2009 Concert Chronology

2009

16 January 2009 - Manifest Hope: DC Gallery, Washington, D.C.
other acts performing: Santogold, De La Soul, Moby
notes: Party celebrating inauguration of Barack Obama. Presented by MoveOn.org, SEIU, OBEY Giant & Shepard Fairey, & co-hosted by Michael Stipe, Rosaria Dawson & Heather Graham.

30 January 2009 - Dante's, Portland, OR
other acts performing: Lewi Longmire Band, Don Of Divison St
set: Time Fades Away / Journey Through The Past / Yonder Stands The Sinner / L.A. / Love In Mind / Don't Be Denied / The Bridge / Last Dance
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Ezra Holbrook, Tucker Jackson & Chuck Carroll). Neil Young's Doom/Ditch Trilogy tribute show, with each band performing a Neil Young album in full, The Minus 5 performed the album 'Time Fades Away'

31 January 2009 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
support: Oblio, The Constellations
set included: Motorcade
notes: Modern Skirts show. Mike Mills guests on vocals on 'Motorcade'

9 February 2009 - TPi Awards, Grosvenor House, London, England
notes: Blue Leach wins Video Director Of The Year, for his work on R.E.M.'s Accelerate Tour

18 February 2009 - Robert McDuffie Center For Strings presents Robert McDuffie, Violin, Neva Langley Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building, Townsend School Of Music, Mercer University, Macon, GA
set included: Nightswimming
notes: Mike Mills guests on Piano on 'Nightswimming' with Robert McDuffie & Centre Orchestra

10 March 2009 - 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon', NBC, Studio 6B, NBC Studios, GE Building, New York, NY
other guests appearing: Emily Blunt, The Pussycat Dolls
notes: Interview with Michael Stipe, Michael stopped by to say hello, he gave Jimmy one of his bronze polaroid sculptures, spoke about the R.E.M. tribute at Carnegie Hall, & when the band played on David Letterman in 1983

11 March 2009 - The Music Of R.E.M. At Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
rehearsal: New Test Leper (w/ Tony Shanahan (Piano)) & Jay Dee Daugherty)
Patti Smith soundcheck: E-Bow The Letter (w/ Buck/Mills/Stipe)
set:
The dB's: Fall On Me (w/ Don Dixon)
Fink: The Apologist
Keren Ann: Man On The Moon
Calexico: Wendell Gee
Rachel Yamagata: The Great Beyond
Bob Mould: Sitting Still
The Feelies: Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
Ingrid Michaelson: Nightswimming
Glenn Hansard: Hairshirt
Apples In Stereo: So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
Guster: Shaking Through
Marshall Crenshaw: Supernatural Superserious
Rhett Miller: Driver 8
Kimya Dawson: World Leader Pretend
Vic Chesnutt & Elf Power: Everybody Hurts
Throwing Muses: Perfect Circle
Dar Williams: At My Most Beautiful
Jolie Holland: (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
Darius Rucker: I Believe
Patti Smith: New Test Leper
Patti Smith: E-Bow The Letter (w/ Buck/Mills/Stipe)
notes: Tribute to R.E.M. concert, Calexico were the house band supporting the acts. Buck, Mills & Stipe join Patti Smith on 'E-Bow The Letter', in which is the last R.E.M. song performed by the full band

11 March 2009 - City Winery, New York, NY
set included:
The Bongos: Mambo Son / The Bulrushes / Cool / Certain Harbours / Barbarella
Glenn Hansard: The One I Love
The Feelies: What Goes On / Dancing Barefoot
notes: After Party to 'The Music Of R.E.M. At Carnegie Hall' show. Most of the performers at Carnegie Hall played at some point, with The Bongos opening with an 8 song set. Mike Mills joined Glenn Hansard on backing vocals on 'The One I Love', & Peter Buck joined The Feelies on guitar for 'What Goes On'

13 March 2009 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA
supporting: KMRIA
set: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Past Time / In A Lonely Coffin / Burned / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Time Bomb High School / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / The Lurking Barrister / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / You Don't Mean It / Teenage Kicks / Twilight Distillery / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Lies Of The Living Dead / Mary Lou / Aw Shit Man / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Ezra Holbrook), Chris Funk & Jenny Conlee guested on 'The Lurking Barrister' & Casey Neil joined for 'Twilight Distillery'. Scott also played with KMRIA, the Pogues tribute band

14 March 2009 - Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
supporting: KMRIA
set: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Past Time / In A Lonely Lonely Coffin / Burned / Cigarettes Coffee and Booze / Time Bomb High School / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / The Lurking Barrister / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / You Don't Mean It / Teenage Kicks / Twilight Distillery / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Lies Of The Living Dead / Mary Lou / Aw Shit Man / Carmelita / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Ezra Holbrook), Chris Funk & Jenny Conlee guested on 'The Lurking Barrister', & Casey Neil joined for 'Twilight Distillery'. Scott also played with KMRIA, the Pogues tribute band

19 March 2009 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 perform at a private party to celebrate the reopening of the Crocodile Café, which opened for business at 8:30pm after the party had finished.

Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 - Goodnight Oslo 2009 Tour

21 March 2009 - KEXP 90.3FM, KEXP 90.3FM Studios, Seattle, WA
set: Saturday Groovers / Interview / Up To Our Nex / Interview / I'm Falling / Interview / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Sean Nelson. Intervew & live in-studio performance with Marco Collins

21 March 2009 - The Triple Door, Seattle, WA
support: Young Fresh Fellows
set: Out Of The Picture / Airscape / The Lizard / What You Is / Hurry For The Sky / N.Y. Doll / Viva! Sea-Tac / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / The Authority Box / Saturday Groovers / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Jewels For Sophia
encore: The Ghost Ship (Solo) / The Wreck Of The Arthur Lee (Solo) / Creeped Out / I'm Falling / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Sean Nelson

25 March 2009 - The Annandale Hotel, Sydney, Australia
set: I Often Dream Of Trains (Solo) / Vibrating / Out Of The Picture / What You Is / Saturday Groovers / Element Of Light / The Lizard / Hurry For The Sky / Creeped Out / N.Y. Doll / Sixteen Years / Up To Our Nex / Madonna Of The Wasps / Beautiful Queen / The Authority Box
encore: Queen Elvis (Solo) / Somewhere Apart / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

27 March 2009 - The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
set included: I Often Dream Of Trains (Solo) / Vibrating / What You Is / Saturday Groovers / Airscape / Out Of The Picture / Up To Our Nex / Kingdom Of Love
encore included: Queen Elvis
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

28 March 2009 - ABC Radio Stage, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Apollo Bay, Australia
other acts performing: Blues & Roots In The Round, Boo Hewerdine, Jimmy Little & Karma Country, The Verses, Celebrating The Songs Of Tom Waits, Flacco & The Sandman, Tex Perkins & His Ladyboyz
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

3 April 2009 - 'Music With Jay Trachtenberg', Studio 1A, KUT 90.5FM, 3rd Floor, Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building B, The University Of Texas At Austin, Austin, TX
set included: Introduction / Vibrating / Sixteen Years / Interview / Saturday Groovers / Interview / Up To Our Nex
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), live in-studio performance & interview with Jay Trachtenberg

3 April 2009 - Antone's, Austin, TX
support: Leatherbag
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Out Of The Picture / Airscape / The Lizard / Saturday Groovers / Hurry For The Sky / Sixteen Years / Creeped Out / She Doesn't Exist / Vibrating / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Beautiful Queen / The Authority Box
encore: The Ghost Ship (Solo) / Kingdom Of Love / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

4 April 2009 - The Grenada Theatre, Dallas, TX
support: Brent Best (w/ Scott Danborn & Joe Cripps)
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Out Of The Picture / Saturday Groovers / Airscape / N.Y. Doll / Television / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Somewhere Apart / Creeped Out / I’m Falling / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Beautiful Queen / The Authority Box
encore: The Lizard / Kingdom Of Love / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

6 April 2009 - Exit/In, Nashville, TN
support: Bobby Bare Jr.
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Out Of The Picture / Saturday Groovers / Airscape / Sixteen Years / Television / Vibrating / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Hurry For The Sky / Somewhere Apart / I'm Falling / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Beautiful Queen / The Authority Box
encore: The Wreck Of The Arthur Lee / The Lizard / Kingdom Of Love / Goodnight Oslo / Listening To The Higsons
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Mike Mills guests on guitar on 'Listening To The Higsons', with Peter playing drums, Bill playing bass

7 April 2009 - 'indieATL sessions', Studio, Digital Arts And Entertainment Laboratory, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Saturday Groovers / She Doesn't Exist
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey), live radio & video performance for WRAS 88.5FM

7 April 2009 - Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
support: Tin Cup Prophette
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Out Of The Picture / N.Y. Doll / Saturday Groovers / Airscape / TLC / She Doesn't Exist / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Creeped Out / I'm Falling / Somewhere Apart / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Beautiful Queen / The Authority Box
encore: One Long Pair Of Eyes (Solo) / The Lizard / Kingdom Of Love / Goodnight Oslo / Listening To The Higsons
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Mike Mills guests on guitar on 'Listening To The Higsons', with Peter playing drums, Bill playing bass

8 April 2009 - Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
support: Erie Choir
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Out Of The Picture / The Underneath / Airscape / Saturday Groovers / Sixteen Years / Television / Vibrating / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Somewhere Apart / I'm Falling / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Beautiful Queen / The Authority Box
encore 1: Lady Water And The Hooded One (Solo) / The Lizard / He's A Reptile / Goodnight Oslo
encore 2: Kingdom Of Love
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

9 April 2009 - Mainstage, Black Cat, Washington, D.C.
support: Jennifer O'Connor
set: I Often Dream of Trains (Solo) / Vibrating / What You Is / Out Of The Picture / Saturday Groovers / Airscape / TLC / She Doesn't Exist / The Underneath / Hurry For The Sky / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Somewhere Apart / Creeped Out / Up To Our Nex / Beautiful Queen / The Authority Box
encore: Glass Hotel / The Lizard / He's A Reptile / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

10 April 2009 - Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, PA
support: Jennifer O'Connor
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Out Of The Picture / Saturday Groovers / Airscape / Elizabeth Jade / She Doesn't Exist / Sixteen Years / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Creeped Out / Hurry For The Sky / I'm Falling / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Beautiful Queen / The Authority Box
encore: I've Got A Feeling / Brenda's Iron Sledge / Goodnight Oslo / Kingdom Of Love
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

11 April 2009 - Irving Plaza, New York, NY
support: Christina Courtin
set included: I Got The Hots / Vibrating / Brenda's Iron Sledge / Out Of The Picture / Saturday Groovers / Creeped Out / Heaven / The Lizard / What You Is / Pulse Of My Heart / Madonna Of The Wasps / City Of Shame
encore: Queen Elvis / Up To Our Nex / Kingdom Of Love / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

13 April 2009 - Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA (Cancelled)
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), this & the next 2 dates were cancelled due to Robyn having painful vocal cords

14 April 2009 - Higher Ground, Burlington, VT (Cancelled)
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

16 April 2009 - The Mod Club, Toronto, Canada (Cancelled)
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

17 April 2009 - The Magic Bag, Ferndale, MI
support: Ben Cyllus
set included: I Got The Hots (Solo) / What You Is / Out Of The Picture / Saturday Groovers / Television / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Madonna Of The Wasps / Beautiful Queens
encore: Queen Elvis / Up To Our Nex / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

