Sonic Youth's Concert History

Sonic Youth was an influential experimental rock band which formed in New York City, New York, United States in 1981 and are currently on an indefinite hiatus. The last lineup consisted of Thurston Moore (vocals, guitar), Kim Gordon (vocals, bass, guitar), Lee Ranaldo (vocals and guitar), Steve Shelley (drums) and Mark Ibold (bass).

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Jun 15, 2016 lalapalooza  
Sonic Youth / Beck / The Mighty Mighty Bosstones / Hole
world amphitheatre tinley park illinois
Nov 12, 2011 –
Nov 13, 2011
Maquinaria Festival 2011  
Alice In Chains / Stone Temple Pilots / Megadeth / Faith No More / Black Rebel Motorcycle Club / Primus / Chris Cornell / Down / Sonic Youth / Mixhell
Club Hípico Santiago, CL
Nov 08, 2011 South American Tour    
Sonic Youth
Teatro de Verano Ramón Collazo Montevideo, Uruguay
Nov 04, 2011 –
Nov 05, 2011
Personal Fest 2011  
The Strokes / Toro Y Moi / INXS / Goldfrapp / Broken Social Scene / The Kills / White Lies / Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley / Calle 13 / Beady Eye / Sonic Youth / Mala Rodríguez / Francisca Valenzuela / El Mató a un Policía Motorizado
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Aug 12, 2011 Sonic Youth   Williamsburg Waterfront New York, NY
Aug 12, 2011 Sonic Youth / Kurt Vile & The Violators / Wild Flag   Williamsburg Waterfront Brooklyn, NY
Aug 12, 2011 Sonic Youth / Kurt Vile & The Violators / Wild Flag   Williamsburg Waterfront New York, NY
Aug 12, 2011 Sonic Youth / Kurt Vile & The Violators / Wild Flag   Williamsburg Waterfront New York, NY
Dec 31, 2010 Sonic Youth / The Pop Group / Shellac / Factory Floor   Eventim Apollo London, UK
Oct 08, 2010 –
Oct 10, 2010
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2010  
Muse / The Black Keys / The xx / The Strokes / Vampire Weekend / Two Door Cinema Club / Deadmau5 / Cage the Elephant / Eagles / M.I.A. / Band of Horses / The National / Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros / The Temper Trap / Norah Jones / Foals / Beach House / Miike Snow / The Flaming Lips / Local Natives / Spoon / Portugal. The Man / Angus & Julia Stone / Broken Bells / Matt and Kim / Silversun Pickups / Switchfoot / Yeasayer / First Aid Kit / LCD Soundsystem / Slightly Stoopid / Warpaint / Devendra Banhart / Band of Skulls / Amos Lee / The Gaslight Anthem / Rebelution / Manchester Orchestra / Black Lips / Blues Traveler / Frank Turner / Phish / Blind Pilot / Gogol Bordello / Grace Potter / Lissie / Dawes / The Mountain Goats / Pete Yorn / Donavon Frankenreiter / The Verve Pipe / Midlake / White Rabbits / Dan Black / Beats Antique / Girls / Givers / Monsters of Folk / POP ETC / Sonic Youth / The Sword / Ozomatli / Robert Earl Keen / Bear In Heaven / Lucero / Pat Green / Balmorhea / Robert Randolph & The Family Band / JJ Grey & Mofro / Richard Thompson / The Very Best / The Soft Pack / Shearwater / Kinky / Ted Leo and The Pharmacists / Mayer Hawthorne and The County / Basia Bulat / Asleep At the Wheel / Gayngs / Martin Sexton / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Caitlin Rose / The Constellations / David Bazan / Those Darlins / The Band of Heathens / Ettes / Charlie Mars / Ponderosa / Henry Clay People / Sarah Harmer / Chief / Elizabeth Mitchell / Vonnegutt / Speak / Bostich & Fussible / Ninjasonik / The Kicks / Carolyn Wonderland / Kings Go Forth / MyNameIsJohnMichael / Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses / T Bird and the Breaks / The Relatives / Run With Bulls / Tom Freund / Maxim Ludwig & The Santa Fe Seven / Frances England / Two Tons of Steel / Sahara Smith / The Okee Dokee Brothers / JD & The Straight Shot / TV Torso / Patrice Pike / The Jones Family Singers / The Dough Rollers / Ruby Jane / The Jellydots / The Gospel Stars / The Jane Shermans / Q Brothers / Peter Distefano / Qbeta / Heavenly Voices / Ashley Cleveland & Kenny Greenberg / School of Rock All Stars / Buddy & the Straight Way Travelers
