2010 Concert Chronology

2010

4-13 January 2010 - Type Foundry, Portland, OR
tracks recorded included:
9 January - I Am A Landslide
12 January - I Finally Love This Town
other tracks recorded: Northwestern Skies / Get On The Road / Point Me At Lost Islands / Dead American Writers / Held In The Arms Of Your Words / That Silver Necklace / The Deepest Ocean There Is / The Good Book / Pieces / Silver Atoms / In The Stockade / Your Bible / Mount Hood / Failing Breaks
notes: Recording Sessions for Tired Pony's 'The Place We Ran From', with Garret 'Jacknife' Lee. Tired Pony (Peter Buck, Gary Lightbody, Iain Archer, Scott McCaughey, Richard Colburn, Troy Stewart, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee) with Zooey Deschanel, Annalisa Tornfelt, M Ward, Paul Brainard & Tom Smith.

14 January 2010 - 4th Annual Len & Bob Bash, House Of Blues, Chicago, IL
other acts performing: G. Love & Special Sauce, Len & Bob Band
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), Cub Charities Benefit.

17 January 2010 - Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR
set: Can't Let You Stay / Vacancy / Could We Survive / Exhausted / All The Old Heroes / Slide Away / Favorite Girl / Lack A Vision / Whisper Of Whispers / I Donated Myself To The Mexican Army
encore: In The Sun / Honey And The Moon / Crying Like A Man / Black Lexus
notes: Joseph Arthur show. Peter Buck guests on guitar on 'In The Sun'.

20 January 2010 - City Winery, New York, NY
other acts performing: Patti Smith, Swell Season, The Antlers, Yo La Tengo, John Wesley Harding, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Tiempo Libre, Joshua Bell, Young People's Chorus Of New York City
notes: Emergency Benefit Concert For Haiti. Michael Stipe reads a poem about Gertrude Stein, and introduces Patti Smith before her set.

26 January 2010 - Bagdad Theater, Portland, OR
set: Just Kids / Grateful / Improvisation - My Blakean Year / Beneath The Southern Cross / People Have The Power
notes: Patti Smith show, promoting 'Just Kids'. Peter Buck guests on 'People Have The Power'.

6 February 2010 - Turnberry Isle Miami, Miami, FL
set included: Turn The Page
notes: Super Bowl Pre-Party. Jim Irsay sings & plays guitar with Alto Reed, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Stephen Stills, John Mellencamp, Kenny Aronoff, Mike Wanchic, with Mike Mills on bass.

8 February 2010 - White Eagle Saloon, Portland, OR
supporting: Parson Red Heads
set included: Picture Book / Get Back In The Line / Dark Hand Of Contagion / I Would Rather Sacrifice You
notes: Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Marty Marquis. An acoustic show supporting the Parson Red Heads.

9 February 2010 - Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR
support: Califone
set: Sunken Treasure / Remember The Mountain Bed / Hell Is Chrome / Bull Black Nova / You Are My Face / I Am Trying To Break Your Heart / One Wing / A Shot In The Arm / Side With The Seeds / At Least That's What You Said / Deeper Down / Jesus, Etc. / Impossible Germany / Far, Far Away / Sonny Feeling / Hate It Here / Walken / I'm The Man Who Loves You
encore: Broken Arrow / California Stars / Heavy Metal Drummer / Kingpin / I'm A Wheel
notes: Wilco show. Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey guest on 'California Stars'.

26 February 2010 - Mike Mills' House, Hollywood, CA
set: Sing Their Souls Back Home
notes: Mike Mills sings a cover of Billy Bragg's 'Sing Their Souls Back Home' for The Voice Project, a song-driven movement inspired by the women of Uganda who are using their voices for change in the war-ravaged region of Northern Uganda, Southern Sudan & Eastern Congo.

March 2010 - Michael Stipe's House, Athens, GA
tracks recorded included: Every Day Is Yours To Win (Demo)
notes: Vocal Recording Session for 'Collapse Into Now', with Garret 'Jacknife' Lee.

19 March 2010 - The Ghost Room, SXSW, Austin, TX
other acts performing: Wayne Kramer, Billy Bragg, Tom Morello, Boots Riley, Chris Shiflett, Street Sweeper Social Club, Lisa Kekaula
set included: Ohio / Looking At You / Kicking Out The Jams
notes: Jail Guitar Doors USA Launch. Mike Mills sings lead vocals on 'Ohio', and guests on guitar with all the acts on 'Looking At You' & 'Kicking Out The Jams' amongst other songs.

