5/12/1981 – Halifax, NS, Canada (Photos)

Van Halen kick off the 1981 Fair Warning Tour for the first night in Canada.  Here are fan-shot photos from the opening night and the likely setlist.


  1. On Fire
  2. Sinner’s Swing
  3. Drum Solo
  4. Hear About It Later
  5. Dave raps
  6. So This Is Love?
  7. Jamie’s Cryin’
  8. Bass Solo
  9. Runnin’ With The Devil
  10. Dance The Night Away
  11. Sunday Afternoon In The Park
  12. Romeo Delight
  13. Everybody Wants Some!!
  14. Ice Cream Man
  15. Mean Street
  16. Guitar Solo
  17. Feel Your Love Tonight
  18. You Really Got Me
  19. Unchained
  20. Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love

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Amazing , I actually attend this concert in Nova Scotia at the Metro Centre and saw a powerful David Lee Roth and the Van Halen brothers for the first time in North America or anyway on the planet for the first time. The date is and the night was marked by the news when we got home to the local university that the news bulletin stating Legend Bob Marley had died over night.

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I recall DLR commented that night on the recent passing of Bond Scott

Santos Jerez

I recall the old school tv guide cover ……………

Santos Jeres

1981 I was in Grade 10- going into grade 11 QEH huge memories guys in my English class were talking about the Show …great era of my teens Miss Edward today have all VH music ….40 years ago now wow life is short and goes by so fast ..

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