2000/01/02 Concert Chronology

2000

13 January 2000 - 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart', Comedy Central, NEP Studio 54, New York, NY
notes: Interview with Michael Stipe, promoting 'Music From The Motion Picture - Man On The Moon'

21 January 2000 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
support: Rusty Willougby, The Fastbacks
set: Dear My Inspiration / I'm Always In Love / Myrna Loy (#2) / In A Lonely Coffin / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Boeing Spacearium / The Girl I Never Met / The Little Black Egg / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Desperate For Someone / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Lies Of The Living Dead / Find A Finger
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Chris Ballew & Bill Rieflin), John Wesley Harding guests on 'Boeing Spacearium' & Kurt Bloch on 'Find A Finger'

7-12 February 2000 - R.E.M.'s West Clayton Street Studio, Athens, GA
tracks recorded: Come And Join Us (Instrumental) / 32 Chord Song (Summer Turns To High) (Instrumental) / Tabla Demo - (Aug 98 #1) (The Lifting) (Instrumental) / Piano Synth (Beachball) (Instrumental) / Shine - (A Flat Piano) (Instrumental) / Pop Hit 2000 (Saturn Return) (Instrumental) / Feb 99 #3 - (Copy Of Peters Demo) (Instrumental) / The Late Night Thing (On The Fly) (Instrumental) / The Incredibly Sad Shuffle (Instrumental) / Garage Rock (Instrumental) / Stop Time (Instrumental) / One Chord Song - (Aug 98 #5) (Animal) (Instrumental) / Funky Electric (Take Seven) (Instrumental) / Frilly Piano (Fascinating) (Instrumental) / Pedal Steel (I'll Take The Rain) (Instrumental) / Underwater Acoustic (Disappear) (Instrumental) / Glockenspiel - (Feb 99 #1) (All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)) (Instrumental) / Aug 98 #2 - (Peter's demo with Joey o/dub) (Instrumental) / Too Fucking Jolly (Instrumental) / Peace And Love - (Dec 99 #2 - Trumpets) (Imitation Of Life) (Instrumental) / Open D - Mike's Acoustic (Instrumental) / Mike's Friday Piano (Instrumental)
notes: Rehearsal & Recording Sessions for Reveal, with Waronker, McCaughey & Stringfellow, with Pat McCarthy & Jamie Candiloro

25 February 2000 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
set: The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Lies Of The Living Dead / My Mummy's Dead / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Myrna Loy (#2) / The Little Black Egg / Emperor Of The Bathroom / In A Lonely Coffin / Desperate For Someone / Find A Finger / Dear My Inspiration / Over The Sea / Beyond The Sea
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin)

13 March 2000 - Jupiter Studios, Seattle, WA
tracks recorded included: Where The Wires Meet The Skies / In A Lonely Coffin / The Girl I Never Met / Cosmic Jive / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Courage Of The Smallest Bird / Lies Of The Living Dead / Dr. Evil: Doctor Of Evil / Over The Sea / Myrna Loy (#2)
notes: Recording Sessions for The Minus 5's 'In Rock' produced by Martin Feveyear. Peter Buck plays guitar on all tracks

14 March 2000 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
set: Flamin' Shoe / The Sining Hour / You're A Pony / Mighty Joe Moon / Honey Don't Think / Lone Star Song / Stars N'Stripes / Truly, Truly / All That I Have / Love's A Mystery / Jupiter And Teardrop / Testimony / Rock Of Ages / Come To Mama, She Say / Dixie Drug Store / Lady Godiva And Me / Mockingbirds / Happiness / Don't Look Down
encore: Wave Of Mutilation / Ashes To Ashes / Arousing Thunder / Heavenly / Jealous Guy / Ohio / For The Turnstiles / The Shallow End
notes: Grant Lee Phillips show. Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey join on guitar on 'Heavenly', 'Jealous Guy', 'Ohio' & 'For The Turnstiles'

1 April 2000 - The Classic Center Theatre, Athens, GA
set 1: Action Man - Chilly Water - Pleas - Chilly Water / C. Brown / Little Lilly / I'm Not Alone / One Arm Steve - Flat Foot Flewzy
set 2: Surprise Valley - Blight - Walkin' (For Your Love) / All Time Low / Mercy - Ride Me High - Drums - Time Is Free - Climb To Safety
encore: Blue Indian
notes: Widespread Panic show. Bill Berry guests on percussion on 'Ride Me High - Drums - Time Is Free - Climb To Safety'

2 April 2000 - The Classic Center Theatre, Athens, GA
set 1: Porch Song - Hatfield / Tall Boy / Machine - Barstools And Dreamers / This Part Of Town / Sleeping Man / Radio Child / Imitation Leather Shoes
set 2: Bear's Gone Fishin' - The Waker / You'll Be Fine / Big Wooly Mammoth - Driving Song - Love Tractor - Drums - Driving Song - Pigeons - Blackout Blues
encore 1: Success Yourself / End Of The Show
encore 2: Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
notes: Widespread Panic show. Mike Mills guests on keyboards on 'End Of The Show' & 'Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys'

3 April 2000 - The Classic Center Theatre, Athens, GA
set 1: Disco - Papa Legba / Greta - E On A G - Holden Oversoul - Pickin' Up The Pieces / Dyin' Man / Stop-Go - Fishwater
set 2: Red Hot Mama - Worry - Let's Get The Show On The Road / Low Rider - Rebirtha - Drums / Old Joe / Sometimes / Travelin' Light
encore: Ain't Life Grand / Rockin' In The Free World
notes: Widespread Panic show. Mike Mills guests on keyboards on 'Rockin' In The Free World'

14-18 April 2000 - Royaltone Studios, Burbank, CA
tracks recorded included: She Just Wants To Be
notes: Recording Sessions for Reveal, with Pat McCarthy & Jamie Candiloro

20 April 2000 - Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA
set: One Voice / Wicked Messenger / Spell / Whirl Away / Dead City / Redondo Beach / Looking For You (I Was) / Wing / Beneath The Southern Cross / Be My Baby / Ghost Dance / Strange Messengers / Dancing Barefoot / Lo And Beholden / Ain't It Strange / Summer Cannibals / Gone Pie / Glitter In Their Eyes / Pissing In A River / Gung Ho / People Have The Power
encore: Babelogue / Rock'n'Roll Nigger / Gloria / Rock'n'Roll Nigger - Gloria Gung Ho Jam
notes: Patti Smith show. Peter Buck guests on guitar for 'People Have The Power', 'Rock'n'Roll Nigger', 'Gloria', and final jam

April 2000 - Full Moon Studios, Watkinsville, GA
tracks recorded included: Riviera Nap
notes: Recording Sessions for Rick Fowler & Friends - 'Welcome Companions', with Bill Berry writing & drumming on 'Riviera Nap'

22 April 2000 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
notes: Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey backs The Crocodile Janitor on three songs

25 April 2000 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
set: World (snippet) / Lies Of The Living Dead / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / The Little Black Egg / Dear My Inspiration / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Boeing Spacearium / The Girl I Never Met / A Thousand Years Away / The Rest Of The World / Massachusetts / Moonshine Girl / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / All The Time / Over The Sea / Beyond The Sea / Ram On / Dead Flowers
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Ken Stringfellow, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin), with John Wesley Harding, Sean Nelson & John Roderick. Washington Wilderness Colalition benefit show

1 May - 7 June 2000 - The Warehouse Studio, Vancouver, Canada
possible tracks recorded: Christmas Time (Is Here Again) / Hastings And Main / Funky Electric (Take Seven) / Underwater Acoustic (Disappear) (Instrumental) / She Just Wants To Be (Instrumental) / Saturn Return (Instrumental) / Chorus And The Ring / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / I'll Take The Rain / 32 Chord Song / Beachball / The Lifting (Intro) / Fascinating (Instrumental)
notes: Recording Sessions for Reveal, with Pat McCarthy & Jamie Candiloro

8 June 2000 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
set: Boeing Spacearium / Over The Sea / Dear My Inspiration / We're Missing The Jayhawks For This / The Little Black Egg / The Girl I Never Met / She Belongs To Me / Hello Dead Horse / Find A Finger / Twilight Distillery / Smile Away / Emperor Of The Bathroom / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Lies Of The Living Dead / Had Me A Real Good Time / Dead Flowers
notes: The Minus 5 including Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Wesley Harding plus others, with Chris Ballew adding backing vocals on 'The Little Black Egg', and Sean Nelson adding backing vocals on 'Twilight Distillery' and lead vocals on 'Mile Away' and 'Dead Flowers'