20 March 2010 - Antone's, SXSW, Austin, TX
set:
Jon Auer: Back Of A Car
Curt Kirkwood: Don't Lie To Me / In The Street
Chris Stamey: I Am The Cosmos / When My Baby's Beside Me
M. Ward: Big Black Car
Jody Stephens & Andy Hummel: Way Out West
Ken Stringfellow: Daisy Glaze
Mike Mills: Jesus Christ
Jody Stephens: For You
John Doe: I'm In Love With A Girl
Sondre Lerche The Ballad Of El Goodo
Jon Auer: Thirteen
Ken Stringfellow: Feel
Chuck Prophet: Thank You Friends
Evan Dando (solo): Nightime
Amy Spease: Try Again (w/ Dando)
Susan Cowsill & Watson Twins: September Gurls (w/ Hummel & Mills)
notes: Big Star show, & tribute to Alex Chilton who passed away on 17 March 2010. Big Star (Jody Stephens, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Auer) were the house band supporting the performers who weren't playing solo. Mike Mills performed 'Jesus Christ' & joined on backing vocals on the choruses on 'September Gurls'.

3-5 April 2010 - Ciné, Athens, GA
notes: Screening of 'R.E.M. @ 30: A Video Retrospective,' which highlighted the entirety of R.E.M.'s career with rare footage and clips from performances, videos, interviews, and more.

5 April 2010 - WUOG 90.5FM, Tate Student Center, The University Of Georgia, Athens, GA
notes: In recognition of R.E.M.'s 30th birthday, the station play 5 straight hours of R.E.M.

12 April - 7 May 2010 - Studio A, Music Shed Studios, New Orleans, LA
tracks recorded included:
13 April - All The Best
26 April - Nola - 4/26/10
other tracks recorded included: Discoverer (Stipe vocals) / Überlin / It Happened Today / Walk It Back / Alligator_Aviator_Autopilot_Antimatter
notes: Recording Sessions for 'Collapse Into Now', with Garret 'Jacknife' Lee.

24 April 2010 - Tipitina's Uptown, New Orleans, LA
set: Be My Baby / Redondo Beach / Free Money / Grateful / Ghost Dance / Beneath The Southern Cross / Pushin' Too Hard / We Three / Dancing Barefoot / Ain't It Strange / Black Leaves / My Blakean Year / Pissing In A River / People Who Died / Wichita Lineman / People Have The Power
encore: Perfect Day / Because The Night / Gloria
notes: Patti Smith show (with Jack Petrocelli, Tony Shanahan, Jay Dee Dougherty & Lenny Kaye). Peter Buck guests on guitar on 'Pushin' Too Hard' & 'People Who Died', & Buck, Michael Stipe & Scott McCaughey guest on 'Wichita Lineman' & 'People Have The Power'.

2 May 2010 - 5th Annual Backbeat Jazz Fest Series, Tipitina's Uptown, New Orleans, LA
set: It Don't Mean Nothin' / Close The Door / Mr. Go / Manic Depression / Big Fine Woman / I'm Walkin' / Cabbage Alley / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Trek To Stupidity / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / The Letter / O My Soul / There's A Certain Girl / Aw Shit Man / Turn On Your Love Light
encore: Ohio
notes: Bonerama show. Mike Mills & Scott McCaughey guest, with McCaughey joining from 'I'm Walkin', & Mills from 'The Days Of Wine And Booze', both for the rest of the show, with Mills singing lead on '(Don't Go Back To) Rockville' & 'Ohio' amongst others. Michael Stipe & Steve Wynn were also in attendance.

