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1992
01/02/92 - Salem Armory Auditorium, Salem, OR
Set (incomplete)
  • Drain You • Aneurysm • Smells Like Teen Spirit • About A Girl • Polly • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Lithium • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Kurt looked very ghostly and strung-out, according to attendees.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: built-in > Panasonic RQ-L305 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / B+
    • Missing everything before "Smells Like Teen Spirit," which cuts in.

Other Performers
  • Pearl Jam • Red Hot Chili Peppers

01/09/92 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live rehearsal), New York, NY
Notes
  • The rehearsal was filmed in Studio 8H.
  • The band most likely rehearsed "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Territorial Pissings."
  • The band may have also rehearsed some early songs, according to one report.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • A brief clip of "Territorial Pissings" was included during an interview of Kurt Loder in a video series called Nirvana: The Nevermind You Never Knew on MTV's website in 2011.

01/10/92 - MTV Studios, New York, NY
Soundcheck
  • Been A Son • On A Plain • Stain • unknown

Set
  • Drain You • School • Molly's Lips • Polly • Aneurysm • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • During soundcheck, Dave jammed on "Sifting."
  • Before "Drain You," Kurt and Dave jammed on a bit of The Breeders' "Hellbound."
  • Before "Aneurysm," the band jammed on part of "D-7."

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1a - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / A
    • More complete, but lower quality than PRO #1b.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2 during "Drain You."
    • Includes "On A Plain" and "Stain" from the soundcheck, but both cut in.
  • PRO #1b - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: DBS > DV
    • Lowest Video Generation: DBS > DV
    • Length / Sound Quality: 25 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than PRO #1a.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2 during "Drain You."
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Has cuts between songs.
    • Broadcast on MTV.
  • PRO #2 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1a and PRO #1b.
    • Includes only "Drain You."
    • Broadcast on MTV as a music video.

01/11/92 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live dress rehearsal), New York, NY
Set
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • The dress rehearsal was filmed in Studio 8H.
  • At this dress rehearsal on the night of the show, the band ran through the two songs in front of a live audience.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video

01/11/92 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live), New York, NY
Set
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • The show was filmed in Studio 8H.
  • Because of the band kissing during the live end-of-show credits, the credits were retaped. Kurt wasn't present at the retaping. All rebroadcasts use the retaped credits.

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1 - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A+
    • Has different camera angles and a different audio mix from PRO #2.
    • Includes the original end-of-show credits with the band kissing.
    • Original, live broadcast on NBC.
  • PRO #2 - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A+
    • Has different camera angles and a different audio mix from PRO #1.
    • Includes the retaped end-of-show credits without Kurt.
    • Rebroadcast on NBC (both songs).
    • Rebroadcast on Comedy Central and E! ("Smells Like Teen Spirit" only).

01/24/92 - Phoenician Club, Sydney, Australia
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Sliver • Breed • Come As You Are • Lithium • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Love Buzz • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+
    • "Negative Creep" cuts in.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: Sonic Studios DSM-3 > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A-
    • Includes only "Aneurysm" and "Drain You."
    • "Aneurysm" cuts in. Has cuts in "Aneurysm" and "Drain You." "Drain You" cuts out.
    • The circulating audio includes all that was recorded due to technical problems.
  • AMT #1 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Master > FLV
    • Length / Sound Quality: 20 min / B+
    • Includes only "Aneurysm," "Drain You," "School," "Floyd The Barber," and "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
    • "Aneurysm," "Floyd The Barber," and "Smells Like Teen Spirit" cut in.
    • Circulating copies are sourced from FLV video files posted on YouTube.

Other Performers
  • The Meanies • Tumbleweed

01/25/92 - Hordern Pavilion (Big Day Out), Sydney, Australia
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Polly • Sliver • Come As You Are • Lithium • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / B+
    • "Aneurysm" cuts in.
    • While copies labeled ANA(1) are also in circulation, they are of much lower quality and are missing "Endless, Nameless." It is likely that the ANA(1) generation is incorrect. Regardless, the ANA(x) copy listed here is the preferred version of this source due to its higher quality and its completeness.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: built-in > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / B-
    • Missing everything before "About A Girl" and everything after "On A Plain," which cuts out.
    • Has speed problems toward the end, as the tape recorder's batteries die.
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / B+
    • "Something In The Way" cuts in.
    • Shot from the balcony.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (DAT)
  • professional video
    • Clips of "Drain You," "School," "Floyd The Barber," and "Smells Like Teen Spirit" have been broadcast on Australian TV.

Other Performers
  • Beasts Of Bourbon • Box The Jesuit • The Celibate Rifles • The Clouds • Club Hoy • Cosmic Psychos • Died Pretty • Falling Joys • The Hard-Ons • Hellmen • Massappeal • The Meanies • Ratcat • Smudge • Sound Unlimited Posse • The Village Idiots • Violent Femmes • The Welcome Mat • Yothu Yindi • You Am I

01/26/92 - Fisherman's Wharf, Gold Coast, Australia
Set (incomplete)
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Floyd The Barber

Notes
  • The show took place at Fishy's Carpark, which is the parking lot for Fisherman's Wharf.
  • The first three songs listed are the first three the band played.

