Jon Spencer – Tour Dates / Appearances

05.09.2017 Jon Spencer & Cristina Martinez – The Best Show with Tom Sharpling, New Jersey, US (5 September 2017)
nb. They were guests on the show along with Miss Alex White which is available as a free download on iTunes.
29.08.2017 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) w/ Jezz Harking and Joanna Pickering
Brilliant! Berlin, 101 Ave A, New York City, NY, US
Info / Poster: Brilliant!, Berlin NYC, New York City, NY, US (29 August 2017)
06.08.2017 Bob Bert / Mike Edison / Cristina Martinez / Jon Spencer / Peter Zaremba – Arts & Seizures, Brooklyn, New York, US (6 August 2017)
Info: Bob Bert / Mike Edison / Cristina Martinez / Jon Spencer / Peter Zaremba – Arts & Seizures, Brooklyn, New York, US (6 August 2017)

04.08.2017 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down!, New York Night Train @ Home Sweet Home, New York City, US

19.03.2017 Jon Spencer w/ The Heritage Radio All Stars (Rob Kennedy, Bob Bert, Jon Spencer, Mike Edison, Peter Zaremba and Cliff Mott) – Arts & Seizures, Brooklyn, New York, US
nb. Two shows recorded at the same time, second set broadcast 26.03.2017.
LINK: The Heritage Radio All Stars – Arts & Seizures, Brooklyn, New York, US (19 March 2017)
15.12.2016 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – New York Night Train – Shakin’ All Over, Home Sweet Home, 131 Chrystie St, Frnt 1, New York, New York 10002, US
02.12.2016 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – Save Your Soul, Lithuanian Hall, Baltimore, MD, US
05.10.2016 Jon Spencer / Bob Bert / Don Fleming (Introduced by Laurie Anderson) – Lou Reed Tribute, Standard Hotel, Bowery, New York City, US
Performing ‘I Can’t Stand It’ / ‘Waves of Fear’ and “making noise” whilst Hal Willner read some Lou Reed lyrics.
LINK: Lou Reed Tribute ft. Jon Spencer – Standard Hotel, Bowery, New York City, US (5 October 2016)
28.09.2016 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – Rebel House Club House, 310 West Broadway, New York City, US
21.08.2016 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – Soul Scream, Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn, New York
30.07.2016 Jon Spencer guest appearance at The Bells: A Daylong Celebration of Lou Reed – Lincoln Center, New York City, NY, US
15.05.2016 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – The Bell House, Brooklyn, New York 11215, US
DJ set at Southern Culture on The Skids / Daddy Long Legs show
22.05.2016 Mike Edison and The Interstellar Rendezvous Band feat. Jon Spencer – The Treehouse at 2A, New York City, NY, US
Info / Poster
12.05.2016 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – The Bell House, Brooklyn, New York 11215, US
DJ set at Kid Congo Powers & The Pink Monkey Birds show.
06.03.2016 Jon Spencer (Interview) – Radio Pluriel, Lyon, France
12.12.2015 Jon Spencer (Interview / Co-Host) – Todd-O-Phonic-Todd show on WFMU
nb. posted online 12 December 2015 / recording date unknown
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29.10.2015 Sally Can’t Dance – The Bowery Electric, New York City, New York, US
feat. Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer on the song Goo Goo Muck
Info / Photo / Posters / Set List: The Bowery Electric, New York City, New York, US (29 October 2015)
19.09.2015 Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer with The Elegant Too at Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, ‘Pretty Good Friends’ @ The Bell House, Brooklyn, New York, US
feat. Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer performing Sex Song
Photos / Info: Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, ‘Pretty Good Friends’ @ The Bell House, Brooklyn, New York (19 September 2015)
10.06.2015 Jon Spencer (Interview) – Turned Out A Punk podcast with Damian Abraham, Toronto, Canada
nb. Interview posted online 24 June 2015.
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04.06.2015 Jon Spencer (Interview) – The Afternoon Show / WYNU, 89.1 fm, New York, New York, US
nb. Interview broadcast on 04 June 2015, recording date unknown.
14.05.2015 Jon Spencer (Interview) – (at The Crocodile), Seattle, WA, US
06.05.2015 Jon Spencer (Interview) – Take Two, 89.3 KPCC, California, US via NPR Studios, Manhattan, New York
nb. Interview broadcast on 6 May 2015, recording date unknown.
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03.04.2015 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – Midnight in a Perfect World, KEXP, New York City, New York, US
nb. Recorded 3 April 2015 / Broadcast 22 May 2015
Link: Info / Tracklist / Photo
00.00.2015 Jon Spencer (Co-Host/Interview) – Movie Meltdown
nb. Posted online 25 April 2015 / Recording date unknown
00.00.2015 Jon Spencer (Interview) – RiYL, Manhattan, New York, US
nb. Posted online 3 June 2015 / Recorded Late-March / Early-April 2015
00.03.2015 Jon Spencer (Interview) – No Effects with Jesse Cohen, New York, US
nb. Posted online 31 March 2015 / Recording date unknown
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12.09.2014 Jon Spencer / Matt Verta-Ray (DJ Set) @ Crunchy Frog 20th Anniversary Party @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
Link: Info / Poster
nb. Jon Spencer / Heavy Trash did not appear at this event but Matt Verta-Ray did DJ as planned.
03.08.2014 Mike Edison / Cristina Martinez / Jon Spencer – Arts & Seizures – Heritage Radio Network @ Robertas, 261 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY, US
Link: Info
23.05.2014 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) @ The Blackout, Madrid, Spain
Link: Info / Poster
05.04.2014 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) @ Fat White Family show – The Acheron, Brooklyn, New York, US
Link: Info / Poster
29.03.2014 Jon Spencer, Cristina Martinez and Jonathan Toubin (DJ Sets) – Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, New York, US
Link: Info / Poster
20.03.2014 Jon Spencer, Bob Bert, Mickey Finn and Betsy Wright – [unknown location], New York, US
nb. Included improvised song ‘Blues For Mick Jagger’ and the set was described as “…a spontaneous alcohol induced private orgasm!” by Bob Bert.
18.12.2013 Jon Spencer & Cristina Martinez (DJ Set) – Brooklyn Beauty Bar, Brooklyn, New York, US
Link: Info
14.12.2013 Jon Spencer & Cristina Martinez & The Legendary Tigerman (DJ Sets) – Musicbox Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Link: Info / Poster
13.12.2013 Jon Spencer & The Legendary Tigerman (DJ Sets) – Plano B, Porto, Portugal
View: Info / Poster
15.04.2011 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – New York Night Train / Shakin All Over Sideways Down –  Home Sweet Home 131 Chrystie New York, NY, US
LINKS: /  /!/NY_Night_Train
12.03.2011  Jon Spencer – DJ Set @ Motor City Bar 127 Ludlow St. 10002 New York, NY, US
w/Lars and the Hands of Light and Thee Attacks
05.11.2010 Jon Spencer – DJ Set @ Home Sweet Home (New York Night Train), 131 Chrystie St Frnt 1, New York, NY, 10002-2813, US
LINKS: / / / 
26.03.2011 –
Jon Spencer – Recording / Producing Experimental Tropic Blues Band album at NY Hed, NY, US
VIEW: Album entry with news, details and photos
28.08.2010 *According to a posting on the AmRep message board the Fuzz Buzz Kill set didn’t happen*

