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Weezer concert: 11/05/1994

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Weezer concert: 11/05/1994
Tour Blue Album Tour
Venue Coliseum
Location Salt Lake City, UT
Date November 5, 1994
Supporting acts Fatima Mansions
Headliner Live
Weezer live show chronology
11/02/1994 - Portland, OR 11/05/1994 - Salt Lake City, UT 11/06/1994 - Denver, CA

Weezer performed at the Coliseum in Salt Lake City, Utah on November 5, 1994 as part of the Blue Album Tour. The band opened for Live.


This show is notable for being one of only two Weezer concerts to have been performed without Rivers Cuomo. Cuomo got sick and lost his voice on November 4, 1994 and was unable to sing for three days. As a result, Weezer's tourmates Live played without an opening act that night in Seattle, WA as a stop-gap. When Cuomo still wasn't ready to sing the next day, however, Live's management "threatened to find another opener," according to Karl Koch[1]. Pat Wilson, Brian Bell, and Matt Sharp agreed to play without him, performing an acoustic set and somehow dividing up vocal responsibilities. Cuomo's "Catalog of Riffs" archive corroborates this story, noting "Rivers couldn't sing" next to this November 5 date, as well as "Pat & Matt? play accoustic [sic] by the November 6 date in Denver.[2].

Set list

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According to Karl Koch in a Weezerpedia Discord Server Q&A, the three did Space Twins, Rentals, and Special Goodness songs. The set likely ended with Undone - The Sweater Song and possibly Buddy Holly.[3]

See also

  1. Historic event: 11/04/1994
  2. [1] Cuomo's Catalog of Riffs notes: "SATURDAY 1994-11-05 Salt Lake City, UT COLISEUM/Rivers couldn't sing SUNDAY 1994-11-06 Denver,CO OGDEN THEATER/Pat & Matt? play accoustic"
  3. Weezerpedia Discord Q&A with Karl Koch - December 2022