2006 Concert Chronology

2006

Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 - United Kingdom Tour

20 January 2006 - Carling Academy 2, Birmingham, England
support: The Eighteenth Day Of May
set included: If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / When I Was A Kid / Olé! Tarantula / Birdshead / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm) / Beautiful Queen / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / The Bells Of Rhymney / Queen Of Eyes / Give It To The Soft Boys
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

21 January 2006 - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, England
support: The Eighteenth Day Of May
set: If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / When I Was A Kid / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Birdshead / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Chinese Bones / Somewhere Apart / Beautiful Queen / Sally Was A Legend / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm) / Underground Sun
encore: Aw Shit Man / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / The Bells Of Rhymney / Queen Of Eyes
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man' & 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze'.

22 January 2006 - The Junction, Cambridge, England
support: The Eighteenth Day Of May
set: If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / Creeped Out / Somewhere Apart / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Birdshead / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Chinese Bones / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm) / I Often Dream Of Trains / You And Oblivion / Jewels For Sophia / When I Was A Kid / Sally Was A Legend / Beautiful Queen
encore: Coffee Cigarettes And Booze / Aw Shit Man / The Bells Of Rhymney / Queen Of Eyes / Give It To The Soft Boys
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin) with Kimberley Rew. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man' & 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze'.

23 January 2006 - Komedia, Brighton, England
support: The Eighteenth Day Of May
set: If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / Creeped Out / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Birdshead / Chinese Bones / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Somewhere Apart / Sally Was A Legend / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm) / Alright, Yeah / Jewels For Sophia / Madonna Of The Wasps / Beautiful Queen
encore: Aw Shit Man / Coffee Cigarettes And Booze / Underground Sun / Queen Of Eyes / Give It To The Soft Boys / Listening To The Higsons
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Tim Keegan on acoustic guitar from 'Alright, Yeah' until 'Beautiful Queen'. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man' & 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze', with Peter Buck on Drums & Bill Rieflin on Bass on 'Listening To The Higsons'.

24 January 2006 - 'Mark Radcliffe', BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 2 Studios, Western House, London, England
set: Interview / Adventure Rocket Ship / Interview / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Interview / Underground Sun / Interview
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Radio interview with Mark Radcliffe & live in-studio performance.

25 January 2006 - Scala, London, England
support: The Eighteenth Day Of May
set: If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / When I Was A Kid / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Birdshead / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Chinese Bones / Somewhere Apart / Creeped Out / Television / Madonna Of The Wasps / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm) / Beautiful Queen
encore: Coffee Cigarettes And Booze / Aw Shit Man / Underground Sun / The Bells Of Rhymney / Queen Of Eyes / Give It To The Soft Boys
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Morris Windsor. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man' & 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze'.

26 January 2006 - The Fleece, Bristol, England
support: The Eighteenth Day Of May
set: If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / When A Kid / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Birdshead / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Chinese Bones / Somewhere Apart / Sally Was A Legend / Creeped Out / Television / Madonna Of The Wasps / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm) / Beautiful Queen
encore: Coffee Cigarettes And Booze / Aw Shit Man / Eight Miles High / Queen Of Eyes / I Wanna Destroy You / Give It To The Soft Boys
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Morris Windsor from 'Birdshead' onwards. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man' & 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze'.

27 January 2006 - Phoenix, Exeter, England
support: The Eighteenth Day Of May
set: If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / When I Was A Kid / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Birdshead / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Oceanside / Somewhere Apart / Sally Was A Legend / Creeped Out / Television / Madonna Of The Wasps / Jewels For Sophia / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Coffee Cigarettes And Booze / Aw Shit Man / Eight Miles High / I Wanna Destroy You / Give It To The Soft Boys / Listening To The Higsons / Queen Of Eyes
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), and Morris Windsor. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man' & 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze', with Peter Buck on Drums & Bill Rieflin on Bass on 'Listening To The Higsons'.

29 January 2006 - 'Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone', BBC 6 Music, Studio 6, BBC Studios, Manchester, England
set: Olé! Tarantula / Interview / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze
notes: Robyn Hitchcock with Scott McCaughey and Peter Buck. Radio interview with Stuart Maconie & live in-studio performance.

29 January 2006 - Academy 3, Manchester, England
support: The Eighteenth Day Of May
set included: If You Were A Priest / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Underground Sun / Television / Coffee Cigarettes And Booze / Aw Shit Man / Eight Miles High / Listening To The Higsons
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Peter Buck on Drums & Bill Rieflin on Bass on 'Listening To The Higsons'.

30 January 2006 - ABC, Glasgow, England
support: The Eighteenth Day Of May
set included: If You Were A Priest / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Underground Sun / Coffee Cigarettes And Booze / Aw Shit Man / Listening To The Higsons
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Peter Buck on Drums & Bill Rieflin on Bass on 'Listening To The Higsons'.

31 January 2006 - The Three Kings, London, England
set: I Often Dream of Trains (Solo w/ Ruby Wright) / Trams Of Old London (Solo w/ Wright) / Back Room Of The Bar (Solo w/ McCaughey & Wright) / Chinese Bones / Somewhere Apart / Madonna Of The Wasps / Underground Sun / Adventure Rocket Ship / Rain / The Bells Of Rhymney / Eight Miles High (w/ John Paul Jones On Mandolin) / Olé! Tarantula
encore: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Aw Shit Man / I Still Miss Someone / Odds And Ends / In The Midnight Hour / Beautiful Queen
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man', 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze' & 'I Still Miss Someone'. Benefit show for Medicins Sans Frontiers.

6 February 2006 - 'Anderson Cooper 360°', CNN, CNN Studios, Time Warner Center, New York, NY
notes: Television appaerance by Michael Stipe on 'Anderson Cooper 360°' on CNN. Interview with Michael Stipe by Anderson Cooper, discussing Hurricane Katrina relief.

17 February 2006 - 'The Afternoon Show', KEXP 90.3FM, KEXP 90.3FM Studios, Seattle, WA
set: Introduction / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Hotel Senator / Interview / My Life As A Creep / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Lies Of The Living Dead / Interview / Twilight Distillery
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), Radio intervew with Kevin Cole & live in-studio performance.

23 February 2006 - Belly Up, Solana Beach, CA
support: Plump
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock w/ The Minus 5
The Minus 5 set included: Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Twilight Distillery / I'm Not Bitter / Aw Shit Man / The Days Of Wine And Booze / The Forgotten Fridays / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Lies Of The Living Dead / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Over The Sea / Out There On The Maroon / My Life As A Creep / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze
Robyn Hitchcock: I'm Only You (Solo) / My Wife And My Dead Wife (Solo) / She Belongs To Me (Solo) / Queen Elvis / If You Were A Priest / I Still Miss Someone / Acid Bird / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Birdshead / Chinese Bones / Creeped Out / Somewhere Apart / Rain / Underground Sun
encore: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / The Bells Of Rhymney / Queen Of Eyes
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), supporting & playing with Robyn Hitchcock. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze'.

24 February 2006 - The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, CA
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock w/ The Minus 5
The Minus 5 set included: Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Twilight Distillery / I’m Not Bitter / Aw Shit Man / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Out There On The Maroon / My Life As A Creep / Retrieval Of You / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / A Thousand Years Away / In A Lonely Coffin / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Hotel Senator / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply
Robyn Hitchcock: And Ghosts Walk (Solo) / 1974 (Solo) / I Got A Message For You (Solo) / I Often Dream Of Trains (Solo) / Madonna Of The Wasps / Viva! Sea-Tac / Olé! Tarantula / Birdshead / Chinese Bones / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Sally Was A Legend / Adventure Rocket Ship / Beautiful Queen / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Eight Miles High / Queen Of Eyes / Give It To The Soft Boys
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), supporting & playing with Robyn Hitchcock. John Ramberg joined on guitar on Robyn's set from 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze' onwards. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze'.

