LIVE NIRVANA Concert Chronology December 28, 1991 - Pat O'Brien Pavilion, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA, US

  • NIRVANA
    • Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar)
    • Krist Novoselic (bass)
    • Dave Grohl (drums, backing vocals)
  • Alex MacLeod (tour manager)
  • Susanne Sasic (lighting designer)
  • Craig Montgomery (sound engineer)
  • Barrett Jones (monitor engineer & drum technician)
  • Nic Close (guitar technician)
  • Bill Silva Presents
    • Larry Richter
Load In
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Soundcheck
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Doors
17:30
Pearl Jam Showtime
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NIRVANA Showtime
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Showtime
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  1. Drain You
  2. Aneurysm
  3. School
  4. Floyd The Barber
  5. Smells Like Teen Spirit
  6. About A Girl
  7. Polly
  8. Sliver
  9. Breed
  10. Come As You Are
  11. Lithium
  12. Territorial Pissings
  • Due to the large number of sources for this show the sound qualities have been calculated more precisely than for other shows in the LiveNirvana Concert Chronology.
  • In addition an entire guide has been written to radio discs featuring this show, evaluating each on sound quality and completeness.
  • Click here to read the 12/28/91 Radio Disc Guide.
SBD #1a
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
ANA(1) > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
43 min / 9.0
Notes:
In November 2007 another 1st generation tape surfaced.
More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1b, SBD #1c, SBD #1d, and SBD #1e.
Complete, uncut, soundboard recording, remixed by Andy Wallace.
SBD #1b
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
Official CD [The Album Network - 04-26]
Length / Sound Quality:
39 min / 10
Notes:
Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1d.
Includes all songs, but missing some between-song banter and band noise that is included on SBD #1c and SBD #1e.
The audio drops at one point "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
During "Aneurysm the word "shit" is disguised with partially reversed audio.
Has some fake crowd noise mixed in between songs.
Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
This is part of a series of CDs from Premiere Radio Networks, a service that provides collections of music to radio stations.
SBD #1c incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
Official CD [In Concert - Show #92-42]
Length / Sound Quality:
39 min / 9.9
Notes:
Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1d.
Missing a song, but includes some between-song band noise that is missing from SBD #1b and SBD #1e.
Missing "Floyd The Barber".
During "Aneurysm", the word "shit" is bleeped out.
Has some fake crowd noise mixed in between songs.
Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
This is part of a series of CDs from Westwood One, a service that provides collections of music to radio stations.
SBD #1d incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
Official CD [In Bloom]
Length / Sound Quality:
05 min / 10
Notes:
Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a, SBD #1b, SBD #1c, and SBD #1e.
Includes only "Polly" and "Sliver".
Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
SBD #1e incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
Official CD [Superstars Concert Series - Show #93-26]
Length / Sound Quality:
34 min / 9.5
Notes:
Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1d.
Missing "Aneurysm" and "Territorial Pissings but includes some opening and between-song band noise that is missing from SBD #1b and SBD #1c.
Has some fake crowd noise mixed in between songs, but much less than SBD #1b and SBD #1c.
Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
This is part of a series of CDs from Westwood One, a service that provides collections of music to radio stations.
SBD #2 incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
ANA(1) > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
37 min / 9.5
Notes:
In November 2007 a new fresh transfer was circulated.
"Aneurysm" cuts out after five seconds, and "School" cuts in.
This is a recording of the monitor mix, in which the guitar and bass are separated between the left and right channels.
Has open microphones mixed in at some points, most noticeably at the beginning of "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
SBD #3 incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
Official CD [From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah]
Length / Sound Quality:
15 min / 10
Notes:
Includes only "Drain You", "Aneurysm", and "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
Professionally remixed by Andy Wallace specifically for this release.

It is not known if there are other sources.

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