|July 9, 1988 – Chicago, IL, US|
|Live performance by The Smashing Pumpkins|
|Artist||The Smashing Pumpkins|
|Date||July 9, 1988|
|Location||Chicago, IL, US|
|Personnel||Billy Corgan, James Iha|
|Order of bands||Stil 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.
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- Setlist is incomplete
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References[edit | edit source]
- Todd White. October 6, 2021 Instagram post