7 July 2000 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA
support: Rusty Willoughby and The Maroons
notes: The Minus 5, including Peter Buck

10-28 July 2000 - R.E.M.'s West Clayton Street Studio, Athens, GA
possible tracks recorded: Summer Turns To High / Come And Join Us
notes: Vocal Recording Sessions for Reveal, with Pat McCarthy & Jamie Candiloro

25 July 2000 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
support: Cat Power
set: So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star / Glitter / Waiting Underground / Little Lamb / Boy Cried Wolf / Redondo Beach / Spell / Up There, Down There / Dead City / Beneath The Southern Cross / Wing / Lo And Beholden / Dancing Barefoot / Summer Cannibals / Don't Say Nothing / Gone Pie / Because The Night / Wild Leaves / Free Money / Gung Ho / People Have The Power
encore: Be My Baby / Pissing In A River / Rock'n'Roll Nigger
notes: Patti Smith show. Michael Stipe guests on vocals on 'People Have The Power' & 'Be My Baby'

7 August - 13 October 2000 - Dalkey Lodge, Dublin, Ireland
tracks recorded included: All I Want (Beat A Drum) (Demo) / Underwater Acoustic (Disappear) (Stipe vocal) / Imitation Of Life / Summer Turns To High / I've Been High / The Lifting / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / I'll Take The Rain
notes: Recording Sessions for Reveal, with Pat McCarthy & Jamie Candiloro

13 August 2000 - The Three Kings, Clerkenwell, London, England
set included: Chinese Bones / Madonna Of The Wasps / Queen Of Eyes / Airscape / Blue Suede Shoes / The Bells Of Rhymney
notes: Peter Buck joining Robyn Hitchcock, Morris Windsor and Kimberley Rew, formerly of the Soft Boys on stage. Mostly an acoustic set in front of about 40 people, playing The Soft Boys & Robyn Hitchcock songs. After 2 sets and after most people had left, Peter and Robyn came back for a third set

2 September 2000 - Northwest Court Stage, Bumbershoot, Memorial Stadium, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
set: Moonshine Girl / I Can Hear Music / Life Left Him There / Dear Friend / Twilight Distillery / Nights Between Stations / Albuquerque / The Girl I Never Met / Boeing Spacearium / The Night Chicago Died (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Stuck In The Middle
notes: The Minus 5 including Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Wesley Harding, Robert Lloyd, John Ramberg, Chris and Carla and 'a guy called Jerry from the audience'

2 September 2000 - Blues Stage, Bumbershoot, Memorial Stadium, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
set: Eloda / Chip On My Shoulder / Cryin' Out Loud / Wishing / Shootin' Fish In A Barrel / Apple Doll / Weight Of The World / Ship Song / Today Is Yesterday's Tomorrow / Someday / The Lucky One / Little Red Hen / Jackson / Justine
notes: Christy McWilson show. After The Minus 5 set Peter Buck performs and Scott McCaughey ran over to a different stage and played the last part of Christy McWilson's set, from 'Weight Of The World' onwards

15 September 2000 - Largo, Los Angeles, CA
set included: Heavenly, Heavenly / Country Feedback / Ohio / Cortez The Killer / I'm Waiting For The Man / Back In The U.S.S.R. / Roadhouse Blues
notes: Peter Buck joins Grant Lee Buffalo and Jon Brion for 'Heavenly, Heavenly', 'Country Feedback', and Joey Waronker on 'Ohio' and 'Cortez The Killer'. Peter plays 12-string for most of the night but moved to bass for the evening's final assault: 'I'm Waiting For The Man', 'Back In The U.S.S.R.', 'Roadhouse Blues' (with Marlyn Rascub) and a melody of about 14 other songs in 5 minutes

3-4 October 2000 - Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin, Ireland
notes: Strings Recording Sessions for Reveal, with Pat McCarthy & Jamie Candiloro

14 October 2000 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin and Ken Stringfellow). John Wesley Harding sang on a couple of songs. Ken wore a set of scary plastic teeth given to him by someone in the audience. This was a CD release show for Minus 5 and The New Original Sonic Sound; autographed copies of 'In Rock' were available. The New Original Sonic Sound is an all-star Sonics ('60s Northwest rock legends) cover band featuring Scott on keyboards, plus members of Mudhoney, Gas Huffer, Girl Trouble, and Tuatara sax player Craig Flory.

16-24 October 2000 - John Keane Studios, Athens, GA
possible tracks recorded: I've Been High / Disappear / I'll Take The Rain / 2JN / All I Want (Beat A Drum) / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Yellow River / 165 Hillcrest / The Lifting (Re-recorded)
notes: Recording Sessions for Reveal, with Pat McCarthy & Jamie Candiloro

20 October 2000 - Flicker Theatre & Bar, Athens, GA
set: Don't Be Denied / Albuquerque / She Belongs To Me / Long May You Run / Hate You / I Am The Cosmos / Blue / Blue Eyes
notes: The Possibilities show. Scott McCaughey sang on 'Don't Be Denied' & 'Albuquerque', Ken Stringfellow sang on 'She Belongs To Me', 'Long May You Run' & 'I Am The Cosmos', & Mike Mills joined on guitar & vocals for 'Blue' & 'Blue Eyes'

22 October 2000 - Carsons & Associates, Athens, GA
set: I've Been High / Fall On Me / Losing My Religion
notes: Rehearsal for Land Aid 2000, just prior to main event

22 October 2000 - Land Aid 2000, Courthouse Steps, Athens-Clarke County Courthouse, Athens, GA
other acts performing: Randall Arendt, The Timothy Street Baptist Church Uplifted Voices Choir, Julie Powell Quartet, Alfred Rucker, UGA Salsa Band, Common Law Quartet, The Workhorse Of The Entertainment And Recording Industry, Sarah Adkins
set: I've Been High / Fall On Me / Losing My Religion / Michael Stipe Speech / Bertis Downs Speech
notes: Acoustic show for Land Aid 2000, 'I've Been High' is performed live for the 1st time, with Stipe accompanied by a boom-box backing track

26 October 2000 - John Keane Studios, Athens, GA
notes: Recording Sessions for Reveal, with Pat McCarthy & Jamie Candiloro

31 October 2000 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
other guests appearing: Judy Nicastro, Karen Cooper, Vivian McPeak
notes: Rally, with Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Christy McWilson

31 October - 8 December 2000 - The Hit Factory Criteria Miami, Miami, FL
tracks recorded included: Disappear / I'll Take The Rain / I've Been High / The Lifting / Imitation Of Life / She Just Wants To Be / Beachball / Saturn Return / Chorus And The Ring / Fascinating / Summer Turns To High / Beat A Drum / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / 32 Chord Song / Free Form Jazz Jam
notes: Recording & Mixing Sessions for Reveal, with Pat McCarthy & Jamie Candiloro

4 November 2000 - Parent's Night Out (Private Party), Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
set included: For What It's Worth / Shakin' All Over / Louie Louie / The Little Black Egg / The Night Chicago Died (The Death Of The Minus 5)
notes: The Minus 5 including Peter Buck perform two sets at a private party for grade school parents, first set about 50 minutes, second about 30 minutes, which was cut short because of complaints from neighbours. More songs than listed were played

4 November 2000 - Stage 1, Terrastock 4, Showbox, Seattle, WA
other acts performing: Crome Syrcus / Subarachnoid Space / The Linus Pauling Quartet / The Green Pajamas / Moe Tucker
notes: The Minus 5 (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Barrett Martin, Tad Hutchison, Kurt Bloch, John Ramberg), with Ken Stringfellow, Jim Sangster & Jon Auer

1 December 2000 - High Museum Of Art, Atlanta, GA
notes: Buck, Mills & Stipe attend a charity exhibition of the Sir Elton John Photography Collection, titled "Chorus Of Light: Photography From The Sir Elton John Collection"

8 December 2000 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
other acts performing: Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey with Julian (Crocodile Janitor) & Robert Lloyd, Kevin Jarvis, John Wesley Harding
set: Where Or When / I Don't Want To Walk Around Without You / Don't Get Around Much Anymore / Get Back In Line / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / In A Lonely Coffin / The Little Black Egg / A Thousand Years Away / No Other Baby / Dear My Inspiration / Desperate For Someone / Over The Sea / Boeing Spacearium / The Girl I Never Met / The Night Chicago Died (The Death Of The Minus 5) / You Don't Mean It / Lies Of The Living Dead / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Mary Lou / Twilight Distillery / Mendocino / Mother
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Rieflin) with, at times: Robert Lloyd, John Wesley Harding, Sean Nelson, Britt Speakman, Carla Tongerson and Peter Blackstock

13 December 2000 - Frank C Erwin, Jr. Special Events Center, The University Of Texas At Austin, Austin, TX
notes: 'Grand Slam Jam Tennis Shoot-Out'. Mike Mills teams up with Jim Courier including a match vs Lar Urlich & John McEnroe & against Andre Agassi and Paul O'Neill of the New York Yankees which they lost..

