2018 Concert Chronology

2018

5 January 2018 - Star Theater, Portland, OR
set included:
Count Kellam:
Fernando Viciconte: Original Luke (w/ Josh Kantor) / Save Me (w/ Kantor)
Mike Coykendall: Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub
Justin Townes Earle:
Patterson Hood, Chris Funk & Kyleen King: What It Means / Guns Of Umpqua / The Living Bubba (w/ Kantor)
Jerry Joseph: Giraffe
M Ward: Primitive Girl / Time Won't Wait / Hold Down The Fort
James Mercer: Simple Song / New Slang / You Are The Everything (w/ Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Jenny Conlee)
Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Kurt Bloch, Scott McCaughey & Janet Weiss): The Arrival / Come Back Shelley / Any Kind Of Crowd
Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Kurt Bloch, Janet Weiss, Corin Tucker & Chloe Buck: The One I Love / Texarkana / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Superman
Alejandro Escovedo & The Burn Something Beautiful Band (Peter Buck, Kurt Bloch, Freddie Trujillo & John Moen): Horizontal / Beauty Of Your Smile / Sunday Morning Feeling / Heartbeat Smile / Castanets / Sally Was A Cop / My Generation
encore: All The Young Dudes (w/ Mills)
notes: Help The Hoople: A Benefit For Scott McCaughey. Benefit show presented by the Star Theater & Oregon's Cannabis Concierge, all proceeds went to pay Scott's medical & rehabilitation expenses after his stroke. The line-up included Fernando Viciconte, Count Kellam, James Mercer, Jerry Joseph, Justin Townes Earle, M. Ward, Mike Coykendall, Patterson Hood, Jenny Conlee, Chris Funk, Corin Tucker, Mike Mills, Kurt Bloch, Chloe Buck, Peter Buck, Janet Weiss, Alejandro Escovedo, Freddy Trujillo & John Moen. Scott joined Filthy Friends on bass on their 3 song set. Peter Buck joined James Mercer on mandolin on 'You Are The Everything', performed with Filthy Friends on guitar then joined Corin Tucker, Mike Mills, Kurt Bloch, Chloe Buck & Janet Weiss on guitar for their 4 song R.E.M. set before finishing with Alejandro Escovedo on guitar on his set. Mike Mills joined James Mercer on backing vocals & tambourine on 'You Are The Everything', then joined Corin Tucker, Kurt Bloch, Chloe Buck, Peter Buck & Janet Weiss on bass guitar & lead vocals on their 4 song R.E.M. set, before finishing on tambourine & backing vocals on 'All The Young Dudes' at the end of Alejandro Escovedo's set.

6 January 2018 - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
soundcheck included:
Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Bill Berry, Kurt Bloch, Chloe Johnson & Corin Tucker: (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
Colin Meloy, Mills, Buck, Berry, Bloch, Johnson & Tucker: I Believe

set included:
Casey Neill: The Searchers / All You Pretty Vandals / She Came Alive / Ourobors / In The Swim (w/ Joe Adragna & Peter Buck) / This Year Was A Blur / Guns
Dharma Bums: This Little Mystery / Blood And Roses
James Mercer: Simple Song / New Slang / You Are The Everything (w/ Buck, Mike Mills, Bill Berry & Jenny Conlee)
Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch & Janet Weiss): The Arrival / Any Kind Of Crowd
Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Bill Berry, Kurt Bloch, Chloe Johnson & Corin Tucker: The One I Love / Texarkana / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville (w/ Josh Kantor on keyboards)) / I Believe (w/ Colin Meloy (lead vocals), Jenny Conlee (accordian) & Kantor) / Superman (w/ Kantor)
The Decemberists: Make Me Better / Ben Franklin's Song (w/ Laura Veirs) / The Engine Driver / I Dreamt I Was An Architect / We Both Go Down Together / Down By The Water (w/ Buck) / No One Really Knows / Oh Valencia!
All: Twilight Distillery
notes: Help The Hoople: A Benefit For Scott McCaughey. Benefit show presented by the Wonder Ballroom & Oregon's Cannabis Concierge, all proceeds went to pay Scott's medical & rehabilitation expenses after his stroke. The line-up included Casey Neill, Dharma Bums, James Mercer, Corin Tucker, Mike Mills, Kurt Bloch, Chloe Buck, Peter Buck, Bill Berry, Janet Weiss, Josh Kantor, Laura Veirs & The Decemberists. Scott joined Filthy Friends on bass on their 2 song set & on 'Twilight Distillery' on vocals & tambourine at the end of the show. Peter Buck firstly joined Casey Neill on guitar on 'In The Swim', joined James Mercer on mandolin on 'You Are The Everything', performed with Filthy Friends on guitar then joined Corin Tucker, Mike Mills, Kurt Bloch, Chloe Buck & Bill Berry on guitar for their 5 song R.E.M. set before joining The Decemberists on guitar on 'Down By The Water' & 'Twilight Distillery'. Mike Mills joined James Mercer on backing vocals & tambourine on 'You Are The Everything', then joined Corin Tucker, Kurt Bloch, Chloe Buck, Peter Buck & Bill Berry on bass guitar & lead vocals (except 'I Believe') on their 5 song R.E.M. set. Bill Berry joined James Mercer on shaker on 'You Are The Everything before playing drums on the 5 song R.E.M. set.

19 January 2018 - Cinť Lab, Cinť, Athens, GA
set: Welcome To The Occupation
notes: Tony Eubank's ACC District 3 Commissioner Campaign Launch. Mike Mills performed 'Welcome To the Occupation' on acoustic guitar.

26 January 2018 - Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR (Cancelled)
support: Acapulco Lips
notes: Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch & Linda Pitmon). Eyelids originally were the only support act, but had to cancel due to John Moen performing with The Decemberists.

27 January 2018 - Neumo's, Seattle, WA (Cancelled)
support: Acapulco Lips
notes: Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch & Linda Pitmon).

1 February 2018 - Sala Ziemia Obiecana, Filmoteka Narodowa-Instytut Audiowizualny, Warsaw, Poland & REMHQ Offices, Athens, GA
notes: Dolby Atmos Automatic For The People Screening/Listening Session, & screening of 2 short documentaries on the making of the album, followed by a live Q&A with Mike Mills (who was skyping in from REMHQ Offices in Athens, GA), moderated by Piotr Metz. This free event was organised by Universal Music Polska & Filmoteka Narodowa-Instytut Audiowizualny.

