Europe: 1993

Bands: The Jack & Jim Show ->The Grandmothers 

[Note: Background Colors = blue: rehearsing/recording; = pink: bad event; = lilac: good event]

1993

 

Date

Country

City

Venue

Comments / Sources

1993

 
    

Playing as JCB and The Blues? Ref - '93 radio show on AFN Vicenza

    

Muffin Records (Reinhard Pruess) deal to release Dreams on Long Play;

1st contact with Roddie Gilliard of Muffin Men

Ya Hosna:

    

Mar 4

Italy

Biella

 

An evening with Ya Hozna - meets Sandro; On Utube (April 3?)

Jack & Jim Show:

   

1st Coffeeshop Tour 15 gigs in 15 towns - 15 days[JCB]

April (15 Gigs)

Holland

Rotterdam

 

Around 14th

?

 

Arnhem

  

?

 

Utrecht

  

?

 

Tilburg

  

?

 

Nijmegen

Sleeping Beauty

 

?

Belgium

Gent

Democrazy

 

?

 

Enschede

 

"Dutch Zappa Day"

?

 

Haarlem

  

?

 

(near Amsterdam)

  

?

Switzerland

Solothurn

  

?

Germany

Villingen-

  Villingen-Schwenningen, two towns merged in 1972

"We played Villingen the first night and Schwenningen the second night." [FMS]

?

 

-Schwenningen

  

... Apr 24...

Germany

Kirchheim

Kirchheim Teck

Source: killuglyradio - see Screenshot (.png)

...28...

Switzerland

Zurich

3 venues

(Rote Fabrik?)

April 29

 

Zurich

 

J & J Show interview with M. Vanci Stirnemann

April 30

 

Bern

  

6 days  (1st wk of May)

Ger

Stuttgart

 

With Reinhard Preuss for "6 days of promotional stuff" in Stuttgart incl Live broadcast Interview - May 4 - Radio Ohr, Offenbach: [JCB]

7 days

Italy

Roma

 

Recording with Sandro Oliva

Jack & Jim Show:

   

With radio shows in Manchester, Glasgow, London(live) and an Interview with JCB by BBC tv about FZ & Beefheart

?

England

Brighton

 

1st gig on south coast [JCB]

Jun 8-11

 

London

Bass Clef

3 nites [JCB]

Jun 12

 

Sheffield     

 

(Source: T’ Mershi Duween June 1993 Issue 31)

Jun 13

 

Leeds

  

Jun 14

Scotland

Glasgow

 

Radio show (also?)

Jun 15

England

York

  

Jun 16

 

Manchester

  

Jun 17

Wales

TJ's, Newport

TJs Newport Wales - June 17 1993

(Source: T’ Mershi Duween Aug? 1993 Issue 32)

Jun 18

 

Hebden Bridge

 

(Source: T’ Mershi Duween June 1993 Issue 31, but no date);

Stockwell, London on 18 June 1993 (A. Greenaway)

Jun 19

 

Reading

  

Jun 20

N Ireland

Belfast

 

flew London - Belfast - London [JCB]

Jun 21

 

London

 

"30 minute live radio show" playing brushes on phonebooks; bonus earnings when BBC TV popped in for a quick interview re Frank & Beefheart

Grandmothers:

    

June 22-23

 

 

 

Fly in from London: 2 days rehearsal

Jun 24

Italy

Arrezo

 

Fly to Rome: Arezzo Wave Festival - booked by S. Oliva; June 24 (see T’ Mershi Duween Issue 31 June 1993); Poster [R.Preuss]

Jun 25

 

Rome

Stadio Centrale

Open Air Jazz festival; (K7 live recording?: - The Grandmothers 6/26/)

Jun 26-29

 

 

 

4 days with Sandro in Rome - rehearsing

Grandmothers:

    

Summer Tour

   

 (10 Gigs)?

July 01

Switzerland

Bern

 

Press Conference

July 02

 

Bern

Reithalle

 

(with Muffin Men opening:)

   

Play 9 gigs with Muffins, 1st -Solingen [JCB]

Mon July 5

Germany

Solingen

Getaway

unitedmutations/grandmothers

Wed July 7

 

Bremen

Modernes

 

Thu July 8

 

Arnsberg

The Cult

 

Fri July 9

 

Münster

Cascade

Muffin Men - 5th Anniv. Booklet: with GMs

July 13

 

Hamburg

Fabrik

unitedmutations/grandmothers

July 15

 

Köln

Live Music Hall

unitedmutations/grandmothers

Fri July 16

 

Karlsruhe

Subway

 

Sat July 17

 

Stuttgart (Ostfildern-Ruit)

Zentrum Zinsholz

Zappatag #5 [JCB Memoirs]; Rudolph Deistler (Letter-3.12.01) says Filderstadt; R.Rruess, email 18 Oct 2013:  gives name as Ostfildern-Ruit

Fri July 23

 

Freiburg

Jazzhaus

 Reviews from 'Badische Zeitung' [source: T.V.Schmitt, Freiburg]

Sun July 25

 

Kirchheim/Teck

ZuckerFabric

"concert 'villa'" on the 26th, according to unitedmutations/grandmothers

... Aug 07

Ger

Kuhlungsborn, near Rostock

"former movie theater"

Zappanale #4 - Source: Zappanale handbook; filmed by NDR3;

date from unitedmutations/grandmothers

Aug 08

Holland

Groningen

 

unitedmutations/grandmothers

Aug 09

UK

London

Subterania

Source: Letter from R.Deistler of 3.12.01; "ragged...at that London hell-hole...in August 1993..."(T' Mershi Duween #43)

... Aug 11

Holland

Hildesheim

Vier Linden

unitedmutations/grandmothers

7-8 days

 

 

 

Recording, no product, RStGermaine resigns [JCB]

Jack & Jim Show:

   

JCB set off Sept 1st. [JCB Memoirs]

Sep 03

Denmark

Haderslev

Musik 25

 

?

Denmark

Odense

Rhythm Room

& maybe another gig [JCB]

?

Denmark

Copenhagen

Cafe Rust

& Danish Radio [JCB]

... (10 Gigs)

Sweden

?

  

?

 

Gothenburg

  

?

Norway

Oslo

Cosmo?

 

?

Sweden

Karlstad

  

Sep 11

 

Gavle

Club Latting

 

?

 

Stockholm

  

Jack & Jim Show:

   

(JCB set off Oct 1st.)

Oct 01

Holland

 

"Outside Brussels"

"Flemish part" [JCB] Based in Utrecht only?

Oct 02

 

Venlo

 

with band Doorag - 1st of 3 occasions [JCB]

Oct 03

England

London

Bass Clef

 

Oct 04

 

London

Swamp

Swamp should read Swan, ref 'The Arf Dossier', Vol 59, p8;

ref. A.Greenaway brief of 28/09/2013

Oct 05

 

London

Bass Clef

2nd Gig [JCB]

Oct 06

France

Caen

Univ. Of Caen

Collage of newspaper cuttings

Oct 07

Belgium

Brussels

University Club

Collage of newspaper cuttings;

Oct 08

Belgium

Liege

Yellow Submarine

Collage of newspaper cuttings; "French part of Belgium" [JCB]

Oct 09

Switzerland

Geneva

  

Oct 10

Austria

Wels

  

Oct 11

 

Salzburg

Kulturgelande Nonntal

(Gunther Seiser); K7 Recording

Oct 12

 

Vienna

 

Pick up Husta in Zurich on way to Bern

Oct 13

Switzerland

Bern

  

Oct 14

France

Grenoble

  

Oct 15-16

France

Paris

Instant Chavires a Montreuil

2 nights forming a quintet with Achote; Collage of newspaper cuttings

Oct 17

Switzerland

Lucerne

Boa-Bar

Collage of newspaper cuttings

Oct 20

Germany

Bocham

 

after 2 days off in Bad Boll

Oct 21

France

Poitiers

Confort Moderne

Collage of newspaper cuttings

Oct 22

France

St Etienne

Marquee Cafe

Collage of newspaper cuttings

Oct ?

France

Montpelier

 

Right after the show take nite train to Paris, Stuttgart next day (Bad Boll) [JCB]

 

 

 

 

Week off

Rehearsals

 

 

 

2 weeks studio rehearsals [Roland St Germain leaves GMs in Oct (his words)]

Grandmothers:

   

(25 Gigs) - Reinhardt Pruess managing?

Winter Tour - Nov 18 to Dec 23 [JCB]

    

Nov 18-19

Sweden

Umea

 

2 days - Press conference 1st day, gig 2nd; 

Nov 20

 

Stockholm

  

Nov 21

Denmark

Copenhagen

  

...

   

(Following list from Tour ScheduleNov 23-Dec 23) (See also Tour schedule from R. Preuss which differs slightly)

Nov 23

Austria

Vienna

Rockhouse

 

Nov 24

Germany

Munich

Panzerhalle

 

Nov 25

 

Fulda

Kreuz Saal

 

Nov 26

 

Weimar

Weimarhalle

 

Nov 27

 

Dresden

Scheune

 

Nov 28

 

Cottbus

Glade (Glad) House

 

 

 

 

 

4 Days off

Dec 2

Holland

Amsterdam

 

Radio show

Dec 3

Germany

Lindau

Club Vaudeville

 

Dec 5

 

Mainz

Kulturzentrum

KUZ [R.Preuss Tour List]

Dec 6

Holland

Amsterdam

Parkers Club

Zappa dies - Interviews!

Dec 7

Germany

Berlin

Knaack Klub

 

Dec 8

 

Hameln

Sumpfblume

 

(Day off)

 

 

 

Television Interviews re FZ

Dec 10

Germany

Dortmund

Live Station

VHS Tape; also unitedmutations/grandmothers

Dec 11

 

Lubeck

Riders Cafe

 

Dec 12

 

Hamburg

Market Hall

 

Dec 13

 

Bamberg

Fischerhof

on 9th, 13th day off [R.Preuss Tour List]

Dec 14

 

Wuppertal

Bier Börse

K7 Recording

(Day off)

 

Kirchheim

Villa

Source: Letter from Rudolph Deistler of 3.12.01 / Also R.Rruess in email, 18 Oct 2013

Dec 16

Austria

Salzburg

Kulturgemeinde Nonntal

Photo: Ref sandroliva.com

Dec 17

Switzerland

Zug

Jugendzentrum

K7 live recording

(Dec 18

   

Travel Day)

Dec 19

Belgium

Gent

Democrazy

K7 live recording

Dec 20

Germany

Marburg

KFZ

 

Dec 21

 

Aschaffenburg

Colos Saal

Klimperkasten [R.Preuss Tour List]

Dec 22

England

London

Bloomsbury Theatre

 

(Dec 23

   

Travel Day)

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