Other Performers
  • Violent Femmes

01/27/92 - Brisbane Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia
Set (incomplete)
  • Drain You • School • About A Girl • Lithium • In Bloom • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Come As You Are • Something In The Way

Notes
  • Nirvana, as the opening act, played for about 40 minutes, according to an attendee.
  • The band didn't talk at all during the show.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • It is rumored that an Australian collector has a video.

Other Performers
  • Violent Femmes

01/30/92 - Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, Australia
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Sliver • About A Girl • Breed • Come As You Are • Lithium • Polly • Lounge Act • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Stain • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Love Buzz • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • The show was originally supposed to be at Le Rox, but was moved to The Old Lion, then to Thebarton Theatre, a larger venue.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / B+

Other Performers
  • The Meanies • Tumbleweed

01/31/92 - The Palace, Melbourne, Australia
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Sliver • About A Girl • Lithium • Come As You Are • Breed • Polly • Lounge Act • In Bloom • Love Buzz • D-7 • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Blew • On A Plain • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / B

Uncirculated Recordings
  • video
    • There was a screen in the club showing a different angle than that of the circulating amateur video, so it is possible that there is a professional video or a different amateur video.

Other Performers
  • The Guttersnipes • Tumbleweed

02/01/92 - The Palace, Melbourne, Australia
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Sliver • About A Girl • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Polly • Lounge Act • In Bloom • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • jam • Negative Creep • On A Plain • Blew

Notes
  • The show was originally supposed to be at the Prince of Wales Hotel, but had to be moved to a larger venue.
  • After "Smells Like Teen Spirit," the band played a long jam that included the spoken word intro to the song "Stonehenge" from Spinal Tap and part of "Vile" by the Melvins.

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1a - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > Otari MTR-90 (reel)
    • Lowest Generation: REEL(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A+
    • More complete, but missing some drum hits that are present at the beginning of SBD #1b.
    • Professionally remixed by Phil McKellar in 1999.
  • SBD #1b - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > Otari MTR-90 (reel)
    • Lowest Generation: FM > HIMD
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / A+
    • Less complete, but includes some drum hits at the beginning that are missing from SBD #1a.
    • Includes only "About A Girl," "Come As You Are," "Lithium," "Breed," "Polly," "Lounge Act," "Negative Creep," "Love Buzz," and "Blew."
    • Circulating copies are sourced from a Hi-MD recording in PCM mode (Uncompressed).
    • Professionally remixed by Phil McKellar in 1999.
    • Broadcast on the Australian FM radio station JJJ in 2005.
  • SBD #2 - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > Otari MTR-90 (reel)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 25 min / A+
    • Includes only "About A Girl," "Come As You Are," "Breed," "Polly," "Lounge Act," "Love Buzz," and "Lithium."
    • The placement of "Lithium" was changed to last for the broadcast.
    • Professionally mixed by Phil McKellar in 1992.
    • Broadcast on the Australian FM radio station JJJ in 1992.
  • SBD #3 - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > Tascam DA-30 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: FM > DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A
    • Includes only "Negative Creep," "On A Plain," and "Blew."
    • Original live mix from the night of the show.
    • Broadcast on the Australian FM radio station JJJ in 1998.

Other Performers
  • The Meanies • Tumbleweed

02/02/92 - The Palace, Melbourne, Australia
Set (incomplete)
  • Something In The Way

Notes
  • This was the worst of the three shows at The Palace, according to an attendee.

Other Performers
  • Cosmic Psychos • Tumbleweed

02/05/92 - ANU Union Bar, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • School • Come As You Are • Lithium • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • About A Girl • Breed • Polly • Floyd The Barber • On A Plain • Blew • Negative Creep • Been A Son • Stain • All Apologies • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Due to the low capacity of the venue, many people (more than a thousand, by one account) were left outside, trying to get in. Amidst the chaos, fights broke out, venue doors were broken down, and the police arrived in riot gear.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Aiwa (supplied) > Aiwa HS-J45 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B+
    • "Aneurysm" cuts in. Has a cut in "Blew."

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Clips have been broadcast on Australian TV.

Other Performers
  • Tumbleweed • The Village Idiots

02/06/92 - Selina's, The Coogee Bay Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Set
  • Aneurysm • School • Drain You • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Sliver • Breed • Polly • Love Buzz • Lounge Act • On A Plain • Blew • All Apologies • Negative Creep • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sonic Studios DSM-3 > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / A
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(3)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(3)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / B-
    • "Negative Creep" and "Territorial Pissings" cut in and out.

Other Performers
  • Headache • You Am I

02/07/92 - Selina's, The Coogee Bay Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Set
  • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • Aneurysm • School • Drain You • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • Sliver • Breed • Polly • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Where Did You Sleep Last Night • Love Buzz • On A Plain • Blew • jam • Hairspray Queen (jam) • jam • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • The band played an altered version of "Endless, Nameless" featuring unusual jamming.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sonic Studios DSM-3 > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video

Other Performers
  • Cosmic Psychos • Crow • Nunbait

02/09/92 - Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
Set
  • Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Notes
  • The show was originally booked at the Powerstation, then moved to the larger Auckland Town Hall, and finally moved to the even larger Logan Campbell Centre.
  • The set above comes from the band's handwritten setlist. "In Bloom" may have also been played, according to an attendee.
  • While some reports indicate that the band was drunk, they played poorly, and/or their set was shortened, other attendees indicate that it was a normal show.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
    • While it has been rumored that a radio station taped this show, the radio station claims they didn't. They do, however, believe that a "crappy quality bootleg" of the show is floating around.

