LIVE NIRVANA Concert Chronology October 18, 1993 - Veterans Memorial Coliseum (Arizona State Fair), Phoenix, AZ, US

  • NIRVANA
    • Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar)
    • Krist Novoselic (bass)
    • Dave Grohl (drums, backing vocals)
    • Pat Smear (guitar)
    • Lori Goldston (cello)
  • Alex MacLeod (tour manager)
  • Jeff Mason (production manager)
  • Kelly Nase (tour accountant)
  • Susanne Sasic (lighting designer)
  • Craig Overbay (sound engineer)
  • Ian Beveridge (monitor engineer)
  • Jim Vincent (guitar technician)
  • John Duncan (guitar technician)
  • Jimmy Swanson (drum technician)
  • Ed Swink (stage manager)
  • Dave Stevens (Pro Show sound crew)
  • Allan Bagley (Pro Show sound crew)
  • Tom Pfaeffle (Pro Show sound crew)
  • Spike Brant (LSD lighting crew)
  • Mike Lamb (LSD lighting crew)
  • Pat Connolly (LSD lighting crew)
  • Gary Vaspol (LSD lighting crew)
  • Evening Star Productions
    • Dan Zelisko
    • Terry Burke
Load In
09:00
Soundcheck
14:00
Doors
17:00
Mudhoney Showtime
18:00
NIRVANA Showtime
19:00
  1. No Info
  1. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter
  2. Drain You
  3. Breed
  4. Serve The Servants
  5. About A Girl
  6. Heart-Shaped Box
  7. Sliver
  8. Dumb
  9. In Bloom
  10. Come As You Are
  11. Lithium
  12. Pennyroyal Tea
  13. School
  14. Polly acoustic
  15. Milk It
  16. Rape Me
  17. Territorial Pissings
  18. Smells Like Teen Spirit
  19. All Apologies
  20. Blew
  21. Endless, Nameless
AUD #1 incomplete
Equipment:
Realistic Miniature PZM > Sony TCD-D7
Lowest Generation:
DAT(M) > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
88 min / 8.5
Notes:
In June 2007 the master tape was circulated.
"Radio Friendly Unit Shifter" cuts in.
AUD #2
Equipment:
Aiwa (supplied) > Aiwa HS-JS475
Lowest Generation:
ANA(M) > FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
87 min / 8.0
Notes:
In January 2012 the master tape was circulated.
The intro to "Radio Friendly Unit Shifter" cuts in.
PRO CLIP #1a incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
TV > VHS(1) > DVDR
Length / Sound Quality:
01:40 min / 9.0
Notes:
Multi-camera video with soundboard audio, shot by MTV.
Feature clips of "Serve The Servants", "School", "Sliver' and 'Pennyroyal Tea".
PRO CLIP #1b incomplete
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
TV > VHS(1) > D8(1) > DVDR
Length / Sound Quality:
2.35 min / 9.5
Notes:
Multi-camera video with soundboard audio, shot by MTV.
Feature clips of "Serve The Servants", "School", "Drain You" and "Pennyroyal Tea".
Has an interview over the audio.
Appear on Prime Time.

It is not known if there are other sources.

  • The crowd reportedly booed and chanted for Nirvana during Mudhoney's opening set, prompting Kurt to chastise the crowd at the beginning of Nirvana's set, according to an attendee.
  • After "Polly", Krist sang a bit of Aerosmith's "Dream On", followed by Kurt singing a bit of the 4 Non Blondes song "What's Up".
  • No Info
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