1985

r-e-m-_-_fables_of_the_reconstruction


20-28 May 1985 – Various Locations, Athens & Philomath, GA, USA
notes: Snippet of outtakes/behind the scenes footage from the ‘Can’t Get There From Here’ video shoot, directed by Michael Stipe, Aguar Bros. Films & Hartley Schilling




27 May 1985 – McIver Amphitheater, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
set: Feeling Gravitys Pull / Harborcoat / Green Grow The Rushes / 7 Chinese Bros. / Hyena / Good Advices / Talk About The Passion / Driver 8 / Can’t Get There From Here / Maps And Legends / So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) / Auctioneer (Another Engine) / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Life And How To Live It / Little America
encore 1: Riders In The Sky / Second Guessing / (Don’t Go Back To) Rockville / Wild Thing
encore 2: Theme From Two Steps Onward / 9-9 / Windout / Gardening At Night
notes:  African Relief concert which R.E.M. headlined. Don Dixon joined the band on stage for ‘(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville’ and ‘Wild Thing’


May 1985 – ‘Week In Review’, MTV, USA
notes: Live footage & short Peter Buck interview clip from the 27 May 1985 ‘USA
For Africa’ benefit gig in Raleigh, NC


June 1985 – ‘MTV News’, MTV, USA
notes: News report focusing R.E.M.’s college tour, including interview clips &  live footage


June 1985 – IRS Promo, USA
notes: ‘Fables of The Reconstruction’ promo for TV use


1 July 1985 – ‘Musik Convoy’, Friebad Hiltrup, Münster, West Germany
set: Driver 8 / Interview
notes: Michael Stipe interviewed by Alan Bangs


11 July 1985 – ‘Two At Four’, Channel 2 KATU ABC, KATU-TV, Portland, OR
notes: Interview with Peter Buck & Mike Mills


13 July 1985 – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, Canada
notes: Raw interview footage of Michael Stipe prior to that nights performance


July 1985 – ‘Dr Mambo’, Germany
notes: Interview with Peter Buck & Michael Stipe, followed by a lip synced version of ‘Driver 8’


July 1985 – ‘The All American Rock n Roll Weekend’, MTV, USA
notes: Interviews & clips


July 1985 – ‘Villa Tempo 17’, BRT, Belgium
notes: Peter Buck interview & live tracks from the 7 July 1985 Rock Werchter Festival performance


16 August 1985 – ‘Unknown TV Show’, MuchMusic, Toronto, Canada
notes: Interview with Peter Buck & Michael Stipe prior to that nights performance


30 August 1985 – ‘Entertainment Tonight’, CBS TV, USA
notes: News feature surrounding the Reconstruction Tour, featuring short interview with Michael Stipe & live footage from the 29 August 1985 – DAR Constitution Hall, Washington D.C. show


30 August 1985 – ‘Entertainment Tonight’, CBS TV, USA
notes: *Slightly* shorter version of above, but a quality upgrade


August 1985 – ‘Video 22’, KWHY-TV, Los Angeles, CA, USA
notes: Mike Mills interview


Summer 1985 – ‘MTV News’, MTV, USA
notes: Interview clips & live footage surrounding the college leg of the Reconstruction tour


Summer 1985 – ‘MTV News’, MTV, USA
notes: News report featuring interview clips & live footage


Summer 1985 – ‘Cutting Edge’, MTV, USA
notes: ‘Fables of The Reconstruction’ hitting Number 1 in the album charts)


Summer 1985 – ‘MusiCalifornia’, France
notes: Interview with Peter Buck & Mike Mills, with live clips


7 October 1985 – Alabamahalle, Munich, West Germany
set: Feeling Gravitys Pull / Harborcoat / Maps And Legends / Sitting Still / Old Man Kensey / Pretty Persuasion / Life And How To Live It
encore: Toys In The Attic / (Don’t Go Back To) Rockville / See No Evil


20 October 1985 – The Ritz, Manchester, England
set: Feeling Gravitys Pull / Harborcoat / Maps And Legends / Driver 8 / Green Grow The Rushes / Gardening At Night / Fall On Me / Pretty Persuasion [cut]


25 October 1985 – ‘The Tube’ (TV), Studio 5, Tyne-Tree Television Studios, Newcastle, England
set: Driver 8 / Can’t Get There From Here


9 November 1985 – ‘CMJ Music Awards’
notes: ‘Fables of The Reconstruction’ wins album of the year – presented by Les Paul


November 1985 – ‘Atlanta 730’, Atlanta, GA, USA
notes: Michael Stipe interview & ‘Can’t Get There From Here’ & ‘Driver 8’ clips


 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s