Other Performers
  • The 3D's • Second Child

02/14/92 - Kokusai Koryu Center, Osaka, Japan
Set
  • Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Territorial Pissings • Sliver • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Drain You • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-939 > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • Clips of "Something In The Way" and some between-song banter appear on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!
    • A clip of the end-of-show destruction appears on the Nirvana promotional TV special.

02/16/92 - Club Quattro, Nagoya, Japan
Set
  • Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Dumb • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-939 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / B+
    • "Lounge Act" cuts in.

02/17/92 - Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan
Set
  • Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Uncirculated Recordings
  • soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (DAT)

02/19/92 - Nakano Sunplaza, Tokyo, Japan
Set
  • Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Notes
  • Before "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Krist sang a bit of Queen's "We Will Rock You."

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Aiwa (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Fire Extinguisher]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Has cuts in "On A Plain," "Drain You," and "Love Buzz."

02/21/92 - Pink's Garage, Honolulu, HI
Other Performers
  • Mindflower

02/22/92 - Pink's Garage, Honolulu, HI
Set
  • Negative Creep • Been A Son • On A Plain • Something In The Way • Blew • Come As You Are • Lithium • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • About A Girl • School • Aneurysm • Love Buzz • Polly • Lounge Act • Territorial Pissings • Smells Like Teen Spirit (part of) • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • Most of the set above comes from the band's handwritten setlist.
  • At the end of the show, Dave carried Kurt off the stage in his arms.

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1 - 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: 5 min / A+
    • Includes only "Negative Creep" and the intro of "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
    • Single-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Clips of "Been A Son, "On A Plain," and the end-of-show destruction have been broadcast on Spanish TV. These clips were mixed with some clips from other parts of the video to give a multiple-camera appearance.

Other Performers
  • Mindflower

06/21/92 - The Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • School • Sliver • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / A-
    • Has a cut in "Negative Creep."
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B-
  • AMT #1 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: built-in > unknown (SVHS)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: SVHS(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: SVHS(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / C
    • Missing the end of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and all of "Territorial Pissings."
    • The circulating video includes all the footage that was recorded.
    • Some higher generation copies of the video in circulation have the audio from an unknown generation tape of AUD #2 dubbed over the video's original audio.

Other Performers
  • The Breeders • Teenage Fanclub

06/22/92 - The King's Hall, Belfast, United Kingdom
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Swap Meet • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / B+

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • A clip of "Stay Away" has been broadcast on MTV Europe.
    • Clips of "Polly" and "Blew" have been broadcast on MTV Europe and Spanish TV.
    • A clip from the end of the show was broadcast on the Irish documentary Behind the Scenes with Nirvana on City Channel.

Other Performers
  • The Breeders • Teenage Fanclub

06/24/92 - Le Zιnith, Paris, France
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings • Endless, Nameless

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 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: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M) > MD
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / A
  • AUD #4 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Aiwa CM-30A > Denon DTR-80P (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A

Other Performers
  • Teenage Fanclub

06/26/92 - Dyrskuepladsen (Roskilde Festival), Roskilde, Denmark
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Swap Meet • Negative Creep • Something In The Way • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-909 > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A
    • Has a cut in "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / B
  • AUD #3 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A-
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Master > MP3
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Includes only "Lithium."
    • Released as a 192 kbps MP3 file on Danmarks Radio's website.
  • SBD #2 - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A
    • Has a cut in "On A Plain."
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / B+
    • Shot from far back in the audience.
  • AMT #2 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / B-
    • Missing everything after "Sliver," which cuts out.
    • Shot from the front of the audience.
  • PRO #1a - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > MD
    • Lowest Video Generation: DBS > DVDR
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Includes only "Lithium."
    • The audio on the DVDR is more compressed and therefore slightly lower quality than the audio on the minidisc.
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Broadcast on MTV Europe.
    • Clips of "Drain You" have been broadcast on Danish TV.
  • PRO #1b - 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: 5 min / A+
    • Less complete, but higher quality than PRO #1c.
    • Includes only "On A Plain."
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Clips of "Drain You" have been broadcast on Danish TV.
  • PRO #1c - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • More complete, but lower quality than PRO #1b and has a black timecode box covering part of the screen.
    • Includes only part of "Lithium," all of "On A Plain," and a clip of "Swap Meet."
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Clips of "Drain You" have been broadcast on Danish TV.
  • PRO #1d - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Master > DVDR
    • Lowest Video Generation: Master > DVDR
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Includes only parts of "Lithium," "On A Plain," and "Sliver."
    • Multi-camera video with soundboard audio.
    • Clips of "Drain You" have been broadcast on Danish TV.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (Hi8)
  • amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (Hi8)
  • amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (Hi8)