18 April 2009 - Logan Square Auditorium, Chicago, IL
support: Dag Juhlin
set: I Got The Hots (Solo) / I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Brenda's Iron Sledge / Out Of The Picture / The Lizard / Saturday Groovers / Television / Vibrating / Only The Stones Remain / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Hurry For The Sky / I'm Falling / Creeped Out / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Beautiful Queen
encore: Birdshead / Kingdom Of Love / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

19 April 2009 - Varsity Theater, Minneapolis, MN
support: Adam Levy
set included: What You Is / She Belongs To Me / Saturday Groovers / Up To Our Nex / Television / Madonna Of The Wasps / N.Y. Doll / Brenda's Iron Sledge / I'm Falling / Vibrating / The Authority Box
encore: I Got The Hots / The Lizard / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

20 April 2009 - The Classic Center Theatre, Athens, GA
support: A Hawk And A Hacksaw
set: You Are My Face / Company In My Back / I Am Trying To Break Your Heart / Pot Kettle Black / Radio Cure / Shouldn't Be Ashamed / A Shot In The Arm / At Least That's What You Said / Via Chicago / Impossible Germany / Jesus, Etc. / Handshake Drugs / Box Full Of Letters / ELT / Heavy Metal Drummer
encore 1: The Late Greats / Hate It Here / Walken / I'm The Man Who Loves You
encore 2: California Stars / Misunderstood / Monday / Outtasite (Outta Mind) / Hoodoo Voodoo
notes: Wilco show. Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Reiflin guest on 'California Stars'

20-24 April 2009 - R.E.M.'s West Clayton Street Studio, Athens, GA
notes: Demo Recording Sessions for Collapse Into Now

21 April 2009 - Food Bank For New York City 2009 Can-Do Awards Dinner, Majestic Room, Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY
set included: Bang A Gong (Get It On) / Don't Stop
notes: Joseph Arthur & Band, with Mike Mills on Vocals & Bass on 'Bang A Gong (Get It On)'. Michael Stipe was also in attendance

23 April 2009 - The Melting Point, Athens, GA
set included: Up Above The Clouds
notes: Normaltown Flyers 30th Anniversary show. Peter Buck & John Keane guest on guitar on 'Up Above The Clouds'

5-8 May 2009 - Jackpot! Recording Studio, Portland, OR
tracks recorded included: Mine Smell Like Honey (Instrumental) / Oh My Heart (Instrumental) / That Someone Is You (Instrumental)
notes: Demo Recording Sessions for Collapse Into Now. Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Bill Rieflin & Scott McCaughey record 14 instrumental demos with Tucker Martine & Garret 'Jacknife' Lee

10 May 2009 - Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR
other acts performing: Alec Ounsworth, Stephen Malkmus, The Dimes, Linda Hornbuckle & Band
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook), with Steve Berlin, Dave Depper & Rebecca Gates. Leadership & Entrepreneurship Public Charter High School Benefit

22 May 2009 - 'The Making Of Murmur', The Garage, Winston-Salem, NC
other acts performing: Don Dixon, Mitch Easter's Band, Jews & Catholics
notes: Don Dixon & Mitch Easter in conversation with Parke Puterbaugh about the making of R.E.M.'s 'Murmur'. Followed by live music from Don & Mitch & others

6 June 2009 - Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA
supporting: The Decemberists
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Saturday Groovers / Madonna Of The Wasps / I'm Falling / Television / Up To Our Nex / Creeped Out / The Authority Box / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

7 June 2009 - Rams Head On Stage, Annapolis, MD
set: I Got The Hots (Solo) / The Ghost In You (Solo) / I Often Dream Of Trains / Vibrating / Brenda's Iron Sledge / Madonna Of The Wasps / Saturday Groovers / Television / What You Is / I'm Falling / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / N.Y. Doll / Up To Our Nex / Jewels For Sophia / Kingdom Of Love
encore: The Lizard / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

8 June 2009 - WRNR Studios, WRNR 103.1 FM, Grasonville, MD
set included: I'm Falling
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Live in-studio performance

8 June 2009 - Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
supporting: Andrew Bird, The Decemberists
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Colin Meloy joined the band on tambourine & backing vocals

9 June 2009 - Bank Of America Pavilion, Boston, MA
supporting: The Decemberists
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / What You Is / Adventure Rocket Ship / Saturday Groovers / Hurry For The Sky / I'm Falling / Up To Our Nex / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Colin Meloy joined the band on tambourine & backing vocals including 'Saturday Groovers'

10 June 2009 - Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
supporting: The Decemberists
Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 set included: Goodnight Oslo
The Decemberists - set 1: The Hazards Of Love - Prelude / The Hazards Of Love 1 (The Prettiest Whistles Won't Wrestle The Thistles Undone) / A Bower Scene / Won't Want For Love (Margaret In The Taiga) / The Hazards Of Love 2 (Wager All) / Isn't It A Lovely Night? / The Wanting Comes In Waves / An Interlude / The Rake's Song / The Abduction Of Margaret / The Queen's Rebuke / The Crossing / Annan Water / Margaret In Captivity / The Hazards Of Love 3 (Revenge!) / The Wanting Comes In Waves (Reprise) / The Hazards of Love 4 (The Drowned)
The Decemberists - set 2: The Crane Wife 3 / July, July! / Billy Liar / Sleepless / The Bachelor And The Bride / Dracula's Daughter / O Valencia! / The Chimbley Sweep / Crazy On You
encore: Begin The Begin / Sons And Daughters
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 supporting The Decemberists. Colin Meloy joined the band on tambourine & backing vocals. Peter Buck guests on guitar with The Decemberists on 'Begin The Begin'

