1984 Concert Chronology

9-18 January 1984 - Studio A, Reflection Sound Studios, Charlotte, NC
tracks recorded: Harborcoat / 7 Chinese Bros. / Time After Time (Annelise) / Little America / Second Guessing / Letter Never Sent / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Pretty Persuasion / Camera / White Tornado / Ages Of You / Voice Of Harold / Burning Down / Windout / Windout (w/ Jefferson Holt & Bertis Downs) / Burning Hell (Instrumental) / Mystery To Me / Crazy / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) (Video Vocal) / Ages Of You (Remixed from Murmur sessions)
Live To 2-Track: Gardening At Night (Acoustic) / Gardening At Night / Femme Fatale / Walters Theme - King Of The Road / Pale Blue Eyes / Just A Touch
notes: Recording Sessions for Reckoning with Mitch Easter & Don Dixon

31 January 1984 - Moonshadow Saloon, Atlanta, GA
support: UV Prom
notes: Benefit show for L.E.A.F. (Legal Environmental Assistance Foundation)

February 1984 - Radio City Music Hall Studios, New York, NY
tracks recorded: Boy (Go) / Clustering Train / Omaha
notes: Recording Sessions for The Golden Palominos 'Visions Of Excess', Michael Stipe records vocals for the above songs

15 February 1984 - 40 Watt Club Uptown, Athens, GA
set: Bangkok / With A Girl Like You / Through With You / Walk, Don't Run / Personality Crisis / Narrator / Pipeline / Needles And Pins / California Sun / Government Center / Hippy Hippy Shake / (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone / Permanent Vacation / Jump / Color Me Impressed
notes: Hindu Love Gods show. (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, & Bryan Cook)

20 February 1984 - 40 Watt Club Uptown, Athens, GA
other acts performing: Fashionbattery, Kilkenny Cats, Little Tigers
notes: Coup d'Etat show. A benefit show for the Tragic Dancers, with Mike Mills guesting on bass with Coup d'Etat

28-29 February 1984 - John Keane Studios, Athens, GA
tracks recorded: Up On The Cross / Trouble Waiting To Happen / Boom Boom Mancini / I'm A Shadow Of Him / Gonna Have A Good Time Tonight / Narrator
notes: Hindu Love Gods Demo Recording Session, (Berry, Buck, Mills with Warren Zevon). Bryan Cook sings vocals on 'Gonna Have A Good Time Tonight' & 'Narrator'

29 February 1984 - 40 Watt Club Uptown, Athens, GA
Wheel O'Cheese:
Set 1: The Model / Like A Hurricane (w/ Dana Downs) / Bad To The Bone (w/ Brian Lilje) / Running With The Devil / Pocket Calculator / Feast On My Heart (w/ Downs) / Jump (w/ Bill Berry) / Disco Inferno / Undercover Of The Night
Set 2: Watermelon On The Vine / Love In Vain / Country Boy Will Survive / Lay Lady Lay / D.I.V.O.R.C.E. / We Are Family (w/ Downs) - Search And Destroy

Hindu Love Gods: Up On The Cross / Boom Boom Mancini / Trouble Waiting To Happen / Werewolves Of London / Gonna Have A Good Time Tonight
R.E.M.: Little America / Second Guessing
Hindu Love Gods (w/ Stipe, Cook & Wheel O'Cheese): Gloria / Rebel Rebel / Wild Thing
notes: Hindu Love Gods show (Berry, Buck, Mills, & Warren Zevon). Bryan Cook joins on 'Gonna Have A Good Time Tonight'. Michael plays drums on 'Rebel, Rebel'!. Wheel O'Cheese aka Love Tractor open with a covers set, with Bill Berry guesting on 'Jump'!

8 March 1984 - The Mad Hatter, Athens, GA
support: Art In The Dark
set included: Second Guessing / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / 9-9 / Burning Down / Windout

9 March 1984 - The Mad Hatter, Athens, GA
support: Nightporters
set: We Walk / Moral Kiosk / Burning Down / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Wolves, Lower / Harborcoat / Sitting Still / Chicken Train - Someone's In The Kitchen With Dinah - Jimmy Crack Corn / Mystery To Me / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: 20th Century Boy / Femme Fatale / Catapult / 1,000,000
encore 2: Second Guessing / Time After Time (Annelise) / Little America / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
concert ticket

15 March 1984 - Daytona Beach Bandshell, Daytona Beach, FL

22 March 1984 - Gordon Indoor Track And Tennis Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
support: Hüsker Dü
set included: Moral Kiosk / Catapult / Pilgrimage / Wolves, Lower / Radio Free Europe / We Walk

23 March 1984 - Rathskeller, Boston, MA
support: Scruffy The Cat, Kilkenny Cats, Hüsker Dü
set included: The Lion Sleeps Tonight / Crazy / Pale Blue Eyes / So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / 20th Century Boy / Pills / Paint It, Black / Walk, Don't Run / Tighten Up / Femme Fatale
notes: Michael sings 'Gloria' a capella in front of the venue before the show. Grant Hart joins on The 'Lion Sleeps Tonight', and Bob Mould joins on guitar for 'Paint It, Black'

26 March 1984
event: 'So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)' 7" & 12" Single is released in the UK

26 March 1984 - R.A. Miller's Farm, Gainesville, GA
notes: The band film 'Left Of Reckoning' at R.A. Miller's farm amongst the whirligigs, at unincorporated Rabbitstown, north of Gainesville, GA. Filmed & directed by Jim Herbert

4-5 April 1984 - A&M Records, London, England
notes: Various press interviews

7 April 1984 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
notes: Various press interviews

8 April 1984 - Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
support: My Bloody Valentine
set: Second Guessing / Catapult / Letter Never Sent / Crazy / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / Pretty Persuasion / Falling In Love Again / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Sitting Still / Harborcoat / Gardening At Night - 9-9 / Little America / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: Wolves, Lower / Chicken Train / We Walk / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moral Kiosk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

9 April 1984
event: 'Reckoning' is released in the UK

9 April 1984 - Vrije Vloer, Utrecht, The Netherlands
set included: The Lion Sleeps Tonight / 20th Century Boy / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Pale Blue Eyes

10 April 1984 - Effenaar, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
set included: Time After Time (Annelise) / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / That Beat / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Sitting Still / Harborcoat / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Little America / Radio Free Europe
encore: Radar Love / Second Guessing / Pale Blue Eyes / 1,000,000

12 April 1984 - Odeon, Münster, West Germany

13 April 1984 - Knust, Hamburg, West Germany
set included: Radar Love / So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star

14 April 1984 - Knust, Hamburg, West Germany

15 April 1984 - Luxor, Cologne, West Germany

16 April 1984
event: 'Reckoning' is released in the US

17 April 1984
event: 'So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)' 7" & 12" Single is released in the US

17 April 1984 - Radio Station, Rouen, France
notes: Interview with Peter Buck & Mike Mills

17 April 1984 - Exo 7, Rouen, France
support: Flooflash
set: Riders In The Sky / Moral Kiosk / Crazy / Talk About The Passion / 7 Chinese Bros. / Pilgrimage / Catapult / Letter Never Sent / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Time After Time (Annelise) / That Beat / Mystery To Me / Little America / Pale Blue Eyes / So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star
encore 1: Chicken Train / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / 1,000,000
encore 2: Barney Miller Theme / We Walk / Pills / Radio Free Europe
notes: This show is available on the bootleg CD "Toto This Isn't Athens Anymore"

