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Mudhoney Tourbook, 1993
Tourbook

1/22/93 Festival Hall. Brisbane, Australia
Also on Bill: Iggy Pop, Beasts of Bourbon

1/23/93 Fisherman's Wharf. Gold Coast, Australia
Also on Bill: Iggy Pop, Beasts of Bourbon

1/24/93 "Big Day Out Festival". The Showgrounds. Melbourne, Australia
Also on Bill: Iggy Pop, Sonic Youth, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Beasts of Bourbon, Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, Carter the USM, Clouds, You am I, the Hard Ons (and local acts)
Set: You Got it, Touch Me I'm Sick, Suck You Dry, We Had Love (w/Kim Salmon) (set incomplete and out of order)
Notes: Mudhoney's equipment was misplaced and their 1pm performance on the main stage was rescheduled for a 6pm slot on stage 3. During their performance, the guys seem less than happy. It had been raining earlier in the day, and the audience throws mud during the set. Hate the Police is not performed.

1/26/93 "Big Day Out Festival". Sydney, Australia
Attendnace: 22,000
Also on Bill: Iggy Pop, Sonic Youth, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Beasts of Bourbon, Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, Carter the USM, Clouds, You am I, the Hard Ons (and local acts)
Set: We Had Love (w/Kim Salmon) (set incomplete)
With Sonic Youth: I Wanna Be Your Dog
Notes: We Had Love is performed for the first known time. Mark and Matt come out for Sonic Youth's encore to sing on I Wanna Be Your Dog along with Iggy Pop and Nick Cave, Nick Harvey on piano and Blixa Bargeld on guitar.

1/28/93 Sydney University. Sydney, Australia
Supporting: Sonic Youth
Supported By: Helmet

1/29/93 Club Original. Perth, Australia
Set: Touch Me I'm Sick (set incomplete)

1/30/93 "Big Day Out Festival". Fremantle Oval. Fremantle, Australia
Also on Bill: Iggy Pop, Sonic Youth, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Beasts of Bourbon, Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, Carter the USM, Clouds, You am I, the Hard Ons (and local acts)
Set: Touch Me I'm Sick, We Had Love (w/Kim Salmon) (set incomplete)
Notes: The venue is located just outside of Perth.

2/1/93 "Big Day Out Festival". Adelaide, Australia
Also on Bill: Iggy Pop, Sonic Youth, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Beasts of Bourbon, Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, Carter the USM, Clouds, You am I, the Hard Ons (and local acts)
Set: In 'N' Out of Grace, You Got it, 13th Floor Opening, If I Think, Suck You Dry, Blinding Sun, When Tomorrow Hits, Touch Me I'm Sick, Make it Now, Let it Slide, No End in Sight, Dead Love, We Had Love (w/Kim Salmon)

2/10/93 "I.O.O.F. C.U.R.S.E. Benefit" Oddfellows Hall. Seattle, WA (60 min)
Attendance: 600
Supported By: Dead Moon, The Fall-Outs, Monroe's Fur
Set: Who You Drivin' Now?, Suck You Dry, Make it Now, Dead Love (w/L.A. Woman, Roadhouse Blues), No End in Sight, You Got it, Touch Me I'm Sick (set incomplete)
Encore: Hate the Police, You Stupid Asshole, The Money will Roll Right In (encore incomplete)
Notes: Who You Drivin' Now? opens the show. This show was a benefit supporting C.U.R.S.E. in it's attempt to prevent The University of Washington's KCMU-FM from switching it's format away from new rock music to a bland baby-boomer format. It was professionally filmed and portions of this show were released as a promo to support their Spring 1993 tour. Mudhoney's performances of 'Touch Me I'm Sick' (in the film itself) and 'Hate the Police' (in the DVD extras) are included in the Hype! film. Before Dead Love, Mark starts telling the crowd what the grunge fashion will be for the coming seasons. Police use Seattle's draconian Teen Dance Ordinance to shut down the show. According to Promoter Dave Meinert, "The Seattle Police arrived shortly and told me since kids were present and they looked like they were dancing, the event did require a (teen-dance) permit."

