STEVE KILBEY CONCERT CHRONICLE

Steve Kilbey Live

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1986  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

??/??/86Rockline TV, Australia

 
12/20/86Sydney (Potts Point), NSW, Australia - Piccadilly Hotel (Special Guest, Supporting The Crystal Set)

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

(now Club ID) Poster
 
(now Max's Taphouse) 
10/09/90Philadelphia, PA, USA - Chestnut Cabaret
(aka The 9:30 Club) Ticket (via Mike Chauby)
10/11/90Asbury Park, NJ, USA - Fast Lane Fast Lane Photo
10/12/90New York City (Brooklyn), NY, USA - The Knitting Factory (Early Show)
(Late Show) 
10/13/90Hoboken, NJ, USA - Maxwell's Tavern
(defunct, closed in 2015)
(became The Gramercy, now defunct)Lounge Ax Photo
10/20/90San Francisco, CA, USA
10/21/90Los Angeles, CA, USA - Paradise Lounge (Support: Dave Sharp [The Alarm], J.C. Hopkins)Flyer
10/24/90San Diego, CA, USA - Backdoor
10/25/90Long Beach, CA, USA - Bogart's
10/27/90Santa Monica, CA, USA - McCabe's Guitar Shop
12/08/90Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Livid Festival '90 - RNA Showgrounds - Jack Frost performance with Grant McLennan

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

- Jack Frost show with Grant McLennan
 
 
Jack Frost USA Tour 1991 with Grant McLennan (Acoustic) - A nearly 3-hour long digital film of this tour by Steve Kilbey is available.
(defunct)
Review in the New York Times
(aka The 9:30 Club)
- hosted by Deirdre O'Donoghue

 
 
??/??/91Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Livid '91
05/29/91Sydney, NSW, Australia - Picadilly Hotel - part of "Gypsy Fire" - Dylan: A Tribute: 1941 - 1991 Flyer
(defunct, closed in 2015)

1993

05/25/93Melbourne, VIC, Australia - The Lounge - "Words Without Music" Poetry Reading
Featuring members of various bands reading poetry/stories, etc. Steve was the guest of honor, and read from The Ephemeron.

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

04/??/94Sydney (Rozelle), NSW, Australia - 3 Weeds Rozelle
(Support: Margot Smith with Michael Wade and Al McInnes)
(Support: Margot Smith with Michael Wade and Al McInnes)
 

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

05/29/97Brisbane (Fortitude Valley), QLD, Australia - The Zoo (Guest appearance by Grant McLennan; Support: ???, Emma Dyson)
(defunct, closed Sept. 2009) (with Tim Powles; Support: Ed-Clayton Jones, Russell Kilbey)
- CD Launch: Narcosis+ / Gilt Trip (with Tim Powles & special guest Sam Sejavka)Poster
 
10/04/97Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Livid '97, Brisbane Exhibition Ground (Stage 6: Zoo Stage (Stockmans Rest), 7:45-8:30 pm)

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

(Support: Robert Lurie)
 

2000  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

01/19/00Stockholm, Sweden - Jonathan's Place
 
- "Sounds of the Street"
(Released as an album & video in 2000)
 
(with Marty Willson-Piper)

2001  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

(with Jay Dee Daugherty)Ticket

2003  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

- Roma Room (Karmic Hit 10th Anniversary Show #1)
(Karmic Hit 10th Anniversary Show #2)
04/25/03Brisbane (Fortitude Valley), QLD, Australia - The Healer

2004  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

(Acoustic Set, Support: Raoul Graf)
08/09/04Sydney (Circular Quay), NSW, Australia - The Basement (All-star tribute to Elliot Smith featuring Steve Kilbey, Mick Hart, Joy & Lara, Butterfly 9, Matt Tonks, Andy Gordon, and more)
08/13/04Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - The Sandringham Hotel (The Sando)
09/07/04Katoomba, NSW, Australia - The Clarendon Guesthouse
(with David Lane, maybe Tim Powles, and other guests)
 
October 8, 9 & 10, 2004   Brisbane (Fortitude Valley), QLD, Australia - Queensland Poetry Festival 2004 at the The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts
 
(The Sando) (Featuring Tim Powles on drums, bass on "Till The Cows Come Home" | Support: Captive, Willo & Glen)

2005  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

03/01/05Seattle, WA, USA - Re-Bar - Isidore show with Jeffrey Cain
 
03/18/05Sydney (Glebe), NSW, Australia - Gleebooks (Reading from Earthed, Nineveh & The Ephemeron; followed by a Q&A session and book signing | Info)
 
(with Marty Willson-Piper, Acoustic Thursday series, Supperclub lounge - Free Admission)
12/15/05Melbourne (Northcote), VIC, Australia - Wesley-Anne (Poetry reading and book signing)

2006  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

04/06/06Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - The Vanguard (Guest Vocalist with Hi Fi Mike)
04/15/06Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - The Sandringham Hotel (The Sando)
05/01/06Sydney (Bondi Beach), NSW, Australia - Bondi Icebergs Club (Billed as "Starfish Club with Steve Kilbey of The Church")
(with David Lane and the Jazz Fiends)
 
10/20/06Melbourne (Fitzroy), VIC, Australia - The Spanish Club [defunct - closed June 2007] (Special Guest Supporting GB3 album launch)
- World Vegan Day celebration  Poster
 
