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1991
01/18/91 - Library 4300, The Evergreen State College (No More Wars Benefit), Olympia, WA
Set
  • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Breed • Stay Away • School • Floyd The Barber • Territorial Pissings • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • At the beginning of the show, Krist gave a speech on the Gulf War.
  • At the end of the show, Kurt smashed his guitar with a hammer.

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1a - audience audio from amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: VHS(1) > MP3
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A-
    • Includes only the audio from the video. The video footage remains uncirculated.
    • Includes only "School" and a bit of dialogue from Krist.
    • Circulating copies are sourced from a 96 kbps MP3 file.
    • The complete video is 33 minutes long and was shot from the left side of the stage.
    • "Breed," "Stay Away," and possibly more were broadcast on the show Mosher's Mayhem on TCTV, Olympia's public access channel.
  • AMT #1b - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1) > TV > VHS(3)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1) > TV > VHS(3)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / B+
    • Includes only "Breed."
    • Shot from the left side of the stage.
    • The complete video is 33 minutes long.
    • Broadcast on the show Mosher's Mayhem on TCTV, Olympia's public access channel.
    • "Stay Away" and possibly more were also broadcast on Mosher's Mayhem.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
    • An MP3 clip of "Endless, Nameless" is circulating.
  • amateur video
    • Clips (with no audio) appear on the official DVD With The Lights Out.
  • amateur video

Other Performers
  • Fitz Of Depression • The Four Squares • Goat Knut • Helltrout • Nubbin

03/02/91 - The Zoo, Boise, ID
Other Performers
  • Anxiety Prophets • Blank Frank & The Tattooed Gods

03/04/91 - Westward Club, Calgary, AB, Canada
Set (incomplete)
  • Breed • About A Girl • Territorial Pissings

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audio
    • Audio and/or video recordings of this show exist, according to the venue's former promoter/booker.
  • amateur video
    • Audio and/or video recordings of this show exist, according to the venue's former promoter/booker.

Other Performers
  • Skin Barn • Snowman

03/05/91 - The Bronx, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Notes
  • According to an attendee, Kurt stopped playing in the middle of a song to tell the crowd he needed a cigarette. Multiple people apparently threw cigarettes to him, and then he resumed the song.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • Someone was seen video taping the show.

Other Performers
  • Zero Tolerance

03/08/91 - Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Set
  • Love Buzz • Sliver • Dive • Floyd The Barber • Breed > Scoff • About A Girl • School • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Lithium • Molly's Lips • Spank Thru • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Krist sang part of "Dive."

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A
    • "Love Buzz" cuts in.
  • AMT #1 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (VHS)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official Blu-ray Disc [Live At The Paramount]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official Blu-ray Disc [Live At The Paramount]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A-
    • Includes only "Breed," "Scoff," and "Territorial Pissings."
    • "Breed" and "Territorial Pissings" cut in. Has cuts in "Breed" and "Territorial Pissings." "Scoff" cuts out after only a few seconds.
    • The tracks are "hidden" on the official Blu-ray and DVD releases.

Other Performers
  • Doughboys • Mudhoney • Screaming Trees • The Wongs

03/09/91 - The Forge, Victoria, BC, Canada
Set
  • Love Buzz • Sliver • Dive • Floyd The Barber • Breed • Scoff • About A Girl • School • Swap Meet • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Lithium • Molly's Lips

Notes
  • The opening band was an AC/DC cover band.

04/17/91 - O.K. Hotel, Seattle, WA
Set
  • Pennyroyal Tea • Polly • Big Cheese • Turnaround • Love Buzz • D-7 • Blew • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Wild Thing (jam) • About A Girl • Breed • Floyd The Barber • Verse Chorus Verse • Smells Like Teen Spirit • School • Dive • Territorial Pissings • Sliver

Notes
  • Kurt performed "Pennyroyal Tea" by himself.
  • After "Negative Creep," the band jammed on "Libido" by Naked Raygun and "Wild Thing" by The Troggs.

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1a - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (VHS)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B+
    • Less complete, but known generation and higher quality than AMT #1b.
    • Missing "Pennyroyal Tea."
    • "Polly" cuts in.
    • Shot from Krist's side of the stage.
    • Part of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" appears on the official video release Hype!
  • AMT #1b - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (VHS)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / C+
    • More complete, but unknown generation and lower quality than AMT #1a.
    • Includes a five-second clip of "Pennyroyal Tea" and four extra seconds "Polly" that are missing from AMT #1a.
    • "Polly" cuts in.
    • Shot from Krist's side of the stage.
    • Part of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" appears on the official video release Hype!
  • AMT #2 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (VHS and unknown)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official DVD [With The Lights Out]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official DVD [With The Lights Out]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / B+
    • Includes only "Pennyroyal Tea," "Smells Like Teen Spirit," and "Territorial Pissings."
    • "Pennyroyal Tea" cuts in.
    • Multi-camera video comprised of AMT #1 and two other uncirculated amateur videos, with open mic audio.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • Shot from Kurt's side of the stage.
    • Some of this video's footage appears in AMT #2.
  • amateur video
    • Shot from the center of the back of the venue.
    • Some of this video's footage appears in AMT #2.
  • amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > JVC
    • In the circulating videos, an additional person can be seen video taping onstage near Krist. This footage is not included in AMT #2.

Other Performers
  • Bikini Kill • Fitz Of Depression

05/29/91 - Jabberjaw, Los Angeles, CA
Set
  • Blew • Been A Son • Stain • On A Plain • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Love Buzz • Lithium • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Breed • School • Play That Funky Music (jam) • Dive • Polly • Come As You Are • Sliver • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Nirvana was not originally on the show's bill, but offered to play the show to help raise money for Fitz of Depression's Mikey Dees after hearing that the venue was going to cancel it.
  • The band jammed on Wild Cherry's "Play That Funky Music."
  • Kurt sang "Come As You Are" and "On A Plain" with alternate lyrics.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1a - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Toshiba KT-4087 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A-
    • Higher quality and lower generation, but less complete at the beginning and has digital errors that are not present on AUD #1b.
  • AUD #1b - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Toshiba KT-4087 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+
    • Lower quality and unknown generation, but more complete at the beginning and does not have digital errors that are present on AUD #1a.
    • The "Play That Funky Music" jam cuts in.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony TCD-D10 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • "Blew" cuts in. Has a cut in "Stain."
  • AUD #3 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A-
    • Missing the "Play That Funky Music" jam, "Dive," "Polly," and "Come As You Are."
    • "Blew," "About A Girl," and "Sliver" cut in. Has a cut in "Territorial Pissings."
  • AUD #4 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > JVC (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B+
    • "Blew" cuts in.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • According to an attendee, there was a guy standing on top of something video taping the show. After a couple of songs, Krist spotted him and threw a beer bottle at him, causing him to get down. It is not known whether he continued taping.

Other Performers
  • Fitz Of Depression • I Own The Sky

06/08/91 - The Mods, The Evergreen State College (dorm party), Olympia, WA
Notes
  • Due to the small size of the mod, which barely had enough room for the drum kit, most people listened to the band from outside.
06/10/91 - Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO
Set
  • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Breed • Territorial Pissings • Love Buzz • About A Girl • Sliver • Negative Creep • Stain • Blew

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > Realistic SCP-29 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 35 min / B

Other Performers
  • Dinosaur Jr. • The Jesus Lizard

06/11/91 - The Pompadour Rock & Roll Club, Salt Lake City, UT
Uncirculated Recordings
  • soundboard audio
    • The club's owner and soundman recorded the show.

Other Performers
  • Dinosaur Jr.

06/13/91 - Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA
Set
  • Polly • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Breed • Drain You • About A Girl • Love Buzz • Sliver • Lithium • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B
    • "Polly" cuts in. Has cuts in "Polly" and "Lithium."

Other Performers
  • Dinosaur Jr.

06/14/91 - Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, CA
Set
  • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Drain You • Lithium • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • School • About A Girl • Love Buzz • Sliver • D-7 • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony (supplied) > Sony WM-F76 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B+
    • "Blew" cuts in.
    • Has a cut in "Love Buzz."

Uncirculated Recordings
  • soundboard audio
    • A soundboard recording of the Dinosaur Jr. set is circulating, so it's possible that Nirvana's set was also recorded from the soundboard.

Other Performers
  • Dinosaur Jr. • Hole

06/15/91 - Iguana's, Tijuana, Mexico
Set (incomplete)
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Other Performers
  • Dinosaur Jr. • Olivelawn

06/17/91 - Crest Theatre, Sacramento, CA
Set
  • Polly • Drain You • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • About A Girl • Sliver • Blew

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Nakamichi CM-300 + CP-4 > Marantz PMD430 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A
  • AUD #2 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > Aiwa (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A-
    • Missing "Polly."
    • "Drain You" and "About A Girl" cut in.

Other Performers
  • Dinosaur Jr. • Kai Kln

06/18/91 - The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA
Set
  • Polly • Drain You • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Lithium • Love Buzz • Sliver • Molly's Lips • About A Girl • Rape Me • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew

Notes
  • This was the first time "Rape Me" was played live. Krist and Dave were taken by surprise when Kurt launched into the song. They were still talking about it after the show, saying, "What the fuck? We don't even know that song!"

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-909 > Sony WM-D6C (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Schoeps CMC 44 + MK 4 > Oade capacitor box > Panasonic SV-250 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • It is rumored that the show was video taped.

Other Performers
  • Dinosaur Jr.

06/20/91 - Melody Ballroom, Portland, OR
Set
  • Polly • Drain You • Big Cheese • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Lithium • About A Girl • School • Love Buzz • Sliver • Rape Me • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B
    • Missing "Negative Creep."
    • Has a cut in "Floyd The Barber."
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > Toshiba KT-R2 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / C-
    • "Polly" cuts in.

