The Lemonheads are coming to Newcastle this weekend: how to get tickets, when doors open and possible setlist

The spirit of the 90s will awaken in Newcastle this weekend as Evan Dando and The Lemonheads celebrate 30 years of It’s A Shame About Ray.

Cult nineties group The Lemonheads, led by Evan Dando, are set to perform in Newcastle this weekend.

Known for their cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s hit Mrs. Robinson, The Lemonheads are touring the UK to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their album It’s A Shame About Ray, released in 1992.

The album, their first released through a major record label, helped break the band into the mainstream music scene alongside Mrs. Robinson being featured in the movie Wayne’s World 2, released a year later.

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    More recently, Martin Scorcese used the cover in his 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street, bringing a renewed interest in the band from younger listeners.

    The Lemonheads went on a hiatus in 1998 to 2004, during the down period of the style of college rock the band were renowned for.

    However upon their return, the band have released three new albums since 2009, with lead singer Evan Dando a constant member since their formation in 1986.

    When are The Lemonheads playing in Newcastle?

    The Lemonheads will be playing the Newcastle University Student Union (King’s Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QB) on October 1 2022, with doors opening at 7pm.

    Are there tickets still available to see The Lemonheads in Newcastle?

    Tickets to see The Lemonheads at Newcastle University Student Union are still available now through See Tickets.

    Tickets are priced at £24.75 including a booking fee.

    What could The Lemonheads play at their Newcastle show?

    The Lemonheads, featuring lead singer Evan Dando, are currently celebrating the 30th anniversary of their album It’s A Shame About Ray.

    During their current UK tour, The Lemonheads performed the following set at the O2 Academy in Bristol on September 28 2022.

    Setlist courtesy of Setlist FM.

    Evan Dando Acoustic Set

    • The Outdoor Type (Smudge cover)
    • Being Around
    • Divan (Smudge cover)
    • Hard Drive (Evan Dando song)
    • Ride With Me
    • Into Your Arms
    • Skulls (Misfits cover)

    It’s A Shame About Ray Set

    • Rockin’ Stroll
    • Confetti
    • It’s a Shame About Ray
    • Rudderless
    • My Drug Buddy
    • The Turnpike Down
    • Bit Part
    • Alison’s Starting to Happen
    • Hannah & Gabi
    • Kitchen
    • Ceiling Fan in My Spoon
    • Frank Mills (Galt MacDermot cover)

    Electric Set (full band)

    • Hospital
    • Break Me
    • The Great Big No
    • Rick James Style
    • Frying Pan (Victoria Williams cover)
    • Speed of the Sound of Loneliness (John Prine cover)
    • It’s All True
    • Down About It
    • Stove
    • If I Could Talk I’d Tell You

    Where else are The Lemonheads touring in the UK?

    The Lemonheads full UK itinerary as of writing is as follows (information provided by See Tickets.)

    • October 3: Glasgow - QMU, 22 University Gardens, Glasgow G12 8QN
    • October 5: Hull - The Welly Club, 105-107 Beverley Rd, Hull HU3 1TS
    • October 6: Leeds - Leeds University Stylus, Lifton Pl, Woodhouse, Leeds LS2 9JZ
    • October 7: Nottingham - Rock City, 8 Talbot St, Nottingham NG1 5GG
    • October 8: Manchester - O2 Ritz, Whitworth St W, Manchester M1 5NQ
    • October 10: Brighton - Chalk, 13 Pool Valley, Brighton BN1 1NJ
    • October 11: Norwich - Epic Studios, 112-114 Magdalen St, Norwich NR3 1JD
    • October 12: Southampton - The 1865, Brunswick Square, Southampton SO14 3AR

    Ticketing information can be found through See Tickets.

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