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Nirvana Family Tree & Timeline

1987

??/??/87 - house party, Olympia, WA (Cancelled. This was supposed to be the band's first show, but the party was shut down before they showed up. It was in February or March)

March 7, 1987 17 Nussbaum Road, Raymond, WA (This was the band's first show. Aaron Burckhard played drums. Tony Poukkula, who lived in the house, played second guitar on at least two songs)

??/??/87 House party, Aberdeen, WA (with Aaron Burckhard on drums. The band played after a new Dale Crover project band)

April 17, 1987 KAOS Olympia Community Radio, Olympia, WA

April 18, 1987 Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA (with Nisqually Delta Podunk Nightmare, Soylent Green & Yellow Snow. The band played under the name Skid Row, with Aaron Burckhard on drums)

May 1, 1987 GESCCO, Olympia, WA (with Danger Mouse, Lansdat Blister, Nisqually Delta & Podunk Nightmare. The band played under the name Skid Row, with Aaron Burckhard on drums. This was the closing night of GESCCO (Greater Evergreen Students' Community Cooperation Organisation)

May 6, 1987 KAOS Olympia Community Radio, Olympia, WA (The band played under the name Skid Row, with Aaron Burckhard on drums) Setlist Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Downer • Mexican Seafood • White Lace And Strange • Spank Thru • Annorexorcist • Hairspray Queen • Pen Cap Chew • Vendetagainst

June 27, 1987 Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA (with Hell's Kitchen, Silent Treatment & Soylent Green. The band played under the name Pen Cap Chew, with Aaron Burckhard on drums)

August 9, 1987 Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA (with Inspector Luv And The Ride Me Babies, The Magnet Men & Sons Of Ishmael. The band played under the name Bliss, with Aaron Burckhard or possibly Mike Dillard on drums)

1988

January 23, 1988 Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA (with Happy Dead Juans, Moral Crux & Soon. The band played under the name Ted Ed Fred. Dale Crover played drums. Other than the August 1990 tour, this was the only show with Dale on drums)

March ??, 1988 The Caddyshack (house party), Olympia, WA (This was the first show with Dave Foster on drums)

March 19, 1988 Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA (with Lush & Vampire Lezbos. The band played under the name Nirvana for the first time' with Dave Foster on drums)

??/??, 1988 The Witch House, Olympia, WA (house party, with Dave Foster on drums)

April ??, 1988 The Central Tavern, Seattle, WA (with Dave Foster on drums)

April 24, 1988 The Vogue, Seattle, WA (Sub Pop Sunday? With Blood Circus. With Dave Foster on drums)

May 14, 1988 The Glass House, Olympia, WA (Birthday party for Gilly Hanner musician with Sister Skelter, with Dave Foster on drums. With Lansdat Blister & Sister Skelter)

May 21, 1988 The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (with Dave Foster on drums. Supported by Herd Of Turtles, Lansdat Blister, The Speds & Telefunken)

May, 2?, 1988 The Glass House, Olympia, WA (This was a birthday party for P.C. Quinn of Sister Skelter)

May ??, 1988 The Vogue, Seattle, WA (The first show with Chad Channing on drums)

June 2, 1988 The Central Tavern, Seattle, WA (Toe Jam '88? With Chemistry Set)

June 5, 1988 The Central Tavern, Seattle, WA (supporting Doll Squad & Zoomorphics. Nirvana decided not to play due to sparse attendance, but stayed to watch the other bands play)

June 15, 1988 The Vogue, Seattle, WA (The headliner, Bundle Of Hiss, had to cancel at the last minute, so the show was cancelled)

June 17, 1988 Hal Holmes Community Center, Ellensburg, WA (with King Krab, Lush & Millions Of Dead Leninz)

July 3, 1988 Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA (Cancelled, with Blood Circus & The Fluid. The venue permanently closed five days before the show, so a show was scheduled at The Vogue in Seattle on the same day instead)

July 3, 1988 The Vogue, Seattle, WA (Sub Pop Sunday. With Blood Circus & The Fluid. The band was originally supposed to play a show at the Community World Theater in Tacoma on this day, but that show was cancelled due to the venue permanently closing five days earlier)

July 23, 1988 The Central Tavern, Seattle, WA (with Leaving Trains)

July 30, 1988 Squid Row Tavern, Seattle, WA (with Skin Yard)

August 20, 1988 Capitol Lake Park, Olympia, WA (Capitol Lake Jam. With My Name, Soundgarden & Swallow)

August 29, 1988 The Vogue, Seattle, WA (with Treacherous Jaywalkers)

October ??, 1988 - Birthday party, Bainbridge Island, WA (The show took place on a skate ramp)

October 28, 1988 Union Station, Seattle, WA (with Blood Circus & Butthole Surfers)

October 30, 1988 Dorm K208, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (dorm party, with Lansdat Blister & Lush) Setlist School • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Spank Thru • Big Cheese • Hairspray Queen • Mr. Moustache • Sifting • Mexican Seafood • Aero Zeppelin • Run, Rabbit, Run! • Immigrant Song • Blew

November 23, 1988 Speedy O'Tubbs Rhythmic Underground, Bellingham, WA (with Coffin Break & Skin Yard)

December 1, 1988 The Underground, Seattle, WA (with Coffin Break & D.O.A.)

December 21, 1988 Eagles Hall, Hoquiam, WA (with Attica & Psychlodds)

December 28, 1988 The Underground, Seattle, WA (Sub Pop 200 Record Release Party? With Blood Circus, Jesse Bernstein, Swallow, Tad & The Thrown Ups)

1989


01/06/89 - Satyricon, Portland, OR Other Performers Mudhoney


01/21/89 - Satyricon, Portland, OR Other Performers Dharma Bums

02/??/89 - Dorm K208, The Evergreen State College (dorm party), Olympia, WA Set (incomplete) Mr. Moustache • Paper Cuts • Mexican Seafood • Sifting • About A Girl • Spank Thru

Notes This was the first show with Jason Everman on second guitar.


Other Performers Helltrout • Psychlodds

02/10/89 - Covered Wagon Saloon, San Francisco, CA Other Performers Amorphous Head • Melvins


02/11/89 - Marsugi's, San Jose, CA Notes Kurt "played guitar standing on his head," according to Mudhoney's Steve Turner.

Other Performers Mudhoney • Vomit Launch


02/25/89 - East Ballroom, Husky Union Building, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Notes Due to stage diving during the show and damage that occurred while the band was destroying their instruments, university management suspended bookings for a short period of time.

Other Performers The Fluid • Girl Trouble • The Legend • Skin Yard


04/01/89 - Reko/Muse, Olympia, WA (with Helltrout, S.G.M. & Tree House)


04/07/89 - Annex Theatre, Seattle, WA (with Love Battery)


04/14/89 - Hal Holmes Community Center, Ellensburg, WA Notes About ten local bands played, followed by Nirvana. Because the other bands had played too long, someone working there stopped the show after Nirvana had played only two songs, according to Mark Lanegan of the Screaming Trees. Contrary to this report, at least one attendee reports that the show was stopped because Krist got into a fight with an employee who was trying to escort out Krist's friend or girlfriend for slam dancing and stage diving during Nirvana's set. Nirvana's tour manager got into a fistfight with the person who stopped the show as Kurt turned his amp up all the way and Krist started throwing his bass up in the air and catching it with one hand.

April 26, 1989 The Vogue, Seattle, WA (supporting The Flaming Lips, with Steel Pole Bath Tub)

May 26, 1989 Lindbloom Student Center, Green River Community College, Auburn, WA (supported by Skin Yard & Bible Stud)

June 9, 1989 Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA (Lame Fest '89, supporting Mudhoney & Tad)

June 10, 1989 The Blue Gallery, Portland, OR (With Thrillhammer. They were a last-minute replacement for Cat Butt)

June 21, 1989 The Vogue, Seattle, WA

Notes The band opened with "Love Buzz." During the show, stage divers kept stepping on Kurt's guitar cord and pulling it out. Eventually, he got so upset that he threw down his guitar, climbed up on one of the speaker stacks on the side of the stage, and hung upside down as he sang the final chorus to a song, according to an attendee.


Other Performers Gasoline • Mad Hatter


June 22, 1989 Covered Wagon Saloon, San Francisco, CA (with Bad Mutha Goose)


June 23, 1989 Rhino Records Westwood, Los Angeles, CA (in-store performance) Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Sifting • Spank Thru • Dive • Polly • Negative Creep • Blew


June 24, 1989 Al's Bar, Los Angeles, CA Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Scoff • Paper Cuts • Spank Thru • Dive • About A Girl • Polly • Big Cheese • Negative Creep • Blew

Other Performers Clawhammer • Stone By Stone


June 25, 1989 Sun Club, Tempe, AZ (with Crash Worship & Sun City Girls)

June 27, 1989 Rockin' T.P., Santa Fe, NM (with 27 Devils Joking & Monkey Shines)


June 30, 1989 Alfred's, San Antonio, TX Notes The show may have been a private birthday party.

Other Performers Happy Dogs • Swaziland White Band

July 1, 1989 The Axiom, Houston, TX (supported by Bayou Pigs & David Von Ohlerking)

July 2, 1989 Axis Club, Fort Worth, TX (with The Dave Daniels Band)

July 3, 1989 The Electric Jungle, Dallas, TX (This was an after-hours party. To get in for free, a secret password was required)

July 4, 1989 611 Pizza, Carbondale, IL (poss 1990)

July 5, 1989 Gabe's Oasis, Iowa City, IA (with Blood Circus)

July 6, 1989 Uptown Bar, Minneapolis, MN

July 7, 1989 O'Cayz Corral, Madison, WI (supporting The Tragically Hip)

July 8, 1989 Club Dreamerz, Chicago, IL Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Mr. Moustache • Paper Cuts • Polly • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • Dive • About A Girl • Scoff • Negative Creep • Blew

Other Performers Precious Wax Drippings


July 9, 1989 The Sonic Temple, Masonic Temple, Wilkinsburg, PA (supported by Worm Art)

July 12, 1989 J.C. Dobbs, Philadelphia, PA (with Napalm Sunday) Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Scoff • About A Girl • Spank Thru • Paper Cuts • Mr. Moustache • Big Cheese • Polly • Sifting • Blandest • Dive • Negative Creep • Blew


July 13, 1989 Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ (with Tad) Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • About A Girl • Scoff • Spank Thru • Big Cheese • Polly • Paper Cuts • Negative Creep • Blew


July 15, 1989 Green Street Station, Jamaica Plain, MA Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • About A Girl • Spank Thru • Big Cheese • Polly • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes Kurt did not play guitar at all, since he broke his guitar the night before and didn't have a replacement. He let Jason do all of the guitar playing.


Other Performers Cheater Slicks • Death Of Samantha


July 18, 1989 Pyramid Club (New Music Seminar), New York, NY Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • Scoff • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Paper Cuts • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes This was the last show with Jason Everman on second guitar. During "Floyd The Barber," a drunk got onstage and yelled "fucking shit" into the microphone before being thrown off the stage. Jason followed him down. After the show, the band cancelled the remaining six or seven shows of the tour.


Other Performers Cows • God Bullies • Lonely Moans • Surgery


08/26/89 - Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA Set Spank Thru • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • School • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew


Other Performers The Black Supersuckers • Cat Butt • Mudhoney


September 26, 1989 Vogue, Seattle, WA (supported by Dickless & Knife Dance)

September 28, 1989 Uptown Bar, Minneapolis, MN Notes During soundcheck, Ben Shepherd, who was being considered as a replacement for Jason and who would later play bass in Soundgarden, filled in for Kurt, who was vomiting behind the venue.


September 30, 1989 Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • Token Eastern Song • About A Girl • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew


Other Performers Eleventh Dream Day


October 1, 1989 Trito's Uptown, Champaign, IL (with Steel Pole Bath Tub)

October 2, 1989 The Club Soda, Kalamazoo, MI (with Steel Pole Bath Tub)

October 3, 1989 Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, MI (supporting The Flaming Lips & Steel Pole Bath Tub)

October ?, 1989 Frankie's Inner-City, Toledo, OH (with The Flaming Lips & Steel Pole Bath Tub)

October 6, 1989 Murphy's Pub, Cincinnati, OH (with Grinch) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Token Eastern Song • Even In His Youth • Spank Thru • Negative Creep • Blew • Stain • Paper Cuts

Notes At the beginning of the show, Krist briefly jammed on Johnny Cash's "I Walk The Line."


October 7, 1989 The Outhouse, Lawrence, KS Notes There were about 100-150 people at the show, according to attendees. Chad's floor tom repeatedly fell over during the show, prompting him to eventually toss it off the stage out of frustration, according to an attendee.

Other Performers 24-7 Spyz • Piston Grind


October 8, 1989 Lifticket Lounge, Omaha, NE (with Mousetrap)

10/11/89 - The Garage, Denver, CO (with The Fluid) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Token Eastern Song • Even In His Youth • Breed • Spank Thru • Stain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

10/13/89 - Penny Lane Coffeehouse, Boulder, CO (with Dog Bite)

October 23, 1989 Riverside, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENG (supported by Tad & The Cateran)

10/24/89 - Students' Union, Manchester Polytechnic, Manchester, United Kingdom Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Token Eastern Song • Spank Thru • Even In His Youth • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes The band played an intense set in front of about 50-100 people, according to an attendee. Kurt lost his microphone when he dove into the audience. He had to plead to get it back so the band could continue playing. Kurt refused to do an encore, claiming they had no more songs to perform.


