Out of Control Tour '84

Originally scheduled for the Masonic Temple but moved at the last minute to the Palmer Auditorium.

page updated 25 Aprl 2022 - new tape and more clippings
updated August 2022 added adverts, articles
uodated August 2022 added ticket, comments
updated Feb 2024 - lots





Audio - MASTER

Sound 3.5 - 1hr 31mins - 24 tracks - MASTER
thanks to Ben Langston for sharing

Three Card Trick





Sound quality

to follow





Advert

Quad City Times Thu May 10 1984





Clash in concert

The Dispatch
Wed Apr 4 1984





Clash to appear

Quad City Times Wed Apr 4 1984





Dates

Quad-City Times, Davenport, Iowa, Thu 26 Apr 1984, Page 62





Dates

Quad City Times Thu Apr 19 1984





Prefer heavy metal to The Clash?
You punks have got to be kidding

Quad City Times - Thu May 3 1984






Rock will save the World

The Dispatch - Sun Apr 29 1984

includes Washington gig





Prefer heavy metal top The Clash?
You punks have got tbe kidding

Quad City Times
Thu May 3 1984





Clash cashes in

Quad City Times
Thu Apr 5 1984





Clash regroups

Quad City Times
Thu Apr 19 1984





The thunder of Clash comes to Quad-cities

The Dispatch
Mon May 21 1984





The Clash - Groups names says it all

Music Review





Ticket





Palmer Auditorium, Davenport, IA

Palmer Auditorium is located at 1000 Brady St., Davenport, IA. It was an indoor arena with a seating capacity of 4,500 1, 13

The venue was known for hosting a variety of events, including concerts and wrestling matches 2, 11. Many people will remember Palmer's Alumni Auditorium for the great concerts that took place over the years. 

The auditorium was open from 1970 to 2015 and was also known as Palmer Alumni Auditorium and Palmer College Alumni Arena 2. During 2019, the building was torn down to its steel support beams and rebuilt as the R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center 17. The site is part of the Palmer College of Chiropractic campus 18.






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I was there

blangston - I was there. Looking for a ticket stub from this show, a picture would be great. Thank you.

CBix - It is in fact the same venue as Palmer Auditorium in Davenport, IA under a new name. And yes, the Clash appeared there. I was there. 





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Extensive archive of articles, magazines and other from the Out of Control Tour, April-May 1984

Archive - Snippets - Press-Releases - US Articles - UK Articles - International Articles - Books, Social Media, 84/85 - Posters - Passes - Memorabilia - Video and audio





Setlist

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London Calling
Safe European Home
Are You Red...Y
Clash City Rockers
Three Card Trick
Rock the Casbah
Junco Partner
Police on My Back
Know Your Rights
Clampdown
Guns of Brixton
In the Pouring Rain
Sex Mad Roar
Spanish Bombs
Tommy Gun
Armagideon Time
Janie Jones
I Fought the Law
Straight to Hell
English Civil War
Brand New Cadillac
Garageland
I’m So Bored With the USA
Police and Thieves



Extensive archive of articles, magazines and other from the Out of Control Tour, April-May 1984

Archive

Snippets

Press-Releases

US Articles

UK Articles

International Articles

Books, Social Media, 84/85

Posters

Passes

Memorabilia

Video and audio



There are several sights that provide setlists but most mirror www.blackmarketclash.co.uk. They are worth checking.

from Setlist FM (cannot be relied on)

from Songkick (cannot be relied on)
... both have lists of people who say they went

& from the newer Concert Database and also Concert Archives

Also useful: Ultimate Music database, All Music, Clash books at DISCOGS

Articles, check 'Rocks Back Pages'



Out of Control Tour 1984

United States March, April, May


ARTICLES, POSTERS, CLIPPINGS


A collection of
• Tour previews
• Tour posters
Interviews
• Features
• Articles
• Tour information

and other items from March to August 1984



VIDEO AND AUDIO

Video and audio footage
from the tour and the period including radio interviews.



BOOKS

Book: We Are The Clash:

Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered By Mark Andersen, Ralph Heibutzki

Fort Lauderdale pg137, pg147, pg151
Washington pg142
Long Island (Hofstra) pg144, pg160, pg161
Hamilton (Colgate) pg145
Chapel Hill pg 146
Atlanta pg152
Philadelphia pg159
Toronto p162
Dayton/Denver pg164
St Loius pg165
Seattle/Oregon pg166


Book: Vince White, his Clash biog, The Last Days of the Clash.

Nashville pg103
Knoxville pg110
Orlando pg111
New York pg118
Long Island (Hofstra) pg119
Canada pg132
Detroit pg140
Chicago pg148
Davenport/St Loius/Kansas pg151
Denver pg154
Utah pg159
Eugene/Vancover pg163
Seattle pg 164



Film: 'The Rise and Fall of The Clash'

features archival footage and new interviews to tell the story of the band's final days. The four primary members of the band - Jones, Joe Strummer, Paul Simonen and Topper Headon tell their sides of the story as do Nick Sheppard and Vince White, both of whom replaced Jones, and original drummer Terry Chimes, who returned to replace Headon in 1982.



Return of the Last Gang in Town,
Marcus Gray






Passion is a Fashion,
Pat Gilbert








Redemption Song,
Chris Salewicz








Joe Strummer and the legend of The Clash
Kris Needs







The Clash (official)
by The Clash (Author), Mal Peachey


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