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!


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

02/17/10Canberra (Lyneham), ACT, Australia - Tilley's Devine Cafe Special 30th Anniversary Acoustic Show (Info)Poster
02/18/10Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - Notes Live (defunct, closed Jan. 2013) (Acoustic show | Support: Nadine Pita | Info)Poster
 
 
"An Intimate Space" 30th Anniversary Acoustic North American Tour 2010 (Info)Poster (design by Damian Sheiles)
(Support: Blue Sky Divide)Review at Highwire Daze
Photos by Sean Costello at Pop Matters
Review and Photos by Autumn Andel at QRO Magazine
Video of Disarm
Photos by John Black
Ticket
Performance Hall Poster
Photos by Mike Mastroianni
Entire 1st Set | Already Yesterday | 10,000 Miles
Videos by Belfrank
(National Public Radio, WXPN 88.5 FM | Interviewed by host David Dye | Aired July 6, 2010)Info & Audio
Photos by Joe RyanMP3
24 Minutes with Steve Kilbey Backstage
(North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center) Photos by Anthony Collins
(in the CW Midtown Music Complex) Photos by Anthony Collins
 
 
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
 
 
- 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
 
 
"An Intimate Space" 30th Anniversary Acoustic Australian Tour 2010 (Info)Poster (design by Damian Sheiles)
Show Review
12/05/10Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - Notes Live (defunct, closed Jan. 2013) (Matinee Show - for family, friends and music biz types)
(defunct, closed Jan. 2013)
(defunct, closed April 2015)
(The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel)
(now Drama Theatre) - Geelong Performing Arts Centre

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

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.
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
(daytime performance without Tim Powles)Full Performance
Poster
PosterVideos
(Performing live on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters)PhotosAudioVideos at KEXP
PosterReview and Photos by Autumn Andel at QRO Magazine Videos
Poster
Poster
PosterPhotos by Joe Ryan
PosterReview by Conrad Miller
PosterPhotos by Mike Mastroianni
at Patriot PlacePosterPhotos and Review at PrefixVideos on YouTube
(Acoustic "An Intimate Space" 30th Anniversary Show)Photos by Anthony Collins
PosterPhotos by Anthony Collins | Photos by John Black
This was guitarist Marty Willson-Piper's last show in the US with The Church.
 
 
- "A Psychedelic Symphony" with The George Ellis Orchestra (Info)
Poster 1 | Poster 2 | Poster 3 | Poster 4 - outside Sydney Opera House | FlyerTicketRehearsal Videos
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.
 
 
- UNIVERSE WITHIN Autism Awareness and Benefit Gig (Info)
 
(Electric Show)Poster
(Electric Show)Poster
Triple bill with The Triffids and Friends (Performing the songs of Dave McComb) and Ed Kuepper with Mark Dawson
 
 
Two concurrent tours:
   Future Past Perfect Tour Australia * (Info)
   Dos Momentos Especiales ("Two Special Moments") ** (Info)
(defunct, closed April 2015)
(in Towradgi Beach Hotel)
Review at The AU ReviewVideos by Moshcam: Untitled #23, Priest=Aura, Starfish
- "An Electric Concert For Connoisseurs" Poster | Billboard
Photos by Heath Carney at The AU Review

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

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

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.

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

02/20/14Sydney, NSW, Australia - Bennelong Restaurant, Sydney Opera House - Benefit Gig for Sydney Children's Hospital
 
in Memorial Park (with Craig Wilson from astreetlightsong on keyboards)
(Support: The Cairos, The Sunburys, the Queensland Detachment of the Royal Australian Navy Band)
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
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
- Part of the BIGSOUND Conference and Festival (11:20pm - 11:50pm)
Photos by Malcolm VilesVideos: Toy Head | Laurel Canyon | MiamiReview at themusic.com.au
 
 
Further/Deeper Tour Part 1 - with Craig Wilson from astreetlightsong on additional instruments
(Australian National University Union) (Support: The Young Docteurs)
(Support: New Brutalists)
Photos at The AU ReviewReview & Photos at Backseat MafiaReview at themusic.com.au
, Ormond Hall (Support: Darling James)
(Support: Shêm Allen of Skinny Jean)
Photos by Peter SucheckiReviews at Life Music Media, TOM Magazine and 4ZZZ FM (with photos)
 
 
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
Review at Life Music Media
Poster
 
