Boulder June 22nd setlist
By request, Neil played a few verses of Amsterdam on piano and added a portion on the Parting Glass on Hole In The River. On Pineapple Head, he sang a few lyrics from Sunny Afternoon by the Kinks and A Day In The Life by the Beatles. Thanks to Kathleen
Boulder June 21st setlist
Neil also played Four Seasons In One Day, Gentle Hum and a brand new song but did not play Flying In The Face Of Love in the end. Thanks to Kathleen McG for the setlist report. Tickets for Wednesday night are available here.
Telluride Blues Festival Friday June 17th
Photo taken by Neil at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Colorado, June 16th 2016. He tweeted “In Telluriiiide …..for the first time in my life.” He’s playing there on Friday 17th 8.30pm-10pm on the main stage. If you’re not attending in person, hopefully you’ll be able to tune in to a
Boulder Weekly interview
Read Dave Kirby’s interview with Neil in Boulder Weekly. Tickets for the two concerts at Boulder Theatre, with support from Liam Finn, are available: Tues June 21st Wed June 22nd
Neil & Liam Finn – I Feel Possessed (1988 video)
Neil and Liam have been rehearsing for the upcoming concerts since 1988! Neil Finn live in concert with full band, with support from Liam Finn. Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO, USA June 21: http://fgtix.to/1X3lnzw June 22: http://fgtix.to/1WzGqJX
Salon interview with Neil
Salon’s Annie Zaleski talks to Neil about 30 years of Crowded House, his vault, re-releases and his new work. Click here to read the article.
Crowded House – debut gig 30 years ago
On this day thirty years ago, Neil, Nick, and Paul (with Eddie) performed their first gig as Crowded House! The concert at Middle Park Hotel in Melbourne was dubbed “Split-House” as their act was followed by Split Enz, specially reunited for the night. Photo credit: Dennis Keeley
“We Got You” – A Tribute To Neil Finn
A Message from the Everyone Is Here team regarding the book of fans’ stories about Neil: Dear friends, If you’d still like to contribute to our book (and even if you have already), here is your chance! We’re looking for the perfect cover for our book, a cover that captures
Happy birthday, Neil Finn!
Thank you for all your messages for Neil on his birthday. Neil tweeted this today: “I’m a 58 guy , thanks for tuning in folks , you’re good people” “I think its all going to work out alright”
Pineapple Head, Philadelphia 1998
We found this item in the archives just now. Have a piece of Pineapple Head from The Theatre Of Living Arts, Philadelphia, July 1998.
Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, Illinois
Neil Finn and Guster will be taking the stage at the Ravinia Music Festival in Highland Park, IL (just north of Chicago) on July 7th. Tickets are on sale from sale to the public right now at http://www.ravinia.org/ShowDetails/Index?id=1194 Team NF.
Boulder Theatre, CO, June 2016
Neil Finn Concert Announcement! Neil will have two concerts in Boulder, CO, USA on Tuesday, June 21 and Wednesday, June 22 at The Boulder Theater. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 15 at 10 AM (Mountain Time). But…you can get tickets before the general public
Summerfest, Milwaukee, 9th July
Update 25th May: Stage time has changed to 4pm, ending at 5pm. Neil Finn’s playing Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI, USA on Saturday July 9th! 5:00pm performance time on the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard stage. Tickets are on sale now at http://summerfest.com/ticket-info/
Quebec City Festival July 15th
Neil Finn will be taking the stage at the Québec City Festival in Canada on July 15! Tickets will be on sale to the public on March 16 at 12 PM ET at www.infofestival.com.
Album sessions begin
Neil tweeted today, “hooray, band and producer in town, rehearsal underway, album starts tomorrow” and followed it with “I was just a bit concerned about the new arrivals spreading germs on the playing field.” With luck, we’ll be able to sneak some photos from the recording sessions onto the website.
Osfest, Norway, 6th August 2016
Updated 4th March: new ticket link We know of a few Finnish friends in Norway who’ll be pleased to welcome another to the land of Os when Neil plays Osfest in Os, Hordaland, on Saturday 6th August 2016. Get tickets via http://www.billettservice.no/event/osfest-2016-dagspass-lrdag-06-august-billetter/484527
Neil Finn & Guster in Illinois July 7th
Neil Finn and Guster will be taking the stage at the Ravinia Music Festival in Highland Park, IL (just north of Chicago) on July 7th. Tickets will be on sale to the public on April 26, 2016 at www.ravinia.org. We will remind you as the date gets closer. Team NF.
