Reading Little John's Farm 2002 (gig)

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Calm before the storm
Line-up poster
Muse show
Venue Little John's Farm[source?] (Carling Weekend[1][2])
Date 24th August 2002[1][2]
Location Richfield Avenue, Reading[1][2]
Country United Kingdom
Songs 12[source?]
Support Ash et al.[2]
Supported Foo Fighters[2]
Start (UTC+1) Unknown
Capacity Unknown
Price (GBP) >39–>90[2]
Sold out? Unknown

Muse's most famous festival performance of 2002, at which it rained heavily.[source?] The band were supporting the Foo Fighters, who were headlining. In this concert, was played Falling Away With You for the first time ever, but only instrumentally as Eternally Missed intro.[3]


After New Born Bellamy "Wooo! ahhhh! Thank you very much!"[4]
Howard "Cheers!"
After Citizen Erased Bellamy "Thank you!"
After Sunburn "Thank you very much".
After Feeling Good "Cheers".
"Ollie! Give us some lights mate, on the crowd".
Howard [?]
Before Muscle Museum Bellamy "This song is called Muscle Museum".
After Bliss "Thank you very much. Cheers. Thank you".


Timing unknown

  • Foo Fighters
  • Muse
  • Ash
  • Sum 41
  • The Hives
  • A
  • Less than Jake
  • Andrew W.K.
  • Sahara Hotnights

Price details

Duration Base price (GBP)
1 day 39
3 days 90


All but The Small Print, Falling Away With You, and Eternally Missed were broadcast on radio. A recording of the entire said broadcast is available here[registration needed] in FLAC, while a section of it is available in mp3 format here.

Plug In Baby and Muscle Museum were broadcast on television, both of which can be obtained here[registration needed].

You can listen to it here [1], Falling Away With You and Eternally Missed is missing (the performance from the Leeds gig is used instead).



  1. a b c News (2002). Muse website. Retrieved 2002-10-09 from[dead link]. [verify]
  2. a b c d e f (2009-03-25). [Line-up poster]. Live Nation website. Retrieved 2011-05-12 from [verify]
  3. (fetch). [Reading Festival history]. Reading Festival website. Retrieved from readingfestival.
  4. [Recording]. Muselive. Retrieved 2007-09-05 from

See also

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