The Tour Chronology: 2002

Mike Keneally & Beer For Dolphins become the Mike Keneally Band.

MK and Bryan Beller again embark on an acoustic US tour for Taylor Guitars.

The Mike Keneally Band returns to the Netherlands for the North Sea Jazz Festival. Following that, MK tours Italy and Germany and performs with Sergio Ponti & Diego Serra (Italy) and Jaan Wessman & Schroeder (Germany.) MK also performs at the 13th Zappanale in Bad Doberan (Germany) including two performances with The Lewinskys (featuring Scott Thunes).

Back in the US MK and band are working on the new album as well as doing gigs in California.

MK & BB’s Taylor gigs continue.

The Tour Chronology: 2002

NAMM 2002

January 17 2002 – Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim CA
NAMM 2002, Taylor stage
personnel: MK, BB, RM
setlist: warmup (Career Politicians), Career Politicians, Hello, I Can’t Stop, chatter, Father’s Day, chatter, 5 Legs (w/ Rick Musallam, bg voc) [setlist provided by Ron Spiegelhalter] tape: audio exists

January 18 2002 – Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim CA
NAMM 2002, SWR stage
personnel: MK, BB, RM, RdV
setlist: Show Yourself, I Just Got Here, Naked Horse, Blue Jean Baby, The Knife & Drum, Father’s Day, Kedgeree, Ankle Bracelet, chatter, Snowcow, Click, Aye-Aye Monster [setlist provided by Ron Spiegelhalter] tape: audio exists

January 19 2002 – Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim CA
NAMM 2002, Taylor stage
personnel: MK, BB
setlist:
tape: audio exists

January 20 2002 – Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim CA
NAMM 2002, Taylor stage
personnel: MK, BB
setlist:
tape: audio exists

February 16 2002 – 14 Below, Santa Monica CA
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NdV
setlist: Career Politicians, 2001, Nonk-chunk(I Just Got Here, Naked Horse, Blue Jean Baby, The Knife & Drum), 5 Legs, Father’s Day, Cause of Breakfast
tape: audio exists

March 13 2002 Coach House, San Juan Capistrano
MK guesting with Project/Object featuring Ike Willis and Napoleon Murphy Brock
Also appearing: The Grandmothers with Don Preston, Bunk Gardner and Roy Estrada
setlist:
tape:

March 16 2002 – Pecan St. Ale House, Austin, TX
MK (acoustic) at South By Southwest
setlist:
tape:

“Frontiers of Acoustic Rock Guitar”
March tour
sponsored by Taylor Guitars,
featuring Mike Keneally and Bryan Beller

March 18 2002 – Mars Music, Dallas, Texas
setlist:
tape:

March 19 2002 – House of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma Guitar
setlist: Taster / Pretty Enough, Rosemary’s Girl, BackBoards (Bryan solo), Machupicchu, Bits n’ pieces from Reelin in the Years, What’s New in Baltimore, Fathers Day, Dancing, Inca Roads, For the Turnstiles, Paprika / Aye Aye Monster
tape: video exists

March 20 2002 – Sigler Music, Little Rock, Arkansas
setlist: included Thanksgiving, Father’s Day, Potato, Cowology, a Neil Young tune [For The Turnstiles? -aa], Aye Aye Monster, The Desired Effect
tape:

March 21 2002 – Martin Music, Cordova, Tennessee
setlist:
tape:

March 22 2002 – Steilberg String Instruments, Louisville, Kentucky
setlist: included Spearmint Pup, Thanksgiving, Father’s Day, Dancing, Beautiful, Dee ‘N A with For The Turnstiles in the middle, I Can’t Stop, Pretty Enough For Girls, Cowology
tape: audio and video exist

March 23 2002 – Artcraft Theatre, Franklin, Indiana
setlist: Career Politicians, MK Taylor Talk, Live in Japan, BB Taylor Talk, Inca Roads, Uglytown, Hello, 5 Legs, Father’s Day, 1988 Was a Million Years Ago, Car Song, My Dilemma, Thanksgiving, Machupicchu, Aye Aye Monster, I Will, Cowlogy, Beautiful, Backwards Deb, We’ll Be Right Back, Skunk, Ankle Bracelet
tape: audio exists

