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!


2017 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

Australian Tour 2017 - with Jeffrey Cain on keyboards and additional guitar - Tickets at Select TouringPoster
12/09/17Sydney (Marrickville), NSW, Australia - The Factory Theatre  (Ages 18+ | 7:30pm | Info | Tickets | )
12/05/17Newcastle (Lambton), NSW, Australia - Lizotte's  (9pm, 6pm doors for dinner | Info)
12/04/17Newcastle (Lambton), NSW, Australia - Lizotte's  (9pm, 6pm doors for dinner | Info | Tickets)
12/01/17Melbourne, VIC, Australia - 170 Russell  (Ages 18+ | 8:30pm doors | Info and Tickets | )
11/30/17Brisbane (Newstead), QLD, Australia - The Triffid  (Ages 18+ | 8:30pm doors | Info | Tickets | )
11/18/17Dunsborough, WA, Australia - The Dunsborough Tavern  (Ages 18+ | 8pm doors | Info and Tickets | )
11/17/17Perth, WA, Australia - Rosemount Hotel  (Ages 18+ | 8pm doors | Info | Tickets | )
11/16/17Adelaide (Hindmarsh), SA, Australia - The Gov (The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel)  (Ages 18+ | 7:30pm doors | Info | Tickets | )
 
 
The Church North American Fall Tour - with Special Guest The Helio Sequence and Jeffrey Cain on keyboards and additional guitarPoster 1 | Poster 2
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 (Info | )Nearly Full Show on YouTube
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 (Info | )Photos by Joe Ryan at Concert Blogger
 ()Review and Photos at Parklife DC
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 (Info | )Review and Photos at Smells Like Infinite Sadness
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(Interview and In-Studio Performance with host Nic Harcourt)
Videos: Another Century | I Don't Know How I Don't Know Why | Myrrh
09/14/17San Francisco, CA, USA - The Fillmore  ()
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09/10/17Vancouver, BC, Canada - Rickshaw Theatre  (Info | )
 (Info | )Review and Photos at KEXP
(Performing live on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters | )
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US Mini Tour Summer 2017 Poster
Under The Milky Way
GraphicPhotos by Joe Ryan at Concert Blogger
Videos: Toy Head | Another Century (new song) | Day 5
Videos by Rich Patterson: Another Century (new song - during soundcheck) | The Unguarded Moment
Photos by John BlackDon't Know Why (new song)
HandbillPhotos by John Black
PosterPhotos by Lee Ann FlynnReptile
Review at Pulp

2016 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

The Psychedelic Furs/The Church "Summer 2016" US Tour + one Church Only show (*) (featuring The Church VIP Meet & Greet Packages)Tour Graphic
Photos by Matt Downing
08/05/16Kansas City, MO, USA - CrossroadsKC at GrindersMetropolis | Under The Milky Way
- In-studio Performance and Interview (Aired Aug. 11, 2016 on the Hindsight program)Audio on Soundcloud
Poster
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- Taper Auditorium  Reptile | Under The Milky Way
- Taube Family Music Hall Poster
Videos by D.C. Totten: Tantalized | Metropolis | Toy Head | Reptile | Laurel Canyon | Sealine | Hotel Womb | Miami
07/22/16Santa Cruz, CA, USA - The Catalyst
()Photos by Leslie Kalohi at L.A. Record
Videos by Jason Switzer: Reptile | Under The Milky Way
at the OC Fair - Triple Bill with The Psychedelic Furs and The Fixx(Hosted by DJ Richard Blade)
Video Playlist (available videos from all 3 acts)
07/16/16Las Vegas, NV, USA - Brooklyn BowlUnder The Milky Way
Tantalized
 
