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Gigs – Pre 2006

I stumbled across a bunch of tickets from shows and thought I’d keep track of what I’ve previously seen. I know its way out of date and until I find calendars it will be, but its a good start


2005

  • 2/1 – Keane (UK), The Zutons (UK), The Redwalls (Chicago) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 2/18 – Kasabian (UK), The Music (Uk) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 2/26 – Ian Brown (UK), Radio 4 (NYC) – Webster Hall – NYC
  • 3/5 – Ambulance LTD (Brooklyn), VHS or Beta (KY), Robbers on High Street (NYC) – Black Cat – DC
  • 3/10 – Ash (Northern Ireland), The Bravery (NYC) – Black Cat – DC
  • 3/11 – Hot Hot Heat (Vancouver), Louis XIV (San Diego), Washington Social Club (DC) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 3/26 – Interpol, Blonde Redhead (NYC) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 3/30 – Graham Coxon (UK), 22-20’s (UK), Golden Republic (MO) – Black Cat – DC
  • 3/31 – Phoenix (France), Dogs Die In Hot Cars (Scotland), Long-View (UK) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 4/9 – Bloc Party (UK), The Ponys (Chicago), Pony-Up – Black Cat – DC
  • 4/23 – Trash Can Sinatras (Scotland), The Silent League (Brooklyn), Elizabeth Harper (NYC) – Mercury Lounge – NYC
  • 4/26 – Uncut (Toronto), Death From Above 1979 (Toronto), Controller Controller – Black Cat – DC
  • 4/28 – Uncut (Toronto), A Place To Bury Strangers (NYC), Ceremony (NYC)- Warehouse Next Door – DC
  • 4/29 – Paul Westerberg (MN) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 5/10 – Starflyer 59 (CA), The Pale (Pacific) – Backstage @ Black Cat – DC
  • 5/12 – Kasabian (UK), Mad Action (PA), Rock n Roll Soldiers (OR) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 5/14 – HFSTIVAL 2005 – COLDPLAY (headliner!), Billy Idol, The Bravery, Louis XIV, Interpol, They Might Be Giants, Echo & The Bunnymen, Garbage, Social Distortion, and more – M&T Bank Stadium – Baltimore, MD
  • 5/19 – Stereophonics (Wales), Augustana – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 5/20 – Snow Patrol (Ireland), Athlete (UK) – Roseland Ballroom – NYC
  • 5/23 – Doves (Manchester), Mercury Rev (NYC) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 5/24 – Snow Patrol (Ireland), Athlete (UK) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 6/4 – The Futureheads (UK), High Speed Scene (LA) , Pitty Sing (NY) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 6/6 – Erasure (UK), Elkland (NY) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 6/7 – Erasure (UK), Elkland (NY) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 6/8 – The Killers (Las Vegas), Keane (UK), Maximo Park (UK), Regina Spektor (NY), Louis XIV (San Diego) – Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
  • 6/10 – Better Than Ezra – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 6/11 – Maximo Park (UK) – Tonic – NYC (at around 2AM in the morning)
  • 6/16 – Bloc Party (UK), Automato (NYC), Engineers (UK) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 7/15 – The Bravery (NYC), The Dead 60s (UK) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • LOLLAPALOOZA 7/23 – 24 – The Hottest Lollapalooza EVER!  – The Dandy Warhols, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Weezer, Pixies, Kasabian, Killers, Bravery, Kaiser Chiefs, Death Cab for Cutie, Louis XIV, Tegan & Sara, Hard-Fi, Dead 60’s
  • 7/23 – The Dandy Warhols (Portland) – Double Door – Chicago
  • 7/30 – Bicycle Thieves (VA), Schwa (VA) –
  • 8/18 – Hopewell (Brooklyn), The High Dials (Montreal) – Velvet Lounge – DC
  • 8/27 – Of Montreal (Atlanta), The Management – North 6- Brooklyn
  • 9/3 – Bicycle Thieves (VA), Army of Me (DC) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 9/8 – English Beat (UK),  ABC (UK) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 9/11 – Idlewild (UK), Inara George – Black Cat – DC
  • 9/16 – (CMJ) The Rakes (UK), Neon Blonde, Gun Called Tension, Lion Fever, Pony Up!, Giant Drag – North Six – Brooklyn, NY
  • 9/17 – (CMJ) – Benzos (NYC), Spinto Band (DE) – Pianos – NYC
  • 9/24 – Minus The Bear (WA), These Arms Are Snakes (WA) – Black Dat – DC
  • 9/30 – Coldplay, Rilo Kiley (LA) – Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
  • 10/2 – Robbers on High Street (NY), The King of France (NY) – Iota’s – Arlington, VA
  • 10/5 – Stellastarr* (NY), Giant Drag (LA), Cedars (formerly Cartel, DC) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 10/24 – Death Cab For Cutie (WA), Stars (Montreal) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 10/29 – The English Beat (UK) – Recher Theater – MD
  • 11/8 – Super Furry Animals (Wales), Manitoba (ONT) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 11/17 – The Dandy Warhols, The Out Crowd (Portland) – Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
  • 11/17 – The Dandy Warhols (Acoustic w/Brent and Courtney) – Live 105 Metreon Studios – San Francisco, CA (thanks Aaron! you officially rock my world!)