Other Performers
  • Dinosaur Jr. • Treepeople

08/15/91 - The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood, CA
Set (incomplete)
  • School • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Lithium • Territorial Pissings • Blew

Notes
  • The band opened with "School."
  • Some have called this the best Nirvana show of all time. Kerrang! magazine even gave this show 1st place in its list of "The 100 Greatest Gigs of All Time."
  • The show was basically a showcase for Geffen/DGC and a way to get the media excited about the band.
  • The band played on rented gear.
  • Stage divers kept stepping on Kurt's effect pedals and disconnecting his guitar, prompting him to say, "I'm all for stage diving, but just don't step on my pedals," according to an attendee.
  • After "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Krist mentioned that they would be filming a music video for the song that weekend. At the end of the show, people from Geffen handed out flyers to fans to get extras for the video shoot. At one point between songs, Kurt read the flyer to the crowd.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • About four TVs around the venue were showing video of the show while the band was playing, so it's possible that it was recorded by the venue.
  • amateur video
    • At least two other people were seen video taping the show.
  • amateur video
    • At least two other people were seen video taping the show.

Other Performers
  • Wool

08/20/91 - Sir Henry's, Cork, Ireland
Set (incomplete)
  • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Breed • About A Girl • School • Lounge Act • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • More songs were played before "Drain You," according to an attendee. "Polly" and possibly other songs were probably played.
  • The beginning of "Negative Creep" was played very softly with Kurt singing in a falsetto voice.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: Sennheiser K3U + ME 80 > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A
    • Missing everything before "Drain You," which cuts in.
    • "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "School," and "Negative Creep" appear on the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke with video footage from other shows.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Equipment: Beaulieu Boom Microphone > Beaulieu 7008 PRO (Super 8)
    • Shot by Dave Markey.
    • Clips appear on the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke.
    • Clips appear on a rough edit of the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke that Dave Markey posted on YouTube.

Other Performers
  • Sonic Youth

08/21/91 - The Top Hat, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
Set (incomplete)
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Floyd The Barber • Drain You • Sliver • Molly's Lips • On A Plain

Notes
  • The first three songs listed are the first three the band played of a 40-minute set, according to an attendee.
  • Kurt screamed his way through "Sliver," according to an attendee.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Equipment: Beaulieu Boom Microphone > Beaulieu 7008 PRO (Super 8)
    • Shot by Dave Markey from the back balcony.
    • Clips appear on the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke.
    • Clips appear on a rough edit of the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke that Dave Markey posted on YouTube.

Other Performers
  • The Donnelly Brothers • Mexican Pets • Power Of Dreams • Sonic Youth

08/23/91 - Richfield Avenue (Reading Festival), Reading, United Kingdom
Set
  • School • Floyd The Barber • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Breed • Sliver • Molly's Lips • Love Buzz • Negative Creep • The End (jam) • Blew • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • Former Vaselines lead singer Eugene Kelly sang with Kurt on "Molly's Lips."
  • The band jammed on "The End" by The Doors.
  • The band played an abbreviated version of "Endless, Nameless" followed by Kurt diving into Dave's drum set, which resulted in Kurt dislocating his shoulder.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1a - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A-
    • More complete, but lower quality than AUD #1b.
    • Has a cut in "Floyd The Barber."
  • AUD #1b - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial LP [Live From The Reading Festival 23 August 1991]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A
    • Less complete, but higher quality than AUD #1a.
    • Missing everything before "Negative Creep."
    • Everything before "Negative Creep" on the Live From The Reading Festival 23 August 1991 LP is AUD #4.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Smells Like Nirvana]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A-
  • AUD #3 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A
    • Has a cut in "Drain You."
  • AUD #4 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial LP [Live From The Reading Festival 23 August 1991]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / A
    • Missing everything after "Love Buzz."
    • Everything after "Love Buzz" on the Live From The Reading Festival 23 August 1991 LP is AUD #1b.
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / B+
    • "Love Buzz" cuts in.
    • Shot from far back in the audience.
  • AMT #2 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / B+
    • Has a cut in "Come As You Are."
    • Shot from the front of the audience.
  • AMT #3a - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x) > FLV
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x) > FLV
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / B
    • Includes only "The End" jam and "Blew."
    • "Blew" cuts out after less than a second.
    • Shot from Krist's side of the stage.
    • Circulating copies are sourced from an FLV video file posted on YouTube.
  • AMT #3b - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x) > FLV
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x) > FLV
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / B+
    • Includes only "Drain You" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
    • Both songs cut in.
    • Shot from Krist's side of the stage.
    • Circulating copies are sourced from an FLV video file posted on YouTube.
  • PRO #1a - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (Betacam)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / B+
    • Includes only "School."
    • Shot by an MTV Europe crew from the back with a single camera.
    • Broadcast on MTV Europe.
    • Clips of "Come As You Are" and "Love Buzz" appear on the special No Apologies: MTV's Nirvana History.
  • PRO #1b - soundboard audio from professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (Betacam)
    • Lowest Generation: BETA(M) > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / A
    • More complete than PRO #1a, but includes only the audio from the video.
    • Includes only "School," "Floyd The Barber," "Drain You," "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Come As You Are," "Breed," "Love Buzz," and "Blew."
    • Has cuts in all songs except "School" and "Come As You Are."
  • PRO #2 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: Beaulieu Boom Microphone > Beaulieu 5008 S (Super 8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official DVD [1991: The Year Punk Broke]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official DVD [1991: The Year Punk Broke]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / B
    • Includes only "Endless, Nameless."
    • Shot by Dave Markey with a single camera and open mic audio.
    • Clips appear on a rough edit of the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke that Dave Markey posted on YouTube.
    • Clips of "Love Buzz" also appear on the (This Is Known As) The Blues Scale bonus video included on the 1991: The Year Punk Broke DVD release.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • In circulating videos, additional video cameras can be seen shooting from the pit area.

Other Performers
  • 22 Pisterpikko • American Music Club • Babes In Toyland • The Belltower • Big Truth Band • The Blue Aeroplanes • Blur • Burn • The Candyskins • Captain Sensible • Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine • Catherine Wheel • Chapterhouse • The Cropdusters • De La Soul • Dinosaur Jr. • Dr. Phibes And The House Of Wax Equations • The Dylans • Edwyn Collins • The Fall • The Family Cat • The Fat Lady Sings • Fatima Mansions • Five Thirty • Flowered Up • Gang Starr • The Godfathers • Guy Clarke & Townes Van Zandt • The Hollow Men • The Honeythieves • Iggy Pop • Into Paradise • James • Katell Keineg • Kingmaker • Kitchens Of Distinction • Late Road Lunatics • Loves Young Nightmare • Mercury Rev • Milltown Brothers • Ned’s Atomic Dustbin • New Fast Automatic Daffodils • Nitzer Ebb • The Pooh Sticks • Pop Will Eat Itself • Popinjays • Power Of Dreams • Railroad Earth • Rain • Ratcat • The Real People • Revolver • The Rockingbirds • Screaming Target • Senseless Things • Silverfish • The Sisters Of Mercy • Sonic Youth • The Southernaires • Sweetmouth • Swervedriver • Teenage Fanclub • Thin White Rope • Thousand Yard Stare • Toasted Heretic • Welfare Heroine • Well Loaded

08/24/91 - Tanzbrunnen (Monsters of Spex), Cologne, Germany
Set
  • Polly • Drain You • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • School • Breed • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings • Negative Creep

Notes
  • The headlining bands cut their sets short so Nirvana, who missed their performance slot after supposedly getting caught in traffic and/or at customs, could squeeze in a 30-minute set. However, according to the band's former agent, the band intentionally showed up late so they wouldn't have to play so early in the day.
  • Nirvana played using Rausch's equipment, resulting in Kurt and Krist playing on the opposite sides of the stage as usual.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / A
    • "Polly" cuts in.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / A-
    • "Polly" and "Negative Creep" cut in.
    • The taper copied this to another tape as filler in order to reuse the tape he had originally recorded it on, so ANA(1) is the lowest existing generation.
  • AUD #3 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / B+
    • "Polly" cuts in.
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: Aiwa CM-30 > Sony (Hi8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: HI8(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: HI8(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / A-
    • "Polly" cuts in.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Equipment: Beaulieu Boom Microphone > Beaulieu 5008 S (Super 8)
    • Shot by Dave Markey.
    • Clips appear on the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke.
    • Clips appear on a rough edit of the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke that Dave Markey posted on YouTube.
  • professional video
    • Shot by a local crew with a single camera.

Other Performers
  • Babylon Fighters • Bob Mould • Danielle Dax • Dinosaur Jr. • Rausch • Sonic Youth • The Strangemen • Well Well Well

08/25/91 - Domein Kiewit (Pukkelpop), Hasselt, Belgium
Set
  • Polly • School • Sliver • Drain You • Come As You Are • Floyd The Barber • Love Buzz • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • The Limbomaniacs, who were supposed to open the festival, cancelled in the weeks prior to the show. Since Nirvana was touring with Sonic Youth, they were asked to fill in as the opener.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-909 > Sony WM-D6C (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 35 min / A
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Aiwa HS-1202 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 35 min / B+
  • AUD #3 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Outcesticide 6 - A Mess Of Blues]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Includes only "Polly."
  • AUD #4 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 35 min / A-
    • "Endless, Nameless" cuts out.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • Shot from near the right side of the stage.
    • A 5-second clip was shown as part of a compilation of past Pukkelpop performances at Pukkelpop's 20th anniversary.
    • A video of Sonic Youth's set, possibly from the same source, is circulating.
  • professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: Beaulieu Boom Microphone > Beaulieu 5008 S (Super 8)
    • Missing the first half of the set, due to the video crew's late arrival.
    • Shot by Dave Markey.
    • Clips appear on the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke.
    • Clips appear on a rough edit of the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke that Dave Markey posted on YouTube.
    • A clip of "Blew" appears on the (This Is Known As) The Blues Scale bonus video included on the 1991: The Year Punk Broke DVD release.

