Townes Van Zandt Timeline & Appearance Schedule 1980s

with selected setlists, photos, posters, articles, and links

Version 4/11/15 by Hans & Len with assistance from Patrick

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EVENT TYPE: P=Performance LE=Life event O=Record releases & other career events
Year Mon Day(s) Ty pe Location City State /Coun- try Notes Sources Other source info Cert. Addit. notes
198011PHut's HamburgersAustinTXwith Danny "Ruester" Rowland & possible Jimmie Gray also Blaze Foley performedJohn Whipple on Facebook & available photosphotos available1
gig pic(s): 2: 3: 4: 3 items
19801xxPthe Good Woman Coffeehouse @ the VanderBilt UniversityNashvilleTNwith Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie GrayLen's old list2unsure date-some recordings on "Rear View Mirror # 2"
setlist: 1980-01-xx-Townes Goodwoman Cafe Nashville Jan 1980.doc 1 items
19802several datesPSteamboat SpringsHoustonTXsolo performances ?Texas Monthly febr.19801 or 2exact dates unknown
198031Pthe Cellar DoorWash DC /GeorgetownDCsolo performanceLen's old list1some recordings on "Rear View Mirror # 2"
setlist: 1980-03-01-Townes Cellar Door Washington DC 010380.doc 1 items
198034Pthe Other EndNew York CityNYsolo performance ?Chris Friedrich's old list2
19803several datesPSteamboat SpringsHoustonTXsolo performances ?Texas Monthly march 19801 or 2exact dates unknown
198043 & 4Pthe RitzAustinTXalso Harry Anderson "the Man Of Magic" performedavailable posterposter available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
19804 or 5xxPthe Last ResortAthensGAwith Danny "Ruester" Rowland & possible Jimmie Grayrecordings availablerecordings available1
setlist: 1980-04-xx the Last Resort-Athens-GA.txt 1 items
198057Pthe Childe HaroldWashingtonDC ?? Possible the same as 1980-07-05 ??Len's old list2possible 1980-07-05 or another gig ??
1980524PKerrville Folkfestival @ the Quit Valley RanchKerrvilleTXwith Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie Grayrecordings availablerecordings available1
setlist: 1980-05-24 the Kerrville Folkfestival.txt 1 items
1980621Pthe Main PointBryn MawrPAwith Mickey White ?? -Kevin Roth openedMain Point performers list & Chris Friedrich's old list1
198075Pthe Childe HaroldWashingtonDCwith Danny "Ruester" Rowland,Jimmie Gray & Phil(?) on harmonicaLen's old list1the last gig of the 8 weeks long tour
setlist: 1980-07-05-Townes Childe Harold 050780.doc 1 items
1980815PMcCabes GuitarshopSanta MonicaCAwith Rodney Crowellrecordings availablerecordings available1
setlist: 1980-08-15 McCabes Guitar Shop-Santa Monica-CA.txt 1 items
198093P Willy's PubHoustonTXthe Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys > unsure with or without Townes ??the Rice Treser 1980-08-28 page :5article available2 or 3unsure with or without Townes > possible only Mickey & Wrecks ??
article(s): 1980-09-03 Willys Pub-Houston-TX.htm1 items
1980914Pthe BackstageAustinTXavailable posterposter available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1980924PPoor David's PubDallasTXthe Dallas Morning News1
1980928PLincoln's Jamboree @ Mr McNasty'sBoston/FenwayMAwith Mickey White & Jimmie Graythe Boston Globe 1980-09-261
19809 or 10xxPunknown venueRoyalthonVTwith Mickey White & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly2 or 3only little information about this north east tour available
19809 or 10xxPunknown venue??NHwith Mickey White & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly2 or 3only little information about this north east tour available
198010xxPGerde's Folk CityGreenwich VillageNYwith Mickey White & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly2 or 3only little information about this north east tour available
198010xxPunknown venueMontperlierVTwith Mickey White & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly2 or 3only little information about this north east tour available
198010xxPunknown venueBurlingtonVTwith Mickey White & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly2 or 3only little information about this north east tour available
198010xxPunknown venueGreen MountainVTwith Mickey White & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly2 or 3only little information about this north east tour available
19801030/31PTrude Heller'sNew York CityNYwith Mickey White & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly & the New York Times 1980-10-261
1980111PTrude Heller'sNew York CityNYwith Mickey White & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly & the New York Times 1980-10-261
198011xxPYou Scream I SreamAustinTXwith Mickey WhiteA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly1 or 2openings gig for this venue
198011xxPSpellman's LoungeAustinTXwith Blaze Foleyarticle by John Casnerarticle available1 or 2exact date unknown
198011xx PSteamboat SpringsAustinTXTexas Monthly nov. & dec.19801 or 2 exact dates unknown
1980126PArmadillo World HeadquartersAustinTXwith Taj Mahalavailable posterposter available1
poster/ad.: 2: 2 items
1980129LETownes & Jeanene Munsell have their first date @ You Scream I ScreamAustinTXJeanene in To Live's To Fly1
198012xxPthe AlamoAustinTXwith Mickey WhiteTo Live's To Fly-wrong 2 or 3
198012xxPthe Austin OuthouseAustinTXwith Mickey WhiteTo Live's To Fly2 or 3
1980 or 1984xxxxPArmando's PalaceLouisvilleKYwith Mickey WhiteLen's old list2unsure date but 1980 seems more logic > the fall north east tour ??