2004

  • 1/24 – Starsailor (UK), Johnathan Rice (Brooklyn) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 2/4 – Stereophonics (Wales) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 2/21 – Elefant, The National, Benzos – Bowery Ballroom – NYC
  • 5/8 – Morrissey, David Johansen (of the New York Dolls) – The Apollo Theater – NYC
  • 7/17 – Lavajet (DC), The Spinto Band (DE) – DC9 – DC
  • 7/19 – The Upsidedown (Portland), Ambasador Now (DC), Greenline (DC) – DC9 – DC
  • 8/7 – Cartel (DC) – DC9 – DC
  • 9/10 – Snow Patrol (Ireland), Eisley (TX) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 9/16 – Trash Can Sinatras (Scotland), Roddy Hart (Scotland) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 9/18 – Trash Can Sinatras (Scotland) – Bowery Ballroom – NYC
  • 9/18 – Spinto Band (DE) – The Office at the Knitting Factory – NYC
  • 9/28 – Keane (UK), The French Kicks (NY) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 10/2 – Supergrass (UK) – Webster Hall – NYC
  • 10/9 – Morrissey, Damien Dempsey (Ireland) – Radio City Music Hall – NYC
  • 10/23 – Angel of the Odd (NYC), The Visitations, The Perfectionists – Charleston – Brooklyn
  • 11/9 – Interpol (NYC), Secret Machines (NY), Calla (NYC) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 11/20 – Bicycle Thieves, Army of Me – Black Cat – DC
  • 12/29 – Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber – JFK Opera House – DC

2003

  • 2/9 – Supergrass (UK), Palo Alto (CA) – Bowery Ballroom – NYC
  • 2/28 – Toad The Wet Sprocket (Santa Barbara, CA), Wheat, Bleu (LA) – Irving Plaza – NYC
  • 3/1 – They Might Be Giants – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 3/2 – Erasure (The Other Tour), Cooler Kids – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 3/5 – Toad The Wet Sprocket (Santa Barbara, CA), Bleu (LA)- 9:30 Club – DC
  • 3/6 – Supergrass (UK), The Coral (UK) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 3/17 – Better Than Ezra (Louisiana) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 6/6 – Everclear – Celebrate Fairfax – Fairfax, VA (this was right across the street from my apt and I could hear it all from there!) 🙂
  • 6/11 – Ash (Northern Ireland), White Light Motorcade (NY) – Black Cat – DC
  • 6/13 – Ash (Northern Ireland), White Light Motorcade (NY), Circle and Square – Irving Plaza, NYC
  • 9/12 – The Dandy Warhols (Portland) – 9:30 Club -DC
  • 9/14 – The Dandy Warhols (Portland) – Bowery Ballroom – NYC
  • 10/7 – Supergrass (UK) – Cancelled 😦 – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 10/18 – Interpol (NYC), Elefant (NYC), The Occasion (NYC) – 9:30 Club – DC
  • 10/23 – Travis (Scotland), Rooney (LA) – 9:30 Club – DC

2002

  • 2/2 – Stereophonics (Scotland), JJ72 (UK)- 9:30 Club – DC
  • 9/16 – Coldplay (UK), Ash (Northern Ireland) – Pier Six -Baltimore, MD
  • 12/2002– Phaser (DC), Canyon (DC) – Iota – Arlington, Va

2000

  • 7/28 – Catherine Wheel (UK), Tracy Bonham – Slims – San Francisco, CA
  • 8/3 – The Dandy Warhols(Portland), Rick Bain (Portland)- Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA
  • 11/5 – The Dandy Warhols (Portland) – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA

1999

  • 8/20 – Blondie (NY), Reel Big Fish (CA) – Concord Pavilion – Concord, CA
  • 9/2 – Duran Duran(UK) – Concord Pavilion – Concord, CA
  • 9/19 – Tori Amos, Alanis Morissette, Sci-Fi Lullaby (LA) – Concord Pavilion – Concord, CA
  • 9/25 – Manic Street Preachers (Wales) – Bimbos 365 Club – San Francisco