Unknown venue Austin, TX
Oct 08, 2010 –
Oct 10, 2010
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2010  
Muse / The Black Keys / The xx / The Strokes / Vampire Weekend / Two Door Cinema Club / Cage The Elephant / Eagles / Deadmau5 / M.I.A. / The National / Band of Horses / Norah Jones / Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros / The Temper Trap / Foals / Portugal. The Man / Beach House / Miike Snow / The Flaming Lips / Angus & Julia Stone / Local Natives / Spoon / Broken Bells / Matt and Kim / Silversun Pickups / Switchfoot / First Aid Kit / LCD Soundsystem / Yeasayer / Slightly Stoopid / Warpaint / Devendra Banhart / Amos Lee / Band of Skulls / Rebelution / Manchester Orchestra / The Gaslight Anthem / Black Lips / Frank Turner / Blues Traveler / Phish / Blind Pilot / Dawes / Gogol Bordello / Lissie / Grace Potter / The Mountain Goats / Donavon Frankenreiter / Pete Yorn / The Verve Pipe / Midlake / White Rabbits / Beats Antique / Dan Black / Givers / Monsters Of Folk / POP ETC / Girls / The Sword / Robert Earl Keen / Balmorhea / Ozomatli / Sonic Youth / Lucero / pat Green / JJ Grey & Mofro / Bear In Heaven / Robert Randolph & The Family Band / Richard Thompson / The Very Best / Kinky / Shearwater / The Soft Pack / Ted Leo and The Pharmacists / Basia Bulat / Mayer Hawthorne and The County / Asleep At the Wheel / Gayngs / Martin Sexton / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / The Band of Heathens / David Bazan / Caitlin Rose / The Constellations / CHIEF / Those Darlins / Ettes / Elizabeth Mitchell / Charlie Mars / Sarah Harmer / Ponderosa / Henry Clay People / SPEAK / Vonnegutt / Bostich & Fussible / Ninjasonik / Carolyn Wonderland / The Kicks / Kings Go Forth / T Bird and the Breaks / Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses / MyNameIsJohnMichael / The Relatives / Run With Bulls / Tom Freund / Frances England / Maxim Ludwig & The Santa Fe Seven / The Okee Dokee Brothers / Two Tons of Steel / JD & The Straight Shot / Sahara Smith / Patrice Pike / The Jones Family Singers / TV Torso / The Dough Rollers / Ruby Jane / The Jellydots / The Gospel Stars / Q Brothers / The Jane Shermans / Qbeta / Peter Distefano / Heavenly Voices / Ashley Cleveland & Kenny Greenberg / school of rock all stars / Buddy & the Straight Way Travelers
Austin, TX
Oct 04, 2010 Sonic Youth / Caldera Lakes   Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
Oct 01, 2010 –
Oct 03, 2010
Matador at 21  
Ted Leo and The Pharmacists / Spoon / Belle and Sebastian / Cat Power / Yo La Tengo / The New Pornographers / Pavement / Kurt Vile / Girls / Liz Phair / Sonic Youth / Perfume Genius / Guided By Voices / Fucked Up / Cold Cave / Superchunk / Shearwater / The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion / Harlem / Dead Meadow / Esben and the Witch / Chavez / Guitar Wolf / Come
Palms Casino Las Vegas, NV
Sep 30, 2010 Pavement / Sonic Youth / No Age   Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA
Jul 31, 2010 Sonic Youth / Grass Widow / Talk Normal   Prospect Park Bandshell Brooklyn, NY
Jul 31, 2010 Sonic Youth / Grass Widow / Talk Normal   Prospect Park Bandshell Brooklyn, NY
Jul 31, 2010 Sonic Youth / Grass Widow / Talk Normal   Prospect Park Bandshell Brooklyn, NY