15 May 2010 - Levitt Shell, Overton Park, Memphis, TN
support: Star & Micey
set:
Jon Auer: Back Of A Car
John Davis: In The Street / Don't Lie To Me / When My Baby's Beside Me
Jon Auer: I Am The Cosmos
Jody Stephens: Way Out West
Van Duren: Mod Lang
Ken Stringfellow: Daisy Glaze
Mike Mills: Jesus Christ
Jody Stephens: For You (w/ Jimmy Stephens on bass)
Amy Speace: Give Me Another Chance (w/ Auer & Stringfellow)
Jon Auer: Lady Sweet (w/ Rick Steff on accordion)
Sondre Lerche: I'm In Love With A Girl / The Ballad Of El Goodo
Jon Auer: Thirteen
Ken Stringfellow: Feel
Mike Mills: Thank You Friends
Susan Marshall Powell: Nightime
Amy Speace: Try Again (w/ Auer & Stringfellow)
Brendan Benson: O My Soul / September Gurls
encore:
Ken Stringfellow & Jon Auer: Take Care
All: A Whole New Thing
notes: Big Star show, & tribute to Alex Chilton. Big Star (Jody Stephens, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Auer) were the house band supporting the performers. Mike Mills performed 'Jesus Christ' & 'Thank You Friends', & joined in the finale of 'A Whole New Thing'.

16 May 2010 - Rooftop, Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN
notes: Interview with Mike Mills by Laura Jean Hocking for documentary on the Antenna Club.

22 May 2010 - 'Live Wire! Radio', Mission Theater, Portland, OR
other guests appearing: Shelley McLendon, Stacey Bolt, Earl Blumenauer
set: Past Time / Interview with Steve Almond / Harvey Haddix
notes: The Baseball Project (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn), live radio performance & interview as part of radio show with other guests.

28 May 2010 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA
set 1: The Death Of Big Ed Delehanty / Cindy, It Was Always You / Broken Man / Long Before My Time / Fernando / Panda And The Freak / Love Me Anyway / Teenage Head / Vintage Violet / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / The Lurking Barrister / Twilight Distillery / Trial Separation Blues / Tell Me When It's Over / Past Time / Amphetamine
set 2: Ambulance Dancehall / Lies Of The Living Dead / Hotel Senator / Gratitude (For Curt Flood) / Ted Fucking Wiliams / That's What You Always Say / Ichiro Goes To The Moon / 1976 / The Medicine Show / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / Harvey Haddix / The Closer / Revolution Blues / The Days Of Wine And Booze / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Aw Shit Man
encore: 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), with Ken Stringfellow, John Ramberg & Kurt Bloch guesting.

29 May 2010 - Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
set included: Amphetamine
notes: The Baseball Project / The Minus 5 / The Steve Wynn IV (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn).

5 June 2010 - Heidelberg Brewery, Tacoma, WA
supporting: The Beatniks
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin), perform as part of Pierce County Prosecutor's Mark Lindquist's Campaign Kickoff Party.

7 June 2010 - 2010 Annual Preservation Awards, Morton Theatre, Athens, GA
notes: Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation's Annual Preservation Awards. R.E.M. receive the Phinizy Spalding Preservation Award for their contributions to historic preservation & preservation advocacy in Athens. A video of R.E.M.'s involvement in Athens was played followed by presentation of the award by Margie Spalding to Mike Mills & Bill Berry.

10 June 2010 - Dante's, Portland, OR
supporting: Richmond Fontaine
set included: Trail Of Seasons / Pre-Approved, Pre-Denied / Underground Umbrella / Which Jesus - Straight To Hell / A Good Country Mile
notes: Kevn Kinney show. Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey guest with Kevn on his entire set. Richmond Fontaine members joined on 'Underground Umbrella' & 'Straight To Hell'

21 June - 10 July 2010 - Hansa Tonstudio, Berlin, Germany
tracks recorded included:
1 July - It Happened Today (Eddie Vedder vocals)
7 July - Alligator_Aviator_Autopilot_Antimatter (Stipe & Peaches vocals)
10 July - Blue (Instrumental)
other tracks recorded included: Walk It Back (Take 2) / Me, Marlon Brando, Marlon Brando And I
10 July - Meistersaal performance: Discoverer / Oh My Heart / All The Best / Alligator_Aviator_Autopilot_Antimatter / Mine Smell Like Honey / Every Day Is Yours To Win / That Someone Is You / Discoverer
notes: Recording Sessions for 'Collapse Into Now' with Garret 'Jacknife' Lee. The Video for 'Mine Smell Like Honey', directed by Dominic DeJoseph, was filmed in the stairwell of the studio.