Cross-linx Groningen 28th Feb
Partial setlist from Cross-linx at De Oosterpoort, Groningen Feb 28th: Orange And Blue (with Andrew Bird) Four Seasons In One Day Message To My Girl Don’t Dream It’s Over Distant Sun ENCORE: More Than One Of You Space Oddity
Amsterdamse Bostheatre – 7th August 2016
Neil Finn returns to Amsterdam on Sunday 7th August 2016 for an intimate gig in the beautiful setting of the Amsterdamse Bostheater. Ticket sales start on Friday 4 March at 10am via http://LiveAtAmsterdamseBos.nl/
Setlist from Cross-linx at De Dooelen, Rotterdam Feb 27th: Either Side Of The World One Step Ahead Orange And Blue (with Andrew Bird) Dizzy Heights Small Silver Hand White Lies and Alibis Andrew Bird – Puma Andrew Bird – Saint Preservus Four Seasons In One Day Son Lux – Lost
Setlist from Feb 26th: Either Side Of The World One Step Ahead Orange And Blue (with Andrew Bird) Dizzy Heights Small Silver Hand Andrew Bird – Puma Andrew Bird – Saint Preservus Four Seasons In One Day Divebomber Hole In The River Son Lux – You Don’t Know Me Son
Read Da Music’s review in Dutch of Thursday Feb 25th’s Cross-linx concert in Eindhoven. See photos and a video of Space Oddity on the Cross-linx Facebook page. Setlist: Either Side Of The World Orange And Blue One Step Ahead Dizzy Heights Small Silver Hand Andrew Bird – Puma Andrew Bird
Neil at Cross-linx – De Volkskrant interview
Tonight at Eindhoven, Neil plays the first of four Cross-linx concerts with Glenn Kotche, Lunatree and others. If you speak Dutch, read an interview with Neil by Menno Pot of De Volkskrant. Photo by Daniel Cohen.
Lokerse Feesten, Belgium
Neil Finn will perform at Lokerse Feesten in Belgium on Monday 8th August 2016. Tickets are on sale now. Also playing that night are Garbage and Trixie Whitley, with artists such as Van Morrison and Faithless playing other nights in the festival.
Goin’ Your Way – interview with Neil
Read a new interview with Neil about the Neil Finn + Paul Kelly live album, “Goin’ Your Way” in Bill Kopp’s ‘Musoscribe’.
Don’t Dream It’s Over – Neil with Sharef King
Neil Finn and Sharef King performing ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’, Saturday January 23rd 2016 at Auckland’s Silo Park. The Kiwis On Board concert welcomed refugee settlement in Auckland and supported the raising of the NZ quota. Donations welcome at kiwisonboard.co.nz/ The full setlist for Neil Finn (on acoustic guitar) at
Ladies In Black
Neil tweeted today, “brilliant new musical Ladies In Black opened last night in Melbourne with songs by brother Tim …congratulations cast and crew , loved it”. Photo by Timothy Grey, originally published on Melbourne Theatre Company’s Facebook page.
RIP David Bowie
power surges, lights flickering as we played through our Bowie albums last night. I think he was doing a final lap. RIP and thanks David. – Neil Finn Crowded House play Moonage Daydream with Johnny Marr & Connan Mockasin from Crowded House on Vimeo.
Help Is Coming – vinyl single available again
A little later than promised, the ‘Help Is Coming’ 7″ vinyl single is available for purchase on the Neil Finn Webstore. Proceeds from this very limited edition Crowded House record, with the exclusive B-side, ‘Anthem’, go to Save The Children. Special thanks to Music Glue and Remedyful. Purchase the record
Happy New Year
A belated Happy New Year from Team NF! Lots of activity of various kinds coming up this year. Keep in the know by subscribing to our email newsletter at www.neilfinn.com/sign-up In the meantime, archival treats keep cropping up, including this one from TVNZ ‘back in the day’. Crowded House toured