Mimi Fariña
in Concert

Repertoire
Performing Partners
Concert Dates


REPERTOIRE:

Mimi's live act was a combination of her own songs, Richard Fariña's songs, and songs by contemporary singer-songwriters, many of whom were friends of hers. Less frequently she sang traditional folksongs. Many people will be surprised to find that Mimi had a large repertoire of original songs that were never officially released on album. The songs listed below were compiled from fans' setlists and memories, published reviews of her shows, and bootlegs.

Self-written songs, released on albums:
After the Sugar Harvest
Best of Friends
Big Party
Charlotte *
Deep Feelings
In the Quiet Morning
Letter to Jesus
Mary Call
Old Woman

Self-written songs, unreleased:
Actual Feeling of Love
Come-Get-Me Shoes
Dandy Lion
Darling
Feeling Left Behind [with Bill Amatneek]
Good News Tonight (Free Entertainment on My TV)
Mama Tried (Oh Mama)
Mister Rudy (He Lives Alone)
Now You've Learned to Love
Paranoia
Ruby, Woman of Easy Virtue
Sad Cities
Sheriffs on the Highway
Thank God I'm a Millionaire
(parody of "Thank God I'm a Country Boy")

Songs by Contemporaries:
Bird on a Wire (Leonard Cohen)
Blue Prelude (Joe Bishop & Gordon Jenkins)
Catch the Wind (Donovan)
Carry it On (Gil Turner) *
Dad, I Never Saw You Crying (Chris Gantry) *
Daniel (Elton John)
Defying Gravity (Jesse Winchester)
Get Together (Dino Valenti)
Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues (Danny O'Keefe) [with Martine Habib]
How Can We Hang onto a Dream (Tim Hardin)
I Can See Clearly Now (Johnny Nash)
If I Were a Carpenter (Tim Hardin)
If My Eyes Were Blind (David Olney)
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (Hank Williams)
Interlude (Banana)
Jonah (Banana)
Lady Estelle (Martine Habib)
Legend in my Time (Don Gibson) [sang with Joan at Newport '68]
Less Than the Song (Hoyt Axton)
Lovin' Arms (Tom Jans) *
Lucy Jordan (Shel Silverstein)
Mama Tried (Merle Haggard)
Me and Bobby McGee (Kris Kristofferson)*
Morning, Morning (Tuli Kupferberg)
Oh, Had I a Golden Thread (Pete Seeger) [with Joan]
Sing for the Song (Shel Silverstein)
Walk Me 'Round Your Garden (Dick Pinney)
Walking Down the Line (Bob Dylan)
What's the Difference? (Scott MacKenzie) *
You're Sixteen (Johnny Burnett) *
Richard Fariña songs:
Children of Darkness
Pack Up Your Sorrows
Quiet Joys of Brotherhood
Swallow Song


Traditional Songs:
Amazing Grace
Daniel Prayed
I'm a Rambler, I'm a Gambler
In These Hard, Hard Times
The Praties They Grow Small *
Royal Canal
Stewball
Will the Circle Be Unbroken
(in a medley with Pack Up Your Sorrows)


Spanish Songs:
Viva mi patria Bolivia (Apolinar Camacho)
El Palomo (José Ingenieros)




* songs she sung with Tom Jans


PERFORMING PARTNERS and BACK-UP MUSICIANS:

Despite her ambition to establish a reputation on her own, Mimi never really enjoyed performing solo. She often spoke of the loneliness of the touring musician, and very often employed at least one back-up musician or sought a partner. Aside from Richard Fariña, Tom Jans, and Joan Baez, some of Mimi's co-performers were:

