LIVE NIRVANA Concert Chronology December 4, 1991 - The Academy, Manchester, UK

  • NIRVANA
    • Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar, drums, bass)
    • Krist Novoselic (bass, guitar)
    • Dave Grohl (drums, guitar, backing vocals, vocals)
  • Alex MacLeod (tour manager)
  • Craig Montgomery (sound engineer)
  • Ian Beveridge (monitor engineer)
  • Nic Close (guitar technician)
  • Riverman
    • Dave Mclean
    • Alex Weston
Load In
…:…
Soundcheck
…:…
Doors
19:30
Shonen Knife Showtime
…:…
Captain America Showtime
…:…
NIRVANA Showtime
…:…
  1. No Info
  1. unknown song Cobain on drums, Grohl on vocals and guitar
  2. Drain You
  3. Aneurysm
  4. School
  5. Floyd The Barber
  6. Smells Like Teen Spirit
  7. About A Girl
  8. Polly (New Wave)
  9. Come As You Are
  10. Lithium
  11. Sliver
  12. Breed
  13. Been A Son
  14. Negative Creep
  15. On A Plain
  16. Blew
  17. jam Cobain on bass, Novoselic on guitar
  18. unknown song Cobain on bass, Novoselic on guitar
  19. Territorial Pissings
AUD #1 incomplete
Equipment:
Unknown > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
ANA(3) > CDR(2) > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
45 min / 8.0
Notes:
In September 2002 an ANA(3) version was circulated.
Missing everything after "Negative Creep".
The first unknown song cuts in.
It is rumored that the taper forgot to flip the tape over after 45 minutes.
AUD #2
Equipment:
Unknown > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
ANA(1) > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
61 min / 7.5
Notes:
Surfaced in October 2005.

It is not known if there are other sources.

  • The show opened with Kurt on drums, Krist on bass, and Dave on vocals and guitar for an unknown song that was very similar to the instrumental demo reportedly recorded with the "Drain You" demo in spring 1991.
  • After one verse and one chorus of "Polly", Kurt went into "(New Wave) Polly", which the band played in its entirety.
  • During the encore, Kurt switched to bass and Krist switched to guitar for the jam and unknown song.
  • The last unknown song was also performed at the 11/25/91 radio session.
  • No Info
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