1981318PPoor David's PubDallasTXwith Mickey White ?the Dallas Morning News1
1981325PRockefeller HallHoustonTXwith Mickey WhiteChris Friedrich's old list1
1981410PAnderson FairHoustonTXwith Mickey White also Vince Bell performedChris Friedrich's old list & available venue calendarcalendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1981417 & 18OU.S premiere of Heartworn Higways @ Varsity UpstairsAustinTXwith Guy Clark-David Allen Coe -the Charley Daniels Band & others"poster" availableavailable poster1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1981421PButchertown PubLouisvilleKYwith Mickey WhiteLen's old list1
article(s): gig pic(s): 2 items
1981423PCaffe LenaSaratoga SpringsNYwith Mickey Whiteavailable articlearticle available1
1981427PGerde's Folk CityGreenwich villageNYwith Mickey White?"poster" available"poster" available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1981529Pthe Kerrville Festival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXwith Mickey White?several sources1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1981624PAnderson FairHoustonTXwith Mickey WhiteChris Friedrich's old list & KTRU fm recordings recordings available1
setlist: 1981-06-24 Anderson Fair Houston-TX.txt 1 items
1981716/17/18PVancouver Folk FestivalVancouverBC/Canadawith Mickey White-also Dave v.Ronk,Eric v.Schmidt & others performedMickey White in A Deeper Blue & available articleartical available1
article(s): 1981-07-16 17 and 18 Vancouver Folk Festival.htm1 items
198181PMcCabes Guitar ShopSanta MonicaCAwith Mickey White opening for Ramblin' Jack Elliotseveral sources & available recordingsrecordings available1RJE's Birthday
setlist: 1981-08-01 McCabes Guitarshop-Santa Monica-CA.txt 1 items
198184Pthe Great American Music HallSan FranciscoCAwith Mickey Whiteseveral sources1
1981828OIf I Needed You by Emmylou Harris & Don Williams released on "Cimarron"NashvilleTNas single released septembre 1981 >produced by Garth Fundis & Don Williamsseveral sources1
19811016PRiver Oaks TheatreHoustonTXwith Mickey White-also Steve Earle,Shane McGowan,Gamble Rodgers ,Dave v.Ronk,Eric v.Schmidt & others performedChris Friedrich's old list1
19811112Pthe Whitewater TavernFayettevilleARwith Mickey White -Linda Lowe was organiser & openedTo Live's To Fly & available articleartical available1
article(s): gig pic(s): 2 items
19811113Pthe QuarterEureka SpringsARwith Mickey White -Linda Lowe was organiser & openedTo Live's To Fly & available articleartical available1
19811114PUALR Fine Arts Concert Hall @ the University of ArkansasLittle RockARwith Mickey White -Linda Lowe was organiser & openedavailable poster & To Live's To Flyposter available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
19811121PGerdes Folk CityGreenwich VillageNYwith Mickey White -Daisann McLane openedthe New York Times 1981-11-15 &the New York Magazine 1981-11-23 page 1251
19811123PCaffe LenaSaratoga SpringsNYwith Mickey Whiteavailable ad posterposter available1
article(s): gig pic(s): poster/ad.: 3 items
1981123Pthe HummingbirdIndianapolisINwith Mickey White -Paul Geremia played between sets by Townesavailable articlearticle available1
article(s): 1981-12-03 the Hummingbird.htm1 items
1981xxxxPVaughan Literature Auditorium @ the Bucknell UniversityLewisburgPAwith Mickey Whiteseveral sources1date unknown
poster/ad.: 1 items
1981lateor 1982 earlyPRalph Emery's Nashville Network TV ShowNashvilleTNother participater was Bill MonroeA Deeper Blue2 or 3date unknown

1982410PAnderson FairHoustonTXwith Mickey WhiteChris Friedrich's old list1Chris wrote : A very drunken,weird show
198252PRockefeller HallHoustonTXwith Mickey White & Blaze FoleyChris Friedrich's old list1
1982531PKerrville Folkfestival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXthe Billboard 1982-07-17 > Kerrville was for the firsttime staged over 2 weekends1
198266PJerry Jeff Walker's 40th Birthday Bash @ the Town LakeAustinTXwith Guy Clark,David Bromberg,Ray Wylie Hubbard,Rusty Weir & othersthe Billboard 1982-07-17 1 late celebration > Jerry Jeff's birthday is 16th march 1942
19826middlePZeeder'sAustinTXwith Danny Eppsavailable articlearticle available1exact date unknown
1982716Pthe Lynnwood TavernLynnwoodWAwith Mickey Whitethe Seattle Daily Times1
1982717PVancouver FolkfestivalVancouverBC/Canadawith Mickey Whitearticle available & A Deeper Blue article available1
article(s): 1982-07-17 Vancouver Folkfestival.htm1 items
1982718Pthe Rainbow TavernSeattleWAwith Mickey Whitethe Seattle Daily Times & a comment on No Depression by Tim M. Otto1