Other Performers
  • Black Francis • Dinosaur Jr. • An Emotional Fish • House Of Love • The Pogues • Ramones • Ride • Sonic Youth

08/27/91 - Aladin Music Hall (άberschall 91), Bremen, Germany
Set
  • Something In The Way • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew • Polly • Rape Me • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Floyd The Barber > Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A
    • "Endless, Nameless" cuts out.
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A
    • "Something In The Way" cuts in, and "Endless, Nameless" cuts out.
    • Broadcast on German FM radio.

Other Performers
  • Didjits • Gumball • Sonic Youth

08/28/91 - Easy Schorre, Halle, Germany
Notes
  • At the end of the show, Kurt jumped into the drum set, according to an attendee.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Equipment: Beaulieu 5008 S (Super 8)
    • Shot by Dave Markey.
    • Shot in black and white with no audio.

Other Performers
  • Sonic Youth

08/29/91 - Longhorn Country & Western Saloon, Stuttgart, Germany
Set (incomplete)
  • School • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • At the end of the show, Kurt dove into the audience with his guitar and was carried back to the stage by the crowd, according to an attendee.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Equipment: Beaulieu Boom Microphone > Beaulieu 5008 S (Super 8)
    • Shot by Dave Markey.
    • Clips of various songs (with audio of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Negative Creep" from 08/20/91) appear on the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke.
    • Clips appear on a rough edit of the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke that Dave Markey posted on YouTube.
    • A clip of "Endless, Nameless" appears on the (This Is Known As) The Blues Scale bonus video included on the 1991: The Year Punk Broke DVD release.
    • Clips of "Endless, Nameless" (with audio from 10/31/91), appear on the tribute from the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards.

Other Performers
  • Sonic Youth

08/30/91 - Serenadenhof, Nuremberg, Germany
Set
  • School • Floyd The Barber • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Breed • Sliver • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Pennyroyal Tea • Been A Son • Stain • Negative Creep • Blew

Other Performers
  • Sonic Youth

09/01/91 - De Doelen (Ein Abend in Wien), Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Set
  • Polly • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • About A Girl • Breed • Sliver • In Bloom • Been A Son • Negative Creep (part of)

Notes
  • Because Nick Cave was reading poetry in the venue below this one, Nirvana had to wait onstage so they would not interfere with his performance. After being asked twice to not play yet, Kurt started playing "Polly."
  • The band was very drunk by the end of the show.
  • Sound problems, combined the band's drunkenness, resulted in false starts of "Sliver" and "In Bloom."
  • Kurt threw his guitar down, then started destroying the set after just one verse of "Negative Creep." After extensive destruction, Kurt got into a fight with people from the venue, but the fight was promptly broken up.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Aiwa HS-1202 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A-
  • AUD #2a - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Live Buzz]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A
    • Higher quality, but missing some opening and closing banter/noise included on AUD #2b.
  • AUD #2b - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / B+
    • Lower quality, but includes some opening and closing banter/noise missing from AUD #2a.
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / B
    • Shot from the left side.
  • AMT #2 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B+
    • "Polly" cuts in. Has a cut in "In Bloom."
    • Shot from the front.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • soundboard audio
    • The entire show was recorded by the Dutch broadcasting company VPRO.
  • professional video
    • Equipment: Beaulieu Boom Microphone > Beaulieu 5008 S (Super 8)
    • Shot by Dave Markey.
    • Clips of "Polly" (with audio from 10/25/91), "School" (with audio from 08/20/91), and the end-of-show destruction appear on the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke.
    • Clips appear on a rough edit of the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke that Dave Markey posted on YouTube.
    • Most of "In Bloom" appears on the (This Is Known As) The Blues Scale bonus video included on the 1991: The Year Punk Broke DVD release.
    • A clip of "In Bloom" has been broadcast on TV.
    • Clips appear on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!! and in the "Lithium" music video.
  • professional video
    • A second video crew from the Dutch broadcasting company VPRO filmed the entire show.

Other Performers
  • Black Francis • Blur • Bob Mould • Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine • Caspar Brotzmann • Chapterhouse • Charles Et Les Lulus • Charmin' Children • Dinosaur Jr. • An Emotional Fish • Eton Crop • Formosa • Freedy Johnston • Galliano • Hi Ho Silver • Into Paradise • Jeffrey Lee Pierce • Last Crack • Loose • Mark Eitzel • Michel Waisvisz • Milltown Brothers • Miranda Sex Garden • Mudhoney • Nine Inch Nails • Paradogs • Paris • Quazar • Smashing Pumpkins • Son Of Bazerk • Sonic Youth • Swell Dopa/Magnapop • The Wedding Present • The Wonder Stuff • World Of Twist

09/16/91 - Beehive Music & Video, Seattle, WA
Set
  • Drain You • The Green Manalishi (With The Two Prong Crown) (jam) • Breed • Floyd The Barber • Polly • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • School • Territorial Pissings • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Stain

Notes
  • This was a full-band record store performance.
  • Krist and Dave jammed on Fleetwood Mac's "The Green Manalishi (With The Two Prong Crown)" with Krist on vocals while Kurt switched and tuned his guitar.

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > Panasonic PV-120 (VHS-C)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / B
    • Partially shot with a fisheye lens.
  • AMT #2 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: built-in > Sony CCD-TR7 (Video8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / B
    • Missing "Drain You."
    • Shot from the back of the store by a camera sitting on a shelf.
    • Due to the position of the camera, the band is almost completely obstructed by the crowd.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • At least two other video tapers can be seen in the circulating amateur videos.
  • amateur video
    • At least two other video tapers can be seen in the circulating amateur videos.

09/20/91 - The Opera House, Toronto, ON, Canada
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • jam • Polly • School • Sliver • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Breed • Territorial Pissings • Pennyroyal Tea • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony (supplied) > Sony WM-F27 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A-
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Aiwa > Aiwa (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: built-in > Sony CCD-V5000
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B
    • "School" cuts in, and "Endless, Nameless" cuts out.
    • Has special effects in many songs.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video (incomplete)
    • Length: 5 min
    • Includes only parts of "Something In The Way" and "Endless, Nameless."
    • Shot by MuchMusic with a single camera.
    • Clips of "Something In The Way" and "Endless, Nameless" have been broadcast on MuchMusic.

Other Performers
  • Melvins

09/21/91 - Foufounes Ιlectriques, Montrιal, QC, Canada
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • School • Sliver • Polly • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Floyd The Barber • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Stain • Something In The Way • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • Before "Scoff," a little bit of "The End" by The Doors was jammed on.
  • The beginning of "Negative Creep" was played very softly with Kurt singing in a falsetto voice.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A-
    • "Stain" cuts out, and "Something In The Way" cuts in.
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / B+
    • Has many cuts between songs.
  • PRO #1 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (Betacam)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: BETA(M) > VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: BETA(M) > VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 25 min / A-
    • Includes only "Aneurysm," "Drain You," "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "School," "Sliver," "Been A Son," "Stain," "Something In The Way," and "Endless, Nameless."
    • Has cuts in all songs except "Sliver."
    • Shot by MusiquePlus with a single camera and open mic audio.
    • The circulating video includes all that was recorded.
    • A clip of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" has been broadcast on MusiquePlus.
    • Clips of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Sliver" have been broadcast on MusiMax.

Other Performers
  • Melvins

09/23/91 - Axis Nightclub (WFNX Birthday Bash), Boston, MA
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Sliver • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Floyd The Barber • Polly • About A Girl • Breed • Rape Me • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A-
    • "Blew" and "Been A Son" cut in.
  • PRO #1 - audience audio from professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (Betacam)
    • Lowest Generation: BETA(M) > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / B-
    • Includes only the audio from the video. The video footage remains uncirculated.
    • Includes only "Aneurysm," "Drain You," "School," and "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
    • Has cuts in all songs except "School."
    • Shot by MTV with a single camera and open mic audio.
    • Video clips of "Aneurysm," "Drain You," and "Smells Like Teen Spirit" have been aired on MTV.

Other Performers
  • Bullet LaVolta • Cliffs Of Dooneen • Smashing Pumpkins

09/24/91 - Axis Nightclub, Boston, MA
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Drain You • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Breed • About A Girl • Satisfaction (jam) • Territorial Pissings • Pennyroyal Tea • School • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Dive

Notes
  • Since the previous night had been for ages 21 and up, the band played a second show open to all ages.
  • After "About A Girl," the band jammed on Devo's cover of the Rolling Stones' "Satisfaction."
  • There may have been another song or two played after "Dive" (possibly including "In Bloom," which was mentioned in a review).

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / B+
    • "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam," "Pennyroyal Tea," and "Blew" cut in. "Dive" cuts out.

09/25/91 - Club Babyhead, Providence, RI
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Here She Comes Now • D-7 • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Aneurysm • Vendetagainst • Dirt (jam) • jam • Blew • Negative Creep

Notes
  • After "Vendetagainst," the band briefly jammed on "Dirt" by The Stooges.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+
    • "Vendetagainst" cuts in.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • The venue video taped the show.