(The Sando) (with Marty Willson-Piper)Poster
(The Sando)(with Marty Willson-Piper)Poster
(with Marty Willson-Piper)Poster
(with Marty Willson-Piper)Poster
12/17/06Brisbane (Fortitude Valley), QLD, Australia - The Troubadour (now Black Bear Lodge) (with Marty Willson-Piper)Poster

2007  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

03/09/07Sydney, NSW, Australia - Spectrum (defunct, closed July 2015) (Special Guest Supporting The Lovetones)
 
 
New Zealand Tour 2007 (Press Release)
07/26/07Wellington, New Zealand - San Francisco Bathhouse (now known as San Fran)
07/27/07Christchurch, New Zealand - Al's Bar (defunct, destroyed by an earthquake in 2011)
(defunct) (Released as a DVD in Jan. 2008)PosterVideo of entire concert
 
 
- A Thousand Kisses Deep: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen (Free 2-part show)
(co-headlining with David Bridie)
(defunct, closed May 2011) (Support: Sierra Fin and Matthew Robert)Poster
- World Vegan Day celebration (Free outdoor solo acoustic show)
- Cruelty Free Living Festival 2007
(Music & Rant from Steve: 12:00 - 12:50 pm | Admission: $5.00 donation to Animal Liberation NSW)

2008  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

01/10/08Sydney, NSW, Australia - The State Theatre (Sydney Festival) (as one of several musicians performing songs by Kev Carmody | Info)Poster
01/11/08Sydney, NSW, Australia - The State Theatre (Sydney Festival) (as one of several musicians performing songs by Kev Carmody | See Info Link Above)Poster
(Sydney Festival) (as Special Guest Star with The Triffids | Info)Photo
(Sydney Festival) (as Special Guest Star with The Triffids | See Info Link Above)
(Sydney Festival) (as Special Guest Star with The Triffids | See Info Link Above)
(Sydney Festival) (as Special Guest Star with The Triffids | See Info Link Above)
 
02/24/08Melbourne (Northcote), VIC, Australia - Northcote Town Hall - Super Living Expo (formerly the Cruelty Free Lifestyle Expo) (featuring a few songs and a lot of ranting by Steve)
- The Night Words Festival (Night 2 of 3: "Legends of the Word")Press Photo
03/27/08Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - The Vanguard (DVD Launch | Support: Mark Moldre of Hitchcocks Regret)
(DVD Launch, with Special Guests Martin Kennedy, Travis Caudle [Woodenelves] and Michael Baker [the drummer from Tarmac Adam])
 
06/15/08Sydney, NSW Australia - Wharf 8 (Arrivals Hall) - VeganExpo 2008 (On stage at 2:15pm)Poster
- "Peace and Compassion - A Concert for Tibet" (supporting the Dalai Lama), (Performing with Jimmy Little | On stage at 8:00pm | Info)Poster
 
- ARIA Hall of Fame (with Tim Powles | Info | ARIA Press Release)Photos: Wide Open Road / The Real Thing
 
08/31/08Sydney (Annandale), NSW, Australia - Jager Loud, Annandale Hotel (with guests including Frank Kearns from Ireland)◊ Show cancelled due to family illness ◊
 
(with special guests Tim Powles, Ricky Maymi, William Bowden and Scott Von Ryper | Support: ASTREETLIGHTSONG)Poster
(defunct, closed May 2011) - Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy Present Debut (Supporting: All India Radio)
- Art Groupie Opening Reception (Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy Present played, as did All India Radio)Poster
10/14/08Sydney (Annandale), NSW, Australia - Annandale Hotel
10/17/08Sydney, NSW, Australia - Bondi Pavilion - Sculpture By The Sea Party
, Sculpture By The Sea (Acoustic Show)
 
11/16/08Adelaide (Glenelg), SA, Australia - Vegan Festival, Glenelg Primary School (Acoustic Show, two 45 min. sets)
 
11/29/08Sydney, NSW, Australia - Earth Festival, Centennial Park (Acoustic Show | On Stage at 3:30pm)Poster
 
(Painkiller show - with Tim Powles, Ricky Maymi, William Bowden and Scott Von Ryper |
Special Guests: All India Radio and ASTREETLIGHTSONG)
Poster | Support PosterVideos by Sue Campbell

2009  (Roll over or tap a date link to see the setlist)

01/18/09Sydney (Surry Hills), NSW, Australia - Macquarie Hotel (now Hotel Harry) (performing some jazz and blues numbers with Jonathan Zwartz, Matt McMahon and Hamish Stuart)
01/25/09Sydney (Surry Hills), NSW, Australia - Macquarie Hotel (now Hotel Harry) (performing some jazz and blues numbers with Jonathan Zwartz, Matt McMahon and Hamish Stuart)
, The Arts Centre (now Arts Centre Melbourne (as part of The Triffids & Friends: A Secret In The Shape Of A Song)
01/31/09Pokolbin (Hunter Valley), NSW, Australia - Bimbadgen Estate - A Day On The Green (as part of The Triffids & Friends [along with Ricky Maymi], supporting Leonard Cohen)
02/01/09Bowral, NSW, Australia - Centennial Vineyards - A Day On The Green (as part of The Triffids & Friends [along with Ricky Maymi], supporting Leonard Cohen)
 
, Perth International Arts Festival (as part of The Triffids & Friends: A Secret in the Shape of a Song)
, Perth International Arts Festival (as part of The Triffids & Friends: A Secret in the Shape of a Song)
, Perth International Arts Festival (as part of The Triffids & Friends: A Secret in the Shape of a Song)
 