Other Performers
  • Al Agami • Alison Moyet • Ancient Tribe • Bel Canto • The Blue Aeroplanes • Blue Guitars • Blur • Boghandle • Boogie Down Productions • Buffy Sainte-Marie • Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine • Chris Whitley • Crowded House • D-A-D • David Byrne • Die Toten Hosen • Einmal Kommt Die Liebe • EMF • Entombed • Extreme • Faith No More • Fielfraz • Galliano • Hearthill • Helmet • Her Personal Pain • Innocent Blood • Invocator • James • Janes Rejoice • John Trudell & Graffiti Man • Johnny Madsen • Just D • Karl Specht • Kat Onoma • Keith Secola And Wild Band Of Indians • Lεεvosj • Lars HUG & The Zombies • Le Mystθre Voix Bulgare • Leningrad Cowboyd • Les Garcons Bouchers • Les Tambours Du Bronx • Little Village • London Chamber Orchestra • Lucas • Megadeth • Mercury Rev • Mikkel Nordsψ Band • Mindfunk • Miss B. Haven • Mr. Thing & The Professional Human Beings • Nikola Jankov & Lenovskata Gruppa • Nikolaj Steen • No Name Requested • Nuclear Assault • The Overlords • Palle Mikkelborg • Passion Orange • Pat Mears Band • Pearl Jam • Peter Bastian • Phish • Picnic • Pigalle • Poems For Laila • The Poets • The Pogues • Primal Scream • The Ragga Twins • Sanne Salomonsen • Sator • Screaming Trees • Senseless Things • Shades Of Rhythm • Shoulders • Skanbeat • Spotted Eagle • Steve Wynn • Stillborn • Tamra Rosanes • Technopolis • Teenage Fanclub • Television • Texas • Thin White Rope • Tony Joe White • Trains & Boats & Planes • Traste Lindιns Kvintett • The Watchmen • The Wonder Stuff • Violent Femmes • Yothu Yindi • Youngblood

06/27/92 - Kansanpuisto (Ruisrock), Turku, Finland
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Swap Meet • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • For the last part of "Polly," Krist played a classical guitar into his microphone.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A
  • AMT #1a - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / B
    • Lower quality and higher generation, but includes some opening band noise that is missing from AMT #1b.
    • Shot from the front of the audience.
  • AMT #1b - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / B+
    • Higher quality and lower generation, but missing some opening band noise that is included on AMT #1a.
    • Shot from the front of the audience.
  • AMT #2 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B+
    • Missing "Aneurysm," "School," "Polly," and "On A Plain."
    • Has cuts in all songs except "Breed" and "Negative Creep."
    • Shot from far back in the audience.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video

Other Performers
  • Alex Stone Group • Bryan Adams • Burning Spear • Catalepsy • Detroit • Dreadline • Electric Blue Peggy Sue And The Revolutionions From Mars • Eurooppa 3 • Extreme • Good Evening Manchester • Havana Black • J. Karjalainen Yhtyeineen • Jeffrey Gaines • Kari Peitsamon Skootteri • Koirasoturit • Loputkin Loat • Pojat • Poverty Stinks • Prestige • Q. Stone • Teenage Fanclub • Violent Femmes

06/28/92 - Kalvψya (Kalvψyafestivalen), Sandvika, Norway
Set
  • Aneurysm • Drain You • Stay Away • Sliver • School • In Bloom • Breed • About A Girl • Scoff • Polly • Lithium • Blew • Been A Son • On A Plain • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • After "Polly," Dave and Krist jammed on Aerosmith's "Walk This Way."

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Master
    • Lowest Video Generation: Master
    • Length / Sound Quality: 70 min / B+

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • Shot from the side of the stage.
    • A clip appears on the Nirvana promotional TV special.

Other Performers
  • Bel Canto • The Blues Brothers Band • Bryan Adams • Crowded House • Extreme • Little Village • Marius Mόller’s Funhouse • Teenage Fanclub • Violent Femmes

06/30/92 - Sjφhistoriska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Soundcheck
  • In Bloom • Smells Like Teen Spirit

Set
  • The Money Will Roll Right In • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • Scoff • D-7 • In Bloom • About A Girl • School • Lithium • Aneurysm • Polly • Stay Away • Son Of A Gun • Stain • On A Plain • Been A Son • Negative Creep • Blew • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings • jam

Notes
  • During soundcheck, a roadie stood in for Kurt.
  • Before "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Kurt dragged about fifty fans waiting by the back gate onstage for the encore.
  • After "Territorial Pissings," Dave announced, "Tonight, Brendan and I are going to leave you with a dance beat," then launched into a drum jam along with Teenage Fanclub's drummer Brendan O’Hare.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Marantz EM-8 > Sony WM-D6C (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 90 min / A
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / B+
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
  • AUD #3 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony ECM-929LT > Sony TCD-D3 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / A
    • Does not include the soundcheck.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Multi-camera video with open mic audio.
    • Clips of "Aneurysm," "Drain You," and "The Money Will Roll Right In" were broadcast on the show Rocksommaren 1992 on the Swedish TV channel TV4 in 1992.
  • professional video
    • Single-camera video shot from the back with soundboard audio.
    • A nearly complete clip of "Drain You" and a short clip of "Aneurysm" were broadcast on the Swedish TV station ZTV.

