1982 Concert Chronology

2 January 1982 - Cats Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC

8 January 1982 - Tyrone's O.C., Athens, GA
event: Randall Bramblett Band show took place on this night. Later that night after the venue closed Tyrone's burns down due to a faulty heater. R.E.M. were scheduled to play on the 14th with Tanzplagen supporting, & 15th January with Jason And The Nashville Scorchers supporting. Mike later commented that one thing that did survive the fire was his bar tab.

8 January 1982 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
set: AsIs / So Fall / Meeting / Like That That Way / Living By The Neck / Treachery
notes: Tanzplagen show. The setlist has been preserved for nearly 30 years written on a rug!

14 January 1982 - Coffee Club, Athens, GA
notes: Performance by 'Boat Of' featuring David Gamble, Mike Green, Carol Levy, Sandra-Lee Phipps & Tom Smith; lighting design by Michael Stipe

14 January 1982 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
notes: Benefit show for Tyrone's O.C.

16 January 1982 - 688, Atlanta, GA
support: Jason And The Nashville Scorchers

22 January 1982 - Friday's, Greensboro, NC
support: The Right Profile, Let's Active
set 1: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Unknown / There She Goes Again / Sitting Still / That Beat / Pretty Persuasion / Mystery To Me / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
set 2: Ages Of You / Catapult / Shaking Through / Laughing / Romance / Ghost Riders In The Sky / Permanent Vacation / 1,000,000 / Wolves, Lower / Radio Free Europe
notes: The unknown song sounds like a cross between 'Talk About The Passion' and 'Romance', with a bit of 'Pilgrimage' thrown in. I've seen some lists claiming it's either an early version of 'Talk About The Passion' or 'Pilgrimage', but personally I think it sounds nothing like them and is a song in its own right. This show can be found on the CD bootleg 'File Under Kudzu'. This show is listed on that bootleg as being at the 40 Watt Club in Athens on 14 January 1982, however that is incorrect & this is the correct date and location, as cross referenced by Michael's concert announcements after 'Laughing'

23 January 1982 - Viceroy Park, Charlotte, NC
support: Let's Active, Hit And Run Theatre Troupe
set: Ages Of You / Catapult / Shaking Through / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / Permanent Vacation / Pretty Persuasion / That Beat / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / 1,000,000 / Wolves, Lower / Radio Free Europe
encore: White Tornado / Stumble / Ghost Riders In The Sky
notes: Paid attendance for the show was 298 (actual attendance probably 350-400) . . . I think this would have far exceeded the capacity of any place they had played (as headliners) prior to that. R.E.M. were paid $680 for that show (far more than they had ever been paid before I'm sure) and rider expenses were $10 (not counting room and board at my house) - Keith Stern

27 January 1982 - Drive-In Studio, Winston-Salem, NC
tracks recorded: Wolves, Lower (fast version)
notes: This faster version of 'Wolves, Lower' can be found on the CD bootlegs Essential Demos Vol. 1 and Early Movements, and the LP bootleg Chronic Murmurings.

28 January 1982 - Drive-In Studio, Winston-Salem, NC
tracks recorded: Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Catapult (attempted but abandoned)
notes: This version of 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)' can be found on Chronic Town

30 January 1982 - Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
support: The Neats
set: Ages Of You / Catapult / Shaking Through / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / That Beat / 1,000,000 / Wolves, Lower / Radio Free Europe
encore: King Of The Road / There She Goes Again / Hunting / Stumble
notes: Encore performed with Richard Barone from The Bongos. 'Hunting' is a Bongos song.

