Townes Van Zandt Timeline & Appearance Schedule 1940s-1970s

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

Version 7/17/17 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 /Country Notes Sources Other source info Certainty
194437LETownes van Zandt is bornFort WorthTXseveralTownes parents were : Harris Williams & Dorothy Townes van Zandt1
1952LE the van Zandt family moved to Midland -TXMidlandTXseveralseveral sources available2exact date unknown
1953LE the van Zandt family moved to Billings -MTBillingsMTseveralseveral sources available2exact date unknown / Townes father Harris was in the Billings City Directory from 1954 until late 1957 or early 1958
19569earlyLETownes started @ Lincoln Junior High SchoolBillingsMTseveral / Townes sister : Donna Spence2exact date unkown
195699LETownes saw Elvis Presley appearing @ the Ed Sullivan ShowBillingsMTseveral / Townes sister : Donna Spence1
19561225LETownes received his first guitar as a Christmas giftBillingsMT"his father asked Townes to learn play ""Fraulein"" > he could play it already before newyearsday"several / Townes sister : Donna Spence"""Fraulein"" written by Lawton Williams was a big hit for Bobby Helms then"1
1958LEthe van Zandt family moved to Boulder-COBoulderCOseveralseveral sources available2exact date unknown
19589earlyLETownes started @ Boulder High SchoolBoulderCOseveralseveral sources available2exact date unknown
1959LEthe van Zandt family moved to Barrington-ILBarringtonILseveralseveral sources available2exact date unknown
1959LETownes started @ Barrington-IL HighschoolBarringtonILseveralseveral sources available2exact date unknown
1960LE Townes started @ the Shattuck Military AcademyFaribaultMNseveralseveral sources available2exact date unknown
1961210 & 11O/PShattuck's Shumway AuditoriumFaribaultMN"performances of Kurt Weill's folk opera ""Down In The Valley"" with other Shattuck students "the Daily Inter Lake 1961-01-27 page 6JPEG available1
1:1961-02-10  and 11 article
   1961-02-10 and 11 article
1962LETownes is graduated @ ShattuckFatibaultMNseveralseveral sources available2exact date unknown
19629earlyLETownes started @ the University of ColoradoBoulderCOseveralseveral sources available2exact date unknown
1962108LETownes had a false start @ the U of C and quietly withdrew from school after barely a month of classesBoulderCOA Deeper Blue page : 331
19631xxLE Townes started a second attempt @ the University of ColoradoBoulderCOalso this second attempt was problematic > Townes was almost always to drunk to follow the lessonsA deeper Blue page : 342exact date(s) unknown
19631lateLETownes fell or jumped from his 3th Floor Varsity Manor apartment balconyBoulderCOin a recorded interview with Bill Hedgepath Townes later tells he lived on the fourth storeyseveral2exact date unknown
1963latexxLETownes saw Fran Petters @ Tulagi'sBoulderCOTownes worked there as doorman/bouncerseveral2exact date unknown
1963xxxx PBarefood Charley'sBoulderCO several appaerances his friend & roommate Bob Myrick managed this venue A Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly Townes wrote here his first songs (among others Tecumseh Valley /Fraternity Blues)2exact date(s) unknown / Bob Dylan's One To Many Mornings was one of the songs Townes played many times
19641 & 2xxPBarefood Charley'sBoulderCOseveral appaerances his friend & roommate Bob Myrick managed this venue A Deeper Blue page : 40 & 412exact dates unknown
19643-4-5-6Mar 14 until Jun 19LEthe Titus Harris ClinicGalvestonTXinsulin coma & electro shock therapy > almost 40 treatmentsarticle1
196537LEthe family fishing camp / boathouseGalvestonTX quiet celebrate of Townes 21th birthday with his familyA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly1
1965825LEthe Petroleum ClubHoustonTX celebration Townes & Fran's marriageseveral1
1965825 & 26*LERiver Oaks Baptist Church-Townes married Fran PettersHoustonTX severalthe wedding ceremony took place @ 25 aug.Celebration @ 26 aug.*1*because of an new military daft law taking effect the 26th of august > otherwise Townes possibly had to go to Vietnam
1965latexx PJester LoungeHoustonTX several appearances-sometimes opening for Ligtnin' HopkinsA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly A Deeper Blue & To live's to Fly 2unknown dates
1965latexxPSand Mountain CoffeehouseHoustonTXseveral appearancesthe Daily Texan 1970-11-11PDF available2 or 3unknown dates >performances already in 1965 are a little unsure
1966125LETownes father : Harris Williams van Zandt died suddenlyHoustonTXthe funeral /services was in the River Oaks Baptist Churchthe Texas death index 1903-2000PNG available1
1:1966-01-25  Townes father Harris Van Zandt died suddenly
   1966-01-25 Townes father Harris Van Zandt died suddenly
1966224PEvenlyn Rubenstein Houston Jewish Community CentreHoustonTX with Jerry Jeff WalkerTo Live's To Fly 1
1966xxxx PJester LoungeHoustonTX several appearancesofficial released :live @ the Jester Lounge-sometimes opening for Lightnin' Hopkinsrecordings available2exact dates unknown
1966xxxx PSand Mountain CoffeehouseHoustonTX several appearancesTo Live's To Fly -sometimes Wrecks Bell opened2exact dates unknown
1966xxxxPDavid Hargis Halfway CoffeehouseBeaumontTX several appearancesavailable articles -other regular performers Guy Clark,Jery Jeff Walker,Janis Joplin & othersarticle available2exact dates unknown
1966 or 1967 xxxxPthe Dust BowlTulsaOK G.Barnes article in the Deseret News-1990/09/062 or 3exact dates unknown
1966 or 1967 xxxxPthe ZodiacOklahoma CityOK with Guy Clark & Doc Watson2 or 3exact dates unknown
19671 or 2 ??xx Pthe Second FretPhiladelphiaPA opening for Todd Rundgren's Woody Truck StopRay Benson (Asleep At The Wheel) article article & possible poster available2 or 3exact date unknown/ but must have been in or before May >In May left Todd Rundgrenn Woody's Truckstop to form the psychedelic rockband Nazz
1967313/14/15/16/17/18/19/20 /21/22/23/24 /25/26Pthe 11th DoorAustinTX with Allen Damronthe Rag 1967-03-13 &1967-03-20PDF's available1
1967424/25/26/27 /28/29/30Pthe 11th DoorAustinTX with Bill Mossthe Rag 1967-04-24PDF available1
19674xxPthe trailer were Townes & Fran lived at the timeHoustonTX "C.L.Milburn recordings known as ""the Trailer Tapes"""several > available recordings & old emails by C.L.Milburnrecordings ,contract & other rare items available1 or 2april is a little unsure
19675xxPOhio Folk Festival @ the University of OhioAthensOH Eric Andersen in To Live's To Fly & Blue Riverarticle available 2 or 3exact dates unknown but the festival was in other years always in early or middle may !
196766/7/8/9 /10/11/12/13/14/15/16/17/18Pthe 11th DoorAustinTX first week with Mike & Marylynthe Austin Summer Texan's 1967-06-06 & 1967-06-13 page :13both available1
1:1967-06-06  until 11 the 11th Door Austin TX
   1967-06-06 until 11 the 11th Door Austin TX
1:1967-06-12  until 18 the 11th Door Austin TX
   1967-06-12 until 18 the 11th Door Austin TX
1967710Pthe Beverly S.Sheffield Zilker Hillside TheaterAustinTX summer music festival-KHFI FM(know as 96.7 KISS.FM)article & Len's old list -Rod Kennedy was organiserarticle available 1
1967722 & 23Pthe 11th DoorAustinTX with Carol Hedinthe Rag 1967-07-17 page : 11PDF available1
19671120 & 21Pthe 11th DoorAustinTX with Paul Johnsonthe Rag 1967-11-20PDF available1
19671123/24 /25/26Pthe 11th DoorAustinTX with Paul Johnsonthe Rag 1967-11-20PDF available1
19671218/19/20 /21/22/23/24Pthe 11th DoorAustinTX with Bill Mossthe Rag 1967-12-18 page : 15PDF available1
1967xxxx PSan Jacinto CollegePasadenaTX Carlos Calbillo openedJohn Nova Lomax's facebook page2 or 3exact date unknown /no other imformation
1967xxxx Pthe 11th DoorAustinTX several appearancesseveral2exact dates unknown > we have already 7 or 8 weeks of certain dates of performances @ the 11th Door in 1967 >found in the only 20 available (of the 52 ) issues of the Rag in 1967 !!
1967xxxx PSand Mountain CoffeehouseHoustonTX several appearances 2 or 3exact dates unknown
1967xxxx PDavid Hargis Halfway CoffeehouseBeaumontTX several appearancesavailable articles -other regular performers :Guy Clark,Jerry Jeff Walker,Janis Joplin & othersarticle available 2 or 3exact dates unknown
1967xxxx PGerde's Folk CityGreenwich VillageNY several appearances > sometimes EmmyLou Harris openedDVD :Be Here To Love Me/EmmyLou Harris -her first visit @ A TvZ gigarticle available 2 or 3exact dates unknown
1968106?Pthe Good News Folk Club & Coffeeshop San AntonioTX"a comment for ""Be Here To Love Me"" by Arvie & Jim Beal.Jr"2exact date unsure > but I'm pretty sure that I have seen a source with that date !
