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Mudhoney Tourbook, 1998
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1/31/98 "Monkeywrench Radio". Seattle, WA (15 min)
Also on Bill: Pearl Jam, Zeke, Brad, Tuatuara, Hovercraft
Set: Editions of You, Oblivion, Real Low Vibe, I Have to Laugh
Notes: This was a radio broadcast free to any station that wished to pick it up. The total broadcast lasted nearly four hours. The band sounded amazing, particularly during Editions of YouJust like on the previous radio broadcast on January 8th, 1995, Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam played a hilarious, rambling answering machine message from Matt, which several radio stations chose to edit out. Then, he and Steve talked about Super Electro Sound Recordings, and Seattle rock in the 1960's, and they spun records from The Wellwater Conspiracy, The Sonics and The Kent 3. (transcription of Matt and Steve's appearances)

2/20/98 Alexander M. Baldwin Amphitheater. Maui, HI (40 min)
Attendance: 5,000
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Set: Suck You Dry, Get into Yours, Real Low Vibe, You Got it, Sweet Young Thing..., Judgment Rage..., Move with the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, Oblivion, F.D.K., Poisoned Water, Beneath the Valley...
Notes: Mark told the crowd that since they had been together for ten years and since Hawaii legalized gay marriage, that the guys were going to be joined in a four-way marriage.

2/21/98 Alexander M. Baldwin Amphitheater. Maui, HI (50 min)
Attendance: 5,000
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Set: Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Beneath the Valley..., In 'N' Out of Grace, Sweet Young Thing..., Good Enough, Touch Me I'm Sick, Move With the Wind, Oblivion, Editions of You, Who You Drivin' Now?, Real Low Vibe, Ghost
Notes: Before Editions of You, Mark started joking with the crowd, saying, "we decided to do this Roxy Music song especially for Maui because we know how big Roxy Music has always been in Maui. You people Roxy Music all the time. Allright!" When people started applauding at the end of the song he continued with, "Brian Ferry big in Maui. I knew it."

3/14/98 The Capitol Theater. Olympia, WA
Supported By: Kent 3, Toy Finder, Howardian Now, Second Coming
Set: Poisoned Water, You Got it, Oblivion (set incomplete)
Notes: As they get ready to start the show, Mark tells the crowd, "OK, let's all turn to page 1, look at the table of contents, and find out where we're at ... Do we all know where we're at? ... OK, let's rock," and they go into 'Poisoned Water.'

3/18/98 The Showbox Theater. Seattle, WA CANCELED
Supported By: R.L. Burnside, Leather Boy
Notes: R.L. Burnside had to cancel when his wife became seriously ill. The entire show was canceled soon after.

4/10/98 The Crocodile Cafe. Seattle, WA (70 min)
Supported By: The Ya-Yahs, Leather Boy
Set: I will Fight No More Forever, Oblivion, Who You Drivin' Now?, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Get into Yours, Try to Be Kind, I Have to Laugh, This is the Life, Judgment Rage..., Move with the Wind, Night of the Hunted, Suck You Dry, Ghost, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Touch Me I'm Sick, Into the Drink, Editions of You (Encore Possibly Incomplete)
Notes: They debut 'I Will Fight No More Forever and A Thousand Forms of Mind'.

4/11/98 La Luna. Portland, OR
Attendance: 1,000
Supported By: The Kent 3

4/16/98 The Press Club. Sacramento, CA
Supported By: The Kent 3

4/17/98 Slim's. San Francisco, CA (75 min)
Attendance: 436
Supported By: The Cosmic Psychos, The Resineators
Set: Poisoned Water, You Got it, Get into Yours, Real Low Vibe, Who You Drivin' Now?, This is the Life, I Have to Laugh, (Oblivion), Sweet Young Thing..., Judgment Rage..., Move with the Wind, Oblivion, Suck You Dry, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Editions of You, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Hate the Police
Notes: Before Sweet Young Thing..., Dan misread the setlist and started playing the intro to Oblivion. Matt corrected him, and then told him that he was fired, because "we haven't even started the song, and Dan's already messed up." When they finally got to Oblivion, Matt continued to tease Dan by saying "this is the one where Dan earns his money. His big money...This is the song that Dan wanted to start an hour ago." After a short break before the encore, Matt introduced When Tomorrow Hits with "This number is called Matt Lukin is Cool. It's number six, actually. It's a heavy number." They closed the show with a roaring version of Hate the Police that featured Mark and Steve each standing one leg, and positioning the rest of their bodies horizontally in a flying motion.