1998

  • 5/20 – Garbage (Scotland) – The Warfield – San Francisco
  • 7/2 – Curve (UK), The Dandy Warhols (Portland) – Maritime Hall – San Francisco
  • 9/15 – Tori Amos, The Devlins (Ireland) – Oakland Arena – Oakland, CA
  • November 1998?? – Colin Hay/Men At Work – San Francisco, CA
  • 11/20 – The Candyskins (UK), Julie Plug (SF, CA), Pete – Bottom of the Hill – San Francisco, CA
  • 12/11 – Depeche Mode, Stabbing Westward (Chicago) – Oakland Arena – Oakland, CA
  • 1998 – Dada – San Francisco, CA
  • 1998 – Fastball – San Francisco, CA
  • 1998 – Eagle Eye Cherry – San Francisco, CA

1997

  • 2/23 – The Smiths Convention with very special guests: Mike Joyce & Andy Rourke -Pasadena Convention Center – Pasadena, CA
  • 3/8 – Live 105 Listener Appreciation Party w/Poe, The Cardigans, The Fixx, Flock of Seagulls, They Might Be Giants, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Concourse Exhibition Center – San Francisco, CA
  • 5/10 – Erasure – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
  • 6/5 – Gene (UK) – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA
  • 6/7 – Gene (UK) – one of the best shows of my life when Martin serenaded me and held my hand through most of the set – Canes Bar and Grill – San Diego, CA
  • 7/4 – Switchblade Symphony (SF) – Slims – San Francisco, CA
  • 8/11 – Monaco (UK), Revenge – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
  • 8/26 – The Seahorses (UK), Mansun (UK) – Bimbos 365 Club – San Francisco, CA
  • 9/16 – David Bowie – The Warfield – San Francisco, CA
  • 10/3 – Blur, Smashmouth (San Jose, CA) – The Warfield – San Francisco, CA
  • 10/7 – Morrissey, Elcka (UK) – The Warfield – San Francisco, CA
  • 10/12 – The Charlatans, The Dandy Warhols – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
  • 11/10 – Cornershop (UK) – Slims – San Francisco, CA
  • 11/19 – Hurricane #1 (UK) – Slims – San Francisco, CA
  • 12/5 – Duran Duran, Al’s Not Well (Miami) – San Jose State University Event Center Arena – San Jose, CA

1996

  • 6/14 – Electrafixion (UK), The Elevator Drops (MA) – Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA

1995

  • 3/2 – Toad the Wet Sprocket (Santa Barbara, CA) – Arlington Theater – Santa Barbara, CA
  • 5/20 – Ned’s Atomic Dustbin (UK) – Los Angeles
  • 11/7 – Matthew Sweet, Zoo Story (LA), 3lb. Thrill (NJ) – The Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA

1994

  • 5/28 – Toad the Wet Sprocket (Santa Barbara) – Benefit for Rape Crisis Center
  • 6/20 – Ocean Blue (PA) – Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA
  • 7/31 – Sarah McLachlan, October Project (NY) – Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA
  • 9/24 – Blur, Pulp – The Palace – LA, CA
  • 11/26 – Jesus & Mary Chain (Scotland), Mazzy Star (LA) – Hollywood Palladium – LA, CA

1993

  • 5/7 – Sting – Ten Summoner’s Tales – Pacific Amphitheater – Costa Mesa, CA
  • 7/11 – The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (MA), Radiohead (acoustic), Trash Can Sinatras (Scotland) – free show by Live 105 at Justin Herman Plaza – Embarcadero, San Francisco
  • 10/1 – Suede, The Cranberries (Ireland) – The Palace – Los Angeles, CA
  • 11/3 – Ocean Blue (PA) – Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA
  • 1990’s – The Judybats (TN) – CA

1992 and before (random shows)

  • 9/29/88 – George Michael – Faith Tour – Shoreline Amphitheater – Mountain View, CA – first concert!
  • 7/7/89 – Howard Jones, Midge Ure (UK) – Shoreline Amphitheater – Mountain View, CA
  • 9/9/89 – The Cure/Shelleyan Orphan – Oakland Coliseum – Oakland, CA
  • 10/21/89- REM Green Tour – Shoreline Amphitheater – Mountain View, CA
  • 6/16/90 – Erasure Wild Tour – Shoreline Amphitheater – Mountain View, CA
  • 6/8/91 – Morrissey/Phranc – Greek Theater – Berkeley, CA
  • 10/17/91 – Big Audio Dynamite II, The Farm (UK) – The Warfield – San Francisco, CA
  • 10/31/91 – Morrissey – Shoreline Amphitheater – Mountain View, CA
  • 11/30/91 – EMF (UK), Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine (UK) – UC Davis Freeborn Hall – Davis, CA
  • 3/6/92 – Primal Scream – The Warfield – San Francisco, CA
  • 3/31/92 – Dramarama – Slims – San Francisco, CA
  • 4/3/92 – Social Distortion – The Warfield – San Francisco, CA
  • 9/30/92 – Toad the Wet Sprocket – Arlington Theater – Santa Barbara, CA (and countless other times in college as they are from S.B.)
  • 11/21/92 – They Might Be Giants – Ventura Theatre

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