Pavement kick off UK and Ireland tour in Dublin

Stephen Malkmus and co play at Tripod venue

Pavement began the UK and Ireland leg of their 2010 reunion tour last night (April 4) by playing Dublin‘s Tripod venue.

Stephen Malkmus and his band kicked off their world tour in New Zealand in March. They are set to play Glasgow tonight (May 5) then play a four-night run at London‘s O2 Academy Brixton, kicking off on May 10.

Last night they played hits from throughout their career including fan favourites ‘Shady Lane’, ‘Stereo’ and ‘Spit On A Stranger’ at the sold-out venue, according to reports on

Pavement played:

‘Silent Kid’
‘Elevate Me Later’
‘No Life Singed Her’
‘Father To A Sister Of Thought’
‘Rattled By The Rush’
‘Shady Lane’
‘Kennel District’
‘In The Mouth A Desert’
‘Spit On A Stranger’
‘Two States’
‘Range Life’
‘Gold Soundz’
‘Fight This Generation’
‘Summer Babe’
‘Cut Your Hair’
‘Debris Slide’
‘Lions (Linden)’
‘Give It A Day’
‘D/W Ikea’
‘Trigger Cut’
‘Stop Breathin”
‘Starlings Of The Slipstream’
‘Conduit For Sale!’
‘We Dance’
‘Box Elder’

Meanwhile, Pavement guitarist Scott ‘Spiral Stairs’ Kannberg recently announced details of a London solo show set for May 12.