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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#21 Post by Noonesshocking » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:38 pm

Camden NJ 2009. First AND last time. I have no interest in ever seeing them again unless Eric comes back for some reason.

One of my favorite shows ever. Such a special night. I had never been so excited for a concert and I think it ended up being one of the better NINJA shows. Perry didn't look like an idiot and Dave and Eric were mouthing along to many of the lyrics. I was in the pit with @someguy and it was as if the rest of the venue melted away as soon as they came on. Felt like a club show or something. I walked away that night thinking I had experienced a legit slice of Jane's. But it did also feel like it was gonna end soon. I so feel lucky that I caught them. Wish they hadn't downtuned for that tour, but still think they haven't sounded as mean since Eric left again.


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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#22 Post by MYXYLPLYX » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:54 pm

Wow... I seriously couldn't remember so I had to go and search my own FB page... apparently it was October 24th, 2015 at The Warfield. I recalled that I went because I could get in for free and needed a night away from the kids. I spent more time chatting with old friends/coworkers than I did watching the show. It was a lot of cringeworthy moments with a few passable interludes. But, I can't say that I was disappointed because I went in expecting them to suck?

I skipped them on TGEA tour, even though I could go for free, because I just couldn't generate any interest at all, same as the album.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#23 Post by MYXYLPLYX » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:00 pm

crater wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:29 pm
December 12, 2003 - Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA.

It was the same venue and almost the same date (12-15-90) when I first saw them, so it was a fitting bookend to seeing Jane's live for me.

It was the Live 105 Not So Silent Night show. The setlist was super short and I thought they were terrible.
Stop!
True Nature
Been Caught Stealing
Strays
Just Because
Price I Pay
The Riches
Mountain Song
Ocean Size
And even though I didn't enjoy them that night I remember that when their set came to an abrupt end I left feeling ripped off because they were the band I went to the show to see. I also got to see Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Iggy Pop the same night, so entire show wasn't all bad.

The only interesting thing about Jane's set was the band started Stop and played about 80% of the song without Perry even appearing on stage.

I did videotape it and I believe I sent you a VHS of the show creep. When I posted on xiola that I recorded it only a handful of people sent me a PM saying that they were interested in a copy. For some reason the audio came out bad on it though from what I remember. I might have watched it twice and that was enough for me. I'm not even sure I still own a copy of the show :noclue:
I was working a show at The Warfield that night when a friend who worked for Capitol grabbed me and said she had free tickets (Warfield show had just ended). So we ran down Market to the BGC and got inside for I believe the end of Mountain Song and all of Ocean Size before they abruptly left the stage and the lights came on. If I recall, the rumor was a band squabble precipitated the short set?

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#24 Post by SR » Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:52 am

Noonesshocking wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:38 pm
Camden NJ 2009. First AND last time. I have no interest in ever seeing them again unless Eric comes back for some reason.

One of my favorite shows ever. Such a special night. I had never been so excited for a concert and I think it ended up being one of the better NINJA shows. Perry didn't look like an idiot and Dave and Eric were mouthing along to many of the lyrics. I was in the pit with @someguy and it was as if the rest of the venue melted away as soon as they came on. Felt like a club show or something. I walked away that night thinking I had experienced a legit slice of Jane's. But it did also feel like it was gonna end soon. I so feel lucky that I caught them. Wish they hadn't downtuned for that tour, but still think they haven't sounded as mean since Eric left again.

This is interesting and I am glad you saw this. I was really excited to see our LA NINJA. I took my 13 year old son. It felt like a stupid musical circle of life thing for me :lol: . Frankly, I don't know if they were good that night (bt 2.0 standards), but I do know EA didn't want to be there. He spent a freat deal of time on his bass cabinet, and much of that facing off stage. It bummed me out. All in all, I am glad I took him.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#25 Post by Noonesshocking » Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:46 am

SR wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:52 am
Noonesshocking wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:38 pm
This is interesting and I am glad you saw this. I was really excited to see our LA NINJA. I took my 13 year old son. It felt like a stupid musical circle of life thing for me :lol: . Frankly, I don't know if they were good that night (bt 2.0 standards), but I do know EA didn't want to be there. He spent a freat deal of time on his bass cabinet, and much of that facing off stage. It bummed me out. All in all, I am glad I took him.