2/28/93 Aloha Towers. Honolulu, HI
Supporting: Sonic Youth
Set: Who You Drivin' Now?, Into the Drink, Suck You Dry, If I Think, Make it Now (set incomplete)
With Sonic Youth: Teenage Riot
Notes: Mark and Matt join Sonic Youth for Teenage Riot during their set - the only known time that any member of Mudhoney has played the song. All the guys are wearing Hawaiian shirts. This was near the beginning of Mark's Hawaiian shirt phase anyway, but the Hawaiian shirt is a rarity for the other guys.

3/27/93 Gothic Theater. Englewood, CO (65 min)
Supported By: The Fluid, The Supersuckers
Set: Mudride, Suck You Dry, You Got it, Thirteenth Floor Opening, Blinding Sun, Need, When Tomorrow Hits, No End in Sight, Make it Now, Let it Slide, When in Rome, This Gift
Encore: Ritzville, Dead Love, Who You Drivin' Now?, If I Think, Living Wreck
Notes: By the time they're about to start playing 'When in Rome,' it's getting to be midnight, so Steve tells the crowd, "It's almost my birthday!" (his birthday being 3/28).

3/30/93 Tipitina's. New Orleans, LA
Supported By: The Supersuckers

3/31/93 The Antenna Club. Memphis, TN

4/1/93 328 Performance Hall. Nashville, TN
Supported By: Magnapop
Notes: The Supersuckers had transportation problems getting to the gig, and were replaced by Magnapop.

4/2/93 The Masquerade. Atlanta, GA
Supported By: The Supersuckers, Magnapop

4/3/93 40 Watt Club. Athens, GA

4/5/93 Cat's Cradle. Carrboro, NC
Notes: This show is held the same night as the NCAA men's basketball championship game. And normally that wouldn't be an issue, even in basketball-mad North Carolina, but tonight Chapel Hill's own University of North Carolina is in the game (they beat Michigan, 77-71). The venue doesn't normally have a TV, but a small black-and-white one is found for the game, which is played while the Supersuckers are on stage. Right before Mudhoney goes on, a fan sees him in the bathroom, and cajoles him into singing the first verse of UNC's fight song together.

4/6/93 Peppermint Beach Club. Virginia Beach, VA (70 min)
Supported By: The Supersuckers
Set: Suck You Dry, You Got it , Who You Drivin' Now?, Thirteenth Floor Opening, Need, Blinding Sun, If I Think, No End In Sight, This Gift, Make It Now, When In Rome, Let It Slide, Ritzville, Dead Love
Encore: Broken Hands, Into the Drink, Hate the Police
Notes: Ritzville and Broken Hands are played for the first known time.

4/7/93 Hammerjack's. Baltimore, MD (70 min)
Supported By: The Supersuckers
Set: Mudride, Suck You Dry, You Got it, Into the Drink, Thirteenth Floor Opening, Who You Drivin' Now?, Blinding Sun, (Unknown), No End In Sight, This Gift, Make It Now, Let It Slide
Encore: Let Me Let You Down, Ritzville, Dead Love, Need, If I Think, Touch Me I'm Sick
Notes: Let Me Let You Down is performed for the first known time.

4/9/93 The Academy. New York, NY
Supported By: The Supersuckers, Royal Trux
Set: Mudride, Suck You Dry, You Got it, Thirteenth Floor Opening, Blinding Sun, Who You Drivin' Now?, Broken Hands, No End in Sight, This Gift, Make it Now, Ritzville, When in Rome, Let it Slide, Dead Love (encore possibly missing)

4/10/93 The Avalon Ballroom. Boston, MA (75 min)
Supported By: Royal Trux, The Supersuckers
Set: Mudride, Suck You Dry, You Got it, Thirteenth Floor Opening, Blinding Sun, Who You Drivin' Now?, Broken Hands, No End in Sight, Flat Out Fucked, Take Me There, Make it Now, Ritzville, Let is Slide, Dead Love, Need, This Gift, The Money Will Roll Right in
Notes: Take Me There is performed for the first known time.