2 February 2018 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA (Cancelled)
support: Monsoon
notes: Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch & Linda Pitmon).

3 February 2018 - The Earl, Atlanta, GA (Cancelled)
notes: Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch & Linda Pitmon).

3 March 2018 - RheneyPalooza Jam, Patrick Warburton Golf For Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament, Desert Ballroom, JW Marriott Desert Springs & Spa, Palm Desert, CA
set included:
Steve Augeri: Donít Stop Believing / Any Way You Want It
Wally Palmer: Talking in Your Sleep / Thatís What I Like About You
Robin Meade: Stop Dragging My Heart Around (w/ Andy Childs)
Emerson Hart: If You Could Only See
John Elefante: Dust In The Wind / Carry On My Wayward Son
Wayne Nelson: Lady / Night Owl / Reminiscing
Jason Scheff: Will You Still Love Me / 25 Or 6 To 4
Richard Page: Kyrie / Broken Wings
Richard Marx: Satisfied / Right Here Waiting For You
Mickey Thomas: Jane / We Built This City / Fooled Around And Fell In Love
Tom Johnston: I Feel Love / Long Train Runnin' / China Grove
Mike Mills: The One I Love / Superman
notes: Mike Mills joins Skunk Baxter, Steve Augeri, Wally Palmer, Robin Meade, Kevin Griffin, Emerson Hart, John Elefante, Wayne Nelson, Jason Scheff, Richard Page, Richard Marx, Mickey Thomas, Lara & Tom Johnston & Stephen Stills who each performed a short set backed by Sixwire who were the house band. Mike also joined on guitar with Stephen Stills on his set.

4 March 2018 - Saturday Soirťe, Patrick Warburton Golf For Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament, Desert Ballroom, JW Marriott Desert Springs & Spa, Palm Desert, CA
set included:
John Elefante: Carry On My Wayward Son
Mike Mills: Superman / The One I Love
notes: Mike Mills joined Christian Kane, Kevin Rahm, Kunal Nayyar, John Elefante, Wally Palmer, Jason Scheff who each performed a short set backed by Sixwire who were the house band. The Soirťe was preceeded by a Red Carpet & Cocktail Party, then a dinner, silent & live auction. Mike also joined John Elefante & Wally Palmer on backing vocals on their set.

11 March 2018 - Various Locations including Witches Castle, Lower Macleay Trail, Portland, OR & Vernonia's Oregon-American Sawmill, Vernonia, OR
notes: Filming Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur & Peter Buck) 'I Am The Moment' & 'Are You Electrified?' promotional videos, & promotional photos, photos taken & video directed by Dean Karr.

12 March 2018 - Various Location including the Wreck of the Peter Iredale, Fort Stevens State Park, Hammond, OR
notes: Filming Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur & Peter Buck) 'I Am The Moment' & 'Are You Electrified?' promotional videos, & promotional photos, photos taken & video directed by Dean Karr.

13 March 2018 - Rough Trade NYC, Brooklyn, NY
set:
Grant Lee Phillips: Walk In Circles / Miss Betsy / The Wilderness / Something's Gotta Give / King Of Catastrophes / Cry Cry / San Andreas Fault / Mighty Joe Moon / Honey Don't Think / Stars N' Stripes / It Ain't The Same Old Cold War Harry / Totally You Gunslinger
Kristin Hersh: Bright / City Of The Dead / Mississippi Kite / Cuckoo / Banks Of The Ohio / Deep Wilson / Freesia / Gazebo Tree / Your Ghost / Sunray Venus / Cottonmouth / Flooding / Static / You Cage / Your Dirty Answer / Sno Cat
notes: 'An Evening with Kristin Hersh & Grant Lee Phillips'. Michael Stipe joined Kristin Hersh on 'Your Ghost', singing his backing vocal part from the audience.

4 April 2018 - LaurelThirst Public House, Portland, OR
set included: Twilight Distillery / Hold Down The Fort / Lies Of The Living Dead / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Aw Shit Man / The Ballad Of John And Yoko / Nowhere Man / Slow Down / Get Back / Barstool Blues / In The Ground / Revolution Blues / In A Lonely Coffin / Come Together / My Generation / Roll Another Number (For The Road) / Don't Be Denied
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Lewi Longmire, Jim Talstra, Ezra Holbrook & Jenny Conlee). 'The Therapy Sessions', the first of a free weekly Happy Hour Wednesday residency concert for the month of April from 6-8pm, which included The Minus 5 songs, The Beatles & Neil Young cover songs.

23 April 2018 - Tribeca Film Festival, Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
set: Dancing Barefoot / For What Itís Worth / Pissing In A River / Land - Gloria / Because The Night / People Have The Power
notes: World Premiere of Steven Sebring's 'Horses: Patti Smith And Her Band' documentary. Following the screening, Patti Smith & her band (Lenny Kaye, Tony Shanahan, Jay Dee Dougherty & Jackson Smith). performed a 6 song set, with Bruce Springsteen joining on guitar & vocals on 'Because The Night' & 'People Have The Power' & Michael Stipe on backing vocals & Jesse Smith on keyboards on 'People Have The Power.

29 April 2018 - Frances Pew Hayes Hall, Philharmonic Center For The Arts, Naples, FL
program:
Brahms: Hungarian Dances (Movement I: No.5 In G Minor / Movement II: No.6 In D Major)
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a (Movement I: La Fťe des Lilas / Movement II: Pas d'action / Movement III: Pas de CaractŤre: Le chat bottť et la chatte blanche / Movement IV: Panorama / Movement V: Valse)
Mike Mills: Concerto For Violin, Rock Band And String Orchestra (Movement I: Pour It Like You Mean It / Movement II: On The Okeefenokee / Movement III: Sonny Side Up / Movement IV: Stardancers' Waltz / Movement V: Nightswimming / Movement VI: You Can Go Home Again)
notes: Concerto For Violin, Rock Band And String Orchestra, written by Mike Mills for Robert McDuffie, featuring Mike Mills, Robert McDuffie, John Neff, Patrick Ferguson, William Tonks & the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, with arrangements & additional music by David Mallamud & conducted by Radu Paponiu. The Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, conducted by Radu Paponiu, performed Brahms 'Hungarian Dances' & Tchaikovsky's 'The Sleeping Beauty Suite'.

