Lydia Lunch - Ad hoc collaborations

(1984 - present)

Chronology


Chronology: a chronological overview of known concert dates (some with setlists and/or ads), 
dates of studio recordings, all line-ups and other trivia related to Lydia Lunch's ad hoc collaborations. 
Anything that does not fit in any of the other sections.
Date format is DD-MMM-YY. 

-Information in grey italics is uncertain-


New York City 22-Jun-84

22-Jun-84
US NY,New York City,8 B.C. (@ 337 East 8th Street)

Photo: Photo credit Catherine Ceresole, taken from her "Beauty Lies In The Eye" photobook.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (guitar)/ Pat Place (guitar) and Connie -China- Burg [aka Lucy Hamilton of Mars and Don King] (guitar).

Note 1: "All guitar" show. Filmed by Nick Zedd [Cinema of Transgression] for his "School Of Shame" movie.

Note 2: Cornelius Conboy and his partner in the venture Dennis Gattra found this former farmhouse and opened it as 8 B.C. on Halloween October 31, 1983 and had to close (due to several legal violations) on October 22, 1985.


New York City 14-Jul-84

14-Jul-84
US NY,New York City,Plugg Club (@ 140 West 24th Street)
[with Don King]

Poster: Photo credit Catherine Ceresole, taken from her "Beauty Lies In The Eye" photobook.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch and Connie Burg (Piano/bass clarinet/tapes).

Note: The music was performed in the basement of the club and piped upstairs to the audience. Rock impresario Giorgio Gomelsky (who opened London’s Crawdaddy Club in 1963 where he booked bands like The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin) moved to NYC in 1978 leasing a run down townhouse on West 24th street, where he lived on the top floor and ran the lower three floors as rehearsal and recording studios and often the ground floor as a club (called Plugg Club in the '80s and The Green Door in the late '80s). The Plugg logo was designed by Punk magazine's John Holmstrom.


August-84
US NY,New York City,Plugg Club (@ 140 West 24th Street). Recording side one of the "Drowning of Lucy Hamilton" album. Engineered by Steve McAllister.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch and Connie Burg (Piano/bass clarinet/tapes).


August-84
US NY,New York City,Roli Rox studio. Recording side two of the "Drowning of Lucy Hamilton" album. Engineered by Roli Mosimann [Swans] and Clint Ruin (aka Jim G. Thirlwell).

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch and Connie Burg (Piano/bass clarinet/tapes).


07-Sep-84
US NJ,Hoboken,Maxwell's
[with Foetus]

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch and Connie Burg (Piano/bass clarinet/tapes).


London 26-Sep-84

26-Sep-84
UK London,Bloomsbury Theatre
Violent Silence-Acts of Transgression Festival
[with Cosey Fanni Tutti, Derek Jarman,..]

Listing: Scan taken from Performance Magazine #31, Sep/Oct 84.

Note: Georges Bataille homage/event (25/29-Sep-84). Lydia Lunch joins Marc Almond on "Body Unknown".


20-Feb-93
US IL,Chicago,The Metro
[Pigface with Lab Report supporting]

Setlist: Rant (with Lydia Lunch)/ Rave (with Lydia Lunch)...

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (voice) and Genesis P.Orridge (tape loops,samples) join Lab Report: Matt Schultz [ex Pigface] (Anti-Tank Guitar, signal generator,vocals) and Eric Pounder [ex Pigface] (guitar,walkie talkies). Above tracks released on Lab Report "Unhealthy" album (1994).


02-Apr-99
US CA,San Pedro,Sacred Grounds Coffee House

Note: Lydia Lunch joins Scarnella (Carla Bozulich and Nels Cline) on slide guitar.


New York 04-Oct-09

04-Oct-09
US NY,New York City,Carnegie Hall
An Evening With Gavin Friday and friends
[with Laurie Anderson, Courtney Love, Shane MacGowan, Lou Reed, JG Thirlwell, U2,..]

Ad: e-Advert.

Photo: Photo credit Amrit Singh.

Note: Lydia Lunch joins for "Knives In The Drain". Celebration for Gavin Friday's 50th birthday, organized by Hal Willner.


28-May-10 København

28-May-10
DK København,Marmorkirken
[with Diamanda Galas]

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch with Jacob Kirkegaard performing "Forget to Breathe".


03-Oct-10
ES Barcelona,Apolo

Note: Lydia Lunch guests at this Ken Stringfellow [The Posies] concert doing "Doesn’t It Remind You".


Cagliari 09-Jun-11

09-Jun-11
IT Cagliari,Teatro Civico
Karel Music Expo 2011

Photo: Credit © Gianfilippo Masserano. Used with kind permission.

Flyer: e-Flyer .

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals) performing -for the first time- as Sister Assassin.


28-Jul-11
IT Frosinone,Parco della Collina Festival

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals) performing -for the second time- as Sister Assassin.


25-Oct-11
IT Roma,Init

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals) performing -for the third time- as Sister Assassin.


San Costanzo 26-Oct-11

26-Oct-11
IT San Costanzo,Teatro Della Concordia

Postcard: Original postcard.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals) performing -for the fourth time- as Sister Assassin.


27-Oct-11
IT Milano,Music Club

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals) performing -for the fifth time- as Sister Assassin.


Lisboa 02-Jun-12

02-Jun-12
PT Lisboa,Ritz Clube

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals) with Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals) performing -for the sixth and final time- as Sister Assassin.