Banana - by far her most frequent collaborator; he played guitar, bass and keyboards on many of her gigs. See Banana's page for more details.
Bill Amatneek - played string bass with Mimi on some of her late 70s-early 80s performances, and was also part of the house band for Bread & Roses' early fundraisers.
Carol McComb - most famous for her duet with Kathy Larisch as Kathy & Carol, McComb toured with Mimi in the early 70s. People who saw Mimi and Carol together recall that they sounded incredible together. Carol McComb has recorded several solo albums.
Julie Payne - was another member of The Committee. They can be seen very briefly (too briefly, alas) performing "Tears of Fire" in the film Celebration at Big Sur. They toured together, then Julie embarked on her acting career.
Richard Greene - formerly of Seatrain. Backed up Mimi circa 1977.
Martine Habib - also sang with Mimi in the early 70s. She recorded one solo album, and her voice was sometimes compared to Joan Baez.
Hoyt Axton - a good friend of Mimi; they often performed together in the 70s.
John Guth - frequently accompanied Mimi on second guitar on her east coast gigs in the eighties.


CONCERT DATES:

If you have any info, clippings, ads, reviews, or memories to share, please write to me, Douglas Cooke, at doug@richardandmimi.com

Date: Event / Appearing with: Venue: Source of info:
66 July 10 Third Annual Big Sur Folk Festival, with Joan Baez, Judy Collins, Mark Spoelstra, Malvina Reynolds, Nancy Carlen, Al Kooper, and others. Esalen Institute poster;
Sing Out! Sep 66
66 July 16 Mimi and Joan join Marty Balin and the Grateful Dead for the song "In the Midnight Hour" Fillmore, San Francisco Grateful Dead: The Illustrated Trip
66 Aug 17 Psychedelic Fashion Show with Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service Fillmore Auditorium, SF poster
66 Sep 30-Oct 1 Stewart Brand's "Whatever It Is Festival:" An Acid Test featuring Grateful Dead, The Only Alternative, The Committee, Congress of Wonders, Bill Ham's Lightshow, and Ann Halprin's Dance Workshop. San Francisco State College Grateful Dead: The Illustrated Trip
66 Oct 8 with Joan Baez, Grateful Dead, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Ed Keating, Don Duncan Mt. Tamalpais Outdoor Theatre poster
66 Oct 8 (same date as above ... error?) with The Only Alternative and his Other Possibilities, Quicksilver Messenger Service, & Circus Maximus (with Nepenthe). U.C. Berkeley poster
66 Oct 31 "Dance of Death Costume Ball" with Grateful Dead, Quicksilver Messenger Service California Hall poster
67 Aug 5 Radio broadcast on WKCR program, "Broadsides." With Joan Baez and Judy Collins.   NYT radio listings, Aug 5 71
67 Big Sur Folk Festival Esalen Institute poster, varios photos (including one in Joan Baez LP, The First Ten Years)
67 Aug 25-26 with Dave Van Ronk and Fred Neil Berkeley Community Theater and San Francisco Mansonic Auditorium poster
68 Jan 22 The Committee (comedy) UCLA Royce Hall LA Times 24 Jan 68 (review)
68 July 26 Newport Folk Festival. Mimi performs with Maria Muldaur, Richie Havens, Kweskin & Lyman Family, and Joan Baez. Joan and Mimi sing duets of Don Gibson's "Legend in my Time" and Tuli Kupferberg's "Morning, Morning". Newport, RI reported in NYT July 27; concert available at WolfgangsVault.com