March 25 2002 – Cascio Music Company, Mequon, Wisconsin
setlist: Machupicchu, Pretty Enough For Girls, Backwoods, Live In Japan, Skunk, Hello, Peaches En Regalia into Inca Roads, Thanksgiving, Potato, Career Politicians, Aye Aye Monster
tape: video and audio exist

March 26 2002 – West Music Company, Davenport, Iowa
setlist: QuimbyI Can’t Stop, Dancing, Car Song, BackWoods, Desired Effect-Dee ‘n A snippet-For the Turnstiles, Fathers Day, Thanksgiving, Apostrophe riff-Potato, Improvisation, Inca Roads, Live in Japan [setlist provided by Dave Templeman] tape: video exists

March 27 2002 – West Music Company, Marion, Iowa
setlist: Thanksgiving, Ankle Bracelet, My Dilema, T’Mershi Duweeen, Day of the Cow trilogy, Potato, Help, Machupichu, Power of Soul (Hendrix), “what’s the fastest thing you can play?”, Naked Horse – Knife n Drum, Aye Aye Monster [setlist provided by Dave Templeman] tape: video exists

March 28 2002 – Mars Music, Omaha, Nebraska
setlist: Quimby, Lightnin Roy, Taylor Talk, Hello, Trivia, Fathers Day, Thanksgiving, Bass Talk, Career Politicians, I can’t Stop, Trivia, 1988 was a Million Years ago, Rosemary’s Girl, Neck & Taylor Talk, Beautiful, Questions, BackWoods, Inca Roads, Car Song, Aye Aye Monster [setlist provided by Dave Templeman] tape: video exists

March 29 2002 – The Cannibal Bar, San Diego CA
2nd Annual Jimi Hendrix Celebration
(also featuring members of Rockola, Berkley Hart and Eve Selis, joined by guitarists Jeff Irwin, Jeff Moore, and Jeff Snider.)
personnel: MK, Larry Grano (drums), Rick Nash (bass), Mark DeCerbo (vocals, guitar)
setlist: Freedom, Power to Love, Angel
tape:

April 9 2002 – The Knitting Factory Hollywood, Los Angeles CA
Guest appearances by Evan Francis and Joe Travers
w/ Telepathy
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NdV
setlist: My Dilemma, Hum, Always Man, Performing Miracles -> Live in Japan, Career Politicians, 2001, 5 Legs, Bryan makes ethereal sounds while Mike tunes -> Girl from Ipanema -> Latin Groove -> (into) Hello, Dancing, NonkerMedley (I Just Got Here, Naked Horse, Blue Jean Baby, Knife and Drum), Cause Of Breakfast (Joe Travers – Drums), Dream in Red (Nick D’Virgilio), Fathers Day, Ragged Ass, Ankle Bracelet, Aye Aye Monster [setlist provided by Craig Neill] tape: exists

April 12 2002 – Victor’s On The Bay, San Diego CA
An Evening With Mike Keneally Band
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NdV
setlist:
Show Yourself, Pretty Enough for Girls, Taster, 2001, Hum, My Dilemma, We’ll Be Right Back [excerpt], Father’s Day, Snowcow/Sweating in School, Click, Aye Aye Monster, Skunk, Live In Japan, excerpt from Heart of the Sunrise, excerpt from Long Distance Runaround, Potato, Nonkerchunk (a-I just got here, b-naked horse, c-blue jean baby, d-the knife ‘n drum), Scotch, Hocus Pocus, Career Politicians, ‘Cause of Breakfast, Dream In Red, Why Am I Your Guy?, The Price Is Right >Jeopardy > Patty Duke > The Munsters, Performing Miracles, Kedgeree, Killer Fish, Ankle Bracelet [setlist provided by Dave Foster w/added info by Ron] tape: exists

