Melvins Tour Dates 1997

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  • Dallas,TX -Tree's 2/20/97
  • Houston, TX -Numbers 2/21/97
  • New Orleans -Howlin' Wolf 2/22/97 w/Blackula
  • Athens, GA -40 Watt Club 2/23/97
  • Baltimore, MD. -Fletcher's 2/25/97 70mins.
  • New York, NY -CBGBs 2/26/97
  • Asbury Park, NJ -Convention Center 2/27/97 w/Tool
  • Fitchburg, MA -Wallace Civic Center 2/28/97 w/Tool
  • Poughkeepsie, NY -Mid-Hudson Civic 3/01/97 w/Tool
  • Dayton, OH -Hara Arena 3/03/97 w/Tool
  • Kalamazoo, MI -Wings Stadium 3/04/97 w/Tool
  • Omaha, NE -Mancuso Civic Center 3/06/97 w/Tool
  • Wichita, KS -Cotillion Ballroom 3/07/97 w/Tool
  • Springfield, MO -Shrine Mosque 3/08/97 w/Tool
  • San Anonio, MO -Live Oak Center 3/08/97 w/Tool
  • Austin, TX -Music Hall 3/10/97 w/Tool
  • San Antonio, TX -Live Oak Center 3/11/97 w/Tool (changed to 3/08/97 ???)
  • Las Cruces, NM. -Pan American 3/11/97 w/Tool
  • San Diego, CA. -RaMac Gym 3/13/97 w/Tool
  • Albuquerque, NM -Convention Center 3/14/97
  • Tuscon, AZ. -?? 3/15/97 w/Tool
  • San Diego, CA. -RaMac Gym 3/16/97
  • Los Angeles, CA -Whiskey 3/17/97

Also: Albuquerque, NM and San Diego (dates and venues not confirmed yet)

May 1997 starts tour with Helmet. Go to US, then australia, then in the Fall, back in US. The Melvins hit the road on a small tour opening for Helmet.

  • Cleveland, OH. -Odeon Concert Club 6/26/97
  • Milwaukee, WI. -Summerfest 6/27/97
  • London, ONT. -Embassy 6/29/97
  • Toronto, ONT. -Opera House 6/30/97
  • Clarkston, MI. -Pine Knob Music Theatre 7/01/97
  • Chicago, IL. -Cabaret Metro 7/03/97
  • Minneapolis, MN. - First Avenue 7/05/97
  • Denver, CO. -Ogden Theatre 7/07/97
  • Salt Lake City, UT. -DV8 7/08/97
  • Boise, ID. - West Park Events Center 7/09/97
  • Vancouver, BC. -Graceland 7/11/97 w/Helmet, Facepuller
  • Seattle, WA. -RKCandy 7/12/97
  • Eugene, OR. -WOW Hall 7/13/97 w/Helmet
  • Portland, OR. -Roseland Theater 7/14/97
  • San Francisco, CA. -Slims 7/14/97
  • San Francisco, CA. -Slims 7/18/97

Boris/It's Shoved/Bar-X-The Rocking M/Interstellar Overdrive/Magic Pig Detective/Lizzy/Antitoxidote/Tipping The Lion/The Bloat/The Bit/Honey Bucket/Revolve/Hooch/With Teeth/Mombius Hibachi/Sacrifice/

  • Pomona, CA. -Glass House 7/21/97
  • Riverside,CA. -The Barn (Univ. of California Riverside) 7/21/97

It's Shoved/Bar-X/Interstellar O.D./Magic Pig/Lizzy/Antioxidote/Tipping/The Bloat/The Bit/Honey Bucket/Revolve/Hooch/Night Goat/With Teeth/Mombius/ Buck Owen/Boris/Sacifrice/Montreal/ were also played but I don't know where they belong in the setlist.

  • Los Angeles, CA. -Troubadour 7/22/97 56mins.

Boris/It's Shoved/Bar X The Rocking M/Interstellar Overdrive/Magic Pig Detective/Lizzy/Antioxidote/Tipping The Lion/The Bloat/The Bit/Honey Bucket/Revolve/Hooch/Night Goat/With Teeth/Mombius Hibachi/

  • Los Angeles, CA -Troubadour 7/23/97
  • Phoenix, AZ. -Electric Ballroom 7/25/97
  • Riverside, CA. -Barn 07/27/97
  • Dallas, TX. -Deep Ellum 7/28/97 w/Helmet and Regurgitor
  • Austin, TX. -Backstage 7/29/97
  • Austin, TX 7/29/97 -Liberty Lunch 53mins.
  • Houston, TX. -Numbers 7/30/97 w/Helmet and Regurgitor
  • New Orleans -Howlin' Wolf 7/31/97