1 February 1982 - Studio C, RCA Studios, New York, NY
first session/reel: Romance / Wolves, Lower / Laughing
second session/reel: Shaking Through / Catapult / Stumble / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: Demo Recording Session for RCA with producer Kurt Munkacsi. Main backing tracks recorded with some harmony/backing vocals. All of the above can be found on the CD bootleg Early Movements, and on the LP bootlegs Pretty Pictures and Chronic Murmurings. 'Romance', 'Laughing' and 'Catapult' can be found on Essential Demos Vol. 1

2 February 1982 - Studio C, RCA Studios, New York, NY
tracks recorded: Romance (backing vocals, extra guitar) / Wolves, Lower (lead/backing vocals, extra guitar) / Laughing (lead vocals, extra guitar) / Shaking Through (extra guitar) / Catapult (lead/backing vocals, extra guitar) / Stumble (lead vocals) / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) (extra guitars, twelve-string guitar)
notes: Demo Recording Session for RCA with producer Kurt Munkacsi. Extra parts added to the backing tracks recorded 1 February 1982.

3 February 1982 - Danceteria, New York, NY
support: Rough Trade

4 February 1982 - Danceteria, New York, NY
support: Rough Trade

6 February 1982 - Nightclub 9:30, Washington, D.C.
supporting: The Necessaries

8 February 1982 - Studio C, RCA Studios, New York, NY
tracks recorded: Laughing (piano, extra snare) / Shaking Through (lead/harmony vocals, two piano tracks, twelve string guitar) / Catapult (extra guitar/drums, tom-tom) / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) (lead/backing vocals, extra snare)
notes: Demo Recording Session for RCA with producer Kurt Munkacsi. Further parts are recorded to add to the demo tracks recorded 1 & 2 February 1982.

11 February 1982 - Mudd Club, New York, NY

12 February 1982 - Streets, Boston, MA
support: Limbo Race
notes: First Boston appearance

14-15 February 1982 - Drive-In Studio, Winston-Salem, NC
notes: Further mixing and overdubs recorded for Chronic Town, with Mitch Easter

19 February 1982 - Strand Cabaret, Marietta, GA
support: Guadalcanal Diary

20 February 1982 - The Place, Knoxville, TN
support: Secret Service
set included: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Windout / 1,000,000 / Wolves, Lower / Radio Free Europe / Sitting Still / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Just A Touch
notes: The band performed to approximately 12 people on a Saturday night in Nashville, supported by a Billy Squire cover band

22 February 1982 - Studio C, RCA Studios, New York, NY
set included: Romance (lead vocals) / Stumble (twelve-string guitar)
notes: Demo Recording Session for RCA with producer Kurt Munkacsi. Further parts are recorded to add to the demo tracks recorded 1, 2 & 8 February 1982.

27 February 1982 - Antenna Club, Memphis, TN

2 March 1982 - Drive-In Studio, Winston-Salem, NC
tracks remixed: Wolves, Lower
notes: Mitch Easter remixes the fast version of 'Wolves, Lower' recorded at the Drive-In on 27 January 1982

4 March 1982 - Drive-In Studio, Winston-Salem, NC
tracks remixed: 1,000,000 / Stumble
notes: Mitch Easter remixes versions of '1,000,000' and 'Stumble', which were recorded on 3 October 1981

6 March 1982 - Off The Wall Hall, Lawrence, KS
support: Get Smart!

9 March 1982 - Sterling Sound, New York, NY
notes: Chronic Town is mastered by Mitch Easter and Greg Calbi

10 March 1982 - The Mad Hatter, Athens, GA
support: Current Rage

12 March 1982 - The Beat Exchange, New Orleans, LA

19 March 1982 - 688, Atlanta, GA

1 April 1982 - Pogo's, Memphis, TN
support: Barking Dog

2 April 1982 - Rites Of Spring Festival, Alumni Lawn, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
supporting: Joe 'King' Carrasco, Jason And The Nashville Scorchers

7 April 1982 - Von Henmon's, Columbia, SC

8 April 1982 - Friday's, Greensboro, NC

9 April 1982 - Nightclub 9:30, Washington, D.C.
support: Certain General

14 April 1982 - Toad's Place, New Haven, CT
supporting: The Ventures
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / 1,000,000 / Wolves, Lower / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / Catapult / Radio Free Europe / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / White Tornado