30 June 2010 - Kindl-Bühne Wuhlheide, Berlin, Germany
support: Ben Harper & Relentless 7
set: Long Road / Got Some / Why Go / Given To Fly / Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town / Push Me, Pull Me / Immortality / In Hiding / Even Flow / Johnny Guitar / Corduroy / Light Years / Gonna See My Friend / World Wide Suicide / Low Light / Comatose / Do The Evolution
encore 1: The End / Just Breathe / Spin The Black Circle / Public Image / The Fixer / Kick Out The Jams
encore 2: Unthought Known / Black / Come Back / Alive / Yellow Ledbetter
notes: Pearl Jam show. Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey guest on guitars on 'Kick Out The Jams'.

5 July 2010 - Zitadelle Spandau, Berlin, Germany
support: Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird
set: Ask The Angels / Redondo Beach / Ghost Dance / Free Money / Space Monkey / Play With Fire / Pumping My Heart / People Who Died / Beneath The Southern Cross / We Three / Dancing Barefoot / Because The Night / Pissing In A River / People Have The Power
encore: Wing / Gloria / Rock'n'Roll Nigger
notes: Patti Smith show. Peter Buck guests on guitar on 'People Who Died', & Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe & Bill Rieflin guest on 'People Have The Power' (w/ Daniel Kahn) & 'Rock'n'Roll Nigger'.

12 July 2010 - 'BBC Breakfast', BBC1, Studio TC7, BBC Television Centre, London, England
notes: Television appearance by Peter Buck & Gary Lightbody on 'BBC Breakfast' on BBC1. Interview with Peter Buck & Gary Lightbody by Sian Williams & Charlie Stayt, discussing Tired Pony's 'The Place We Ran From' album release.

12 July 2010
event: 'Fables Of The Reconstruction' 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition is released everywhere else outside of North America

13 July 2010
event: 'Fables Of The Reconstruction' 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition is released in North America

13 July 2010 - Studio 5, John Henry's Ltd, London, England
set included: Dead American Writers / Point Me At Lost Islands / Get On The Road / The Silver Necklace / I Am A Landslide
notes: Tired Pony rehearsal session, with Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Richard Coburn, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee, Iain Archer & Troy Stewart. Iain Archer sings lead vocals on 'I Am A Landslide', with Esme & Betsy Lee, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee's two daughters.

14 July 2010 - Absolute Radio, Absolute Radio Studios, Golden Square, London, England
set: Point Me At Lost Islands / Get On The Road / Dead American Writers / Interview
notes: Tired Pony (Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee, Iain Archer, Troy Stewart & Lisa Hannigan). Radio interview with Christian O'Connell & live in-studio performance, with Lisa Hannigan singing backing vocals on all 3 songs.

14 July 2010 - 'Drivetime', BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 2 Studios, Western House, London, England
set: Dead American Writers / Into The Mystic
notes: Tired Pony (Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee, Iain Archer & Troy Stewart). Radio interview with Simon Mayo & live in-studio performance for the Great American Songbook. Iain Archer sang lead vocals on 'Into The Mystic'.

14 July 2010 - HMV Forum, London, England
support: Jonquil
set: Northwestern Skies / I Finally Love This Town / That Silver Necklace / I'll Carry You / Get On The Road / Dead American Writers / The Deepest Ocean There Is / Silver Atoms / I Am A Landslide / Your Bible / Chain Of Fools / The Good Book / Point Me At Lost Islands / Pieces
encore: Cold Blooded Old Times / Held In The Arms Of Your Words
notes: Tired Pony (Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Richard Coburn, Iain Archer, Troy Stewart & Garret 'Jacknife' Lee). Lisa Hannigan guests on backing vocals on 'I Finally Love This Town', 'I'll Carry You', 'Get On The Road', 'Silver Atoms', 'Point Me At Lost Islands' & 'Held In The Arms Of Your Words'; lead vocals on 'Chain Of Fools', & glockenspiel on 'Pieces'. Tom Smith guests on lead vocals on 'The Good Book' & 'Cold Blooded Old Times'. Iain Archer sings lead vocals on 'I Am A Landslide', with Esme & Betsy Lee, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee's two daughters. Edith Bowman & Bronagh Gallagher sing backing vocals on 'Held In The Arms Of Your Words'.