4/19/98 "Terrastock West" Custer Avenue Stages. San Fransisco, CA (50 min)
Supporting: Brother JT and Vibrolux
Supported By: Lothars, Bardo Pond, Major Stars
Set: Poisoned Water, Oblivion, Try to be Kind, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Real Low Vibe, I Have to Laugh, This is the Life, Move with the Wind, Editions of You, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Notes: Mudhoney performed on the last day of this three day festival, put on by the Potolemic Terrascope magazine. Playing nothing but new material, they put on a very psychadelic and sludgy set. When they get on-stage, Mark greets the crowd with, "good evening ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the bummer of your trip." Dan's having troubles just before Move With the Wind, and Matt jokes, "the drummer is having a bit of a problem. He's had too many rails, too much powder." Mark messes up the beginning of I Will Fight No More Forever and has to start over. Matt says that it's because "he's looking at the lights." As they finish up a very somber and serious Beneath the Valley..., Mark shatters the mood by happily chirping, "stick around for Brother JT and Vibrolux."

8/20/98 Pier 62/63. Seattle, WA (75 min)
Attendance: 300
Supported By: The Tycoons
Set: Oblivion, Get into Yours, You Got it, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Judgement Rage..., Sweet Young Thing..., Good Enough, Move with the Wind, Generation Spokesmodel, The Farther I Go, Real Low Vibe, This is the Life, Suck You Dry, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Overblown, I Have to Laugh
Notes: They debut 'Overblown,' a song they released six years earlier on the Singles soundtrack. This is a great show. Matt got things going by talking about how he went to get a new driver's liscence that day and how his picture makes him look like his dad. During Get into Yours security started getting rough with moshers. Steve got angry a couple minutes later and started poking the guard in front of him with the headstock of his guitar, shouted "fuck you!" and stuck his middle finger right in the guy's face. The guards all left and didn't return for the rest of the show, and Steve told the audience that "this is not a riot." Mark premiered Overblown with "this is the first time we've ever played this live, so don't get mad if we fuck it up" and then forgot to sing the first "hey, hey, hey, hey."
Setlist

8/28/98 Blockbuster Music Entertainment Centre. Camden, NJ (30 min)
Attendance: 25,000
Supporting: Pearl Jam, Iggy Pop
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, This is the Life, I Have to Laugh, F.D.K., You Got it, I Will Fight..., Beneath the Valley...
Notes: The guys wear matching sports jerseys that each contained two letters of "Mudhoney" on the chest and played in front of a large "Mudhoney" banner. Matt's jersey had "MU", Dan's "DH", Mark's "ON" and Steve's "EY", so while they're performing on stage, the letters were in correct order. At one point, Mark jokes, "When we started out, they said you'll never play Camden, N.J. [which is not the greatest place on Earth]. It took us 10 years, but here we are."

8/29/98 Blockbuster Music Entertainment Centre. Camden, NJ
Attendance: 25,000
Supporting: Pearl Jam, Iggy Pop
Set: Sweet Young Thing, Judgement Rage..., Who You Drivin' Now? (set incomplete; Sweet Young Thing was the show opener)
Notes: Several new songs were also performed. They wore the same matching soccer jerseys as the day before.

8/30/98 Cat's Cradle. Carrboro, NC
Supported By: Subsonics
Soundcheck: Overblown (soundcheck incomplete)
Set: Overblown, Sweet Young Thing, You Got it, Oblivion, Beneath the Valley... (set incomplete)
Notes: In a joke gone wrong, Mark announces that the real Jeremy from the Pearl Jam song of the same name is in the audience. They guy that was supposed to come on stage doesn't show, and a few uncomfortable moments later, they start up Beneath the Valley.... The setlist consisted of mostly songs from Tomorrow Hit Today.

8/31/98 Hardee's Walnut Creek Ampitheater. Raleigh, NC (45 min)
Attendance: 18,445
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Set: Oblivion, Beneath the Valley... (set incomplete and out of order)
Notes: The guys wear their jerseys that spell out "MUDHONEY" again. The setlist consisted of mostly songs from Tomorrow Hit Today. Another set that was recieved poorly by the Pearl Jam audience.

9/1/98 Lakewood Ampitheater. Atlanta, GA (45 min)
Attendance: 19,000
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Set: Poisoned Water, Judgment Rage..., Oblivion, This is the Life, I Have to Laugh, Get into Yours (set incomplete and out of order with the exception of Poisoned Water)
Notes: The guys played a great set of mostly new material that was recieved apathetically by the crowd. At the end of Oblivion, Mark remarks, "I don't want to gloat, but we made this little girl in the front row cry." When they finish their set, Mark says goodbye with, "thanks for letting us stand in front of you for 45 minutes."

09/4/98 Bi-Lo center: Greenville, SC (45 min)
Attendance: 11,255
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Oblivion, You Got it, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley... (Set Incomplete and Out of Order, With the Exception of the First and Last Two)
Notes: Three other new songs were performed. Another quality performance that was ignored by the crowd. During the second song of the set, Mark broke a string on his guitar. Afterwards, when he went to change guitars, the strap caught his shirt and pulled it off.

