11/02/91 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater

Date: Saturday, November 2nd, 1991 
City: Mountain View, California, USA
Venue: Shoreline Amphitheater -- Bridge School Benefit 
SET LIST NOTES
Dirty Boots 
Mote 
Cinderalla’s Big Score (aborted twice) 
Personality Crisis 
  • An infamous disaster of a show. Held at Neil Young's annual Bridge Benefit Concert, the band was to perform all acoustically, a foreign format to them. Ultimately, they get thru 2 songs, struggle with a 3rd, then after a long uncomfortable pause while the monitors are fixed, Kim smashes a guitar, screams "FUCK!", and the band does a loose cover of "Personality Crisis" before being booed offstage. Sonic Youth later alleges that their set was sabatouged by angry Neil Young roadies who resented remarks SY made about them in interviews following the early '91 tour.

  • Lee, however, returns to sing "Forever Young" at the end with Neil, Nils Lofgren, Nicolette Larson, Tracy Chapman, and Willie Nelson.

    OTHER PERFORMERS

  • Neil Young & The Stray Gators
  • Larry Keegan
  • John Lee Hooker
  • Don Henley
  • Nils Lofgren
  • Tracy Chapman
  • Willie Nelson

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