68 Sep 7-8 Fifth Annual Big Sur Folk Festival, with Joan Baez, John Sebastian, Crosby, Stills, Nash, and others. Mimi and Milan Melvin were married at this event (Sep 7). Esalen Institute Rolling Stone
69 Sep ?? Sixth Annual Big Sur Folk Festival, with Joan Baez, John Sebastian, Incredible String Band, Julie Payne, Joni Mitchell, and others. Esalen Institute Rolling Stone Oct 18
69(?) Dec 4-6 with Doc Watson and Incredible String Band. Boston Tea Party poster
70 Jul 5 "A Celebration of Life, for Peace Through Music."
With Johnny Rivers, Tom Smothers, Buddy Miles Express, Peter Yarrow, Barry Melton of Country Joe & the Fish, Leigh French, Beau Bridges, friends of "Hair."
LA Sports Arena LA Times Jul 3 1970, p.F11
70 Oct Berkeley Folk Festival, with Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Peggy Seeger & Ewan MacColl, Jack Elliot, Joy of Cooking, Sam Chatmon, Big Mama Thornton, and Big Brother and the Holding Co. Berkeley, CA Rainbow Quest (book)
The Seventies ~ Mimi Fariña & Tom Jans
Date: Event / Appearing with: Venue: Source of info:
70 Sep-Oct? with Boz Scaggs. Bear's Lair, UC Berkeley Mike Ross
(was at the show)
70 Oct 3 Big Sur Folk Festival. With Tom Jans. Also appearing: Tom Ghent, Kris Kristofferson, Linda Ronstadt with Swampwater, Mark Spoelstra, Beach Boys, John Phillips, Joan Baez. Esalen Institute Sing Out Jul/Aug
70 Oct 3 with Tom Jans, Chris Etheridge. [same date as Big Sur Folk Fest above??]    
70 Oct 20-25 with Tom Jans (Massive Ferguson opened on Oct 22) Ash Grove, LA David Hartzheim
More Info
70 Oct-Nov? with Tom Jans (Massive Ferguson opened) The Four Muses,
San Clemente, CA
David Hartzheim
70 Oct-Nov? with Tom Jans (Massive Ferguson opened) In the Alley, Escondido, CA David Hartzheim
70 Oct-Nov? with Tom Jans (with guest appearances by Massive Ferguson, Bruce Langhorne and Kris Kristofferson) The Back Door, UC San Diego David Hartzheim
70 Nov 7 with Tom Jans. Will Bartel opens. Coffee House, San Francisco poster
70 Nov 18-?? with Tom Jans The Quiet Knight, Chicago Chicago Tribune Nov 20
"late 1970" with Tom Jans Boston Tea Party Time Out Mar 25 72 - brief mention
70 Dec 28 ff (2 weeks) with Tom Jans, Steve Baron, Jef Lowell (on bass) and comedian Uncle Dirty The Gaslight, NYC NYT Dec 29 (review)
71 Mar ?? with Tom Jans NYC  
71 Apr 18-23 with Tom Jans The Boarding House
San Francisco
poster
71 Mar 14 with Tom Jans Marshall Tavern
Marshall, CA
Steve Dulson
(was at the show)
71 May 1 MAYDAY: Benefit for So Cal Council of Free Clinics. With the Association, Joan Baez, Country Joe McDonald, Earth, Wind & Fire, Every Bros, Joy of Cooking, Joyous Noise, Charles John Quarto, Redeye, Rockin Foo, Stoneground, Jack Nicholson. Hollywood Bowl LA Free Press May 7 (review); LA Times Apr 25 (ad)
71 ?? Monterey Folk Festival. With Tom Jans. Monterey, CA  
71 Jul 30-Aug 1 with Tom Jans. Cambridge Folk Festival Cambridge, UK John Grey
(was at the show)
71 Aug? ?? with Tom Jans Les Cousins, London Tom Jans website
71 ?? ?? European tour: Trinity University, Scandinavia, Poland, Paris various Tom Jans website
71 Aug 29 Beat Gaest (Danish Radio) Denmark Tom Jans website
71 Fall Opened for James Taylor and Carole King Academy of Music, Philadelphia Distant Drummer (review)