16 July 2010 - 'Lauren Laverne', BBC 6 Music, The Hub, BBC 6 Music Studios, Western House, London, England
set: Interview / Point Me At Lost Islands / Interview / Get On The Road / Dead American Writers / Interview
notes: Tired Pony (Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee, Iain Archer, Troy Stewart & Lisa Hannigan). Radio interview with Lauren Laverne & live in-studio performance. Lisa Hannigan sings backing vocals on both songs.

17 July 2010
event: 'Chronic Town' EP Blue Vinyl Reissue is released worldwide as a Record Store Day exclusive

12 August 2010 - Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
support: Dennis Diken with Bell Sound
set included: (Do The) Triple Crown / Past Time / Ted Fucking Williams / Satchel Paige Said / Fernando / Panda And The Freak / Jackie's Lament / Broken Man / Sometimes I Dream Of Willie Mays / The Yankee Flipper / Harvey Haddix / The Closer / That's What You Always Say / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Amphetamine / Lies Of The Living Dead / Smile Away / Ballad Of John And Yoko
notes: The Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey, Mike Mills, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn).

14 August 2010 - Courtyard D, Solid Sound Festival, Massachusetts Museum Of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
other acts performing: Brenda, Vetiver
set included: The Yankee Flipper / Harvey Haddix / Lies Of The Living Dead / Aw Shit Man
notes: The Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey, Mike Mills, Linda Pitmon & Steve Wynn).

30 August - 17 September 2010 - Studio A, Blackbird Studio, Nashville, TN
tracks recorded included:
10 September - Bad Ass (Stipe vocals)
11 September - Überlin (Stipe vocals/percussion) / Me, Marlon Brando, Marlon Brando And I (Stipe vocals)
17 September - Oh My Heart (Stipe vocals)
other tracks recorded included: Discoverer (Patti Smith vocals) / Walk It Back (Take 2) / Alligator_Aviator_Autopilot_Antimatter (Lenny Kaye guitar) / It Happened Today (Stipe vocals) / That Someone Is You / Blue (Stipe & Smith vocals) / Every Day Is Yours To Win / IHT ->U->EDIYTW (Dubmix)
notes: Recording & Mixing Sessions for 'Collapse Into Now', with Garret 'Jacknife' Lee.

10 September 2010 - MusicfestNW, Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR
supporting: Shonen Knife
set included: I'm Not There / Twilight Distillery
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Ezra Holbrook).

30 September 2010 - 'Late Show With David Letterman', CBS, Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY
other guests appearing: Tom Selleck, Janet Elder
set: Dead American Writers
notes: Tired Pony (Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Richard Coburn, Iain Archer, Troy Stewart & Garret 'Jacknife' Lee), with Johnny McDaid on guitar. Television performance on 'Late Show With David Letterman' on CBS, performing 'Dead American Writers'.

1 October 2010 - 'The Rock Show', 1019RXP, WRXP Studios, New York, NY
notes: Tired Pony (Gary Lightbody, Markéta Irglová, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee, Iain Archer & Troy Stewart). Radio interview by Matt Pinfield & Leslie Fram, & live in-studio performance.

1 October 2010 - Irving Plaza, New York, NY
support: Iain Archer
set: Northwestern Skies / I Finally Love This Town / That Silver Necklace / I'll Carry You / Get On The Road / Dead American Writers / The Deepest Ocean There Is / I Am A Landslide / Silver Atoms / Your Bible / The Good Book / Point Me At Lost Islands / Pieces
encore: (Are You) The One I've Been Waiting For? / The Creak In The Floorboards / Held In The Arms Of Your Words
notes: Tired Pony show (Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Richard Coburn, Iain Archer, Troy Stewart & Garret 'Jacknife' Lee). Markéta Irglová guests on 'Get On The Road' & 'Are You...', Michael Stipe guests on lead vocals for 'The Good Book', & Iain Archer sings lead vocals on 'I Am A Landslide', & Deni Bonet guests on violin.

2 October 2010 - SiriusXM Studios, SiriusXM, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY
set: Introduction by Christine Stone / Dead American Writers / Interview / Get On The Road / Interview / I Am A Landslide / Interview / Point Me At Lost Islands / Interview / That Silver Necklace / Interview / Northwestern Skies / Interview / I'll Carry You
notes: Tired Pony (Gary Lightbody, Markéta Irglová, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee, Iain Archer & Troy Stewart). Radio interview with Christine Stone & live in-studio performance. Markéta Irglová sings on 'Get On The Road' & Iain Archer sings lead vocals on 'I Am A Landslide'.