May 4 2002 – Paladino’s, Tarzana CA
plus Pink Floyd tribute band Which One’s Pink?
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NdV
setlist:
Hello, Click, Fathers Day, We’ll Be Right Back, Lhai Sal, 2001, Live In Japan, 5 Legs, Career Politicians, Hum, I Was Not Ready For You, I Will, Why Am I Your Guy?, Knife ‘n’ Drum, Top of Stove Melting, Aye Aye Monster, ‘Cause of Breakfast, Good Times, Bad Times
tape: exists

June 18 2002 – Humprey’s, San Diego CA
Humphrey’s Concerts By The Bay
Opening for Simple Minds
personnel: MK (solo acoustic)
setlist:
tape:

June 29 2002 – Victor’s, San Diego CA
with Telepathy
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NdV
setlist: Skies of Los Angeles, Raining Sound, Pride Is a Sin, Li’l, Astronomy Domine, 2001, Potato, Solo Selfish Otter, Dream In Red, 19th Nervous Breakdown, 5 Legs, I Was Not Ready For You, Feeling Strangely, Cause of Breakfast, My Dilemma, Performing Miracles, Lhai Sal w/Naked Horse motif
tape: exists

MK IN EUROPE

July 12 2002 – North Sea Jazz Festival, Congresgebouw, The Hague, The Netherlands
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NdV
setlist: Skies of Los Angeles, Li’l, Raining Sound, Pride Is A Sin, Hum, My Dilemma, Career Politicians, 2001, Selfish Otter, I Was Not Ready For You, Nonkerchunk, Astronomy Domine (encore) [setlist provided by Han vd Graaf] tape: audio (FM radio [starting with My Dilemma], guerilla audio)/video (3 camera’s + 3 camcorders) exist
notes: Jeroen Lagendijk e-mailed to say that Father’s Day was played as a sort of pre-core, for the people who got in early. And part of the afternoon’s soundcheck was filmed and broadcasted on Dutch News Program Nova.
note: The Chronologist was present.

July 15 2002 – Plato Record Store, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
personnel: MK
setlist: Pride Is A Sin, My Dilemma, The Car Song, Improv, Live In Japan, Click (intro only), Dee ‘n’ A (intro only), For The Turnstiles, The Desired Effect, Aye Aye Monster, The Black Page, Father’s Day, 5 Legs, Uglytown [setlist provided by Dennis Versteeg] tape: audio/video exist note: The Chronologist was present. MK played The Chronologist’s Yamaha CPX8 [with fresh but insanely heavy gauge strings].

Mike Keneally And Friends: Italy

personnel: Mike Keneally – guitar, keys, vocal / Sergio Ponti – drums / Diego Serra – bass

July 18 2002 – Il Peocio, Trofarello, Italy
w/various guests
setlist:
[songs played] Own, Father’s Day, Why Am I Your Guy, Taster, Beautiful, I Was Not Ready For You, I’m Afraid, Frozen Beef, Skull Bubbles, Zombie Woof, 5 Legs, Thanksgiving, Ankle Bracelet, a Todd Rundgren piece, Pride is a Sin, Skies of Los Angeles, Rock ‘n’ Roll (Led Zeppelin), The Attitude Song (Vai), E’ Festa (PFM), and part of Zoot Allures [setlist provided by Sergio Ponti] tape:

July 20 2002 – Festival Internazionale di Musica Teatro ed Arti Visive, Isole Che Parlano, Palau (Sardegna), Italy
setlist: Electric Gtr. Improv, Airport/Haugseth, Father’s Day, Beautiful, Taster, Aye Aye Monster, 5 Legs, 1988 Was A Million Years Ago, I Was Not Ready For You, Pianto Di Luna, Bub In The Future, Own, Thanksgiving [setlist provided by Sergio Ponti] tape: exists

Mike Keneally And Friends: Germany

 personnel: Mike Keneally – guitar, keys, vocal / Jaan Wessman – bass / Schroeder – drums

