Here's what Foo Fighters played at Madison Square Garden

21 June 2021, 13:23 | Updated: 21 June 2021, 14:02

Dave Grohl opens Madison Square Garden with Foo Fighters
Dave Grohl opens Madison Square Garden with Foo Fighters. Picture: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for FF

By Jenny Mensah

Dave Grohl and co opened the iconic venue by playing to a COVID-19 vaccinated crowd only. Find out what was on the setlist and who joined them onstage.

Foo Fighters played an epic gig at Madison Square Garden on Friday (20 June).

Dave Grohl and co took to the iconic New York venue to help open its doors for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.

The show, which saw the Learn To Fly rockers play to a vaccinated-only crowd, included a career-defining set of their hits old and new as well as a few surprising covers and guest appearances.

Find out what happened and see their full setlist below.

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Kicking off with a their iconic Times Like These single, Dave Grohl set the tone for what was set to be a momentous celebration.

After playing a selection gigs from throughout their 20-year long career - including Learn To Fly, The Pretender,My Hero and Monkey Wrench - drummer Taylor Hawkins took to the mic to play his customary cover of Queen's Somebody To Love. But the surprise of the night came when the band played a cover of Radiohead's Creep and were joined by none other by Dave Chappelle.

Unsurprisingly, the band rounded off their 24-track-set with their epic Everlong anthem, cementing their status as one of the biggest bands in the world and proving themselves to be the perfect act to open the iconic venue.

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Here's the setlist from Foo Fighters' 2021 Madison Square Garden gig:

  1. Times Like These
  2. The Pretender
  3. Learn to Fly
  4. No Son of Mine
  5. The Sky Is a Neighborhood
  6. Shame Shame
  7. Rope
  8. Run
  9. My Hero
  10. These Days
  11. Medicine at Midnight
  12. Walk
  13. Somebody to Love (Queen cover with Taylor Hawkins on lead)
  14. Monkey Wrench
  15. Arlandria
  16. Breakout
  17. Creep (Radiohead cover with Dave Chappelle)
  18. All My Life
  19. Aurora
  20. This Is A Call
  21. Best of You


22. Making a Fire

23. You Should Be Dancer (Bee Gees cover)

24. Everlong