11 June 2009 - 'Three Chord Monte', WFMU-FM 91.1, Studio B, WFMU-FM Studios, Jersey City, NJ
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / Flanagan's Song / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / TLC / I'm Falling / Interview
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Interview with Joe Belock & live in-studio performance

11 June 2009 - The Bell House, Brooklyn, NY
support: Takka Takka, Ken Stringfellow
set included: Cynthia Mask (Solo) / I Often Dream Of Trains / Queen Elvis / Brenda's Iron Sledge / Television / Acid Bird / City Of Shame / Vibrating / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / N.Y. Doll / Up To Our Nex / Give It To The Soft Boys
encore included: Roadhouse Blues / Waterloo Sunset / Airscape
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Ken Stringfellow guests on harmonica & backing vocals on 'Roadhouse Blues', 'Waterloo Sunset' & 'Airscape'

13 June 2009 - This Tent, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Great Stage Park, Manchester, TN
other acts performing: Elvis Perkins In Dearland, Bon Iver, Of Montreal, The Decemberists, Moe
set included: Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / What You Is
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

23 June 2009
event: 'Reckoning' 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition is released world-wide

23 June 2009 - Ciné, Athens, GA
notes: Screening of "Reckoning' Retrospective of 1984-era video footage of live interviews & live footage from the band's archives. Part of the RockDocs film components of the AthFest Music & Arts Festival & ran until 2 July 2009

9 July 2009 - OPB Studio, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland, OR
set: Interview / Vintage Violet / Dark Hand Of Contagion / The Disembowelers / Interview / Ambulance Dancehall / Twilight Distillery
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck & Ezra Holbrook), with Little Sue & Tucker Jackson on pedal steel. Interview & live in-studio performance

10 July 2009 - The Bing Lounge, 101.9 Kink.FM, 101.9 Kink.FM Studios, Portland, OR
set: Ambulance Dancehall / Interview / Scott Walker's Fault
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook & John Ramberg), with Anna Shelton, Little Sue & Tucker Jackson on pedal steel.

10 July 2009 - Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
support: Derby
set included: Ambulance Dancehall / Vintage Violet / The Disembowlers / I'm Not Bitter / Burned / With A Gun / Dark Hand Of Contagion / The Long Hall / Sacrifice You / Scott Walker's Fault / The Lurking Barrister / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Lies Of The Living Dead
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook & John Ramberg), with Anna Shelton, Little Sue & Tucker Jackson on pedal steel. A CD Release show for The Minus 5's 'Killingsworth'.

11 July 2009 - SakeOne Summer Concert Series, SakeOne, Forest Grove, OR
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook & John Ramberg)

17 July 2009 - Hell's Kitchen, Tacoma, WA
support: Canon Canyon, Joshua Cain Band, James Hilborne & The Painkillers
set included: Vintage Violet / The Lurking Barrister / Lies Of The Living Dead / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook & John Ramberg), with Little Sue & Tucker Jackson

18 July 2009 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA
support: Red Jacket Mine
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook & John Ramberg). A CD Release show for The Minus 5's 'Killingsworth'.

31 July 2009 - LA Shorts Fest Awards, CineSpace, Hollywood, CA
notes: Crush Inc. win Best Music Video Award for R.E.M.'s 'Man-Sized Wreath', accepted by Gary Thomas, Crush Inc Creative Director

3 August 2009 - 'Mark Radcliffe', BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 2 Studios, Western House, London, England
notes: Phone Interview with Mike Mills in Athens about the 25th Anniversary Deluxe Release of 'Reckoning'

7 August 2009 - Luna Lunera Festival, Market Square, Sos del Rey Católico, Spain
other acts performing: Gary Louris & Mark Olson
Gary Luris & Mark Olson set included: Blue
The Baseball Project: That's What You Always Say / Broken Man / Long Before My Time / Find A Finger / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / Fernando / Jackie´s Lament / Past Time / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Satchel Paige Said / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Gift Of The Fathers / Harvey Haddix / Ted Fucking Williams / The Yankee Flipper / Lies Of The Living Dead / The Closer / Amphetamine / I Still Miss Someone
encore: Aw Shit Man / The Days Of Wine And Roses
notes: The Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey, Mike Mills, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), Mike Mills debuts his own written song, 'Gift Of The Fathers'. Mike also joined Gary Louris & Mark Olson on their opening set on 'Blue'

An Evening With The Minus 5, The Baseball Project & The Steve Wynn IV Tour

26 August 2009 - 'Music On Main Sreet' Outdoor Series, Portland Center For The Performing Arts, Portland, OR
set included: The Days Of Wine And Booze / Wait Until You Get To Know Me / Trial Separation Blues / Revolution Blues / Amphetamine / The Closer / That's What You Always Say / The Death Of Big Ed Delahunty / Tell Me When It's Over / Let The Good Times Crawl
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn). Free outdoor concert outside the Performing Arts building as part of their Outdoor Series

28 August 2009 - Hotel Indigo, Athens, GA
notes: Opening of Hotel Indigo, with sculpture of a life sized American Buffalo with a palladium finish made by Michael Stipe

28 August 2009 - Center Stage, Lake Arrowhead Village, Lake Arrowhead, CA
set 1: Past Time / Ambulance Dancehall / Vintage Violet / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Southern California Line / Fernando / The Lurking Barrister / That's What You Always Say / It Won't Do You Any Good / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / Harvey Haddix / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / The Closer / Amphetamine
set 2: Lies Of The Living Dead / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Long Before My Time / Satchel Paige Said / The Yankee Flipper / Broken Man / Tell Me When It's Over / The Medicine Show / Trial Separation Blues / Let The Good Times Crawl / Green River / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Revolution Blues / Strychnine / The Days Of Wine And Roses
encore: Ballad Of John And Yoko / Aw Shit Man
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