19827xxPthe Casper InnMendocinoCAwith Mickey WhiteA Deeper Blue2
19827xxPthe Great American Music HallSan FranciscoCAwith Mickey White -opening for Mickey NewburyTo Live's To Fly2
1982723PMcCabes GuitarshopSanta MonicaCAwith Mickey White -Steve Young openedthe Los Angeles Times 1982-07-26 & A Deeper Blue1
19827xxPunknown venueEl PasoTXwith Mickey WhiteA Deeper Blue2 or 3
19828xxLEStarlite Recovery Center -Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation ProgramKerrvilleTXTownes followed the program for about 3 months/his longest period of sobriety1 or 2exact dates unknown
1982831Pthe Austin City Limits @ Pedernales Country ParkAustinTXwith Butch Hancock,Jimmie Dale Gilmore & David Halleyseveral sources :recordings & articlesrecordings available1
article(s): setlist: 1982-08-31 West Texas Songwriters Special at Austin City Limits.txt poster/ad.: 2: 7 items
198298PCorky'sHoustonTXwith Mickey WhiteChris Friedrich's old list1 or 2
1982latePseveral local Austin venues for example EmmaJoe'sAustinTXwith Elliot RogersA Deeper Blue2 or 3

19831earlyOPancho & Lefty released @ Pancho & Lefty by Willie Nelson & Merle HaggardSpicewoodTXrecorded novembre 1982 @ the Pedernales Recording Studios > producted by Chip Moman,Merle Haggard & Willie Nelsonseveral1Townes is captain of the federals in the promo-video for P & L
1983121PEmmaJoe'sAustinTXMike Luke Daniels openedCalendar/Poster availablecalendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1983128PGerde's Folk CityNew York CityNYwith Mickey WhiteNew York Magazine 1983-01-291
1983130Pthe Cherry TreePhiladelphiaPAwith Mickey WhiteChris Friedrich's old list1
198324PCaffe LenaSaratooga SpringsNYwith Mickey White ??Caffe Lena database/ an available photophoto available1
198329PClub PassimCambridgeMAwith Mickey Whitethe Boston Globe 1983-02-051
1983210LETownes & Cindy divorcedTravis CountyTX
1983217PFitzgerald'sHoustonTXwith Mickey White & Rocky HillChris Friedrich's old list1 or 2
1983314LETownes married Jeanene MunsellAustinTXBo Whitt-Townes friend and Austin artist was his best man in this small outdoor ceremonyseveral sources1
pic(s): 1 items
1983315PBobby Bare's TV show @ the CMT/Opryland studioNashvilleTNwith Ray Wylie Hubbard & Billy Joe Shaverthe Seattle Daily Times & A Deeper Blue1broadcasted on tv 1983-11-13
1983322PEmmaJoe'sAustinTXwith Calvin Russell & Jubal Clark > Calvin Russell's "Bon Voyage Party"poster availableavailable poster1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1983324LETownes & Jeanene's son Will(iam Vincent) is bornAustinTX
19833lateOTownes accompanied Blaze Foley to the Muscle Shoals sound studiosMuscle ShoalsALBlaze should record an album but both ended in jail for disorderly conduct >Blaze tearing the motel room telephone out of the wallAfter a week of only waiting Blaze was very stressed -Townes managed to talk himself out of the situationseveral sources1 or 2exact dates unknown
1983529/30PKerrville Folkfestival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXavailable photophoto's available1
1983727Brackenridge Hospital .> Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Treatment CenterAustinTXTownes voluntarily checked himself in but left @ 30/7 the hospital against medical adviceseveral sources1
1983730PEmmaJoe'sAustinTXwith Blaze Fowleyseveral sources-Blaze aided Townes when he was forgotten the lyricks1the same day Townes left Brackenridge hospital
1983731PCaffe Lena 2 shows 6.00 & 9.00 pmSaratooga SpringsNYarticle availablearticle available1
article(s): 2 items
19838xxPAqua Festival @ the Auditorium ShoresAustinTXwith Mickey White photo's availablephoto's available2exact date unknown
gig pic(s): 2: 1 items
198397PCorky's HoustonTXChris Fredrich's old list1 or 2
19839lateLETownes mother : Dorothy Townes van Zandt passed awayHoustonTXseveral sources1 or 2exact date unknown

1984earlyOTownes did not want to go on the road by himself,he decided to form a bandAustin TXthe band is :Mickey White/guitar-David Wadell/bass-Leland Wadell/drums & Donnie Siverman/flute & saxophoneseveral sources1 or 2exact date unknown
setlist: 1984-xx-xx-Austin Pickers Recordings.txt 1 items
198433Pthe Cactus CafeAustinTXLen's old list2
1984324Pthe Soap Creek SaloonAustinTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & David +Leland Wadell(the Blues Band*)no official namewww.soapcreeksaloon.comvenue calendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1984415PCelebrate Austin Music Festival @ the Town LakeAustinTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & David +Leland Wadell(the Blues Band)Len's old list2
