THE CHURCH CONCERT CHRONICLE

The Church Live

These are all the known shows. Undoubtedly, there are many early shows yet to be documented.
If you notice any errors, or can add further info or links, please contact me!


1999 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

A Box Of Birds US TourPoster
(Support: Princess Christy & The Pirates)
(Support: The Senseless Happy [aka Vinesway])Flyer
(aka: Steveless in NYC; Support: Angry Salad)
Entire Show on YouTube
(Support: Baby Ray)
(aka The 9:30 Club) (Support: Magnet)
(defunct, now MONA [Museum Of New Art])
(Support: Box-O-Car)
09/27/99Minneapolis, MN, USA - First Avenue (Support: The Busiest Bankruptcy Lawyers in Minnesota, The Glenrustles)Poster
(Support: Decanonized)
(defunct) (Support: Daughters of the Nile)
(Support: 3SKS [Tri-State Killing Spree])
09/21/99Portland, OR, USA - Roseland Theater (Support: Dal)Poster
(Support: 100 Watt Smile, ???)
(Support: Wayside, Moonwash Symphony)
(defunct, closed July 2015) (Support: Ester)Poster
(Support: The Problem With Gravity)

1998 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

Hologram of Baal World Tour
 
Hologram of Baal European Tour
, 94.9 FM (now BBC Radio London) (with Steve Kilbey, Peter Koppes and Marty Willson-Piper)
12/19/98Saarbrücken, Germany - Garage
12/15/98Hamburg, Germany - Grosse Freiheit 36
(No Support)
12/13/98Malmö, Sweden
12/11/98Oslo, Norway - John Dee (in the basement of Rockefeller Music Hall)
12/09/98Copenhagen [København], Denmark
 
 
Hologram of Baal Australian Tour
11/13/98Perth (Fremantle), WA, Australia - Metropolis  (Support: The Chevelles)
(Support: Rebecca's Empire)
(Support: Rebecca's Empire)Poster
11/06/98Brisbane (Fortitude Valley), QLD, Australia - The Arena
11/05/98Byron Bay, NSW, Australia - Great Northern Hotel
10/31/98Narrabeen, NSW, Australia - Sands Hotel (Support: Rebecca's Empire)
(Support: Rebecca's Empire)
10/29/98Sydney, NSW, Australia - The Metro Theatre (Support: Rebecca's Empire, Plunge)
(Support: Rebecca's Empire)
 
 
Hologram of Baal North American Tour
(defunct) (Support: The Given)
(Originally booked at The Ogden Theatre. Support: Space Team Elektra)Poster
(now the Buckhead Theatre)
(aka The 9:30 Club) (Support: Symposium)
(Support: The Rosenbergs and Poem Rocket)
Photos at the Studio M site
Soundboard Recording:
(a bar near Fenway Park that was owned by Aerosmith until 1999, then became Lansdowne Street Music Hall, now owned by House of Blues)
(No Support)
(Support: State of Being)
, 91.1 FM (Case Western Reserve University) (with Steve Kilbey, Peter Koppes, Tim Powles and Marty Willson-Piper)
(Support: Heather Nova)
(defunct, now MONA [Museum Of New Art]) (No Support)
(Support: The Aluminum Group, Milk & Honey)
(Support: Pure)
(Support: Black Atmosphere, Pilot)
(Support: Pilot)Poster
Poster
Poster
Poster
(defunct, closed July 2015)
(Support: Sixpence None The Richer)
 
 
(Acoustic warm-up gig, Steve and Marty only)
, 94.9 FM (now BBC Radio London) (with Steve Kilbey and Marty Willson-Piper)
(Acoustic warm-up gig, Steve and Marty only)
 
 
Short acoustic tour of Ireland - Steve Kilbey and Marty Willson-Piper only (at the invitation of their friend Frank Kearns of Cactus World News)

1997 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

11/15/97Brisbane, QLD, Australia
(Support: Love Me, Crow, Karma County)
10/30/97Sydney (Parramatta), NSW, Australia - Argyle St. Hotel (Support: Love Me, Karma County)
(Support: Augie March, The Blackeyed Susans)Most of show (poor audio) on YouTube
[downloads mislabeled as Nov. 26, 1997]
(Support: The Blackeyed Susans, The Swordsmen)

1996 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

09/28/96Perth, WA, Australia - unknown whether this was cancelled or not
09/27/96Adelaide, SA, Australia - Cartoons Nightclub◊ Show Cancelled ◊
09/24/96Canberra, ACT, Australia - ANU Bar (Australian National University Union)
09/21/96Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Roxy
(in Coogee Bay Hotel) (Support: Bhagavad Guitars, The Earthmen, Glide)
(Support: The Earthmen)