13 December 2000 - Antone's, Austin, TX
set: Sweet Home Alabama / Johnny B. Goode / Purple Haze / Are You Gonna Go My Way?
notes: Concert held later after the Shoot-Out, featuring John McEnroe on guitar, Jim Courier on bass, Lars Ulrich on drums, and Mike Mills on keyboards, as well as Stephen Bruton & David Boyle

2001

9-11 January 2001 - Rehearsal Studio, Rio De Janiero, Brazil
songs rehearsed included: She Just Wants To Be / The Lifting
notes: Rehearsal Sessions for Rock In Rio

13 January 2001 - World Stage, Rock In Rio For A Better World, Rock City, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
support: Funk n Lata, Cássia Eller, Fernanda Abreu, Barão Vermelho, Beck, Foo Fighters
soundcheck included: She Just Wants To Be
set: Finest Worksong / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Fall On Me / The Wake-Up Bomb / Daysleeper / The Great Beyond / She Just Wants To Be / Stand / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / At My Most Beautiful / The Lifting / The One I Love / Find The River / Losing My Religion / Walk Unafraid / Man On The Moon
encore: Everybody Hurts / Pop Song 89 / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

17 January 2001 - Buenos Aires Hot Festival, Campo Argentino de Polo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
support: Los Dividados, Beck
set: What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / Finest Worksong / Fall On Me / The Wake-Up Bomb / Daysleeper / The Great Beyond / She Just Wants To Be / Stand / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / The Lifting / At My Most Beautiful / The One I Love / Find The River / Losing My Religion / Walk Unafraid / Man On The Moon
encore: Have You Ever Seen The Rain? - Everybody Hurts / Pop Song 89 / I Wanna Be Your Dog - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
notes: A part of 'Have You Ever Seen The Rain?' was sung by Michael just before 'Everybody Hurts'. The band also kicked into a spontaneous 'I Wanna Be Your Dog' just before 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)'

3 February 2001 - Hal & Mal's, Jackson, MS
set: Trail Of Seasons / Whatever / Let's Go Dancing / Paid In Full / Scarred But Smarter / Broken Hearts & Auto Parts / 40 Miles Of Mountain Road / Honeysuckle Blue / In Time / Just Outside Of Heaven (A Good Country Mile) / Dirty Angels / Ain't It Strange / Good Day Everyday / Straight To Hell / Indian Song / Gotta Move On
notes: Kevn Kinney show. Mike Mills guests on 'Straight To Hell'

27-28 February 2001 - Private Residence, Calabasas, CA
notes: Filming 'Imitation Of Life' video, directed by Garth Jennings

1 March 2001 - Knitting Factory, Hollywood, CA
supporting: Young Fresh Fellows
The Minus 5 set included: A Thousand Years Away / You Don't Mean It / Emperor Of The Bathroom / Find A Finger
Young Fresh Fellows set included: Barky's Spiritual Store / Dancing In The Moonlight
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin) with Ward Dotson & Mike Mills on backing vocals on 'Find A Finger' and with the Young Fresh Fellows on 'Dancing In The Moonlight'

2 March 2001 - Casbah, San Diego, CA
supporting: Young Fresh Fellows
set included: The Little Black Egg
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin) with Ward Dotson

3 March 2001 - Noise Pop SF 2001, Bottom Of The Hill, San Francisco, CA
supporting: Young Fresh Fellows, The Fastbacks
set: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / In A Lonely Coffin / Emperor Of The Bathroom / Dear My Inspiration / Desperate For Someone / John Barleycorn Must Live / Twilight Distillery / The Little Black Egg / You Don't Mean It / A Thousand Years Away / Get Back In Line / Mary Lou / Lies Of The Living Dead / Find A Finger
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Ken Stringfellow, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin), with Mike Mills on 'Find A Finger'. Mike also joined the Young Fresh Fellows on stage during their set for 'Dancing In The Moonlight'

11 March 2001 - Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
support: John Wesley Harding
set: Dear My Inspiration / You Don't Mean It / The Little Black Egg / The Rest Of The World / Desperate For Someone / In A Lonely Coffin / A Thousand Years Away / The Rifleman / Massachusetts / Psycho / The Girl I Never Met / Boeing Spacearium / The Amazing Dolphin Boy / John Barleycorn Must Live / Eat At Home / Emperor Of The Bathroom / Lies Of The Living Dead / Mary Lou / Smile Away / Find A Finger / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Dennis Dikken). John Wesley Harding guests on 'The Girl I Never Met' & 'Boeing Spacearium'

12 March 2001 - Mercury Lounge, New York, NY
support: Ken Stringfellow
set: Dear My Inspiration / You Don't Mean It / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / A Thousand Years Away / The Little Black Egg / Desperate For Someone / In A Lonely Coffin / The Amazing Dolphin Boy / Got You / John Barleycorn Must Live / Massachusetts / Rifleman / Get Back In Line / Twilight Distillery / All The Time / Emperor Of The Bathroom / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Lies Of The Living Dead / The Rest Of The World / Eat At Home / Dear Friend / Ohio / Beyond The Sea / Over The Sea / Don't Be Denied / Mary Lou
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg and Bill Rieflin), with Ken Stringfellow on keyboards & vocals

13 March 2001 - 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien', NBC, Studio 6A, NBC Studios, GE Building, New York, NY
set: You Don't Mean It
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin), with Dennis Diken on shaker & backing vocal, & Ken Stringfellow on keyboard & backing vocal.

13 March 2001 - Lakeside Lounge, New York, NY
support: Ken Stringfellow
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin) with Ken Stringfellow

19 March 2001 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
set included: Straight To Hell
notes: Kevn Kinney show. Mike Mills guests on 'Straight To Hell', with Stipe in the audience

25 March 2001 - Valentine's, Albany, NY
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin)

26 March 2001 - London, England
notes: Mike Mills & Michael Stipe hold various interview sessions

26 March 2001 - 'Nemone', BBC Radio 1 Studios, BBC Radio 1, Yalding House, London, England
notes: Interview with Mike Mills & Michael Stipe

26 March 2001 - Hotel Atlantic, Hamburg, Germany
notes: Mike Mills & Michael Stipe hold various interview sessions

28 March 2001 - Milan, Italy
notes: Mike Mills & Michael Stipe hold various interview sessions

29 March 2001 - Paris, France
notes: Mike Mills & Michael Stipe hold various interview sessions

31 March 2001 - Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
supporting: Guided By Voices
set included: You Don't Mean It / In A Lonely Coffin / Massachusetts / All The Time / Over The Sea / Got You / Twilight Distillery / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Lies Of The Living Dead / The Great Divider / Desperate For Someone
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin)

4 April 2001 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
supporting: The Soft Boys
The Minus 5: You Don't Mean It / How Does It Feel / In A Lonely Coffin / Got You / Amazing Dolphin Boy / John Barleycorn Must Live / Emperor Of The Bathroom / The Great Divider / Twilight Distillery / Eat At Home / Ghsot Tarts Of Stockholm / All The Time / Lies Of The Living Dead / Mary Lou
The Soft Boys: You'll Have To Go Sideways / Pulse Of My Heart / He's A Reptile / Old Pervert / My Mind Is Connected… / City Of Shame / Underwater Moonlight / I Wanna Destroy You / Kingdom Of Love / Human Music / Sudden Town / Mr. Kennedy / Astronomy Domine / Train Round The Bend / Evil Guy / Sleeping With Your Devil Mask / The Face Of Death
encore: Give It To The Soft Boys / The Bells Of Rhymney / Queen Of Eyes
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin), Peter & Scott McCaughey also join The Soft Boys for the 3 song encore

11 April 2001 - Largo, Los Angeles, CA
set: Are You Experienced? / I Often Dream Of Trains / The Philosophers Stone / You And Oblivion / The Cars She Used To Drive / He's A Reptile / Kingdom Of Love / I Got The Hots / Sleeping With Your Devil Mask / Airscape / Astronomy Domine / Rock'n'Roll Toilet / My Mind Is Connected… / Pulse Of My Heart / Sudden Town / Mr. Kennedy / Train Round The Bend / When I Was Dead / The Bells Of Rhymney / Queen Of Eyes
encore: It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry / All Shook Up / Eight Miles High / Waterloo Sunset / Walk On The Wild Side / Queers For Jesus / She Said She Said / Rain / Baby, You're A Rich Man / Little Red Rooster
notes: The Soft Boys show. Peter Buck guests on guitar from 'The Bells Of Rhymney' until 'Rain'. Kimberley Rew, Grant Lee Phillips & Jon Brion also guest.