Other Performers The Cateran • Tad


10/25/89 - Duchess of York, Leeds, United Kingdom Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Token Eastern Song • Negative Creep • Blew


Other Performers The Cateran • Tad


October 27, 1989 The School of Oriental and African Studies Students' Union, London, ENG (supported by Tad & The Cateran)

October 28, 1989 Ents Hall, Portsmouth Polytechnic, Portsmouth, ENG (supported by Tad & The Cateran)

October 29, 1989 Edward's No. 8, Birmingham, ENG (The show was originally supposed to be at the Barrel Organ, supprted by Tad & Filler)

October 30, 1989 The Wilde Club, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich, ENG (with Tad)

11/01/89 - Villa 65 (Nozems-a-GoGo), Hilversum, NED (with Tad) Set Dive • About A Girl • Love Buzz

Notes While it is known that "Dive" and "About A Girl" were played in the order shown, it is not known for certain whether "Love Buzz" was played first or last.



11/01/89 - Nighttown, Rotterdam, NED (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Polly • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Token Eastern Song • Breed • Spank Thru • Negative Creep • Mr. Moustache • Been A Son • Stain • Blew



11/02/89 - Vera, Groningen, NED (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Breed • jam • Stain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Token Eastern Song


11/03/89 - Tivoli, Utrecht, NED (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber (part of) • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Breed • Spank Thru • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes The band stopped in the middle of "Floyd The Barber" because of sound problems.


11/04/89 - Gigant, Apeldoorn, NED (with Tad) Notes There were no more than 50 people at the show, according to attendees. The show was very bad, according to reviews. Kurt was upset by guitar problems throughout the show, prompting destruction by him and Krist at the end. According to an attendee, the band only played for about 20 minutes before this.


11/05/89 - Melkweg, Amsterdam, NED (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Even In His Youth • Breed • Been A Son • Stain (jam) • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew • Token Eastern Song • Vendetagainst

Notes During the "Stain" jam, Krist sang a bit of "Funkytown" by Lipps, Inc.


11/07/89 - B-52, Mönchengladbach, West Germany (with Tad)


11/08/89 - Rose Club, Cologne, West Germany (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • jam • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Spank Thru • Mr. Moustache • Even In His Youth • Breed • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew • Vendetagainst

Notes At the beginning of the show, Krist jammed on "Where Did You Sleep Last Night." Before "Love Buzz," there was a short jam on a possible cover song. Versions of the jam were also played at the 11/09/89, 11/12/89, and 12/02/89 shows.


11/09/89 - Bad, Hanover, West Germany (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache (part of) • Breed • jam • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes The band attempted "Mr. Moustache," but messed up and stopped. Before "Been A Son," Kurt played a bit of the guitar part from the jam (possible cover song) that was also played at the 11/08/89, 11/12/89, and 12/02/89 shows.


11/10/89 - Forum Enger, Enger, West Germany (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Spank Thru • Mr. Moustache • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Stain • Blew


11/11/89 - Ecstasy, Berlin, West Germany (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Spank Thru • Breed (part of)

Notes During "Big Cheese," Kurt stopped playing, and Krist and Chad jammed. About a minute into "Mr. Moustache," Krist's bass stopped working, so Kurt and Chad finished the song without him. During "Breed," Kurt threw down his guitar in disgust due to the equipment problems, ending the show early.


11/12/89 - Kulturzentrum, Oldenburg, West Germany (with Tad) Set School • jam • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Spank Thru • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Breed • Sappy • Stain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Token Eastern Song • Even In His Youth

Notes The show was originally supposed to be at the Alhambra, but the venue didn't want Tad playing there because of their lyrics, so the show was moved. Before "Scoff," there was a short jam on a possible cover song. Versions of the jam were also played at the 11/08/89, 11/09/89, and 12/02/89 shows.


11/13/89 - Fabrik, Hamburg, West Germany (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • jam • Polly • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Sappy • Even In His Youth • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Stain


11/15/89 - Schwimmbad Musik-Club, Heidelberg, West Germany (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Sappy • Spank Thru • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Stain


11/16/89 - Trust, Nuremberg, West Germany (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Sappy • Big Cheese • jam • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew


11/17/89 - Circus, Gammelsdorf, West Germany (with Tad)

Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Breed • Molly's Lips • Token Eastern Song • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes At the beginning of the show, Kurt and Krist jammed on "Hairspray Queen." Before "Molly's Lips," Kurt said that they had just learned the song at soundcheck.


11/18/89 - Kultur-Basar, Hanau, West Germany (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Big Cheese • Molly's Lips • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Mr. Moustache • Breed • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes "Big Cheese" deteriorated toward the end of the song, and Krist took over on vocals for a few lines.


11/20/89 - Kapu, Linz, AUT (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Spank Thru • Molly's Lips • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Sappy • Even In His Youth • Stain


November 21, 1989 Petõfi Csarnok, Budapest, HUN (supporting Tad, with The Love)

November 22, 1989 U4, Vienna, AUT (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • About A Girl • Spank Thru • Big Cheese • Sappy • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Vendetagainst

Notes Krist got involved with a bunch of drunks in the audience who were disrespecting women, prompting him to give a long speech about how he is a girl and a brief attempt at singing The Who's "I'm A Boy." Tad Doyle most likely played guitar on "Vendetagainst," since Kurt invited him onstage to play and a guitar can be heard on circulating recordings (the song was normally played without guitar).


11/23/89 - Cafe Pi, Graz, AUT (with Tad)

11/24/89 - Konkret, Hohenems, AUT (with Tad)


11/25/89 - Fri-Son, Fribourg, SUI (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Sappy • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Big Cheese • Paper Cuts • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes While the club has stated that Kurt was sick and didn't show up at all for the show, Chad contradicts, "Kurt did play the show. He never missed a single one that tour." The club has also stated that Tad Doyle was on lead vocals in Kurt's place, but Chad states, "Tad did come up and sing but it was only one or maybe two songs at best and was all in fun more than it was him subbing for Kurt." The set above may be off by a song or two.

11/26/89 - Bloom, Mezzago, ITY (with Tad) Set School • jam • Dazed And Confused (jam) • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Sappy • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Breed • Paper Cuts • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes Kurt joined Tad on vocals because Tad Doyle passed out during their set. See Related Shows for details. After "School," Chad had problems with the snare drum, prompting Krist and Kurt to improvise a jam and then jam on Led Zeppelin's "Dazed And Confused" with some vocals by Krist.


11/27/89 - Piper Club, Rome, ITY (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Big Cheese • jam • About A Girl • Breed • Spank Thru (part of)

Notes After "Big Cheese," Krist and Chad jammed while Kurt went backstage to replace a broken guitar string, according to an attendee. During "Spank Thru," Kurt smashed his guitar, climbed up onto a tall speaker stack, and threatened to jump to his death.


11/29/89 - l'Usine, Geneva, SUI (with Tad) Setlist School • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Polly • Sappy • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Molly's Lips • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Spank Thru • Breed • Been A Son • Stain • Blew


11/30/89 - Rote Fabrik, Zurich, SUI (with Tad)

December 1, 1989 Le Fahrenheit, MJC Espace Icare, Issy-les-Moulineaux, FRA (with Tad & Bloody and Heavy)

December 2, 1989 Democrazy, Ghent, Bel (with Tad) Set School • Scoff • I'm Gonna Booglarize You Baby (jam) • jam • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Sappy • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Breed • Big Cheese • Molly's Lips • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Stain

Notes After "Scoff," Kurt and Krist jammed on "I'm Gonna Booglarize You Baby" by Captain Beefheart. After the "I'm Gonna Booglarize You Baby" jam, there was a short jam on a possible cover song. Versions of the jam were also played at the 11/08/89, 11/09/89, and 11/12/89 shows.

December 3, 1989 Astoria Theatre, London, ENG (Lame Fest UK '89, with Mudhoney & Tad) Setlist School • jam • I Wanna Be Your Dog (jam) • Scoff • Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Dive • Big Cheese • Polly • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Breed • Molly's Lips • Sappy • Negative Creep • Blew

1990

January 6, 1990 East Ballroom, Husky Union Building, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (supported by Tad, The Gits & Crunchbird. Kurt and Krist were banned for life from all University of Washington venues for destroying so much gear at this show)

January 12, 1990 Satyricon, Portland, OR (supported by Melvins & Oily Bloodmen)

January 19, 1990 Rignall Hall, Olympia, WA (supported by Melvins & Beat Happening)

January 20, 1990 Legends, Tacoma, WA (supporting Melvins, Machine & The Rhino Humpers)

February 9, 1990 Pine Street Theatre, Portland, OR (supportig Screaming Trees with Tad, The Legend & Rawhead Rex)

February 11, 1990 Cactus Club, San Jose, CA (with Plastic Jungle, Tad & Vegas Voodoo) Setlist School • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Breed • Spank Thru • Molly's Lips • Polly • Dive • Stain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Love Buzz • Blew

Notes After "Spank Thru," Krist yelled at the bouncers for hurting someone in the audience. Before "Polly," Krist sang a small part of The Beatles' "I Want To Hold Your Hand."


February 12, 1990 Cattle Club, Sacramento, CA (supported by Tad & Thornucopia)

February 14, 1990 Rough Trade Records, San Francisco, CA Notes This was a full-band record store performance. "Tad [Doyle] came up and sang one of our songs, but I have no idea what song it may have been," according to Chad. Photos show other members of Tad playing with the band as well.


February 14, 1990 Kennel Club, San Francisco, CA Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • jam • Dive • Sappy • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Breed • Molly's Lips • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes The jam after "Love Buzz" was the riff from the folk song on the Dressed For Success unofficial CD. During the "Spank Thru" guitar solo, Kurt's guitar went out, and when he got it working again, the band lost their timing, resulting in Kurt not singing or playing the last chorus and the song ending in noise. Before "Blew," Krist totally destroyed his bass.


Other Performers Dickless • The Legend • Tad


February 15, 1990 Raji's, Hollywood, CA Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Spank Thru • Breed • Scoff • About A Girl • Molly's Lips • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew


Other Performers Distorted Pony • Tad


February 16, 1990 Bogart's, Long Beach, CA (supporting Tad, with Haywire)

February 17, 1990 Iguana's, Tijuana, MEX (with Tad) Set Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Scoff • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Breed • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew • School


February 19, 1990 The Mason Jar, Phoenix, AZ (with Tad) Set School • Floyd The Barber • Scoff • Dive • Polly • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew • Molly's Lips • Love Buzz

Notes During "Blew," some people danced onstage with the band, including a girl who played a tambourine.


February 21, 1990 Blue Max, Chico, CA (with Captain Crunch & Tad)

03/12/90 - The Town Pump, Vancouver, BC (with The Bombshells & Tad) Set Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Scoff • Dive • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Sappy • School • Breed • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew


03/20/90 - Television Studio, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA Set jam • jam • School (part of) • School • Lithium • jam • Big Cheese • Big Cheese • Floyd The Barber

Notes The band's unrealized concept was to combine this footage with some additional footage they planned to shoot in Aberdeen and edit it into an hour-long video release they would sell to fans. The first jam features only Krist (on guitar) and Chad, while the other two jams are played by the full band. "Lithium" was played so the bass level could be adjusted.


04/01/90 - Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL Set Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Scoff • Dive • In Bloom • School • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Big Cheese • Stain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

Other Performers Bhang Revival • God's Acre


April 6, 1990 Club Underground, Madison, WI (supported by Tad & Victims Family)

04/08/90 - The Unicorn, Milwaukee, WI (with The Rusty Halos)

04/09/90 - 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Spank Thru • Breed • Scoff • About A Girl • In Bloom • Stain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

Other Performers Tad • Victims Family


April 10, 1990 Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, MI (supported by Tad & Victims Family)

04/14/90 - Shorty's Underground, Cincinnati, OH (with Day For Night & Volcano Suns)

04/16/90 - Lee's Palace, Toronto, ON, Canada Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Scoff • About A Girl • Breed • Spank Thru • In Bloom • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Big Cheese • Molly's Lips • Blew

Notes At the end of the show, Kurt started throwing bottles at the wall behind Chad, then the audience started doing the same. Krist had to be carried off stage because he was barefoot.



04/17/90 - Foufounes Électriques, Montréal, QC, Canada Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Scoff • About A Girl • Breed • Spank Thru • In Bloom • Big Cheese • Molly's Lips • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew


Other Performers Huge Groove Experience


04/18/90 - ManRay Nightclub, Cambridge, MA Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Scoff • About A Girl • Spank Thru • Breed • In Bloom • Big Cheese • Molly's Lips • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew • Stay Away

Notes Kurt dumped a whole pitcher of ice water on Chad. Krist talked about Madonna and sang a little bit of "Like A Virgin."


Other Performers The Bags


04/20/90 - Olde Club, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

04/21/90 - Senior House, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Notes A new stage was built in the courtyard, primarily with the Nirvana show in mind, but the show was moved to the Senior House basement due to rain. The show was loud, but good, according to an attendee. During the show, Krist ripped one or two bones off the wall from a sign spelling out "Sport Death" (a Senior House motto) and used one to play half of a song on his bass. He ended up sarcastically apologizing when a few members of the audience got upset, according to attendees.


Other Performers Little Debbie • Slaughter Shack


04/26/90 - Pyramid Club, New York, NY

Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Big Cheese • In Bloom • Scoff • Been A Son (part of) • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep

Notes The show was plagued with sound problems. "Been A Son" deteriorated, so the band stopped and started it over. "Negative Creep" deteriorated, so Kurt and Chad stopped playing, while Krist finished the song on bass only.