196818/9 /10/11/12/13/14Pthe 11th DoorAustinTXwith Richard Deanthe Rag 1968-01-08 page :161download of PDF or other source impossible/only reading articles
1968115/16/17/18/19/20 /21Pthe 11th DoorAustinTXwith Bill Mossthe Rag 1968-01-15 page :161only reading articles / late januari -short after these gigs is the 11th Door venue closhed/ a couple of weeks later reopened as the Insomnia
19681lateP(Doyle) Jones studioHoustonTX"recording a demo record produced by Mickey Newbury & his partner Jay Boyett >probably the basic recordings for ""In The Beginning"" ??"A Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly & several other sourcesMickey and Townes became good friends & Mickey & Jay became TvZ's first managers*2exact dates unknown -Jay did all the work-Mickey keeped this secret for TvZ
19681lateP(Doyle) Jones studioHoustonTX"Townes met ""Cowboy""Jack Clement through Mickey Newbury and signed a publishing contract with Hall-Clement"A Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly & several other sourcesJack Clement's friend Lamar Fike introduced Townes to Kevin Eggers2exact dates unknown
19682earlyLETownes signed a recordingcontract with Kevin Eggers Poppy labelNew York CityNYKevin also partly took over the managment from Newbury/BoyettA Deeper Blue & several other sourceslate januari or early februari 1968 > first recordings already @ 1968-02-191 or 2exact dates unknown
1968219PMGM studiosNew York CityNY"recording sessions of 2 songs-possible for a single & ""For The Sake Of The Song""""""the MGM Labels 1961-1982"" by Michel Ruppli-pages 367 /368 "map with annotation 1recorded songs :Waiting Around To Die & Talking Karate Blues
196843PMGM studiosNew York CityNY"recording sessions of @ least 7 songs-possible for ""For The Sake Of The Song""""""the MGM Labels 1961-1982"" by Michel Ruppli-pages 372 /373 /374"map with annotation 1recorded songs :Tecumseh Valley -Sad Cinderella -Many A Fine Lady -Sixteen Summers,Fifteen Falls-I'll Be There In The Morning -All Your Young Servants & the Velvet Voices xxx possible the other songs for Townes first Album xxx
19685earlyOTownes first single Waiting Around To Die/Talking Karate Blues released on Poppy RecordsNew York CityNYB side : Talking Karate Blues > produced by Jack Clement & Jim Malloythe billboard 1968-05-11 page : 22 (new releases)1 or 2exact date unknown
19685 & 6xxO"Owen Bradley's ""Quonset Hut"" studio"NashvilleTN"working on ""For The Sake Of The Song""/First album > (over) produced by ""Cowboy""Jack Clement himself"several sourcesthis is a little conflicting report with the recordings above >just finishing off/mixing ??1 or 2exact dates unknown- released early august 1968 >source billboard -1968-08-10 page : 62
19687middleOJack Clement flew to Los Angeles to help produce a two record LP !! for TownesLos AngelesCA"at first ""Our Mother The Mountain"" was planned to be a two disc's album. There are 18 songs recorded "the Record World 1968-10-12 page :58PDF available 1conclusion : Our Mother The Mountain was at first planned to be a two record LP
1968718PMGM /Sunset studiosHollywood/Los AngelesCA"recording sessions of 5 songs - for ""Our Mother The Mountain""at the MGM/Sunset studios""""the MGM Labels 1961-1982"" by Michel Ruppli-page 591"map with annotation 1recorded songs :Apt.213* -Don't Take It Too Bad -Snake Mountain Blues- Be Here To Love Me & Why She's Acted That Way> * = Black Jack Mamma
1968722PMGM /Sunset studiosHollywood/Los AngelesCA"recording sessions of 4 songs - for ""Our Mother The Mountain""""""the MGM Labels 1961-1982"" by Michel Ruppli-page 591"map with annotation 1recorded songs :Tecumseh Valley -My Proud Mountains-St.John The Gambler & Our Mother The Mountain
1968723PMGM /Sunset studiosHollywood/Los AngelesCA"recording sessions of 9 songs - for ""Our Mother The Mountain""""""the MGM Labels 1961-1982"" by Michel Ruppli-page 591"map with annotation 1recorded songs :Black Widow Blues-Kathleen's Strings- Miss Carousel-Like A Summer Thursday -She Came And She Touched Me -Turnstyled Junkpiled -Second Lovers Song -Hunger Child Blues & Tower Song
19688earlyO"""For The Sake Of The Song /First album"" released on Poppy"New York CityNYthe Billboard's 1968-08-10 page : 62 & 1968-08-17 page : 71PDF's available 1
19688earlyP or O ?the Steve Allen TV Show(CBS TV)*Los AngelesCApre-recordedthe Time Picayne('s) of 1968/11/26 & 1968/12/01 -Oxnard Press Courier & Bob Myrick in A Deeper Blue-page 277PNG available > broadcasted in several states on different dates2exact recording date unknown !! >other participaters were Joanne Woodward,Pat Harrington.Louise Hueber & the Irish Rovers
1968117PMGM studiosNew York CityNYBell Sound Studios > booked recording sessions for 10 songs- No other details are given"""the MGM Labels 1961-1982"" by Michel Ruppli-page 416"map with annotation 1 or 2"No other information available-unsure mixing of ""Our Mother The Mountain"" or recordingsessions for ""Townes van Zandt"""
19681211/12/13/14P"Snackbar I @ the Lamar State College of Technology / ""What's Your Bag Folk Festival"""BeaumontTXalso Guy Clark-David Hargis & Beauregard performed > all four singers appeared at a different show every daythe Redbird's 1968-12-06 & 1968-12-13PDF's available 1
1968xxxx PSand Mountain Coffee HouseHoustonTX several appearancesA Deeper Blue 1
1968xxxx Pthe Chequered FlagAustinTX several appearancesthe path to Kerrville,Rod Kennedy & the Improbable Rise Of Redneck Rock:New Edition by Jan Reid page : 36PDF available 2all exact dates unknown
1968xxxxPDavid Hargis Halfway CoffeehouseBeaumontTXseveral appearancesavailable articles -other regular performers :Guy Clark,Jerry Jeff Walker,Janis Joplin & othersarticle available2all exact dates unknown
1968xxxxPGerde's Folk CityGreenwich VillageNYseveral appearancesDVD :Be Here To Love Me/EmmyLou Harrisarticle available2 or 3all exact dates unknown
19692earlyOSecond Lovers Song released as single on PoppyNew York CityNYB side :Tecumseh Valleythe Cash Box 1969-02-01 page :44PDF available1"with a double ""A"" side -one in stereo & one in mono-available for disjockeys"
1969411LETownes & Fran's son JohnTownes(J.T.) is bornHoustonTXseveral sources1
19694lateO"""Our Mother The Mountain"" released on Poppy"New York CityNYthe Billboard's 1969-04-26 page :67 & 1969--05-03 page :54PDF available1 or 2exact date unknown
19694 & 5xxP"recording sessions @ Bradley's Barn for ""Townes Van Zandt"""NashvilleTNreleased septembre 1969 >produced by Jack Clement & Kevin Eggersofficial released recordings available1 or 2exact dates unknown
1969604/05/06/07/08 PSteve Paul's the SceneNew York CityNY with the Children Of God - the Band Ralph openedad poster available & the Billboard 1969-06-21PDF & add poster available1
1:1969-06-04  05 06 07 08 TvZ at Steve Pauls the Scene New York NY with thr Children Of God
   1969-06-04 05 06 07 08 TvZ at Steve Pauls the Scene New York NY with thr Children Of God
2:1969-06-04  until 08 TvZ at the Scene New York
   1969-06-04 until 08 TvZ at the Scene New York
1969722PTownes & Fran's home : performance & interview for radio KPFA-fm Berkeley-CAHoustonTX"""Townes at home"""KPFA folio july 1969 page : 37JPEG available1 or 2possible pre-recorded ??
1:1969-07-22  Townes at Home
   1969-07-22 Townes at Home
1969830Othe Holy Rosary ChurchHoustonTX"Townes was @ the mariage of John Lomax III & Julia ""Bidy"" Taylor"article available1
1969911/12/13/14/15 Pthe Bitter EndNew York CityNY with Turley RichardsNew York venues ads-poster available & the Billboard 1969-09-20PDF & add poster available1
1:1969-09-11  12 13 14 15 TvZ at the Bitter End New York NY withTurley Richards
   1969-09-11 12 13 14 15 TvZ at the Bitter End New York NY withTurley Richards
19699lateO"""Townes Van Zandt"" released on Poppy "New York CityNYthe Cashbox-1969-09-27 page : 22PDF available1 or 2exact date unknown
19691023/24 /25/26 Pthe Main PointBryn MawrPA with Andy RobinsonMain Point performers page - the Villanovan 1969-10-22 page 7 & the Billboard 1969-10-25PDF's & performers page available1
1:1969-10-23  24 25 and 26 Performers the Main Point Bryn Mawr
   1969-10-23 24 25 and 26 Performers the Main Point Bryn Mawr
2:1969-10-23  until 26 the Main Point Bryn Mawr PA
   1969-10-23 until 26 the Main Point Bryn Mawr PA
196910lateOCome Tomorrow released as single on PoppyNew York CityNYB side : Delta Momma Bluesthe Cash Box 1969-10-17 page :37PDF available1 or 2exact date unknown
19691126P"revue ""Poppy Gives Thanks"" @ the Carnegie Hall"New YorkNY with Mandrake Memorial & Dick Gregoryofficial released :A Gentle Evening with TvZrecordings available1
setlist: 1969-11-26 A Gentle Evening with Townes van Zandt.txt
1:1969-11-26  TvZ at the Carnegie Hall-NY
   1969-11-26 TvZ at the Carnegie Hall-NY
1:1969-11-26  Carnegie Hall TvZ Mandrake Memorial and Dick Gregory
   1969-11-26 Carnegie Hall TvZ Mandrake Memorial and Dick Gregory
19691231PWhisky A Go Go ClubHollywoodCAopening for Johnny Riversa comment by Glenn Christmas on Blue Sky & Johnny Rivers appearances list3 or 4very unsure !! We only have the comment and this date on Johnny Rivers touring list >there is no other information available !!
1969xxxxPGerde's Folk CityGreenwichNYEmmyLou Harris opened3unsure
1969xxxxPSand Mountain Coffee HouseHoustonTXseveral appearancesA Deeper Blue2exact dates unknown
1969xxxx Pthe Chequered FlagAustinTXseveral appearancesthe path to Kerrville by Rod KennedyPDF available2 or 3exact dates unknown
1969xxxxPthe Sword In The StoneOklahoma CityOKseveral appearances2this venue was on Townes agenda with clockwork regularity during these early years exact dates unknown
1969spring or summerPthe Old QuarterHoustonTXseveral appearances >Wrecks Bell & his first partner Cecil Slayton bought the club spring 1969>soon after Dale Soffar bought Cecil's partFran Petters/Lohr & Wrecks Bell in A Deeper Blue3"promotion gigs for ""Our Mother The Mountain"" exact dates unknown"
1969spring or summerPseveral unknown New York / North East venuesseveral appearancesA Deeper Blue3"promotion gigs for ""Our Mother The Mountain"" exact dates unknown"
1969fallPGerde's Folk CityGreenwichNYA Deeper Blue3exact dates unknown
1969late fallPseveral unknown Oklahoma venuesOKwith Guy ClarkA Deeper Blue3Guy & Townes saw Susanna Clark for the first time
1969latePseveral unknown Texas venuesTXseveral appearances with the Delta Momma BoysA Deeper Blue3the Delta Momma Boys are: TVZ,Cado Parrish Studdard III & Matthew Moore ** Townes mettet these 2 friends during an Oklahoma tour earlier that year
19701middle /lateOVince Scelsa became Townes new caretaker/roadmanagerNew York CityNYWikipedea & recordings 1978-05-14available1 or 2exact date unknown
