LIVE NIRVANA Concert Chronology 1989

This section is concerned with live performances given in public by Kurt Cobain/at least two other members of NIRVANA. For information on musical performances undertaken in private, such as rehearsals, recording sessions and radio shows, please see the Live Nirvana Sessions History.

Date Location Details
Jan 6, 1989 Satyricon Portland, OR, United States One-off: Supporting Mudhoney
Jan 21, 1989 Satyricon Portland, OR, United States One-off: Supporting Dharma Bums
Feb 7, 1989 Dorm K208, The Evergreen State College Olympia, WA, United States One-off: Dorm party
Feb 10, 1989 Covered Wagon Saloon San Francisco, CA, United States One-off: Supporting Melvins
Feb 11, 1989 Marsugi's San Jose, CA, United States One-off: Supporting Mudhoney
Feb 25, 1989 East Ballroom, Husky Union Building, University of Washington Seattle, WA, United States One-off: Supporting Skin Yard
Apr 1, 1989 Reko Muse Olympia, WA, United States One-off
Apr 7, 1989 Annex Theatre Seattle, WA, United States One-off: Annex Theatre Benefit
Apr 14, 1989 Hal Holmes Community Center Ellensburg, WA, United States One-off
Apr 26, 1989 The Vogue Seattle, WA, United States One-off: Supporting The Flaming Lips
May 26, 1989 Lindbloom Student Center, Green River Community College Auburn, WA, United States One-off
Jun 9, 1989 Moore Theatre Seattle, WA, United States One-off: Lame Fest '89
Jun 10, 1989 The Blue Gallery Portland, OR, United States One-off
Jun 16, 1989 Reko Muse Olympia, WA, United States Side Project Kurt Cobain And Krist Novoselic - Industrial Nirvana: Supporting Lush
Jun 21, 1989 The Vogue Seattle, WA, United States One-off
Jun 22, 1989 Covered Wagon Saloon San Francisco, CA, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jun 23, 1989 Rhino Records Los Angeles, CA, United States Bleach USA Tour, In-store
Jun 24, 1989 Al's Bar Los Angeles, CA, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jun 25, 1989 Sun Club Tempe, AZ, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jun 27, 1989 Rockin' T.P. Santa Fe, NM, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jun 30, 1989 Alfred's San Antonio, TX, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 1, 1989 The Axiom Houston, TX, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 2, 1989 Axis Club Fort Worth, TX, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 3, 1989 The Electric Jungle Dallas, TX, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 4, 1989 611 Pizza Carbondale, IL, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 5, 1989 Gabe's Oasis Iowa City, IA, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 6, 1989 Uptown Bar Minneapolis, MN, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 7, 1989 O'Cayz Corral Madison, WI, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 8, 1989 Club Dreamerz Chicago, IL, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 9, 1989 The Sonic Temple Wilkinsburg, PA, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 12, 1989 J.C. Dobbs Philadelphia, PA, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 13, 1989 Maxwell's Hoboken, NJ, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 15, 1989 Green Street Station Jamaica Plain, MA, United States Bleach USA Tour
Jul 18, 1989 Pyramid Club New York, NY, United States Bleach USA Tour / New Music Seminar
Aug 26, 1989 Center on Contemporary Art Seattle, WA, United States One-off: Soda Pop: Super Sugar Big Buzz
Sep 26, 1989 The Vogue Seattle, WA, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Sep 28, 1989 Uptown Bar Minneapolis, MN, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Sep 30, 1989 Cabaret Metro Chicago, IL, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 1, 1989 Trito's Uptown Champaign, IL, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 2, 1989 The Club Soda Kalamazoo, MI, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 3, 1989 Blind Pig Ann Arbor, MI, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 6, 1989 Murphy's Pub Cincinnati, OH, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 7, 1989 The Outhouse Lawrence, KS, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 8, 1989 Lifticket Lounge Omaha, NE, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 11, 1989 Garage Denver, CO, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 12, 1989 Penny Lane Coffeehouse Boulder, CO, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 13, 1989 The Zoo Boise, ID, United States Bleach Rescheduled USA Tour
Oct 23, 1989 Riverside Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England Bleach European Tour
Oct 24, 1989 Students' Union, Manchester Polytechnic Manchester, England Bleach European Tour
Oct 25, 1989 Duchess Of York Leeds, England Bleach European Tour
Oct 27, 1989 Students' Union, School of Oriental and African Studies London, England Bleach European Tour
Oct 28, 1989 Ents Hall, Portsmouth Polytechnic Portsmouth, England Bleach European Tour
Oct 29, 1989 Edwards No. 8 Birmingham, England Bleach European Tour
Oct 30, 1989 The Wilde Club, Norwich Arts Centre Norwich, England Bleach European Tour
Nov 1, 1989 Nighttown Rotterdam, The Netherlands Bleach European Tour
Nov 2, 1989 Vera Groningen, The Netherlands Bleach European Tour
Nov 3, 1989 Tivoli Utrecht, The Netherlands Bleach European Tour
Nov 4, 1989 Gigant Apeldoorn, The Netherlands Bleach European Tour
Nov 5, 1989 Melkweg Amsterdam, The Netherlands Bleach European Tour
Nov 7, 1989 B-52 Mönchengladbach, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 8, 1989 Rose Club Cologne, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 9, 1989 Bad Hannover, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 10, 1989 Forum Enger Enger, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 11, 1989 Ecstasy Berlin, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 12, 1989 Kulturzentrum Oldenburg, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 13, 1989 Fabrik Hamburg, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 15, 1989 Schwimmbad Musik-Club Heidelberg, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 16, 1989 Trust Nuremberg, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 17, 1989 Circus Gammelsdorf, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 18, 1989 Kultur-Basar Hanau, (West) Germany Bleach European Tour
Nov 20, 1989 Kapu Linz, Austria Bleach European Tour
Nov 21, 1989 Petõfi Csarnok Budapest, Hungary Bleach European Tour
Nov 22, 1989 U4 Vienna, Austria Bleach European Tour
Nov 23, 1989 Cafe Pi Graz, Austria Bleach European Tour
Nov 24, 1989 Konkret Hohenems, Austria Bleach European Tour
Nov 25, 1989 Fri-Son Fribourg, Switzerland Bleach European Tour Kurt Cobain Was Sick: Nirvana With TAD Members
Nov 26, 1989 Bloom Mezzago, Italy Guest Appearance Kurt Cobain: TAD
Nov 26, 1989 Bloom Mezzago, Italy Bleach European Tour
Nov 27, 1989 Piper Club Rome, Italy Bleach European Tour
Nov 29, 1989 L'Usine Geneva, Switzerland Bleach European Tour
Nov 30, 1989 Rote Fabrik Zurich, Switzerland Bleach European Tour
Dec 1, 1989 Fahrenheit, MJC Espace Icare Issy-les-Moulineaux, France Bleach European Tour
Dec 2, 1989 Democrazy Ghent, Belgium Bleach European Tour
Dec 3, 1989 Astoria Theatre London, England Bleach European Tour / Lame Fest UK