July 22 2002 – Waldsee, Freiburg, Germany
setlist:
Set 1: Intro, Skunk>We’ll be right back, Blameless>What Happened Next>Career Politicians>Dark Star>Career Politicians, Martha My Dear (Beatles), Backwards Deb>Taster, Day Of The Cow Pt. 1/Snowcow/Day Of The Cow Pt. 2
Acoustic Set: 5 Legs, Father’s Day, Pride Is A Sin, Song of the Viking (Todd Rundgren), 2001, Live in Japan
Set 2: And That’s Why It’s Called Spunk, Potato, My Dilemma, Beautiful, I’m Afraid>Skull Bubbles>Power To Love>Willie The Pimp>Cinnamon Girl, Band Intro, Aye Aye Monster
Encore: We’ll Be Right Back [not played], Ship Arriving To Late To Save A Drowning Witch [setlist provided by Claude Kuhnen, w/added info by Ron] tape: exists

July 23 2002 – Der Club, Heiligenhaus, Germany
setlist:
Set 1: My Dilemma, Day Of The Cow Pt. 1/Snowcow/ Day Of The Cow Pt. 2, Blameless>What Happened Next>Jam, Two Of Us (Beatles), Beautiful, Career Politicians>Backwards Deb, Taster
Acoustic Set: Live In Japan, 5 Legs, Thanksgiving, Car Song, Apple Pie, Dancing, 1988 Was a Million Years Ago, Father’s Day, I Can’t Stop, Martha My Dear
Set 2: Potato, Frozen Beef, I’m Afraid>Skull Bubbles>Power to Love> Willie the Pimp (instrumental)>Within You Without You (coda), Band Intro, Aye Aye Monster>Why Am I Your Guy
Encore: We’ll Be Right Back [setlist provided by Claude Kuhnen, w/added info by Ron Spiegelhalter and Andrew Jones] tape: exists

July 24 2002 – Autonomes Kulturzentrum Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
setlist:
Set 1: Intro, Taster, Aye Aye Monster, Ankle Bracelet, We’ll Be Right Back, I’m Afraid, Career Politicians, Day Of The Cow Pt. 1/Snowcow, Day Of The Cow Pt. 2, Cowbells/Applause
Acoustic Set: Hello, “I Wish I Had A Song That Went Like That”, Father’s Day, Song Of The Viking (Todd Rundgren), Thanksgiving/”If Tuning Up Was An Artform …”, “The Name Of The Band”, Thanksgiving, Live In Japan, Improv, Pride Is A Sin
Set 2: And That’s Why It’s Called Spunk, Dark Star, Beautiful, Blameless>What Happened Next, My Dilemma>Bass solo>My Dilemma Reprise, Skull Bubbles>Martha My Dear (Beatles), Astronomy Domine *
Encore 1: Drumz, The Desired Effect
Encore 2: Skunk, 2001 [setlist provided by Claude Kuhnen] tape: exists

July 26 2002 – Zappanale, Bad Doberan, Germany
8:20 p.m. MK with Thana Harris
11:30 p.m. MK with Project/Object and Ike Willis
setlist:
tape: audio and video exist

July 27 2002 – Zappanale, Bad Doberan, Germany
8:15 p.m. MK with the Ed Palermo Band
11:00 p.m. MK with The Lewinskys (incl.Scott Thunes)
setlist:
tape: audio and video exist
note: The Chronologist was present.

July 28 2002 Die Speicher, Schwerin, Germany
MK with The Lewinskys (incl.Scott Thunes)
setlist:
tape: audio and video exist
note: The Chronologist was present.

