Butthole Surfers's Concert History

The Butthole Surfers are an American band founded by Gibby Haynes and Paul Leary in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1981. Incorporating elements of hardcore punk, psychedelia, heavy metal, avant-garde and performance art, their live shows also made heavy use of strobe lights, background films (of note, footage of penis reconstruction surgery) and naked dancers. The band has a well-reported appetite for recreational drugs, particularly psychedelics, an evident influence on their sound.

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Mar 17, 2019 Butthole Surfers   Reno, Nevada, United States
Oct 28, 2017 –
Oct 29, 2017
The Growlers Six 2017   LA Waterfront San Pedro, California, United States
Oct 28, 2017 –
Oct 29, 2017
The Growlers Six 2017   LA Waterfront San Pedro, California, United States
Dec 18, 2016 Day for Night  
Arca / Butthole Surfers / Bjork (DJ Set) / Liars / Anklepants / Lightning Bolt / Ariel Pink / S U R V I V E / Nothing
Barbara Jordan Post Office Houston, Texas, United States
Dec 17, 2016 –
Dec 18, 2016
Day for Night 2016  
Aphex Twin / Bjork (DJ Set) / Nick Murphy / BANKS / Butthole Surfers / Blood Orange / Little Dragon / Squarepusher / Thundercat / Kamasi Washington / John Carpenter / Lightning Bolt / Arca / Liars / S U R V I V E / Marcel, Rami, and Bachar Khalife / SOPHIE / Mary Lattimore and Jeff Zeigler / Anklepants / Nonotak / Travis Scott Show all bands
Barbara Jordan Post Office Houston, Texas, United States
Dec 17, 2016 –
Dec 18, 2016
Day For Night  
Tobacco / Thundercat / BANKS / Oneohtrix Point Never / Tycho / Aphex Twin / Ariel Pink / Lightning Bolt / Squarepusher / Unknown Mortal Orchestra / Bjork (DJ Set) / Butthole Surfers / Kaskade / Arca / ODESZA / The Jesus and Mary Chain
Barbara Jordan Post Office Houston, Texas, United States
Dec 17, 2016 –
Dec 18, 2016
Day for Night  
ODESZA / Travis Scott / Bjork Digital / Blood Orange / Run the Jewels / Squarepusher / Butthole Surfers / Blonde Redhead / Unknown Mortal Orchestra / RZA / Kamasi Washington / John Carpenter / Ariel Pink / Lightning Bolt / Herman Kolgen / The Jesus and Mary Chain / Lower Dens / Tycho / Chelsea Wolfe / Thundercat / Blood Orange / Aphex Twin / Oneohtrix Point Never / DJ Windows 98 Show all bands
Barbara Jordan Post Office Houston, Texas, United States
Sep 01, 2014 bumpershoot
the Kills / Butthole surfers / Minus the bear
Seattle Center Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 08, 2011 Butthole Surfers / Thrones / Dirty Ghosts‏       Roseland Theater Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 07, 2011 –
Sep 11, 2011
MusicFest NW 2011   Unknown venue Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 03, 2011 –
Sep 05, 2011
Bumbershoot 2011  
Kendrick Lamar / Wiz Khalifa / Macklemore & Ryan Lewis / Phantogram / Daryl Hall & John Oates / Ray Lamontagne / Fitz & The Tantrums / Little Dragon / Toro Y Moi / Purity Ring / Broken Social Scene / The Kills / STRFKR / Warpaint / Tycho / Big Boi / Sharon Van Etten / The Presidents of The United States of America / Tennis / Minus the Bear / Butthole Surfers / YACHT / Oh Sees / Com Truise / Anti-Flag / Mavis Staples / Urge Overkill / School of Seven Bells / Allen Stone / Craft Spells / Charles Bradley / Vetiver / Ray Lamontagne & the Pariah Dogs / Jessica Lea Mayfield / Reverend Horton Heat / Eisley / Quadron / Shigeto / Dâm-Funk / Dom / Lusine / Motopony / Greensky Bluegrass / Grant Lee Buffalo / Leon Russell / Das Racist / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Over the Rhine / Carbon Leaf / Atari Teenage Riot / Ages and Ages / You Am I / Eyehategod / Free the Robots / The Lonely Forest / Pickwick / Nomeansno / Bostich & Fussible / HTRK / Sol Roots / The Jim Jones Revue / Sallie Ford / Vusi Mahlasela / Valient Thorr / My Goodness / Vendetta Red / The Sight Below / LAKE (US) / Lemolo / Kris Orlowski / Pezzner / Meklit / Nice Nice / Head Like A Kite / Grand Hallway / Fly Moon Royalty / Lawnchair Generals / Mad Rad / Ravenna Woods / Yuni In Taxco / Curtains for You / Splatinum / Kore Ionz / Kasey Anderson & the Honkies / Mash Hall / Massy Ferguson / The Horde and the Harem / Whalebones / WD4D / The Legendary Oaks / Nordic Soul / Kaylee Cole / DJ Introcut / Joe Pug and the Hundred Mile Band / Thomas Marriott's Human Spirit Show all bands
Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 02, 2011 Butthole Surfers / 400 Blows       McDonald Theatre Eugene, Oregon, United States
Aug 28, 2011 Butthole Surfers / 400 Blows     Pearl Concert Theater, Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Aug 27, 2011 –
Aug 28, 2011
Sunset Junction Festival 2011  
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah / The Growlers / Hanson / Butthole Surfers / Morgan Page / Dum Dum Girls / Cary Brothers / Melvins / Buddy / Helmet / Charles Bradley / Ozomatli / Nick Waterhouse / Art Brut / The Belle Brigade / Art vs Science / Tapes 'n Tapes / The Soft Pack / The Three Degrees / Gayngs / The Rescues / He's My Brother She's My Sister / HoneyHoney / Lady Danville / Jesse Thomas / Butch Walker and the Black Widows / Hands / EC Twins / Cold Blank / The Fling (CA) / Olin & the Moon / Greylag / Vanaprasta / Trent Cantrelle / Jim Bianco / Chris Pierce / Lazrtag / Lesands / The Steelwells / Brian Wright / 400 Blows / The Hundred Days / Chasing Kings / Tc4 / D.j. Reflex / Sunny War / Swedish Egil / Marvelous Toy / DJ Exodus / Vaud & the Villains / Milo Green / DJ Drew / Shadow Shadow Shade / Manhattan Murder Mystery / Stripminers / DJ Fashen / Erin McLaughlin / Lil Jon (DJ Set) / Barrio Tiger / Useless Keys / Cinderella MOTEL / Peaches Dj Set / DJ DEXTEROUS / The Bitter Branches / The Damselles / DJ David Palmer / Swedish Eagle Show all bands
Los Angeles, California, United States
Oct 31, 2010 Butthole Surfers Scoot Inn Austin, Texas, United States
Oct 29, 2010 Butthole Surfers   Scoot Inn Austin, Texas, United States
Oct 30, 2009 Butthole Surfers / Peaches   The Granada Theater Dallas, Texas, United States
Oct 16, 2009 Butthole Surfers / Melvins / She Wrote / Psychic Ills The Regency Ballroom San Francisco, California, United States
Oct 14, 2009 Butthole Surfers / Psychic Ills       Crystal Ballroom Portland, Oregon, United States
Oct 05, 2009 Butthole Surfers / Psychic Ills Newport Music Hall Columbus, Ohio, United States
Oct 03, 2009 Butthole Surfers / Built to Spill   Royal Oak Music Theatre Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sep 25, 2009 Butthole Surfers / Ingrid Michaelson   House of Blues - New Orleans presented by Cricket Wireless New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Dec 30, 2008 Butthole Surfers   The Fillmore San Francisco, California, United States
Oct 24, 2008 –
Oct 26, 2008
Voodoo Music Experience 2008   Unknown venue New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Jul 29, 2008 Butthole Surfers   Webster Hall New York, New York, United States
Jul 19, 2008 Butthole Surfers / Paul Green’s School of Rock Academy 2 Manchester
Jul 19, 2002 Butthole Surfers   The Ridglea Theater Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Oct 16, 2001 Butthole Surfers   Lupo's Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Oct 13, 2001 Livid Festival  
The Mark Of Cain / Butthole Surfers / Rollins Band / Stereo MC's / Regurgitator / Fun Lovin' Criminals / Bill Bragg / Alex Lloyd / The John Butler Trio / Magic Dirt / Eskimo Joe / Augie March / Gerling / The Cruel Sea / The Superjesus / Machine Gun Fellatio / Last Days of April / Shutterspeed / Area 7 / The Hives / Evan Dando / Darren Hanlon / Even / The Avalanches / Something for Kate / george / Ash Show all bands
RNA Showgrounds Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Nov 03, 1996 Butthole Surfers 328 Performance Hall Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Oct 27, 1996 Buzz Bakesale  
Butthole Surfers / Primitive Radio Gods / Evan Dando / Soul Coughing / The Mighty Mighty Bosstones / Local H / Velocity Girl / Orange 9mm / Howlin' Maggie / Muzzle / Pluto / Black River Circus / Patti Rothberg
Coral Sky Amphitheater West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Oct 26, 1996 Guavaween  
Butthole Surfers / Type O Negative / Stone Temple Pilots
Ybor City Tampa, Florida, United States
Sep 21, 1996 99x Big Day Out  
Beck / 311 / Butthole Surfers / the nixons / Poe / Gravity Kills / Goldfinger / Muse
Lakewood Amphitheatre Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Aug 23, 1996 –
Aug 25, 1996
Reading Festival 1996  
