

Patti was support for Indigo Girls
19 July 1997, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
No Setlist
23 July 1997, Session At West 54th, New York, NY, USA
Complete Sessions setlist:

Wicked Messenger, Spell, Don’t Say Nothing, Dancing Barefoot, Whirl Away, Dead City, Wing, Beneath the Southern Cross, Ghost Dance, About a Boy, People Have the Power

Broadcast setlist:
Don’t Say Nothing, Wing, Beneath the Southern Cross, About a Boy, People Have the Power

Note: This is the recording date. First broadcast date is 27 September 1997.
Oliver Ray: 2 August 1997, CBs Gallery, New York, NY, USA
No setlist

Note: Patti was a guest on two songs
11 August 1997, Morse Auditorium, Boston University Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, USA
Spell, Piss Factory, Wing, Georgia O’Keefe, Dancing Barefoot, Grateful, Beneath the Southern Cross, Ghost Dance, Psalm 23, Weep for the Living, Jackson Pollock, Love of the Common People, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Last Call, Y, People Have the Power, Because the Night

Note: with Lenny Kay and Oliver Ray
3 September 1997, Proclamation Site, Liss Ard, Skibbereen, Ireland
Last Call

Note: (incomplete setlist). Acoustic with Lenny and Oliver, special guest Michael Stipe
5 September 1997, Liss Ard, Skibbereen, Ireland
No setlist

Note: This was a Midnight Poetry Reading with Nick Cave and Janet Hamill that took place in the evening of 4 September but since it started at midnight, correct date is 5 September.
5 September 1997, Liss Ard, Skibbereen, Ireland
Don’t Say Nothing, People Have the Power

Note: Incomplete setlist.
27 September 1997, Session At West 54th, New York, NY, USA
Don’t Say Nothing, Wing, Beneath the Southern Cross, About a Boy, People Have the Power

Note: This is the first broadcast of the Session At West 54th.
27 September 1997, Walt Whitman Arts Center, Camden, NJ, USA
Piss Factory, Wing, Dog Dream, Whirl Away, Ghost Dance, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Beneath the Southern Cross, Last Call, Dancing Barefoot, Spell, Afghanistan, People Have the Power (spoken) , Gone Again, Grateful, Because the Night

Note: Patti Smith with Lenny Kaye and Oliver Ray
1 October 1997, David Letterman Show, New York, NY, USA
1959

Note: the show started at 11:30 pm on September 30, with Patti performing probably after midnight on October first.
28 October 1997, CBGB, New York, NY, USA
Rock n Roll Nigger, Gone Again, Pale Blue Eyes, Spell, Whirl Away, Beneath the Southern Cross, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Ghost Dance, Kimberly, Wicked Messenger, Don’t Say Nothing, Waiting Underground, Revenge, Summer Cannibals, Dancing Barefoot, Satta Massagana, Wing, Last Call, Dead City, 1959, Improvisations, Afghanistan?, Land, Gloria, People Have the Power
29 October 1997, CBGB, New York, NY, USA
Waiting Underground, Free Money, Redondo Beach, Whirl Away, Summer Cannibals, Because the Night, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Grateful, New Speedway Boogie (Grateful Dead)*, Franklin’s Tower (Grateful Dead)*, Spell, Dead City, Wicked Messenger, Don’t Say Nothing, 1959, Satta Massagana, About a Boy, Pale Blue Eyes, Death Singing (false start), Death Singing, Not Fade Away, Paths That Cross

Note: * with Robert Hunter
30 October 1997, CBGB, New York, NY, USA
Dead City, Dancing Barefoot, 1959, Revenge, Last Call, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Wicked Messenger, Don’t Say Nothing, Franklin’s Tower*, New Speedway Boogie *, Spell, Waiting Underground, Whirl Away, Wing, Satta Massagana, Death Singing, About a Boy, Not Fade Away, Wild Leaves, Gone Again

Note: * with Robert Hunter
31 October 1997, CBGB, New York, NY, USA
Piss Factory, Wicked Messenger, Dancing Barefoot, Kimberly, 1959, Whirl Away, Beneath the Southern Cross, Last Call, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Don’t Say Nothing/Up There, Down There, Radio Ethiopia, Land, Gloria, Summer Cannibals, I Put a Spell On You (Screamin’ Jay Hawkins)*, Clarinet solo, Spell, Waiting Underground, Satta Massagana, Wing, Dead City, Not Fade Away, Rock n Roll Nigger/Gloria/jam**

Note: *Tony Shanahan on vocal and Jackson Smith on guitar **with Jackson Smith on guitar
5 November 1997, Press Conference, Soho House, London, UK
Blue Poles, 1959, Grateful

Note: Incomplete setlist
8 November 1997, DoubleTree Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, USA
"Philadelphia Music Conference"
Last Call, People Have the Power (spoken)

Note: Patti was one of the speakers
14 November 1997, Conan O’Brien Show, NBC Studios, Rockefeller Centre, New York, NY, USA
Don’t Say Nothing

Note: Special guest Michael Stipe.
14 November 1997, World Café, WXPN-FM, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Beneath the Southern Cross, Whirl Away, Last Call
15 November 1997, HMV, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Land (version) , Dog Dream, Babelogue, Babelfield (version) , I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Grateful, Waiting Underground, Whirl Away, 1959, People Have the Power