I think it's good your son got to see the OG lineup :rockon:

I was 19 and far less jaded, but the experience still sticks with me.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#26 Post by Hokahey » Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:07 am

MYXYLPLYX wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:54 pm
Wow... I seriously couldn't remember so I had to go and search my own FB page... apparently it was October 24th, 2015 at The Warfield. I recalled that I went because I could get in for free and needed a night away from the kids. I spent more time chatting with old friends/coworkers than I did watching the show. It was a lot of cringeworthy moments with a few passable interludes. But, I can't say that I was disappointed because I went in expecting them to suck?

I skipped them on TGEA tour, even though I could go for free, because I just couldn't generate any interest at all, same as the album.

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I thought the TGEA show I saw was better than Ninja. Ninja felt like Chaney Jane's with Avery. TGEA felt more like Avery Jane's with Chaney.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#27 Post by Six7Six7 » Sat Oct 27, 2018 1:41 pm

Noonesshocking wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:38 pm
I have no interest in ever seeing them again unless Eric comes back for some reason.
There is a better chance of Perry's voice coming back before Eric ever does.

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#28 Post by Larry B. » Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:22 pm

I can’t remember the last time I saw them. First time qas in Brazil, with Eric, then one time Lolla Chile and another time in Santiago probably 3-4 years ago, but I have no idea which of the 2 shows in Chile was last. Nor I care, really. Those two shows were pretty “meh.”

I remember I went to one of these shows with THE childhood friend who also liked Jane’s, and at one point he asked me whether there was a problem with Perry’s mic. He dreamed of listening to Mountain Song live and when it finally happened, it was so disappointing. There was no energy, no anger, everyone was sat down because there was no “umph” to the show at all. A real shame.

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#29 Post by Juana » Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:44 pm

Larry B. wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:22 pm
I can’t remember the last time I saw them. First time qas in Brazil, with Eric, then one time Lolla Chile and another time in Santiago probably 3-4 years ago, but I have no idea which of the 2 shows in Chile was last. Nor I care, really. Those two shows were pretty “meh.”

I remember I went to one of these shows with THE childhood friend who also liked Jane’s, and at one point he asked me whether there was a problem with Perry’s mic. He dreamed of listening to Mountain Song live and when it finally happened, it was so disappointing. There was no energy, no anger, everyone was sat down because there was no “umph” to the show at all. A real shame.
Last part of your statement my better half was like: "This?! Really?! Fuck this I'm going to see King Diamond" or something similar at FFF

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#30 Post by crater » Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:11 am

MYXYLPLYX wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:00 pm
If I recall, the rumor was a band squabble precipitated the short set?
I believe it.

With the bizarre start of their set, where the band played about 80% of Stop without Perry (he even ran out from the side of the stage saying "Were you expecting me?" near the end of the song) added with how the show ended. It just came across as strange to me. Then a few weeks later they had all those cancelled shows that they were supposed to play with Marilyn Manson and that was it for the Strays era of the band.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#31 Post by farrellgirl99 » Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:12 pm

my last time was when they played williamsburg 8/17/2012. i didnt remember it being that long ago but i skipped a few they played after (like the times square show i had no interest in)

i was right in front of dave up against the rail. solid last show. i have no interest in ever going again.

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#32 Post by tubro » Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:17 pm

Interesting indeed because the last two times I saw them I went for the other band. Last time I saw them was Oct 12, 2014, free in Times Square NYC. Went for Devo. (They were unreal.) Stayed for Jane’s and saw drunk perry melt down and have the sound turned off on him as he bitched about Deblasio.

After that I got a free ticket for Dinosaur Jr at Capitol Theater in Westchester in 2016, opening for Jane’s. Left after J. blew my ears out as he’s done so many times before, and hung out at the bar, which, for anyone who’s ever been to the Cap, is a nice bar, totally separate from the concert hall, where they have other bands playing. I figured to pop back in for a few Ritual songs i hadn’t heard in a while but No One’s Leaving was just so bad. Went back in for then she did, which they played really well, stayed for Of course (not so good, not too surprisingly) and got the fuck out of there.

I was trying to think of the last time i paid for a Jane’s ticket but that goes back a long way. Probably NINJA. There were a few other free ones after that including the one they made into a DVD at terminal 5 (which had its moments for sure). It’s been a while now and if they come around and it’s convenient and free I’m sure I’d go for nostalgia sake. I still think they have some concert chops, but, oddly enough, not for their truest fans. We’re just too bored by what they’ve turned into as a live act.

Irony is that Dino Jr is from the same era and still brings it. Devo is from way earlier and is spectacular. It’s no surprise - plenty of older bands still work hard at their craft. That’s what’s so disturbing about JA, for almost two decades now. Shame.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#33 Post by Mescal » Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:40 pm

Jun 9 2010
Jane’s Addiction Setlist
at Gelredome, Arnhem, Netherlands



Mountain Song
Ain't No Right
Whores
Three Days
Been Caught Stealing
Superhero
Ocean Size
Ted, Just Admit It...