4/12/93 Graffitti Showcase. Pittsburgh, PA

4/13/93 Michigan Theatre. Ann Arbor, MI
Supported By: The Supersuckers
Notes: Events that took place at this show caused the venue to severely curtail its hosting of aggressive rock bands.

4/14/93 Bogart's. Cincinnati, OH
Supported By: The Supersuckers

4/16/93 Cabaret Metro. Chicago, IL (70 min)
Supported By: The Supersuckers, Gaunt
Set: Into the Drink, Suck You Dry, You Got it, Thirteenth Floor Opening, Need, Blinding Sun, Who You Drivin' Now?, Broken Hands, Ritzville, Let it Slide, Take Me There, Make it Now, Flat Out Fucked, No End in Sight, Dead Love (w/Acetone)
Encore: This Gift, When in Rome, In 'N' Out of Grace
Notes: This is the only known time they've played any of 'Acetone,' and it's not even the full song; rather Mark sings about a verse of it during 'Dead Love.' 'Into the Drink' falls apart near the end. Steve jokes that it was because someone introduced the band as they took the stage: "It was the intro; we're not used to those." They bail on it and go into 'Suck You Dry.' Before 'Make it Now,' Lukin starts into something about someone putting mozzarella cheese in his shoe. Mark takes it from there: "One of many disappointments in a lifelong series of disappointments. Some are greater than others. Alright! Disappointment! [Crowd cheers] I said, disappointment! [Crowd cheers] We are your disappointment! [Crowd cheers]". During the breakdown in 'Dead Love,' Mark starts singing some improvised lines, and then goes into most of the first verse of 'Acetone:' "Sun refuse to shine on my side of the street / I'm not recognizing anyone I meet / Try to hide in the shadow of the Sun / You're not fooling anyone / You're not fooling anyone (repeated)." As they leave the stage for the night, Lenny Kravitz's 'Are You Gonna Go My Way' is played on the PA. This might be a reference to the "beef" Mudhoney has with him. On a previous tour of Europe, they were playing the same venues, days apart. So, Mudhoney would put up anti-Kravitz graffiti in the dressing room. Lenny didn't like this and sent word back that his "homies" would "get" the band.

4/17/93 Cabaret Metro. Chicago, IL
Supported By: The Supersuckers
Set: Need, Suck You Dry, Who You Drivin' Now?, When Tomorrow Hits, Blinding Sun, Into the Drink, Thirteenth Floor Opening, Mudride, No End in Sight, Flat Out Fucked, Take Me There, Make it Now, Let it Slide, Ritzville, Dead Love (encore possibly missing)
Notes: During 'Dead Love,' Mark sings a vignette about a cowboy, a sailor, and his socks: "I'm a lonesome cowboy, and I just got to town / Hey now little sailor boy, this is a nice place / All I need is a fresh pair of socks / Hey now little sailor boy (x3) / Would you give me your socks? / etc."

4/18/93 BMU Grill, Marquette University. Milwaukee, WI

5/15/93 "Grungefest I". Cowlitz County Fairgrounds. Longview, WA
Supported By: The Melvins, Love Battery, Seaweed, Flop, The Jimmies
Set: Blinding Sun, Broken Hands (set incomplete)
Notes: This show was put on by the Lower Columbia College student council. Before 'Blinding Sun,' Mark talks about an interaction he had with a friend: "He asked, 'You playing grungefest 93 on Satuturday?' I said yeah. He said, 'You’re gonna like it, those Longview kids are wild.' And he was right!"

7/24/93 Shibuya Club Quattro. Tokyo, Japan
Supported By: High-Rise

7/25/93 Tokyo Club Quattro. Tokyo, Japan
Supported By: Nails of Hawaiian
Set: No End in Sight, Let it Slide, This Gift, Make it Now, Good Enough, Ritzville, Touch Me I'm Sick, If I Think, Who You Drivin' Now?, Need, Thirteenth Floor Opening, You Got It, Suck You Dry, Broken Hands
Encore: (unknown)

7/26/93 Nagoya Club Quattro. Nagoya, Japan
Also on Bill: (no one)

7/27/93 Shinsaobashi Club Quattro. Osaka, Japan
Also on Bill: (no one)
Set: No End in Sight, Let it Slide, This Gift, Make it Now, When in Rome, Ritzville, Touch Me I'm Sick, If I Think, Into the Drink, Blinding Sun, Thirteenth Floor Opening, Get Into Yours, You Got it, Suck You Dry, Broken Hands
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Dead Love, Who You Drivin' Now?

7/29/93 Shibuya On Air. Tokyo, Japan
Supported By: Supersnazz

7/30/93 Shibuya On Air. Tokyo, Japan
Supported By: Supersnazz
Set: Ritzville, Touch Me I'm Sick, Make it Now, This Gift, Let it Slide, Take Me There, No End in Sight, If I Think, Blinding Sun, Into the Drink, Thirteenth Floor Opening, You Got it, Who You Drivin' Now?, Suck You Dry, Broken Hands
Encore: Something So Clear, Dead Love, (Pussy Jam)
Notes: Mark takes photos with the audience during the show. The entire audience sings Touch Me I'm Sick in unison along with Mark. After Dead Love, Mark and Dan switch instruments, and they jam for a while. The encore differs from the setlist, which is printed as "Need, Fur, Dead Love."

8/13/93 "Highwood '93". Edmonton International Speedway. Edmonton, Canada

9/4/93 "Bumbershoot Festival". Seattle, WA (40 min)
Set: No End in Sight, Make it Now, This Gift, Let it Slide, Touch Me I'm Sick, Need, Who You Drivin' Now?, Blinding Sun, No Song III, Suck You Dry, Broken Hands, You Got it

9/26/93 "Rock for Choice Benefit". The Palace. Hollywood, CA (65 min)
Supported By: The Meat Puppets, Ethyl Meatplow, Thelonious Monster, Clawhammer
Set: Make it Now, Let it Slide, This Gift, No End in Sight, Dead Love, Touch Me I'm Sick, If I Think, Into the Drink, Between Me & You Kid, Blinding Sun, Who You Drivin' Now?, No Song III, Suck You Dry, Broken Hands
Encore: You Got It, Hate the Police/(Jam)
Notes: Between Me & You Kid and No Song III are performed for the first known time. This show was a benefit for Rock for Choice. Mudhoney comes on introduced by Lydia Lunch. Before No Song III, Mark and Matt have a little exhange with the crowd. Mark: "Boy, L.A. was a wild one." Matt: "It's the glamour capital of the world." Mark: "Walking down the streets, you can't help but feel like you're a what?" Matt: "Matt Lukin." Mark introduces You Got it with, "This is a song we ripped off of the Butthole Surfers," and then Hate the Police with, "This is a song we ripped off of another Texas band called the Dicks." Hate the Police ends in a short, noisy jam.

10/18/93 Veterans Memorial Coliseum (Arizona State Fair). Phoenix, AZ (40 min)
Supporting: Nirvana
Set: Make It Now, No End In Sight, This Gift, Let It Slide, Dead Love, If I Think, Into The Drink, Blinding Sun, No Song III, You Got It, Broken Hands
Notes: Steve, comparing these shows with Nirvana and the shows that Mudhoney did with Pearl Jam a month later:

The media was kind of trying to make Pearl Jam and Nirvana diametrically opposed to each other, like Nirvana's the real deal, Pearl Jam's the made-for-TV kind of band. Even Cobain was saying that. The biggest thing that really stuck out in our minds was we had a horrible time on the Nirvana tour. Cause it was just really unorganized and everybody was unhappy, crew members were being fired left and right, they were trying to tell us that we couldn't have beer backstage because they were trying to make it a dry tour. So then we were like, fuck, if that's what the Nirvana tour was like, what the hell's the Pearl Jam tour gonna be like? But we did it, and immediately it was such a better atmosphere. We were absolutely bummed for Nirvana, but God, they're having such a horrible time, everything sucks, ya know. And it shouldn't. Just watching Pearl Jam. The crew was really happy and really nice people, a lot of them are still with them today, since day one. It was just really pleasant, really fun. There were some skateboards, I remember skateboarding around with Jeff backstage.It really did change my perceptions of the whole thing. It just seemed like they'd actually worked for it and so they weren't going to pretend like they didn't want it. And they also weren't going to act like big stupid rock stars.