24 April 2001 - Rehearsal Studio, London, England
set: Imitation Of Life / I've Been High / Beat A Drum / Daysleeper

25 April 2001 - 'Johnny Walker Show', BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 2 Studios, Western House, London, England
notes: Interview with the band

26 April 2001 - 'Top Of The Pops', BBC1, Studio C, BBC Elstree Centre, London, England
set: Imitation Of Life / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / I've Been High / The Great Beyond / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)

26 April 2001 - 'Music: Response', Xfm London 104.9, Xfm London 104.9 Studios, London, England
notes: Interview with the band

28 April 2001 - 'CD:UK', Studio 2, The London Studios, London, England
set: Imitation Of Life / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / She Just Wants To Be / Losing My Religion / Losing My Religion / What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
notes: 'Losing My Religion' was recorded twice due to recording problems

29 April 2001 - 'South Africa Freedom Day - Concert On The Square', Trafalgar Square, London, England
other acts performing: Beverley Knight & Mandoza, Lisa Roxanne, Atomic Kitten, Dave Stewart & Friends, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Hugh Masekela, Baaba Maal, Mel B, The Corrs
set: The Great Beyond / Imitation Of Life / The Lifting / Walk Unafraid / She Just Wants To Be / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon

30 April 2001 - 'Gideon Coe Show', BBC London Live 94.9FM, BBC London 94.9FM Studios, London, England
notes: The Minus 5 - Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Wesley Harding perform three songs as well as an interview

1 May 2001 - 'Later... With Jools Holland', BBC2, Studio TC1, BBC Television Centre, London, England
other acts appearing: India.Aire, Orbital, Clearlake, Baaba Maal, Ron Sexsmith
set:
Jools Holland: Introduction
R.E.M.: Imitation Of Life
India.Arie: Video
Jools Holland: Interview with Shirley Henderson
Orbital: Funny Breaks (One Is Enough) (w/ Naomi Bedford)
Jools Holland: Interview with Brian Eno
Clearlake: I Hang On Every Word You Say
R.E.M.: All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)
Baaba Maal: Jamma Jengii
Jools Holland: Interview with The League Of Gentlemen
Orbital: Tension
Clearlake: Jumble Sailing
Ron Sexsmith: Just My Heart Talkin' (w/ Jools Holland)
Jools Holland: Interview with Michael Stipe
India.Arie: Brown Skin (w/ Holland)
R.E.M.: The Lifting
Jools Holland: Outroduction
R.E.M.: The One I Love

2 May 2001 - 'MTV Sonic', Spazio Antologico Studio 76, Milan, Italy
Part 1: Imitation Of Life / The Great Beyond / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Daysleeper / I've Been High / Electrolite / The Lifting / At My Most Beautiful / I'll Take The Rain
Part 2: The One I Love / She Just Wants To Be / Walk Unafraid / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon
Part 3: All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
notes: Performance for MTV Italy. 'All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)' was played twice because of technical difficulties
review

3 May 2001 - '125 Milioni di Cazzate', RaiUno Studios, Milan, Italy
set: Imitation Of Life / Losing My Religion
notes: Michael dedicated 'Losing My Religion' to Francesco Virlinzi, an old Italian friend of the band who died few months before

4 May 2001 - 'Nulle Part Ailleurs', Studio 3, Canal+ Studios, Paris, France
set: Imitation Of Life / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
notes: 'So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)' was not broadcast

5 May 2001 - 'Europe 2', Europe 2 Studios, Paris, France
set: Imitation Of Life / Losing My Religion

7 May 2001
event: 'Reveal' is released in Australia

7 May 2001 - 'The Black Session', France Inter, Studio 105, Maison De La Radio, Paris, France
set: Imitation Of Life / The Great Beyond / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Daysleeper / I've Been High / Electrolite / The Lifting / At My Most Beautiful / I'll Take The Rain / The One I Love / She Just Wants To Be / Walk Unafraid / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon
encore: So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
notes: This show can be found on the CD bootleg 'Electrolite'

8 May 2001 - 'Musica Si' TV Show, TVE1 Studios, Madrid, Spain
set: Imitation Of Life / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)
notes: Michael sings live, to backing tracks

9 May 2001 - 'Lo Mas 40', Madrid, Spain
set: Imitation Of Life / The Great Beyond / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Losing My Religion / I've Been High / She Just Wants To Be / Find The River / Cuyahoga

11 May 2001 - Althoff Grand Hotel Schloss Bensberg, Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany
notes: Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Michael Stipe hold various interview sessions, including photo session with Spiros Politis & interview with John Harris for Q Magazine

12 May 2001 - Kolner Dom, Roncalliplatz, Cologne, Germany
support: Seeed
soundcheck: Superman (Mills vocal) / I'll Take The Rain (Instrumental) / Pop Song 89 / Daysleeper / At My Most Beautiful / The Great Beyond (aborted)
set: The Great Beyond / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Cuyahoga / Electrolite / I've Been High / Daysleeper / The Lifting / Find The River / Imitation Of Life / I'll Take The Rain / At My Most Beautiful / The One I Love / She Just Wants To Be / Walk Unafraid / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon
encore: So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
notes: Free outdoor concert broadcast live on MTV Europe and on the internet

14 May 2001 - Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
notes: 'Reveal' Pre-Release Listening Party. Well fed by Weaver D's, As well as playback of the new album, and a making of Reveal documentary film by Dominic DeJoseph, included a live auction of rare memorabilia & other goodies by Gwen O'Looney & Doc Eldridge and raffle & door prizes. R.E.M. were not present. Proceeds benefited Community Connection Of Northeast Georgia

14 May 2001
event: 'Reveal' is released everywhere else outside of North America

15 May 2001
event: 'Reveal' is released in North America

15 May 2001 - 'Out To Lunch With Stuttering John', K-Rock 92.3FM (WXRK-FM) Studios, New York, NY
set: Interview / I've Been High / Interview / Losing My Religion / Interview
notes: live in-studio performance & interview with John Melendez ('Stuttering John')

15 May 2001 - 'Late Show With David Letterman', NBC, Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY
other guests appearing: John Travolta
set: Imitation Of Life

16 May 2001 - Bishop Ford Catholic Central High School, New York, NY
set: Filming 'All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)' video, directed by Michael Moore

17 May 2001 - Corner Of Yonge And Dundas Streets, Toronto, Canada
set: Imitation Of Life / The Great Beyond / Have You Ever Seen The Rain? (snippet sung a capella by Stipe) / What's The Frequency, Kenneth? / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / I've Been High / The Lifting / I'll Take The Rain / At My Most Beautiful / The One I Love / She Just Wants To Be / Walk Unafraid / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon
encore: So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
notes: Free outdoor concert in downtown Toronto
review

18 May 2001 - Steven Spielberg Gallery, The Museum Of Television And Radio, New York, NY
set 1: Introduction / Imitation Of Life / The Great Beyond / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Interview / She Just Wants To Be / I'll Take The Rain / Losing My Religion
notes: Recorded for Atlanta radio station 99X, live performance & interview with Jimmy Baron & Axel Lowe with questions from the audience, in front of 30 or so contest winners and fan club members.

set 2: Imitation Of Life / I've Been High / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Interview / The Lifting / Walk Unafraid / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon
notes: Broadcast on Philadelphia radio station Y100 as a Sonic Session.