Duff on bass.

Horrible show. Just, really, horrible.

They opened for RATM. Crowd wasn't paying attention and JA didn't put any effort into it.

Dave did play his Hello Kitty guitar thought. Which must've been the highlight of the show.

Dragged some friends and my girlfriend (now wife) over there, we had to hurry, got in just in time, I was stressed .... And later embarrassed I dragged my friends to see this trainwreck. Surprisingly they thought it wasn't that bad (not Jane's fans). They were impressed with Dave's guitar playing.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#34 Post by phenobarb_bambalam » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:50 am

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Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:39 pm
24 Feb 2010. Pretty sure this was the last EA club/theatre show. The ones he did after that were festival shows.

I fucking loved it.
Indeed, the Melbourne show was the last headline show with EA - I think there was one festival show after that...in Perth? Went to the one before yours in Sydney and loved it.

As for the last time seeing them - the Ritual show in London - 13 June 2016. I had sworn off seeing them again, but was lured by the album performance. It'll be the last time, I suspect. I can't see ever having a reason to watch that carnage again.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#35 Post by kv » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:41 am

Imagine this is your fan bass..a thread of when everyone stopped giving a fuck about your current life lol

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#36 Post by panicparty » Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:08 am

November 7th 2003, one of the late Strays shows, a couple of weeks before the December shows got cancelled and it all turned to shit for them (again). Nottingham, UK.

Things didn't look to happy in the Jane's camp, particularly Dave. No interaction between Perry and Dave the whole gig. A slightly malevolent "bad vibe" which actually provoked a pretty good, if typically short, show from them. They played hard on the faster songs, and sounded like Jane's. Chaney shirtless and moving on the stage, actually had some presence. Set list:

Up The Beach
Stop!
Ain't No Right
Strays
Been Caught Stealing
Ted, Just Admit It...
Everybody's Friend (acoustic)
Just Because (acoustic)
True Nature
The Riches
Ocean Size
Price I Pay
Jane Says (acoustic)

It was good to have a fair few Strays songs, especially since they've not played any of them since in this form - the only Strays song from this list afaik that they've performed live since 2003 is Just Because, and this night they did that one acoustically, which I thought worked really well. No Three Days though, which was disappointing.

I missed NINJA due to a logistical fuck up, and having seen footage of more recent performances, I don't think I'd go see them again unless they were playing in my house.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#37 Post by Larry B. » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:19 am

kv wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:41 am
Imagine this is your fan bass..a thread of when everyone stopped giving a fuck about your current life lol
They broke us.

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Re: The last time you saw Jane's live

#38 Post by Eric B. » Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:29 am

2003-10-04. My goodness. It has been 15 years and I still visit this site from time to time......

The show was enjoyable

Since then I saw a Banyan show in Amsterdam and a musically ok-ish satelite party (ft Nuno) show. Also in Amsterdam. The last gig became utterly cringeworthy because of the incredebily out of place stage-performance by Etty. My goodness. I was there with my then new girlfriend. Wanted to show her my old hero that meant a lot to me. It's a miracle she married me after that. The name Etty in our house still leads to my wife doing some spontaneous pole-dancing.. :rockon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjOjl-Of9bM

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#39 Post by Mescal » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:56 pm

Wow.

I was there as well, in Amsterdam.

For me it was one of the best shows I've ever seen. To see Jane's in a mythical concert venue... With the crowd being into it, shouting every word.

Me, dragging a 2 friends along. One who didn't have a ticket, the other who never even heard of Jane's, with people in the crowd asking him why hé wasn't into them... They were just there for the weekend, so we could buy weed and smoke joints... Such good times.... So long ago..

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#40 Post by Noonesshocking » Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:17 pm

Eric B. wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:29 am
2003-10-04. My goodness. It has been 15 years and I still visit this site from time to time......

The show was enjoyable

Since then I saw a Banyan show in Amsterdam and a musically ok-ish satelite party (ft Nuno) show. Also in Amsterdam. The last gig became utterly cringeworthy because of the incredebily out of place stage-performance by Etty. My goodness. I was there with my then new girlfriend. Wanted to show her my old hero that meant a lot to me. It's a miracle she married me after that. The name Etty in our house still leads to my wife doing some spontaneous pole-dancing.. :rockon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjOjl-Of9bM
Weird how the crowd is singing along loudly to "Strays" of all songs.

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