25 February 2006 - Key Club, West Hollywood, CA
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 5
The Minus 5: Dear My Inspiration / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / My Life As A Creep / Hotel Senator / A Thousand Years Away / Out There On The Maroon / Got You / In A Lonely Coffin / Mary Lou / Where WIll You Go? / Twilight Distillery / The Days Of Wine And Booze / With A Gun / Lies Of The Living Dead / Strychnine / Aw Shit Man / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze (w/ Hitchcock)
Robyn Hitchcock: Cynthia Mask (Solo) / Nietzche's Way (Solo) / I Feel Beautiful / Trams Of Old London / Long, Long, Long / Acid Bird / Chinese Bones / Olé! Tarantula / Somewhere Apart / Birdshead / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / If You Were A Priest / Sally Was A Legend / Adventure Rocket Ship / Beautiful Queen / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Beware Of Darkness / I Wanna Destroy You / Eight Miles High / Queen Of Eyes
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), supporting & playing with Robyn Hitchcock. Grant Lee Philips guests on 'I Feel Beautiful', 'Trams Of Old London', 'Long, Long, Long', & the last 4 songs in the encore. Peter doesn't enter until 'Acid Bird', whereas Scott & Bill joined on 'Long, Long, Long'. John Ramberg joined on Robyn's set from 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze' onwards. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze'.

27 February 2006 - Slim's, San Francisco, CA
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock w/ The Minus 5
The Minus 5: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply - Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) - The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / You Don't Mean It / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / A Thousand Years Away / My Life As A Creep / Dear My Inspiration / Retrieval Of You / Twilight Distillery / Don't Look Back / The Girl I Never Met / With A Gun / Hotel Senator / Aw Shit Man
Robyn Hitchcock: Gigolo Aunt (Solo) / Aquarium (Solo) / One Long Pair Of Eyes (Solo) / Beautiful Girl (Solo) / If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / When I Was A Kid / Olé! Tarantula / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Somewhere Apart / Sally Was A Legend / Creeped Out / Underground Sun / Beautiful Queen / Drivin' Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore 1: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Eight Miles High / I Wanna Destroy You
encore 2: Listening To The Higsons
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), supporting & playing with Robyn Hitchcock. John Ramberg joins on guitar from 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze' onwards. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze', with Peter Buck on Drums & Bill Rieflin on Bass on 'Listening To The Higsons'.

28 February 2006 - Thee Parkside, San Francisco, CA
support: The Haints
set included : Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Twilight Distillery / Out There On The Maroon / With A Gun / You Can't Do That / Got You / Rifle Called Goodbye / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Teenage Head / You're Lookin' Fine / Aw Shit Man / Teenage Kicks / Ballad Of John And Yoko
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), Roy Loney from the Flamin' Groovies joined the band on vocals on 'Teenage Head' & 'You're Lookin' Fine'.

2 March 2006 - Sam Bond's Garage, Eugene, OR
support: Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock w/ The Minus 5
The Minus 5: Dear My Inspiration / Out There On The Maroon / The Forgotten Fridays / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Where Will You Go? / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Don't Look Back / Twilight Distillery / My Life As A Creep / With A Gun / Eat At Home / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Hotel Senator / You Don't Mean It / Aw Shit Man / All The Time
Robyn Hitchcock: Tonight / Only The Stones Remain / I Got The Hots / I Feel Beautiful / Madonna Of The Wasps / Viva! Sea-Tac / Chinese Bones / Somewhere Apart / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Beautiful Queen / Underground Sun
encore 1: Rain / Eight Miles High / I Wanna Destroy You / Queen Of Eyes
encore 2: Listening To The Higsons
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), supporting & playing with Robyn Hitchcock.

3 March 2006 - Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock w/ The Minus 5
The Minus 5: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / I Still Miss Someone / My Life As A Creep / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / With A Gun / Retrieval Of You / The Rest Of The World / Lies Of The Living Dead / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / All The Time / Hotel Senator / Twilight Distillery / Mary Lou / Aw Shit Man
Robyn Hitchcock: The President (Solo) / Visions Of Johanna (Solo) / All Right, Yeah (Solo) / Never Stop Bleeding (Solo) / The Speed Of Things (Solo) / Long, Long, Long (Solo) / If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / Madonna Of The Wasps / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Chinese Bones / Somewhere Apart / Creeped Out / Sally Was A Legend / Underground Sun / Beautiful Queen / Driving Around (Radio Storm)
encore 1: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Beware Of Darkness / Eight Miles High / I Wanna Destroy You
encore 2: Listening To The Higsons
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), supporting & playing with Robyn Hitchcock. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze', with Peter Buck on Drums & Bill Rieflin on Bass on 'Listening To The Higsons'. John Ramberg joins on guitar from 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze' onwards. Sean Nelson sung backing vocals for The Minus 5 & Robyn Hitchcock.

4 March 2006 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock w/ The Minus 5
The Minus 5: Over The Sea / You Don't Mean It / Out There On The Maroon / Got You / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Find A Finger / In A Lonely Coffin / Rifle Called Goodbye / With A Gun / Lies Of The Living Dead / A Thousand Years Away / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Hotel Senator / Twilight Distillery / Circle Sky / Aw Shit Man
Robyn Hitchcock: Cause It's (Saint Parallelogram) (Solo) / The Leopard (Solo) / I Something You (Solo) / Queen Elvis / Sometimes A Blonde / If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / Viva! Sea-Tac / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Chinese Bones / Somewhere Apart / Underground Sun / Beautiful Queen / Madonna Of The Wasps / Driving Around (Radio Storm)
encore 1: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Eight Miles High / Queen Of Eyes
encore 2: I Wanna Destroy You / Listening To The Higsons
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), supporting & playing with Robyn Hitchcock. Scott joins on 'Queen Elvis' & 'Sometimes A Blonde', & Peter & Bill join on 'If You Were A Priest'. John Ramberg joins on guitar from 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze' onwards. Scott McCaughey on lead vocals on 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze'. Sean Nelson sang backing vocals for The Minus 5 & Robyn Hitchcock. This was a CD Release show for 'The Gun Album'.

16 March 2006 - 4th Annual Roky Erikson Psychedelic Ice Cream Social, SXSW, Threadgills, Austin, TX
other acts performing: The Texcentrics, Troy Campbell, Powell St. John, Roky And The Explosives
set: Lies Of The Living Dead / The Little Black Egg / Twilight Distillery / With A Gun / Out There On The Maroon / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Aw Shit Man / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, Jim Sangster & Andrew Rieger).

16 March 2006 - Yep Roc Records Showcase, SXSW, The Continental Club, Austin, TX
set: In A Lonely Coffin / Out There On The Maroon / Hillbily Drummer Girl / The Little Black Egg / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / My Life As A Creep / Twilight Distillery / Hotel Senator / With A Gun / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / I'm Not Bitter / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / The Days Of Wine And Booze / I Still Miss Someone / Aw Shit Man / Lies Of The Living Dead / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, Jim Sangster & Andrew Rieger), with Leroy Bach, Steve Wynn & Sean Nelson.

17 March 2006 - The Parish At House Of Blues, New Orleans, LA
support: The Silos
set included : Teenage Idol / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin).