Other Performers
  • Melvins

09/26/91 - The Moon, New Haven, CT
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Here She Comes Now • D-7 • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Breed • Polly • Spank Thru • Sliver • Blew (jam) • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • At the beginning of the show, a bit of Led Zeppelin's "Dazed And Confused" was jammed on.
  • After "Sliver," the band started playing "Blew," but ended up jamming on the song for a while because Kurt had guitar problems, as he did the entire night. Once Kurt got his guitar working again, the band played all of "Blew" from the beginning.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / A
  • AMT #1 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: built-in > unknown (VHS)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B+
    • Missing everything after "Polly."
    • Has cuts in "Aneurysm" and "Love Buzz." "Polly" cuts out.
    • The circulating video includes all that was recorded because the taper's battery died.

Other Performers
  • Hed • Melvins

09/27/91 - City Gardens, Trenton, NJ
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • D-7 • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • About A Girl • Blew • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (Video8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / C
    • "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam" cuts in.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • Video taped from the DJ booth with a tripod for the band.
    • The master tape was turned over to the band after the show.
  • amateur video
    • Video taped from the audience for the band.
    • The master tape was turned over to the band after the show.

Other Performers
  • Das Damen • Planet Dread

09/28/91 - Tower Records, New York, NY
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • About A Girl • Polly • Dumb • Pennyroyal Tea • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Negative Creep

Notes
  • This was a full-band record store performance with Kurt on acoustic guitar.
  • The band made it clear that they were not very interested in performing by deliberately not playing well. This upset some store employees, causing them to yell insults at the band. In response, the band started throwing Oreo cookies from the catering trays at onlookers.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • analog audience audio
    • Kurt supposedly recorded the show himself on a boombox.

09/28/91 - Marquee, New York, NY
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • School • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Breed • Polly • About A Girl • Rape Me • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless • Vendetagainst

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A-
  • AUD #2 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: built-in > Sony (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / B
    • Missing everything after "Polly," which cuts out just after the song starts.
  • AUD #3 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B-
    • "Vendetagainst" cuts in.

Other Performers
  • Melvins

09/30/91 - Graffiti, Pittsburgh, PA
Set (incomplete)
  • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Something In The Way • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • The band played about 15 songs, according to a review.
  • A fire broke out in the dressing room, and Nirvana was blamed for it.
  • Kurt said in an interview that the club would be for bands like Huey Lewis and the News, then went on to ask, "What do they know about rock and roll?"

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
    • It is rumored that this show and 07/09/89 were taped by someone who refuses to trade.

Other Performers
  • Das Damen

10/01/91 - J.C. Dobbs, Philadelphia, PA
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Drain You • Aneurysm • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • About A Girl • School • Sliver • Come As You Are • jam • Blew • Been A Son

Notes
  • The band requested extra monitors for the show because Kurt was sick with stomach pains, according to the venue's publicist.
  • The crowd was unhappy with the band's choice not to play an encore, so they provoked the band with shouts of "sellouts!"

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B
    • "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam" cuts in.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > Realistic SCP-29 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B+

Uncirculated Recordings
  • soundboard audio
    • The owner of the venue made a point of taping every show there. However, she has reportedly said that she will only make copies if the request comes from the band's record company.

Other Performers
  • Das Damen • Love Chunks

10/02/91 - 9:30 Club, Washington, DC
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Polly • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Pennyroyal Tea • Sliver • Love Buzz • Satisfaction (jam) • jam • Blew • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • There were many calls for "Freebird" from the crowd.
  • The band jammed on Devo's cover of the Rolling Stones' "Satisfaction" with Krist singing about being a vegetarian.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / B

Other Performers
  • Das Damen • The Legend

10/04/91 - Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Love Buzz • Sliver • Rape Me • Molly's Lips • Blew • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-AF67 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+
    • Has a cut in "Been A Son."

Other Performers
  • Das Damen

10/05/91 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
Set (incomplete)
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Breed • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • The band was drunk and out of tune, but the show was apparently incredible, according to attendees.
  • During "Endless, Nameless," Kurt vaulted up to the movie projection screen and ripped it out of the ceiling, inciting the crowd to get onstage with the band and trash everything. Meanwhile, Dave kicked his drums over, then piled them up in no particular order and played them with microphones. After the noise and destruction, the band piled their instruments onto the drums, wished the crowd a good night, and left the stage, according to an attendee.

Other Performers
  • Das Damen

10/06/91 - The Masquerade, Atlanta, GA
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Love Buzz • Scoff • Rape Me • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep

Notes
  • At the beginning of the show, Kurt jammed on The Cars' "My Best Friend's Girl."

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (Hi8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: HI8(M) > VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: HI8(M) > VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Shot from the side of the stage.

Other Performers
  • Das Damen

10/07/91 - Omni-New Daisy Theatre, Memphis, TN
Set (incomplete)
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Sliver • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • The show was originally scheduled for one day later, but the venue, attendees, and memorabilia have confirmed that this is the correct date.
  • Krist started the show by impersonating Vanilla Ice explaining his theft of the music from Queen's "Under Pressure" for his own song "Ice Ice Baby."
  • Kurt was "really fucked up," according to a member of the security staff who was at the show.

Other Performers
  • Das Damen

10/09/91 - Stache's, Columbus, OH
Set (incomplete)
  • Polly • On A Plain

Notes
  • The band played a good set, but was "rather subdued," according to an attendee.

Other Performers
  • Urge Overkill

10/10/91 - Empire Concert Club, Cleveland, OH
Set
  • Another One Bites The Dust (jam) • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Pennyroyal Tea • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew • Rape Me • Lithium • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • At the beginning of the show, the band played a short jam on Queen's "Another One Bites The Dust."
  • Krist sang one line of "Drain You."
  • The beginning of "Negative Creep" was played very softly with Kurt singing in a falsetto voice.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1a - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / B+
    • Lower quality, but includes some opening band noise missing from AUD #1b.
    • "Pennyroyal Tea" cuts in.
  • AUD #1b - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A-
    • Higher quality, but missing some opening band noise included on AUD #1a.
    • "Pennyroyal Tea" cuts in.

Other Performers
  • Das Damen • Urge Overkill

10/11/91 - Saint Andrew's Hall, Detroit, MI
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Pennyroyal Tea • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Lithium • Territorial Pissings • Rape Me • Something In The Way • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / B+
    • Has a cut in "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / B+

Other Performers
  • Urge Overkill

10/12/91 - Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Pennyroyal Tea • Love Buzz • Lithium • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • After "Blew," based on the circulating recording, it is believed that Kurt and Dave may have swapped instruments. Kurt jammed on the drum beat to Public Image Ltd's "Four Enclosed Walls" while Dave created guitar feedback.
  • The band played an abbreviated version of "Endless, Nameless," still with Kurt on drums and Dave on guitar, then concentrated on destroying Dave's drums so the tour manager would have to buy him a new drum kit.

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > Sony TCD-D10 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio

Other Performers
  • Das Damen • Urge Overkill

10/14/91 - Northern Lights, Minneapolis, MN
Set
  • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Dumb • About A Girl • I Feel Fine (jam) • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Been A Son • Something In The Way • Negative Creep

Notes
  • This was a full-band record store performance with Kurt on acoustic guitar.
  • The band played a short jam on the Beatles' "I Feel Fine."

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / A-

10/14/91 - First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Set
  • L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • About A Girl • Lithium • Come As You Are • Breed • Love Buzz • Sliver • Territorial Pissings • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • On A Plain • Endless, Nameless • Something In The Way • Rape Me

Notes
  • Nirvana had destroyed some of their equipment, including Dave's drums, two nights prior in Chicago, so they borrowed some of opening band Urge Overkill's equipment for this show.
  • At the end of the show, someone in the band took photos of the audience, and then Kurt jumped on Dave's back as he was walking offstage.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A-
    • The "L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle" jam cuts in.
    • Has many cuts between songs.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: Sonic Studios DSM-6 > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A
    • Missing the "L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle" jam.

Other Performers
  • The Libido Boys • Urge Overkill

10/16/91 - Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO
Notes
  • Nirvana had destroyed some of their equipment, including Dave's drums, four nights prior in Chicago, so they borrowed some of opening band Urge Overkill's equipment for this show.
  • Toward the beginning of the show, the crowd repeatedly erupted into frenzied slam dancing and people were being launched into the air. The bouncers on the stage were trying to absorb the flying crowd members and were being quite rough on them. When Kurt was eventually hit by someone from the crowd, he stopped playing and could be heard cursing off mic. Krist pleaded with the crowd to "mellow out." After this scenario repeated itself about four times, Kurt stopped the band and yelled about a bouncer stepping on his distortion pedal and breaking it. Once a replacement was found, the show resumed, but the crowd didn't mellow out. When the band had to stop playing a fifth time, Kurt yelled, "Fuck it! You all want to get up on the stage? Well come on up!" The entire crowd swept up onto the stage, and the bouncers and Dave left the stage, leaving Kurt and Krist clutching their instruments against their bodies as the equipment was slammed back against the wall. After about 15-20 minutes of chaos, Krist asked the crowd to leave the stage so they could play some more. The crowd started filing off the stage, and the house lights came on. Eventually, everything was set back up, and the band played for another 45 minutes without further problems. The club stayed open late so they could finish their set. Dave later claimed the band had repeatedly and unsuccessfully requested the security guards to stop being rough with the crowd, so they retaliated by inviting the crowd onstage.

Other Performers
  • Urge Overkill

10/17/91 - Kansas Union Ballroom, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Love Buzz • Curmudgeon • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B+
    • Missing everything after "Lithium."
    • The circulating audio includes all that was recorded due to a tape recorder malfunction.