1970116LEFran & Townes divorcedHoustonTXseveral sources1
1970216/17/18/19/20 /21PCoffeehouse in the Cage @ the North Central CollegeNapervilleILthe North Central Chronicle 1970-02-13 PDF available1
197035Pthe Rendezvous Room @ the Markee Pioneer student center @ the University of WisconsinPlattevilleWIthe Exponent 1970-03-05 page : 6 & the 1978-05-14 interview with Vince Scelsainterview available1 or 2exact (number of) dates unknown
197042P"""Music City"" in the Eastfield Mall 6.00 -7.00 pm"SpringfieldMAwith Mandrake Memorialthe Springfield Union -1970-04-02 page : 30PDF available1personal appearance from 6.00 until 7.00 pm
197042PAmerican International College @ Duggan Junior High School 8.30 pmSpringfieldMAwith Mandrake Memorialthe Springfield Union -1970-04-04 page : 28 & the Billboard 1970-04-04PDF's available1
197043PFranklin Pierce CollegeRindgeNHwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard 1970-04-04 PDF available1
1:1970-04-03
   1970-04-03
197044PSt Lawrence UniversityCantonNYwith Mandrake Memorialthe Bilboard 1970-04-04PDF available1
197047Pthe Campus Store @ the Cornell UniversityIthacaNYwith Mandrake Memorialthe Cornell Daily Sun-1970-04-07 & available add posteravailable1
1:1970-04-07  Cornell Campus Store
   1970-04-07 Cornell Campus Store
197047Pthe Anabel Taylor Hall @ the Cornell UniversityIthacaNYwith Mandrake Memorialthe Cornell Daily Sun-1970-04-07 volume 86-no 121 page 4 & the Billboard 1970-04-11PDF available1
1:1970-04-07  Cornell Campus Store
   1970-04-07 Cornell Campus Store
197048PCampus Field House @ the Oneonta State College 9.00pmOneontaNYwith Mandrake Memorialthe Oneonta Star-1970-04-04 page 5 & the Billboard- 1970-04-11PDF available1
197049PState University of New York at CortlandCortlandNYwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard- 1970-04-11PDF available1
1970410PSaint Vincent CollegeLatrobePAwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard- 1970-04-11PDF available1
1970411PKennedy Center Ballroom @ the Hiram CollegeHiramOHwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard- 1970-04-11/the Akron Beacon Journal 1970-04-09 page 43 & the Daily Kent Stater 1970-04-10 page : 6PDF's available1
1970412POlivet High School Gymnasium 8.00 pmOlivetMIwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard- 1970-04-11 PDF's available1
1970415Pthe Franklin College Gymnasium 8.00 pmFranklinINwith Mandrake Memorialthe Franklin-Indiana Daily Journal 1970-04-13 page : 7PDF available1
1970417Pthe Valparaiso National Guard Armory AdmissionValparaisoINwith Mandrake Memorialthe Vidette Messengers of : 1970-04-15 & 17PDF available1
1:1970-04-17  Valparaiso National Guard Armory 2
   1970-04-17 Valparaiso National Guard Armory 2
1970418Pan outdoor peace festival @ the State University of WisconsinEau ClaireWIwith Mandrake Memorial & many othersthe Billboard-1970-03-21 -Pepper Fog gigs & Twin Cities Music HighlightsPDF & articles available1
1970421PSinclair Auditorium @ the Coe College 8.00pmCedar RapidsIAwith Mandrake Memorialthe Coe College Cosmos-1970-04-18 & 20 PNG available1
1:1970-04-21  Sinclair Auditorium at the Coe College Cedar Rapids IA
   1970-04-21 Sinclair Auditorium at the Coe College Cedar Rapids IA
1970422Pan outdoor festival @ the Iowa City ParkIowa CityIAwith Mandrake Memorialthe Iowa City Press Citizen -1970-04-201
1970423PRammelkamp Chapel @ the Illinois College 8.00 pmJacksonvilleILwith Mandrake Memorialthe Jacksonville Daily Journal -1970-04-23 & the Daily Illinois State Journal 1970-04-09PNG available1
1:1970-04-23  Rammelkamp Chapel Jacksonville IL
   1970-04-23 Rammelkamp Chapel Jacksonville IL
2:1970-04-23  Rammelkamp Chapel
   1970-04-23 Rammelkamp Chapel
1970424Pthe Cox Auditorium @ the Principia CollegeElsahILwith Mandrake Memorialthe St Louis Post-DispatchPDF available1
1970430PFarrago @ St Andrews Presbyterian College 12.01amLaurinburgNCwith Mandrake Memorialthe Lance-1971-02-18 & 25 &1970-04-23PDF available1
197051Pthe College of William & MaryWilliamsburgPAwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard -1970-05-02 page 53PDF available1
197052PSt Thomas Hall @ the University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleVAwith Mandrake Memorial > also the local University groups Wild Load & Collectors Item performedthe Billboard -1970-05-02 page 53 & the Cavalier Daily 1970-04-30PDF & JPEG available1
197053PMadison CollegeHarrisonburgVAwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard -1970-05-02 page 53PDF available1
1:1970-05-03  St Thomas Hall at the University of Virginia Charlottesville VA
   1970-05-03 St Thomas Hall at the University of Virginia Charlottesville VA
197056PFarleigh Dickenson UniversityTeaneckNJwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard -1970-05-09 page 59PDF available1
197057PAshland Jr. HighschoolEast OrangeNJwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard -1970-05-09 page 59PDF available1
197058PAlexander Hall @ the Princeton University 8.30pmPrincetonNJwith Mandrake MemorialPapers Of Princeton 1970-04-30 & PDF available-page 4PDF's available1
197059PHanover Park High SchoolHanoverNJwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard -1970-05-09 page 59PDF available1
1970510PNew York Institute of TechnologyOld Westbury/New YorkNYwith Mandrake Memorialthe Billboard -1970-05-09 page 59PDF available1
19705 > for 2 weeksPMilwaukee radio & record sceneMilwaukeeWIthe Billboard of 1970-05-23 page 30 & available photo PDF & photo available2exact venues & dates unknown
1970523PMilwaukee radio studio- for WZMF-fmMilwaukeeWIthe Billboard of 1970-05-23PDF available1
1970527 /28/29/30/31Pthe Bitter End circuitNew York CityNYwith the Chapinsseveral sources-the Billboard-1970-06-13 page 22 & ad posterPDF & ad poster available1
197061/2/3/4/5/6/7/8Pthe Bitter End circuitNew York CityNYwith the Chapinsseveral sources-the Billboard-1970-06-13 page 22 & ad posterPDF & ad poster available1
197067PEnvironment Benefit @ the Electric CircusNew York CityNYwith Mandrake Memorial & many otherstheVillage Voice -1970-06-05available1
1970late spring/early summerPCentury Sound Studios(RCA)New York CityNY"recording sessions for ""Delta Momma Blues"" > producted by Ron Frangipane"several/Wikipedea2exact dates unknown >must be around june/july >the album is released in octobre source : the Billboard 1970-10-17
1970819IKPFT radio studiosHoustonTXhost Zac & first person singular Hattie Mae Whiting WhiteKPFT folio 1970-08PDF available1
1970819PKPFT radio studiosHoustonTX"hostess Juliet Brown for her program ""Just Playin' Folk"""KPFT folio 1970-08PDF & short recording available1
19709earlyLETownes met Mickey White @ the Old QuarterHoustonTXWrecks knew both Townes & Mickey > he introduced Mickey to TownesA Deeper Blue page 98 & Mickey White in an email2exact date unknown
19709 & 10xxPseveral Pennsylvania/New England collegesPAknown from the 1970-08-27 interview @ KPFT radio interview by Juliet Browninterview available3exact dates/venues unknown
1970926 & 27Pthe Morris Family Old Time Folk Music FestivalIvydaleWVwith many othersthe Charleston Gazette 1970-10-03PNG file (article)available1
1:1970-09-26  and 27 the Morris Family Old Time Folk Music Festival Ivydale WV
   1970-09-26 and 27 the Morris Family Old Time Folk Music Festival Ivydale WV
1970101 or 2PWest Virginia State CollegeCharlestonWVthe Charleston Gazette 1970-10-032exact date('s) unsure
1970104Punsure college : possible the Bridge Valley College campusMontgomeryWVA Deeper Blue page 1013venue is unsure /the day Townes heard of Janis Joplin's death
1970105/6/7/8 /9/10PSlippery Rock State CollegeSlippery RockPAthe Rocket :1970-10-02 page : 4PDF available1
19701017O"""Delta Momma Blues"" released on Poppy "New York CityNYthe Billboard : 1970-10-171
19701020Pthe Bob Fass radio show-radio unnameble-WBAI fmNew York CityNYseveral sourcesrecordings available1
setlist: 1970-10-20 TvZ BobFass.txt
1970119/10/11/12/13/14PLe Potpourri Coffeehouse @ the University of Texas 9.00pmAustinTXCarl Smith openedthe Austin Daily Texan 1970-11-13 & the Austin Summer Texan 1970-11-10PNG file (article)available1This venue is now the Cactus Cafe
1:1970-11-09  until 14
   1970-11-09 until 14
2:1970-11-09  until 14 Potpourri Coffee House Houston TX
   1970-11-09 until 14 Potpourri Coffee House Houston TX
19701116/17/18Pthe Union Building's Third Floor Lounge @ the North Texas State College 7.30 & 9.00 pmDentonTXthe North Texas Daily (Denton - TX) 1970-11-13 vol.54 no.43jpeg available (a little difficult to decrypt)1
1:1970-11-16  17 and 18 North Texas State College
   1970-11-16 17 and 18 North Texas State College
19701119/20 /21Pthe Texas Christian UniversityFort WorthTXthe Billboard of 1970-11-21- page 38PDF available1
19701211/12/13 ?Pthe Yer Union Coffeehouse @ the University Of North CarolinaGreensboroNCthe Carolinian 1970-12-11 page 4PDF available1 or 2unknown number of performing days
1970xxxxPthe Chequered FlagAustinTXseveral appearancesthe path To KerrvillePDF available3date(s) unknown
1970latexxPthe Family HandHoustonTXarticle live @ Liberty Hallarticle available3date(s) unknown
1971118/19/20 /21/22/23PSt Lawrence UniversityCantonNYthe Billboard 1971-01-23 page 26PDF available1
19711latePthe Pratt InstituteBrooklynNYWrecks Bell supported Townes @ several tours during this periodWrecks Bell in an articlearticle available2 or 3exact date's unknown
197122-3 & 4Pthe Hungry Coffeehouse @ the University Of North CarolinaDavidsonNC2 gigs a day 7.30 & 9.30the Kannapolis Daily Independent 1971-02-012exact date's a little unsure
197125 & 6Pthe Union Bar @ the Davidson College CampusDavidsonNC2 gigs a day 7.30 & 9.30the Davidsonian 1971-02-05 & the Kannapolis Daily IndependentPDF's available1
197127Pthe Morrison Room @ the Davidson CollegeDavidsonNCthe Davidsonian 1971-02-05 & the Kannapolis Daily IndependentPDF's available1
197128/9 /10/11PCampus Coffeehouse @ the Pembroke State University 8.00 pm & 9.30pmPembrokeNCthe Robesonian(s) 1971-02-05 page : 12 1971-02-12 page : 7 & 1971-02-07 page :5PDF available1
1971212 & 13PCampus Coffeehouse @ the Pembroke State University 8.00 pm - 9.30 pm & 11.00 pmPembrokeNCthe Robesonian 1971-02-07 page :5PDF available1
1971220/21/22/23/24PFarago @ St Andrews Presbyterian CollegeLaurinburgNC2 articles in the Lance 1971-02-18 & 25both available1
19712 ??PUniversity of East CarolinaGreenvilleNCarticle availablePDF available2 or 3exact date & venue unknown
19713early ??PJacks BarCambridgeMAknown from a series of photo's by Jeff Albertsonphoto's available2 or 3exact date(s) unknown > also unsure > did Townes also performances @ Jack's Bar ??
