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sources: Police File No. 5 + 6; OOR - August 27, [[1980]]; Suikerkrant - March [[2011]]; ticket; poster; ads
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1980 08 09 photo Kris Van Alphen.jpg
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Performance summary
Artist performing: The Police
Tour: 1980-1981 Zenyatta Mondatta Tour
Venue: Festivalpark
Location: Werchter, Belgium
Support acts: XTC, Skafish
Ticket prices: 320 Belgian Francs


On 1980-08-09, The Police performed at the Festivalpark in Werchter, Belgium.

Setlist

The songs in brackets are NOT on the recording of this concert. However they were ALWAYS played before and after this gig, so I included them in this setlist. Don't Stand So Close To Me is mentioned in the OOR review of this concert, so it was definitely played.

Recording information

There's a (partial) recording of this concert. Voices Inside My Head and Don't Stand So Close To Me are missing.

Trivia

Earlier that day The Police were still mixing Zenyatta Mondatta at Wisseloord Studios until about four hours before they had to perform. Gust Spruyt picked them up at Wisseloord Studios in a bus and drove them to the festival, listening to early Zenyatta Mondatta mixes on tape.

When they left the motorway at Turnhout Andy Summers mentioned he'd been there before and was told that's because he played in nearby Geel with Kevin Ayers. As they still had some time Gust Spruyt and The Police went to a café at the Markt in Geel to drink a beer.

The concert was reviewed in OOR (August 27, 1980).

This review mentions around 10.000 people in the audience. However have a look at the ticket number...

See also

This section needs more information.

External links

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References

sources: Police File No. 5 + 6; OOR - August 27, 1980; Suikerkrant - March 2011; ticket; poster; ads; photos


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