Start Me Up

Set closers & enders throughout the Rolling Stones' performing career

Setlist orders are unavailable pre-1964, and often only probable for 1964-65. The Rolling Stones only started performing regular encores in 1975. (Surprise rehearsal or special club gigs not included, i.e. 1981-2012 tours.)
 

Winter-Spring 1964 UK tours/concerts:
Opening song: Talkin' Bout You, Beautiful Delilah
Finale: I Wanna Be Your Man, Bye Bye Johnny
 

Summer 1964 UK concerts:
Opening song: Walking the Dog
Finale: It's All Over Now
 

Fall 1964 Tours (UK, France, U.S.):
Opening song: Not Fade Away, Around and Around
Finale: It's All Over Now, Around and Around, Tell Me (?)
 

Winter-Spring 1965 Tours (Europe, UK, North America):
Opening song: Everybody Needs Somebody to Love    *(often in medley, with Pain in My Heart, or Around and Around)
Finale: The Last Time, Hey Crawdaddy, Route 66
 

Fall 1965 Tours (Germany, UK, North America):
Opening song: Everybody Needs Somebody to Love, She Said Yeah
Finale: I'm All Right, Satisfaction
 

Winter 1966 Pacific Tour:
Opening song: Mercy Mercy
Finale: Satisfaction
 

Spring 1966 European Tour:
Opening song: The Last Time
Finale: Satisfaction

1966 North American Tour:
Opening song: Not Fade Away
Finale: Satisfaction
 

Fall 1966 UK Tour:
Opening song: Paint It Black
Finale: Satisfaction
 

1967 European Tour:
Opening song: The Last Time
Finale: Satisfaction   *(most often in medley with Going Home)
 

July 5, 1969, Hyde Park free concert:
Opening song: I'm Yours and I'm Hers
Finale: Sympathy for the Devil
 

1969 U.S. Tour & 1970 European Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash
Finale: Street Fighting Man
 

1971 UK Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash
Finale: Street Fighting Man, Let It Rock
 

1972 North American Tour:
Opening song: Brown Sugar
Finale: Street Fighting Man                                            *(sometimes Honky Tonk Women, especially in early part of the tour, or Uptight/Satisfaction medley towards end of the tour)
 

1973 Pacific & European Tours:
Opening song: Brown Sugar
Finale: Street Fighting Man
 

1975 North American Tour:
Opening song: Honky Tonk Women
Finale: Street Fighting Man, Jumping Jack Flash
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash, Sympathy for the Devil         *(sometimes Midnight Rambler in early part of the tour)
 

1976 European Tour:
Opening song: Honky Tonk Women
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                              *(sometimes Street Fighting Man)
Encore: Street Fighting Man                                           *(sometimes Sympathy for the Devil)
 

August 1976 Knebworth festival:
Opening song: Satisfaction
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash
Encore: Street Fighting Man
 

1977 Toronto club concerts:
Opening song: Route 66, Honky Tonk Women
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash
 

1978 U.S. Tour:
Opening song: Let It Rock
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                      *(sometimes Jumpin' Jack Flash)
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                            *(sometimes Street Fighting Man or Satisfaction)
 

April 1979 Oshawa benefit concert:
Opening song: Prodigal Son
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash
 

1981 U.S. Tour:
Opening song: Under My Thumb
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                              *(sometimes Street Fighting Man in very first shows)
Encore: Satisfaction                                                       *(sometimes Street Fighting Man in early part of the tour)
 

1982 European Tour:
Opening song: Under My Thumb
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash
Encore: Satisfaction
 

1989 North American Tour & 1990 Japan Tour:
Opening song: Start Me Up
Finale: Satisfaction
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash
 

1990 European Tour:
Opening song: Start Me Up
Finale: Satisfaction (start of tour), Jumpin' Jack Flash (end of tour)
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash (start of tour), Satisfaction (end of tour)
 

1994-95 World Tour:
Opening song: Not Fade Away
Finale: Brown Sugar
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash
 

1997-98 World Tour:
Opening song: Satisfaction
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Brown Sugar, or Brown Sugar
 

1999 North American Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                           *(Midnight Rambler at first concert)
Encore: Sympathy for the Devil
 

1999 European Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash
Finale: Brown Sugar
Encore: Sympathy for the Devil (start of tour), Satisfaction (end of tour)
 

2002-03 North American Tour (stadium shows):
Opening song: Brown Sugar
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash
Encore: Satisfaction, or Midnight Rambler & Satisfaction       (You Got Me Rocking & Satisfaction for 1 show)
 

2002-03 North American Tour (arena shows):
Opening song: Street Fighting Man                                        (occasionally Start Me Up or You Got Me Rocking)
Finale: Brown Sugar
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash, or Sympathy for the Devil & Jumpin' Jack Flash, or Midnight Rambler & Jumpin' Jack Flash
 

2002-03 North American Tour (theater shows):
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash, Start Me Up
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                            (Satisfaction for 1 show)
Encore: Tumbling Dice, Jumpin' Jack Flash                           (Brown Sugar for 1 show)
 

2003 Pacific & Asian Tour (stadium shows):
Opening song: Brown Sugar
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash or Satisfaction
Encore: Satisfaction or Jumpin' Jack Flash
 