1971320Pinterview in Truxillo Arms > Guy & Suzanna Clark's ** upstairs appartment HoustonTXhost Andy Winnegar for KTXT Lubbock -TX radio stationrecordings availablerecordings available1Truxillo Arms was a sort of a hippie jump >not only Guy & Suzanna's apartment but with changin settlers
1971320Pthe Old QuarterHoustonTXalso John Lomax jr. performedAndy Winnegar's interview-1971-03-20 > emails by Andy1
1971326 & 27Pthe Texas Rose CafeHoustonTXwith Rockin Horse & Mike Bear Stoneposter/flyer availableavailable poster/flyer1
1:1971-03-26 +27 the Texas Rose Cafe Houston TX
   1971-03-26 +27 the Texas Rose Cafe Houston TX
1971416Pthe Basement Coffee House @ A & M UniversityCollege StationTXposter availableavailable poster1
1:1971-04-16  Basement Coffeehouse College Station TX
   1971-04-16 Basement Coffeehouse College Station TX
1971423 & 24Pthe Sol Coffee House @ the New Mexico State UniversityLas CrusesNMthe Round Up 1971-04-23 page : 1PDF available1
1:1971-04-23  and 24 the Sol Coffeehouse at the NM State University Las Cruses NM
   1971-04-23 and 24 the Sol Coffeehouse at the NM State University Las Cruses NM
1971426/27 /28/29/30Pthe Changing Scene Coffee House @ the West Texas State University campusAmarilloTXthe Amarillo Sunday News Globe 1971-04-25 & the Canyon News 1971-04-25 page :4PDF available1
1:1971-04-26  until 05 01 Changin Coffeehouse
   1971-04-26 until 05 01 Changin Coffeehouse
197151Pthe Changing Scene Coffee House @ the West Texas State University campusAmarilloTXthe Amarillo Sunday News Globe 1971-04-25 & the Canyon News 1971-04-25 page :4PDF available1
19715xxOthe David Frost Show on CBS -episode 196New York CityNYknown from the 1971-03-20 interview-exact date unknown aired 1971-07-06recorded interview available2other participaters were Patrick Wayne,Christopher Mitchum,Albert Brooks,the Letterman & Kate Webb-exact recording date unknown
1971526/27 /28/29/30Pthe Main PointBryn MawrPAwith Kate Taylor 3 gigs a day : 8.00 -10.00 & 11.30 pmposter available available poster1
1:1971-05-26  until 30 Main Point Performers2
   1971-05-26 until 30 Main Point Performers2
2:1971-05-26  until 30 the Main Point Bryn Mawr PA
   1971-05-26 until 30 the Main Point Bryn Mawr PA
1971605/06/07/08/09/10/11/12/13/14Pthe Main PointBryn MawrPAwith Kate Taylorthe Billboard 1971-06-05 page 20 PDF available1 or 2possibly an error in the Billboard
19716-7 & 8xxPthe Larrabee Sound StudiosLos Angeles CA"recordingsessions for ""High Low And In Between"" > produced by Jim Malloy & Kevin Eggers"several sources-the Albuq.Tribune of 1971-08-06 /Leslie Jo Richards is murdered 1971-08-03known from an available comment by Deborah Mills2exact recording dates unknown > released Decembre 1971 >source the Billboard :1971-12-04 pages 13 & 14
197176Othe David Frost Show on CBS -episode 196New York CityNYair date-pre recorded show -see 1971-05-xxthe airdate- recorded already in maiarticle available1other participaters were Patrick Wayne,Christopher Mitchum,Albert Brooks,the Letterman & Kate Webb
197178OTownes signed a publishing deal with United ArtistsNew York CityNYthe Billboard 1971-07-08 page 31
1971731PIchthus Coffee House @ the Methodist Student CenterAustinTXwith Don Sanders & Peter GorischAustin Summer Texan 1971-07-30PNG available1
1:1971-07-31  Ichtus Coffee House
   1971-07-31 Ichtus Coffee House
2:1971-07-31  Ichtus Coffee House at the Methodist Stundent Center Austin TX
   1971-07-31 Ichtus Coffee House at the Methodist Stundent Center Austin TX
197183LELeslie Jo Richards is murdered /Guy & Suzannas apartmentLeucadia / Long BeachCATownes had broken in the apartment to tell Leslie Jo Richards was killed in Leucadia-CA-she was hitchhicking from LA to Houstonseveral sources-the Albuq.Tribune of 1971-08-06 /Leslie Jo Richards is murdered 1971-08-03known from an available comment by Deborah Mills2Guy & Suzanne were in San Diego - Townes ask them by phone to come home > He waited for them in their appartment -he would not tell about the murder by phone !!
1971821OPoppy records nationwide distribution rights moves from RCA to UDC (a UA division)RCA did the distribution during the last 2 yearsthe billboard 1971-08-21 pages : 1 & 81
19719 or 10xx/xxPthe Old QuarterHoustonTX2 days with the Allman Brothers BandA Deeper Blue page :1153
197110-JanearlyO"""High Low And In Between"" released on Poppy"New York CityNYthe Cashbox -1971-11-13 page : 54PDF available1 or 2exact date unknown
1971xxxxPthe Libery HallHoustonTXknown from a photo by John Lomax III in the Music Fest Magazine3 or 4unsure -possible date 1970
1972114OTownes was bestman at the marriage of Guy & Susanna ClarkSumnerTNWithout getting Killed Or Cought-the life and Music of Guy Clark by Tamara Saviano page :991
1:1972-01-14  Guy and Susanna Clark married
   1972-01-14 Guy and Susanna Clark married
1972122OTownes signed a new managment affilliation with Greengrass EnterpricesNew York CityNYGreengrass will be concerned with copyrights & the book publication of TvZ's lyric/poetry worksthe Billboard 1972-01-22 page 18 & the Cash Box 1972-01-22 page : 20PDF's available1managersteam is : Ken Greengrass-Kevin Eggers & Phil Lawrence
1972228 & 29PPassim CoffeehouseCambridgeMAthe Boston Record American's 1972-03-02 page : 9 & also the Billboard-1972-04-01PDF's available1
1972301/02/03/04PPassim CoffeehouseCambridgeMAthe Harvard Crimson-1972-03-09 & the Boston Record American's 1972-03-01PDF's available1
1972317/18/19PFirst Dripping Springs ReunionDripping SpringsTXwith Waylon Jennings,Willie Nelson,Kris Kristoffersen,John Prine & othersA Deeper Blue1
19724xxPthe Old QuarterHoustonTXwith the Allman Brothers Bandmessage by Ivan Koop Kupper on facebook2 or 3benefit concert after the Old Quarter burnt down
1972429PMercer UniversityMaconGATownes met Daniel Antopolski in William Hedgepath's house > Townes lived there many times when in Georgiathe Billboard 1972-04-29 page 36 & available articlePDF available1
19725first weekPFinnegan's WakeBaltimoreMDwith the Little Hans Bandarticle available2no other information
1972512PLoyola UniversityChicagoILwith Doc Watson ,Spencer Davis & George Gerdesthe Billboard 1972-05-06 page 26PDF available1
19725Jan-00POhio University Folk Festival AthensOHsome of the other participaters were Seals & Crofts,Tom Rush,Arlo Guthrie,Eric Andersen,John Hartford & othersEric Andersen-the Festival poster & the Billboard 1972-05-06 page 16,also an Seals & Crofts page & morePDF's & several available1
1972515/16/17/18/19/20Pthe Last ResortAthensGATownes asked Daniel Antopolski to go on tour with him in Texas one of these daysthe Billboard 1972-05-06 page 16 & the Red and Black 1972-05-19 page : 6 availablePDF & DjVu document available1
1972516P"Sounds from Heaven Music company > Night session @ ""Musical Truckins Heaven"""AthensGAwith Russ Holloway on bottleneck guitarthe Red and Black 1972-05-19 page : 6DjVu document available1
1972522/23/24 /25/26/27Pthe BistroAtlantaGATownes asked Daniel Antopolski to go on tour with him in Texas one of these daysthe Billboard 1972-05-06 page 16 & the Great Speckled Bird's 1972-05-22 & 29 page : 24PDF's available1"playing songs of his soon to be released new album ""the Late Great TVZ'"
197265/6/7/8 /9/10PCastle CreekAustinTXthe Billboards1972-05-20 page 18 & 1972-05-06 page 36PDF available1
1972613/14/15/16/17/18/19Pthe RubaiyatDallasTXwith Daniel Antopolskyarticle available & the Billboard 1972-05-27 page : 14 & the Dallas Morning News 1972-06-13 page : 2PDF's available1one of these days Townes wrote Pancho & Lefty * & Daniel Sweet Loving Music-* other information said Pancho & Lefty was already written earlier in Memphis-TN
19726xxLEBentaub Houston University HospitalHoustonTXTownes overdosed on heroin in his mom's house-he was pronounced dead on arrival >Daniel Antapolski brought him to the hospitalFran Lohr in A Deeper Blue pages :108/109 & To Live's To Fly page :151the docters knock a front teeth out in order to put the tubes down his throat into his lungs2exact date unknown
1972spring & early summerOJack Clement StudiosNashvilleTN"recordingsessions for ""The Late Great TVZ"" done by Jack Clement himself >Chuck Cochran did the arrangments"the Billboard 1972-10-072exact dates unknown >the album will be released in septembre >source : the Billboard 1992-09-02 page 4
197278OTownes signed a publishing deal with United ArtistsNew York CityNYTownes signed a publishing deal with U.A.>for all past & future compositions incl.possible title songs for new U.A. filmsthe Bilboard 1972-07-08 page 3 & the Cash Box -07-08 page : 25PDF's available1"first publishing will be Townes last released album ""High Low And In Between"""
1972830 & 31Pthe Flick CoffeehouseMiamiFLwith Chris Smitherthe Flick's facebook pagearticle available1
1:1972-08-30 -TvZ at the Flick Coffeehouse-Miami-FL
   1972-08-30 -TvZ at the Flick Coffeehouse-Miami-FL
1:1972-08-30  and 31 +1972 09 01 02 and 03 The Flick Coffeehouse Miami FL
   1972-08-30 and 31 +1972 09 01 02 and 03 The Flick Coffeehouse Miami FL
197291/2/3/4/5/6/7/8 /9/10Pthe Flick CoffeehouseMiamiFLwith Chris Smitherthe Flick's facebook page & the Miami News 1972-09-07 page :18article available1
197292O"""The Late Great Townes Van Zandt"" released on Poppy"New York CityNYprobably a for-notification > other sources tells that the Late Great TVZ came out in decembrethe Billboard 1972-09-02 page 41 or 2
19721030PKPTF radio studiosHoustonTX"live radio performance : "" Ladies And Germs"""Pacifica Radio archives > duration 30 minutesrecordings available1
19721110-11 & 12PLiberty HallHoustonTXwith Freda & the Firedogsthe Rice Tresher 1972-11-09 page : 8 & the Houston Daily Coughar 1972-11-10 page : 7PDF & PNG available1
1:1972-11-10  11 and 12 Liberty Hall Houston TX
   1972-11-10 11 and 12 Liberty Hall Houston TX
19721 until 9xxLETownes lived for 8 months in Guy & Susanna's house at 1307 Chapel Avenue- Nashville/EastNashvilleTN"Townes came to be best man and to cut ""the Late Great TvZ "" album > he stayed for 8 months"A Deeper Blue & Without Getting Killed Or Cought-the life an d music of Guy Clark by Tamara Saviano page :992exact dates unknown
19721 until 9xx PBishop's PubNashvilleTNseveral appearances-Guy Clark introduced Rodney Crowell to TownesTo Live's To Fly page 1433exact dates unknown
197210xxPthe Peabody College @ the Vanderbilt UniversityNashvilleTNwith Guy Clark,Richard Dobson & Rat CreekRichard Dobson in the Gulf Coast Boys3
19731xxO"""If I Needed You"" released on Doc & Merle Watsons album ""Then And Now"""NashvilleTN"recorded late 1972 produced by ""Cowboy"" Jack Clement for Tomato records"several sources2exact date unknown
1973127Pthe Jordan HallBostonMAthe Boston Herald 1973-01-31 page : 23PDF available1
1973130 & 31Pthe Great Southeast Music HallAtlantaGABanks & Shane openedthe Red and Black 1973-02-06 page : 2 & the Great Southeastern Music Hall performers listDjVu document & Great Southeastern Music Hall performers list available1
197321/2/3 & 4Pthe Great Southeast Music HallAtlantaGABanks & Shane openedthe Red and Black 1973-02-06 page : 2 & the Great Southeastern Music Hall performers listDjVu document & Great Southeastern Music Hall performers list available1
197325/6/7/8 /9/10Pthe Last Resort 2 gigs a day 9.00 & 12.00 pmAthensGAknown from available photos & the Red and Black 1973-02-08 page :7photos & DjVu document available1
1:1973-02-06 -TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA 1
   1973-02-06 -TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA 1
2:1973-02-06 -TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA-2
   1973-02-06 -TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA-2
3:1973-02-06 -TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA
   1973-02-06 -TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA
1973214/15/16/17Pthe Exit InnNashvilleTNthe Tennessean 1973-02-11 page :124JPEG available1
1:1973-02-14  until 17 the Exit Inn Nashville TN
   1973-02-14 until 17 the Exit Inn Nashville TN
1973222/23 /24/25??Liberty HallHoustonTXhanging around with Gram Parsons (drugs related)John Lomax III in an interviewarticle available3unknown if also Townes did gig(s)
1:1973-02-22  until 26 Hanging around with Gram Parsons
   1973-02-22 until 26 Hanging around with Gram Parsons
197338PStudent Union @ Macalester CollegeSt. PaulMNthe Minneapolis Star 1973-03-07 page :36PDF available1unknown number of days
1973323 & 24Pthe Southern Methodist UniversityDallasTXthe Billboard 1973-03-24 page 32PDF available1