29 August 2009 - Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA
set 1: Past Time / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / Southern California Line / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Jackie's Lament / That's What You Always Say / The Lurking Barrister / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Ambulance Dancehall / Satchel Paige Said / Manhattan Fault Line / The Medicine Show / Let The Good Times Crawl / Lies Of The Living Dead / Amphetamine
set 2: Fernando / Wait Until You Get To Know Me / Vintage Violet / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / Long Before My Time / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Waiting Like Mary / Tell Me When It's Over / Hotel Senator / Ted Fucking Williams / Harvey Haddix / The Closer / The Days Of Wine And Booze / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore: Revolution Blues / Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), with Richard Lloyd on organ, mandolin & accordian

30 August 2009 - Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
set 1: Ted Fucking Williams / Broken Man / Hotel Senator / Love Me Anyway / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Let The Good Times Crawl / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Vintage Violet / The Lurking Barrister / Dark Hand Of Contagion / The Closer / That's What You Always Say / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / Past Time / Amphetamine
set 2: Fernando / Wait Until You Get To Know Me / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Satchel Paige Said / Ambulance Dancehall / Harvey Haddix / Tonight You're Buying Me Drink, Bub / The Yankee Flipper / Tell Me When It's Over / Trial Separation Blues / The Medicine Show / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore: Long Before My Time / Lies Of The Living Dead / Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

1-5 September 2009 - Type Foundry, Portland, OR
tracks recorded: Ichiro Goes To The Moon / Pete Rose Way / Tony (Boston's Chosen Son) / Buckner's Bolero / Dizzy Dean / The Magic Mitt Of Jason Boyles / The Straw That Stirs The Drink / Twilight Of My Career / 1976 / El Hombre / Chin Music / Show Up To Work Every Day
notes: Recording Session for The Baseball Project's 'Vol. 2: High And Inside' recorded by Adam Selzer.

7 September 2009 - Starbucks Stage, Bumbershoot 2009, Mural Amphitheatre, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
other acts performing: Tyler Bryant, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, The Devil Makes Three, The Cave Singers, Keller Williams
set included: Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), with John Ramberg

9 September 2009 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
set included: Happy
notes: Lona show. Mike Mills guests on vocals singing The Rolling Stone's 'Happy', with Jo Jo Glidewell & Adam Paulin

10 September 2009 - Turf Club, St. Paul, MN
set 1: Past Time / Ted Fucking Williams / Out There On The Maroon / I’m Not Bitter / Love Me Anyway / Vintage Violet / The Lurking Barrister / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Satchel Paige Said / Ambulance Dancehall / Southern California Line / Hotel Senator / Harvey Haddix / That’s What You Always Say / Lies Of The Living Dead / Amphetamine
set 2: Tonight You’re Buying Me A Drink, Bub / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / The Closer / Broken Man / Let The Good Times Crawl / The Death Of Ed Delahanty / I Still Miss Someone / Tell Me When It’s Over / Waiting For Mary / Trial Separation Blues / The Medicine Show / Twilight Distillery / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Booze / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Teenage Head / Aw Shit Man
encore: Ballad Of John And Yoko / Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White / Fernando / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / If Only You Were Lonely / Jackie’s Lament / Born On The Bayou / Time Fades Away / Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

11 September 2009 - Martyr's, Chicago, IL
set 1: That's What You Always Say / Ted Fucking Williams / Find A Finger / Broken Man / Love Me Anyway / Hotel Senator / Tony (Boston's Chosen Son) / The Lurking Barrister / Vintage Violet / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Ambulance Dancehall / Waiting Like Mary / The Medicine Show / Past Time / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / Amphetamine
set 2: Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / The Yankee Flipper / Long Before My Time / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Harvey Haddix / Let The Good Times Crawl / Twilight Distillery / Manhattan Fault Line / Tell Me When Its Over / Trial Separation Blues / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Lies Of The Living Dead / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore: Fernando / Revolution Blues / I Still Miss Someone / The Closer / Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn). Len Kasper introduced 'Harvey Haddix' & suggested & sang alternate lyrics for 'Past Time'

12 September 2009 - A Stage, Union County MusicFest, Union County Fair, Oak Ridge Park, Clark, NJ
other acts performing: Nick Harper, The Reveling, Danielia Cotton, Cy Curnin, Fastball, Tommy James & The Shondells, The Alarm, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Uncle Kracker, Third Eye Blind
set included: Past Time / The Closer / Let The Good Times Crawl / Ted Fucking Williams / The Yankee Flipper / Ambulance Dancehall / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Harvey Haddix / The Lurking Barrister / Revolution Blues / That's What You Always Say / Aw Shit Man
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

13 September 2009 - Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Canada
set 1: Twilight Distillery / Ted Fucking Williams / Broken Man / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / Love Me Anyway / Wait Until You Get To Know Me / Out There On The Maroon / I’m Not Bitter / The Lurking Barrister / Vintage Violet / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Waiting Like Mary / Tell Me When It's Over / Let The Good Times Crawl / Lies Of The Living Dead / Amphetamine
set 2: Dirty Water / The Days Of Wine And Booze / That's What You Always Say / Past Time / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / Harvey Haddix / I Still Miss Someone / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Ambulance Dancehall / Trial Separation Blues / The Medicine Show / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore 1: Fernando / Strychnine
encore 2: Hang On Sloopy / Teenage Head / Ballad Of John And Yoko / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

15 September 2009 - 'World Cafe', WXPN 88.5 Studios, WXPN 88.5, Philadelphia, PA
set: Introduction / Interview / Past Time / Interview / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Interview / Fernando / Interview / Ambulance Dancehall / Interview / Outro
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), live in-studio performance & interview

15 September 2009 - World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA
set included: Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Harvey Haddix / Let The Good Times Crawl / Long Before My Time / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Past Time / Satchel Paige Said / Ted Fucking Williams / The Closer / The Yankee Flipper / The Days Of Wine And Booze / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Amphetamine
encore included: Barstool Blues
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

16 September 2009 - Guitar Center, Harrisburg, PA
set: The One I Love / Fall On Me
notes: The Baseball Project stop off to purchase drum sticks & other items en route to Pittsburgh, & after being recognised & asked about the riff for 'The One I Love' by a Guitar Center employee, Peter Buck shows the employee the riff & plays the song, as well as 'Fall On Me' on request by the employee.

