Radiohead and Foo Fighters release full-length concerts for fans in lockdown to aid Covid-19 relief efforts
Radiohead shared their iconic 2006 Bonnaroo gig online while Foo Fighters streamed their Lollapalooza concert from 2011
As the COVID-19 lockdown continues, two of the biggest bands in the world have been busy digging into their concert archives in order to keep their fans entertained during the enforced quarantine.
Alt-rock titans Radiohead recently announced on Thursday, May 7, that they would be putting their memorable 2006 Bonnaroo concert online for our viewing pleasure.
And if that wasn't enough great news for music fans, the legendary Foo Fighters also recently announced that they would be live streaming their 2011 Lollapalooza appearance, starting at 8 pm ET on May 7.
Former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl is the mastermind behind the hard-hitting stadium-friendly rock of the Foo Fighters, and they are currently streaming their amazing 2011 Lollapalooza concert to benefit Crew Nation, the fund started by Live Nation in order to help support live crews around the world who are affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
You can check out their entire show here, as well as a breakdown of the set below.
Foo Fighters Lollapalooza 2011 Setlist
Learn to Fly
Cold Day in the Sun (dedicated to Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction)
Long Road to Ruin
Let It Die
Times Like These (Dave Grohl on acoustic guitar, before being joined by full band))
Young Man Blues (Mose Allison cover)
Best of You
Skin and Bones
Everlong (Guest starring Perry Farrell, plus teaser of 'Mountain Song' by Jane’s Addiction)
Similarly, beloved art-rock band Radiohead, aka the most important band in the world, had previously announced that they would be sharing one of their most memorable concerts online, namely their 2006 appearance at the Bonnaroo festival.
Guitarist Jonny Greenwood tweeted that "It's easily, comfortably, the best festival experience I've ever had in America." He added, "I hope the heat, dust, and smell of fine southern whiskey comes over as well as the songs — and that we all get back to live music soon."
Here's the full setlist from Radiohead's 2006 Bonnaroo show:
2 + 2 = 5
Dollars and Cents
The National Anthem
Climbing Up the Walls
Street Spirit (Fade Out)
How to Disappear Completely
You and Whose Army?
Like Spinning Plates
Fake Plastic Trees
House of Cards
Everything in Its Right Place
So even though all may not be right in the world right now, at least our favorite rock bands are pulling out all the stops (and starts) to keep us entertained at home. And for that, we salute them both, this is guaranteed to be a primetime viewing experience!