4 October 2010 - El Rey Theatre, Hollywood, CA
support: A House For Lions
set: Northwestern Skies / I Finally Love This Town / That Silver Necklace / I'll Carry You / Get On The Road / Dead American Writers / The Deepest Ocean There Is / I Am A Landslide / Silver Atoms / Your Bible / The Good Book / Point Me At Lost Islands / Pieces
encore: Into The Mystic / The Creak In The Floorboards / Held In The Arms Of Your Words
notes: Tired Pony show (Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Richard Coburn, Iain Archer, Troy Stewart & Garret 'Jacknife' Lee), Lucinda Williams guests on lead vocals for 'The Good Book', & Nathan Connolly on guitar on 'Held In The Arms Of Your Words'. Iain Archer sings lead vocals on 'I Am A Landslide', with Esme & Betsy Lee, Garret 'Jacknife' Lee's two daughters, & 'Into The Mystic'.

4 October 2010 - Black Cat, Washington, D.C.
set:
Bonerama: When The Levee Breaks / Mr. Go
Timothy Bracy & Elizabeth Nelson: Catch A Collapsing Star / Unknown
Rebecca Gates: Unknown (w/ Mariam Adam) / Lease And Flame / Something You Got
Erin McKeown: Blackbirds
Tim Quirk & Wonderlick: King Of Beers / The American Way (w/ Alex Maiolo) / Hateful (w/ Maiolo)
Jonny 5 & Hank Shocklee: Right Now / Stand Up / Rise
Bonerama: Folly / Close The Door / Down By The Riverside
Jenny Toomey & Friends: Breezewood / Charm City / Baby Would It Matter / Inarticulate Boyfriend
Jill Sobule: Where Is Bobby Gentry / When My Ship Comes In
Damian Kulash: It’s A Disaster / Rock'n'Roll Suicide / A Million Ways / Here Come The Girls
Everyone: Mother In Law
encore:
Everyone: Carnival Time / Ohio (w/ Mike Mills) / Down By The Riverside (Reprise) (w/ Mills)
notes: 'Dear New Orleans - A Benefit Concert' organised by the Future Of Music Coalition as part of the 10th Anniversary Future Of Music Summit. Backed by Bonerama (as the house band), Mike Mills guests on vocals on 'Ohio' & on bass on 'Down By The Riverside (Reprise)'.

17 October 2010 - Peter Buck's Apartment, Seattle, WA
tracks recorded: Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
notes: Recording/Overdub Session by Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey for the 2010 R.E.M. Fan Club Holiday Single.

21 October 2010 - Levi's Photo Workshop, New York, NY
notes: Interview with Michael Stipe by Ami Kealoha of Cool Hunting, at Michael Stipe's Photo Project

22 October 2010 - Ballroom, The Secret Society, Portland, OR
support: Chris Robley, Rob Stroup & The Blame
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Jim Talstra & Ezra Holbrook). A CD Release party for Rob Stroup & The Blame's 'Glass Ceiling'.

25 October 2010 - Ciné, Athens, GA
notes: Advance Screening of 'R.E.M. Live From Austin, TX', including footage of additional video from Vincent Moon's Takeaway Shows. Proceeds to benefit Community Connection & Whatever It Takes.

26 October 2010
event: 'R.E.M. Live From Austin, TX' is released in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand & Japan

1-3 November 2010 - Two Sticks Audio, Seattle, WA
tracks recorded included: Hear Me Now / Mercy / Make A Fuss / Polar Bear Suit / Like A Madman
notes: Recording Sessions for Saint John And The Revelations, engineered by Don Gunn & produced by Paul Fox. Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Bill Rieflin played on the above tracks.

5 November 2010 - 'Live Wire! Radio', Alberta Rose Theater, Portland, OR
other guests appearing: Nathanial Boggess, Earl Blumenauer
set: Wounded Knee / Interview with Matt Moore / La Paloma
notes: The Upsidedown. Live radio performance & interview as part of radio show with other guests. Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey guest on guitar & keyboards.