71 Sep 25 8th Annual Big Sur Folk Festival. Featuring Joan Baez, Kris Kristofferson, Mimi Fariña & Tom Jans, and others. Esalen Institute One Hand Clapping (album)
71 Oct 14 with Tom Jans, opening for Gordon Lightfoot Freeborn Hall, UC Davis poster
71 Oct 24 with Tom Jans, opening for Cat Stevens Philharmonic Hall, NYC NYT Oct 3 (ad)
Variety Nov 3 (review)
71 Nov 6 with Tom Jans, opening for Cat Stevens [not yet confirmed] Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington, DC  
71 Nov 24 with Tom Jans, opening for Cat Stevens Berkeley Community Theater NYT (notice)
71 Nov 26 with Tom Jans, opening for Cat Stevens Santa Clara County Fairgrounds poster
71 Nov 27-28 with Tom Jans, opening for Cat Stevens Greek Theatre LA Times Nov 21 (ad)
71 Fall Other locations of the Cat Stevens tour, of uncertain dates: Trinity University, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas Memorial Auditorium, Denver, San Jose.   Tom Jans website
71 Dec ?? with Tom Jans, and David Buskin Gaslight II Pinewoods Folk Music Club newsletter
71 Dec ?? with Tom Jans, opening for Cat Stevens Greek Theater, LA Billboard Dec 18 (review)
71 Dec ? with Tom Jans Gaslight II  
71 Dec 19 Mimi and Joan Baez (Joan appeared solo on the 18th and 20th). They performed Railroad Boy, Children of Darkness, Reach Out, and Pack up your sorrows. Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London programme booklet
72 Mar ?? with Tom Jans. Stefan Grossman opens. Stonehenge Time Out (review)
72 Apr 8 with Tom Jans Case Western University, Cleveland bootleg
72 Apr 12-17 with Tom Jans; Chris Smither opens Bitter End, NYC Variety Apr 26, Billboard Apr 29 (reviews)
72 May 6-7 with Tom Jans; Ralph & Holly Barr open. Four Muses; San Clemente, CA LA Times Nov 21 (ad)
72 ?? ?? appearance on Dick Cavett, with Tom Jans   Bill Scott
(remembers watching it on TV)
The Seventies ~ After Tom Jans
Date: Event / Appearing with: Venue: Source of info:
72 Nov 15-19 with Carol McComb
[NOTE: An anecdote in Down and In by Ronald Sukenick reports that Joan Baez and Sandy Bull join Mimi onstage one night. No date given. Also, Pinewoods Folk Music Club Newsletter reports that Denny Brown shared the stage with Mimi one night.]
Max's Kansas City NYT Nov 15 (ad)
72 Nov 22 with Joan Baez, B.B. King, Voices of East Harlem Ossining Prison (Sing Sing) NYT Nov 24 (review)
73 Jan 16-21 with Hoyt Axton Troubadour, Los Angeles LA Times Jan 18 (review)
73 Mar 30 with Carol McComb; Randy Shaaron opens. Benefit for Shanti Nonviolent Center Good Karma
First Christian Church
poster
73 Mar 31-Apr 3 solo Good Karma
Madison, WI
poster [year deduced from other details]
73 Apr ?? benefit concert Los Angeles Zoo World Oct 25
- mention
73 Jun? ?? solo The Golden Bear Zoo World Oct 25
- mention
73 June 21 Mimi Fariña and Holly Near Ash Grove, Los Angeles ad
73 June 22-24 Mimi Fariña and Phil Ochs Ash Grove, Los Angeles Billboard Jul 3 (review)
73 July 7 KPFK Benefit Concert, featuring John Hartford, Hoyt Axton, Mimi Fariña, and Friends Wilshire Ebell Theater ad
73 Jul 10-14 solo Egress, Vancouver, Canada poster
73 Sep 11-12 plus Leon Redbone The Main Point, PA ad in Philadelphia Folk Festival program booklet
73 Sep 14-16 with Art Thieme Amazingrace Coffe House, Evanston, Illinois poster
73 Sep 22 Fifth Annual Sacramento Peace Fair Unitarian Church, Sacramento, CA poster