Other Performers Barkmarket • Cop Shoot Cop • Rat At Rat R


04/27/90 - SAGA, Hampshire College (Amnesty International Benefit), Amherst, MA

Other Performers 3 Merry Widows • BGOCK! • Cordelia's Dad • Gobblehoof • Mr. Softee • New Radiant Storm King • Sweet Lickin' Honey Babes


04/28/90 - Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Big Cheese • In Bloom • Scoff • Stain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew



Other Performers The Jesus Lizard • Sulkweed


04/29/90 - 9:30 Club, Washington, DC Set (incomplete) School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Spank Thru • Breed • Scoff • In Bloom • Big Cheese • Polly

Notes Krist sang part of "Floyd The Barber."


Other Performers Loop • Thud


04/30/90 - J.C. Dobbs, Philadelphia, PA (with Raw Ltd.) Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • In Bloom • Big Cheese • Molly's Lips • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew


May 1, 1990 Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC Set (incomplete) School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Big Cheese • In Bloom • Polly • Stain

Notes There were about 100 people at the show, according to the venue. The band trashed an amplifier during their set.


May 2, 1990 The Milestone, Charlotte, NC Set Here She Comes Now • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • About A Girl • Polly • Scoff • Stay Away • Molly's Lips • School • Big Cheese • Spank Thru • In Bloom • Sappy • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes Kurt altered the lyrics of "Love Buzz" to reflect his frustration with the new guitar he purchased sometime before the show. The band stopped playing momentarily in the middle of "Dive" due to equipment problems, but then resumed the song from where they stopped.


Other Performers Eclipse


May 4, 1990 The Masquerade, Tampa, FL Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • Scoff • Spank Thru • Breed • Big Cheese • Molly's Lips • About A Girl • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew


Other Performers Forgotten Apostles

May 5, 1990 Einstein a Go-Go, Jacksonville Beach, FL Set School • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Scoff • Dive • Spank Thru • Breed • Molly's Lips • About A Girl • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew • Here She Comes Now


May 6, 1990 The Masquerade, Atlanta, GA Set Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Scoff • Dive • School • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Big Cheese • Molly's Lips • Polly • Here She Comes Now • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew


May 9, 1990 Stache's, Columbus, OH (supported by Barbed Wire Dolls)

May 10, 1990 Shorty's Underground, Cincinnati, OH (with Coffin Break)

Notes While playing, Krist jumped up and hit his head on a roof beam, but never missed a note, according to an attendee.


May 11, 1990 Tulsa Theatre, Tulsa, OK (The venue may have been called Mimis)

May 13, 1990 Duffy's Tavern, Lincoln, NE Set School • Floyd The Barber • Spank Thru • Scoff • Dive • About A Girl • Breed • Big Cheese • Love Buzz • Here She Comes Now • Polly • Stay Away • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew


Other Performers Cellophane Ceiling

May 14, 1990 The Garage, Denver, CO (supported by Jux County)

May 17, 1990 The Zoo, Boise, ID (with 24-7 Spyz. This was the last show with Chad Channing on drums)

August 16, 1990 Calamity Jayne's Nashville Nevada, Las Vegas, NV (supporting Sonic Youth, with STP)

Notes This was the first show of a short tour with Dale Crover on drums. The band jammed on a song by The Crucifucks at the soundcheck, according to Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley.


August 17, 1990 Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, CA (supporting Sonic Youth, with STP) Set Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Scoff • Dive • About A Girl • Spank Thru • Breed • In Bloom • School • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes During "Love Buzz," Kurt jumped into the audience and allowed members of the crowd to play his guitar for a minute before going back onstage.



August 19, 1990 The Casbah, San Diego, CA Set In Bloom • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Dive • School • TV Eye (jam) • Big Cheese • About A Girl • Stay Away • Lithium • Scoff • Spank Thru • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew • Eye Flys (jam) • Verse Chorus Verse

Notes The band played a short jam on Iggy Pop's "TV Eye." "Lithium" deteriorated during the second chorus, so the band cut the song short. "Been A Son" deteriorated into jamming toward the end of the song. Krist jammed on the Melvins' "Eye Flys."


Other Performers Chemical People • Granfaloon Bus


August 20, 1990 Crest Theatre, Sacramento, CA (supporting Sonic Youth, with STP) Set Love Buzz • Floyd The Barber • Scoff • In Bloom • Spank Thru • About A Girl • Dive • School • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew


August 21, 1990 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA (supporting Sonic Youth, with STP)

August 23, 1990 Melody Ballroom, Portland, OR (supporting Sonic Youth, with STP)

August 24, 1990 Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA (supporting Sonic Youth, with STP)

August 25, 1990 New York Theatre, Vancouver, BC (supporting Sonic Youth, with STP. This was the last show with Dale Crover on drums)

September 22, 1990 Motor Sports International Garage, Seattle, WA (with Melvins, Derelicts & Dwarves. This was the only show with Dan Peters on drums. Dave Grohl was in the audience) Setlist Stay Away • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • School • Love Buzz • Breed • In Bloom • Scoff • Spank Thru • Sliver • Dive • jam

October 11, 1990 North Shore Surf Club, Olympia, WA (supported by Witchypoo. This was the first show with Dave Grohl on drums) Setlist Son Of A Gun • Molly's Lips (part of) • D-7 (part of) • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Stain • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Spank Thru • School • Stay Away • Breed • Big Cheese • In Bloom • Dive • Love Buzz • Scoff • Sliver • Turnaround

Notes The power went out multiple times toward the beginning of the show, causing the band to stop playing in the middle of "Molly's Lips" and "D-7," without finishing either song. It also caused them to stop in the middle of "Blew," but they finished the song when the power came back on.


October 17, 1990 The Mods, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (dorm party, with Seaweed & Unrest)

October 23, 1990 Goldwyn's Suite, Birmingham, ENG (supported by L7) Setlist Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Stain • Stay Away • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Love Buzz • Dive • Floyd The Barber • Scoff • School • Son Of A Gun • Molly's Lips • D-7


October 24, 1990 Astoria Theatre, London, ENG (supported by L7 & Godflesh) Setlist Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Stain • Lithium • Spank Thru • Breed • Floyd The Barber • Big Cheese • About A Girl • In Bloom • Scoff • Molly's Lips • D-7 • Love Buzz • Sliver • Dive • Paper Cuts • School


October 25, 1990 Students' Union, Leeds Polytechnic, Leeds, ENG (supported by L7, Arm & Victims Family) Setlist Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Stain • Lithium • Spank Thru • Breed • Floyd The Barber • Big Cheese • About A Girl • In Bloom • Scoff • Molly's Lips • Love Buzz • D-7 • Dive • Sliver • School


October 26, 1990 Calton Studios, Edinburgh, SCOT (supported by L7, Shonen Knife & The Vaselines)

October 27, 1990 Byron Building, Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, ENG (supported by L7 & Shonen Knife) Set Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Stain • Lithium • Spank Thru • Breed • About A Girl • Dive • Sliver • Big Cheese • Floyd The Barber • Polly • Scoff • Love Buzz • D-7 • Son Of A Gun • Molly's Lips • In Bloom • School • Paper Cuts • Stay Away • Do Nuts

Notes At the end of the set, as the crowd was beginning to leave, Kurt came back onstage to announce a special guest, Everett True. Kurt and Krist then got behind the drum kit and started banging away while Everett did vocals on "Do Nuts."


October 29, 1990 The Waterfront, Norwich, ENG (with Jacob's Mouse & L7. Joined onstage by L7 during the encore)

November 25, 1990 The Off Ramp Cafe, Seattle, WA (with Earth, Heavy Into Jeff & Holy Rollers) Setlist Aneurysm • Oh, The Guilt • Mr. Moustache • Stay Away • Breed • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Verse Chorus Verse • In Bloom • Swap Meet • Been A Son • Stain • Blew • Sappy • Lithium • School • D-7 • Here She Comes Now • Sliver • Dive (part of) • Dumb • Polly • Something In The Way • Negative Creep • Love Buzz • Where Did You Sleep Last Night (jam) • Spank Thru • Molly's Lips • Son Of A Gun • Sifting • Radio Friendly Unit Shifter

The band only played the beginning of "Dive," then stopped so the venue could be cleared of alcohol before they continued to play.


December 31, 1990 Satyricon, Portland, OR (with Caustic Soda, Hitting Birth, Roger Nusic & Thrillhammer)

The venue had given out free bottles of champagne to celebrate the new year. During the opening bands' sets, numerous bottles had been thrown against the wall behind the stage, creating a blanket of glass on the stage. When Nirvana came onstage, Krist swept away some of the glass, then took his shoes off to play. The band opened with "Aneurysm," according to an attendee.

1991

January 18, 1991 Library 4300, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (No More Wars Benefit, with Fitz Of Depression, The Four Squares, Goat Knut, Helltrout, Nubbin) Setlist Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Breed • Stay Away • School • Floyd The Barber • Territorial Pissings • Endless, Nameless

March 2, 1991 The Zoo, Boise, ID (with Anxiety Prophets, Blank Frank & The Tattooed Gods)

March 4, 1991 Westward Club, Calgary, AB (with Skin Barn, Snowman)

March 5, 1991 The Bronx, Edmonton, AB (supported by Zero Tolerance)

March 8, 1991 Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC (with Doughboys, Mudhoney, Screaming Trees, The Wongs) Setlist Love Buzz • Sliver • Dive • Floyd The Barber • Breed > Scoff • About A Girl • School • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Lithium • Molly's Lips • Spank Thru • Territorial Pissings

March 9, 1991 The Forge, Victoria, BC (The opening band was an AC/DC cover band) Setlist Love Buzz • Sliver • Dive • Floyd The Barber • Breed • Scoff • About A Girl • School • Swap Meet • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Lithium • Molly's Lips

April 17, 1991 O.K. Hotel, Seattle, WA (Bikini Kill, Fitz Of Depression) Setlist Pennyroyal Tea • Polly • Big Cheese • Turnaround • Love Buzz • D-7 • Blew • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Wild Thing (jam) • About A Girl • Breed • Floyd The Barber • Verse Chorus Verse • Smells Like Teen Spirit • School • Dive • Territorial Pissings • Sliver

Kurt performed "Pennyroyal Tea" by himself. After "Negative Creep," the band jammed on "Libido" by Naked Raygun and "Wild Thing" by The Troggs.

May 29, 1991 Jabberjaw, Los Angeles, CA (With Fitz Of Depression, I Own The Sky) Setlist Blew • Been A Son • Stain • On A Plain • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Love Buzz • Lithium • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Breed • School • Play That Funky Music (jam) • Dive • Polly • Come As You Are • Sliver • Territorial Pissings

Nirvana was not originally on the show's bill, but offered to play the show to help raise money for Fitz of Depression's Mikey Dees after hearing that the venue was going to cancel it.

June 8, 1991 The Mods, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (dorm party)

June 10, 1991 Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO (with Dinosaur Jr., The Jesus Lizard) Setlist School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Breed • Territorial Pissings • Love Buzz • About A Girl • Sliver • Negative Creep • Stain • Blew

June 11, 1991 The Pompadour Rock & Roll Club, Salt Lake City, UT (supporting Dinosaur Jr.)

June 13, 1991 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA (with Dinosaur Jr.) Setlist Polly • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Breed • Drain You • About A Girl • Love Buzz • Sliver • Lithium • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew

June 14, 1991 Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, CA (supporting Dinosaur Jr., with Hole)

June 15, 1991 Iguana's, Tijuana, MEX (supporting Dinosaur Jr., with Olive Lawn)

June 17, 1991 Crest Theatre, Sacramento, CA (with Dinosaur Jr., Kai Kln) Setlist Polly • Drain You • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • About A Girl • Sliver • Blew

June 18, 1991 The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA (with Dinosaur Jr.) Setlist Polly • Drain You • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Lithium • Love Buzz • Sliver • Molly's Lips • About A Girl • Rape Me • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

This was the first time "Rape Me" was played live. Krist and Dave were taken by surprise when Kurt launched into the song. They were still talking about it after the show, saying, "What the fuck? We don't even know that song!"

June 20, 1991 Melody Ballroom, Portland, OR (with Dinosaur Jr., Treepeople) Setlist Polly • Drain You • Big Cheese • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Lithium • About A Girl • School • Love Buzz • Sliver • Rape Me • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

August 15, 1991 The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood, CA (With Wool. The show was a showcase for Geffen/DGC and to get the media excited about the band)

August 20, 1991 Sir Henry's Pub, Cork, IRE (with Sonic Youth)

August 21, 1991 The Top Hat, Dun Laoghaire, IRE (with The Donnelly Brothers, Mexican Pets, Power Of Dreams, Sonic Youth)

August 23, 1991 Richfield Avenue, Reading, ENG (Reading Festival) Setlist School • Floyd The Barber • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Breed • Sliver • Molly's Lips • Love Buzz • Negative Creep • The End (jam) • Blew • Endless, Nameless

Former Vaselines lead singer Eugene Kelly sang with Kurt on "Molly's Lips." The band played an abbreviated version of "Endless, Nameless" following which Kurt dived into Dave's drum set and dislocated his shoulder.

August 24, 1991 Tanzbrunnen, Cologne, GER (Monsters of with Babylon Fighters, Bob Mould, Danielle Dax, Dinosaur Jr., Rausch, Sonic Youth, The Strangemen, Well Well Well) Setlist Polly • Drain You • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • School • Breed • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings • Negative Creep

The headlining bands cut their sets short so Nirvana, who missed their performance slot after supposedly getting caught in traffic and/or at customs, could squeeze in a 30-minute set. However, according to the band's former agent, the band intentionally showed up late so they wouldn't have to play so early in the day.