19-20 May 2001 - TRL Studio, MTV Studios, New York, NY
notes: Rehearsals for MTV Unplugged

21 May 2001 - 'MTV Unplugged', TRL Studio, MTV Studios, New York, NY
set: All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Electrolite / At My Most Beautiful / Sad Professor / Daysleeper / Beat A Drum / I'll Take The Rain / I've Been High / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / The One I Love / Losing My Religion / Country Feedback - Like A Rolling Stone / Cuyahoga / Imitation Of Life
encore: La Bamba / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Electrolite / At My Most Beautiful / Beat A Drum / Disappear / Find The River / Daysleeper / The Great Beyond / The One I Love / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
notes: 2nd performance for MTV Unplugged. 'All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)', 'Electrolite', 'At My Most Beautiful', 'Daysleeper', 'Beat A Drum', 'The One I Love' & 'So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)' are played twice

26 May 2001 - 'Cosmo Pops Best 10', Tokyo-FM, SpainZaka Studios, Tokyo, Japan
set: Losing My Religion / Interview

28 May 2001 - 'Viva Access', J-Wave 81.3FM, J-Wave 81.3FM Studios, Tokyo, Japan
set: Losing My Religion / I've Been High

28 May 2001 - 'Future Trax', J-Wave 81.3FM, J-Wave 81.3FM Studios, Tokyo, Japan
set: Losing My Religion / I've Been High

30 May 2001 - 'The Panel', Network Ten, Channel 10 Studios, Melbourne, Australia
set: Interview / I've Been High / Losing My Religion

31 May 2001 - 'Live At The Wireless', Triple J, Triple J Studios, Sydney, Australia
set: I've Been High / Losing My Religion / The One I Love / Losing My Religion
notes: 'Losing My Religion' is played twice as Michael wasn't happy with his vocal performance

31 May 2001 - 'By Demand', Channel [V] HQ, Fox Studios, Sydney, Australia
soundcheck: I've Been High / Losing My Religion
set: Interview / I've Been High / Losing My Religion

1 June 2001 - Boardroom, Triple M 104.9FM, Triple M Studios, Sydney, Australia
set: I've Been High / The One I Love / Beat A Drum / Losing My Religion / You Shook Me All Night Long (snippet) / Interview

1 June 2001 - 'Ugly Phil', Nova 969, Nova 969 Studios, Sydney, Australia
set: I've Been High / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Losing My Religion / Happy Together

8 June 2001 - Listening Room, The Museum Of Television & Radio, Beverly Hills, CA
set 1: Interview / I've Been High / The One I Love / Losing My Religion
notes: Recorded for 98.7 Star FM in Los Angeles, live performance & interview with Ryan Seacrest

set 2: Kind And Generous / Interview / Kind And Generous / I've Been High / Interview / Beat A Drum / Interview / Losing My Religion / Interview
notes: Recorded for WXRT Chicago, live performance & interview with Frank E. Lee who was in Chicago. As the show started, Natalie Merchant's 'Kind And Generous' faded out, with Michael singing & Mike & Peter playing along. When it came to sing the first song, Michael starts to sing 'Kind And Generous' again a capella, before going into 'I've Been High'

in-between set 2 & 3: Gentle On My Mind is rehearsed with Peter on vocals!

set 3: Introduction / I've Been High / So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry) / Interview / Gentle On My Mind / The One I Love / Losing My Religion
notes: live performance & interview with Nic Harcourt. 'Gentle On My Mind' is a Glen Campbell cover, in honour of the song's composer, John Hartford who passed away on 4 June 2001

7 July 2001 - Chronic Night: Celebrating 20 Years Of R.E.M., Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
other acts performing: The Ghost Of Rock, Transportation, Sorry About Dresden, Nikki Meets The Hibachi, Holden Richards, Shalini, Mayflies USA
set:
The Ghost Of Rock: 1,000,000 / Sitting Still / The One I Love / Cretin Hop
Jon Wurster: R.E.M. Trivia
Transportation: (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Texarkana / Begin The Begin / Camera
Jon Wurster: R.E.M. Trivia
Sorry About Dresden: Get Up / Sitting Still / 7 Chinese Bros. / You Are The Everything / Finest Worksong
Jon Wurster: R.E.M. Trivia
Holden Richards (w/ Brent Lambert): Other Days / Radio Free Europe / Sitting Still
Jon Wurster: R.E.M. Trivia
Nikki Meets The Hibachi: The Flowers Of Guatemala / The One I Love / Fall On Me / Everybody Hurts / Letter Never Sent / Shaking Through
Jon Wurster: R.E.M. Trivia
Andy McMillan: Reading a message from Don Dixon
Shalini (w/ Mitch Easter): We Walk / Perfect Circle - Christine Sixteen / Another One Bites The Dust - Wolves, Lower - Runnin' With The Devil / Try Not To Breathe / Hyena
Jon Wurster: R.E.M. Trivia
Mayflies USA: Shaking Through / Femme Fatale / Toys In The Attic / See No Evil / Voice Of Harold
notes: 'Chronic Night: Celebrating 20 Years Of R.E.M'., & a benefit concert for Don Dixon, who was recovering from a heart attack. Jon Wurster was Master Of Ceremonies, who kept the crowd entertained with R.E.M. trivia questions for the audience between acts, & Andy McMillan read a thank you note from Don Dixon who couldn't attend. A thank you message from Michael Stipe was played, & Bertis Downs was in attendance as well as Mike Mills who got up & sang vocals & air guitar with the Mayflies USA on 'Toys In The Attic'. In Shalini's set, 'Try Not To Breathe' is played at the beat of Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' & 'Hyena' is played to the drum beat of Marc Bolan's 'Bang A Gong (Get It On)'

17 July 2001 - Marge Simpson ADR Stage, 20th Century Fox Studios, Century City, CA
notes: Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Michael Stipe record voice-overs for 'The Simpsons', of which the episode, Season 13's 'Homer The Moe' which aired on 18 November 2001, featured the band playing in Homer's garage bar, playing (album track) 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)' with Homer having cool alternative lyrics!, and dialogue with the whole band. Bill Berry was not modelled as the bands drummer

17 August 2001 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
support: Oranger
set included: Heavy Metal Drummer
notes: The Minus 5 including Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey

31 August 2001 - Sit'n'Spin, Seattle, WA
set: Telephone Tree / Sittin On A Pitchfork / Looking Around / Geek Show / Little Bell / I Wonder What She's Doin Tonite / Barkys Spiritual Store / Rock And Roll Pest Control / The Little Black Egg / In A Lonely Coffin / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Hillbilly Drummer Girl / To Love Somebody / You Don't Mean It / Swiftly But Gently / Your Truth Our Lies
encore 1: Lies Of The Living Dead / Government Center / Strychnine
encore 2: Wild Thing / Ain't It Alright
notes: 'The Minus Tad' (usually The Minus 5 but their drummer Tad was absent), featuring Peter from 'The Little Black Egg' onwards, playing 12 string guitar

10-14 September 2001 - Soma Electronic Music Studios, Chicago, IL
tracks recorded included: The Days Of Wine And Booze / Retrieval Of You / That's Not The Way That It's Done / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Daggers Drawn / Where Will You Go? / Life Left Him There / The Family Gardener / The Old Plantation / What I Don't Believe / View From Below / I'm Not Bitter / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / Lyrical Stance (I've Got A) / Formerly Hail Centurion / One More Bottle To Go / Something Or Nothing / The Days Of Wine And Booze
notes: Recording Sessions for The Minus 5's 'Down With Wilco', with Scott McCaughey, Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Glenn Kotche, Leroy Bach, Peter Buck & Ken Stringfellow. Peter Buck plays guitar on all tracks

8-16 October 2001 - R.E.M.'s West Clayton Street Studio, Athens, GA
tracks recorded included: Don't Be Denied
16 October - Find The River / Lotus
notes: Rehearsal Sessions for upcoming shows. 'Find The River' is recorded for the 2001 R.E.M. Fan Club Single

16 October 2001 - Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
support: Screening of Jim McKay's film 'Our Song', The Possibilities joined by Peter, Scott McCaughey and Ken Stringfellow
The Possibilities: Roll Another Number / Barstool Blues / Tired Eyes / Revolution Blues / Long May You Run / Solar Sister / My Life Is Right / Dear My Inspiration / You Don't Mean It / Don't Be Denied

R.E.M.: Imitation Of Life / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / The Great Beyond / The Lifting / So Fast, So Numb / Let Me In / Cuyahoga / She Just Wants To Be / Lotus / Walk Unafraid / Losing My Religion / Man On The Moon
encore: I've Been High / Ghost Rider / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) - People Have The Power
notes: Benefit for local non-profit organization, Community Connection

18 October 2001 - KFOG PlaySpace, KFOG Studios, San Francisco, CA
set: I've Been High / Losing My Religion / The One I Love / Beat A Drum / I've Been High
notes: 'I've Been High' was played twice, as according to Stipe "he sucked" on the first version