7-9 May 2018 - La Casa Del Elefante, Portland, OR
songs rehearsed included:
8 May - American Century
9 May - Where Did You Go?
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Rehearsal & Recording session for the upcoming Arthur Buck tour at Peter Buck's house.

8 May 2018 - 'Kyle Meredith With... Mike Mills of R.E.M.', 91.9 WFPK, Louisville, KY
notes: Radio interview with Mike Mills (in Athens, GA) by Kyle Meredith, discussing his Concerto concerts, charity events, social media, the 10th anniversary of 'Accelerate' & the 20th anniversary of 'Up'. This podcast was made available on 11 May 2018.

8 May 2018 - 'Shaun Keaveny', BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Radio 6 Music Studios, Wogan House, London, England
set: Interview with Clare Crane / I Am The Moment
notes: Radio interview with Peter Buck (in Portland, OR) by Clare Crane talking about the upcoming Arthur Buck release, & the new single 'I Am The Moment'. This was broadcast on 17 May 2018.

11 May 2018 - 'The Midday Show with Stevie Zoom', DJ Booth, KEXP 93.1 FM, Seattle, WA
set: I Am The Moment / Interview with Stevie Zoom / American Century
notes: Live radio interview with Peter Buck by Stevie Zoom, talking about the upcoming Arthur Buck release, rehearsals for upcoming Arthur Buck tour & Filthy Friends, and playing tracks from the 'Arthur Buck' album including the world premiere of 'American Century'.

11 May 2018 - Winterville Auditorium, Winterville, GA
set: Rain Comin' Over The Mountain / Sucker Punch Town
notes: Celebration And Big Check Ceremony of a Fox Theatre Institute Historic Preservation Grant to the City of Winterville for the renovation of the Winterville Auditorium. The event featured the presentation by Leigh Burns & Adina Erwin (Fox Theatre Institute) to Dodd Ferrelle (Winterville Mayor), a short dramatic reading by the The Circle Ensemble Theatre Company & a 2 song set by Dodd Ferrelle & The Councilmen (Dodd Ferrelle, John Keane, Adam Poulin, David Barbe & Bill Berry (drums)).

16 May 2018 - Nowhere Bar, Athens, GA
set 1: Changes / Different Drum / Last Song / Alone Again (Naturally) / Laverne & Shirley / Dirty Work / Perfect Circle / Ooh Child / With My Face On The Floor / Days / Things We Do For Love / Lonely Boy
set 2: Watching The Wheels / Raspberry Beret / Feel Like Making Love (w/ Armistead Wellford) / Care Of Cell 44 (w/ Bryan Poole) / See The Sky About To Rain / It's Raining Again (w/ Doug Stanley) / Wichita Lineman / Satellite Of Love (w/ Joe Rowe) / Love Is Thicker Than Water (w/ Joe Rowe) / Nobody Does it Better (w/ Joe Rowe) / Surrender (w/ Doug Stanley, Joe Rowe, Bryan Poole & Mike Mills)
notes: 'Kelly Girtz For Mayor Presents: Jay Gonzalez'. Jay Gonzalez performs cover songs along with Doug Stanley, Armistead Wellford, Joe Rowe & Bryan Poole. The show is part of the spring concert series as part of The Vote Girtz campaign. Mike Mills joined on backing vocals on 'Surrender'.

17 May 2018 - Emerald City Guitars, Seattle, WA
notes: Peter Buck jams with Ayron Jones while trying out guitars in Emerald City Guitars. Peter was there to purchase & pick up a Silvertone amp.

17 May 2018 - Snow Building, Moogfest 2018, Durham, NC
notes: Michael Stipe presented 'Thibault Dance', a new installation at Moogfest 2018, featuring a compilation of video footage he shot in New York City of French dancer & researcher Thibault Lac. Using Moog gear, Michael scored the piece marking his follow-up to last years 'Jeremy Dance'. The installation was on view in front of the ground level exterior of the Snow Building throughout the festival, from 17-20 May 2018.

19 May 2018 - Cinema One, The Carolina Theatre, Moogfest 2018, Durham, NC
5:00-6:00pm - In Conversation: Michael Stipe
notes: Michael Stipe in conversation with Andy Battaglia from ARTnews magazine. Michael talked about his work with R.E.M., his thoughts on art, & Michael's new book 'Volume 1', the 1st in a series of publications focused on Michael's 'multfaceted artistic practice' beyond music.

29 May 2018 - Mast Books, New York, NY
notes: Book Launch & signing session for Michael Stipe's 'Volume 1', from 7-9pm with Michael Stipe signing copies of his new book.

3 June 2018 - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
set 1: You Are Here / Forever / Pablo And Andrea / Is That Enough / Ashes / Balancing Act / Shades Of Blue / Big Day Coming / Here You Are
set 2: Out Of The Pool / Sudden Organ / From A Motel 6 / For You Too / Cherry Chapstick / Mr. Tough / Today Is The Day / Ohm / The Story Of Yo La Tango
encore: Dreaming / I Wanna Be Your Lover / 19th Nervous Breakdown
notes: Yo La Tengo show. Peter Buck (on guitar) & Scott McCaughey (on keyboards & backing vocals) guest on 'I Wanna Be Your Lover' & '19th Nervous Breakdown'.

5 June 2018 - St. Jude Jam, FedExForum, Memphis, TN
set included: The One I Love / Superman
notes: Benefit concert for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, kicking off celebrations before the FedEx/St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament. Mike Mills joins Steve Cropper, Emerson Hart, Mark McGrath, Wayne Nelson & Jason Scheff, who each performed a short set backed by Sixwire who were the house band.

7 June 2018 - LaurelThirst Public House, Portland, OR
set 1: Remain In Lifeboat / In A Lonely Coffin / The Losing End / Sign Of The Swan / I'm So Tired / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Davy Gets The Girl / Barstool Blues / Blue Rickenbacker / The Old Plantation / Evolution / Adios Half Soldier / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / The Unforeseen
set 2: Drunkard's Lullaby / Come Together / With A Gun / It's Magenta, Man! / Robert Ryan Is Among Us / Twilight Distillery / The Ballad Of John And Yoko / Hold Down The Fort / You Don't Mean It / 2-4-6-8 Motorway / I Wish I Was Your Mother
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook, Casey Neill & Jim Talstra). 'The Therapy Sessions', a free Happy Hour show from 6-8pm, with The Minus 5 songs, The Beatles & Neil Young covers.