August 25, 1991 Domein Kiewit, Hasselt, BEL (Pukkelpop. With Black Francis, Dinosaur Jr., An Emotional Fish, House Of Love, The Pogues, Ramones, Ride, Sonic Youth) Setlist Polly • School • Sliver • Drain You • Come As You Are • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Endless, Nameless

The Limbomaniacs, who were supposed to open the festival, cancelled in the weeks prior to the show. Since Nirvana was touring with Sonic Youth, they were asked to fill in as the opener.

August 27, 1991 Aladin Music Hall, Bremen, GER (Überschall 91. With Didjits, Gumball, Sonic Youth. Broadcast on German FM radio) Setlist Something In The Way • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew • Polly • Rape Me • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Floyd The Barber > Endless, Nameless

August 28, 1991 Easy Schorre, Halle, GER (with Sonic Youth)

August 29, 1991 Longhorn Country & Western Saloon, Stuttgart, GER (with Sonic Youth)

August 30, 1991 Serenadenhof, Nuremberg, GER (with Sonic Youth) Setlist School • Floyd The Barber • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Breed • Sliver • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Pennyroyal Tea • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew

September 1, 1991 De Doelen, Rotterdam, NED (Ein Abend in Wien) Setlist Polly • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • About A Girl • Breed • Sliver • In Bloom • Been A Son • Negative Creep (part of)

Because Nick Cave was reading poetry in the venue below this one, Nirvana had to wait onstage so they would not interfere with his performance. After being asked twice to not play yet, Kurt started playing "Polly."

Kurt threw his guitar down, then started destroying the set after just one verse of "Negative Creep." After extensive destruction, Kurt got into a fight with people from the venue, but the fight was promptly broken up.

Other Performers Black Francis • Blur • Bob Mould • Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine • Caspar Brotzmann • Chapterhouse • Charles Et Les Lulus • Charmin' Children • Dinosaur Jr. • An Emotional Fish • Eton Crop • Formosa • Freedy Johnston • Galliano • Hi Ho Silver • Into Paradise • Jeffrey Lee Pierce • Last Crack • Loose • Mark Eitzel • Michel Waisvisz • Milltown Brothers • Miranda Sex Garden • Mudhoney • Nine Inch Nails • Paradogs • Paris • Quazar • Smashing Pumpkins • Son Of Bazerk • Sonic Youth • Swell Dopa/Magnapop • The Wedding Present • The Wonder Stuff • World Of Twist

September 16, 1991 Beehive Music & Video, Seattle, WA (In-store performance) Setlist Drain You • The Green Manalishi (With The Two Prong Crown) (jam) • Breed • Floyd The Barber • Polly • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • School • Territorial Pissings • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Stain

Krist and Dave jammed on Fleetwood Mac's "The Green Manalishi (With The Two Prong Crown)" with Krist on vocals while Kurt switched and tuned his guitar.

September 20, 1991 The Opera House, Toronto, ON (with Melvins) Setlist Aneurysm • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • jam • Polly • School • Sliver • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Breed • Territorial Pissings • Pennyroyal Tea • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Endless, Nameless

September 21, 1991 Foufounes Électriques, Montréal, QC (with Melvins) Setlist Aneurysm • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • School • Sliver • Polly • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Floyd The Barber • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Stain • Something In The Way • Endless, Nameless

Nirvana Nevermind US Tour 1991

September 23, 1991 Axis Nightclub, Boston, MA (WFNX Birthday Bash, with Bullet LaVolta, Cliffs Of Dooneen & Smashing Pumpkins) Setlist Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Sliver • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Floyd The Barber • Polly • About A Girl • Breed • Rape Me • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep

September 24, 1991 Axis Nightclub, Boston, MA (Since the previous night had been for ages 21 and up, the band played a second show open to all ages) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Drain You • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Breed • About A Girl • Satisfaction (jam) • Territorial Pissings • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Dive

September 25, 1991 Club Babyhead, Providence, RI (with Melvins) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Here She Comes Now • D-7 • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Aneurysm • Vendetagainst • Dirt (jam) • jam • Blew • Negative Creep

September 26, 1991 The Moon, New Haven, CT (supported by Hed & Melvins) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Here She Comes Now • D-7 • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Breed • Polly • Spank Thru • Sliver • Blew (jam) • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

September 27, 1991 City Gardens, Trenton, NJ (supported by Das Damen & Planet Dread) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • D-7 • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • About A Girl • Blew • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

September 28, 1991 Tower Records, New York, NY (In-store performance with Kurt on acoustic guitar. The band made it clear that they were not very interested in performing by deliberately not playing well. This upset some store employees, causing them to yell insults at the band. In response, the band started throwing Oreo cookies from the catering trays at onlookers) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • About A Girl • Polly • Dumb • Pennyroyal Tea • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Negative Creep

September 28, 1991 Marquee, New York, NY (supported by Melvins) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • School • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Breed • Polly • About A Girl • Rape Me • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless • Vendetagainst

September 30, 1991 Graffiti, Pittsburgh, PA (supported by Das Damen. A fire broke out in the dressing room, and Nirvana was blamed for it)

October 1, 1991 J.C. Dobbs, Philadelphia, PA (supported by Das Damen & Love Chunks) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Drain You • Aneurysm • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • About A Girl • School • Sliver • Come As You Are • jam • Blew • Been A Son

October 2, 1991 9:30 Club, Washington, DC (supported by Das Damen & The Legend)

October 4, 1991 Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC (supported by Das Damen) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Love Buzz • Sliver • Rape Me • Molly's Lips • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

October 5, 1991 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA (supported by Das Damen)

The band was drunk and out of tune, but the show was apparently incredible, according to attendees. During "Endless, Nameless," Kurt vaulted up to the movie projection screen and ripped it out of the ceiling, inciting the crowd to get onstage with the band and trash everything. Meanwhile, Dave kicked his drums over, then piled them up in no particular order and played them with microphones. After the noise and destruction, the band piled their instruments onto the drums, wished the crowd a good night, and left the stage.

October 6, 1991 The Masquerade, Atlanta, GA (supported by Das Damen) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Love Buzz • Scoff • Rape Me • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep

October 7, 1991 Omni-New Daisy Theatre, Memphis, TN (supported by Das Damen)

October 9, 1991 Stache's, Columbus, OH (supported by Urge Overkill)

October 10, 1991 Empire Concert Club, Cleveland, OH (supported by Das Damen & Urge Overkill)

October 11, 1991 Saint Andrew's Hall, Detroit, MI (supported by Urge Overkill) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Pennyroyal Tea • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Lithium • Territorial Pissings • Rape Me • Something In The Way • Endless, Nameless

October 12, 1991 Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL (supported by Das Damen & Urge Overkill)

October 14, 1991 Northern Lights, Minneapolis, MN (in-store performance with Kurt on acoustic guitar) Setlist Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Dumb • About A Girl • I Feel Fine (jam) • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Negative Creep

October 14, 1991 First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN (supported by The Libido Boys & Urge Overkill)

October 16, 1991 Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO (supported by Urge Overkill)

Nirvana had destroyed some of their equipment, including Dave's drums, four nights prior in Chicago, so they borrowed some of opening band Urge Overkill's equipment for this show. Toward the beginning of the show, the crowd repeatedly erupted into frenzied slam dancing and people were being launched into the air. The bouncers on the stage were trying to absorb the flying crowd members and were being quite rough on them. When Kurt was eventually hit by someone from the crowd, he stopped playing and could be heard cursing off mic. Krist pleaded with the crowd to "mellow out." After this scenario repeated itself about four times, Kurt stopped the band and yelled about a bouncer stepping on his distortion pedal and breaking it. Once a replacement was found, the show resumed, but the crowd didn't mellow out. When the band had to stop playing a fifth time, Kurt yelled, "Fuck it! You all want to get up on the stage? Well come on up!" The entire crowd swept up onto the stage, and the bouncers and Dave left the stage, leaving Kurt and Krist clutching their instruments against their bodies as the equipment was slammed back against the wall. After about 15-20 minutes of chaos, Krist asked the crowd to leave the stage so they could play some more. The crowd started filing off the stage, and the house lights came on. Eventually, everything was set back up, and the band played for another 45 minutes without further problems. The club stayed open late so they could finish their set. Dave later claimed the band had repeatedly and unsuccessfully requested the security guards to stop being rough with the crowd, so they retaliated by inviting the crowd onstage.

October 17, 1991 Kansas Union Ballroom, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (supported by Paw & Urge Overkill)

October 19, 1991 Trees, Dallas, TX (supported by Sister Double Happiness • Thinking Fellers Union Local 282) Setlist L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • jam • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Love Buzz (part of) • Pennyroyal Tea (part of) • Pennyroyal Tea • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Lithium • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

After "Polly," Kurt started smashing the monitor board with his guitar out of frustration over monitor problems during the show. During "Love Buzz," Kurt dove into the audience and ended up fighting with a bouncer. The monitor board Kurt had smashed belonged to the bouncer's friend. Krist and Dave immediately stopped playing and rushed forward to break up the fight. Once everything cooled down, Kurt started playing "Pennyroyal Tea," but abandoned the song before singing any vocals and left the stage. When the band returned, they played the full song and continued the show.

October 20, 1991 The Vatican, Houston, TX (supported by Sister Double Happiness)

October 21, 1991 Waterloo Records, Austin, TX (Acoustic in-store performance) Setlist Dumb (one verse) • Polly • About A Girl

October 21, 1991 Liberty Lunch, Austin, TX (supported by Sister Double Happiness) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Lithium • Sliver • Pennyroyal Tea • On A Plain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Rape Me • Love Buzz

October 23, 1991 After the Gold Rush, Tempe, AZ (supported by B. Strange & Sister Double Happiness) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Come As You Are • Lithium • Sliver • Dive • Curmudgeon • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew

October 24, 1991 Off the Record, San Diego, CA (in-store performance) Setlist Dumb • Here She Comes Now • About A Girl • Polly • On A Plain • Been A Son

This was supposed to be an acoustic show, with instruments supplied by the record store, but since they didn't have any left-handed guitars, the band ended up using their own instruments and playing an electric set.

October 24, 1991 Iguana's, Tijuana, MEX (supported by Sister Double Happiness & Hole)

October 25, 1991 The Hollywood Palace, Hollywood, CA (Rock for Choice Benefit, with Hole, L7 & Sister Double Happiness) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Love Buzz • Lithium • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

October 26, 1991 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA (supported by L7 & Sister Double Happiness & Urge Overkill) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Lithium • Love Buzz • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • Dive • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

October 27, 1991 The Hollywood Palace, Hollywood, CA (supported by Greg Sage & Hole) Setlist Drain You • School • Aneurysm • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • Love Buzz • On A Plain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Come As You Are • Rape Me • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Territorial Pissings

October 29, 1991 Fox Theatre, Portland, OR (supported by Mudhoney & Sprinkler)

October 30, 1991 Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC (supported by Mudhoney)

October 31, 1991 Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA (supported by Bikini Kill & Mudhoney. The show was originally supposed to be at the Moore Theatre, but had to be moved to a larger venue) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • jam • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Love Buzz • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Endless, Nameless

November 4, 1991 Bierkeller, Bristol, ENG (supported by Midway Still) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Breed • About A Girl • Love Buzz • Lithium • Sliver • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

November 5, 1991 Astoria Theatre, London, ENG (supported by Captain America & Television Personalities) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Lithium • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Dumb • Pennyroyal Tea • Endless, Nameless

November 6, 1991 Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, ENG (supported by Captain America) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • School • Drain You • About A Girl • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Love Buzz • Lithium • All Apologies • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Dumb • Spank Thru • Rape Me • Lounge Act • Territorial Pissings

November 8, 1991 Limehouse Studios, London, ENG (UK TV "The Word" performing "Smells Like Teen Spirit")

November 10, 1991 Loft, Berlin, GER Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Sliver • Breed • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

November 11, 1991 Markthalle, Hamburg, GER Setlist Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Lithium • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Pennyroyal Tea • Spank Thru • Molly's Lips • Territorial Pissings

November 12, 1991 Batschkapp, Frankfurt, GER (supported by Urge Overkill)

Kurt skipped soundcheck, leaving Krist and Dave to jam with the soundman and the opening act's drummer. They traded instruments and played rough versions of "Heartbreaker" and "On A Plain." Before going onstage, Krist covered his T-shirt with stickers from Metal Hammer (AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Alice Cooper, and Extreme). During the show, he sweat off most of them and placed the rest on fans' foreheads, like a headbanger priest giving communion. At the end of the show, Kurt jumped into the audience. When the crowd passed him back onstage, he reported, "They were reaching into my pockets, trying to grab money and shit."

