Madness U.S. History

Undertaking a True and Accurate Account of the Pursuit of Nuttiness in the Colonies

We the people of Stateside Madness, in order to form a more perfect historical archive, do ordain and establish this compendium of all Madness official releases and appearances in the United States of America. It’s far from complete, and compiled from various sources that may or may not be 100% accurate, so we welcome your additions or corrections. Please comment or message us on Facebook with your knowledge, fellow patriots!

Madness U.S. Discography 


One Step Beyond LP/Cassette, Sire, 1979
AbsolutelyLP/Cassette, Sire, 1980
Keep MovingLP/Cassette, Geffen, 1984
Mad Not MadLP/Cassette, Geffen, 1985
Universal Madness:
Live in Los Angeles
CD, GoldenVoice, 1999
The Dangermen
Sessions Vol. 1
CD, V2, 2005
The Liberty of
Norton Folgate
CD, Yep Roc, 2009
Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da DaCD, eOne, 2012
Can’t Touch Us NowCD, Universal, 2017


“One Step Beyond”
b/w “Mistakes”
7″ Single, Sire, 1979
“Our House”
b/w “Cardiac Arrest”
7″ Single, Geffen, 1983
“It Must Be Love”
b/w “Calling Cards”
7″ Single, Geffen, 1983
“The Sun and the Rain”
b/w “Time For Tea”
7″ Single, Geffen, 1984

Compilations & Reissues

MadnessCompilation LP/Cassette, Geffen, 1983
One Step Beyond / AbsolutelyTwo-on-One Cassette, Sire, 1983
The Peel SessionsCD reissue, Strange Fruit Records, 1988
MadnessCompilation CD reissue, Geffen, 1993
Keep MovingCD reissue, Geffen, 1997
Mad Not MadCD reissue, Geffen, 1997
Total Madness Compilation CD, Geffen, 1997
Ultimate CollectionCompilation CD, Hip-O, 2000
The Best of MadnessCompilation CD, Hip-O, 2005
Our House –
The Very Best of Madness
Compilation LP/CD, BMG, 2021

Madness U.S. Tours

1979 Tour

11/21/1979Irving Plaza, New York, NY
11/22/1979Mudd Club, New York, NY
11/23/1979Hurrah, New York, NY
11/24/1979Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA
11/25/1979Tier 3, New York, NY
11/26/1979Hot Club, Philadelphia, PA
11/27/1979Austin, TX
11/29/1979Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco, CA
Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, CA
(with The Go-Go’s)

1980 Tour

2/21/1980The Hot Club, Philadelphia, PA
2/22/1980Bayou Club, Washington, DC
2/24/1980Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA
2/25/1980Irving Plaza, New York, NY
2/27/1980Broadway Live, Montreal, Canada
2/28/1980Broadway, Toronto, Canada
3/1/1980Punch & Judy Club, Detroit, MI
3/2/1980Park West, Chicago, IL
3/4/1980The Agora, Cleveland, OH
3/8/1980The Wreck of the Hesperas, Portland, OR
3/9/1980Universal, Seattle, WA
3/10/1980Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, Canada
3/12/1980The Old Waldorf, San Francisco, CA
3/13/1980Bodega, San Jose, CA
Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, CA
(with The Go-Go’s)

1981 Tour

5/16/1981California Hall, San Francisco, CA
5/17/1981Reseda Country Club, Los Angeles, CA
5/21/1981The Ritz, New York, NY
5/22/1981Private’s Club, New York, NY
5/23/1981Peppermint Lounge, New York, NY

1983 Tour

8/20/1983JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, PA
8/22/1983Pier 84, New York, NY
8/23/1983Fountain Casino, Aberdeen Township, NJ
8/27/1983Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL
(with Ministry)
8/28/1983Variety Theatre, Cleveland, OH
9/1/1983University of Miami, Miami, FL
9/2/1983Summers on the Beach, Fort Lauderdale, FL
9/3/1983Plaza Hotel Ballroom, Daytona Beach, FL
9/4/1983Electric Cowboy Festival, Columbia, TN
9/5/1983Aztec Bowl, San Diego, CA
(with The Police / Oingo Boingo)
9/6/1983Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego, CA
(with The Police)
9/8/1983Phoenix Municipal Stadium, Phoenix, AZ
(with The Police)
9/9/1983Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim, CA
(with David Bowie / The Go-Go’s)
9/10/1983Day on the Green, Oakland, CA
9/11/1983Soldier Field, Long Beach, CA
9/12/1983Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA
(with Ministry)
9/15/1983Bronco Bowl, Dallas, TX
9/16/1983Austin Opry House, Austin, TX
9/17/1983Houston, TX
9/18/1983SS President Riverboat, New Orleans, LA

1984 Tour

Kabuki Theater, San Francisco, CA
2/25/1984Ackerman Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Palace Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
3/2/1984University of California, San Diego, CA
4/17/1984Le Paladium, Montreal, Canada
4/27/1984Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

1986 Tour

5/15/1986The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
5/16/1986Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA
5/17/1986UC-San Diego, San Diego, CA
5/20/1986Paradise Club, Boston, MA
5/21/1986Trocadero Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
The World, New York, NY

1998 Tour

4/22/1998South Padre Amphitheater, Las Vegas, NV
4/23/1998UC-Davis, Davis, CA
4/24/1998County Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA
4/26/1998Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles, CA
4/28/1998RIMAC Arena, La Jolla, CA
4/29/1998Kaiser Center, Oakland, CA
5/2/1998Turtle Bay, Oahu, HI
(with No Doubt)
6/20/1998KROQ Weenie Roast, Los Angeles, CA

1999 Tour

4/30/1999Irving Plaza, New York, NY
5/1/19999:30 Club, Washington, DC
5/2/1999Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Tour

9/17/2005KROQ Inland Invasion, San Bernardino, CA
9/18/2005House of Blues, San Diego, CA
9/20/2005Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA
9/23/2005Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
9/24/2005The Fenix, Seattle, WA

2008 Tour

4/25/2008Coachella, Indio, CA

2012 Tour

3/25/2012Vive Latino, Mexico City, Mexico
4/13/2012Coachella, Indio, CA
4/14/2012House of Blues, Las Vegas, NV
4/16/2012Club Nokia, Los Angeles. CA
4/17/2012Humphrey’s, San Diego, CA
4/19/2012The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
4/20/2012Coachella, Indio, CA

Madness on U.S. Television

4/19/1980American Bandstand (ABC)
“One Step Beyond”
9/7/1983Solid Gold (syndicated)
“It Must Be Love”
3/3/1984American Bandstand (ABC)
“The Sun and the Rain”
“Keep Moving”
4/14/1984Saturday Night Live (NBC)
“Our House”
“Keep Moving”
1984Rock of the ’80s (Showtime)
Recorded at The Palace Theatre
“The Sun and the Rain”
“Our House”
“Keep Moving”
“Michael Caine”
1985IRS’s The Cutting Edge (MTV)
Interview with Suggs and Carl
4/29/1999Late Show with David Letterman (CBS)
“Our House”
“One Step Beyond”
5/4/1999Light Night with Conan O’Brien (NBC)
“Night Boat to Cairo”

Sources: Discogs, Seven Ragged Men,, Concert Archives, Fandom Concerts Wiki, Madness on TV