18 March 2006 - Hi-Tone, Memphis, TN
support: The Silos
set: In A Lonely Coffin / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Hotel Senator / The Little Black Egg / My Life As A Creep / Where Will You Go? / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Out There On The Maroon / I Still Miss Someone / Twilight Distillery / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Albuquerque / Hang On Sloopy / (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 / I'm Not Bitter / Lies Of The Living Dead / Aw Shit Man
encore: Over The Sea / With A Gun / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin & John Whittemore)

19 March 2006 - Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN
support: The Silos
set: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / In A Lonely Coffin / I Still Miss Someone / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / My Life As A Creep / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / With A Gun / Don't Look Back / Lies Of The Living Dead / Got You / Hotel Senator / Dear My Inspiration / Twilight Distillery / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Mary Lou / Aw Shit Man
encore: Over The Sea / Circle Sky / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Strychnine / Don't Be Denied
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

20 March 2006 - Bring Em Home Now!, Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center, New York, NY
set included:
Steve Earle: F The CC / Rich Man's War
Margaret Cho: Comedy Skit
Fischerspooner: Sweetness / Emerge / We Need A War
Cindy Sheehan: Introduction by Susan Sarandon / Speech / Dr Entisar Mohammed Ariabi Speech / Geoffrey Millard Speech
Moby: For What It's Worth (w/ Laura Dawn & Darin Murphy)
Devendra Banhart: Heard Somebody Say / I Feel Just Like A Child
Peaches: Fuck Or Kill / Two Guys (For Every Girl) / Fuck The Pain Away
Chuck D: Speech
Rufus Wainwright: Gay Messiah / 11:11 / Liberty Cabbage / Hallelujah / Somewhere Over The Rainbow (w/Kate McGarrigle)
Bright Eyes: When The President Talks To God & 2 other songs
Michael Stipe: In The Sun (w/ Joseph Arthur, James Iha, & Mark Mulcahy) / Don't Talk Crazy (w/ Arthur/Iha/Mulcahy/Rain Phoenix/Catherine Popper/Jamie Catto/Duncan Bridgeman) / I Have Seen Trouble (w/ Arthur/Iha/Mulcahy/Phoenix/Popper/Catto/Bridgeman)
notes: Benefit Concert for the charities Iraq Veterans Against The War, Veterans For Peace & Gold Star Families For Peace.

21 March 2006 - 400 Bar, Minneapolis, MN
support: The Silos
set: In A Lonely Coffin / Dear My Inspiration / You Don't Mean It / Out There On The Maroon / Hotel Senator / The Forgotten Fridays / Where Will You Go? / The Days Of Wine and Booze / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Twilight Distillery / I Still Miss Someone / With A Gun / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / The Little Black Egg / Don't Look Back / Teenage Head / Lies Of The Living Dead / Aw Shit Man / Over The Sea
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), with Jessy Green. Peter Buck also plays with The Silos on a song during their encore.

22 March 2006 - WXRT 93.1FM, WXRT Studios, Chicago, IL
set: Desperate For Someone / I Still Miss Someone / My Life As A Creep / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey & Peter Buck), Radio interview & live in-studio acoustic performance.

22 March 2006 - The Abbey, Chicago, IL
support: The Silos
set: In A Lonely Coffin / Twilight Distillery / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Hotel Senator / Where Will You Go? / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Rifle Called Goodbye / The Forgotten Fridays / Retrieval Of You / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Teenage Kicks / I Still Miss Someone / With A Gun / You Don't Mean It / Mary Lou / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Aw Shit Man
encore: Circle Sky / Over The Sea / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

23 March 2006 - Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH
support: The High Strung, The Silos
set: Dear My Inspiration / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Twilight Distillery / Boeing Spacearium / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / My Life As A Creep / Don't Look Back / You Don't Mean It / Where Will You Go? / The Forgotten Fridays / The Rest Of The World / Eat At Home / Hotel Senator / The Little Black Egg / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Lies Of The Living Dead / Aw Shit Man / Over The Sea
encore: Mary Lou / The Girl I Never Met / Strychnine / Don't Be Denied
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

24 March 2006 - Club Cafe, Pittsburgh, PA
support: The Silos
set included: All The Time / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Twilight Distillery
encore included: Ballad Of John And Yoko / Smile Away
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin). Peter Buck also plays with The Silos on a song during their encore.

25 March 2006 - IOTA Club & Cafe, Arlington, VA
support: The Silos
set included: Got You / My Life As A Creep / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Retrieval Of You
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin). Peter Buck joined The Silos on guitar for 2 songs on their opening set.

26 March 2006 - Southpaw, Brooklyn, NY
support: Richard Bruckner
set included: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Lies Of The Living Dead / In A Lonely Coffin / Twilight Distillery / Out There On The Maroon / Got You / Teenage Kicks / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / Strychnine / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Aw Shit Man
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

28 March 2006 - Mercury Lounge, New York, NY
support: The Mendoza Line, The Silos
set included: I'm Not Bitter / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Pushin' Too Hard / Aw Shit Man
set included: Time Bomb High School
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin). Lenny Kaye joined on guitar & vocals for 'Pushin' Too Hard'. Peter Buck also plays with The Silos on a song during their opening set.

29 March 2006 - 'World Cafe', WXPN 88.5, WXPN 88.5 Studios, Philadelphia, PA
set: Interview / With A Gun / Interview / My Life As A Creep / Interview / Out There On The Maroon / Interview
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey), Radio interview with Michaela Majoun, the live tracks taken from soundcheck for the World Café Live show.

29 March 2006 - World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA
support: The Capitol Years, The Silos
soundcheck: With A Gun / My Life As A Creep / Out There On The Maroon
set: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Hotel Senator / Twilight Distillery / Retrieval Of You / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Rifle Called Goodbye / The Kids Are Alright / My Life As A Creep / Got You / Mary Lou / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / With A Gun / Dear My Inspiration / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Lies Of The Living Dead / Aw Shit Man
encore: Time Bomb High School / Teenage Kicks / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Circle Sky / Give It To The Soft Boys / In A Lonely Coffin / Don't Look Back / I Still Miss Someone
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin). Peter Buck joined The Silos on guitar for the last song of their opening set.

30 March 2006 - The Pour House, Raleigh, NC
support: The Silos
The Silos: Behind Me Now / Tell Me You Love Me / Come On Like The Fast Lane / Keeping Score / People Are Right / Innocent - Four On The Floor / The First Move - The Only One / Fall On Your Knees - Satisfied - Hippie Johnny
set: In A Lonely Coffin / The Forgotten Fridays / Out There On The Maroon - I'm Not Bitter / My Life As A Creep / Dear My Inspiration / With A Gun / You Don't Mean It / Where Will You Go? - Carmelita / Hotel Senator - Lies Of The Living Dead / Twilight Distillery / Rifle Called Goodbye / Retrieval Of You - Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Time Bomb High School / Cigarettes, Coffee And Booze / Aw Shit Man / Over The Sea
encore: Mary Lou - All The Time / Ballad Of John And Yoko / Eat At Home / The Rest Of The World / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin). Peter Buck joined on 'Hippie Johnny' on The Silos opening set.

31 March 2006 - Smith's Olde Bar, Atlanta, GA
support: Shurman, The Silos
The Minus 5: In A Lonely Coffin / The Forgotten Fridays / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / The Little Black Egg / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Hotel Senator / Dear My Inspiration / With A Gun / Rifle Called Goodbye / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Mary Lou / You Don't Mean It / Twilight Distillery / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Lies Of The Living Dead / Aw Shit Man
encore: Time Bomb High School / Strychnine / Don't Be Denied / Retrieval Of You / I Still Miss Someone
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), with Mike Mills on keyboards & vocals. Peter Buck joined The Silos on guitar for the last song of their opening set.

1 April 2006 - Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
support: The Silos, Elf Power
set: Lies Of The Living Dead / The Forgotten Fridays / With A Gun / My Life As A Creep / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Hotel Senator / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Rifle Called Goodbye / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Where Will You Go? / Ballad Of John And Yoko / You Don't Mean It / Mary Lou / Got You / Dear My Inspiration / Twilight Distillery / Time Bomb High School / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Over The Sea / Aw Shit Man
encore break (R.E.M.): Country Feedback
encore 1: Strychnine / Don't Be Denied
encore 2: Circle Sky / In A Lonely Coffin
encore 3: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Find A Finger / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White
notes: The Minus 5 show. R.E.M. (Berry, Buck, Mills & Stipe) played 'Country Feedback' in the encore break between the end of The Minus 5 set and commencing the encores. Mike, Michael and Bill joined Peter, along with Scott McCaughey and Bill Rieflin who played percussion. Mike played keyboard while Bill played bass.