02/24/09Sydney (Glebe), NSW, Australia - Friend In Hand Pub, a special Word In Hand Poetry Fundraiser for the Victorian Bushfires
04/16/09Newcastle, NSW, Australia - Cambridge Hotel (Supporting Firekites | also playing: The Maple Trail)Support Poster
04/28/09Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - The Vanguard with Marty Willson-Piper (Billed as "Steve Kilbey vs Marty Willson-Piper")
 
08/01/09Brisbane, QLD, Australia - The Brisbane Riverstage (Queensland Music Festival) (as one of several musicians performing songs by Kev Carmody | Info)
(Steve performed the Kev Carmody song Images of London)
08/16/09Melbourne (Richmond), VIC, Australia - The Corner Hotel, as Special Guest at The Ears Reunion Poster
(Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy "Unseen Music Unheard Words" Album Launch | Support: The Coralinas featuring Cam Butler & Mark Dawson)
(This show was video-recorded and released on DVD as Live at the Toff in Town)
 
 
November Western Australia Shows with Ricky Maymi from Brian Jonestown Massacre, Shaun Hoffmann from Salvage Diver and Adrian HoffmannPoster
(Support: Rory Faithfield | Info)
(in The Hyatt Centre)
(Support: Martin Casey, Jill Bert and Alsy MacDonald from The Triffids | Info)

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

03/12/10Fremantle, WA, Australia - Clancy's Fish Pub (with Ricky Maymi of Brian Jonestown Massacre | Info)
03/13/10Busselton, WA, Australia - The Royal Palms Resort (with Ricky Maymi of Brian Jonestown Massacre)
03/14/10Perth (Leederville), WA, Australia - The Oxford Hotel (Brickworks Garden Bar) (with Ricky Maymi of Brian Jonestown Massacre)
 
06/15/10Melbourne (St Kilda), VIC - Palais Theatre - RocKwiz National Tour 2010 show
06/16/10Melbourne (St Kilda), VIC - Palais Theatre - RocKwiz National Tour 2010 finale show
Steve wrote about his RocKwiz experiences in his blog.
 
09/02/10Melbourne (Northcote), VIC, Australia - Northcote Social Club - Melbourne Writers Festival 2010 (Triple Bill with Lisa Miller and Little Miss X)
09/03/10Melbourne, VIC, Australia - BMW Edge (now Deakin Edge) - "Best of the Fest" - Melbourne Writers Festival 2010
(Also featuring Alice Pung, Bryce Courtenay, Ben Pobjie, and Pankaj Mishra. Hosted by Catherine Deveny | 6-8pm | Exclusive to University of Melbourne Alumni only)
09/04/10Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Festival Club, ACMI - "Songwriter Speaks" - Melbourne Writers Festival 2010 (Discussing & playing his music)
 
with Ricky Rene Maymi, Rob McComb and The Hoffmenn (Support: Lowtide, The Demon Parade)PosterLonely Stretch
- gb3 "Damaged/Controlled" album launch with Glenn Bennie, Ricky Maymi and Philippa Nihill (Support: The Lamp)Show ReviewPhotos
- gb3 "Damaged/Controlled" album launch with Glenn Bennie, Ricky Maymi and Philippa Nihill
(Support: The Lamp, The Marlon Winterbourne Movement)
(Acoustic set & some readings)Review by Cathy
12/18/10Melbourne (St Kilda), VIC, Australia - Pure Pop Records (Live in the Courtyard) - GB3 show with Glenn Bennie (with special guest Philippa Nihill | 2:00 pm | FREE Acoustic Show)

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

03/21/11Sydney (Clovelly), NSW, Australia - Clovelly RSL and Air Force Club - Quake Aid show with Tim Powles and many others Poster
Benefit Gig, Auction and Raffle to raise funds for the Christchurch NZ earthquake relief effort.
 
06/10/11Melbourne, VIC, Australia - The East Brunswick Club (defunct, closed Feb. 2012) - GB3 Show (feat. Glenn Bennie, Steve Kilbey & Philippa Nihill) (Support: Teak, Verdaine | Info)
 
 
The Wilderness Tour 2011 - David Neil shows with Ricky Maymi from Brian Jonestown Massacre, Shaun Hoffmann from Salvage Diver and Adrian Hoffmann (July 3 - Aug. 7, Info) Poster
(Support: Jill & Alsy of The Triffids and Richard Lane from The Stems)
(Free Show)
(defunct, closed Jan. 2013) (Support: Jill & Alsy of The Triffids and Richard Lane from The Stems)Photos by Nicholas Jones at Tone Deaf
07/08/11Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Cherry Bar (Support: The Saddests [JP Shilo, Phil Kakulas, Bongo Fury], Jill & Alsy of The Triffids and Richard Lane from The Stems)PosterPhotos by Justin Tapp
(Support: Jill & Alsy of The Triffids and Richard Lane from The Stems)
07/23/11Melbourne (St Kilda), VIC, Australia - The Esplanade Hotel (The Espy) (FREE Show | Support: The Demon Parade, Lady Strangelove, Crooked Saints)
(Special Tour CD first available at this show - Ltd. Ed. of 200)Photos by Justin Tapp | Photos by Nicholas Jones at Tone Deaf
 