9/5/98 40 Watt Club. Athens, GA
Attendance: 200
Supported By: Subsonics, Jack Drag
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Who You Drivin' Now?, Oblivion, You Got it, Touch Me I'm Sick, Move With the Wind, Judgement Rage..., A Thousand Forms of Mind, Get into Yours, The Farther I Go, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Real Low Vibe, Editions of You, I Have to Laugh
Notes: The show was stopped briefly when Mark dropped his guitar pick and had to get down on all fours to find it. A little after that, his guitar went out, resulting in another delay. Mark and Matt appeared to be in good spirits, while Steve was removed and Dan was serious. During I Will Fight No More Forever, Mark got mad at someone in the crowd and stared at him for a few minutes while pounding away at his guitar.

09/6/98 Thompson-Boiling Arena: Knoxville, TN (45 min)
Attendance: 24,535
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, You Got it, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Night of the Hunted, Touch Me I'm Sick, Move With the Wind, Judgement Rage..., Oblivion, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley
Notes: Another unhospitable crowd. When they finished their set, and Dan, Matt and Steve had left the stage, Mark sarcastically said to the crowd "thank you, Knoxville" in a monotone.

09/7/98 GTE Virginia Beach Amphitheater. Virginia Beach, VA (45 min)
Supporting: Pearl Jam
Set: Oblivion, Beneath the Valley... (set incomplete and out of order)
Notes: The setlist consisted of mostly songs from Tomorrow Hit Today.

9/9/98 Bowery Ballroom. New York City, NY (80 min)
Attendance: 450
Supported By: Brother JT Quartet
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Judgement Rage..., Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, Oblivion, Who You Drivin' Now?, This is the Life, Night of the Hunted, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Real Low Vibe, Suck You Dry, Editions of You, I Have to Laugh

9/11/98 The Highbury Garage. London, England (75 min)
Supported By: The Alchemysts
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Judgement Rage..., Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, Oblivion, Who You Drivin' Now?, This is the Life, Night of the Hunted, Overblown, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Good Enough(w/Holly Golightly), Editions of You, Suck You Dry, I Have to Laugh
Notes: Before launching into Touch Me I'm Sick Steve said "This'll start a riot!." On Good Enough, Holly Golightly of Thee Headcoatees sang. The sound mix made much of the vocals unintelligable throughout the night. Mark in Drowned in Sound in 2016: "The last time we came to the UK during before [Tomorrow Hit Today] was probably in 1995, and then we played Highbury Garage in 1998. Before that, we'd done an East Coast tour with Pearl Jam, so I guess the London show was a way of testing our toes in the water to see what things were like over here. And the show was small, but it was packed. There was no mention in the press about the show either before or after. It felt like we were some kind of hangover. Definitely yesterday's news."

9/19/98 "The Young and the Restless Sessions". Jupiter Studios. Seattle, WA (45 min)
Set: Oblivion, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Real Low Vibe, I Have To Laugh, Suck You Dry, Ghost, Beneath The Valley...
Notes: This performance was broadcast live on KNDD, 107.7 FM. Poisoned Water was stopped after a few seconds with Mark shouting, "Dan! Whoa!" and then restarted. After the show, the band participated in a short interview where the band was joking and in good spirits.

9/26/98 The Crocodile Cafe. Seattle, WA (80 min)
Attendance: 500
Supported By: The Cheater Slicks, Necessary Evils
Set: A Thousand Forms of Mind, I Have to Laugh, Oblivion, Try to Be Kind, Poisoned Water, Real Low Vibe, This is the Life, Night of the Hunted, Move With the Wind, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Talkin' Randy Tate's..., Touch Me I'm Sick, Suck You Dry (encore incomplete and out of order with the exception of Talkin' Randy Tate's...)
Notes: For the record release party of Tomorrow Hit Today, the entire album was played in order. Mark introduced the songs with comments like "OK, song number three" and "now, we flip the record over." As they came out for the encore Matt asked "can we wrap this up? I have to pee" and they performed Talkin' Randy Tate's which Mark said was their collective folk song. The encore contained at least five or six songs, the ones missing above drawn from their hits. Mark bid everyone farewell with "thanks. Good Night. Matt has to pee." Overall, a less than superb crowd considering that it was a hometown show, with many people unfamiliar with the new material and lots of talking and milling around.