November 13, 1991 Nachtwerk, Munich, GER Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Spank Thru • Territorial Pissings

November 14, 1991 Arena, Vienna, AUT (supported by Skin Yard & Urge Overkill) Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School (part of) • jam • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Rape Me • Spank Thru • Molly's Lips • Territorial Pissings

November 16, 1991 Teatro Verdi, Muggia, ITY (supported by Urge Overkill. The show was originally supposed to be at Teatro Miela in Trieste) Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Love Buzz • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • Talk To Me • Oh, The Guilt • Territorial Pissings

November 17, 1991 Bloom, Mezzago, ITY (supported by Urge Overkill) SetList Drain You (part of) • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • In Bloom • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Talk To Me • Oh, The Guilt • Territorial Pissings

November 19, 1991 Teatro Castello, Rome, ITY (supported by Urge Overkill) Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Come As You Are • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Rape Me • Spank Thru • Territorial Pissings

November 20, 1991 Kryptonight, Baricella, ITY (supported by Urge Overkill) Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Polly • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Lithium • Come As You Are • Sliver • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Something In The Way • On A Plain • Blew • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • In Bloom • Territorial Pissings

November 23, 1991 Vooruit, Ghent, BEL (supported by Hole) Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Curmudgeon • Oh, The Guilt • Lithium • Sliver • About A Girl • Polly • Talk To Me • The End (jam) • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain (part of) • On A Plain • Blew • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam

During "On A Plain," Kurt stopped playing, jumped into the crowd, and pulled two guys up to dance on top of the amplifiers. The band then played the whole song from the start. During "Where Did You Sleep Last Night," Krist played the drums and Dave played bass while lying down on the stage. Then Eric Erlandson from Hole ran out and tackled Kurt, prompting Kurt to throw his guitar, at which point Dave got up from the stage floor. During the end-of-show destruction, Kurt and Krist repeatedly smashed their guitars together, with the final impact shattering Krist's bass and sending chunks of wood into the crowd. A fan in the front of the audience was hit in the face by one of these chunks, knocking out a tooth and causing him to bleed profusely and later go into shock and convulse uncontrollably.

November 25, 1991 NOB radiostudio Jingle Production Room 2, Hilversum, NED (Broadcast on the Dutch FM radio shows Nozems-a-GoGo and Twee Meter De Lucht In. The session was a co-production between the Dutch radio stations VPRO and VARA. The band reportedly played/jammed for about three hours. Since the studio crew did not know when the songs started, they only recorded intermittently throughout the session)

November 25, 1991 Paradiso, Amsterdam, NED (originally supposed to be at the Melkweg the day before, but had to be moved to a larger venue) Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Love Buzz • Territorial Pissings

November 26, 1991 Communal Building, University of Bradford, Bradford, ENG (supported by Captain America & Shonen Knife) Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Talk To Me • D-7 • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • All Apologies • Something In The Way • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Territorial Pissings

November 27, 1991 BBC Elstree Centre Studio C, Borehamwood, ENG (UK TV "Top of the Pops" performing "Smells Like Teen Spirit")

The band was asked to lip-sync and play over the prerecorded song, which they protested. Then they reached an agreement in which Kurt could at least sing over the prerecorded music. Kurt sang all of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" in gothic style vocals. The band made it visually obvious that they were not playing their instruments.

November 27, 1991 The Hummingbird, Birmingham, ENG (supported by Captain America & Shonen Knife) Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

November 28, 1991 Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, ENG (supported by Captain America & Shonen Knife) Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Endless, Nameless

November 29, 1991 Calton Studios, Edinburgh, SCOT (supported by Captain America & Shonen Knife) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Floyd The Barber • Here She Comes Now • Been A Son • All Apologies • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Territorial Pissings

November 30, 1991 Queen Margaret Union, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, SCOT (supported by Captain America & Shonen Knife) Setlist L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • Drain You • Aneurysm • Lithium • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Been A Son • All Apologies • On A Plain • unknown • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

December 1, 1991 The Southern Bar, Edinburgh, SCOT (supported by The Joyriders)

The band played under the name Teen Spirit. This was a charity show organized by The Joyriders (formerly The Cateran) in aid of a children's hospital. The show was advertised as featuring "very, very special (American) guests" on flyers handed out after the 11/29/91 show. Consequently, many people showed up hoping to see Nirvana. At the show, it was announced that Nirvana would not be playing, so most of the audience left. However, Kurt and Dave ended up playing. Kurt played acoustic guitar and sang, Dave played acoustic bass, and Krist didn't play at all. The band played five songs in front of an audience of about twenty people. The band played a cover of Shonen Knife's "Twist Barbie," according to a member of Shonen Knife.

December 2, 1991 The Mayfair, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENG (supported by Captain America & Shonen Knife) Setlist Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Drain You • Lithium • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • School • Sliver • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • jam

After "Blew," the band switched instruments and jammed. Kurt played drums while Krist and Dave took turns on bass and guitar.

December 3, 1991 Rock City, Nottingham, ENG (supported by Captain America & Shonen Knife)

December 4, 1991 The Academy, Manchester, ENG (supported by Captain America & Shonen Knife) Setlist unknown • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly (part of) > (New Wave) Polly • Come As You Are • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • jam • unknown • Territorial Pissings

The show opened with Kurt on drums, Krist on guitar, and Dave on vocals for an unknown song that was very similar to the instrumental demo reportedly recorded with the "Drain You" demo in spring 1991. After one verse and one chorus of "Polly," Kurt went into "(New Wave) Polly," which the band played in its entirety. During the encore, Kurt switched to bass and Krist switched to guitar for the jam and unknown song.

December 5, 1991 Kilburn National Ballroom, London, ENG (supported by Captain America & Shonen Knife. Former Vaselines lead singer Eugene Kelly sang with Kurt on "Molly's Lips.") Setlist Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • Sliver • Lithium • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Molly's Lips • Territorial Pissings

December 6, 1991 The Greenwood Theatre, London, ENG (UK TV "Tonight with Jonathan Ross" performing "Territorial Pissings")

December 7, 1991 Salle Omnisports, Rennes, FRA (Trans Musicales)

December 27, 1991 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA (supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers, with Pearl Jam)

December 28, 1991 Pat O'Brien Pavilion, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA (supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers, with Pearl Jam)

December 29, 1991 University Activity Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers, with Pearl Jam)

December 31, 1991 Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA (supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers, with Pearl Jam)

1992

January 2, 1992 Salem Armory Auditorium, Salem, OR (supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers, with Pearl Jam)

January 9, 1992 NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live rehearsal), New York, NY Notes The rehearsal was filmed in Studio 8H. The band most likely rehearsed "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Territorial Pissings." The band may have also rehearsed some early songs, according to one report.


January 10, 1992 MTV Studios, New York, NY Soundcheck Been A Son • On A Plain • Stain • unknown

Set Drain You • School • Molly's Lips • Polly • Aneurysm • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes During soundcheck, Dave jammed on "Sifting." Before "Drain You," Kurt and Dave jammed on a bit of The Breeders' "Hellbound." Before "Aneurysm," the band jammed on part of "D-7."


January 11, 1992 NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live dress rehearsal), New York, NY Set Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes The dress rehearsal was filmed in Studio 8H. At this dress rehearsal on the night of the show, the band ran through the two songs in front of a live audience.



January 11, 1992 NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live), New York, NY Set Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes The show was filmed in Studio 8H. Because of the band kissing during the live end-of-show credits, the credits were retaped. Kurt wasn't present at the retaping. All rebroadcasts use the retaped credits.

Nirvana Australian Tour 1992

January 24, 1992 Phoenician Club, Sydney, AUS (supported by The Meanies & Tumbleweed) Set Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Love Buzz • Territorial Pissings


January 25, 1992 Hordern Pavilion (Big Day Out), Sydney, AUS Set Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Sliver • Come As You Are • Lithium • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Endless, Nameless



Other Performers Beasts Of Bourbon • Box The Jesuit • The Celibate Rifles • The Clouds • Club Hoy • Cosmic Psychos • Died Pretty • Falling Joys • The Hard-Ons • Hellmen • Massappeal • The Meanies • Ratcat • Smudge • Sound Unlimited Posse • The Village Idiots • Violent Femmes • The Welcome Mat • Yothu Yindi • You Am I


January 26, 1992 Fisherman's Wharf, Gold Coast, AUS (supporting Violent Femmes) The show took place at Fishy's Carpark, which is the parking lot for Fisherman's Wharf.


January 27, 1992 Brisbane Festival Hall, Brisbane, AUS (supporting Violent Femmes)


January 30, 1992 Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, AUS (supported by The Meanies & Tumbleweed. The show was originally supposed to be at Le Rox, but was moved to The Old Lion, then to Thebarton Theatre, a larger venue)

January 31, 1992 The Palace, Melbourne, AUS Set Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Sliver • About A Girl • Lithium • Come As You Are • Breed • Polly • Lounge Act • In Bloom • Love Buzz • D-7 • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew • On A Plain • Territorial Pissings


Other Performers The Guttersnipes • Tumbleweed


02/01/92 - The Palace, Melbourne, AUS (supported by The Meanies & Tumbleweed Set Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Sliver • About A Girl • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Polly • Lounge Act • In Bloom • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • jam • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew

Notes The show was originally supposed to be at the Prince of Wales Hotel, but had to be moved to a larger venue. After "Smells Like Teen Spirit," the band played a long jam that included the spoken word intro to the song "Stonehenge" from Spinal Tap and part of "Vile" by the Melvins.


02/02/92 - The Palace, Melbourne, AUS (with Cosmic Psychos & Tumbleweed)

02/05/92 - ANU Union Bar, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Set Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Come As You Are • Lithium • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Floyd The Barber • On A Plain • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Stain • All Apologies • Territorial Pissings

Notes Due to the low capacity of the venue, many people (more than a thousand, by one account) were left outside, trying to get in. Amidst the chaos, fights broke out, venue doors were broken down, and the police arrived in riot gear.


Other Performers Tumbleweed • The Village Idiots


02/06/92 - Selina's, The Coogee Bay Hotel, Sydney, Australia Set Aneurysm • School • Drain You • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • Breed • Polly • Love Buzz • Lounge Act • On A Plain • Blew • All Apologies • Negative Creep • Territorial Pissings

Other Performers Headache • You Am I


02/07/92 - Selina's, The Coogee Bay Hotel, Sydney, Australia Set Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • School • Drain You • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • Sliver • Breed • Polly • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Love Buzz • On A Plain • Blew • jam • Hairspray Queen (jam) • jam • Endless, Nameless


Other Performers Cosmic Psychos • Crow • Nunbait


02/09/92 - Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland, New Zealand Set Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Notes The show was originally booked at the Powerstation, then moved to the larger Auckland Town Hall, and finally moved to the even larger Logan Campbell Centre. The set above comes from the band's handwritten setlist. "In Bloom" may have also been played, according to an attendee. While some reports indicate that the band was drunk, they played poorly, and/or their set was shortened, other attendees indicate that it was a normal show.


Other Performers The 3D's • Second Child


02/14/92 - Kokusai Koryu Center, Osaka, Japan Set Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Territorial Pissings • Sliver • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit


02/16/92 - Club Quattro, Nagoya, Japan Set Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Dumb • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit


02/17/92 - Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan Set Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit



02/19/92 - Nakano Sunplaza, Tokyo, Japan Set Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Notes Before "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Krist sang a bit of Queen's "We Will Rock You."


02/21/92 - Pink's Garage, Honolulu, HI Other Performers Mindflower


02/22/92 - Pink's Garage, Honolulu, HI Set Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit (part of) • Endless, Nameless


Other Performers Mindflower


06/21/92 - The Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland Set Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • School • Sliver • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Other Performers The Breeders • Teenage Fanclub


06/22/92 - The King's Hall, Belfast, United Kingdom Set Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Swap Meet • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings


Other Performers The Breeders • Teenage Fanclub


06/24/92 - Le Zénith, Paris, France Set Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings • Endless, Nameless


Other Performers Teenage Fanclub


06/26/92 - Dyrskuepladsen, Roskilde, DEN (Roskilde Festival) Set Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Swap Meet • Negative Creep • Something In The Way • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings


Other Performers Al Agami • Alison Moyet • Ancient Tribe • Bel Canto • The Blue Aeroplanes • Blue Guitars • Blur • Boghandle • Boogie Down Productions • Buffy Sainte-Marie • Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine • Chris Whitley • Crowded House • D-A-D • David Byrne • Die Toten Hosen • Einmal Kommt Die Liebe • EMF • Entombed • Extreme • Faith No More • Fielfraz • Galliano • Hearthill • Helmet • Her Personal Pain • Innocent Blood • Invocator • James • Janes Rejoice • John Trudell & Graffiti Man • Johnny Madsen • Just D • Karl Specht • Kat Onoma • Keith Secola And Wild Band Of Indians • Lååvosj • Lars HUG & The Zombies • Le Mystère Voix Bulgare • Leningrad Cowboyd • Les Garcons Bouchers • Les Tambours Du Bronx • Little Village • London Chamber Orchestra • Lucas • Megadeth • Mercury Rev • Mikkel Nordsø Band • Mindfunk • Miss B. Haven • Mr. Thing & The Professional Human Beings • Nikola Jankov & Lenovskata Gruppa • Nikolaj Steen • No Name Requested • Nuclear Assault • The Overlords • Palle Mikkelborg • Passion Orange • Pat Mears Band • Pearl Jam • Peter Bastian • Phish • Picnic • Pigalle • Poems For Laila • The Poets • The Pogues • Primal Scream • The Ragga Twins • Sanne Salomonsen • Sator • Screaming Trees • Senseless Things • Shades Of Rhythm • Shoulders • Skanbeat • Spotted Eagle • Steve Wynn • Stillborn • Tamra Rosanes • Technopolis • Teenage Fanclub • Television • Texas • Thin White Rope • Tony Joe White • Trains & Boats & Planes • Traste Lindéns Kvintett • The Watchmen • The Wonder Stuff • Violent Femmes • Yothu Yindi • Youngblood


06/27/92 - Kansanpuisto, Turku, Finland (Ruisrock) Set Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Swap Meet • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes For the last part of "Polly," Krist played a classical guitar into his microphone.