1984420/21PMiller Outdoor Theatre @ Hermann Park/"Kerrville on the road"HoustonTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & David +Leland Wadell(the Blues Band)Chris Friedrich's old list & available recordingsrecordings available1not David Wadell but Dan Earheart on bass
1984422PAnderson FairHoustonTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & David +Leland Wadell(the Blues Band)Chris Friedrich's old list & available recordingsrecordings available1not David Wadell but Dan Earheart on bass
setlist: 1984-04-22 Anderson Fair-Houston-TX.txt 1 items
1984425PRockefeller'sHoustonTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & David +Leland Wadell(the Blues Band)Len's old list1 or 2
198455PPoor Davids PubDallasTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & David +Leland Wadell(the Blues Band)the Dallas Morning News1
1984520Pthe Loading ChuteTempleTXwith the Blues Band -also with Blaze Foley & othersrecordings available/tribute to Clyde Buchananrecordings available1without Mickey White,guest members were Elliott & Janish Rogers & Don Ray
setlist: 1984-05-20 the Loading Chute a tribute to Clyde Buchanan.TXT 1 items
1984524Pthe Kerrville Folkfestival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & David +Leland Wadell(the Blues Band)several sources-some recordings available/ Billboard 1985-05-25 page 56recordings available1
1984715PRockefeller'sHoustonTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & David +Leland Wadell(the Blues Band)several sources- recordings available-2 showsrecordings available12 shows partly with Rocky Hill
setlist: 1984-07-15 Rockefellers-Houston-TX.txt 1 items
1984721PVancouver Folkfestival @ Jericho Beach ParkVancouverBC/Canadathe festival page1
1984725PRockefeller'sHoustonTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & possible still with David +Leland Wadell ??Chris Friedrich's old list 3possible incorrect
1984727Pthe Soap Creek SaloonAustinTXwith Mickey White/Donnie Silverman & possible still with David +Leland Wadell ??venue calendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
19847 late or 8 earlyOthe Wadell Brothers dropped out the (Blues) BandAustinTXit became clear that the full (Blues) band concept didn't work/to much disagreements !!several sources1 or 2exact date unknown
1984810PPoor Davids PubDallasTXlast gig with the full band (To Live's To Fly page : 231)the Dallas Morning News1possible the last gig with the full band
1984821PMiller Outdoor Theatre @ Hermann ParkHoustonTXChris Friedrich's old list3possible incorrect
1984825Pthe Soap Creek SaloonAustinTXwww.soapcreeksaloon.com venue calendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1984929Pthe Soap Creek SaloonAustinTXwww.soapcreeksaloon.com venue calendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1984119Pthe Soap Creek SaloonAustinTXwww.soapcreeksaloon.com venue calendar available1
poster/ad.: 2: 2 items
1984121PAnderson FairHoustonTXTexas Monthly dec.1984 page :801
19841219/20 /21Pthe Sweetheart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith Vince BellVince Bell & available posterposter available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1984xxxxPthe BeauregardSan AntonioTXLee McCulloch (he taped the show) possible this is the 1985-03-23 show1 song available2 or 3date unsure

1985112Pthe Soap Creek SaloonAustinTXwww.soapcreeksaloon.comvenue calendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1985323Pthe BeauregardSan AntonioTXTexas Monthly march 1985 page : 92 & possible 1 recorded song available see 1984-xx-xx1
1985329/30PAnderson FairHoustonTXLen's old list2
198546PTexas Music HallHoustonTXwith Jerry Jeff Walker,Guy Clark,Rodney Crowell,Mickey Newbury & K.T.Oslinseveral sources "Texas Songwriters Reunion"1 or 2
1985412PArcadia TheaterDallasTXwith Jerry Jeff Walker,Guy Clark & Mickey Newburyseveral sources "Texas Songwriters Reunion"1 or 2
1985418Pthe Down HomeJohnson CityTNwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermanavailable recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1985-04-18 the Down Home-Johnson City-TN.txt 1 items
1985419P12th & Porter PlayroomNashvilleTNwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermanyears later in 1989 official released as "Live & Obscure" on Sugar Hill recordsrecordings available1
setlist: 1985-04-19 12th and Porter-Nashville Tn.txt 1 items
1985420PGerde's Folk CityNew York CityNYwith Mickey White & Donnie SilvermanChris Friedrich's old tapelist &New York Magazine 1985-04-221