9/27/98 Easy Street Records. Seattle, WA (45 min)
Attendance: 100
Set: Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Oblivion, Touch Me I'm Sick, Ghost, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Who You Drivin' Now?, Real Low Vibe, I Have to Laugh
Encore: Hate the Police
Notes: When the came out for the encore, Steve joked that, "we don't really know this one," before they started Hate the Police. Following the performance, which featured a rambling Matt and an energetic Mark, an autograph signing took place. Freebies included Tomorrow Hit Today window clings and bumperstickers. Spotted in attendance was Eddie Vedder.
Tomorrow Hit Today sticker | Tomorrow Hit Today flyer (front, back)

10/1/98 Bimbo's 365 Club. San Francisco, CA (75 min)
Supported By: The Urinals, The Kent 3
Soundcheck: A Thousand Forms of Mind (soundcheck incomplete)
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Oblivion, Judgement Rage..., Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Who You Drivin' Now?, I Have to Laugh, This is the Life, Overblown, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Night of the Hunted, Editions of You, Suck You Dry
Encore 2: Real Low Vibe, In 'N' Out of Grace
Notes: During the main set, the guys seemed detached from both each other and the crowd. Dan's kit was placed ten feet behind the other members. Between most songs, Steve noodled around on the guitar. After Beneath the Valley..., Mark said in his most sarcastic tone, "we'd like to dedicate this show to the 49ers," to which Steve told the crowd equally sarcastically, "no, we'd like to dedicate this show to you." This show featured a very rare second encore.
setlist | flyer

10/2/98 The Catalyst. Santa Cruz, CA (70 min)
Supported By: The Urinals, The Kent 3
Set: A Thousand Forms of Mind, Poisoned Water, The Farther I Go, Real Low Vibe, You Got it, Judgement Rage..., Sweet Young Thing, Oblivion, Suck You Dry, Try to Be Kind, I Have to Laugh, Generation Spokesmodel, Ghost, I Will fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Touch Me I'm Sick, Night of the Hunted, Who You Drivin' Now?, Hate the Police
Notes: Coming back from the encore break, Dan started a small drum solo, and Matt began talking about how he had just had his first threesome: "the other guys were Steve, Dan, and Mark, so actually there were four of us; three other guys. Actually, I just watched." Mark's guitar strap broke half-way through Touch Me I'm Sick, and he had to cradle it for the remainder of the song. At the end of the song, a stage diver knocked his around his microphone stand, and he came in late on vocals on Night of the Hunted because he was adjusting it.
setlist

10/3/98 Bo Jangle's. Sacramento, CA (70 min)
Attendance: 300
Supported By: The Urinals, The Kent 3
Soundcheck: (Unknown), (Jam), Thorn, Thorn, Into the Drink, Into the Drink, F.D.K., (In My Finest Suit) [30 min]
Set: Sweet Young Thing, Judgement Rage..., Night of the Hunted, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Oblivion, A Thousand Forms of Mind, I Have to Laugh, This is the Life, F.D.K., Real Low Vibe, Thorn, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Into the Drink, (Jam), Editions of You, Hate the Police/(Jam)
Notes: A Thousand Forms of Mind was restarted when Matt came in late. His response was, "hey, I was busy." Steve asked, "did you get what you need?" and Matt replied, "what I need is a threesome." Steve broke a string on Into the Drink and switched guitars mid-way through the song. Then, Dan started playing a jam, which Mark said was Led Zeppelin's Moby Dick and joined in for a few seonds. During Hate the Police, Mark was leaning way out into the crowd and got pulled in. When he made it back on stage, he rolled around with a few people from the audience, having a great time. As he did this, the guys began a noise jam, which featured Matt holding out his bass in a rock-god pose.
setlist

10/5/98 The Roxy. Los Angeles, CA (75 min)
Supported By: The Urinals, The Kent 3
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Oblivion, Night of the Hunted, Judgement Rage..., Suck You Dry, Sweet Young Thing, Real Low Vibe, This is the Life, I Will Fight No More Forever, Ghost, I Have to Laugh, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Touch Me I'm Sick, Generation Spokesmodel, F.D.K., Hate the Police
photos (Dan, Mark and Steve [104K], Mark [28K])

10/6/98 Casbah. San Diego, CA
Supported By: The Kent 3, Fluff
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Oblivion, Judgement Rage..., Sweet Young Thing, Night of the Hunted, Suck You Dry, Real Low Vibe, This is the Life, Generation Spokesmodel, I Have to Laugh, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Touch Me I'm Sick, Move With the Wind, You Got it, F.D.K.
Encore 2: In 'N' Out of Grace, Hate the Police
Notes: Steve was cracking jokes throughout the evening, and at one point Matt bragged about how "the doctor stuck his finger up my ass."

10/9/98 Fitzgerald's. Houston, TX (75 min)
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Oblivion, A Thousand Forms..., Get into Yours, This is the Life, I Have to Laugh, Real Low Vibe, Generation Spokesmodel, Night of the Hunted, Sweet Young Thing, Judgment Rage..., Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, You Got It, In 'N' Out of Grace, Hate the Police
Notes: The crowd knocks Mark's mic stand over several times, but the show goes on. Matt introduces 'In N Out of Grace' with, "And now for something you'll REALLY like." The Mark intros 'Hate the Police' with, "I guess it'd be a crime to be in Texas and not play this song." Steve: "This is for our brothers in the Kent 3 who got busted by The Man in Texas!" Mark: "They're fucking pigs, man!" During the song, someone from the crowd gets on stage, and doesn't start leaving. So, Mark starts mimicking him, and he decides he doesn't want to be on stage anymore.