18 April 1984 - Club West Side, Lyon, France
set included: Riders In The Sky / Radio Free Europe / Catapult / Crazy / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Just A Touch / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Time After Time (Annelise) / Little America / 1,000,000

19 April 1984 - Maison de Peuples, Clermont-Ferrand, France

20 April 1984 - Paris, France
notes: The band hold various interview sessions

20 April 1984 - Eldorado, Paris, France
support: Les Innocents
set: Riders In The Sky / Moral Kiosk / Catapult / Pilgrimage / Letter Never Sent / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Harborcoat / Sitting Still / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Time After Time (Annelise) / Just A Touch / Little America / Pale Blue Eyes
encore 1: Second Guessing / Radio Free Europe / We Walk / 20th Century Boy / 1,000,000
encore 2: Walters Theme / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Talk About The Passion / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
concert ticket

23 April 1984 - London, England
notes: The band hold various interview sessions

24 April 1984 - Tin Can Club, Birmingham, England
support: 154
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / There She Goes Again / Mystery To Me / Pilgrimage / Just A Touch / Letter Never Sent / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: Second Guessing / Little America / Pale Blue Eyes / Moral Kiosk / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / 1,000,000
encore 2: We Walk - Someone's In The Kitchen With Dinah - We Walk / Riders In The Sky / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: An original poster for this tour lists this venue as the 'Fantasy Club'

25 April 1984 - The Gallery, Manchester, England
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Moral Kiosk [part] / Walk, Don't Run / If I Had A Hammer / So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Moral Kiosk / Just A Touch / 7 Chinese Bros. / Pilgrimage / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Letter Never Sent / Harborcoat / West Of The Fields / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Barney Miller Theme / Walters Theme / Second Guessing / Time After Time (Annelise) / Femme Fatale
encore 2: California Dreamin' / We Walk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: The PA blew up during 'Moral Kiosk', resulting in the band playing the instrumental 'Walk, Don't Run' and then the folk song 'If I Had A Hammer' until it was fixed. Between 'If I Had A Hammer' and 'So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star', Michael says "The first time this has ever happened to us, and we're going to celebrate with a really bad song"

26 April 1984 - The Warehouse, Leeds, England
set: Second Guessing / Catapult / Just A Touch / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Sitting Still / Harborcoat / West Of The Fields / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Pale Blue Eyes / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Time After Time (Annelise) / Pretty Persuasion
encore 2: 1,000,000 / We Walk / Talk About The Passion / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

27 April 1984 - Night Moves, Glasgow, Scotland

28 April 1984 - 'Saturday Live', BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1 Studios, Yalding House, London, England
notes: Phone Interview with Peter Buck, broadcasted on 5 May 1984

29 April 1984 - The Carioca, Worthing, England
support: The American Girls, The Bright Young Things
set: Fever / Second Guessing / Just A Touch / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. - Voice Of Harold / Talk About The Passion / Sitting Still / Femme Fatale / Harborcoat / West Of The Fields / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore: (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Pretty Persuasion / We Walk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

30 April 1984 - Marquee, London, England
support: The American Girls
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Moral Kiosk / Burning Down / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Talk About The Passion / Sitting Still / West Of The Fields / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Little America
encore 1: We Walk / Second Guessing / 1,000,000
encore 2: Riders In The Sky / Time After Time (Annelise) / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) (part) / Chicken Train / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: The first time 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)' is played there is an equipment breakdown, so Michael fills in the time with 'Chicken Train', before the problem is fixed and 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)' is played again

1 May 1984 - Capital Radio, Capital Radio Studios, Euston Tower, London, England
notes: Interview with Peter Buck

1 May 1984 - Marquee, London, England
support: The Escape Club
set: Second Guessing / Just A Touch / Catapult / Letter Never Sent / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Harborcoat / Talk About The Passion / Pretty Persuasion / Moral Kiosk / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: We Walk / So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Does Your Mother Know
encore 2: Pale Blue Eyes / I Can't Control Myself / Tusk - Skank

1 June 1984 - Georgian Hotel Basement, Athens, GA
support: Kilkenny Cats, Dream So Real
set included: Color Me Impressed / White Light, White Heat / There She Goes Again / Government Center / Broken Whiskey Glass / Little Willie / Authority Song / Personality Crisis / Hang On Sloopy / Gonna Have A Good Time Tonight
notes: Hindu Love Gods show, with Berry, Buck, Mills and Bryan Cook

9 June 1984 - Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ
other acts performing: Roger McGuinn, Ritchie Havens, John Sebastian, Jessie Colin Young, The Band (Richard Manuel, Rick Danko, Levon Helm)
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Second Guessing / Hyena / Letter Never Sent / Harborcoat / 7 Chinese Bros. / Pretty Persuasion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Sitting Still / Driver 8 / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 1: Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 2: So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Do You Believe In Magic / Gloria
notes: Performance for 'Rock Influences: Folk Rock' on MTV. Roger McGuinn guests on 'So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star' and 'Gloria'. John Sebastian guests on 'Do You Believe In Magic'. First performances of 'Driver 8', 'Old Man Kensey' and 'Hyena'. The performance was broadcast on 17 July 1984

13 June 1984 - '5:30 Phone Call', WLIR 92.7FM, WLIR Studios, Westbury, NY
notes: Phone Interview with Bill Berry

14 June 1984 - Music Machine, Los Angeles, CA (Cancelled)
support: The Knitters, Phrane, Los Lobos, Phil Alvin
notes: R.E.M. were headliners for this show, but refused to play

14 June 1984 - 'The Cutting Edge' (TV), I.R.S. Records Offices, A&M Records, Hollywood, CA
set: (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Time After Time (Annelise) / Femme Fatale / Louie Louie / Smokin' In The Boys' Room / Driver 8 / Stretch My Hand / Wendell Gee
notes: First ever public performance of 'Wendell Gee', which was supposedly written on this day as well. The performance was broadcast on 29 July

26 July 1984 - 'Solid Gold Hits', CBS, Stage 6, KTLA Studios, New York, NY
set: So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
notes: Stipe sings the vocals live while the others mime their parts, band introduced by Grant Goodeve from 'Eight Is Enough'

15 June 1984 - WMET 94.7, WMET Studios, Metromedia Square, Hollywood, CA
notes: Interview with Peter Buck

Little America Tour

Part I

16 June 1984 - Star Palace, Fresno, CA
support: The Dream Syndicate
soundcheck: Little America / Driver 8 / Old Man Kensey
set included: Second Guessing / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / Good Advices / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Driver 8 / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore included: Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

17 June 1984 - The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Moral Kiosk / Wolves, Lower / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / Good Advices / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Harborcoat / West Of The Fields / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Driver 8 / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Riders In The Sky / 20th Century Boy / We Walk / Second Guessing
encore 2: Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

18 June 1984
event: '(Don't Go Back To) Rockville' 7" & 12" Single is released in the UK

18 June 1984 - Mission Theater, Santa Barbara, CA
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Second Guessing / Hyena / Catapult / 7 Chinese Bros. / Pilgrimage / Talk About The Passion / Good Advices / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Letter Never Sent / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Driver 8 / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore: Moral Kiosk / Time After Time (Annelise) / 1,000,000 / Chicken Train / Femme Fatale / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

19 June 1984 - 'Rock Of The 80's', The Palace, Hollywood, CA
other acts performing: Jason And The Scorchers, Nona Hendryx, Simple Minds
set: Sitting Still / Radio Free Europe / Little America
notes: The bands performed on a rotating stage, and was rotated onto the next band after each set