1985423Pthe TamBostonMAwith Mickey White & Donnie Silverman Michael Hurley openedavailable articlearticle available1
article(s): 1985-04-23 the Tam-Boston-MA.t.jpg gig pic(s): 2 items
1985430Pthe BirchmereAlexandriaVAwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermanseveral sources /venue calendar & the Washington Postvenue calendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
198552PMcDibb'sBlack MountainNCwith Mickey White & Donnie SilvermanLen's old list1
198554Pthe Soap Creek SaloonAustinTXwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermanwww.soapcreeksaloon.com 1
1985527Pthe Kerrville Folkfestival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermanthe Billboard 1985-05-25 page other performers are Peter Paul & Mary-Guy Clark-Jerry Jeff W. & Others111 days of festival
1985607 & 08PAnderson FairHoustonTXwith Mickey White & Donnie SilvermanLen's old list1 or 2
198574PWillie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic @ Southpark MeadowsAustinTXwith Homer Wills on mouthharpHomer Wills @ Facebook1 or 2
1985712Pthe Soap Creek SaloonAustinTXwith Mickey White & Donnie Sivermanvenue calendar availablevenue calendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1985717Pthe Caspar InnCasparCALen's old list2
1985summerPthe Cactus CafeAustinTXwith Butch HancockPeter Blackstock /No Depression articlearticle available2date a little unsure
1985summerP"Cowboy" Jack Elliot's Cowboy Arms StudiosNashvilleTNrecordings of the basic sessions for "At My Window" produced by Jim Rooney & Jack Elliot> basic recordings are done all players together !!like "Live & Obscure" not released before 1987 also on Sugar Hill recordsseveral sources1 or 2exact dates unknown
1985823/24PAnderson FairHoustonTXwith Mickey White & Donnie SilvermanLen's old list & Texas Monthly aug.19851
1985920Pthe Boardwalk CafeNashville TNwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermanavailable recordings & Len's old listrecordings available1
setlist: 1985-09-20 the Boardwalk Cafe-Nashville-TN.txt 1 items
1985927PGerde's Folk CityNew York CityNYwith Mickey White & Donnie SilvermanNew York Magazine 1985-09-231
1985928PCaffe LenaSaratoga SpringsNYwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermanavailable contract & articleboth available1
article(s): gig pic(s): 3 items
1985104Pthe BirchmereAlexandriaVARattlesnake Anne openedseveral sources/venue calendar venue calendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
19851015/16PAnderson FairHoustonTXwith Mickey White & Donnie SilvermanLen's old list2
19851115/16PAnderson FairHoustonTXwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermanarticle availablearticle available1
article(s): 1985-11-15 and 16 Anderson Fair-Houston.htm1 items
1985xxxxPLeon Springs CafeLeon Springs/San AntonioTXwith James McMurtryJames McMurtry in I'll Be Here In The Morning3date unknown
1985xxxx??unknown radio station xxxxwith Mickey White & Donnie SilvermanChris Friedrich's old tapelist3 or 4???

198614PKennedy Center Concert HallWashingtonDCthe Washington Post 1986-01-061
1986125Pthe Austin OuthouseAustinTXwith Blaze Foley,Jubal Clark,Roky Ericson,Jon Emory & othersposter availableposter available1
gig pic(s): poster/ad.: 1 items
1986317PParamount TheaterAustinTXwith Guy Clark & othersposter availableposter available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1986321Pthe Stage CentreOklahoma CityOKwith Mickey White & Donnie Silverman-also Guy Clarkthe Daily Oklahoman 1986-03-02 &1986-03-161
1986411 & 12PAnderson FairHoustonTXwith Mickey White & Donnie SilvermanTexas Monthly april 1986 page : 801
1986418Pthe South Bank RestaurantHoustonTXwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermansome recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1986-04-18 the South Bank Restaurant-Houston-TX.txt 1 items
198656Pthe Austin OuthouseAustinTXwith Blaze Foley & Jon Emoryknown from an available photo -Jon Emory's birthday partyphoto available1
gig pic(s): 2: 1 items
1986524Pthe Kerrville Folkfestival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXwith Mickey White & Donnie Silvermanseveral sourcesrecordings available1
setlist: 1986-05-24 Kerville Festival-Kerrville-TX.txt 1 items
1986621OTownes met Bob Dylan outside a costume shop(Electric Ladyland) on South CongressAustinTXBob Dylan & TVZ talked over writing/recording together >but it never happened -Bob was a big fan of Townes>he told he have all his recordsseveral sources1