10/10/98 Liberty Launch. Austin, TX
Attendance: 80
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula
Set: When Tomorrow Hits (set incomplete)
Encore: Hate the Police (encore incomplete)
Notes: A very sparseley attended show. Before Hate the Police, Mark had some less than pleasant words to say about the men in blue.

10/12/98 Howlin' Wolf. New Orleans, LA
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula

10/13/98 5 Points Music Hall. Birmingham, AL
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula

10/14/98 The End/Ellison Square. Nashville, TN
Attendance: 126
Supported By: The Kent 3

10/15/98 The Point. Atlanta, GA (75 min)
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Oblivion, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Touch Me I'm Sick, Move With the Wind, Judgement Rage..., Night of the Hunted, Into the Drink, Try to be Kind, I Have to Laugh, You Got it, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Real Low Vibe, Suck You Dry, In 'N' Out of Grace, Hate the Police
Notes: After Touch Me I'm Sick the audience was cheering wildly, and just before going into the next song, Move With the Wind, Mark said, "OK, now we're going to end your fun." Before You Got it, the guys were all playing different riffs. Mark introduced Hate the Police by deadpanning, "this next song's by special request. Then after that, so guy's going to show me his penis, which I'm really thrilled about."

10/16/98 Ziggy's. Winston-Salem, NC (80 min)
Attendance: 100
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Touch Me I'm Sick, F.D.K., Judgement Rage..., Suck You Dry, A Tousand Forms of Mind, I Have to Laugh, Oblivion, Try to be Kind, Poisoned Water, This is the Life, Night of the Hunted, Move With the Wind, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley... (middle of the set is out of order)
Encore: Sweet Young Thing, Into the Drink, Real Low Vibe, Hate the Police
Notes: F.D.K. was played by request.

10/17/98 9:30 Club. Washington D.C.
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula
Set: Suck You Dry, Poison Water, Oblivion, Get into Yours, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Judgement Rage..., Sweet Young Thing, Touch Me I'm Sick, Real Low Vibe, Night of the Hunted, Into The Drink, I Have to Laugh, Try to Be Kind, Thorn, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, F.D.K., Hate the Police, In 'N' Out of Grace
Notes: The crowd went crazy for the older material, but wasn't as receptive to the newer songs. Mark introduced the other guys, and when he got to "on the bass - Matt Lukin," the crowd exploded. Then he introduced himself as, "me, they call me the jackass." During In 'N' Out of Grace, someone got accidentally caught in Mark's microphone cord, and when Mark tried to yank it away, he ended up dragging the guy halfway onto stage.

10/19/98 Valentine's. Albany, NY
Attendance: 250
Supported By: The Kent 3
Set: Suck You Dry, Touch Me I'm Sick, Hate the Police (set out of order and incomplete)
Notes: During the show closer, Hate the Police, the previously sedate crowd goes crazy.

10/20/98 Pear St. Night Club. Northhampton, MA
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula w

10/21/98 Middle East. Boston, MA
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Touch Me I'm Sick, Get into Yours, Thorn, Judgement Rage...., Generation Spokesmodel, A Thousand Forms of Mind, I Have to Laugh, Oblivion, Real Low Vibe, Move With the Wind, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley... (middle of the set is out of order)
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Night of the Hunted, Into the Drink, In 'N' Out of Grace
Notes: Dan messed up Night of the Hunted, so they cut the song short.

10/22/98 Met Cafe. Providince, RI
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, This is the Life, I Have to Laugh, You Got it, Real Low Vibe, Night of the Hunted, Sweet Young Thing, Judgement Rage..., Move With the Wind, Suck You Dry, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Oblivion, Into the Drink, A Thousand Forms of Mind, F.D.K.
Notes: Before the encore, the crowd, who had spent most of the evening calling out for older material started throwing cups of beer at the stage. Steve's response to this was, "you don't want us to have to put the chicken wire up in front of the stage, now do you?"

10/23/98 Tramps. New York, NY
Supported By: The Kent 3, Nebula
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Night of the Hunted, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Move With The Wind, Who You Drivin' Now?, You Got it, Sweet Young Thing, Touch Me I'm Sick, Real Low Vibe, I Have To Laugh, Oblivion, Judgement, Rage...., Generation Spokesmodel, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley... (set incomplete, and songs three through fourteen are out of order)
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, In 'N' Out Of Grace, Hate The Police
Notes: A few other Tomorrow Hit Today songs were also played during the main set. Due to the constant calls for Touch Me I'm Sick, Steve introduced Sweet Young Thing with, "this one is this close to Touch Me I'm Sick" while holding two fingers closely together. Night of the Hunted was stopped because Steve broke a song, but Dan didn't notice and kept playing until Mark walked over and stopped him. When Steve got back with a new guitar he said something along the lines of, "none of you saw me break a string and leave for a minute there, did you?". On In 'N' Out of Grace, Steve played a dual lead with the guitarist from Nebula, and at the end, Mark, who had taken off his guitar, fell off the stage while singing the last verse. When he got back up, he fell down on the stage and swung his microphone around like a lasso while laughing. As a result, he missed singing the last line of the song.