Other Performers
  • Paw • Urge Overkill

10/19/91 - Trees, Dallas, TX
Set
  • L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • jam • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Love Buzz (part of) • Pennyroyal Tea (part of) • Pennyroyal Tea • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Lithium • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • After "Polly," Kurt started smashing the monitor board with his guitar out of frustration over monitor problems during the show.
  • During "Love Buzz," Kurt dove into the audience and ended up fighting with a bouncer. The monitor board Kurt had smashed belonged to the bouncer's friend. Krist and Dave immediately stopped playing and rushed forward to break up the fight. Once everything cooled down, Kurt started playing "Pennyroyal Tea," but abandoned the song before singing any vocals and left the stage. When the band returned, they played the full song and continued the show.

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: built-in > JVC (SVHS)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: SVHS(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: SVHS(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / A-
    • "Love Buzz" appears in lower quality on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
  • amateur video

Other Performers
  • Sister Double Happiness • Thinking Fellers Union Local 282

10/20/91 - The Vatican, Houston, TX
Set (incomplete)
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Breed • Lithium • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • Territorial Pissings

Uncirculated Recordings
  • soundboard audio
  • amateur video

Other Performers
  • Sister Double Happiness

10/21/91 - Waterloo Records, Austin, TX
Set
  • Dumb (part of) • Polly • About A Girl

Notes
  • This was a fully acoustic record store performance.
  • Kurt stopped "Dumb" after just one verse.
  • The band briefly jammed on "Sweet Home Alabama" after someone asked for "Freebird."
  • Kurt smashed his acoustic guitar at the end of the set.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / B+

10/21/91 - Liberty Lunch, Austin, TX
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Lithium • Sliver • Pennyroyal Tea • On A Plain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Rape Me • Love Buzz

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-101 > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Live In Austin, Texas]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A-

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video

Other Performers
  • Sister Double Happiness

10/23/91 - After the Gold Rush, Tempe, AZ
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Come As You Are • Lithium • Sliver • Dive • Curmudgeon • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sonic Studios DSM-3 > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A

Other Performers
  • B. Strange • Sister Double Happiness

10/24/91 - Off the Record, San Diego, CA
Set
  • Dumb • Here She Comes Now • About A Girl • Polly • On A Plain • Been A Son

Notes
  • This was supposed to be an acoustic show, with instruments supplied by the record store, but since they didn't have any left-handed guitars, the band ended up using their own instruments and playing an electric set.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 20 min / B-
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 25 min / B+
    • "Dumb" cuts in.
    • Shot from a ladder.
    • Includes the band signing autographs after their set.

10/24/91 - Iguana's, Tijuana, Mexico
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Floyd The Barber • Sliver • Dive • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Negative Creep • Rape Me • Lithium

Notes
  • During the show, some audience members leapt from 18-foot balconies onto the backs of the crowd members below.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video

Other Performers
  • Hole • Sister Double Happiness

10/25/91 - The Palace (Rock for Choice Benefit), Hollywood, CA
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Love Buzz • Lithium • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Krist ranted about politics throughout the show.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A-
    • Has a cut in "Love Buzz," and "On A Plain" cuts in.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A
    • Has a cut in "On A Plain."
    • The taper copied this to a 60-minute tape in order to reuse the 90-minute tape he had originally recorded it on, so ANA(1) is the lowest existing generation.
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A
    • "Polly" appears on the official video release 1991: The Year Punk Broke with video footage from 09/01/91.

Other Performers
  • Hole • L7 • Sister Double Happiness

10/26/91 - Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Lithium • Love Buzz • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • Dive • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-909 > Sony WM-D6C (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A
    • Has a cut in "Smells Like Teen Spirit." Missing part of "Negative Creep" because the microphone got unplugged for about 30 seconds while the taper launched himself over a railing.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > Aiwa TP-S30 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B+
  • AUD #3 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Nakamichi CM-300 + CP-1 > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A
    • "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam" cuts in.

Other Performers
  • L7 • Sister Double Happiness • Urge Overkill

10/27/91 - The Palace, Hollywood, CA
Set
  • Drain You • School • Aneurysm • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Lithium • Pennyroyal Tea • Love Buzz • On A Plain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Come As You Are • Rape Me • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A-

Other Performers
  • Greg Sage • Hole

10/29/91 - Fox Theatre, Portland, OR
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Sliver • Love Buzz • Lithium • D-7 • Dive • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Rape Me • Come As You Are • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / A-

Other Performers
  • Mudhoney • Sprinkler

10/30/91 - Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Love Buzz • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A

Other Performers
  • Mudhoney

10/31/91 - Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA
Soundcheck
  • Drain You • Rape Me

Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • jam • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Love Buzz • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • The show was originally supposed to be at the Moore Theatre, but had to be moved to a larger venue.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sonic Studios DSM-6P > Casio DA-R100 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / A
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Often mislabeled as a Sony WM-D3 cassette recording.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sonic Studios DSM-6P > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A-
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
  • SBD #1a - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / A
    • More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1b, SBD #1c, SBD #1d, and SBD #1e.
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
  • SBD #1b - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [Nevermind, It's An Interview]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 20 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
    • Includes only "About A Girl," "Aneurysm," "Drain You," "On A Plain," part of "Endless, Nameless," and "School."
    • Has talking over the beginnings of all songs except "Drain You" and "On A Plain."
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
  • SBD #1c - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [Come As You Are]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
    • Includes only "Drain You" and "School."
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
  • SBD #1d - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [Lithium]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
    • Includes only "Been A Son."
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
  • SBD #1e - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
    • Includes only "Negative Creep."
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
  • PRO #1 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (16 mm)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official Laserdisc [Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official DVD [Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / A+
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2, PRO #4, PRO #5, and PRO #6.
    • Includes only "About A Girl," "Polly," "Breed," and parts of "Endless, Nameless."
    • Five-camera video with soundboard audio.
  • PRO #2 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (16 mm)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A-
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1, PRO #5, and PRO #6.
    • Includes only "Endless, Nameless."
    • Multi-camera edit made from the professional five-camera masters with soundboard audio.
    • Footage is in black and white. Has special effects throughout, except during the quiet parts of the song. Includes some additional shots added in over the live video from other parts of the song.
    • This was to be used as a music video, but was rejected.
  • PRO #3 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (16 mm)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official DVD [With The Lights Out]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official DVD [With The Lights Out]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #5 and PRO #6.
    • Includes only "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam."
    • Two-camera edit made from the professional five-camera masters with soundboard audio.
  • PRO #4 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (16 mm)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Master > FLV
    • Lowest Video Generation: Master > FLV
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #5 and PRO #6.
    • Includes only "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
    • Six-camera video with soundboard audio. Includes the five professional 16 mm angles along with black and white clips of the uncirculated Super 8 amateur video.
    • Has some special effects.
    • Edited by Louis Marciano in November 1991, possibly for potential release as a music video.
    • Circulating copies are sourced from an FLV video file posted on YouTube.
  • PRO #5 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (16 mm)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: DTV > TS
    • Lowest Video Generation: DTV > TS
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A+
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1, PRO #2, PRO #3, PRO #4, and PRO #6.
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Missing "Drain You," "School," "Floyd The Barber," the jam, "About A Girl," "Love Buzz," "Been A Son," "Negative Creep," and "Rape Me."
    • Five-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Includes professionally remixed stereo audio and 5.1-channel audio by Nathaniel Kunkel, both done in 2011.
    • Broadcast on VH1 and Palladia in September 2011.
  • PRO #6 - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (16 mm)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official Blu-ray Disc [Live At The Paramount]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official Blu-ray Disc [Live At The Paramount]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / A+
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1, PRO #2, PRO #3, PRO #4, and PRO #5.
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Five-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Includes professionally remixed stereo audio and 5.1-channel audio by Nathaniel Kunkel, both done in 2011 for this release.
    • At least one instance of an out-of-tune instrument was fixed during the production of this audio mix. This is evident with Krist's bass during "About A Girl," which sounds noticeably out of tune on other circulating recordings of the show.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
  • amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (Super 8)
    • The brother of the professional video's director shot some Super 8 footage from the audience.

Other Performers
  • Bikini Kill • Mudhoney

11/04/91 - Bierkeller, Bristol, United Kingdom
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Breed • About A Girl • Love Buzz • Lithium • Sliver • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > Sony (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B+
  • AUD #2 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial LP [Seventh Heaven]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A-
    • Missing "Polly," "Been A Son," and "On A Plain."

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video

Other Performers
  • Midway Still

11/05/91 - Astoria Theatre, London, United Kingdom
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Lithium • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Dumb • Pennyroyal Tea • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Firework Night]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A-
    • Missing everything after "Love Buzz."
    • Everything after "Love Buzz" on the Firework Night CD is AMT #1b.
  • AUD #2a - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / A-
    • Less complete, but lower generation than AUD #2b.
    • "Come As You Are" cuts in. Has a cut in "Endless, Nameless."
  • AUD #2b - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / A-
    • More complete, but higher generation than AUD #2a.
  • AMT #1a - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / B
    • More complete and not sourced from compressed video files, but lower quality than AMT #1c.
    • "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam" cuts in, and "Smells Like Teen Spirit" cuts out.
    • Shot from far back in the audience.
  • AMT #1b - audience audio from amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Firework Night]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / A-
    • Higher quality audio than AMT #1a, but less complete and includes only the audio from the video.
    • Missing everything before "Come As You Are."
    • Everything before "Come As You Are" on the Firework Night CD is AUD #1.
  • AMT #1c - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Master > FLV
    • Lowest Video Generation: Master > FLV
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / B+
    • Less complete and sourced from compressed video files, but higher quality than AMT #1a.
    • Missing "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam" and everything after "Breed."
    • "Smells Like Teen Spirit" cuts out.
    • Shot from far back in the audience.
    • Circulating copies are sourced from two FLV video files posted on YouTube.
  • AMT #2 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / B+
    • Shot from close to the stage.
    • While copies labeled VHS(1) are also in circulation, they are of much lower quality. It is likely that the VHS(1) generation is incorrect.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • soundboard audio
  • professional video
    • Clips of "Lithium" appear on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!
    • Clips appear in the "You Know You're Right" music video and have been broadcast on MTV.