2003 Pacific & Asian Tour (arena shows):
Opening song: Start Me Up or Street Fighting Man                  (Jumpin' Jack Flash for 2 shows)
Finale: Brown Sugar
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash or Satisfaction
 

2003 Pacific & Asian Tour (theater shows):
Opening song: Midnight Rambler
Finale: Brown Sugar
Encore: Satisfaction
 

2003 European Tour (arena shows):
Opening song: Street Fighting Man                                        (Start Me Up for 2 shows)
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                            (Satisfaction for 2 shows)
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                   (Satisfaction for first 3 shows)
 

2003 European Tour (stadium shows):
Opening song: Brown Sugar
Finale: Satisfaction                                                              (Jumpin' Jack Flash for 4 shows)
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                  (Satisfaction for 4 shows)
 

2003 European Tour (theater shows):
Opening song: Start Me Up or Jumpin' Jack Flash
Finale: Brown Sugar
Encore: Satisfaction or I Can't Turn You Loose or Jumpin' Jack Flash or Sympathy for the Devil
 

July 30, 2003 Toronto, Downsview Park concert:
Opening song: Start Me Up
Finale: Satisfaction
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash
 

November 2003 Hong Kong concerts:
Opening song: Brown Sugar
Finale: Satisfaction
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash
 

2005 North American Tour:
Opening song: Start Me Up                                                                (Jumpin' Jack Flash for 2 shows, Brown Sugar for 1 show)
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                 or Satisfaction (12) or Brown Sugar (10)
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction            or You Can't Always Get What You Want & It's Only Rock 'n Roll (10)
                                                                                                                                 or You Can't Always Get What You Want & Jumpin' Jack Flash (7)
                                                                                                                                 or Satisfaction (3)
                                                                                                                                 or You Can't Always Get What You Want & Brown Sugar (3)
                                                                                                                                 or Brown Sugar (2)
                                                                                                                                 or Satisfaction & Brown Sugar (1)
 

2006 North & South American, Pacific & European Tours:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                        (Start Me Up for 2 shows, Satisfaction for 1 show)
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                                          (Jumpin' Jack Flash for 2 shows, Satisfaction for 2 shows)
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction                (You Can't Always Get What You Want & Brown Sugar for 3 shows, Satisfaction for 2 shows)
 

February 5, 2006 Detroit Super Bowl performance:
Opening song: Start Me Up
Finale: Satisfaction
 

Fall 2006 North American Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                      (Paint It Black for 3 shows, It's Only Rock 'n Roll for 2 shows, You Got Me Rocking for 2 shows, Start Me Up for 2 shows)
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                                          (Satisfaction for 6 shows, Jumpin' Jack Flash for 2 shows, Start Me Up for 1 show)
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction                (Brown Sugar for 6 shows, Satisfaction for 3 shows, You Can't Always Get What You Want & Brown Sugar for 1 show, Brown Sugar
                                                                                                                                         & Satisfaction for 1 show)
 
2007 European Tour:
Opening song: Start Me Up
Finale: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                          (Brown Sugar for 7 shows, Satisfaction for 1 show)
Encore: Brown Sugar                                                                                           (Jumpin' Jack Flash for 5 shows, Satisfaction for 2 shows, Sympathy for the Devil for 1 show)
 

June 10, 2007 Isle of Wight festival:
Opening song: Start Me Up
Finale: Brown Sugar
Encore: Jumpin' Jack Flash

2012 London & New York Tour:
Opening song: Get Off of My Cloud                                                                                                      (I Wanna Be Your Man for 1 show)
Finale: Sympathy for the Devil
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want, Jumpin' Jack Flash & Satisfaction               (You Can't Always Get What You Want & Jumpin' Jack Flash for 1 show)
 
 
2013 North American Tour:
Opening song: Get Off of My Cloud                                                                                                     
Finale: Sympathy for the Devil
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want, Jumpin' Jack Flash & Satisfaction               
 
 
2013 UK festivals/concerts:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash or Start Me Up                                                                                                    
Finale: Brown Sugar
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction             
 
 
2014 Asian Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                                                          (Start Me Up for 2 shows, Get Off of My Cloud for 1 show)                                                                                      
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                                                                                                 (Sympathy for the Devil for 2 shows)    
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction
 
 
2014 European Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                                                         (Start Me Up for 4 shows)                                                                                                                                                                  
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                                                                                                   
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction      
  
 
2014 Australian Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                                                          (Start Me Up for 2 shows)                                                                                                                                                                 
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                                                                                                   
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction      
  
 
2015 North American Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                                                          (Start Me Up for 3 shows)                                                                                                                                                         
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                                                                                                   
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction 
  
 
2016 South American Tour:
Opening song: Start Me Up or Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                            
Finale: Brown Sugar                                                                                                                                 (Jumpin' Jack Flash for 5 shows)              
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction 
    
 
2016 mini-U.S. Tour:
Opening song: Jumpin' Jack Flash or Start Me Up                                                                           
Finale: Brown Sugar or Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                                                                                           
Encore: You Can't Always Get What You Want & Satisfaction 
    
 
2017 European Tour:
Opening song: Sympathy for the Devil                                                                                                  (Jumpin' Jack Flash for 1 show)
Finale: Satisfaction or Jumpin' Jack Flash                                                                                            (Brown Sugar)
Encore: Gimmie Shelter & Jumpin' Jack Flash or Gimmie Shelter & Satisfaction



 






 

 
 
 

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