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 08, 2011 South American Tour    
Sonic Youth
Teatro de Verano Ramón Collazo Montevideo, Uruguay
Aug 12, 2011 Sonic Youth with Kurt Vile & The Violators and Wild Flag at Williamsburg Waterfront (August 12, 2011)   Williamsburg Waterfront New York, NY
Aug 12, 2011 Sonic Youth   Williamsburg Waterfront New York, NY
Aug 12, 2011 Sonic Youth with Kurt Vile & The Violators and Wild Flag at Williamsburg Waterfront (August 12, 2011)   Williamsburg Waterfront Brooklyn, NY
Aug 12, 2011 Sonic Youth with Kurt Vile & The Violators and Wild Flag at Williamsburg Waterfront (August 12, 2011)   Williamsburg Waterfront New York, NY
Dec 31, 2010 Sonic Youth with The Pop Group, Shellac, and Factory Floor at Eventim Apollo (December 31, 2010)   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 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 with Grass Widow and Talk Normal at Prospect Park Bandshell (July 31, 2010)   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
Jul 31, 2010 Sonic Youth with Grass Widow and Talk Normal at Prospect Park Bandshell (July 31, 2010)   Prospect Park Bandshell Brooklyn, NY
Jul 31, 2010 Sonic Youth with Grass Widow and Talk Normal at Prospect Park Bandshell (July 31, 2010)   Prospect Park Bandshell Brooklyn, NY
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 with The Feelies at Wilbur Theatre (November 22, 2009)     Wilbur Theatre Boston, MA
Nov 21, 2009 Sonic Youth with Dinosaur Jr. and Cold Cave at Terminal 5 (November 21, 2009)   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
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 07, 2009 Sonic Youth   Riverfront Amphitheater St. Louis, MO
Jul 03, 2009 Sonic Youth with The Entrance Band at United Palace Theatre (July 3, 2009)   United Palace Theatre New York, NY
Jun 30, 2009 Sonic Youth with The Entrance Band at Massey Hall (June 30, 2009)   Massey Hall Toronto, ON
Jun 29, 2009 Sonic Youth with The Entrance Band at Royal Oak Music Theatre (June 29, 2009)   Royal Oak Music Theatre Royal Oak, MI
Aug 30, 2008 Sonic Youth with Wolf Eyes, Times New Viking, and Vivian Girls at McCarren Park Pool (August 30, 2008)   McCarren Park Pool Brooklyn, NY
Aug 29, 2008 Sonic Youth with The Hold Steady at Theater of the Living Arts (August 29, 2008)   Theater of the Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
Feb 23, 2008 Sonic Youth play Daydream Nation  
Sonic Youth
Perth International Arts Festival Perth, WA, Australia
Feb 21, 2008 Sonic Youth with Scientists at Palace Theatre (February 21, 2008)  
Sonic Youth / Scientists
Palace Theatre Melbourne, VIC
Feb 20, 2008 Sonic Youth   The Metro Theatre Melbourne, VIC
Feb 19, 2008 Sonic Youth with Scientists at Enmore Theatre (February 19, 2008)  
Sonic Youth / Scientists
Enmore Theatre Newtown, NSW
Feb 18, 2008 Sonic Youth with Scientists at Enmore Theatre (February 18, 2008)  
Sonic Youth / Scientists
Enmore Theatre Newtown, NSW
Feb 18, 2008 Sonic Youth with Scientists at Enmore Theatre (February 18, 2008)  
Sonic Youth / Scientists
Enmore Theatre Newtown, NSW
Feb 18, 2008 Sonic Youth with Scientists at Enmore Theatre (February 18, 2008)   Enmore Theatre Newtown, NSW
Aug 31, 2007 Sonic Youth  
Sonic Youth
Roundhouse London, UK
Aug 18, 2007 Pukkelpop 2007  
The Rakes / Patrick Watson / Sparta / Albert Hammond Jr. / Enter Shikari / The Shins / Silverchair / Kings Of Leon / CocoRosie / Lacuna Coil / Sonic Youth / Tool / Nine Inch Nails