Australian Tour w/Cosmic Psychos

  • Wellington, New Zealand -Victoria University 08/02/97
  • Dunedin, New Zealand -Otago University 08/06/97
  • Christchurch, New Zealand -Canterbury University 08/07/97
  • Auckland, New Zealand -Powerstation 08/08/97

Boris/It's Shoved/Bar-X/Interstellar Overdrive/Roadbull/Magic Pig Detective/Lizzy/Antitoxidote/Tipping The Lion/The Bloat/The Bit/Revolve/Hooch/Nightgoat/?/Mombius Hibachi/Sacrifice/


  • Minneapolis, MN -Garage D'or Records 08/??/97

Captain Pungent/Berthas/Interstellar Overdrive/Magic Pig Detective/Revolve/Hooch/Mombius Hibachi/Sacrifice/

  • Memphis, TN -Omni New Daisy 9/10/97 w/Helmet, Barkmarket
  • Columbia, MO -Blue Note 9/12/97 w/Helmet, Barkmarket
  • St. Louis, MO -Mississippi Nights 9/13/97 w/Helmet, Barkmarket
  • Nashville, TN -328 Perfomance Hall 9/14/97 w/Helmet, Barkmarket
  • Atlanta, GA -Masquerade 9/16/97 w/Helmet, Barkmarket
  • Charleston, SC -Music Farm 9/17/97 w/Helmet, Hovercraft (location changed???)
  • Philadephia, PA -Trocedero 9/17/97 w/Helmet, Hovercraft
  • Salem, NC -Ziggy's Winston 9/18/97 w/Helmet, Hovercraft
  • Philadelphia, PA -Trocadero 9/19/97 w/Helmet, Hovercraft
  • Rochester, NY -Rochester I of T. 9/20/97 w/Hovercraft
  • New York, New York -Irving Plaza 9/22/97

Touring with Helmet and Hovercraft Amazing Grace/It's Shoved/Bar-X-the Rocking M/Unknown/Magic Pig detective/Lizzy/Unknown/Tipping the Lion/The Bit/Honey Bucket/Revolve/Hooch/Night Goat/Unknown/mombius Hibachi/

  • Charlottesville, VA -Trax 9/25/97 w/Helmet, Wharton Tiers Ensemble
  • Norfolk, VA -The Boathouse -9/26/97 w/Helmet, Wharton Tiers Ensemble
  • Washington, DC -930 Club 9/27/97 w/Helmet, Wharton Tiers Ensemble
  • Old Bridge, NJ -Birch Hill 9/28/97 w/Helmet, Wharton Tiers Ensemble
  • Baltimore, MA -Reptilian 9/29/97 w/Skeleton Key
  • Baltimore,MA -Fletchers (later) 9/29/97 w/Skeleton Key
  • State College, PA -Crowbar 9/30/97 w/Helmet, Wharton Tiers Ensemble
  • Cambridge, MA -Middle East 10/2/97 w/Helmet, Wharton Tiers Ensemble
  • Cambridge, MA -Middle East Cafe 10/3/97 w/Helmet, Wharton Tiers Ensemble
  • Northampton, MA. -Pearl Street 10/04/97 50mins.
  • Danbury, CT -Tuxedo Junction 10/5/97 w/Helmet, Wharton Tiers Ensemble
  • Providence, RI -Lupo's 10/6/97 w/Helmet, Wharton Tiers Ensemble

P.S. Melvins in-store performances along this tour will be announced shortly. *Buzz says, "We're gonna try to do a couple of in-stores along this route as well...if the boys are willing, and hopefully some solo Melvins dates will happen after Boston to bring 'em back across the country to home".

Here are the Altamont/Acid King tour dates.� There may be another show added in Seattle, but no details yet.� There will also be an Altamont-only show in S.F. too, but no confirmed news on that either.

Portland, OR - EJ's 10/09/97 Seattle, WA - Sit & Spin 10/??/97 San Jose, CA -Cactus Club 10/15/97 Los Angeles, CA -AL's Bar 10/17/97 Anaheim, CA -Doll Hut 10/18/97 (end of altamont tour)


Melvins left for Europe???

  • Fribourg, Switzerland - Fri-Son 10/31/97 75mins.

Amazing Grace/It's Shoved (intro with conspiracy theory talking)/It's Shoved/Bar X The Rocking M/Interstellar Overdrive/Magic Pig Detective/Lizzy/Antitoxidote/Tipping The Lion/The Bloat/The Bit/Honey Bucket/Revolve/Hooch/Noise Jam/?Unknown?/Night Goat (Intro)/With Teeth/ Mombius Hibachi/Sacrifice/


  • Brussels, Belgium -Vaartkapoen 11/03/97