1996 Tour

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? unknown info
* confirmed
# taken from tape trader lists (and therefor far from reliable)
% major doubts over appearance at this event


December

4 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Shocking Club, Milan, Italy

7 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, De Kreun, Bissegem, Belgium

8 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Die Kantine, Cologne, Germany

9 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Fabrik, Hamburg, Germany*

10 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Cantina, Berlin, Germany*

11 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Dresden, Germany

12 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Muffathalle, Munich, Germany *


November

1 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, 7th House, Pontiac MI (The Pony Stars opened)*

2 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Chelsie’s Live, Columbus OH

3 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Park West, Chicago IL

4 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, The Vogue, Indianapolis IN

5 – Opera House, Toronto, Canada *

6 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Chapin Theater, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA (supported by The Pony Stars) *

7 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Somerville Theater, Somerville MA

8 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Theater Of Living Arts, Philadelphia PA *

9 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Irving Plaza, New York NY (recorded in RealAudio; The Pony Stars opened)*

11 – WFUV FM, Fordham University, New York, NY *

13 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Graffiti, Pittsburgh PA*

14 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, 9:30 Club, Washington DC

15 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro NC (The Pony Stars opened)*

16 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Bijou, Knoxville TN

17 – Effortless Mercy, Neverending Suffering, Infinate Love, and Kinetic Grace Tour, w/ The Casualties of Wah, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta GA (final night of tour) *

24 – w/ Fiachna O’Brionain and Peter O’Toole, Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland *

25 – Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England *


October

5 – Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City UT (benefit concert for Recycle Utah and E-Town)

14 – Liberty Lunch, Austin TX

17 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, The Rockin’ Horse, Scottsdale AZ

19 – Border’s, Los Angeles CA #

19 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles CA (opening act was the Pony Stars) *

21 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, The Fillmore, San Francisco CA *

23 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Showbox, Seattle WA

26 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, The Met, Spokane WA

27 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Emerson Cultural Center, Bozeman WA

28 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Zephyr Club, Salt Lake City UT

29 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Bluebird Café, Denver CO

31 – w/ The Casualties of Wah, Mississippi Nights, St. Louis MO


August

10 – with The Scratch Your Head String Band, Renaissance of Arts & Music (ROAM) Festival, Round Mountain Music Park, Lake Toxaway NC (afternoon show) (7-10 Aug)*

10 – with Leftover Salmon, Renaissance of Arts & Music (ROAM) Festival, Round Mountain Music Park, Lake Toxaway NC (evening show) (7-10 Aug)*

11 – w/ Clarence “Gatemouth Brown” and Max Johnston, Ben & Jerry’s Newport Folk Festival, Newport RI (9-11 Aug)*

26 – ?, Boston MA #


July

? – ?, Montreux, Switzerland

25 – The Chieftains with Michelle Shocked, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison CO

29 – The Music Hall, KSCA-FM 101.9 live radio appearance, Los Angeles CA

29 – opening for The Chieftains?, Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles CA


June

3 – The Leadmill, Sheffield, England

? – ?, Leeds, England

4 – The Garage, Glasgow, Scotland *

6 – Colos-Saal, Aschaffenburg, Germany *

8 – Manufaktur, Schorndorf, Germany *

9 – Milkyway, Amsterdam, The Netherlands *

12 – Metropol, Vienna, Austria*

13 – Posthof, Linz, Austria*

? – World Cafe, WXPN, University Of Pennsylvannia, Philadelphia PA

22 – Telluride Bluegrass Festival (20-23 Jun), Town Park, Telluride CO *


May

2 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Fairgrounds, New Orleans LA (26 April-5 May) *

? – w/ Fiachna O’Braonain, The Brewery, Raleigh NC *

17 – w/ Fiachna O’Braonain, Shank Hall, Milwaukee WI *

18 – w/ Fiachna O’Braonain, Bluebird Nightclub, Bloomington IN

21 – The Marquee at the Tralf, Buffalo NY *

24 – w/ Fiachna O’Braonain, Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett NY (early & late shows)

25 – Club Toast, Burlington VT #

26 – The Music Hall, Portsmouth NH

27 – Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel, Providence RI

28 – Juanita’s, Little Rock AK

30 – The Junction, Cambridge, England


April

19 – First Annual Underground Test Site Tour, The Rock, Tucson AZ

? – First Annual Underground Test Site Tour, Pioneer Center, Reno NV

? – The Palms, Davis CA

21 – Fox Theater, Boulder CO

26 – Deep Ellum Live, Dallas TX

29 – w/ Fiachna O’Braonain, Proud Larry’s, Oxford MS


March

15 – McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica CA #


February

11 – E-Town radio show, Boulder Theater, Boulder CO (taping date; originally broadcast ? April 1996; rerun week beginning 1 Aug 1997; Jorma Kaukonen also playing) *

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