Other Performers
  • Teenage Fanclub

07/02/92 - Plaza de Toros de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Set
  • The Money Will Roll Right In • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • Scoff • In Bloom • About A Girl • School • Lithium • Aneurysm • Polly • Stay Away • Stain • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Come As You Are • Love Buzz • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / B+

Other Performers
  • The Farm • Teenage Fanclub

07/03/92 - Palacio de los Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Set
  • The Money Will Roll Right In • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • In Bloom • About A Girl • School • Lithium • Aneurysm • Stay Away • Pennyroyal Tea • Son Of A Gun • Molly's Lips • Something In The Way • On A Plain • Been A Son • Blew • Stain • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • The show was originally supposed to be at the Pabellσn de Deportes del Real Madrid, but had to be moved to a larger venue.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > Aiwa HS-J150 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / B+

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • This was reportedly shot from the back of the venue with good picture quality, but bad sound.
  • professional video
    • Single-camera video shot from the back with soundboard audio. Shot from a higher position than the other uncirculated professional video.
    • Clips of "Aneurysm" (with slow-motion video footage that may be from a different song) and "Drain You" have been broadcast on the Spanish TV channel Canal+.
  • professional video
    • Single-camera video shot from the back with soundboard audio. Shot from a lower position than the other uncirculated professional video.
    • A clip of "Aneurysm" has been broadcast on the Spanish TV channel TVE1.

Other Performers
  • Teenage Fanclub

07/04/92 - Pabellσn de la Casilla de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
Set
  • The Money Will Roll Right In • Breed • Sliver • Drain You • In Bloom • About A Girl • School • Lithium • Aneurysm • Polly • Stay Away • Son Of A Gun • Stain • Been A Son • Blew • Come As You Are • Smells Like Teen Spirit • Territorial Pissings

Other Performers
  • Teenage Fanclub

08/30/92 - Richfield Avenue (Reading Festival), Reading, United Kingdom
Set
  • Breed • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Sliver • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • tourette's • Polly • Lounge Act • More Than A Feeling (part of) • Smells Like Teen Spirit • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Been A Son • All Apologies • Blew • Dumb • Stay Away • Spank Thru • Love Buzz • Smoke On The Water (jam) • The Money Will Roll Right In • D-7 • Territorial Pissings • The Star-Spangled Banner (part of)

Notes
  • The show began with Kurt singing a couple lines of Bette Midler's "The Rose" after being wheeled onstage in a wheelchair by Everett True.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sony PC-62 > Sony WM-D3 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 90 min / A-
    • Missing Kurt's "The Rose" intro.
    • "Lounge Act" cuts in, and "Love Buzz" cuts out.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > Sony WM-D6 (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 90 min / B+
    • Missing "All Apologies" and "Blew."
  • AUD #3 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 90 min / A
    • Missing Kurt's "The Rose" intro.
    • "More Than A Feeling" cuts in. Has a cut in "Territorial Pissings."
  • AUD #4 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 90 min / B+
    • Missing "The Star-Spangled Banner."
    • "Love Buzz" cuts in.
  • AUD #5 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 95 min / A-
    • Missing Kurt's "The Rose" intro.
    • Has cuts in "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Territorial Pissings."
  • SBD #1a - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A+
    • Includes songs that are missing from SBD #1b, SBD #1c, and SBD #1d.
    • Missing Kurt's "The Rose" intro, "About A Girl," "tourette's," "Polly," "Lounge Act," "Negative Creep," "Spank Thru" (except for a very short clip), "Love Buzz," the "Smoke On The Water" jam, "The Money Will Roll Right In," "D-7" (except for a very short clip), and "The Star-Spangled Banner."
    • Used for the first broadcast from British FM radio.
    • The vocals on "More Than A Feeling" are mostly mixed out.
  • SBD #1b - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Includes songs that are missing from SBD #1a and SBD #1d.
    • Known generation, but less complete than SBD #1c.
    • Missing "About A Girl," "tourette's," "Polly," "Lounge Act," "Blew," "Spank Thru," "Love Buzz," the "Smoke On The Water" jam, "The Money Will Roll Right In," "D-7," and "The Star-Spangled Banner."
    • Second broadcast from British FM radio.
    • The vocals on "More Than A Feeling" are mostly mixed out.
  • SBD #1c - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Into The Black]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Includes songs that are missing from SBD #1a and SBD #1d.
    • Unknown generation, but more complete than SBD #1b.
    • Missing "About A Girl," "tourette's," "Polly," "Lounge Act," "Blew," "Spank Thru," "Love Buzz," the "Smoke On The Water" jam, "The Money Will Roll Right In," "D-7," and "The Star-Spangled Banner."
    • Second broadcast from British FM radio.
    • The vocals on "More Than A Feeling" are mostly mixed out.
  • SBD #1d - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Includes a song that is missing from SBD #1a, SBD #1b and SBD #1c.
    • Includes only "tourette's."
  • SBD #2a - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official Video Game [Guitar Hero 5]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Includes only "Lithium."
    • The video game contains individual audio tracks (stem mixes) that, together, form the full mix of the recording.
    • Has different track separation from SBD #2b.
  • SBD #2b - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official Video Game [Rock Band DLC]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Includes only "Lithium."
    • The video game contains individual audio tracks (stem mixes) that, together, form the full mix of the recording.
    • Has different track separation from SBD #2a.
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: built-in > Sony CCD-F55E (Video8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 95 min / B+
    • Shot from the center of the back of the audience.
  • AMT #2 - amateur video
    • Equipment: built-in > Sony (Hi8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: HI8(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: HI8(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 95 min / A-
    • Has a cut in "Breed."
    • "All Apologies" cuts in.
    • Shot from the right side of the front of the audience and is very shaky.
  • AMT #3 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 95 min / B
    • Shot from the right side of the audience, farther back than AMT #2, but closer than AMT #1.
  • AMT #4 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B
    • Missing everything after "All Apologies," which cuts out.
    • Has a black timecode box covering part of the screen.
    • Shot from the stage.
    • Clips of the band right before going onstage and the end-of-show destruction appear on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!
    • A clip of Kurt collapsing at the beginning of the show appears on the tribute from the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • PRO #1a - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / A
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2a.
    • Includes only "Come As You Are," "Lithium," and "In Bloom."
    • Broadcast on MTV.
  • PRO #1b - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2a.
    • Includes only "Lithium," "In Bloom," and "All Apologies."
    • "Lithium" cuts in, and "In Bloom" and "All Apologies" cut out.
    • Broadcast on the British TV show The Beat.
  • PRO #1c - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2a.
    • Includes only "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Sliver," and "About A Girl."
    • "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Sliver" cut in.
    • Broadcast on the British TV show The Beat.
  • PRO #1d - 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: 5 min / A+
    • Higher quality, but less complete than PRO #1a and PRO #1b.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2a.
    • Includes only "Lithium."
    • Has additional slow-motion shots that were probably edited in during the making of Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!, but is comprised of the same camera angles.
  • PRO #1e - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Master
    • Lowest Video Generation: Master
    • Length / Sound Quality: 105 min / A+
    • Higher quality and more complete than PRO #1a, PRO #1b, PRO #1c, and PRO #1d, but has a black timecode box covering part of the screen.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2a.
  • PRO #2a - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official DVD [Live At Reading]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official DVD [Live At Reading]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 95 min / A+
    • Has compressed audio, but more complete than PRO #2b.
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #1a, PRO #1b, PRO #1c, PRO #1d, and PRO #1e.
    • Includes professionally remixed stereo audio and 5.1-channel audio by Nathaniel Kunkel, both done in 2009 for this release.
  • PRO #2b - soundboard audio from professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official CD [Live At Reading]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 80 min / A+
    • Uncompressed audio, but less complete than PRO #2a and includes only the audio from the video.
    • Missing "More Than A Feeling," the "Smoke On The Water" jam, "Love Buzz," and most between-song banter.
    • Professionally remixed by Nathaniel Kunkel in 2009 for this release.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown (DAT)
  • amateur video
    • At least one uncirculated amateur video shot from the stage exists.
    • A clip of Kurt's "The Rose" intro appears on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