73 Oct 26-27 solo. Alan Gaylor opens. Portland, OR poster
73 or 74?? memorial concert for Victor Jara organized by Joan Jara. [apparently not the one organized by Phil Ochs in New York. More info needed] west coast [??] Great Speckled Bird Sep 2 1974 (interview)
74 ?? Concert to benefit veterans marching in Washington D.C. on July 4th. Featuring: Jackson Browne, Steve Martin, Danny O'Keefe, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Committee, Joan Baez. Organized by Mimi. ?? Great Speckled Bird Sep 2 1974 (interview)
74 Apr 17 Opening for Phil Ochs Avery Fisher Hall, NYC Variety Apr 24 (review)
74 May 16 Opening for Gordon Lightfoot Seattle Opera House
74 Jun ?? Mimi in concert Bottom Line, NYC San Francisco Chronicle Jul 21 - mention
74 Jul 11 Mimi in concert [broadcast on radio station WBAI]   bootleg
74 July 13 Opening for Gordon Lightfoot Snowmass Pop Festival, Colorado Billboard Aug 3 (review)
74 Aug 15-18 with Steve Martin Great Southeast Music Hall & Emporium Great Speckled Bird Aug 19 (ad)
74 Fall Opening for Eric Andersen Harvard University Bill Scott
(was at the show)
75 Mar 23 "SF Snack" with Jerry Garcia & Friends, Doobie Brothers, Graham Central Station, Jefferson Starship, The Miracles, Joan Baez, Santana, Tower of Power, Neil Young Kezar Stadium, SF poster; NYT Mar 24 (notice)
75 ?? ?? Second Annual Santa Rosa Folk Festival Founder's Grove, Santa Rosa, CA Kate Wolf website
75 Jun 6-8 solo. Sam Leopold opens. Condon School; Eugene, OR poster
75 Sep 20 Dale Miller opens. Salt Palace Little Theater; Salt Lake City, Utah poster
75 Nov 11 solo The Other End, NYC NYT Nov 13 (review)
75 Nov 21 opening for Gordon Lightfoot Avery Fisher Hall, NYC Variety Nov 26 (review)
76 Feb 5 opening for Leo Kottke Orpheum Theater, Madison, Wisconsin poster
76 Feb? with Leo Kottke [this may or may not be the same gig as above] ??? Bugle American Jan 28 (ad)
76 ??? ? Winnipeg Folk Festival ??? bootleg
76 June 26 Montreux Festival (triple billing, with Pierre Bensusan and Gordon Lightfoot) Montreux, Switzerland Montreux Sounds website
76 Oct 9 With Guthrie Thomas. McCabe's, Santa Monica, CA LA Times 9 Oct 76 (note)
76 Fall? Opening for Gordon Lightfoot; accompanied by Banana Circle Star,
San Carlos, CA
BAM # 11
77 April ?? "Save the Whale" Rolling Coconut Review benefit, with Jackson Browne, Richie Havens, Warren Zevon, Danny O'Keefe, Country Joe Mc Donald, Odetta, Fred Neil, David Lindley, JD Souther, Paul Winter. Tokyo, Japan
77 Jun 10-12? with Eric Andersen McCabes, Santa Monica LA Times Jun 15 (review)
77 Aug 3-7 Opening for Gordon Lightfoot. Backed by a three-piece band including Richard Greene of Seatrain. Universal Amphitheatre, LA Variety Aug 10, Billboard Aug 27 (reviews)
77 ?? ?? Opening for Gordon Lightfoot Symphony Hall, Boston Boston Globe 1980- mention
77 Aug 23 with Joan Baez and others. Demonstration against the death penalty. Outside San Quentin Prison. ???
77 Oct 7-9 Bread & Roses Festival of Acoustic Music Greek Theater, U.C. Berkeley album
78 May 13 opening for Gordon Lightfoot Gammage Center,
Tempe AZ
poster
78 June 10-11 With for Gordon Lightfoot. Benefit concert for Greenpeace. St. Francis Opera House, San Francisco LA Times June 4 (ad)