- Secret warm-up gig for Mooloolaba show Videos by Suzanne Markham: Metropolis | Sealine
, The Esplanade - FREE event Videos by Suzanne Markham: Laurel Canyon | You Took (excerpt)

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

- FREE event Videos: Reptile | Almost With You | Miami
 
 
Further/Deeper 2015 North American Tour (Info) - with Craig Wilson from astreetlightsong on additional instruments
Photos at The Portable Infinite | Photos by Gerry Rishi
Photos: Eric Evans | Jonelle LindVideos
Poster
- KEXP New Home Benefit (followed by a meet and greet)Poster
PosterPhotos by Peter Dervin
- live in-store acoustic performance and record signing 
Photos by Cindy HuiVideo of Entire Set by Jason Jordan
, part of Noise Pop 2015 (Support: Them Are Us Too)Poster
PosterPhotos by Todd Parker | Photos by Scott SheffVideos
Videos by John Zenick (audio only)
(Support: The Lost Keys)Photos by Liz BerryVideos by Bob Kuhn
Videos by Bob Kuhn
(Performing live in The Current studio and interviewed by Mark Wheat) Audio and Photos
(Support: The Sharp Things)Review at We Heart Music
(Support: The Sharp Things)
PosterPhotos by Christy Bassman | Soundcheck Photos by Patrick Rose
(Support: The Sharp Things)
(Support: The Sharp Things)Poster by James Billiter Studio
Videos by Derek Osgood: Metropolis | Under The Milky Way
(Support: The Sharp Things)Review at Parklife DC
Review and Photos by Matt Condon at Chunky GlassesMore Photos by Matt CondonVideos by Rick Dalberg
(National Public Radio, WXPN 88.5 FM | Interviewed by host David Dye | Aired March 31, 2015)Audio at World Cafe
(Support: The Sharp Things)
Photos by Joe Ryan at Concert BloggerVideos by Paul Roma | Videos by kstained
(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)
Review at Entertainment Today | Review at The Big TakeoverPhotos by Greg Cristman | Photos by Matt CondonVideos
(Support: The Sharp Things)
Review at Goldmine | Review at Cryptic RockPhotos by Matt Condon at Concert Addicts | Photos by Scott Braun Photography
Photos by Dan Kulpa at Concert AddictsVideos by Nicolas Henderson
Photos by John Black | Photos by Hillery Terenzi | Photos by Anthony Collins
03/20/15Austin, TX, USA - Brazos Hall - Yahoo Music UP CLOSE at SXSW (1 hour acoustic performance)Toy Head
03/20/15Austin, TX, USA - Austin Convention Center - SXSW Interview with Rolling Stone Senior Writer David Fricke (1 hour interview)Photos by Andy Pareti
- Part of SXSW (40 minute set)Videos by Rick Dalberg
- Waterloo Records Day Parties 2015 - Special stripped down performance (FREE event)
PosterPhotos by William Geisler
03/21/15Austin, TX, USA - Hotel San José - South By San Jose (SXSJ)◊ Appearance Cancelled ◊
- 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.

 
 
Further/Deeper 2015 European Tour - with Craig Wilson from astreetlightsong on additional instruments
PosterEntire Set on YouTube
Review with Photos at all-around-lunaPhotos by ThomasVanishing Man video by Mark Sewell
 (Support: Øllebirde)PosterReview and Photos at Among The Living [French site]
Reviews: Written In Music [Dutch] [English Translation] | QRO Magazine
Videos by likeahurricane | Miami video by Mark Sewell
(Support: DJ Gert Corvers - "For the Love of New Wave")Poster
TicketPhotos by Christian SchreierVideos by Nige Nudds
TicketReptile video by Mark Sewell
 
 
Further Deeper - The Blurred Crusade Tour (Info | Steve Kilbey Interview at themusic.com.au)Poster

Review and Photos at TheMusic.com.au Review at CollideDelirious
07/09/15Hobart (North Hobart), TAS, Australia - Hellenic Hall◊ Show Cancelled ◊
Review and Photos at ScenestrReview and Photos at The Dwarf
(The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel)
Review and Photos at Rip It Up Photos by Kerrie Geier at Amnplify
07/16/15Margaret River, WA, Australia - Settlers TavernPhotos by Tim Grime
Photos by Tim Grime
07/18/15Perth, WA, Australia - Rosemount Hotel
 
 
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
 
 
The Psychedelic Furs/The Church North American Summer Tour + some Church Only shows (*) (featuring The Church VIP Meet & Greet Packages)Tour Graphic
PosterPhotos by Roger Cullman
Review by Allister Thompson at Make Your Own TasteReview and Photos by Roger Cullman at Live in Limbo

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

You Took | Laurel Canyon | Under The Milky Way | Reptile
 
 
, Sydney Park (Facebook Page)Poster

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

02/19/16Echuca-Moama, VIC, Australia - Riverboats Music FestivalPoster
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.
 