16 April 1982 - New York Institute Of Technology, Old Westbury Campus, Westbury, NY
supporting: Joe 'King' Carrasco And The Crowns

17 April 1982 - Hitsville, Passaic, NJ
supporting: Brian Brain

19 April 1982 - Underground Railroad, Morgantown, WV

21 April 1982 - Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI

22 April 1982 - Bunches Continental Cafe, East Lansing, MI

23 April 1982 - Club C.O.D., Chicago, IL

24 April 1982 - Merlyn's, Madison, WI
support: Sonny Vincent & The Extreme
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Ages Of You / Shaking Through / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / That Beat / Catapult / Radio Free Europe / Wolves, Lower / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore: White Tornado / West Of The Fields / Stumble - Apache - Skank / There She Goes Again - We're Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together - There She Goes Again
notes: 'Apache' is a Shadows song, played as a burst between 'Stumble' and 'Skank'. This show can be found on the bootleg CD "Carnival Of Sorts"

26 April 1982 - First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Ages Of You / 1,000,000 / Wolves, Lower / Romance / Shaking Through / Laughing / Sitting Still / West Of The Fields / Catapult / Radio Free Europe
encore: White Tornado / That Beat / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Skank

28 April 1982 - Howard Street Tavern, Omaha, NE
support: Cost Of Living

30 April 1982 - Hot Klub, Dallas, TX
supporting: The Telefones

2 May 1982 - Rock Island, Houston, TX

3 May 1982 - Jimmy's, New Orleans, LA

May 1982 - I.R.S. Records Offices, New York, NY
event: R.E.M. travel to New York to sign a five album contract with IRS records

May 1982 - Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI

14 May 1982 - Arts Festival Of Atlanta, Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA
set: West Of The Fields (false start) / West Of The Fields / 1,000,000 / Shaking Through / Pilgrimage / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Catapult / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: White Tornado / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 2: Ages Of You
notes: The first ever live broadcast of a complete R.E.M. show. After a false start on 'West Of The Fields' after a minute or so, Bill announces that is their longest song. First known performance of 'Pilgrimage'. This show can be found on the CD bootleg "Radio Free Georgia"

20 May 1982 - The Mad Hatter, Athens, GA
support: Babylon Dance Band

22 May 1982 - 688, Atlanta, GA
support: Current Rage

31 May 1982
event: I.R.S. Records press release announcing that they have signed R.E.M.

May 1982 - Moonshadow Saloon, Atlanta, GA
notes: Private party to celebrate signing to I.R.S. Records

1 June 1982 - Drive-In Studio, Winston-Salem, NC
tracks recorded: Wolves, Lower (slower version) / Gardening At Night (vocal track and acoustic guitar added to October 1981 version)
notes: Additional Recording Sessions for Chronic Town, with producer Mitch Easter

2 June 1982 - Drive-In Studio, Winston-Salem, NC
tracks mixed: Wolves, Lower
notes: Mitch Easter mixes 'Wolves, Lower' from 1 June 1982

3 June 1982 - Legion Field, The University Of Georgia, Athens, GA
support: Jason And The Nashville Scorchers
encore included: (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
notes: Jason Ringenberg carries Michael on stage & guests on vocals on '(Don't Go Back To) Rockville'. After requests for money, the crowd oblige, from which Michael & Jason pick up each coin, thank the audience and leave the stage

4 June 1982 - Augusta College, Augusta, GA
support: Jason And The Nashville Scorchers
set included: The Lion Sleeps Tonight
notes: This show was a semi-private graduation party. Apparently as it was a Safari theme night, R.E.M. played 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight'. It's not known what other songs were played

June 1982 - Night Flight Cafe, Savannah, GA

25 June 1982 - i & i, Athens, GA
support: Art In The Dark
set: Radio Free Europe / Laughing / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / Shaking Through / Unknown / Wolves, Lower / Romance / 1,000,000 / Pretty Persuasion / Moral Kiosk / Catapult / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore: White Tornado / We Walk / West Of The Fields / Sitting Still / Ages Of You / Stumble - Skank
notes: The unknown song is a new song that wasn't played again, or at least not recorded again by anyone. Between 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)' and 'White Tornado' the drum machine is turned on and the opening chords of 'Perfect Circle' are played, however after a little while the song is aborted and not attempted again.