4 April 2006 - Drive For Show, Rock Fore! Dough II, The First Tee Of Augusta, Augusta, GA
other acts performing: The Edison Project, Emerson Hart, Better Than Ezra, Collective Soul, Hootie And The Blowfish
notes: Benefit Concert for The First Tee Of Augusta, with Mike Mills as Master Of Ceremonies.

22 April 2006 - 'Live Wire! Radio', Aladdin Theater, Portland, OR
soundcheck included: Palisades Park
set included: Palisades Park
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, John Moen, Eric Lovre & Tucker Jackson). Chuck Barris joins The Minus 5 on vocals on 'Palisades Park'.

25 April 2006 - Food Bank For New York City 2006 Can-Do Awards Dinner, Majestic Room, Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY
notes: Michael Stipe is honoured alongside Brooke Johnson & Ed Fowler, for his committment to hunger relief in New York. After accepting his award, Michael introduced Patti Smith & her band who then played 'Wing'. The gala included a cocktail reception, live auction, then a champagne dessert reception with DJ set by Helena Christensen. Mike Mills, Chris Martin & Gwyneth Paltrow were in attendance.

25 April 2006 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA
support: The Tripwires
supporting: Wreckless Eric
The Minus 5 set included: My Life As A Creep / Out There On The Maroon / Mary Lou / Don't Look Back / Strychnine
Wreckless Eric set included: Haunted House / Take The Cash / Let's Go To The Pictures / Walking On The Surface Of The Moon / Whole Wide World / Someone Must Have Nailed Us Together / 33's & 45's
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin). Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, John Sangster & Mark Pickerel joins Wreckless Eric on his set, with Peter Buck joining on 'Take The Cash' & 'Whole Wide World'.

Slow Music - West Coast Tour

5 May 2006 - Aladdin Theater, Portland, OR
set 1: Improv I / Improv II / Improv III / Improv IV
set 2: Improv V / Improv VI / Improv VII / Improv VIII / Improv IX
notes: Slow Music (Peter Buck on guitar, Matt Chamberlain on drums & percussion, Fred Chalenor on acoustic bass, Robert Fripp on guitar, Bill Rieflin & Hector Zazou, both on keyboards & samples).

6 May 2006 - Showbox, Seattle, WA
set 1: Improv I / Improv II / Improv III / Improv IV
set 2: Improv V / Improv VI / Improv VII / Improv VIII
notes: Slow Music. (Peter Buck, Matt Chamberlain, Fred Chalenor, Robert Fripp, Bill Rieflin & Hector Zazou).

9 May 2006 - Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
set 1: Improv I / Improv II / Improv III
set 2: Improv IV / Improv V / Improv VI
notes: Slow Music. (Peter Buck, Matt Chamberlain, Fred Chalenor, Robert Fripp, Bill Rieflin & Hector Zazou).

11 May 2006 - Largo, Los Angeles, CA
set 1: Improv I / Improv II / Improv III / Improv IV / Improv V / Improv VI
set 2: Improv VII / Improv VIII / Improv IX / Improv X / Improv XI
notes: Slow Music. (Peter Buck, Matt Chamberlain, Fred Chalenor, Robert Fripp, Bill Rieflin & Hector Zazou).

12 May 2006 - The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, CA
set 1: Improv I / Improv II / Improv III / Improv IV
set 2: Improv V / Improv VI / Improv VII
notes: Slow Music. (Peter Buck, Matt Chamberlain, Fred Chalenor, Robert Fripp, Bill Rieflin & Hector Zazou).

13 May 2006 - El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
set 1: Improv I / Improv II / Improv III / Improv IV
set 2: Improv V / Improv VI / Improv VII
notes: Slow Music. (Peter Buck, Matt Chamberlain, Fred Chalenor, Robert Fripp, Bill Rieflin & Hector Zazou).

1 June 2006 - Mississippi Studios, Portland, Oregon
supporting: Tim Easton
set: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / My Life As A Creep / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Myrna Loy (#2) / Wouldn't Want To Care / One Bar At A Time / Desperate For Someone / Moonshine Girl / That Smell / With A Gun / I Still Miss Someone / Aw Shit Man
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey).

Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (22 June - 9 July 2006)

22 June 2006 - XFM Stage, O2 Wireless Festival, Hyde Park, London, England
other acts appearing: Micah P Hinson, John Cale, Ray Lamontagne, Fun Lovin' Criminals
set: If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Beautiful Queen / Queen Of Eyes
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

23 June 2006 - The Charlotte, Leicester, England
set: If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / Olé! Tarantula / Chinese Bones / Adventure Rocket Ship / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Television / Alright, Yeah / Queen Of Eyes / Sally Was A Legend / N.Y. Doll / Creeped Out / Madonna Of The Wasps / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: I Wanna Destroy You / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / In A Lonely Coffin / Aw Shit Man / Eight Miles High / Listening To The Higsons
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

24 June 2006 - 'Janice Long', BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 2 Studios, BBC Birmingham, The Mailbox, Birmingham, England
set: Olé! Tarantula / Interview / N.Y. Doll / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / If You Were A Priest
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Morris Windsor. Radio interview with Janice Long, & live in-studio performance.

24 June 2006 - Open Air Arena, Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, England
set: If You Were A Priest / Sally Was A Legend / Chinese Bones / Olé! Tarantula / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Birdshead / Alright, Yeah / Adventure Rocket Ship / Acid Bird / Jewels For Sophia / Creeped Out / Beautiful Queen / Madonna Of The Wasps / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Aw Shit Man /The Bells of Rhymney / N.Y. Doll / Not Dark Yet / Listening To The Higsons / I Wanna Destroy You / Queen Of Eyes / Viva! Sea-Tac
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Peter Buck plays drums on 'Listening To The Higsons'.

25 June 2006 - Aire Stage, O2 Wireless Festival, Harewood House, Leeds, England
other acts appearing: Red Organ Serpent, Joe Purdy, The Upper Room, Bob Mould, Super Furry Animals, Sound
set: If You Were A Priest / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Queen Of Eyes / Adventure Rocket Ship / N.Y. Doll / Beautiful Queen / Creeped Out / I Wanna Destroy You / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Morris Windsor on backing vocals.

4 July 2006 - Loppen, Copenhagen, Sweden
set: If You Were A Priest / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Queen Of Eyes / N.Y. Doll / Acid Bird / Beautiful Queen / Somewhere Apart / Madonna Of The Wasps / Creeped Out / Jewels For Sophia / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm) / I Wanna Destroy You
encore: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Aw Shit Man / Eight Miles High / Not Dark Yet / The Afterlight / Propellor Time / Give It To The Soft Boys
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

5 July 2006 - Accelerator Festival, Trädgĺr'n, Gothenburg, Sweden
set included: If You Were A Priest / N.Y. Doll / Creeped Out / I Wanna Destroy You
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

6 July 2006 - Rockefeller Music Hall, Oslo, Norway
set included: Acid Bird / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / The Afterlight / If You Were A Priest / The Little Black Egg / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

7 July 2006 - Accelerator Stage, Peace & Love Festival, Folkets Park, Borlange, Sweden
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

7 July 2006 - Main Stage, Peace & Love Festival, Folkets Park, Borlange, Sweden
set included: Dancing Barefoot / Gandhi / Gloria / People Have The Power
notes: Patti Smith & Lenny Kaye show. Peter Buck joins on acoustic guitar on 'People Have The Power'.

