I Can't Seem To Wake Up 2017

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This tour took place between July and December in order to support the Not The Actual Events and Add Violence EPs. It is part of the NIN 2017-2018 touring cycle. These are the first Nine Inch Nails shows since the NIN 2013-2014 touring cycle.


Stage Set-Up

This touring cycle had a stripped down, back-to-basics approach, similar to that of the Wave Goodbye Tour in 2009. Reznor stated that he had bowed out of the "arms-race" of concert technology and wanted to bring an element of danger and unpredictability. Behind the band was a scrim, and very basic lighting was used. Smoke machines were able to be used, as no elaborate visual elements would be interfered with. The looseness of production allowed for setlists for the overall cycle to be notably spontaneous.

Typical Setlist

  1. "The Fireman" (set intro music played over PA)
  2. "Branches/Bones"
  3. "Wish"
  4. "Less Than"
  5. "March Of The Pigs"
  6. "Piggy" / "Something I Can Never Have"
  7. "The Frail"
  8. "The Wretched"
  9. "Closer" (with "The Only Time" interpolation)
  10. "Copy Of A"
  11. "Gave Up"
  12. "I Can't Give Everything Away"
  13. "The Lovers" / "The Background World"
  14. "Reptile" (first half of tour)
  15. "The Great Destroyer"
  16. "Burning Bright (Field On Fire)"
  17. "The Hand That Feeds"
  18. "Head Like A Hole"
  19. "The Day The World Went Away" (second half)
  20. "Hurt"

"Branches/Bones", "Less Than", "The Lovers", "The Background World", and "Burning Bright (Field On Fire)" made their debuts.

Tour Dates

Date/Location Venue
2017/07/19 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Arena
2017/07/23 Los Angeles, CA FYF Fest 2017
2017/07/30 New York, NY Panorama Festival
2017/07/31 New York, NY Webster Hall
2017/09/15 Chicago, IL Riot Fest
2017/10/20 Las Vegas, NV The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel
2017/10/21 Sacramento, CA Aftershock Festival
2017/12/16 Houston, TX Day For Night Festival

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