07/28/11Auckland (Newton), New Zealand - The Kings Arms Tavern (Support: Kurt Shanks)
07/29/11Wellington, New Zealand - Showboat Records - In-Store Performance
07/29/11Wellington, New Zealand - Bodega (Support: Kurt Shanks)
07/30/11Dunedin, New Zealand - ReFuel Bar (Support: Bob Scott [The Clean/The Bats] and The Moreporks, Kurt Shanks)
07/31/11Christchurch, New Zealand - Al's Bar (defunct, destroyed by an earthquake in 2011) (Support: Minisnap [feat. members of The Bats], Kurt Shanks)
08/01/11Napier, New Zealand - The Cabana (Support: Kurt Shanks)
 
08/03/11Sydney, NSW, Australia - FBi Radio, 94.5 FM - Dusty Fingers with Martin Doyle
In-Store Performance 
08/05/11Kincumber (Central Coast), NSW, Australia - Lizotte's (defunct, closed April 2015) (Support: Big Smoky)
(defunct, closed May 2015) (Support: Big Smoky)Review at Rocker Reviews
08/07/11Newcastle (Lambton), NSW, Australia - Lizotte's (Support: Big Smoky)
 
 
08/22/11Sydney, NSW, Australia - State Theatre - "Dueting It for the Kids" charity event (Info | Steve sang a duet with Wendy Matthews)PosterPhoto
(defunct, closed Jan. 2013) - Margot Smith Tribute Night (Info | Steve Kilbey's blog entry about the show)Poster
 
10/27/11Sydney (Russell Lea), NSW, Australia - Upstairs at La Casa Ristorante (defunct, closed Feb. 2016) - "Steve Kilbey - an intimate journey"  PosterSteve on Jimmy Little
 
- ASA Australian Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with Conductor George Ellis and The George Ellis Strings)

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

(with Marty Willson-Piper)
Videos by Pernilla Larding: Comedown | Buffalo | Under The Milky Way | 10,000 Miles
 
07/26/12Sydney (Marrickville), NSW, Australia - The Factory Theatre - Special Guest on "One Day" at an Afghan Whigs show One Day
 
09/06/12Melbourne (Northcote), VIC, Australia - Northcote Social Club - Starling show featuring Steve Kilbey with a special spoken word set (Support: Head Honcho)SK's Blog Entry
09/07/12Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - The Sandringham Hotel (The Sando) - Starling show featuring Steve Kilbey with a special spoken word set (Support: Restless Leg)
 
10/05/12Canberra, ACT, Australia - Smith's Alternative Bookshop (now Smith's Alternative) Photos by David Burke
10/13/12Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall Stalls Foyer - part of the Performance Enhancers Series  (Info)

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 - with The George Ellis Centennial Ensemble (Info)
- RocKwiz show at the Byron Bay Bluesfest 2013 RocKwiz Bluesfest Special

 
- "You Are Everything" album launch with Martin Kennedy (Support: GB3 feat. Glenn Bennie & Philippa Nihill)Poster
This show was released on Bandcamp as Live at the Toff 2013 (Bootleg Series Vol 1)Review in The AgeRehearsals - April 2013
- "You Are Everything" album launch with Martin Kennedy (Support: Mark Moldre)Poster 1 / Poster 2
This show was released on Bandcamp as Live at the Vanguard (Bootleg Series Vol 2)Soundcheck & Backstage
 
07/05/13Fremantle, WA, Australia - 96FM Perth - Live in studio performance on Friday Live with Adrian Hoffman Under The Milky Way
- with The Hoffmenn and Strings Attached (with a VIP Art Exhibition before the show) (Released as an album in 2013)
- with The Hoffmenn and Strings Attached  PhotosFull Set
"Lounge Sessions" performance for an audience of friends, family and local music folk.
07/09/13Broome (Cable Beach), WA, Australia - Divers Tavern, Beach Bar - with The Hoffmenn and Strings Attached
07/12/13Darwin, NT, Australia - The Darwin Railway Club - with The Hoffmenn and Strings Attached (Support: Craig Atkins of Drumming Monkeys)
07/13/13Darwin, NT, Australia - "impromptu private party gig" - SK
 
08/29/13Sydney (Rozelle), NSW, Australia - Bridge Hotel - "Big Love for Cora: The Gig" (Benefit show for Cora James from the musical Van Park) Poster
 
 
2013 Brisbane Writers Festival - Sept. 3-9
09/05/13Brisbane, QLD, Australia - State Library of Queensland ("The Lyric and the Line" - 3 hour music & writing presentation)
09/06/13Brisbane, QLD, Australia - State Library of Queensland ("The Philosophy of Food" - 1 hour presentation with Brenda Fawdon & James Griffin)
09/06/13Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Title Books & Music (Free 1 hour in-store performance, reading poetry and playing tunes)
09/07/13Brisbane, QLD, Australia - State Library of Queensland (1 hour discussion of art, collaboration and philosophy)
09/08/13Brisbane, QLD, Australia - State Library of Queensland ("Uncollected" book launch)
09/08/13Brisbane, QLD, Australia - State Library of Queensland ("Mixed Tape" - 1 hour playlist discussion with Sean Williams, James Griffin & Sarah Calderwood)
 
 
09/16/13Sydney (Waterloo), NSW, Australia - Private Charity Show
, The University of Sydney - with the Sydney University Symphony Orchestra conducted by George Ellis
09/25/13Sydney (Bondi), NSW, Australia - Bad Mama (Mamasan Restaurant) Poster
 