New York 10-Oct-13

10-Oct-13
US NY,New York City,Bowery Electric
CBGB festival-Carry On Band series
[with Glenn Matlock, Syl Sylvain, Cheetah Chrome, Lenny Kaye, The Waldos, Sick Fucks, Tuff Darts, Ivan Kral, Certain General, Andy Shernoff, Richard Lloyd, Dee Pop’s Private World, Walter Steding]

Flyers: Photo of flyer.

Photo: By Randsom.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals) joining Phantom Halo Family: David Lackner (sax,keyboards)/ Dominic Cipolla (guitar)/ Christian Lee (bass) and Ben Lord (drums).


Malaga 18-Jan-14

18-Jan-14
ES Malaga,Diputación de Málaga,La Térmica-Edgar Neville Auditorium
Breaking Open The Head

Setlist: The Damage That You Done [Big Sexy Noise]/ Poem by Thurston/ Poem by Lydia/ Trust The Witch [Big Sexy Noise]/ Your Claim Is Bizarre -poem by Thurston/ The Gospel Singer [Harry Crews]/ Cover Grid -poem by Thurston/ Weasel drum solo/ Forever On The Run [Big Sexy Noise].

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Video: video by NUO soloPRODUCTIONs.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/ Thurston Moore [Sonic Youth] (guitar)/ James Johnston [Gallon Drunk](guitar)/ Weasel Walter [Retrovirus] (drums).

Note: Free concert. Coinciding with a Richard Kern photo exhibition "Famosos y desnudos" (17-Jan-14/11-Apr-14). First "Breaking Open The Head".


Madrid 19-Jan-14

19-Jan-14
ES Madrid,Espacio Fundación Telefónica
Breaking Open The Head

Setlist: The Damage That You Done [Big Sexy Noise]/ Poem by Thurston/ Poem by Lydia/ Trust The Witch [Big Sexy Noise]/ Shellshocked-poem by Lydia/ Your Claim Is Bizarre -poem by Thurston/ The Gospel Singer [Harry Crews]/ Weasel drum solo/ Cover Grid -poem by Thurston/ Forever On The Run [Big Sexy Noise].

Photo: Screen capture from private video.

Video: video on Weasel's ugEXPLODE Youtube channel.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/ Thurston Moore [Sonic Youth] (guitar)/ James Johnston [Gallon Drunk](guitar)/ Weasel Walter [Retrovirus] (drums).

Note: Free concert. Second "Breaking Open The Head".


Los Angeles 07-Jun-14

07-Jun-14
US CA,Los Angeles-Silverlake,Cowboy Gallery

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Photo: Photo, credit Gallery Mike.

Video: Video by LA ARTstream.

Note: Lydia Lunch guests on "Kill Your Sons" at this Lou Man Group's show. LMG are Donita Sparks [L7], Sid Brown, Dave Clifford [Jail Weddings], Carol Parra [CSS] and one more.


New York City 02-Mar-15

02-Mar-15
US NY,Brooklyn,Bowery Electric

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Lydia Lunch guests at Shayne Rae's Truckstop event, with Dead Heavens, Kevn Kinney and Lenny Kaye.


East Nashville 22-Jul-15

22-Jul-15
US TN,East Nashville,The 5 Spot

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Video: Video.

Note: Lydia Lunch performs some songs with Kevn Kinney's (guitar, vocal).


Paris 20-Oct-15

20-Oct-15
FR Paris,Petit Bain
Breaking Open The Head
[with Housewives]

Setlist: Weasel drum solo/ Cisco Sunset (Some Days - Some Nights)/ Murderous Again/ Scene Of The Crime/ and more...

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Photo 2: Brilliant photo set by Robert Gil.

Video: Video by Benoit Lesieux and Mariexxme.

Line-Up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/ François Cambuzat [Putan Club] (bass)/ James Sedwards [Thurston Moore Band] (guitar) and Weasel Walter [Retrovirus] (drums).

Note: Third "Breaking Open The Head". More resembling a "Brutal Measures" performance than the 2 earlier shows in Spain.


Berlin 17-Aug-18

17-Aug-18
DE Berlin,Kulturbrauerei-Palais Theater
Pop-Kultur festival

Setlist: Modul.

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Lydia Lunch (vocals and lyrics), Gemma Ray (vocals and lyrics) and Paul St. Hilaire (vocals and lyrics) are guesting with Automat: Jochen Arbeit [Einstürzende Neubauten] (guitar, electronics)/ Achim Färber (drums, electronics)/ Georg Zeitblom (bass, electronics) and Thomas Stern [Crime and the City Solution] sound.


Castellón 26-Oct-18

26-Oct-18
ES Castellon de la Plana,Real Casino Antiguo
Sesion Sonora-Nosotras
[with Danielle de Picciotto, Gudrun Gut]

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Preceded by round-the-table conference on Electronic music with Lydia Lunch, Danielle de Picciotto, Gudrun Gut moderated by Rosa Pérez. (Photo by Antonio Pradas). Lydia performs with Eduard Escoffet.


New York 06-Nov-19

06-Nov-19
US NY,New York-Brooklyn,Brooklyn Bazar
[with A Deer A Horse]

Flyer: e-Flyer by Daniel Irons.

Photo: Photo credit Andrea Sicco.

Note: Lydia Lunch guests with the Art Gray Noizz Quintet: Stu Spasm (a.k.a. Stuart Gray) (vocals, guitar)/ Ryan -Skeleton- Boy (two string bass)/ Andrea Sicco (guitar)/ "Bloody" Rich Hutchins (drums)/ Nicholas John Stevens (trombone)/ Nikki D'Agostino (sax).



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