198674P1th annual Taco Flats 4th of July Meltdown @ Taco FlatsAustinTXwith Blaze Foley,Lucinda Williams,Calvin Russell & othersposter availableposter available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1986720PLiberty LunchAustinTXwith Mickey White,Blaze Foley,Jubal Clark,John Emery,Pat Mears & many othersposter availableposter available1"Austin's own music-aid for the Austin Battered Women's Center"
gig pic(s): poster/ad.: 1 items
1986810PEdmonton FolkfestivalEdmontonAB/Canadaarticle availablearticle available1
article(s): 1986-08-10 Lineup Edmonton Folk Music Festival.htm1 items
198691 & 2PAnderson FairHoustonTXJohn Campbell opened @ the 2th septLen's old list & a comment by Dick Waterman1
1986913Pthe Cactus CafeAustinTXwith Vince Bell -possible also with Mickey White & Donnie Silverman *poster available * photo availableposter available1
gig pic(s): poster/ad.: 1 items
19861010Pthe Roaring Brooke Nature CenterCantonCTwith Eric Andersenthe Hartford Courant 1986-10-111
1986111LETownes,Jeanene & Will moved to Town Drive Park in NashvilleNashvilleTNA Deeper Blue page : 203 & several others sources1

198741O"At My Window" released on Sugar Hill RecordsNashvilleTNrecorded summer 1985 >producted by Jim Rooney & Jack Elliot >"Cowboy" Jack Elliot first had to find a new label for Townesseveral sources1
19874xxPNashville Network TV program "New Country"NashvilleTNwith the almost complete session band included Jack Elliot on dobro & keyboardsseveral sources1 or 2exact date unknown
setlist: 1987-04-xx the Cannery-Nashville-TN.txt 2 items
1987412PBlind Willie'sAtlantaGAthe Atlanta Journal 1987-04-101
1987420P"the Cannery Ballroom"NashvilleTNwith Mickey White,"Cowboy"Jack Clement & the othersavailable recordings & articleboth available1Promotion gig for "At My Window"
article(s): gig pic(s): 2 items
1987424PSacred Grounds Coffee HouseSan FranciscoCAposter availableposter available1
19874xxPSweetwater Music HallMill ValleyCArecordings availablerecordings available2Was in 1987-rest of date is unsure,but as far as we know Townes only period in the west that year
198757PChelsea'sHoustonTXLen's old list1 or 2
1987529Pthe BirchmereAlexandriaVAwith Guy Clarkrecordings & venue calendar availableboth available1
setlist: 1987-05-29 the Birchmere Aleandria-VA.txt poster/ad.: 2 items
1987531PCultural Theater Center "the Mountain Stage"CharlestonWVwith Guy Clarkrecordings availablerecordings avilable1
setlist: 1987-05-31-the Mountain Stage Charleston-SC.txt 1 items
198761PPaul Green TheaterChapel Hill NCwith Guy Clark & David Olneyseveral sources1 or 2
198774PLiberty LunchAustinTXLarry Monroe in an article- Fundraiser gigarticle available1 or 2
poster/ad.: 1 items
198779PCoffeehouse Extempore 8.00pmMinneapolisMNwith Guy Clarkthe Star Tribune 1987-07-031
1987711PWinnepeg Folk FestivalWinnepegMB/Canadawith :"Spider"John Koerner,Barbara Dane & Hans Theessink >also David Olney appeared (To Live's To Fly page 148)photos & article availableboth available1
19877xxOVanderBilt HospitalNashvilleTNTownes checked in after a third-degree burning of his hand. He was fallen in a very hot water bathtube in WinnipegTo Live's To Fly page 1481
198781Pthe Cactus CafeAustinTXChuck Pyle openedvenue calendar availablecalendar available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
198788PEdmonton FolkfestivalEdmontonAB/Canadawith Guy Clark & many othersLen's old list & performers listperformers list available1
article(s): 1987-08-08 Lineup Edmonton Folk Music Festival.htm1 items
198789PWBEZ -fm @ the Flea Market @ the Navy Pier 5.00pmChicagoILwith Guy Clark ??Len's old list & the Chicago Sun/Times 1987-08-071
1987828/29PPhiladelphia Folk FestivalSchwenksvillePAwith Joe Ely,Mary Chapin Carpenter & othersthe Philadelphia Inquirer 1987-08-271
19871022Pthe BungBristolEngland /UKseveral sources1 or 2
19871023Pthe Richmond HotelRichmondEngland /UKseveral sources1 or 2
19871024Pthe Mean FiddlerLondonEngland /UKseveral sourcesrecordings available1
setlist: 1987-10-24 the Mean Fiddler-London.txt 1 items
19871025PWoolich Tramshed TheaterLondonEngland /UKseveral sourcesrecordings available1
setlist: 1987-10-25 Tramshed Theater-Woolwich-London.txt 2 items
19871025PInterview @ radio LondonLondonEngland /UKHost was Bob Powellseveral sourcesrecordings available1
19871027PTrysull Village HallTrysullEngland /UKseveral sourcesrecordings available1
setlist: 1987-10-27 Trysull Village Hall-Trysull Village-UK.txt poster/ad.: 2 items
19871028PMasborough Travellers RestaurantRotherhamEngland /UKseveral sources1 or 2