Other Performers
  • BAD II • Beastie Boys • Bjorn Again • Buffalo Tom • Cardiacs • Catherine Wheel • The Charlatans • Cop Shoot Cop • Cracker • DF 118 • Dr. Phibes And The House Of Wax Equations • Eat • EMF • Eugenius • The Farm • Fatima Mansions • Finitribe • The God Machine • Hair And Skin Trading Co. • The Hearthrobs • L7 • Leatherface • Levitation • Lunachicks • Manic Street Preachers • Mega City Four • Melvins • Midway Still • The Milltown Brothers • Mudhoney • Natural Life • Nick Cave • Pavement • Pele • PJ Harvey • Public Enemy • Public Image Limited • Redd Kross • Revolver • Ride • Rockingbirds Rolling Revue • Rollins Band • Scorpio Rising • Screaming Trees • Sensitize • Shonen Knife • Smashing Pumpkins • Some Have Fins • Spitfire • The Stairs • Suede • Sultans Of Ping FC • Sunscreem • Teenage Fanclub • Therapy? • Thousand Yard Stare • Urge Overkill • Wire Train • The Wonder Stuff

09/08/92 - Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA (MTV Video Music Awards rehearsal), Los Angeles, CA
Set
  • Rape Me • tourette's

Notes
  • The band rehearsed the songs they intended to play at the show the next day, but MTV would force them to play a hit instead.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video
    • Clips of "Rape Me" have been broadcast on European TV.
    • A very short clip of Kurt onstage with his guitar was shown during the credits of the live show on 09/09/92.
09/09/92 - Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA (MTV Video Music Awards rehearsal), Los Angeles, CA
Set
  • Lithium

Notes
  • This rehearsal was part of a full run-through on the day of the show.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • professional video

Other Performers
  • The Black Crowes • Bobby Brown • Bryan Adams • Def Leppard • Elton John • En Vogue • Eric Clapton • Guns N’ Roses • Pearl Jam • Red Hot Chili Peppers • U2
09/09/92 - Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA (MTV Video Music Awards), Los Angeles, CA
Set
  • Rape Me (part of) • Lithium

Notes
  • Against MTV's wishes, Kurt started to play "Rape Me," but stopped and went right into "Lithium."
  • Just before the end of "Lithium," Krist's bass cut out, so he tossed it up in the air and attempted to catch it. He missed, and the bass hit him in the head. He fell to the ground, then stumbled offstage, just as the song was ending.
  • The performance ended with the band destroying the stage and Dave yelling into the microphone, "Where's Axl? Hi Axl! Hi Axl!" Dave was referring to Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses, with whom the band had had a confrontation earlier in the day.