Jul 31, 2010 Sonic Youth / Grass Widow / Talk Normal   Prospect Park Bandshell Brooklyn, NY
Jul 31, 2010 –
Aug 01, 2010
Osheaga Festival 2010  
Sonic Youth / The National / Metric / Snoop Dogg / Arcade Fire / Stars / The Black Keys / K'naan / Pavement / Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros / Weezer
Unknown venue Montreal, QC
Apr 23, 2010 Sonic Youth   Coliseu do Porto Porto, Portugal
Jan 09, 2010 Sonic Youth / Sic Alps   The Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
Nov 24, 2009 Sonic Youth / Jemina Pearl   Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
Nov 22, 2009 Sonic Youth / The Feelies     Wilbur Theatre Boston, MA
Nov 21, 2009 Sonic Youth / Dinosaur Jr. / Cold Cave   Terminal 5 New York, NY
Nov 07, 2009 –
Nov 07, 2009
Planeta Terra Festival 2009  
The Ting Tings / Iggy Pop / Metronomy / Primal Scream / Maxïmo Park / Iggy & the Stooges / Sonic Youth / N.A.S.A. / Patrick Wolf / Étienne de Crécy / Anthony Rother / The Ex / Móveis Coloniais de Acaju / Copacabana Club / Macaco Bong / DJ Anthony Rother
Playcenter São Paulo,
Oct 02, 2009 –
Oct 04, 2009
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2009  
Kings of Leon / Arctic Monkeys / John Legend / Bon Iver / Pearl Jam / Phoenix / Passion Pit / Dave Matthews Band / Lily Allen / Zac Brown Band / Grizzly Bear / The Decemberists / The Avett Brothers / BASSNECTAR / Andrew Bird / Mos Def / Thievery Corporation / K'naan / The B-52's / Citizen Cope / White Lies / Dr. Dog / The Airborne Toxic Event / Michael Franti & Spearhead / Flogging Molly / Coheed and Cambria / Beastie Boys / The Dead Weather / Girl Talk / MuteMath / Brett Dennen / Blitzen Trapper / Raphael Saadiq / The Raveonettes / Rodriguez / The Dodos / Dan Auerbach / Deer Tick / Dave Matthews / DeVotchKa / The Walkmen / Clutch / Heartless Bastards / The Virgins / Ghostland Observatory / Lisa Hannigan / Toadies / School of Seven Bells / STS9 / Here We Go Magic / The Low Anthem / Sonic Youth / Daniel Johnston / State Radio / !!! (Chk Chk Chk) / Medeski, Martin & Wood / Bell X1 / Los Amigos Invisibles / Alela Diane / The Felice Brothers / The Wood Brothers / Laura Izibor / Eek-a-mouse / Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears / Federico Aubele / Sarah Jaffe / Rebirth Brass Band / Alberta Cross / Mishka / Todd Snider / The Parlor Mob / Reckless Kelly / Asleep At the Wheel / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / The Knux / Cotton Jones / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Suckers / John Vanderslice / Sam Roberts Band / Sara Watkins / Mimicking Birds / Henry Clay People / The Greencards / Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band / David Garza / Raul Malo / Jypsi / Poi Dog Pondering / The Dexateens / Nelo / Sons of Bill / Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights / The Soul Stirrers / Terri Hendrix / Henry Butler / Lax / Sarah Siskind / The Scabs / Loose Cannons / Ralph's World / Jonell Mosser / Quinn Sullivan / Marva Wright / Leatherbag / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / Damien Horne / Papa Mali / Milkshake / Secret Agent 23 Skidoo / Lunch Money / Quinn Walker / The Levon Helm Band / Barton Hills Choir / Q Brothers / Keith Gattis / Vince Mira / Danny Brooks / The Durdens / Walter Washington / Jeffery Steele / The Telephone Company / Mr. Leebot
Unknown venue Austin, TX
Oct 02, 2009 –
Oct 04, 2009
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2009  