1995 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

The Songwriters' Tour 1995 - The Church Acoustic (Steve & Marty)
08/22/95Sydney, NSW, Australia - Annandale Hotel
08/17/95Canberra, ACT, Australia - ANU Bar (Australian National University Union) (Support: The Jackson Code)
08/12/95Narrabeen, NSW, Australia - The Sands Hotel
(Support: Louis Tillet/Charlie Owen, Kerri Simpson & Vévé)
08/10/95Newcastle, NSW, Australia - Newcastle University
08/08/95Bangalow, NSW, Australia - Bangalow Bowling Club
08/07/95Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Grand Orbit
08/06/95Gold Coast (Broadbeach), QLD, Australia - The Edge at Broadbeach Tavern
08/04/95Adelaide, SA, Australia - Synagogue (aka The Havana, The Church Nightclub - now closed)
08/02/95Perth, WA, Australia - The Koolroom (now The Grosvenor Hotel Back Room)
07/30/95Melbourne (St Kilda), VIC, Australia - The Esplanade Hotel, Gershwin Room (Support: Louis Tillet/Charlie Owen, Kerri Simpson & Vévé)
Poster
Poster
07/27/95Hobart, TAS, Australia - Hobart University Bar
07/26/95Launceston, TAS, Australia - Playroom
 
 
US Acoustic Tour - Steve Kilbey and Marty Willson-Piper only
02/05/95San Juan Capistrano, CA, USA - The Coach House
(defunct, closed July 2015)
, 101.9 FM
02/02/95Redondo Beach, CA, USA - The Strand (Support: Hinge)
(Support: Me Jane)
(Support: Situation 5, Holiday Flyer)Ticket
01/27/95Ventura, CA, USA - Ventura Theatre
 
 

1994 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

Sometime Anywhere European Acoustic Tour - Steve Kilbey and Marty Willson-Piper only
12/05/94Tampere, Finland - Yo-talo
12/02/94Turku, Finland - Appelsiini (Support: Going Public)
11/29/94Lund, Sweden - Mejeriet (playing at the weekly Rydes Bar event)
11/26/94Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
11/25/94Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
(Swedish National Radio) - Interview and live performance
, 94.9 FM (now BBC Radio London)
 
 
Sometime Anywhere US Acoustic Tour - Steve Kilbey and Marty Willson-Piper only
06/14/94Las Vegas, NV, USA (Free show)
06/13/94Phoenix, AZ, USA
, San Diego State University - 91X-FM Sunfest
(Also featuring the James, The Rugburns, Violent Femmes, Rollins Band, The Smithereens, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Frente! and Green Day.)
(All 5 songs from this show were played on the Westwood One Radio Network IN CONCERT: NEW ROCK - Show #95-04, week of Jan. 16, 1995)
(The radio show tracks were then released on the Acoustic Sermon bootleg.)
06/11/94Los Angeles, CA, USA - Luna Park Nightclub (now Moomba)
SNAP Radio Show
06/08/94Portland, OR, USA
(defunct cafe/laundromat - now Spitfire) - 2nd (longer) free show for 100 people
06/07/94Seattle, WA, USA - Sit & Spin (defunct cafe/laundromat - now Spitfire) - 1st free show for 100 people
- Part of KWOD Fest (KWOD 106.5 FM, now Star 106.5 FM)
(Appearing in order: Eve's Plum, Possum Dixon, The Church, Beck, and Violent Femmes)
(a recording studio) - Broadcast Live on KFOG 104.5 FM (tickets given away by KFOG)
06/04/94Denver, CO, USA - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre (now Coors Amphitheatre) - "KTCL's Big Adventure"
(Headliners: Pretenders, Violent Femmes and Candlebox | Also playing: Paw, Eve's Plum, Frente! and The Call)Poster
06/02/94St. Louis, MO, USA - Mississippi Nights (Support: Michael Been of The Call)
(taping for later broadcast)
(taping for later broadcast)
(now Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica) - WENZ 107.9 The End Anniversary Show
(Headliner: Live / The Church had 2nd billing / also playing: Grant Lee Buffalo among others)
(defunct, now Wonder Bar) (Some tickets were given away by WFNX)
05/26/94Providence, RI, USA - Lupo's (former Peerless Department Store location) (Tickets only given away by WBRU 95.5 FM)
(Free outdoor lunch show sponsored by WHFS)
(Tickets only given away by WHTG 106.3 FM)
05/23/94America On-Line's CenterStage - Live Q&A On-line at 10:00pm, with Keith from Arista Records (Transcript)

1992 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

Priest = Aura Australian Tour 1992Poster
(Peter's farewell concert | Support: The Fauves | released as a video in 2001)Poster
Guitarist Peter Koppes left the band after this show.
10/16/92Wollongong (Towradgi), NSW, Australia - Waves Nightclub (in Towradgi Beach Hotel) (Support: The Fauves)
10/15/92Canberra, ACT, Australia - ANU Bar (Australian National University Union) (Support: The Fauves)
10/14/92Sydney, NSW, Australia - The Venue (Support: The Fauves)Ticket
(defunct)
(Support: The Fauves)Full Show
(Support: The Fauves)
10/04/92Perth, WA, Australia - Berlin Club Poster
10/03/92Perth, WA, Australia - Berlin Club Poster
(Support: The Fauves)Poster
 