10/05/13Los Angeles, CA, USA - Century Guild Gallery - "The Ancient World" Art Exhibit Opening Reception (7pm | with Thomas Negovan | Exhibition ran through Oct. 13)
- "An Evening With Steve Kilbey & Greg Dulli" (Support: Alain Johannes)
Rolling Stone ReviewPhotos by Carl PocketVideos at Slicing Up Eyeballs
10/11/13San Francisco, CA, USA - The Independent - "An Evening With Steve Kilbey & Greg Dulli" (Support: Alain Johannes)Poster
 
10/29/13Perth (East Fremantle), WA, Australia - The Wine Store (now Young George) - Acoustic Show in the Cellar
10/31/13Perth (East Fremantle), WA, Australia - The Wine Store (now Young George) - Acoustic Show in the Cellar
- Chapter One of "The Story So Far..." series  PosterTelevised Show
(Interview & Live Performance | Hosted by RRR's Jacinta Parsons & Sunny Leunig)
- with The Hoffmenn and Strings Attached (Support: The Morning Night)Poster
Videos (poor audio) by BZfilmco: Wolfe (Soundcheck) | The Ancient World | Lorelei (Kilbey-Kennedy song) | Space Saviour
- with The Hoffmenn and Strings Attached (Support: The Morning Night)Poster
- with The Hoffmenn and Strings Attached (Support: The Morning Night)Poster
- with The Hoffmenn and Strings Attached (Support: The Morning Night)Poster
Videos by Carbie Warbie: Almost With You, Nectarine, The Unguarded Moment, Forever Lasts For Nothing, Electric Lash, Everyone
 
11/17/13Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Australian Centre for the Moving Image Cinemas - "Playing Under the Influence" film series
Steve Kilbey presented and discussed La Jetée (France, 1962) and The Seventh Seal (Sweden, 1957)
 
 
Steve participated in 3 Live "RocKwiz Salutes Vanda and Young" Shows (Info)PosterRocKwiz Vanda and Young Special
12/04/13Adelaide, SA, Australia - Thebarton Theatre
12/06/13Sydney, NSW, Australia - Enmore Theatre
12/08/13Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Palais Theatre
 
 
(now Smith's Alternative) Entire Set on Soundcloud
12/17/13Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Lefty's Old Time Music HallPoster

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

at Clovelly Bowling ClubPoster
With Special Guests timEbandit Powles, George Ellis, Veronique Serret, Bev Kennedy, Jonathan Zwartz and Martha Marlow
 
 
Steve Kilbey and Mark Gable (Choirboys) - "Discover Australia - A Stumble Through Australian Pop History" Mini Tour - March 6-15 - with guest drummer Richard Ploog (Info)
03/06/14Kincumber (Central Coast), NSW, Australia - Lizotte's (defunct, closed April 2015)
03/08/14Newcastle (Lambton), NSW, Australia - Lizotte's
(defunct, closed May 2015) 
03/15/14Canberra, ACT, Australia - Smith's Alternative Bookshop (now Smith's Alternative)
 
 
Robyn Hitchcock & Steve Kilbey - "Insects & Stars Tour 2014" - April 25 - May 16  (Info)Poster
(The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel) Full Show (?)
04/26/14Fremantle, WA, Australia - Fly by Night Musicians Club
05/03/14Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse - with special guest Dave Mason (The Reels)
Soundcheck bits interspersed with Steve & Robyn talking about varied subjects (video by John Morrison)
- Interview and short acoustic set for radio station 2ser (107.3 FM)
Audio and Photos
- with special guest Dave Mason (The Reels) 
Steve's Set (49:29 - 256kbps vbr mp3, 57.6mb/ogg, 26.1mb) | Rest of Show (vbr mp3, 98.5mb/ogg, 45.7mb/flac, 314.9mb)
05/16/14Brisbane, QLD, Australia - New Globe Theatre
 
 
05/29/14Sydney (Chippendale), NSW, Australia - Seymour Centre - Happiness & Its Causes Conference
"Personal Story: The Ups and Ups of the Creative Life" - Steve Kilbey interviewed by author & journalist Barry Divola
Video of Interview + "Under the Milky Way"
 
 
Intimate Spaces Tour
07/24/14Toowoomba, QLD, Australia - The Spotted Cow (Support: Suicide Swans)
07/25/14Eumundi, QLD - The Green Room, Imperial Lionheart Hotel (now The Imperial Hotel Eumundi) (Support: Ebony Hamacek)Poster
07/26/14Eumundi, QLD - The Green Room, Imperial Lionheart Hotel (now The Imperial Hotel Eumundi) (Support: Ziggy Alberts)Poster
 
 
08/15/14Hobart, TAS, Australia - The Night Owl Poster
Videos: Randwick Bells | Knowing You Are In This World | The Unguarded Moment lesson | Under The Milky Way comedy
08/22/14Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - The Vanguard - part of a Glide Tribute Show Poster
Videos by Leigh Hawkins: Intro speech by Steve + "Bug" | Taste Of You | Water Falls
 
10/04/14Newcastle, NSW, Australia - The Terrace Bar - Part of The Inaugural Newcastle Weekender Festival (Oct. 2-5)
"Decades: Australia Unplugged" show with Steve Lucas (X), Darren Cross (Gerling), Kira Paul & more
 
11/03/14Brisbane (West End), QLD, Australia - Avid Reader - Something Quite Peculiar book launch, interviewed by Robert Forster
11/05/14Melbourne (St Kilda), VIC, Australia - Readings - Something Quite Peculiar book launch (Free event)
11/06/14Adelaide, SA, Australia - Streetlight Music & Books - Something Quite Peculiar book launch
11/07/14Fremantle, WA, Australia - Bar Orient in The Orient Hotel - Something Quite Peculiar book launch hosted by New Edition Bookshop (Free event)
 