10/24/98 The Trocadero. Philadelphia, PA (75 min)
Supported By: The Kent 3, Brother JT
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Oblivion, You Got it, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Sweet Young Thing, Judgement Rage..., Night of the Hunted, Into the Drink, The Farther I Go, Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, F.D.K., Thorn, In 'N' Out of Grace
Notes: During You Got it, Matt's bass went out, and they finished the song without it. After they finish, Mark said, "it was weird because we lost the bass on that song. Now I know how the (bass-less John Spencer) Blues Explosion feels." Matt joked, "I'm just here to look good," and Steve added, "it was rad because there was more guitar." After The Farther I Go, Steve's amp is loudly buzzing, prompting him to say, "I'll just stand here and buzz."

10/26/98 Cabaret Music Hall. Montreal, Canada (75 min)
Attendance: 350
Supported By: Grime, Mold
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Oblivion, You Got it, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Judgement Rage..., Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, This is the Life, I Have to Laugh, Who You Drivin' Now?, F.D.K., Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Into the Drink, In 'N' Out of Grace, Hate the Police, (Jam)
Notes: At the end of Hate the Police, someone from the audience climbed on stage. Mark handed him his microphone, and the guy rolled around on the stage screaming while the band jammed. When they finish with that, Mark says goodbye with, "thanks for coming out. It's great to come out. Steve came out three weeks ago."

10/27/98 Lee's Palace. Toronto, Canada
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Suck You Dry, Oblivion, Judgement Rage..., Sweet Young Thing..., A Thousand Forms of Mind, Night of the Hunted, Into the Drink, Try to Be Kind, I Have to Laugh, You Got it, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: Touch Me I'm Sick, Real Low Vibe, In 'N' Out of Grace, Hate the Police
Notes: In 'N' Out of Grace was announced as Salty Boogers Taste Salty. During the solo, Mark took a poem handed to him by someone in the audience and read it aloud.

10/28/98 Euclid Tavern. Cleveland, OH (85 min)
Supported By: The Kent 3, Dimbulb
Set: Poisoned Water, Suck You Dry, Oblivion, Generation Spokesmodel, Sweet Young Thing, Judgment Rage..., Move with the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, Try to be Kind, I Have to Laugh, A Thousand Forms..., You Got it, Night of the Hunted, Who You Drivin' Now?, Ghost, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Thorn, F.D.K., Hate the Police
Notes: This is the first time they're known to play Cleveland. At one point, Steve lets the crowd know that they'll be there again in another 10 or 11 years. When they come back out for the encore, Matt goes into an extended rant about getting his pants pissed backstage - except he didn't get them pissed, they were just wet...but not because he pissed himself.

10/29/98 Magic Stick. Detroit, MI (85 min)
Supported By: The Kent 3

10/30/98 Cabaret Metro. Chicago, IL (80 min)
Supported By: Mike Watt, The Kent 3
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Real Low Vibe, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Judgment Rage..., Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, Try to Be Kind, I Have to Laugh, Oblivion, You Got it, Who You Drivin' Now?, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Generation Spokesmodel, Night of the Hunted, In 'N' Out of Grace
Notes: Get into Yours fell apart after a couple of bars, so Mark said, "let's try that one again," and the started all over. In 'N' Out of Grace was sloppy and raw. Mark mixed up the lyrics during the first half of the song, and he and Steve ended up playing guitar instead of the last part of the vocals before the break down. As they drew out the ending to the song, Mark said to the crowd, "thank you so much for coming out," and Lukin went up to his mic and said the exact same thing.

10/31/98 Sudsy Malone's. Cincinnati, OH
Supported By: The Kent 3
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, Real Low Vibe, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Judgement Rage..., Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, Try to be Kind, I Have to Laugh, Oblivion, Who You Drivin' Now?, You Got it, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Night of the Hunted, In 'N' Out of Grace, Hate the Police
Notes: For the Occasion, Mark has a drawn-on moustache and blacked out teeth, Matt was wearing glasses, a fake nose and moustache, and Steve had paper elephant ears and nose. Dan was dressed normally. On Touch Me I'm Sick, Mark added a verse about hating when his dad gave him a bath and sang the chorus as, "touch me i'm six." There were problems with the P.A. system during Oblivion, but they were resolved after a few minutes.
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11/2/98 First Avenue Club. Minneapolis, MN
Supported By: The Kent 3, Likehell

11/4/98 Bluebird Theater. Denver, CO
Supported By: The Kent 3

11/5/98 DV8. Salt Lake City, UT
Attendance: 800
Supported By: The Kent 3
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Judgement Rage..., Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, Try to be Kind, I Have to Laugh, Oblivion, Generation Spokesmodel, Who You Drivin' Now?, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, In 'N' Out of Grace, Hate the Police

11/6/98 Nerolux. Boise, ID
Supported By: The Kent 3
Set: Beneath the Valley... (set incomplete)
Notes: Before the gig, the band turns the men's room into a makeshift green room. Steve is wearing a stocking cap throughout the gig, and Mark talks to the crowd about it: "Steve knows that 90% of your body heat escapes through your head, so that's why he's wearing that hat." They close the main set with 'Beneath the Valley...'