 
08/07/92Hultsfred, Sweden - Hultsfred Festival (Argus Stage)  (Steve Kilbey & Marty Willson-Piper only)

1991 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

Jokes, Magic & Souvenirs Tour - Australia '91Poster
05/05/91Wollongong (Towradgi), NSW, Australia - Waves Nightclub (in Towradgi Beach Hotel) (Support: Straitjacket Fits)Handbill
(in Coogee Bay Hotel) (Support: Straitjacket Fits, The Clouds)Handbill
05/03/91Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Transformers (Support: Straitjacket Fits)
05/02/91Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Transformers (Support: Straitjacket Fits)
04/30/91Adelaide, SA, Australia - Old Lion Hotel (Support: Straitjacket Fits)
PosterShow Review
04/27/91Perth (Bentley), WA, Australia - Curtin UniversityPoster
(Support: Straitjacket Fits)
(Support: Straitjacket Fits)
(Parts of this show were on the Jokes Magic & Souvenirs bootleg. More of the show was on the A Postcard From Downunder bootleg. The full show was on the A Live Interlude 2LP bootleg.)
04/24/91Hobart, Australia - City Hall (Support: The Fish John West Reject)
 
 
??/??/91 Sydney, NSW, Australia - 2JJJ FM 

1990 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

Gold Afternoon Fix World Tour
 
Gold Afternoon Fix North American Tour - The Blue Aeroplanes supported The Church at most if not all shows.
, San Diego State University (Support: The Blue Aeroplanes)
Show Review
07/14/90San Juan Capistrano, CA, USA - The Coach House
07/13/90Phoenix, AZ, USA◊ Show Cancelled ◊
07/12/90San Juan Capistrano, CA, USA - The Coach House
07/11/90San Jose, CA, USA
07/09/90Sacramento, CA, USA - Crest TheatreTicket
07/07/90Portland, OR, USA - Melody Lane Ballroom (Support: The Blue Aeroplanes)Poster
07/06/90Seattle, WA, USA - Paramount (Support: The Blue Aeroplanes)Poster
07/05/90Vancouver, BC, Canada - Commodore Ballroom
07/03/90Toledo, OH, USA◊ Show Cancelled ◊
07/02/90Denver, CO, USA
(University of Minnesota) 
06/29/90Milwaukee, WI, USA - Summerfest
06/28/90Cincinnati, OH, USA
06/26/90Atlanta, GA, USA
06/24/90St. Louis, MO, USA◊ Show Cancelled ◊
Steve & Marty were spotted at an Inspiral Carpets show in Chicago at the Metro on this night.
(Support: The Blue Aeroplanes | Free 93XRT [WXRT] Twilight Concert, Broadcast Live)
(Songs from this show were released on the Alive On The Milky Way and Acoustic Sermon bootlegs.)

Alive On The Milky Way bootleg:
06/21/90Columbus, OH, USA - Newport Music Hall (Support: The Blue Aeroplanes)
06/20/90Grand Rapids, MI, USA
06/17/90Detroit, MI, USA
06/15/90Philadelphia, PA, USA - Chestnut Cabaret
(Support: The Blue Aeroplanes)
(defunct, formerly Studio 54)
06/10/90Toronto, Canada - The Danforth Music Hall
(Support: The Blue Aeroplanes)Show Review
06/06/90Norfolk, VA, USA - The Boathouse
Videos on YouTube
06/02/90Houston, TX, USA - Numbers Nightclub (Support: The Blue Aeroplanes)
06/01/90Dallas, TX, USA - Bronco Bowl (defunct - demolished in 2003) Ticket
05/31/90Austin, TX, USA - Austin Opera House (defunct) Poster
 
 
(Support: Nuclear Valdez)
(now Leeds Beckett University) (Support: Nuclear Valdez)
(Support: Nuclear Valdez)
(Support: Concrete Blonde, Nuclear Valdez)
(Julianne Regan of All About Eve first met Marty Willson-Piper at this show, leading soon afterwards to him joining the band.)
Poster
05/12/90Grenoble, France - Zone Interdite [Forbidden Zone] Poster
05/11/90Lausanne, Switzerland
VideoMusic TV Broadcast | Fan Videos
Entire Show
05/05/90Barcelona, Spain - Zeleste (now Sala Razzmatazz) (Support: Nuclear Valdez)Ticket
05/04/90Valencia, Spain - Pacha Auditorium
05/03/90Madrid, Spain - Jacara (Support: Nuclear Valdez)Ticket
05/01/90Lisbon [Lisboa], Portugal
04/29/90Ghent [Gent], Belgium - Vooruit (Support: Nuclear Valdez)
Entire Set video
Poster
Poster
04/22/90Oslo, Norway
04/19/90Malmö, Sweden
04/18/90Hamburg, Germany - MarkthallePoster
(Support: Nuclear Valdez)
 
 
Metropolis Concert Tour
Poster
(Support: The Cruel Sea [current info])PosterAdvertisementShow Review
(Support: Violinda [aka Linda Neil])Poster
(Support: Violinda [aka Linda Neil])Poster

1989-1980 Shows