16 September 2009 - Club Cafe, Pittsburgh, PA
set 1: Twilight Distillery / Ted Fucking Williams / Rollercoaster By The Sea / Broken Man / Love Me Anyway / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Fernando / The Lurking Barrister / Vintage Violet / Satchel Paige Said / Catfish / Ambulance Dancehall / Waiting Like Mary / Trial Separation Blues / The Medicine Show / Let The Good Times Crawl / Lies Of The Living Dead / Amphetamine
set 2: Dark Hand Of Contagion / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Harvey Haddix / That's What You Always Say / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / The Closer / Gratitude (For Curtis Flood) / The Yankee Flipper / Past Time / Cindy, It Was Always You / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Booze / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore: Roll Another Number (For The Road) / Albuquerque / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

17 September 2009 - 91.9FM WFPK Radio Louisville Studio, 91.9FM WFPK Radio Louisville, Louisville, KY
set: Interview / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Interview / Past Time / Interview
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), live in-studio performance & interview with Laura Shine

17 September 2009 - St. Francis Of Assisi, Louisville, KY
support: Paul Burch, Slo-Fi
set included: Kansas City / You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

18 September 2009 - Christ The King Oktoberfest, Cathedral Of Christ The King, Lexington, KY
other acts performing: Ted & The Polka Dots Polka Party!, Rodney Hatfield & Tin Can Buddha Electric Blues, Paul Burch
set included: Teenage Head / Amphetamine
encore included: Ted Fucking Williams
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

19 September 2009 - Southgate House, Newport, KY
support: Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers, The Western
set 1: Past Time / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / That's What You Always Say / Wait Till I Get To Know You / Hotel Senator / The Straw That Stirs The Drink / It Won't Do You Any Good / The Lurking Barrister / Vintage Violet / Fernando / The Yankee Flipper / Tell Me When It’s Over / The Medicine Show / Lies Of The Living Dead / Ted Fucking Williams
set 2: Ambulance Dancehall / Satchel Paige Said / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / Long Before My Time / Tonight You’re Buying Me A Drink, Bub / Pete Rose Way / Harvey Haddix / Cindy, It Was Always You / Twilight Distillery / Broken Man / Trial Separation Blues / Ichiro Goes To The Moon / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Teenage Head / Aw Shit Man
encore: The Girl I Never Met / Dark Hand Of Contagion / The Closer / Amphetamine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

21 September 2009 - Valentine's, Albany, NY
set 1 included: Past Time / Ted Fucking Wiliams / Twilight Distillery / The Lurking Barrister / It Won't Do You Any Good / Buckner's Bolero / Satchel Paige Said / Tell Me When It's Over / Manhattan Fault Line / Trial Separation Blues / Lies Of The Living Dead / Amphetamine
set 2 included: Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Harvey Haddix / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Tony (Boston's Chosen Son) / Cindy, It Was Always You / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Booze / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore included: Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

22 September 2009 - Middle East, Cambridge, MA
set 1: Past Time / Ted Fucking Williams / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Love Me Anyway / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / Fernando / It Won't Do You Any Good / The Lurking Barrister / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Waiting Like Mary / Tell Me When It's Over / Manhattan Fault Line / Lies Of The Living Dead
set 2: Buckner's Bolero / That's What You Always Say / Southern California Line / Broken Man / Hotel Senator / Tony (Boston's Chosen Son) / Satchel Paige Said / Ambulance Dancehall / Let The Good Times Crawl / Leaving On A Jet Plane - Sunday Morning / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Trial Separation Blues / The Medicine Show / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore: Harvey Haddix / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Teenage Head / I Still Miss Someone / Ballad Of John And Yoko / Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

23 September 2009 - Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
set 1: Past Time / Ted Fucking Williams / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Broken Man / Love Me Anyway / The Yankee Flipper / That’s What You Always Say / Long Before My Time / Vintage Violet / The Lurking Barrister / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Tell Me When It's Over / Manhattan Fault Line / Ichiro Goes To The Moon / Lies Of The Living Dead / Amphetamine
set 2: Buckner’s Bolero / Jackie's Lament / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / The Death Of Big Ed Delahanty / Cindy, It Was Always You / Satchel Paige Said / Ambulance Dancehall / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / The Medicine Show / Trial Separation Blues / Twilight Distillery / Harvey Haddix / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Booze / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore: The Closer / Let The Good Times Crawl / The Straw That Stirs The Drink / Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), with John Wesley Harding on 'Twilight Distillery' & Jason Victor on guitar on 'Ichiro Goes To The Moon', 'Lies Of The Living Dead' & 'Amphetamine'

25 September 2009 - IOTA Club & Cafe, Arlington, VA
set included: Ted Fucking Williams / The Medicine Show / When You Smile / Trial Separation Blues
encore included: Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