Other Performers Alex Stone Group • Bryan Adams • Burning Spear • Catalepsy • Detroit • Dreadline • Electric Blue Peggy Sue And The Revolutionions From Mars • Eurooppa 3 • Extreme • Good Evening Manchester • Havana Black • J. Karjalainen Yhtyeineen • Jeffrey Gaines • Kari Peitsamon Skootteri • Koirasoturit • Loputkin Loat • Pojat • Poverty Stinks • Prestige • Q. Stone • Teenage Fanclub • Violent Femmes


06/28/92 - Kalvøya, Sandvika, Norway (Kalvøyafestivalen) Set Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes After "Polly," Dave and Krist jammed on Aerosmith's "Walk This Way."


Other Performers Bel Canto • The Blues Brothers Band • Bryan Adams • Crowded House • Extreme • Little Village • Marius Müller’s Funhouse • Teenage Fanclub • Violent Femmes


June 30, 1992 Sjöhistoriska Museet, Stockholm, SWE (supported by Teenage Fanclub)

07/02/92 - Plaza de Toros de Valencia, Valencia, Spain Set The Money Will Roll Right In • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • Scoff • In Bloom • About A Girl • School • Lithium • Aneurysm • Polly • Stay Away • Stain • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings


Other Performers The Farm • Teenage Fanclub


07/03/92 - Palacio de los Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Set The Money Will Roll Right In • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • In Bloom • About A Girl • School • Lithium • Aneurysm • Stay Away • Pennyroyal Tea • Son Of A Gun • Molly's Lips • Something In The Way • On A Plain • Been A Son • Blew • Stain • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes The show was originally supposed to be at the Pabellón de Deportes del Real Madrid, but had to be moved to a larger venue.


Other Performers Teenage Fanclub


07/04/92 - Pabellón de la Casilla de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain Set The Money Will Roll Right In • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • In Bloom • About A Girl • School • Lithium • Aneurysm • Polly • Stay Away • Son Of A Gun • Stain • Been A Son • Blew • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Other Performers Teenage Fanclub


August 22, 1992 Portland Meadows, Portland, OR (Cancelled. No on 9 Benefit, With Mudhoney, Poison Idea & Calamity Jane. The show was rescheduled for 09/10/92 because Kurt and Courtney were anticipating their daughter's birth.



08/23/92 - Seattle Center Coliseum (Washington Music Industry Coalition Benefit), Seattle, WA

08/30/92 - Richfield Avenue (Reading Festival), Reading, United Kingdom Set Breed • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Sliver • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • tourette's • Polly • Lounge Act • More Than A Feeling (part of) • Smells Like Teen Spirit • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Been A Son • All Apologies • Blew • Dumb • Stay Away • Spank Thru • Love Buzz • Smoke On The Water (jam) • The Money Will Roll Right In • D-7 • Territorial Pissings • The Star-Spangled Banner (part of)

Notes The show began with Kurt singing a couple lines of Bette Midler's "The Rose" after being wheeled onstage in a wheelchair by Everett True.


Other Performers BAD II • Beastie Boys • Bjorn Again • Buffalo Tom • Cardiacs • Catherine Wheel • The Charlatans • Cop Shoot Cop • Cracker • DF 118 • Dr. Phibes And The House Of Wax Equations • Eat • EMF • Eugenius • The Farm • Fatima Mansions • Finitribe • The God Machine • Hair And Skin Trading Co. • The Hearthrobs • L7 • Leatherface • Levitation • Lunachicks • Manic Street Preachers • Mega City Four • Melvins • Midway Still • The Milltown Brothers • Mudhoney • Natural Life • Nick Cave • Pavement • Pele • PJ Harvey • Public Enemy • Public Image Limited • Redd Kross • Revolver • Ride • Rockingbirds Rolling Revue • Rollins Band • Scorpio Rising • Screaming Trees • Sensitize • Shonen Knife • Smashing Pumpkins • Some Have Fins • Spitfire • The Stairs • Suede • Sultans Of Ping FC • Sunscreem • Teenage Fanclub • Therapy? • Thousand Yard Stare • Urge Overkill • Wire Train • The Wonder Stuff


09/08/92 - Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA (MTV Video Music Awards rehearsal), Los Angeles, CA Set Rape Me • tourette's

Notes The band rehearsed the songs they intended to play at the show the next day, but MTV would force them to play a hit instead.


09/09/92 - Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA (MTV Video Music Awards rehearsal), Los Angeles, CA Set Lithium

Notes This rehearsal was part of a full run-through on the day of the show.


Other Performers The Black Crowes • Bobby Brown • Bryan Adams • Def Leppard • Elton John • En Vogue • Eric Clapton • Guns N’ Roses • Pearl Jam • Red Hot Chili Peppers • U2

09/09/92 - Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA (MTV Video Music Awards), Los Angeles, CA Set Rape Me (part of) • Lithium

Notes Against MTV's wishes, Kurt started to play "Rape Me," but stopped and went right into "Lithium." Just before the end of "Lithium," Krist's bass cut out, so he tossed it up in the air and attempted to catch it. He missed, and the bass hit him in the head. He fell to the ground, then stumbled offstage, just as the song was ending. The performance ended with the band destroying the stage and Dave yelling into the microphone, "Where's Axl? Hi Axl! Hi Axl!" Dave was referring to Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses, with whom the band had had a confrontation earlier in the day.


Other Performers The Black Crowes • Bobby Brown • Bryan Adams • Def Leppard • Elton John • En Vogue • Eric Clapton • Guns N’ Roses • Pearl Jam • Red Hot Chili Peppers • U2


09/10/92 - Portland Meadows (No on 9 Benefit), Portland, OR Set Breed • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Sliver • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • tourette's • Polly • Lounge Act • Smells Like Teen Spirit • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Been A Son • All Apologies • Blew • Stay Away • D-7 • Love Buzz • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

Notes Before "Stay Away," Kurt told the story of his encounter with Axl Rose at the MTV Video Music Awards.


Other Performers Calamity Jane • Helmet • Jello Biafra • Poison Idea


09/11/92 - Seattle Center Coliseum (Washington Music Industry Coalition Benefit), Seattle, WA

Set Breed • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Sliver • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • tourette's • Polly • Lounge Act • Smells Like Teen Spirit • On A Plain • Negative Creep • All Apologies • Been A Son • Blew • Dumb • Rape Me • Stay Away • Love Buzz • Territorial Pissings


Other Performers Fitz Of Depression • Helmet


10/03/92 - Sam Carver Gymnasium, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Notes Nirvana was an unannounced opening band at the show. Most of the songs played were old songs from the demo tapes that appeared on Incesticide, according to a review. Kurt couldn't remember the words to some of the old songs, so he just mumbled, according to Courtney Love. At the end of the show, Kurt and Krist handed their instruments to some young boys. At the crowd's request, the kid with Krist's bass smashed it. At one point during the show, Kurt jumped into the audience, then came back onstage and played Fang and Black Flag covers, according to Nils Bernstein. Due to conflicting reports from attendees, it is unclear whether this was during Mudhoney's set or Nirvana's.


Other Performers Medelicious • Mudhoney • Saucer


10/04/92 - Crocodile Cafe, Seattle, WA Set (incomplete) Aneurysm • Mexican Seafood • Beeswax • D-7 • Drain You • Talk To Me • Curmudgeon • Lounge Act • Pennyroyal Tea • School

Notes Nirvana was the "secret" opening band, reportedly booked as Pen Cap Chew. The band opened with "Aneurysm" and played an excellent show. No hit songs were played during the hour-plus set, according to reviews. At one point, Kurt asked if there were any requests, so Dave said, "play 'Teen Spirit, play 'Teen Spirit,'" in a funny voice. They did not play the song. A fan in the crowd named Rob Kader requested "Big Long Now," just as he did on 06/10/89, but the band still refused to play it. During Mudhoney's set, Kurt did a stage dive, then returned to the stage, was handed a guitar, and played some punk covers with Mudhoney. See Related Shows for details.


Other Performers Mudhoney


10/30/92 - Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires, Argentina Set unknown • Aneurysm • Smells Like Teen Spirit (part of) • Breed • Smells Like Teen Spirit (part of) • Drain You • Beeswax • Spank Thru • School • Come As You Are • Lithium • Lounge Act • Sliver • About A Girl • Polly • jam • In Bloom • Territorial Pissings • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • All Apologies • Endless, Nameless

Notes The band opened with an unknown song that may be a cover. They played the intro to "Smells Like Teen Spirit" twice just to tease the disrespectful, male-dominated crowd. For the first verse of "Come As You Are," Kurt just said "hey" over and over instead of singing the words. During "Polly," Dave played a toy drum kit. After "Polly," a fairly long, bass-driven jam was played.


Other Performers Calamity Jane • Los Brujos

1993

January 16, 1993 Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo, São Paulo, BRA (Hollywood Rock Festival)

Set (incomplete) School • Drain You • Breed • Sliver • In Bloom • About A Girl • Dive • Come As You Are • Molly's Lips • Lithium • (New Wave) Polly • D-7 • Smells Like Teen Spirit • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Blew • Aneurysm • Territorial Pissings • Run To The Hills (jam) • Heartbreaker (jam) • We Will Rock You • Seasons In The Sun • Kids In America • Should I Stay Or Should I Go • 867-5309/Jenny • Rio • Lounge Act • Heart-Shaped Box • Scentless Apprentice

Notes The performance was so horrible that some of the audience left, according to a review. Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers played trumpet on "Smells Like Teen Spirit." After "Territorial Pissings," Kurt dove into the audience, smashed his guitar, and gave pieces of it to the crowd. About 40 minutes into the set, Krist hurled his bass at Kurt and walked offstage. The band was under contract to play for 90 minutes, so the crew had to retrieve Krist to finish the set. When Krist returned, he picked up his tossed bass from the stage and didn't bother to retune it or swap it out. After Krist returned to the stage, guitar tech Earnie Bailey rolled a canteloupe onstage like a bowling ball. Kurt picked it up and started smashing it on his guitar strings, playing his guitar with the canteloupe. For a large part of the show, the band switched instruments, with Kurt on drums, Krist on guitar, and Dave on bass. For a cover of Queen's "We Will Rock You," Kurt changed the lyrics to "We will fuck you."

Other Performers Alice In Chains • Biquíni Cavadão • DeFalla • Dr. Sin • Engenheiros do Hawaii • L7 • Midnight Blues Band • Red Hot Chili Peppers • Simply Red

January 23, 1993 Praça da Apoteose, Rio de Janeiro, BRA (Hollywood Rock Festival)

Set L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • School • Drain You • Breed • Sliver • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Possibilities (jam) • Lithium • Polly • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew • Heart-Shaped Box • Scentless Apprentice • Sweet Emotion (jam) • Dive • Lounge Act • Aneurysm • Territorial Pissings

Notes The venue is a section of a parade area called Sambódromo da Marquês de Sapucaí. The show included many short jams. Krist opened the show by singing a few lines from Electric Light Orchestra's "Telephone Line." Kurt purposely altered various lyrics during the show, most notably during "Polly," which threw off Dave's backup harmonies. Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers played trumpet on "Smells Like Teen Spirit." When the band started "On A Plain," Kurt mistakenly started playing "Been A Son," but quickly switched to the correct song. During "Scentless Apprentice," Kurt put on a performance for one of the professional video cameras, including exposing and touching his genitals.

Other Performers Alice In Chains • Biquíni Cavadão • DeFalla • Dr. Sin • Engenheiros do Hawaii • L7 • Midnight Blues Band • Red Hot Chili Peppers • Simply Red


April 9, 1993 Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA (Bosnian Rape Victim Benefit) Set Rape Me • School • Breed • Sliver • Come As You Are • Milk It • About A Girl • Lithium • Dumb • Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle • Serve The Servants • Aneurysm • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings • Blew • All Apologies • Heart-Shaped Box • Scentless Apprentice • Something In The Way • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Dive • Love Buzz • Endless, Nameless

Other Performers The Breeders • Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy • L7


July 23, 1993 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY (New Music Seminar, with The Jesus Lizard) Set Serve The Servants • Scentless Apprentice • School • Breed • Lithium • Come As You Are • Milk It • Drain You • tourette's • Aneurysm • Very Ape • Blew • Heart-Shaped Box • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • All Apologies • Polly • Dumb • Something In The Way • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Endless, Nameless

Notes Kurt overdosed on heroin minutes before the show, but was revived and able to play. This was the first show with Lori Goldston on cello. This was the only show with "Big" John Duncan on second guitar. He played on "Drain You," "tourette's," "Aneurysm," and "Very Ape."

August 6, 1993 King Performance Center, Seattle, WA (Mia Zapata Benefit) Set Scentless Apprentice • School • Milk It • Drain You • Aneurysm • Heart-Shaped Box • No Quarter • Seasons In The Sun • Pennyroyal Tea • unknown

Notes The band played this show as an unannounced "special guest." This was the band's last show as a trio. The band jammed on "Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats. Since the show was running late, Krist had to use Kurt Danielson from Tad's bass rig. There was no time to move the bass rig to Krist's side of the stage, so Kurt's rig was set up on Krist's usual side. When Kurt was handed his guitar and told that they would have to play on opposite sides of the stage, he expressed concern and said they had never played that way before (although they did on at least 08/24/91). With the exception of Saturday Night Live, Kurt and Krist maintained their new sides of the stage at all future shows.

Other Performers Hell Smells • Kill Sybil • Tad • Voodoo Gearshift


09/23/93 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live rehearsal), New York, NY Set Heart-Shaped Box • Rape Me (part of) • Heart-Shaped Box • Rape Me

Notes The rehearsal was filmed in Studio 8H. This was the first recorded performance of Pat Smear on second guitar.