197341Punsure venue/possible the VanguardKansas CityMOfor the United Artists United Roadshow with Spencer Davis-Doc Watson-George Gerdesthe Billboard 1972-12-09 page 22PDF available3exact venue name unknown
1973419/20 /21/22PGrendel's LairPhiladelphiaPAwith Carolyn Hester also with Kinky Friedman & the Texas Jew Boysthe Villanovan 1973-04-18 page 9 -the Daily Pennsylvanian 1973-04-19 page : 8 & Philadelphia Daily News 1973-04-20 page : 39PDF's available1
1:1973-04-19  until 22 Grendels Lair Philadelphia PA
   1973-04-19 until 22 Grendels Lair Philadelphia PA
19734xxPWMMR-fm 93.3 studioPhiladelphiaPAa list made by Chris FriedrichC Friedrich's old list available > interview + songs3no other information available
1973425/26/27 /28/29Pthe Quiet Night 9.30 pmChicagoILJames Durst openedWIKI setlists fm & the Chicago Tribune 1973-04-27 page 52 +Weekend 4 section 2PDF's & JPEG available1
1:1973-04-25  until 29 the Quiet Knight Chicago IL
   1973-04-25 until 29 the Quiet Knight Chicago IL
1973511PU.S. Cellular ArenaMilwaukeeWIwith Frank Zappa,Mahavishnu Orchestra & John Hammondseveral sourcesarticle available1
1973520Pthe Last ResortAthensGAknown from available photosphotos available1
1:1973-05-20  1-Jim Pettigrewss appartment-Athens-GA
   1973-05-20 1-Jim Pettigrewss appartment-Athens-GA
2:1973-05-20  2
   1973-05-20 2
3:1973-05-20  3
   1973-05-20 3
4:1973-05-20  4 TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA
   1973-05-20 4 TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA
5:1973-05-20  5 TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA
   1973-05-20 5 TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA
6:1973-05-20  6-TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA
   1973-05-20 6-TvZ at the Last Resort-Athens-GA
1973527P Kerrville Folk Festival @ the Kerrville Municipal AuditoriumKerrvilleTXwith Willis Allen Ramsey-Bill & Bonny Hearne-Blue Grass Ramblers-Plum Nelly-Robert Shaw & Flaco Jiminez and conjuntothe Billboard 1973-05-19 page :13 & Texas Monthly may 1974 page : 100PDF & some recordings available1
1973618/19/20 /21/22/23Pthe 12th GateAtlantaGAthe Great Speckled Bird's 1973-06-18 (several pages) & 1973-06-25 page 23PDF's available1
1973720/21/22Pthe Old QuarterHoustonTXrecorded on portable four track by Earl Willis >years later (1977) releasedofficial released as live @ the Old Quarter-Houston-TX1Wrecks mailed me once,there were 5 days of recordings
setlist: 1973-07-20 the Old Quarter-Houston-TX.txt
197386P"KPFT radio studios-the Don Sanders radio show ""On The Air"""HoustonTXevery Monday 8-11 pm broadcastedA Deeper Blue page : 131 & Texas Monthly march 1975- page :882 or 3the day Townes saw Cindy Morgan for the first time
19738xxLE2 / 3 weeks in the Colorado mountainsCOfor the first time with the then 15 year old Cindy MorganA Deeper Blue page : 1332 or 3other sources tells that Townes mettet Cindy one year later >late summer or fall of 1974 ??
197398P"KPFT radio studios-possibly pre recorded the Don Sanders radio show ""On The Air"""HoustonTXTownes performs and is interviewed -late night broadcastPacifica Radio Archives >pre recorded ??-1973-08-06 ??recordings available & JPEG available1 or 2exact recording date unsure
1:1973-09-08  KPFT
   1973-09-08 KPFT
19739latePthe Texas RoadhousePuebloCOthe Rag 1973-10-08PDF available3exact day & venue unknown/the venue was on my unknown date or venue list but this is very unsure !!
1973101PTemporary Union Building @ the North Texas State UniversityDentonTXthe North Texas Daily 1973-09-28 page : 31
1973102/3/4/5/6Pthe Saxon PubAustinTXthe Rag 1973-10-01 &1973-10-08PDF's available1
19731013PSecond Annual Southwestern Folk Festival @ the Southwestern UniversityGeorgetownTXalso Greasy Wheels-Jim Ritchy & Jimmy Johnson performedthe Megaphone(Georgetown-TX) 1973-10-08 sequence : 6JPEG available1
1:1973-10-13  South Western University Georgetown TX
   1973-10-13 South Western University Georgetown TX
19731014PChappell Hill Texas festivalChappell HillTXwith Freddy King-Waylon Jennings-Kinky Friedman-Charlie Daniels-Greasy Wheels-Rat Creek & othersthe Rag 1973-10-08PDF available1
19731015Pthe Brookshire Inn South -2009 BroadwayLubbockTXthe Lubbock Avalanche Journal 1973-10-15 page : 78JPEG available1
1:1973-10-15  Brookshire Inn South Lubbock
   1973-10-15 Brookshire Inn South Lubbock
19731020Pthe Millersville UniversityMillersville/LancasterPAthe Billboard 1973-10-13 page 45 & the Eagle Eye 1973-10-12 page :6PDF's available1
19731025/26/27PPassim CoffeehouseCambridgeMAthe Harvard Crimson :1973-10-25article available1
1973111/2/3/4Pthe Old QuarterHoustonTXwith the Magic Cowboy Bandthe Houston Daily Coughar :1973-11-02 page 6PNG available1
1:1973-11-01  until 04 the Old Quarter Houston TX
   1973-11-01 until 04 the Old Quarter Houston TX
1973119 & 10Pthe Whole Coffeehouse/ @ the University of MinnesotaMinneapolisMNwith Sean Blackburnthe Star Tribune 1973-11-04 page : 58PDF available1
setlist: 1973-11-09 the Whole Coffeehouse-Minneapolis-MA.txt
19731121Pthe University of LouisvilleLouisvilleKYthe Billboard 1973-10-27 page 25PDF available1
1973xxxxPthe RubaiyatDallasTXa week with Lonne KnightLonnie Knight @ YouTube2 or 3"Lonnie recorded Pancho & Lefty on his 1974 album ""Familie In The Wind"""
197416OKPFT radio studios 11.00 pm (possible 1973-09-08)HoustonTXpre recorded concert & live interviewKPFT folio jan. 197431-Dec
1:1974-01-06  KPFT studio pre recorded
   1974-01-06 KPFT studio pre recorded
1974114/15/16/17/18/19Pthe Saxon PubAustinTXthe Rag : 1974-01-14PDF available31-Dec
1974124/25/26/27PPassim CoffeehouseCambridgeMAthe Harvard Crimson : 1974-01-24article available31-Dec
19741 or 2xxPthe Wait Chapel @ the Wake Forest UniversityWinston SalemNCLen's old list2-JanI have no other information >Mickey White said : must have been during the first 3 or 4 months of the year
197423 & 4PAnn Arbors Sunday Night concerts @ several venues > possible included King Pleasure ?Ann ArborMIalso performing in Ann Arbor were : Jerry Jeff Walker -Doug Sahm-Alen Ramsey & othersthe Ann Arbor Sun :1974-02-07 page 12PDF available1-Jan"exact date'(s) & venue'(s) are unknown/unsure >the article is saying ""Townes makes the rounds today"" what makes Kings Pleasure unsure !"
19743earlyPthe Castle CreekAustinTXalso performing are : David Bromberg & Band-Jerry Jeff Walker & fiddler Steve Keith the Rag : 1974-03-11 also known from a photo by Scott NewtonPDF & photo available2 or 3exact date unknown
19743 or 4xxPBevo's sidewalkAustinTXthe Rag : 1974-04-08PDF available2 or 3exact date unknown
1974419 & 20PU H coffee House @ the University Of HoustonHoustonTXwith Mickey White Reb Smith openedTo Live's To Fly & No Deeper Blue/an email from Mickey White & the Houston Daily Cougar 1974-04-18PNG available1
1:1974-04-19  and 20 University Of Houston
   1974-04-19 and 20 University Of Houston
197453/4 & 5Pthe Old QuarterHoustonTXwith Mickey White KPFT folio may 1974/an email from Mickey WhitePDF available1
1:1974-05-03  04 and 05 the Old Quarter Houston
   1974-05-03 04 and 05 the Old Quarter Houston
19745xxPthe Saxon PubAustinTXwith Mickey Whitean email from Mickey White2 or 3exact date unknown
19745xxPLiberty HallHoustonTXwith Mickey White > opening for Hoyt Axtonan email from Mickey White2 or 3exact date unknown
1974523PKerrville Festival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXwith Mickey Whiteseveral sources/an email from Mickey White1
1974525Plive @ Kera-fm from the Kerrville FestivalKerrvilleTXwith Mickey White other performers for the radio station were Plum Nelly & Flaco JimenezRadio BriefsPDF available1
19745 & 6xxP"Jack Tracks Studio-recording sessions for ""Seven Comes Eleven """NashvilleTN"years later (1993) released as ""the Nashville Sessions""-several songs used for ""Flying Shoes""(1978)-see 1974-08-10"To Live's To Fly & No Deeper Blue2exact date's unknown -Garth Fundis & Chuck Cochran did the production/ the rough mix was already finished @ 1974-06-01 source : tapelist visible in the film Be Here To Love Me
19746xxLEthe Rocket LoungeKemahTXwith Mickey White/ hanging around in Wrecks brother's club / Wreck's was playing bass there with a guy called Ed Whalenan email from Mickey White2"exact date's unknown> Townes,Mickey & Wrecks decided then to put together the (HRMB) trio / the idea was to meet up in the fall in conjunction with the release of ""Seven Comes Eleven"""
197474/5 & 6PTexas World Speedway @ Willie Nelson's 2th annual 4th of July PicnicCollege StationTXwith Willie Nelson & others @ the 2th edition of Willie's picnicseveral sources poster available1
1:1974-07-04 -TvZ at Willie Nelsons 4th of July Festival at Texas World Speedway-College Station-TX
   1974-07-04 -TvZ at Willie Nelsons 4th of July Festival at Texas World Speedway-College Station-TX
1:1974-07-04  05 and 06 Willie Nelson 2th Picnic
   1974-07-04 05 and 06 Willie Nelson 2th Picnic
19747xxPthe Oxford HotelDenverCOthe Billboard 1974-07-27 page 32PDF available2exact date unknown
19747 ?xxPUnknown Venue possible the Wooden Nickle or the Grubstake Crested ButteCOTo Live's To Fly page :140recordings available > I believe this is a gig in the Wooden Nickel3 or 4very unsure venue & date
1974810PJack Tracks StudioNashvilleTNTownes have completed his 7th album : Seven Comes Eleven > At first not released >Kevin Eggers refused or could not pay the studio billthe Billboard 1974-08-10 page 26 "PDF available >then not released album-most of the songs are later new recorded released on ""Flyin' Shoes"""1"19 years later in 1993 released as ""the Nashville Sessions "" / Garth Fundis engineered -Chuck Cochrun did the arranging"
1974823PTemporary Union Building @ the North Texas State University campusDentonTXwith John D. Loudermilkthe Denton Record Chronicle : 1974-08-24PDF available1
1974917/18/19/20 /21PCastle CreekAustinTXthe Rag-1974-09-16PDF available1
19749lateOTownes takes on Johnny Guess as his driver/roadmanagerHoustonTX"Johnny Guess aka Jimmie Joe Wanker had bought a brand new motorhome called ""the Blue Unit"""several sources2exact date unknown
1974104 & 5PU H Coffee House @ University Of Houston 8.00 pmHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys * or like in several advertisment : Hemma Ridge Mountain BoysKPFT folio oct.1974 & the Houston Daily Coughar 1974-09-27JPEG & PNG available1
1:1974-10-04  and 05 University of Houston Coffeehouse
   1974-10-04 and 05 University of Houston Coffeehouse
2:1974-10-04  and 05 University Of Houston
   1974-10-04 and 05 University Of Houston
197410xxP the RubaiyatDallasTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysMickey White in To Live's To Fly2 or 3exact date unknown
197410xxPStephan F.Austin UniversityNacogdochesTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys Wrecks Bell & available photosphotos available2 or 3exact date unknown/the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys are :TvZ,Mickey White,Wrecks Bell & sometimes guest performances by Richard Dobson
19741024/25/26Pthe Old QuarterHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys also Bozo Baker (ringling bros circus clown) performedthe Houston Daily Cougar 1974-10-24 & 25PNG's available1 or 2exact date(s) unknown
1:1974-10-24  until 26
   1974-10-24 until 26
2:1974-10-24  until 26 the Old Quarter Houston TX
   1974-10-24 until 26 the Old Quarter Houston TX
19741113/14/15/16/17PEarl Of Old TownChicagoILwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boysthe Chicago Tribune 1974-10-31 page : 46PDF's available1
1:1974-11-13  until 17 the Earl of the Town Chicago IL 2
   1974-11-13 until 17 the Earl of the Town Chicago IL 2
197411xxPthe Instant Karma Springfield Brewery CompanySpringfieldMOwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysTo Live's To Fly3exact date unknown
19741128P"""Thanksgiving Feast Of Music"" @ Charlotte's Web @ Mendolsson Performing Arts Centre"RockfordILwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys Susan & Richard Thomas opened 2 shows 8.30 &10.30 pmthe Morning Star 1974-11-28 page : 68PDF's available1
197411latePSweethart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysTo Live's To Fly3exact date unknown
197412xxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysTo Live's To Fly3exact date unknown
19741218/19/20 /21Pthe Old Quarter 9.00 pmHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys ??KPFT folio dec.1974JPEG available1the HRMB not mentioned in the KPFT folio !