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Television Personalities

11/06/91 - Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • School • Drain You • About A Girl • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Love Buzz • Lithium • All Apologies • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Dumb • Spank Thru • Rape Me • Lounge Act • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / B
    • Has a cut in "Something In The Way."

Other Performers
  • Captain America

11/08/91 - Limehouse Studios (The Word), London, United Kingdom
Set
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Notes
  • The band did a rehearsal, probably including only "Smells Like Teen Spirit," about 30 minutes before the show.

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1a - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(3)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(3)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2, PRO #3, and PRO #4.
    • Cuts out at the end of the second chorus.
    • Original, live broadcast on Channel 4.
    • Clips, including post-song footage not broadcast on TV, appear on the unofficial video release Kurt Cobain: All Apologies.
  • PRO #1b - soundboard audio from professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Outcesticide II - The Needle & The Damage Done]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Higher quality audio, but less complete than PRO #1a and includes only the audio from the video.
    • Cuts out at the end of the second chorus.
    • Original, live broadcast on Channel 4.
  • PRO #2 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1a, PRO #3, and PRO #4.
    • Cuts out during the last chorus.
    • Rebroadcast on Channel 4 in 1991.
    • Clips, including post-song footage not broadcast on TV, appear on the unofficial video release Kurt Cobain: All Apologies.
  • PRO #3 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1a, PRO #2, and PRO #4.
    • Cuts in at the beginning of the first verse and has three cuts in the last half of the song.
    • Rebroadcast on Channel 4 in 1992.
    • Clips, including post-song footage not broadcast on TV, appear on the unofficial video release Kurt Cobain: All Apologies.
  • PRO #4 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1a, PRO #2, and PRO #3.
    • Missing the guitar solo and beginning of the last verse.
    • Has talking over the end of the song.
    • Rebroadcast on the show The Best of the Word on Channel 4.
    • Clips, including post-song footage not broadcast on TV, appear on the unofficial video release Kurt Cobain: All Apologies.

11/10/91 - Loft, Berlin, Germany
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Sliver • Breed • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A-
    • Has a cut in "On A Plain."

11/11/91 - Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • Sliver • Lithium • Love Buzz • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Pennyroyal Tea • Spank Thru • Molly's Lips • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1a - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A
    • More complete, but lower quality than AUD #1b.
    • Missing some banter before "Pennyroyal Tea" that is present on AUD #1c.
  • AUD #1b - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Bleach Pop]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A
    • Less complete, but higher quality than AUD #1a and AUD #1c.
    • "Aneurysm," "School," "Polly," "Lithium," "Love Buzz," and "Come As You Are" cut in.
    • Has cuts between every song.
  • AUD #1c - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A-
    • More complete, but lower quality than AUD #1b.
    • "Aneurysm" cuts in, unlike on AUD #1a.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A
    • Has cuts in "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "About A Girl."

11/12/91 - Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany
Soundcheck
  • Heartbreaker • On A Plain

Notes
  • Kurt skipped soundcheck, leaving Krist and Dave to jam with the soundman and the opening act's drummer. They traded instruments and played rough versions of "Heartbreaker" and "On A Plain."
  • Before going onstage, Krist covered his T-shirt with stickers from Metal Hammer (AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Alice Cooper, and Extreme). During the show, he sweat off most of them and placed the rest on fans' foreheads, like a headbanger priest giving communion.
  • At the end of the show, Kurt jumped into the audience. When the crowd passed him back onstage, he reported, "They were reaching into my pockets, trying to grab money and shit."

Other Performers
  • Urge Overkill

11/13/91 - Nachtwerk, Munich, Germany
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Spank Thru • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B
    • "Drain You" cuts in.

11/14/91 - Arena, Vienna, Austria
Soundcheck
  • Talk To Me • Oh, The Guilt (part of)

Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School (part of) • jam • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Rape Me • Spank Thru • Molly's Lips • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • During soundcheck, Kurt played a bit of the main guitar riff of "tourette's."
  • The band stopped playing "School" because Krist's bass wasn't working, so Kurt and Dave played a short jam, and then the band restarted "School" from the beginning.

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B+
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Missing the jam.
    • "School" (full version), "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Breed," and "Come As You Are" cut in.
  • AMT #2 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 20 min / A-
    • Includes the soundcheck.
    • Missing everything after "Floyd The Barber."
    • "Talk To Me" (soundcheck) cuts in, and "Floyd The Barber" cuts in and out.
    • The circulating video includes all that was recorded.

Other Performers
  • Skin Yard • Urge Overkill

11/16/91 - Teatro Verdi, Muggia, Italy
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Love Buzz • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • Talk To Me • Oh, The Guilt • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • The show was originally supposed to be at Teatro Miela in Trieste, based on advertisements.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1a - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B
    • Lower quality and unknown generation, but more complete than AUD #1b.
    • Has cuts in "Drain You" and "Oh, The Guilt." "On A Plain" and the "L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle" jam cut in.
  • AUD #1b - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+
    • Higher quality and known generation, but less complete than AUD #1a.
    • "Drain You," "On A Plain," and the "L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle" jam cut in.

Other Performers
  • Urge Overkill

11/17/91 - Bloom, Mezzago, Italy
Set
  • Drain You (part of) • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • In Bloom • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Talk To Me • Oh, The Guilt • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • About 500 fans were left standing outside the venue, which was filled way above capacity.
  • Kurt went onstage with a catering basket and threw fruit and sandwiches into the audience before the band started playing, according to attendees.
  • The band reportedly stopped playing in the middle of "Drain You." One attendee reports that this was because the audience was throwing fruit at the band, while another reports that it was because Krist threw his bass at the ceiling (probably due to a malfunction), breaking it and causing him to have to borrow a bass from opening band Urge Overkill for the rest of the show. The band then played "Drain You" from the start.
  • Just as the band went onstage, someone in the audience shouted out, "We want some fuckin' noise!" Krist quietly responded with, "OK! We'll give you some fuckin' noise."

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Europe 1991]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A-
    • Missing the partial performance of "Drain You."
    • Has cuts between some songs.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
    • At least one additional person was seen taping the show.
  • amateur video

Other Performers
  • Urge Overkill

11/19/91 - Teatro Castello, Rome, Italy
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Come As You Are • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Rape Me • Spank Thru • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Before "Rape Me," Dave jammed a bit on "Sifting."

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1a - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A-
    • More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1b.
    • More complete, but lower quality and higher generation than SBD #1c.
    • Higher generation, but higher quality than SBD #1d toward the beginning of the show.
    • Has a different mix from SBD #2.
    • Has DJ talk over the beginnings of "School," "About A Girl," and "Come As You Are."
    • Broadcast on Italian FM radio.
  • SBD #1b - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Seattle Sound, Sounds Great]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a and SBD #1d.
    • Unknown generation and lower quality, but includes all of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," unlike SBD #1c.
    • Has a different mix from SBD #2.
    • "School," "About A Girl," and "Come As You Are" cut in. Has a cut in "Spank Thru."
    • Has cuts between some songs.
    • Broadcast on Italian FM radio.
  • SBD #1c - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: DBS > WAV
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Less complete, but higher quality and lower generation than SBD #1a and SBD #1d.
    • Known generation and higher quality, but has a cut that is not present on SBD #1b.
    • Has a different mix from SBD #2.
    • Has a cut in "Smells Like Teen Spirit" due to damage to the tape used for the broadcast.
    • Has DJ talk over the beginnings of "Lithium," "Blew," and "Rape Me."
    • Broadcast on the Italian radio station Rai Radio 2 in November 2011.
  • SBD #1d - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A-
    • Lower generation, but lower quality than SBD #1a toward the beginning of the show.
    • More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1b.
    • More complete, but lower quality and higher generation than SBD #1c.
    • Has a different mix from SBD #2.
    • Has DJ talk over the beginnings of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Lithium," and "Negative Creep."
    • Broadcast on Italian FM radio.
  • SBD #2 - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Has a different mix from SBD #1a, SBD #1b, SBD #1c, and SBD #1d.
    • Includes only "Spank Thru."
  • PRO #1a - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / A
    • Missing "Drain You."
    • Circulating copies have mono audio.
    • Broadcast on the Italian TV channel Videomusic.
    • The entire show was recorded, but "Drain You" was omitted from the broadcast due to high humidity fogging up the camera lenses and/or the first song often being used as a video/audio check.
  • PRO #1b - soundboard audio from professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [On A Plain]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / A
    • Has stereo audio, unlike circulating copies of PRO #1a, but includes only the audio from the video.
    • Missing "Drain You."
    • "Rape Me" cuts in.
    • Broadcast on the Italian TV channel Videomusic.
    • The entire show was recorded, but "Drain You" was omitted from the broadcast due to high humidity fogging up the camera lenses and/or the first song often being used as a video/audio check.

