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


                            Radiohead and Foo Fighters release full-length concerts for fans in lockdown to aid Covid-19 relief efforts
Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Dave Grohl from Foo Fighters (Getty Images)

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

Bridge Burning
Rope
The Pretender
My Hero
Learn to Fly
White Limo
Arlandria
Breakout
Cold Day in the Sun (dedicated to Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction)
Long Road to Ruin
Stacked Actors
Walk
Monkey Wrench
Let It Die
These Days
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:

There There
2 + 2 = 5
15 Step
Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
Exit Music
Kid A
Dollars and Cents
Videotape
No Surprises
Paranoid Android
The Gloaming
The National Anthem 
Climbing Up the Walls 
Nude
Street Spirit (Fade Out)
The Bends
Myxomatosis 
How to Disappear Completely

Encore

You and Whose Army?
Pyramid Song 
Like Spinning Plates
Fake Plastic Trees 
Bodysnatchers
Lucky 
Idioteque
Karma Police

Encore 2

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!

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