1:1974-12-18  19 20 and 21 The Old Quarter Houston TX
   1974-12-18 19 20 and 21 The Old Quarter Houston TX
197412latePthe HopFort WorthTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysTo Live's To Fly2 or 3dates unsure 3 days of gigs before the start of the Rocky Mountains trip
19741231Pthe Mangy Moose SaloonTeton Village/Jackson HoleWYwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysRichard Dobson in the Gulf Coast Boys3date unsure other sources give 1975-01-01 as first gig
197511/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9 /10/11/12/13Pthe Mangy Moose SaloonTeton Village/Jackson HoleWYwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue,To Live's To Fly & the Gulf Coast Boys1 or 2
1975121 & 22 ??Pthe Oxford HotelDenverCOwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue,To Live's To Fly & the Gulf Coast Boys2gigdates unsure
19751latePthe GrubstakeCrested ButteCOwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue,To Live's To Fly & the Gulf Coast Boys2gigdates unsure
19751 or 2xxPthe Pioneer InnNederlandCOwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue,To Live's To Fly & the Gulf Coast Boys2gigdates unsure
19752xxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysRichard Dobson in the Gulf Coast Boys2gigdate unsure
19752xxPthe Sunday Folk Mass CelebrationParisTXalso Augie Meyers-Kenneth Treadgill-Mike Seeger-Carolyn Hester & others performedthe Paris Texas News 1975-01-192gigdate unsure
1975218/19/20 /21/22Pthe Office ClubDentonTXThe Denton Record Chronicle's 1975-02-16 & 18PDF's available1
1975227 & 28Pthe Sweethart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys also with Eric Taylor & Lucinda Williamsthe Rice Tresher 1975-02-10 page : 8 & partly ticketPNG-PDF & part of a ticket available1
1:1975-02-27  and 28 and 03 01 Sweetheart of Texas Hall
   1975-02-27 and 28 and 03 01 Sweetheart of Texas Hall
2:1975-02-27  and 28 +03 01 Texas Concert Hall and Saloon Houston TX
   1975-02-27 and 28 +03 01 Texas Concert Hall and Saloon Houston TX
1:1975-02-28  Sweetheart Of Texas Concert all and Saloon with Eric Taylor
   1975-02-28 Sweetheart Of Texas Concert all and Saloon with Eric Taylor
197531Pthe Sweethart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys also with Eric Taylor & Lucinda WilliamsKPFT folio 1975-01 & the Houston Daily Coughar 1975-02-20PNG & JPEG available1
1975313/14/15/16Pthe HopFort WorthTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boysthe Fort Worth Daily Skiff 1975-03-13PNG available1
1:1975-03-13  until 16 the Hop Fort Worth TX
   1975-03-13 until 16 the Hop Fort Worth TX
1975510Pthe Sweethart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys,Rocky Hill & David Rodriquezavailable poster1Richard Dobson opened
1:1975-05-10  Sweetheart Of Texas Concert Hall and Saloon
   1975-05-10 Sweetheart Of Texas Concert Hall and Saloon
2:1975-05-10  Sweetheart Of Texas Hall Houston TX
   1975-05-10 Sweetheart Of Texas Hall Houston TX
1975515/16/17Pthe Sweethart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith Bill StainesKPFT folio 1975-05JPEG available1
1:1975-05-15  until 17 the Sweetheart Of Texas concert hall and saloon
   1975-05-15 until 17 the Sweetheart Of Texas concert hall and saloon
2:1975-05-15  16 and 17 Sweetheart Of Texas Hall
   1975-05-15 16 and 17 Sweetheart Of Texas Hall
1975524PKerrville Festival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boyssome recordings availablerecordings available1blues workshop & appearance
1:1975-05-24  Kerrville Festival
   1975-05-24 Kerrville Festival
197564/5/6/7/8Pthe SceneNashvilleTN"advertisment visible in the film ""Be Here To Love Me"""1 or 2
1975930PAustin City LimitsAustinTXwith Clifton Chernierseveral sources-recordings availablerecordings available1aired on TV 1976-02-15
setlist: 1975-09-30-Austin City limits 1975.txt
1975102/3 & 4Pthe Old QuarterHoustonTXthe Rice Tresher 1975-10-02 page :10 - KPFT folio october 1975 & the Houston Daily Coughar 1975-10-02PDF - JPEG & PNG available1
1:1975-10-02  until 04 the Old Quarter gig article
   1975-10-02 until 04 the Old Quarter gig article
2:1975-10-02  until 04 the Old Quarter Houston TX
   1975-10-02 until 04 the Old Quarter Houston TX
3:1975-10-02  until 04 the Old Quarter Houston TX
   1975-10-02 until 04 the Old Quarter Houston TX
1975109/10/11/12PLiberty HallHoustonTXwith Jimmie Spheeris live broadcasted @ KPFT 90 fmthe Houston Daily Coughar 1975-10-09PNG available1
1:1975-10-09  until 12 Liberty Hall Houston TX
   1975-10-09 until 12 Liberty Hall Houston TX
19751017PPC Fair For All festival @ Lynn Eusan Park @ the University Of HoustonHoustonTXwith El Gruppo Libre-Greasy Fingers-the High Time Octet & othersthe Houston Daily Coughar 1975-10-17PNG available1
1:1975-10-17  Fair For All article
   1975-10-17 Fair For All article
2:1975-10-17  Fair For All Festival Houston TX
   1975-10-17 Fair For All Festival Houston TX
3:1975-10-17  P.C. Fair For All at Lynn Easan Park Houston TX
   1975-10-17 P.C. Fair For All at Lynn Easan Park Houston TX
19751024 & 25PHoulahans no 2HoustonTXwith Kent Colethe Houston Daily Coughar 1975-10-10PNG available1
1:1975-10-24  and 25 Houlahans no Houston TX
   1975-10-24 and 25 Houlahans no Houston TX
197512xxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys"Mickey White >short recording pieces available in ""Be Here To Love Me"""1 or 2exact date unknown
1975latexxOTownes is thinking of escaping the music society >no succes > poor businessAustinTXKevin Eggers have financiel problems > plans didn't come from the ground >almost no gigsTo Live's To Fly :chapter 171 or 2"impossible to give exact dates/ the recordings of "" Seven Comes Eleven"" are not released >No money for promotion > poor business"
197512lateOTownes & Uncle Seymours trailersClarksville/AustinTXrecording sessions for the film-Heartworn Highways by James Szalapskisome recordings & the film available1 or 2the well known recordings with Uncle Seymour Washington / *also possible recorded at one of the the first days of januari 1976
1976115Pthe Castle CreekAustinTXwith Guy Clark & Jerry Jeff Walker >promo tour for Guy's -Old No.1 KPFT folio of Mai 1976JPEG available1
1:1976-01-15  the Castle Creek with Guy Clark and JJW
   1976-01-15 the Castle Creek with Guy Clark and JJW
19761 or 2xxPDean Scott'sHoustonTX2 or 3exact date unknown
19761 or 2xxPthe Old QuarterHoustonTXRichard Dobson in the Gulfcoast Boys2 or 3exact date unknown
1976214/15/16PLiberty HallHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys also Taj Mahal and his band performedthe Houston Daily Cougar 's 1976-02-12 & 13PNG available1
1:1976-02-14  until 16 Liberty Hall Houston TX
   1976-02-14 until 16 Liberty Hall Houston TX
2:--
   --
197635 & 6P Houlahan's #2HoustonTXsolo appearanceKPFT folio of March 1976PDF & JPEG available1
1:1976-03-05  and 06 Houlahans no. 2
   1976-03-05 and 06 Houlahans no. 2
1976412 & 13Pthe Exit/InNashvilleTNopening for Guy Clarkthe Billboard 1976-05-15 page :30 & the Tennesean 1976-04-14PDF's available1
197654 & 5PTexas Opry HouseHoustonTXthe Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys opened*KPFT folio of May 1976JPEG available1* promoted as TVZ & the HRMB >Mickey mailed me the HMRB always opened and played only sometimes a few songs with Townes
1:1976-05-04  and 05 Texas Opry House
   1976-05-04 and 05 Texas Opry House
1976514 & 15PHoulahan's #2HoustonTXthe Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys opened*KPFT folio of May 1976JPEG available1* promoted as TVZ & the HRMB >Mickey mailed me the HMRB always opened and played only sometimes a few songs with Townes
1:1976-05-14  and 15 Houlahans 2
   1976-05-14 and 15 Houlahans 2
1976529P"the Castle Creek ""the Farewell To Austin Concert"""AustinTXthe Austin Daily Texan 1976-06-061 or 2a little unsure date / also possible 1976-05-30
1:1976-05-29  the Castle Creek Austin TX
   1976-05-29 the Castle Creek Austin TX
19766earlyLEOne week trip in the Colorado Mountains with CindyAspenCOduring this week Townes & Cindy decided to leave Clarksville and to move to Nashville to get Townes songs better heardA Deeper Blue page :1492exact dates unknown
19766early/middleLETownes & Cindy moved to Nashville/FranklinFranklinTNAustin Daily Texan 1976-06-062exact date unknown
19766early/middleOJohn Lomax III is Townes new managerNashvilleTNJohn Lomax III was an old friend and startet already earlier 1976 to clear Townes business affairsJohn Lomax III & several other sources2exact date unknown
19766xxOAdvertisment in the Rolling Stone magazine >Townes van Zandt fanclubJohn Lomax III & several other sources2exact date unknown
197610xxPCountry Music Assocation ConventionNashvilleTNwith Guy Clark,Waylon Jennings,Jerry Jeff Walker & othersA Deeper Blue2 or 3Townes was very drunken, Guy said he wouldn't see him anymore
19761030Pthe Austin OuthouseAustinTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boysavailable posterposter available1
1:1976-10-30  the Outhouse Austin Tx the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys
   1976-10-30 the Outhouse Austin Tx the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys
1976112 & 3PAnderson FairHoustonTXthe Houston Daily Cougar 1976-10-29 page : 15PNG available1
1:1976-11-02  and 03 Anderson Fair Houston TX
   1976-11-02 and 03 Anderson Fair Houston TX
19761116/17/18/19/20Pthe Old Time Picking ParlorNashvilleTNthe Tennessean-1976-11-14PDF available1
197612xxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXA Deeper Blue3 or 4exact date unknown
1977115OPancho & Lefty released on Emmylou Harris album Luxary Liner (Warner Bros)"later that year is"" Snowblind Friend"" by Hoyt Axton with also with Pancho & Lefty released"several sources1
1977226Pthe Pizza PlaceNashvilleTNthe Cash Box 1977-03-19 page : 35PDF available1EmmyLou Harris surprised the audience at the venue by appearing to hear TVZ and singing 3 songs with her guitarist Rodney Crowell !!
