Van Halen played its first live show since 2008 Thursday, January 5 at the tiny Cafe Wha? nightclub in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. The show at the 250-person venue was the band's first since it ended its hugely successful 2007/2008 reunion trek with original singer David Lee Roth. The gig also served to officially kick off the promotional campaign for the new Van Halen album, "A Different Kind Of Truth", which will be released on February 7 via Interscope. The CD's first single and video, "Tatoo", will arrive on January 10.
Van Halen's setlist for the Cafe Wha? concert was as follows: