Chris Cacavas: Live Tapes and Videos


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There exists a huge amount of live tapes; email me, if you do know anything about the odd one.

Videos

1987/88

  • Junkyard Love, live at Be Bop Records (Reseda, CA) - complete show, shot with hand held camera.
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - vocals, guitar; Tom Stevens - standup bass; John Thoman - guitar; Keith Mitchell - drums.

Tapes, CDRs etc.

2000

  • Howe Gelb, John Convertino, Chris Cacavas, Steve Wynn, 07 September 2000, The Grill, Tucson - 115 min.

1999

  • Chris Cacavas (solo), 12 May 1999, Spitalkeller, Offenburg (Germany)

  • Chris Cacavas (solo), 11 May 1999, E-Werk Mehrzweckbereich, Erlangen (Germany) - 120 min. (incl. soundcheck)
    Tracks: Stupid - E-Z Living - Disappear - Flamethrower - Anonymous - Everything's Going To Be Alright - Payback - Walk On Water - It All Comes Down - California (Into The Ocean) - Saint - Future Most Bitter - Crying Shame - Guns I View - Negative Mantra - Disobey Your Head - I Like Lyle Lovett - You Gonna Pay - A.W.O.L. (Absence Without Leave) - The Burden - Fucked Up World (Harvey/Hott) - Encore: Pale Blonde Hell - Next To You - The Big Joke - Down River - Sullen

  • Chris Cacavas (solo), 09 May 1999, Universum, Stuttgart (Germany) - 110 min.

  • Chris Cacavas (solo), 08 May 1999, Rittergarten, Tuttlingen (Germany)

  • Chris Cacavas (solo), 04 May 1999, Druckluft, Oberhausen (Germany) - 90 min.

  • Chris Cacavas (solo), 03 May 1999, Café Kult, Solingen (Germany)
    Tracks: Stupid - E-Z Living - Disappear - Everything's Going To Be Alright - Anonymous - Guns I View - Walk On Water - It All Comes Down - California (Into The Ocean) - Crying Shame - Future Most Bitter - Payback - Driving Misery - Negative Mantra - A.W.O.L. (Absence Without Leave) - Next To You - The Burden - It's A Fucked Up World (Harvey/Hott) - Encore: Pale Blonde Hell - Saint - Sullen

  • Chris Cacavas (solo) w/Chris Burroughs, 30 April 1999, Radio HO*T FM, 9sqm session, Hof (Germany) - 20 min.
    Tracks: Driving Misery - Walk On Water - It All Comes Down - Next To You

  • Chris Cacavas (solo) w/Chris Burroughs, 29 April 1999, Feierwerk, München (Germany) - 105 min.
    Tracks: C.B.: The Great Divide - The Rules of the Road - Signs of Life - Reservation Dogs - C.C.: Stupid - E-Z Living - Disappear - Payback - Anonymous - It All Comes Down - Walk On Water - California (Into The Ocean) - A.W.O.L. (Absence Without Leave) - Future Most Bitter - Guns I View - Everything's Going To Be Alright - Negative Mantra - Next To You - Driving Misery (C.C. + C.B.) - Encore 1: Crying Shame - Disobey Your Head - Pale Blonde Hell - Degenerate (Chesnutt) - Encore 2: Champagne Kittens (C.B. + C.C.)

1997

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 16 Nov 1997, G5, Zürich (Switzerland) - 125 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 14 Nov 1997, Big Mama, Rome (Italy) - 127 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 09 Nov 1997, Nachtleben, Frankfurt (Germany) - 110 min.
    Tracks: Stupid - Everything's Going To Be Alright - Anonymous - Payback - Open Your Ears - Negative Mantra - The Burden - Truth* - I Like Lyle Lovett* - Pale Blonde Hell* - Flamethrower* - E-z Living - Saint - Athens By Night (JC Hopkins) - Open Your Ears - Sullen - Fucked Up World (House of Freaks) - The Big Joke - Down River - Disobey Your Head - Tears on Fresh Fruit (Sparklehorse)
    Band: Chris Cacavas: vocals, guitar - Chris Holiman - organ, guitar; Ed Kampwirth - bass; Brandon Laws - drums
    * CC solo

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 8 Nov 1997, Waschtag, Aschaffenburg (Germany) - 70 min. (+ 40 min. Barbara Manning)
    Tracks: Scissors* - Stupid - Everything's Going To Be Alright - Anonymous - Sullen - Disappear - Payback - Open Your Ears - Saint - Athens By Night* (JC Hopkins) -Fucked Up World (House of Freaks) - Tears On Fresh Fruit (Sparklehorse) - The Big Joke
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas: vocals, organ, guitar - Chris Holiman - organ, guitar; Ed Kampwirth - bass; Brandon Laws - drums
    *Guest: Barbara Manning

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 06 Nov 1997, Der Keller, Solingen (Germany) - 120 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 05 Nov 1997, Jubez, Karlsruhe (Germany) - 120 min.
    Tracks: Stupid - Everything's Going To Be Alright - Anonymous - Payback - Open Your Ears - The Burden - I Like Lyle Lovett** - Smolder** - Loser** - Flamethrower** - Sullen - E-z Living - Athens By Night (JC Hopkins) - Saint - Disappear* - Fucked Up World (House of Freaks)* - The Big Joke* - Black Magic (Steve Wynn)* - Tears On Fresh Fruit (Sparklehorse)* - Down River - You Gonna Pay
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - vocals, guitar, organ; Chris Holiman - organ, guitar; Ed Kampwirth - bass; Brandon Laws - drums
    * Guest: Steve Wynn; ** CC solo

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 26 Oct 1997, Kulturladen Konstanz (Germany) - 105 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 25 Oct 1997, Die Halle, Reichenbach/Fils (Germany) - 40 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 23 Oct 1997, Bürgerhaus Kalk, Köln (Germany) - 115 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 15 Oct 1997, Cafe Rust, Copenhagen (Denmark) - 100 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Band, 14 Oct 1997, Zeche, Bochum (Germany) - 70 min.
    Tracks: You Gonna Pay - Negative Mantra - Athens By Night (JC Hopkins) - Fucked Up World (House of Freaks) - Open Your Ears - Disobey Your Head* - Chain Of Roses - Pale Blonde Hell* - I Like Lyle Lovett* - Loser* - Down River - Tears On Fresh Fruit (Sparklehorse) - The Big Joke
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - vocals, guitar; Ed Kampwirth - bass; Brandon Laws - drums
    * CC solo

1996

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 03 April 1996, Jubez, Karlsruhe (Germany) - 65 min.

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 02 April 1996, Dreikönigskeller, Frankfurt (Germany) - 90 min.

1995

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 22 Nov 1995, Cafe Rust, Copenhagen (Denmark) - 140 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 21 Nov 1995, Rytmeposten, Odense (Denmark) - 115 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 20 Nov 1995, Huset, Arhus (Denmark) - 120 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 11 Nov 1995, KFZ, Marburg (Germany) - 125 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 07 Nov 1995, Nachtleben, Frankfurt (Germany) - 135 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 05 Nov 1995, Jubez, Karlsruhe (Germany) - 130 min.

  • Chris Cacavas w/Tom Liwa, 30 Oct 1995, Schauspielhaus, Bochum (Germany) - 180 min.

1994

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 30 Oct 1994, Negativ, Frankfurt (Germany) - 60 min. (Return To Sender-Festival Tour)
    Tracks: Many Splintered Thing - Did You Hear What She Said? - Loser - Rejection As Usual - Pale Blond Hell - Honking At Demons - Stretched Like Twine - Dwarf Star - Saint - You'll Be Glad - Turn Your Back - I Like Lyle Lovett

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 30 Oct 1994, WDR Saal, Köln (Germany) - 60 min. (11 a.m. radio show)

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 29 Oct 1994, Underground, Köln (Germany) - 55 min. (Return To Sender-Festival Tour)

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 14 Oct 1994, Jazzhaus, Freiburg (Germany) - 62 min. (Return To Sender-Festival Tour)
    Tracks: Pale Blond Hell 4:54 - Guitar 2:38 - Loser 3:48 - Honkin’ At Demons 5:56 - You’ll Be Glad 2:54 - Chain Of Roses 4:25 - Saint 3:35 - Dwarf Star 4:47 - Smolder 4:35 - Riverside Drive 5:06 - Cryin’ Shame 4:26 - Turn Your Back 3:13 - I Like Lyle Lovett 2:54 - Someone To Pull The Trigger (M. Sweet) 3:47 - Guns Are Weeds 4:15

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 1 July 1994, Burg Herzberg, Grebenau (Germany) - 65 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 15 April 1994, Kroa, Bo (Norway) - 90 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 12 April 1994, Rytmeposten, Odense (Denmark) - 125 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 07 April 1994, Ruvido Club, Bologna (Italy) - 120 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 31 March 1994, Arena, Amsterdam (Netherlands) - 100 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 26 March 1994, Rätsche, Geislingen (Germany) - 135 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 19 March 1994, Maisons des Jeunes, Colmar (France) - 155 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 18 March 1994, Kaserne, Basel (Switzerland) - 135 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 12 March 1994, Muffathalle, München (Germany) - 100 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 09 March 1994, Nachtleben, Frankfurt (Germany) - 120 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 08 March 1994, Underground, Köln (Germany) - 110 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 07 March 1994, Zeche Carl, Essen (Germany) - 120 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 28 Feb 1994, Kreuzsaal, Fulda (Germany) - 120 min. (semi acoustic gig)
    Tracks: Let You Down - Rejection As Usual - Loser - Driving Mysery - Turn Your Back - Pale Blond Hell - Saint - Over You - Smolder - Chain Of Roses - The Crying Shame - Song For The Fan - Trouble Mountain - What Makes A Man - Stretched Like Twine - She - Over You - International Heartache - The Damage - Many Splintered Thing - Empty Bottle Trail

1993

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 14 Nov 1993, Quasimodo, Berlin (Germany) - 45 min.
    Tracks: Blue River 6:00 - Driving Misery 2:57 - Loser 3:46 - Let You Down 4:22 - Chain of Roses 3:50 - Over You 4:12 - Pale Blond Hell 4:38 - The Damage 5:16 - Saint 4:01 - Turn Your Back 4:29 - Rejection as Usual (cut) 2:40

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 12 May 1993, Gaueko Bar, Bilbao (Spain) - 90 min.
    Tracks: Truth - Just Do Something - Saint - Good Times - I Didn't Mean That - Over You - Pale Blonde Hell - Load Off Me - Did You Hear What She Said? - Walk On The Wild Side - Empty Bottle Trail - Smolder - Stretched Like Twine - What Makes A Man - Trouble Mountain - Chain Of Roses - Six String Soapbox - Jukebox Lullabye

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 07 May 1993, Große Freiheit, Hamburg (Germany) - 80 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 06 May 1993, Fritz, Essen (Germany) - 100 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 03 May 1993, Volksbad, Flensburg (Germany) - 105 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 18 April 1993, Nachtleben, Frankfurt (Germany) - 95 min. Tracks: Truth 5:11 - Just Do Something 3:56 - Saint 4:36 - Did You Hear What She Said 5:04 - Good Times 6:16 - Over You 4:49 - Pale Blond Hell 5:12 - Strethced Like Twine 5:15 - I Didn’t Mean That 7:22 - Empty Bottle Trail 5:11 - Load Off Me 3:47 - Smolder 4:07 - Trouble Mountain 5:02 - Chain of Roses 4:40 - Six String Soapbox 4:52 - What Makes A Man 4:49 - Jukebox Lullabye 7:09

  • Giant Sand with Chris Cacavas, 02 Feb 1993, Melkweg, Amsterdam (Netherlands)- 5 min.
    Track: Pale Blonde Hell

  • Giant Sand with Chris Cacavas, 29 Jan 1993, London - 10 min.
    Tracks: Stretched Like Twine - Pale Blonde Hell
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - vocals, organ; Howe Gelb - guitar; Joey Burns - bass; John Convertino - drums; Susan Cowsill, Vicki Peterson - vocals

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 22 Jan 1993, Knust, Hamburg (Germany) - 65 min.

  • Giant Sand with Chris Cacavas, 21 Jan 1993, Frankfurt (Germany) - 10 min.
    Tracks: Stretched Like Twine - Pale Blonde Hell
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - vocals, organ; Howe Gelb - guitar; Joey Burns - bass; John Convertino - drums; Susan Cowsill, Vicki Peterson - vocals

1992

  • Chris Cacavas & Friends, 08 May 1992, Leopold Record Store, Berkeley, California - 26 min.
    Tracks: What Makes A Man - Saint - Empty Bottle Trail - International Heartache - Over You
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - vocals, guitar; John Thoman - guitar; Jimmy Sweetwater - harp

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 16 July 1992, KXLU, Los Angeles, CA - 65 min.

1991

  • Chris Cacavas solo, 7 June 1991, Magasinet, Göteborg (Sweden) - 35 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 15 March 1991, Shamrock, Los Angeles, CA - 50 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 28 Feb 1991, Raji's, Los Angeles, CA - 60 min.

1990

  • Chris Cacavas & Friends, Studio KAFE, Santa Rosa, California - 33 min.
    Tracks: Just Do Something - Blue River - Wrecking Yard - Load Off Me - I Didn't Mean That
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - vocals, guitar; Matt Piucci - lead guitar; Pat Johnson - bass; Pat Thomas - drums

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 30 Sep 1990, KXLU, Los Angeles, CA - 70 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 25 May 1990, After Dark, Reading (UK) - 85 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 24 May 1990, Melkweg, Amsterdam (Netherlands) - 95 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 23 May 1990, Vera Club, Groningen (Netherlands) - 80 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 22 May 1990, Rytmeposten, Odense (Denmark) - 100 min.

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 19 May 1990, Faelledparken, Copenhagen (Denmark) - 45 min.

  • Chris Cacavas, Easter Sunday, The Albion, San Francisco, California - 47 min.
    Tracks: Ruby, Dont Take Your Love To Town - This Is It - Blue River - Rocking Chair - Driving Misery - Saving All My Love For You - Wrecking Yard - Honeymoon - Love Is A Train - Jukebox Lullabye (Cut)

1989

  • Chris Cacavas & Junkyard Love, 30 Aug 1989, I Beam, San Francisco, California - 45 min.
    Tracks: Driving Misery - Truth - Angel On A Mattress Spring - I Didn't Mean That - Wrecking Yard - Load Off Me - Honeymoon - Get Ready
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - vocals, guitar; Mark Walton - standup bass; John Thoman - guitar; Michelle Charro - drums.

1988

  • Junkyard Love, 29 April 1988, Raji's, Hollywood - 35 min. opening for Giant Sand
    Tracks: Gravedigger Man - Rambling Rose - Can You Hear - Truth - Driving Misery - This is It - Four Corners USA - Load Off Me (cut)
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - vocals, guitar; Tom Stevens - standup bass, backing vocals; John Thoman - lead guitar; Keith Mitchell - drums; taped by Howe Gelb.

  • Chris Cacavas + Pat Thomas, 16 April 1988, Sacred Grounds Cafe, San Francisco - 40 min.
    Tracks: Driving Misery - This Is It - Saving All My Love For You - Can You Hear? (CC solo) - Talking Greenwich Village Street Blues - Katie's Going Home Today (PT + CC) - Rocking Chair - Load Off Me - Put My Boots On (?) - Blue River/cut (CC solo)
    Lineup: CC - vocals, guitar, accordion, harmonica; PT - vocals, guitar

1986

  • Junkyard Love, 4-track demo, produced by Jack Waterson.
    Tracks: This Is It - Drivin' Misery - River Run Dry - Rocking Chair

1978

  • Pedestrians, Live at the Tumbleweeds, Tucson.
    Tracks: Hang on Sloopy - Long Way Back To Germany - Elevator - Warning Sign - Under My Thumb - Heartbreak Hotel - Where It's At - Time Of The Season - 25th Floor - Tank - Heman - Windy City - Batman - You - Saw Her Today - Tropicana - Blockhead
    Lineup: Chris Cacavas - Billy Sed - David K. Seger - John Venet


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