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: Television appearance by Michael Stipe on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' on NBC. Interview with Michael Stipe by Jimmy Fallon. 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, Ronald O.Perelman Family Stage, Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
R.E.M. rehearsal backstage: E-Bow The Letter (w/ Tony Shanahan (Piano)) & Jay Dee Daugherty)
soundcheck included:
The dB's: Fall On Me
Fink: The Apologist
The Feelies: Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
Guster: Shaking Through
Dar Williams: At My Most Beautiful
Kimya Dawson: World Leader Pretend
Apples In Stereo: So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
Throwing Muses: Perfect Circle
Vic Chesnutt & Elf Power: Everybody Hurts
Patti Smith: New Test Leper (w/ Tony Shanahan & Jay Dee Dougherty)
set:
The dB's: Fall On Me (w/ Don Dixon)
Fink: The Apologist
Keren Ann: Man On The Moon (w/ Calexico)
Calexico: Wendell Gee
Rachel Yamagata: The Great Beyond (w/ Calexico)
Bob Mould: Sitting Still (w/ Calexico)
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 (w/ Calexico)
Rhett Miller: Driver 8 (w/ Calexico)
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 (w/ Calexico & Kyp Malone)
Darius Rucker: I Believe (w/ Calexico)
Patti Smith: New Test Leper (w/ Tony Shanahan)
R.E.M.: E-Bow The Letter (w/ Patti Smith, Tony Shanahan & Jay Dee Dougherty)
notes: Tribute to R.E.M. concert, with proceeds to benefit musical education programs for underpriviledged youth, The American Symphony Orchestra, Church Street School ForMusic & Art & The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation. Calexico were the house band supporting the acts. Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Michael Stipe were joined by Patti Smith, Tony Shanahan (piano) & Jay Dee Dougherty (drums) on 'E-Bow The Letter' which was the last R.E.M. song performed by the full band in front of a paying live audience.

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 guest on 'The Lurking Barrister' & Casey Neill 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. Radio interview with Marco Collins & live in-studio performance.

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). Radio interview with Jay Trachtenberg & live in-studio performance.

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 radio 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). Radio 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. Radio 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, GA) by Mark Radcliffe about the 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition release of 'Reckoning'.

7 August 2009 - Luna Lunera Festival, Market Square, Sos del Rey Católico, Spain
other acts performing: Gary Louris & Mark Olson (w/ Ingunn Ringvold)
Gary Louris & Mark Olson: Rose Society / Nothing Left To Borrow / Bicycle / Bloody Hands / Red's Song / Two Angels / Saturday Morning On Sunday Street / Two Hearts / Walking Through Nevada / Black Eyes / Over My Shoulder / Waiting For The Sun / When The Wind Comes Up / 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), Radio interview & live in-studio performance.

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), Radio interview with Laura Shine & live in-studio performance.

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 guests on guitar 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
encore included: Strychnine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn). Bill Rieflin joined on the encore including 'Styrchnine'.

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 / Brenda's Iron Sledge / 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.
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.
notes: Bertis Downs & Mike Mills attend as panelists for the Future Of Music Policy Summit.

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 & Abbey 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 by 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: Radio 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: Phone interview with Mike Mills (who was in Athens, GA) by 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 Cheeseburger
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.

7 November 2009 - CPH:DOX International Documentary Film Festival, Cinemateket Asta, Copenhagen, Denmarkevent: 'Six Days / This Is Not A Show' festival screening, with introduction by director Vincent Moon & after-film Q&A with Vincent Moon & Bertis Downs.

26 December 2009 - 'All Things Considered', NPR, NPR Studios, Washington, D.C.
notes: Phone interview with Michael Stipe (who was in Athens, GA) 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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