20 November 2010 - The Loft, Atlanta, GA
support: Aqueduct, Brendan Benson
set included: Plastic Paperbacks / So Caroline / Flavor Of The Month / Please Return It / Love Letter Boxes / Licences To Hide / Definite Door / The Glitter Prize / Enewetak / Conversations / Solar Sister / She's Coming Down Again! / Precious Moments / Throwaway / I Guess You're Right
encore included: For The Ashes / Dream All Day / September Gurls
notes: The Posies show. Mike Mills joins on vocals & keyboards on 'September Gurls' with Brendan Benson. Linda Hopper also joins on vocals on 'Licences To Hide'.

November 2010 - Document Room Recording Studio, Malibu, CA
tracks recorded: Blue / Überlin / Discoverer / Alligator_Aviator_Autopilot_Antimatter
notes: Recording Sessions for soundtrack for 'My Own Private River' with Garret 'Jacknife' Lee, The 'Collapse For Now' recordings of the 4 songs were pulled apart, and new mixes & new vocal tracks & melodies were recorded to make a dub mix for the soundtrack.

9 December 2010 - Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
set:
Django Haskins: Nature Boy (Solo)
Matt McMichaels: Kizza Me / O Dana
Jody Stephens: For You
Chris Stamey: Nightime
Mike Mills: Jesus Christ
Matt McMichaels & Django Haskins: Take Care
Stu McLamb: Big Black Car / Stroke It Noel
Jody Stephens: Blue Moon
Ivan Howard & Kelly Crisp: Femme Fatale (w/ Sydney Dixon)
Brad & Phil Cook: Downs
Matt McMichaels & Django Haskins: Dream Lover
Django Haskins: Holocaust (w/ Dixon) / You Can't Have Me
Brett Harris: Kanga Roo
encore 1:
Django Haskins & Mike Mills: Thank You Friends
Brett Harris: You And Your Sister
Matt McMichaels & Mike Mills: September Gurls
Chris Stamey: I Am The Cosmos
Matt McMichaels: Give Me Another Chance
encore 2:
Chris Stamey & Mitch Easter: Till The End Of The Day
notes: 'Stroke It, Noel: The Fully Orchestrated Live Performance of Big Star's Third'. Mike Mills plays as part of the house band (with Chris Stamey, Jeff Crawford, Will Rigby, Charles Cleaver, Jody Stephens, Mitch Easter & an Ari Picker conducted orchestra), but plays lead on 'Jesus Christ', Thank You Friends' & 'September Gurls'. The master of ceremonies was Django Haskins, & Proceeds benefitted KidZNotes & the New Orleans Musician's Clinic.

10 December 2010 - Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
set:
Django Haskins: Nature Boy (Solo)
Matt McMichaels: Kizza Me / O Dana
Jody Stephens: For You
Chris Stamey: Nightime
Mike Mills: Jesus Christ
Matt McMichaels & Django Haskins: Take Care
Stu McLamb: Big Black Car / Stroke It Noel
Jody Stephens: Blue Moon
Ivan Howard & Kelly Crisp: Femme Fatale (w/ Sydney Dixon)
Brad & Phil Cook: Downs
Matt McMichaels & Django Haskins: Dream Lover
Django Haskins: Holocaust (w/ Dixon) / You Can't Have Me
Brett Harris: Kanga Roo
encore 1:
Django Haskins & Mike Mills: Thank You Friends
Brett Harris: You And Your Sister
Matt McMichaels & Mike Mills: September Gurls
Chris Stamey: I Am The Cosmos
Matt McMichaels: Give Me Another Chance
encore 2:
Chris Stamey & Mitch Easter: Till The End Of The Day
notes: 'Stroke It, Noel: The Fully Orchestrated Live Performance of Big Star's Third'. Mike Mills plays as part of the house band (with Chris Stamey, Jeff Crawford, Will Rigby, Charles Cleaver, Jody Stephens, Mitch Easter & an Ari Picker conducted orchestra), but plays lead on 'Jesus Christ', Thank You Friends' & 'September Gurls'. The master of ceremonies was Django Haskins, & Proceeds benefitted KidZNotes & the New Orleans Musician's Clinic.

19 December 2010 - Marron Atrium, The Museum Of Modern Art, New York, NY
set:
Michael Stipe: The Jean Genie
Patti Smith: Jean Genet Biography Improvisation / Wing / In My Blakean Year / Beneath The Southern Cross
notes: Walk-in Appearance to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jean Genet. Michael played guitar and sang David Bowie's 'The Jean Genie'.

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