8 July 2006 - Robert Clemente Celebration Concert, Chevrolet Amphitheatre, Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA
support: Tego Caldera, Phil Roy
set included: Mike Mills - Gifts Of The Fathers (w/ The Clemente All-World Band) / The Clemente All-World Band - Cloverfield / Let It Be (w/ Mike Mills)
notes: Mike plays with The Clemente All-World Band as part of the Robert Clemente Celebration Concert.

9 July 2006 - Main Stage, Cornbury Music Festival, Cornbury Park, Charlbury, England
other acts appearing: The Dualers, Nerina Pallot, The Pretenders, Texas
set: If You Were A Priest / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Acid Bird / Queen Of Eyes / N.Y. Doll / Beautiful Queen / Somewhere Apart / Madonna Of The Wasps / Adventure Rocket Ship / Creeped Out / I Wanna Destroy You / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Minus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

10 July 2006 - Dingwalls, London, England
support: Wreckless Eric
set: This Is Gonna Be A Great Show / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Hotel Senator / Retrieval Of You / Rifle Called Goodbye / Teenage Kicks / In A Lonely Coffin / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Dear My Inspiration / My Life As A Creep / With A Gun / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Where Will You Go? / Dear My Inspiration / Carmelita / You Don't Mean It / Mary Lou / All The Time / Lies Of The Living Dead
encore: Aw Shit Man / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Give It To The Soft Boys / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Eat At Home / Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues / Twilight Distillery / Over The Sea / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), with Robyn Hitchcock on vocals & guitar on 'Cigarettes Coffee And Booze', 'Give It To The Soft Boys' & 'Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues', & Wreckless Eric on vocals & guitar on 'Twilight Distillery'. Morris Windsor also guests.

11 July 2006 - Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester, England
set: In A Lonely Coffin / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply - Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) - The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / The Forgotten Fridays / The Girl I Never Met / With A Gun / My Life As A Creep / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Got You / Don't Look Back / Retrieval Of You / Desperate For Someone / Hotel Senator / Dear My Inspiration / Twilight Distillery / Rifle Called Goodbye / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Mary Lou / Lies Of The Living Dead / Time Bomb High School / Over The Sea
encore: Aw Shit Man / Gigolo Aunt / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Ballad Of John And Yoko
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

17-22 July 2006 - Robyn Hitchcock's House, London, England
tracks recorded included: Star Of Venus / The Afterlight / Luckiness / Ordinary Millionaire / John In The Air / Propellor Time / Primitive / Sickie Boy / Born On The Wind / Evolove / Blue Moon Of Kentucky / Copper Kettle / I Stll Miss Someone / Wang Dang Doodle
notes: Recording Sessions for Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3's 'Propellor Time' recorded by Charlie Francis. Peter Buck plays guitar on all tracks, with Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, Nick Lowe & John Paul Jones.

22 July 2006 - Robyn Hitchcock's House, London, England
set included: Sickie Boy
notes: Party to celebrate end of recording sessions for 'Propellor Time', with a set in the living room, with Robyn Hitchcock, Bill Rieflin, Morris Windsor, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & John Paul Jones.

26 July 2006 - Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
support: David Poe
set: Looking Forward To Seeing You / You Make It Easy / V / To Call My Own / Beautiful Mind / Think About Yourself / Ill-Fated / 5-22-02 / Starman / Frying Pan Eyes / Jennifer Save Me / Can't Even Tie Your Own Shoes / Hurricane / Won't Be Coming Home / Never Felt Before / Cure For This / Another Fine Day / He’s A Dick / If I Only Had A Car / Corvette
encore: Gone / Until You Came Along / Revolution Blues / I Wanna Be Your Dog
notes: Golden Smog show. Mike Mills guests on guitar on 'Revolution Blues', Linda Pitmon guests on drums on 'Frying Pan Eyes', Jenny Mildour on backing vocals on '5-22-02' & vocals on 'Cure For This' & the Gowanus Horns on '5-22-02', 'Tie Your Own Shoes' & 'Never Felt Before'.

28 July 2006 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
set included: June / Black / Long Way Down / Vampyre / Broken Bottle
encore included: I Feel Good Again / Strange Condition / Suspicious Minds
notes: Pete Yorn show, as part of his 'You & Me' acoustic tour. Peter Buck guests on guitar on 'I Feel Good Again', 'Strange Condition' & 'Suspicious Minds'.

30 July 2006 - Black Orchid, Chicago, IL
notes: Benefit show for Wardell Quezergue, sponsored by NOMRF. Dr. John, Rev. Goat Carson, & Mike Mills performed, with the N'awlins Funk Band

4 August 2006 - Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR
supporting: John Wesley Harding
set: Aw Shit Man / There Is No Music / Ambiguity Song / Back Room Of The Bar / The Old Carving Knife / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Odds And Ends / World Of Eggs / Find A Finger / All The Time / I Wish I Was Your Mother
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey).

5 August 2006 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA
supporting: John Wesley Harding
The Minus 5: In A Lonely Coffin / The Forgotten Fridays / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / With A Gun / Got You / My Life As A Creep / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Carmelita / Hotel Senator / Lies Of The Living Dead / Time Bomb High School / Aw Shit Man
John Wesley Harding: Top Of The Bottom / The People's Drug / In Paradise / The Red Rose And The Briar / Sleeper, Awake / Do Not Fear The Dark / Here Comes The Groom / Save A Little Room For Me / Still Photo / Humble Bee / My Favourite Angel (false start) / My Favourite Angel / Love Or Nothing / Oh! Pandora / Daylight Ghosts / Congratulations (On Your Hallucinations) / Someday, Son / The End
encore: Twilight Distillery
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey guest on 'Top Of The Bottom', & with Bill Reiflin, Robert Lloyd & Kurt Bloch from 'My Favourite Angel' onwards, with John Ramberg on 'Twilight Distillery'.

9 August 2006 - Woodland Park Zoo Amphitheatre, Seattle, WA
supporting: Los Lobos
set included: Hillbilly Drummer Girl / In A Lonely Coffin / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Got You / Hotel Senator / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / With A Gun / Ballad Of John And Yoko / I Still Miss Someone / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Lies Of The Living Dead
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

10 August 2006 - Cuthbert Amphitheatre, Eugene, OR
supporting: Los Lobos
soundcheck: Retrieval Of You / Burned
set: In A Lonely Coffin / The Forgotten Fridays / Twilight Distillery / My Life As A Creep / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Out There On The Maroon / Got You / Lies Of The Living Dead / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Mary Lou / Aw Shit Man / Don't Be Denied
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

11 August 2006 - The Bite Of Oregon, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland, OR
supporting: Dave Alvin & The Guilty Men, Los Lobos
set included: Lies Of The Living Dead / The Forgotten Fridays / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / With A Gun / Rifle Called Goodbye / You Don't Mean It / Aw Shit Man / The Little Black Egg / Mary Lou / Strychnine / Don't Be Denied / Eve Of Destruction
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

27 August 2006 - '75th Anniversary Of The Electric Guitar Presented By Rickenbacker', House Of Blues, Hollywood, CA
other acts performing: Marty Willson-Piper & The Electric Mood Maidens, Hautewerk, The Smithereens, Susanna Hoffs & Matthew Sweet, Chris Squire & Friends, Jefferson Starship
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), with Mike Mills.

31 August 2006 - 'Edith Bowman', BBC Radio 1 Studios, BBC Radio 1, Yalding House, London, England
notes: Radio interview with Michael Stipe by Edith Bowman discussing the upcoming 'And I Feel Fine... The Best Of The I.R.S. Years 1982–1987' release.

31 August 2006 - 'BBC Breakfast', BBC1, Studio N6, BBC Television Centre, London, England
notes: Television appearance by Michael Stipe on 'BBC Breakfast' on BBC1. Interview with Michael Stipe by Bill Turnbull & Kate Silverton discussing the upcoming 'And I Feel Fine... The Best Of The I.R.S. Years 1982–1987' release.