20 June 2018 - Imperial, Vancouver, Canada
support: Scott McCaughey
set included: Hold Down The Fort
notes: M. Ward show. During Scott McCaughey's solo support set, Mike Mills joined Scott on bass guitar & backing vocals on 'Hold Down The Fort' & other songs.

21 June 2018 - 'Out Of The Box', Q104.3, Q104.3 Studios, New York, NY
set: Interview with Jonathan Clarke / I Am The Moment (live) / Interview / Are You Electrified?
notes: Live radio interview with Arthur Buck (Peter Buck & Joseph Arthur) by Jonathan Clarke, talking about how they got together in Mexico, Peter's record & guitar collection, Joseph meeting Lou Reed, & the Arthur Buck release. This included a live acoustic performance of 'I Am The Moment'. This was broadcast live on Q104.3 FM & filmed for live stream on Q104.3's Facebook page.

21 June 2018 - 'Debatable', SiriusXM Volume, SiriusXM Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY
notes: Live radio interview with Arthur Buck (Peter Buck & Joseph Arthur) by Alan Light & Mark Goodman discussing the release of the new album 'Arthur Buck'.

24 June 2018 - BMI Hull Street Stage, AthFest Music & Arts Festival 2018, Athens, GA
other acts performing: Cortez Garza, Joe Willey & The Moviní Men, Cicada Rhythm, Dexter Romweber Duo
set: What Are We Waiting For / From A Window To A Screen / The Summer Sun / Something Came Over Me / I Want To Break Your Heart / Oh Yeah / September Gurls / Days Of Endless Summer
notes: Chris Stamey Group. Mike Mills introduced the band onstage, & Mike also joined Chris Stamey & band on vocals for 'September Gurls'.

29 June 2018 - The Foundry, Athens, GA
set included: Blue Sky
notes: Tribute - A Celebration Of The Allman Brothers show. Mike Mills joined the band on bass guitar on 'Blue Sky'.

3 July 2018 - The Journal Gallery, New York, NY
notes: Michael Stipe's 'Infinity Mirror' Exhibition Opening, from 6-9pm with Michael Stipe in attendance & he signed copies of his new book 'Volume 1'. The exhibition continued to 12 August 2018. The exhibit, which stems from his recent art book, Volume 1, ďfurther expands on his use of photo-based practices to explore the 1970s as a formative decade through its cultural impact on his coming of age, and subsequently, the manner in which its influence informed the creative work he went on to create, both privately and as a public figure." Among the exhibition are shelving units dedicated to artists and writers including David Bowie, Andy Warhol, Allen Ginsburg, Patti Smith, & Jeremy Ayers. River Phoenix and Kurt Cobain are amongst the subjects of photographs in the exhibition, as well as a floor-to-ceiling wallpaper of an outtake from the 'Murmur' album cover photoshoot in Athens in 1982, which included Jeremy Ayers & Linda Hopper.

7 July 2018 - Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 2017 Brevard Music Center Summer Festival, Brevard, NC
program:
Barber: Madea's Dance Of Vengence
Debussy: La Mer (Movement I: De L'aube ŗ Midi sur La Mer / Movement II: Jeux de Vagues / Movement III: Dialogue du Vent et de La Mer)
Mike Mills: Concerto For Violin, Rock Band And String Orchestra (Movement I: Pour It Like You Mean It / Movement II: On The Okeefenokee / Movement III: Sonny Side Up / Movement IV: Stardancers' Waltz / Movement V: Nightswimming / Movement VI: You Can Go Home Again)
encore: Movement III: Sonny Side Up
notes: Concerto For Violin, Rock Band And String Orchestra, written by Mike Mills for Robert McDuffie, featuring Mike Mills, Robert McDuffie, John Neff, Patrick Ferguson, William Tonks & the Brevard Sinfonia, with arrangements & additional music by David Mallamud & conducted by Daniel Hege. The Brevard Sinfonia conducted by Daniel Hege, performed Barber's 'Medea's Dance Of Vengence' & Debussy's 'La Mer'.

14 July 2018 - LaurelThirst Public House, Portland, OR
set 1: Guns / Burned / The Old Plantation / Evolution / It's Magenta, Man! / Adios Half Soldier / 2-4-6-8 Motorway / Jesus Christ / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Vampire Blues / Twilight Distillery
set 2: Right Last Night / With A Gun / Out There On The Maroon / I'm Not Bitter / It's Beautiful Here / Hold Down The Fort / Lookin' For A Love / The Zero Clowns / The Unforeseen / The Vulture / The Last Trip To Tulsa / Lies Of The Living Dead
set 3: You Don't Mean It / Robert Ryan Is Among Us / Tonight You're Buying Me A Drink, Bub / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / In The Ground / Blue Rickenbacker / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Circle Sky / My Generation / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook, Casey Neill & Jim Talstra). 'The Therapy Sessions', a free Happy Hour show from 6-8pm, with The Minus 5 songs, The Beatles & Neil Young covers.

15-16 July 2018 - Lucy's Meat Market, Los Angeles, CA
tracks recorded included: Christmas Party / Jesus Christ
notes: Recording Sessions for The Monkees 'Christmas Party', with Peter Buck recording acoustic & electric guitar on 'Christmas Party' & electric guitar on 'Jesus Christ' & Scott McCaughey recording electric & acoustic guitar, piano & backing vocals on 'Christmas Party' & celeste on 'Jesus Christ', produced by Adam Schlesinger.

22 July 2018 - Alberta Street Pub, Portland, OR
set 1: She Belongs To Me / Find A Finger / Remain In Lifeboat / Sign Of The Swan / Aw Shit Man / Davy Gets The Girl / Burned / Twilight Distillery / Rain / Hold Down The Fort / It's Beautiful Here / On The Beach
set 2: There Is No Music / In The Ground / Out There On The Maroon / Back In The U.S.S.R. / It's Magenta, Man! / Evolution / Lookin' For A Love / The Ballad Of John And Yoko / Blue Rickenbacker / Original Luke
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Ezra Holbrook, Casey Neill & Jim Talstra). 'The Therapy Sessions', a free Happy Hour show from 5-7pm, with The Minus 5 songs, The Beatles & Neil Young covers.

