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Mecca Normal's Performance Highlights

2002 promo picture.

International Pop Underground (Olympia)

YoYo A GoGo Festivals (Olympia)

LadyFest (Olympia, 2000)

Shawnigan Lake Writers Festival (1998)

Bumbershoot Festival (Seattle, 1998)

Sechelt Writers Festival (1996)

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Talk With Tomorrow (New York, 1995) Special performance for German Futurists

Fast Forward Festival (Holland, 1995)

La Quena Fiesta (Vancouver, 1987)

Ultimatum Poetry Festival (Montreal, 1987)

Opening for Fugazi in New York City, Olympia and Vancouver.

Opening for Poison Girls in London, 1989.

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Opening for godspeed you black emperor! eight shows on the west coast in 2000. At the two San Francisco shows godspeed you black emperor! joined Mecca Normal on our last song, Beaten Down, off our first album, which we performed at our first show sixteen years earlier. "Ya, you fight the system when you’re 22, but we all grow up to be beaten down. Well maybe some of us will, and maybe some of us won’t, all grow up to be beaten down!"

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Playing with beat happening

Touring with Peter Plate, Go Team, Some Velvet Sidewalk

Jean plays guitar with Bruce Russell in Christchurch NZ

First show ever: 1984 opening for DOA at the Smiling Buddha in Vancouver

2 Foot Flame show with Sleater-Kinney at CBGBs in NYC (1998)

The first show in Germany, 1993 -- at the Pic in Kaufbeuren -- we thought Dirk was kidding when he said wed have to play 2 hours!

 

 

||"The Family Swan and ||other songs" Jean ||Smith's lyrics from the ||new CD

||" Afternoon Descends ||To Night" graphics by ||David Lester

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||Mecca Normal has a ||new tshirt -designed by ||Jean. Get one now!

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