09/25/93 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live dress rehearsal), New York, NY Set Heart-Shaped Box • Rape Me

Notes The dress rehearsal was filmed in Studio 8H. At this dress rehearsal on the night of the show, the band ran through the two songs in front of a live audience. This was the first performance in front of an audience with Pat Smear on second guitar.


09/25/93 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live), New York, NY Set Heart-Shaped Box • Rape Me

Notes The show was filmed in Studio 8H.


October 18, 1993 Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, AZ (Arizona State Fair, supported by Mudhoney) Setlist Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Blew • Endless, Nameless

Notes The crowd reportedly booed and chanted for Nirvana during Mudhoney's opening set, prompting Kurt to chastise the crowd at the beginning of Nirvana's set, according to an attendee. After "Polly," Krist sang a bit of Aerosmith's "Dream On," followed by Kurt singing a bit of the 4 Non Blondes song "What's Up."


October 19, 1993 SE Exhibit Hall, Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM (supported by Mudhoney & Jawbreaker)

October 21, 1993 Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • Come As You Are • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Blew • Scentless Apprentice • On A Plain • Endless, Nameless

Notes Before "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Krist and Dave jammed briefly on "Down On The Street" by The Stooges. At the end of the show, Kurt told the crowd he was going to just leave his guitar on until they all went home.


Other Performers Jawbreaker • Mudhoney


October 22, 1993 Palmer Alumni Auditorium, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Something In The Way • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew


Other Performers Jawbreaker • Mudhoney


October 23, 1993 Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • You Know You're Right • All Apologies • Something In The Way • Scentless Apprentice • On A Plain • Blew • Endless, Nameless


Other Performers Bobcat Goldthwait • Jawbreaker • Mudhoney


October 25, 1993 Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL Set (incomplete) Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Love Buzz • On A Plain • Endless, Nameless

Notes "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was not played. While there are no other known performances of "Love Buzz" on this tour, multiple attendees distinctly remember it being played here. Many people in attendance have said the show was horrible. The band was reportedly booed by the audience. Kurt snapped at the audience for throwing wet T-shirts on stage, shorting out the effects pedals. After the show was over and the house lights came on, Kurt ran back onstage, dove into the audience, crowd surfed for a bit, made his way back to the stage, then exited into the stage right curtains, according to attendees.


Other Performers Bobcat Goldthwait • Jawbreaker • Mudhoney


October 26, 1993 MECCA Auditorium, Milwaukee, WI Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • jam • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Something In The Way • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew • Endless, Nameless


Other Performers Jawbreaker • Mudhoney


October 27, 1993 Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI Set (incomplete) Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Rape Me • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam

Notes The show was about 75 minutes long, with a 15 minute encore of mostly acoustic songs, according to a review. During "School," rather than playing the solo, Kurt pushed his guitar into the amps and fell down, according to an attendee. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was not played.

Other Performers Boredoms • Meat Puppets


October 29, 1993 Michigan State Fairgrounds Coliseum, Detroit, MI Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice

Notes After "Scentless Apprentice," Kurt threw down his guitar and stormed off the stage, ending the show early, upset that he was hit in the head by a shoe from the crowd.


Other Performers Bobcat Goldthwait • Boredoms • Meat Puppets


October 30, 1993 Hara Arena, Dayton, OH Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • Down On The Street (jam) • Rape Me • Polly • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Milk It • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew • School

Notes The band thought that Chad Channing was in the audience and tried to coax him into coming up onstage and playing. After "Pennyroyal Tea," the show was stopped, and Krist and Kurt jammed on "Down On The Street" by The Stooges while waiting for Chad to come up and play "School." Chad didn't come up, so they skipped "School," ultimately playing it at the end of the show without him. As it turns out, Chad wasn't even at the show.


Other Performers Boredoms • Meat Puppets


October 31, 1993 James A. Rhodes Arena, The University of Akron, Akron, OH Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Dive • On A Plain • Serve The Servants

Notes The show started with an improvisional intro with the band members in costume for Halloween. Kurt was Barney (with a bottle of Jack Daniel's in his hand, which he apparently chugged through the mask's mesh mouth), Pat was Slash, Dave was a mummy, and Krist was a white-faced "reverse Ted Danson" with "P.C." on his forehead for "Politically Correct." (The actor Ted Danson had recently been ridiculed for making a public appearance in black-face with his girlfriend Whoopi Goldberg.) After "About A Girl," someone in the audience threw a shoe at Kurt. Kurt took the shoe, urinated in it, and then asked who the shoe belonged to. The shoe's owner replied that it was thrown onstage by someone else. Kurt apologized and said he would have to buy the person a new pair of shoes.


Other Performers Boredoms • Meat Puppets


November 2, 1993 Auditorium de Verdun, Verdun, QC Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew


Other Performers Boredoms • Meat Puppets


November 4, 1993 Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Serve The Servants • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • All Apologies • Four Enclosed Walls (jam) • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew

Notes For the "In Bloom" solo, Kurt took his guitar off, put it on the floor, and played the solo with his foot while Krist kneeled in front of him. The jam on Public Image Ltd's "Four Enclosed Walls" featured Kurt on drums.


Other Performers Boredoms • Meat Puppets


November 5, 1993 Alumni Arena, University at Buffalo, Amherst, NY Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • All Apologies • Blew • On A Plain • Smells Like Teen Spirit (jam)

Notes During the soundcheck, Krist, Pat, "Big" John Duncan, and the Boredoms' Yamamoto Seiichi jammed on "Radio Friendly Unit Shifter." Kurt stopped "In Bloom" to yell at the security staff for being rough with people in the front of the crowd. Joined by the Boredoms, the Meat Puppets, and Cali DeWitt, the band jammed on "Smells Like Teen Spirit" at the end of the show, featuring horns and the Boredoms' Yamatsuka Eye on vocals.


Other Performers Boredoms • Meat Puppets


November 7, 1993 William and Mary Hall, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew • jam

Notes The end-of-show jam, on which Kurt sang, seems to be the same jam that was played at the end of the 11/13/93 show before "Do Nuts."


Other Performers The Breeders • Half Japanese


November 8, 1993 The Armory, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew


Other Performers The Breeders • Half Japanese


November 9, 1993 Stabler Arena, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • In Bloom • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew


Other Performers The Breeders • Half Japanese


November 10, 1993 Springfield Civic Center, Springfield, MA Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • Come As You Are • In Bloom • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew • jam

Notes The band stopped playing at the bridge of "Dumb" when Kurt played the wrong part, after which he claimed he was distracted by someone in the crowd. The band then picked up where they left off. Kurt swapped the second verse and the solo in "Milk It." During the end-of-show jam, Kurt briefly played the main riff of "You Know You're Right." The show ended with Krist pouring Evian water on Kurt.


Other Performers The Breeders • Half Japanese


November 12, 1993 George Wallace Civic Center, Fitchburg, MA Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew • unknown

Notes The show ended with the same unknown song that was played on 12/29/93. During the end-of-show destruction, Kurt repeatedly threw his guitar at a disco ball above the stage, causing pieces of glass to fly off and eventually destroying the disco ball.


Other Performers The Breeders • Half Japanese


November 13, 1993 Bender Arena, American University, Washington, DC Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew • jam • Do Nuts

Notes After "Blew," the band played what seems to be the same jam that was played at the end of the 11/07/93 show. Everett True came onstage to do vocals and play guitar on "Do Nuts." At the end of the show, Kurt started repeatedly throwing his guitar(s) at the disco ball over the stage. He came close to getting hit by the falling guitar many times. He never did hit the disco ball. Krist finally grabbed Kurt and carried him off.


Other Performers The Breeders • Half Japanese


November 14, 1993 New York Coliseum, New York, NY Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew • Do Nuts

Notes There was originally a single show scheduled for this or the next day at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY, according to the band's tour itinerary. Instead, the band played this show and the following show. Everett True came onstage to play guitar and do vocals on "Do Nuts."


Other Performers The Breeders • Half Japanes

November 15, 1993 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • On A Plain • Living In Sin (jam) • Scentless Apprentice • Blew • I Wanna Be Your Dog (jam)

Notes There was originally a single show scheduled for this or the previous day at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY, according to the band's tour itinerary. Instead, the band played this show and the previous show. Dave jammed on the intro to the Gene Simmons song "Living In Sin." Half Japanese and Everett True joined the band onstage for a noisy jam on "I Wanna Be Your Dog." Jad Fair did the vocals through a distorted megaphone, Gilles-Vincent Rieder and Krist pounded on a floor tom, Dave wandered around with a bass that may or may not have been plugged in, Mark Jickling played Pat's guitar, and Kurt played the drums. At the end of the show, Pat handed a guitar to Jad Fair's stepson Simon and coaxed him into smashing it.


Other Performers The Breeders • Half Japanese


November 16-17, 1993 SST Rehearsal Facility, Weehawken, NJ (MTV Unplugged rehearsals)

November 18, 1993 Sony Music Studios (MTV Unplugged rehearsal), New York, NY Set Come As You Are • Come As You Are • About A Girl • About A Girl • The Man Who Sold The World • The Man Who Sold The World • The Man Who Sold The World • Polly • Dumb • Pennyroyal Tea • Pennyroyal Tea (part of) • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Plateau • Lake Of Fire • Oh, Me • Oh, Me • Plateau • All Apologies

Notes The rehearsal was reportedly about three hours long, a large portion of which was spent checking sound and tuning. Curt and Cris Kirkwood from the Meat Puppets joined the band onstage for the three Meat Puppets songs ("Plateau," "Lake Of Fire," and "Oh, Me"). Curt played guitar, and Cris played bass and sang backup vocals. Two versions of "Oh, Me" were rehearsed.



November 18, 1993 Sony Music Studios (MTV Unplugged), New York, NY Set About A Girl • Come As You Are • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • The Man Who Sold The World • Pennyroyal Tea • Dumb • Polly • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Plateau • Oh, Me • Lake Of Fire • All Apologies • Where Did You Sleep Last Night

Notes Kurt performed "Pennyroyal Tea" by himself. Curt and Cris Kirkwood from the Meat Puppets joined the band onstage for the three Meat Puppets songs ("Plateau," "Oh, Me," and "Lake Of Fire"). Curt played guitar, and Cris played bass and sang backup vocals. The band played short jams on many songs, including "Sweet Home Alabama," "Negative Creep," "Sliver," "In Bloom," "Scentless Apprentice," and "Serve The Servants."


November 26, 1993 Morocco Shrine Auditorium, Jacksonville, FL


Notes The Breeders had many shoes thrown at them during their set. When their bass player was hit in the chest with a shoe, they ended their set early. Kurt came onstage between sets and told the audience to "keep your shoes on." At one point during the show, Krist's persistent jumping caused his cord to be unplugged, which threw the rest of the band off, according to an attendee. During the show, Kurt spotted a kid wearing a hunting cap in the crowd and asked him for it. The kid gave the hat to Kurt, and he wore it onstage. Later, the band pulled the kid onstage, and he danced around while the band played "Blew." After the song, Kurt helped him smash a guitar.


Other Performers The Breeders • Come

November 27, 1993 AT&T Amphitheater at Bayfront Park, Miami, FL Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Heartbreaker (jam) • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Notes The band jammed on Led Zeppelin's "Heartbreaker." The band had to restart "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam" twice because of problems with Krist's accordian.


Other Performers The Breeders • Come


November 28, 1993 Jenkins Arena, Lakeland Civic Center, Lakeland, FL Set (incomplete) Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Rape Me • Smells Like Teen Spirit • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew


Other Performers The Breeders • Come


November 29, 1993 Omni Coliseum, Atlanta, GA Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • About A Girl • Heart-Shaped Box • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Blew

Notes Kurt stopped "About A Girl" to yell at a guy grabbing a girl's breast. The band then continued the song from where they left off. Kurt mumbled some of the lyrics to a few songs, including "Lithium," "Territorial Pissings," and "Smells Like Teen Spirit."


Other Performers The Breeders • Come

December 1, 1993 Boutwell Municipal Auditorium, Birmingham, AL (supported by The Breeders & Come)

December 2, 1993 Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center, Tallahassee, FL (supported by The Breeders & Come) Setlist Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • About A Girl • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • The Man Who Sold The World • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Heart-Shaped Box • Blew

December 3, 1993 University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, LA (supported by The Breeders & Shonen Knife)

December 5, 1993 Fair Park Coliseum, Dallas, TX (supported by The Breeders & Shonen Knife) Setlist Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • About A Girl • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • The Man Who Sold The World • All Apologies • On A Plain • Heart-Shaped Box • Blew

December 6, 1993 Astro Arena, Houston, TX (supported by The Breeders & Shonen Knife)

December 8, 1993 Travel and Transportation Building, State Fair Park, Oklahoma City, OK (supported by The Breeders & Shonen Knife) Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Come As You Are • Serve The Servants • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • About A Girl • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • The Man Who Sold The World • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Heart-Shaped Box • Blew

December 9, 1993 Ak-Sar-Ben Coliseum, Omaha, NE (supported by The Breeders & Shonen Knife)

December 10, 1993 Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Saint Paul, MN (supported by The Breeders & Shonen Knife) Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • About A Girl • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • The Man Who Sold The World • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Heart-Shaped Box • Blew • Endless, Nameless

Notes During "Scentless Apprentice," Kim Deal of The Breeders came onstage and dove into the audience.