August 23 2002 – Live on the KNSD 7/39 News (NBC TV in San Diego), San Diego CA
Summer Concert Series, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
setlist:
tape: video exists

August 24 2002 – Outdoors at Victor’s, San Diego CA
With Guests Fuse Box
setlist:
Snowcow, Bober, Beautiful, Hum, Top of Stove Melting, Physics, Pride Is a Sin, I Just Got Here, Naked Horse, Blue Jean Baby, The Knife & Drum, Live in Japan, Father’s Day, L’il,
acoustic:
tuning > improv, Raining Sound, 5 Legs, Lhai Sal, You’re Never Ever Wrong, Thanksgiving, Own, Dancing, Potato, My Dilemma [setlist provided by Ron Spiegelhalter] tape: audio/video exists

September 28 2002 – 21st Annual Adams Avenue Street Faire, San Diego CA
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NDV
setlist: Bober, Pride Is A Sin, Hum, Top Of Stove Melting, Physics, Nonkerchunk, Fathers Day, Li’l, City of the Sun, Ankle Bracelet
tape: audio exists

“Frontiers of Acoustic Rock Guitar” workshops
Fall Tour
sponsored by Taylor Guitars,
featuring Mike Keneally and Bryan Beller

September 30 2002 – Guitar Center, Beaverton, Oregon
setlist: Spearmint Dog, a couple of songs from Wooden Smoke, Potato, Inca Roads, The Car Song, bass-solo, improv [setlist provided by Sam Rouse] tape: audio/video exists

October 1 2002 – A# Music Company, Renton, Washington
setlist: Hello, L’il, Aye-Aye Monster, Dee ‘n’ A, The Desired Effect, Raining Sound, Them Dolphins/1988/Smart Alright medley, Backroads, I’m Afraid, unnamed song, Inca Roads [setlist provided by fearthesmeenusimmons] tape: audio exists

October 2 2002 – Mojo Music, Bellingham, Washington
setlist:
tape:

October 3 2002 – Long & McQuade, Vancouver, British Columbia
setlist: Nonkerchunk, ending with Knife and Drum, Dancing, Pride is a Sin, Physics, Father’s Day, Hello, Dee ‘n’ A, “I’m gonna go downtown…”, The Desired Effect, Vulture Fun (I think), Inca Roads, Self ‘n’ Other [setlist provided by Snow Lizard] tape: audio exists

October 4 2002 – Long & McQuade, Victoria, British Columbia
setlist:
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October 5 2002 – Music 6000, Olympia, Washington
setlist:
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October 7 2002 – Guitar Center, Seattle, Washington
setlist:
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October 8 2002 – Uptown Music, Keizer, Oregon
setlist:
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October 9 2002 – Guitar Center, Medford, Oregon
setlist:
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October 10 2002 – Northridge Music Center, Citrus Heights, California
setlist:
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October 11 2002 – Bananas at Large, San Rafael, California
setlist:
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October 12 2002 – Guitar Center, San Jose, California
setlist: Lhai Sal, 1988…, Ugly Town, Thanksgiving, Karma Police, Backwoods (Beller solo), Li’l, Machupicchu, Backwards Deb, Physics, Car Song, Aye Aye Monster [info by Paul Berkholst] tape: audio exists

October 19 2002 – Great American Music Hall, San Francisco CA
A triple bill along with Palace Of Love (w/Henry Kaiser, Chris Cutler, Michael Manring, Mike Keneally, Chris Muir, Lukas Ligeti and Damon Smith) and Telepathy opening
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NDV
setlist:
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November 2 2002 – The Baked Potato, North Hollywood CA
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NDV
setlist:
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November 10 2002 – ProgWest 2002, Sealey-Mudd Auditorium, Claremont CA
Kevin Gilbert’s “The Shaming Of The True”
Performed by NDV
featuring Nick D’Virgilio, Mike Keneally, Bryan Beller, Rick Musallam, Marc Ziegenhagen and others
setlist:
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November 14 2002 – 14 Below, Santa Monica CA
Stanley Recordings night (also featured MK sitting in with Yortoise and Sally Semrad)
personnel: MK/RM
setlist:
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December 31 2002 – About The Music, Seattle WA
opening act: Yogi & Half Zaftig
personnel: MK, BB, RM, NDV
setlist:
tape:
note: The gig almost didn’t happen.
[thanks to Jeff Jackson for pointing out this show]