Festivalpark Kiewit Hasselt, BE
Aug 17, 2007 –
Aug 19, 2007
Lowlands Festival 2007   Evenemententerrein Walibi World Biddinghuizen,
Aug 17, 2007 –
Aug 19, 2007
A Camping Flight To Lowlands Paradise  
Battles / CSS / Sonic Youth / Interpol / Arcade Fire / LCD Soundsystem / Tool / The Shins / Eagles of Death Metal / Kaiser Chiefs / Justice / Bonde do Role / Patrick Watson / Damien Rice / The Whitest Boy Alive / Jamie T / Richie Hawtin / Tinariwen / New Young Pony Club / Jack Peñate / Alamo Race Track / Oi Va Voi / Aux Raus / De Heideroosjes / Dan Le Sac vs Scroobious Pip / The Pigeon Detectives / Nine Inch Nails / Devandra Banhart
A Campingflight To Lowlands Paradise Biddinghuizen, Netherlands
Aug 17, 2007 –
Aug 19, 2007
Lowlands Festival 2007  
Calvin Harris / Kings of Leon / The Killers / Arcade Fire / Sonic Junior / M.I.A. / i!AMYOU / The Shins / Bernie's Lounge / U Dub / Lily Allen / Nine Inch Nails / Jimmy Eat World / Kasabian / Justice / Interpol / Damien Rice / Kaiser Chiefs / Mika / Tool / Pendulum / Editors / Biffy Clyro / Dizzee Rascal / Groove Armada / Brand New / Basement Jaxx / Kate Nash / LCD Soundsystem / Devendra Banhart / Klaxons / Dinosaur Jr. / Jamie T / Chris Cornell / Motörhead / The Whitest Boy Alive / Simian Mobile Disco / Unkle / Eagles of Death Metal / CSS / CocoRosie / Rodrigo y Gabriela / Enter Shikari / Battles / Trentemøller / Patrick Watson / Apparat / Lacuna Coil / The Pigeon Detectives / Just Jack / Jack Peñate / Noisia / The View / Funeral for a Friend / Modeselektor / The Enemy / Sonic Youth / Uffie / The Good, The Bad And The Queen / Reverend and The Makers / New Young Pony Club / Patrick Wolf / Clark / My Brightest Diamond / Tinariwen / Typhoon / The Rakes / Laurent Garnier / Orishas / Turbonegro / Mad Caddies / The Rifles / dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip / Goose / Alpha Blondy / The Black Seeds / The Answer / Air Traffic / Gabriel Rios / Bonde do Rolê / Richie Hawtin / Loney Dear / James Holden / Hayseed Dixie / Ojos de Brujo / Saybia / Audion / Feadz / Shackleton / Dave Clarke / After Forever / Pop Levi / Oi Va Voi / Chatham County Line / Magda / Alamo Race Track / Moke / kempi / C-Mon & Kypski / Heartthrob / Troy Pierce / Winne / Heideroosjes / Marike Jager / Welle: Erdball / Jake / Rotfront / Nosfell / Boemklatsch / The Sheer / Karotte / La Kinky Beat / Blaxtar / Darko Esser / Aux Raus / Hawnay Troof / Aaron Spectre / Acid Junkies / Sandrien / Salah Edin / Little Cow / David Gilmour Girls / Pronghorn / Nour / polder / Kubus & Bangbang / Malkovich / De Lama's / Joost Van Bellen / Melomanics / 030303 / NYMPHO - +
Evenemententerrein Walibi World Biddinghuizen,
Aug 17, 2007 –
Aug 19, 2007
A Campingflight To Lowlands Paradise  
Arcade Fire / Basement Jaxx / Biffy Clyro / Chris Cornell / Editors / The Killers / Kaiser Chiefs / Kings Of Leon / Moke / Tool / Sonic Youth
A Campingflight To Lowlands Paradise Biddinghuizen
Jul 20, 2007 Sonic Youth Perform Daydream Nation  
Sonic Youth / Redd Kross
Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Jul 13, 2007 –
Jul 15, 2007
Pitchfork Music Festival 2007   Union Park Chicago, IL
Jul 13, 2007 Pitchfork Music Festival & ATP Present: Don't Look Back  
Sonic Youth / GZA/Genius / Slint
Union Park Chicago, IL

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