11/09/14Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - St. Stephen's Church Hall - part of "The Meaning of Life" a secular, multi-faith, all singing, all dancing service
Performing a short comedy act as "Nebauchadnezzar" (his character from the play "Van Park"), an aging hippy with a whacky philosophical bent.
Short Promo Video (using old Van Park promo footage)
11/14/14Melbourne (Upwey), VIC, Australia - Burrinja Cultural Centre, Black Box studio space
11/15/14Melbourne (Montrose), VIC, Australia - Montrose Town Centre
12/07/14Sydney (Surry Hills), NSW, Australia - TITLE Store (aka TITLE Music and Film) - "Something Quite Peculiar: Steve Kilbey In Conversation"
12/19/14Melbourne (Coburg), VIC, Australia - The Post Office Hotel (Free Show | Support: MP [Matt Purcell], J M S Harrison, The Tall Grass [Peter Fenton of CROW & Jamie Hutchings])
Under The Milky Way (video by James Harrison) Photo of StevePoster
12/20/14Melbourne (Fitzroy), VIC, Australia - The Workers Club - part of Glide/William Arthur Tribute - 15 Years On
Steve Kilbey and The Croons - intro speech by Steve and 4 songs (video by James Harrison)
12/21/14Sydney (Newtown), NSW, Australia - The Vanguard - headlining at Collide Mag Presents "O Holy Night"Poster

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

01/29/15Sydney, NSW, Australia - Martin Place - Free "Music for Mercy" concert and candlelight vigil for convicted heroin smugglers Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan
Providence (video by Colin Hay)
 
- with Special Guests Jeffrey Cain (Remy Zero) and Greg Kuehn (T.S.O.L.) Poster
Entire Show (videos by John Zenick)
 
 
2015 Sydney Writers' Festival - May 18-24 - Walsh Bay area
05/23/15Sydney, NSW, Australia - Sydney Dance 1 Studio (part of the Sydney Dance Company) - "Telling a Life: Music and Biography" event panel (Free Event | Info)
05/24/15Sydney, NSW, Australia - Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Studio - RANT! performance event feat. 10 minute rants by 6 performers (Info)
 
 
A State of Grace: The Music of Tim and Jeff Buckley - Tribute Mini-Tour - Sept. 23-29  (Info)Poster
09/23/15Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
09/25/15Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Concert Hall, QPAC - Part of the 2015 Brisbane Festival
09/26/15Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Concert Hall, QPAC - Part of the 2015 Brisbane Festival
09/27/15Sydney, NSW, Australia - Enmore TheatrePhotos by Kim Rudner at Scenestr.
09/29/15Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
 
 
- part of Mix 102.3 High School ReunionPoster
"1 NIGHT - 12 ACTS - 36 MASSIVE HITS"
Also featuring Pseudo Echo, Sharon O'Neill, 1927, Eurogliders, Mi-Sex, Dragon, Ross Wilson,
Wendy Matthews, Swanee, Deborah Conway and special mystery guest Pat Wilson.
Hosted by the Mix 102.3 morning team Jodie & Soda.
Clips from Show | Under The Milky Way (partial)
 
- part of Pure Gold LivePoster
Also featuring Ross Wilson, Choirboys, John Paul Young, Dragon, The Badloves, Rose Tattoo,
1927, Pseudo Echo, Deborah Conway, Wa Wa Nee and Sharon O'Neill.
 
11/23/15Sydney, NSW, Australia - Enmore Theatre - "One For The Road" Benefit ConcertPosterReview at themusic.com.au
Under The Milky Way (with Tim Powles on drums) | YouTube Playlist of Entire Show | Clips from Entire Show (with Steve at 18:09-18:57)
 
11/29/15Sydney (Coogee), NSW, Australia - Coogee Sports Club - with Martin Kennedy - a "Sunday Arvo Session"
(2pm - 6pm | Special Guest: Barton Price [Models])Poster
 
- Finale of The Songwriters' Club 2015 series
(Support: Penny Ikinger, A Whale Called Phoenix)Poster

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

04/30/16Sydney (Penrith), NSW, Australia - EVAN Theatre - Back To Reactor 1 show◊ Show Cancelled ◊Poster
"1 NIGHT, 10 ACTS, 30 MASSIVE HITS"
 
05/07/16Wollongong, NSW, Australia - WIN Entertainment Centre - part of Solid Gold LivePoster
Also featuring 1927, Chantoozies, Dragon, Moving Pictures, Pseudo Echo,
Richard Clapton, Rose Tattoo, Sean Kelly, and Wa Wa Nee.
 
05/13/16Melbourne (St Kilda), VIC, Australia - Palais Theatre - part of Pure Gold LivePosterPhotos by Carbie Warbie | Photos at Noise11Under the Milky Way
Also featuring 1927, Deborah Conway, Dale Ryder, Real Life, Eurogliders, Kids In The Kitchen, Moving Pictures,
Richard Clapton, Shane Howard, Sean Kelly, Sharon O'Neill, Swanee, Wendy Stapleton, and Wa Wa Nee.
 
