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Chronology of all North American (USA, MEX, and CAN) tour dates

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Additionally, I found an orgy of early event flyers here:

http://www.ravepreservationproject.com


Matt E Silver out of New York is a big time hit, some of them:






Vegetable Vision nod!




Vegetable Vision Nod, again!








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Hi.
Your list is missing something.

Actually I think the last none gig as The Dust Brothers was on 28th Jan '95 in LA. With Justin Robertson and The Crystal Method as part of an Urb magazine/ De Construction / City of Angels night. A DJ set tho'.. in a tiny club in Melrose.
I remember it well as I was there and walked (yeah i know!) back across LA to Venice Beach in the early morning where I was staying at the time. I have the flyer in my hand right now!
Shall i upload it?


Ok with a little extra time on my hands, I went a little further down the rabbit hole. I've might have narrowed on an actual venue for this.

I think it was a French restaurant by day, and a Night Club at night called, 'Louis XIV'. The address is, 606 N. La Brea Los Angeles, California (~half block off of Melrose Avenue). It's been closed for awhile, but from the information I collected, promoters Freddy Be and Mick Cole (The BudBrothers) have ties to London's Heavenly Social. Additionally, Mick Cole was the U.S. manager of Deconstruction's America Label. They even promoted their own "Monday Social" event in L.A., which was inspired by the Heavenly Social. Apparently it's still a popular event, but through a different venue.

Here is some sources where I got this from:

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1997-nov-13-ca-53127-story.html

https://www.magneticmag.com/2012/08/16-years-and-still-going-strong-monday-night-social-is-an-edm-culture-institution-hurray-for-house-music/


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that's pretty cool, nice digging bosco =]
Eight or over.


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Wow.

This really belongs on the internet archive or wikipedia or something. This message board is great and all but it's not going to be preserved, and has a limited audience.


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The truth is, this is just a small piece of the pie. I haven't even touched UK dates or Europe, I'll leave that for someone with more knowledge of the geography and history.

The main reason I wanted to create this thread is to make it as a beacon for those that might have stumbled across our forum and have an old story to tell. As time moves on, these stories fade, so it's nice to have a place to share them before we forget. I'm doing my best to track down these tour dates and organize them, so we can massage whatever broken memories that might be stuck in some peoples head.

WhiteNoise attempted to do a fan-based wiki page to keep track of stuff like this, but... life. If someone should deem the stuff that I have unearthed worthy of being noted on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chemical_Brothers, by all means, have at it.
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San Francisco :



Chems billed above Mark Wahlberg.
What's a "Wicked Sound clash" anyway?

Is this wicked? (I guess the Loleatta bit kinda is)
DON'T. LOOK. DOWN.


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LOL. I'm pretty sure Wicked (Sound Clash) is just a residency/label out of San Francisco. Throughout that rave flyer website I have listed, you can see their name/logo pop up in some NY rave flyers "coming from San Francisco" and so forth.

I would imagine if the real Mark Wahlberg was part of this gig, we would have heard about it already.


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yeah wicked is a DJ crew here in SF. they are partially responsible for bringing rave culture to the bay area in the early 90s. some of them are still active DJs, and they have an anniversary party here once a year.


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Already accounted for but cool to look at:

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https://twitter.com/errolk/status/1253788986407034882?s=20


 

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