20 June 1984 - Racetrack, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA
audience: 900
support: Army Of Love
set: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / Hyena / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Driver 8 / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore: White Tornado / Riders In The Sky / 1,000,000 / Pale Blue Eyes / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

22 June 1984 - Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, CA
audience: 4,400
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Harborcoat / Catapult / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / Pilgrimage / Moral Kiosk / Camera / Letter Never Sent / Pretty Persuasion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Radio Free Europe / Sitting Still / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / West Of The Fields / Little America / Femme Fatale / Chicken Train / Old Man Kensey / Driver 8 / Unknown / Unknown / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: Setlist is most likely in the wrong order. The unknown songs are probably 'Hyena' and 'Windout', but can't be confirmed. Stipe performed this show sitting on a stool due to a surfing accident in Del Mar

23 June 1984 - The 11th Annual Mountain Aire Music And Craft Festival, Calaveras County Fairgrounds, Angels Camp, CA
supporting: The Plimsouls, Berlin, The Motels, Ratt, Huey Lewis and the News, The Cars

24 June 1984 - The 11th Annual Mountain Aire Music And Craft Festival, Calaveras County Fairgrounds, Angels Camp, CA
supporting: The Plimsouls, Berlin, The Motels, Ratt, Huey Lewis and the News, The Cars

24 June 1984 - 'Early Tremors', WQAK-FM, WQAK Studios, San Francisco, CA
notes: Interview with Peter Buck & Mike Mills

24 June 1984 - The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Second Guessing / 7 Chinese Bros. / Hyena / Camera / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Letter Never Sent / Driver 8 / Harborcoat / Good Advices / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Little America
encore 1: White Tornado / Riders In The Sky / Radio Free Europe / We Walk / 1,000,000
encore 2: Femme Fatale / Moral Kiosk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank
notes: Stipe sits for the entire show due to a surfing accident in Del Mar (Stipe: "The more astute of you may have noticed that I'm sitting down this evening...well I was out boxing some waves in the ocean in Del Mar..." audience member: "Bullshit!" Stipe: "this is the truth, I challenged the ocean and it bit me").

26 June 1984 - Starry Night, Portland, OR
audience: 1,000
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Harborcoat / Catapult / Hyena / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Shaking Through / Femme Fatale / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Unknown / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night - 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Perfect Circle / Camera / 1,000,000
encore 2: Someone's In The Kitchen With Dinah - Jimmy Crack Corn / Second Guessing / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

27 June 1984 - Music Hall, Seattle, WA
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Moral Kiosk / Driver 8 / Catapult / Hyena / Camera / Pilgrimage / Talk About The Passion / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night - 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Burning Down / Pale Blue Eyes / 1,000,000
encore 2: So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank
notes: Famously recorded for NBC's The Source radio show, this show is available on many bootlegs, including "Boston 1984" (sic), "Blue", "Pleasant Dreams", "Rock and Roll Stars" and "We're Blinking Just As Fast As We Can"

28 June 1984 - Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, Canada
support: The Dream Syndicate

30 June 1984 - Mardi Gras Ballroom, Boise, ID
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Second Guessing / Driver 8 / 7 Chinese Bros. / Pilgrimage / Talk About The Passion / Behind Closed Doors / Hyena / Harborcoat / Good Advices / Barney Miller Theme / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Old Man Kensey / Stretch My Hand - Radio Free Europe (part) - Stretch My Hand - Chicken Train / Freddie's Dead / Roadrunner / Little America
encore 1: Radio Free Europe / 20th Century Boy
encore 2: Femme Fatale / Moral Kiosk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank
notes: After doing 'Stretch My Hand', the band go straight into 'Radio Free Europe', but is aborted after Peter Buck's guitar malfunctions & he smashes his guitar into the low ceiling. They then go straight back into 'Stretch My Hand'

1 July 1984 - Coliseum, Utah State Fairpark, Salt Lake City, UT
support: The Dream Syndicate

2 July 1984 - The Bamboo Bar, Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs, CO
support: The Dream Syndicate

3 July 1984 - Rainbow Music Hall, Denver, CO
audience: 1,425
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Second Guessing / West Of The Fields / Driver 8 / Camera / Good Advices / Sitting Still / Letter Never Sent / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Pale Blue Eyes / Pretty Persuasion / Just A Touch / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Gardening At Night - Chicken Train / 9-9 - Windout
encore 2: Barney Miller Theme / So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Gloria
notes: Karl Pecoda from Dream Syndicate guests on 'So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star', & members of both Dream Syndicate & The Plimsouls guest on 'Gloria'

5 July 1984 - Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Radio Free Europe / Second Guessing / Letter Never Sent / 7 Chinese Bros. / Sitting Still / Hyena / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Driver 8 / Time After Time (Annelise) / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America / Chicken Train - Jimmy Crack Corn - Stretch My Hand / Wolves, Lower
encore 1: Barney Miller Theme / Camera / Harborcoat / Color Me Impressed
encore 2: There She Goes Again / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank
notes: Paul Westerberg guests on 'Color Me Impressed', and Steve Wynn guests on 'There She Goes Again'

6 July 1984 - WQFM/Mainstream/Mountain Dew Rock Stage, Summerfest '84, Henry W. Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, WI
support: Looker, Uriah, The Kind, The Dream Syndicate
set: Second Guessing / West Of The Fields / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Driver 8 / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Pale Blue Eyes / Just A Touch / Gardening At Night - Chicken Train - Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: There She Goes Again / We Walk / Little America
encore 2: Riders In The Sky / In The Year 2525 / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

7 July 1984 - Rose Records, Chicago, IL
notes: In-store record signing session with the band, as well as Jay Boberg

7 July 1984 - Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Femme Fatale / Radio Free Europe / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Letter Never Sent / Sitting Still / Driver 8 / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / 7 Chinese Bros. - Voice Of Harold - 7 Chinese Bros. / Harborcoat / Cushy Tush - Behind Closed Doors - Hyena / Pretty Persuasion / Little America / Second Guessing / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / King Of The Road / Walk, Don't Run
notes: This show was recorded by a local radio station, WXRT 93.1 FM, and broadcast twice: once at a length of 1 1/2 hours, the next time broadcast it was cut to fit a 1 hour timeslot. This show can be found on the CD bootlegs "Disturbances" (along with what is reportably the worst sound quality in bootleg history) and "Back To Rockville", as well as the vinyl bootleg "Live in Chicago", and on the Reckoning 25th Anniversary reissue.