 
"David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed" Tribute Shows with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra  (Info | Setlist)Kilbey on Bowie
05/19/16Sydney, NSW, Australia - Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House - "David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed" Tribute Show Review by Matt MacMaster at themusic.com.au
05/20/16Sydney, NSW, Australia - Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House - "David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed" Tribute Show
05/21/16Sydney, NSW, Australia - Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House - "David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed" Tribute Show  (afternoon show)
05/21/16Sydney, NSW, Australia - Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House - "David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed" Tribute Show  (evening show)
Station to Station | Changes | Heroes (Full Cast Finale)
 
 
- Super Safari Strut Off (performing with The Mountaineers)Poster
Photos by Emma Rowan-Kelly PhotographyEdited Video of Set
 
09/21/16Fremantle, WA, Australia - Fremantle Fibonacci Centre (The Fib)  (Only 100 Tickets)
09/24/16Sydney (Marrickville), NSW, Australia - The Factory Theatre - The Smiths TributeReview at Doubtful Sounds
 
10/01/16Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre - "David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed" Tribute Show  (Info)
with iOTA, Steve Kilbey, Deborah Conway, Adalita, Tex Perkins,
and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Guy Noble.
Creative Director: Amanda Pelman / Musical Director: Ashley Naylor
Review by Rebecca Fawcett-Smith at Scenestr
 
10/08/16Rockhampton (Parkhurst), QLD, Australia - Rockhampton Music Bowl - Sea FM Live! show◊ Show Cancelled ◊Poster
10/08/16Kangaroo Valley, NSW, Australia - The ARTS LAB/The Harvest Lounge - Upper River Hall  (performing and talking with documentary filmmaker Ian Darling | with drummer/percussionist Barton Price)
PosterPhotos by The ARTS LAB
 
 
"David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed" Tribute Shows (*) with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - Part of Melbourne Festival 2016  (Info | Setlist)Reviews: Michael Dwyer, The Age | Paul Cashmere, Noise11
10/15/16* Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Arts Centre Melbourne - Hamer Hall
- performing with Thin White Ukes - free afternoon show Photos by Brendad BonsackFull Kilbey Set
10/16/16* Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Arts Centre Melbourne - Hamer Hall
10/17/16* Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Arts Centre Melbourne - Hamer Hall
 
 
10/22/16Mudgee, NSW, Australia - Robert Oatley Vineyards - part of A Day On The Green series  (Info)PosterPhotos by Brian Jeffrey
10/29/16Armidale, NSW, Australia - Petersons Winery - part of A Day On The Green series  (Info)Poster
11/01/16Sydney, NSW, Australia - Sheraton On The Park - The Golden Stave Melbourne Cup Lunch 2016 Charity Event  (Info)
11/04/16Perth (Burswood), WA, Australia - Crown Theatre - Part of the inaugural Mix94.5 Flashback Live show  ("1 Night - 10 Acts - 30 Massive Hits")Poster
11/06/16Newcastle, NSW, Australia - Live at the Foreshore Festival  ("1 Day - 16 Acts - 60 Hits")Wrap-Up Video
Also featuring Ross Wilson, Richard Clapton, Dragon, 1927, Wendy Matthews, Rose Tattoo, Thirsty Merc, Pseudo Echo,
Eurogliders, Mi-Sex, Swanee, Dale Ryder (Boom Crash Opera), Sharon O'Neill, Dynamic Hepnotics and Chocolate Starfish.
 
11/10/16Perth, WA, Australia - Riverside Theatre, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre - part of David Bowie: A Tribute with WASO Poster
11/11/16Perth, WA, Australia - Riverside Theatre, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre - part of David Bowie: A Tribute with WASO Poster
 
11/12/16Perth?, WA, Australia - Unknown Location - Private Gig
- The World Cafe "Sense of Place: Sydney" Series(Interviewed by host David Dye)Audio of Interview and Performance + Info
12/03/16Gold Coast, QLD, Australia - NightQuarter - "GOLD FM Live" sponsored by 92.5 GOLD FMPoster
Also featuring Shannon Noll, Ross Wilson, Glenn Shorrock, 1927, Rose Tattoo, Eurogliders, The Radiators, Richard Clapton, and Wendy Matthews.
"1 Night - 10 Acts - 30 Massive Hits"
12/23/16Sydney (Darling Harbour), NSW, Australia - ICC Sydney Theatre - "Pure Gold Live" sponsored by 101.7 WSFM PosterPhotos by Wendy Robinson
Also featuring Ross Wilson, Dragon, Glenn Shorrock, 1927, Pseudo Echo, Kids in the Kitchen, Chocolate Starfish, Wendy Matthews, The Radiators, Eurogliders, John Paul Young, Shane Howard, Thirsty Merc, The Chantoozies, Rose Tattoo, Mi-Sex, Dynamic Hepnotics, Swanee, and Real Life.
"20 Artists - 40 Massive Hits On One Night"

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

01/14/17Sydney, NSW, Australia - Sydney Festival (Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent, Meriton Festival Village, Hyde Park North)
Performing with others in "Tower of Song: Celebrating the Music of Leonard Cohen" (Info)
01/27/17Sutton Grange, VIC, Australia - Sutton Grange Winery - "Rock In The Vines" Poster
Also featuring Ross Wilson, Richard Clapton, 1927, Kids in the Kitchen, Uncanny X-Men, Dale Ryder, Swanee, Wendy Matthews and The Chantoozies.
02/03/17Sydney, NSW, Australia - Manning Bar - "The Beatles - From Mania To Revolution: A Live Celebration Honouring George Martin"  (Info)
Featuring Davey Lane (vocals, guitar), Ashley Naylor (vocals, guitar), Kram (vocals), Linda Bull (vocals), James Fleming (keyboards), Nick Murphy (bass) and Brett Wolfenden (drums).
Special Guests for Sydney show: Steve Kilbey, Abby Dobson (Leonardo's Bride), Jodi Phillis (The Clouds) & Rob Younger.
02/04/17Hobart (Sandy Bay), TAS, Australia - Wrest Point Entertainment Centre - Heart 107.3 Live 2017
"1 Night - 10 Acts - 30 Massive Hits"
- singing 2 songs with Spectres of Love
 