19871029PNew Crown HotelSouth ShieldsEngland /UKseveral sources1 or 2
19871030Pthe VenueEdinburghScotland /UKseveral sources1 or 2
19871031PDorpshuis de MeentheSteenwijkNLseveral sourcesrecordings & poster available1
setlist: 1987-10-31 Dorpshuis de Meenthe-Steenwijk-NL.txt gig pic(s): 2: 3: 3 items
1987112PBarry's Hotel/Tudor RoomsDublinIrelandseveral sources1 or 2

1988220PAnderson FairHoustonTXLen's old listFolk-Aid To Bail out/the Kerrville Festival1 or 2
198855PCentenial Concert HallWinnepegMB/Canadawith Guy Clark & Lyle Lovettthe Winnepeg Free Press1
1988515PStagger Lee'sAtlantaGAwith Guy Clark & Lyle Lovettthe Atlanta Journal 1988-05-131
1988530PKerrville Folk Festival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXseveral sources1 recorded song available1
198864 & 5PNashville's Summer Light FestivalNashvilleTNwith John Hartford-K.T. Oslin-Roger Miller-John Contee-Del Wood-George Hamilton IV & Ricky SkaggsPickin Time no 11article available1
article(s): 1988-06-04 and 05 Pickin Time 11.htm1 items
198875Pthe BirchmereAlexandriaVAwith Bob Moorevenue calendar availablecalendar available1
19887xxPWetlands PreservationNew York CityNYwith Bob MooreA Deeper Blue2
19887xxPunknown venueBuffaloNYwith Bob MooreA Deeper Blue2
19887xxPunknown venueBurlingtonMAwith Bob MooreA Deeper Blue2
19887xxPthe Bottom LineNew York CityNYwith Bob MooreA Deeper Blue2
1988730Pthe SpeakeasyNew York CityNYwith Bob Mooreseveral sources recordings available1
setlist: 1988-07-30-the Speakeasy-New York City.txt 1 items
1988731PCaffe LenaSaratoga SpringsNYwith Bob MooreCaffe Lena database-tape transfer report availablesetlists available1
setlist: 1988-07-31 Caffe Lena-Saratoga Springs-NY.txt poster/ad.: other: 2 items
198886POak Grove Music FestivalWashingtonDCwith Bob MooreLen's old list1 or 2
1988926PGreenstreet'sColumbiaSCthe State 1988-09-231
19881022PDouglas Corner NashvilleTNarticle availablearticle available1
article(s): 1988-10-22-Douglas Corner Nashville.t.jpg2 items
19881025?PLeopard TavernAucklandNew Zealandwith Mickey Whiteseveral sources-A Deeper Blue1exact date a little unsure
19881026?Pthe GluepotAucklandNew Zealandwith Mickey Whiteseveral sources-A Deeper Blue1exact date a little unsure
19881027?PJames CabaretWellingtonNew Zealandwith Mickey Whiteseveral sources-A Deeper Blue1exact date a little unsure
19881028POranga Hall @ the Waikato UniversityHamiltonNew Zealandwith Mickey Whiteseveral sources-recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1988-10-28 the Oranga Hall-Hamilton-New Zealand.txt 1 items
19881110 ?Pthe BackstageSeattleWAwith Guy ClarkLen's old list1 or 2exact date a little unsure
19881112 & 13PMcCabes Guitar ShopSanta MonicaCAwith Guy Clarkthe Los Angeles Times 1988-11-141
19881113PKPFT studios folkscene radio interviewLos Angeles/EncinoCAwith Guy Clark Host Howard Larmanseveral sources-recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1988-11-13-the Folkscene-Los Angeles.txt 1 items
19881116Pthe Great American Music HallSan FranciscoCAwith Guy Clarkseveral sources-recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1988-11-16 GAMH-San Francisco-CA.txt 1 items
19881118PSacred Grounds Coffee HouseSan FranciscoCAwith Guy Clarkseveral sources-recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1988-11-18 Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse San Francisco-CA.txt 1 items
1988122PMoritz von Bomhart TheaterLouisvilleKYseveral sources-recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1988-12-02 the Moritz Von Bomhart Theatre-Louisville-KY.txt 1 items
1988129P ?unknown venue -interviewCarrboroNCJack Bernhardt's interview papers 1943-20112 or 3
1988xxxxP ?unknown radiostationSt PaulMOChris Friedrich's old tapelist3
1988xxxxPDouglas Corner CafeNashvilleTNinterview by Graham Reid3with Guy Clark,Lyle Lovett & Rodney Crowell in the audience
1988xxxxPHolliday InnHoustonTXrecordings of "A Private Concert" DVDDVD available1 or 2unknown date

19891 ??xxONashville agent Pam Lewis signed a management contract with TownesNashvilleTNA Deeper Blue page : 2061 or 2 exact date unknown
198921OBlaze Foley is murderedAustinTXA Deeper Blue page : 208 & several other sources1
198923PPoor David's PubDallasTXwith Bob Moore ?Len's old list & A Deeper Blue page : 2082I'm not sure > is the gig is postponed ??
198924Othe Texas State Capitol > Blaze Foley's FuneralAustinTXA Deeper Blue page : 208 & several other sources1
19892earlyPthe Cactus CafeAustinTXwith Bob Moore ?A Deeper Blue page : 2082I'm not sure > is the gig is postponed ??
