Kasabian performing at Hydro Connect Festival 2008

From July to November 2008 Kasabian toured between their albums Empire and West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum.


Despite being busy recording West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum during most of 2008, Kasabian played several gigs throughout the year, debuting two songs off the album.

On 13 August 2008 the band supported Muse in Dublin.

Songs performed

From Kasabian

From Empire

From West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum

B-Sides & Covers

Tour dates

Date City Country Venue
25 July 2008 Niigata Japan Fuji Rock
27 July 2008 Incheon South Korea Pentaport Rock Festival
12 August 2008 Limerick Ireland Dolans Warehouse
13 August 2008 Dublin Marlay Park[1]
15 August 2008 Lincoln England Engine Shed
16 August 2008 Carlisle Sands Centre
21 August 2008 Wolverhampton Civic Hall
22 August 2008
24 August 2008 Daresbury Creamfields Festival
28 August 2008 Newcastle O2 Academy
29 August 2008 Loch Fyne Scotland Hydro Connect Festival
14 November 2008 London England Union Chapel[2]

Opening acts

  • The Hours (14 November 2008)
  • Reverend and the Makers (14 November 2008)


  • On 25 July 2008 in Niigata, Fire was performed live for the first time
  • On 14 November 2008 in London, Thick As Thieves and Black Whistler were performed live for the first time

Releases and broadcasts


  1. Supporting Muse
  2. Part of the Little Noise Sessions
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