11/7/98 Johnny Rockets. Spokane, WA
Supported By: The Kent 3

11/12/98 Woodmen of the World Hall. Eugene, OR
Supported By: The Athsma Hounds

11/13/98 La Luna. Portland, OR
Supported By: Jr. High, The Pinehurst Kids
Set: Suck You Dry, Here Comes Sickness (set incomplete)
Notes: They might have played 1995 during the encore. At one point, Mark gave a speech about the ancient Aztecs.

11/14/98 The Showbox Theater. Seattle, WA (80 min)
Attendance: 400
Supported By: Dead Moon, The Cripples
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Suck You Dry, Oblivion, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Judgement Rage..., Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, This is the Life, I Have to Laugh, Get into Yours, Real Low Vibe, You Got it, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: (Jam), Sweet Young Thing, In 'N' Out of Grace, Hate the Police
Notes: In the middle of the main set, Mark pointed out some "wacky, crazy guy" in the crowd and told him, "hey mister, there's no room for fun in grunge!" and then proceeded to rock out. At the beginning of the encore, Steve's amp began humming, and he started making more sounds by fooling around with his effects pedals. The rest of the band joined in for five or so minutes.

12/3/98 319 Club. Chico, CA
Attendance: 300
Supported By: Nebula, Rookie 13
Soundcheck: A Thousand Forms of Mind, Here Comes Sickness, Blinding Sun, 1995
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Blinding Sun, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Judgement Rage..., Sweet Young Thing, Touch Me I'm Sick, This is the Life, I Have to Laugh, Here Comes Sickness, Oblivion, You Got it, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley.../(Jam)
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Hate the Police
Notes: After Beneath the Valley, Mark laid down his guitar and walked off the stage, while the other guys continued to jam for a few minutes. When they came back out for the encore, Mark announced, "they say we have time for one more, but we can stretch that into three." They ended up not playing 1995 at the very end, even though it was on the setlist.

12/5/98 The Cactus Club. San Jose, CA (80 min)
Supported By: Nebula, S.I.J
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Blinding Sun, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Real Low Vibe, Judgement Rage..., Sweet Young Thing, This is the Life, I Have to Laugh, Here Comes Sickness, Night of the Hunted, (Jam), You Got it, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, Who You Drivin' Now?, 1995, Hate the Police
Notes: Mark opened the show by asking the quiet crowd, "Suck You Dry? Did someone say Suck You Dry?" There were technical difficulties with Mark's microphone during Sweet Young Thing. After the song, Danny fixed the problem, and Mark introduced him with, "ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Danny Beard, the official 'ch-check' guy." Beneath the Valley... was jammed out at the end for several minutes, speeding up to double time after slowing down. Mark messed up the lyrics to 1995, starting with the second verse instead of the first. Steve introduced the final song with, "we're going to play a cover now. It's by the Dicks. It's called We Hate the Fuckin' Police!" and Mark started the song by standing on his head. A fan remembers: "When I was 16, me and the Mall Security dudes went to see Mudhoney play at the Cactus Club in San Jose. Before the show, we were playing foosball and Matt Lukin walked up to the table with a beer in hand. He proceeded to shove napkins in both the goals and grunted, 'Unlimited play.' Then he walked away. It was maybe the coolest thing I've ever seen."

12/6/98 Casbah. San Diego, CA
Supported By: Nebula

12/7/98 Club Congress. Tuscon, AZ
Supported By: Nebula

12/9/98 Boston's Night Club. Tempe, AZ
Supported By: Nebula

12/10/98 Spaceland. Los Angeles, CA (80 min)
Supported By: Nebula
Set: When Tomorrow Hits, Poisoned Water, Suck You Dry, A Thousand Forms Of Mind. Blinding Sun, Real Low Vibe, Judgement Rage..., Sweet Young Thing, Try To Be Kind, I Have To Laugh, Here Comes Sickness, Oblivion, You Got It, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath The Valley...
Encore: Mudride, Night Of The Hunted, 1995 (w/John Wahl), Hate The Police
Notes: Mudride makes a rare appearance. John Wahl plays saxaphone on 1995.

