LIVE NIRVANA Concert Chronology November 22, 1989 - U4, Vienna, AT

  • Band project name
    • Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar)
    • Krist Novoselic (bass, vocals)
    • Chad Channing (drums)
  • Tad Doyle (guitar)
  • Edwin Heath (tour manager)
  • Craig Montgomery (sound engineer)
  • Karin Löffler
Load In
17:00
Soundcheck
18:00
Doors
22:00
TAD Showtime
…:…
NIRVANA Showtime
…:…
  1. No Info
  1. School
  2. Scoff
  3. Love Buzz
  4. Floyd The Barber
  5. Dive
  6. BREAK
  7. About A Girl
  8. Spank Thru
  9. Big Cheese
  10. Sappy
  11. Breed
  12. Been A Son
  13. Negative Creep
  14. Blew
  15. ENCORE
  16. Vendetagainst Doyle on guitar
AUD #1
Equipment:
Unknown > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
ANA(1) > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
60:40 min / 8.5
Notes:
• Circulated in March 2013.
• It has a 5-second dropout in the right channel during "Spank Thru" and "Negative Creep" cuts in due to a tape flip.
SBD #1a
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
DFM > Remaster > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
49:52 min / 9.5
Notes:
• Higher quality than SBD #1c and lower quality than SBD #1b, missing some of the between-song banter but includes the intro and "School" that's missing from SBD #1b.
• This source is stereo and was broadcasted by the radio (April 2004) but includes DJ talking during the intro.
• There's a little digital error in the left channel during the solo of "Scoff" and a little drop out during the solo of "Big Cheese".
• Missing part of the banter before "School" but includes the banter after "Blew" about T-shirts being on sale.
• The intro slight cuts in and it's missing the banter after "Vendetagainst" that's present on SBD #1c.
SBD #1b incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
Unofficial CD [Smells Like Nirvana] > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
57:41 min / 10
Notes:
• Higher quality than SBD #1a and SBD #1c but less complete.
• This source is stereo and it's rumoured to be Pre-FM.
• Has more between-song banter, also before "Scoff", that's not present on SBD #1a and SBD #1c.
• There's a little digital error in the left channel during the solo of "Scoff" and a little drop out during the solo of "Big Cheese".
• Missing everything before "Scoff", some announcer banter after "Blew" about T-shirts being on sale and the banter after "Vendetagainst".
SBD #1c
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
MASTER > MP3[192kpbs]
Length / Sound Quality:
50:24 min / 9.0
Notes:
• Lower quality than SBD #1a and SBD #1b, missing some of the between-song banter but includes the intro and "School" that's missing from SBD #1b.
• This source is Pre-FM but it's nearly mono and does not include any DJ talking.
• There's a little digital error during the solo of "Scoff" and a little drop out during the solo of "Big Cheese".
• Missing part of the banter before "School" but includes the banter after "Blew" about T-shirts being on sale and the banter after "Vendetagainst".
AMT #1

The venue usually video taped shows there, so Nirvana's set may have been taped.

  • Krist got involved with a bunch of drunks in the audience who were disrespecting women, prompting him to give a long speech about how he is a girl and a brief attempt at singing The Who's "I'm A Boy."
  • Tad Doyle played guitar on "Vendetagainst", the song was normally played without guitar.
  • No Info
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Photo by Karin Löffler Photo by Karin Löffler Photo by Karin Löffler Photo by Václav Matěj Photo by Václav Matěj Photo by A. Kremer