8 July 1984 - Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Radio Free Europe / Catapult / Driver 8 / Camera / Sitting Still / Letter Never Sent / 7 Chinese Bros. - Voice Of Harold - 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Hyena / Harborcoat / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore: Barney Miller Theme / Second Guessing / We Walk / 1,000,000

10 July 1984 - Variety Theatre, Cleveland, OH
support: The Dream Syndicate

11 July 1984 - Minett Hall, Rochester, NY
audience: 600
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Femme Fatale / Second Guessing / Wolves, Lower / Hyena / Letter Never Sent / Camera / Talk About The Passion / Driver 8 / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Sitting Still / Crazy / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: 20th Century Boy / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / We Walk / Moral Kiosk
encore 2: So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

12 July 1984 - Le Spectrum, Montreal, Canada
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Moral Kiosk / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / Hyena / 7 Chinese Bros. / Sitting Still / Driver 8 / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / West Of The Fields / 9-9 - Wind Out / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Talk About The Passion / Chicken Train / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Second Guessing
encore 2: Fever / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

13 July 1984 - Cheapies Records And Tapes, Toronto, Canada
notes: In-store record signing session with the band, at the Yonge Street Cheapies store

13 July 1984 - The Concert Hall, Masonic Temple, Toronto, Canada
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Second Guessing / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Happy Birthday To Bertis Downs / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / Sitting Still / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Driver 8 / Shaking Through / Harborcoat / The Medicine Show / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: The Lion Sleeps Tonight / In The Year 2525 / We Walk / Little America
encore 2: Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

15 July 1984 - Salty Dog Skyroom Saloon, Buffalo, NY
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: I Can Only Give You Everything / Radio Free Europe / Catapult / Driver 8 / The Medicine Show (snippet) / Sitting Still / Letter Never Sent / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / Pale Blue Eyes / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Sharp Dressed Man / Every Word Means No / Secret Agent Man / Smokin' In The Boys' Room / Does Your Mother Know / Tusk / Crazy / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Pills / California Dreamin'
encore 2: Batman Theme - Second Guessing / Riders In The Sky / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: About a minute of the Dream Syndicate song ‘The Medicine Show’ was played between 'Driver 8' and 'Sitting Still'. Michael says thanks to the band for opening up and says that he does a great Steve Wynn (for money!) and that Steve Wynn does a pretty good Michael

16 July 1984 - Playpen, Diamond Beach, NJ
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Second Guessing / Just A Touch / Driver 8 / Time After Time (Annelise) / Hyena / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: White Tornado / There She Goes Again / Bandwagon / Sitting Still
encore 2: Chicken Train / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

17 July 1984 - Goodskates Roller Ballroom, Port Haven Music Hall, East Setauket, NY
support: The Dream Syndicate
set included: Hyena / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Windout / Femme Fatale / Radio Free Europe / Riders In The Sky / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville

19 July 1984 - Strawberry Records, Boston, MA
notes: In-store record signing session with the band

19 July 1984 - WBCN-FM, WBCN-FM Studios, Boston, MA
notes: Interview with Peter Buck & Mike Mills

19 July 1984 - Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Femme Fatale / Second Guessing / Catapult / Driver 8 / Letter Never Sent / Sitting Still / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Hyena / Harborcoat / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Riders In The Sky / There She Goes Again / Talk About The Passion
encore 2: Time After Time (Annelise) / Moral Kiosk / Camera / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank
notes: Steve Wynn guests on 'There She Goes Again'. 'Ghost Riders In The Sky' was done as an instrumental (probably not complete), then Stipe and Wynn came out on stage with their arms and legs linked, 3-legged race style

20 July 1984 - Agora Ballroom, West Hartford, CT
audience: 2,000
support: The Dream Syndicate
soundcheck: Driver 8 / Stretch My Hand
set: Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Driver 8 / Shaking Through / Letter Never Sent / Sitting Still / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Second Guessing / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / 20th Century Boy / Moral Kiosk / Little America
encore 1: Pale Blue Eyes / Camera / Wild Thing
encore 2: We Walk - Behind Closed Doors / Smokin' In The Boys' Room / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

21 July 1984 - J&R Music World, New York, NY
notes: In-store record signing session with the band

21 July 1984 - Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / Talk About The Passion / Driver 8 / Sitting Still / Letter Never Sent / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Time After Time (Annelise) / Hyena / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Camera / Moral Kiosk / Chicken Train / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
encore 2: Femme Fatale / California Dreamin' / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Skank

22 July 1984 - Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Driver 8 / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Hyena / Shaking Through / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Sitting Still / Wolves, Lower / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Second Guessing / Letter Never Sent / We Walk / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
encore 2: So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / 1,000,000 / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

24 July 1984 - Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C.
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Second Guessing / Radio Free Europe / Talk About The Passion / Driver 8 / Sitting Still / Letter Never Sent / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Hyena / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Harborcoat / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Camera / Pale Blue Eyes / Moral Kiosk / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
encore 2: Chicken Train / Crazy / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank
notes: At the end of 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)' Michael rambles some words of what is assumed to be 'Skank', which go something like 'I was twenty-one, he was sixty-four / I said tip your hat to the man at the door / I said let me in, he said what for'

25 July 1984 - Pavilion Towers Ballroom, Virginia Beach, VA
support: The Dream Syndicate
set included: Second Guessing / Talk About The Passion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Riders In The Sky / The Medicine Show / Radio Free Europe / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

27 July 1984 - War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro, NC
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Radio Free Europe / Catapult / Driver 8 / Letter Never Sent / 7 Chinese Bros. / Sitting Still / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Hyena / There She Goes Again / Harborcoat / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Camera / Pale Blue Eyes / Second Guessing
encore 2: Riders In The Sky / Stretch My Hand / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / California Dreamin' / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
review: This was a great show. They played in the War Memorial Auditorium (where the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra normally plays) so the acoustics were great. The band wasn't big enough yet to play the main Coliseum I guess. The encore numbers of 'Ghost Riders In The Sky' and 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)' still stick out in my mind as highlights of the show - Tom Ivey

28 July 1984 - Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA
support: The Dream Syndicate
set: Femme Fatale / Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Hyena / Sitting Still / 7 Chinese Bros. / Letter Never Sent / Driver 8 / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Just A Touch / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Second Guessing / Little America
encore 1: Pale Blue Eyes / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / 1,000,000
encore 2: Riders In The Sky / Camera / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank
notes: This show can be found on the bootleg CD "Songs From Little America", minus 'Femme Fatale', 'Just A Touch' and 'Skank'. The CD doesn't give the date of the show, but it is this one

30 July 1984 - Georgia Hall, Dean William Tate Center, The University Of Georgia, Athens, GA
support: Go Van Go
notes: The Dream Syndicate show. This was scheduled for Legion Field, but was changed to the Georgia Hall. Mike Mills & Peter Buck join on stage for 1 or 2 songs

31 July 1984 - Uptown Lounge, Athens, GA
set included: Ghostbusters (3 times) / Sweet Home Alabama / Gloria
notes: Adolph & The Casuals show, featuring Raoul (Peter Buck). Peter Buck, with members of The Dream Syndicate, helping out the Uptown Lounge due to a cancellation by another band due to theft of a key instrument. The Dream Syndicate had performed the previous night at the Tate Center, & got $25 credit each at a local thrift store & open tab at the bar

2 August 1984 - Margos Touch, Mexico City, Mexico

3 August 1984 - Margos Touch, Mexico City, Mexico

4 August 1984 - Margos Touch, Mexico City, Mexico

7 August 1984
event: '(Don't Go Back To) Rockville' 7" & 12" Single is released in the US

20 August 1984 - Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
supporting: Billy Bragg, Echo And The Bunnymen
set included: American Beat '84 / Windout
notes: The Fleshtones show. Peter Buck guests on guitar on 'American Beat '84' & 'Windout'

Part II

4 September 1984 - I.R.S. Records Offices, A&M Records, Hollywood, CA
notes: Phone interview with Mike Mills by Mike McDowell of Blitz Magazine.

