The Smashing Pumpkins 1988-07-09

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July 9, 1988 – Chicago, IL, US
Live performance by The Smashing Pumpkins
ArtistThe Smashing Pumpkins
DateJuly 9, 1988
VenueChicago 21
Coordinates41°56′19″N 87°46′45″W
LocationChicago, IL, US
Venue typeClub
PersonnelBilly Corgan, James Iha
Order of bandsStil Life, The Smashing Pumpkins

July 9, 1988 was The Smashing Pumpkins' very first show. It featured Billy Corgan on bass, James Iha on guitar, and a drum machine. Corgan also played bass for the opening band, Stil Life. The venue was a Polish bar called Chicago 21.

The image that appears on the handbill was clipped from the June 1979 issue of National Geographic. The article was titled "Anatomy of a Burmese Beauty Secret" and featured a Padaung woman from eastern Burma wearing golden neck rings.[1]

Setlist[edit | edit source]

  1. "Lock Me Up(only performance)
  2. "Bleed(live debut)
  3. "Screaming(live debut)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Setlist is incomplete

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