1997

Murphy’s, Springfield, Mo - 1/23/97 (Chris Duarte, Erick Tatuaka on drums and John Jordan on bass)
Zydeco, Birmingham, Al - 2/1/97
Big Dog’s, Cedar Rapids, Ia - 2/6/97 (with Craig Erickson)
Park West, Chicago, Il - 2/7/97
Full Moon Cafe, Minneapolis, Mn - 2/8/97
Club Tavern, Middleton, Wi - 2/9/97
“Tailspin Headwhack” album rough mixes & outtakes, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 2/97 (with Gordie Johnson on drums, includes unreleased material)
“The Lewis and Floorwax Show” radio show, KRFX radio station, Denver, Co - 2/24/97
Starlight Theater, Fort Collins, Co - 2/24/97
Fox Theater, Boulder, Co - 2/25/97
Best Western Motel, Room 169, Colorado Springs, Co - 2/26/97 (interview with John Jordan)
Manhattan’s, Colorado Springs, Co - 2/26/97 (includes soundcheck and “Bessie’s Blues”)
Steamboat Springs, Co - 2/28/97 (interview with Chris Duarte)
The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, Co - 2/28/97 (includes soundcheck)
Herman’s Hideaway, Denver, Co - 3/1/97
KBAC radio station, Santa Fe, NM - 3/5/97
Rockefeller’s, Houston, Tx - 3/15/97
The Musicians Exchange in-store performance, Del Rey Beach, Fl - 4/3/97 Video
Sapphire Club, Orlando, Fl - 4/4/97 Video
"Tampa Bay Blues Festival", Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, Fl - 4/5/97 Video
The Big Easy Showroom, Waco, Tx - 4/19/97
Hemlock Park, Big Rapids, Mi - 4/26/97
World Mardi Gras, Indianapolis, In - 4/27/97 (opening for Eric Johnson)
The Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, Mi - 5/1/97
Wilbert’s, Cleveland, Oh - 5/2/97
“The Son of Ghoul” TV show, Cleveland, Oh - 5/3/97 Video (interview with Chris and clips from 5/2/97)
State of the Union, Washington, D.C. - 5/5/97 Video
Thums, Concord, NH - 5/8 - 5/9/97
Club Metronome, Burlington, Vt - 5/10/97
House Of Blues, Cambridge, Ma - 5/11/97
The Double Door, Charlotte, SC - 5/14/97
House of Guitars in-store appearance, Rochester, NY - 5/17/97
Janus Landing, St. Petersburg, Fl - 5/23/97 Video (with Chris’s daughter, Celeste)
Basin Park Hotel, Eureka Springs, Ar - 5/30/97 (opens with new song “Azul Ezell”)
The Victoria Inn, Eureka Springs, Ar - 6/1/97 (jam session with the Deanna Bogart Band)
"Summerfest", Milwaukee, Wi - 7/2/97 Video+
Norman Pratt’s house, Kenosha, Wi - 7/2/97 Video, DVD
(Chris playing in the attic with Norman Pratt & The Soul Bullets)
Riverside Park, Peoria, Il - 7/3/97
Telephone interview with Chris Duarte - 7/8/97
WHEB radio station, Portsmouth, NH - 7/24/97
Portsmouth Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH - 7/24/97
Riverbend Amphitheater, Cincinnati, Oh - 7/25/97
Club Zydeco, Birmingham, Al - 8/9/97
Wilbert’s, Cleveland, Oh - 8/15/97 Video+ (footage for “Son of Ghoul” TV show on 8/16/97)
“The Son of Ghoul” TV show, Cleveland, Oh - 8/16/97 Video (interview with Chris and footage of 8/15/97)
Riverside Park, Oshkosh, Wi - 8/21/97
Murphy’s, Springfield, Mo - 8/23/97
“Blue Monday” radio show, KUT radio station (Studio 1A), Austin, Tx - 8/25/97 (includes an acoustic “Azul Ezell”)
B.B. King’s, Memphis, Tn - 8/31/97
Woodlands Pavilion, The Woodlands, Tx - 9/6/97 (afternoon show)
Rockefeller’s, Houston, Tx - 9/6/97 Video, DVD+ (evening show, includes soundcheck)
The Bottleneck, Lawrence, Ks - 9/16/97 Video+ (“Tailspin Headwhack” album release party; Chris wears a dress! Also the debut of “People Say” and “Thrill Is Gone”)
Big Dog’s, Cedar Rapids, Ia - 9/17/97
The Zoo Bar, Lincoln, Ne - 9/21/97 Video+
"House of Blues" radio show, House of Blues, Los Angeles, Ca - 9/27/97
Dixie Theater, Bryan, Tx - 10/2/97 (Chris Duarte with The Hadden Sayers Band on one cut)
Stubb’s, Austin, Tx - 10/3/97 Video
The Strand, Providence, RI - 10/6/97
Linden’s, Fort Collins, Co - 10/9/97
Interview inside the band’s van, I-70, Colorado - 10/10/97
The Double Diamond, Aspen, Co - 10/10/97 (includes soundcheck)
Fox Theater, Boulder, Co - 10/11/97 Video+ (includes soundcheck)
Colorado Music Hall, Colorado Springs, Co - 10/12/97 (includes soundcheck; with Dirty Pool)
Park West, Chicago, Il - 10/17/97
The Majestic Theater, Detroit, Mi - 10/18/97
The Double Door, Charlotte, NC - 10/21/97 Video+
Frankie’s Patio, Tampa, Fl - 10/23/97 Video
Club Sapphire, Orlando, Fl - 10/24/97 Video
Cotton Club, Atlanta, Ga - 10/25/97
Cain’s Ballroom, Tulsa, Ok - 11/1/97
Ludlow’s, Columbus, Oh - 11/9/97
Metropol, Pittsburgh, Pa - 11/11/97 (with Government Mule)
Peabody’s Down Under, Cleveland, Oh - 11/12/97 (with Government Mule)
Phoenix Hill Tavern, Louisville, Ky - 11/13/97 (with Government Mule)
“The Son of Ghoul” TV show, Cleveland, Oh - 11/13/97 Video (Chris jams with Son of Ghoul)
Lynaugh’s, Lexington, Ky - 11/14/97 (with Government Mule)
WTVE radio station, Dayton, Oh - 11/15/97 (Chris tells story about his guitar)
Best Buy in-store performance, Castleton, In - 11/16/97 (Chris plays through a karaoke player)
Bluebird Theater, Bloomington, In - 11/17/97
The Metro Cafe, Washington, D.C. - 11/20/97 Video+
Milestones, Rochester, NY - 11/21/97
Toad’s Place, New Haven, Ct - 11/23/97 Video+
Thum’s, Concord, NH - 11/24/97
WCLZ radio station, Portland, Me - 11/25/97
Raoul’s, Portland, Me - 11/25/97
Club Metronome, Burlington, Vt - 11/26/97 (includes "Fire On The Mountain"!)
“The Rock Report” radio show, Q107 radio station, Toronto, Ontario - 12/1/97
Murphy’s, Springfield, Mo - 12/6/97 Video+
Rockefeller’s, Houston, Tx - 12/19/97 Video
Cain’s Ballroom, Tulsa, Ok - 12/31/97 Video, DVD

photos by Mike Tomaskovic and Jennifer Van Nuffelen

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