December 13, 1993 Pier 48, Seattle, WA (MTV Live and Loud rehearsal) Set (incomplete) jam • Very Ape • Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Serve The Servants (part of) • Serve The Servants (part of) • Rape Me • Sliver (part of) • Sliver (part of) • Sliver (part of) • Sliver • Pennyroyal Tea • Scentless Apprentice • All Apologies

Notes The rehearsal was originally scheduled for the prior day. It is not known how much of the set the band rehearsed. The band played the last chorus of "Serve The Servants" two additional times, once partially and once in full, after finishing the song the first time to rehearse with an added vocal harmony from Pat. The band restarted "Sliver" three times.


December 13, 1993 Pier 48 (MTV Live and Loud), Seattle, WA (MTV Live and Loud) Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Rape Me • Sliver • Pennyroyal Tea • Scentless Apprentice • All Apologies • Heart-Shaped Box • Blew • The Man Who Sold The World • School • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • Endless, Nameless • jam


Other Performers The Breeders • Cypress Hill


December 14, 1993 Salem Armory Auditorium, Salem, OR (Supported by The Breeders & Melvins) Setlist Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • About A Girl • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • The Man Who Sold The World • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Heart-Shaped Box


December 15, 1993 The Pavilion, Boise State University, Boise, ID (Supported by The Breeders & Melvins) Notes At the beginning of the show, Kurt reportedly told the crowd to fold up the chairs that had been set up on the floor and pass them forward, resulting in chairs strewn all over the place. At one point, the band also incited a bunch of people to jump over a barrier onto the main floor, according to attendees.

December 16, 1993 Spokane Coliseum, Spokane, WA (cancelled rescheduled for 01/06/94)

December 16, 1993 Golden Spike Arena, Ogden, UT (Supported by The Breeders & Melvins) Set (incomplete) Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Serve The Servants • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • About A Girl • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle • Rape Me • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • The Man Who Sold The World • All Apologies • On A Plain • Scentless Apprentice • Heart-Shaped Box

Notes During either "Radio Friendly Unit Shifter" or "Lithium," according to attendees, Krist took off into the audience to thwart a breast-grabber and emerged back onstage without his shirt. Krist then yelled at that section of the audience, and Kurt said, "If anyone sees anybody groping a girl, beat the shit out of him."


December 18, 1993 Denver Coliseum, Denver, CO (Supported by The Breeders & Melvins)) Set Radio Friendly Unit Shifter • Drain You • Breed • Serve The Servants • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • Dumb • In Bloom • About A Girl • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Polly • Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle • Milk It • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • The Man Who Sold The World • All Apologies • On A Plain • Heart-Shaped Box • Blew

Notes During the Melvins' set, Dave played drums along with Dale Crover for their last song, "Night Goat."


December 29, 1993 Sports Arena, San Diego, CA (supported by Bobcat Goldthwait, The Butthole Surfers & Chokebore


December 30, 1993 Great Western Forum, Inglewood, CA(supported by Bobcat Goldthwait, The Butthole Surfers & Chokebore)

December 31, 1993 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena, Oakland, CA (supported by Bobcat Goldthwait, The Butthole Surfers & Chokebore)

1994

January 1, 1994 Compton Arena, Jackson County Expo Center, Central Point, OR (with Bobcat Goldthwait, Butthole Surfers & Chokebore)

January 3-4, 1994 Pacific National Exhibition Forum, Vancouver, BC (with Bobcat Goldthwait, Butthole Surfers & Chokebore)

January 6, 1994 Spokane Coliseum, Spokane, WA (with Butthole Surfers & Chokebore)

January 7-8, 1994 Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA (with Bobcat Goldthwait, Butthole Surfers & Chokebore. These were the last shows with Lori Goldston on cello)

February 4, 1994 Nulle Part Ailleurs Studio Studio 3, Paris, FRA (French TV "Nulle Part Ailleurs" performing "Rape Me", "Pennyroyal Tea" & "Drain You")

February 6, 1994 Pavilhão do Grupo Dramático e Sportivo de Cascais, Cascais, POR (supported by the Buzzcocks. This was the first show with Melora Creager on cello)

February 8, 1994 Pabellón de Deportes del Real Madrid, Madrid, SPA (supported by the Buzzcocks)

February 9, 1994 Palau Municipal dels Esports, Barcelona, SPA (supported by the Buzzcocks)

Nirvana French Tour 1994

February 10, 1994 Palais des Sports, Toulouse, FRA (supported by the Buzzcocks)

February 12, 1994 Zénith Oméga, Toulon, FRA (supported by the Buzzcocks)

February 14-15, 1994 Le Zénith, Paris, FRA (supported by the Buzzcocks. The 15th was cancelled)

February 15, 1994 L'Espace Reuilly, Paris, FRA (cancelled, supported by The Buzzcocks)

February 16, 1994 Salle Omnisports, Rennes, FRA (supported by the Buzzcocks)

February 18, 1994 Le Summum, Grenoble, FRA (supported by the Buzzcocks)

February 19, 1994 Patinoires du Littoral, Neuchâtel, SUI (supported by Les Thugs)

Nirvana Italian Tour 1994

February 21, 1994 Palasport, Modena, ITY (supported by The Melvins & Flor De Mal)

February 22, 1994 Palaghiaccio, Rome, ITY (supported by The Melvins & Flor de Mal)

February 23, 1994 RAI Centro di Produzione TV Studi Nomentano, Rome, ITY (Tunnel) Setlist Serve The Servants • Dumb

The band stopped playing "Serve The Servants" when Kurt noticed a fake smoke effect that he didn't like, according to a cast member of the TV show. It is not known exactly when the band stopped and started, since this part was not included in the broadcast. The band played "Dumb" because the tour manager told Kurt to choose a song with cello since Melora Creager was hanging around anyway, according to Melora.

February 24-25, 1994 PalaTrussardi, Milan, ITY (supported by The Melvins)

February 27, 1994 Tivoli Hall, Ljubljana, SLN (supported by The Melvins)

Nirvana German Tour 1994

March 1-2, 1994 Terminal 1, Munich-Riem Airport, Munich, GER (supported by The Melvins. The set on the 1st was shortened to only 70 minutes. Kurt was diagnosed with severe laryngitis and bronchitis, so the last two dates of this leg of the tour were cancelled. The 2nd was rescheduled for 04/28/94)

March 3, 1994 Stadthalle Offenbach, Offenbach, GER (Cancelled, supported by The Melvins, rescheduled for 05/03/94)

After Kurt's coma incident in Rome, this leg of the tour was cancelled.

March 11, 1994 Prumyslový Palác, Prague, CZR (supported by Meat Puppets) March 13, 1994 Sporthalle, Böblingen, GER (rescheduled for 05/05/94) March 14, 1994 Sporthalle, Cologne, GER (rescheduled for 05/02/94) March 15, 1994 Die Halle, Berlin, GER (rescheduled for 05/01/94) March 17, 1994 Musikhalle, Hanover, GER (rescheduled for 05/06/94) March 18, 1994 Sporthalle, Hamburg, GER (rescheduled for 04/24/94) March 19, 1994 Falkoner Teatret, Copenhagen, DEN (rescheduled for 04/25/94) March 21, 1994 Hovet, Stockholm, SWE (rescheduled for 04/26/94, supported by The Auteurs. Originally supposed to be at Annexet, but was changed to the larger Hovet) March 24, 1994 Ahoy, Rotterdam, NED (rescheduled for 05/07/94, supported by The Auteurs) March 25, 1994 Forest National, Brussels, BEL (rescheduled for 04/23/94) Nirvana UK Tour 1994 March 27, 1994 The G-Mex Centre, Manchester, ENG (rescheduled for 04/14/94, supported by The Raincoats & Sebadoh) March 28, 1994 Hall 4, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, SCOT (rescheduled for 04/15/94, supported by The Raincoats & Sebadoh) March 30-31, 1994 Aston Villa Leisure Centre, Birmingham, ENG (rescheduled for April 12-13, 1994, supported by The Raincoats & Sebadoh) April 1, 1994 Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, WAL (rescheduled for 05/09/94, supported by The Raincoats & Sebadoh) April 2, 1994 TJ's, Newport, WAL (This was a proposed "secret" concert, most likely to be advertised as a Sebadoh show with an unannounced guest) April 3-6, 1994 Brixton Academy, London, ENG (supported by Buzzcocks & Sebadoh. The show was rescheduled for April 17-20,1994) April 8, 1994 Royal Dublin Society Simmonscourt Pavilion, Dublin, IRE (supported by The Raincoats & Sebadoh. The show was rescheduled for 05/10/94)

Kurt was dead by the time this rescheduled leg of the tour was supposed to happen.

April 12-13, 1994 Aston Villa Leisure Centre, Birmingham, ENG April 14, 1994 The G-Mex Centre, Manchester, ENG April 15, 1994 Hall 4, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, SCOT April 17-20, 1994 Brixton Academy, London, ENG April 23, 1994 Forest National, Brussels, BEL April 24, 1994 Sporthalle, Hamburg, GER April 25, 1994 Forum Copenhagen, Copenhagen, DEN April 26, 1994 Hovet, Stockholm, SWE (supported by The Auteurs) April 28, 1994 Terminal 1, Flughafen München-Riem, Munich, GER May 1, 1994 Die Halle, Berlin, GER May 2, 1994 Sporthalle, Cologne, GER May 3, 1994 Stadthalle Offenbach, Offenbach, GER May 5, 1994 Sporthalle, Böblingen, GER May 6, 1994 Musikhalle, Hanover, GER May 7, 1994 Ahoy, Rotterdam, NED May 9, 1994 Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, WAL May 10, 1994 Simmonscourt Pavilion, Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, IRE

Lollapalooza '94 Nirvana was supposed to headline the tour, but it was announced that they officially pulled out of the tour "due to the ill health of Kurt Cobain" just two days before Kurt was found dead.

Other Performers on the tour were Beastie Boys • The Boo Radleys • The Breeders • George Clinton & The P-Funk All Stars • Green Day • King Kong • L7 • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds • Shonen Knife • Shudder To Think • Smashing Pumpkins • Stereolab • A Tribe Called Quest

07/07/94 - Sam Boyd Stadium (Lollapalooza '94), Las Vegas, NV 07/09/94 - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Greenwood Village, CO 07/11/94 - Sandstone Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Bonner Springs, KS 07/12/94 - Harriet Island (Lollapalooza '94), Saint Paul, MN 07/14/94 - Marcus Amphitheater (Lollapalooza '94), Milwaukee, WI 07/15/94 - World Music Theatre (Lollapalooza '94), Tinley Park, IL 07/16/94 - World Music Theatre (Lollapalooza '94), Tinley Park, IL 07/17/94 - Riverport Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Maryland Heights, MO 07/19/94 - Polaris Amphitheater (Lollapalooza '94), Columbus, OH 07/20/94 - Riverbend Music Center (Lollapalooza '94), Cincinnati, OH 07/22/94 - Deer Creek Music Center (Lollapalooza '94), Noblesville, IN 07/23/94 - Pine Knob Music Theatre (Lollapalooza '94), Clarkston, MI 07/24/94 - Pine Knob Music Theatre (Lollapalooza '94), Clarkston, MI 07/25/94 - Pine Knob Music Theatre (Lollapalooza '94), Clarkston, MI 07/27/94 - Le Parc des Iles (Lollapalooza '94), Montréal, QC, Canada 07/28/94 - Molson Park (Lollapalooza '94), Barrie, ON, Canada 07/29/94 - Pine Knob Music Theatre (Lollapalooza '94), Clarkston, MI 07/30/94 - Star Lake Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Burgettstown, PA 08/01/94 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park (Lollapalooza '94), Philadelphia, PA 08/02/94 - Saratoga Raceway (Lollapalooza '94), Saratoga Springs, NY 08/03/94 - Quonset State Airport (Lollapalooza '94), North Kingstown, RI 08/05/94 - Downing Stadium, Randall's Island (Lollapalooza '94), New York, NY 08/06/94 - Downing Stadium, Randall's Island (Lollapalooza '94), New York, NY 08/08/94 - Charles Town Races (Lollapalooza '94), Charles Town, WV 08/10/94 - Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Raleigh, NC 08/11/94 - Blockbuster Pavilion (Lollapalooza '94), Charlotte, NC 08/12/94 - Lakewood Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Atlanta, GA 08/13/94 - Lakewood Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Atlanta, GA 08/15/94 - Bicentennial Park (Lollapalooza '94), Miami, FL 08/16/94 - Volusia County Fairgrounds (Lollapalooza '94), DeLand, FL 08/18/94 - Soccer Field, University of New Orleans (Lollapalooza '94), New Orleans, LA 08/19/94 - Houston Raceway Park (Lollapalooza '94), Baytown, TX 08/20/94 - Starplex Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Dallas, TX 08/21/94 - Starplex Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Dallas, TX 08/24/94 - Desert Sky Pavilion (Lollapalooza '94), Phoenix, AZ 08/25/94 - Aztec Bowl, San Diego State University (Lollapalooza '94), San Diego, CA 08/27/94 - Shoreline Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Mountain View, CA 08/28/94 - Shoreline Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), Mountain View, CA 08/30/94 - Cloverdale Raceway (Lollapalooza '94), Surrey, BC, Canada 08/31/94 - Gorge Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), George, WA 09/01/94 - Gorge Amphitheatre (Lollapalooza '94), George, WA 09/04/94 - Velodrome Field, Cal State Dominguez Hills (Lollapalooza '94), Carson, CA 09/05/94 - Velodrome Field, Cal State Dominguez Hills (Lollapalooza '94), Carson, CA

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