 
Further Deeper - The Blurred Crusade North American Tour 2016 (featuring The Church VIP Meet & Greet Packages)PosterPromo Video
Day 5 (soundcheck) | You Took
04/24/16Cleveland, OH, USA - Music Box Supper ClubMetropolis + Laurel Canyon
04/22/16Sellersville, PA, USA - Sellersville Theater
Review and Photos by Matt Condon at Concert Addicts
- StageOne Photos by Michael MastroianniVideos by Larry Rulz Too
04/15/16Brooklyn, NY, USA - Music Hall Of WilliamsburgBlock
Poster
Photos by John Black
Photos by John BlackVideos by Gregory Frederick + Life Speeds Up
- La Villita Historic Arts Village (Headliners: The Flaming Lips, Public Enemy)Poster
Reviews: Red Dirt Report | Coppell Student MediaVideos by Nicolas Henderson

 
 
03/05/16Adelaide, SA, Australia - Clipsal 500 Adelaide 2016 at the Victoria Park Racecourse (Supporting Icehouse)AdPhotos
A post-race concert also featuring Koral & The Goodbye Horses and Glass Skies.
02/19/16Echuca-Moama, VIC, Australia - Riverboats Music FestivalPoster

2015 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

, Sydney Park (Facebook Page)Poster
 
 
The Psychedelic Furs/The Church North American Summer Tour + some Church Only shows (*) (featuring The Church VIP Meet & Greet Packages)Tour Graphic

You Took | Laurel Canyon | Under The Milky Way | Reptile
09/09/15San Diego, CA, USA - Observatory North Park
Day 5 (during soundcheck) | Secret Corners
An Interlude (during soundcheck) | You Took
Photos by Eric EvansReview by Eric Evans at black on the canvas
- Maurer Hall
Videos by churchfan2969
- Free Show
(Support: DJ Jake Rudh)Life Speeds Up (during soundcheck) | VIP Meet & Greet (before show)
Review and Photos at MotorCityBlog
Photos by Matt CondonAn Interlude
08/20/15New Brunswick, NJ, USA - State Theatre
Review and Photos at Cryptic RockMiami
08/18/15New York, NY, USA - Irving PlazaUnder The Milky Way
Photos by Joe Ryan at Concert Blogger
Reviews: Brian Bingaman | John Diliberto at Echoes
Review and Photos by James Pappaconstantine at Maine Music News
Review at Times Union
Entire Church Set on YouTube
Review and Photos by Matt Condon at Concert Addicts

Photos by Vernon HarmonVideos by therealjdkimmel: Metropolis | Under The Milky Way
PosterPhotos by Roger Cullman
Review by Allister Thompson at Make Your Own TasteReview and Photos by Roger Cullman at Live in Limbo
 
 
07/25/15Byron Shire, NSW, Australia - Splendour In The Grass Festival at North Byron Parklands
PosterPhotos of Steve Kilbey at ZimbioInterview with The Church by Music Feeds
 
 
Further Deeper - The Blurred Crusade Tour (Info | Steve Kilbey Interview at themusic.com.au)Poster
07/18/15Perth, WA, Australia - Rosemount Hotel
Photos by Tim Grime
07/16/15Margaret River, WA, Australia - Settlers TavernPhotos by Tim Grime
(The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel)
Review and Photos at Rip It Up Photos by Kerrie Geier at Amnplify
Review and Photos at ScenestrReview and Photos at The Dwarf
07/09/15Hobart (North Hobart), TAS, Australia - Hellenic Hall◊ Show Cancelled ◊

Review and Photos at TheMusic.com.au Review at CollideDelirious
 
 
Further/Deeper 2015 European Tour - with Craig Wilson from astreetlightsong on additional instruments
TicketReptile video by Mark Sewell
TicketPhotos by Christian SchreierVideos by Nige Nudds
(Support: DJ Gert Corvers - "For the Love of New Wave")Poster
Reviews: Written In Music [Dutch] [English Translation] | QRO Magazine
Videos by likeahurricane | Miami video by Mark Sewell
Videos by likeahurricane | Miami video by Mark Sewell
 (Support: Øllebirde)PosterReview and Photos at Among The Living [French site]
Review with Photos at all-around-lunaPhotos by ThomasVanishing Man video by Mark Sewell
PosterEntire Set on YouTube
 