5 September 1984 - Pomona Valley Auditorium, Pomona, CA
support: The Blasters
set: Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Pilgrimage / Cushy Tush / 7 Chinese Bros. / Sitting Still / Hyena / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Talk About The Passion / Driver 8 / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / 1,000,000 - Fascists Eat Donuts - 1,000,000 / Little America
encore 1: Second Guessing / California Dreamin' / Smokin' In The Boys' Room / Burning Hell / Louie Louie
encore 2: King Of The Road / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors / Femme Fatale / The Lion Sleeps Tonight / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

6 September 1984 - Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
support: Swimming Pool Q's
set: Radio Free Europe / Moral Kiosk / Harborcoat / Hyena / Letter Never Sent / Kohoutek / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Time After Time (Annelise) / 7 Chinese Bros. - Voice Of Harold - 7 Chinese Bros. / Just A Touch / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Wolves, Lower / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Pilgrimage / Talk About The Passion / 1,000,000 / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 2: Driver 8 / Camera / Second Guessing

7 September 1984 - Fox Theatre, San Diego, CA
support: The dB's
set included: Radio Free Europe / 7 Chinese Bros. / Letter Never Sent / Pretty Persuasion / Sitting Still / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / I Can Only Give You Everything / Behind Closed Doors / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

8 September 1984 - Palace West, Phoenix, AZ
support: The dB's
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / Talk About The Passion / Kohoutek / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / 7 Chinese Bros. / Driver 8 / Letter Never Sent / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Pilgrimage / Hyena / Just A Touch / Pretty Persuasion / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Riders In The Sky / Second Guessing / Sitting Still / Femme Fatale / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors - After Hours / Sweet Home Alabama / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

10 September 1984 - Grand Ballroom, Student Union, The University Of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
support: The dB's
set included: Sweet Jane / Sweet Home Alabama / Sex Bomb

11 September 1984 - KAIR, KAIR Studios, University Memorial Center, University Of Colorado At Boulder, Boulder, CO
notes: Interview with Bill Berry & Michael Stipe

11 September 1984 - Macky Auditorium, University Of Colorado At Boulder, Boulder, CO
support: The dB's
set: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / Hyena / Pilgrimage / Kohoutek / Talk About The Passion / Sitting Still / Letter Never Sent / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / 7 Chinese Bros. / Driver 8 / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kinsey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore: Moon River / Camera / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors / Radio Free Europe / Skank (part) - 1,000,000 / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

13 September 1984 - Civic Auditorium Music Hall, Omaha, NE
support: The dB's
set included: Talk About The Passion
notes: Stipe was in political mode for this show, telling the crowd that Reagan has to go (which was met with laughter as well as booing), and during 'Talk About The Passion' he changed the lyric to 'talk about compassion'
Ticket stub

14 September 1984 - KJHK 90.7FM, KJHK 90.7FM Studios, Stauffer-Flint Hall, The University Of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
notes: Interview with Bill Berry & Michael Stipe

14 September 1984 - Hoch Auditorium, The University Of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
audience: 2,000
support: The dB's
set included: Gardening At Night / Hyena / Kohoutek / Radio Free Europe / Wild Thing / Moon River

15 September 1984 - The Bowery, Oklahoma City, OK
support: The dB's
The dB's set included: All Night Long
R.E.M.: (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 / Wolves, Lower / Harborcoat / Time After Time (Annelise) / Femme Fatale / Sitting Still / Pilgrimage / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / 7 Chinese Bros. / She Bop (Instrumental) (Part) / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Just A Touch / Pretty Persuasion / Color Me Impressed (part) / Kohoutek / 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe
encore: Moon River / Round Is Funny / Riders In The Sky / We Walk - Falling In Love Again - My Elusive Dreams / Little America
notes: Peter Buck joins The dB's on 'All Night Long' as part of their opening set

16 September 1984 - Bronco Bowl, Dallas, TX
support: The dB's
set: Second Guessing / Pilgrimage / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Talk About The Passion / Hyena / 7 Chinese Bros. / Kohoutek / Letter Never Sent / Sitting Still / Wolves, Lower / 9-9 - Windout / Pretty Persuasion / Old Man Kinsey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Harborcoat / Pale Blue Eyes / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Driver 8 / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / Camera / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

17 September 1984 - Sound Warehouse, Dallas, TX
notes: In-store record signing session with the band from 4pm, sponsored by Q102

18 September 1984 - Austin Opera House, Austin, TX
support: The dB's
set included: Harborcoat / Radio Free Europe / 7 Chinese Bros. / Moon River

19 September 1984 - Numbers 2, Houston, TX
support: The dB's
set included: So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Moral Kiosk / 9-9 / Stumble / Second Guessing / Pilgrimage / Laughing / Talk About The Passion / West Of The Fields / 7 Chinese Bros. / Time After Time (Annelise) / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / Harborcoat / Moon River / Radio Free Europe
encore included: Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: Venue originally listed just as 'Numbers', but the original had closed down and 'Numbers 2' opened in its place. Michael Stipe was wearing a sport coat over and a colored T-shirt. Mike Mills mentioned at some point that when they came to play Houston in support of Murmur the previous year, they arrived in Houston to find the club they were scheduled to play that night closed and was out of business.
Before 'Pretty Persuasion', Stipe mentioned how drunk he was after they finished this song. During the song he had some kind of sticker or badge of some sort - and he tried to stick it on his sleeve while he was singing "put that on your sleeve" (he was unsuccessful because the sticker had lost its stick - not because he was too drunk)
The second encore was with Peter Holsapple of The dB's. They played a couple songs, ending with 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)'. There was someone in the back of the room who kept yelling 'Box Cars' every once in a while throughout the entire show, but he was the only person who yelled out a request at all. It seemed that Mike Mills talked the rest of the band into playing 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)' for the last song (obviously in deference to the guy in the back of the crowd), and it was obvious that Peter Holsapple was watching Peter Buck to see the chords played.

21 September 1984 - War Memorial Auditorum, Nashville, TN
support: The dB's
set included: Moon River / We Walk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: The venue had ramps that led up from the audience to the stage, and the crowd kept edging up it until 10-50 people were on stage with the band, and at one point a security guard was getting too rough with a girl in the crowd (the hassle had been going on between the crowd and security for a while) and the guitar drops out of the mix as Peter dashes over to the other side of the stage to push the security man away. Then the crowd roared it's approval. Then, as more and more fans were emboldened to take the stage, two small kids were in danger of getting squashed, and Mike pulled them out and up onto their side of the microphones, (all this during 'We Walk') and got them to sing "up, up, up, up" in the fade out. Then someone got them some posters, and asked what they wanted to hear, and the band responded with a final encore of 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)'

22 September 1984 - Foster Auditorium, The University Of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
support: The dB's
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / Talk About The Passion / Kohoutek / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / 7 Chinese Bros. / Driver 8 / Letter Never Sent / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Pilgrimage / Hyena / Just A Touch / Pretty Persuasion / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Riders In The Sky / Second Guessing / Sitting Still / Femme Fatale / 1,000,000 - Fascists Eat Donuts - 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors / Sweet Home Alabama / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank

23 September 1984 - Park Center, Charlotte, NC
audience: 1,200
support: The dB's
The dB's set included: Black And White
R.E.M.: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / Hyena / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / West Of The Fields / Talk About The Passion / Pilgrimage / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Just A Touch / Driver 8 / Gardening At Night - 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe / The Star Spangled Banner - Little America
encore 1: Pale Blue Eyes / Sitting Still / Moral Kiosk
encore 2: Happy Birthday To Gevin Lindsay / Moon River / We Walk - After Hours - We Walk / 1,000,000 / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: Peter Buck joins The dB's on guitar on 'Black And White' as part of their opening set

25 September 1984 - Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, NC
support: The dB's
The dB's set included: Neverland / Bad Reputation / Black And White / Amplifier / Suspicious Minds / Rendezvous
set: Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Letter Never Sent / Kohoutek / Sitting Still / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Talk About The Passion / Hyena / Time After Time (Annelise) / Gardening At Night - 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: California Dreamin' / Wolves, Lower / Driver 8 / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / Second Guessing - Oh Susanna - Someone's In The Kitchen With Dinah - Jimmy Crack Corn / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors - After Hours - Walter's Theme - Behind Closed Doors / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank - Tusk
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Carnival Of Sorts (Boxcars)' onwards, and Peter Buck joins The dB's on guitar on 'Black And White' as part of their opening set.