10 September 2006 - Main Stage, (Leland Avenue & Delmar Boulevard), Riverfront Times Music Festival, St. Louis, MO
other acts appearing: Magnolia Summer, Love Experts, Glenn Kotche, Grant Lee Phillips, Men, Women & Children
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

11-14 September 2006 - R.E.M.'s West Clayton Street Studio, Athens, GA
songs rehearsed included: Begin The Begin / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon / #9 Dream
notes: Rehearsals for Georgia Music Hall Of Fame Awards, with Bill Berry on drums.

12 September 2006
event: 'And I Feel Fine... The Best Of The I.R.S. Years 1982-1987' is released world-wide

12 September 2006 - Chase Park Transduction, Athens, GA
tracks recorded: #9 Dream
notes: Recording Session for 'Instant Karma: The Amnesty Internation Campaign To Save Darfur', with David Barbe. Bill Berry joined the band to record on drums.

12 September 2006 - Finest Worksongs: Athens Bands Play The Music Of R.E.M., 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
set:
Claire Campbell: Swan Swan H / Wendell Gee
R.E.M. (Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe): Begin The Begin / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
Tin Cup Prophette: Tongue / Nightswimming / Radio Song (w/ Bain Mattox) / Leave
Modern Skirts: Find The River (w/ Mattox) / Fall On Me / Perfect Circle
Bain Maddox: Finest Worksong / Losing My Religion / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Fall On Me
The Observatory: Begin The Begin (w/ Buck) / Underneath The Bunker / Pilgrimage (w/ Vanessa Hay) / Feeling Gravitys Pull / These Days
Patterson Hood: So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Burning Hell / Second Guessing / Belong (w/ Mills) / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville (w/ Buck & Mills)
Five Eight: Crazy (w/ Vanessa Hay) / Fiver 8 / Leaving New York (w/ Scott McCaughey) / Life And How To Live It / Sitting Still (w/ Buck & Mills) / Radio Free Europe (w/ Buck & Mills)
All: It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
notes: Benefit for the local charities Community Connection and Family Connection/Communities in Schools. The original R.E.M. line-up of Berry, Buck, Mills & Stipe performed 'Begin The Begin' & 'So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)'. Scott McCaughey performed with Patterson Hood as part of his backing band. Both R.E.M. songs, Tin Cup Prophette's 'Leave' & The Observatory's 'These Days' were included on R.E.M.'s 2006 Fan Club Single.

16 September 2006 - Georgia Music Hall Of Fame Awards, Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
other acts performing: The Dream Engine, Kirsten Hall, Drumline, Gregg Allman
soundcheck included:
Gregg Allman: Midnight Rider (w/ Berry, Buck, Mills & McCaughey)
set:
R.E.M. (Berry, Buck, Mills & Stipe): Begin The Begin / Losing My Religion (w/ Scott McCaughey) / Man On The Moon (w/ McCaughey)
Gregg Allman: Melissa / Oncoming Traffic / Georgia On My Mind / Midnight Rider (w/ Berry, Buck, Mills & McCaughey)
notes: Georgia Music Hall Of Fame Awards Induction Ceremony, with Dallas Austin, Jermaine Dupri, R.E.M. & Gregg Allman being inducted. The band was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall Of Fame by former Georgia Senator Max Cleland, after their 3 song set. This was followed by the Acceptance speech by Michael. Peter, Mike, Bill and Scott McCaughey performed as Greg Allman's backing band for 'Midnight Rider'

22 September 2006 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
support: Tim Seely, SheBeeGees
set included: Over The Sea / Aw Shit Man / The Rest Of The World / Hotel Senator / Dear My Inspiration / My Life As A Creep / The Night That Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Out There On The Maroon / Secret Agent Man / Where Will You Go? / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Got You / All The Time / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Time Bomb High School / Twilight Distillery / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin).

23 September 2006 - Dante's, Portland, OR
support: Mirumir!
supporting: Kultur Shock
set: Over The Sea / Mary Lou / Dear My Inspiration / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Out There On The Maroon / Secret Agent Man / I'm Not Bitter / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Lies Of The Living Dead / With A Gun / Rifle Called Goodbye / Twilight Distillery / Time Bomb High School / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / In A Lonely Coffin / Aw Shit Man / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin). This was a CD Release party for Kultur Shock.

27 September 2006 - Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
set: Too Much To Hide / Black Lexus / Enough To Get Away / Slide Away / Electrical Storm / Automatic Situation / You Are Free / Cocaine Feet / When I Was Running Out Of Time / Don't Tell Your Eyes / Don't Give Up On People / Woman / Nuclear Daydream
encore: In The Sun / Tattoo / Honey And The Moon
notes: Joseph Arthur show. Michael Stipe joins Joseph Arthur as part of the encore on 'In The Sun'.

3 October 2006 - Embassy Room, Davidson Conference Center, University Of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
notes: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Public Hearing On Media Ownership. Mike Mills gave a statement to the Chairmen of the FCC on behalf of the Recording Artist's Coalition.

Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 - Olé! Tarantula 2006 Tour

6 October 2006 - FAB, Tokyo, Japan
support: Koji Wakui
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3
The Minus 5: Aw Shit Man / Twilight Distillery / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / The Rest Of The World / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Find A Finger / The Girl I Never Met / Moonshine Girl / My Life As A Creep / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Rifle Called Goodbye / Hotel Senator / John Barleycorn Must Live / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / Desperate For Someone / I Still Miss Someone / Time Bomb High School / I Wish I Was Your Mother
Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3: Full Moon In My Soul (Solo) / Vibrating (Solo) / I Something You (Solo) / Sometimes A Blonde (Solo) / Birdshead / Television / Sally Was A Legend / Adventure Rocket Ship / Underground Sun / Creeped Out / N.Y. Doll
encore: Queen Of Eyes / Eight Miles High / Gigolo Aunt / Ballad Of John And Yoko / Madonna Of The Wasps / Olé! Tarantula
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin) and Morgan Fisher on keyboards. On Robyn's set, Peter & Robyn play 'Birdshead', & John Ramberg joins on guitar from 'Queen Of Eyes' onwards & Morgan Fisher joins on keyboards from 'Eight Miles High' onwards.

7 October 2006 - FAB, Tokyo, Japan
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3
The Minus 5: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / In A Lonely Coffin / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / With A Gun / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / I Wish I Was Your Mother / You Don't Mean It / Hotel Senator / Dear My Inspiration / Rifle Called Goodbye / Twilight Distillery / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Lies Of The Living Dead / Mary Lou / Aw Shit Man
Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3: If You Were A Priest / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / N.Y. Doll / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Chinese Bones / Beautiful Queen / Raymond Chandler Evening / The Authority Box / Creeped Out / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Queen Of Eyes / I Wanna Destroy You / Eight Miles High / Listening To The Higsons
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), with Morgan Fisher on keyboards. Peter Buck plays drums on 'Listening To The Higsons', with Bill Rieflin on bass. Morgan Fisher joined on keyboards from 'Eight Miles High' onwards.

8 October 2006 - FAB, Tokyo, Japan
supporting: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3
The Minus 5: Over The Sea / In A Lonely Coffin / Out There On The Maroon / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / My Life As A Creep / Where Will You Go? / Dear My Inspiration / You Don't Mean It / With A Gun / Retrieval Of You / Twilight Distillery / Rifle Called Goodbye / The Little Black Egg / Eat At Home / Mary Lou / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / Lies Of The Living Dead / Aw Shit Man / Strychnine
Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3: I Often Dream Of Trains (Solo) / Vibrating (Solo) / Birdshead (Solo) / Television / If You Were A Priest / Acid Bird / Olé! Tarantula / Adventure Rocket Ship / Underground Sun / N.Y. Doll / Beautiful Queen / Sally Was A Legend / Somewhere Apart / Creeped Out / Madonna Of The Wasps / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Queen Of Eyes / Give It To The Soft Boys / How Do You Sleep? / I'm Waiting For The Man / I Wanna Destroy You / Are You Experienced?
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), with Morgan Fisher on keyboards. John Ramberg & Morgan Fisher joined from 'Queen Of Eyes' onwards.