 
Further/Deeper 2015 North American Tour (Info) - with Craig Wilson from astreetlightsong on additional instruments
- Part of SXSW - Co-headlining with Swervedriver (FREE event | Support: Gateway Drugs, GABI)
Review at The Austin Chronicle | Review at Smells Like Infinite SadnessPhotos by Gary GuerreroVideos: The Church Set | Swervedriver Set
This show was streamed live, and is now available for viewing anytime on demand, at SXSW On, YouTube and the SXSW On channel available on Roku devices.
03/21/15Austin, TX, USA - Hotel San José - South By San Jose (SXSJ)◊ Appearance Cancelled ◊
- Waterloo Records Day Parties 2015 - Special stripped down performance (FREE event)
PosterPhotos by William Geisler
- Part of SXSW (40 minute set)
03/20/15Austin, TX, USA - Austin Convention Center - SXSW Interview with Rolling Stone Senior Writer David Fricke (1 hour interview)Photos by Andy Pareti
03/20/15Austin, TX, USA - Brazos Hall - Yahoo Music UP CLOSE at SXSW (1 hour acoustic performance)Toy Head
Photos by John Black | Photos by Hillery Terenzi | Photos by Anthony Collins
Photos by Dan Kulpa at Concert AddictsVideos by Nicolas Henderson
(Support: The Sharp Things)
Review at Goldmine | Review at Cryptic RockPhotos by Matt Condon at Concert Addicts | Photos by Scott Braun Photography
(Support: The Sharp Things)
Review at Entertainment Today | Review at The Big TakeoverPhotos by Greg Cristman | Photos by Matt CondonVideos
(Support: The Sharp Things)
Photos by Tim BugbeeReview at The Arts Fuse | Review at Shea MagazineVideos by Bob Kuhn | Videos by cstoltze
(Support: The Sharp Things)
Photos by Joe Ryan at Concert BloggerVideos by Paul Roma | Videos by kstained
(National Public Radio, WXPN 88.5 FM | Interviewed by host David Dye | Aired March 31, 2015)Audio at World Cafe
(Support: The Sharp Things)Review at Parklife DC
Review and Photos by Matt Condon at Chunky GlassesMore Photos by Matt CondonVideos by Rick Dalberg
(Support: The Sharp Things)Poster by James Billiter Studio
Videos by Derek Osgood: Metropolis | Under The Milky Way
(Support: The Sharp Things)
(Support: The Sharp Things)
PosterPhotos by Christy Bassman | Soundcheck Photos by Patrick Rose
(Support: The Sharp Things)Review at We Heart Music
(Performing live in The Current studio and interviewed by Mark Wheat) Audio and Photos
Videos by Bob Kuhn
(Support: The Lost Keys)Photos by Liz BerryVideos by Bob Kuhn
Videos by John Zenick (audio only)
PosterPhotos by Todd Parker | Photos by Scott SheffVideos
, part of Noise Pop 2015 (Support: Them Are Us Too)Poster
- live in-store acoustic performance and record signing 
Photos by Cindy HuiVideo of Entire Set by Jason Jordan
PosterPhotos by Peter Dervin
- KEXP New Home Benefit (followed by a meet and greet)Poster
Poster
Photos: Eric Evans | Jonelle LindVideos
Photos at The Portable Infinite | Photos by Gerry Rishi
 
 
- FREE event Videos: Reptile | Almost With You | Miami

2014 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

, The Esplanade - FREE event Videos by Suzanne Markham: Laurel Canyon | You Took (excerpt)
- Secret warm-up gig for Mooloolaba show Videos by Suzanne Markham: Metropolis | Sealine
 