78 Sep 2-4 Bread & Roses Festival of Music [broadcast on radio] Greek Theater, U.C. Berkeley poster
78 Nov 5 Opening for Gordon Lightfoot. with Banana and Bill Amatneek. West High Auditorium, Anchorage AL Bill Amatneek
78 Nov 8 Opening for Gordon Lightfoot. With Banana and Bill Amatneek The Shell, Honolulu Bill Amatneek
78 Dec 9 with Banana and Bill Amatneek Paradiso, Santa Cruz, CA Bill Amatneek
79 Jan 25 With Tom Paxton, Bob Gibson, Dave Van Ronk, Kate Wolf & Joan Baez. Mimi performed with Banana and Bill Amatneek. Great American Music Hall, San Francisco Bill Amatneek
79 Feb 3 with Banana and Bill Amatneek Chuck's Cellar (Honolulu?) Bill Amatneek
79 Mar 9 with Richard Greene-Peter Rowan Band. Mimi backed by Banana and Bill Amatneek. McCabes, Los Angeles LA Times Mar 4 (notice)
79 Mar 16 with Banana and Bill Amatneek Loma Prieta High School, Santa Cruz Bill Amatneek
79 Mar 30 With Robin Williams. Mimi backed by Banana and Bill Amatneek San Francisco Bill Amatneek
79 Apr 9 "Stop Diablo Canyon" rally against nuclear power plant. Featuring Jackson Browne, Graham Nash, Joan Baez, John Hall, Mimi Farina, Wavy Gravy Bonnie Raitt. Civic Center Park, San Francisco poster
79 Apr 23 With Banana. Opening for Rick Danko. Bijou, Philadelphia Aquarian (ad)
79 May ?? solo Princeton Folk Music Society, NJ princetonol.com
79 May ?? opening for Ramblin' Jack Elliot Tuesday and Wednesday. The Other End, NYC Village Voice (ad)
79 ?? ?? Second Annual Vancouver Folk Festival Vancouver, Canada ?
79 Jun 16 With Bob Gibson & Hamilton Camp. Mimi backed by Banana and Bill Amatneek Great American Music Hall, San Francisco Bill Amatneek
79 Jun 25 with Banana and Bill Amatneek. Broadcast on KFAT. Keystone Club, Palo Alto Bill Amatneek
79 Sep? Berkeley Folk Festival, with Joan Baez, Maria Muldaur, and Peter, Paul & Mary Berkeley, CA People Oct 79
79 Sep 17 With Banana and Bill Amatneek. Broadcast on KFAT. Keystone Club, Palo Alto Bill Amatneek
79 Sep 22 Opening for Jesse Winchester. The evening also featured Terrell Lynn Thomas and the Radar Rangers. Vine Hill Amphitheatre, Scotts Valley, CA poster
79 Oct 5-7 Bread & Roses Festival of Music Greek Theater, U.C. Berkeley album, poster
79 Nov 6 with Tom Paxton Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, Westwood LA Times 6 Nov 79 (notice)
The Eighties
Date: Event / Appearing with: Venue: Source of info:
80 early March solo Church Key, Madison, WI Variety Mar 19 (review)
80 ?? ?? solo Club Passim, Cambridge Boston Globe - mention
80 Apr 14-16 opening for Rick Danko, Richard Manuel & Friends Bijou Cafe, PA ad
80 Apr 17 Buskin & Batteau open. Bottom Line, NYC ads; Tom McKean
(was at the show)
80 Apr 26 National Victims Rights Week Conference Principia College, Eslah, IL Anna Alford (planning committee); Becca Bryci Albert
80 summer solo; joined by Bob Gibson on a few songs Gaspar's, Chicago article in Come for to Sing
80 summer solo Milwaukee Summerfest article in Come for to Sing
80 Jun 20 solo McCabe's, Los Angeles LA Times Jun 8 (ad)
80 Jun 27-28 Weekend Folk Festival with Josh White, Jr., Bob Gibson, Tom Paxton Bottom Line, NYC NYT (ad)
80 Oct 3-5 Bread & Roses Festival of Music Greek Theatre, UC Berkeley poster in The Art of Rock
80 Nov 21,22 Accompanied by Banana on keyboards and dobro. Rod MacDonald opened on Friday; Judy Castelli on Saturday. Folk City, NYC Village Voice (ad)