Circulating Recordings
  • PRO #1 - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: TV > SVHS(1)
    • Lowest Video Generation: TV > SVHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A+
    • Has different camera angles from PRO #2.
    • Broadcast on MTV.
  • PRO #2 - professional video
    • 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 #1.
    • Broadcast on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom.

Other Performers
  • The Black Crowes • Bobby Brown • Bryan Adams • Def Leppard • Elton John • En Vogue • Eric Clapton • Guns N’ Roses • Pearl Jam • Red Hot Chili Peppers • U2

09/10/92 - Portland Meadows (No on 9 Benefit), Portland, OR
Set
  • Breed • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Sliver • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • tourette's • Polly • Lounge Act • Smells Like Teen Spirit • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Been A Son • All Apologies • Blew • Stay Away • D-7 • Love Buzz • Rape Me • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • Before "Stay Away," Kurt told the story of his encounter with Axl Rose at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: built-in > GE (cassette)
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / B+
    • Has cuts in "Come As You Are" and "Stay Away."
  • AUD #2 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 75 min / B+
    • Missing everything after "D-7."
    • "About A Girl" cuts in.
  • PRO #1 - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 20 min / B-
    • Includes only "Breed," "Drain You," "Come As You Are," and parts of "School," "Sliver," "In Bloom," "Lithium," and "About A Girl."
    • Single-camera video shot from the stage with open mic audio.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • Clips of Kurt and Krist kissing and the end-of-show destruction appear on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

Other Performers
  • Calamity Jane • Helmet • Jello Biafra • Poison Idea

09/11/92 - Seattle Center Coliseum (Washington Music Industry Coalition Benefit), Seattle, WA
Soundcheck (incomplete)
  • jam • jam

Set
  • Breed • Drain You • Aneurysm • School • Sliver • In Bloom • Come As You Are • Lithium • About A Girl • tourette's • Polly • Lounge Act • Smells Like Teen Spirit • On A Plain • Negative Creep • All Apologies • Been A Son • Blew • Dumb • Rape Me • Stay Away • Love Buzz • Territorial Pissings

Notes
  • During soundcheck, Kurt played part of "Alien Boy" by the Wipers.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Sonic Studios DSM-6P > Casio DA-R100 (DAT)
    • Lowest Generation: DAT
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / A
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(3)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / B-
    • Does not include the soundcheck.
    • Has a cut in "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
  • AMT #1 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: built-in > Sony (Video8)
    • Lowest Audio Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Lowest Video Generation: 8MM(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 25 min / B
    • Includes both jams from the soundcheck.
    • Missing everything from the show before "All Apologies."
    • Has cuts in both soundcheck jams, "Dumb," "Rape Me," "Love Buzz," and "Territorial Pissings."
  • PRO #1a - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / B+
    • More complete, but lower quality and unknown generation, and missing some of the intro found on PRO #1b.
    • Includes only "Breed," "Drain You," and "Aneurysm."
    • Single-camera video shot from the back with soundboard audio.
    • Clips of "Rape Me" have been broadcast on MTV.
  • PRO #1b - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A-
    • Less complete, but higher quality and known generation, and includes some of the intro not found on PRO #1a.
    • Includes only "Breed."
    • Single-camera video shot from the back with soundboard audio.
    • Clips of "Rape Me" have been broadcast on MTV.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video
    • Shot from the sides of the stage.
    • Clips appear on the Nirvana promotional TV special.
    • Clips of the end-of-show destruction appear on the official video release Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

Other Performers
  • Fitz Of Depression • Helmet

10/03/92 - Sam Carver Gymnasium, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Set (incomplete)
  • Mexican Seafood • Beeswax • D-7 • Dumb • Drain You • Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam • School • Stain • On A Plain • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • Nirvana was an unannounced opening band at the show.
  • Most of the songs played were old songs from the demo tapes that appeared on Incesticide, according to a review.
  • Kurt couldn't remember the words to some of the old songs, so he just mumbled, according to Courtney Love.
  • "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Lithium" were not played, according to a review.
  • At the end of the show, Kurt and Krist handed their instruments to some young boys. At the crowd's request, the kid with Krist's bass smashed it.
  • At one point during the show, Kurt jumped into the audience, then came back onstage and played Fang and Black Flag covers, according to Nils Bernstein. Due to conflicting reports from attendees, it is unclear whether this was during Mudhoney's set or Nirvana's.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 20 min / B+
    • Includes only the very end of "Drain You" through "Endless, Nameless," which cuts out.