 
Further Deeper - The Blurred Crusade North American Tour 2016 (featuring The Church VIP Meet & Greet Packages)PosterPromo Video
Reviews: Red Dirt Report | Coppell Student MediaVideos by Nicolas Henderson
- La Villita Historic Arts Village (Headliners: The Flaming Lips, Public Enemy)Poster
Photos by John BlackVideos by Gregory Frederick + Life Speeds Up
Photos by John Black
Poster
04/15/16Brooklyn, NY, USA - Music Hall Of WilliamsburgVideos on YouTube
- StageOne Photos by Michael MastroianniVideos by Larry Rulz Too
Review and Photos by Matt Condon at Concert Addicts
04/22/16Sellersville, PA, USA - Sellersville Theater
04/24/16Cleveland, OH, USA - Music Box Supper ClubMetropolis + Laurel Canyon

 
 
The Psychedelic Furs/The Church "Summer 2016" US Tour (The Church opening) + one Church Only show (*) (featuring The Church VIP Meet & Greet Packages)Tour Graphic
Tantalized
07/16/16Las Vegas, NV, USA - Brooklyn BowlUnder 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)
Photos by Leslie Kalohi at L.A. Record
Videos by Jason Switzer: Reptile | Under The Milky Way
07/22/16Santa Cruz, CA, USA - The Catalyst
- Taube Family Music Hall Poster
Videos by D.C. Totten: Tantalized | Metropolis | Toy Head | Reptile | Laurel Canyon | Sealine | Hotel Womb | Miami
- Taper Auditorium  Reptile | Under The Milky Way
Poster
- In-studio Performance and Interview (Aired Aug. 11, 2016 on the Hindsight program)Audio on Soundcloud
08/05/16Kansas City, MO, USA - CrossroadsKC at GrindersMetropolis | Under The Milky Way
Photos by Matt Downing

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

US Mini Tour Summer 2017 Poster
Review at Pulp
PosterPhotos by Lee Ann FlynnReptile
HandbillPhotos by John Black
Photos by John BlackDon't Know Why (new song)
Videos by Rich Patterson: Another Century (new song - during soundcheck) | The Unguarded Moment
GraphicPhotos by Joe Ryan at Concert Blogger
Videos: Toy Head | Another Century (new song) | Day 5
Under The Milky Way
 
 
The Church North American Fall Tour - with Special Guest The Helio Sequence and Jeffrey Cain on keyboards and additional guitarPoster 1 | Poster 2
The Loft
 (Info)
(Performing live in the KEXP studio, hosted by Morgan)Full Performance on YouTube
 (Info)Review and Photos at KEXP
09/10/17Vancouver, BC, Canada - Rickshaw Theatre  (Info)
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09/14/17San Francisco, CA, USA - The Fillmore
(Interview and In-Studio Performance with host Nic Harcourt)
Videos: Myrrh | I Don't Know How I Don't Know Why | Another Century
 (Info)Review and Photos at Smells Like Infinite Sadness
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Photos and Videos at Brooklyn Vegan
[moved from City Winery Boston]  (Info)
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Review and Photos at Parklife DC
 (Info)Photos by Joe Ryan at Concert Blogger
 (Info)
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Nearly Full Show on YouTube
Photos at DenverThread
 (Info)
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Australian Tour 2017 - with Jeffrey Cain on keyboards and additional guitarPoster
(The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel)  (Info)Photos at Amnplify
Hi-Fi Way: The Pop Chronicles: Review by Rob Lyon and Photos by Lindsay Bulach
Review by Paul Bradford
 (Info)Photos by Stewart MunroPhotos by Justin EdwardsReview at Scenestr
 (Support: DJ Steve Wide (RRR) | Info)Photos by CarbieWarbieReview & Photos at The Music.com.au
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