Poster
Review at Life Music Media
11/21/14Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Australian Centre for the Moving Image - Part of Melbourne Music Week, Cinemix series
The Church played live as score to the 1932 Jean Cocteau surrealist film The Blood of a Poet
 
 
Further/Deeper Tour Part 1 - with Craig Wilson from astreetlightsong on additional instruments
(Support: Shêm Allen of Skinny Jean)
Photos by Peter SucheckiReviews at Life Music Media, TOM Magazine and 4ZZZ FM (with photos)
, Ormond Hall (Support: Darling James)
(Support: New Brutalists)
Photos at The AU ReviewReview & Photos at Backseat MafiaReview at themusic.com.au
(Australian National University Union) (Support: The Young Docteurs)
 
 
- Part of the BIGSOUND Conference and Festival (11:20pm - 11:50pm)
Photos by Malcolm VilesVideos: Toy Head | Laurel Canyon | MiamiReview at themusic.com.au
09/11/14Brisbane (Fortitude Valley), QLD, Australia - The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts - Performance Space
BIGSOUND Conference and Festival Keynote Interview (10am - 11am | Interviewed by Michael Dwyer | Info)Video
09/09/14Brisbane (Eatons Hill), QLD, Australia - Eatons Hill Hotel, Grand Ballroom - Secret Gig
Videos: Miami (New Song) | Toy Head (New Song) | Ian Haug playing
in Memorial Park (with Craig Wilson from astreetlightsong on keyboards)
(Support: The Cairos, The Sunburys, the Queensland Detachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band)
 
02/20/14Sydney, NSW, Australia - Bennelong Restaurant, Sydney Opera House - Benefit Gig for Sydney Children's Hospital

2013 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

, Regatta Point Stage - Part of One Very Big Day celebrating the Centenary of Canberra (Free Show)
Photos by Konrad Lenz | 2 photos by Stephen Smith
This was guitarist Marty Willson-Piper's last show with The Church.

2012 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

Two concurrent tours:
   * Simple Minds/Devo/The Church (Info)
   ** Art Rock 'n' Roll Tour (Info)
Poster
12/15/12* Auckland (Mangere), New Zealand - Villa Maria Estate - part of the A Day on the Green Summer Series (Support: Models)
12/12/12* Wollongong, NSW, Australia - WIN Entertainment Centre
- part of the A Day on the Green Summer Series (Support: Models)
12/08/12* Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia - Bimbadgen Winery - part of the A Day on the Green Summer Series (Support: Models)Poster
12/07/12* Sydney (Darling Harbour), NSW, Australia - Sydney Entertainment CentrePosterPhotos by Pete Dovgan at The AU Review
(Support: Regular John)
12/02/12* Adelaide (Hindmarsh), SA, Australia - Adelaide Entertainment Centre
12/01/12* Yarra Valley, VIC, Australia - Rochford Wines - part of the A Day on the Green Summer Series (Support: Models)
SK's Blog Entry
(Support: Rain Party, The Moderns)When You Were Mine | Constant In Opal
 
 
- Private Corporate Gig (45 min. show)
 
- Part of the Twilight at Taronga 2012 Summer Concert Series

2011 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

Two concurrent tours:
   * Future Past Perfect Tour Australia (Info)
   ** Dos Momentos Especiales ("Two Special Moments") (Info)
Photos by Heath Carney at The AU Review
- "An Electric Concert For Connoisseurs" Poster | Billboard
Review at The AU ReviewVideos by Moshcam: Untitled #23, Priest=Aura, Starfish
(in Towradgi Beach Hotel)
(defunct, closed April 2015)
 
 
(Electric Show)Poster
Triple bill with The Triffids and Friends (Performing the songs of Dave McComb) and Ed Kuepper with Mark Dawson
(Electric Show)Poster
 
- UNIVERSE WITHIN Autism Awareness and Benefit Gig (Info)
 
 
- "A Psychedelic Symphony" with The George Ellis Orchestra (Info)
Poster 1 | Poster 2 | Poster 3 | Poster 4 - outside Sydney Opera House | FlyerTicket
Show Reviews: Steve Kilbey | Tone Deaf | VOX (by Paul Kelly) | Faster Louder | Damian Sheiles | Graham Nunn | The Sydney Morning Herald
Most of this show was released on CD and DVD in 2014.
 