Other Performers
  • Medelicious • Mudhoney • Saucer

10/04/92 - Crocodile Cafe, Seattle, WA
Set (incomplete)
  • Aneurysm • Mexican Seafood • Beeswax • D-7 • Drain You • Talk To Me • Curmudgeon • Lounge Act • Pennyroyal Tea • School

Notes
  • Nirvana was the "secret" opening band, reportedly booked as Pen Cap Chew.
  • The band opened with "Aneurysm" and played an excellent show.
  • No hit songs were played during the hour-plus set, according to reviews.
  • At one point, Kurt asked if there were any requests, so Dave said, "play 'Teen Spirit, play 'Teen Spirit,'" in a funny voice. They did not play the song.
  • A fan in the crowd named Rob Kader requested "Big Long Now," just as he did on 06/10/89, but the band still refused to play it.
  • During Mudhoney's set, Kurt did a stage dive, then returned to the stage, was handed a guitar, and played some punk covers with Mudhoney. See Related Shows for details.

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1a - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / B
    • Includes only "Curmudgeon," "Lounge Act," "Pennyroyal Tea," and "School."
    • "Curmudgeon" cuts in, and "Pennyroyal Tea" cuts out.
    • Has a black timecode box covering part of the screen.
  • AMT #1b - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: Official DVD [With The Lights Out]
    • Lowest Video Generation: Official DVD [With The Lights Out]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / B+
    • Includes only "Talk To Me."

Uncirculated Recordings
  • amateur video (incomplete)
    • The band's road manager worked his way through the audience and confiscated three or four video tapes during the show, according to Krist.
    • It is assumed that these video tapes are incomplete.

Other Performers
  • Mudhoney

10/30/92 - Estadio Josι Amalfitani, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Set
  • unknown • Aneurysm • Smells Like Teen Spirit (part of) • Breed • Smells Like Teen Spirit (part of) • Drain You • Beeswax • Spank Thru • School • Come As You Are • Lithium • Lounge Act • Sliver • About A Girl • Polly • jam • In Bloom • Territorial Pissings • Been A Son • On A Plain • Negative Creep • Blew • All Apologies • Endless, Nameless

Notes
  • The band opened with an unknown song that may be a cover.
  • They played the intro to "Smells Like Teen Spirit" twice just to tease the disrespectful, male-dominated crowd.
  • For the first verse of "Come As You Are," Kurt just said "hey" over and over instead of singing the words.
  • During "Polly," Dave played a toy drum kit.
  • After "Polly," a fairly long, bass-driven jam was played.

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1a - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Kurko]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Includes songs that are missing from SBD #1b, SBD #1c, and SBD #1d, but is also missing songs that are on SBD #1b, SBD #1c, and SBD #1d.
    • Missing everything before "Breed," which cuts in, and everything after "Blew."
  • SBD #1b - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(3)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+
    • Includes songs that are missing from SBD #1a, SBD #1c, and SBD #1d, but is also missing songs that are on SBD #1a and SBD #1c and has a cut in "All Apologies" that is not present on SBD #1d.
    • Missing everything before "Drain You."
    • Has cuts in "Come As You Are," "Lounge Act," "Sliver," "About A Girl," the jam, "Territorial Pissings," "Been A Son," "Blew," "All Apologies," and "Endless, Nameless."
    • Broadcast on the Argentine FM radio station Rock & Pop.
  • SBD #1c - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 5 min / A
    • Includes a song that is missing from SBD #1a, SBD #1b, and SBD #1d, but is also missing all other songs that are on SBD #1a, SBD #1b, and SBD #1d.
    • Includes only "Aneurysm," which cuts in, and brief clips of "Come As You Are," "Polly," and "In Bloom" with DJ talk over most of the clips.
    • The broadcast included all of "Aneurysm," "Come As You Are," "Sliver," "Polly," and "In Bloom," but they were cut when taping the show from the radio.
    • Broadcast on the Argentine FM radio station Rock & Pop.
  • SBD #1d - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / B
    • Includes songs that are missing from SBD #1a and SBD #1c and does not have the cut in "All Apologies" that is on SBD #1b, but is also missing songs that are on SBD #1a, SBD #1b, and SBD #1c.
    • Missing everything before "Drain You," "Lounge Act," "Sliver," and "Territorial Pissings."
    • "About A Girl" and "Endless, Nameless" cut out.
    • Broadcast on the Argentine FM radio station Rock & Pop.
  • PRO #1a - professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(x)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / A-
    • More complete, but lower quality than PRO #1c.
    • Missing some between-song banter.
    • Has cuts in the unknown song and "Negative Creep."
    • The show was video taped to be broadcast on the Argentine TV channel Telefι a week later, but they decided that the show wasn't good enough to broadcast. Some or all of the show was broadcast on TV at a later date.
  • PRO #1b - soundboard audio from professional video
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: VHS(1) > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 85 min / B
    • Known generation and more complete, but lower quality than PRO #1a and includes only the audio from the video.
    • Missing some between-song banter.
    • Has a cut in "Negative Creep."
  • PRO #1c - professional video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Audio Generation: VHS(2)
    • Lowest Video Generation: VHS(2)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A
    • Less complete, but higher quality than PRO #1a.
    • Missing everything after "On A Plain."
    • The show was video taped to be broadcast on the Argentine TV channel Telefι a week later, but they decided that the show wasn't good enough to broadcast. Some or all of the show was broadcast on TV at a later date.

Uncirculated Recordings
  • audience audio
  • amateur video (incomplete)
    • A local DJ from the radio station that owns the soundboard audio claims to have video taped part of the show.

Other Performers
  • Calamity Jane • Los Brujos