Rilo Kiley Place



The Postal Service  Gigography


04/04/03 - San Diego, CA, The Casbah
04/05/03 - Tucson, AZ, Solar Culture
04/07/03 - Austin, TX, The Mercury
04/08/03 - Dallas, TX, Gypsy Tea Room
04/09/03 - Fayetteville, AR, JR's Lightbulb Club
04/10/03 - St. Louis, MO, Rocket Bar
04/11/03 - Nashville, TN, Slow Bar
04/12/03 - Atlanta, GA, The Earl
04/13/03 - Orlando, FL, The Social
04/14/03 - Carrboro, NC, Go Rehearsal
04/15/03 - Washington, DC, Black Cat
04/17/03 - Philadelphia, PA, North Star Bar
04/18/03 - Brooklyn, NY, North Six
04/19/03 - New York, NY, Bowery Ballroom
04/20/03 - Cambridge, MA, Middle East
04/22/03 - Detroit, MI, Magic Stick
04/23/03 - Chicago, IL, Abbey Pub
04/24/03 - Milwaukee, WI, Wehr Hall
04/25/03 - Minneapolis, MN, 7th St Entry
04/26/03 - Omaha, NE, Sokol Underground
04/27/03 - Denver, CO, Bluebird Theatre
04/28/03 - Salt Lake City, UT, Urban Lounge
04/30/03 - Seattle, WA, Crocodile Cafe
05/01/03 - Seattle, WA, Crocodile Cafe
05/02/03 - Portland, OR, Black Bird
05/03/03 - Los Gatos, CA, Los Gatos Outhouse
05/04/03 - San Francisco, CA, Bottom of the Hill (early show)
05/04/03 - San Francisco, CA, Bottom of the Hill (late show)
05/05/03 - Los Angeles, CA, The Palace
05/06/03 - Santa Monica, CA, KCRW, Morning Becomes Eclectic (radio session)
06/19/03 - Madrid, Spain, La Riviera
06/20/03 - Valencia, Spain, Roxy
06/21/03 - Barcelona, Spain, Razzmaztazz
06/22/03 - Bilbao, Spain, Antzokia
06/23/03 - London, England, The Spitz
06/2?/03 - London, England, XFM (radio session)
06/25/03 - Brussels, Belgium, Ancienne Belgique
06/26/03 - Amsterdam, Holland, Paradiso
06/28/03 - Pola, Spain, Camelot Sta.
08/08/03 - Valencia, Spain, Benicassim Festival


05/29/04 - George, WA, The Gorge, Sasquatch Festival
07/23/04 - Los Angeles, CA, John Anson Ford Theatre (1 song: "Such Great Heights" opening for Rilo Kiley)


Postal Service Tour Recap

typical setlist for 2003 Postal Service tour:

1) The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
2) We Will Become Silhouettes
3) Sleeping In
4) Nothing Better
5) Recycled Air
6) Clark Gable
7) This Place is a Prison
8) There's Never Enough Time
9) Brand New Colony
10) Such Great Heights
11) National Anthem
12) Against All Odds (Phil Collins cover)

On the first (and so far only) tour by the Postal Service, the line-up was Jimmy Tamborello on laptop and keyboards, Ben Gibbard on vocals, guitar, keyboard, and drums, and Jenny Lewis on additional vocals, keyboard, guitar, percussion. For the setlist, they typically played the entirety of Give Up (in a different order than the album), threw in the b-side "There's Never Enough Time", and encored with a cover of Phil Collins' "Against All Odds".

I'm pretty sure Jenny Lewis was present for all shows, taking over the parts Jen Wood sang on the album. One known exception was the 8/8/03 Benicassim Festival in Spain (see below), during which Jenny was busy with her band Rilo Kiley performing in Texas.

This gigography does not include any private gigs at United States Postal Service events that may or may not have happened, agreed to by the band as part of the settlement that allowed them to continue using their name.

05/06/03 - Santa Monica, CA, KCRW

01: District Sleeps Alone Tonight
02: We'll Become Sillouhettes
03: Nothing Better
04: interview
05: Clark Gable
06: This Place Is A Prison
07: Such Great Heights
08: (in between stuff)
09: Brand New Colony (take 1)
10: Brand New Colony (take 2)
11: Brand New Colony (take 3)

Special live set for the "Morning Becomes Eclectic" radio program on KCRW.

Check out the performance here:

08/08/03 - Valencia, Spain, Benicassim Festival

01 The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
02 We Will Become Silhouettes [aborted]
03 We Will Become Silhouettes
04 Nothing Better
05 Clark Gable
06 This Place Is A Prison
07 There's Never Enough Time
08 Brand New Colony
09 Such Great Heights
10 (This Is) The Dream of Evan And Chan

One-off festival performance. No Jenny Lewis. Jimmy says, "Jenny couldn't go on that trip so we had our friend Joan Hiller sing her parts and Chris Walla played her guitar and keyboard parts."

Please email me with any additions, corrections, or whatever. Thanks.
( page updated: August 14, 2008 )

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