08/30/02 - Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom

Date: Friday, August 30th, 2002 
City: Portland, Oregon, USA
Venue: Crystal Ballroom
Bull in the Heather 
The Empty Page 
Rain on Tin 
Skip Tracer 
Plastic Sun 
Radical Adults Lick Godhead Style 
Shadow of a Doubt 
Silver Rocket 
Sympathy for the Strawberry 
Disconnection Notice 
Drunken Butterfly 

Sonic Jazz Freakout
The Empty Page
Plastic Sun
Down By The River (Lee solo)
  • After the first encore, Lee and Jim brought Thurston back onstage on a stretcher, from which Thurston leapt w/ newfound energy to perform one more song (after which Jim swung the stretcher towards Thurston's head, which may or may not have been scripted -- certainly unscripted was the stretcher actually making contact with his head!).


    - Candle
    K: "Thanks a lot."
    - Bull in the Heather
    T: "Hey thank you everybody, thanks for coming tonight, and seeing us play. You know, it's a real thrill being here at [??] most [??] concert halls. We appreciate the invitation. This is a song entitled 'The Empty Page'."
    - The Empty Page
    T: "'Rain on Tin'."
    - Rain on Tin
    L: "This is called 'Skip Tracer' It's about a gig in LA a couple years ago."
    - Skip Tracer
    K: "This is, uh, for all of us Us magazine readers in the audience, it's called 'Plastic Sun'."
    - Plastic Sun
    K: "Thank you."
    T: "'Radical Adults Lick Godhead Style'."
    - Radical Adults Lick Godhead Style
    - Shadow of a Doubt [w/ noise intro]
    L: "It's 'Karenology'."
    - Karenology
    T: "This song is from a record we did called 'Daydream Nation' back in '88. It's called 'Kissability'."
    - Kissability
    - Silver Rocket
    T: "Hey, somebody tell the P.A. the song is over! [laughs] Alive..."
    L: "Who's the fan of Jack?"
    K: "This is called 'Sympathy for the Strawberry'."
    - Sympathy for the Strawberry
    K: "Thanks a lot for coming out, thanks!"
    L: "Thanks a lot!"
    [encore break]
    L: "Alright, on drums, Portland's own Nic Close! It's a short set but it's good."
    T: "He's not---he's talking about something else."
    L: "It's the new minimalist percussion movement."
    T: "OK let's send this out to that special someone out there in Washington state. Anybody here from Washington? There's a fantastic love relationship, I know, between Oregon and Washington. As a kid from Connecticut I can feel it. This is called 'Disconnection Notice'. 1 2 3 4"
    - Disconnection Notice
    K: "This is, uh, for that Seattle band Heart. It's called 'Drunken Butterfly'."
    - Drunken Butterfly
    K: "Goodnight, thanks for coming!"
    [encore break]
    - 100%
    T: "Goodbye, thank you very much."


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