2 July 1982 - Strand Cabaret, Marietta, GA
support: Love Tractor
set: West Of The Fields / Shaking Through / Pilgrimage / Romance / We Walk / Wolves, Lower / That Beat / Pretty Persuasion / Sitting Still / 1,000,000 / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / There She Goes Again / Catapult / Radio Free Europe
encore: Perfect Circle / Laughing / Moral Kiosk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: For the first half of the song 'Sitting Still' is played at half speed, before they kick into normal speed. It also contains the first known live performance of 'Perfect Circle' (complete with drum machine). This show can be found on the CD bootleg "Do The Strand", which includes a version of the song 'Crazy' from another performance

16 July 1982 - Cantrell's, Nashville, TN

25 July 1982 - Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL
notes: R.E.M. were the first band to play at this iconic Chicago venue, with approximately 500 people paying $5 to see the band. The owner Joe Shanahan first saw the band at Danceteria in New York in February, and asked the band if they ever played in Chicago, he'd love them to play at the Cabaret, and due to a last munite cancellation, they were booked to play. The show was taped by the venue, with Joe playing the board tape back to Mike Mills afterwards who was really embarrassed!

31 July 1982 - Bell Theater, The University Of Alabama At Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
supporting: Oingo Boingo

3 August 1982 - i & i, Athens, GA
support: Squalls
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Shaking Through / We Walk / September Sang / Pilgrimage / Wolves, Lower / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / 1,000,000 / Catapult / West Of The Fields / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: Last Date / Moral Kiosk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 2: Ages Of You / Stumble
notes: 'September Sang' is another new song, performed once & never performed again, similar in style to 'Pilgrimage'. This is a different song to the unknown song from 25 June 1982

6 August 1982 - Hot Klub, Dallas, TX
support: Disbanned, A Band Of Womyn

7 August 1982 - Club Foot, Austin, TX
supporting: The Motels
notes: Peter apparently was not too fond of the headlining act - "Boy, did I hate them. They were so rude to us. They made us move our drums closer to the front of the stage so we couldn't move. The cymbals kept hitting me in the back all night long. We just cooked, walked off stage and said, 'Follow that!'" - from It Crawled From The South (Marcus Gray, first edition, pg. 46)

August 1982 - 'Hot Legs Contest', Albuquerque, NM
notes: R.E.M. were paid not to pay, the venue owner getting more nervous that the crowd wouldn't appreciate their brand of rock'n'roll

14 August 1982 - The Spirit, San Diego, CA
supporting: The Gun Club
notes: This was the opening show of their west coast tour, in a bar with about 40 people in attendance.

19 August 1982 - Music Machine, Los Angeles, CA
support: The Plugz

23 August 1982 - I-Beam, San Francisco, CA
supporting: The Suburbs

24 August 1982
event: Chronic Town 12" EP is released in the US

24 August 1982 - The Quake FM99 (KQAK-FM), KQAK-FM Studios, San Francisco, CA
notes: Interview with the band

24 August 1982 - Old Waldorf, San Francisco, CA
supporting: The Lords Of The New Church
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Wolves, Lower / We Walk / Pilgrimage / Laughing / Sitting Still / 1,000,000 / Catapult / Moral Kiosk / West Of The Fields / Radio Free Europe

25 August 1982 - Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA
support: The Uptones

26 August 1982 - Galactica 2000, Sacramento, CA
supporting: Romeo Void

30 August 1982 - Ichabod's, Fullerton, CA
support: The Untouchables

31 August 1982 - Club Lingerie, Hollywood, CA
supporting: The Suburbs
set included: Wolves, Lower
notes: The video for 'Wolves, Lower' was filmed during this show

