LIVE NIRVANA Concert Chronology October 24, 1989 - Students' Union, Manchester Polytechnic, Manchester, UK

  • NIRVANA
    • Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar)
    • Krist Novoselic (bass)
    • Chad Channing (drums)
  • Edwin Heath (tour manager)
  • Craig Montgomery (sound engineer)
  • Kathy Wintle
Load In
17:00
Soundcheck
19:30
Doors
20:00
The Cateran Showtime
20:30
TAD Showtime
21:15
NIRVANA Showtime
22:15
  1. No Info
  1. School
  2. Scoff
  3. Love Buzz
  4. Floyd The Barber
  5. Dive
  6. Polly
  7. Big Cheese
  8. About A Girl
  9. Token Eastern Song
  10. Spank Thru
  11. Even In His Youth
  12. Stain
  13. Negative Creep
  14. Blew
AUD #1
Equipment:
Unknown > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
ANA(1) > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
46 min / 7.0
Notes:
Circulated in October 2005.
"Floyd The Barber" cuts in.
SBD #1 incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
ANA(M) > DAT(1) > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
44:42 min / 9.5
Notes:
Upgrade transfer circulated December 2020. First circulated in August 2015.
Missing the opening song "School" and "Scoff" cuts in slightly.

It is not known if there are other sources.

  • The band played an intense set in front of about 50-100 people, according to an attendee.
  • Kurt lost his microphone when he dove into the audience. He had to plead to get it back so the band could continue playing.
  • Kurt refused to do an encore, claiming they had no more songs to perform.
  • No Info
Handwritten setlist Ticket Advert Advert Advert Handbill/Flyer, designed by unknown Handbill/Flyer, designed by unknown Advert Venue events calendar Venue events calendar Nirvana's tour itinerary Nirvana's tour itinerary Nirvana's tour itinerary Advert
Photo by Richard Davis Unknown photographer Photo by Richard Davis Photo by Richard Davis Photo by Richard Davis Photo by Richard Davis