26 September 2009 - Sound Unseen 10, Cedar Cinema, The Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis, MN
notes: World Premiere of 'This Is Not A Show', the film by Vincent Moon and Jeremiah chronicling the band's working rehearsals at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland in July 2007, followed by a Q & A discussion with Vincent Moon

26 September 2009 - Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
set 1: Past Time / Ted Fucking Wiliams / Twilight Distillery / I'm Not Bitter / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Out There On The Maroon / Love Me Anyway / That's What You Always Say / Vintage Violet / It Won't Do You Any Good / The Lurking Barrister / Tell Me When It's Over / Waiting Like Mary / Let The Good Times Crawl / Lies Of The Living Dead / Amphetamine
set 2: Broken Man / Jackie's Lament / The Death Of Big Ed Delehanty / Cindy, It Was Always You / Harvey Haddix / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Satchel Page Said / Ambulance Dancehall / Trial Separation Blues / The Medicine Show / Ichiro Goes To The Moon / Buckner's Bolero / The Straw That Stirs The Drink / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore: Teenage Head / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / Ballad Of John And Yoko / Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), with Peter Holsapple guesting on 'Teenage Head', 'Good Guys' & 'Ballad Of John And Yoko'

27 September 2009 - The Earl, Atlanta, GA
set 1: That's What You Always Say / Ted Fucking Williams / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Broken Man / The Yankee Flipper / Vintage Violet / The Lurking Barrister / Dark Hand Of Contagion / Satchel Paige Said / Tell Me When It's Over / Manhattan Fault Line / Lies Of The Living Dead / Amphetamine
set 2: The Little Black Egg / The Closer / Past Time / Harvey Haddix / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Ichiro Goes To The Moon / Cindy, It Was Always You / Twilight Distillery / Let The Good Times Crawl / Trial Separation Blues / The Medicine Show / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore: Ambulance Dancehall / Barstool Blues / Teenage Head / Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

28 September 2009 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
set 1 included: Ichiro Goes To The Moon / That's What You Always Say / Tell Me When It's Over / Ghostbusters / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / Revolution Blues
set 2 included: Ghostbusters - Gloria / Past Time / Ted Fucking Williams / The Yankee Flipper / The Days Of Wine And Roses
encore: Ballad Of John And Yoko / Hang On Sloopy / Teenage Head
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn). The band was joined by Mike Mills on 'Past Time', Ted Fucking Williams' & 'The Yankee Flipper', & Patterson Hood on 'Revolution Blues'. For the encore, Mills joined on tambourine & backing vocals, & bass on 'Hang On Sloopy' & Bill Berry guests on drums!. Michael Stipe was in the audience

29 September 2009 - One Eyed Jacks, New Orleans, LA
set included: Past Time / Ted Fucking Williams / Twilight Distillery / Out There On The Maroon / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Satchel Paige Said / The Medicine Show / Ichiro Goes To The Moon / Buckner's Bolero / Lies Of The Living Dead / Strychnine
encore included: Harvey Haddix / Revolution Blues
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

1 October 2009 - The Continental Club, Austin, TX
set included: She's About A Mover
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn)

2 October 2009 - Austin Ventures Stage, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Zilker Park, Austin, TX
other acts performing: Leatherbag, The Low Anthem, Sara Watlins, The Parlor Mob, Todd Snider, Daniel Johnston, Reckless Kelly
set included: Adventure Rocket Ship / Television / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

4 October 2009 - Rooster Stage, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 9, Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
other acts performing: Kevin Welch (w/ Kieran Kane & Fats Kaplan), Billy Bragg, Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Revue, Mavis Staples, The Knitters, Old Crow Medicine Show
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

5 October 2009 - Future Of Music Policy Summit, Gaston Hall, Healey Hall, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
notes: Bertis Downs & Mike Mills attend as panelists for the Future Of Music Policy Summit.
9:25-10:40pm - Panel 1: The New DIY: Creative Control In An Accelerated World - the panelists: Bertis Downs, Mac McCaughan, Erin McKeown, Yancey Strickler & Emily White, with Greg Kot moderating
12:05-12:50pm - Keynote by Senator Al Franken - in conversation with Mike Mills, discussing Net Neutality.

5 October 2009 - Musicians Bring Musicians Home: A Benefit For Sweet Home New Orleans, Rock N Roll Hotel, Washington, D.C.
set: Less Is More / Lost My House (But I Got My Rugalator) / What You See / You Were Right About Everything (w/ Erin McEwon) / Blackbird (w/ McEwon) / Something You Got / The Wizard / The Way It Is (w/ Nicole Atkins) / Maybe Tonight (w/ Atkins) / War Torn (w/ Atkins) / El Pescador (w/ Martin Pena) / Return Of The Freaks (w/ Pena) / Big Chief / When The Levee Breaks (w/ Atkins) / Spoken Word (w/ Mark Mullins & Wayne Kramer) / I Shall Be Released (w/ Kramer & Mike Mills) / Ohio (w/ Mills) / Kick Out The Jams (w/ McEwon/Atkins/Paerna/Mills)
encore: Turn On Your Love Light (w/ Mills & McEwon)
notes: Bonerama show. Mike Mills guests on 'I Shall Be Released', 'Ohio', 'Kick Out The Jams' & 'Turn On Your Love Light'. 'Ohio' from this show was released on the 'Dear New Orleans...' compilation.