September 1982 - Portland, OR
supporting: Gang Of Four

3 September 1982 - Madam Wong's West, Santa Monica, CA

5 September 1982 - Music Machine, Los Angeles, CA
encore included: Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

September 1982 - The Palace, Hollywood, CA
supporting: Gang Of Four
notes: There were possibly 2 shows at The Palace, though this or the date can't be confirmed, but at least one show did take place

9 September 1982 - Perkin's Palace, Pasadena, CA
support: Translator
supporting: Gang Of Four

10 September 1982 - Country Club, Reseda, CA
support: The Untouchables
supporting: The English Beat
notes: Following the upbeat Untouchables, R.E.M. came on and played some weird slow psychadelic music. The boos started by the 2nd song, when the crowd realized it wasn't just an opener, it was the act itself, and Michael Stipe was onstage acting rather gay. At first it was boos, but then in the third song it started with cups of beer and then various small objects were thrown at Stipe on the stage, with some striking him square on the cheek. Ouch! R.E.M. quickly left the stage, and shortly thereafter The English Beat came on and restored dance music to the hall

11 September 1982 - Adams Avenue Theater, San Diego, CA
supporting: Gang Of Four

12 September 1982 - The Cellar, Phoenix, AZ
supporting: Gang Of Four

13 September 1982 - Wild Cat House, Tucson, AZ
supporting: Gang Of Four

14 September 1982 - Grand Ballroom, Student Union, The University Of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
supporting: Gang Of Four

16 September 1982 - Grand Ballroom, Student Union, The University Of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
supporting: Gang Of Four

17 September 1982 - Roller Rink, Amarillo, TX
supporting: The Producers
notes: Apparently this was played in a converted roller rink, it was thought to have been in the Spring or Summer

19 September 1982 - Cain's Ballroom, Tulsa, OK
supporting: The Producers

20 September 1982 - Parody Hall, Kansas City, MO

21 September 1982 - Drumstick, Lincoln, NE
support: Charlie Pickett & The Cutouts
set included: White Tornado
notes: From the Q magazine R.E.M. special (pg. 118): "'You would logically think it was a real hip, trendy club', says Berry, 'but you get there and it's a fried chicken restaurant. No stage. You do a soundcheck and there are families eating, and they're putting hot dog buns in their ears so they don't hear you'".
From Robert J Crisler: "The Drumstick was an interesting place. I remember when I was a kid, staying over at a friend's house, going to Mass the next day, and celebrating afterward with a pattie melt at the Drumstick when it was purely a chicken restaurant. The Lohmeiers had a kid, Tim, with stars in his eyes and a beer in his fist. He grew up, commandeered the place in the night hours, used the other definition of the name, and proceeded to make local history. Everyone who was anyone went through there. X, The Feelies, R.E.M., Dwight Yoakam when he was too authentic for Nashville. The building was razed and replaced with a McDonald's around 1991. As Mills says, you might have thought it was hip and trendy, and it was, in a way ... the place was real and gritty in a way that kept the brainless at a distance. It didnít have a stage, just a six-inch riser that was sort of a stage, set against the glass at the front of the restaurant. The place was done up in old brown drapes and wagon wheel chandeliers.
The best years of my life were spent in a chicken shack. I can only hope for more undiscovered chicken shacks."
Picture from show

22 September 1982 - First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
supporting: The Hypstrz
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / Wolves, Lower / There She Goes Again / Sitting Still / Romance / 1,000,000 / Pretty Persuasion / Catapult / Moral Kiosk / West Of The Fields / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: Perfect Circle / White Tornado / Ages Of You / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 2: Skank

23 September 1982 - Plaza Records, Carbondale, IL
notes: In-store record signing session with the band

23 September 1982 - Roman Room, Student Center, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / Shaking Through / Wolves, Lower / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / Moral Kiosk / Pretty Persuasion / Catapult / 1,000,000 / West Of The Fields / Radio Free Europe
encore: White Tornado / Last Date / Ages Of You / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)

