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Weezer concert: 08/15/1997

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This article is about Weezer's set during this show. For That Dog's performance, see That Dog concert: 08/15/1997.
Weezer concert: 08/15/1997
Venue The Palace
Location Los Angeles, CA
Date August 15, 1997
Associated album Pinkerton
Supporting acts That Dog
Black Market Flowers
Bootleg Recorded by MTV, video/audio circulating
Press Rolling Stone article: 08/23/1997
Weezer live show chronology
08/09/1997 - Honolulu, HI 08/15/1997 - Los Angeles, CA 11/??/1998 - Los Angeles, CA (as Goat Punishment)
That Dog live show chronology
08/09/1997 - Antioch, TN 08/15/1997 - Los Angeles, CA 08/26/2011 - West Hollywood, CA

Weezer performed at the Palace in Los Angeles, California on August 15, 1997 as part of concert to benefit the family of Mykel and Carli Allan, the founders of the Weezer Fan Club who, along with their younger sister Trysta, passed away in a car accident in July of that year. The supporting acts were Black Market Flowers (who reformed just for this event, having previously split up[1]) and That Dog (who disbanded thereafter). This concert was Weezer's final performance for three years, and the last to feature bassist Matt Sharp before his departure from the band. Among those known to be in attendance were Claire Danes, Jared Leto, Billie Joe Armstrong (of Green Day), Ben Lee, Spike Jonze, Sophia Coppola, and members of No Doubt."[2] Before the encore, the Mykel and Carli's father, Wayne Allan, delivered a speech.

Setlist

No. Title
1. "My Name Is Jonas"    
2. "Getchoo"    
3. "No One Else"    
4. "No Other One"    
5. "Holiday"    
6. "The Good Life"    
7. "Say It Ain't So"    
8. "Susanne"    
9. "Pink Triangle"    
10. "Buddy Holly" (Pat Wilson on bass, Adrian Young of No Doubt on drums)  
11. "Why Bother?"    
12. "Undone - The Sweater Song"    
13. "Surf Wax America"    
Encore
No. Title
14. "Mykel and Carli" (Rivers solo)  
15. "El Scorcho"    
16. "Only in Dreams"    

Video


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First encore song of the memorial concert for Mykel and Carli Allen, the band's fan club presidents, and their sister Trysta, all of whom were killed in a tragic auto accident while en route to a Weezer show in Salt Lake City. The saddest yet perhaps most uplifting stage moment in the band's career. The girls' father, Wayne, delivers a touching speech to introduce the performance.


- Karl Koch, Video Capture Device booklet, 2004

Gallery

Black Market Flowers

Weezer

The Allan family and other figures

See also

References

  1. MTV.com article "Hundreds Join Weezer In Tribute To Fanclub Leaders". By Clare Kleinedler. Published on August 20, 1997
  2. Bendersky, Ari. "Weezer, That Dog Pay Tribute To Fans" Rolling Stone. 23 August 1997. https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/weezer-that-dog-pay-tribute-to-fans-181596/ Weezerpedia mirror
  3. Setlist per MTV broadcast (via the Internet Archive): [1]
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