81 May 2 solo Peterborough, NH ?
81 May 9 accompanied by Banana on guitar, banjo and keyboards. Guthrie Thomas opens. Folk City, NYC ads; Tom McKean
(was at the show)
81 Aug 21 also Joady Guthrie McCabes; Santa Monica, CA LA Times Aug 21 (notice)
81 Sep 30 NPR Journal - "Mimi Farina: Reflections" (documentary) KPCC-FM LA Times Sep 30 (notice)
82 Apr 9 solo Folk City ad
82 Apr 24 accompanied by Banana on guitar, banjo and piano. David Massengill opens. Folk City, NYC
82 Apr 28 solo Folk City ad
82 June ? Jazmin's; Ashland, OR Ashland Daily Tidings June 13 (brief mention)
82 Jun 13 "An Evening with Mimi Fariña" Euphoria Tavern, Portland poster
82 ?? Winnipeg Folk Festival, "Strong Women" workshop with Randy Sabien. Winnipeg, Canada Folk Festival Book
82 Oct 9 Sixth Annual Bread & Roses Festival (scaled back to one day) Greek Theater, UC Berkeley SF Chronicle Oct 8
83 Jun 9 "Whalves Alive - A Performing Arts Gala in Celebration of the Living Whale," featuring Richie Havens, David Darling, Liz Story, Mimi Farina, Susan Osborn, Martita Goshen and the Morgans. Berklee Performance Center, Boston Boston Globe June 11 (review)
83 Dec 27-29 Tom Rush's third annual mimi-folk fest, with Steve Goodman, Mimi, Jennifer Warnes, Beverly Rush, Buskin and Batteau. Symphony Hall, Boston Boston Globe Dec 28; album
84 May 25 with John Guth Godfrey Daniels Coffeehouse, Bethlehem, PA Richard Batey
(was at the show)
84 Jun 2 accompanied by John Guth on 2nd guitar.
Richard Farina Senior was in the audience on this occasion, and Mimi sang "Swallow Song," "Children of Darkness," and "Pack Up Your Sorrows."
Folk City, NYC ad; Tom McKean
(was at the show)
84 Nov 1-2 solo Old Time Cafe, Leucadia, CA LA Times Nov 2 (notice)
85 Jan 25 "Women in Music Festival" with Kim Wallach, Nanc Griffith, Priscilla Herdman, Rory Block. Mimi headlined the Festival. Arlington, Mass. Soujourner; Boston Globe Jan 28 (reviews)
85 Jan 26 David Holt opens Folk City ad; Tom McKean
(was at the show)
85 Jun 8-9 solo Old Time Cafe, Leucadia, CA LA Times June 7 (notice)
85 Jun 11-12 solo Vine Street Bar & Grill, Los Angeles LA Times June 11
85 Aug 3 Newport Folk Festival Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI official program booklet
85 Oct 25 with John Guth on 2nd guitar Folk City ad; Tom McKean
(was at the show)
85 Dec 30 Tom Rush's annual Club 47 reunion concert Symphony Hall, Boston Joan Baez: And a Voice to Sing With
86 Jan 25 with Jesse Winchester Arlington Town Hall, Mass. Boston Globe Jan 24 - announced in article
86 Feb 26 Bay Area Women in Music 7th Annual Celebration
Also featuring: Katie Webster, Rhiannon, Femprov, Lynn Ray, Blue Jazz Cabaret, Alta Mira, Tommie, Susan Muscarella, The Faye Carol Trio.
Wolfgang's, San Francisco poster
86 Jun 5 solo, with Banana Spirit Club, San Luis Obispo, CA bootleg
86 Jun 9 solo Great American Music Hall, SF ?
86 Jun 21 accompanied by Mark Egan on bass (he played on the Solo album); opening for Leo Kottke and Steeleye Span Beacon Theatre, NYC ads; Tom McKean
(was at the show)
86 Jul 26 accompanied by John Guth. John Gorka opens. Speakeasy, NYC ads; Tom McKean
(was at the show)
86 Jul 27 with Silias, Jim Heynen, Short Crick Flatpickers Mountain Stage, West Virginia mountainstage.org