Jon Spencer as part of “A Baz Box Demonstration” – AmRep 25th Birthday Celebrations, Grump’s City Bar, 1111 Washington Ave S, MN, US
Fuzz Buzz Kill Summit: “A Baz Box Demonstration” also features King Buzzo, Grant Hart, Barry Henssler and Haze XXL
The Fuzz Buzz Kill Summit 7″ (features Haze XXL with Jon Spencer track)  is only available at this show.
TIME: 11pm
w/Melvins, Hammerhead, The Thrown Ups, Today is the Day, God Bullies, Gay Witch Abortion, Vaz and White Drugs.

15.08.2010 Jon Spencer – Recording / Producing Perrosky – Tostado & En La Línea at NY Hed, NY, US
VIEW: Perrosky – Tostado (CD, CHILE)
VIEW: Perrosky – En La Línea / Todo (Jon’s Jam) (7″, CHILE)
28.07.2010 Channeling Chilton: A Night of Alex Chilton’s Music feat. Jon Spencer – City Winery, 155 Varick Street (between Spring and Vandam Streets), New York, New York 10013, US
w/Yo La Tengo, Marshall Crenshaw, Jody Stephens, Jon Auer, Doug Garrison, Rene Coman, Alan Vega, Fran Kowalski, Chris Stamey, Lesa Aldridge (Elizabeth Hoehn), Jay Proctor (of Jay & the Techniques), Bill Cunningham, Gary Talley, Terry Manning, Evan Dando, Jesse Malin, Danny Kroha (of The Gories).
16.10.2009 Mike Edison and the Delta Science Arkestra feat. Jon Spencer – Spiegelworld, New York, NY, US
Info / Poster
25.09.2009 Jon Spencer “explosive guest DJ” @ New York Night Train’s Shakin All Over Under Sideways Down at Home Sweet Home (131 Chrystie, Lower East Side, Manhattan)
w/resident DJ Jonathan Toubin
11.06.2009 Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters 20th Anniversary Show feat. Jon Spencer – Blender Theater at Gramercy, 127 East 23rd St, NYC, US
Ernie Brooks (Modern Lovers) bass, Billy Ficca (Television) drums, Jason Candler (Hungry March Band) alto sax, and Joe Hendel (The Latest Show on Earth) keyboards and trombone, with special guests including Alan Vega, Lenny Kaye, Peter Stampfel, Jon Spencer, and Dean Bowman
06.06.2009 Mike Edison with the Delta Science Arkestra featuring Jon Spencer and Heavy Friends – Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn – 11211
30.05.2009 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – Animal Train #11: The Circus @ Glasslands Gallery 289 Kent btw S. 1st and S. 2nd, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC, USA
w/Hula Hoop Harlot Melissa Anne, Jared The Conjurer, Jonathan Toubin, Gogo Dancing The Marmaladies and live sets by Preacher & The Knife and Try Cry Try
16.03.2009 Jon Spencer (DJing) – Crunchy Labelnite, Santos House Party, New York, NY, US
w/Powersolo and DJ Jessi-Q
16.12.2006 Jon Spencer (DJ Set) – Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
with Sterling, Powersolo, Epo-555, Wolfkin, The Tremolo Beer Cut and DJ sets by Yebo, Jessi-Q, Jon Spencer and Matt Verta-Ray.
VIEW: Poster / Info
18.05.2006 Coldcut feat. Jon Spencer – Irving Plaza, NYC, US
00.00.2006 Coldcut – TOUR DATES feat. Jon Spencer
26.02.2006 Solex vs Cristina Martinez + Jon Spencer: working on Amsterdam Throwdown, King Street Showdown (LP, UK)
“Not long after that Jon contacted me during his Cold Cut tour where he was one of their guests. He had 4 days off and decided to fly in from London to Amsterdam. Cristina flew in from New York to join in for those 4 days. Mike Ladd was also a guest on this Cold Cut tour so he also had 4 days off. Together with his friend Vijay Iyer he dropped by during one of those evenings for some recordings.” –