31 July 2018 - Kiki's House Of Righteous Music, Madison, WI
notes: The Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck, Linda Pitmon & Mike Mills). Rehearsal session for the upcoming midwest tour.

1 August 2018 - Kiki's House Of Righteous Music, Madison, WI
set 1: Fair Weather Fans / Monument Park / They Don't Know Henry / Fernando / The Day Dock Went Hunting Heads / From Nails To Thumbtacks / The Closer / Panda And The Freak / Pascual On The Perimeter / To The Veteran's Committee
set 2: 1976 / Satchel Paige Said / 13 / Box Scores / The Straw That Stirs The Drink / Ichiro Goes To The Moon / Harvey Haddix / Ted Fucking Williams / Jackie's Lament
encore: Past Time
notes: The Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck, Linda Pitmon & Mike Mills).

2 August 2018 - McPike Park, Madison, WI
other acts performing: Faux Fawn, Jon Langford's Four Lost Souls
set: 1976 / 13 / Fair Weather Fans / From Nails To Thumbtacks / The Straw That Stirs The Drink / The Day Dock Went Hunting Heads / Twilight Of My Career / They Don't Know Henry / Long Before My Time / Pascual On The Perimeter / Ichiro Goes To The Moon / Harvey Haddix / Panda And The Freak / Ted Fucking Williams / Monument Park / Jackie's Lament / To The Veteran's Committee / Past Time / Satchel Paige Said / The Closer
notes: The Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck, Linda Pitmon & Mike Mills). Kiki's Righteous Session.

3 August 2018 - Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company, Milwaukee, WI
support: Wooldridge Brothers
set included: 1976 / 13 / They Don't Know Henry / The Day Dock Went Hunting Heads / Stuff / Ichiro Goes To The Moon / Long Before My Time / Monument Park / Jackie's Lament / To The Veteran's Committee / Past Time
notes: The Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck, Linda Pitmon & Mike Mills).

4 August 2018 - SPACE, Evanston, IL
support: Sunshine Boys
set: Monument Park / Long Before My Time / Satchel Paige Said / 13 / Fair Weather Fans / The Day Dock Went Hunting Heads / From Nails To Thumbtacks / The Straw That Stirs The Drink / Stuff / Panda And The Freak / Twilight Of My Career / Pascual On The Perimeter / Jackie's Lament / They Don't Know Henry / Harvey Haddix / Ted Fucking Williams / To The Veteran's Committee / Past Time
encore: Ichiro Goes To The Moon / 1976
notes: The Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck, Linda Pitmon & Mike Mills).

6 August 2018 - Type Foundry, Portland, OR
songs recorded included: Birthday
notes: Filthy Friends (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck & Corin Tucker). Recording Session for next Filthy Friends album 'Emerald Valley'. After the session, Scott, Corin & Peter performed a short acoustic version of The Beatles 'Birthday' in honour of their friend Michele Noach, who's birthday it was the previous day, & posted on Instagram.

31 August 2018 - 'Newsnight', BBC Two, BBC, Brandon & Nash Rooms, ICA, London, England
notes: Television appearance by Michael Stipe on 'Newsnight' on BBC Two. Interview with Michael Stipe by Stephen Smith, talking about his book 'Volume 1', Sex, Social media, Brexit & the upcoming R.E.M. BBC Boxset. This was broadcast on BBC Two later that day.

1 September 2018 - 'The Leisure Society With Gemma Carney', BBC Radio 6, Cinema 1, ICA, London, England
notes: Radio interview with Michael Stipe by Gemma Carney, talking about his book 'Volume 1', other projects such as 'Volume 2', 'Self-Timer' - a video project from 1989, How 'Volume 1' photographs were chosen, use of digital technology, his love of ambient music, favourite pictures in 'Volume 1', Kurt Cobain, Andy Warhol, & living in the US. This was broadcast on 23 September 2018.

1 September 2018 - Cinema 1, ICA, London, England
notes: 'Michael Stipe & Miranda Sawyer on Volume 1'. Interview with Michael Stipe by Miranda Sawyer in front of a small audience, discussing his book 'Volume 1'. This included his influences for the book including Jeremy Ayers, Kurt Cobain, River Phoenix, Michael's father & others. Individual photographs were discussed as well as the current political climate, his photographic techniques, digital vs analogue, R.E.M., his return to making music & performing live in the future & living in Berlin. This was followed by a Q&A with audience members - Michael mentioned that there will be more Volumes - up to 5 in fact!. Michael then signed copies of his new book.

3 September 2018 - La Casa Del Elefante, Portland, OR
songs rehearsed included: The Wanderer / I Am The Moment
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Rehearsal session for the upcoming Arthur Buck tour at Peter Buck's house.

4 September 2018 - Bloodworks Live Studio, Portland, OR
set: Are You Electrified? / Interview with Corey Foley & Mitch Elliott / The Wanderer / American Century / I Am The Moment
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Live in-studio performance & interview with Corey Foley & Mitch Elliott for Kink.FM, filmed for live stream on Facebook.

4 September 2018 - La Casa Del Elefante, Portland, OR
songs rehearsed included: Wide Awake In November
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Rehearsal session for the upcoming Arthur Buck tour at Peter Buck's house.

5 September 2018 - La Casa Del Elefante, Portland, OR
songs rehearsed included: Fall In Love With Me / Where Did You Go? / I Am The Moment / Are You Electrified? / Wide Awake In November / The Wanderer
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Rehearsal session for the upcoming Arthur Buck tour at Peter Buck's house.

7 September 2018 - Live Room, KEXP 90.3 FM, Seattle, WA
set: Introduction / Wide Awake In November / The Wanderer / Interview with Cheryl Waters / Can't Make It Without You / Fall In Love With Me
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Live radio in-studio performance & interview with Cheryl Waters. Broadcast live on KEXP 90.3 FM, & filmed for broadcast on YouTube.