20 October 2001 - 15th Annual Bridge School Benefit, Shoreline Amphitheatre At Mountain View, Mountain View, CA
other acts performing: Jill Sobule, Ben Harper, Billy Idol, Tracey Chapman, Dave Matthews/Pearl Jam, Neil & Pegi Young
set: Imitation Of Life / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Man On The Moon / I've Been High / The One I Love / Let Me In / Cuyahoga / Lotus / Losing My Religion

21 October 2001 - 15th Annual Bridge School Benefit, Shoreline Amphitheatre At Mountain View, Mountain View, CA
other acts performing: Jill Sobule, Ben Harper, Dave Matthews, Pearl Jam, Tracey Chapman, Billy Idol, Neil & Pegi Young
set: Lotus / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Man On The Moon / Everybody Hurts / Find The River / Let Me In / I've Been High / Imitation Of Life / Losing My Religion

22 October 2001 - Groundwork 2001, KeyArena At Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
other acts performing: The Tom Family Singers, Femi Kuti, Maná, Alanis Morissette, Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Artis The Spoonman, Pearl Jam
set: Losing My Religion / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / Daysleeper / The Great Beyond / Thank You - Better Man - So Fast, So Numb / The One I Love / She Just Wants To Be / Let Me In / Find The River / Imitation Of Life / Walk Unafraid / Man On The Moon
encore: I've Been High / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) - People Have The Power - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
notes: Eddie Vedder guests on 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)'

23 October 2001 - Studio X, Seattle, WA
tracks recorded: All The Right Friends
notes: Recording Session for 'All The Right Friends' for inclusion on 'Vanilla Sky' film & soundtrack

23 October 2001 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
support: The Minus 5
The Minus 5: Dear My Inspiration / You Don't Mean It / Desperate For Someone / Eat At Home / In A Lonely Coffin / No Other Baby / Twilight Distillery / John Barleycorn Must Live / The Heart Of Saturday Night / Down Like Me / The Little Black Egg / Mary Lou / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / Lies Of The Living Dead

R.E.M.: Music (snippet) / Imitation Of Life / All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star) / The Great Beyond / So Fast, So Numb
Scott McCaughey & Mike Mills: Dead From The Waist Down
R.E.M.: Long Road / Cuyahoga / Let Me In / The Lifting / She Just Wants To Be / At My Most Beautiful / Country Feedback / Losing My Religion / Walk Unafraid
encore: All The Right Friends / Better Man (part) / I've Been High / Man On The Moon / Begin The Begin / It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) - People Have The Power - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
notes: The concert was billed as 'The Minus 5 & Friends'. 'Dead From The Waist Down' is a cover of a Catatonia song, sung by Scott McCaughey. Eddie Vedder guests on 'Long Road', 'Begin The Begin' and 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)'. 'All The Right Friends' makes its first appearance in a set for over 18 years! The last known time it was played was 3 October 1983 in Athens. The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Ken Stringfellow, Bill Riefin) were joined by Christy McWilson & Sean Nelson on 'No Other Baby'

25 October 2001 - The King Cat Theater, Seattle, WA
set included: Come Dancing / Low Budget / Tired Of Waiting For You / Autumn Almanac / Dedicated Follower Of Fashion / I'm Not Not Like Everybody Else / You Really Got Me
encore included: Waterloo Sunset / Get Back In Line / Picture Book / Lola
notes: Ray Davies show. Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey guest on 'Get Back In Line' & 'Picture Book', Peter on bass, Scott on acoustic guitar

29 October 2001 - New Yorkers Against Violence, Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center, New York
other acts performing: Afrika Bambaataa, N.E.R.D., Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, The Roots, Mos Def, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Beastie Boys
Moby & Michael Stipe: All Tomorrow's Parties / Helpless (w/ Bono)
notes: Michael joins Moby who played acoustic guitar

8 November 2001 - MTV Europe Music Awards 2001, Festhalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
other acts appearing: Kylie Minogue, Dido, Basement Jaxx, Blink 182, Craig David, Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z, Depeche Mode, Fred Durst, Wes Scantlin & Jimmy Page, Rammstein, Travis
set:
Kylie Minogue: Can't Get You Out Of My Head
Dido: Hunter
Basement Jaxx: Where's Your Head At?
Blink 182: First Date
Craig David: Walking Away
Maty J. Blige: Family Affair
Jay-Z: Izzo (H.O.V.A.) - Girls, Girls, Girls
Depeche Mode: Never Let Me Down Again
Fred Durst, Wes Scantlin & Jimmy Page: Thank You
Rammstein: Ich Will
R.E.M.: Imitation Of Life
Travis: Side
notes: MTV Europe Music Awards ceremony, presented by Ali G

11 November 2001 - Dingwalls, London, England
The Minus 5: Wang Dang Doodle / One After 909 / Your Day Will Come / Good Times Rock n Roll / Dead From The Waist Down / I've Been High / (I've Got A) Lyrical Stance / Desperate For Someone
Ken Stringfellow: Down Like Me / Your Love Won't Be Denied / This One's On You / One Morning / Reveal Love / The Lover's Hymn / Here's To The Future
Robyn Hitchcock: Ted, Woody And Junior / Chinese Bones / (A Man's Gotta Know His Limitations) Briggs / Om / Queen Of Eyes
The 4 Croakers: (Don't Go Back To) Rockville / Electrolite / I'm So Hungry For Love / San Francisco / California Dreamin' / All Along The Watchtower / A Day In The Life / Something / Airscape / Here Comes The Sun / Kung Foo Fighting
encore: God Only Knows
notes: Performance by Mike Mills, Ken Stringfellow, Robyn Hitchcock and Scott McCaughey. 'I've Been High' featured Ken Stringfellow on vocals and Robyn Hitchcock on 'Electrolite'. Mike sang on 'Dead From The Waist Down', '(Don't Go Back To) Rockville', 'California Dreamin', 'Something' and 'God Only Knows', among others. Kimberly Rew of the Soft Boys also played guitar on the Soft Boys songs, and some others

2002

31 January 2002 - You Gotta Have Friends: Partners In The Fight Against AIDS, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
other acts performing: Bruce Vilanch, Sutton Foster, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Rosie Perez, Jewel
set: Imitation Of Life / She Just Wants To Be / Losing My Religion / Classical Gas (brief) / The One I Love / I've Been High / Daysleeper / Walk Unafraid / Let Me In / All The Right Friends / Man On The Moon
notes: Benefit show for the Gay Men's Health Crisis to commemorate the twenty-year fight against AIDS and to honor AOL Time Warner for its leadership in the fight against the disease. Ken Stringfellow did not play with the band

14 February 2002 - Love Rocks - Celebrating The Biggest Hearts In Entertainment, Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
other acts performing: Reese, Lauryn Hill, No Doubt
set: Imitation Of Life / I Got You Babe / Losing My Religion / One
notes: Charity event 'Love Rocks' honoring Bono as Humanitarian Of The Year, for all his work on debt relief. Cher guested on 'I Got You Babe', and Bono for 'One'

19 April 2002 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
other acts performing: Model Rockets, Roy Loney And The Longshots, Young Fresh Fellows
set: The Great Divider / You Don't Mean It / I'm Not Bitter / Eat At Home / Twilight Distillery / Desperate For Someone / Lies Of The Living Dead - Mary Lou / Your Day Will Come
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin & Ken Stringfellow). Robyn Hitchcock guests on 'Your Day Will Come'. Scott also played with the Young Fresh Fellows, Roy Loney & The Longshots and Model Rockets

20 April 2002 - 3B Tavern!, Bellingham, WA
other acts performing: Model Rockets, Roy Loney And The Longshots, Young Fresh Fellows
Roy Loney And The Longshots set included: Panic To A Manic Degree / Can't Explain / Second Cousin / Stop It Baby / Have You Seen My Baby / House Of Games / Bip Bop Boom / Send In The Girls / Blow Off Some Steam / Sorry / Teenage Head / Slow Death
The Minus 5: Over The Sea / Dear My Inspiration / You Don't Mean It / The Little Black Egg / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / Down Like Me / Massachussetts / Mary Lou / Lies Of The Living Dead / All The Time
Young Fresh Fellows: Have Love Will Travel / 99 Girls / Why I Outta / Telephone Tree / Searching U.S.A. / She's A Book / She Sees Colors / Good Time Rock And Roll / Big House - Walking On A Mountain / Beer Money / My Friend Ringo / Celebration / Rock And Roll Pest Control / Don't You Wonder How It Ends / Your Truth Our Lies / Equator Blues / Taco Wagon
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin & Ken Stringfellow). Pete Yorn guests on 'Massachussetts'. Scott also played with the Young Fresh Fellows, Roy Loney & The Longshots and Model Rockets, with Peter Buck on guitar with Roy Loney & The Longshots on 'Teenage Head' & 'Slow Death', & on bass with the Young Fresh Fellows on 'Taco Wagon'

21 April 2002 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
support: Mike Viola
set: This Could Be The Day / I Got The Hots / (A Man's Got To Know His Limitations) Briggs / Not Dark Yet / Trilobite / Listening To The Higsons / Linctus House / One Long Pair Of Eyes / Arms Of Love / Dark Princess / It's All Over Now, Baby Blue / The Yip Song / Raymond Chandler Evening / Your Feelings Are The Last Thing To Die / She Doesn't Exist / I Feel Beautiful / Viva! Sea-Tac / Queen Of Eyes
encore: Ballad Of A Thin Man / The Ghost In You / Pledging My Time / Give It To The Soft Boys / The Bells Of Rhymney / The President
notes: Robyn Hitchcock show. Joined by Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch, Bill Rieflin, Tad Hutchinson & Jim Sangster

1 May 2002 - 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien', NBC, Studio 6A, NBC Studios, GE Buidling, New York, NY
other guests appearing: Charlie Sheen, Sarah Silverman
set: The Serpentine River
notes: Christy McWilson. Peter Buck guests on rhythm guitar.