Other Performers
  • Urge Overkill

11/20/91 - Kryptonight, Baricella, Italy
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Polly • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Lithium • Come As You Are • Sliver • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Something In The Way • On A Plain • Blew • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • In Bloom • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: built-in > Sony CCD-F55E (Video8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A-

Other Performers
  • Urge Overkill

11/23/91 - Vooruit, Ghent, Belgium
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Curmudgeon • Oh, The Guilt • Lithium • Sliver • About A Girl • Polly • Talk To Me • The End (jam) • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain (part of) • On A Plain • Blew • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam

Notes
  • During "On A Plain," Kurt stopped playing, jumped into the crowd, and pulled two guys up to dance on top of the amplifiers. The band then played the whole song from the start.
  • During "Where Did You Sleep Last Night," Krist played the drums and Dave played bass while lying down on the stage. Then Eric Erlandson from Hole ran out and tackled Kurt, prompting Kurt to throw his guitar, at which point Dave got up from the stage floor.
  • During the end-of-show destruction, Kurt and Krist repeatedly smashed their guitars together, with the final impact shattering Krist's bass and sending chunks of wood into the crowd. A fan in the front of the audience was hit in the face by one of these chunks, knocking out a tooth and causing him to bleed profusely and later go into shock and convulse uncontrollably.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / A-
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A-
  • AUD #3 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(3)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / B+
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / B+

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
  • professional video
    • Shot from the side of the stage.
    • Clips of "Curmudgeon," "Sliver," "On A Plain," and the end-of-show destruction were broadcast on TV.
    • Clips appear on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!
    • Clips of "Aneurysm," "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Curmudgeon," "Sliver," "On A Plain," "Where Did You Sleep Last Night," and the end-of-show destruction appear on the unofficial video release Kurt Cobain: All Apologies.

Other Performers
  • Hole

11/25/91 - NOB radiostudio (2 Meter Sessie), Hilversum, The Netherlands
Set (incomplete)
  • unknown • jam • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Here She Comes Now • Here She Comes Now • unknown

Notes
  • The performance took place in Jingle Production Room 2.
  • The session was a co-production between the Dutch radio stations VPRO and VARA, recorded for their shows Nozems-a-GoGo and Twee Meter De Lucht In, respectively.
  • The band reportedly played/jammed for about three hours. Since the studio crew did not know when the songs started, they recorded intermittently throughout the session.
  • The band was asked to play "Polly" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit," but Kurt didn't want to.
  • Kurt reportedly arrived at the studio later than Krist and Dave and kept walking in and out of the studio during the session.
  • The unknown song, which was performed twice at this session, was also performed at the 12/04/91 show. Kurt played bass and Krist played guitar on this song.
  • The jam featured Dave on guitar and vocals by himself.
  • At the end of the session, after Kurt and Dave ran away, Krist said, "We know when we fuck up," and left.

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1a - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Master > RealAudio
    • Length / Sound Quality: 20 min / A+
    • More complete, but lower quality and more compressed than SBD #1b.
    • More complete and higher quality than SBD #1c, but sourced from a compressed audio file.
    • Missing the the unknown song (first take), "Here She Comes Now" (one take), and whatever else was played that is not listed in the set.
    • Released as a 96 kbps RealAudio file on VPRO's website.
    • The complete master tape is said to be about an hour long and includes numerous mess-ups.
  • SBD #1b - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ADR > MD
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality and less compressed than SBD #1a.
    • Higher quality than SBD #1c, but sourced from a compressed broadcast and has DJ talk over the end of "Here She Comes Now."
    • Includes only "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" and "Here She Comes Now" (one take).
    • The complete master tape is said to be about an hour long and includes numerous mess-ups.
    • Broadcast on the Dutch FM radio show Twee Meter De Lucht In. Circulating copies are sourced from a 192 kbps broadcast on Astra Digital Radio (ADR).
  • SBD #1c - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A
    • Less complete and lower quality than SBD #1a, but not sourced from a compressed audio file.
    • Less complete and lower quality than SBD #1b, but not sourced from a compressed broadcast and does not have DJ talk over the end of "Here She Comes Now."
    • Includes only "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" and "Here She Comes Now" (one take).
    • "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" cuts in.
    • The complete master tape is said to be about an hour long and includes numerous mess-ups.
    • Broadcast on the Dutch FM radio show Twee Meter De Lucht In.

11/25/91 - Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Soundcheck (incomplete)
  • Come As You Are

Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Love Buzz • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • The show was originally supposed to be at the Melkweg on 11/24/91, but had to be moved to a larger venue.
  • Two songs, including "Come As You Are," were played at soundcheck, according to a Dutch article.
  • During "Come As You Are" at the show, the guitar and bass were horribly out of tune with each other, so Kurt decided to scream most of the song's lyrics.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Realistic > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
  • SBD #1a - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Master > RealAudio
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • More complete than SBD #1b, SBD #1c, and SBD #1d, but sourced from a compressed audio file.
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Released as a 96 kbps RealAudio file on VPRO's website.
  • SBD #1b - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / A+
    • Higher quality, but less complete than SBD #1a, SBD #1c, and SBD #1d.
    • Includes only "School," "Been A Son," "Lithium," and "Blew."
  • SBD #1c - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / A
    • Less complete, but includes some banter not found on SBD #1d.
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Missing "Come As You Are" and Krist's "Get Together" intro to "Territorial Pissings."
    • Has DJ talk over the end of "Territorial Pissings" (while the band is still playing the actual song).
    • The placement of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was changed to first on the broadcast.
    • Original broadcast on the Dutch FM radio station 3FM in November 1991.
  • SBD #1d - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • More complete, but missing some banter found on SBD #1c.
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Rebroadcast on the Dutch FM radio station 3FM.
  • PRO #1a - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(3)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(3)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A-
    • More complete, but lower quality than PRO #1b.
    • More complete, but lower sound quality than PRO #1c.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #3a, PRO #3b, and PRO #4.
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
  • PRO #1b - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official DVD [Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official DVD [Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than PRO #1a and PRO #1c.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #3b.
    • Includes only "School," "About A Girl," "Been A Son," "On A Plain," and "Blew."
    • The original, non-extra songs from this show on the Live! Tonight! Sold Out!! official DVD are from a different edit and are listed as PRO #3a.
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
  • PRO #1c - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > WAV
    • Lowest Video Generation: DTV > DVDR
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Less complete, but higher sound quality than PRO #1a.
    • More complete, but lower quality than PRO #1b.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #3a, PRO #3b, and PRO #4.
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Has some cuts between songs.
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Broadcast on the show 3 On Stage on the Dutch TV channel NL3 in September 2011.
  • PRO #2 - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(3)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(3)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A-
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Single-camera video shot from the back with soundboard audio.
  • PRO #3a - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official Laserdisc [Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official DVD [Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than PRO #3b.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1a, PRO #1c, and PRO #4.
    • Includes only "Drain You," "Sliver," and parts of "Aneurysm," "Come As You Are," "Love Buzz," and "Territorial Pissings."
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • "Aneurysm" has been broadcast on MTV in its entirety as a music video.
  • PRO #3b - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A
    • More complete, but lower quality than PRO #3a.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1a, PRO #1b, PRO #1c, and PRO #4.
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Broadcast on the show Tuttoinunanotte on the Italian TV channel TMC2.
    • "Aneurysm" has been broadcast on MTV in its entirety as a music video.
  • PRO #4 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Promo VHS
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 20 min / A-
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1a, PRO #1c, PRO #3a, and PRO #3b.
    • Includes only "Lithium," "Breed," "Polly," "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Love Buzz," and "Territorial Pissings."
    • "Smells Like Teen Spirit" cuts out, and "Love Buzz" cuts in.
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Broadcast on the show Onrust! on the Dutch TV channel VPRO in 1991.
    • "On A Plain," "Sliver," and "Love Buzz" were reportedly broadcast on a different episode of Onrust! in 1992, but this does not appear to be circulating.

11/26/91 - Communal Building, University of Bradford, Bradford, United Kingdom
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Talk To Me • D-7 • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • All Apologies • Something In The Way • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(4)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B
    • Missing "All Apologies."
    • "Drain You," "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "About A Girl," "Lithium," and "Something In The Way" cut in. Has a cut in "Smells Like Teen Spirit." "Territorial Pissings" cuts out.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-909 > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(1) > Unofficial LP [Entertain Us]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A-
    • Includes only "All Apologies" and "Something In The Way."

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Shonen Knife

11/27/91 - BBC Elstree Centre (Top of the Pops), Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Set
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Notes
  • The show was filmed in Studio C.
  • The band was asked to lip-sync and play over the prerecorded song, which they protested. Then they reached an agreement in which Kurt could at least sing over the prerecorded music.
  • Kurt sang all of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" in gothic style vocals.
  • The band made it visually obvious that they were not playing their instruments.

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1a - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official Laserdisc [Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official DVD [Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than PRO #1b.
    • Missing host intro and outro.
  • PRO #1b - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • More complete, but lower quality than PRO #1a.
  • PRO #1c - soundboard audio from professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Grunge Is Dead]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • More complete than PRO #1a and higher quality audio than PRO #1b, but includes only the audio from the video.

11/27/91 - The Hummingbird, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A-
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: built-in > unknown (Video8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: 8MM(M) > VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: 8MM(M) > VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / B+
    • Has cuts in "Drain You" and "Aneurysm."

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Shonen Knife

11/28/91 - Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-959V > Sony WM-D6C (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-909 > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
  • audience audio
    • At least one additional person was seen audio taping the show.
  • professional video
    • Clips of "Aneurysm" and "Lithium" were broadcast on the French TV show Rapido.

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Shonen Knife

11/29/91 - Calton Studios, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Floyd The Barber • Here She Comes Now • Been A Son • All Apologies • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • During soundcheck, the band played "lots of [Rolling] Stones stuff," according to an attendee.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / B+
    • "Something In The Way" cuts in.