26 September 1984 - Record Bar, Duke University, Durham, NC
notes: In-store record signing session with the band

26 September 1984 - Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, NC
support: The dB's
The dB's: Neverland / Love Is For Lovers / Big Brown Eyes / Spittin' In The Wind / Amplifier / Lonely Is (As Lonely Does) / Spy In The House Of Love / Suspicious Minds / White Train / Living A Lie / Black And White / Louie Louie
R.E.M.: 7 Chinese Bros. / Catapult / Radio Free Europe / 9-9 / Gardening At Night - Frogmore - Windout / Letter Never Sent / Kohoutek / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Driver 8 / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / 1,000,000 / Hyena / West Of The Fields / Old Man Kensey / Second Guessing
encore 1: Moon River [twice] / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Little America
encore 2: Moral Kiosk / Talk About The Passion / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion
notes: 'Moon River' is done twice. At the end of the first time (with one word left in the song) someone screams out "Fuck you!" to which Stipe yells back "If you don't like it, you can leave!". He and Mike immediately start over from the beginning. The same guy yells the same remark at the start of the second encore which Stipe replies curtly, "Fuck you, too!". There is another story that the fan was actually shouting, 'Fuck, YEAH!' in appreciation. Apparently the fan actually wrote a letter to the editor of one of the local papers hoping to clarify the incident. Peter Buck joins The dB's on guitar on 'Black And White' as part of their opening set.
The main set of this show can be found on the CD bootleg "Unreleased Live LP" and "We Are Having A Heavenly Time"

28 September 1984 - USF Soccer Stadium, University Of South Florida, Tampa, FL
support: The dB's
set: Femme Fatale / Radio Free Europe / 7 Chinese Bros. - Voice Of Harold / Harborcoat / Pilgrimage / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Driver 8 / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Kohoutek / Sitting Still / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Riders In The Sky / Chicken Train / Second Guessing / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors - After Hours / In The Year 2525 / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / Last Date / After Hours / The Lion Sleeps Tonight / Sloop John B / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Skank - Tusk
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Sloop John B'.

29 September 1984 - Auditorium, University Center, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
support: The dB's
set: Radio Free Europe / Hyena / Letter Never Sent / Camera / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Driver 8 / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Sitting Still / 7 Chinese Bros. / Harborcoat / Just A Touch / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Barney Miller Theme / 1,000,000 / Little America
encore 1: Second Guessing / Talk About The Passion / Wolves, Lower
encore 2: Moon River / Riders In The Sky / There She Goes Again / My Elusive Dreams - We Walk - My Elusive Dreams - Wendell Gee - Behind Closed Doors - Wendell Gee - Behind Closed Doors - Hot Nights In Georgia
notes: Despite the name and date of the show on the bootleg CD, this show can be found on the CD "Philadelphia 1984", with 'Driver 8' and 'Sitting Still' through to '1,000,000' cut out. Charlie Pickett guests on slide guitar on 'There She Goes Again'

30 September 1984 - The Bandshell, University Of Florida, Gainesville, FL
support: The dB's
soundcheck: Second Guessing
set: Second Guessing / Pilgrimage / Hyena / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / Harborcoat / Kohoutek / Sitting Still / Letter Never Sent / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Wolves, Lower / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / Moral Kiosk / D.I.V.O.R.C.E. - Someone's In The Kitchen With Dinah - Chicken Train - Jimmy Crack Corn / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / After Hours
notes: Peter Buck joined the dB's during their set, & Armistead Wellford from Love Tractor joins on the 'D.I.V.O.R.C.E.' medley.

2 October 1984 - McAllister Auditorium, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
support: The dB's
set: Femme Fatale / Second Guessing / Harborcoat / Hyena / 7 Chinese Bros. - Voice Of Harold / Pilgrimage / Letter Never Sent / Kohoutek / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Moon River / Sitting Still / Driver 8 / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: Crazy / Talk About The Passion / California Dreamin' / 1,000,000
encore 2: Just A Touch / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / We Walk - Falling In Love Again - Behind Closed Doors - After Hours / Sloop John B / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Suspicious Minds
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Sloop John B' and 'Suspicious Minds'. From Fred LeBlanc - "I was at this show. I remember being excited with the inclusion of new songs 'Kohoutek' and 'Old Man Kensey' and seeing the acapella version of 'Moon River'. It was my first time seeing the band live and while I enjoyed it, their performance seemed pretty hit-and-miss to me. one song would be great, the next would be ragged and sloppy, and not in a good way. They seemed like they'd been on the road a while. Still, I had a great time. A buddy of mine gave me a bootleg cassette of the show that I had for quite sometime, but it has gone by the wayside...
During an uncomfortable but ultimately hilarious moment onstage, Peter and Mike got into a screaming match with Mike yelling "fuck you" repeatedly at Peter. Onstage. In front of the entire audience.
Anyway, at that moment, Peter walked up to Stipe's microphone and said, "excuse me, ladies and gentlemen but Mike Mills has been abusing me onstage. Can we please get everyone to give a big loud boo to Mike Mills, boooo..." to which the crowd of nearly 2000 obliges and starts booing Mills. You could see Mike seething.
Peter backed away from Stipe's mic and as Mills walked up to his own mic about to angrily respond to Peter's comment, Peter starts the beginning notes of 'Pretty Persuasion' sending Mills into a fury while the audience cheered, completely oblivious to the meltdown onstage. Right then, Stipe grabs an out of tune harmonica and blows the worst note you've ever heard into the mic, screams "fuck it!" throwing the harmonica behind him and starts singing the song.
Pretty wild. I remember Bill looking frighteningly haggard that night, like he'd been out the previous night for the whole night and barely being able to hang on. He sang the prettiest harmonies to 'Gardening At Night' while looking like death warmed over with a cigarette dangling out of his mouth.
New Orleans will do that to you, if you let her.

3 October 1984 - Fulton Chapel, University Of Mississipi, Oxford, MS
support: The dB's
set included: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Letter Never Sent / Sitting Still / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore included: Moon River / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors / Carnival Of Sorts (Boxcars)

5 October 1984 - Shryock Auditorium, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
support: The dB's
set included: Moon River

6 October 1984 - Graham Chapel, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
support: The dB's
The dB's set included: Spitting Into The Wind / Amplifier / Suspicious Minds / Rendevous
The dB's encore: See No Evil / Black And White
R.E.M.: Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / West Of The Fields / Kohoutek / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Hyena / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Barney Miller Theme / Chicken Train / Sitting Still / Letter Never Sent / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Second Guessing / Paint It, Black / In The Year 2525 / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors / Femme Fatale / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / Wendell Gee / I Can Only Give You Everything / Sloop John B / Born On The Bayou / Gloria
notes: Peter Holsapple and Rick Wagner guest on 'Sloop John B', 'Born On The Bayou' and 'Gloria'. Peter Buck joined on guitar on 'See No Evil' on The dB's opening set.