Note: With Oliver Ray on guitar. Setlist in unconfirmed order
23 November 1997, Tramps, New York, NY, USA
Improvisation

Note: Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye. Memorial service for Robert Palmer.
2 December 1997, Lupo’s, Providence, RI, USA
Beneath the Southern Cross, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Spell, Dancing Barefoot, Because the Night, Wing, Gone Again, Don’t Say Nothing/Up There Down There, Waiting Underground, Whirl Away, Wicked Messenger, 1959, Satta Massagana, Dead City, Not Fade Away, Rock n Roll Nigger
3 December 1997, Avalon, Boston, MA, USA
Wicked Messenger, Kimberly, Dead City, Whirl Away, Ghost Dance, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Grateful, Spell, Don’t Say Nothing, Babelogue, Who Do You Love, Dancing Barefoot, Revenge, Summer Cannibals, About a Boy, Pale Blue Eyes, Redondo Beach, People Have the Power, Not Fade Away, Last Call, Rock n Roll Nigger
4 December 1997, Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA, USA
I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Beneath the Southern Cross, Ghost Dance, Dancing Barefoot, Kimberly, Free Money, 1959, Don’t Say Nothing, Because the Night, Piss Factory, Dead City, Redondo Beach, Jackson Smith’s instrumental*, Wicked Messenger, About a Boy, Whirl Away, People Have the Power, Rock n Roll Nigger, Land/Gloria

Note: * with Jackson Smith on guitar.
6 December 1997, Bardavon Theater, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Beneath the Southern Cross, Ghost Dance, Kimberly, Dancing Barefoot, Free Money, Don’t Say Nothing/Up There, Down There, People Have the Power, Wicked Messenger, Afghanistan (instrumental) , Wing, Last Call, Whirl Away, 1959, Dead City, Gone Again, About a Boy, Wild Leaves, Not Fade Away, (encores): Because the Night*, Rock n Roll Nigger

Note: * with Natalie Merchant.
14 December 1997, WNEW-FM, New York, NY, USA
"Idiot’s Delight"
Beneath the Southern Cross, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Spell, Don’t Say Nothing, Dead City, Dancing Barefoot, People Have the Power, Last Call
16 December 1997, Club 9;30, Washington DC, USA
Dead City, Whirl Away, Redondo Beach, Wing, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry (Hank Williams), The Battle of New Orleans (Johnny Horton) , Grateful, Dancing Barefoot, Paths That Cross, Who Do You Love (Bo Diddley) , Spell, Summer Cannibals, Summer Cannibals #2, Radio Ethiopia, Don’t Say Nothing, 1959, Blue Christmas (Elvis Presley)*, Because the Night, About a Boy, Not Fade Away (Buddy Holly) , (encore): Rock n Roll Nigger

Note: * Tony Shanahan on vocal
17 December 1997, Cat’s Craddle, Carboro, NC, USA
Ghost Dance, Beneath the Southern Cross, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Dancing Barefoot, Redondo Beach, Dead City, Don’t Say Nothing, Up There Down There, Because the Night, Wicked Messenger, Spell, Free Money, Whirl Away, About a Boy, Blue Christmas*, Kimberly, Who Do You Love, Satta Massagana, Death Singing, People Have the Power, Rock n Roll Nigger

Note: * Tony Shanahan on vocal
19 December 1997, 328 Performance Hall, Nashville, TN, USA
(1st set):

Who Do You Love, Kimberly, Redondo Beach, Piss Factory (poem) , Dead City, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Beneath the Southern Cross, Don’t Say Nothing, Blue Christmas*, Gone Again, Because the Night

(2nd set):
Wicked Messenger (followed by a few lines from "Lay Lady Lay") , Spell, Dancing Barefoot, Love of the Common People (Waylon Jennings, by Lenny), Whirl Away, Summer Cannibals, About a Boy, Wing (dedicated to Chris Farley) , Death Singing, Paths That Cross, Land/Gloria, (encore): Rock n Roll Nigger

Note: * Tony Shanahan on vocal
20 December 1997, Lowrey Studios, Atlanta, GA, USA
"99x Broadcast (Live-In-Studio)"
Ghost Dance, Summer Cannibals, Spell, Don’t Say Nothing, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Last Call*

Note: Special guest *Michael Stipe.
20 December 1997, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA, USA
Wicked Messenger, Spell, Don’t Say Nothing, Redondo Beach, Whirl Away, Dead City, Beneath the Southern Cross, Last Call (false start)** , Last Call**, Dancing Barefoot**, Summer Cannibals, (encore): Blue Christmas*, Death Singing (false start) , Death Singing, About a Boy, Wing, Who Do You Love**, Because the Night**, Land/Gloria**, Rock n Roll Nigger**+

Note: * Tony Shanahan on vocal. Special guests**Michael Stipe and *Smoke.
21 December 1997, Be Here Now, Ashville, NC, USA
Kimberly, Ghost Dance, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Beneath the Southern Cross, Dancing Barefoot, Redondo Beach, Dead City (false start), Dead City, Don’t Say Nothing, Up There Down There, Because the Night, Wicked Messenger, Afghanistan, Who Do You Love, About a Boy, Blue Christmas*, Whirl Away, Satta Massagana, Wing, Last Call, Grateful, People Have the Power, Not Fade Away, Rock n Roll Nigger

Note: *Tony Shanahan on vocal



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