LIVE NIRVANA Concert Chronology January 23, 1988 - Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA, US

  • Ted Ed Fred
    • Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar)
    • Krist Novoselic (bass)
    • Dale Crover (drums)
  • John Hinkle (sound engineer)
  • Jim May
Load In
…:…
Soundcheck
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Doors
20:00
Happy Dead Juans Showtime
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Soon Showtime
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Ted Ed Fred Showtime
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Moral Crux Showtime
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  1. No Info
  1. If You Must
  2. Downer
  3. Floyd The Barber
  4. Paper Cuts
  5. Spank Thru
  6. Hairspray Queen part of
  7. BREAK
  8. Aero Zeppelin
  9. Beeswax
  10. Mexican Seafood
  11. Pen Cap Chew
  12. Annorexorcist
  13. Hairspray Queen
  14. Erectum
  15. Moby Dick jam
SBD #1a incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
Official CD1 [With The Lights Out]
Length / Sound Quality:
5 min / 9.0
Notes:
Includes only "Downer," "Floyd The Barber."
"Erectum" and the "Moby Dick" jam is sourced from a lower quality tape than "Downer", "Floyd The Barber" and the SBD #1b tape.
SBD #1b incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
Unknown > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
38 min / 9.0
Notes:
Circulated in September 2015. More complete than SBD #1a.
This tape is very edited and is missing about 12 minutes of the show compared to AMT #1.
Both takes of "Hairspray Queen" and "Beeswax" is missing.
AMT #1
Equipment:
Unknown > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
VHS(1) > DVDR/FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
50 min / 7.5
Notes:
Amateur video, shot from the back of the venue using a tripod.
In May 2012 a true 1st generation tape was surfaced, replacing the older which turned out to be of 2nd generation.

It is not known if there are other sources.

  • The band played under the name Ted Ed Fred.
  • The first attempt at "Hairspray Queen" was stopped due to a broken string.
  • After the "Moby Dick (jam)," Krist can be heard playing the bass line of an unknown song. This unknown song was also played at the Skid Row rehearsal from summer of 1987.
  • N/A
Handwritten setlist Poster, designed by Dana Bong Handbill/Flyer, designed by Debbi Needham
Screencap of AMT #1 Screencap of AMT #1 Screencap of AMT #1