1977228P"the Exit Inn > the 4th in the series ""Writers Nights"""NashvilleTNwith Tracey Nelson-Dick Feller & others >all performers played segments of 15 minutesthe Cash Box 1977-03-12 page : 69PDF available1Townes played 3 originals including Pancho & Lefty
197739PCafe Deja VuRaleighNCposter availableposter available1
1:1977-03-09  Cafe Deja Vu Raleigh NC
   1977-03-09 Cafe Deja Vu Raleigh NC
1977311Pthe Cat's CradleChapel HillNCrecordings availablerecordings available17 songs official released on Rear View Mirror # 1
setlist: 1977-03-11 the Cats Cradle-Carrboro-NC.txt
1:1977-03-11  TvZ at the Cats Cradle-Chapel Hill-NC 1
   1977-03-11 TvZ at the Cats Cradle-Chapel Hill-NC 1
2:1977-03-11  TvZ at the Cats Cradle-Chapel Hill-NC 2
   1977-03-11 TvZ at the Cats Cradle-Chapel Hill-NC 2
1977315 & 16Pthe Old Time Picking ParlorNashvilleTNopening for Panama Redthe Tennessean 1977-03-13PDF available1
1977318Pthe GryphonPittsboroNCLen's old list2I have no other imformation
1977326Pthe Down HomeJohnson CityTNthe Kingsport Times of 1977-07-23 page : 12PNG available1
1:1977-03-26  the Down Home Johnson City TN
   1977-03-26 the Down Home Johnson City TN
1977423PEl Paso Folk FestivalEl PasoTXalso Happy Traum-Carolyn Hester & several others appearedEl Paso Herald Post 1977-04-221
19774xxP"Promotional instore appearance @ ""Dirty""Jack's Record Rack"MilwaukeeWIan email by Martin A.Miller >he worked @ the record store that timeMartin said: the gigs @ the Blue River Cafe were solo performances3Townes tried to promote the two gigs @ the Blue River Cafe-He signed records and talked with the few customers of the recordstore
19774xxPthe Blue River CafeMilwaukeeWIsolo appearancesan email by Martin A.Miller3exact date unknown- Martin is not sure 1976 or 1977
1977428/29/30Pthe Jefferson Davis InnLexingtonKYthe Lexington Herald 1977-04-24 page : 148 & available posterPDF & poster available1
1:1977-04-28  29 and 30 TvZ at the Jefferson Davis Inn Lexington KY
   1977-04-28 29 and 30 TvZ at the Jefferson Davis Inn Lexington KY
197754/5/6/7PMississippi WhiskersNashvilleTNopening for Jim Rushing & Bandthe Tennessean 1977-05-06PDF's available1
1977525O"""live @ the Old Quarter-Houston-TX"" released on Tomato records"New York CityNYthe Billboard 1977-05-21PDF available1
1977528PKerrville Folk Festival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXthe San Antonio Express 1977-05-28 & some recordings PDF & some recordings available1Townes was performer (5-28) & judge
1:1977-05-28  Kerrville
   1977-05-28 Kerrville
1977529 or 30Parts fair @ the Shreiner College campusKerrvilleTX1
197762-3 & 4Pthe Liberty HallHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys opening for Hoyt Axton"available poster >""The Return Of The Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys"""poster available1
1:1977-06-02  Liberty Hall-Houston
   1977-06-02 Liberty Hall-Houston
1:1977-06-02  03 and 04Houston Liberty Hall
   1977-06-02 03 and 04Houston Liberty Hall
2:1977-06-02  03 and 04 townes van zandt liberty hall poster
   1977-06-02 03 and 04 townes van zandt liberty hall poster
197788/9 & 10Pthe Starwood ClubHollywood/Los AngelesCAwith Dianne Davidson & Tracey Nelson + friendsValley News-Van Nuys 1977-08-05 page : 58 & the Omaha Rainbow issue # 15PDF & other articles available1
19778xxPthe RoxyLos AngelesCAwith Dianne Davidson & Tracey Nelson + friendsTim McMullen3Tim McMullen gives 1976 as year >1977 seems more correct !
19778xxPthe TroubadourLos AngelesCAwith Dianne Davidson & Tracey Nelson + friends John Lomax III in To Live's To Fly page : 1653exact date unknown
19778xxPthe Great American Music HallSan FranciscoCAwith Dianne Davidson & Tracey Nelson + friendsthe Cash Box 1977-08-20 page : 43PDF available2exact date unknown
19778xxPunknown venue SeattleWAwith Dianne Davidson & Tracey Nelson + friendsthe Cash Box 1977-08-20 page : 43PDF available2 or 3exact date & venue unknown
19778xxPunknown venuePortlandORwith Dianne Davidson & Tracey Nelson + friendsthe Cash Box 1977-08-20 page : 43PDF available2 or 3exact date & venue unknown
1977823/24 /25/26/27PAunt Charley'sAtlantaGAthe Georgia State University Signal 1977-08-08 : page 14PDF available1
197791/4/1900PMayor Rizza's Labourday In The Park ConcertPhiladelphiaPAwith Dianne Davidson & Tracey Nelson + friendsthe Cash Box 1977-08-20 page : 43PDF available1
197791/5/1900Pthe Lonestar CafeNew York CityNYwith Dianne Davidson & Tracey Nelson + friendsthe Cash Box 1977-08-20 page : 43PDF available1
1977910 & 11PAntinino's 2 shows a day 8.00 & 11.00 pm PittsburgPAwith Dianne Davidson & Tracey Nelson + friendsFrenchy Burrito in the Mosquito Diaries & the Pittsburgh PressPDF's available1
1977911 or 12 ?Pthe Lightnin' Bar @ Mann's Hotel (after the Antinino's Gig)McKees RocksPA1 song (Who Do You Love)with Rodd Willings & Band/also one duet(Mind Your Own Business) with Frenchy BurritoFrenchy Burrito in the Mosquito DiariesPDF available2only two songs/1 with Frenchy Burrito
1977913PJohn & Peter'sNew HopePAFrenchy Burrito in the Mosquito Diaries & article with an unsure datePDF available2source have no certain date !!
1977916 & 17Pthe Main PointBryn MawrPAwith Paula Lockheart & Bandthe Mainpoint performers list/ Chris Friedrich's old list & the Mercury-Pottstown 1977-09-03 page 53Main Point performers & Chris F's lists + PDF available1second day 2 gigs 8.00 & 10.00
1:1977-09-17  John and Peters unsure date
   1977-09-17 John and Peters unsure date
1977920 & 21Pthe Lonestar CafeNew York CityNYsolo appearancesthe Village Voice 1977-10-03 page 31 & ad posterJPEG available 1
1:1977-09-20  and 21 the Lonestar Cafe New York City NY
   1977-09-20 and 21 the Lonestar Cafe New York City NY
2:1977-09-20  and 21 the LoneStar Cafe New York
   1977-09-20 and 21 the LoneStar Cafe New York
1977922PRockland Community CollegeSuffernNYthe New York Times 1977-09-22 page 251
1977922/23/24Pthe Childe Harold 2 shows a day 8.30 & 11.00 pmWashingtonDCGeorge Gritzbach opened the Washington Post 1977-09-23 & the Evening Star 1977-09-18 page : 84PDF available1
1977925PRock Creek ParkWashingtonDCthe Washington Post 1977-09-231
19779xxPunknown venue possible Harvard Square Theatre or Club PassimCambridgeMAavailable articlearticle available2 or 3exact date & venue unknown
19771015OTVZ is signing as exclusive artist for Tomato Records(Kevin Eggers new label)New York CityNYthe Billboard 1977-10-15PDF available1
197710xxOHarold Eggers becomes Townes new caretaker/roadmanagerseveral sources 2exact date unknown >Harold toured with Townes during the last period of 1977
1977fallxxOJohn Lomax III is working on Townes lyrics/sheet music/photo bookNashvilleTN"the songbook ""For The Sake Of The Song "" is now a collectors item."several sources & the Omaha Rainbow of decembre 19772exact dates unknown
197712xxOTownes signed two sessions of 250 limited editions of For The Sake Of The Song"the songbook ""For The Sake Of The Song "" is now a collectors item."several sources & the Omaha Rainbow of decembre 19772date & venue unknown
19771217OLibran Book Shop > one of the two sessions of 250 limited editions of For The Sake Of The SongHoustonTX"the songbook ""For The Sake Of The Song "" is now a collectors item."ad poster JPEG available1this session was arranged by the publiser of the songbook : Joseph Lomax
1:1977-12-17  Libran Book Store Houston TX
   1977-12-17 Libran Book Store Houston TX
197712lateLETownes broke his arm >Townes & Mike Ewah had a car accident in Franklin-TNFranklinTNMike was driving > both Townes & Mike were very drunkTo Live's To Fly & A Deeper Blue : page 1642 or 3exact date unknown
197712xxPthe Rome InnGuadaloupe County/AustinTXLarry Monroe in the Austin Chronicle3
197816 & 7POld Time Picking ParlorNashvilleTNwith Panama Redthe Tennessean 1978-01-06PDF available1unknown who played guitar for Townes
19782 & 3several daysP"American Studios : recording sessions for ""Flying Shoes"""NashvilleTNproduced by Chips Moman & Kevin EggersTo Live's To Fly & A Deeper Blue1
1978321Omessage by John Lomax III in a newspaper : the basic tracks for 14 songs are cuttedNashvilleTNrecorded with a crew of top-shelf musicians by Chips Moman ** Townes wasn't able to play guitar >he had broken his armTo Live's To Fly page :198the release is planned for 1978-051
1978412 & 13POld Time Picking ParlorNashvilleTN"with Owen Cody (& Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland ?) with Ladysmith & Pam Rose"the Tennessean 1978-04-09PDF available1
1978418PMaintenance Shop @ the Iowa State UniversityAmesIAwith Owen Cody "Maintenance Shop performers & ""other venues"" performer lists "both available1opening for John Lee Hooker @ the first gig of this tour
1978419PFull Compass Soundstudio for WIBA fmMadisonWIwith Owen Cody A Deeper Blue 1
1978421 & 22Pthe Quiet KnightChicagoIL"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland Luke Baldwin opened"the Chicago Tribune 1978-04-16 page : 148PDF & JPEG available1"possible with John Lee Hooker-""the Two Days Each Tour"""
1:1978-04-21  and 22 the Quiet Knight Chicago IL 2
   1978-04-21 and 22 the Quiet Knight Chicago IL 2
1978423 & 24PBunky'sMadisonWI"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland opening for John Lee Hooker"the Madison Wisconsin State Journal 1978-04-23PNG available1"possible with John Lee Hooker-""the Two Days Each Tour"""
1:1978-04-23  and 24 Bunkys Madison WI
   1978-04-23 and 24 Bunkys Madison WI
1978425 & 26Pthe Blue River CafeMilwaukeeWI"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland Bill Camplin opened"A Deeper Blue & the Milwaukee Journal 1978-04-29 page : 61"possible with John Lee Hooker-""the Two Days Each Tour"""
1978427 & 28PGilly's DaytonOH"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland "Ä Deeper Blue3dates unsure > no other information available