7 September 2018 - The Crocodile, Seattle, WA
support: Line & Circle
set: Are You Electrified? / The Wanderer / Wide Awake In November / Forever Falling / Can't Make It Without You / Where Did You Go? / If You Wake Up In Time / Forever Waiting / Don't Try To Understand It / Summertime / American Century / Before Your Love Is Gone / Fall In Love With Me / I Am The Moment
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Dream Baby Dream
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

8 September 2018 - Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
support: Line & Circle
set: Are You Electrified? / The Wanderer / Wide Awake In November / Forever Falling / Can't Make It Without You / Where Did You Go? / If You Wake Up In Time / Forever Waiting / Don't Try To Understand It / Summertime / American Century / Before Your Love Is Gone / Fall In Love With Me / I Am The Moment
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Dream Baby Dream
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

10 September 2018 - The Independent, San Francisco, CA
support: Line & Circle
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Are You Electrified? / Forever Falling / Wide Awake In November / Don't Try To Understand It / Forever Waiting / Can't Make It Without You / If You Wake Up In Time / Where Did You Go? / Before Your Love Is Gone / Summertime / American Century / Fall In Love With Me
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Dream Baby Dream
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

11 September 2018 - Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles, CA
support: Line & Circle
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Are You Electrified? / Forever Falling / Wide Awake In November / Don't Try To Understand It / Forever Waiting / Can't Make It Without You / If You Wake Up In Time / Where Did You Go? / Before Your Love Is Gone / American Century / Fall In Love With Me
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Dream Baby Dream
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

12 September 2018 - 'Morning Mix With Nic Harcourt', KCSN 88.5FM Studios, KCSN 88.5FM, Younes And Soraya Nazarian Center For The Performing Arts, California State University, Northridge, CA
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Interview With Nic Harcourt / Are You Electrified?
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Live radio in-studio performance & interview with Nic Harcourt. Broadcast live on KCSN 88.5 FM, & filmed for broadcast on YouTube, which was first broadcast on 27 September 2018.

13 September 2018 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
support: Daisy
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Are You Electrified? / Forever Falling / Wide Awake In November / Don't Try To Understand It / Forever Waiting / Can't Make It Without You / If You Wake Up In Time / Where Did You Go? / Before Your Love Is Gone / Summertime / American Century / Fall In Love With Me
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Dream Baby Dream
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Bill Berry was in attendance at soundcheck & attended the show but didn't join the band onstage.

14 September 2018 - R.E.M.'s West Clayton Street Studio, Athens, GA
songs rehearsed included: Love At First Sight
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Rehearsal session, including a brand new song 'Love At First Sight' with Bill Berry in attendance.

15 September 2018 - Great Southeast Music Hall Stage, Music Midtown, Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA
other acts performing: First Aid Kit, Kacey Musgraves, Portugal. The Man
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Are You Electrified? / Forever Falling / Wide Awake In November / Forever Waiting / Can't Make It Without You / If You Wake Up In Time / Before Your Love Is Gone / American Century / Fall In Love With Me
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

15 September 2018 - Americanafest, The Anchor Fellowship, Nashville, TN
other acts performing: Max Gomez, Jim White, Joe Purdy
set included: Methadone Blues / I Can Wait You Out / Stanley By God Terry / Half Hanged Mary / Country Feedback
notes: Elizabeth Cook show. Joined by John Latham on drums & Mike Mills on acoustic guitar & backing vocals.

16 September 2018 - The Basement East, Nashville, TN
support: Matthew Ryan
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Are You Electrified? / Forever Falling / Wide Awake In November / Don't Try To Understand It / Forever Waiting / Can't Make It Without You / Wake Up In Time / Where Did You Go? / Before Your Love Is Gone / Summertime / American Century / Fall In Love With Me
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Love At First Sight
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Live debut of 'Love At First Sight', with Mike Mills in attendance.

18 September 2018 - Grand Ole Opry, Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville, TN
other acts performing: Dailey & Vincent, Walker McGuire, Dustin Lynch, Bobby Bare, Gatlin Brothers
Dailey & Vincent: You Gotta Dig A Little Deeper / Take Me Home, Country Roads / Jacob's Ladder
Walker McGuire: Lost / Growin' Up / Til Tomorrow
Dustin Lynch: She Cranks My Tractor / Where It's At / Good Girl / Cowboys And Angels / Induction by Reba McEntire / Small Town Boy
Elizabeth Cook: Dyin / Bones Around My Neck / I'm Not Lisa
Bobby Bare: Come Sundown / That's How I Got To Memphis / This Guitar Is For Sale
Luke Combs: Beautiful Crazy / Hurricane / When It Rains It Pours
Gatlin Brothers: Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer To You) / Broken Lady / O Canada / The Star-Spangled Banner / All The Gold In California
notes: 'Grand Ole Opry' concert & live radio broadcast on WSM-AM & Sirius XM. Elizabeth Cook was joined by Steve Daley on guitar, Jeff Adamcyzk on keyboards, Hershel Van Dyke on drums, Phyllis Stark on steel guitar & Mike Mills on bass guitar.

18 September 2018 - 'World Cafe', WXPN 88.5, Downstairs Live, World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA
set: The Wanderer / Interview with Stephen Kallao / Are You Electrified? / Interview / I Am The Moment / Outtro
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon). Radio interview with Stephen Kallao & live afternoon performance in front of a small audience, of which videos of 'I Am The Moment' & 'Are You Electrified' were broadcast on VuHaus on 17 October 2018 & the whole session was broadcast on WXPN.com on 28 November 2018.

18 September 2018 - Downstairs Live, World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA
support: Jeffrey Gaines
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Wide Awake In November / Are You Electrified? / Forever Falling / Where Did You Go? / Don't Try To Understand It / Wake Up In Time / Before Your Love Is Gone / Forever Waiting / Can't Make It Without You / American Century / Fall In Love With Me
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Love At First Sight
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

19 September 2018 - Brighton Music Hall, Allston, MA
support: DJ Carbo
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Wide Awake In November / Are You Electrified? / Before Your Love Is Gone / Where Did You Go? / Donít Try To Understand It / If You Wake Up In Time / Forever Falling / Forever Waiting / Canít Make It Without You / American Century / Fall In Love With Me / In The Sun / Dream Baby Dream / Love At First Sight
encore: Coney Island Baby
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

20 September 2018 - Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
support: Elijah Wolf
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Wide Awake In November / Are You Electrified? / Forever Falling / Where Did You Go? / Donít Try To Understand It / If You Wake Up In Time / Before Your Love Is Gone / Canít Make It Without You / Forever Waiting / American Century / Fall In Love With Me
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Dream Baby Dream / Love At First Sight
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