6 October 2009 - Spaceland, Los Angeles, CA
support: The Parson Redheads
set: I Often Dream Of Trains (Solo) / Kingdom Of Love / Brenda's Iron Sledge / Adventure Rocket Ship / What You Is / Saturday Groovers / Airscape / Television / Beautiful Queen / Vibrating / Creeped Out / I'm Falling / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Goodnight Oslo
encore: Queen Elvis / Olé! Tarantula / I Wanna Destroy You
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with David Rawlings, Gillian Welch & Grant Lee Phillips guesting on 'Television' & the 3 encore songs, with Peter Buck not playing on 'Queen Elvis'

8 October 2009 - Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR
support: Golden Bloom
set included: Television / Goodnight Oslo
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin)

9 October 2009 - The Classic Center Theatre, Athens, GA
set included:
Vanessa Hay: Across The Universe
Mike Mantione: Helter Skelter
John Keane: Revolution
Mike Mills: I Should Have Known Better / Norwegian Wood
All: Let It Be
notes: Come Together: Athens-based Beatles tribute band Abbey Road LIVE! played a gala benefit concert for the Georgia Theatre. Vanessa Hay, Mike Mills, Michael Guthrie, Mike Mantione, John Keane, Damien Denton & Abeey Road LIVE! as backing band.

9 October 2009 - Darklight Festival 09, Light House Cinema, Dublin, Ireland
notes: European Premiere of 'This Is Not A Show', the film by Vincent Moon and Jeremiah chronicling the band's working rehearsals at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland in July 2007. This was preceeded by a brief filmed message from R.E.M.

10 October 2009 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
support: Young Fresh Fellows
set: I Often Dream Of Trains / Kingdom Of Love / Brenda's Iron Sledge / Adventure Rocket Ship / What You Is / Saturday Groovers / N.Y. Doll / Television / Beautiful Queen / I'm Falling / Creeped Out / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Madonna Of The Wasps / Up To Our Nex / Goodnight Oslo
encore: Sometimes A Blonde / Ballad Of John And Yoko / Queen Of Eyes / I Wanna Destroy You / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Sean Nelson on backing vocals. Chris Bellew joined on guitar & backing vocals on 'Queen Of Eyes', 'I Wanna Destroy You' & '(A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs' & John Ramberg on guitar on 'Ballad Of John And Yoko'

16 October 2009 - 'Steve Lamacq', BBC 6 Music, BBC 6 Music Studios, Western House, London, England
notes: Phone Interview with Peter Buck & Mike Mills, with Gary Crowley discussing 'R.E.M. Live At The Olympia'

16 October 2009 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
support: The Rattlers
set: Detroit City / Scarred But Smarter / Honeysuckle Blue / (Whatever Happened To The) Great American Bubble Factory? / Madman Blues / Build A Fire / The Friend Song / Midwestern Blues / Don’t You Know That I Know That You Know? / Let’s Go Dancing / Let Me Down / I See Georgia / Fly Me Courageous
encore: Trainwreck / Which Jesus / Straight To Hell - Why Don't We Do It In The Road?
notes: Drivin' n' Cryin' show. The HEAP Whorns guest on '(Whatever Happened To The) Great American Bubble Factory?' & 'Madman Blues', Matt Joiner guests on 'Which Jesus', & Mike Mills, Brian Crane, Bryan Howard, Tracy Carroll, Matt Joiner, Jared Hasmuk guest on 'Straight To Hell - Why Don't We Do It In The Road?'

19 October 2009 - 'Ben Jones', Absolute Radio, Absolute Radio Studios, Golden Square, London, England
notes: Phone interview with Peter Buck by Ben Jones discussing 'R.E.M. Live At The Olympia'

21 October 2009 - 'All Things Considered', NPR, Michael Stipe's Apartment, New York, NY
notes: Interview with Michael Stipe by Guy Raz, discussing 'R.E.M. Live At The Olympia'

25 October 2009 - 'Live Hour', Xfm London 104.9, Xfm London 104.9 Studios, London, England
set: Interview / Drive / The Worst Joke Ever / Harborcoat / Accelerate / Interview / Man-Sized Wreath / Electrolite / I'm Gonna DJ / I've Been High / Interview / Living Well Is The Best Revenge / Cuyahoga / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Gardening At Night / Interview
notes: Mike Mills interview via phone from Athens with Sunta Templeton, with songs played from 'R.E.M. Live At The Olympia'

26 October 2009
event: 'R.E.M. Live At The Olympia' is released outside of North America

26 October 2009 - The Rialto Room, Hotel Indigo, Athens, GA
notes: 'R.E.M. Live At The Olympia' Pre-Release Listening Party. Included a live & silent auction of memorabilia, raffle, & viewing of 'This Is Not A Show', filmed by Vincent Moon

27 October 2009
event: 'R.E.M. Live At The Olympia' is released in North America

31 October 2009 - Go Bar, Athens, GA
support: American Cheesburger
set included: God Save The Queen / Anarchy In The UK / No Fun / Bodies / EMI
notes: Bodies show. Bodies, a Sex Pistols cover band, included Mike Mills on bass & vocals, & in costume!

4-25 November 2009 - The Music Shed, New Orleans, LA
tracks recorded included: Discoverer / All The Best / Oh My Heart
notes: Recording Session for Collapse Into Now, with Garret 'Jacknife' Lee

26 December 2009 - 'All Things Considered', NPR, NPR Studios, Washington, D.C.
notes: Phone interview with Michael Stipe from Athens by Guy Raz, discussing the passing of Vic Chesnutt

30 December 2009 - Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA
set 1: Solid Rock - Stop Go - Radio Child / Aunt Avis / Climb To Safety / C. Brown / Rebirtha - Angels On High / Weight Of The World
set 2: Ain't Life Grand / Time Zones / This Part Of Town / Blackout Blues / Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys - Fishwater - Drums - Fishwater / On Your Way Down - You Should Be Glad / Excitable Boy / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Imitation Leather Shoes
encore: Blue Indian / Chest Fever
notes: Widespread Panic show. Mike Mills guests on vocals on 'Excitable Boy' (Warren Zevon cover), '(Don't Go Back To) Rockville' & 'Chest Fever'

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