24 September 1982 - Huff Gymnasium, University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
support: The B Lovers
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / We Walk / Wolves, Lower / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / 1,000,000 / Pretty Persuasion / Catapult / West Of The Fields / Moral Kiosk / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: Perfect Circle / White Tornado / Ages Of You / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 2: That Beat / Skank

25 September 1982 - Stages Music Hall, Chicago, IL
support: The Objects

26 September 1982 - Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL
supporting: Gang Of Four

28 September 1982 - Bogart's, Cincinatti, OH
supporting: Gang Of Four

29 September 1982 - Agora Ballroom, Cleveland, OH
supporting: Steve Forbert And The Flying Squirrels
set included: Gardening At Night / Wolves, Lower

30 September 1982 - Heaven, Pittsburgh, PA
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / We Walk / Laughing / Wolves, Lower / Romance / Sitting Still / 1,000,000 / Ages Of You / Moral Kiosk / Catapult / Radio Free Europe
encore: White Tornado / West Of The Fields / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: Were meant to support 'Wedding Present', who didn't show up

1 October 1982 - Empire Theatre, Richmond, VA
supporting: Gang Of Four
notes: Nona Hendryx was originally scheduled to support, but she cancelled and R.E.M. took her place

2 October 1982 - City Gardens, Trenton, NJ
set included: Romance / 1,000,000 / Pretty Persuasion / Ages Of You / Pilgrimage / Wolves, Lower / Laughing / Sitting Still / Catapult / West Of The Fields / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Radio Free Europe
notes: Most likely either missing the encore, or this was an edited radio broadcast (which is what I think it is). This show was originally thought to have been on 16 November 1982, however that was the date this show was broadcast on the radio

4 October 1982 - The Living Room, Providence, RI
support: The Debutantes

5 October 1982 - The Metro, Boston, MA
supporting: Gang Of Four
set included: Radio Free Europe / Catapult

6 October 1982 - Toad's Place, New Haven, CT
support: Stray Divides
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / Wolves, Lower / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / 1,000,000 / Pretty Persuasion / Moral Kiosk / Catapult / West Of The Fields / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: Perfect Circle / White Tornado / Ages Of You / We Walk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 2: Skank

8 October 1982 - Peppermint Lounge, New York, NY
supporting: The Fleshtones

9 October 1982 - Marble Bar, Baltimore, MD
support: Peter Holsapple
set included: Wipeout / Drug Train / Gardening At Night / Neverland
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Gardening At Night' and 'Neverland'

10 October 1982 - The Pier, Raleigh, NC
support: Peter Holsapple
Peter Holsapple set included: Neverland
R.E.M.: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / Wolves, Lower / Laughing / There She Goes Again / Romance / Sitting Still / 1,000,000 / Moral Kiosk / Catapult / West Of The Fields / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: White Tornado / Ages Of You / We Walk / What's New Pussycat - Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 2: Skank
encore 3: Rave On / Gloria
notes: Great show, during the encore before 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)', Stipe asks for requests that they don't know, so some guy shouts out for 'Black and White' which is a Peter Holsapple song as Peter Holsapple is joining on guitar for 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)'. Some other person shouts for 'What's New Pussycat', to which Stipe laughs and says he'd love to, and he sings a few bars of it, with Holsapple backing on guitar.
Berry, Buck and Mills joined Holsapple for 'Neverland' at the end of his set. Mitch Easter joins R.E.M. on guitar on 'Romance', 'Sitting Still' & '1,000,000'.
This show can be found on the CD bootleg "Rave On", minus 'Gloria'. The entire show was filmed by a local cable channel (presumably where the audio for the bootleg comes from), and an edited dvd of the show has now appeared on the trading circuit

11 October 1982 - The Milestone, Charlotte, NC
support: Peter Holsapple, The Power Glides
Peter Holsapple set included: Neverland
R.E.M.: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / Wolves, Lower / Romance / 1,000,000 / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / Moral Kiosk / Catapult / West Of The Fields / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: White Tornado / Ages Of You / We Walk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 2: Windout / Rave On
encore 3: Skank
notes: The band joined Peter Holsapple on stage for 'Neverland' at the end of his set