21 September 2018 - Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington, D.C.
support: The Sweet Things
soundcheck: American Century / I Am The Moment / Canít Make It Without You (part)
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Wide Awake In November / Are You Electrified? / Before Your Love Is Gone / Where Did You Go? / Donít Try To Understand It / If You Wake Up In Time / Forever Falling / Forever Waiting / Canít Make It Without You / American Century / Fall In Love With Me
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Love At First Sight
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

23 September 2018 - Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL
support: 6'10
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Wide Awake In November / Forever Falling / Are You Electrified? / Before Your Love Is Gone / Where Did You Go? / Donít Try To Understand It / If You Wake Up In Time / Forever Waiting / Canít Make It Without You / American Century / Fall In Love With Me
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Love At First Sight
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

24 September 2018 - 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis, MN.
support: Kraig Jarret Johnson
set: I Am The Moment / The Wanderer / Wide Awake In November / Forever Falling / Forever Waiting / Donít Try To Understand It / Canít Make It Without You / If You Wake Up In Time / American Century / Where Did You Go? / Before Your Love Is Gone / Are You Electrified? / Dream Baby Dream / Fall In Love With Me
encore: In The Sun / Coney Island Baby / Love At First Sight
notes: Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Gregg Foreman & Linda Pitmon).

17-18 & 20 October 2018 - Cine 1, Cinť, Athens, GA
notes: 'R.E.M. at the BBC' - special preview screening of 'Accelerating Backwards', followed by the complete 1998 'Later.... With Jools Holland' episode, plus TV appearances on Top Of The Pops & more. Screenings took place at 8pm on 17th & 18th & 2pm on the 20th.

19 October 2018
event: 'R.E.M. at the BBC' 8CD/1-DVD Box Set, 'The Best of R.E.M. at the BBC' 2-CD, 2-LP & Digital formats is released worldwide via UMC/Concord.

20 October 2018 - Rhythm & Brews Festival, Sandy Creek Barn, Reynolds Lake Oconee, Greensboro, GA
other acts performing: Eric Dodd, Collective Soul
set included: Straight To Hell
notes: Drivin' N' Cryin'. Mike Mills joins on backing vocals on 'Straight To Hell'.

23 October 2018 - 'Jo Whiley & Simon Mayo', BBC Radio 2, Studio 6C, Wogan House, London, England & BBC Studios, New York, NY
set: Interview / R.E.M. - World Leader Pretend ('Into The Night', BBC Radio 1, Studio 5, BBC Maida Vale Studios, London, England, 13 March 1991) / Interview / Chandelier (snippet) / Interview / Sia - Chandelier
notes: Live radio interview with Michael Stipe (in New York, NY) by Jo Whiley & Simon Mayo, talking about the 'R.E.M. at the BBC' release, differences in performing songs live vs studio versions, performing at Glastonbury, what Michael is currently doing, picking a song for the BBC Record Store (Chandelier by Sia), in which Michael sings a small snippet.

27 October 2018 - Basilica Hudson, Hudson, NY
soundcheck:
Courtney Love: Doll Parts / Miss World (w/ Auf Der Maur, Tad Kubler & Rock Academy Rebel Girls)
set:
Melissa Auf Der Maur Welcome
Courtney Love Spoken Word Tributes:
Natasha Lyonne: Teenage Whore reading (via video)
Meredith Graves: Doll Parts reading
Courtney Love & Melissa Auf Der Maur: In Conversation & Q&A
Zia Anger & Annie Bielski: Good Sister/Bad Sister (Act)
Davon: Violet (lipsynch & Interpretive dance)
Justin Vivian Bond & Kenny Millman: Old Age
Courtney Love: Softer Softest ((w/Roddy Bottum on piano) & Melissa Auf Der Maur)
Patty Schemel & Eric Erlandson: Video Tribute
John Waters: Video Tribute
Rufus Wainwright: Video Tribute
Marina Abramovic: Video Tribute
Marc Jacobs & Jeremy Scott: Video Tribute
Michael Stipe: Video Message / Doll Parts (snippet)
Courtney Love: Doll Parts / Miss World (w/ Auf Der Maur, Tad Kubler & Rock Academy Rebel Girls)
notes: Pioneering People Basilica Benefit: Courtney Love, A Tribute: Celebrating The Music And The Power. Basilica Hudson's biennial Pioneering People fundraiser celebrating the achievements & legacy of musician, songwriter, actor, performer & incomparable cultural force Courtney Love. Michael Stipe was advertised to perform, but due to being sick with the flu sent in a video message from New York, NY, which included a short snippet of Hole's 'Doll Parts'.

3 November 2018 - Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
other acts performing: Ultrabillions, Sarah Belle Reid, Lauren Sarah Hayes, Kishi Bashi Vs Tall Tall Trees (Loop Battle), Deantoni Parks, Author & Punisher
set included:
Michael Stipe: Jeremy Dance
notes: Moogfest, in association with a2ru (Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities) & UGA's Willson Center presented an exposition 'Human And The Machine', which featured technologically innovative performances highlighting the intersection of creativity and technology to close out the a2ru conference at the University Of Georgia. Michael Stipe presented 'Jeremy Dance', an installation featuring a compilation of video footage he shot in New York City of artist Jeremy Ayers. This was shown in 2 parts, before & after Lauren Sarah Hayes's performance.

11 November 2018 - Multi-Use Tent, WestWorld Of Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
set included:
Mark McGrath: Fly
Steve Augeri: Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
Mike Mills: Superman / The One I Love
All: Taking It To The Street
notes: Becton Dickinson National Sales Meeting 2018. Private concert for Becton Dickinson staff, with Mike Mills joining Skunk Baxter, John Elefante, Gretchen Wilson, Mark McGrath & Steve Augeri, who each performed a short set backed by Sixwire who were the house band. Mike Mills also joined on vocals with all the performers on 'Taking It To The Street'.

16 November 2018 - Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY
program:
Joan Tower: Fanfare For The Uncommon Woman
Joan Tower: Tambor
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures At An Exhibition (Promenade I / Movement I: Gnomus / Movement II: The Old Castle / Promenade II / Movement III: Tuileries / Movement IV: Bydlo - Polish Oxcart / Promenade III / Movement V: Ballet Of The Unhatched Chicks / Movement VI: Goldenberg And Schmuyle / Movement VII: Market Place At Limoges / Movement VIII: Catacombs: Roman Sepulchre (Cum mortuis in lingua mortua) / Movement IX: The Hut Of Baba Yaga / Movement X: The Great Gate Of Kiev)
Mike Mills: Concerto For Violin, Rock Band And String Orchestra (Movement I: Pour It Like You Mean It / Movement II: On The Okeefenokee / Movement III: Sonny Side Up / Movement IV: Stardancers' Waltz / Movement V: Nightswimming / Movement VI: You Can Go Home Again)
notes: Concerto For Violin, Rock Band And String Orchestra, written by Mike Mills for Robert McDuffie, featuring Mike Mills, Robert McDuffie, John Neff, Patrick Ferguson, William Tonks & the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, with arrangements & additional music by David Mallamud & conducted by JoAnn Falletta. This was a morning concert, starting at 10:30am.