19892earlyLEFlorida Drug Detox ClinicHuntsvilleALTownes entered again a detoxification and rehabilitation program >this time a complete 45 days programA Deeper Blue page : 2092 or 3lenght of the program seems impossible-dates unsure
1989318Pthe ArkAnn ArborMIwith Bob Moore the Ark's database1
1989328Pthe Trysull Village HallTrysullEngland /UKseveral sources-recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1989-03-28 the Trysull Village Hall-Trysull-Staffordshire-UK.txt 1 items
19893 or 4xxPStudio BBC MerseysideLiverpoolEngland /UKHost Spencer Leighseveral sources-recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1989-03-xx BBC studios-Merseyside-Liverpool-UK.txt 1 items
198942Pthe Richmond PubBrightonEngland /UKseveral sources1 or 2
19894earlyPInternational festival of Country Music @ WembleyLondonEngland /UKarticlearticle available1 or 2exact date unknown/other years always in april
setlist: 1989-04-xx Unknown Venue-Brussels-Belgium.txt 1 items
198947PLe CameleonVilleurbanne/LyonFranceseveral sources2
1989410Pdas RiverhouseFieberbrunnAustriathe venues webpage1
1989411PStudio radio DRSBaselSwitserlandrecordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1989-04-11 Radio DRS Basel-FM.txt 1 items
1989412Pdas Sudhaus(America House)TuebingenGermanyrecordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1989-04-12 Sud Haus-America House-Tuebingen-Germany.txt 1 items
1989414PLittle Theater In LohkastenSiegenGermanyposter availableposter available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1989415PBFBS studios-NightflightCamp BastionGermanyBroadcasted part 1 : 1989-04-15 (live in the studio) & part 2 : 1989-04-22 (pre-recorded) Host :Alan Bangsrecordingsrecordings available1seems for Britisch militairy camps
setlist: 1989-04-15 BFBS studios Germany.txt 1 items
1989416PGasthof LindenhofNuesudendeGermanyPfingst festival-seems incorrect Pfingst(Pentecost/Whitsun) was in mairecordingsrecordings available1Pfingst festival seems impossible/to early date for Pfingst
setlist: 1989-04-16 Gasthof Lindenhof-Neusüdende.txt 1 items
1989420Pdie ScheuerVillingen/SchwenningenGermanyrecordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1989-04-20 die Scheuer Villingen-Schwenningen-Germany.txt 1 items
19894xxPunknown venueBrusselsBelgiumrecordingsrecordings available3date & venue very unsure
198952PCape Cod Melody TentHyannisMAthe Worchester Telegram & Gazette 1989-04-181 or 2date a little unsure
198955Pthe Old Vienna KaffeehausWestboroMAthe Worchester Telegram & Gazette 1989-05-041
198957Pthe Bottom LineManhattan/New YorkNYwith Guy Clarkthe Melville Newsday 1989-05-10 & the Bottom Line performers list & New York Magazine 1989-05-08list available1
1989513Pthe Springfield Civic CentreSpringfieldMAthe Union News 1989-05-171
1989520Pthe Santa Fe Dam Recreation AreaIrwindaleCAwith Guy Clarkthe Los Angeles Times 1989-05-23 article available1
article(s): 1989-05-20 Irwindale.htm1 items
1989526Pthe Station InnNashvilleTNDavid Olney openedrecordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1989-05-26 the Station Inn-Nashville-TN.txt 1 items
1989715Pthe Midtown CafeBirminghamMIwith Bob Moore "La Casa Music Series"recordingsrecordings available1only the first set is converted
setlist: 1989-07-15-Midtown Cafe-Birmingham-AL.txt poster/ad.: 2 items
198984 & 5PAnderson FairHoustonTXLen's old list & A Deeper Blue1 or 2
1989811-12 & 13Pthe Staunton Folk FestivalStauntonVAwith Bob Moore -also George Hamilton IV performedthe Mariposa Notes-June 1989-festival issuePDF available1
1989818/19Pthe Cactus CafeAustinTX8/19 Jimmie LaFave openedthe Austin American Stateman 1989-08-191
gig pic(s): 2: 1 items
1989827PRoots of American Music Festival @ Damrosh Park/Lincoln Center out of doorsNew York CityNYsome of the other participaters were : Alison Krauss & Union Station -the Clancy Brothers with Robbie O'Cornellthe New York Times 1989-08-25photos available1Final day of the annual folk heritage days
gig pic(s): 2: 3: 2 items
198992PBluegrass & American Music festival @ Riverfront BelverdeLouisvilleKY1989-09-01/02/03/04 4 days Festivalthe Owensboro Messenger 1989-8-251
1989924PCaffe LenaSaratoga SpringsNYCaffe Lena database & tape transfer reportsetlists available1
setlist: 1989-09-24 Caffe Lena-Saratoga Springs-NY.txt poster/ad.: 2: other: 2: 4 items
1989925PNietsche'sBuffaloNY9.00 pmthe Buffalo News 1989-09-22 & 261
19891021Pthe Liberty HallLawrenceKSwith Guy Clark & Robert Earl Keen -8.00 pmthe Journal World 1989-10-15 -recordingsrecordings available1
setlist: 1989-10-21 Liberty Hall-Lawrence-KS.txt 1 items
19891112Pthe Diamond ClubToronto/CanadaONwith Guy Clark & Robert Earl Keen -8.00 pmthe Mariposa Notes-Okt/Nov 1989- issue 9PDF available1
19891125PCaffe LenaSaratoga SpringsNYalso Dave von Ronk,Utah,Vassar Clements & Greg Brown performedCaffe Lena databaseavailable1
article(s): 1989-11-25 Caffe Lena-Saratoga Springs-NY.htm1 items

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