10 October 2006 - Vingt Et Un - Tokyo Bay Cruise, Tokyo Bay, Tokyo, Japan
set: Full Moon In My Soul / I Still Miss Someone / Back In The U.S.S.R. / Dear Prudence / Olé! Tarantula / You Can't Do That / Day Tripper / Band Of Gold / Electrolite / Up The Junction / Marie Provost / The Authority Box / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) - More Than This / Hungry For Love / Find A Finger / A Day In The Life / Ballad Of John And Yoko / Rainbow Bridge / Wang Dang Doodle
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 show. Glenn Tilbrook guests on vocals & guitar from 'Back In The U.S.S.R.' onwards, as well as lead vocals on 'You Can't Do That' & 'Up The Junction', Robyn sings lead on 'Electrolite'.

13 October 2006 - Fly By Night, Fremantle, Australia
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

14 October 2006 - The Gov, Adelaide, Australia
support: Vic Conrad & The First Third
set: If You Were A Priest / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Queen Of Eyes / Adventure Rocket Ship / N.Y. Doll / I Often Dream Of Trains / Vibrating / Birdshead / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Beautiful Queen / Somewhere Apart / Creeped Out / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore 1: Aw Shit Man / Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Give It To The Soft Boys / Acid Bird
encore 2: Eight Miles High / I Wanna Destroy You
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

16 October 2006 - The Famous Spiegeltent, The Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia
set: If You Were A Priest / Sally Was A Legend / Queen Of Eyes / Adventure Rocket Ship / N.Y. Doll / Beautiful Queen / Somewhere Apart / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs / Madonna Of The Wasps / Creeped Out / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis)
encore: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Eight Miles High / I Wanna Destroy You
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

17 October 2006 - North Court, Union House, The University Of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), this was a lunchtime BBQ concert!.

18 October 2006 - The Basement, Sydney, Australia
support: Brendan Gallagher
set included: If You Were A Priest / Queen Of Eyes / Propellor Time / The Authority Box
encore included: Chinese Bones / Eight Miles High
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

19 October 2006 - The Clarendon, Katoomba, Australia
support: John Encarnacao
set: I Often Dream Of Trains (Solo) / Vibrating / Birdshead / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Adventure Rocket Ship / Somewhere Apart / Not Dark Yet / Olé! Tarantula / Chinese Bones / Television / Creeped Out / Jewels For Sophia / Madonna Of The Wasps - The Picture Story - Madonna Of The Wasps / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Aw Shit Man / The Bells Of Rhymney / N.Y. Doll / Queen Of Eyes
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Peter & Robyn played together from 'Vibrating' to 'Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis)', when Scott & Bill joined.

20 October 2006 - Basement Discs, Melbourne, Australia
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), live in-store performance.

20 October 2006 - The Grand Central, Richmond, Australia
support: David Hosking
set included: Olé! Tarantula / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs
encore included: Cigarettes Coffee And Booze / Eight Miles High
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

21 October 2006 - St. Andrews Hotel, St Andrews, Australia
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

22 October 2006 - The Rose, Torquay, Australia
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

24 October 2006 - Real Groovy, Auckland, New Zealand
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), live in-store performance.

24 October 2006 - King's Arms, Auckland, New Zealand
support: Patrik Fitzgerald
set included: Olé! Tarantula / Somewhere Apart / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs
encore included: Eight Miles High / Underground Sun
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

27 October 2006 - Key Club, West Hollywood, CA
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Queen Of Eyes / Jewels For Sophia / N.Y. Doll / Vibrating / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / If You Were A Priest / The Authority Box / Viva! Sea-Tac / Underground Sun / Madonna Of The Wasps / I Will Destroy You / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Somewhere Apart / Maggie's Farm / Beautiful Queen
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Grant Lee Phillips joins on backing vocals on 'Olé! Tarantula'.

4 November 2006 - Ernie K-Doe Mother-In-Law Lounge, New Orleans, LA
notes: Private Party for Future Of Music Coalition, with music by Craig Klein, Stanton Moore, June Ymamgichi, Mark Breaux & Charmaine Neville, & included Mike Mills.

6 November 2006 - Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA
set included:
Bonerama: When The Levee Breaks / Crosstown Traffic
Al Johnson: Carnival Time (w/ Bonerama)
Corin Tucker: Never Let Me Down Again (w/ Mike Mills)
Mike Mills: Wendell Gee (w/ Stanton Moore)
The Nightwatchman: Eve Of Destruction / Guerilla Radio
Boots Riley: 5 Million Ways To Kill A CEO / Wear Clean Draws
Allison Moorer: A Change Is Gonna Come
Steve Earle:
encore:
everyone: Ohio
notes: Future Of Music Coalition presents: Musicians Bringing Musicians Home, A Benefit For Arabi Wrecking Krewe, New Orleans Musicians Clinic & Tipitina's Foundation. Jackson Browne, Steve Earle, Allison Moorer, Tom Morello, Boots Riley, Corin Tucker, Bonerama, Al 'Carnival' Time & Mike Mills performed. Mike did a 3 song set, which included 'Wendell Gee' & sang on 'Ohio'.

8 November 2006 - 'The Eclectic Show', WXRT 93.1FM, WXRT Studios, Chicago, IL
notes: Robyn Hitchcock, Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey. Radio interview with Jon Langford & live in-studio performance.

8 November 2006 - 'Sound Opinions', Jim And Kay Mabie Performance Studio, WBEZ91.5FM Chicago Public Radio, Chicago, IL
set: Introduction / Balloon Man (Album Version) / Interview / Olé! Tarantula / Interview / N.Y. Doll / Interview / Dominoes / Syd Barrett - Dominoes / Interview / R.E.M. - Final Straw (Demo Version) / Interview / Adventure Rocket Ship / Outro
notes: Robyn Hitchcock, Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey. Radio interview with Greg Kot & Jim DeRogatis & live in-studio performance & playback of album tracks.

8 November 2006 - Metro, Chicago, IL
support: Mark Pickerel
set included: Adventure Rocket Ship / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs / Olé! Tarantula / Vibrating / Queen Of Eyes / Madonna Of The Wasps / Chinese Bones / If You Were A Priest / Somewhere Apart
encore included: Eight Miles High / I Wanna Destroy You
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

9 November 2006 - 'Martin Bandyke Show', WQKL 107.1FM, WQKL Studios, Ann Arbor, MI
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Radio interview with Martin Bandyke & live in-studio performance.

9 November 2006 - Magic Bag, Detroit, MI
support: Mark Pickerel
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Queen Of Eyes / N.Y. Doll / Beautiful Queen / Somewhere Apart / Vibrating / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Underground Sun / If You Were A Priest / Creeped Out / The Authority Box / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

10 November 2006 - 'Dave Bookman Show', 102.1 The Edge, 102.1 The Edge Studios, Toronto, Canada
set: Olé! Tarantula / Interview / N.Y. Doll
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & Peter Buck. Radio interview with Dave Bookman & live in-studio performance.