87 Dec 17 Benefit concert for AIDS Emergency Fund, produced by Joan Baez and her Humanitas International Human Rights Committee and Bill Graham. Grateful Dead also appear. Warfield Theater, San Francisco SF Sentinel Dec 24
88 Feb 2 Mimi begins a tour of Germany with Banana Eppisburg, Eulenspiegel  
88 Feb 3 with Banana Villingen, Volkshaus  
88 Feb 4 with Banana Tübingen Deutsch-Amererikanischer-Jugendclub  
88 Feb 5 with Banana Pepper's Cafe, Lindz/Rhein  
88 Feb 7 with Banana Bochum, Museum  
88 Feb 8 with Banana Köln, Liberales Zentrum  
88 Feb 9 with Banana Pforzheim, Prisma Bottich  
88 Feb 10 with Banana Gefängnis (prison)  
88 Feb 11 with Banana Schwäbich-Gemünd, Kaffee Spielplatz  
88 Feb 12 with Banana Geislingen, Rätselmühle  
88 Feb 13 with Banana Göttingen, Nörgelbuff  
88 Feb 18 solo Turning Point, Piermont, N.Y. ad
88 Feb 20 Bonnie Koloc Bottom Line, NYC ad
88 Feb 26 accompanied by John Guth Bottom Line, NYC ad; Tom McKean
(was at the show)
The Nineties
Date: Event / Appearing with: Venue: Source of info:
90 Oct 3 Mimi begins tour of Germany with Banana Internationaler Folk-Herbst, Aalen poster
90 Oct 4 with Banana Peppers Cafe, Linz/Rhein poster
90 Oct 5 with Banana Schlossbuhne, Katzenelnbogen poster
90 Oct 6 with Banana Theodor-Heuss-Akademie, Gummersbach poster
90 Oct 7 with Banana Musiktheater, Emsdetten poster
90 Oct 8 with Banana Cafe Hahn, Koblenz poster
90 Oct 9 with Banana poster
90 Oct 10-12 with Banana Osterreich poster
91 May 16 "Wasn't That A Time!" Richard Reuss Memorial Folk Music Conference. Indiana University,
Bloomington, IL
Ronald D. Cohen: Wasn't That a Time
91 May 16 With Bob Gibson (same date as above; Bob Gibson was also at the conference). Bear's Place University of North Carolina Archives
92 Mar 1 Tribute to Bill Graham. Also featuring Barbara Boxer, Ester Chichinsky, Ann Getty, David Graham, Bob Greenfield, Paul Kantner, David Rubinson, Carlos Santana, and Grace Slick. Temple Emanual,
San Francisco
poster
92 Oct 10 Benefit for Seva’s Native American Project Fund, with Arvol Looking Horse, John Trudell & Grafitti Man, Timbuk Three, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Little Bear Tom Nason, Charles Lloyd, Jimmy Messina, Kenny Loggins, Baba Olatunji, Wavy Gravy Esalen Institute seva.org website
94 Apr 30 Tribute to Chet Helms. Also featuring Gregg Allman Band, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Barry Melton, Boots Hughston, Caribbean All Stars, Country Joe Mcdonald, Dan Hicks, Darby Slick, The Dinosaurs, Greg Elmore, Harvey Mandel, Steve Miller Blues Band, Stu Cook, Lee Michaels, Squid Vicious, Peter Tork, Peter Kaukonen, Terry Dolan, Boots Hughston, Nick Gravenites, Greg Elmore, John Mcfee, Keith Knudsen, Jerry Miller, Mitchell Holman, Howard Wales, Wavy Gravy, Ken Kesey, Peter Coyote, Lenny Williams, New Riders of the Purple Sage. Sailors Hall poster
95 Apr 16-17 with Joan Baez, Mary Black, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Tish Hinojosa, Janis Ian, Indigo Girls and Dar Williams. Bottom Line, NYC Carolyn Andre website
97 Aug 9 Appears as Joan's guest at the Newport Folk Festival. Joan sang several songs from her forthcoming album, Gone From Danger. Newport, RI Joan Baez website

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