7 October 1984 - Egyptian Theater, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
support: The dB's

8 October 1984 - Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI
support: The dB's
set: Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Letter Never Sent / Hyena / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Driver 8 / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Just A Touch / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Barney Miller Theme / Second Guessing / Crazy / Kohoutek / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / See No Evil / Sloop John B / We Walk - After Hours - Behind Closed Doors / So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / After Hours
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'See No Evil', 'Sloop John B' and 'So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star'

10 October 1984 - Charles E. Smith Center, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
support: The dB's

11 October 1984 - University Hall, University Of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
support: The dB's

12 October 1984 - Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ
support: The dB's
The dB's set included: Suspicious Minds
R.E.M.: Harborcoat / Radio Free Europe / Hyena / Pilgrimage / Sitting Still / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Shaking Through / Driver 8 / 7 Chinese Bros. / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Letter Never Sent / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Ghost Riders In The Sky / Second Guessing / We Walk - After Hours - Behind Closed Doors - My Elusive Dreams - Wendell Gee - Behind Closed Doors / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / Just A Touch / Sloop John B / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Louie Louie
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Sloop John B' and 'Louie Louie', and Keith Streng of The Fleshtones guests on 'Windout'. Between 'Moon River' & 'Just A Touch', Jefferson Holt is presented with an Elvis lamp by the band. Mike Mills & Bill Berry guest on backing vocals on The dB's 'Suspicious Minds', as part of their opening set

12 October 1984 - Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
notes: After the Capitol Theatre show, members of R.E.M. & The dB's got up played a few songs.

13 October 1984 - Harvey Hubbell Gymnasium, University Of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
support: The dB's
set: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / Talk About The Passion / Hyena / 7 Chinese Bros. / Driver 8 / Pilgrimage / West Of The Fields / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Sitting Still / Old Man Kensey / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Femme Fatale / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Moon River / Camera / Time After Time (Annelise) / We Walk - After Hours / Just A Touch
encore 2: Radio Free Europe / Sloop John B / I Can't Control Myself / Wild Thing
encore 3: So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

15 October 1984 - WMUA 91.1FM, WMUA 91.1FM Studios, Room 102, Campus Center, University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, MA
notes: Interview with Peter Buck

15 October 1984 - Fine Arts Center, University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, MA
support: The dB's
encore included: Moon River / We Walk - Dem Bones - My Elusive Dream - Behind Closed Doors / Sloop John B / In The Year 2525 / Barney Miller Theme / Tusk / Wild Thing
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Sloop John B'

16 October 1984 - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence, RI
support: The dB's
set: Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Driver 8 / Talk About The Passion / Hyena / Sitting Still / Kohoutek / Just A Touch / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Windout / Old Man Kensey / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Camera / Time After Time (Annelise) / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / White Tornado / Moon River / Second Guessing / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / We Walk - Falling In Love Again - Whispering Grass (Don't Tell The Trees) - Behind Closed Doors

17 October 1984 - Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA
support: The dB's
The dB's set included: Suspicious Minds
R.E.M.: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / Letter Never Sent / Hyena / Pilgrimage / Talk About The Passion / Kohoutek / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Time After Time (Annelise) / West Of The Fields / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Windout / Old Man Kensey / 7 Chinese Bros. / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Pale Blue Eyes / Radio Free Europe / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
encore 2: Sloop John B / See No Evil / Wild Thing / So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Gloria - The Beat Goes On
encore 3: Moon River
notes: Mike Mills & Bill Berry guest on backing vocals on The dB's 'Suspicious Minds', as part of their opening set, & The dB's join the band on 'Sloop John B', 'See No Evil', 'Wild Thing', 'So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star' & 'Gloria - The Beat Goes On'

19 October 1984 - 40 Watt Club Uptown, Athens, GA
support: The Buzz Of Delight
set included: Pale Blue Eyes / Courage Courage
encore included: Every Word Means No
notes: Oh-OK show. Peter Buck joins on guitar on 'Every Word Means No'

19 October 1984 - Uptown Lounge, Athens, GA
support: Balance
set included: Wild Thing
notes: The Hollowmen show. Michael Stipe joins the Kilkenny Cats (playing as The Hollowmen) to sing on 'Wild Thing'

31 October 1984 - Pier 10 Ballroom, Aloha Tower, Honolulu, Hawaii
support: Hat Makes The Man
set included: Femme Fatale / Harborcoat / Second Guessing / Pretty Persuasion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Talk About The Passion
encore included: Moon River / Radio Free Europe

4 November 1984 - Rehearsal Hall, Tokyo, Japan

4 November 1984 - Music School, Tokyo, Japan
notes: The band are interviewed and also perform an Allman Brothers song with some students

5 November 1984 - Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
support: Bakufu-Slump

8 November 1984 - Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
support: Bakufu-Slump

9 November 1984 - 'CMJ 1984 New Music Awards', Studio 54, New York, NY
other acts performing: Let's Active, The dB's
notes: R.E.M. win 2 awards: Best Group & Best Album for 'Reckoning' as well as Mitch Easter winning Best Producer. R.E.M. were unable to attend so they produced two silent movies depicting their acceptance & thanking Mitch Easter for his part in their success. Their awards were accepted by Easter & also by I.R.S. Records Jay Boberg, Cary Baker & Lori Gerson.

10 November 1984 - Concert Garden, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
support: Bakufu-Slump
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Old Man Kensey / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Talk About The Passion / Harborcoat / Hyena / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Sitting Still / Driver 8 / Catapult / Chicken Train / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore: Riders In The Sky / Second Guessing / Radio Free Europe / Femme Fatale
notes: 'Auctioneer (Another Engine)' makes its live debut. 'Chicken Train' is played when Bill has to have a toilet break, and joins halfway through the song. This show can be found on the CD bootleg "Live At Yokohama"

11 November 1984 - Gymnasium, Senshu University, Tokyo, Japan
set included: Moon River
support: Bakufu-Slump
notes: There was no stage, just a couple low benches turned sideways to demarcate the band area from the audience area. The opening band was totally insane. The lead singer climbed up to and literally swung from the rafters above the crowd. Totally death-defying! - John Sobol

15 November 1984 - Tiffany's Ballroom, Newcastle, England
support: The Lucy Show
set: Pale Blue Eyes / Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Hyena / 7 Chinese Bros. / Talk About The Passion / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Sitting Still / Driver 8 / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Second Guessing / Time After Time (Annelise) / We Walk - Falling In Love Again - After Hours - Behind Closed Doors / Just A Touch
encore 2: Moon River / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

16 November 1984 - The Front, The Caley Palais, Edinburgh, Scotland
support: The Lucy Show
set: Second Guessing / West Of The Fields / Harborcoat / Chicken Train - Jimmy Crack Corn / Driver 8 / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Letter Never Sent / Talk About The Passion / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Hyena / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / 1,000,000 / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: Pretty Persuasion / Femme Fatale / Wendell Gee / We Walk - Falling In Love Again - Behind Closed Doors - After Hours / Little America
encore 2: White Tornado / Riders In The Sky / Just A Touch

17 November 1984 - Piccadilly Radio, Piccadilly Radio Studios, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, England
notes: Interview with Peter Buck. Available on the interview bootleg cd 'Shiny Chatty People"

17 November 1984 - Manchester Polytechnic Student Union, 1st Floor, Mandela Building, Manchester Polytechnic, Manchester, England
support: The Lucy Show
set: Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Hyena / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Letter Never Sent / Sitting Still / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Driver 8 / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / 1,000,000 / Pretty Persuasion / Little America - Jimmy Crack Corn
encore 1: Moon River / Second Guessing / Talk About The Passion / Just A Touch
encore 2: In The Year 2525 / We Walk - Whispering Grass (Don't Tell The Trees) - Behind Closed Doors / After Hours / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