10 November 2006 - Mod Club, Toronto, ON
support: Mark Pickerel
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Queen Of Eyes / Ballad Of A Thin Man / N.Y. Doll / If You Were A Priest / Chinese Bones / Vibrating / Birdshead / Jewels for Sophia / The Authority Box / Viva! Sea-Tac / Creeped Out / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / I Wanna Destroy You / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore 1: Hillbilly Drummer Girl / Tomorrow Never Knows / Listening To The Higsons
encore 2: Give It To The Soft Boys
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

12 November 2006 - Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH
support: Mark Pickerel
set: Star Of Venus / Acid Bird / Queen Of Eyes / Adventure Rocket Ship / Olé! Tarantula / Propeller Time / If You Were A Priest / Chinese Bones / Vibrating / Television / The Authority Box / Jewels For Sophia / Creeped Out / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs / I Wanna Destroy You / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Aw Shit Man / Coffee Booze And Cigarettes / Ballad Of John And Yoko / Gigolo Aunt / Open The Door, Homer
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

13 November 2006 - 91.3FM WYEP, 91.3FM WYEP Studios, Pittsburgh, PA
set included: Introduction / Adventure Rocket Ship / Interview / Olé! Tarantula / Interview / N.Y. Doll / Interview / Madonna Of The Wasps
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Radio interview & live in-studio performance.

13 November 2006 - Rex Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
support: Mark Pickerel
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Queen Of Eyes / When I Was A Kid / N.Y. Doll / If You Were A Priest / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Vibrating / Television / Venus Star / Jewels For Sophia / Creeped Out / Underground Sun / Madonna Of The Wasps / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Aw Shit Man / Candy Says / Eight Miles High
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Scott McCaughey sings lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man'.

14 November 2006 - Sellersville Theatre, Sellersville, PA
support: Mark Pickerel
set included: Adventure Rocket Ship / If You Were A Priest / When I Was A Kid / Olé! Tarantula / The Authority Box / N.Y. Doll / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs / Jewels For Sophia / Madonna Of The Wasps / Television / The Afterlight
encore included: Aw Shit Man
acoustic after-show performance in the theatre front area: Aw Shit Man / Coffee Booze And Cigarettes / Olé! Tarantula / Underground Sun / Viva! Sea-Tac
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), Scott McCaughey sings lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man'. After the show, in the front area of the theatre where the band had their merchandise table, they performed a 5 song acoustic set, with Scott McCaughey singing lead vocals on 'Aw Shit Man' & 'Coffee Booze And Cigarettes'.

15 November 2006 - 'World Cafe', WXPN 88.5, WXPN 88.5 Studios, Philadelphia, PA
set: Olé! Tarantula / Interview / N.Y. Doll / Interview / Adventure Rocket Ship / Interview & Outro
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Radio interview with Tracey Tanenbaum & live in-studio performance. Mark Pickerel & Michele Noach provide backing vocals on 'Olé! Tarantula'.

16 November 2006 - 'Irene Trudel Show', WFMU-FM 91.1, WFMU-FM Studios, Jersey City, NJ
set: Introduction / Not Dark Yet / Interview / Adventure Rocket Ship / Interview / N.Y. Doll / Interview / Underground Sun / Interview / Damaged Limitations (If Only) / Interview / Creeped Out
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Radio interview with Irene Trudel & live in-studio performance.

16 November 2006 - 'Soundcheck', WNYC 93.9FM, WNYC Radio Studios, New York, NY
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Interview / Olé! Tarantula / Interview / N.Y. Doll (Album Track) / Interview / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs (Album Track)
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Radio interview with John Schaefer, & live in-studio performance.

16 November 2006 - 'Studio 360', WNYC 93.9FM, WNYC Radio Studios, New York, NY
in hallway outside studio: Have A Holiday, Baby
set: Introduction / Sally Was a Legend / Interview / N.Y. Doll / Interview / Underground Sun
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Radio interview with Kurt Andersen, & live in-studio performance. Before the studio was being set up, WNYC asked the band to compose a Christmas song on the spot, & they came up with 'Have A Holiday, Baby'.

17 November 2006 - Hiro Ballroom, The Maritime Hotel, New York, NY
support: Mark Pickerel
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Somewhere Apart / Queen Of Eyes / If You Were A Priest / Jewels For Sophia / Chinese Bones / N.Y. Doll / Vibrating / Television / Underground Sun / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / The Authority Box / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Aw Shit Man / Eight Miles High / I Wanna Destroy You
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Morris Windsor on percussion and backing vocals from 'Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis)' onwards.

18 November 2006 - Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
support: Mark Pickerel
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Acid Bird / Olé! Tarantula / When I Was A Kid / Queen Of Eyes / N.Y. Doll / Jewels For Sophia / Sally Was A Legend / Creeped Out / The Authority Box / Underground Sun / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Birdshead / If You Were A Priest / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Museum Of Sex / The Bells Of Rhymney / Give It To The Soft Boys
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Morris Windsor on percussion and backing vocals from 'Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis)' onwards.

19 November 2006 - Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
support: Mark Pickerel
Robyn Hitchcock Solo: I Often Dream Of Trains / The Speed Of Things / Ghost Ship / English Girl / Glass Hotel / Full Moon In My Soul / Queen Elvis / Uncorrected Personality Traits / My Wife And My Dead Wife / The Wreck Of The Arthur Lee / Arms Of Love / Visions Of Johanna / Sometimes A Blonde
Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3: Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat / Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Something / The Afterlight / Ballad Of A Thin Man / N.Y. Doll / The Authority Box / Propellor Time / Underground Sun / Beautiful Queen / Olé! Tarantula / I Wanna Destroy You / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Billed as a Robyn Hitchcock solo show. Morris Windsor guests from 'The Speed Of Things' onwards on shaker & backing vocals on Robyn's solo set.

20 November 2006 - Ottobar, Baltimore, MD
support: Mark Pickerel
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Queen Of Eyes / N.Y. Doll / Jewels For Sophia / Vibrating / Television / Underground Sun / The Authority Box / Chinese Bones / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / W Sucks (But Rumsfeld Is The Anti-Christ) / If You Were A Priest / Creeped Out / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
encore: Not Dark Yet / She Said She Said / I Wanna Destroy You
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin).

21 November 2006 - 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien', NBC, Studio 6A, NBC Studios, GE Building, New York, NY
other guests appearing: Amy Sedaris, James Spader
set: Adventure Rocket Ship
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin). Television performance on 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien' on NBC, performing 'Adventure Rocket Ship'.

25 November 2006 - The Triple Door, Seattle, WA
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Queen Of Eyes / Olé! Tarantula / Dear Prudence / N.Y. Doll / Jewels For Sophia / Madonna Of The Wasps / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs / Underground Sun
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Sean Nelson. A special invitation-only performance recorded for broadcast on Seattle's KEXP 90.3FM.

25 November 2006 - Easy Street Records, Seattle, WA
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Viva! Sea-Tac / Queen Of Eyes / What Goes On / When I Was A Kid / Beautiful Queen
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), acoustic in-store performance.

25 November 2006 - Peter Buck's Apartment, Seattle, WA
songs rehearsed included: Sixteen Years / Evolove
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & Peter Buck rehearse songs on acoustic guitars before the evenings performance.

25 November 2006 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
support: Mark Pickerel
set: Adventure Rocket Ship / The Afterlight / Sally Was A Legend / Olé! Tarantula / Propellor Time / Queen Of Eyes / Ballad Of A Thin Man / Jewels For Sophia / Queen Elvis / Sometimes A Blonde / Evolove / Vibrating / Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis) / Star Of Venus / If You Were A Priest / The Authority Box / Underground Sun / Madonna Of The Wasps / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs
encore 1: Eight Miles High / I Wanna Destroy You
encore 2: Give It To The Soft Boys
notes: Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin), with Sean Nelson, & Chris Ballew guests on vocals on 'Briggs', 'Eight Miles High & 'I Wanna Destroy You', with John Ramberg joining on the 3 encore songs.

30 December 2006 - Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA
set 1: Conrad - Climb To Safety / Fishwater - Chest Fever / Travelin' Man - C. Brown - Walkin' (For Your Love) - All Time Low
set 2: Time Zones / North / Pilgrims / Blackout Blues - Diner - Papa's Home - Drums - Bust It Big - I Want You (She's So Heavy) - Give
encore: Little Wing - This Part Of Town - The Take Out - Porch Song
notes: Widespread Panic show. Mike Mills guests on keyboards on 'Little Wing'.

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