Tour Dates

Nirvanas Tour Dates


JANUARY 23 Community Theatre, Tacoma, WA (under the name Ted Ed Fred)
MARCH 19 Community World Theatre, Tacoma, WA (with Lush)
JULY 3 The Vogue, Seattle (with Bood Circus)
OCTOBER 30 Dorm Party at Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (first 
time band trashes equipment, begins with Kurt smashing guitar)


FEBUARY 25 HUB East Ballroom, University of Washington, Seattle (with 
Skin Yard, Girl Trouble, the Fluid) 
JUNE 9 Lamefest '89, Moore Theatre, Seattle (with TAD and Mudhoney) 
JUNE 22 Covered Wagon, San Francisco (begin 26-date, first extensive 
U.S. tour) 
JULY 9 Sonic Temple, Pittsburgh, PA 
JULY 18 Pyramid Club, New York City (New Music Seminar) 
OCTOBER 20 Newcastle, England (with TAD, begin first European tour, 
36 shows in 42 days) 
DECEMBER 3 The Astoria, London, England (last tour date, with TAD and 
DECEMBER28 The Underground, Seattle (release party for Sub Pop's Sub 
Pop 200)


APRIL 1 Cabaret Metro, Chicago (begin 15-date U.S./Canadian tour) 
MAY 17 The Zoo, Boise, ID (last date on tour) 
AUGUST 23 Melody Ballroom, Portland, OR (opening for Sonic Youth) 
AUGUST 24 Moore Theatre, Seattle (opening for Sonic Youth) 
SEPTEMBER 22 Motor Sports International and Garage, Seattle (with 
Melvins, Dwarves, Derelicts; crowd of 1,500 was Nirvana's biggest 
audience to date)


MARCH 5 The Bronx, Edmonton, Canada (first of 3 Canadian dates)
JUNE 14 Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood,CA (with Hole, Opening for 
Dinosaur Jr) 
JUNE 15 Iguana's, Tijuana, Mexico (opening for Dinosaur Jr) 
AUGUST 15 The Roxy, Los Angeles (with Wool) 
AUGUST 20 Sir Henry's, Cork, Ireland (begin U.K./European tour with 
Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr, Mudhoney, Smashing Pumpkins) 
SEPTEMBER 1 Rotterdam De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands (last date of 
9-date tour) 
SEPTEMBER 20 Opera House, Toronto, Canada (begin extensive North 
American Nevermind tour) 
SEPTEMBER 28 The Marquee, New York City (the Melvins open) 
OCTOBER 4 Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC (Das Damen opens) 
OCTOBER 14 First Avenue, Minneapolis (Urge Overkill opens) 
OCTOBER 27 The Palace, Hollywood, CA (Hole and Greg Sage open) 
OCTOBER 31 Paramount Theatre, Seattle (last date of 31-date tour; 
Mudhoney, Bikini Kill open) 
NOVEMBER 4 Bierkeller, Bristol, England (first date of 6-week 
U.K./European tour) 
DECEMBER 27 Sports Arena, Los Angeles (with Pearl Jam, open for 
Red Hot Chili Peppers) 
DECEMBER 31 Cow Palace, San Francisco (with Pearl Jam and 
Red Hot Chilli Peppers)


JANUARY 11 Saturday Night Live, New York City
JANUARY 24 Phoenician Club, Sydney, Australia (begin 6-week tour of 
Australia, New Zealand, Japan)
FEBUARY 14 Kokusai Koryu Center, Osaka, Japan (first Japanese show)
FEBUARY 21 Pink's Garage, Honolulu, HI (first of two shows in Hawaii)
JUNE 21 The Point, Dublin, Ireland (first of 10 dates in Europe)
AUGUST 22 County Fairgrounds, Portland, OR
AUGUST 23 Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle


JANUARY 16 Murumbi Stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil (L7 opens)
JANUARY 23 Praca Da Apotoese, Rio de Janiero, Brazil (L7 opens)
APRIL 9 Cow Palace, San Francisco (with L7, Breeders, Disposable 
Heroes of Hiphoprisy; Bosnian Rape Victims Benefit)
JULY 23 Roseland Ballroom, New York City (Jesus Lizard opens, 
New Music Seminar)
OCTOBER 2 Finsbury Park, London England
OCTOBER 18 Arizona State Fair, Phoenix, AZ (kicks off 45-date U.S. tour)
OCTOBER 30 Hara Arena, Dayton OH (Meat Puppets, the Boredoms open)
NOVEMBER 7 William and Mary Hall, Williamsburg, VA (the Breeders, 
Half Japanese open)
NOVEMBER 27 Bayfront Park & Amphitheatre, Miami, FL (Come, the Breeders 
DECEMBER 10 The Forum, St. Paul, MN (the Breeders, Shonen Knife open)
DECEMBER 30 The Great Western Forum, Inglewood, CA (Butthole Surfers, 
Chokebore open)


JANUARY 1 Jackson County Expo Hall, Medford, OR (with Butthole Surfers, 
JANUARY 6 Spokane Coliseum, Spokane, WA (the Breeders open)
JANUARY 7 Seattle Center Arena (first of 2 shows, with the Breeders, 
JANUARY 8 Seattle Center Arena (Nirvana's final U.S. show)
FEBUARY 6 Pavilhao Carlos Lopes, Lisbon, Portugal (first show of 
European tour) 
MARCH 1 Terminal Einz, Munich, Germany (Nirvana's final performance)

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