10/19/93 SE Exhibit Hall, Albequerque Convention Center. Albequerque, NM
Supporting: Nirvana
Supported By: Jawbreaker

10/21/93 Memorial Hall. Kansas City, KS
Supporting: Nirvana
Supported By: Jawbreaker
Notes: The guys come out during Nirvana's set, and watch while sitting at the back of the stage.

10/22/93 Palmer Alumni Auditiorium, Palmer College of Chiropractic. Davenport, IA
Supporting: Nirvana
Supported By: Jawbreaker

10/23/93 Aragon Ballroom. Chicago, IL
Supporting: Nirvana
Supported By: Jawbreaker

10/25/93 Aragon Ballroom. Chicago, IL
Supporting: Nirvana
Supported By: Jawbreaker

10/26/93 MECCA Auditorium. Milwaukee, WI
Supporting: Nirvana
Supported By: Jawbreaker

10/28/93 The Cabaret Metro. Chicago, IL

11/26/93 Balch Fieldhouse. University of Colorado. Boulder, CO
Attendance: 3,850
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Supported By: Urge Overkill
Set: Mudride, Hate the Police (w/Gibby Haynes)
Notes: Mark opened the show by saying "It's great to be gay and in Colorado", in reference to the then recently passed anti-homosexual initiative. The initiative was later ruled unconstitutional. Gibby Haynes of the Butthole Surfers sings 'Hate the Police' with Mark. They're shirtless and start mock-fighting each other near the end of the song.

11/27/93 Balch Fieldhouse. University of Colorado. Boulder, CO
Attendance: 3,850
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Supported By: Urge Overkill
Set: (Roadhouse Blues), Touch Me I'm Sick (Set Incomplete)
Notes: Mark had two interesting quotes this evening: "You guys don't know how fucking lucky you are to be at a Mudhoney concert-every month like clockwork" and "If I could, I would touch and rub and hug each one of you people because you're so damn beautiful". Roadhouse Blues, was an incomplete, jammy version. At the end of the set, a mystery guest singer joined the band, and when he was finished, pretended to beat up Mark.

11/28/93 Balch Fieldhouse. University of Colorado. Boulder, CO (CANCELED)
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Supported By: Urge Overkill
Notes: This show was canceled due to problems with security the previous two nights. Pearl Jam felt that the security was being too rough with the audience, and the University of Colorado felt that singer Eddie Vedder was inciting fans against the security personnel. This show was later made up, without Mudhoney, on 3/6/94 and 3/7/94.

11/30/93 Aladdin Theater. Las Vegas, NV
Attendance: 7,000
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Supported By: Urge Overkill
Notes: At the end of Pearl Jam's set, Mark and Steve joined Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament (of Pearl Jam), and Chuck Treece (of Urge Overkill) to reunite four fifths of Green River and perform Swallow My Pride and Ain't Nothing To Do.

12/1/93 Aladdin Theater. Las Vegas, NV
Attendance: 7,000
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Supported By: Urge Overkill
Notes: This show was originally scheduled for the Sands Hotel

12/2/93 Lawlor Athletic Events center. Reno, NV
Attendance: 4,000
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Supported By: Urge Overkill
Notes: At the end of Pearl Jam's set there was another Green River reunion. This time they performed Ain't Nothing To Do. On drums were Eddie Vedder and Dave Abruzzesse (of Pearl Jam), Chuck Treece, and Dan.

12/??/93 The OK Hotel. Seattle, WA
Notes: This show took place a few days before 12/31/93. Admission was by invitation only.

12/31/93 La Luna. Portland, OR (65 min)
Supported By: Dead Moon, Gift
Set: Suck You Dry, Into The Drink, Blinding Sun, In The Blood, No End In Sight, This Gift, Make it Now, Mudride, Get Into Yours, Between Me & You Kid, You Got It, Broken Hands, Touch Me I'm Sick, Dead Love, Who You Drivin' Now?, Hate The Police
Notes: In the Blood is performed for the only known time.