4 May 2002 - Sanyo/Turner South/Civic Center Stage, Music Midtown, Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta, GA
other acts performing: Doria Roberts, June Carter Cash, Don McLean, Edwin McCain, Cindy Wilson, Angie Aparo, Tony Rich
set: The Eagle Song / Love Is All Around / Wendell Gee
notes: Mike Mills performs solo, with a new song that he is written, tentatively called 'The Eagle Song'

19 May 2002 - Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA
support: Hi-Fi
set: 45 / Waiting For The End Of The World / Watching The Detectives / Spooky Girlfriend / (I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea / 15 Petals / How To Be Dumb / When I Was Cruel No. 2 / Clowntime Is Over / Tart / My Little Blue Window / Man Out Of Time / All The Rage / Beyond Belief / Dust 2 / I Hope You're Happy Now / Tear Off Your Own Head (It's A Doll Revolution)
encore 1: Alibi / You Belong To Me / Pump It Up
encore 2: Radio Silence / (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding
encore 3: Episode Of Blonde / Lipstick Vogue / I Want You
notes: Elvis Costello & The Imposters show. Peter Buck guests on '(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding'

1 June 2002 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
supporting: Elf Power
set: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / In A Lonely Coffin / A Thousand Years Away / And It Stoned Me / Government Center / Got You / Desperate For Someone / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / How Deep Is Your Love / You Don't Mean It / Lies Of The Living Dead / Please Don't Touch / Mary Lou / Over The Sea
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Bill Rieflin & Ken Stringfellow), with Jason Finn

3-7 June 2002 - R.E.M.'s West Clayton Street Studio, Athens, GA
notes: Pre-Production Sessions for In Time & Around The Sun, with Pat McCarthy

10 July 2002 - KEXP 90.3FM, KEXP 90.3FM Studios, Seattle, WA
set: Introduction / Desperate For Someone / Interview / The Hangover / I'm Not Bitter
notes: The Minus 5, (Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck & Barrett Martin). Interview and live in-studio performance.

1st Annual Fast Horse Summer Hootenanny 2002 (Featuring Wayward Shamans, Tuatara, The Minus 5, and Cedell Davis)

10 July 2002 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes:The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

11 July 2002 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
set: Intro / You Don't Mean It / The Little Black Egg / Over The Sea / I'm Not Bitter / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Thirsty Bird / The Night Chicago Died (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Got You / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / All The Time / Mary Lou / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin), with Alex Veley, Joe Cripps, Sue Orfield on Saxophone & Dave Carter on Trumpet & Flugelhorn.

12 July 2002 - Berbati's Pan, Portland, OR
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
The Minus 5 set included: Courage Is The Smallest Bird
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

13 July 2002 - Sam Bond's Garage, Eugene, OR
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

14 July 2002 - The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
set: Over The Sea / Please Don't Touch / At The Codfish Ball / You Don’t Mean It / I'm Not Bitter / The Little Black Egg / The Rest Of The World / Desperate For Someone / The Girl I Never Met / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / And It Stoned Me / Find A Finger
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

16 July 2002 - Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, CA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

17 July 2002 - House Of Blues, West Hollywood, CA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

18 July 2002 - The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, CA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

19 July 2002 - Cajun House, Phoenix, AZ
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

20 July 2002 - Launch Pad, Albuquerque, NM
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

21 July 2002 - The Paramount, Santa Fe, NM
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

22 July 2002 - Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

24 July 2002 - First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

25 July 2002 - Metro, Chicago, IL
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
set: Thax Douglas poem / You Don't Mean It / Over The Sea / Shirley Temple song / Got You / Please Don't Touch / The Rest Of The World / Thirsty Bird / The Girl I Never Met / I'm Not Bitter / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / All The Time / Lies Of The Living Dead
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

26 July 2002 - Majestic Theatre, Detroit, IL
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

27 July 2002 - Theatre Of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

29 July 2002 - Knitting Factory, New York, NY
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

30 July 2002 - Knitting Factory, New York, NY
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
set: In A Lonely Coffin / You Don't Mean It / Over The Sea / I'm Not Bitter / The Little Black Egg / Desperate For Someone / Jug Band Music / Find A Finger / The Girl I Never Met / Boeing Spacearium / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / And It Stoned Me / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / All The Time
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin), with John Wesley Harding on vocals from 'The Girl I Never Met' to 'And It Stoned Me'

31 July 2002 - Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

1 August 2002 - 9:30 Club, Washington, DC
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

2 August 2002 - Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

3 August 2002 - Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

4 August 2002 - Asheville Music Zone, Asheville, NC
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

5 August 2002 - Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
set: Lies Of The Living Dead / Please Don't Touch / Over The Sea / I'm Not Bitter / The Girl I Never Met / Got You / Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / The Rest Of The World / Underground Umbrella / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / All The Time / Find A Finger / You Don't Mean It
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin), Kevn Kinney guests on vocals on 'Underground Umbrella'. Mike Mills guests on vibraphone on 'All The Time', & guitar and backing vocals on 'Find A Finger' & 'You Don't Mean It'

7 August 2002 - House Of Blues, New Orleans, LA
support: Cedell Davis, Wayward Shamans, Tuatara
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Barrett Martin)

24 August 2002 - Engine Room, Athens, GA
set: Wolves, Lower / Gardening At Night / Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) / 1,000,000 / Stumble
notes: Scottish Media show. Ballard Lesseman on guitar & tracking tracks. Celebrating the 20th anniversary release of Chronic Town. Resident hipster Michael Stipe joins on backing vocals on 'Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)', and vocals on 'Stumble'

Not Rock Too Hard Tour - Wilco & The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow, Jon Wurster) (2 - 14 September 2002)

2 September 2002 - Mainstage, Bumbershoot, Memorial Stadium, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
other acts performing: Wilco, Jerry Cantrell, Jewel
set: Dear My Inspiration / You Don't Mean It / Please Don't Touch / I'm Not Bitter / Retrieval Of You / Down Like Me / The Girl I Never Met / Twilight Distillery / Boeing Spacearium / Great News Around You / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Lies Of The Living Dead / Over The Sea
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster), with Robert Lloyd, Chris Eckman & Carla Torgerson. John Wesley Harding guests on 'The Girl I Never Met' to 'Great News Around You', with Kurt Bloch guesting on the last 3 songs.

3 September 2002 - Roseland Theater, Portland, OR
supporting: Wilco
The Minus 5: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / In A Lonely Coffin / A Thousand Years Away / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Great News Around You / Desparate For Someone / You Don't Mean It / Down Like Me / Where Will You Go? / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / Lies Of The Living Dead
Wilco: Not For The Season / Sunken Treasure / I Am Trying To Break Your Heart / War On War / Kamera / Radio Cure / Someone Else's Song / A Shot In The Arm / She's A Jar / Bob Dylan's 49th Beard / Heavy Metal Drummer / I'm The Man Who Loves You / Misunderstood / Far, Far Away
encore 1: Jesus, Etc. / Less Than You Think / California Stars
encore 2: I'm Always In Love / Red-Eyed And Blue / I Got You (At The End Of The Century) / I'm A Wheel
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster), with Rebecca Gates. The Minus 5 joined Wilco for 'Jesus, Etc.', 'Less Than You Think' & 'California Stars'.