13 October 1982 - Scoundrels, Richmond, VA
support: Peter Holsapple

14 October 1982 - Striders Concert Hall, Columbia, SC
support: Peter Holsapple, Daystar
set included: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Wolves, Lower / Radio Free Europe / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / Gloria

15 October 1982 - Agora Ballroom, Atlanta, GA
support: Peter Holsapple, Jason And The Nashville Scorchers

21 October 1982 - i & i, Athens, GA
support: Blackwater, Peter Holsapple
set included: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / Shaking Through / Romance / Sitting Still / Moral Kiosk / Catapult / After Hours - 1,000,000 / West Of The Fields / Radio Free Europe / White Tornado / Ages Of You / We Walk / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Stumble - Skank / Neverland
notes: Peter Holsapple joined the band on stage for 'Neverland'

22 October 1982 - i & i, Athens, GA
support: Blackwater, Peter Holsapple
set included: So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Moral Kiosk / Pilgrimage / Shaking Through / Wolves, Lower / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / Catapult / 1,000,000 / Gardening At Night / 9-9
encore: Gloria
notes: Jimmy Ellison from The Side Effects joined the band on stage for 'Gloria'

29 October 1982 - Ballroom, Fred B. Wenn Student Center, Georgia Institute Of Technology, Atlanta, GA
set included: Judy / Sitting Still
notes: Show consisted of two sets, with the homecoming queen finalists announced between sets. Michael opened the first set by reading words from Georgia Tech fight song "Ramblin' Wreck" from a pamphlet. Peter Holsapple plays at least in the second set. Tapes labelled as this show are in circulation but are actually the 2 October show in Trenton

November 1982 - Moonshadow Saloon, Atlanta, GA
notes: Pre-tour farewell show

5 November 1982 - The Bayou, Baton Rouge, LA
support: Peter Holsapple, Disappointed Parents
notes: Cover charge for this show was $3

6 November 1982 - WUTL 91.5FM, University Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
notes: Interview with Berry, Buck, Mills and Stipe

6 November 1982 - Tupelo's Tavern, New Orleans, LA
support: Peter Holsapple
set: Moral Kiosk / Pilgrimage / Shaking Through / Wolves, Lower / Laughing / Romance / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / Catapult / 1,000,000 / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Radio Free Europe
encore 1: White Tornado / Ages Of You / We Walk / Neverland / Gloria / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
encore 2: Last Date / West Of The Fields
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Gardening At Night', 'Neverland' & 'Gloria'. This show is available on the CD bootleg "Sound Emporium", minus 'Last Date' and 'West Of The Fields'.

8 November 1982 - Old Town Music Hall, Birmingham, AL
support: Peter Holsapple, The Roys

9 November 1982 - The Place, Knoxville, TN
support: Peter Holsapple

10 November 1982 - WUTK 90.3FM, The University Of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
notes: Interview with Berry, Buck, Mills and Stipe

10 November 1982 - Hobo's, Knoxville, TN
support: Peter Holsapple, Smokin' Dave And The Premo Dopes
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Pilgrimage / Shaking Through / Wolves, Lower / Romance / Sloop John B / Sitting Still / Moral Kiosk / After Hours / Pretty Persuasion / Catapult / 1,000,000 / West Of The Fields
encore: Last Date / Ages Of You / We Walk / Judy / Neverland / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / There She Goes Again
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Sloop John B', 'Judy' and 'Neverland'

11 November 1982 - Sarratt Cinema, Sarratt Student Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
support: Peter Holsapple, The White Animals

12 November 1982 - Antenna Club, Memphis, TN
support: Barking Dog

13 November 1982 - Roman Room, Student Center, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
support: Peter Holsapple