25.02.2006 Coldcut feat. Jon Spencer – Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK
SET LIST: Whistle And A Prayer / Beats And Pieces / Jungle Drummer / Man In A Garage (feat. John Matthias) / Timber / Walk A Mile (feat. Robert Owens) / This Island Earth (feat. Mpho Skeef) / Atomic Moog / Paid In Full / Everything Is Under Control (feat. Juice Aleem,Jon Spencer, Mike Ladd, Roots Manuva)
Available as Live Shepherds Bush Empire (DOWNLOAD, UK) 
Tracks are for sale individually or as a complete album from
07.09.2005 Edison Rocket Train (w/Jon Spencer) – The Rodeo Bar, NYC, US
??.10.2003 Speedball Baby feat. Jon Spencer – NY Hed
Recording for: Salvo of 24 Gunshots (2xLP/7″, FRANCE) 
??.08.2002 Date given as 17th August in Rough Trade: Rock and Roll 1 sleeve notes
Jon Spencer – New York City
Writing sleeve notes for V/A feat. Boss Hog/Jon Spencer Blues Explosion/Pussy Galore – Rough Trade… (2xCD, UK)
16.12.2001 Yo La Tengo with Jon Spencer – Maxwell’s, Hoboken, NJ, US
Night Falls on Hoboken / The Last Time (Rolling Stones) / Rip This Joint (Rolling Stones) / In Motion (The Lyres) / Artificial Heart / Clumsy Grandmother Serves Delicious Dessert by Mistake / The Once Over Twice (X) / You Look Like a Jew (Pussy Galore) / I Guess I’m Falling in Love (Velvet Underground) / Twentieth Century Boy (T-Rex) / Baby Strange (T-Rex) / Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) / The Story of Jazz / Can’t Seem to Make You Mine (Seeds) / Mighty Idy (DMZ) / Emulsified (Rex Gavin & The Mighty Cravers) / Love Power (Mel Brookes) / Satellite / Alyda / By The Time it Gets Dark (Sandy Denny) / What Can I Say (NRBQ) / Borstal Breakout (Sham 69)
08.01.2001 Jon Spencer meets The Tremolo Beer Gut
07.12.2000 Jon Spencer meets The Tremolo Beer Gut – Luna Lounge at CMJ, US
25.09.1999 Yo La Tengo with Jon Spencer – Matador Records 10th Anniversary Concerts, Irving Plaza, NYC 
RELEASED ON: V/A feat. Jon Spencer with Yo La Tengo/The LLAF – Matador at 21: Young Suave Bold Rocker (10″, US) 
VIEW: Slack Mother Fucker (
27.07.1999 Jon Spencer – The X Show
“In related JSBX news, Jon Spencer will be appearing on the fX network’s “The X Show” on Tuesday the 27th at 10 PM. (“X as in chromosome – it’s an icky guy show,” says Deborah.) He is supposed to be demonstrating the theremin, which we’ve been told he’s borrowed from a friend in Seattle.”
– This was 5 days after the original 1962 Vanguard Theremin was stolen
23.02.1998 Come [poss. featuring Jon Spencer] – Little Brothers, Columbus, OH, US
nb. unconfirmed.
00.08.1997 Jon Spencer – Waterworks, NYC, US
Mixing: Live In The Red (CD/LP, US) with Greg Talenfeld
??.09.1994 Cheater Slicks (with Jon Spencer producing) – Funhouse, NYC
Recording: Trouble Man (7″, US)
Jon Spencer – Thicker Magazine Interview, NY, US
VIEW: Jon Spencer – Interview (MAGAZINE, US)
24.07.1989 Jon Spencer – Old Avalon Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, US
Interview with Jon Spencer published in Dirt magazine

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