12/11/98 The Galaxy Concert Theatre. Santa Ana, CA
Supported By: Nebula
Set: Poisoned Water, Here Comes Sickness, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Blinding Sun, Real Low Vibe, Judgement Rage..., Move With the Wind, Touch Me I'm Sick, This Is the Life, I Have to Laugh, Get into Yours, You Got it, Ghost, I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tommorow Hits, Suck You Dry, 1995, Hate the Police

12/12/98 Slim's. San Francisco, CA (75 min)
Attendance: 436
Supported By: Nebula, Black Kali Ma
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Here Comes Sickness, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Real Low Vibe, Judgement Rage..., Sweet Young Thing, Touch Me I'm Sick, Try to be Kind, I Have to Laugh, Blinding Sun, Oblivion, Who You Drivin' Now?, Ghost (w/Fix Me), I Will Fight No More Forever, Beneath the Valley...
Encore: When Tomorrow Hits, In 'N' Out of Grace (w/Eddie Glass), Hate the Police (w/Gary Floyd)
Notes: While everyone else was getting ready to play, Steve started jamming before Suck You Dry. Touch Me I'm Sick had the same "touch me I'm six" lyrics as the Cincinnati show on Halloween. During Oblivion, Steve broke a string a switched guitars mid-song. At the end of Ghost, Mark threw in some lines from Fix Me. Minutes later, Steve was hit in the head with a flying beer bottle during the ending of Beneath the Valley.... After a short pause, he sat on the drum riser and used the bottle as a slide for the remainder of the song. When they finished he held up the bottle and said, "someone dropped their beer bottle. If anyone needs it, they can come and get it from me. I'll shove it up their ass." When they came back out for the encore, Mark followed up with, "I hope that the prick that hit Steve in the head gets hit by a bus," to which Matt replied, "Steve got hit in the head with a bus?" Mark finished it off with, "Sorry, I meant I hope he gets hit by a BART (Bay Area Regional Transit)." Eddie from Nebula took over Mark's guitar duties half way through In 'N' Out of Grace, while Mark took pictures from the side of the stage. To close the show, they did a slowed-down version of Hate the Police, with Gary Floyd from the Dicks handling most of the vocals while Mark took more photos. Gary Floyd remembers the show in a 5/12/00 interview with The Austin Chronicle: "You know, I sang 'Dicks Hate Police' with Mudhoney the last time they played at Slim's. It was wonderful!" Seeing as he all but snubbed Mudhoney's Mark Arm when the singer approached him backstage at a huge European festival and asked him to join the Seattle garage band for the song, Floyd (who blames the incident on jet lag) was only mildly surprised to find himself slagged in Flipside over the failed summit. "They said, 'Yeah, we asked that fucking asshole Gary Floyd to sing it with us one time, and I don't know if he had a big head or what, but he said no, he didn't want to,'" relates Floyd. Later, when [Alternative Tentacles] started putting together its Dicks compilation, a label manager asked Arm to write an essay on the Dicks, to which the Mudhoney singer responded with a "stunning, wonderful thing." When Floyd heard Mudhoney were coming to town, he e-mailed Arm and told him Black Kali Ma would love to play on the bill, which the frontman arranged. "And I knew he was gonna ask me to sing it, I knew. And my band is going, 'Alright fucker, you better (cooperate)...' "I said, 'I will, if he asks me to sing it. Believe me, I feel so bad.' "So we played and had a great show, and I'm backstage getting tipsy while the other bands are playing, and he comes back and says, 'Great show, man.' "I said, 'Oh, thanks a lot,' and all my bandmates are back there glaring at me. "'Well, I was, uh, wondering if we do 'Dicks Hate Police' tonight for an encore, would you like to do it?' "And I go, 'Nah, I got jet lag. I don't wanna do it.'"

12/29/98. Glenworth Valley '98. Glenworth Valley, Australia (CANCELLED)
Supported By: Buffalo Tom, TISM, Rocket from the Crypt, Superjesus, The Mavis's, Custard, Bluebottle Kiss, Screamfeeder, Even, Something for Kate, Pre-Shrunk, Violetine, Circushead, The Porkers, Muzzy Pep, Good Buddha, iOTA, Vvo Vo, Melting Choir, Carla Werner, Some Very Expensive Poets, Chinchen, Twenty Two
Notes: Mudhoney did not perform because they missed their flight to Australia due to bad weather in Seattle. They were to have performed on the third and final day of the festival as the headliner.

12/31/98 The Falls Festival '98. Victoria, Australia (50 min)
Attendance: 12,000
Also on Bill: Blondie, You Am I, Rocket From The Crypt, Bentley's Rhythm Ace, Grinspoon, Frenzal Rhomb, Unwritten Law
Set: Suck You Dry, Poisoned Water, Get into Yours, You Got it, I Have to Laugh, Sweet Young Thing, Oblivion, A Thousand Forms of Mind, Judgement Rage..., Who You Drivin' Now?, Ghost, 1995
Notes: This was the second day of the three day festival. There was little between song banter. On 1995, the band was joined by a few horn players, and Mark changed the second verse to "1999."