Weezer / The Offspring / Moby / The Prodigy / The Flaming Lips / Placebo / The Stone Roses / Rage Against The Machine / Garbage / Underworld / Social Distortion / Ben Folds Five / Feeder / Moloko / Ash / Billy Bragg / Butthole Surfers / Rehab / Super Furry Animals / The Divine Comedy / Broadcast / The Posies / Kula Shaker / Reef / Ice-T / Sonic Youth / Tortoise / Sebadoh / Soul Coughing / The Wedding Present / Catatonia / Space / Alabama 3 / Mansun / Dodgy / Black Grape / Sneaker Pimps / Julian Cope / Dirty Three / Terrorvision / Rocket from the Crypt / Gene / Symposium / The Raincoats / Dubstar / Bis / The Supernaturals / Girls Against Boys / Ruby / Downset / Marion / Baby Bird / JACK / The Embassy / Drugstore / Evil Superstars / Seaweed / 3 Colours Red / Tiger / My Life Story / Dweeb / Brotherhood / Geneva / Sparklehorse / New Kingdom / 22-Pistepirkko / Collapsed Lung / Audioweb / Salad / Brassy / Rare / Kenickie / Northern Uproar / Alone / China Drum / Octopus / Goldblade / Urusei Yatsura / Compulsion / Driven / 12 rounds / Subcircus / Bennet / AC Acoustics / Scheer / Earl Brutus / Quickspace Supersport / 60 Ft Dolls / Linoleum / Sensefield / Jocasta / Posh / Scarfo / The Daisies / Bawl / The Gyres / Nut / Supermodel / Pin Ups / Davey / Tunic / Gold Blade / Chest / Vent 414 / Pallet / Frank Sidebottom / Laxton's Superb / Rude Club / Uresei Yatsura Show all bands
Reading, England, United Kingdom
Aug 23, 1996 –
Aug 25, 1996
Reading Festival 1996   Unknown venue Reading, England, United Kingdom
Jul 30, 1996 Butthole Surfers / The Toadies Nautica Stage Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Jul 28, 1996 Seven Mary Three / Howlin' Maggie / The Verve Pipe / Gus / Toadies / Reverend Horton Heat / Poe / Butthole Surfers / Solution A.d. / the refreshments   Vernon Downs Vernon, NY
Jul 19, 1996 The Toadies / Reverend Horton Heat / Butthole Surfers Aragon Ballroom Chicago, Illinois, United States
Jul 19, 1996 Butthole Surfers / The Toadies Phoenix Plaza Amphitheater Pontiac, Michigan, United States
Jul 19, 1996 Butthole Surfers / The Toadies / Reverend Horton Heat Aragon Ballroom Chicago, Illinois, United States
Jul 18, 1996 Butthole Surfers / Toadies   Phoenix Plaza Amphitheater Pontiac, Michigan, United States
Jul 16, 1996 Butthole Surfers / The Toadies   Eagles Ballroom Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Jul 15, 1996 The Toadies / Reverend Horton Heat / Butthole Surfers peoria civic center theatre Peoria, Illinois, United States
Jul 13, 1996 Butthole Surfers / Toadies / The Reverend Horton Heat Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St. Paul Rivercentre Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Jul 12, 1996 The Toadies / Reverend Horton Heat / Butthole Surfers Col Ballroom Davenport, Iowa, United States
Jul 01, 1996 Butthole Surfers / Toadies / Supersuckers   Mesa Amphitheatre Mesa, Arizona, United States
Jun 30, 1996 Butthole Surfers Universal Amphitheatre Universal City, California, United States
Jun 22, 1996 Reverend Horton Heat / Butthole Surfers / Toadies Saltair Magna, Utah, United States
May 25, 1996 –
May 27, 1996
Pinkpop Festival 1996  
Pennywise / Dave Matthews Band / Bush / CIV / Brotherhood Foundation / Life Of Agony / Radiohead / The Prodigy / Orbital / Fun Lovin' Criminals / Rancid / Skunk Anansie / Therapy? / Dog Eat Dog / Butthole Surfers / fugees / Ocean Colour Scene / Chemical Brothers / Underworld / Eboman / Alanis Morissette / Moloko / Leftfield / The Gathering / Rage Against The Machine / The Presidents of The United States of America / Undeclinable Ambuscade / Hedningarna / Ks Choise / Heideroosjes / Osdorp Posse / Dj Angelo / Moondog Jr. / Metal Molly / The Treble Spankers / Sepultra / Easy Aloha's / Wicked Wonderland / Dj PA Show all bands
Megaland Landgraaf
Jan 08, 1994 Nirvana / Butthole Surfers / Chokebore   Mercer Arena Seattle, Washington, United States
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Concerts Per Year:
2019 1 concert
2017 2 concerts
2016 4 concerts
2014 1 concert
2011 6 concerts
2010 2 concerts
2009 6 concerts
2008 4 concerts
2002 1 concert
2001 2 concerts
1996 20 concerts
1994 6 concerts
1993 34 concerts
1991 45 concerts
1990 2 concerts
1989 4 concerts
1988 4 concerts
1987 4 concerts
1986 3 concerts
1985 2 concerts
1984 1 concert
1983 1 concert
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