14 November 1982 - Second Story, Bloomington, IN
support: Peter Holsapple

15 November 1982 - The Blue Note, Columbia, MO
support: Peter Holsapple

16 November 1982 - Lawrence Opera House, Lawrence, KS
support: Micronotz
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Moral Kiosk / Pilgrimage / Shaking Through / 7 Chinese Bros. / Wolves, Lower / Romance / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / Catapult / 1,000,000 / Radio Free Europe
notes: Most likely missing the encore. This show can be found on the CD bootleg "Listen Harder"

18 November 1982 - The Beat Club, Louisville, KY
support: Peter Holsapple, The Zoo Directors

20 November 1982 - Saint Andrew's Hall, Detroit, MI
notes: The Thompson Twins also played at this show. It's unclear if they supported or headlined

21 November 1982 - Joe's Star Lounge, Ann Arbor, MI

23 November 1982 - The Chateau Lounge, Albany, NY
support: Peter Holsapple
set included: Pilgrimage / Wolves, Lower / Sloop John B / Judy / Neverland
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Sloop John B', 'Judy' and 'Neverland'

24 November 1982 - Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY
audience: 13,000
supporting: The English Beat, Squeeze

25 November 1982 - Peppermint Lounge, New York, NY
support: Peter Holsapple, Fear Of Strangers
set: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Moral Kiosk / Pilgrimage / Shaking Through / 7 Chinese Bros. / Wolves, Lower / Romance / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / 1,000,000 / Radio Free Europe
encore: White Tornado / Last Date / We Walk / Judy / Neverland / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Judy' and 'Neverland'

26 November 1982 - East Side Club, Philadelphia, PA
support: Red Buckets

27 November 1982 - Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
support: Peter Holsapple
set: Ages Of You / Moral Kiosk / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Laughing / Wolves, Lower / Romance / Sitting Still / Catapult / Gardening At Night / 9-9 / 1,000,000 / West Of The Fields / Radio Free Europe
encore: White Tornado / Ghost Riders In The Sky / We Walk / Sloop John B / Judy / Neverland / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)
notes: Peter Holsapple guests on 'Sloop John B', 'Judy' and 'Neverland'

28 November 1982 - Nightclub 9:30, Washington D.C.
support: Underheaven
notes: "The van had broken down, so we ended up taking the train with our guitars and some drums to D.C. where we were rushed to the 9:30. I played the whole set with them on acoustic guitar that night" - Peter Holsapple

29 November 1982 - After Sundown, Blacksburg, VA
support: Not Shakespeare
notes: The R.E.M. part of the show was cancelled, possibly due to Stipe spraining his knee, but more likely due to the fact their tour van had broken down. Not Shakespeare did play however and admission was was not charged. The band's management promised to play for cost in the future, which they did on 2 May 1983
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2 December 1982 - UPS Club, Greenville, SC
support: The Twist
set included: Gardening At Night / 9-9 / Moral Kiosk / Pilgrimage / 7 Chinese Bros. / Wolves, Lower / White Tornado / Ages Of You / Romance / Sitting Still / Pretty Persuasion / Catapult / 1,000,000

6 December 1982 - Park Avenue Club, Orlando, FL
support: Swingin Diamonds

8 December 1982 - Agora Ballroom, Hallandale Beach, FL
support: The Kids

9 December 1982 - McGuigans Speakeasy, Pensacola, FL
support: The X-Statics

10 December 1982 - Badgerís Den, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL

11 December 1982 - Saenger Theatre, Mobile, AL
support: Ground Zero

December 1982 - The Living Room, Providence, RI

December 1982 - Axis Sound Studios, Atlanta, GA
track recorded: Catapult
notes: Producer and demo trial for Murmur with producer Stephen Hague, adding synthesisers to the track, and mixed in Boston. The collaboration was not pursued. This recording was made available in September 2011.

December 1982 - Syncro Sound, Boston, MA
track recorded: Catapult
notes: Producer and demo trial for Murmur. Catapult was recorded in Atlanta, with producer Stephen Hague adding synthesisers to the track, and mixed at the Boston studio. The collaboration was not pursued. This recording was made available in September 2011.

31 December 1982 - Rumors, Decatur, GA

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