18 November 1984 - Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England
support: The Lucy Show
set: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / Talk About The Passion / Hyena / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Letter Never Sent / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Sitting Still / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / 1,000,000 / Driver 8 / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Riders In The Sky / Radio Free Europe / Femme Fatale / Just A Touch
encore 2: Moon River / See No Evil / We Walk - Falling In Love Again - We Are Family - Behind Closed Doors - Tusk / Jimmy Crack Corn / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Tusk

20 November 1984 - 'Whistle Test', Studio TC5, BBC Television Centre, London, England
other acts performing: The Fall / The Kinks / Edwin Starr / Little Feat
set: Moon River - Pretty Persuasion / Old Man Kensey

21 November 1984 - Rock City, Nottingham, England
support: The Lucy Show
set: Harborcoat / Second Guessing / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / West Of The Fields / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Sitting Still / Old Man Kensey / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Feeling Gravitys Pull - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Driver 8 / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: Wendell Gee / 1,000,000 / 20th Century Boy / Just A Touch
encore 2: We Walk - After Hours / See No Evil / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Moon River
notes: Partially broadcast by the BBC. At one point in the show Stipe tells the audience the heel of his shoe broke off and if he can have another shoe, so someone in the crowd throws their shoe up on stage. The part broadcast by the BBC can be found on many bootlegs, including "In The Wood", "Nottingham" and "Old Man Kensey". A complete soundboard recording is also in circulation

23 November 1984 - LCR, Union House, University Of East Anglia, Norwich, England
support: The Lucy Show
set: Femme Fatale / Moral Kiosk / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / 7 Chinese Bros. / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Hyena / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - Psycho Killer - Sitting Still / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Talk About The Passion / Driver 8 / Radio Free Europe / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Moon River / Second Guessing / Bandwagon / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors - Feeling Gravitys Pull - Wendell Gee - After Hours / 1,000,000 - Fascists Eat Donuts - 1,000,000
encore 2: Riders In The Sky / See No Evil / Wendell Gee / Just A Touch

24 November 1984 - Dance Hall, Student's Union, University Of Essex, Colchester, England
support: The Lucy Show
set: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / Talk About The Passion / Hyena / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / 7 Chinese Bros. / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Letter Never Sent / Happy Together / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Sitting Still / Driver 8 / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Happy Together - Tusk - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Radio Free Europe / Little America
encore 1: I Can Only Give You Everything / See No Evil / Just A Touch
encore 2: Moon River / Wild Thing / Pale Blue Eyes / Pretty Persuasion

26 November 1984 - Debating Hall, Guild Of Students, The University Of Birmingham, Birmingham, England
support: The Lucy Show
set: Femme Fatale / Harborcoat / Talk About The Passion / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Color Me Impressed / Broken Whiskey Glass / 7 Chinese Bros. - Voice Of Harold / Driver 8 / Letter Never Sent / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Hyena / See No Evil / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe / Little America - Jimmy Crack Corn
encore 1: Second Guessing / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / We Walk - Behind Closed Doors - After Hours / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / Camera / Just A Touch

27 November 1984 - Student Union, Percy Gee Building, University Of Leicester, Leicester, England
support: The Lucy Show
set: Just A Touch / Harborcoat / Talk About The Passion / Hyena / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / 7 Chinese Bros. / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Driver 8 / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Letter Never Sent / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: Second Guessing - After Hours / We Walk - Falling In Love Again - Behind Closed Doors / See No Evil / Little America - Jimmy Crack Corn
encore 2: Moon River / Wendell Gee / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) - Skank - Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

28 November 1984 - New Ocean Club, Cardiff, Wales
support: The Lucy Show
notes: Michael strained his neck during this show

29 November 1984 - Queensway Hall, Dunstable, England
support: The Lucy Show
set: Femme Fatale / 1,000,000 / Letter Never Sent / Camera / Good Advices / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Old Man Kensey / Driver 8 / Riders In The Sky / 7 Chinese Bros. / 9-9 - Windout
encore: Moon River / Wild Thing / Pretty Persuasion
notes: Most likely there was another encore which was not recorded, or it's possible the show finished early due to the neck strain Michael suffered the previous night
concert ticket and pic from show

1 December 1984 - Cockcroft Hall, Brighton Polytechnic, Brighton, England (Cancelled)
scheduled support: The Lucy Show
notes: This show was cancelled due to Michael straining his neck in Cardiff two nights prior

2 December 1984 - Lyceum Ballroom, London, England
support: The Lucy Show, Lyres
set: Second Guessing / Harborcoat / 7 Chinese Bros. / Hyena / Talk About The Passion / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Good Advices / Letter Never Sent / Driver 8 / Gardening At Night / 9-9 - Hey Diddle Diddle - Frogmore - Windout / Old Man Kensey / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Pretty Persuasion / Little America - Jimmy Crack Corn
encore 1: White Tornado / See No Evil / We Walk - Falling In Love Again - Behind Closed Doors / 1,000,000
encore 2: Moon River / Wendell Gee / I Can Only Give You Everything / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: Jeff Connolly of the Lyres guests on 'I Can Only Give You Everything'

3 December 1984 - 'The Dave Fanning Show', 2fm, RTÉ Studios, Dublin, Ireland
notes: Interview with Bill Berry & Michael Stipe

4 December 1984 - SFX Centre, Dublin, Ireland
support: The Lucy Show
set: Radio Free Europe / Harborcoat / Pilgrimage / Driver 8 / Talk About The Passion / Hyena / 7 Chinese Bros. / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Letter Never Sent / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Little America
encore 1: Femme Fatale / Riders In The Sky / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Wolves, Lower
encore 2: Moon River / Wendell Gee / See No Evil / Just A Touch
notes: Steve Wickham, then of In Tua Nua and later The Waterboys, plays violin on 'Riders In The Sky', '(Don't Go Back To) Rockville' and 'Wolves, Lower'. Presumably to aide in helping his neck, Michael wore a khaki legwarmer on his head for the entire show

6 December 1984 - The Circus, Oslo, Norway
support: The Act
set included: Hyena / Letter Never Sent / Driver 8 / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / 1,000,000
encore included: Second Guessing / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout
notes: Taken from an FM Broadcast

9 December 1984 - BBC Radio Lancashire, Blackburn, England
notes: Interview with Peter Buck

31 December 1984 - Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta, GA
support: Guadalcanal Diary, Love Tractor
set: Old Man Kensey / Catapult / Hyena / 7 Chinese Bros. / Good Advices / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Laughing / Harborcoat / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Talk About The Passion / Driver 8 / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / Atlantis / Wendell Gee / Shaking Through / (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Jimmy Crack Corn - Little America
encore: Moon River / We Walk - After Hours / Crazy / Wild Thing
notes: The only known time 'Old Man Kensey' has opened a show. In between 'Gardening At Night' and 'Atlantis' midnight strikes. Bagpipe music (unknown song), followed by chiming bells, and an instrumental rendition of 'Auld Lang Syne' (with the bells and the 'Auld Lang Syne' possibly being prerecorded) indicate the beginning of 1985. The show was recorded by Jim Herbert & was used as the live show featured in the 'Feeling Gravitys Pull', 'Life And How To Live It' & the unreleased 'Green Grow The Rushes' videos. Paul 'Crumpy' Edwards joined on bass on 'Atlantis' while Mike played keyboards & Wade Hester joined on keyboards on 'Wendell Gee'.

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