 
Future Past Perfect Winter Tour USA 2011 (Info)Detailed diagram of Peter's guitar rig for this tour at GuitarGeek
Joining them on stage was Craig Wilson from astreetlightsong on keyboards and occasionally guitar.
Poster design by Damian Sheiles.
PosterPhotos by Anthony Collins | Photos by John Black
This was guitarist Marty Willson-Piper's last show in the US with The Church.
(Acoustic "An Intimate Space" 30th Anniversary Show)Photos by Anthony Collins
at Patriot PlacePosterPhotos and Review at Prefix
PosterPhotos by Mike Mastroianni
PosterReview by Conrad Miller
PosterPhotos by Joe Ryan
Poster
Poster
PosterReview and Photos by Autumn Andel at QRO Magazine Videos
(Performing live on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters)PhotosAudioVideos at KEXP
PosterVideos
Poster
(daytime performance without Tim Powles)Full Performance
PosterShow Reviews: The Orange County Register | Highwire Daze
Photos by Micah Smith at SoundSpike | Photos by Debi Del Grande at L.A. RecordVideos by zshad | Videos by Bob Kuhn

2010 (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

"An Intimate Space" 30th Anniversary Acoustic Australian Tour 2010 (Info)Poster (design by Damian Sheiles)
(now Drama Theatre) - Geelong Performing Arts Centre
(The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel)
(defunct, closed April 2015)
(defunct, closed Jan. 2013)
12/05/10Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - Notes Live (defunct, closed Jan. 2013) (Matinee Show - for family, friends and music biz types)
Show Review
 
 
- Induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame (2 hour RocKwiz special) (with the George Ellis Strings)
The Church were inducted by George Negus and young pop talent (Megan) Washington performed "The Unguarded Moment" with the RocKwiz Orchestra.
(Also inducted: John Williamson, Models, Johnny Young, and The Loved Ones)
Acceptance Speech: Part 1, Part 2 | Under The Milky Way | Tantalized | Megan Washington singing Unguarded Moment
Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3
 
 
06/21/10Sydney, NSW, Australia - Sydney Convention Centre - APRA Music Awards of 2010 - Performing with Jimmy Little
Jimmy Little was presented the Ted Albert Award For Outstanding Services to Australian Music
and sang with The Church (minus Marty) Under The Milky Way
 
 
"An Intimate Space" 30th Anniversary Acoustic North American Tour 2010 (Info)Poster (design by Damian Sheiles)
(in the CW Midtown Music Complex) Photos by Anthony Collins
(North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center) Photos by Anthony Collins
24 Minutes with Steve Kilbey Backstage
Photos by Joe RyanMP3
(National Public Radio, WXPN 88.5 FM | Interviewed by host David Dye | Aired July 6, 2010)Info & Audio
Photos by Mike Mastroianni
Entire 1st Set | Already Yesterday | 10,000 Miles
Performance Hall Poster
Ticket
Photos by John Black
Video of Disarm
Review and Photos by Autumn Andel at QRO Magazine
Photos by Sean Costello at Pop Matters
(Support: Blue Sky Divide)Review at Highwire Daze
 
 
02/18/10Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - Notes Live (defunct, closed Jan. 2013) (Acoustic show | Support: Nadine Pita | Info)Poster
02/17/10Canberra (Lyneham), ACT, Australia - Tilley's Devine Cafe Special 30th Anniversary Acoustic Show (Info)Poster

2009-2000 Shows