Presidents of the USA – March 10, 2012 – HMV Ritz, Manchester, UK – Special

The Presidents of the United States Of America – March 10, 2012 – HMV Ritz, Manchester, UK – Special – Reviews, photos, setlist and more….


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The Presidents of the USA play their third show in the 2012 European tour at the HMW Ritz in Manchester, UK. Again playing their debut album fully + more.

I’m collecting all the photos, videos, reviews, setlist details from the European tour dates under own blog posts. Contact me, if you have any missing info. Thanks!

The Presidents Of The United States Of America – HMV Ritz, Manchester, UK

Date: 2012-03-10
Location: HMV Ritz, Manchester, UK


Presidents of the USA (Chris Ballew, Andrew McKeag, Jason Finn)

Straight Lines

Setlist & Videos:

Intro (Video #1)
Love Everybody
Mixed Up S.O.B.
Volcano (video #1 superb)
Some Postman
Mach 5

Kitty (Video #1)
Feather Pluckn (includes the section similar to I’ve Got A Feeling by The Beatles)
Lump (Video 1# distorted clip) (Video #2)
Stranger (Video #1 superb)
Boll Weevil
Peaches (Video #1) (Video #2)
Dune Buggy
We Are Not Going to Make It
Kick Out the Jams (Chris and Andrew swap instruments by throwing them to each other)
Back Porch (Video #1)
Naked and Famous (Video #1)
Lady Bug
Video Killed The Radio Star (Video #1) (Video #2)


Ghosts Are Everywhere (Video #1 superb) (Dedicated to Mark Sandman and with the “scream”
from Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant song in the middle)
More Bad Times (Video #1)
Kick out the Jams Reprise with Ace Of Spades ending (Motorhead) (Video #1)

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Member of Motorhead in the crowd? according to tweet by Jason afterwards)


Presidents of the USA – Manchester Set – By And who am i (Flickr)



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Upcoming Presidents of the USA shows:

March 11, 2012 – O2 ABC, Glasgow, UK
March 13, 2012 – Effenaar, Eindhoven, Netherlands
March 14, 2012 – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
March 16, 2012 – HMV Forum, London, UK
March 17, 2012 – Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland

October 12, 2012 – Skagit Valley Casino Resort, Pacific Show Room, Bow, WA
October 13, 2012 – Skagit Valley Casino Resort, Pacific Show Room, Bow, WA

Previous Presidents of the USA 2012 specials:

February 17, 2012 – Showbox at the Market, Seattle, WA
February 18, 2012 – Showbox at the Market, Seattle, WA
March 8, 2012 – O2 Academy, Bristol, UK
March 9, 2012 – Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, UK

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