Weezer concert: 08/15/1992
|Weezer concert: 08/15/1992|
|Tour||Weezer tour: 08/1992|
|Date||August 15, 1992|
|Supporting acts||Locust Furnace, King Jerk|
|Bootleg||Partially recorded by Karl Koch, not in circulation|
|Weezer live show chronology|
Weezer performed at the Power Station in Eureka, CA on August 15, 1992. This was the second show of their first out-of-town tour.
Note: Koch's tape of this show was either "damaged or lost", and there is no record of the songs played before "Let's Sew Our Pants Together."
|No.||Title||Notes from Karl Koch|
|1.||"Undone - The Sweater Song" (Unconfirmed)||"Unknown, likely [played,] as it was a common set starter at the time"|
|2.||"Let's Sew Our Pants Together"||"Not sure if this was the second song or later in the set"|
|3.||"So Much Talk" (Wax cover)|
|4.||"Say It Ain't So"|
|5.||"My Name Is Jonas"|
|7.||"The World Has Turned and Left Me Here"|
|8.||"The Answer Man"|
|Jason's previous band, The Brotherhood Groove Grand Junction, was playing an outdoor party up in Gureneville, CA on the 16th and had invited Jason to bring his "new band" up to play. Weezer decided to try and fit some other shows in to make the trek north more worth it. They scored a gig at Marsuggi's, a smallish bar/live entertainment place in San Jose. They also had a gig lined up in Eureka CA, on the 15th, and then the party show on the 16th. The 14th was left up to chance.
Karl drove the band and the gear in his Bronco II with a U-Haul trailer. The only thing was there were no enclosed trailers available, so the band was forced to rent what became known as the hooptie ride, an open trailer on which they stretched a blue tarp over the gear. This made it impossible to leave the truck anywhere without bringing the gear along.
The Marsuggi's gig was a classic first out of town gig: a handful of people attending, mostly concerned with their beers and nachos. however cheering and clapping is audible on the videotape that was shot by Karl.
- Karl Koch
|This show was sparsely attended, and turned out to be otherwise an all metal band revue. But weezer got at least one dude slam dancing, and applause from the rest...
After the show the band asked if there was anyone willing to take them in for the night. They stayed over at a generous local kid's house, raiding his vacationing parents' fridge, and negotiating the taking of a vintage Yoda hand puppet from the garage.
- Karl Koch
Koch filmed much of the band's performances on this tour, and many years later released a video of "My Name is Jonas" on the Video Capture Device.
|Some of the earliest known footage of the band in action. Rough around the edges, but at a backwoods hippie love fest part in Guerneville, CA, who cared? Mixed in is some footage from a show the day before in Eureka.|