1978429 & 30PLarry Joe's Augusta GA"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland"A Deeper Blue3dates unsure > no other information available
19785xxO"""Flying Shoes"" released on Tomato Records"New York CityNYTo Live's To Fly & several other sources2exact date unknown
197853 (& 4 ?)PGreat Midwestern Music HallLouisvilleKY"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland"A Deeper Blue & available photosphotos available1"possible with John Lee Hooker-""the Two Days Each Tour"""
1:1978-05-03 -townes-van-zandt-and-owen-cody-horizontal-4-townes-van-zandt-the-great-midwestern-louisville-ky-5-3-78
   1978-05-03 -townes-van-zandt-and-owen-cody-horizontal-4-townes-van-zandt-the-great-midwestern-louisville-ky-5-3-78
2:1978-05-03  TvZ and Owen Cody at the Great Midwestern Music Hall-Louisville-KY
   1978-05-03 TvZ and Owen Cody at the Great Midwestern Music Hall-Louisville-KY
3:1978-05-03  TvZ at the Great Midwestern Music Hall-Louisville-KY
   1978-05-03 TvZ at the Great Midwestern Music Hall-Louisville-KY
4:1978-05-03  TvZ at the Great Western Music Hall with Danny Ruester Rowland and Owen Cody
   1978-05-03 TvZ at the Great Western Music Hall with Danny Ruester Rowland and Owen Cody
197855 & 6PMcDovel Hall Kiva @ the Michigan State UniversityEast LansingMI"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland with John Lee Hooker"the Michigan State News 1978-05-08 page : 6PDF's available1
1:1978-05-05  and 06 McDonel Hall Kiva Central Michigan Life
   1978-05-05 and 06 McDonel Hall Kiva Central Michigan Life
setlist: 1978-05-06 Mariah Coffeehouse-East Lansing.txt
1:1978-05-06 b
   1978-05-06 b
2:1978-05-06
   1978-05-06
197856 & 7PMariah Coffeehouse @ the Michigan State UniversityEast LansingMI"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland "A Deeper Blue & the Michigan State News 1978-06-02 page :19 also recordings availablePDF & recordings available 1978-05-061
setlist: 1978-05-06 Mariah Coffeehouse-East Lansing.txt
1:1978-05-06 b
   1978-05-06 b
2:1978-05-06
   1978-05-06
1978512 & 13PMy Father's PlaceRoslyn /Long IslandNY"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland"A Deeper Blue & available article1"opening for John Lee Hooker-""the Two Days Each Tour"""
1:1978-05-12  and 13-MyFathersPlace
   1978-05-12 and 13-MyFathersPlace
1:1978-05-12  and 13 My Fathers Place
   1978-05-12 and 13 My Fathers Place
2:1978-05-12
   1978-05-12
3:1978-05-12  My Fathers Place 2
   1978-05-12 My Fathers Place 2
4:1978-05-12  My Fathers Place
   1978-05-12 My Fathers Place
1978514PWNEW fm studiosNew YorkNYinterview by Vin Scelsaarticle availablerecordings available1
1978515 & 16Pthe Lonestar CafeNew York CityNY"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland"the Daily Record 1978-05-19 page : 49 & available ad posterPDF & poster available1"""the Two Days Each Tour"""
1:1978-05-15  and 16 the Lonestar Cafe New York
   1978-05-15 and 16 the Lonestar Cafe New York
2:1978-05-15  and 16 TvZ at the Lonestar Cafe New York
   1978-05-15 and 16 TvZ at the Lonestar Cafe New York
1:1978-05-16  the Lonestar Cafe-New York
   1978-05-16 the Lonestar Cafe-New York
1978517 & 18Pthe Cellar DoorWash DC /GeorgetownDC"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland Dirk Hamilton opened"the Evening Star 1978-05-18 page : 24PDF available1"""the Two Days Each Tour"""
1978520PCambridge River outdoor festivalCambridgeMA"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland other performers :Kate Taylor-Jan Mallah & the Robin Layne Band"the Boston Herald 1978-05-20 page : 11PDF available1
1978521 & 22Punknown venue > possibly the Paradise TheaterBostonMA"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland"A Deeper Blue3exact dates & venue unknown
1978523 & 24PFourth & Pine 9.00 pmSt LouisMO"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland opening for John Lee Hooker"the St Louis Post-Dispath 1978-05-21PDF available1
1:1978-05-23  and 24
   1978-05-23 and 24
1978526PKerrville Folkfestival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXsolo performance ?the Kerrville Mountain Sun 1978-05-18PDF available1
1:1978-05-26  Kerrville
   1978-05-26 Kerrville
197862 & 3Pthe Inn Of The BeginningCotatiCA"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland"the Petaluma Argus-Courier 1978-06-02 page : 29 also Peter Rowan performed1
197865Pthe Great American Music HallSan FranciscoCA"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland also John Lee Hooker & his band performed"the Stanford Daily 1978-06-01 page : 7 the Berkeley Barb's(2x) 1978-05 & 06PDF's available1
197867PInterviewed live @ KZAM-radioSeattleWAthe Cash Box 1978-06-24 page 21PDF available1
197867 & 8Pthe Rainbow TavernSeattleWA"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland the Skyboys opened"A Deeper Blue & the Seattle Daily Times 1978-06-09PDF available1
19786xxPthe Euphoria TavernPortlandOR"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland "A Deeper Blue2 or 3no other information
19786xxPthe PlaceEugeneOR"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland "A Deeper Blue2 or 3no other information
1978630Pthe Pan American BallroomOdessaTX"with Owen Cody & Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland ??? also the Sugar Cane Assocation feat. Eddie Zachery performed"the Odessa American's of 1978-06-28 & 1978-06-301
1:1978-06-30  Pan American Ballroom Odessa TX
   1978-06-30 Pan American Ballroom Odessa TX
197871Omessage in the BillboardNashvilleTNTvZ is now represented by Lamar Fike's managment in Nashvillethe Billboard 1978-07-01 page :541
197877Pthe Blue OnionNormanOK"with Owen Cody,Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmie Gray""A Deeper Blue & available recordings/partly official released as ""Rear View Mirror"" (1989)"recordings available 1
setlist: 1978-07-07 the Blue Onion-Norman-OK.txt
197885P"""Night Ride"" @ radio KLAK"DenverCOhost Bill Ashfordthe Billboard 1978-08-051 or 2date is a little unsure- possible pre recorded ??
19789xxLEChad Whitson ,(Townes son out of a brief relation while Townes was on tour) is bornBrookesvilleFLseveral sources incl.wikipedia2exact date unknown
1978915LEWilliamson County Courthouse-Townes married Cindy MorganFranklinTNseveral sources1
1978929 & 30Pthe Lonestar CafeNew York CityNC"with Owen Cody,Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmie Gray also Josh White jr. performed"the Daily Record 1978-09-22 page : 48PDF available1
1978102 & 3Pthe Cellar DoorWash DC /GeorgetownDC"with Owen Cody,Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmie Gray"the Evening Star 1978-10-01 page : 71PDF available1
1978104 & 5Pthe Lonestar CafeNew York CityNY"with Owen Cody,Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmie Gray also Josh White jr. performed"A Deeper Blue & available ad posterposter available1
1:1978-10-04  and 05 the Lone Star Cafe New York NY
   1978-10-04 and 05 the Lone Star Cafe New York NY
2:1978-10-04  and 05the Lonestar New York
   1978-10-04 and 05the Lonestar New York
1978108Pthe Paradise TheaterBostonMA"with Owen Cody,Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmie Gray"the Lowell Sun 1978-10-05PNG available1
1:1978-10-08  the Paradise Boston MA
   1978-10-08 the Paradise Boston MA
197810xxPthe Hummingbird CafeIndianapolisIN"with Owen Cody,Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmie Gray"A Deeper Blue 3unsure
19781015 ?PU.S.Folksinger benefityBloomingtonIN"with Owen Cody,Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmie Gray"A Deeper Blue3unsure
19781016 & 17PBlack Sheep Repertory TheaterManchesterMI"with Owen Cody,Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmie Gray"the Lansing State Journal 1978-09-23 page :55PDF available1
19781018 & 19Pthe Quiet KnightChicagoIL"with Owen Cody,Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmie Gray David MacKenzie opened"the Chicago Tribune 1978-10-15 page :167 & available photoPDF & photo available1
1:1978-10-18  the Quiet Knight-Chicago-IL
   1978-10-18 the Quiet Knight-Chicago-IL
2:1978-10-18  TvZ at the Quiet Knight-Chicago-IL
   1978-10-18 TvZ at the Quiet Knight-Chicago-IL
1:1978-10-18  and 19 the Quiet Knight Chicago IL
   1978-10-18 and 19 the Quiet Knight Chicago IL
1978127Pinterview & live @ thirsty ear concert fm @ the Boston CollegeBostonMAwith John Lee HookerBoston College/the Heights 1978-12-04 page 2PDF's available1WZBC 90.3 fm Hosted By Peter Gordon
1979113Ostrange message in the Billboard 1979-01-13FranklinTNthe message:TVZ has rescheduled all his dates after febr.1-to work on his next LP for Tomato ??PDF available1Townes should work on a new album @ his Franklin farm ??
1979124Pthe Exit Inn > benefit for Phillip DonnellyNashvilleTNwith Guy Clark-Owen Cody-Sammy Miller-Billy Burnett & Lee ClaytonCash Box-1979-02-10 page :35PDF available1awaiting for a new work visa decision,the US immigration department sended Phillip to Ireland
1979321Punknown venueBirminghamALwith Guy Clark3 or 4unsure
1979528PKerrville Folkfestival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXthe Lariat 1979-04-27PDF's available1
1979xxxxPHarvard Square TheatreCambridgeMAwith Guy Clarkwww.aucoustic guitar forum.com3unsure
1979825Punknown venue possibly the Good Woman CoffeehouseNashvilleTN"with Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmy Gray"2 or 3unsure
1979914PMississippi WhiskersNashvilleTN"with Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmy Gray 1979-09-14 > Mouda Gold Opened "the Tennessean 1979-09-14PDF available1
1979915PMississippi WhiskersNashvilleTNwith Guy Clark & Irv Kanethe Tennessean 1979-09-14PDF available1
19791228 & 29PPoor David's PubDallasTX"with Danny ""Ruester"" Rowland & Jimmy Gray ?? The Draw String Band Opened "the Dallas Morning News 1979-12-31 page : 31PDF available1

Jump to Townes in the 1980s, 1990s or Misc. undated

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