Loose Cannons / Ralph's World / Quinn Sullivan / Kings of Leon / Jonell Mosser / Marva Wright / Arctic Monkeys / Leatherbag / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / John Legend / Damien Horne / Papa Mali / Bon Iver / Milkshake / Secret Agent 23 Skidoo / Lunch Money / Quinn Walker / The Levon Helm Band / Pearl Jam / Barton Hills Choir / Phoenix / Passion Pit / Keith Gattis / Dave Matthews Band / Q Brothers / Lily Allen / Vince Mira / Zac Brown Band / Danny Brooks / Walter Washington / The Durdens / Grizzly Bear / Jeffery Steele / The Telephone Company / Mr. Leebot / The Decemberists / The Avett Brothers / BASSNECTAR / Andrew Bird / Mos Def / Thievery Corporation / K'naan / The B-52's / Citizen Cope / White Lies / Dr. Dog / The Airborne Toxic Event / Michael Franti & Spearhead / Flogging Molly / Coheed and Cambria / Beastie Boys / The Dead Weather / Girl Talk / MuteMath / Brett Dennen / Blitzen Trapper / Raphael Saadiq / The Raveonettes / Rodriguez / Dan Auerbach / The Dodos / Deer Tick / Dave Matthews / DeVotchKa / The Walkmen / Clutch / Heartless Bastards / The Virgins / Ghostland Observatory / Lisa Hannigan / Toadies / School of Seven Bells / STS9 / Here We Go Magic / The Low Anthem / Sonic Youth / Daniel Johnston / State Radio / !!! (Chk Chk Chk) / Medeski, Martin & Wood / Los Amigos Invisibles / Bell X1 / Alela Diane / The Felice Brothers / The Wood Brothers / Laura Izibor / Eek-a-mouse / Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears / Federico Aubele / Sarah Jaffe / Rebirth Brass Band / Alberta Cross / Mishka / Todd Snider / The Parlor Mob / Reckless Kelly / Asleep At the Wheel / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / The Knux / Cotton Jones / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Suckers / John Vanderslice / Sam Roberts Band / Sara Watkins / Mimicking Birds / Henry Clay People / The Greencards / Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band / David Garza / Raul Malo / Jypsi / Poi Dog Pondering / The Dexateens / Nelo / Sons of Bill / Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights / The Soul Stirrers / Terri Hendrix / Henry Butler / Lax / Sarah Siskind / The Scabs
Unknown venue Austin, TX
Oct 02, 2009 –
Oct 04, 2009
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2009  
Kings Of Leon / Arctic Monkeys / John Legend / Bon Iver / Pearl Jam / Phoenix / Passion Pit / Lily Allen / Dave Matthews Band / Zac Brown Band / Grizzly Bear / The Decemberists / The Avett Brothers / BASSNECTAR / Mos Def / Andrew Bird / Thievery Corporation / The B-52's / K'naan / Dr. Dog / Citizen Cope / White Lies / Michael Franti & Spearhead / Flogging Molly / Coheed and Cambria / The Airborne Toxic Event / The Dead Weather / MuteMath / Beastie Boys / Girl Talk / Brett Dennen / Raphael Saadiq / Dan Auerbach / Rodriguez / Blitzen Trapper / The Raveonettes / Deer Tick / The Dodos / Dave Matthews / Clutch / Devotchka / Heartless Bastards / Lisa Hannigan / The Walkmen / Toadies / The Virgins / Ghostland Observatory / School of Seven Bells / STS9 / Daniel Johnston / Here We Go Magic / The Low Anthem / The Wood Brothers / Sonic Youth / Los Amigos Invisibles / State Radio / Alela Diane / Medeski, Martin & Wood / Bell X1 / !!! (Chk Chk Chk) / The Felice Brothers / Eek-a-mouse / Laura Izibor / Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears / Sarah Jaffe / Rebirth Brass Band / Federico Aubele / Mishka / Todd Snider / Alberta Cross / Reckless Kelly / Cotton Jones / The Parlor Mob / Asleep At the Wheel / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / The Knux / Sam Roberts Band / Suckers / Sara Watkins / John Vanderslice / Mimicking Birds / Henry Clay People / Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band / The Greencards / Raul Malo / David Garza / Jonathan Tyler / Poi Dog Pondering / Jypsi / The Dexateens / Nelo / Lax / Sons of Bill / The Soul Stirrers / Terri Hendrix / Henry Butler / The Scabs / Sarah Siskind / Loose Cannons / Quinn Sullivan / Ralph's World / Leatherbag / Marva Wright / Jonell Mosser / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / Damien Horne / Papa Mali / Milkshake / Secret Agent 23 Skidoo / Lunch Money / Quinn Walker / Barton Hills Choir / Q Brothers / Vince Mira / Keith Gattis / The Levon Helm Band / Danny Brooks / Walter Washington / The Durdens / Jeffery Steele / The Telephone Company / Mr. Leebot
Austin, TX
Jul 31, 2009 Sonic Youth / Awesome Color   Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
Jul 30, 2009 Sonic Youth / Awesome Color   Gallivan Center Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 25, 2009 –
Jul 26, 2009
The Capitol Hill Block Party 2009  
Gossip / Sonic Youth / Spinnerette
Unknown venue Seattle, WA
Jul 21, 2009 Sonic Youth / Awesome Color   First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
Jul 12, 2009 Sonic Youth   Sloss Furnace Birmingham, AL
Jul 07, 2009 Sonic Youth   Riverfront Amphitheater St. Louis, MO
Jul 03, 2009 Sonic Youth / The Entrance Band   United Palace Theatre New York, NY
Jun 30, 2009 Sonic Youth / The Entrance Band   Massey Hall Toronto, ON
Jun 29, 2009 Sonic Youth / The Entrance Band   Royal Oak Music Theatre Royal Oak, MI
Aug 30, 2008 Sonic Youth / Wolf Eyes / Times New Viking / Vivian Girls   McCarren Park Pool Brooklyn, NY
Aug 29, 2008 Sonic Youth / The Hold Steady   Theater of the Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
Aug 07, 2008 –
Aug 09, 2008
Way Out West Festival 2008  
Franz Ferdinand / The National / Neil Young / Iron & Wine / Fleet Foxes / Sigur Rós / Lykke Li / The Flaming Lips / José González / Kelis / N.E.R.D. / Yeasayer / Four Tet / Lil' Kim / Buzzcocks / Okkervil River / Caesars / The Dodos / Booka Shade / Mando Diao / fanfarlo / HEALTH / No Age / Grinderman / Sonic Youth / A Place To Bury Strangers / Kid Sister / Håkan Hellström / The Sonics / Holy Fuck / Joan As Police Woman / Louis XIV / The Bug / Buraka Som Sistema / Petter / Lightspeed Champion / Dengue Fever / Familjen / The Gutter Twins / Wildbirds & Peacedrums / Looptroop Rockers / Sahara Hotnights / Frida Hyvönen / Scott Matthew / Adam Tensta / The Mae Shi / Andreas Kleerup / Dust / Christian Kjellvander / DaPuntoBeat / Division of Laura Lee / Ingrid Olava / The Night Marchers / Silje Nes / Silverbullit / Dark Meat / I ARE DROID / Ikons / Chords / faca / Kool DJ Dust / A.Human / All Out Dubstep / The High Hats / Kenge Kenge / Henry Fiat's Open Sore / Broder Daniel / Park hotell / les Big Bird / Hederos/Hellberg / Kristofer Åström & Rainaways / Kool Dj
Gothenburg, Sweden
Apr 25, 2008 Sonic Youth / Leslie Keffer   City Hall Nashville,TN
Feb 23, 2008 Sonic Youth play Daydream Nation  
Sonic Youth
Perth International Arts Festival Perth, WA, Australia
Feb 21, 2008 Sonic Youth / Scientists   Palace Theatre Melbourne, VIC
Feb 20, 2008 Sonic Youth   The Metro Theatre Melbourne, VIC
Feb 19, 2008 Sonic Youth / Scientists   Enmore Theatre Newtown, NSW
Feb 18, 2008 Sonic Youth / Scientists   Enmore Theatre Newtown, NSW
Feb 18, 2008 Sonic Youth / Scientists   Enmore Theatre Newtown, NSW
Feb 18, 2008 Sonic Youth / Scientists   Enmore Theatre Newtown, NSW
Sep 01, 2007 Sonic Youth / Chris Corsano and Mick Flowers   Roundhouse London, UK
Aug 31, 2007 Sonic Youth  
Sonic Youth
Roundhouse London, UK

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