- Special Guest at The Cure Tribute: "Wish" 25 Year Anniversary Show
Also featuring The Exploding Boys (members of Glide, Died Pretty), The Hummingbirds, Jamie Hutchings (Infinity Broke/Bluebottle Kiss), Peter Fenton (CROW), J M S Harrison, Dave Challinor (Sounds Like Sunset), Ash Rothschild and Christine Jane.
Pictures Of You (excerpt) | Love Song (excerpt) | Love Song
- "Hope Rocks: Hoodoo Gurus" show with special guests You Am I, Ratcat, Steve Kilbey, GANGgajang & The Allniters.
Providence (last 4 min.) | Lonely City (live debut) | The Unguarded Moment (first half) | Sydney Rococo (live debut) | Under The Milky Way
05/10/17Sydney, NSW, Australia - Private Gig arranged through Parlour
05/20/17Sandstone Point, QLD, Australia - Sandstone Point Hotel - Mix FM Live 2017
Also featuring Ross Wilson, 1927, Glenn Shorrock, Dragon, Eurogliders, Rose Tattoo, Mi Sex, Sean Kelly, Allniters, Chocolate Starfish, Uncanny X-Men, Real Life and Wa Wa Nee.
"1 Day - 14 Acts - 50 Massive Hits"
05/21/17Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Arts Centre Melbourne - Hamer Hall - "Stand By Your Woman" show Poster
Also featuring Kate Miller-Heidke, Tim Rogers, Kate Ceberano, Tex Perkins, Jen Cloher, Fraser A. Gorman, Harry Angus and Davey Lane.
05/29/17South Brisbane, QLD, Australia - The Henderson Gallery - Steve Kilbey's "Eclectica" Art Exhibit Public Opening (discussion and performance)
(with Amanda Kramer on keys | Support: Gurramin)
 
07/14/17Brisbane, QLD, Australia - Concert Hall, QPAC - "The Go-Betweens '16 Lovers Lane' - Celebrating 30 Years" show Poster
Performed By: Lindy Morrison, Amanda Brown and John Willsteed, with Dan Kelly, Danny Widdicombe and Luke Daniel Peacock.
Special Guests: Steve Kilbey (The Church), Mark Callaghan (GANGgajang), Ron S. Peno (Died Pretty), Katie and Tyrone Noonan (george), Montaigne, Sam Cromack & Jen Boyce (Ball Park Music), Tim Nelson & Zoe Davis (Cub Sport), Sahara Beck and Kirin J. Callinan.
07/28/17Melbourne (Richmond), VIC, Australia - The Corner Hotel - Special Guest at The Cure Tribute: "Wish" 25 Year Anniversary Show
Also featuring The Exploding Boys (members of Glide, Died Pretty), Hollie Joyce, Dave Challinor (Sounds Like Sunset), J M S Harrison, Lisa Crawley, Jade Imagine + more.
07/29/17Melbourne (Abbotsford), VIC, Australia - Yarra Hotel  (Support: Jules Douglas [The Panics])PosterAlmost With You
 
08/05/17Melbourne, VIC, Australia - ACMI 2 - Screening of "Something Quite Peculiar: The Life and Times of Steve Kilbey" documentary film - Part of MIFF (Melbourne International Film Festival)  (Info)
With a post-screening Q&A with Steve Kilbey & filmmaker Mike Brook
08/09/17Melbourne, VIC, Australia - ACMI 2 - Screening of "Something Quite Peculiar: The Life and Times of Steve Kilbey" documentary film - Part of MIFF (Melbourne International Film Festival)  (Info)
With a post-screening Q&A with Steve Kilbey & filmmaker Mike Brook
08/24/17Perth (North Fremantle), WA, Australia - Mojos Bar Fremantle - Steve Kilbey and band. Songs and Stories.  (with Shaun Corlson on guitar and Shaun Hoffman on drums)
08/26/17Margaret River, WA, Australia - Margaret River Cultural Centre - WA Premiere of "Something Quite Peculiar: The Life and Times of Steve Kilbey" documentary film - Part of the Cinéfest OZ Film Festival  (Info)
With a post-screening Q&A with Steve Kilbey & filmmaker Mike Brook
 
10/28/17Castlemaine, VIC, Australia - The Theatre Royal - Screening of "Something Quite Peculiar: The Life and Times of Steve Kilbey" documentary film
Part of CLIFF (Castlemaine Local and International Film Festival) 2017 - Steve Kilbey introduced the film and took part in a post-screening Q&A with filmmaker Mike Brook
11/02/17Sydney (Cronulla), NSW, Australia - GU Film House - Screening of "Something Quite Peculiar: The Life and Times of Steve Kilbey" documentary film  (Info)
Part of Australian Music Week Film Festival 2017 - With a post-screening Q&A with Steve Kilbey & filmmaker Mike Brook