4 September 2002 - Sam Bond's Garage, Eugene, OR
support: Dan Jones & Ed Cole
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster)

5 September 2002 - John Van Duzer Theatre, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
supporting: Wilco
set: You Don't Mean It / Find A Finger / Got You / Boeing Spacearium / Great News Around You / Down Like Me / Where Will You Go? / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / Retrieval Of You / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / All The Time / And It Stoned Me
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster). Glenn Kotche & John Stirrat guest on 'Great News Around You' & 'Dear Employer' & Jeff Tweedy on 'Dear Employer' to 'The Night Chicago..'

6 September 2002 - The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
supporting: Wilco
The Minus 5: You Don’t Mean It / In A Lonely Coffin / Got You / Twilight Distillery / Great News Around You / Down Like Me / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / I’m Not Bitter / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / All The Time / Over The Sea / Don’t Be Denied
Wilco: Spiders (Kidsmoke) / I Am Trying To Break Your Heart / War On War / Kamera / Sunken Treasure / A Shot In The Arm / How To Fight Loneliness / Someone Else's Song / Heavy Metal Drummer / Jesus, Etc. / I'm The Man Who Loves You / I'm Always In Love / Misunderstood / Reservations
encore 1: Not For The Season / When The Roses Bloom Again / Less Than You Think / California Stars / Hesitating Beauty
encore 2: Monday / Outta Mind (Outta Sight) / I'm A Wheel
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster). The Minus 5 joined Wilco for 'California Stars'.

7 September 2002 - The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
supporting: Wilco
set: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / Find A Finger / A Thousand Years Away / Boeing Spacearium / The Rest Of The World / Dear My Inspiration / Desperate For Someone / Great News Around You / Where Will You Go? / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Lies Of The Living Dead
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster)

8 September 2002 - R.E.M.'s West Clayton Street Studio, Athens, GA
notes: Michael Stipe reads 2 passages of Martin Luther King's 'Strength To Love', recorded by Chris Bilheimer for the 2002 Fan Club Single

8 September 2002 - Cafe Du Nord, San Francisco, CA
set: You Don't Mean It / Get It On / Courage Is The Smallest Bird / Got You / The Days Of Wine And Booze / Strychnine / Dear My Inspiration / In A Lonely Coffin / Desperate For Someone - Revolution Blues - Desperate For Someone / Bad To Me / Albuquerque / Get Back In Line / The Rest Of The World / Massachusetts / A Thousand Years Away / Down Like Me / Mary Lou / The Night Chicago Died Again (The Death Of The Minus 5) / Please Don't Touch / Twilight Distillery / Tell It To The Raven / Over The Sea / At The Codfish Ball / Teenage Head / The Little Black Egg / Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White / Your Day Will Come / God Only Knows / Ballad Of John And Yoko / Don't Be Denied / My Mummy's Dead
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster), Roy Loney guests from 'Teenage Head' to 'Sometimes Good..'

9 September 2002 - John Anson Ford Theater, Los Angeles, CA
supporting: Wilco
set: Twilight Distillery / Got You / You Don't Mean It / The Girl I Never Met / Down Like Me / Great News Around You / I'm Not Bitter / Retrieval Of You / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / Lies Of The Living Dead / Your Day Will Come / Strychnine
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster)

10 September 2002 - John Anson Ford Theater, Los Angeles, CA
supporting: Wilco
set: You Don't Mean It / Find A Finger / Boeing Spacearium / A Thousand Years Away / Great News Around You / The Days Of Wine And Booze / I Like Birds / A Little Less Like Me / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / All The Time / Over The Sea
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster), E from Eels guests on 'I Like Birds'

11 September 2002 - Mesmer Proper Studios, Culver City, CA
tracks recorded included: Man In Uniform / Fit In
notes: Recording Sessions for Pete Yorn's 'Day I Forgot', produced by R. Walt Vincent & Scott Litt. Peter Buck records guitar & mandolin parts for 'Man In Uniform' & 'Fit In'

12 September 2002 - 4th & B, San Diego, CA
supporting: Wilco
The Minus 5: Courage Is The Smallest Bird / You Don't Mean It / Mary Lou / Got You / Great News Around You / Down Like Me / Retrieval Of You / Dear Employer (The Reason I Quit) / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / All The Time / Lies Of The Living Dead / Don't Be Denied Sunken Treasure / Less Than You Think / I Am Trying To Break Your Heart / War On War / Kamera / A Shot In The Arm / How To Fight Loneliness / She's A Jar / Heavy Metal Drummer / Jesus, Etc. / Bob Dylan's 49th Beard / I'm The Man Who Loves You / Misunderstood / Far, Far Away
encore 1: Not For The Season / Hesitating Beauty / California Stars
encore 2: Passenger Side / I'm A Wheel / Red-Eyed And Blue / I Got You (At The End Of The Century) / Outtasite (Outta Mind)
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster), members of Wilco join from 'Great News Around You' until 'Lies Of The Living Dead'. The Minus 5 joined Wilco for 'California Stars'. After the show The Minus 5 went into the lobby while people were leaving and played acoustic sets. Songs like 'Ballad Of John And Yoko' & 'Hard To Know' and lots and lots of weird stuff, according to Scott. They were kicked out & kept playing to people on the street.

13 September 2002 - Spaceland, Los Angeles, CA
support: Shuggie, Denali, Brian Jonestown Massacre
encore included: Solar Sister
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster)

14 September 2002 - Thee Parkside, San Francisco, CA
support: Spinning Jennies, The Orange Peel
set included: Government Center
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg, Ken Stringfellow & Jon Wurster). Jerry Harrison guests on keyboards on 'Government Center'

2 October 2002 - University Of Washington, Seattle, WA
notes: The Minus 5: Free lunch time Concert

3 October 2002 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
support: The Run-Offs, Lombard/Walls, Jackpot City, David Barbe, The Possibilities & Jack Logan
The Possibilities set included: Texarkana / Rockin' In The Free World
Mills/Tonk: Gun Sale At The Church / Who'll Stop The Rain / Eve Of Destruction / Superman / Ohio / Happy Together / Lawyers, Guns And Money / Elected
notes: 'Tune On-Tune In-Tune Out, Fundraiser for Georgia State Senator Doug Haines', featuring Mills/Tonk (Mike Mills, William Tonks, Paul "Crumpy" Edwards, Curtis Crowe, Bill Berry & Michael Stipe). Mike Mills guests on 'Texarkana' & 'Rockin' In The Free World', as part of The Possibilities set. Michael Stipe guests on vocals on 'Happy Together'

14 October - December 2002 - The Warehouse Studio, Vancouver, Canada
tracks recorded included: Bad Day / Animal / No Matter What / Jesus Christ
notes: Recording Sessions for In Time & Around The Sun, with Pat McCarthy

22 November 2002 - Crocodile Café, Seattle, WA
set: I'll Sleep When I'm Dead / You Don't Mean It / In A Lonely Coffin / Retrieval Of You / The Night Was So Young / Twilight Distillery / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Where Will You Go? / Carmelita / 1-2-5 / Desperate For Someone / Lies Of The Living Dead / The Forgotten Fridays / Mary Lou / Over The Sea / Beyond The Sea / Circle Sky / And It Stoned Me / The Rest Of The World / Don't Be Denied
notes: The Minus 5 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, John Ramberg & Bill Reiflin), John Fernandez guests on sleigh bells, on 'The Night Was So Young' & 'Twilight Distillery'

15 December 2002 - Richard's On Richards, Vancouver, Canada
soundcheck included: Bad Day / Weatherman
support: Dirtmitts, The Minus 5
The Minus 5: Ghost Tarts Of Stockholm / The Rest Of The World / In A Lonely Coffin / The Little Black Egg / Dear My Inspiration / The Girl I Never Met / Twilight Distillery / The Night Was So Young / I'll Sleep When I'm Dead / Carmelita / You Don't Mean It / Find A Finger / 1-2-5 / The Town That Lost Its Groove Supply / Get Back In Line / Lies Of The Living Dead / Mary Lou / Over The Sea / Circle Sky
R.E.M.: Weatherman / She Just Wants To Be / Bad Day
notes: Unannounced 3 song set at the end of The Minus 5 show. 'Weatherman' is a new as yet unreleased song. 'Bad Day' is an updated reworking of the Lifes Rich Pageant outtake, that was sung by Michael a capella occasionally during 1985 and 1986. Mike Mills guests with The Minus 5 from 'I'll Sleep When I'm Dead' to 'Find A Finger'

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