17 November 2018 - Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY
program:
Joan Tower: Fanfare For The Uncommon Woman
Joan Tower: Tambor
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures At An Exhibition (Promenade I / Movement I: Gnomus / Movement II: The Old Castle / Promenade II / Movement III: Tuileries / Movement IV: Bydlo - Polish Oxcart / Promenade III / Movement V: Ballet Of The Unhatched Chicks / Movement VI: Goldenberg And Schmuyle / Movement VII: Market Place At Limoges / Movement VIII: Catacombs: Roman Sepulchre (Cum mortuis in lingua mortua) / Movement IX: The Hut Of Baba Yaga / Movement X: The Great Gate Of Kiev)
Mike Mills: Concerto For Violin, Rock Band And String Orchestra (Movement I: Pour It Like You Mean It / Movement II: On The Okeefenokee / Movement III: Sonny Side Up / Movement IV: Stardancers' Waltz / Movement V: Nightswimming / Movement VI: You Can Go Home Again)
notes: Concerto For Violin, Rock Band And String Orchestra, written by Mike Mills for Robert McDuffie, featuring Mike Mills, Robert McDuffie, John Neff, Patrick Ferguson, William Tonks & the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, with arrangements & additional music by David Mallamud & conducted by JoAnn Falletta.

17 November 2018 - Duke's Bohemian Grove Bar, Buffalo, NY
set: Finest Worksong / Begin The Begin / The One I Love / Turn You Inside-Out / Camera / Fall On Me / Ages Of You / Second Guessing / I Believe / Driver 8 / Losing My Religion / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Crush With Eyeliner / Orange Crush / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Man On The Moon / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Superman / Disturbance At The Heron House / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Stand / Pop Song 89 / Radio Free Europe / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
notes: Dead Letter Office - International Tribute to R.E.M. show. This was a Mike Mills Concerto after party which started at 10pm, after the Mike Mills Concerto performance at Kleinhans Music Hall. Mike Mills was invited & duly made an appearance joining in with the R.E.M. cover band on backing vocals on 'Man On The Moon'. Mike stayed for the remainder of the show & spent time afterwards talking to fans, posing for photos & signing autographs.

15 December 2018 - Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
soundcheck included:
Anne-Claire Niver & Mike Mills: You Can't Have Me
set 1:
Pat Sansone: I'm In Love With A Girl / Watch The Sunrise
Mike Mills & Brett Harris: In The Street
Peter Holsapple: Back Of A Car
Ken Stringfellow: Feel
Brett Harris: Give Me Another Chance (w/ Django Haskins, Ken Stringfellow & Skylar Gudasz)
Gary Louris: Ballad Of El Goodo (w/ Django Haskins, Mike Mills & Ken Stringfellow)
Peter Holsapple: When My Baby's Beside Me (w/ Pat Sansone)
Ken Stringfellow: Kizza Me (w/ Django Haskins)
Gary Louris: I Am The Cosmos
Skylar Gudasz: Thirteen (w/ Brett Harris & Django Haskins)
Brett Harris: You And Your Sister (w/ Pat Sansone)
set 2:
Jeff Hart: Stroke It Noel
Ira Kaplan: Nighttime
Skylar Gudasz: Dream Lover
Jody Stephens: For You (w/ Brett Harris & Ken Stringfellow)
Ira Kaplan: Take Care
Django Haskins: Holocaust
Anne-Claire Niver & Mike Mills: You Can't Have Me
Brett Harris: Kanga Roo
All: Thank You Friends
Mike Mills: September Gurls (w/ Ken Stringfellow)
encore:
Jeff Hart: My Life Is Right (w/ Ken Stringfellow & Brett Harris)
Mike Mills: Jesus Christ (w/ Brett Harris & Skylar Gudasz)
Jody Stephens: Way Out West (w/ Pat Sansone)
notes: The Songs Of Big Star, featuring Jody Stephens, Mike Mills, Ira Kaplan, Pat Sansone, Ken Stringfellow, Charles Cleaver, Jeff Crawford, Skylar Gudasz, Brett Harris, Django Haskins, Peter Holsapple, Will Rigby, Chris Stamey, Jeff Hart, Gary Louris, Millie McGuire, Anne-Claire Niver, Julia Stamey, with the Modrec Chamber Orchestra. Show to benefit the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation.

18 December 2018 - Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA
Michael Stipe: Video FaceTime to Puddles & audience
notes: Puddles Pity Party & Friends Holiday Jubilee. Michael Stipe FaceTimes a video (from New York, NY) wishing Puddles & the audience a great show & happy holidays.

28 December 2018 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
support: Dan Baird & Homemade Sin
set: Space Eyes / Powerhouse / Wild Dog Moon / I Miss Being In Love / Scarred But Smarter / I Used To Live Around Here / Build A Fire / Roll Away The Song / Canít Promise You The World / Free Ainít Free / Underground America / Fly Me Courageous / Live The Love Beautiful / Letís Go Dancing - Everythingís Gonna Be Alright - Heartbreaker / All Apologies / Ian McLagan / Sometimes I Wish I Didnít Care / Straight To Hell / Step By Step / Honeysuckle Blue / Space Eyes
encore: A Good Country Mile
notes: Drivin' N' Cryin'. Mike Mills joins on backing vocals on 'Straight To Hell'.

29 December 2018 - Hargray Capitol Theatre, Macon, GA
support: Dan Baird & Homemade Sin
set included: Straight To Hell / Honeysuckle Blue
notes: Drivin' N' Cryin'. Mike Mills joins on backing vocals & harmonica on 'Straight To Hell'.

1978/79/80 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987/88 | 1989
1990/91 | 1992/93/94 | 1995 | 1996/97/98 | 1999
2000/01/02 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009
2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019
Main Page