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Shonen Knife

11/30/91 - Queen Margaret Union, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Set
  • L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • Drain You • Aneurysm • Lithium • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Been A Son • All Apologies • On A Plain • unknown • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1a - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / A-
    • Higher quality and known generation, but less complete than AUD #1b.
    • "On A Plain" cuts in. Has a cut in the unknown song.
  • AUD #1b - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / B+
    • Lower quality and unknown generation, but more complete than AUD #1a.
    • "On A Plain" cuts in.

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Shonen Knife

12/01/91 - The Southern Bar, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Set (incomplete)
  • Twist Barbie • Polly

Notes
  • The band played under the name Teen Spirit.
  • This was a charity show organized by The Joyriders (formerly The Cateran) in aid of a children's hospital.
  • The show was advertised as featuring "very, very special (American) guests" on flyers handed out after the 11/29/91 show. Consequently, many people showed up hoping to see Nirvana. At the show, it was announced that Nirvana would not be playing, so most of the audience left. However, Kurt and Dave ended up playing.
  • Kurt played acoustic guitar and sang, Dave played acoustic bass, and Krist didn't play at all.
  • The band played five songs in front of an audience of about twenty people.
  • The band played a cover of Shonen Knife's "Twist Barbie," according to a member of Shonen Knife.

Other Performers
  • The Joyriders

12/02/91 - The Mayfair, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Drain You • Lithium • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Breed • School • Sliver • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • jam

Notes
  • After "Blew," the band switched instruments and jammed. Kurt played drums while Krist and Dave took turns on bass and guitar.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-909 > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(1) > Unofficial LP [Entertain Us]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A-
    • Missing "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam," "Floyd The Barber," "Polly," and "Been A Son."
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / B+
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / A-

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Shonen Knife

12/03/91 - Rock City, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Set (incomplete)
  • Six Pack • Drain You • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Lithium • Sliver • Come As You Are • Been A Son • On A Plain • Blew • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • The band opened up with a cover of Black Flag's "Six Pack," according to attendees.
  • Kurt stopped the show when an over-zealous bouncer started to attack a fan.
  • The band switched instruments for a "Sonic Youth-type" encore, during which Krist chanted a "hippy-dippy mantra about love," according to a review.

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A-
    • Includes only parts of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Drain You," "Sliver," "Been A Son," "Come As You Are," and "Lithium."
    • Broadcast on the Japanese TV show Pure Rock.

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Shonen Knife

12/04/91 - The Academy, Manchester, United Kingdom
Set
  • unknown • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly (part of) > (New Wave) Polly • Come As You Are • Lithium • Sliver • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • jam • unknown • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • The show opened with Kurt on drums, Krist on guitar, and Dave on vocals for an unknown song that was very similar to the instrumental demo reportedly recorded with the "Drain You" demo in spring 1991.
  • After one verse and one chorus of "Polly," Kurt went into "(New Wave) Polly," which the band played in its entirety.
  • During the encore, Kurt switched to bass and Krist switched to guitar for the jam and unknown song.
  • The last unknown song was also performed at the 11/25/91 radio session.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(3)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A-
    • Missing everything after "Negative Creep."
    • The first unknown song cuts in.
    • It is rumored that the taper forgot to flip the tape over after 45 minutes.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B+

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Shonen Knife

12/05/91 - Kilburn National Ballroom, London, United Kingdom
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (jam) • Sliver • Lithium • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew • Molly's Lips • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Before "Breed," there was a quick jam on the unknown song from 11/30/91.
  • Former Vaselines lead singer Eugene Kelly sang with Kurt on "Molly's Lips."

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+

Other Performers
  • Captain America • Shonen Knife

12/06/91 - The Greenwood (Tonight with Jonathan Ross), London, United Kingdom
Soundcheck #1
  • Lithium

Soundcheck #2
  • Lithium

Set
  • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Kurt didn't show up for the afternoon soundcheck, leaving Krist and Dave to rehearse "Lithium," which they planned to play on the show.
  • Kurt arrived an hour before the show, and the full band rehearsed "Lithium" this time.
  • During the show, instead of "Lithium," the band decided to do an extremely forceful version of "Territorial Pissings."
  • The show's crew could not make out the lyrics, so they stuck to the rehearsed shooting script for "Lithium" as the band played "Territorial Pissings."

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1 - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Does not include either soundcheck.
    • Clips appear on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

12/07/91 - Salle Omnisports (Trans Musicales), Rennes, France
Set
  • Baba O'Riley • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Sliver • Breed • Been A Son • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew

Notes
  • The band opened the show with The Who's "Baba O'Riley," with Dave and Krist on vocals.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M) > MD
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A-
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B+
  • AUD #3 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / B+
  • AUD #4 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A-
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 35 min / A
    • Missing "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam," "Aneurysm," "Sliver," "Been A Son," and "Negative Creep."
    • Broadcast on the French FM radio station France Inter.
  • PRO #1 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A
    • Includes only "Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
    • "Smells Like Teen Spirit" cuts in.
    • Shot by the French TV channel TV Rennes with a single camera from the back of the venue.
    • Broadcast on the French TV channel FR3 in 1992.
    • Clips of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and the end-of-show destruction have been broadcast on the French-German TV channel Arte.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Clips of "School" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit" shot with multiple cameras have been broadcast on the French TV channel M6.
    • Clips of the end-of-show destruction shot with a single camera from the side of the stage have been broadcast on the French TV channels M6 and Canal+.
    • Is is not known whether these clips are from the same professional video or videos shot by different companies.

Other Performers
  • Assassin • Au P'tit Bonheur • Back To The Planet • Betty Boop • Bogeymen • Bruno Green & The Easy Sliders • Charles Et Les Lulus • Chris Whitley • Core Dump • Curve • CWP35 • Daddy Yod • David Vincent • Dazibao • Dead Gregory's • Dirty District • Dominique Dalcan • Donke • Dorothy Masuka • Dr. Phibes & The House Of Wax Equations • Galliano • Gallon Drunk • Gary Clail/On-U Sound System • Jah Shaka Sound System • James • Justice • Keziah Jones • Leon Redbone • Les Champκtres De Joie • Les Skippies • The Little Rabbits • Louise Fιron • Malka Family • MC Solaar • Momma Stud • Oates & Barmy • Penfleps • The Poet Generation • Roade • Shoulders • Son Of Bazerk • Tobo Et Les Flammes • Tony Joe White • Wet Furs • Will T. Massey • Zao • Zebda

12/27/91 - Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA
Set (incomplete)
  • Baba O'Riley • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Lithium • Come As You Are • Breed • Territorial Pissings

Other Performers
  • Pearl Jam • Red Hot Chili Peppers

12/28/91 - Pat O'Brien Pavilion, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Lithium • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1a - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A
    • More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1b, SBD #1c, SBD #1d, and SBD #1e.
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
  • SBD #1b - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [The Album Network - 04-26]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
    • More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1d.
    • Includes all songs, but missing some between-song banter and band noise that is included on SBD #1c and SBD #1e.
    • During "Aneurysm," the word "shit" is disguised with partially reversed audio.
    • Has some fake crowd noise mixed in between songs.
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
    • This is part of a series of CDs from Premiere Radio Networks, a service that provides collections of music to radio stations.
  • SBD #1c - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [In Concert - Show #92-42]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
    • More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1d.
    • Missing a song, but includes some between-song band noise that is missing from SBD #1b and SBD #1e.
    • Missing "Floyd The Barber."
    • During "Aneurysm," the word "shit" is bleeped out.
    • Has some fake crowd noise mixed in between songs.
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
    • This is part of a series of CDs from Westwood One, a service that provides collections of music to radio stations.
  • SBD #1d - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [In Bloom]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a, SBD #1b, SBD #1c, and SBD #1e.
    • Includes only "Polly" and "Sliver."
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
  • SBD #1e - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [Superstars Concert Series - Show #93-26]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 35 min / A
    • Less complete, but higher quality than SBD #1a.
    • More complete, but lower quality than SBD #1d.
    • Missing two songs, but includes some opening and between-song band noise that is missing from SBD #1b and SBD #1c.
    • Missing "Aneurysm" and "Territorial Pissings."
    • Has some fake crowd noise mixed in between songs, but much less than SBD #1b and SBD #1c.
    • Professionally mixed by Andy Wallace.
    • This is part of a series of CDs from Westwood One, a service that provides collections of music to radio stations.
  • SBD #2 - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / A
    • "Aneurysm" cuts out after five seconds, and "School" cuts in.
    • This is a recording of the monitor mix, in which the guitar and bass are separated between the left and right channels.
    • Has open microphones mixed in at some points, most noticeably at the beginning of "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
  • SBD #3 - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / A+
    • Includes only "Drain You," "Aneurysm," and "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
    • Professionally remixed by Andy Wallace specifically for this release.

Other Performers
  • Pearl Jam • Red Hot Chili Peppers

12/29/91 - University Activity Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Sliver • Breed • School • Come As You Are • Lithium • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • During Nirvana's set, Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam repeatedly came onstage and dove into the audience.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Realistic Miniature PZM > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A-

Other Performers
  • Pearl Jam • Red Hot Chili Peppers

12/31/91 - Cow Palace, Daly City, CA
Set
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Floyd The Barber • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Sliver • Polly • Breed • Come As You Are • Lithium • Dumb • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Opening band Pearl Jam played a bit of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," and guitarist Stone Gossard quipped, "Just remember, we played it first."

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Nakamichi CM-300 + CP-1 > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B
  • AMT #1 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / B+
    • Includes only "Territorial Pissings" and the end-of-show destruction.
    • "Territorial Pissings" cuts in.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Shot by Bill Graham Presents with multiple cameras.

Other Performers
  • Pearl Jam • Red Hot Chili Peppers