1989

 indicates a recording exists of this show

  • Jan. 20, 1989 Waterloo Records, Austin, TX
    (possibly record release party for End of the Day) [photos]
  • Jan. 27, 1989 Fitzgerald’s, Houston, TX [funny setlist]
  • Jan. 28, 1989 Liberty Lunch, TX
    (Grains Of Faith and Last Straw opened)
  • Jan. 31, 1989 KLBJ studios “Local Licks”, Austin, TX  [setlist
  • Feb. 17, 1989 Texas Tavern, Austin, TX
    (Javelin Boot opened)
  • Feb. 28, 1989 Liberty Lunch, Austin, TX [photos]
    (Walter Salas-Humara opened)
  • March, 1989 Uptown Lounge, Athens, GA [setlist
  • March, 1989 The Brewery, Raleigh, NC
    (The Reivers opened for The Connells)
  • March 11, 1989 UNC Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill, NC [setlist]
    (The Connells opened)
  • March 16, 1989 Tipitina’s, New Orleans, LA [setlist] purpledot
  • March 18, 1989 Ritz, SXSW Music Festival, Austin, TX
    (Gunbunnies and Wednesday Week opened)
  • Spring, 1989 (exact date unknown), Lexington, VA
    (“Fancy Dress Ball” event, headlined with Young Fresh Fellows and
    Lester Lanin Society Orchestra)
  • April 6, 1989 The Spirit, San Diego, CA [ticket stub]
    (Whei Whei T’Nangg and Sons of Disaster opened)
  • April 7, 1989 Club Lingerie, Hollywood, CA [setlist
  • April 8, 1989 Bogart’s, Long Beach, CA
  • April 10, 1989 The Stone, San Fransisco, CA
  • April 11, 1989 Oasis, San Jose, CA
  • April 12, 1989 Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA
  • April 15, 1989 Backstage, Seattle, WA
  • April 16, 1989 Town Pump, Vancouver, BC
  • April 17, 1989 Wow Hall, Eugene, OR
  • April 20, 1989 7th Avenue Landing, Minneapolis, MN
  • April 21, 1989 Marquette-Brooks Union, Milwaukee, WI
    (Performed outdoors on the University Quad; they are reported as having
    attended a Brewers game before the show.)
  • April 22, 1989 Cubby Bear, Chicago, IL
  • April 28, 1989 Texas Tavern, Austin, TX
    (Last Straw and Wannabes opened)
  • May 6, 1989 Liberty Lunch, Austin, TX
  • May 11, 1989 TapWorks, Dover, DE
    (Opening band Beat Clinic (later became The Caulfields); sparse crowd)
  • May 12, 1989 Green Parrot, Neptune, NJ
  • May 13, 1989 9:30 Club, Washington D.C. [photos]
  • May 14, 1989 8×10 Club, Baltimore, MD [photos] [setlist]
  • May 15, 1989 J.C. Dodd’s, Philadelphia, PA
  • May 16, 1989 The Bottom Line, New York, NY (2 shows)
  • May 17, 1989 Maxwell’s, Hoboken, NJ
  • May 18, 1989 The Living Room, Providence, RI
  • May 19, 1989 Axis, Boston, MA [setlist]
  • May 20, 1989 Nightshift Cafe, Naugatuck, CT
  • May 22, 1989 The Jetty, Virginia Beach, VA
  • May 24, 1989 The Orchestra Pit, Winston-Salem, NC
  • May 29, 1989 Auditorium Shores, Austin, TX
    (Poi Dog Pondering opened)
  • July 8, 1989 Fitzgerald’s, Houston, TX [photos] [setlist]
  • July 15, 1989 Liberty Lunch, Austin, TX
    (Roman Candles opened)
  • Aug. 8, 1989 Hoot Night hosted by Peter Blackstock, Cannibal Club, Austin, TX
    (John Croslin played three songs solo)
  • Aug. 18, 1989 Cannibal Club, Austin, TX
    (Wannabes and Big Loud Dog opened) [concert poster]
  • Sep. 2, 1989 Liberty Lunch, Austin, TX
    (opened for 10,000 Maniacs)
  • Sep. 14, 1989 The Parthenon, College Station, TX
  • Sep. 29, 1989 Second Story, Bloomington, IN [photos] [setlist] [date may be incorrect, conflicts with Chicago date]
  • Sep. 29, 1989 Cubby Bear, Chicago, IL [date may be incorrect, conflicts with Bloomington date]
  • Sep. 30, 1989 Cubby Bear, Chicago, IL
  • Oct. 5, 1989 Peabody’s Downunder, Cleveland, OH [photos] [setlist]
  • Nov. 17, 1989 Cannibal Club, Austin, TX
    (State of Mind and Picket Line Coyotes opened) [concert poster]
  • Dec. 19, 1989 Hoot Night- The Beatles’ “White Album”, Cannibal Club, Austin, TX
    (Two songs performed: Everybody’s Got Something To Hide, Helter Skelter)
  • Dec. 20, 1989 KLBJ’s 3rd Annual Christmas Hootnight, Austin, TX
    (Two songs performed: Christmas Haiku, Mr. Grinch)
  • Dec. 31, 1989 Cannibal Club, Austin, TX (date approximate)

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