LIVE NIRVANA COLLECTORS UNION: UNSURFACED RECORDINGS

LNCU Hit List: List of Unsurfaced Live Shows (audios/videos)

This is a list of concerts for which there is NO surfaced recording at all (on any format, audio or video). If you have, or know where to find, a recording of any of these, please drop us a line on lncu@livenirvana.com.

Please note all concerts which have surfaced recordings are listed in the Live Nirvana Tour History and NOT on this page.

It should be appreciated that this list may be incomplete; NIRVANA played many shows which are not documented in any of the major NIRVANA internet resources.


1987

??/??/87 - house party, Aberdeen, WA, US
04/18/87 - Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA, US
05/01/87 - GESCCO, Olympia, WA, US
06/27/87 - Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA, US
08/09/87 - Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA, US


1988

03/??/88 - The Caddyshack (house party), Olympia, WA, US
??/??/88 - The Witch House (house party), Olympia, WA, US
03/19/88 - Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA, US [Surfaced in April 2006, see the LNTH]
04/10/88 - The Central Tavern, Seattle, WA, US
04/24/88 - The Vogue (Sub Pop Sunday), Seattle, WA, US
05/14/88 - The Glass House (house party), Olympia, WA, US
05/21/88 - The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, US
05/27/88 - The Vogue, Seattle, WA, US
06/02/88 - The Central Tavern (Toe Jam '88), Seattle, WA, US
06/17/88 - Hal Holmes Community Center, Ellensburg, WA, US
07/03/88 - The Vogue (Sub Pop Sunday), Seattle, WA, US
07/23/88 - The Central Tavern, Seattle, WA, US
07/30/88 - Squid Row Tavern, Seattle, WA, US
08/20/88 - Capitol Lake Park (Capitol Lake Jam), Olympia, WA, US
08/29/88 - The Vogue, Seattle, WA, US
10/??/88 - birthday party, Bainbridge Island, WA, US
10/28/88 - Union Station, Seattle, WA, US
10/30/88 - Dorm K208, The Evergreen State College (dorm party), Olympia, WA, US [Surfaced in December 2007, see the LNTH]
11/23/88 - Speedy O'Tubbs Rhythmic Underground, Bellingham, WA, US
12/01/88 - The Underground, Seattle, WA, US


1989

01/06/89 - Satyricon, Portland, OR, US
01/21/89 - Satyricon, Portland, OR, US
02/10/89 - Covered Wagon Saloon, San Francisco, CA, US
02/11/89 - Marsugi's, San Jose, CA
02/25/89 - East Ballroom, Husky Union Building, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US [Surfaced in August 2012, see the LNTH]
04/01/89 - Reko/Muse, Olympia, WA, US
04/07/89 - Annex Theatre, Seattle, WA, US
04/26/89 - The Vogue, Seattle, WA, US
06/10/89 - The Blue Gallery, Portland, OR, US
06/21/89 - The Vogue, Seattle, WA, US [2 minutes surfaced in September 2010, see the LNTH]
06/22/89 - Covered Wagon Saloon, San Francisco, CA, US
06/24/89 - Al's Bar, Los Angeles, CA, US [Assorted clips have surfaced, see the LNTH]
06/25/89 - Sun Club, Tempe, AZ, US
06/27/89 - Rockin' T.P. - Santa Fe, NM, US [15 minutes surfaced in March 2007, see the LNTH]
06/30/89 - Alfred's, San Antonio, TX, US
07/01/89 - The Axiom, Houston, TX, US
07/02/89 - Axis Club, Fort Worth, TX, US
07/03/89 - The Electric Jungle, Dallas, TX, US
07/04/89 - 611 Pizza, Carbondale, IL, US
07/05/89 - Gabe's Oasis, Iowa City, IA, US
07/06/89 - Uptown Bar, Minneapolis, MN, US
07/07/89 - O'Cayz Corral, Madison, WI, US
07/09/89 - The Sonic Temple, Masonic Temple - Wilkinsburg, PA, US [Beware Mislabels]
09/26/89 - The Vogue, Seattle, WA, US
09/28/89 - Uptown Bar, Minneapolis, MN, US
09/30/89 - Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL, US [Complete show surfaced in January 2008, see the LNTH]
10/01/89 - Trito's Uptown, Champaign, IL, US
10/02/89 - The Club Soda, Kalamazoo, MI, US
10/03/89 - Blind Pig - Ann Arbor, MI, US [Surfaced in August 2004, see the LNTH]
10/07/89 - The Outhouse, Lawrence, KS, US
10/13/89 - Penny Lane Coffeehouse, Boulder, CO, US
10/23/89 - Riverside - Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom [Beware Mislabels]
10/24/89 - Manchester Polytechnic - Manchester, United Kingdom [Surfaced in October 2005, see the LNTH]
10/27/89 - SOAS Bar - London, United Kingdom [Surfaced in November 2003, see the LNTH]
11/01/89 - Nighttown - Rotterdam, The Netherlands [Surfaced in April 2006, see the LNTH]
11/02/89 - Vera - Groningen, The Netherlands [Amateur video recording of a TV monitor of a video of this show surfaced in March 2007 by the LNCU, see the LNTH]
11/04/89 - Gigant, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
11/12/89 - Kulturzentrum - Oldenburg, West Germany [28 minutes surfaced in December 2008, see the LNTH]
11/13/89 - Fabrik - Hamburg, West Germany [Surfaced in May 2002 by the LNCU, see the LNTH]
11/15/89 - Schwimmbad - Heidelberg, West Germany [Surfaced in March 2004, see the LNTH]
11/21/89 - Petőfi Csarnok, Budapest, Hungary
11/23/89 - Cafe Pi, Graz, Austria
11/24/89 - Konkret, Hohenems, Austria
11/25/89 - Fri-Son, Fribourg, Switzerland
11/29/89 - l'Usine, Geneva, Switzerland
11/30/89 - Rote Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland


1990

01/12/90 - Satyricon, Portland, OR, US [Surfaced in January 2015, see the LNTH]
01/19/90 - Rignall Hall - Olympia, WA, US [17 minutes surfaced in December 2011, see the LNTH]
02/11/90 - Cactus Club - San Jose, CA, US [Surfaced in November 2002, see the LNTH]
02/14/90 - Rough Trade Records, San Francisco, CA, US
02/17/90 - Iguana's, Tijuana, Mexico
02/21/90 - Blue Max, Chico, CA, US
04/06/90 - Club Underground, Madison, WI, US
04/08/90 - The Unicorn, Milwaukee, WI, US
04/09/90 - 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN, US
04/14/90 - Shorty's Underground, Cincinnati, OH, US
04/20/90 - Olde Club, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, US [Complete show surfaced in April 2014, see the LNTH]
04/21/90 - Senior House, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, US
04/27/90 - SAGA, Hampshire College (Amnesty International Benefit), Amherst, MA, US
04/30/90 - J.C. Dobbs, Philadelphia, PA, US
05/01/90 - Chapel Hill, NC, US [Circulated in November 2007, see the LNTH]
05/09/90 - Stache's, Columbus, OH, US
05/10/90 - Shorty's Underground, Cincinnati, OH, US
05/11/90 - Tulsa Theatre, Tulsa, OK, US
05/14/90 - The Garage - Denver, CO, US [Beware Mislabels]
05/17/90 - The Zoo, Boise, ID, US
08/16/90 - Calamity Jayne's Nashville Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, US
08/19/90 - Casbah - San Diego, CA, US [Complete show surfaced in March 2003, see the LNTH]
08/21/90 - Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA, US
08/25/90 - New York Theatre, Vancouver, BC, Canada
09/25/90 - KAOS Olympia Community Radio (The Boy Meets Girl Show) - Olympia, WA, US [Two and a half songs are circulating, see the LNTH]
10/11/90 - North Shore Surf Club - Olympia, WA, US [Complete show surfaced in September 2002, see the LNTH]
10/17/90 - The Mods, The Evergreen State College (dorm party), Olympia, WA, US
10/29/90 - The Waterfront, Norwich, United Kingdom
11/25/90 - Off Ramp Cafe - Seattle, WA, US - encore/second set [A near complete version of the encore was surfaced by the LNCU in September 2004, see the LNTH]
12/31/90 - Satyricon, Portland, OR, US


1991

01/18/91 - Library 4300, The Evergreen State College [No More Wars Benefit] - Olympia, WA, US [Two songs and a brief clip of another song are circulating, see the LNTH]
03/02/91 - The Zoo, Boise, ID, US [Surfaced in December 2014, see the LNTH]
03/04/91 - Westward Club, Calgary, AB, Canada
03/05/91 - The Bronx, Edmonton, AB, Canada
03/09/91 - The Forge, Victoria, BC, Canada
06/08/91 - The Mods, The Evergreen State College (dorm party), Olympia, WA, US
06/10/91 - Gothic Theatre - Englewood, CO, US [Surfaced in November 2008, see the LNTH]
06/11/91 - The Pompadour Rock & Roll Club, Salt Lake City, UT, US
06/14/91 - Palladium - Hollywood, CA, US [Surfaced in November 2002, see the LNTH]
06/15/91 - Iguana's, Tijuana, Mexico
08/15/91 - The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood, CA, US
08/21/91 - The Top Hat, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
08/28/91 - Easy Schorre, Halle, Germany
08/29/91 - Longhorn Country & Western Saloon, Stuttgart, Germany
08/30/91 - Serenadenhof, Nuremberg, Germany
09/23/91 - Axis Nightclub - Boston, MA, US [Surfaced in November 2011, see the LNTH]
09/24/91 - Axis Nightclub (all ages) - Boston, MA, US [Surfaced in September 2005, see the LNTH]
09/28/91 - Tower Records, New York, NY, US
09/30/91 - Graffiti, Pittsburgh, PA, US
10/04/91 - Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC, US
10/05/91 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA, US
10/07/91 - Omni-New Daisy Theatre, Memphis, TN, US
10/09/91 - Stache's, Columbus, OH, US
10/16/91 - Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO, US
10/17/91 - Kansas Union Ballroom, University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS, US [45 minutes are circulating, see the LNTH]
10/20/91 - The Vatican, Houston, TX, US
10/24/91 - Iguana's, Tijuana, Mexico
10/30/91 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada [Surfaced in April 2007, see the LNTH]
11/12/91 - Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany
11/17/91 - Bloom - Mezzago, Italy [Surfaced in August 2005, see the LNTH]
12/01/91 - The Southern Bar, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12/03/91 - Rock City - Nottingham, United Kingdom [Six song clips have been aired on TV, see the LNTH]
12/27/91 - Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA


1992

01/02/92 - Salem Armory - Salem, OR, US [29 minutes of the show has surfaced, see the LNTH]
01/09/92 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live rehearsal), New York, NY, US
01/11/92 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live dress rehearsal), New York, NY, US
01/26/92 - Fisherman's Wharf, Gold Coast, Australia
01/27/92 - Brisbane Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia
02/02/92 - The Palace, Melbourne, Australia
02/09/92 - Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
02/17/92 - Club Citta - Kawasaki, Japan [Beware Mislabels]
02/21/92 - Pink's Garage, Honolulu, HI, US
02/22/92 - Pink's Garage - Honolulu, HI, US [One song and assorted clips have surfaced, see the LNTH]
07/02/92 - Plaza de Toros de Valencia - Valencia, Spain [Surfaced in January 2005, see the LNTH]
07/04/92 - Pabellón de la Casilla de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
09/08/92 - Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA (MTV Video Music Awards rehearsal), Los Angeles, CA, US
09/09/92 - Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA (MTV Video Music Awards rehearsal), Los Angeles, CA, US
10/03/92 - Carver Gymnasium - Bellingham, WA, US [17 minutes are circulating, see the LNTH]
10/04/92 - Crocodile Cafe - Seattle, WA, US [5 songs are circulating, see the LNTH]


1993

01/16/93 - Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo (Hollywood Roc,k Festival), Săo Paulo, Brazil [65 minutes has surfaced, see the LNTH]
08/06/93 - King Performance Center (Mia Zapata Benefit), Seattle, WA, US [Two short clips are circulating, see the LNTH]
09/08/93 - Club Lingerie (Rock Against Rape Benefit) - Hollywood, CA, US [Surfaced in May 2005, see the LNTH]
09/25/93 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live dress rehearsal), New York, NY, US
10/19/93 - SE Exhibit Hall, Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM, US
10/25/93 - Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL, US
10/27/93 - Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI, US
11/16/93 - SST Rehearsal Facility (MTV Unplugged rehearsals), Weehawken, NJ, US
11/17/93 - SST Rehearsal Facility (MTV Unplugged rehearsals), Weehawken, NJ, US
11/18/93 - Sony Music Studios (MTV Unplugged rehearsal), New York, NY, US [23 minutes has surfaced, see the LNTH]
11/26/93 - Morocco Shrine Auditorium, Jacksonville, FL, US
11/28/93 - Jenkins Arena, Lakeland Civic Center, Lakeland, FL, US
12/01/93 - Boutwell Municipal Auditorium, Birmingham, AL, US
12/06/93 - Astroarena, Houston, TX, US
12/09/93 - Ak-Sar-Ben Coliseum, Omaha, NE, US
12/13/93 - Pier 48 (MTV Live and Loud rehearsal), Seattle, WA, US [Surfaced in October 2002, see the LNTH]
12/15/93 - The Pavilion, Boise State University, Boise, ID, US
12/16/93 - Golden Spike Arena, Ogden, UT, US


1994

01/01/94 - Compton Arena, Jackson County Fairgrounds/Expo Park, Central Point, OR, US
01/03/94 - Pacific National Exhibition Forum, Vancouver, BC, Canada
01/06/94 - Spokane Coliseum, Spokane, WA, US
02/09/94 - Palau Municipal dels Esports de Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain [Complete show surfaced in April 2008, see the LNTH]
02/10/94 - Palais des Sports - Toulouse, France [Surfaced in May 2004, see the LNTH]
02/19/94 - Patinoires du Littoral, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
03/01/94 - Terminal 1 - Munich, Germany [Surfaced in February 2005, see the LNTH]


References: Day-By-Day History, NLG.